Dr Bin Li

Dr Bin Li

Lecturer

Newcastle Law School

Career Summary

Biography

Bin joined Newcastle Law School as a Lecturer in January 2016. He previously worked as an academic at Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics School of Law (Beihang University School of Law) in Beijing, China for eight years. 

Research Expertise

Bin's doctoral thesis focused on the basic principles of international law, including state sovereignty, state responsibility, the protection of human rights and the use of force in international relations.

Bin has developed a particular interest in the legal issues of international aviation and space law since he started his academic career at Beihang Law School in 2007. He has published a number of high quality journal articles in this regard in Chinese and English languages and has chaired a number of research projects funded by Chinese government. His research topics covered environmental protection in outer space and intellectual property issues in international space station. 

In view of his expertise in aviation and space law, Bin was invited by Chinese government to be an expert in drafting Chinese relevant legislation, including Civil Airplane Industry Development Regulations(Draft) and Interim Measures on Space Debris Mitigation and Protection(2010) . In 2013, he was awarded China Institute of Space Law Excellence in Research Award.

Bin was the visiting scholar at DePaul University International Aviation Law Institute (U.S) in 2009 and at Newcastle Law School (Australia) in 2012. He was invited by Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to give a lecture on space and national security issues in Canberra in October 2012 to legal officers from that Department, representatives from Royal Australian Air Force, representatives from the U.S Embassy as well as legal scholars from Australia.

Teaching Expertise

Bin taught a number of core and elective courses at Beihang Law School, including Public International Law, International Commercial Law and Aviation and Space Law. He is currently the course coordinator of Alternative Dispute Resolution at Newcastle Law School. 

In 2012, Bin was awarded Beihang University Blue Sky Teaching Star Award  and Xifei Outstanding Teaching Award. 

Administrative Expertise

Bin served as the Assistant Dean at Beihang Law School from March 2010 to July 2013 with the responsibilities to develop Aviation and Space law sub-discipline and to supervise the LLM program at the School. 


Qualifications

  • PhD (International Law), Renmin University of China

Keywords

  • Air and Space Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Public International Law

Languages

  • English (Fluent)
  • Mandarin (Mother)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
180116 International Law (excl. International Trade Law) 40
180199 Law not elsewhere classified 40
180123 Litigation, Adjudication and Dispute Resolution 20

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Lecturer University of Newcastle
Newcastle Law School
Australia

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
10/06/2010 - 31/12/2015 Associate Professor Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Beihang Law School
China
4/07/2007 - 4/06/2010 Lecturer Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Beihang Law School
China

Awards

Award

Year Award
2012 Beihang University Blue Sky Teaching Star
Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Honours

Year Award
2013 China Institute of Space Law Excellence in Research
China Institute of Space Law
2012 Xifei Outstanding Teaching Award
Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed4
Current1

Total current UON EFTSL

Masters0.45

Current Supervision

Commenced Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2017 Masters Negotiation Decision Support Systems: Analysing Negotiations Under the Conditions of Risk M Philosophy (Law), Faculty of Business and Law, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor

Past Supervision

Year Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2014 Masters Study on the State Sovereignty Affected by Natural Disaster in International Relief
<em>Outstanding Master's Thesis of Beihang University (2014)&nbsp;</em>
International Law, Beihang University Sole Supervisor
2013 Masters Study on the Legal Issues in relation to the General Aviation Accidents Investigation International Law, Beihang University Sole Supervisor
2012 Masters New Developments in International Legislation on Civil Aviation Safety International Law, Beihang University Sole Supervisor
2011 Masters Legal Issues concerning the Near Space International Law, Beihang University Sole Supervisor
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Dr Bin Li

Position

Lecturer
Newcastle Law School
Faculty of Business and Law

Contact Details

Email bin.li@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 7899
Fax (02) 4921 6931

Office

Room X-544
Building NeW Space
Location City Campus

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