Biography

Prof. Hwang Kim is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. His major research interests include Social Network Analysis and Its applications to marketing problems. Also, his recent research focuses on modelling consumers’ transactional behaviours of financial products (e.g., insurance) and salesforce turnover in the Chinese insurance industry. He is teaching Marketing Management and Database Marketing at CUHK Business School and is scheduled to teach Social Media Marketing.

He earned a BS degree in Cloth and Textile in Seoul National University in Korea, and obtained his PhD degree in Marketing from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. Prior to joining Johnson, he worked for two years as a fashion designer in Korea.

Teaching Areas

Social Media Marketing
Database Marketing

Research Interests

Social Network Marketing
Emerging Market
Bayesian Statistics

Du, Timon Chih-ting

Biography

Prof. Timon Du is a Professor of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. He was born and raised in Taiwan. He received his MSE and PhD degrees in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University (US) in 1992 and 1995, respectively. He was the Director of MSc in e-Commerce, Director of MSc in e-Business Management, Director of EMBA (Asia Pacific), Co-director of EMBA (Xian), and Director of EMBA (Chinese), offered by the same faculty. He teaches courses such as strategic information system and e-commerce offered to MBA and EMBA students and database management to undergraduate students. He was the President of International Consortium for Electronic Business involving members from more than 20 countries. His research interests are business intelligence, privacy and security, e-commerce, information sharing, subject well-being, and IT education. He has published many papers in leading international journals, such as IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Decision Support Systems, Information & Management, Communications of the ACM, IIE Transactions, International Journal of Production Research, and others. He also has many books published, including Management Education in Greater China (The Chinese University Press), Advances in Electronic Business (IGI Global), and Becoming a Hybrid Company: Competition Strategies in A Digital Age (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform). Currently, he is the Executive Editor for the International Journal of Electronic Business.

Teaching Areas

Strategic Information Systems
E-Platform Strategies
Database and Big Data Management

Research Interests

Business Intelligence
Privacy and Security
e-Commerce
Information Sharing
Subject Well-being
IT Education

  • Grants
    • “The Effect of Imitation Behaviour on Technology Adoption: A Case of ERP System (探討模仿效應於企業資源規劃系統之研究)”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council, 2006-2008
    • “A Privacy and Security Framework for EPC Network Infrastructure (EPC網絡的保安及私穩架構)”, awarded by GS1 Hong Kong, 2005-2006
    • “Supply Chain Hub Study in Hong Kong and Pearl River Delta (PRD”, awarded by DHL International (HK”) Limited, 2004

Kim, Keongtae

Biography

Prof. Keongtae Kim is currently an Assistant Professor in Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. Prior to joining CUHK, he was an Assistant Professor at Department of Information Systems at the City University of Hong Kong. He received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Seoul National University, South Korea, and his MS in Management Engineering from KAIST Business School, South Korea. He earned his PhD in Information Systems from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. His main research focuses on crowd-based innovation (crowdfunding/crowdsourcing), technology entrepreneurship, IT and labour market, and IT business value. His research has been published at Information Systems Research and MIS Quarterly.

Teaching Areas

Business Analytics and Intelligence
E-Business and Platforms
Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship
IT Management and Strategy
Introduction to Information Systems

Research Interests

Crowdfunding/Crowdsourcing
IT and Innovation/Entrepreneurship
IT and Labour Market
IT Business Value
Applied Microeconometrics

Lai, Vincent Siu-king

Biography

Prof. Vincent S. Lai is a Professor of MIS at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He was also a former Associate Dean of the Graduate Programmes and Founding Director of the MSc Programme in Electronic Commerce at CUHK Business School. Prior to joining CUHK in 1996, he taught at the Miami University and the University of Alabama-Huntsville respectively. His current research focuses on innovation assimilation, online auctions, technology imitation, virtual collaboration, and global IS strategy. His findings in these research areas have been published extensively in IS journals, including Journal of MIS, Information and Management, Communications of the ACM, Decision Support Systems, Decision Sciences, European Journal of Information Systems, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, among others.

