Dr. Marina Yue Zhang is an associate professor at the Australia-China Relations Institute, University of Technology Sydney (UTS: ACRI). Prior to this position, Marina worked for UNSW in Australia and Tsinghua University in China. Marina holds a bachelor’s degree in biological science from Peking University, an MBA and a PhD from Australian National University. Marina’s research interests cover China’s innovation policy and practice, latecomers’ catch-up, emerging and disruptive technologies, and network effects in digital transformation. She focuses on industrial such as semiconductors, biotechnology and biopharmaceuticals, and clean energy transition. She is the author of three books, including “Demystifying China’s Innovation Machine: Chaotic Order,” co-authored with Mark Dodgson and David Gann (Oxford University Press, 2022). In addition to academic publications in technology and innovation, Marina also writes analysis pieces on the intersection of technology and international relations in The National Interest, The Diplomat, The Conversation, The Interpreter by Lowy Institute, East Asia Forum, and comments on science and technology issues on BBC News, Bloomberg TV and other news outlets.