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

Spring 2017 Teaching Schedule:

FIN 4274 Equity Securities T R 2:00p 3:15p ROB 122
FIN 4274 Equity Securities T R 12:30p 1:45p PAM 32
FIN 5124 Inv Analysis/Portfolio Mgt (4274) T R 2:00p 3:15p ROB 122

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.