Prof. Allen HuangPhD, Duke University
Areas of Expertise：
Consulting and Executive Education Experience with Companies / Organizations:
Professor Huang joined HKUST in 2009 and has taught extensively at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as in executive education. Before joining HKUST, he was a quant researcher at the Quantitative Equity Strategy group in Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital in New York. Prior to that, he taught in Duke University’s undergraduate program and Duke University Fuqua School of Business MBA programs.
He has also been involved in the executive education custom programs for China Life (Overseas), China Banking Association, CMB International, Hana Financial Group, RI Advice, Hong Kong Pei Hua Education Foundation, Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao-Bay Area Economic and Trade Association, etc. as well as open enrollment program at HKUST. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has cited Professor Huang’s academic research in revising the disclosure rules of publicly traded companies.
Relevant Teaching Experience with Universities：
EMBA Programs: HKUST (Hong Kong)
MBA Programs: HKUST (Hong Kong), Duke University Fuqua School of Business (US)
Selected Teaching and Professional Awards：
- Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence, 2012, 2018
- Dean’s Recognition of Excellent Teaching Performance, 2009-2020
- Best Ten Lecturer, 2011 and 2012
- Best Paper in MIT Asia Conference in Accounting 2016, 2018
- IRRC Institute Research Award 2017
- International Centre for Pension Management Research Award 2018
Research and Publications：
Professor Huang’s research has been published in some of the best scholarly journals including Journal of Finance, Management Science, The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies and Contemporary Accounting Research. He presents frequently in international accounting and finance conferences, and is regularly invited to review papers in scholarly journals. He is an editor at the Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting.
Outside the academic circle, his research has also been featured in Harvard Business Review, Financial Times, CNBC, Harvard Law School Forum, Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog, Centre for Economic Policy Research’s Policy Portal, CFO, and CFA Digest.