Dr. Lan Xue is a Cheung Kong Chair Professor and Dean of the School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM) at Tsinghua University in China. He has worked extensively in areas including public policy analysis, innovation policy, and crisis management. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow of Brookings Institution. His many public service appointments include a member of the Expert Committee on Emergency Management of the State Council of China, Vice President of China Association of Public Administration, a member of the Visiting Committee for Harvard Kennedy School, a member of the Academic Advisory Board for the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University, and a member of the Governing Board of International Development Research Center (IDRC). Dr. Xue has a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University and taught at the George Washington University before returning to China in 1996. He is a recipient of the Fudan Distinguished Contribution Award for Management Science in 2011.