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Yuankun Luo

Assistant Professor


Dr. Yuankun Luo joined the College of Business in 2020 and is currently an Assistant Professor at Southern University of Science and Technology. He obtained his PhD degree in Manufacturing Management from the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) University of Cambridge. His current research interest lies in industrial upgrading and region-based business ecosystem especially investigating long-term regional growth from complex industrial phenomena so as to understand changes of regions from embedded industrial and information systems. With a multi-disciplinary educational background he dedicates himself to teaching and research by organically integrating theoretical domains including Economics Geography Information System and Management.

Educational Background

  • 2015-2019: PhD Student Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) and Girton College University of Cambridge
  • 2013-2014: Master Student Department of Asian and Policy Studies The Hong Kong Institute of Education (Renamed as The Education University of Hong Kong in 2016)
  • 2009-2012: Undergraduate Student Department of Economics University College London (UCL).

Research Interest

Business/Innovation Ecosystem Regional Growth Industrial Upgrading Digital Transformation