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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics
 

Summary of Research Interests

Qiancheng is a PhD student in Land Economy since 2020. He is interested in topics about sustainable urban development and is working on a new spatial equilibrium model for quantifying the environmental impacts of alternative urban spatial planning strategies for fast-growing city regions. Before joining in Land Economy, Qiancheng obtained his MPhil in Architecture and Urban Studies at the Department of Architecture and his BSc (Hons) in Building Engineering and Management with a Minor in Applied Mathematics at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. During his undergraduate and master's studies, Qiancheng's works covered energy-efficient building systems, sustainable construction methods and pro-environmental behaviours. His PhD research is financially supported by both China Scholarship Council and Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust.

 

Research Interests:

Urban Land-Use and Transport

Location and Travel Choices

Built Environment and Energy Demands

Behaviours for Sustainable Urban Development

 

Supervisor

Dr. Li Wan

 

Start Date: Michaelmas 2020

End Date: Easter 2023

College: Darwin College

 

Education

Ph.D. Student in Land Economy, University of Cambridge (2020–present)

MPhil in Architecture and Urban Studies, University of Cambridge (2018–2019)

BSc (Hons) in Building Engineering and Management with a Minor in Applied Mathematics Subject, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2014–2018)

Visiting Student, National University of Singapore (2017)

 

Awards and Scholarships

Ten Selected Awards

  1. The Best Volunteer Award, Journal of Cleaner Production (JCLP) (2020)
  2. Silver Award, The 10th "Challenge Cup" National College Student Business Plan Competition (2020)
  3. National Bronze Award, 5th China College Students’ Internet+ Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (2019)
  4. Most Welcomed Poster Award, International Conference on Resource Sustainability – Cities 2019 (2019)
  5. Best Paper Award (First Runner-Up), International Conference on Construction Project Management and Construction Engineering (2018)
  6. National Bronze Prize, the 4th China College Students’ Internet+ Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (2018)
  7. Best Paper Award, the International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management 2018 (2018)
  8. Most Integrative Waste-Energy System for Building Award, the World Sustainable Built Environment Conference (WSBE) 2017 (2017)
  9. Outstanding Team Award, UN Youth Leadership in Social Development Summer Competition (2016)
  10. Student Outreaching Award, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2015 & 2016 & 2017)

Ten Selected Scholarships and Sponsorships

  1. Cambridge Trust - CSC International Scholarship (2020-2023)
  2. Cambridge-Kettle’s Yard Travel Fund Award (2019)
  3. The HKSAR Government Talent Development Scholarship (2018)
  4. Department of Building Real Estate Scholarship for Hall Residents (2018)
  5. Hong Kong X Foundation FYP+ Supporting Scheme (2018) for the 40 Best Final Year Projects
  6. PolyU International Competition and Conference Participation Scholarship (2018)
  7. Mingxi Student Association (明曦同学会) Fund and PolyU Global Fund (2018)
  8. FCE Outbound Exchange Scholarship (2017)
  9. The HKSAR Government Reach-out Scholarship (2017)
  10. The Hong Kong Construction Association (HKCA) Entry Scholarship (2014)

 

Teaching and Research Experience

  • Guest Lecturer, CONMGNT 7000 - Research Dissertation (M), School of Architecture and Built Environment, The University of Adelaide (2021)
  • Reviewer, Habitat International, IJERPH, Energies, Sensors, IEEE Access (2019-Present)
  • Reviewer, The Fourth International Conference on Energy Engineering and Environmental Protection (EEEP2019), (2019)
  • Research Assistant, Department of Building and Real Estate, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2019-2020)
  • Student Research Helper, School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore (2017)
  • Student Research Helper, Department of Building and Real Estate, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2016-2018)

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