HKUST(GZ) PG Programs 2024-25

14 The Urban Governance and Design Thrust aims to train the next generation of leaders in conducting cutting-edging innovative research on cities through cross-disciplinary approaches to solve complex urban problems. Cross-disciplinary Focus Areas • Education, Employment and Labor Markets • Migration, Inequality, and Social Inclusion • Population, Health, and Ageing • Regional and Urban Economic Development • GIS and Spatial Analysis • Smart City • Transportation and Communication Infrastructure Prof. Ge Lin KAN Professor Head of Urban Governance and Design Thrust, Society Hub Research Interest • GIS • Spatial Epidemiology • Data Integration • Aging and Urban Health Urban Governance and Design Enquiries Financial Technology Innovation, Policy, and Entrepreneurship Urban Governance and Design Carbon Neutrality and Climate Change The Thrust addresses key national priorities, trains next generation of leaders who face global challenges of climate change, seize opportunities of the new industrial revolution, and develop technical, institutional and policy solutions for a shared sustainable future. Cross-disciplinary Focus Areas • Carbon Science and Technology • Climate Change and Governance • Sustainable Energy Transition • Climate Finance and Policy Carbon Neutrality and Climate Change* Prof. Ye QI Chair Professor Acting Head of Carbon Neutrality and Climate Change Thrust, Society Hub Research Interest • Chinese Environmental and Energy Policy • Environmental Policy and Governance • Climate Change and Global Environmental Governance • Sustainability Science and Governance • Sustainable Urbanization * MPhil/PhD Program in CNCC is under development.