Zhipeng Zhang, PhD
assistant professor - finance department
Dr. Zhang is an assistant professor of finance at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. He has broad research interests in corporate finance and financial institutions, including distressed firm restructuring, bankruptcy and liquidation, capital structure, banking, and credit risk. His ongoing research projects study determinants of default recovery rates, strategic bankruptcy decisions, and the incremental financing choices of REITs.
Zhipeng has had a very impressive academic record even before enrolling at Stanford. When he was in high school in China, he represented China and won a silver medal in the international physics Olympics (1999).
Professor Zhang received a Ph.D. in Finance from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, where he was also a graduate research assistant and instructor. He holds a B.S. in Physics and Economics from Caltech. He also attended Peking University in Beijing, China as an undergraduate.