Director

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

Yi Zhang
Title: Ph.D. Candidate
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

Yu Han
Title: Ph.D. Candidate
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, 2012
Email: yuh2015@ufl.edu
Curriculum vitae

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Wei Zhai
Title: Ph.D. Student
Organization: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida
Research Interests: Resilience Planning, Transportation Planning, Spatial Data Science
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

Xiaoyu Chen
Title: Ph.D. Student
Organization: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida
Research Interests: Resilient and Sustainable Urban Planning,Built environment
Education:
Ph.D. student , Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida, 2019-
Master, University of Florida,2017
Master, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China,2018
Bachelor, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China,2015
Email: xiaoyu51@ufl.edu


Master Students

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Haoming Qin
Title: Master Student
Organization: Department of Urban and Regional Planning,
University of Florida
Research Interests: Transportation Planning, Geographic
Information Systems
Education:
M.S., Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida, 2018-
B.A., Urban Planning, Henan University of Urban Construction, China, 2012-2017
Email: haomingqin@ufl.edu

Yixuan Cao
Title: Master Student
Organization: University of Florida
Education:
M.Sc., Urban and Regional Planning,University of Florida, US, 2018
B.S., Land Resource Management, Huazhong Agricultural University, China, 2014-2018
Email: yixuancao@ufl.edu


Visiting Scholars

Chao Li
Title: Ph.D. Candidate
Organization: SJTU
Research Interests:Built Environment, Roadside Air Pollution, Transportation
Education:
Ph.D. , Civil Engineering, SJTU, China, 2016-
M.Sc., Transportation Engineering, Chang’an University, China, 2012-2015
B.S., Transportation Engineering, Chang’an University, China, 2008-2012
Email: lichao_rusty@sjtu.edu.cn
Curriculum Vitae

Mengyang Liu
Title: Visiting Ph.D. student
Organization: Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Research Interests: air pollution, urban morphology, population health
Education:
Ph.D. , Architecture, Huazhong University of Science and Technology , 2018-
M.Sc., Spatial Design: Architecture and Cities, University College London, UK, 2015.11
B.A., Architecture, University of Liverpool, UK, 2014.6
Email: mengyang_liu11@126.com

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Yuejing Gao
Title: PhD Student
Organization: Department of Architecture, Chang’an University
Research interests: Eco-City Planning; Urban Physical Environment; Urban Microclimate
Education: Ph.D., Chang’an University, 2016-Current
MS, Chang’an University, 2016
B.S., Xi’an University of Science and Technology, 2013
Email: 2016041002@chd.edu

Huanchun Huang
Title: Associate Professor
Organization: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida
Research Interests: Urban spatial structure and human health, urban heat island
Education:
Ph.D. ,Urban Planning, Tianjin University, 2014
M.S., Human Geography, Yanbian University, 2010
B.S., World History, Henan Normal University, 2006
Email: huangyuanlin2010@163.com
Curriculum vitae

Alumni

Graduated students

Visiting Scholars

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