President, Chinese Society of International Law
Chinese, born on December 15, 1958. Doctor of Law (Wuhan Univ.), Doctorat honoris causa (Montréal). Professor of Law & Rector, China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, since 2009, previously at Wuhan University Institute of International law 1984 – 2009. Guest Professor at Universität des Saarlandes in Germany in 2000; Visiting Fulbright Scholar at Yale Law School in 1993-94; Visiting Scholar at Swiss Institute of Comparative Law, Lausanne, in 1986-87; an attendee at The Hague Academy of International Law in 1986. President, China Society of Private International Law; Vice President, China Law Society; Vice Chairman, China Foundation For Human Rights Development; Vice President, Chinese Society of International Law. Member, Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA, 2017-2023); Titular Member, International Academy of Comparative Law since 2013. Arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS, 2000-2014), the ICSID (2004-2016), The International Arbitration Chamber of Paris (CAIP), Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB) and the CIETAC. Editor-in-Chief, CHINESE YEARBOOK OF PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW AND COMPARATIVE LAW (CSPIL); Deputy Editor-in-Chief, CHINESE JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW (Oxford); Member of the Advisory Board of the YEARBOOK OF PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW (Sellier and Stæmpfli). Academic specialties include jurisprudence of international law, private international law, international arbitration, state immunity, international commercial law, inter-regional conflict of laws.