Ph.D., University of Cambridge (UK)
Research area: Public policy, Innovation management, Innovation policy
Address: School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, CHINA. 100084 (Postcode).
ZHOU Yuan (Joseph) is the Associate Professor with Tenure at the School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University (China). He also serves as the Assistant Director of China Institute for Engineering Development Strategies. He is also a guest (senior) lecturer at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). His recent research interests include public policy, innovation policy, and innovation management. His ongoing projects involve “Technology Foresight with Big-data and Machine Learning Methods”, “Public demonstration projects for strategic emerging industries in China”, “Strategic roadmapping methods for new energy technologies in China”, “Technological trajectories for climate change mitigation in Europe, China and lndia”, and “High-value engineering network in Europe and China”, etc. Based on these projects, he has published several papers in Science and Public Policy, Technological Forecasting & Social Change (TFSC), Nano Energy (IF=13.2), Journal of Cleaner Production, Energy Policy, Sustainable Development, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, International Journal of Technology Management, Innovation: Management, Policy & Practice, etc. He serves as the Department Editor of IEEE TEM (Transactions on Engineering Management), as well as the guest editor of IEEE TEM and R&D Management Journal. He also serves as the editorial board member of TFSC. He received his PhD degree (technology management) from the University of Cambridge (UK) in 2010. Prior to his PhD, Joseph was a manager at Cascadia Capital on technology commercialization & transfer practice. Before that, he was a manager at Nanyang Techno-entrepreneurship Centre, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), involving in technology entrepreneurship activities. ZHOU Yuan holds B.Eng and M.Sc degree from Nanyang Technological University.
Zhou Yuan is a working member of the policy suggestion “The New Framework for Better Connecting University and Industry”. (Submitted to the State Council of China)
National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant 91646102, L1624045, L1524015, and 71203117), the Humanities and Social Science Project by the Ministry of Education of China (16JDGC011, 12YJC630324), the Tsinghua University Initiative Scientific Research Program (20111081076 and 20111081023), the Tsinghua-component of EC-HVEN European framework 7 project (No. 295130), Volvo-supported project of the Research Center for Green Economy and Sustainable Development, Tsinghua University (20153000181), etc.
ZHOU Yuan is teaching following courses (in both Mandarin and English): Public Policy Analysis, Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Social Science Research Methodologies, Thesis Writing and Research Design, etc.