Faculty Profiles

School of Business and Management

Professor Kai Lung HUI

Deputy Head, Chair Professor, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management
Co-Director, MScFinTech Program
Co-Director, Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management

PhD, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Research interests: Cybercrime economics and policy; privacy; fintech; IT policy; electronic commerce

 

Professor Garvin Percy DIAS

Associate Professor, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management

PhD, Fudan University

Research interests: IT auditing; network management; mobile computing; electronic commerce; web-based information systems; intelligent computing; fintech

 

Professor Ekkachai SAENYASIRI

Assistant Professor, Department of Finance

PhD, The City University of New York

Research interests: Corporate Finance; Investment

 

Professor Allen HUANG

Associate Professor, Department of Accounting

PhD, Duke University

Research interests: Earnings management; financial analysts; executive compensation; securities regulation

Professor Entela BENZ-SALIASI

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Finance

PhD, Finance Institute & HEC University of Lausanne

Research interests: Pricing venture capitalist contracts; asset allocation; credit risk pricing; ESG pricing; climate risk

 

School of Engineering

Professor Pascale FUNG

Professor, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Director, Centre for AI Research (CAiRE)
Fellow, IEEE
Fellow, ISCA
 
PhD, Columbia University

Research interests: Spoken language understanding; natural language processing (NLP); dialog systems; multilinguality; emotion, affect and mood recognition; machine learning; empathetic machines

Professor Daniel PALOMAR

Professor, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Fellow, IEEE

PhD, Technical University of Catalonia
Fulbright Scholar, Princeton University

Research interests: Financial engineering and big data analytics using tools from convex optimization theory and signal processing

School of Science

Professor Kani CHEN

Professor, Department of Mathematics

PhD, Columbia University

Research Interests: Survival analysis; sequential analysis; boot-strapping; empirical process; stochastic modeling; missing data and EM algorithm

Professor Can YANG

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics

PhD, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Research Interests: Data science with statistical machine learning; computer age statistical inference; empirical Bayes and scalable algorithm; statistical genetics and genomics