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Jinglu Song

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Jinglu Song is currently an associate professor of Urban Planning and Design Department at XJTLU. She achieved her PhD degree from the Department of Geography and Resource Management in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has also been a research associate in Hong Kong University and Hong Kong Baptist University, as well as a visiting scholar in Princeton University. Her fields of expertise involve the geographic information systems, urban planning and sustainability science. Most currently, she is concerned more about urban resilience to natural disasters and climate change, environmental science and public health as well. Candidates are welcomed to pursue the Ph.D. degree under her supervision. Specific research areas of interest for potential candidates include but not limited to disaster resilience, environmental science and public health, GIS application in sustainable urban planning.

Research interests

Urban Big Data and Spatial Analytics

Social and Environmental Health Research (Environmental Epidemiology)

Urban/Community Vulnerability, Resilience Risk to Natural Hazards and Disasters (i.e. typhoons, flooding, earthquakes, etc.)

Climate Change and Adaptation

GIS and RS applications in sustainable urban/transportation/land use planning


Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning Design, XJTLU, 2023 to present

Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Planning Design, XJTLU, 2019 - 2023

Visiting Scholar and Research Collaborate, Princeton University - 2017

Research Assistant, Hong Kong Baptist University - 2014

Research Assistant, The University of Hong Kong - 2013


UPD004 Introduction to Urban Planning and Design

UPD106 Issues and Practice of Planning in China II

UPD201 Environmental Sustainability

UPD204 Introduction to GIS

UPD305 Final Year Project and Dissertation

UPD408 Spatial Analysis and Visualization

UPD409 Master Dissertation Supervision

Awards and honours

2023 Research, Impact and Enterprise Award in Design School, XJTLU

2020 Jiangsu Provincial Double-Innovation Doctor

2016-2017 CUHK Global Scholarship for Research Excellence

2015-2016 Best Tutor Award in the Department of Geography and Resource Management, CUHK

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Fellow, High Education Association of the UK, 2022.4

PhD, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2018.11

MSc, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2013.11

BSc, East China Normal University, 2012.7

Person Types

  • Staff


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