Shengxiao (Alex) Li

李圣晓 Alex (Dr. Shengxiao (Alex) Li)









Dr. Shengxiao (Alex) Li is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Planning, Public Policy, and Management at the University of Oregon (UO). He will join the Department of Architecture at the National University of Singapore as an Assistant Professor of Urban Planning in June 2024. He obtained his PhD in City and Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania, and his Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning, and Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Urban Management from Peking University in China. Prior to joining UO, he was a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer at the University of California, Riverside.

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

李圣晓博士的研究方向集中在人口老龄化对城市发展特别是交通和住房规划的影响,以及公平视角下的出行行为,可达性,和公交导向土地开发。作为一名跨学科的国际学者,他的主要研究成果体现在以下几个方面:中国城市快速郊区化影响下的公交周边土地公平开发,从环境心理学角度研究小汽车对不同社会群体的作用,美国婴儿潮一代对交通规划和住房的影响。博士毕业后,其目前研究集中在针对气候变化的规划制定和实施,比如电动汽车政策和公平的公交导向土地开发。其研究得到美国交通部,林肯土地政策中心等机构的支持,在城市规划、交通、公共健康高影响力期刊如Journal of American Planning Association,Journal of Planning Literature,Transportation Research Part A 和Part D,Journal of Aging and Social Policy发表文章26篇。

Dr. Li’s research focuses on the implications of transportation and housing of population aging. He also applies an equity lens to transportation planning, with a focus on travel behavior, accessibility, and transit-oriented development. As an international and interdisciplinary scholar, his research contributes to several key areas: the equity of transit-oriented development in China’s rapidly growing suburbs, car ownership dynamics among different social groups from an environmental psychology perspective, and the impact of Baby Boomers’ on transportation and housing in the U.S. His postdoctoral research focuses on planning and implementation of climate actions, including electric vehicle adoption and equitable transit-oriented development initiatives. His research has received support from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Dr. Li has published 26 peer-reviewed papers in leading journals related to urban planning, transportation, and public health, including the Journal of American Planning Association, Journal of Planning Literature, Transportation Research Part A and Part D, and the Journal of Aging and Social Policy.

与IACP的关系(Relationship with IACP)


Dr. Li has been an active member of IACP since 2016. He received an honorable mention for the Best Student Paper Award and co-mentored a PhD student, Shuhong Wang, in finishing a paper about Chinese older adults’ subjective well-being. The paper won the Best Student Paper Award at IACP. Additionally, he has organized multiple roundtable discussions at IACP conferences to discuss topics such as aging and mobility, shared mobility, and the process of applying for PhD programs in urban planning.

李圣晓博士将择优录取2025年1月或7月入学四年全奖博士生一名或两名。详情请访问李圣晓博士网站招聘板块 (。

Dr. Li will recruit one or two PhD students fully funded for four years for the intake in either January or July 2025. For more information, please refer to the Hiring Section at