Dr. Wang Jianguo is the Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, the Professor and Former Dean of School of Architecture in Southeast University located in Nanjing, China. He is the Director of Research Institute of Urban Design in the university. He hold the post of vice-chairman of both Architectural Society of China and Urban Planning Society of China, as well as the Director of National Supervision Board of Architectural Education.
Dr. Wang graduated from the architectural department of Nanjing Institute of Technology in 1982 and received his Doctorate in Engineering from Southeast University in 1989. He is entitled the Cheung Kong Scholar by the Ministry of Education P.R. China in 2001. In the same year, he won the National Natural Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars.
As a leading scholar in the field of urban design in China, Dr. Wang has published 7 monographs and more than 180 papers widely cited by SCI, EI, Web of Science, CSCD and CSSCI, covering a wide range of academic fields in urban design and architecture. He has been involved in a series of research and real projects concerning urban design, architectural design and heritage conservation, meanwhile receiving a number of prizes and honors from the practices.
In the last three decades, Dr. Wang plays a leading role in development of urban design study and practice in China. The outcomes of his research have gone beyond the nation's experiences and conditions, and were highly recognized by international academic circle.
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