Scientific research team

Dr. Huang Ping Associate Research Fellow
Ph.D. Harbin Engineering University (Jointly trained at Utrecht University)

He is currently an Associate Research Fellow at The Institute for International Affairs, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and a Visiting Research Fellow at The Urban Institute, University of Sheffield, UK. He serves as the Director of the Center for Technology, Innovation and Sustainable Development, and the Executive Director of Executive Development Program of Public Administration. He is also a Council Member of Technology Management Committee at the Chinese Society of Technology Economics. He has previously held positions as a Research Associate at the Urban Institute, University of Sheffield, UK, a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Bartlett Development Planning Unit, University College London, UK, and Climate Policy Lab, Center for International Environment and Resource Policy, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, USA


His main research focuses on science, technology, and innovation policy, urban sustainable development, and climate governance. He has published a total of 42 academic papers, with 27 of them as the first/corresponding author. Among these, 25 papers have been published in SSCI-indexed journals, including 22 in JCR Q1 journals. I have co-authored one English and one Chinese monograph. He serves as the Associate Editor for SAGE's "Transactions on China" series journal, "Transactions in Energy and Sustainability," and he also holds the position of Associate Editor for Springer's journal "Asian Review of Political Economy."


He led one research project funded by The British Academy (£130,000) and served as a sub-project leader in one research project funded by the European Research Council (€1.4 million). He also participated in a research project funded by Breakthrough Energy, a foundation associated with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ($500,000), and served as a senior advisor in a research project funded by the European Research Council (€1.5 million).


He was shortlisted for the Energy SSH Innovation Awards for Early Career Researchers presented by Energy-SHIFTS, in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society and the European Sociological Association. He also received the "Deal Recognition Award" from the University of Sheffield in 2021.


He has been invited to contribute to several international organization reports, including the United Nations Environment Programme's "2018 Emissions Gap Report," the United Nations Human Settlements Programme's "2022 World Cities Report," and the Sino-Danish Centre’s "SDC International Report 2020: Cooperating for Energy Transition."


Please find more publications at Google Scholar and Researchgate.