Carnegie Mellon University

Ziyi Shen

Ziyi Angelina Shen

Class of 2023


Ziyi (Angelina) Shen graduated Summa Cum Laude from New York University Shanghai with a major in Honors Finance and two minors, one in Mathematics and another one in Data Science. Angelina has had a great interest for a role in quant finance very early on. She is well-prepared both academically and in terms of real-world applications. Angelina has interned in Research/ Strat roles, Quantitative Trading roles, Risk Management roles, as well as Quant Developer roles. Her most recent internship was at Guotai Junan Futures (largest futures market maker in China) as a desk strat, where she conducted factor mining and backtesting on strategies and successfully discovered factors that were innovative and has proven very effective in the commodities futures market. Angelina also interned as a quant trader where she conducted mock trading on strategies before they officially go live in the market. At the same time, she was exposed to the world of algo trading and machine learning techniques in trading. What excites her the most is a future career in Quant Research/ Strat and Quant Trading. Angelina aspires to bring her comprehensive technical skillset as well as her strong interpersonal skills to her future career.