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Tian Qin CONTACT INFORMATION =================== 945 Westmoreland Drive APT 14 Vernon Hills, IL 60061 Phone: Cell: E-mail: website

: 860-456-0570 541-908-0054

CAREER PROFILE ============== Proven Quantitative Analyst with history of success assessing financial and busi ness trends and statistics, interpreting data to resolve business challenges and improve efficiency and accuracy, and translating data and proposals to viable p rocesses applicable in various business units. Excels in collaborative settings and leadership roles. EDUCATION ========= * University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT December 2010 Mater of Science, Actuarial Science GPA: 4.18/4.30 * Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR November 2008 Master of Science, Chemical Engineering GPA: 3.85/4.00 SPECIALIZED COURSES =================== Applied Time Series, Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis, Linear Regressio n, Loss Models Nonparametric Statistical Methods, Corporate Finance, Principles of Financial Ac counting

COMPUTER SKILLS =============== Microsoft Office Word, Excel With VBA, Access, sQL and PowerPoint, Program R, SA S, and Matlab Certificate: SAS Base Program Credential (August 2010)

WORKING EXPERIENCE ==================

Willis Group North America, Chicago, IL * Risk Solution Intern May 2010 - August 2010 Gained exposure to all aspects of commercial P&C insurance business by assisti ng associates with various projects and tasks in risk solution department of a l eading risk management firm. * Researched vehicle recall data to estimate potential liability for parts ma nufacturer, assessing market share, percentage of recalls attributed to vehicle components, and average cost to manufacturers. *Assisted in developing and proposing strategy to calculate possible risks to vehicle parts manufacturer and determine necessity of insurance coverage. *Verified policies and updated schedule of insurance; analyzed market quote c hange, changes in insurance coverage, and outstanding claims reserve.

Edge Lab, General Electric Company, Stamford, CT * Research Analyst January 2010 - April 2010 Collaborated with team of four to build inventory forecasting models for GE's Appliances division. * Managed strategy-development project to improve accuracy of forecasting by identifying root cause of forecasting errors, and successfully reduced errors to less than 10%. * Earned Problem Solve Award (1 out of 17 analysts) for demonstrating leaders hip, successfully resolving business challenge, and recommending additional viab le solutions that were adopted by business unit. * Developed prototype inventory forecasting models, including building SAS co de template, which were adopted and implemented by company. * Served as de facto leader of four-person research team, introducing them to various statistical methods and capitalizing on each person's expertise to exce ed project expectations. * Delivered persuasive presentation of proposals to high-level GE executives at end of three-month program.

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT * Teaching Assistant August 2009 - December 2009 * Instructed two sessions of "Calculus for Business and Economics" course to undergraduate students, covering business math for non-math majors. * Tutored struggling students, designed class lectures and website, and grade d quizzes and exams Nanotechnology Lab, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

* Research Assistant, August 2004 - January 2008 * Built growth models using MATLAB and analyzed collected data with advanced EXCEL functions * Published two journal papers as first author and delivered four presentatio ns at regional and national conferences.

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE ===================== Information Management Association, School of Business, University of Connecticu t, Storrs, CT * Certificate of Completion for Leadership Development, Fall 2009 Chinese Student Association, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR * President, June 2005 - August 2006