Academy Associate
Guoyu Wang

Expertise

  • Emerging international mechanisms for safety, security and long-term sustainability of outer space activities
  • Space law (International legal regimes and 'soft' law for space security)
  • National space legislation, in particular with US, China

Experience

2014Academy Senior Fellow, International Security Department, Chatham House
2013– Director, Space Legal Department, DeHeng Law Firm (Part time) 
2012–

Chinese Delegate,  55th, 56th Session of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful use of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS), 52nd Session of the Legal-Subcommittee of UNCOPOUS, 51st Session of the Scientific and Technical-Subcommittee (STSC); Chinese Expert, Long-term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities Working Group of STSC of UNCOPUOS 

July 2008–  Deputy Director, Institute of Space Law, Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) ; Associate Professor, Law School, BIT, China 
2011– 2012  Visiting scholar, National Center for Remote Sensing, Air, and Space Law Mississippi University School of Law, US 
2005–08 Doctor of Law and Economics, Economy School, Jilin University, China 
2002–05  Master of International Law, Law School, Jilin University, China 
1997–2001 Bachelor of Law, Law School, Jilin University, China 

Languages

  • Chinese, English
  • A Comparison of Selected Space Law Terms of Art Used in The Official Chinese and English Versions of The UN Space Treaties and Official Chinese Documents, Journal of Space Law, 2012(2)
  • The Legal Basis for Active Space Debris Removal,  2013(56) proceedings of the colloquium on the law of outer space, unpublished
  • The Legal Resources of US Space Law, China Aerospace Magazine, 2013(9)
  • The Regulatory Regime of US Space Law, China Aerospace Magazine, 2013(10)
  • The Necessity and Feasibility of Chinese National Space Legislation, Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology, 2012(6)
  • The Transparency and Confidence-Building Measures Working Group of Governmental Experts (TCBMs GGE) and the Due Countermeasures of China, China Aerospace Magazine, 2012(12)
  • The Transparency and Confidence-Building Measures and the Current Position of China, China Aerospace Magazine, 2012(9)
  • The Research on the Long-term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities and the Due Position of China, China Aerospace Magazine, 2012(6)
  • The Discrimination Between ‘Common Heritage’, ‘Common Property’ and ‘Common Wealth’, Space Law Dispatches, 2012(1);
  • The Establishment of National Mechanism on Space Debris Mitigation, China Aerospace Magazine, 2011(4)
  • Analysis of the Applicable Law to a Private Spaceflight Contract under the Latest Chinese Conflict Rules Legislation, (2011)54 proceedings of the colloquium on the law of outer space
  • Nationality Link’s Contribution to Space Law under the Privatization and Commercialization of Space Activities, Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology, 2011(6)
  • Theory and Practice of 'Cooperation and Competition' in the New European Space Policy, HeBei Law, 2010(2)
  • The Applicable Law in Tort Related to the International Space Station (ISS)--From the ESA Party States' Perspective, Journal of Beihang University, 2010(5)
  • Construction of China's Space Debris Mitigation Mechanism, China Aerospace Magazine, 2010(8)