Academic Staff

Faculty Members

Professor S. Joe QIN (秦泗釗)
Professor S. Joe QIN
Chair Professor of Data Science
Director, Hong Kong Institute for Data Science
BSc and MSc (Tsinghua University), PhD (University of Maryland)
Contact: (+852) 3442-2148 
Office: LAU-16-206
Research Interest: Data Analytics, Statistical Learning, System Data Science, Latent Variable Methods, High-dimensional Time Series Latent Variable Modeling, Data-driven Control and Optimization
Personal Secretary

Ms Francesca NG 
Tel: (+852) 3442-2147
Office: LAU-16-202

Professor Ding-Xuan ZHOU
Professor Ding-Xuan ZHOU
Associate Dean and Chair Professor
BSc and PhD (Zhejiang University)
Contact: (+852) 3442-9708 
Office: YEUNG- Y6507
Research Interest: Learning Theory; Wavelet Analysis; Approximation Theory
Professor Way KUO
Professor Way KUO
President and University Distinguished Professor
Contact: (+852) 3442-7788  
Office: CYC-6104
Research Interest: Modeling, Evaluating and Estimating Reliability of Modern Systems, with Emphasis on Optimal System Design; Reliability Design for Microelectronics and Nano Products
Professor Alain BENSOUSSAN
Professor Alain BENSOUSSAN
Chair Professor of Risk and Decision Analysis
MSc (Ecole Polytechnique), MSc (Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique ), PhD (University of Paris)
Contact: (+852) 3442-2267 
Office: LAU-16-225
Research Interest: Stochastic Control, Risk Management, Inventory Control, Real Options
Professor Jun WANG
Professor Jun WANG
Chair Professor of Computational Intelligence
BEng and MEng (Dalian University of Technology), PhD (Case Western Reserve University)
Contact: (+852) 3442-9701 
Office: YEUNG-G7361
Research Interest: Computational Intelligence; Neural Computation; Optimization Methods; Data Processing; Intelligent Control
Professor Jonathan ZHU
Professor Jonathan ZHU
Chair Professor of Computational Social Science
BA and MA (Fudan University), PhD (Indiana University)
Contact: (+852) 3442-7186 
Office: CMC-M5061
Research Interest: Structure, Diffusion; Use and Effect of New Media; Network Analysis of Online Communications; Web Mining, e-Social Science; Quantitative Research Methodology; Statistical Analysis; Social Computing
Professor Minghua CHEN
Professor Minghua CHEN
BEng and MSc (Tsinghua University), PhD (University of California, Berkeley)
Contact: (+852) 3442-4206 
Office: LI-6381
Research Interest: Online Optimization and Algorithms, Capitalizing the Benefit of Data-driven Prediction in Algorithm/System Design, Machine Learning in Networked and Societal Systems, Energy Systems (e.g., smart power grids and energy-efficient data centers), Intelligent Transportation Systems, Delay-constrained Networking
Prof. WANG Junhui
Professor Junhui WANG
BSc (Peking University), PhD (University of Minnesota)
Contact: (+852) 3442-2153 
Office: LAU-16-229
Research Interest: Statistical Machine Learning
Dr. TAN Matthias Hwai-yong (陳怀勇博士)
Dr. Matthias Hwai-yong TAN
Associate Professor
BEng (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia), MEng (National University of Singapore), PhD (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Contact: (+852) 3442-5651 
Office: YEUNG-B6615
Research Interest: Statistical Modeling and Inference for Engineering, Uncertainty Quantification in Computer Simulations, Design and Analysis of Experiments, Statistical Quality Improvement
Dr. WU Qi (吳琦 博士)
Dr. Qi WU
Associate Professor
BEng (Wuhan University), MSc (Peking University), PhD (Columbia University)
Contact: (+852) 3442-7018 
Office: LI-6388
Research Interest: Quantitative Finance, Financial Technology, Business Analytics
Associate Professor
BEng and MSc (Tsinghua University), MSc and PhD (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Contact: (+852) 3442-4381 
Office: LAU-16-278
Research Interest: Statistical Machine Learning, Quality Engineering, Data Analytics in Manufacturing and Biomedical Engineering
Dr. ZHANG Qingpeng
Dr. Qingpeng ZHANG
Associate Professor
BEng (Huazhong University of Science and Technology), MSc and PhD (University of Arizona)
Contact: (+852)3442-4727 
Office: YEUNG-P6607
Research Interest: Healthcare Data Analytics, Medical Informatics, Network Science, Social Computing, Artificial Intelligence
Dr. ZHANG Zijun (張子鈞博士)
Dr. Zijun ZHANG
Associate Professor
BEng (Chinese University of Hong Kong), MSc and PhD (University of Iowa)
Contact: (+852) 3442-5328 
Office: YEUNG-P7318
Research Interest: Data Analytics, Computational Intelligence, System Modeling and Optimization, Renewable Energy
