ProfileProf. Hefei Wang joined the International Business School Suzhou in 2022. Before joining XJTLU, Dr. Hefei Wang was a Professor of Finance and Director of the Financial Big Data Lab at the Renmin University of China. Dr. Wang holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Dr. Wang's research interests include theoretical corporate finance, dynamic asset allocation and Financial Big Data. She has single-authored and co-authored papers published in ABDC A*/A journals, including Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and top Chinese academic journals including Economic Perspectives and Economic Theory and Business Management. She was co-PI for a number of research grants, including the Chicago Mercantile Exchange research grant, China National Natural Science Foundation Key Program and Youth Program. She was invited to present her research at American Economic Association (AEA) annual meetings, Society of Financial Econometrics (SOFIE), Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS), the US Federal Reserves, US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Asian Development Bank Institute, etc.
Dr. Wang has been awarded Renmin University Excellent Youth Scholar, Excellent Teaching Award at University of Illinois at Chicago, Stanford Graduate School of Business Jaedicke Merit Scholarship, Wellesley College Trustee Scholar, and received recognitions from the city of Suzhou including Jinji Lake Leading Talent Award and the Suzhou Industrial Park Excellent Educator Award. She is currently an independent director and risk committee member for Pengyang Asset Management Corporation, and on the board of directors for the Cambricon Fintech Research Institute and China Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (CSIAM) Algorithms and Fintech committee.