Education and Certification
PhD Candidate in Finance, Virginia Tech (Expected 2022)
M.S. in Finance, Syracuse University
B.S. in Accounting, Finance, Management, Purdue University
Ruiyao is a Ph.D. candidate expecting to graduate in the Spring of 2022. She earned a master of science degree in Finance from Syracuse University and a bachelor of science degree from Purdue University.
Ruiyao's research interests include corporate finance, corporate governance, executive compensation, capital structure, mergers and acquisitions. She currently teaches Introduction to Finance at the undergraduate level and is a teaching assistant for undergraduate and doctoral-level classes.