Professor Liu Cheng is the Deputy Dean (Academic Affairs) at the School of International Education at South China University of Technology in Guangzhou.
He obtained his PhD from Nanjing University. He has taught Chinese language and culture for over 14 years in China and overseas including preparation for Chinese language competency assessments and provided training in Chinese Business culture. He has researched and published on the teaching of Chinese as a Foreign language and undertaken comparative studies of Western and Chinese cultures. He has recently returned to Guangzhou after 2 years at Lancaster University (UK) where he was the Director of the Confucius Institute.