Zhou Guoyan



Zhou Guoyan,PhD.

Professor. Registered Town Planner in China.

Position:Head of Urban Planning Department, Gold Mantis Architecture School of Soochow

University ;Director of Wanwei Planning Institute L.t.d Soochow University, Soochow

Contact Address:Office Room2303, Building of Gold Mantis Architecture School of Soochow

No. 199, Renai Road, Suzhou Industrial Park, Jiangsu Province

Post Code:  215123

Mobile (WeChat): 18114910859

E-mail: 754323772@qq.com;



2009.06-2009.12 Post-Doctorate Affiliated Researcher, Bartlett School of Planning, University College of London. UK.

2002-2006 – University of Portsmouth, PhD-Land Management in Town Planning. UK.

1988-1991 – Master of Architecture, Southeast University, China

1981-1985 – Bachelor of Architecture, Hefei University of Technology, China


 Professional Qualifications: 

Registered Town Planner (China); Senior Architect;

Member of Urban Design Experts’ Committee of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural

Development of P.R.China;

Board Member of Foreign Urban Planning Committee of Urban Planning Society of China;

Board Member of WACA(World Association of Chinese Architects;

Vice Dean of Jiangsu Provincial Historical Heritage Protection Committee of Jiangsu Provincial Academy of Urban Planning.

Special Peer Reviewer 《City Planning Review》;

Member of Editorial Board 《China City Planning Review (English Version)》 Student Member of RTPI (once in UK) ;



2016.12-Present : Head of Urban Planning Department, Gold Mantis Architecture School of Soochow University ; Director of Wanwei Planning Institute L.t.d Soochow University,


2009.12-2016.11—Professor  & Director of Urbanization Development and Construction Planning Research Centre of Hefei University of Technology

2007.3 -2009.12— Head of Town Planning Department, Faculty of Architecture and Art, Hefei

University of Technology

2006.11-2007.3—Principal Planner, Atkins Shanghai Branch, China

1998.6-2006.10 — Deputy Director of Hefei Institute of Urban Planning (Director of ISO9001 Quality management System) (Registered Planner)

1993-1998—Deputy Director (and Officer) of Town Planning Administrative Bureau of

Qiongshan City, Hainan Province, P.R.China (Engineer, Planner)

1991-1993—Senior Lecturer, Anhui Institute of Architectural Industry (Architect)

1985-1988—Junior Lecturer, Architecture Department, Hefei University of Technology (Architect)

Major Research Awards 14

Awarded provincial  research excellence
4 times 1st-Prizes;  5 Times 2nd Prizes;
Times 3rd Prizes. 

Major Teaching Awards (5)

Published books (10  books)

Published Theses (59 theses)

Major Projects (43 projects)

Attended International or national

Conferences\meetings\seminars (28)

Other Awards \painting\singing (2)