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Xi Wang

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Professor Wang Xi is the vice director of Shanghai Jiao Tong University Center for Polar and Deep Ocean Development.


1.Personal Information

1.1 Organization and positions:

Environmental and Resources Law Institute, Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, Director, Professor.

Deputy Dean on Research and International Cooperation (2002 to 2007).

Counselor, Shanghai Municipal Government since 2011.

1.2 Education background: 

Wuhan Normal College, Wuhan, China, Bachelor of Arts, 1981.  

Wuhan University, School of Law, Wuhan, China, Master of Law ,1984.  

Washington University, School of Law School, St. Louis, USA, Master of Juridical Study,1987. 

Wuhan University, School of Law, PHD (Law), 2000.

1.3 Work Experience:

Lecturer, Associate Professor, Professor, School of Law, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, 1984-2002.

Professor, School of Law, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, from 2002 up to Now.

Research Assistant for Professor William Jones, School of Law, Washington University, St. Louis, USA, for the Project of Translating Chinese Qing Code into English, 1985-1987.

Deputy Attorney General, People’s Procuratorate of Hubei Province, 2000-2002.

1.4 Contact Information:

Mail: 1954 Huashan Road, Shanghai, China, Post Code: 200030

Phone: 0086 21 3420 4995 (office)

Fax: 0086 21 3420 4995 (office)

Email: wangxi@sjtu.edu.cn; wangxi6324@163.com 

        Blog:Wangxi7701.blog.163.com


2.Publications (2009-2013)

2.1Books (English)

Nicholas A. Robinson, WANG Xi, etc., Dictionary on Environmental and Climate Change Law, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, UK, 2013.

WANG Xi, Environmental Law in China, Wolter Kluwer Law International, the Netherland, 2013.

WANG Xi, Co-Chief Editors, Yearbook of International Environmental Law, Oxford University Press, every year since 2008.

2.2Books (Chinese)

WANG Xi, Chief Editor, Collected Political Comments on Ecological Civilization Construction, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press, 2013.

2.3Books (translated from English to Chinese)

WANG Xi, Chief Translator, Weaving a Web of Environmental Law (Chinese Version), Law Press China, Beijing, 2012.

2.4 Articles (English)

WANG Xi, Albert K. Butzel, Richard L. Ottinger, Nicholas A. Robinson, etc., Assessing Environmental Governance of the Hudson River Valley: Application of an IPPEP Model, Pace Environmental Law Review, USA, accepted, forthcoming, Spring, 2014.

WANG Xi,Country Reporter for China, Yearbook of International Environmental Law, Oxford University Press, UK, every year since 1994.

WANG Xi, Huaguo Yang, FU Lu, Solution to Compensation Issues of Trans-boundary Pollution Accidents - A Case Study on the Songhua River Pollution Accident, in Proceedings of the 4th Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Co-edited by Lee Paddock, Louis Kotze, David Markell, Ken Markowitz, DU Qun and Durwood Zaelke, Complaince and Enforcement of Environmental Law: toward More Effective Implementation, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, UK, 2010.


2.5Articles  (Chinese)

WANG Xi, Necessity of Regulating and Restricting Governmental Policy-Making Pertaining to Environment, Wuhan University Law Review, No. 2, 2013.

WANG Xi and TANG Tang, Calm Reflections on Heated Research into Environmental Right, Journal of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Philosophy and Social Sciences), No. 2, 2013.

WANG Xi, The Amendment of Environmental Protection Law Should Provide Legal Guarantee to the Positive and Effective Interactions Among the Major Actors in the Cause of Environmental Protection, Journal of Gansu Institute of Political Science and Law, No. 1, 2013.

WANG Xi, Regulating and Restricting Environmentally related Administrative Acts, Environmental Protection, No. 16, 2013.

A Brief on the Research of Chinese Environmental Law in 2012, Journal of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Philosophy and Social Sciences), No. 3, 2013.

WANG Xi, On the Special Functions of the Environmental Protection Law of PRC, World Environment, No. 6, 2012

WANG Xi, Legal Protection for Interactions between Parties in the Course of Environmental Protection, Journal of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Philosophy and Social Science Edition), Issue 1, 2012.

WANG Xi and DENG Yang, Reflection on China’s Administrative Assistance System Legislation in Environmental Management, Journal of China University of Geosciences, No. 4, July, 2012.

WANG Xi and XIE Haibo, An Analysis on Exxon Valdez Oil Pollution Accident, China Trial, The Supreme People’s Court of PRC, No. 2, 2012.

WANG Xi, The Potential Conflicts between MEAs and WTO Rules and the Countermeasures of China, Journal of China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China, Issue 2, 2011

WANG Xi, Let the Special Environmental Protection Law Specialized! Green Leafs, Chinese Association for Promoting Environmental Culture, Beijing, Issue 1, 2011.

