Paul Weng is currently a faculty at SYSU-CMU JIE (Joint Institute of Engineering), which is a partnership between Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). During 2015, he was a visiting faculty at CMU. Before that, he was an associate professor in computer science at Sorbonne Universités, UPMC (Pierre and Marie Curie University), Paris. He received his Master in 2003 and his Ph.D. in 2006, both at UPMC. Before joining academia, he graduated from ENSAI (French National School in Statistics and Information Analysis) and worked as a financial quantitative analyst in London.
His main recent research work deals with (sequential) decision-making under uncertainty, multicriteria decision-making, qualitative/ordinal decision models and preference learning/elicitation.