Feng Genfu, born in 1957, is a nationally recognized expert with outstanding contributions and receives a special allowance awarded by the State Council. He served as a member of the Applied Economics Discipline Review Group for the seventh (2015-2020) and eighth (2021-2025) sessions of the State Council Academic Degree Committee. He is the academic leader in the national key discipline of Industrial Economics.
Professor Feng is doctoral supervisor at the School of Economics and Finance, Xi’an Jiaotong University. He serves as the director of the school’s Academic Committee, the chief editor of the journal “Contemporary Economic Science”. Additionally, he holds concurrent posts as the Vice President of the China Industrial Economics Association, Vice President of the China Enterprise Management Research Association, Vice President of the China Quantitative Economics Association, member of the Shaanxi Provincial Decision-making Advisory Committee, leader of the Strategic Group of the Xi’an Decision-making Advisory Committee, President of the Shaanxi Economic Development Strategy Research Association, and Vice President of the Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association.
His current primary research focuses on the digital economy and industrial transformation and upgrading, green technology innovation and green economic development policy. He has published over 200 papers both domestically and internationally. Among these, 17 were published in top-tier authoritative economic journal" Economic Research". He has also published over 40 English articles in SSCI-indexed journals cited more than 20,000 times. He has been awarded first prizes for excellent achievements in philosophy and social sciences and numerous pieces of his advisory recommendations have been noted and endorsed by the leaders of the Shaanxi Provincial Government.