Current Ph.D. students:
M.S. in Finance & M.S. in Mathematics concentrated in Finance,
Louisiana State University (2006), B.A. in Finance, National Taiwan University
(2001). After military service and serving as teaching assistant in finance
department at National Taiwan University, he came to LSU in 2003 and then
Virginia Tech in 2006. He is currently trying to explore topics on payout
policy and on financial institution. He enjoys listening to classical music and
conducting cooking experiments.
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MBA, concentrated in finance, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (2004) B.S. in Civil Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (2001) Before joining to the doctoral program in finance at Virginia Tech in 2007, he worked as a structural mechanics engineer and financial analyst in the private sector. He has completed his MBA by writing a master's thesis related to the Istanbul Stock Exchange. His research interests include asset pricing, behavioral finance and derivative securities. He enjoys soccer and swimming.
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Nikolaos holds three Master degrees (Finance, Economics, Mathematics) in areas relevant to his research interests that lie in the fields of Asset Pricing and Financial Econometrics. He has taught in the past several Economic and Finance courses, as Portfolio Theory, Investments, Money and Banking, in both undergraduate and graduate level.
In 2007, he was elected for the second time as representative in the Economic Chamber of Greece, becoming the youngest economist ever elected in such a position twice and works closely with its Research Department. He has received many scholarships and honors in the past due to his academic performance.
He enjoys traveling, sports (volleyball & soccer), teaching, as well as studying history and philosophy.
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MBA in Finance, Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, 2002 and Bachelor of Science with a major in Economics from Calcutta University, 1999. Debarati has more than six years of work experience in the field of financial management, banking and wealth management in Citibank, HSBC Ltd. among others. Earlier, she worked in non-banking financial institutions handling credit analysis for infrastructure equipment leasing business, and foreign trade operations. She has also taught for two and half years courses in Corporate Finance and Quantitative Methods at ICFAI Business School, Calcutta, India. She is a trained Hindustani Semi-classical singer and a email@example.com (Office Pamplin 2111, 540-231-7009)
Nan holds a B.E. degree in Computer Science from Xi'an Jiaotong University and M.S. degree in Financial Engineering from Temple University. He joined the Ph.D. Finance program at Virginia Tech in 2009. His master’s study in Financial Engineering led him to research interests such as hedge fund, asset pricing and derivative securities. He also enjoys hiking in the mountains, playing tennis, and traveling. firstname.lastname@example.org (Office: Pamplin 2119, 540-231-4450)
Jing holds a M.A. in Economics from the University at Albany, SUNY, and dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Finance and Applied Mathematics from Sun Yat-Sen University. Before join the Finance PHD program at Virginia Tech, she worked two years as an auditor for KPMG China Banking Services Department. She also enjoys hiking, playing badminton, and swimming. email@example.com (Office: Pamplin 2121, 540-231-4514)
Anh Nguyen is originally from Vietnam. During her early schooling she studied Mathematics and Physics. She went on to receive her undergraduate degree in Economics from Foreign Trade University in Vietnam and a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the New Mexico State University in 2009. During her graduate study, she worked on financial research employing Garch process and empirical constructs from behavioral finance. She has won several awards in singing competitions in Vietnam and she enjoys traveling, dancing and swimming. firstname.lastname@example.org (Office: Pamplin 2115, 540-231-3372)
Jitendra holds a Bachelors of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and a Master in FInancial Engineering from the Institute for Financial Management and Research, India. He joined the Ph.D. Finance program in Fall of 2011. He is the Recipient of the RIchard E. and Carol A. Sorensen Fellowship for besting incoming student in the College of Business. email@example.com (Office Pamplin 2115, 540-231-3372).
Mete holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and a M.Sc. in Financial Mathematics from the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, He joined the Finance Ph.D. program in Fall 2011. firstname.lastname@example.org (Office 2111, 540-231-7009).