DePaul University College of Law's
International Aviation Law Institute
welcomes its 2017
visiting scholar, Professor Weimin Diao, deputy
director of the Civil Aviation Law Research Center at the Civil Aviation Management Institute of China
. Planning to be at DePaul Law
until the summer, Professor Diao will conduct research in the areas of
aircraft leasing, foreign investment and air consumer protection.
Renowned for his scholarship in
international law, Professor Diao has lectured to various groups
across the world. He has spoken to CCTV, Legal Daily, and Singapore
Strait Times, among other media outlets, about topics such as
aviation safety and passenger blacklists. His publications include
“The Legal Analysis Of Civil Aviation Passenger Blacklist” (Law
Science Magazine, July 2012), “The Application of the International
Aviation Security Conventions in China” (Journal of Beijing
University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Social Science Edition),
March 2012) and “Aviation Security in US Before and After “9/11”
and the Revelations for China” (China Civil Aviation, Feb. 2009).
In addition to his academic accomplishments, Professor Diao practices law out
of China. He serves as a lawyer at King & Partners'
Beijing office and as a mediator with the Shanghai International Economy and Trade Arbitration Commission (also known as the Shanghai
International Arbitration Center). He has advised companies including
Air China, Chongqing Airport, Wuhan Airport, Shanghai Eastern Air
Travel Agency, and the Civil
Aviation Resource Website on matters ranging from foreign
investments to air consumer protection.