Wu Riqiang is Associate Professor at School of International Studies, Renmin University of China. He received his PhD in politics from Tsinghua University in 2012. Before that, he worked for six years at the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation as a missile designer. He visited MIT's Science, Technology and Global Security Working Group during the 2009 fall semester. He was a 2010-2011 Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at CISAC (the Center for International Security and Cooperation), Stanford University. His current work focuses on arms control, including missile defense, space security, and strategic stability.