Jinhua Zhao is the Edward H. and Joyce Linde Career Development Assistant Professor of urban planning at DUSP. He holds Master of Science, Master of City Planning and Ph.D. degrees from MIT and a Bachelor's degree from Tongji University. He studies travel behavior and transportation policy, public transit management, and China’s urbanization and mobility. He sees transportation as a language, to describe a person, to characterize a city, and to understand an institution. His current project examines the interaction between policy making by the governments and behavioral response from the public in the context of China’s urban development. He very much enjoys working with students.

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Background
Education
2009
Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning, MIT
2004
Master of Science in Transportation and Master of City Planning, MIT
2001
Bachelor of Engineering in Urban Planning, Tongji University
Prior Experience
2010~2013
Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia
2009~2010
Research Scientist, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT
2006~2008
Associate, Policy Unit, Office of the Commissioner, Transport for London, UK
Teaching
Courses
Fall 2013
Urbanizing China (11.s945)
Spring 2014
Behavior and Policy: Connections in Transportation (11.s942)
Spring 2014
Quantitative Reasoning (11.220, with Prof. Zegras)