Professor Chi Wei Su is a distinguished academic, holding the positions of professor and doctoral supervisor at Qingdao University. He serves as the Dean of the Capital Market Research Institute and acts as the Deputy Director of the China Center for Financial Inclusion Research. Acknowledged as one of the world’s most influential researchers, he has been included in the top 1% globally by Clarivate. In the field of applied economics, he earned recognition as a Chinese Highly Cited Researcher from 2020 to 2022, according to Elsevier. Additionally, Stanford University identified him as one of the world’s top 2% scientists in both 2022 and 2023.

Professor Su has been honored as a Fellow of the International Engineering and Technology Institute. Furthermore, he holds the role of a guest editor for esteemed journals such as Energy Economics, Economic Analysis Policy, Economic Research- Ekonomska Istrazivanja, Frontiers in Public Health, and Environmental Science and Pollution, among others.

His research interests are centered around the theoretical and practical aspects of green finance, regional economic development, energy, carbon neutrality, and climate change. Demonstrating remarkable scientific contributions, he has authored over 300 papers listed in the Web of Science (WOS) as the first or corresponding author, including numerous highly cited papers. His work is prominently featured in prestigious academic journals like Energy Policy, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, Resources Policy, Energy, Urban Studies, Economic Modelling, and the International Review of Economic and Finance.