Heng Wang is an associate professor at the Faculty of Law, the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney and co-director of UNSW Law's CIBEL (China International Business and Economic Law) Initiative. Previously, he was a professor at the Southwest University of Political Science and Law, China, visiting professorial fellow at UNSW, and the Max Weber Fellow at the European Univesity Institute. Heng is also a member of the Executive Council of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL), and of the Steering Committee of the Asian International Economic Law Network (AIELN). He serves as a book manuscript reviewer for Cambridge University Press, and a member of Asian WTO Research Network (AWRN).
His research areas include international economic law and Chinese law. His journal articles and book chapters have appeared in highly-recognized journals and books published in America, Britain, Canada, China, Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland, including the Journal of World Trade and Cornell International Law Journal.
His research has been quoted by scholars such as those from Oxford University, and the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law.
He has spoken at the WTO Headquarters (2006, 2009) and over 40 universities and institutions in America, Australia, Austria, Britain, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Norway, and Singapore, including Harvard University, Oxford University, Columbia University, New York University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia, Northwestern University, Cornell University, LSE, UCL, University of Paris 1, and the University of Tokyo. Heng is also a frequent speaker at conferences and events at universities and institutions in China.
Besides conducting research at the WTO Secretariat, Heng has taught courses at the UNSW, Case Western Reserve University, University of Ottawa (Common Law Section 2008, Civil Law Section 2009), Yokohama National University, China University of Political Science and Law, and Xiamen University (China) as visiting professor. He is also visiting professor at University of Cagliari, Italy and at the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa.
He has won a number of important awards including the Chinese Ministry of Education’s Outstanding Research Award in Humanities and Social Science in Higher Education Institutions, a triennially-awarded honour and the most important official research award in social sciences in China, and China Outstanding Law Research Award of China Law Society in 2011 and 2015, a triennially-awarded honour and one of the most important research awards in law in China.
Heng is the recipient of several major grants from the Ministry of Justice, China and the Ministry of Education, China. His articles in Chinese have been reprinted in full by Renmin University Reprints, sponsored by Renmin University of China, one of the most influential reprints in China, and another of his articles by China University Periodicals Abstract, sponsored by the Ministry of Education, China.
He has also headed China (National) Model Bilingual-Teaching Course "Case Study on International Trade Law" jointly approved by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Finance, China, and edited a bilingual trade law textbook whose contributors come from leading American and Chinese law schools.
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