科学技术与社会研究所

Institute of Science, Technology and Society

Wei Hong

 

Institute of Science, Technology& Society

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 100084

Tel: 62794966-251 (o), 13436356508 (c)

Email: hongwei@tsinghua.edu.cn

       

Education

Ph.D., Sociology, 2007, University of Illinois at Chicago

M.A., Sociology, 1999, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

B.S., Physics, 1996, Nanjing University

 

Publications: 

1.        Tao, Yu, Wei Hong and Ying Ma, forthcoming, “Gender Differences in Publication Productivity among Scientists and Engineers in the U.S. and China: Similarities and Differences”, Minerva.

2.        Hong, Wei and Yandong Zhao, 2016, “How Social Networks Affect Scientific Performance: Evidence from a National Survey of Chinese Scientists”, Science Technology & Human Values 41(2) 243-273.

3.        Zhao, Yandong and Wei Hong, 2015, “The impact of industry funding on scientific activities”, Science Research Management 36(12):19-28.

4.        Lu, Xiao, Wei Hong, Guangxi, He, 2014, “The Academic and Innovation Productivity of Overseas Returnees: An Analysis Based on the National Survey of Science and Technology Personnels”, Fudan Public Administration Review (in Chinese) 12: 7:25.

5.        Wang, Zengpeng, Wei Hong, 2014, “The transfer of tacit knowledge from the perspective of sociology of science: an analysis of Collins’theory of tacit knowledge transfer”, Studies in Science of Science (in Chinese), 32(5): 641-649.

6.        Hong, Wei and Yu-Sung Su, 2013, “The Effect of Institutional Proximity in Non-Local University-Industry Collaborations: An Analysis Based on Chinese Patent Data”, Research Policy 42(2): 454–464.

7.        Hong, Wei, 2012, “A Review on Post-Merton Sociology of Science”, Impact of Science on Society (in Chinese) 2 (3): 37-59.

8.         Hong, Wei, Kazuyuki Motohashi, Guoping Zeng, 2012, “Intellectual Property Strategies of High-Tech Enterprises: A Study on the SMEs at the Tsinghua Science Park”, Science & Technology Progress and Policy (in Chinese), 29(1): 79-82.

9.         Hong, Wei, Gang Zhao, Guoping Zeng, 2011, “An Analysis of the Funding Mode of American Private Foundations in China”, Science and Technology Management Research (in Chinese),31(13):202-205.

10.    Hong, Wei, Kazuyuki Motohashi, Guoping Zeng, 2011, “Whether Neighboring with Universities Can Enhance Innovation Competency—A Study Based on SMEs at the Tsinghua Science Park”, The Science of Science and Management of Science and Technology (in Chinese), 32 (6): 52-58.

11.    John P. Walsh and Wei Hong, 2011, “A Review on Technology Transfer Systems in American Universities”. Studies in Science of Science (in Chinese), 29(5): 641-649.

12.     Hong, Wei. 2010, "Communism and Secrecy: A Review of the Academic and Market Models of Scientific Research". Studies in Science of Science (in Chinese), 28(3):  339-345.  

13.     Hong, Wei. 2010, "The Changing Regional Pattern of University-Industry Co-Patenting: An Analysis Based on Social Network Method". Studies in Science of Science (in Chinese), 28(1): 40-46,150.

14.     Hong, Wei, Honglin Li, Guoping Zeng. 2009 "A Review of the Funding Trend of American Private Foundations". The Journal of Shandong University of Science and Technology (Social Edition, in Chinese) 11(3): 13-18.

15.    Hong, Wei and John P. Walsh. 2009. “For money or glory?: secrecy, competition and commercialization in the entrepreneurial university.” The Sociological Quarterly 50: 145-171.

16.    Hong, Wei. 2008. “Domination of a scientific field: capital struggle in a Chinese isotope lab.” Social Studies of Science 38: 543-570.

17.    Hong, Wei. 2008. “Decline of the center: the decentralizing process of knowledge transfer of Chinese universities from 1985-2004.” Research Policy 37(4):580-595.

