Prof. Dr. YANG Zhenshan 

Office Address:

Room D 631, IGSNRR

11A Da Tun Road

An Wai, Beijing 100101

People’s Republic ofChina

Telephone: 86-10-64889035

Fax: 86-10-64889035


Research Areas

·        Sustainable urban and regional development

·        Urban agriculture and green cities

·        Special economic zones

·        Shrinking cities

·        Human capital 


PhD (2006.4-2010.4), in Urban Planning, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Utrecht University (UU)

MSc (2002.7-2005.7), in Urban Geography, Distinguished, Research Center of Chinese Urban and Regional Studies, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Nature Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGSNRR, CAS)


External Governance and Administrative Appointments

·        Visiting Scholar (2015-2016) at Land Economy of the University of Cambridge, the U.K.


·        Consultant (2015.7-2015.10) for Asia Development Bank on Special Economic Zones Development

·        Consultant (2012) for the World Bank on Industrial Relocation and Industrial Park Development

·        Consultant (2007.3-2008.3), for the Word Bank, Project: China’s Metropolitan Land Use Efficiency 

Professional organizations

·        Secretary in General of China Regional Division of RUAF, a world-leading organization of urban agriculture

·        Member of Association of European Schools of Planning (2008-2010)

Teaching Experience

2020- Principles of Urban Planning, Bachelor Course, Principle Professor/Teachor

Honors & Distinctions

·        Selected as Yong experts by the Program of Urban Responses to Climate Change in Asia, Awarded by IHDP, 2011

·        International AGROPOLIS Award by IDRC (International Development Research Center, Canada), 2004



吴笛  硕士研究生  070502-人文地理学  

杨定  硕士研究生  070502-人文地理学  

夏岚  博士研究生  070502-人文地理学  


杨航  硕士研究生  070502-人文地理学