HKUST Business School
Associate Professor, Information Systems

Academic qualification

  • PhD 2009 New York University, Information System
  • M.Sc. 2002 Northeastern University, Computer Science
  • B.Sc. 1999 Northeastern University, Computer Science


  • Associate Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2017-present
  • Assistant Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2009-2017
  • Instructor, IOMS Department, Stern School of Business, NYU, 2007


  • Huang, A.H., Lehavy, R., Zang, A.Y., and  Zheng, R. , "Analyst Information Discovery and Information Interpretation Roles: A Topic Modeling Approach", Management Science, forthcoming
  • Huang, A.H., Zang, A.Y., and  Zheng, R. , "Evidence on the Information Content of Text in Analyst Reports," The Accounting Review, 89, 6, 2014, 2151-2180
  • Adomavicius, G., Tuzhilin, A., and  Zheng, R. , "REQUEST: A Query Language for Customizing Recommendations," Information System Research, 22, 1, 2011, 99-117
  • Zheng, R. , Li, J., Huang, Z., and Chen, H., "A Framework for Authorship Identification of Online Messages: Writing Style Features and Classification Techniques," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 57, 3, 2006, 378-393
  • Li, J.,  Zheng, R. , and Chen, H., "From Fingerprint to Writeprint: Feature Selection for Authorship Identification," Communication of ACM, 49, 4, 2006, 76-82


  • Wu, W., Zhang, X., and  Zheng, R. , "Crowd Governance: The Monitoring Role of Wikipedia in the Financial Market"


  • Track chair, AIS-SIGBPS Workshop on Business Processes and Services, 2012
  • Associate editor, ICIS research method track (2012-2014)
  • Program committee, WITS (2010-2014), ICEC (2012-2014), CSWIM (2010-2014)
  • Demo chair, ACM Recommender System Conference (2013)
  • Ad hoc reviewer for MISQISRJMISManagement ScienceJournal on Computing,ACM Transactions


  • AIS


  • Predictive modeling for business intelligence
  • Computational text analysis
  • Social network analytics


  • Research grant, RGC/GRF, 2010-2012
  • Research grant, RGC/GRF, 2013-2015
  • HKUST Business School Research Grants, 2012
  • Finalist, Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence, 2010
  • Weilun Fellow, College of Fellows of HKUST, 2010-2014
  • PhD Student Teaching Excellence Awards, Stern School of Business, New York University, 2007
  • Doctoral Fellowship, Stern School of Business, New York University, 2004-2008
  • Gold Medal in China Collegiate Computer Programming Contest, 1998

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