Raymond Ro

Raymond Ro
Associate Dean of Business, Associate Professor of Practice in Business
Office Phone
+86 (21) 20595182

Raymond Ro is a professor, engineer, and lawyer. He has been teaching at NYU Shanghai since 2012, when the institution was just a study-away site. His academic and teaching interests include: the intersection of law, business, and technology; management and organizations; marketing; entrepreneurship; leadership; professional responsibility; and comparative intellectual property law. Raymond is also the Shanghai site faculty for Experiential Learning in the Global Liberal Studies program at NYU. Prior to his teaching career, Raymond worked as a biomedical engineer researching cancer detection methods using ultrasound technology. He also worked as a patent attorney in the U.S. with an international law firm, where he litigated and prosecuted patents and counseled clients with their start-up strategies. Additionally, Raymond conducted executive education training courses for private and governmental entities. Raymond enjoys playing sports, learning Chinese, trying unique foods, and watching American football.



  • JD, Law
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • PhD, Biomedical Engineering
    Drexel University


Courses Taught

  • Business Independent Study
  • Experiential Learning
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Law, Business, & Society 
  • Management and Organizations
  • Practicum on Innovation and Branding
  • Professional Responsibility & Leadership