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Dr Li, Weifeng 李衛鋒

Title:
Associate Professor

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
Peking UniversityMSc
Peking UniversityBEc
Peking UniversityBSc
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Ph.D.
Biography

Weifeng Li is Associate Professor in the Department of Urban Planning and Design at the University of Hong Kong. Weifeng Li received his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, and joined the University of Hong Kong in 2011. He has previously studied at Peking University in China.  He is currently a member of the editorial board of Transportation Research D: Transport and Environment, Vice-president of the Hong Kong GIS Association, and an elected board member of the International Association for China Planning (IACP)(2013-2017). 

Weifeng’s primarily research interests focus on environmental sustainability associated with urbanization and transportation, urban spatial structure and air pollution, health effects, and the use of urban modelling, remote sensing and big data in urban and environmental studies.  He has received a number of scholarly awards, including HKU Faculty of Architecture Research Output Prize (2014/2015), Finalist of Royal Town Planning Institute Early Career Researcher Award (2017). 

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2008-12-01MIT/Vanke Sustainable Residential Development Research Award
Research Achievement
2008-12-01MIT Lloyd and Nadine Rodwin International Travel Fellowship
Research Achievement
2008-12-01MIT-Japan International Studies Fund Award
Research Achievement
LIU, J
2015-06-01Karen R. Polenske Best Student Paper Award: International Association for China Planning (IACP) in its annual conference in Chongqing, 2015
Research Achievement
2009-12-01AAG (Association of American Geographers) Urban Geography Specialty Group Travel Award
Research Achievement
2015-03-01Research Output Prize (Faculty of Architecture): Faculty of Architecture
Research Achievement
2014-12-01Honour of Individual Award of Shenzhen Virtual University Park for National Research Project: Shenzhen Municipal Science and Technology Innovation Commission, Shenzhen
Research Achievement
Yao, F
Wu, J
2016-07-01Karen R. Polenske Best Student Paper Award: International Association for China Planning (IACP) in its annual conference in Beijing, 2016
Research Achievement
Liu, J
Li, J
2017-08-01Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Early Career Researcher Award (Shortlisted) for the Project "Temporal Patterns in Fine Particulate Matter Time Series in Beijing: A Calendar View": Royal Town Planning Institute
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
10/2013-09/2017Board MemberInternational Association for China Planning (IACP)
03/2015-03/2017Ex-Co MemberHong Kong GIS Association
03/2017-03/2019Vice PresidentHong Kong GIS Association
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Urban planning and air pollution城市規劃與空氣污染
Urban modelling城市模型
Geographic information system and remote sensing地理信息系統和遙感
Environmental sustainability環境可持續性
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Putonghua英語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
Chinese, English中文、英文
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