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Keith L. Clemenger
Keith L. Clemenger is Beijing-based Vice President of GreenPoint Group.
assists clients based on experience of 27 years resident in China building bridges between people and resources with a focus on serving China's development and the interaction between China and the world.
Dr. Clemenger was formerly the Director of the Institute of International Education (IIE) Beijing Office, leading a staff team providing China-based support for international higher educational exchange initiatives.
During his twelve years with IIE, Dr. Clemenger led project teams designing and administering multi-year grants competitions for the Asian Scholarships Foundation, the China Medical Board, the Ford Foundation, U.S. Department of State Fulbright programs, and the World Wildlife Fund, among others.
Prior to the opening of the IIE Beijing office in 2001, Dr. Clemenger was Director of the Beijing Office of the Committee on Scholarly Communication with China of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences since 1991, providing China-based operational support for a portfolio of academic and scientific activities.
At the request of Johns Hopkins University he served on an external review panel for the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, and at the request of the Luce Foundation he consulted as an external evaluator of the China side of the Luce Foundation U.S.-China Cooperative Research Program.
assisted multidisciplinary teams of Chinese and American scientists in the China-based preparation for two book-length National Academy Press publications: one on China and Global Change, and one on Grasslands Sciences in China.
With staff colleagues, Dr. Clemenger
designed and administered several multi-year capacity-building research grants competitions for the Ford Foundation
, supporting Chinese research in economics, international studies, legal education, public policy, and sociology.
also led a staff team providing China-based support for American scholars and students funded by the Fulbright
During the year 1990-1991, Dr. Clemenger was a postdoctoral research associate at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Physics, working on the theory of nanometer-sized metals.
Dr. Clemenger earned his Ph.D. in physics from the University of California, Berkeley, and his B.S. from Wheaton College.
is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
is married to Joyce, and they have two grown children, Stephen and Anne.
Keith L. Clemenger