Prof. LTian  

Li Tian is a full professor and deputy head of Department of Urban Planning, Tsinghua University. She received her Bachelor, Master in Urban Planning of Tongji University, and PhD in Land Economy, University of Cambridge. She is s SPUR fellow of Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT, US. Her research focuses on urbanization and land use studies. She published 14 books (including Chinese and English) and more than 100 Chinese and English journal papers, including 20 SSCI/SCI papers as first or corresponding author. Prof. Tian has been PI for more than 40 urban planning research and design projects, including Shanghai, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shunde, Jiangyin and Shuozhou etc. Prof. Tian is the winner of “National Excellent Youth Fund” in urban planning field issued by National Science Foundation of China, and she is the winner of “National Urban Planning Youth Science and Technology Award” issued by China Planning Society. From 2014 to 2018, she has been listed by Elsevier “Most Citied Chinese Scholars” for five consecutive years.


Education

    Oct.2003-Nov,2006  PhD, Department of Land Economy, Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, U.K.

    Jan. 2002- Jan. 2003  SPURS Fellow (Special Program for Urban and Regional Studies), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, U.S.A  

    Sept. 1994-May 1997 M.A., Urban Planning, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

    Sept. 1990-June 1994 B.A., Urban Planning, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

Professional Experience

Jun. 2016-present, Prof. in Department of Urban Planning, Tsinghua University

Dec. 2012-May 2016 Prof. Department of Urban Planning, Tongji University

Sep. 2007- Nov. 2012, Associate Prof. Department of Urban Planning, Tongji University

Feb. 2003-Sep.2003, Director of Key Projects Department, Guangzhou Urban Planning & Research Center, China

April 2001-Jan. 2002, Vice-Director of Key Projects Department, Guangzhou Urban Planning & Research Center, China

July 1999- March 2001, Planner, Urban Planning Division, Guangzhou Urban Planning Bureau

June 1997- June 1999, Planner, Guangzhou Urban Planning and Survey Institute