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Academic Appointment

Assistant Professor, HKUST Business School (2019 - present)



Selected Working Papers

  • "Democratization of Content Creation: Welfare Implications of Generative AI." (with Tianxin Zou, Yue Wu)

  • “Can A Traditional Automaker Accelerate EV Sales Through Company-Owned Stores?” (with Ting Zhu, Mengze Shi, Xubing Zhang)

  • “Art, Smart Contracts, and the Role of Royalties.” (with Song Lin, Wenxiao Yang)

  • "Dynamic Pricing with Software Upgrade Uncertainty." (with Stylianos Despotakis)

  • “Mergers and Product Repositioning: Evidence from the Airline and PC Industry.” (with Xin Wang, Yushu Zeng, Soo-Haeng Cho)


Carnegie Mellon University (2014–2019)

                Ph.D. in Industrial Administration (Marketing)

                M.S. in Machine Learning​

University of British Columbia (2012–2014)

                M.S. in Business Administration (Transportation Economics)


Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2008–2012)

                B.S. in Electric Power Engineering and Automation


HKUST Business School

  • Marketing Management (Spring 2020, Fall 2021, 2022).

CMU, Tepper School of Business

  • Marketing I (Spring 2019). Pricing Strategy (Fall 2017).

Awards, Grants and Honors

  • MSI Young Scholars, 2023

  • Winner, Paul E. Green Award, 2023

  • Winner, AMA MR-SIG Don Lehmann Award, 2023 

  • Hong Kong RGC Grant (General Research Fund), Principal Investigator, 2023~2026

  • Fellow of the ISMS Early Career Scholars Camp, 2022

  • Hong Kong RGC Grant (General Research Fund), Principal Investigator, 2022~2025

  • Hong Kong RGC Grant (Early Career Scheme), Principal Investigator, 2021~2024

  • Dean’s Recognition of Teaching Excellence, 2020, 2021, 2022

  • HKUST Business School Research Fund, 2020

  • MSI Research Grant, 2020

  • HKUST Faculty Start-up Fund, 2019

  • INFORMS Marketing Science Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2018

  • The Dipankar and Sharmila Chakravarti Doctoral Fellowship Award, 2017

  • Presidential Graduate Fellowship, 2017

  • AMA-Sheth Foundation Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2017

  • INFORMS Marketing Science Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2017

  • Deans Research Fund, 2016

  • William Larimer Mellon Fellowship, Carnegie Mellon University, 2014-2018

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