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Professor Nam, Kyung-min 南更旼

Associate Professor

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Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2000Yonsei University (Seoul, Korea)B.S., Urban Planning & Engineering
2004University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)M.U.P., Urban and Regional Planning
2010MIT (Cambridge, MA)Ph.D., International Development and Regional Planning

Kyung-Min Nam is Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Planning at the University of Hong Kong and holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests focus on the institutional and policy dimensions of economic and environmental sustainability, and his scholarly work has been widely published in the field’s major peer-reviewed journals, such as Urban Studies, Global Environmental Change, Research Policy, Energy Economics, Climatic Change, Energy Policy, Industrial and Corporate Change, and Annals of Regional Science. He also has extensive work experience with national and international public think tanks, such as the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, contributing to spatial planning and policy analysis at multiple levels. Dr. Nam has also served as a member of the editorial boards for several academic journals, such as the Annals of Regional Science (Springer) and the International Journal of Urban Sciences (Taylor and Francis).

Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2021-06-2324th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis - Wallace E. Tyner Travel Funds
Research Achievement
2016-05-012015 Research Output Prize: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
09/2015-08/2040Member; Editorial Board of the Journal of the Korea Planning AssociationKorea Planning Association
08/2017-07/2024MemberHong Kong Geographic Information System Association
08/2018-07/2040Member; Editorial Board of the Journal of Economic StudiesKorean Economic and Business Association
09/2015-08/2040MemberRegional Science Association International
03/2016-02/2020MemberRegional Studies Association
08/2018-07/2040MemberKorean Regional Development Association
09/2015-08/2024MemberAssociation of Collegiate Schools of Planning
09/2015-08/2020MemberAssociation of American Geographers
09/2015-08/2027MemberInternational Association of China Planning
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Spatial planning and policy
Local/international development
Innovation and industry studies
Air pollution and climate change
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Korean英語、韓語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
Korean, English韓文、英文
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