Full-time researchers:Lin Tuo Lin Guang Wang Liehui 

Part-time researchers: Zhu Ming 

Lin Tuo
Lin Tuo, born in 1973 and native of Xiamen, Fujian Province, is now professor and PhD tutor at the Faculty of Resources and Environment and Centre of Urban Studies in Modern China, East China Normal University (ECNU). Currently he holds professorship sponsored by Talent Support Project of the Ministry of Education and Shanghai Dawn Scholars. He is also the Director of Institute of World Fair Studies of ECNU, invited Deputy Director of the China Research Centre of Temporary Issues of the Central Compilation and Translation Bureau and the Chief Visiting Expert of the Leadership Assessment and Examination Centre of the National School of Public Administration. His areas of major academic interest are urban and rural system vs regional administration, urban culture vs cultural economy etc..
He has written morn than 40 articles and books including Geographical Process Analysis of Culture: a Territorial Perspective of Fujian Culture, A Modern Transformation of Traditional Agri-Economic Society, A Colletion of Research Reports on the Frontiers of World Cultural Industries, Modern Urban Renovation and Socio-Spatial Transformation etc..
He has chaired recognized consulting projects for both central and provincial government organizations and major academic achievements include First Prize Award for Decision and Consultancy, the Best Achievement Award in Philosophical and Social Sciences Studies in Shanghai and the Best Paper Prize of Shanghai High-Calibre Scholars. In recent years, he has been consultant to the Shanghai World Fair Organizing Committee in areas such as thematic cultivation, conceptual configuration of China Show Room and the cultural innovation studies of Wusong Oceania Gateway etc.. He also has research projects in urban development and cultural economy in collaboration with French, America and Japanese counterparts.
Lin Guang
Wang Liehui
Address: The Centre for Modern Chinese Cities Studies, ECNU,Shanghai, P. R. China
Post Code: 200062
Email: wangliehui@gmail.com, lhwang@re.ecnu.edu.cn
Web Site: http://faculty.ecnu.edu.cn/info/Info_cn.asp?id=20100080
Tel: +86-21-62223821
1/2013-present: Center for Modern Chinese City Studies, Department of Urban & Regional Economics, East China Normal University
            Associate Professor
7/2010- 12/2012: Center for Modern Chinese City Studies, Department of Urban & Regional Economics, East China Normal University
7/2008-6/2010: Center for Modern Chinese City Studies, East China Normal University
            Post Doctoral Research in Geography
2/2008-6/2008: Zhejiang Province Development Planning & Research Institute

2/2005-1/2008: Center for Historical Geography Studies, Fudan University
            Degree: Ph. D in Historical Geography
9/2002-1/2005: Center for Historical Geography Studies, Fudan University
            Degree: Master in Historical Geography
9/1998-7/2002: College of Humanities, Zhejiang Normal University
            Degree: Bachelor of History

Port Geography , Urban Geography , Historical Geography

2012, China's coastal main container port status evaluation: Based on the Chinese coastal shipping network.  Supported by Shanghai Philosophy and Social Science Planning Project (2012ECK001)
2010,The Study of Port Cooperative in Yangtze River Delta. Supported by Shanghai Philosophy and Social Science Planning Project (2010SBC002)
2009,The Study of the Spatial Relationship between Neighbouring Ports under Glocalization. Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China(40901091)
2008,Globalization and the Port Spatial Relationship between Shanghai and Ningbo. Supported by China Postdoctoral Science Foundation(CPSF20080606)
2006, The Historical Study of Shanghai and Ningbo Port’s Relationship(1843-1941). Supported by Shanghai Philosophy and Social Science Planning Project (2006ELS001)

2009, Forming the new hub: Geographical study on the relationship between Shanghai and Ningbo port(1843-1941),Hangzhou: Zhejiang University Press.

2012a, WANG Lie-hui. “ Research on Global Maritime Knowledge Hub: a Case Study of Shanghai”. Human Geography.No.1.
2012b, WANG Lie-hui. “The Port Spatial Relationship between Shanghai and Ningbo in Modern Time”. Journal of Hangzhou Normal University(Humanities and Social Sciences),No.1.
2010a, WANG Lie-hui.Yueming Ning. “International Maritime Services Trends and the Study of High-end Maritime Services Development in Ningbo”. Economic Geography,No.2.
2010b, WANG Lie-hui.Boke Mao. “Different Modes of Cooperation in Foreign Port System and Inspiration for the Yangtze River Delta”. Journal of Social Sciences,No.6.
2010c, WANG Lie-hui. “Summary on Spatial Structure of Overseas Port-city”. City Planning Review,No.11.
2009a, WANG Lie-hui. “Introversion and Extroversion—Two Different Development Trends of Shanghai Harbor and Ningbo Harbor before and after They were Opened as Commercial Ports”, Historical Review,No.3.
2009b, WANG Lie-hui. “Different Models of High-end Maritime Services and Inspiration for Shanghai”, Shanghai Journal of Economics,No.9.
2009c, WANG Lie-hui. “Integrating Port Resources in the Yangtze River Delta and Promoting the Establishment of Shanghai International Shipping Center”, Journal of Nantong University(Social Sciences Edition),No.4.
2009d, WANG Lie-hui. “A Re-evaluation of the Role of Shanghai Port in Early Modern Times”, Journal of Yunnan University(Social Sciences Edition),No.5.
2009e, WANG Lie-hui. “Core-Periphery: Transformation of Chinese Economic Pattern in Modern Times”, Historical Research in Anhui,No.4.
2009f, WANG Lie-hui. “The Location Analysis of Shanghai Port Development in Modern Times in Comparison with Ningbo Port”, Journal of Historical Science ,No.8.
2009g, WANG Lie-hui. “The Relationship among Japan Shanghai and Ningbo before and after Opening in 1840”, Zhejiang Academic Journal,No.4.
2008a, WANG Lie-hui. “A Study on Different Types of China Adjacent Seaports in Modern Time”, Urban Planning Forum,No.6.
2008b, WANG Lie-hui. “The Change of Ningbo Port Hinterland in Modern Time”, Researches in Chinese Economic History,No.1.
2007a, WANG Lie-hui. “The port spatial relationship between Shanghai and Ningbo”, Geographical Research,No.6.
2007b, WANG Lie-hui. “A Review of The Western Research on Port System”, Economic Geography,No.2.
2007c, WANG Lie-hui. “The Evolution of Port System in the Yangtze River Delta from the Tang Dynasty to Modern Times”, Fudan Journal(Social Sciences Edition),No.2.
2006a, WANG Lie-hui. “Cityport and Region Development:the case of Shanghai and Ningbo port”,Journal of Zhengzhou University(Philosophy and Social Sciences Edition),No.6.
2006b, WANG Lie-hui. “Survey of pirates activities in the area of Min and Zhe on the early days of the ports opening”, Historical Research in Auhui,No.2.
2006c, WANG Lie-hui.”The formation of the “double bank”city in modern China”.Urban History Research.No.24.
2005, WANG Lie-hui. “Provincial Governing the County : The Return of History”,Chinese Territory Administrative Divisions and Place Names,No.6.
2004, WANG Lie-hui. “The Driving Forces for the Changes of the Hinterland of Ningbo Harbor in Modern Period”.Historical Geograhpy.No.20.
Zhu Ming