Lecture: Concept Evolution, Research Contents and Development Trend of Urban Resilience
When: 12:30 p.m., Friday, October, 11th, 2019
Where: Multifunctional Hall, Cultural Activity Center for Faculty and Staff, Weijin Road Campus
Wang Qiao is a lecturer and Master’s supervisor of Urban Planning Department at the School of Architecture, Tianjin University. She is a national registered urban planner. She entered Tianjin University in 2002 and obtained bachelor’s, master’s and doctor’s degrees successively, under the guidance of professoer ZengJian. She is the member of the Academic Work Committee, Urban Security and Disaster Prevention Committee, Small-Town Planning Committee, Youth Working Committee of Tianjin Urban Planning Association, and the reviewer of two journals. Her main research fields include Urban Resilience, Comperhensive Disaster Prevention and Mitigation in cities, Urban Planning and Design. She has hosted 5 national and provincial scientific research projects, 3 independent innovation projects of Tianjin University, 1 graduate education reform program and has participated in 10 national and provincial scientific research projects. For now, she has finished 11 books (2 as the main author, 9 participate editing, and 2 books are planned to publish soon) and nearly 40 academic papers. She has won awards like the Shen Zhikang-Teacher-Award, the Excellent Teaching Award of Outstanding-Young-Teacher of Tianjin University, and the Second prize of teaching achievement award of Tianjin University. Besides, her design projects have won 1 China Civil Engineering Zhan Tianyou Award and 5 Tianjin excellent planning and design awards; as guiding teacher, 15 student’s planning design projects have won international and domestic competitions.
About the Lecture:
The concept of urban resilience takes whole urban as the research object and also takes enhancing the ability of function-maintaining without being destroyed by disturbance as its main target. Constructing a resilient city is an effective way to ensure the healthy and sustainable development of urban. The lecture reviews relevant literatures of urban resilience as well as analyses the concepts and properties of resilience; The basic issues of resilience (concepts, definitions, features) have reached consensuses gradually and the research emphasis has turned to three aspects of theme, which including theoretical framework, evaluation index and promotion strategy. Considering the practical situation of Chinese city, this report suggests that studies on resilience should extend its breadth and depth and also puts forward the feature and tendency of resilience research in China from three levels (systematism, effectiveness and institutional).
Relevant Discipline: Urban Planning, Ecology, Architecture, Management, Sociology
Organizers: Trade Unions, Library, Office of Science and Technology, Young Teachers Association
All students and staff of Tianjin University are welcome.