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Bio.Dr. Rengong Zhang is an assistant professor at The City University of Hong Kong. His research interests are corporate social responsibility, industrial injury, financial accounting, and management accounting.  His research papers have been published in journals such as Journal of Operations Management and Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.  Dr. Rengong Zhang teaches the Master of Financial Reporting and undertakes a number of research and teaching projects.  Dr. Rengong Zhang received his Ph. D. degree from the University of Alberta, Canada.  Abstr...
10-21
Source: 16:00-17:30 PM, 28 Oct., 2021
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On April 25, 2021, the HSBC Business Case Competition Organizing Committee announced their results for the Global HSBC Business Case Competition 2021. Four undergraduates from the Department of Finance of the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shiyi LIU, Yanbing CHEN, Luoxi YE, and Zihan XIA, ranked first in the South China region and moves on to the finals for the whole of China.The HSBC Business Case Competition started in 2008 and is committed to providing a high-standard international exchange platform for undergraduates from business universities and institutes in th...
05-07
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At the invitation of Associate Prof. of Department of Finance Zhaojun Yang, Prof. Nengjiu Ju from SAIF will give a Lecture on Performance Evaluation, Managerial Hedging, and Contract Termination. All are welcome! Details of the lecture are listed below. Topic: Performance Evaluation, Managerial Hedging, and Contract Termination Speaker: Prof. Nengjiu JuTime: 9:30-11:30 AM, 18 Oct., 2021Venue: Tencent Meeting (ID: 134 747 129)
10-21
Source: 9:30-11:30 AM, 18 Oct., 2021
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At the invitation of head of the Department of Finance Shaun Shuxun Wang, Prof. Laura Xiaolei Liu from Department of Finance,Guanghua School of Management, Peking University will give a Lecture on  Municipal Bond Markets. All are welcome! Details of the lecture are listed below.
10-21
Source: 16:30-17:45 PM, 9 Sept., 2021
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On Monday, July 27, 2020, 16:30 PM, the Department of Finance of Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) held an online consultation meeting for the 2021 financial master program. The consultation was held online and broadcast in many platforms simultaneously, which attracted nearly 5600 students from all over the country to watch.(Note: The replay link is at https://souky.eol.cn/share/video/193) First of all, the host, Assistant Professor Yan Shuo introduced the meeting agenda. The head of the Department of Finance and Chair Professor Shaun Wang first gave a speech. Profe...
08-05
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On the evening of July 5, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) held a socially-distanced 2020 Commencement Ceremony on the grounds of Green Pine Capital Stadium. SUSTech University Council Chairperson Yurong GUO, President Shiyi CHEN, Former University Council Chairperson Ming LI, Honored Guest Green Pine Capital Partners founder Wei LI and other honored guests watched over proceedings.They were all here to recognize the efforts of the 933 undergraduates, 411 graduates, and their tutors. Their parents and well-wishers watched via live-streams from ac...
07-09
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In 2020, nearly 400 graduate students will depart Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) as they take the next step. With that in mind, SUSTech has created a Summa Cum Laude ceremony for the top ten graduate students. It incorporated both masters and doctoral candidates, with ten students selected into the “2020 Summa Cum Laude”.Wei ZHENG, one of the Summa Cum Laude graduate students, said that SUSTech provided excellent scientific research conditions, and her mentor encouraged her in a wide range of areas. “The persistence of my mentor and their love for scientific research i...
07-06
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As your days on campus count downIt’s a good time to cast aroundReflect on student historyAnd to reveal the mysteryOf what you achieved on campusEnhancing your hippocampusDeveloping your skillsAmong the river and nine hillsFour years past, we were young, fresh-facedA direction in life, you chasedYou came all the way south to findA discipline to get behindYou explored courses of all sortsFinding a home from many portsDirection found, research startedEnthusiasm not halfheartedClasses, lab work, time on your ownOver time, less remained unknownFinding ways to express oneselfFilling up a voluminous...
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On 24 June, Times Higher Education (THE) released its THE Young University Rankings with Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), maintaining its position as the best young university in mainland China. It also entered the top fifty young universities in the world, ranking equal 47th in the world up from 55th. It is the first time that SUSTech has entered the top 50 of this ranking.2020 marks the ninth year that THE has held its Young University Rankings, which lists universities that are 50 years old or younger. It is the second time that SUSTech has b...
06-29
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Strategic Thinking on Innovative Development and Mission of Pilot Demonstration Area Under an Unprecedented Change in Hundred YearsOn June 12, 2020, at the invitation of the Department of Finance of Southern University of Science and Technology, Lin Juzheng, Deputy Inspector of the Shenzhen Local Financial Supervision Administration, Deputy Chairman of the Shenzhen Institute of Financial Stability Development and Secretary of the Party Branch, visited the Department of the Finace and gave a lecture " Strategic Thinking on Mission and Development of Pilot demonstration area under Hundred y...
