Research Institute on Ageing and Society

The institute's core team consists of the following members:

  • Florian Kohlbacher (leader), Associate Professor, Marketing, Innovation and Technology Management, International Business School Suzhou
  • Elmer Villanueva, Associate Professor and Head of Public Health
  • Derrick Tate, Associate Professor and Head of Industrial Design
  • Hai-Ning Liang, Associate Professor, Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Ying Chang, Lecturer, Urban Planning and Design
  • Bing Chen, Lecturer, Urban Planning and Design
  • Paul Cheung, Lecturer, English, Culture and Communication
  • Tiago Freire, Lecturer, International Business School Suzhou
  • Xiaojun Zhang, Lecturer and Deputy Director, Institute of Leadership and Education Advanced Development

In addition, there are approximately 20 staff members from various XJTLU departments who are affiliated with the institute and there is a strong network of domestic and international partners including, amongst others, Center for Ageing and Health Research at Xi'an Jiaotong University, Center for Mature Consumer Studies at Georgia State University, USA, Sloan Center on Ageing and Work at Boston College, USA, and the University of Liverpool, UK.