Martin de Jong – PhD. Scientific director of the Erasmus University Rotterdam Research Initiative 'Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity'; professor at Rotterdam School of Management and Erasmus School of Law and distinguished professor in global public policy at the School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Netherlands. Until recently he held the chair in urban and infrastructure development in China at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology.
PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS:
Main research topics– smart, low carbon and eco city development, urban planning, transport planning, public policy and city branding.
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL CAREER:
- Martin de Jong is a recognized expert in the study of public policy, its influence on ethnography; he deals with issues of spatial and environmental planning. W.M. de Jong has specialized in urban development and China's infrastructure (with special strength in transport), focuses on the planning and development of eco-cities, with low carbon emissions.
- Martin de Jong obtained his master’s degree in public administration from Erasmus University Rotterdam and Leiden University in 1993. He obtained his PhD degree in system engineering and policy analysis from Delft University of Technology in 1999. Since then he has worked or been a visiting scholar (apart from his permanent position at TU-Delft) at University of Amsterdam, George Mason University, Helsinki University of Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, Dalian University of Technology and Fudan University. Also he has worked at Delft University of Technology (Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management) as a professor.
- Jong, Martin de, Simon Joss, Daan Schraven, Changjie Zhan and Margot Weijnen (2015): Sustainable-Smart-Resilient-Low Carbon-Eco-Knowledge Cities; Making sense of a multitude of concepts promoting sustainable urbanization, in Journal of Cleaner Production. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.02.004
- Jong, Martin de, Dong Wang and Chang Yu (2013): Exploring the relevance of the eco-city concept in China: the Case of Shenzhen Sino-Dutch Low Carbon City, in: Journal of Urban Technology 20 (1), pages 95-113.
- Jong, Martin de (2012): ‘The pros and cons of Confucian values in transport infrastructure development in China’: in Policy & Society 31 (1), pages 13-24
- Jong, Martin de, Mu Rui, Dominic Stead, Ma Yongchi and Xi Bao (2010): Introducing public-private partnerships for subways in China; What’s the evidence? in Journal of Transport Geography 18 (2010), pages 301-313.
- Jong, Martin de and Jurian Edelenbos (2007): An Insider’s Perspective of Multilateral Learning in a European Expert Network; Social Interaction and Conceptual replication in a European project on sustainable urban development, in: European Planning Studies 15 (5) (June 2007), pages 687-706.
- Jong, Martin de, Konstantinos Lalenis & Virginie Mamadouh (eds) (2002), The Theory and Practice of Institutional Transplantation; Experiences with the Transfer of Policy Institutions, Geo Journal Library, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
CONFERENCES AND COMPETITIONS PARTICIPATION (AWARDS):
- Science and Public Policy (Journal – Editor, 2002)
- Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission (Editor, 2002)
- Kluwer (Publisher – Editor, 2002)
- Lemma B.V. (Publisher – Editor. 2003)
- Knowledge, Technology & Policy (Journal – Editor, 2004)
- 24th Annual Conference IAIA (International Association for Impact Assessment – Participant, 2004)
- Transport Health Environment. Institutional Arrangements for Policy Integration (Conference - Participant, 2006)
- Institutional transformation in network-bound industries in the Netherlands. Do patterns of technological transition evolve through history? (Conference - Speaker, 2007)
- Policy and Society (Journal - Speaker, 2012)
- Public lecture at the Tomsk Polytechnic University. Topic of the lecture: "Institutional transplantation as an example of eco-cities in China and the possibility of creating eco-cities in Russia." (Speaker, 2013)
TOPIC OF THE REPORT:
From city branding to implementation. Avoiding green washing and adopting sustainable urban transformation.