06-18
Source: Department of Finance
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2020 marks ten years since the Ministry of Education (MoE) agreed for the preparation of the establishment of Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech). It marked a new start in Shenzhen’s higher education. December 20 will be that fateful day that marks the tenth anniversary and will be a day of celebrations across SUSTech. April 16 is a special day for SUSTech, for it was officially approved by the MoE. To celebrate this meaningful date, SUSTech launched its 10th Anniversary Logo and Slogan.The question that many would ask when seeing such a logo is, what does it mean...
04-22
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In recent days, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) received the Ministry of Education’s approval to launch the Master of Finance professional degree program.To date, SUSTech has been approved for four First-level Disciplines for Doctoral Degree (Mathematics, Physics, Biology, and Mechanics), six First-level Disciplines for Master’s Degree (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mechanics, Electronics Science and Technology), and two Professional Master’s Degree programs (Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, and Finance).Chris Edwards | 04/09/2020
04-09
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Research by three prominent finance schools across China has found that a local chief executive officer (CEO) is more likely to maximize the long term value of a company than a non-local CEO. While this theory had previously been hypothesized, it has now been shown mathematically to be the case.Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) Assistant Professor Shufang Lai (Finance) was the lead author of a paper published in The Accounting Review (IF = X.XX), a high-impact academic journal from the American Accounting Association. The paper was titled, “East, West,...
03-31
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Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) has worked tirelessly to keep up the teaching and scientific research during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. It has also created a new way to keep everyone fit, healthy, and safe. The first-ever Online Spring Sports Festival will bring together our existing undergraduate and postgraduate student communities.Senior high school students who have enrolled in SUSTech’s comprehensive admissions registration, as well as invited high school students, are all welcome to register for the Online Spring Sports Festival.From March 25 to Ap...
03-30
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Five undergraduate students from the Department of Finance won the southern China round of the 2020 CFA Institute Research Challenge. CHEN Minjia ( Team Leader) joined with TAN Chinchin (International Student), LU Jianxing, LV Bingjie, and PENG Xiaoru, under the mentorship of LI Peipei, assistant professor in Department of Finance, have prepared for this contest for about five months and finally won the the regional championship in Feb. 16, 2020.   The CFA Institute Research Challenge is an annual global competition that provides university students with hands-on mentoring and intensive t...
03-05
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On December 25, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) welcomed a new leader for the Department of Finance. The announcement was attended by SUSTech University Council Vice Chairperson Li Fengliang, Human Resources Director Chen Zhifeng, School of Business Dean Huang Wei, and all the faculty members of the Department of Finance.Human Resources Director Chen Zhifeng announced the appointment of Wang Shuxun as the new head of the Department of Finance for a three-year term.SUSTech University Council Vice Chairperson Li Fengliang congratulated Wang Shuxun on his ap...
01-03
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In the afternoon of October 14, 2019, in response to the invitation of Associate Professor Zhaojun Yang, Chong Khoon Lin Professor of Real Estate and Finance at Columbia Business School, Neng Wang, who is also the Honorary Dean of the School of Finance at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics,Member of Luo Hantang Academic Committee and a Research Associate (Senior Research Fellow) at the National Bureau of Economic Research, visited the Department of Finance of the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), and delivered a lecture on "Corporate Finacne, Optimal Contr...
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At 19:00 on September 27, 2019, the Department of Finance successfully held the first forum of investment bankers in the fall semester of 2019. Professor Liu Luchuan from the Department of Finance invited his good friend: Josh Wang, the managing director of Goldman Sachs (Asia) and the head of the company's financial treasurer, gave a lively and professional sharing session to the students from the finance department.Josh used a lively and interesting self-introduction as the opening. He first shared his work experience and some insights in his work. In an easy-to-understand language, Josh...
09-30
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Late last week, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) welcomed SUSTech graduate (Class of 2017) Fang Chen back to campus. He met with Vice Dean of the Department of Finance Yang Zhaojun, SUSTCEF Secretary-General Tu Ronghui and Deputy Secretary-General of the SUSTech Alumni Association Geng Jun, to donate a sizeable sum to the SUSTech Alumni Development Fund.  Fang Chen graduated from the Department of Finance in 2017 and is currently the chairman of Shenzhen Kongye Technology. The donation will see the creation of scholarships for outstanding students studying within th...
07-15
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On the morning of June 21, at the invitation of the Faculty of Economic and Finance Association of Southern University of Science and Technology(SUSTech), Professor Kose John, who is the Charles William Gerstenberg Professor of Banking and Finance at the Stern School of Business, New York University, and Nominating Committee number for the Nobel Prize in Economics, visited the Department of Finance and made an academic report on ‘Institutions and Innovation’.     In this research, they analyze two models to study the effects of institutions on innovation activity in private firm...
