Wei Zheng

郑微 (Dr. Helen Zheng)


Lecturer, Department of Planning, Property and Environmental Management, University of Manchester






Dr. Wei (Helen) Zheng is a Lecturer in the Department of Planning, Property and Environmental Management at the University of Manchester. She joined the University of Manchester as a Postdoc researcher in 2017. In 2019, she was awarded the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship. Dr. Zheng obtained her PhD degree from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2017 and her Bachelor’s degree from Nanjing University in 2012.

研究方向与社会贡献 (Research direction and social contribution)

郑博士的研究主要包括中国的可持续城镇化、规划中的决策支持以及空间不平等问题。她采用混合研究方法,例如空间分析、统计建模、以及各种定性方法来研究规划问题。她已完成的项目主要探索城市更新的决策支持和中国大都市地区的可持续城镇化。目前,她正从事的研究项目旨在探索英国的空间不均等问题。她的研究成果已在Environment and Planning B, Habitat International和Land Use Policy等一流的同行评议期刊上发表。

Dr. Zheng’s research primarily focuses on sustainable urbanization in China, decision-making support in planning, and spatial inequalities. She employs mixed research methods such as spatial analysis, statistical modeling, and various qualitative methods to examine planning issues. Her past projects have concentrated on urban renewal decision-making support and sustainable urbanization in China. Currently, she is engaged in research projects aimed at examining and addressing spatial inequality within the context of the UK. Her work has been published in top-tier, peer-reviewed journals, such as Environment and Planning B, Habitat International and Land Use Policy.

与IACP的关系 (Relationship with IACP)


Dr. Zheng is a member of IACP, and a member of IACP European Chapter Advisory Group, assisting in event planning and organisation in Europe.


Email: helen.zheng@manchester.ac.uk