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Fan Wang

 Fan Wang


Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 8570
Location: Mile End, Bancroft Building, Room 4.10

1st Supervisor: Dr Lutao Ning
2nd Supervisor: Professor Gulnur Muradoglu


Fan is a PhD student at QMUL who joined in 2014. He is an experienced student with multidisciplinary backgrounds including engineering, economies and business. Previously he has undertaken a set of academic projects including National Nature Science Project and Fundamental Research Funds for Chinese Central Universities. 

Meanwhile, he was also the representative of QMUL to participate into 2013 IBM Business Competition in UK. He has a set of awards including final year scholarship of QMUL and Chinese Government PhD Scholarship.

Project Title: 

"Inward FDI and Urban Innovation Performance: Evidence from China"

Project Description: 

This PhD program aims to investigate the relationship between inward FDI and innovation performance based on Chinese empirical evidence. Based on statistical analysis of both urban and firm level data, the project is considering a set of determinants of the internationalisation process and upgrading of technology. Therefore, this PhD program is to provide both academic and practical contributions to existing regional economies and international business studies.

Research Interests:

Inward FDI and Innovation Performance
Open Innovation
Spatial Economies


2014 PhD in Chinese Urban Economies and Industrial Innovation Project, Queen Mary University of London

2013/2014 MSc Management Information System and Innovation, London School of Economies and Political Science

2009/2013 BSc e-commerce Engineering with Law (Management Degree), Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications and BSc e-commerce Engineering with Law (Engineering Degree), School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London

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