Associate Professor of Accounting

Research interest

Prof. Huang’s research interests include Fintech and Big Data, Machine Learning, Blockchain, and Securities Regulation. His research has been published in Journal of Finance, Management Science, The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, and Review of Accounting Studies. His research has been featured in Financial Times, CNBC, Harvard Law School Forum, Centre for Economic Policy Research Policy Portal, CFO, Harvard Business Review, and CFA Digest. He is an editor at the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting.



Prof. Huang received his Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Information System and Technology from Peking University in 2001. He then studied the MS in Electrical & Computer Engineering in George Mason University focusing on Communications and Networking between 2001 and 2002. He graduated with a PhD in Business Administration at Duke University in 2007. Afterwards, he worked in the Quantitative Equity Strategy group in Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital in New York until 2009. He has been working at the Department of Accounting in The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology as an Assistant and then Associate Professor since 2009. He is currently the Associate Dean in the School of Business and Management (Undergraduate Programs), the Associate Director of the Center for Business and Social Analytics, the Director of the Karen Lee Student Mentoring Center, and a Faculty Associate of the Institute for Emerging Market Studies of HKUST.



Allen Huang


Tel: (852) 2358 7559
Office: Room LSK 6013