Dr. Xiang ZHOU
Dr. Xiang ZHOU
Associate Professor
BSc (Peking University), PhD (Princeton University)
Contact: (+852) 3442-6421 
Office: LI-6389
Research Interest: Applied and Computational Mathematics, Rare Event, Stochastic Modelling and Simulation, Energy Landscape, Machine Learning
Dr. Yining DONG
Dr. Yining DONG
Assistant Professor
BEng (Tsinghua University), PhD (University of Southern California)
Contact: (+852) 3442-4396 
Office: LAU-16-221
Research Interest: Process Data Analytics, Multivariate Time Series Modeling, Statistical Machine Learning, Smart Manufacturing and New Material Design
Dr. FENG Long (馮龍博士)
Dr. Long FENG
Assistant Professor
BSc (Renmin University of China), PhD (Rutgers University)
Contact: (+852) 3442-4037 
Office: LAU-16-226
Research Interest: Statistical Machine Learning, Image Data Analysis, Variable Selection
Dr. Ruocheng GUO
Dr. Ruocheng GUO
Assistant Professor
BEng (Huazhong University of Science and Technology), MSc (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), PhD (Arizona State University)
Contact: (+852) 3442-7131 
Office: LAU-16-279
Research Interest: Causal Machine Learning, Generalizable AI, Algorithmic Fairness, Interpretable Machine Learning, Social Media Mining
Dr. HO Chin Pang
Dr. Clint Chin Pang HO
Assistant Professor
BSc (University of California, Los Angeles), MSc (University of Oxford), PhD (Imperial College London)
Contact: (+852) 3442-4031 
Office: LAU-16-228
Research Interest: Decision Making under Uncertainty, Robust Optimization, Computational Optimization, Operations Research
Dr. Qing KE
Dr. Qing KE
Assistant Professor
BEng and MSc (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications), PhD (Indiana University)
Contact: (+852) 3442-5243 
Office: LAU-16-281
Research Interest: Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Intellectual Property, Patents, Science and Technology Policy, Economic Geography, China, Network Science, Social Computing, Social Media
Dr. Alec William KIRKLEY
Dr. Alec William KIRKLEY
Assistant Professor
BSc (University of Rochester), PhD (University of Michigan)
Contact: (+852) 3442-5899 
Office: LI-6156
Research Interest: Theory of complex networks and statistical physics of urban systems
Dr Linyan Li
Dr. Linyan LI
Assistant Professor
BEng (Tsinghua University), MSc and PhD (Harvard University)
Contact: (+852) 3442-5310 
Office: LI-6157
Research Interest: Spatial analysis, Healthcare data analytics, Environmental health, Smart city, Real world evidence (RWE)
Dr. Lishuai LI
Dr. Lishuai LI
Assistant Professor
BEng (Fudan University), MSc and PhD (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Contact: (+852) 3442-4726 
Office: YEUNG-Y6618
Research Interest: Intelligent Transportation Systems, Air Transport and Operations, Data Mining and Computational Intelligence
Dr. Xinyue LI (李忻月博士)
Dr. Xinyue LI
Assistant Professor
BA and MSc (University of Chicago), PhD (Yale University)
Contact: (+852) 3442-2180 
Office: LAU-16-224
Research Interest: Wearable Device Data Analysis, Statistical Genetics, Electronic Health Record Analysis, Precision Medicine, Scalable Statistical Learning and Machine Learning Methods for Large Data Sets
Dr. Xiao QIAO
Dr. Xiao QIAO
Assistant Professor
BSc (The Wharton School), BEng (University of Pennsylvania), PhD (University of Chicago)
Contact: (+852) 3442-4397 
Office: LAU-16-223
Research Interest: Financial Economics, Asset Pricing, Financial Data Analytics and Risk Management
Dr. YANG Yu (楊禹博士)
Assistant Professor
BEng (Hefei University of Technology), MEng (University of Science and Technology of China), PhD (Simon Fraser University)
Contact: (+852) 3442-4035 
Office: LAU-16-222
Research Interest: Large-scale Graph Mining, Data Mining and Processing, Stochastic and Combinatorial Optimization, Influence/Information Diffusion in Networks, Dense Subgraph Detection, Graph Representation
Dr. ZHAO Xiangyu
Dr. Xiangyu ZHAO
Assistant Professor
BEng (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China), MSc (University of Science and Technology of China), and PhD (Michigan State University)
Contact: (+852) 3442-5242 
Office: LAU-16-282
Research Interest: Machine Learning and Data Mining, Reinforcement Learning/AutoML/Multimodal, Information Retrieval (Recommender Systems, Online Advertising, Search Engine), Urban Computing and Spatio-Temporal Data Analysis, AI for Social Computing/Finance/Education/Ecosystem/Healthcare

