University of Oregon
Yizhao Yang is an Associate Professor at School of Planning, Public Policy and Management, University of Oregon. Dr. Yang’s work focuses on urban sustainability through applied research, as well as community-engaged teaching and services. Her research addresses the relationships between the environment and people’s behavior and wellbeing. She also studies global sustainable urban planning and design, particularly in countries in East Asia and North America, with an aim to make contribution to the global information circuit of place-making knowledge and practices. Dr. Yang is an active member of the University of Oregon’s Sustainable Cities Institute and is a member of the International Steering Committee of the Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Hub for the Association of Pacific Rim Universities.