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Torrance, CA
July 23, 2020

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PEIRANG XU ***** S. Vermont Ave., Apt 145, Torrance, CA, 90502 (510) 520 - 6826


January 2019 – Present

University of Southern California

· Financial Engineering GPA: 3.8/4.0

· Data Analytics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

·Certificate: Data Science and Big Data Analytics: Making Data- Driven Decisions September 2018 – October 2018 University of California Berkeley August 2014 – December 2017

·B.A. Statistics Major GPA: 3.7/4.0

·B.A. Applied Mathematics Major GPA: 3.8/4.0

Cumulative GPA: 3.6/4.0

Coursework: Machine Learning, Analysis of Algorithms, Probability Theory, Data Structure/Algorithms, Stochastic Process, Linear Modeling, Time Series, Linear Algebra, Real Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Enterprise Wide Information System WORK EXPERIENCE

IPMD, Inc Berkeley, California

AI Engineer Intern, AI-Human Interaction Project February 2018 – June 2018

· Assisted in writing scripts using Python and C++ to develop AI platform that can interact with human

· Performed detailed analysis of various human facial expressions in order to create a database for the AI platform

· Conducted the evaluation of human facial expression database and used the existing facial expressions to train the AI platform in order to improve its performance and accuracy

Ernst & Young LLP Beijing, China

· Financial Service Risk Management Consultant Intern December 2015 – October 2017 Projects

Financial Evaluation and Optimization for a Client Company

· Analyzed client’s financial statements and assisted in the overall financial evaluation by examining its subsidiary companies

· Completed due diligence on client’s competitors and examined their strengths, weaknesses, risks and potential opportunities

· Performed research on hybrid operation model (eTOM) and separated operation model as well as their distribution in China Forecast of Foreign Exchange Rate

· Evaluate the foreign exchange rate on daily basis, analyzed the variation and change of the collected data

· Conducted the decomposing and modeling of the data set of exchange rate (R) following the trend of random walk process

· Forecasted future foreign exchange rates (R) and implemented Fourier Series (MATLAB) for analysis of frequencies

· Analyzed profit opportunities and built a trading model (Excel) to manage risk and capitalize on opportunities

· Examined fluctuations in 5-year future prices and updated figures in the trading model

· Built both linear regression models (R) and multivariate regression models (R) in association with different factors in order to figure out the influential elements on prices

University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA

Computational Laboratory Assistant August 2017 – December 2017

· Assisted the professor in educating students on fundamental statistical topics and helped students with R programming

· Attended regular laboratory sections and worked with the students on different R topics and projects CCB Trust Co., LTD Beijing, China

Trust Fund Management Assistant May 2016 – June 2016

· Analyzed clients’ financial portfolios including balance sheets, cash flow statements as well as statements of stockholders’ equity

· Assisted in the management group’s daily operations in fund investments and various trust fund services University RESEARCH of California, AND PROJECT Berkeley Berkeley, CA Project: Forecasting future US wholesales using monthly sales time points in past 26 years August 2017 – December 2017

· Analyzed the original observations from all monthly time points and obtained both the ACF and PACF

· Applied the Dickey Fuller test and checked the stationarity of the training data set and did model fitting (MA/AR/ARMA) by applying the extended autocorrelation function and testing all possible values to obtain a minimum aic value

· Worked on spectral analysis, ARCH/GRACH model fitting and forecasting, checked the performance using the test set of data HONORS, SKILLS and INTERESTS

· Programming: Python, Spark MLlib, Javascript, html, Web-scraping, C/C++, Java, MATLAB, SAP GUI, R, Stata, SQL, MongoDB, XML, Shiny App, LaTeX, VBA, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

· Language: Mandarin (Native), English (Fluent), French (Proficient)

· Interests: Photography, Traveling, Cooking, Flute, Movies, Swimming, Wine Tasting

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