Dr Yingying Wu
Yingying joined Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool University (XJTLU) in Suzhou, China in August 2014 after spending three years and a half as a doctoral researcher at ICMA Centre, University of Reading. She specializes in teaching quantitative methods in finance and the application to all asset classes. Her primary research area lies in the field of commodity derivatives markets. Prior to joining IBSS, Yingying was an OIES- Saudi Aramco Research Fellow at Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. She was also Teaching Assistant in the area of fixed income markets, both with respect to interest rate risk and credit risk.
Yingying has presented at international finance conferences, e.g., Global Finance Association annual meeting, Financial Management Association annual meeting. She has also co-written a chapter about the application of Kalman Filter in commodity futures modelling, which is collected in the `Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Finance’.
Being fluent in both English and Mandarin, Yingying will lead FMT’s expansion of its financial markets training in Mandarin for the Chinese market. In addition, she has integrated the Thomson Reuters EIKON analytics system into our core financial markets modules to give Chinese attendees a truly applied experience using state-of-the-art technology. Yingying continues to expand her research areas and explore new, innovative paths that cross different disciplines in the growing China market.