Tianming Chen, Assistant Professor

Dr. Tianming Chen is an Assistant Professor in the Resources and Urban Sustainability (RUS) group at the Institute of Urban Environment (IUE), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). She is interested in the urban textures, especially presented by land use and infrastructures,and seeks the appropriate ways of their distribution and construction for sustainable cities.


  • Ph.D., Human Geography, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, China, 2018
  • M.S., Urban Ecology, Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, US, 2009
  • B.S., Urban Planning, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, China, 2007

Representative publications
Tianming Chen, Shiwen Zhang, Zengwei Yuan (2020) Adoption of solid organic waste composting products: A critical review. Journal of Cleaner Production.272

Zengwei Yuan, Xiao Pan, Tianming Chen, Xuewei Liu, You Zhang, Songyan Jiang, Hu Sheng, Ling Zhang (2018) Evaluating environmental impacts of pig slurry treatment technologies with a life-cycle perspective. Journal of Cleaner Production, 188 , P 840-850.

Ling Zhang, Tianming Chen, Jiameng Yang, Zhijian Cai, Zengwei Yuan, Hu Sheng,Huijun Wu (2017) Characterizing Copper Flows in International Trade of China, 1975-2015. Science of the Total Environment, 601, P 1238-1246.

Canfei He, Tianming Chen, Xiyan Mao, Yi Zhou (2016) Economic transition, urbanization and population redistribution in China, Habitat International, 51

Canfei He, Fenghua Pan and Tianming Chen (2016) Research Progress of Industrial Geography in China, Journal of Geographical Science

Bin LV, Chun Zhang and Tianming Chen (2013) Job accessibility of urban low-income groups in Beijing, Urban Planning

Tianming Chen and Thomas Graedel (2009) Global anthropological cycle of Neodymium (conference paper), International Society of Industrial Ecology, Lisbon, Portugal, 2009

Xin Tong and Tianming Chen (2007) Diffusion of global environmental regulation and green innovation-survey of electronics manufacturing enterprises in Shenzhen and Dongguan, China Soft Science

译作:贺灿飞、陈天鸣 等《城市星球》,科学出版社,2015