Center for Securities Analysis with Financial Technology


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The Center for Securities Analysis with Financial Technology is established as a platform for researchers from academia, financial institutions and regulatory bodies to collaborate on research related to security analysis and capital markets.  The center aims to promote research with significant business and social impact, with an emphasis on the role of emerging technologies, such as machine learning and big data technology in security analysis and valuation.  The center also strives to develop new insights and solutions that can immediately inform the best business practice.  By actively disseminating such insights and engaging with the business community, we will contribute to the development of financial sectors of Hong Kong.

Activities & Events

The center will engage in the following activities:

  • Conduct research on the application of financial technologies in securities analysis
  • Co-develop open webinar series on AI-powered financial analysis
  • Co-develop courses/ programs/ talk series for HKUST students
  • Provide workshop/ training to our external partners
  • Develop a series of indexes that are of business and social interests using machine learning and AI technology


Associate Director
Executive Committee Members
Scientific Committee Members
Advisory Committee Members
  • Dr. Jessie GUO
    Managing Director, Head of Equity Research Department, Equity Research Division, China Merchants Securities (HK) Co., Limited
  • Prof. Mingyi HUNG, HKUST
  • Prof. Kar Yan TAM, HKUST 
  • Dr. Robert SMITH
    Head of Asia Pacific Quant Strategy, Equity Research, J.P. Morgan

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