Comings & Goings

Comings & Goings


We welcome our new faculty who joined us between September 2019 and February 2020

Professor Jane Lu Head and Chair Professor
Department of Management

Professor Jane Lu received her PhD in General Management from the University of Western Ontario, MBA from the China Europe International Business School, and BA in Economics from Shanghai Foreign Studies University. Her research interests are in international business, organisational and management theory, entrepreneurship, non-market strategy, corporate governance and stakeholder engagement. Her work has been published in the Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Business & Society, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Management and Organisation Review, etc.

Professor Ye Lu Professor
Department of Management Sciences

Professor Ye Lu received a PhD in Operations Research from MIT in 2009, a PhD in mathematics from the University of Notre Dame in 2006, and a BS in applied mathematics from Tsinghua University in 2002. His research interest is to develop optimisation models and algorithms to solve real world problems. He worked at CityU from 2009 to 2018 and rejoined in 2020.

Dr Zhixin Zhou Assistant Professor
Department of Management Sciences

Dr Zhixin Zhou received his bachelor degree in applied math from UC Berkeley and PhD in Statistics from University of California, Los Angeles. His current research interests include random tensor theory, minimax theory of PCA and experimental design on network data. He is also interested in information retrieval, neural ranking and generative adversarial network.

Professor Yangyang Chen Professor
Department of Accountancy

Professor Yangyang Chen received his PhD from the University of Melbourne and worked at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Monash University before joining CityU. His research interests are in corporate finance and financial accounting, including management compensation, corporate innovation, audit quality and pricing, earnings management, stock price crash risk and so on. His works have been published or accepted in The Accounting Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, etc.

Dr Jianfu Wang Associate Professor
Department of Management Sciences

Dr Jianfu (Jeff) Wang received his PhD in Operations Management from Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. His research interests include queueing theory and its application in service operations, queueing economics, healthcare operations, and revenue management.