On December 10, 2018, the foundation ceremony of Grandview Institution Academic Committee was held solemnly. The foundation of an academic committee is one of the most significant part of the new five-year plan initiated by the Grandview Institution, and is also an important achievement during the past five years. As the Supreme Research Leader of the Grandview Institution, the Academic Committee will exercise important rights and take responsibilities in five aspects: research planning, research methods, research quality, experts’ network, and internal training.
Photo with attended experts
‘Since its inception, the Grandview Institution insisted treat itself as a research-type think tank and stepped on a slow but sure development path. Because we realize that building up a long-last think tank requires a strong research basement,‘ Ren Libo, founder and president of Grandview Institution said at the ceremony, ‘Only by constantly consolidating the research foundation, improving the research quality, exploring research methods, and condensing high-end intelligence can we strive for stability and make the Grandview Institution a century-old think tank.
Zhang Yunling, a member of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and a professor at Shandong University, was officially appointed as the Director of the Academic Committee of the Grandview Institution for a three-year term. Zhu Chenghu, Major General of National Defense University, Luo Xuye, researcher of the National Ocean Technology Center, Zhao Quansheng, professor of American University, Xu Qiyu, deputy director of the Institute of Strategic Studies of the National Defense University, Zhao Qinghai, Director of the Ocean Research Center, Zha Daojiong, Professor of the School of International Studies, Peking University, Xue Li, Director of the International Strategy Research Office of the Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Zhang Jie, Research Fellow of Asia-Pacific and Global Strategy Institute in Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, deputy director of the Regional Security Center, and Zhang Jingquan, deputy director of the Northeast Asian College of Shandong University, were appointed as members of the first National Academic Committee of Grandview Institution.
Zhang Yunling, director of the Academic Committee of Grandview Institution said, ‘since Grandview Institution establishment in 2013, it has achieved at least two achievements: First, it has a certain influence in the think tanks in both domestic and international, and its influence is still expanding; the second is to find out their own clear development orientation and research fields, and produce a large number of research products in the areas including marine strategy and marine economy, comprehensive management and development of border areas, strategy of the Belt and Road, and investment environment in the various countries.
And the effort support related decision-making departments.’ He encouraged the Grandview Institution to continue to adhere to the positioning of independent think tanks, to take advantage of flexible mechanism and strong execution. On one hand to better serve the decision-making level, on the other hand, to publish research results to the society and overseas, and deliver a voice as a Chinese think tank.
The foundation ceremony was hosted by Mr. Jiang Yihang, co-chairman of the Grandview Institution Decision Committee and former Senior Ocean Affairs Officer. The Academic Committee also reviewed and discussed the Annual Report topics, and discussed issues related to the internationalization work and the training of young researchers in the future.
Annual Report Discussion
Introduction to the Grandview Institution Academic Committee
Director of the Academic Committee of Grandview Institution, Principal Researcher, Member of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Director of the Regional Security Center, Professor of the First Level of Humanities at Shandong University, Member of the 10th, 11th, 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, famous Expert on international issues.
The following members are sorted by last name strokes
Member of the Academic Committee of Grandview Institution, senior researcher, Major General (retired), former deputy director of the Institute of Strategic Studies of the National Defense University, deputy director and director of the Department of External Training of the National Defense University, deputy chief of the Guangzhou Military Region Air Force, dean of the Defense College of the National Defense University, Director of the Department of Strategic Education and Research at the National Defense University.
Member of the Academic Committee of Grandview Institution, Senior Researcher, Director and Research Fellow of the Asia-Pacific Security Diplomacy Research Office of the Asia-Pacific and Global Strategy Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Deputy Director of the Regional Security Research Center of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific(CSCAP) Chinese Council Member, Research Fellow of China South Sea Research Collaborative Innovation Center in Ministry of Education.
Member of the Academic Committee of Grandview Institution, senior researcher, professor and doctoral tutor of Shandong University, and deputy dean of Northeast Asia College. He is mainly engaged in the research and teaching of international relations theory, international security, Asia-Pacific regional security, Northeast Asian security, maritime security, and US Asia-Pacific policy.
Member of the Academic Committee of Grandview Institution, senior researcher, researcher of the National Ocean Technology Center, executive director of the Chinese Ocean Society, chairman of the Ocean Observation Branch, and leader of the Ocean Observing Technology Working Group of the International Standardization Organization (ISO) Ocean Subcommittee (SC13), The 13th Five-Year National Key Science and Technology Research and Development Program "Marine Safety Guarantee Special" demonstration and guide writing expert, national science and technology award review expert, National Fund Committee project review expert, China Ocean Science and Technology Awards Committee member.
Member of the Academic Committee of Grandview Institution, senior researcher, professor of the School of International Relations at American University and director of the Asian Research Council. He is also a visited professor of Peking University, Tsinghua University, Fudan University, University of International Business and Economics, China Foreign Affair Academy, and some Korean and Japanese universities. He is currently a UN consultant and a member of the National Committee on US-China Relations.
Member of the Academic Committee of Grandview Institution, Senior Researcher, Director of the Center for Marine Safety and Cooperation Research of the China Institute of International Studies, Editorial Director of International Issues Research; State Border and Coast Defense Experts Library Theory and Regulation Group member, Academic Committee member of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Marine Think Tank, Academic Committee member of the Collaborative Innovation Center for Border and Ocean Research of Wuhan University, and Vice President of, Northeast Asia Research Branch, Pacific Society of China.
Member of the Academic Committee of Grandview Institution, Senior Researcher, professor of the School of International Relations of Peking University, doctoral tutor, adjunct professor of Institute of South-South Cooperation and Development， Institute of Oceanography, Yenching Academy of Peking University , director of the China Council of the Asia-Pacific Security Council (CSCAP).
Member of the Academic Committee of Grandview Institution, Senior Researcher, deputy director of the Institute of Strategic Studies of the National Defense University, professor, and senior colonel. He has engaged in research in the fields of Sino-US relations, European security, maritime security, and strategic history for a long time.
Member of the Academic Committee of Grandview Institution, senior researcher, director of the International Strategy Research Office of the Institute of World Economics and Politics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, researcher, doctoral tutor, adjunct professor of China National Institute for South China Sea Studies, part-time researcher of Renmin University of China, Zhejiang University and Yunnan University.
Certificate of appointment and work of Academic Committee members Ren Libo, President of Grandview Institution
Ren Libo, President of Grandview Institution
Sign work of calligraphy
Academic Committee members give Grandview Institution books as presents