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Miss Qinglan Liu

Associate Lecturer

 (Streatham) 4507 or (Streatham) 4521

 01392 724507 or 01392 724521


Qinglan Liu is the Module Leader for ENGM023 Sustainable Manufacturing in Engineering at the University of Exeter. She graduated from the School of Economics and Management at Tongji University (China) in 2013. She obtained her MSc degree from the Faculty of Business and Economics at Dresden University of Technology (Germany) in 2016. She also works as a post-doc at the Centre of Initiative in the Digital Economy at Exeter (INDEX) , Business School, University of Exeter. 

During her studies, Miss Liu worked on projects in the following subject areas:

• Digital-driven Business Model Innovation

• Digital Transformation for Environmental, Social, and corporate Governance (ESG) principles

• Digital technology integration for Circular Economy in Manufacturing and Waste Management

• Circular economy and sustainable development

• Sustainable development in Agriculture

• Digitalization in Aquaculture

• Sustainable digitalization in Water and wastewater management

Qinglan’s current research areas include:

• Digitalization for Circular Economy

• Data-Driven Business Model Innovation

• Digital Technology Integration

• Dynamic capability in Digital transformation

• Digitalization in the Environmental, Social, and corporate Governance (ESG) context


Liu, Q., & Yang, M. (2023). Sustainable Value Co-creation in the Circular Economy through Digitalization. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2023, No. 1, p. 19075). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.

Liu, Q., Trevisan, A. H., Yang, M., & Mascarenhas, J. (2022). A framework of digital technologies for the circular economy: Digital functions and mechanisms. Business Strategy and the Environment, 1– 22.

Lobo, A., Trevisan, A. H., Liu, Q., Yang, M., & Mascarenhas, J. (2021, September). Barriers to transitioning towards smart circular economy: A systematic literature review. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing (pp. 245-256). Springer, Singapore.

Liu, Q., Yang, L., & Yang, M. (2021). Digitalisation for Water Sustainability: Barriers to Implementing Circular Economy in Smart Water Management. Sustainability, 13(21), 11868.

Trevisan, A. H., Zacharias, I. S., Liu, Q., Yang, M., & Mascarenhas, J. (2021). Circular economy and digital technologies: a review of the current research streams. Proceedings of the Design Society, 1, 621-630.

Cheng, J., Zhang, R., Chen, T., Yao, X., & Liu, Q. (2023). A numerical scheme for geometrically exact flexoelectric microbeams using the weak form quadrature element method. Acta Mechanica, 1-23.

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