WANG Xi and DENG Yang, From “Unified Supervision and Management” to “Holistic Coordination”: Article 7 in the Environmental Protection Law of PRC, Jinin University Journal (Social Sciences Edition), No. 6, 2011

WANG Xi, The Amendment of Environmental Protection Law Should Provide Legal Basis for the Effective Interactions among the Major Actors in the Cause of Environmental Protection, Environment Protection, No.11, 2011.

WANG Xi, Up-Grading the Functions of the Environmental Protection Law of PRC: Providing Legal Guarantee to the Effective Interactions among the Major Actors in the Cause of Environmental Protection, Green Leafs, No. 8, 2011

WANG Xi and LUO Wenjun, Institutional Roots for the Failure of Environmental Management, in Tsinghua Forum of Rule of Law, Volume 13, Tsinghua University Press, 2010.

WANG Xi, LUO Wenjun, etc., On Creating a Chinese Environmental Citizen Suit System, Journal of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Philosophy and Social Science Edition), Issue 1, 2010

WANG Xi, Inspiring Effects of the National Environmental Policy Act of the USA upon Improvement of China’s Environmental Protection Law Regime, Modern Law Science, Southwest University of Politics and Law, Issue 4, 2009

WANG Xi, On a Strategic Way of Improving Environmental Law in China, Journal of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Philosophy and Social Science Edition), Issue 2, 2009

WANG Xi and YANG Xing, On the Compliance System of Kyoto Protocol, in The Global Climate Change Diplomacy and Countermeasures of China, Edited by YANG Jiemian, Published by Current Affairs Publishing House, Beijing, 2009


2.6 Articles (translated into Chinese)

WANG Xi, Translated, History of the Stockholm Declaration, by Hans Blix, Journal of China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China, Issue 1, 2012


3.Teaching

3.1 Teaching in China

Comparative Environmental Law, since 1987, in Wuhan University (1987-2002) and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2002 – now), which is based on a comparative study of American and Chinese environmental law, a course for Master of Law Degree Program and PHD Program.

International Environmental Law, since 1989, in Wuhan University (1990-2002) and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2002 – now), a course for under-graduate program, Master of Law Degree Program and PHD Program.

Chinese environmental Law, since 2002, in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a course for under-graduate program, Master of Law Degree Program and PHD Program

Supervisor for PHD and Master of Law (Environmental Law) candidates in Wuhan University (2001-2002) and in Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2003 up to now). Many of the students have been promoted to Professor or Associate Professor in universities all over China. 

3.2 Teaching internationally (2009-2013)

Co-Academic Supervisor for Stefan Gruber, PhD student of the School of Law, Sydney University, Australia, 2008-2012.

Co-Academic Supervisor for Zhifang Wu, PhD student of the Centre for Comparative Water Policy and Law, School of Business, South Australia University, Australia, 2006-2010.

Visiting Professor and Lecturer, the Erasmus Global Education Program, Erasmus-Mundus Grant of Faculty Mobility under the Project of “European Legal Practice - LL.M. Eur”, 2009, taught a course on Comparative Environmental Law in the Faculty of Law, University of Hannover for one semester.

Organizer and Lecturer, Sino-Australian Sustainable Development Law Seminars, jointly organized by Austrian Environmental Law Centre of Sydney University and Environmental and Resources Law Institute of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2005, 2009, in Shanghai Jiao Tong University.


4.Research and Consultation (2009-2013)

WANG Xi, Regulating and Restricting Environmentally related Administrative Acts – Suggestions for Amending the Environmental Protection Law of PRC (1989), submitted to the Chairman of National People’s Congress and the Commission of Legislative Affairs of the NPC by the Counselor’s Office of Shanghai Municipal Government, 2013.

WANG Xi, The Weifang Waste Water Injection Event is an Important Reminding for the Legislature of the Country, submitted to the Councilor’s Office of the State Council of PRC and Shanghai Municipal Government by the Counselor’s Office of Shanghai Municipal Government, 2013.

WANG Xi, Comments and Suggestions on the Draft of Provisions on Preventing and Control of Noises caused by Social Life, submitted to the Legal Affairs Office of the Shanghai Municipal Government and accepted, 2013.

WANG Xi, On the Functions of the Environmental Protection Law and Their Upgrading, submitted to the State Commission on Development and Reform and published by the Internal Reference of the Commission, 2012.

Research on Amendment of Environmental Protection Law of PRC, 2008- , granted by Ministry of Environmental Protection, PRC, served as Project Director, provided  Drafts of the Amendment of Environmental Protection Law of PRC and reports on the priority of the amendment of the law in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

WANG Xi, Indentifying and Preserving the Special Functions of the Environmental Protection Law of PRC (1989), submitted to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and accepted, 2010.

