Dr. Zhu is director and professor of the Institute for Circular Economy at Tsinghua University, China, and a guest research scholar of Energy Program at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria. Prof. Zhu graduated from Tsinghua University with Bachelor and Master Degrees in Engineering (Chemical Engineering) in 1990 and 1995, respectively, and received his Doctoral Degree in Engineering (Industrial Engineering and Management) in 2000 from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. Prof. Zhu is currently active in professional services such as Member of International Resource Panel (IRP) of UN Environment, Member of Inter-Ministerial Panel of China on Circular Economy, Member of Advisory Panel of National Natural Sciences Foundation of China (NSFC) on Cooperation with International Organizations, Vice Chairman of Circular Economy Committee of Chinese Ecological Economics Society, Member of Technical Committee of Optimal Control of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). Prof. Zhu's research interests include natural resource management, circular economy assessment, industrial ecology, and chemical and energy techno-economics.
Director and professor of the Institute for Circular Economy