Princeton University Quant Trading Conference

Committee Members



Wei "Vivi" Dai
Operations Research and Financial Engineering PhD Candidate
Vivi studied mathematics and applied mathematics as an undergraduate in Zhejiang University, China, and is currently pursuing PhD in the ORFE department. She is now working on high dimensional statistics and financial econometrics. She is also interested in models and problems that arise in quantitative trading.


Dan Elkind
Economics '13
Dan Elkind is a junior in the Economics department and a certificate candidate in programs for applied mathematics, computer science, and finance. As part of his junior project, he is currently researching techniques for pricing corporate CDOs within a no-arbitrage framework. He is very interested in modeling the behavior of financial markets and looks forward to pursuing a career in prop trading and/or quantitative research.


Samantha Lam
Economics '13
Samantha Lam is a junior on the math-track in the Economics department. She wrote her junior paper as an early concentrator last year on credit default swaps. Having played chess and bridge at the national and regional levels respectively, she is interested in trading because of the similarities in strategies used. She enjoyed her internship at a prop trading desk at one of the local banks in Singapore and is looking for similar opportunities elsewhere.


Tianhui "Michael" Li
Computer Science '07, Operations Research and Financial Engineering PhD Candidate   
Michael Li graduated from Princeton and spent two years in Cambridge, UK on a Marshall Scholarship.  He is currently a PhD candidate supported by the NSF and Hertz Graduate Fellowships.  His research interests include stochastic dynamic optimal control, incomplete markets, and high frequency trading.


Changle Lin
Operations Research and Financial Engineering PhD Candidate   
Changle holds a bachelor degree of mathematics and physics form Tsinghua University, China. He is currently a doctoral student in Operations Research and Financial Engineering and Bendheim Center for Finance. His research interests include high frequency financial econometrics, trading strategies and asset & liability management.


Deul Lim
Economics '13
Deul Lim is a junior from Seoul, South Korea. She is interested in portfolio theory, asset management, and developing economies.


Bryton Shang   
Operations Research and Financial Engineering '12
Bryton is a senior majoring in Operations Research and Financial Engineering with certificates in Finance and Applications of Computing. Bryton is interested in auction and statistical arbitrage strategies, as well as entrepreneurship and web development. Next year he will be an trader at an algorithmic trading start up in NYC.


Weichen Wang
Operations Research and Financial Engineering PhD Candidate   
Weichen graduated from Tsinghua University in China with a bachelor degree of Mathematics and Physics. He is currently a PhD candidate in Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering. His research interests include high dimensional data analysis, matrices estimation, and strategies for high frequency trading.



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