Professor Shin-yi Peng

  • Professor Shin-yi Peng

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)


Shin-yi Peng is a Professor of Law at National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) and the Associate Dean of NTHU’s College of Technology Management. Prior to her current position, she was on secondment as Commissioner at the National Communications Commission (2012-2016). She was the Director of the Institute of Law for Science and Technology at NTHU (2007-2012). Before joining the NTHU, Professor Peng has taught the course “Legal Aspects of Doing Business with Greater China” at the J.D. program in University of Wisconsin Law School, where she received her S.J.D. degree. Member of the New York Bar, she was an intern at George, Hull, Porter & Kohli in Seattle, Washington. Her research focuses on international economic law, with a particular emphasis on trade in services. She was a Visiting Fellow at Georgetown Law's Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) and a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law of Maastricht University. Her recent articles include, among others, “The Rule of Law in Times of Technological Uncertainty: Is International Economic Law Ready for Emerging Supervisory Trends?” (Journal of International Economic Law, 2019) and ““Private” Cybersecurity Standards? Cyberspace Governance, Multistakeholderism, and the (Ir)relevance of the TBT Regime” (Cornell International Law Journal, 2018). She has spoken at the WTO Headquarters in Geneva and various international conferences in Europe, America and Asia. She is the Case Author of the 6th European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) Moot Court Competition on WTO Law. Professor Peng has received a number of awards including Outstanding Research Award from the National Science Council of Taiwan. She serves in an advisory and consultative capacity to the Ministry of Economic Affairs, advising the government on trade law and policy issues. She is a member of the Indicative List of Governmental and Non-Governmental Panelists for resolving WTO disputes. She was an Executive Council member (2012-2016) and is currently Co-Executive Vice President of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL).


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