Kuoping (Kent) Zhang graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with Bachelor of Science degrees in Mathematics (Applied Concentration) and Statistics, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a minor in Computer Science in 2015. He interned at Orient Securities Company Research Institute (Beijing) as a summer analyst, where he worked closely with experienced analysts to price security’s value by analyzing cooperation’s financial statements, marketing strategies and industry conditions. Kent hopes to leverage his quantitative and programming skills into the financial field by joining the MSCF program. After completing the MSCF program, Kent would like to pursue a career in risk modeling or risk management.

Kuoping Zhang