Zhiping Kyle Mao

Fourth Year PhD Student

Undergraduate Study: 

  • Received two bachelor’s degrees (Finance and Management & Organizational Behaviors) from Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa

Graduate Study:

  • Received Master of Science in Finance from Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University


Scholarships and Awards:

  • Graduated with the highest honor from University of Iowa
  • Named Top 1% outstanding undergraduate student for the graduating class of 2017 at the University of Iowa
  • University of Iowa President’s List Award (6 times)
  • University of Iowa undergraduate scholarship
  • University of Iowa Business College scholarship
  • Sue Cannon Scholarship for Outstanding Business Students
  • Graduated with honor from Michigan State University
  • Eli Broad College of Business Finance Department Scholarship award


Teaching and Research Experience:

  • Taught Introduction to Finance, Introduction to Investment Management, and Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Worked with multiple professors across the Accounting and Finance fields on a variety of research


Work Experience

  • Formal restaurants owner


Area of Interest 

  • Managerial accounting research/Experimental Economics