After a rigorous selection exercise conducted by the selection panel, Dr ZHANG Xiaoling of the Department of Public Policy of the College Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) has been granted the CityU Outstanding Research Awards for Junior Faculty 2017.
Dr Zhang has a longstanding and interdisciplinary interest in sustainability science, in particular, sustainable urbanisation featured in China. She has also engaged in environmental studies, particularly in the developers’ behaviour/actions in contributing to social responsibility/sustainable development, energy policy and renewable & sustainable energy use as well as the mechanisms of changes in built environment.
Dr Zhang joined CityU in 2012. She has led a good number of competitive research projects including two RGC grants and two NSFC grants and published more than 100 journal papers with several invited keynote presentations at international conferences. Dr Zhang was also the winner of the CLASS New Researcher Award 2016 and the President Awards 2016.
Congratulations to Dr Zhang on her outstanding research achievements!