Professor on Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Sustainability and Wellness
Dr. ir. Ying Zhang
2021 The winner of the Case Center Awards and Competitions 2021. The case method community’s annual ‘Oscars’.
2020 Harvard Business Review China Mentor, by Harvard Business Review
2019 MOOC Award of Excellence Winner, SDGAcademy and UNSDSN
2019 Thinkers50 Radar list of 30 next-generation business thinkers
2017 Dutch ViVA 400 Knappe Koppen (Smart Head) Nominee
2017 China National Key Research and Development Project intentional land transportation Research under China's Belt and Road Strategy approved Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China (6.23million RMB= 796,574 euros)
- partners: (Beijing Jiaotong University, International Union of Railway, China Railway Corporate)
2017 Acknowledgment from China’s Poverty Alleviation via Education, Excellent School Principals Program
2017 TED Women x Amsterdam Speaker
2017 CCTV-1 Young Speaker of China Lecture, One Belt One Road Series - Rotterdam (sept. 2017)
2017 Featured China Speaker by China Speaker Bureau
2017 Advisory Board Member of Amsterdam School of International Business
2017 Erasmus-Huawei Professor (with 60,000 euros /annual of the fund in Erasmus-Huawei Collaboration Program)
2016-2017 Senior Academic Advisor for Dutch National Framework of the BBA Program International Business
2016 Sino-Dutch Research Grant on “OBOR scholar exchange” from Nuffic Holland (16,113 euros)
2016 Featured professor at The NativeSociety in USA. In the sector of Education and Business Schools (among other professors and deans from HBS, MIT, Stanford, and Wharton etc.)
2016 Elite Woman by National Association of Professional Women (American non-profit Association)
2015 SAGE Knowledge Selected featuring subject: China Business
2016 Chinese Scholarship Council fund on the project of “Localization and Globalization of Chinese, with “One Belt One Road Strategy”. (57,600 EUR)
2015 Best 40 Under 40 Professors. Awarded by Poets & Quants.
2015 Harvard Scholarly Research Fund (53,000 USD)
2015 AOM OMT Nominated Best International Symposium, Vancouver, August 2015.
Honorary professorship granted by School of Management and Economics, Beijing Jiaotong University, June 2015.
Distinguished Professor selected by MBA students from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, April. 2015
2015 China Scholarship Council Research Fund on the Project of “Cooperation, Cognition, and Corporate Entrepreneurship Development from Both Sides of the World: China and the Netherlands” (57,600 EUR).
Chinese Economy and Business Program ranked as the highest student-evaluated master program in RSM.
European Entrepreneurship Professorship, EFER, July 2011
Huygens Research Grant by the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science, 2010 (40,600 EUR).
United Nations University Research Grant, 2008 (30,000 EUR).
Business Plan Competition: Compression Stockings designed at Vision Dynamics, 2007 (336,000 EUR investment in the mid of 2007 for a stocking design). Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.