Lu Yin

Associate Researcher 
Institute for Strategic Studies, National Defense University

Lt. Col LU Yin is currently an associate researcher in the Institute for Strategic Studies (ISS) of National Defense University (NDU) of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA).

She joined the PLA in 1994.  Her earlier professional career includes working as an assistant designer of the courses for foreign military students in the College of Defense Studies (CDS), NDU and later a foreign affairs officer for NDU, coordinating international academic exchange and cooperation of the university.  In 2006, she joined the Institute for Strategic Studies (ISS) of NDU and began her academic career.  Her main research areas cover arms control, disarmament, non-proliferation and regional security issues.  

In addition to her academic work in NDU, she also works as a consultant for some departments of the headquarters of the PLA and the Foreign Affairs Office of the Ministry of National Defense.

She was a visiting scholar in the Institute for Security and Development Policy in Stockholm in 2009-2010.  And she has been chosen to be one of the core members of POSSE (the Project on Strategic Stability Evaluation) , a joint project of the Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP) of Georgia Institute of Technology and the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.  

In the past years, she took part in some international conferences such as Security Forum between China and South Korea, US-China Strategic Dialogue, Berlin Conference on Asian Security, the 2012 Wilton Park Conference on Global constituencies in the NPT regime etc.  As a member of official Chinese delegations, she attended the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore and the ADSOM PLUS meeting in Cambodia in 2012.

Her main publications include the research paper entitled Challenges to Non-Proliferation in Northeast Asia and Possible Solutions for ISDP, co-author of the book entitled Crisis Management of the Korean Peninsula and Multilateral Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific At present, she is engaged in several research projects on multilateral nuclear disarmament, the nuclear issues concerning DPRK and Iran, and China-US military to military relations.

LU Yin is married and lives in Beijing.


Address: Beijing, China