Ma Feicheng is currently a professor at Wuhan University and the Director of the Center for the Studies of Information Resources
of Wuhan University (CSIR), a key research institute of humanities and social sciences of the Ministry of Education of China.
While acting as a Convener of the Review Group for Library and Information Science and Archival Management of the Academic
Degree Committee of the State Council of China, he is also a member of the Social Science Committee of the Ministry of Education
of China, the Second Leader of the Review Group of the Library and Information Science and Documentation of the National Social
Science Foundation of China and a member of the Review Group of the Management Science Division of the National Natural Science
Foundation of China (NSFC). In addition, he is the Vice Director of the Association of Scientific and Technical Information
in China and the Vice Chair of the Chinese National Association of Information System, a branch of the Association of Information
System (CNAIS). Ma Feicheng has been doing research work on information science since 1975. He earned his Master's Degree
of Information Science in Wuhan University in 1983 and since then has been a faculty member of the School of Information Management
of the university. In the years of 1990, 1994 and 2004, respectively, he conducted collaborative research at well-known universities
in Germany and the United States. His major research area is Information Resource Management and Planning and Theory and Methodologies
of Information Science (including Bibliometrics, Informetrics and Webmetrics). During the past 30 years, he has published
more than 10 academic monographs, more than 200 papers, undertaken about 20 research projects at various levels and received
over 20 awards.