Academic Faculty

Our academic faculty boasts some of the best scholars from top global institutions around the world. Representing more than 15 countries, our elite faculty members can broaden your perspective of global business management and share their sharp business insights about Asia. Our commitment to providing world-class education has won us first place in Asia’s research rankings for 10 consecutive years according to the Financial Times. Here are the profiles of just a few of our professors:

Professor Highlight

Prof. Tai-Yuan Chen PhD, University of Texas at Dallas Research focus: Corporate Governance, Disclosure, Executive compensation
Prof. Stephen Nason PhD, University of Southern California Research focus: International Management and Culture, Organizational Learning and Culture
Prof. Inchi Hu PhD, Stanford UniversityResearch focus: High Dimensional Data Analysis, Risk Management, Big Data in Business Analytics, Bioinformatics
Prof. Theodore Clark DBA & MBA, Harvard Business School
Research focus: E-commerce, Outsourcing, Business Innovation
Prof. Xinyu HuaPhD, Northwestern University
Research focus: Industrial Organization, Law and Economics, Contract Theory
Prof. Utpal Bhattacharya PhD, Columbia University Research focus: Behavioral Finance, Empirical Corporate Finance, Household Finance, International Financial Markets
Prof. Jaideep SenguptaPhD, University of California at
Los Angeles, Management
Research focus: Consumer Information Processing, Persuasion and Attitude Strength, Effects of Marketing Communications, Self-regulation and Self-control
Prof. Allen HuangPhD, Duke University
Research focus: Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Earnings Management, Fintech and Big Data, Machine Learning, Securities Regulation

Other institutions represented by our faculty (partial list):
Berkeley, Chicago, Cornell, Fudan, Harvard, INSEAD, Oxford, Princeton

The two things that I find most attractive about the HKUST MBA are its diversity and global mindset. Doing an MBA in one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world with students and professionals from all around the globe has helped make me who I am today. With the support of the entire HKUST MBA family, I was able to land a summer internship in Tokyo with a Japanese construction company


Alvin Valerian Indonesia, Class of 2018 Pre-MBA: Project Manager, PT. MDN
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