International Center For Adaptation Planning and Design

Our Team

Director:

上海交大 彭仲仁

Zhong-ren Peng

Title: Professor and Director of the DCP Ph.D. Program
Organization: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of
Florida
Research Interests: Transportation and land use planning, Planning for
climate change, Information technology for planning
Education:
Ph.D.,Urban Studies, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, 1994
M.S., Economics, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, 1994
M.S., Geography, Graduate School of University of Science and Technology
of China, Beijing, People’s Republic of China, 1986
B.S., Geography, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, People’s
Republic of China, 1983
Email: zpeng@ufl.edu
Curriculum Vitae


Current Ph.D. Students:

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Yi Zhang

Title: Ph.D. Student
Organization: Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida
Research Interests: transportation planning, sustainable design, urban design and planning
Education: MS, Urban Planning and Design, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 2014
MS, Architecture, University of Florida, 2013
BS, Urban Planning, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 2011
Email: nicolezhang@ufl.edu
Curriculum Vitae


Haitao Yu

Title: PhD candidate
Organization: Department of urban and regional planning, University of Florida
research interests:transportation modeling, freight modeling
Education: M.S. Civil engineering, University of Florida, 2018
M.S. Community and regional planning University of Texas, Austin, 2015
B.S. Urban planing, Central South University, 2013
Email: rayyht@ufl.edu

Curriculum vitae


Yu Han

Title: Ph.D. Student
Organization: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida
Research Interests: GIS, geo-spatial modeling, geo-informatics
Education: Ph.D. Student, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida, 2016-current
M.S. Carnegie Mellon University, 2014
B.S. Beijing Institute of Technology, 20012
Email: yuh2015@ufl.edu
Curriculum vitae


Wei Zhai

Title: Ph.D. Student
Organization: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida
Research Interests: Machine Learning, Disaster Management, Spatial Analysis
Education: Ph.D. Student, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida, 2017-
M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, 2019-
M.S., Urban Planning, Tsinghua University, 2017
B.S., Urban Planning, Hunan University, 2015
Email: wei.zhai@ufl.edu

Curriculum vitae


Khalid A. Aljuhani

Title: Ph.D. Student
Organization: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida
Research Interests: Smart cities, Urban renewal and revitalization, New city planning
Education: Ph.D. Student, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida, 2017-
MS, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, 2014.
BS, Urban and Regional Planning, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, 2009.
Email: Aljuhani@ufl.edu

Curriculum vitae


Master Students:

Rosemarie Fusco

Organization: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida and the GeoPlan Center, University of Florida
Research Interests: Coastal Zone Management, Adaptation Planning, Resiliency, Urban Hydrology, Local Government Planning, GIS Communication
Education: Candidate for Master of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida
BA, Criticism and History of Architecture, Art, and Design, Pratt Institute, NY
BFA, Printmaking Design, Pratt Institute, NY
Email: r.fusco@ufl.edu


Nathaniel Chan

Title: Masters Student
Organization: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida
Research Interests: Environmental Planning, Sea Level Rise Planning, Adaptation Planning, Resiliency, Sustainable Development, Urban Hydrology
Education: Candidate for Master of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida – 2019
B.A., Anthropology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, 2017
Environmental Science Certificate, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, 2017
Email: nchan1@ufl.edu


Juan E. Suarez, Jr.
Title: Master’s Student
Organization: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida
Research Interests: Transportation Planning, Geographic Information Systems, Planning Themes in Latin America
Education: B.A. in Philosophy, with a concentration in Humanities, St. John Vianney College Seminary, Miami, FL, 2016
Email: juansuarez@ufl.edu


Visiting Scholars:

Jia Zhu
Title: PhD candidate
Organization: School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
Research interests: green building technology, influence of block-scale urban architecture microclimate.
Education: CSC joint cultivation of doctoral students , University of Florida, 2018-2019
MS, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Wuhan University,2007.
BS, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Wuhan University,2005.
Email: zj_alice@163.com
Curriculum vitae

Xiaohong Tong
Title: Deputy Chief Architect, Associate Professor
Organization: The Ninth Design and Research Institute China Shipbuilding NDRI
Engineering Co., Ltd Shanghai, Zip Code: 200063, China
Research Interests: Sustainable architecture and design,Green building technology,
Preservation and sustainable renovation of old buildings,Chinese architecture, urbanism and sustainability
Education:
M.Arch., Architectural Design and Theory, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, People’s Republic of China (1999)
B.Arch., Architecture, Shenyang Jianzhu University, Shenyang, People’s Republic of China (1991)
Email: xiaohongtong@ufl.edu; morningtong@hotmail.com
Curriculum vitae

Alumni:

Graduated students

Visiting Scholars