Academic Profile : Faculty

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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).

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 the 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 (only six papers were selected for this annual event).

He received a University Fellowship from Yale University (for PhD), and a scholarship from the Singapore-MIT Alliance (for Masters). As an undergraduate, he studied at Carnegie Mellon University for one year, with support from Bechtel Grant.
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