Ping Lv is currently an associate professor and Assistant Dean in School of Economics and Management, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS). Her main research areas include Chinese foreign direct investment, cross-border M&A, global business strategy, global innovation network. She has published more than 40 papers in national and interantional academic journals. She teaches strategic management and interantional business at master and MBA programs.
She is principal investigator of projects on “Entry mode choice by Chinese outward foreign direct investment” and “Global network building of Chinese outward foreign direct investment” funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China. She has also participated in several research projects with European partners, such as “The challenge of globalization: Technology driven foreign direct investment (TFDI) and its implications for the negotiation of international (bi- and multilateral) investment agreements” funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond; “Impact of Networks, Globalization, and their Interaction with EU Strategies (INGENIUS)” funded by EU 7th Framework Program; “Emerging Trends in Asia: From Cost-based Producers to Global Suppliers of Innovation, Implications for Industry Growth in Developed and Developing Countries” funded by the Swedish Research Council; “National Innovation System of BRICS Countries” funded by International Development Research Center (IDRC).
She obtained her PhD from Tsinghua Univeristy, and her doctoral dissertation won the “Highly Commended Award” in Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards. She is also the winner of 2014 Emerald Best Paper Award. She has been a visiting scholar in Lund University in 2009, Copenhagen Business School in 2011, and Italian National Research Council in 2013.
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