Urban Planning

GAN Jing




Associate Professor Dr. GAN Jing


General Information

Institution:Department of Urban Planning, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University

Institute Address: 1239 Siping Road, 200092, Shanghai,China

Phone: 0086-21-65982898

Email: jinggan@tongji.edu.cn




1997.09-2002.06Bachelor of Engineering (Major: Urban Planning), Tongji University, Shanghai, China

2002.09-2005.03Master of Engineering (Major: Urban Planning and Design), Tongji University, Shanghai, China

2010.09-2016.12Ph.D. (Major: Urban Planning and Design), Tongji University, Shanghai, China


Work Experience  

2005.06-2007.06Research Assistant, Institute of Urban Strategy and Management, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

2007.07-2018.12Lecturer, Department of Urban Planning, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

2014.01-2014.05Henry Luce Visiting Scholar, Center of Urban and Global Studies, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.

2018.12-now Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University, Shanghai, China


Professional Interests, Functions and Activities

  • Area of Interest: Urban Ecological Planning Theory and Design, Urban Biodiversity and Built Environment

  • Registered Urban Planner

  • Member of China Green Building Council

  • Member of Eco-cityResearch Committee, Chinese Society of Urban Studies

  • Member of Society for Urban Ecology(SURE)

  • Member of Ecological Society of Shanghai


Research projects:

2020-2023, PI for ‘Ecological Space Optimization Design in waterfront area based on Biophilic Perception and Restorativeness Enhancement-Case Study of Huangpu River Waterfront in Shanghai’, National Natural Science Foundation of China

2018-2021, PI for ‘Environmental Design strategies for urban waterfront area to enhance biophilic experience: case study of the East Bund of the Huangpu River in Shanghai’, Ministry of Education, China

2018-2019, PI for ‘Urban-rural governance system in Germany’, Ministry of Housing and Urban-rural Development, China

2015-2017, PI for ‘Urban Ecological Space Optimization in high density urbanized area based on Urban Biodiversity Performance Assessment’, National Natural Science Foundation of China

2015-2016, PI for ‘The Ecological City Monograph Study for the Central Activities Zone of Qingdao’, District Government of Qingdao West Coast Zone

2014-2015, PI for ‘Collaboratively Reduce the Footprint in the Development, Study on the Effective Stakeholder Engagement Strategy for a Water Sensitive City’, World Wildlife Fund

2009-2013, Key participant, ‘Ecological Planning and Smart Design of Chongming Island’, Shanghai Science and Technology Commission

2008-2011, Key participant, ‘Research and demonstration of Key Technologies for Urban Ecological Planning and Ecological Restoration’, Ministry of Science and Technology, China


Important publications

Gan J. BreusteJ.(2020):Relationship Between Built Environment and Biodiversity in High-density Metropolitan Areas:The Case of Shanghai,China[M]//in Breuste J,Artmann M,Ioja C,Quresi S(eds.)Making Green Cities-Concepts,Challenges and Practice, Springer:331-352.

Gan J. (2019): Integrated Green Surface Ratio (IGSR) of Urban Three Dimensional Green Spaces -Case Study of Central Activity Zone for Qingdao West Coast New Area. Housing Science. 11:38-42. (in Chinese)

Gan J. (2018): Urban biodiversity and Built Environment. Tongji University Press. (in Chinese)

Gan J., Wu Z., Guo G. (2018): The Influence of Built Environment on Urban Biodiversity in High-density Urban Areas:Case Study in blocks along Century Avenue, Pudong New District, Shanghai. Urban Development Studies. 4:97-106. (in Chinese)

Gan J.,Wu Z.(2018): Review of the Research Progress for Urban Biodiversity Planning and Countermeasures. Planners. 1:87-91. (in Chinese)

Gan J. (2018): Built Environment Factors affecting Urban Biodiversity and Planning. Optimization Approaches. Urban Planning International, 4:68-74. (in Chinese)

Gan J.,Deng X.,Guo G. (2018): Planning Control Strategies and Development Guidelines for Waterfront Ecological Space in High- Density Urban Area: Take Waterfront Area along Huangpu River and Suzhou Creek in Shanghai as Examples. Urban Planning Forum. 5:63-70. (in Chinese)

Gan J. (2018): Primary Exploration on Classification of Urban Multiple Biotopes from the perspective of Human-Nature Overlapping [J].Journal of Chinese Urban Forestry, 3:1-5. (in Chinese)

Ding Y., Gan J. (2018) Impact of Urban Water Network Connectivity on Biodiversity in Shanghai Metropolitan. Shanghai Urban Planning. 4:86-90. (in Chinese)

Gan J. (2015): Biophilic planning and design: Creating Biophilc Cities in the context of high-density urban development in China. AESOP annual congress 2015. Prague. 2015.07

Artmann M., Kohler M., Meinel G., Gan J., Ioan-Cristian Ioja. (2017):How smart growth and green infrastructure can mutually support each other — A conceptual framework for compact and green cities. Ecological Indicators, 96(2): 10-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.07.001