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 outstanding graduate).

Since Nov 2007, Nengye started his PhD research at 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 from Ghent University, working on “Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution, a Comparative Study between European and Chinese Law”, and defended his PhD in 2012.

Nengye currently is a Senior Lecturer at Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide (Australia), where he teaches the law of the sea and Chinese law. Prior to that, he had worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Future Ocean Cluster of Excellence (Kiel, Germany, 2012-2013), a EU Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Dundee (UK, 2013-2015), and a senior lecturer at the University of New England (Australia, 2015-2016)

He has lead-edited two books, published more than 40 refereed articles and book chapters in leading journals, such as Marine Policy, International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, Ocean Development and International Law, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, Review of European Comparative and International Environmental Law, and presented research results in 30 countries across five continents. His researcher’s profile can be found: