Comings & Goings

Comings & Goings


We welcome our new faculty who joined us between September 2017 and February 2018.

Professor Duan Li Associate Provost (Strategic Planning)
Chair Professor of Operations Research
Department of Management Sciences

Professor Li received his PhD in systems engineering from Case Western Reserve University. Professor Li’s research interests include optimization, optimal control, financial engineering, and operations research. He pioneered the dynamic mean-risk portfolio selection framework and has made significant contributions in this emerging field. He has authored and coauthored about 200 journal papers, and is a coauthor of “Nonlinear Integer Programming” published by Springer in 2006. Professor Li also serves as Associate Provost (Strategic Planning) for the University.

Dr Audrey Hu Associate Professor
Department of Economics and Finance

Dr Hu obtained her PhD in economics from the University of Amsterdam and Tinbergen Institute with a dissertation entitled “Essays on Auctions”. Prior to joining CityU, Dr Hu worked at the University of Amsterdam as an associate professor and at the University of Bonn as a junior professor. Her primary research interest is in auctions, and her current research focuses on sequential, multi-unit auctions with risk-averse bidders.

Professor James Bergin Chair Professor
Department of Economics and Finance

Professor Bergin received his PhD from Princeton University. Before joining CityU he was with Queen’s University for many years. His main research interests are game theory, economic theory and mathematical economics and he has published in numerous leading academic journals including Canadian Journal of Economics, Econometrica, Economic Theory, International Economic Review, Journal of Economic Theory, and Journal of Mathematical Economics.

Dr David Xu Jingjun Associate Professor
Department of Information Systems

Dr Xu received his PhD in management information systems from the University of British Columbia. Before joining CityU he was an associate professor of MIS and Bomhoff Endowed Professor of Business at Wichita State University. His research interests include human-computer interaction, recommendation systems, and social media. He has papers published or forthcoming in MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Management Science, Journal of Management Information Systems, amongst others.


We extend all best wishes for future happiness, professional fulfilment and prosperity to faculty who left us during the same period.

Dr Alex Wang Chong Assistant Professor
Department of Information Systems
Dr Michelle Zeng Xiaohua Assistant Professor
Department of Marketing