Yuan (Kevin) Shen graduated from Renmin University of China in 2015 with a Bachelor’s of Economics in Financial Engineering. During his undergraduate study, Kevin participated in the 2014 Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition, through which he applied his quantitative and communication skills to solve real life finance issue. His thesis focused on the pricing of equity-linked structured products using Monte-Carlo simulation and different time series models and proved the effectiveness of such methods. When he interned at the Investment Banking Division at CITIC Securities, Kevin redesigned equity structures for clients, assisted in determining issue price and acquired industries insight through independent research. By joining the MSCF program, he wants to leverage his quantitative skills in the finance industry to seek a career in trading, structuring or research.