Project on Macro Environmental Strategy of China, 2007-2011, organized by the State Academy of Engineers and the State Commission on Reform and Development, served as a core researcher in the sub-project on the Role of Chinese Environmental Law in ensuring the realization of the Macro Strategy of Sustainable Development; drafted the final report for the sub-project.

Research on Drafting the Shanghai Declaration of World Expo 2009-2010, granted by the Organizing Committee of the World Expo 2010, served as Projector Director, provided a report on international law documents related to Expo and a draft of the Shanghai Declaration of World Expo.

Research on Long Lasting Management of the Water Resources of Up-stream of Huangpu River, granted by WWF China, 2009, served as Project Director, and provided a report to WWF China.

Research on the WTO Cases on Trade and Environment, 2007, provided a report to the Ministry of Commerce of PRC in 2009.


5.Organizing academic conferences and workshops (2009-2013)

Coordinator, Sino-American Round Table on Comparative Environmental Law, jointly conducted with the Center of Environmental Legal Studies, Pace University, USA, in Shanghai, 2010.

China-Japan Workshop on Local Environmental Management, cooperated with Department of Law, Ryokoku University, Japan, held in Shanghai, 2009, Co-Chaired the workshop.

(Special) Co-Coordinator, Inauguration Ceremony of IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Shanghai, 2003, and Chairman, the First Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Shanghai, 2003.


6. Editing Environmental law journals

Co-Editor-in-Chief, Yearbook of International Environmental Law, Oxford University Press, UK, since 2008

China Reporter, Yearbook of International Environmental Law, Oxford University Press, UK, since 1996

Member, Editorial Committee, Journal of Asian Pacific Environmental Law, Sydney University, Australia, since 1997

Member, Editorial Committee, Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law, Macquarie University, Australia, since 2003

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Brazilian Environmental Law, since 2005

Member, Advisory Committee, Journal of Transnational Environmental Law, Cambridge University Press, since 2011.  


7.Building collaborative research networks

M.O.U. for Cooperation, with Center for Environmental Legal Education, Law School, Pace University, New York, USA, 2005

M.O.U. for Cooperation, with Erasmus Global Education Program - European Legal Practice - LL.M. Eur,, this project included universities in Germany, France, Portugal, China, India and Brazil, served as Chinese Co-Cordinator, 2007-2010.

M.O.U. for Cooperation, with Environmental Law Center, School of Law, Sydney University, Australia, 2003

M.O.U. for Cooperation, with Environmental Law Center, School of Law, Macquarie University, Australia, 2004


8. Other academic positions

Member, Academic Committee of the Key Institute of Education Ministry of P.R.C in the field of Environmental Law.

Vice Chairperson, Chinese Society of Environmental and Resources Law.

Member, Committee of Legal Experts, Chinese Federation for Environmental Protection.

Member, Academic Ethics Committee, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Member, Governing Board of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law.

Deputy Chairperson for the Specialists Group on Climate Change and Energy Law, WCEL, IUCN.

Member of the International Council of Environmental Law (ICEL), Bonn, Germany.


9. Major Awards

Award for Excellent Researcher of the Project on National Macro Environment Strategy, conferred by the Chinese Academy of Engineering and Ministry of Environmental Protection, PRC, 2010.

Award for Excellent Research Group of the Project on National Macro Environment Strategy, conferred by the Chinese Academy of Engineering and Ministry of Environmental Protection, PRC, 2010. the Environmental and Resources Law Institute of Shanghai Jiao Tong University is an institutional member of the national project.  WANG Xi is the Director of the institute.

Certificate of Appreciation, conferred by the Organizing Committee of the World Exposition 2010, Shanghai, China, 2010 

Award for the Best Achievements in Research and University Textbooks, conferred by the Justice Ministry of PRC, 2006, for the university textbook entitled International Environmental Law by WANG Xi, second edition, 2005.

Award for Best University Textbook, conferred by Education Commission of the Shanghai Municipal Government, 2007, for the university textbook entitled International Environmental Law by WANG Xi.

Award for Best University Textbook, conferred by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, for the university textbook entitled International Environmental Law by WANG Xi, 2007.

Certificate for Academic Supervisors for Best PhD Thesis of Huber Province, China, conferred by Academic Degree Committee of Provincial Government of Hubei Province and the Education Administration of Hubei Province, 2006

Award for Best Proposals of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), conferred by the CPPCC in 1999, for a proposal on strengthening research on mitigation of greenhouse gases.

Award for Best Teacher, Wuhan University, 1989.



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