Ruiyao Zhu

Finance Ph.D. Candidate

Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech


Ruiyao is a Finance Ph.D. candidate at Virginia Tech expecting to graduate in the Spring of 2022. Her research interests include corporate finance, corporate governance, executive compensation, payout policy, and mergers and acquisitions. She have served as the instructor for the Introduction to Finance course and have also served a teaching assistant for an array of undergraduate and PhD level finance courses. She obtained undergraduate degrees in accounting, finance, and management from Purdue University and a graduate degree in finance from Syracuse University.

Campus Address

Virginia Tech, Finance Department

Pamplin Hall

880 West Campus Drive

Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone: 765-775-6389



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