SONG Gang

EMPLOYMENT:

2004.4 - Beijing Municipal Administration Commission
Deputy Director of Science and Technology Department.
I am in charge of science and technology innovation in urban management, ICT application in city management including e-Government, digital Beijing (applying IT technology, including GIS, GPS, RS, in the municipal administration of Beijing). I also act as the Deputy Director of the Research Team of Linux-based Application Pilot Program.
2000.8-2004.4 Beijing Municipal Administration Commission
Section chief of the General Office.
I am in charge of coordination with the legislative body NPC and the political consultative body CPPCC, Foreign Affairs, office automation and I am also partly responsible for E-government and coordinating of the IT application in municipal management in Beijing.
1996.8-2000.8 Beijing Environmental Sanitation Administrative Bureau
Project officer in the Foreign Economic Relations Division.
Involved in the implementation of the Beijing Solid Waste Disposal Project using German grant and other project using fund or technology from foreign countries. 3R Initiative in Solid Waste Management, which is published in 1996, has quite positive influence on policy making.
1995.6-1996.8 Wanrong General Industrial & Commercial Co.
Chief Assistant of Business Management Department.
I was in charge of CI and IT Strategy, projects management. During the service there, I constructed the database of business operation with 3-dimention animation demonstrations. MS Access, VB, Photoshop, 3DS is among my favorite tools.

OTHER EXPERIENCE:

2005.11 - current

Mobile Government Laboratory China (mGov Lab China), Director
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Guest Professor
Business Information, Organization and Process Management Centre at University of Westminster, External Member

2001.3 - current Greener Beijing Institute (GBI), Executive Director
In a private capacity, I act as senior advisor of IT Strategy, organization development and voluntary actions of GBI.
2002.8-2004.4

Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) Fellow

Attended International Workshop on Sustainable Development: Megacities and Rural Community Development, which is jointly held by Asian Institute of Technology and LEAD in Bangkok, Thailand in September, 2003.

Attended Joint Brazil-China-Mexico Session: The Challenges of Social -Environmental governance in Brasilia, Brazil in December, 2003.

Awarded the status of LEAD fellow at the LEAD International Session on Future Food Security in April 2004 in London

1998.8-2001.3

Personal Internet Application and Volunteer Activity

In a private capacity, I initiated Greener Beijing Institute, which is a famous environmental NGO in China, featured by volunteerism. As general coordinator of GBI, I organized several successful campaigns such as Recycling Action, Save Tibetan Antelope, A Green Beijing for Green Olympics.

I am designer of the World Wide Web facilities of several non-profit organizations, including GBI, in China.

EDUCATION:

2007.9 -

Institute of Remote Sensing and GIS, Peking University
PhD Candidate

2004.10 - 2005.10

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Chevening Scholar
at Department of Information System
MSc Analysis, Design and Management of Information System

2002.2-2004.9 Renmin University of China
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Selected as Academic Director of MPA Graduates Association.
1991.8-1995.6 Beijing University of Science and Technology
Bachelor of Arts in Science and English. Courses including Metallurgy, Machinery design sketch, Mathematics, Experimental physics, Intellectual Property Rights, Advertisement, German ,Computer science and English courses. Involved in the artificial intelligence project.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

My personal website has gained wide recognize, include:

99'National Internet Application and Design Award
98' China Homepage Design Competition Award (I am the only individual award winner among the other 29 institutions, mainly IT companies.)
CIS Top 100 Chinese Website List

Greener Beijing Institute, the active environmental NGO initiated by me is widely acknowledged in the environmental circle. It is awarded the Ford Conservation and Environmental Grants in 2001.

Most of the popular media in China include CCTV, BTV, People Daily, China Environment News, China Youth Daily, Beijing Youth Daily, Home Computer, Xinhua News Agency, China News Agency have carried reports and stories on my achievements in the Internet application and organization of environmental campaigns.

PUBLICATIONS (RESEARCH)

SONG Gang, CHEN Kailiang, ZHANG Nan, TANG Qiang, ZHU Hui. (2008) "Innovation Mode of Fab Lab and Its Enlightenment" Scientific Management Research, Vol. 62, No. 6, pp.1-4
SONG Gang, JI Yang, TANG Qiang, ZHANG Nan. (2008) "Innovation Mode of Living Lab and Its Enlightenment" Scientific Management Research, Vol. 62, No. 3, pp.4-7
SONG Gang, LI Liming, WANG Wusheng. (2008) “Practice of City Management "3 Yan" Application Innovation Park Mode” Chinese Public Administration, Special Issue, pp.98-101
ZHANG Nan, GUO Xunhua, CHEN Guoqing and SONG Gang. (2008) The Cultural Perspective of Mobile Government Terminal Acceptance: “An Exploratory Study in China”. Asia Pacific Conference on Information Systems. Suzhou, China.
SONG Gang, TANG Qiang, CHEN Rui, JI Yang. (2008) “Technology Innovation in Perspective of Complexity Science” Impact of Science on Society, 2, pp.28-33
SONG Gang. Strengthen City Operations Management under the Guidance of View of Scientific Development[J]. Urban and Rural Development, 2008, (1): 64-66
SONG Gang. Three-Dimensional Morphology of Urban Management in Perspective of Complexity Science[J]. Urban Development Research, 2007, 14(6): 72-76
LI Liming, SONG Gang, LIU Kun. etc. Brief Discussion on City Operations Pattern[J]. Urban Management Science and Technology, 2007, 9(2): 22-26
SONG Gang. Beyond Reductionism: Towards Modern Urban Management[J]. Urban Management Science and Technology, 2007, 9(2): 27-30
SONG Gang, TANG Qiang. Modern Urban Management – An Open Complex Giant System[J]. Urban Development Research, 2007, 14(2): 66-70
SONG Gang, CORNFORD Tony. Mobile Government: Towards a Service Paradigm[C]//Dan Remenyi. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on e-Government. Pittsburgh, USA: University of Pittsburgh, 2006: 208-218
SONG Gang, CHEN Rui. Complexity Science and Modern Urban Management[J]. The Influence of Science on Society, 2006(4): 27-30
SONG Gang, LI Mingsheng. Reinvent Public Management by Mobile Government[J]. Office Automation, 2006(9):10-13
LI Liming, SONG Gang, CAO Jiefeng. etc. The Application of GBCP theory in Beijing Informational City Management System[J]. Municipal Administration and Technology, 2006, 8(3): 99-103.
LI Liming, SONG Gang, CAO Jiefeng. etc. Preliminary Exploration of e-Public Affairs - eGBCP[J]. Municipal Administration and Technology, 2006, 8(1): 1-6.
SONG Gang. Mobile Technology Application in City Management: An Illumination of Project Nomad in UK[J]. Municipal Administration and Technology, 2005, 7(3): 103-106.
SONG Gang. Transcending e-Government: a Case of Mobile Government in Beijing[C]//Kushchu I, Kuscu H. Proceedings of the First European Conference on Mobile Government. Brighton, UK: Sussex University, 2005:476-485
LI Liming, SONG Gang, LIU Kun and WANG Ti. The Feasibility Discussion of “Network Aid” System Engineering [J]. Municipal Administration and Technology, 2004, 6(1): 10-13.
SONG Gang. 3R Initiative on Solid Waste Management[J]. Greener Beijing, 1997(3)

MORE INFORMATION: To be found at

       SONG Gang's Personal Portal at: http://song.mgov.cn

       Family Homepage at: http://www.grchina.com/qiang/

       Greener Beijing Institute at: http://www.gbi.org.cn/

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