Affiliate Members

Professor Min XIE
Professor Min XIE
Chair Professor of Industrial Engineering
MSc (KTH Royal Institute of Technology), LicTech (Linkoping University), PhD (Linkoping University)
Contact: (+852) 3442-9596 
Office: YEUNG-P6629
Research Interest: Reliability Engineering; Quality Management; Software Reliability; Applied Statistics
Professor Chuangyin DANG
Professor Chuangyin DANG
Department of Advanced Design and Systems Engineering
BSc (Shanxi University), MSc (Xidian University), PhD-Cum Laude (Tilburg University)
Contact: (+852) 3442-8429 / 3442-8466 
Office: YEUNG-P6623
Research Interest: Game Theory and Applications, Systems Modeling and Optimization, Computational Economics and Finance, Data Analytics and Statistical Learning
Professor Yanzhi David LI
Professor Yanzhi David LI
Department of Marketing
Department of Management Sciences
BEng (Tsinghua University), PhD (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Contact: (+852) 3442-7253 
Office: LAU-10-232
Research Interest: Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management, OM/Marketing Interface, Perishable Inventory Management and Pricing
Professor Tze-Kin Alan WAN
Professor Tze-Kin Alan WAN
Department of Management Sciences
BEcon (University of Sydney), MCom and PhD (University of Canterbury)
Contact: (+852) 3442-7146 
Office: LAU-7-249
Research Interest: Model Averaging and Selection, Varying-Coefficient Semi-parametric Models, Missing and Censored Data, Quantile Regression
Dr. Siyang GAO
Dr. Siyang GAO
Associate Professor
Department of Advanced Design and Systems Engineering
BSc (Peking University), PhD (University of Wisconsin)
Contact: (+852) 3442-4759  
Office: YEUNG-P6611
Research Interest: Simulation Modeling and Optimization, Applied Probability, Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Healthcare Management
Dr. Guanhao Gavin FENG
Dr. Guanhao Gavin FENG
Assistant Professor
Department of Management Sciences
BSc (Pennsylvania State University), MBA and PhD (University of Chicago)
Contact: (+852) 3442-8346 
Office: LAU-7-276
Research Interest: Financial Econometrics, Empirical Asset Pricing, Machine Learning, Quantitative Finance
Dr. Jingyu HE
Dr. Jingyu HE
Assistant Professor
Department of Management Sciences
BSc (University of Science and Technology of China), MSc (University of Chicago), MBA and PhD (University of Chicago Booth School of Business)
Contact: (+852) 3442-4753 
Office: LAU-7-278
Research Interest: Machine Learning, Tree Ensembles, Bayesian Statistics, Empirical Asset Pricing
Dr. Jun LIQD
Dr. Jun LI
Assistant Professor
Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health
BSc (Tianjin University), PhD (University of Hong Kong)
Contact: (+852) 3442-6732 
Office: TYB-1B-406
Research Interest: Big Data Mining in Biology, Predictive Modelling, Dynamics and the Complex Adaptive System in Ecology
Assistant Professor
Department of Management Sciences
BSc (Hamburg University), MSc and PhD (Humboldt-University at Berlin)
Contact: (+852) 3442-8587 
Office: LAU-7-268
Research Interest: Digital Finance, Financial Econometrics, Network Analysis, Machine Learning, Textual Analysis
Dr. Zhixin ZHOU
Dr. Zhixin ZHOU
Assistant Professor
Department of Management Sciences
BA (University of California, Berkeley), MA and PhD (University of California, Los Angeles)
Contact: (+852) 3442-8248 
Office: LAU-7-243
Research Interest: Network Analysis, High-dimensional Statistics, Information Theory, Adaptive Experimental Design, Stochastic Process and Efficient Search in Recommendation System
Dr. ZWETSLOOT Inez Maria
Assistant Professor
Department of Advanced Design and Systems Engineering
BSc, MSc and PhD (University of Amsterdam)
Contact: (+852) 3442-6155  
Office: YEUNG-P6626
Research Interest: Statistical Process Monitoring, Industrial Statistics, Lean Six Sigma, Operational Excellence