Teaching Areas

Information Systems Management
Computer Network
Cyber Security

Research Interests

Innovation Assimilation
Online Auctions
Technology Imitation
Virtual Collaboration
Global IS Strategy

  • Grants
    • “The Effect of Imitation Behaviour on Technology Adoption: A Case of ERP System (探討模仿效應於企業資源規劃系統之研究)”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council, 2006-2008
    • “Information Asymmetry and Bidding Performance: The Case of Online Peer-to-Peer Lending”, General Research Fund with HK$648,916, 2016-2017
    • “Extending the Expectation-Confirmation Model to Evaluate the Post-adoption Behaviour of Continuance and Discontinuance: The Effect of Switching Costs”, General Research Fund with HK$173,592, 2014-2015

Zhang, Michael Xiaoquan

Biography

Prof. Michael Zhang is a Professor of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He holds a PhD in Management from MIT Sloan School of Management, an MSc in Management, a BE in Computer Science and a BA in English from Tsinghua University. Before joining the academia, he worked as an analyst for an investment bank, and as an international marketing manager for a high-tech company. He holds a US patent, and cofounded several companies in Social Networking, FinTech, and LegalTech.

Prof. Zhang’s research interests are on issues related to creation, dissemination and processing of information in business and management contexts. His works study pricing of information goods, online advertising, innovation and incentives, and the use of artificial intelligence in financial markets. His research has appeared in American Economic Review, Management Science, Journal of Marketing, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of MIS, Decision Support Systems, and Journal of Interactive Marketing. He has also been actively involved in professional services, including serving as a Senior Editor for Information Systems Research, an Associate Editor for Management Science, a Guest Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly.

Prof. Zhang offered advice to the following organisations: Hong Kong Cyberport, Jingdong Finance, Alibaba Group’s Lakeside (Hu Pan) University, Huawei, China Mobile, China Merchants Securities, Douban.com, and Radica Systems. He serves as an independent director for NASDAQ-listed e-commerce company Secoo (symbol: SECO)

Teaching Areas

PhD seminar in Economics of IS Research
Entrepreneurial Financing
FinTech
Strategic Value of Information Technology

Research Interests

Business Analytics
Digital Finance
Online advertising
Economics of Artificial Intelligence

Kim, Keehyung

Biography

Prof. Keehyung Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. His research draws from disciplines of economics, psychology, and machine learning to shed light on decision-making behaviours in online & mobile platforms as well as consumer marketplace. His research has been published or is forthcoming at Management Science. He has taught Big Data Management, Business Information Systems, and Programming in Java & Python for the past years. He won a number of Teaching Awards at the CUHK Business School and the Wisconsin School of Business. He received his PhD in Operations and Information Management from the Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to that, he received MS in Computer Science from Seoul National University, and BS in Computer Science (with minor in Business Economics) from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).

Teaching Areas

Business Analytics
Big Data
Machine Learning
Text Mining

Research Interests

Online Platforms
Third-Party Reviews
Information Disclosure
Behavioural Economics
Experimental Economics

  • Awards & Honours
    • Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, CUHK Business School, 2017-2018
    • Faculty Teaching Merit Award, CUHK Business School, 2017-2018
    • Faculty Teaching Merit Award, CUHK Business School, 2016-2017
    • Distinguished Teaching Award, Wisconsin School of Business, 2014-2015
    • Distinguished Teaching Award, Wisconsin School of Business, 2013-2014

Wong, Jacqueline Wai-ting

Teaching Areas

Business Information Systems
Data Mining for Business Intelligence
Strategic Information Technology

Research Interests

Information Management
Project Based Learning
Flipped Learning
Student Centred Learning

Bang, Youngsok

Biography

Prof. Youngsok Bang is an Assistant Professor in Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He received his BS, MS, and PhD in Management Engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and his second PhD in Information Systems from McGill University. His current interests lie in the business value of big data, especially in the areas of mobile commerce and social media. His research has appeared in MIS Quarterly, Journal of MIS, and several other journals.

