Mr. Rongping Mu was born in Oct 1960 in Hefei of Anhui Province of China and received his B.S. (1983) and M.S. degree (1990) from University of Science and Technology of China, and his Ph.D. degree (2001) from Technische Universität Berlin, Germany. Dr. Mu had been working as teacher in Hefei University of Technology from 1983-1990, and has been working at the Institute of Policy and Management (IPM), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) since 1990.
Dr. Mu is now director-general and professor of Institute of Policy and Management (IPM), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), director-general of the CAS Center for Innovation and Development, editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Science Research Management (an academic bimonthly). Besides, he is also collaborating editor of Science Technology & Society (bi-annually, published by SAGE), Vice President and Secretary-General of the China High-tech Industry Promotion Society (CHIPS), Vice President of the Chinese Association for Science of Science and S&T Policy Research.
Dr. Mu has published more than 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences, and drafted some documents concerning the National Innovation Policies and the 11th Five Year Plan for National Capacity-building for Innovation. He has published one book with the title “Technology Transfer from Germany to China: Case Studies on Chinese Carmakers and Parts Suppliers“ in English, and some books concerning Technology Foresight towards 2020 in China. He has led more than 20 research projects entrusted or financed by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the Ministry of Science and Technology, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), CAS, and EU commission. His research interests include S&T & Innovation Policy, Technology Foresight, R&D Management, and Competitiveness of High-Tech industry.