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LIANG Zheng
 
[2009-02-11]  

                                                                              Associate Professor
 
                                                                            Ph.D., Nankai University
 
   Areas of Research: Science and Technology Policy, National Innovation System, R&D Globalization
 
                             Assistant Director, China Institute for Science&Technology Policy(CISTP)
 
                                                                  Email: Liangzheng54@vip.sina.com
 
BIOGRAPHY
 
Dr. LIANG Zheng now serves as the associate professor of the School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University. He is also the research fellow and assistant director of China Institute for Science &Technology Policy at Tsinghua University (CISTP), which is jointly established by Ministry of Science and Technology of China and Tsinghua University, mainly focus on the studies of S&T policy and the national strategy of S&T development. Before entering Tsinghua, Dr. Liang served as the associate professor of the International Business School in Nankai University. He got his doctor¡¯s degree of economics at Nankai University and published his monograph on the Economics of Science, Technology and Innovation (2004). The main areas of his research now focus on Globalization of R&D, IPRs and standards, National Innovation System etc. Dr. Liang have published more than 40 papers on academic journals and 10 books as co-author, one of them, named ¡®The Criticism of Top 10 Economists in China¡¯ aroused hot discussions in China and been distributed to Japan, Australia and other countries. He also participated in some important research projects such as the Strategic Research for National Long and Medium Term Science and Technology Development Program of China.

EDUCATION

l   July, 2003, PhD of Economics, Majoring In Political Economy, Department of Economics, Nankai University
l   July, 2000, Master of Economics, Majoring In Political Economy, Nankai University
l   July, 1997, Bachelor of Economics, Majoring In Economics, Nankai University

WORK EXPERIENCES

l   December 2008 till now, Associate Professor, School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM), Tsinghua University.
l   May 2006 till now, Research Fellow and Assistant Director, China Institute for Science &Technology Policy at Tsinghua University (CISTP).
l   September 2006 to November 2008, Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM), Tsinghua University.
l   July 2003 to August 2006, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM), Tsinghua University.
l   December 2004 to August 2006, Associate Professor, Institute of Modern Management, International Business School of Nankai University.
l   July 2003 to December 2004, Assistant Professor, Institute of Modern Management, International Business School of Nankai University.

RESEARCH WORKS (Selected)

l  Since September 2009, principle investigator, Research on the Integration Mechanism and Capability of Multinational Corporation¡¯s Global R&D Network, sponsored by National Science Foundation of China (NSFC).
l  March 2009 till now, principle investigator on China side, international collaborative project-¡°Globalisation of Innovation: Its manifestation, determinants, and implications for the emerging economies of China and India¡±, sponsored by International Development Research Center (IDRC), Canada.
l   September 2005 to December 2008, principle investigator, secretary of Chinese experts group, international collaboration project- ¡°China Innovation Review¡±, sponsored by OECD-DSTI and MOST, China.
l   May 2007 till December 2009, principle investigator, The Implementation of MNC¡¯s Patent Strategies in China and its Effects on Indigenous Innovations, sponsored by Tsinghua University Fund for Promotion of Humanities and Social Sciences.
l   July 2004 to April 2005, main investigator of the item ¡°Research on MNC¡¯s R&D Centers in Beijing: the Status, Characters and Effects¡±, commissioned by the Science and Technology Committee of Beijing Municipal Government and also supported by The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), China and the Ministry of Commerce(MOFCOM), China.
l  July 2003 to December 2005, participant of the sub-project of Strategic Research for National Long and Medium Term Science and Technology Development Program¨C¡°The Construction of National Innovation System and the Reforms of Science and Technology System¡±, which was commissioned by the State Council, directed by the National Science and Technology Leading Group (Premier Wen Jiabao as the leader).

RECENT PAPERS

l  Zheng Liang and Lan Xue, The Evolution of China¡¯s IPR System and Its Impact on the Patenting Behaviors and Strategies of Multinationals in China, International Journal of Technology Management, V51 Nos 2/3/4, 2010: 469-496.
l   Lan Xue and Zheng Liang, Multinational R&D in China: Myths and Realities, in Henry Rowen, eds.Greater China¡¯s Quest for Innovation, Stanford: Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center Books, 2008:103-122.
l   Zheng Liang, Lan Xue, Qin Zhu and Xueyi Zhu. Globalization of R&D and Local Knowledge Flow£­Empirical Analysis based on MNC¡¯s R&D Subsidiaries Located in Beijing, Word Economy, 2008, No.2: 3-16 (in Chinese).
l   Jian Wang, Zheng Liang. An Advocacy Coalition Approach to Global Governance on Technology Standards Evolution: The Case of WLAN Standards. Proceeding of 2007 International Conference on Public administration. Chengdu, China. Oct. 21-22, 2007: 1115-1122.( ISSHP: BGY04)
l   Xueyi Zhu& Zheng Liang, Technology Innovative Capabilities of China¡¯s Automobile Industry: A Patent Perspective, 1st International Conference on Auto Industry Innovation, Wuhan, Dec. 2006 (ISSHP:BHB87)
l   Xueyi Zhu, Zheng Liang&  Xueliang Liao, Patent Family Analysis: Toward a Better Understanding of Foreign Patenting in China. The R&D Management Conference Taiwan 2006, Taipei and Hsinchu. Nov. 8-11, 2006.
l   Xueyi Zhu& Zheng Liang, Patenting behavior of MNCs in China: an analysis based on panel data, 5th International Conference on Management of Technology (IAMOT 2006), ¡°East Meets West: Challenges and Opportunities in Era of Globalization¡±, Beijing, May 22-26, 2006.
 
BOOK AND CHAPTERS (Selected)
 
l  Lan Xue and Zheng Liang, Relationships between IPR and Technology Catch-Up: Some Evidences from China, in Hiroyuki Odagiri, Akira Goto, Atsushi Sunami, and Richard R. Nelson eds. Intellectual Property Rights and Catch-Up: An International Comparative Study, Oxford: Oxford University Press, March 2010: 317-360.
l  Zheng Liang, Jian Chen and Nan He, The Research on History and Problems of Multinational¡¯s Collaboration with Chinese Higher Education Institutes, in The Research Group on China¡¯s Science and Technology Development Strategy eds. Research Report on China¡¯s Science and Technology Development, Beijing: Science Publishing House, April, 2009(in Chinese).
l  Nannan Lundin, Sylvia Schwaag Serger, Martin Berger, Lan Xue and Zheng Liang, China and the Globalisation of Research and Development, Chapter 5 in OECD: OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: China, Paris: OECD, September 2008.
l  Zheng Liang and Jian Chen, The Patterns of International Collaborations and Intercommunions of Chinese Higher Education Institutes(Chapter 4), in Lan Xue et al. (eds.) Studies on the Strategies of China¡¯s Higher Education Institutes¡¯ International Collaboration and Intercommunion, Beijing: Renmin University Publishing House, December, 2007(in Chinese).
l   Zheng Liang, The Economics of Science, Technology and Innovations, Fire the Kindling of the Reform of Economics, Taiyuan: Shanxi People¡¯s Publishing House, June, 2004(in Chinese).