Eric Liu

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL, USA


Last updated March 19, 2021

One Sentence About Me  

Slightly risk-adverse YOLO

Who I Am  

A Little About Me

I was born and raised in New Jersey. Recently, I graduated from a local public high school and I am now a first-year at the University of Chicago, double majoring in Economics and Computer Science. In my free time, I enjoy playing the piano, swimming, and taking long walks at night.


Interesting Factoid

I placed 8th in my school for a swing dance competition. I am currently learning how to break dance.


Languages

Mandarin
Spanish

Countries Visited

Map View

China
United States of America

What I Do  


Professional Experience

Sparker

Public Relations Representative Intern

Jun 2020 - Aug 2020

● Worked in conjunction with software developers to execute initial bug tests and evaluate functionality

● Incorporated SEO techniques when writing professional blogs for marketing purposes
● Collaborated with other interns to formulate and present a process roadmap for growing the start-up

West Windsor Plainsboro High School North

Teacher Assistant

Sep 2017 - Jun 2020

● Worked with the Biology, Chemistry, and Physics departments for one year each
● Helped teachers by creating and setting up labs, acting as a resource to students, and organizing paperwork

+1 more experience

Professional Organizations

Analyst

Oct 2020 - Present

● Accepted into a highly competitive quantitative finance organization that focuses on education and projects

● Collaborating with peers to create and present a momentum trading strategy to the rest of the organization

● Analyzing stock data sourced from Yahoo Finance using Python (Pandas) and creating data visualizations

Game Theory Researcher

Oct 2020 - Present

● Research topics in game theory and its applications in economics/finance
● Developing a research paper on the effects of anchoring in decision making for public goods games using Nash

equilibrium concepts
● Gathering data using university resources and presenting findings to the rest of the cohort

+3 more organizations

Professional Expertise

Java
C
Object Oriented Programming
SQL
Pandas - Python
HTML
CSS
JavaScript
Linux
Git
Leadership
AWS
Technical Analysis
Fundamental Analysis
Quantitative Analysis
Microsoft Office
Data Analysis
Python

Professional Interests

Strategy
Software Engineering
Data Analysis
Finance
Investing
Product Management

What I Stand For  

Social Causes

Global Warming / Climate Change

Volunteer Experience

Jul 2015 - Oct 2016

Teacher for new swimmers

What Inspires Me  

Favorites  

Hobbies

Swimming
Piano
Camping
Dancing
Violin

Food & Drinks

Calamari
Pizza

Games

Town of Salem
Starcraft 2
Fortnite
League of Legends

Music Genres, Groups & Artists

Classical
Rap
K-pop
Pop

Movies, TV Shows, Actors & Actresses

Tenet
Interstellar
Inception

The Office
Lost

Bucket List  

Visit Europe

Education  

School

University of Chicago

B.S. – Bachelor of Science, Economics & Computer Science

Sep 2020 - Present