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Dr Li, Weifeng 李衛鋒

Associate Professor
Associate Dean, Faculty of Architecture

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

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 an Associate Editor of Journal of Transport and Land Use, a member of the editorial board of Transportation Research D: Transport and Environment, President of the Hong Kong GIS Association, and Chair of Transportation Planning Track at World Transport Convention (WTC).

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), and Distinguished Service Award of International Association for China Planning (IACP) (2018). 

Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2019-11-01Project entitled “Inter-Modal Transport Data-Sharing”, in which they collaborate with several professionals outside HKU has been approved by the Commissioner for Innovation and Technology, on the recommendation of the General Support Programme Vetting Committee (VC), in principle an amount of not more than HK$2,080,580 under the Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF).: Innovation and Technology Commission
Research Achievement
LI, Yishiqin
2020-09-01Urban Development and Land Policy (PLC) Dissertation Scholarship: Peking University-Lincoln Institute Center
Research Achievement
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
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
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
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
LIU, Jianzheng
2015-06-01Karen R. Polenske Best Student Paper Award: International Association for China Planning (IACP) in its annual conference in Chongqing, 2015
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
2018-07-01IACP Distinguished Service Award: International Association for China Planning (IACP)
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
01/2019-12/2019Chair of Transportation Planning TrackWorld Transport Convention (WTC)
03/2019-03/2021PresidentHong Kong GIS Association
03/2015-03/2017Ex-Co MemberHong Kong GIS Association
10/2013-09/2017Board MemberInternational Association for China Planning (IACP)
03/2018-03/2020Board of DirectorsComputers in Urban Planning and Urban Management(CUPUM)
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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