Kai Liu graduated from Xiamen University in 2014 with a BEcon in Financial Engineering and a BS in Mathematics. During his undergraduate studies, he won a silver medal in an international collegiate programming contest and first prize in two mathematics-modeling contests. Kai interned as a research assistant for Guosen Securities in 2013 and Yingda Securities in 2014 and worked as a quantitative researcher at BOPU Asset Management until May, 2015. One of his proudest achievements is a big data analysis model on stock transaction data to detect the market sentiment, producing strategies with sharp ratios from 3 to 5. Kai joined the MSCF program to further hone his professional skills in quantitative investment.

Kai Liu