UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE
Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable:The perspective of transportation
Date:
16-Jul-2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom Meeting:
https://hku.zoom.us/j/97437498561
Meeting ID: 974 3749 8561
Title:
Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable:The perspective of transportation
Speaker(s):
Prof. ZHAO Pengjun
Professor
School of Urban and Environmental Sciences
Peking University

Please note that this NURSS Seminar will be held virtually via Zoom at the normal time [16 July 2020 (Thursday), 13:00 p.m.]

Please be ready 5 minutes prior to the scheduled time.

Abstract:

About 60 per cent of the world’s population will live in cities by 2030. Cities play an important role in achieving the sustainable development goals called by the united nations. To make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable is one of 17 these goals. This lecture introduces the progress of research on making cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable from the perspective of transportation. It also discusses the key areas in future research agenda of this field.

Language: Putonghua

About the Speaker:

Professor ZHAO Pengjun is a professor in Urban and Regional Planning in the School of Urban and Environmental Sciences at Peking University. He is also the Editor-in-Chief for Cities (Elsevier). He obtained his PhD degree and postdoctoral training in Spatial Planning at University of Groningen, the Netherlands. His research mostly focuses on sustainable transportation, smart city and spatial planning. He has more than 200 research outputs of which over 100 are articles in international peer-reviewed SSCI journals.

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