ChengHe Guan is an Assistant Professor of Urban Design at New York University Shanghai. He also served as an Associate Research Fellow at the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. He taught an urban design studio, a research seminar on spatial analysis, and a lecture course on urban design and spatial formation at Harvard Graduate School of Design and Harvard College from 2015-2018. Dr. Guan is a consultant for the PEAK Urban program at COMPAS, University of Oxford and the World Bank urban development sector. 


He received his doctoral degree from the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. His recent publications including using cellular automata models to investigate network of cities and towns:


Spatial Dynamics of Urban China - Spring 2019


Town and Settlements in Metropolitan Regions - Spring 2018


Designing the American City - Spring 2016, 2017, 2018


Doctoral Proseminar - Fall 2016


Urban Design Studio - Spring 2014

Obsolescence and China’s Pathways to Redevelopment