Liang Dong
City University of Hong Kong
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Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
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Member since Jul 16, 2020
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I am currently an Assistant Professor at City University of Hong Kong. My research topics include environmental system analysis (e.g., life cycle assessment, urban metabolism approach, input-output model and their integration), sustainability indicators/policies, big data and spatial planning tools, and their applications in eco-industrial development, as well as sustainable, low-carbon and smart cities planning.

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Dr. Dong's currently is Assistant Professor at City University of Hong Kong. He obtained his B.E. in Environmental engineering from Tsinghua University, China, and Ph.D. in Urban Environmental Studies from Nagoya University, Japan. Before joining City University of Hong Kong, he worked in National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan, and Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML), Leiden University, Netherlands, in the field of industrial ecology, circular economy and low-carbon & eco-city planning.
His research focus to apply principles of Industrial Ecology to fight to the challenges of developing sustainable, smart and low-carbon cities, with focuses on the sustainability science & policies, environmental system analysis, and policies design under the theme of urban sustainability. Sub-topics also include development on holistic and integrated socioeconomic and environmental system analytical tools (e.g., life cycle assessment, urban metabolism approach, input-output model and their integration), sustainability indicators/policies, energy and environmental economic approaches, big data and spatial planning tools, and their applications in eco-industrial development, as well as sustainable, low-carbon and smart cities planning. He took charge and engaged in a series of national level circular economy, smart cities, and low-carbon cities projects in EU, Japan and China. He also actively engaged in providing broad academic services, like consulting to UN-ESCAP, Energy Foundation and many local stakeholders of Industrial and Urban planning, to forward circular, eco and low-carbon urban and regional transition in EU, Asia-Pacific and globe.

Research Interests

Urban sustainability and Sustainable Urban Planning
Environmental management & Policies
Industrial Ecology and Environmental system analysis
Eco-industrial development (EID) and Eco-industrial parks (EIPs)
Low-carbon city, Eco-city and Smart city
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