Senior lecturer, Ph.D from the University of Waterloo, rich experiences in teaching and project implementation in urban planning and design fields.
2002-2006：Ph.D., Faculty of Environmental Studies, University of Waterloo, Canada
2001-2003：M.S. in Planning, Urban Planning, University of Waterloo, Canada
1995-2000：B.Eng., Architecture, Tongji University, China
2019.1 - Present：Senior Lecturer, School of Environmental Science & Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology
2015 - 2018：Associate Dean, Grad School, Southern University of Science and Technology
2010-2014：Supervisor of MEM, Executive deputy director of Innovation Education Center, etc. College of Engineering, Peking University, China
Urban planning & Urban Design
Sustech：Urban planning, Urban and Environment, Environmental Psychology, Social Research Methods and Ethics
Peking University：Dialogue with global innovative Masters, Innovative thinking
2006- present The Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP)
2006- present American Planning Association （APA）
Research & Project Experiences
Funding from the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development：
The Morphology of Mega-communities
Study on Pension Industry
Funding from Local Government：
《The Development of Affordable Housing in Beijing》
《The Mechanism of Cooperative Regional Development》
Projects from Local Government：
Master plan of Sanya City, Hainan Province
Rural Tourism Plan of Wenchang City, Hainan Province
Garrison Woods Infill Community Planning Project
Crestmont Community Urban/Rural Interface Planning & Design Project
Deerfoot Meadows Brownfield Redevelopment Planning Project
Mahogany Sustainable New Community Planning Project
Hopewell Integrated New Town Planning Project
 Wang, Yang., and G. Wall, Administrative Arrangements in Top-down Tourism Planning, Tourism Management, 27, 4.
 Wang, Yang. and G. Wall, Sharing the Benefits of Tourism: A Case Study in Hainan, China, Environments, 33, 1.
 Wang, Yang. and G. Wall, Resorts and Residents: Stress and Conservatism in a Displaced Community. Tourism Analysis, 10, 1.
 Mu Xiaoyan, Wang Yang (corresponding author); Homogeneous Settlement and Community Reconstruction in the Socio-spatial Evolution in Mega-cities. Human Geography, 2013, 05
 Wang, Yang. and G. Wall., Perspectives on Tourism Planning in China. In (Eds.) Gartner, W. C. and C. H. C. Hsu, Handbooks of Tourism Research. The Haworth Press, Inc. (in press).
 Wang, Yang. Place Making and Downtown Revitalization: A Case Study of Haikou, China. Walk21 2007. 2007.10
 Wang, Yang. Tourism Development vs Community Development: Case Studies in Hainan, China. CIP 2005. 2005.7
 Wang, Yang. The Transition of Tourism Planning Model and Theories. Graduate Student Research Conference 2004. 2004.2
 Wang, Yang. The Planning and Management of Special Events. CIP 2003. 2003.7