Zheng Pai

Shanghai (China)

Expert in International Air Law and Space Law, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Education: 

From 2009 to 2012 – LL.M. in International Law, East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL), Shanghai, China.

From 2013 to 2014 – LL.M. (Adv.) in Air and Space Law, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands.

From 2012 to 2015 – Ph.D. in International Law (Cum Laude), East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL), Shanghai, China.

teaching activity: 

From Nov 2015 to present – Assistant Professor and University Lecturer at International Law School of East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL), Shanghai, China.

Courses taught: international air law (bilingual), public international law, Philip C. Jessup international law moot court competition.

OTHER ACTIVITIES: 

From Jan 2018 to present – An Editorial Board Member of the international journal Air and Space Law published by Kluwer Law International.

From Jul 2018 to present – An Editorial Board Member of the Chinese magazine China Aviation Law Review published by Law Press China.

From Jul 2018 to present – Research Project Leader for the “Study of Municipal Legislation on Civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)”, a research project of the Development Research Centre of Shanghai.

From Oct 2017 to present – A Research Supervisor for postgraduate students at ECUPL International Law School, Shanghai, China.

From Sep 2016 to present – Academic Coordinator of Air Law Association of Shanghai Law Society.

From Sep 2016 to present – Assistant Research Fellow at ECUPL Centre for Rule of Law Strategy Studies, Shanghai, China.

From Sep 2016 to present – An Academic Supervisor for graduate students at ECUPL International Law School, Shanghai, China.

In Feb 2018 – A Judge for the 16th Chinese National Round of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Beijing, China.

From Oct 2017 to Apr 2018, Coach of ECUPL Team, the 9th Leiden-Sarin International Air Law Moot Court Competition, Seoul, South Korea.

In Dec 2017 – A Judge for the Chinese National Round of the 11th Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition, Shanghai, China.

In May 2017 – Coordinator of the conference “2017 Shanghai International Air Law Forum: Exploring Diversified Approaches for Aviation Dispute Settlement”, Shanghai, China.

From Nov 2016 to Apr 2017 – A Member of the International Board of Review and a Judge for the 8th Leiden-Sarin International Air Law Moot Court Competition, Valletta, Malta.

In May 2016 – Coordinator of the conference “2016 Shanghai International Air Law Forum”, Shanghai, China.

In Apr 2016 – Delivered a presentation about “The ASEAN-China Open Skies Agreement: Recent Development and Future Impact” at the conference “Partnering in Opening Skies of East Asia”, Jakarta, Indonesia.

From Nov 2015 to Apr 2016 – A Member of the International Board of Review and a Judge for the 7th Leiden-Sarin International Air Law Moot Court Competition, Jakarta, Indonesia.

From Nov 2015 to Aug 2016 – Assistant Research Fellow at ECUPL Institute of Social Sciences, Shanghai, China.

From Nov 2014 to Apr 2015 – A Member of the International Board of Review and a Judge for the 6th Leiden-Sarin International Air Law Moot Court Competition, Beijing, China.

Publications: 
Zheng Pai (co-authored with Guobin Zhang), A New Step Forward: Review of China’s 2016 Legislation on International Seabed Area Exploration and Exploitation, 73 Marine Policy 244–255 (2016).
Zheng Pai, A Discussion on the Concept of Space Asset under the Cape Town Convention, 28(2) Journal of Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Social Sciences Edition) 49-54 (2015) (in Chinese).
Zheng Pai, A Reflection on the Regional Marine Environment Management Legislation in Yangtze River Delta Region, 8 Law and Society 149-150 (2011) (in Chinese).
Zheng Pai, A Study of the Carrier Liability in International Air Passenger Transportation, Ph.D. thesis with merit (2015) (in Chinese).
Zheng Pai, A Study of the Modernization of the Rome Convention 1952, LL.M. thesis with merit (2011) (in Chinese).
Zheng Pai, Author of the book Carrier Liability in International Air Passenger Transportation, Law Press China, 2016 (in Chinese).
Zheng Pai, Contributor of “Chapter 21 – China”, in the book The Law of Unmanned Aircraft Systems: An Introduction to the Current and Future Regulation under National, Regional and International Law, edited by Benjamyn I. Scott, Kluwer Law International B.V., 209-218, 2016.
Zheng Pai, Justifications and Limits of ADIZs under Public International Law, 14(2) Issues in Aviation Law and Policy, 183–216 (2015).
Zheng Pai, Review of the Recent U.S. Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Rules, 30(5) Journal of Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Social Sciences Edition) 19-27 (2017) (in Chinese).
Zheng Pai, The Amendment of the Tokyo Convention 1963 by the Montreal Protocol 2014, 17(2) Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology (Social Sciences Edition) 105–114 (2015) (in Chinese).
Zheng Pai, The Chicago Convention 1944 and the Legal Basis of Air Defence Identification Zones under Public International Law, 18(3) Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology (Social Sciences Edition) 113–120 (2016) (in Chinese).
Zheng Pai, The Exclusivity of the Treaty Rules under the Warsaw–Montréal System, 2 China Aviation Law Review, 233–247 (2017) (in Chinese).
Zheng Pai, Update: A Legal Analysis of "Space Asset" under the 2012 Space Protocol to the International Interests in Mobile Equipment, Apr. Issue, GlobaLex (2018).
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