Lei Shi is the deputy editor-in-chief of Tsinghua University Press, director of the Journal Publishing Center and Academic Publishing Center of Tsinghua University Press, editor-in-chief of Journal of Tsinghua University (Science and Technology), standing director and senior editor of the China Periodicals Association. He obtained a master's degree in engineering from Tsinghua University in 1998 and an MBA degree from Tsinghua University in 2005. Since 1998, he has worked for Tsinghua University Press and has been engaged in academic and educational publishing for more than twenty years.
Established in 1980, Tsinghua University Press (TUP) is a first-class national comprehensive higher education and professional publisher in China. TUP has released 45 academic journals, among which 28 are in English and 7 were indexed by SCIE. A number of high-level international journals, represented by Nano Research and Friction, have gained increasing global influence.