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18.11.2019

[eNews] Prof LI Yingying Named Excellent Young Scholar by NSFC

Prof Li Yingying of the Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics & Operations Management, has been named the 2019 “Excellent Young Scholar (EYS)” by the Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC - 國家自然科學基金委員會).

Established in 1986, the NSFC is an institution under the jurisdiction of the State Council, with its mission being the support of basic research, fostering talented researchers, developing international cooperation and promoting socioeconomic development. The EYS is one of the most prestigious awards for young scholars (under 40 for female) in China.

The study by Prof Li – “High-dimensional Risk Modelling and Portfolio Optimization”’ has received recognition from the NSFC. This is the first time that the NSFC has opened the EYS award to scholars from Hong Kong and Macau.

Congratulations to Prof Li for her uncompromising efforts in the field!


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