Imperial College London


Business School

Research Postgraduate



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Mingyang is a Ph.D. candidate in the Finance Department at Imperial College Business School. His research interests include empirical asset pricing, financial econometrics, and green finance.

Prior to starting his Ph.D. at Imperial, Mingyang was a research assistant in the Department of Economics at Columbia University, where he introduced a robust diffusion index to estimate the common shocks in macroeconomic forecasting. His research focuses on large-dimensional factor analysis, machine learning, and robust principal components estimation.

Mingyang holds an MRes in Finance with Distinction from Imperial College London, a MA in Economics from Columbia University, and a BS (double major in Applied Mathematics and Economics) from the University of Michigan.

Outside academia, he loves interior design and landscape photography.