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Lin Lin

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Lin received her Ph.D. in urban design and planning from University of Washington. Before she joins XJTLU, she was an assistant professor at School of Ecological and Environmental Sciences at East China Normal University. Her research interests lie in conceptualizing and understanding the reciprocal relationship between the built environment‚ human behaviors‚ and public health‚ as she believes this relationship underpins the development of genuinely healthy sustainable communities.

Research interests

Built Environment, Active Transport, and Public Health

Land Use and Transportation

Quantitative Urban Form


Senior Lecturer, Xian Jiaotong - Liverpool University - 2017 to present

Lecturer, East China Normal University - 2011 to 2017

Post-doc, University of Washington - 2010 to 2011

Transportation Planner, Washington State Department of Transportation - 2004 to 2005


CDE 205 Planning Methodology

CDE 402 Sustainable Urban Planning Strategies

CDE 201 Environmental Sustainability

CDE 101 Issues and Practice of Planning in China I

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 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA - 2010

MPA, University of Washington, Seattle, WA - 2004

M.Plan , University of Washington, Seattle, WA - 2004

External positions

Adjunct faculty member , The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Apr 2017 → …


  • HE Transportation and Communications
  • G Geography (General)
  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine

Person Types

  • Staff


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