Dr. Zhipeng Yan is an assistant professor in finance. He is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charterholder and has also been awarded the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation. Dr. Yan currently teaches the required finance courses in the EMBA program, MBA program and undergraduate business program. His primary research interest is in empirical corporate finance and asset pricing.
Before joining NJIT, he worked at a statistical arbitrage group of Millennium Partners LLP, New York. He also worked as a project manager at the Investment Banking Department of China Great Eagle Securities Col. Ltd, China.
• Ph.D. in International Economics and Finance, International Business School, Brandeis University, 08/2007.• Graduate Student, Economics, The University of Mississippi, 09/2001 – 06/2002• M.A., Management, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China, 06/1999 • B.E., Mechanical Engineering; B.E., International Trade, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China, 07/1997
Honors and Awards
• The Leir Best Paper Award, 2011• The Leir Best Paper Award, 2010• Equity Valuation and Bubbles, the Ridgefield Foundation Research Grant, 2009 – 2011• Best paper award in corporate finance, 2007 MFA Annual Meeting