Guanming joined University of Warwick in 2013 as an assistant professor of accounting. His research appears in various prestigious international journals, including Review of Accounting Studies, Financial Review, and International Journal of Accounting. He presented his papers at American Accounting Association annual meeting in 2009, 2010, 2012-2016, as well as at other major accounting conferences including AAA Financial Accounting and Reporting Section mid-year meeting. On top of that, he was invited for presentations at some leading finance and economic conferences such as Society of Government Economist conference, Money, Macro, & Finance conference, Behavioural Finance Working Group conference. He has served as ac hoc referees for varied reputable accounting and finance journals. He won best paper awards at 3rd Australian Financial Market & Corporate Governance conference, 24th International Business Research conference, and 26th International Business Research conference, and was honoured with two Excellent Graduate Student Teaching awards in 2011-2012 and with an excellent teaching award for the academic year of 2015/2016.
Guanming's research interests focus on the economic forces that determine the production and use of accounting information in business decisions. Examples of his research cover financial reporting and disclosures, credit rating, executive compensation, insider trading, financial analysts, market anomalies, institutional investors, taxes, and business strategies.