18.    Hong, Wei. 2006. “Technology transfer in Chinese universities: is mode 2 sufficient for a developing country?” Pp. 21-50 (Chapter 2) in Pui-lam Law, Leopoldina Fortunati, and Shanghua Yang (eds.), New Technologies in Global Societies. New Jersey: World Scientific Publishers.

19.    Walsh, John P. and Wei Hong. 2003. "Secrecy is increasing in step with competition." Nature 422: 801-802.

20.    Hong, Wei. 1998. “The merging trend of economics and sociology.” Journal of HUST (Social Science Edition, in Chinese) Apr: 12-14.

21.    Chen, Wuming, Wei Hong, J.F. Geng, X.S.Wu, W. Ji, X. Jin, L. Qui, and L.Y. Li. 1996. “Iodometric titration for determining the oxygen content of samples doped with Fe and Co.” Physica C 270: 349-353.

 

Works in Progress 

  • Wang, Shuyan and Wei Hong, Purity and Danger: Public Perception of Air Pollution from A Perspective of Cultural Anthropology.

  • Zheng, Enying, Yasheng Huang, Rongzhu Ke, Wei Hong,“Social Networks and Meritocracy in Elite Recruitment: The Chinese Civil Service Examinations, 1400?1580”.

  • Zeng, Dian, Wei Hong, “Master of the Night: Destiny of a Profession under Technological Changes”.

  • An, Zhiyong, Wei Hong, Yandong, Zhao, “The quality of Job Matching and Job Productivity: Empirical Evidence from China Using An Instrumental Variable (IV) Approach”

  • Hong, Wei. “Evolution of the regional innovation system: examining the structural properties of the Chinese knowledge exchanging networks from 1985-2004.”

 

Invited Presentations

  • Hong, Wei. 2012 “Post Mertonian Sociology of Science”, Conference on Sociology of Science, September 22-23, Tianjin, China.

  • Hong, Wei. 2007 “Decline of the Center: the Decentralizing Process of Knowledge Transfer from Chinese Universities During the Reform Period”. Presented at the Education Policy Seminar, the Institute of Higher Education, University of Georgia. December 3, Athens, GA.

  • Hong, Wei. 2007 “Applying logit p* Model in Innovation Studies: An Example on the Chinese Knowledge Exchange Networks”. Presented at the NIH Seminar, the Institute of Higher Education, University of Georgia. December 3, Athens, GA.

 

Presentations 

  • Dian Zeng; Wei Hong, 2016. Master of the Night: Destiny of a Profession under Technological Changes, the 12th EASTS Network Conference, Beijing, Nov. 18-20.

  • Hong, Wei, Yandong Zhao, “How social networks affect scientific performance? Evidence from a national survey of Chinese scientists”, the 108th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, New York City, Aug. 10-13, 2013.

  • Hong, Wei, Yandong Zhao, “How social networks affect scientific performance? Evidence from a national survey of Chinese scientists”, International Network for Social Network Analysis Conference, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, July 12-15, 2013.

  • Hong, Wei, “Validating Determinants of Non-Local University-Industry Collaborations: An Analysis Based on Chinese Patent Data”, presented at the EuSPRI Conference “Path - breaking innovation. Understanding, managing and providing support for continuous radical change in science and innovation”, Milan, Italy, June 27-29, 2012.

  • Hong, Wei,“Determinants of Non-Local University-Industry Collaboration:
    An Analysis Based on Chinese Patent Data”,presented at The 35th Society for Social Studies of Science) Annual Meeting,Tokyo,Aug. 25-29, 2010.

  • Hong, Wei. 2006 “Evolution of the regional innovation system: examining the structural properties of the Chinese knowledge exchanging networks from 1985-2004”. Presented at the 2006 Technology Transfer Society Conference, September 27-29, Atlanta, GA.

  • Hong, Wei. 2006 “Decline of the center: the decentralizing process of knowledge transfer of Chinese universities from 1985-2004.” Presented at the Atlanta Conference on S&T policy, May 20, Atlanta, GA.

