Research direction: urban and rural planning and design, community and housing planning, technology of urban and rural planning, shrinking cities and aging society
Shuqi Gao, associate professor and graduate student advisor for the School of Architecture, Southeast University. He laureated ZhiShan Young Scholar of Southeast University, Young Talent of Technology Think Tank (China Association for Science and Technology) and Innovative and Entrepreneurial Talent of Jiangsu Province. He received bachelor of urban planning from Tianjing University, Ph.D. of urban planning from Tsinghua University, and was once visiting doctoral student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
In recent years, he has been in charge of multiple research funds, including Youth Fund of National Natural Science Foundation, Youth Fund of Jiangsu Natural Science Foundation, Sub-fund of National Key Research and Development Program. He also participated in a series of planning practice projects, including city-wide and block-level urban design projects, rural survey and construction plans and evaluation survey of historic cities. He has published more than 20 research papers, and most of which were published on prestigious planning journals, e.g. City Planning Review (Chinese), Urban Planning Forum (Chinese), Journal of the American Planning Association, Journal of Planning Education and Research, Cities. His tutored students won nearly 10 awards, including first award in College Student Competition of National Territory Spatial Planning and Design, Excellent Graduation Design of Jiangsu Province, and First Prize in Team 20 Architecture & Urban Planning Graduation Projects Competition.