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Asst Prof Cheong Foong Soon
Assistant Professor, College of Business (Nanyang Business School) - Division of Accounting
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Dr Cheong holds a PhD from Yale University, and has degrees in electrical engineering (B.Eng) and high performance computing (M.Eng) from the National University of Singapore. He is a Chartered Accountant (Singapore) and CPA (ASEAN). His interests lie in the intersection between business/accounting and engineering/computing.

He has taught Data Analytics for Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Accounting for Managers (MBA), and Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation (MBA).

Dr Cheong has published in Journal of Accounting Research (JAR), Management Science, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Int’l Journal of Financial Studies, and he has presented at the University of Chicago's JAR annual conference, where only six papers were selected for presentation.

He received a University Fellowship from Yale University for his PhD studies, and a scholarship from the Singapore-MIT Alliance for his Master's degree. During his undergraduate studies, he spent a year at Carnegie Mellon University, supported by the Bechtel Grant.
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