  • Hong, Wei. “Decline of the center: the decentralizing process of knowledge transfer of Chinese universities from 1985-2004.” Presented at the Science & Technology in Society: An International Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, April 22, Washington, D.C.

  • Hong, Wei. 2005. “Domination of a scientific field: capital struggle in a Chinese isotope lab.” Presented at the Society for Social Studies of Science Conference, October 22, Pasadena, CA.

  • Hong, Wei. 2005. “Technology transfer in Chinese universities: forms and implications. “Presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, August 15, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Youm, Yoosik, April Oh, and Wei Hong. 2005. “An examination of needed and received amounts of social support: the effects of social networks, neighborhood embeddedness, and stage of breast cancer diagnosis.” Presented at the CPHHD 2nd Annual Grantees Meeting, May 19, Chicago, IL.

  • Walsh, John P. and Wei Hong. 2004. “For money or glory?: secrecy, competition and commercialization in science.” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, August 16, San Francisco, CA.

  • Hong, Wei. 2004. “Technology transfer from university to industry: the case of China.” Presented at the 36th International Institute of Sociology World Congress, July 10, Beijing, China.

  • Walsh, John P. and Wei Hong. 2004. “For money or glory?: secrecy, competition and commercialization in science.” Presented at Sociology Day at UIC, March 24, Chicago, IL.

  • Hong, Wei. 2003. “Domination of a scientific field: capital struggle in a Chinese isotope lab.” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, August 16, Atlanta, GA. 

 

Work Experience:

December 2010--: Associate Professor

Institute of Science, Technology& Society, Tsinghua University

March 2010-- December 2010: Lecturer

Institute of Science, Technology& Society, Tsinghua University

Apr. 2008—March 2010: Post-Doc

Institute of Science, Technology& Society, Tsinghua University

Aug. 2007— Apr. 2008: Post-Doc

Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago  

 

Service

  • 2015-: Secretary for the Sociology of Science Committee, Chinese Sociological Association..

  • 2013- : Associate Secretary for the Sociology of Science Committee, Society for Science of Science and Science Policy.

  • 2013-: Steering Committee Member of Beijing Society for History and Sociology of Science.

  • 2012-2014:Steering Committee Member of APSTSN (Asia-Pacific Science, Technology and Society (STS) Network)

  • 2013- : EASTS(East Asian Science, Technology and Society)Editorial Board

  • 2011-2012:EASTS(East Asian Science, Technology and Society)Editor (Mainland China) of the Book Review Board

  • 2009-2011:Committee Member of the Chinese Network for Social Network Studies 

  • Ad hoc Reviewer for Research Policy, Journal of Economic Geography, Journal of Technology Transfer,Minerva, East Asian Science, Technology, and Society, Journal of Science and Technology Policy in China,Journal of Business Research

 

Awards and Honors:

  • 2013: Outstanding Young Scholar at Tsinghua University

  • 2011: Outstanding Reviewer at the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence (selected for the very impressive and significant contribution made as a Reviewer to Journal of Science and Technology Policy in China throughout 2010)

  • 2006-2007: The Dean's Scholar Award.

  • 2006: Travel Grant for the 2006 Science and Technology in Society Graduate Student Conference.

  • 2005: Travel Grant for the Society for Social Studies of Science Conference.

  • 2004-2005: The Liberal Arts & Sciences Scholarship, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago.

  • Spring 2004: The Provost’s Research Award, the Graduate College, University of Illinois at Chicago.

  • Aug. 2004:  Graduate Student Council and Graduate College Travel Award for the 99th ASA annual meeting, Graduate College, University of Illinois at Chicago.

  • July 2004: The World Vision Scholarship for the 36th IIS World Congress.

  • Aug. 2003:  Graduate Student Council and Graduate College Travel Award for the 98th ASA annual meeting, Graduate College, University of Illinois at Chicago.

  • 1997- 1998: Honored Graduate Student of HuaZhong University of Science and Technology.

  • 1996-1999: Graduate Fellowship at HuaZhong University of Science and Technology.

  • 1994-1995: Renmin Scholarship at Nanjing University.