Nengye Liu

Prof. dr. Nengye Liu

Liu Nengye graduated from Law School, Wuhan University, China (Bachelor of Law 2004, Master of International Law 2007 as an outstanding graduate).

In November 2007, Nengye started his PhD research at the Department of Public International Law/Maritime Institute, Ghent University, Belgium, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Frank Maes. He received a four years' doctoral scholarship (BOF) from Ghent University, working on “Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution, a Comparative Study between European and Chinese Law”, and defended his PhD in September 2012.

Dr Nengye Liu is currently Associate Professor (with tenure) at Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University. Prior to moving to Singapore, most recently he was an Associate Professor at Macquarie University, Sydney Australia, where he also served as the Director of the Centre for Environmental law - Australia's oldest continuously functioning environmental law research centre founded in 1983. Prof Liu has taken the lead to edit two books: “The European Union and the Arctic” (Brill, 2017), “Governing Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions” (Edward Elgar, 2019); published 50+ refereed journal articles and book chapters over the past decade; and delivered 100+ presentations about his research findings across five continents. Since 2021, He has been Co-Chair of American Society of International Law’s International Environmental Law Interest Group as well as Member of the Governing Board, IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, representing Oceania. He also sits on the editorial board of Marine Policy (Elsevier) and Ocean Development and International Law (Taylor & Francis).