Zhengzhen Tan

Zhengzhen as executive director of MIT China Future Lab (CFC Lab). CFC Lab is the first-ever MIT backed research and entrepreneurship lab that brings academia, entrepreneurs, government and industries together on urban challenges in China. Its goal is to mobilize the vision, research, innovation, and academic resources of MIT and foster inter-disciplinary research and education on urban development. The program comprises three cornerstones: Research, MIT-Tsinghua Future City Innovation Connector, and China City Living Lab. Before CFC Lab, she was assistant director of STL Lab. Zhengzhen was an urban planner and urban designer who had extensive practice in both public and private sector around the globe, i.e. in Shanghai, Singapore, London and Vancouver. 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.