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Academic Staff
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Prof. Wang Donggen (王冬根教授)

Head of Department and
Chair Professor of Geography
Director of the Centre for China Urban
and Regional Studies

Transport Geography, Time Geography

Office:
AAB 1220A
Tel:
(852) 3411 7128
Fax:
(852) 3411 5990

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands.
  • M.A., Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • M.Sc. and B.Sc., Wuhan Technical University of Surveying and Mapping (now Wuhan University), China.

 


TEACHING

  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Geography
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods in Geography
  • Geography of Transportation

 


ACADEMIC SERVICES

  • Co-Editor-in-Chief: Travel Behavior and Society (2013 –);
  • Editorial Board Member: Annals of Association of American Geographers (2014 –2017); 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 –)

 


RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Activity-travel behavior
  • Transport and time geography
  • Activity-based socio-spatial segregation
  • Geography of wellbeing
  • Housing choice and residential satisfaction

 


 

NSFC grant: (National Science Foundation China: 41971210): “TOD視角的粵港澳大灣區城市空間結構與居民出行行為的研究” (A TOD perspective on the urban spatial structure and travel behavior in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area). Funded by National Science Foundation of China. Starting Year: 2020;

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

Mao, Z. & Wang, D. (2020). “Residential relocation and life satisfaction change: Is there a difference between household couples?” Cities. 97: 102565.

Guan, X., Wang, D., & X. J. Cao (2019). “The role of residential self-selection in land use-travel research: a review of recent findings”. Transport Reviews. 1-21

Guan, X. & Wang, D. (2019). “Influences of the built environment on travel: A household-based perspective”. Transportation Research Part A. 130: 710-724.

Wang, F. & Wang, D. (2019). “Changes in residential satisfaction after home relocation: a longitudinal study in Beijing, China”. Urban Studies. (in press).

Wang, D., Schwanen, T., & Mao, Z. (2019). “Does exposure to richer and poorer neighborhoods influence wellbeing?”. Cities. 95: 102408.

Chen, B.Y., Wang, Y., Wang, D., & Lam, W.H.K. (2019). “Understanding travel time uncertainty impacts on the equity of individual accessibility”. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 75:156-169.

Zhou, M., & Wang, D. (2019). “Generational differences in attitudes towards car, car ownership and car use in Beijing”. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. 72: 261-278.

Guan, X. & Wang, D. (2019). “Residential self-selection in the built environment-travel behavior connection: Whose self-selection?” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. 67: 16-32.

Wang, D. and Lin, T. (2019). “Built environment, travel behavior, and residential self-selection: a study based on panel data from Beijing, China”. Transportation.  46(1): 51-74.

Wang, Y., Chen, B.Y., Yuan, H., Wang, D., Lam, W.H.K., & Li, Q. (2018). “Measuring temporal variation of location-based accessibility using space-time utility perspective”. Journal of Transport Geography. 73:13-24.

Yao, M. & Wang, D. (2018). “Mobility and travel behavior in urban China: The role of institutional factors”. Transport Policy. 69:122-131.

Lin, T., Wang, D., & Zhou, M. (2018). “Residential relocation and changes in travel behavior: what is the role of social context change?” Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. 111: 360-374.

Chen, B. Y., Wang, Y., Wang, D., Li, Q., Lam, W. H., & Shaw, S. L. (2018). “Understanding the impacts of human mobility on accessibility using massive mobile phone tracking data”. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 108(4): 1115-1133.

Leung, K.M., Chung, P.K., Wang, D., Liu, J.D. (2018). “Impact of physical and social environments on the walking behaviour of Hong Kong’s older adults”. Journal of Transport & Health. 9: 299-308.

Zhou, M., & Wang, D. (2018). “Investigating inter-generational changes in activity-travel behavior: a disaggregate approach”. Transportation, 1-45.

Leung, K. M., Chung, P. K., Yuen, T. L., Liu, J. D., & Wang, D. (2018). “Psychometric Properties of the Modified Social Environment Questionnaire (SEQ-C) in Chinese Older Adults”. Journal of aging and physical activity. 2^(4): 530-536.

Lin, T., Wang, D., and Guan, X. (2017), “The built environment, travel attitude, and travel behavior: Residential self-selection or residential determination?” Journal of Transport Geography. 65: 111-122.

Yao, M., Wang, D. and Yang, H. (2017). “A game-theoretic model of car ownership and household time allocation”. Transportation Research Part B. 104: 667-685.

Wang, D. and Cao, J. (2017). “Impacts of the built environment on activity-travel behavior: are there differences between public and private housing residents in Hong Kong?” Transportation Research Part A. 103: 25-35.

Wang, D. and Zhou, M. (2017). “The built environment and travel behavior in urban China: a literature review”. Transportation Research Part D. 52: 574-585.

Zhou, M., Wang, D., Li, Q., Yue, Y., Tu, W., and Cao, R. (2017). “Impacts of weather on public transport ridership: Results from mining data from different sources”. Transportation Research Part C. 75: 17-29.

Ding, C., Wang, D., Liu, C., Zhang, Y., and Yang, J. (2017). “Exploring the influence of built environment on travel mode choice considering the mediating effects of car ownership and travel distance”. Transportation Research Part A. 100: 65-80.

Chen, B., Yuan, H., Li, Q., Wang, D., Shaw, S.L., Chen, H.P., and Lam, W.H.K. (2017). “Measuring place-based accessibility under travel time uncertainty”. International Journal of Geographical Information Science. 31(4): 783-804.

Li, F. and Wang, D. (2017). “Measuring urban segregation based on individuals’ daily activity patterns: A multidimensional approach”. Environment and Planning A. 49(2): 467–486.

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. 59: 148-155.

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. 59: 148-155.

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. and He, S. (2016) eds. Mobility, Sociability and Well-being of Urban Living. Springer. 282 pages.

Wang, D. (2015), “Place, context, and activity-travel behavior”, Journal of Transport Geography, 47: 84-89.

Wang, D. (2015) ed. Geographies of Activity-Travel BehaviorJournal of Transport Geography. Special Issue, 47: 84-138.

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.

Kwan, M.-P., Richardson, D., Wang, D., and Zhou, C. (2015) eds. Space-Time Integration in Geography and GIScience: Research Frontiers in the US and China. Springer. 412 pages.

Tao Lin and Wang, D. (2014). “Social Networks and Joint/Solo Activity-Travel Behavior”. Transportation Research Part A. 68: 18-31.

Loo, Becky P.Y. and Wang, D. (2014) eds. Changing Landscapes of Transport and Logistics in China. Journal of Transport Geography, Special Issue. 40: 1-164.

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. and Wang, D. (2014). “Cyberspace: Connected or Segregated? From Digital Divide to Virtual Segregation”. Environment and Planning B. 41(2): 323 – 340