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Fabio Tronchetti

Dr. Fabio Tronchetti works as a Co-Director of the Institute of Space Law and Strategy and as a Zhuoyue Associate Professor at Beihang University, Beijing (China). He is also an Adjunct Professor of Comparative National Space Law at the School of Law of the University of Mississippi. Previously, he worked as an Associate Professor at the School of Law of the Harbin Institute of Technology (China) and as Lecturer at the International Institute of Air and Space Law, Leiden University (the Netherlands).

Dr. Tronchetti’s research is focused on the areas of international space law, aerospace law, international security and commercialization of space activities in China and South-East Asia. Dr. Tronchetti is regularly invited to give lectures and seminars across the world and has participated as a speaker in several international conferences. He has also provided legal advice to governmental and non-governmental entities in various aerospace matters.

Dr. Tronchetti holds a PhD in International Law (Leiden University), an Advanced LL.M in International Relations (Bologna University, Italy) and studied at the University of Cambridge, England (UK). He is the co-recipient of the 2015 International Academic of Astronautics Social Science Book Award for the best book of 2015 in the field of social science for the book “Handbook of Space Law”, co/authored with Prof. Frans von der Dunk.

Professor Tronchetti is regularly invited to give lectures at several European and Chinese Universities, including the Cologne University (Germany), the Leiden University (the Netherlands) and the Beihang University (Beijing, China) and has participated as a speaker at numerous international conferences.

Prof. Tronchetti’s scholarly is primarily in the areas of international space law and public international law. His publications include two books and more than 20 articles in internationally peer-reviewed space law and policy journals, such as Space Policy, the German Journal of Air and Space Law, the Journal of Space Law, etc.

He holds a PhD in International Space Law (Leiden University) and an Advanced LL.M in International Relations (Bologna University, Italy). He is Member of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL), European Centre for Space Law (ECSL), and the Asian Society of International Law (ASIL). He is the recipient of the 2007 Diederiks-Verschoor award for the best paper submitted by an author not older than 40 years to the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) during the 58th International Astronautical Congress of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF).