Marina Yue Zhang
Dr. Marina Yue Zhang is an associate professor at the Australia-China Relations Institute, University of Technology Sydney (UTS: ACRI). Prior to this position, Marina worked for UNSW in Australia and Tsinghua University in China. Marina holds a bachelor’s degree in biological science from Peking University, an MBA and a PhD from Australian National University. She is the author of three books, including Demystifying China's Innovation Machine: Chaotic Order, co-authored with Mark Dodgson and David Gann (Oxford University Press, 2022). In addition to academic publications in technology and innovation, Marina also writes analysis pieces on foreign affairs in The National Interest, The Diplomat, The Conversation, among others. Marina also comments on BBC News, Bloomberg TV and other news outlets.
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