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    Heng Zhang

    Ph.D. student in Data Sciences and Operations

    Heng entered the Ph.D. Program in Management and Organization in 2014. His research interests lie in studying the theory of optimization problems with applications in market systems and revenue management, and the interface between economics and OM.

    Mengxia Zhang

    Ph.D. student of Marketing

    Mengxia Zhang is a Ph.D. student in Marketing specializing quantitative modeling. Her research interests are: marketing analytics, machine learning methods, network, user generated content, and knowledge market.

    Wensi Zhang

    Ph.D. student of Marketing

    Wensi Zhang is a Ph.D. student in Marketing specializing in quantitative modeling. Her research interests are social networks and gaming industry.

    Yingguang Zhang

    5th Year Ph.D. Candidate of Finance and Business Economics

    Conson (Yingguang) Zhang is a PhD student in Finance at Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California. He received his Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Statistics with honors at University of California, Berkeley. Conson’s primary research area is empirical asset pricing with emphasis on financial market anomalies. His research examines pricing dynamics and market efficiency under a set of special situations. Prior to joining Marshall, Conson worked with Ulrike Malmendier on topics related to behavioral finance as a research assistant. Besides his academic endeavor, Conson also served as an intern at Moody’s Analytics and E-Fund (a hedge fund in China) where he conducted credit portfolio research and equity investment analysis respectively.

    Aner Zhou

    Ph.D. Candidate in Accounting

    Aner Zhou is a Ph.D. student at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California. Prior to joining the PhD program, Aner earned her bachelor's degree and master's degree from Peking University, where she also served as a teaching assistant and a research assistant. She is the recipient of the USC Provost's Ph.D. Fellowship, the China National Scholarship, and the PwC Scholarship for Accounting Excellence.