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Chen Xi

Chen Xi

Global Health Institute, Xi’an Jiaotong University

Chen Xi is adjunct associate professor at the Global Health Institute of Xi’an Jiaotong University and an expert in geo-tech competition and global smart-city planning. He is also an academic committee member at the Institute for Global Cooperation and Understanding, Peking University, and adjunct associate researcher at the Aerospace Information Research Innovative Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He was recently a visiting senior fellow at S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He served as president of the Institute of Smart City Research at the ZTE Corporation and an advisor to the ZTE Strategy Committee. He played a leading role in designing smart-city projects in Beijing, Nanjing, Shenzhen, Gwadar (Pakistan), and Frankfurt. He completed his PhD under a joint program sponsored by China Scholarship Council between Dalian University of Technology and Cornell University. He did his post-doctoral research at the School of International Studies and the Office of Science & Technology Development at Peking University and the School of Computer Science at Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Articles by Chen Xi

Geopolitics

The China-US Technological Competition and its Opportunity Costs

Thursday, December 12, 2019

The US-China trade dispute is much more than a battle over a US$420 billion deficit, what the tensions are really about is a race for “geo-technological” superiority.

Geopolitics

Resolving the China-US Competition and the Greater Global Challenge

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Any accelerated decoupling of the US and Chinese economies is bound to have serious implications for the trading, technology and financial partners of both nations.