Name: Wu Xiao
Professional Title: professor and doctoral advisor for the School of Architecture, Southeast University
Research Direction: urban sociology and community development; space for vulnerable groups and its security system; urban design theory and method; city renewal and historic conservation, etc.
Professor Wu Xiao, who is supported by the “Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University” of the Ministry of Education, a talent to be cultivated under “333 High-level Talent Cultivation Program in Jiangsu Province, supported by Jiangsu Six Talent Peaks Program and one of the outstanding young backbone teachers of “Jiangsu Qinglan Program” of Jiangsu higher education institutions; and is also the secretary-general of City Renewal Committee and a member of Urban Imaging Committee of Urban Planning Society of China, a director of Institute of Urban Design of Architectural Society of China, a member of Jiangsu Urbanization and Spatial Strategy Research Committee, is mainly engaged in the study and teaching in urban and rural design creation and associated theories.
He has led and undertaken as the principal 6 programs funded by National Natural Science Foundation, 2 national science and technology support programs, 1 program supported by World Bank (Global Environment Facility), 1 provincial key R & D program, and more than 10 ministerial and provincial research, talent and education reform programs; he has published more than 100 academic papers on core journals, 13 monographs (translated works) and textbooks; he has won 2 second prizes of science and technology progress award of the Ministry of Education, 1 first prize of Huaxia Construction Science and Technology Award and 1 outstanding achievement award of philosophy and social science research of higher education institutions in Jiangsu Province, as well as 6 awards including the youth thesis competition award of the Urban Planning Society of China, Forum of Seeking Truth and Jin Jingchang excellent urban planning thesis award in China; he has won 2 national excellent urban and rural planning and design awards and 14 ministerial and provincial excellent survey and design & excellent engineering design awards; he has won 4 provincial teaching achievement awards, and with his instructions, a student won the provincial excellent master dissertation award and two undergraduate teams were awarded as the provincial excellent graduation design teams. Besides, with his instructions, the undergraduate students won nearly 30 awards in various assignment competitions and exchanges in national higher education in urban planning discipline.