Xiaolei (Rock) Shi

Education and Certification:

PhD. student in Finance, Virignia Tech (Expected May 2018)
MA in Mathematics and Finance, Columbia University
MBA, Renmin University of China
BSc in Mikrosystemtechnik, University of Freiburg
BE in Automation, Beiking Technology and Buisness University


Xiaolei's (Rock) research interests include institutional investment and mutual fund performance. He received a bachelor degree in electrical engineering and two master degrees in business administration and mathematics of finance before joining the Ph.D. program at Virginia Tech. After graduating from college, he started up his own business and ran for two years. Also, Rock used to work at the department of Global Trade Service in one of the top 5 banks in the world for five years. He usually spends his free time in playing basketball, traveling, and diving.