47th Annual Conference | April 19 – 22, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN USA | Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Hotel | #UAA2017 | urbanaffairsassociation.org | urbanaffairsassociation.org/conference/

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Chen Chen

Tongji University
Assistant Professor
Chen Chen is Assistant Professor at College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University. He specializes in urbanization, urban and regional development, urban economics, and quantitative spatial analytics. Chen Chen got his Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. from Tongji University and had stayed at University of Pennsylvania for two years as a visiting scholar. In 2016, he received National Science Foundation Grant for Young Scholars (No. 51608366) and Shanghai Pujiang Grant (No. 16PJC085). His recent work focus on: 1) Driving forces of peri-urbanization in suburban area of china’s mega-cities and its planning strategies; 2) The spatial concentration of migrants and its impact on the urban structure of megacity-region and its governance strategies; 3) The development of traditional villages under the intervention of industrial and commercial capital. He is interested in collaborative research with scholars with common interests.