Kangning (Colin) Chen received first honors from the University of Waterloo where he majored in Computer Science and Mathematical Finance. He interned at Citigroup twice as a Windows Forms Application developer in the Global Securitized Market Team. Later, he interned at Facebook in the Bay Area as a C++ developer, working with the News Feed Backend team. During his undergraduate studies, Colin was twice selected to participate in the Putnam Mathematical Competition. His team ranked 4th among all universities in North America in 2014 and he individually ranked 1st in Canada in 2013. Colin joined the MSCF program to enhance his knowledge in computer science and mathematics and apply it to a career in quant researching or trading.