Spatial Planning
Urban Modelling
Data Analytics
Digital Cities

An interdisciplinary research group at Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge

Group Members

Dr. Li Wan

Qiancheng Wang


Qiancheng is a PhD candidate in Land Economy since 2020. He is interested in topics about sustainable urban development and is working on a new spatial equilibrium model for quantifying the environmental impacts of alternative urban spatial planning strategies for fast-growing city regions. Before joining in Land Economy, Qiancheng obtained his MPhil in Architecture and Urban Studies at the Department of Architecture and his BSc (Hons) in Building Engineering and Management with a Minor in Applied Mathematics at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. During his undergraduate and master's studies, Qiancheng's works covered energy-efficient building systems, sustainable construction methods and pro-environmental behaviours. His PhD research is financially supported by both China Scholarship Council and Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust.

Research Topic

Developing a New Spatial Equilibrium Model for quantifying the Energy Impacts of Alternative Urban Spatial Planning Strategies for Fast-growing City Regions: A Case Study of Greater Beijing, China

Research Interest

Urban Land-Use and Transport