Dr. Ngeow Chow-Bing is the Director of the Institute of China Studies at the University of Malaya. In addition, he has also been appointed a Special Senior Research Fellow at the National Institute for Global Strategy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (2017-2020).
Dr. Ngeow received his PhD in Public and International Affairs from Northeastern University. He has published more than 30 scholarly articles related to China as book chapters and in peer-reviewed journals such as China Review, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of Contemporary China, Contemporary Southeast Asia, East Asia: An International Quarterly, China: An International Journal, Problems of Post-Communism, Issues and Studies, and International Journal of China Studies.
In addition, he has published four edited/coedited books: Researching China in Southeast Asia (2019); Rising China, Resilient Japan, Resourceful ASEAN: Selected Writings of Lee Poh Ping on East Asian International Relations (2018); Southeast Asia and China: Exercises in Mutual Socialization (2017); and Zhenghe Forum: Connecting China with the Muslim World (2016).
Dr. Ngeow is frequently interviewed by local media such as Sinchew Daily, Oriental Daily News, The Star, Free Malaysia Today, The Edge, Malaysiakini, and international media including South China Morning Post, Quartz, Forbes, The Straits Times, Xinhua News Agency, China Business Times, China Global Television Network (CGTN), Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai (NHK) and Duowei News for issues pertaining to China and Malaysia-China relations. He has also contributed with opinion pieces to online policy magazines such as East-Asia Forum and Asia Dialogue.
Dr. Ngeow’s research interests include China’s political reforms, organization and management of the Chinese Communist Party, and China-Southeast Asia relations.