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Yu-Sheng Shen
Highest Education:
1799 Jimei Road, Xiamen
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Education and Appointments:


2009/9 - 2015/6: Ph.D., Department of Land Economics, Chengchi University.

2002/9 - 2004/6: M.A., Graduate Institute of Urban Planning, Taipei University.

1998/9 - 2002/6: B.A., Department of Real Estate and Built Environment, Taipei University.


Work Experience:

2019/12 - Present: Associate Research Fellows/ Associate Professor, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

2015/8- 2019/12: Postdoctoral Research Fellows, Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica.

2010/2- 2015/6: Teaching Assistant, Chengchi University.

Main academic contributions:
Research Interest:
Urban Health, Climate Change and Urban Environmental Planning, Transportation Geography, System Science and Quantitative Method
Selected Publications:

1. Shen, Y. S., and Lung, S.C.C. (2018). “Identifying critical green structure characteristics for reducing the suicide rate.” Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 34: 147-153.

2. Shen, Y. S., and Lung, S.C.C. (2017). “Mediation pathways and effects of green structures on respiratory mortality via reducing air pollution.” Scientific Reports, 7: 42854.

3. Shen, Y. S., and Lung, S.C.C. (2016). “Can green structure reduce the mortality of cardiovascular diseases?” Science of the Total Environment, 566–567: 1159–1167.

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