Adjunct Associate Professor
Seth H. Huang
Adjunct Associate Professor
Seth H. Huang

Research Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Applications in Finance, Portfolio Management with Financial Technology, Cryptocurrency Market

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD, Cornell University, Economics, 2010
  • MA, Cornell University, Economics, 2009
  • BA, Boston University, Economics, 2004

Industry Experience

Professor Huang is the head of Aris Capital, trading algorithmically (HFT, Market Making, arbitrage) in global assets. He is an A.I. scientist and a quantitative investor and has designed AI systems that were granted patents in America and Greater China. As an investor and educator, he has provided quantitative solutions for institutions using advanced machine learning methodologies.

He was recently the director of AI Applications Research Center at Huawei Technologies, creating AI applications for financial management. His designs have produced stellar results by applying AI and expert insights in financial forecasting, trading and investment fields, which include large-scale financial forecasting, NLP sentiment, algorithmic trading, bond cluster pricing and rare event prediction/ hedging. He was served as the director at Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) under Shanghai Jiaotong University.

He has given lectures and seminars at top academic institutions including Harvard, MIT, Columbia, NYU, Berkeley, Cornell, UofToronto, UBC and Tsinghua University, among others. He has continued to be an investor and architect quantitative trading funds.


Book Publication, Fintech with Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & Blockchain (2021), Springer

"Residual Attention Net for Superior Cross-Domain Time Sequence Modeling" (2020)

          - Upcoming, Fintech with Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & Blockchain

" Attention Generative Adversarial Net Framework for Sequence Generation" (2020)

          - Upcoming, Fintech with Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & Blockchain

“Graph Start Net and Generalized Multi-Task Learning” (2019)

          - Under review

“Do Poorly Governed Acquirers Transfer Wealth to Targets in Cross-Border Acquisitions?"

          - Seth Huang, Charles Chang and Paul Choi

          - Financial Management (2015), Vol.44, pp. 475 - 498

“Market Power and Effects of Competition and Policy Changes”

          - Seth Huang and Moon-Sub Choi

          - Investment Management and Financial Innovations (June 2016)

“Chinese Shadow Banking and the Effects on the Stock Market Movements”

          - Seth Huang & Moon-Sub Choi

          - Journal of Eurasia Studies (2015), Vol.38, pp. 113 – 129

“New-Energy Vehicle Growth and Government-Sponsored Entry Effectiveness - U.S. County-Level and Geospatial Evidence “

          - Charles Chang and Seth Huang

          - 2016, Economic Annals-XXI     

Selected Awards

Alibaba-Sensetime Entrepreneurship Award

Huawei Leadership Award

Cornell Fellowship 2007-2010