Dr. Lan Xue is Cheung Kong Chair Professor and Dean of School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University. His research areas include public policy and management, science, technology and innovation policy, risk governance. He has published extensively in these areas. Dr. Xue is also an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow of Brookings Institution. His public service appointments include the convener of the State Council Disciplinary Review Committee for Public Management, Vice President of China Association of Public Administration, member of the National Committee for Strategic Consultation and Comprehensive Review, member of State Council Expert Committee on Emergency Management, and member of National Expert Committee for the 13th Fiver-Year Plan, and etc. He also serves as a member of OECD science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Advisory Group, a member of the Council of the United Nations University (UNU), and Co-Chair of the Leadership Council of Sustainable Development Solution Network (SDSN). Dr. Xue received his Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University in 1991, and taught at the George Washington University as an assistant professor before returning to Tsinghua University in 1996. He has won many awards and prizes for his work, including Distinguished Young Scholar Award of National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), and Fudan Distinguished Contribution Award for Management Science.