Zhong is a Director in Single Obligor Research within ERS Research at Moody’s Analytics. Since joining Moody’s in 2013, he has been instrumental in delivering cutting-edge credit risk modeling research to our clients. He is the lead researcher for the LossCalc model and the RiskCalc LGD scorecard as well as CCAR stress testing models for C&I portfolios. He is also one of the key modelers working on the next generation of public firm EDF model. In addition, he provides research support for the CreditEdge product and the RiskCalc product. Dr. Zhuang holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.S. in Statistics as well as an M.S. in Economics from Georgia Institute of Technology.