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Civil & Environmental Engineering

Understand Energy: Essentials

(CEE 107S/207S)

Urban Studies

Retaking the Commons:

Public Space, Public Participation (URBANST 146)

International Policy Studies


Bridging Cities and Nations to Tackle Urban Development (IPS 275)

Urban Studies

International Urbanization

(EARTHSYS 138 / URBANST145 / CEE 126 / IPS 274)
Awarded grant by Stanford Global Studies

Earth Systems 

GIS for Good:

Applications of GIS for International Development and Humanitarian Relief (EARTHSYS 127/EESS122)

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Defining Smart Cities:

Visions of Urbanism for the 21st Century (URBANST 174, CEE 125/225) Courses

Civic Design

Partnerships with San Jose and Sunnyvale (DESINST308 / PUBPOL 270 / CEE 308D)


Seeing and Capturing Carbon Emissions

Civic Dreams, Human Spaces:

Designing Cities for People (URBANST 104)

Open Kitchen:

Designing for the Senses

Prototyping SF

Market Street Prototyping Festival

Green Alleys SF:

Eco-Neighborhood Innovations

Streets, Squares & Roundabouts:

Creative Tools for Urban Spaces

Everyday Social Good:

Fostering Inclusion through Connection and Reciprocity

Parks, Plazas, Public Spaces:

Designing for Communities at Play

Other teaching experience

Disney City (2017) research & education program

Approaching the Human City (2015, 2016, 2017)
A joint Tsinghua University-Stanford University workshop. Visit

Human City Challenge - Beijing (2016)

The Human City: Design for People (2014)
A joint Tsinghua University-Stanford University workshop. Visit for more info.

Social and Urban Development in Beijing: Field Observation & Service Learning | Urban Studies

Critical Issues in US-China Relations | East Asian Studies

Invited guest lecturer at Tongji University, Tsinghua University, EISEE (in Paris), NYU Shanghai, Chinese University of Hong Kong