Hongyang (Tony) Yu earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University, where he graduated with honors. His aspiration for financial markets stems from his undergraduate research on building prepayment models to price mortgage-backed securities, and analyzing the 2010 NYSE market flash crash. Hongyang interned at China International Capital Corporation¹s wealth management division, where he developed effective communication skills through coordinating with different divisions, and managing client relationships. Later, he interned at the Academy of Macroeconomic Research NDRC, where he completed statistical analysis on Guizhou province's foreign trade. Hongyang is seeking a career in quantitative finance.