06-27
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On May 30, 2019, the Professional Promotion Conference of the Department of Finance was held in 110 of the First Teaching Building. The students of 2017 and 2018 participated in the promotion meeting with eagerness to learn.  Professor Sun Bixia presided over the meeting. Also present were Professor Liu Luchuan, Assistant Professor Hu Daning, Assistant Professor Liu Weihan, Assistant Professor Xiang Ju, Assistant Professor Chen Kun, Assistant Professor Yan Shuo, Assistant Professor Lai Shufang, Assistant Professor Wang He and Undergraduate Teaching Secretary Li Rui, Graduate Work Secretar...
06-03
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Last week saw Professor Hong Yongmiao of Cornell University come to Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) and give an enthralling lecture about “Big Data, Complex Economic System and Econometric Modeling.”  Professor Hong Yongmiao is currently Ernest S. Liu Professor of Economics and International Studies in Department of Economics at Cornell University. He is a member of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and a Fellow of the Econometrics Society. His main research areas include model specification testing, nonlinear time series analysis, financial econometrics, and em...
05-15
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On the morning of April 11, 2019, sponsored by the Department of Finance of Southern University of Science and Technology, Yingshang Technology (Snail Insurance Network) and Southern University of Science and Technology Foundation co-organized the “Yingshang•Nanke Joint Actuarial Center”. The signing and unveiling ceremony were successfully held in the International Conference Hall of Southern University of Science and Technology. The meeting was hosted by Assistant Professor Wang from the Department of Finance. Yingshang•Nanke Joint Actuarial Center is the first actuarial center established b...
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Assistant Professor Li Peipei of the Department of Finance give the 3rd lecture in the “Modern Science, Technology and Your Love of Country” series. She discussed China’s financial stability, an important topic given the current economic times around the world. Director of the Political Education and Research Center Wang Dejun presided over the lecture.Li Peipei’s research is mainly focused on Chinese financial theory and empirical fields. She also examines national financial policies and is paying attention to building social capital markets in socialist countries. Li Peipei has taken part in...
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On the afternoon of March 7th, at the invitation of the Department of Finance, Dr. Liu Suhua, the Chairman of Shenzhen HTI Group Co., Ltd (hereinafter referred to as HTI), visited the Department of Finance of SUSTech and gave a lecture on "Servicing Technological Innovation, Boosting Development of Private Enterprises". Firstly, Dr. Liu described the financing difficulties faced by middle and small-sized enterprises (SMEs) with vivid and detailed materials, and pointed out that it’s a worldwide problem for SMEs to raise funds. Afterwards, he shared the financing innovations pioneered...
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In early December, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) was blessed with the presence of Dean Yin Xiaohuang of the School of Foreign Studies of Northwestern Polytechnical University. He came to give the 201st lecture in the SUSTech Lecture Series, where he spoke about the new trend of humanities and social sciences, within the context of globalization.  Yin Xiaohuang’s main research focus is transnational studies of the Chinese and Asian-American experience, US-Chinese relations and modern China. He is an advisory member of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of th...
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On the morning of November 2nd, at 315 of Wisdom Valley Block 3, invited by Professor He Jia from the Department of Finance, Huang Zhangkai, an associate professor of finance at the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University. The lecture attracted many teachers and students. After the lecture, Professor Huang and the teachers of the finance department had a heated discussion. They raised some new ideas and new perspectives on the algorithms of this problem.Dr. Zhang Zhangkai is an associate professor of finance at the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University and...
11-06
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On October 18, the freshman education program was successfully carried out in the second building 102 of Lychee Hill. The lecturer is Shufang Lai, an assistant professor of Finance. Shufang Lai studied for a Ph.D. in Accounting at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2011-2016. Her current research interests include corporate finance, corporate information disclosure, earnings management, and taxation strategies.   At the beginning of the course, Vice President Hai Lan of the Zhicheng College introduced the content and purpose of the course. He hoped that through such a course intr...
11-02
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At 4 pm on October 11th, the selection of the CFA Institute Research Challenge was held in the conference room of the Finance Department. Among the six groups selected by the report, there will be two groups that will eventually represent the Southern University of Science and Technology in the CFA Association Global Investment Analysis Competition. Professor He Jia, Li Peipei, Wang Xinjie, Yan Shuo, Lai Shufang, and Yang Xuning attended the conference. The students who participated in were dressed in formal attire.    The students in the six groups chose the TAL Education Group...
10-19
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Prof. FENG Guanhao from the City University of Hong Kong gave a seminar at 315 meeting room, the 3rd building of Wisdom park of South University of Science and Technology of China on 18th Sept 2018. The topic is “Deep learning Factor Alpha”. In this seminar, Prof. Feng gave a speech firstly demonstrating the phenomena that how high-dimensional firm characteristics affect the average return of those stocks. Additionally, He illustrated a deep learning automated solution to generate risk factors and its relevant empirical results. By using deep neural network, his algorithm performs a multiple n...
01-23
Source: Department of Finance
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