Teaching Areas

Business Analytics
Web Analytics
Business Information Systems

Research Interests

Business Impacts of Technology
Economics of Information Systems

  • Grants
    • “The Role of Application Rank in the Extended Mobile Application Download”, awarded by National Research Foundation of Korea, 2013-2014
    • “Effects of Transaction Characteristics on Distributive Justice and Transaction Intention in a Collaborative Shopping Model”, awarded by National Research Foundation of Korea, 2011-2012

Chan, Samuel Wai-kwong

Biography

Prof. Samuel Chan received his MSc degree from the University of Manchester (U.K.), MPhil degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and PhD degree in Artificial Intelligence from the University of New South Wales (Australia). Before joining The Chinese University of Hong Kong as an Associate Professor, Prof. Chan has been working in business intelligence, decision support systems, and text analytics in information systems. His current research interests are in applying machine learning techniques in text mining, sentiment analytics, financial text streaming analysis, and computational linguistics with emphasis on text-based decision making. He had won paper awards in two major conferences as well as the first place in one of the tracks in Fourth International Chinese Language Processing Bakeoff. Prof. Chan is one of the chief architects in designing a text analytics open platform, called HanMosaic, which analyses Chinese texts in real time.

Teaching Areas

Data Mining
Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology

Research Interests

Sentiment Analysis and Its Applications in Market Prediction
Chinese Text Mining
Natural Language Processing

  • Grants
    • “Encoding Supra-Syntactic Clues in the Parsing of Chinese Sentences”, General Research Fund awarded by Research Grants Council, 2014-2016
    • “Super-Sense Tagging of Chinese Unknown Words”, General Research Fund awarded by Research Grants Council (GRF), 2010-2013
    • “Analysing Stakeholders’ Views on Environmental Issues through Text Analysis – An Interdisciplinary Approach Using Computational Content Analysis”, Public Policy Research Fund awarded by Research Grants Council, 2013-2015
    • “Chinese Noun Phrases Parsing in Content Sensitive Analysis (中文名詞短語解析)”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council 2008-2010
    • “Learning Shallow Natural Language Patterns: Toward a Direct Inference from Chinese Financial News Articles (學習自然語言句模︰實踐漢語財經語料的直接推理)”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council, 2006-2008
    • “A Natural Language Front-End: Synergy between a Chinese Treebank and Verb Dictionaries in a Connectionist Model (利用中文句結構樹資料庫及動詞詞典所開發的自然語言前端)”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council, 2004-2007
    • “A Connectionist-Based Chinese Hypermedia Document Classifier: Using Text Structure and Image as Complementary Media”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council, 2001-2004

Cheung, Waiman

Biography

Prof. Waiman Cheung is the Executive Director of The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business, Director of Asian Institute of Supply Chains & Logistics, Director of Centre of Cyber Logistics, Director of Studies in Graduate Studies in Business and Head, Graduate Division of Business Administration. Currently he is also the Professor of the Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics in the Faculty of Business Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prof. Cheung holds an MBA and a PhD in Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His research interests are mainly in aviation, logistics, supply chain management and information technology.

Prior to joining The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prof. Cheung had worked as a technical staff for Oracle Systems in the US. He is very keen on working closely with local industries for knowledge transfer and has conducted studies and consulting works for DHL, Airport Authority Hong Kong, Dragonair, Accenture, Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd., SML Group Ltd., and the Innovation and Technology Commission of Hong Kong. His research interests are mainly in applying IT on logistics and supply chain management.

  • Awards & Honours
    • “RFID-based Interoperable Gateway for Logistics Service Platforms (RIG) (用於物流服務平臺互聯互通射頻識別交換閘)”, awarded by Innovation and Technology Support Programme, ITF, Innovation and Technology Commission, 2008-2009
    • “Air Cargo Market Positioning of Zhuhai Airport (珠海機塲航空物流發展定位調研)”, awarded by Hong Kong Airport Authority, 2007
    • “A Study in Advancing E-commerce Diffusion in Hong Kong”, awarded by Tradelink Electronic Commerce Limited, 2006-2007
    • “A Privacy and Security Framework for EPC Network Infrastructure EPC (網絡的保安及私穩架構)”, awarded by GS1 Hong Kong, 2005-2006
    • “Supply Chain Hub Study in Hong Kong and Pearl River Delta (PRD)”, awarded by DHL International (HK) Limited, 2004
    • “Air Cargo Logistics Integration and Consolidation on a 4th Party B2B Platform: Issues and Models”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council, 2002-2005
    • “Identification of Standards and Protocols for the DTTN”, awarded by Accenture Company Ltd., 2002-2003