Dr. Ying Zhang is a visiting professor at at Harvard University (Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School). She is also on faculty at one of the top Business Schools in Europe---Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in the Netherlands, as an Associate Dean for China Business and a Professor on Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Professor Zhang is recognized as one of “Best 40 Under 40” Business School Professors worldwide by Poets & Quants in 2015, and as the featured business school professor at NativeSociety (in USA) and an Elite Professional Woman (in USA) by National Association of Professional Women.
Professor Zhang has a cross-disciplinary background including engineering, economics, and management, etc. and supervise cross-disciplinary studies in economics, business administration, entrepreneurship, innovation, and globalization at graduate and PhD level. Her research interests are at both macro and micro levels, from both an academic and practice angle. At a macro economics level, she studies economic transition and entrepreneurship development. At an organizational level, she looks at both advanced countries’ and emerging countries’ corporate entrepreneurship and latecomers’ catching up process, as well as globalization and localization of organizational culture. At an individual level, she looks into interactive system of entrepreneurial cognition, emotion, entrepreneurial brain reward, and entrepreneurship education from entrepreneurial and neuroscience perspective. Her other research interests include social entrepreneurship, higher education management, and business education, supported by various funding from both Europe and China.
Professor Zhang received her Ph.D. degree from Eindhoven University of Technology from a doctoral programme jointly delivered with the United Nations University, in Maastricht, also in the Netherlands.<embed>