Director of the Centre for China Urban and Regional Studies
Ph.D. Eindhoven (Netherlands)
Office: AAB 1220A
Tel: (852) 3411 7128
Fax: (852) 3411 5990
Ph.D., Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands.
M.A., Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands.
M.Sc. and B.Sc., Wuhan University, China.
Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Geography
Advanced Quantitative Methods in Geography
Geography of Transportation
Editor-in-chief: Asian Geographer (2011–); Travel behavior and Society
Editorial Board Member: Annals of Association of American Geographers
(2014 –); Journal of Transport Geography (2013 –); Transportmetrica A
(2005 –); Transportmetrica B (2012 –);
Chairman, Hong Kong Geographical Association (2009 — 2013);
Fellow, Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies (2013 –)
Transport and time geography
Activity-based socio-spatial segregation
Geography of wellbeing
Housing choice and residential satisfaction
ON-GOING RESEARCH PROJECTS AS PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
GRF (HKBU12656716), “Exploring the inter-generational trends in daily travel behavior in Hong Kong and Shenzhen”. Funded by the Research Grant Council (RGC) of Hong Kong’s University Grants Committee. Starting Year: 2017
GRF (HKBU12606215) “Exploring and modelling the relationships between residential environment, travel behavior and travel-related subjective wellbeing in Shanghai, China”. Funded by the Research Grant Council (RGC) of Hong Kong’s University Grants Committee. Starting Year: 2016
NSFC grant: (National Science Foundation China: 41371181): “时空行为视角的城市居民幸福感研究：北京与广州的比较” (A Time Geography Study on the Subjective Well-being of Urban Chinese: Beijing and Guangzhou in Comparison). Funded by National Science Foundation of China. Starting Year: 2014;
GRF (HKBU247813) “Modeling Car Ownership and Time Use in Urban China: A Household Time and Money Budget Allocation Approach”. Funded by the Research Grant Council (RGC) of Hong Kong’s University Grants Committee. Starting Year: 2014;
Journal special issues and books edited:
Wang, D. and He, S. (2016) eds. Mobility, Sociability and Well-being of Urban Living. Springer. 282 pages.
Wang, D. (2015), Geographies of Activity-Travel Behavior. Journal of Transport Geography, Special Issue, 47: 84-138
Kwan, M.-P., Richardson, D., Wang, D., and Zhou, C. (2015), Space-Time Integration in Geography and GIScience: Research Frontiers in the US and China. Springer. 412 pages.
Loo, Becky P.Y. and D. Wang (2014), Changing Landscapes of Transport and Logistics in China. Journal of Transport Geography, Special Issue. 40: 1-164.
Wang, D. & Li, S.M. (2009) eds. Transportation and Geography, Proceedings of the 14th Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies (HKSTS) International Conference, Volumes 1 & 2. 1426 pages.
Refereed journal papers:
Wang, D. and Li, F. (2016), “Daily activity space and exposure: A comparative study of Hong Kong’s public and private housing residents’ segregation in daily life”. Cities. Published online since October 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.cities.2015.09.010).
Cao, X. and Wang, D. (2016), “Environmental correlates of residential satisfaction: An exploration of mismatched neighborhood characteristics in the Twin Cities”. Landscape and Urban Planning, 150, 26-35.
Wang, F. and Wang, D. (2016), “Geography of urban life satisfaction: An empirical study of Beijing”. Travel Behaviour and Society, 5, 14-22.
Wang, D. (2015), “Place, context, and activity-travel behavior”, Journal of Transport Geography, 47: 84-89.
Lin, T. and Wang, D. (2015) “Tradeoffs between in- and out-of-residential neighborhood locations for discretionary activities and time use: do social contexts matter?” Journal of Transport Geography, 47: 119-127.
Wang, D. and Wang, F. (2015) “Contributions of the Usage and Affective Experience of the Residential Environment to Residential Satisfaction”. Housing Studies, 31 (1), 42-60.
Lin, T. and Wang, D. (2014), “Social Networks and Joint/Solo Activity-Travel Behavior”, Transportation Research Part A. 68: 18-31.
Schwanen, T. and Wang, D. (2014), “Well-being, context, and everyday activities in space and time”, Annals of American Association of Geographers. 104(4): 833-851
Wang, D. and T. Lin (2014), “Residential Self-Selection, Built Environment and Travel Behavior in the Chinese context”, Journal of Transport and Land Use. 7 (3): 5-14
Li, F. & Wang, D. (2014) “Cyberspace: Connected or Segregated? From Digital Divide to Virtual Segregation”, Environment and Planning B. 41(2): 323-340
Wang, D. & T. Lin (2013) “Built environments, social environments, and activity-travel behavior: a case study of Hong Kong”, Journal of Transport Geography. 31: 286-295
Chen, B., Li, Q., Wang, D., et al (2013) “Reliable Space-time Prism under Travel Time Uncertainty”, Annals of American Association of Geographers. 103(6): 1502-1521
Wang, D., F. Li & Y. Chai (2012) “Activity space: a new perspective of socio-spatial segregation in Beijing, China”, Urban Geography 33 (2): 256-277.
Wang, D., Y. Chai & F. Li (2011) “Built environment diversities and activity-travel behavior variations in Beijing, China”, Journal of Transport Geography, 19: 1173-1186.
Wang, D., & Jiukun Li (2011) “A Two-Level Multiple Discrete-Continuous Model of Time Allocation to Virtual and Physical Activities”, Transportmetrica 7(6): 395-416.
Sirisoma, R.M.N.T., Wong, S.C., Lam, W.H.K., Wang, D., Yang, H. and Zhang, P (2010) “Empirical Evidence for Taxi Customer-Search Model”, Transport 163(4): 203-210.
Wang, D. & Yanwei Chai (2009) “The Jobs-Housing Relationship and Commuting in Beijing, China: The Legacy of Danwei”, Journal of Transport Geography, 17(1): 30-38.
Pengfei Li & Wang, D. (2009) “Numerical Analysis of the Statistical Properties of Uniform Design in Stated Choice Modelling”, Transport Reviews, 29(5):619-634.
Wang, D. & Jiukun Li (2009) “A Model of Household Time Allocation Taking Into Consideration of Hiring Domestic Helpers”, Transportation Research Part B, 43(2): 204-216.