School Administration

Dean

Kar Yan TAM, PhD, Purdue University
Chair Professor, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management


Associate Deans

Albert Y. HA, PhD, Stanord University
Senior Associate Dean
Wei Lun Foundation Professor of Business
Chair Professor, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management

Steven J. DEKREY, PhD, The University of Iowa
Associate Dean
Adjunct Professor, Department of Management

Sean O. FERGUSON, MBA, Rice University
Associate Dean (MBA and MSc Programs)

Anirban MUKHOPADHYAY, PhD, Columbia University
Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies)
Professor, Department of Marketing

Emily M. NASON, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Associate Dean (Undergraduate Student Affairs)
Associate Professor of Business Education, Department of Management

Yan XU, PhD, Strathclyde University
Associate Dean (HKUST EMBA, Executive Education & China Strategy)
Associate Professor, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management


Program Directors

Global Business Program

DIRECTOR
Emily M. NASON, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Associate Dean (Undergraduate Student Affairs)
Associate Professor of Business Education, Department of Management

World Bachelor in Business Program

DIRECTOR
Stephen W. NASON, PhD, University of Southern California
Professor of Business Practice, Department of Management

MBA Programs

DIRECTOR
Sean O. FERGUSON, MBA, Rice University
Associate Dean (MBA and MSc Programs)

ACADEMIC DIRECTOR
Tai Yuan CHEN, PhD, University of Texas at Dallas
Associate Professor, Department of Accounting

Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Program

ACADEMIC DIRECTOR
Jaideep SENGUPTA, PhD, University of California at Los Angeles
Synergis-Geoffrey Yeh Professor of Business and Chair Professor, Department of Marketing

HKUST EMBA for Chinese Executives Program

ACADEMIC DIRECTOR
Yan XU, PhD, Strathclyde University
Associate Professor, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics & Operations Management

HKUST-NYU Stern MS in Global Finance

ACADEMIC DIRECTOR
Kasper Meisner NIELSEN, PhD, University of Copenhagen
Associate Professor, Department of Finance

MSc in Accounting

ACADEMIC DIRECTOR
Tony SHIEH, PhD, New York University
Associate Professor of Business Education, Department of Accounting

MSc in Business Analytics

ACADEMIC DIRECTOR
Mike K P SO, PhD, University of Hong Kong
Associate Professor, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management

MSc in Economics

ACADEMIC DIRECTOR
David COOK, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Professor, Department of Economics

MSc in Global Operations

ACADEMIC DIRECTOR
Qing LI, PhD, University of British Columbia
Professor, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management

MSc in Information Systems Management

ACADEMIC DIRECTOR
Theodore H K CLARK, DBA, Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration
Associate Professor, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics & Operations Management

MSc in International Management

ACADEMIC DIRECTOR
Bilian Ni SULLIVAN, PhD, Stanford University
Associate Professor, Department of Management

MSc in Investment Management/ Financial Analysis

ACADEMIC DIRECTOR
Jialin YU, PhD, Princeton University
Associate Professor, Department of Finance

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Peter MACKAY, PhD, Purdue University
Associate Professor, Department of Finance

PhD Program

DIRECTOR
Lancelot JAMES, PhD, SUNY Buffalo
Professor, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics & Operations Management


DEPARTMENT HEADS

Accounting

Kevin CHEN, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Head of Department, Chair Professor

Economics

Siu Fai LEUNG, PhD, University of Chicago
Head of Department, Professor

Finance

Chu ZHANG, PhD, University of Chicago
Acting Head of Department, Professor

Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management

Shaohui ZHENG, PhD, Columbia University
Head of Department, Chair Professor

Kai Lung HUI, PhD, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Deputy Head, Chair Professor

Management

Yaping GONG, PhD, The Ohio State University
Head of Department, Professor

Marketing

A. V. MUTHUKRISHNAN, PhD, University of Florida
Head of Department, Professor