Best Associate Editor of Financial Management, 2019-2020.
Semi-Finalist, Best Paper Award at the Financial Management Association Conference, 2017
“Index Membership and Capital Structure: International Evidence”
Citation of Excellence Award for 2014 (Given to the best and most highly cited "Citation of Excellence" winners from the past 15 years).
Citation of Excellence Award for 2013 (Given to the 50 most outstanding articles published by the top 300 management journals in the world).
Best Paper Award, NTU International Conference on Finance, Taipei, 2012.
Best Paper in International Finance Award at the Financial Management Association meetings, Reno, Nevada, 2009.
Best Paper Award at the 4th Annual Conference on Asia-Pacific Financial Markets, Seoul, December 2009.
Best Paper Award at the NTU International Conference on Finance, December 2004.
Jensen Prize for the Best Paper Published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the Areas of Corporate Finance and Organizations 2003 (Second Place Winner), joint with Murray Z. Frank.
HSBC Asset Management Hong Kong Competitive Research Award at the 1998 Pacific Basin Finance Conference.
PACAP Research Fellow at the Sandra Ann Morsilli Pacific-Basin Capital Markets Research Center, 1998-1999.
Fifth Annual PACAP Finance Conference Award, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 1993.
Professor of the Year, Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Program (KH18), 2016
Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence, 2015.
Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence, 2006.
Runner-up: Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence, 2005.
Best MBA Core Teacher Award, 2005.
Best MBA Core Teacher Award, 2004.
Winner of the Michael Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching (2003)
The highest honor awarded to a single faculty in the university
Runner up: Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence, 2004.
Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence, 2001.
Dean's Recognition of Excellence in Teaching, 1996-2017.