Zhengzhen Tan

Zhengzhen was born and raised in Shanghai, China. She joined the Samuel Tak Lee MIT Real Estate Entrepreneurship Lab (STL Lab) as assistant director in May, 2015.  She is responsible for the daily operations of the STL Lab, including communications and outreach and the recruitment initiatives; develop, strengthen and ensure the long-term success of the various components of the STL Program; establish and develop relationships with government agencies, real estate developers and investors and academic collaborators in China. Before joining the STL Lab, Zhengzhen was an urban planner and urban designer in Shanghai, Singapore, England and Canada. She got her bachelor degree from Department of Urban Planning, Tongji University , Shanghai and her master degree from Department of Architecture, National University of Singapore.