ProfileRui Wang is the UPD Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China, a Suzhou Industrial Park International Leading Academic Talent, and a Publishing Mentor for the Urban Affairs Association. In October 2023, he was ranked among 16 scientists in China with career-long impact in the urban & regional planning field in Stanford's list of World's Top 2% Scientists 2022.
Professor Wang specializes in the public policy analysis for efficient, sustainable and inclusive urban development. His research appears in multiple disciplinary areas and has been covered in the Atlantic, Harvard Business Review, Los Angeles Times and New York Times. Professor Wang gave talks at the China Finance 40 Forum, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Los Angeles World Affairs Council, RAND, World Bank, and numerous academic conferences and institutions. He is an editorial board member of the Journal of Urban Affairs, Transport Research Part D, Springer Nature's Discover Cities, Buildings, and US Department of Transportation's Journal of Transportation & Statistics. He has also consulted for Beijing Municipal Institute of City Planning and Design, US Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the World Bank.
Professor Wang's Google Scholar profile can be accessed at: scholar.google.com/citations?user=CJJ57XwAAAAJ&hl=en.