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Li Wan

Li Wan

Project Researcher

University of Cambridge

University Lecturer in Chinese Urban Development. Dr Li Wan is interested in understanding the urban development processes, particularly those related to land use and transport, through advanced data analytics and urban system models. Prior to joining the Land Economy, he worked as a researcher at the Department of Architecture and the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) at the University of Cambridge. He has been developing and applying computational models of cities and the infrastructure systems for cities in China (Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei, Guizhou, Wuhan, Chengdu), South Korea (Seoul) and UK (Cambridge), and in the process, collaborating closely with architects, urban designers, planners, engineers, economists, real estate developers and policy makers. He is a co-investigator of the Digital Cities for Change (DC2) programme and is leading a city-level digital twin research project in Cambridge.

Transport & Mobility

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