Assistant Professor of Financial Practice

Phone: 617-973-5365
Fax: 617-994-4260
Office: Sargent Hall, Rm. 5628


Areas of Expertise

  • Global investments
  • Asset and risk management
  • Quantitative finance and application
  • Portfolio optimization and management       

Professional Experience

Ying Becker has extensive research and leadership experience in the creation and application of investment strategies for asset management. Previously, she served as a managing director at State Street Global Advisors, where she built and directed a quantitative research team to develop active equity selection models for American and Global equities for multi-billion assets under management.


PhD, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
MSF, Brandeis University
MS, BS, Tsinghua University, China

Intellectual Contributions

Ying Becker's Intellectual Contributions (PDF)