Virginia Tech Pamplin Departments

Pengfei Ye

Assistant Professor of Finance

Department of Finance
Pamplin College of Business
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24301

Office: Pamplin 3064

Phone: 540-231-2202
Fax: 540-231-3155

Curriculum Vitae

Fall 2017 Teaching Schedule:

84152 FIN 4274 Equity Securities M W 4:00p 5:15p PAM 2028 Ye P
89359 FIN 4274 Equity Securities M W 2:30p 3:45p PAM 3010 Ye P
90152 FIN 6125 Investments W 6:00p 9:00p PAM 1010 Ye P
90061 FIN 7994 Research and Dissertation           Ye P

Fall 2017 Office Hours:

M 10:30-12:30 PAM 3064

Teaching Experience:

Dr. Ye has taught finance courses at Undergraduate, Master and Ph.D. levels including Corporate Finance, Investments, International Finance, Trading and Investing, and doctoral seminar on Institutional Investors . He currently teaches Fixed Income Securities. Because of his outstanding teaching, he received the Student Award in 2014 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


Dr. Ye’s research focuses on the roles of institutional investors including mutual funds, pension funds and hedge funds in capital markets and corporate decision-making. He also conducts empirical research in various corporate finance topics, including mergers and acquisitions (M&As), corporate governance and managerial incentives. His papers have been presented in many selective academic conferences and published in a number of premier journals including the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA).

Professional Achievements:

Dr. Ye is a member of the American Finance Association, American Economic Association, Western Finance Association and Financial Management Association.