Comings & Goings

Comings & Goings


We welcome our new faculty who joined CB between September 2020 and February 2021.

Professor Pengfei Guo Chair Professor
Department of Management Sciences

Professor Pengfei Guo received his PhD in Business Administration from Duke University, his BSc degree in Information System from Xi'an Jiaotong University and MSc degree in Management Science and Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Prior to joining CityU, he was a faculty member at the Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies, Faculty of Business, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His research work has been published in leading academic journals such as Management Science, Operations Research, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Naval Research Logistics, European Journal of Operational Research and others. Prof Guo's research interests lie in service operations, queuing economics, healthcare policy, and supply chain management. He is an Associate Editor of Manufacturing & Service Operations Management and a Senior Editor of Production and Operations Management.

Dr Xueyan Yin Assistant Professor
Department of Information Systems

Xueyan Yin received her PhD in Information Systems from Arizona State University. Her research focuses on digital media data analytics such as multimedia content design, use of internet water army and game-based promotion strategy. She applies numerous research methods in her studies including machine learning and econometrics analysis. She has strong interest in pursuing projects with high-societal and practical impact. Her research methodology includes computer vision, machine learning, econometrics research, and her interests are multimedia content design, entertainment analytics, and social media analytics.

Dr Muhammad Akhtar Azim Assistant Professor
Department of Accountancy

Muhammad Azim completed his PhD in Accounting from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He holds the Canadian CPA, CA, designations and has an MSc in Finance from Queen's University. Dr Azim's current research interests span two broad areas, financial accounting, where he studies financial markets frictions as they apply to accounting questions, and managerial accounting, where he studies contracting issues. Prior to the above, Dr Azim was in Deloitte's Real Estate & Resources group within the Assurance & Advisory practice. He has worked with public and private companies across four continents and has significant international experience. Dr Azim is a Canadian of Bangladeshi heritage. He is passionate about research, teaching and building communities. He enjoys hikes, travel, and learning about different cultural cuisines.

Dr Kyeonggook Park Assistant Professor
Department of Management

Kyeonggook Francis Park's main area of research is in platforms, and how platforms and other firms deal with technology change. His research has been published in Academy of Management Annals and Strategic Management Journal. In addition, Kyeonggook has contributed to The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management. Prior to joining CityU, Kyeonggook worked as an Assistant Professor of Management at Tilburg School of Economics and Management in the Netherlands. He holds a PhD and an MPhil in Business Administration and Management from New York University, Stern School of Business and a BA cum laude in Economics and Psychology with Honors from Northwestern University.


We extend our best wishes for future happiness, professional fulfilment and prosperity to faculty who left us between September 2020 and February 2021.

Professor Juan Feng Professor
Department of Information Systems
Dr Francis Leung Associate Professor
Department of Management Sciences
Dr Paul Poh Assistant Professor
Department of Accountancy
Dr Bonggeun Choi Assistant Professor
Department of Economics and Finance
Dr Hyewon Cho Assistant Professor
Department of Marketing