Non-Resident Senior Fellow of CCG, Professor at the School of Public Policy and Management Tsinghua University. Dr. Zhu earned his bachelor's degree in environment engineering and doctor's degree in public management from Tsinghua University in 2000 and 2005. Before he moved back to Tsinghua University, he served as Professor at the Zhou Enlai School of Government, Nankai University. His research interests involve the Chinese policy process, think tanks and expert participation, Science & Technology policy, environment and climate policy, and public governance in transitional China.
He is the author of The Rise of Think Tanks in China, Expert Participation in Policy Changes, and China's Think Tanks: Their Influences in the Policy Process, and has published over ten English articles in Public Administration, The China Quarterly, Policy Sciences, Public Management Review, Administration & Society, Asian Survey and other international journals and dozens of articles in Chinese journals such as Social Sciences in China, Sociological Studies, and Management World, which are highly prestigious academic journals in respective field in China. He was the winner of the American Society for Public Administration (APSA) “Best Comparative Policy Paper Award for 2012”.