Professor Lu is an Assistant Professor at HKUST School of Business and Management. His primary research interests are in the area of data-driven decision-making with a focus on applications in e-commerce, pricing and revenue management, supply chain management, healthcare and service systems, finance-operations interface. His work has been recognized by world leading journals such as Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Mathematics of Operations Research. He is recipient of Finalist of INFORMS George Nicholson Student Paper Competition and Second place of POMS College of Supply Chain Management Student Paper Competition .
Prior to joining HKUST Business School, Professor Lu took senior leadship in three sectors: finance, e-commerce, and online display advertising. Professor Lu was Founder and CIO at UniQuant Capital, where he lead quantitative research team and manage 3 billions quantitative long-short hedge funds; Executive Director at China Innovation Fund leading PE/VC investment in TMT area with 150 billions AUM; Vice President at Goldman Sachs Asset Management leading quantitative factor portfolio research and management with 15 billions USD AUM; Senior Research Scientist at Knight Capital Group on high frequency trading, at Amazon.com on e-commerce and logistic optimization, at AppNexus.com on online display advertising market.