Labs & Centers
The MIT China Future City Lab

The China Future City Lab addresses challenges and issues related to urbanization in China; we mobilize the vision, research expertise, experience, talent, creativity, and other resources of MIT to identify innovative concepts and develop novel tools, technologies, and solutions that are applicable to the obstacles and opportunities in China’s growing cities. The China Future City Lab is hosted at the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning.

Professor Zheng is the faculty director of MIT China Future City Lab, overseeing multiple projects focused on the economic geography of entrepreneurship, urban vibrancy and value creation, as well as urban quality of life.