Oksana Kitaychik, Kaili Li, and Yucheng Wang Elected to the Program Director’s List
I am delighted to announce that the recipients of the Program Director’s List for fall 2017 are Oksana Kitaychik, Kaili (Kelly) Li, and Yucheng (Joseph) Wang. In the classroom and beyond, they have consistently demonstrated outstanding academic excellence, great program citizenship, and high degree of professionalism.
Oksana Kitaychik (’17)
Oksana completed the program as a part-time student while working full-time at NERA Economic Consulting (part of Oliver Wyman Group). Besides the core courses in the program, some of her electives included Credit Markets & Models, Regulation & Regulatory Risk Models, and Computational Methods for Finance. She completed an outstanding master’s thesis on “Determining the Foreseeability and Onset of the Current Puerto Rico Public Debt” supervised by Bjorn Flesaker.
Kaili (Kelly) Li (’17)
Kelly holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics from Fudan University. Besides the core courses from the program, she has completed electives including Advanced Risk Management, Interest Rate & FX Models, and Data Science in Quantitative Finance. She also participated program activities such as the Career Development Workshop Series and the Tuesdayseminars. After graduation, Kelly started to work in investment management at Morgan Stanley.
Yucheng (Joseph) Wang (’18)
After completing his undergraduate double B.S. degree in Mathematics & Economic at Peking University, Joseph joined the program in September 2017. During the fall Joseph took four core courses (Computing in Finance, Derivative Securities, Stochastic Calculus, and Risk & Portfolio Management with Econometrics). He also participated in other program activities including the Career Development Workshop Series and the Tuesday seminars. He will be doing an internship in institutional equity at Morgan Stanley this summer.
Please join me in congratulating them to their great achievements!
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