Lei Shi

Lei Shi is currently the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Tsinghua University Press(TUP), and the Director of both the Journal Publishing Center and Academic Publishing Center of TUP. He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Tsinghua University (Science and Technology). He has been the Standing Board Member of the China Periodicals Association since 2018. Lei Shi obtained a master's degree in engineering from Tsinghua University in 1998 and an MBA degree from Tsinghua University in 2005. He joined TUP in 1998, as an acquisition editor on college textbooks at first. From 1999, he served successively as the Editorial Manager of the Computer Textbooks, Director of the Science and Engineering Division of TUP, etc. In 2015, he started supervising academic book publishing of TUP, including both STM and HSS areas. He has been in charge of journal publishing of TUP from 2017. He led the restructuring of the organization, established the Journal Editorial Departments of Climate Change, Information Sciences and Physical Sciences. He also led the development of an international digital publishing platform SciOpen, which was released in June 2022.

Established in 1980, Tsinghua University Press is a department of Tsinghua University. It is one of the leading educational and professional publishers in China, with 2500 new titles published per year. TUP has released 54 academic journals, among which 36 are in English and 13 are indexed by SCIE or ESCI.  A number of high-level international journals, such as  Nano Research and Friction, have gained increasing global influence.