Landscape Architecture and Planning
Rolighedsvej 23, 1958 Frederiksberg C
Dr. Zhaowu Yu got his Ph.D. degree (2015.9-2018.5) from the Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Faculty of SCIENCE, University of Copenhagen. His Ph.D. thesis is "The cooling effect of urban green infrastructure: From how to where". During his Ph.D. career, he has published series research papers in Scientific Reports, Forest Ecology and Management, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. Ecological Indicators, Science of the Total Environment, Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, Sustainable Cities and Society, Journal of Geographical Sciences, etc.
Zhaowu's research interests include Urban Ecology, Landscape Ecology, Urban Climatology, and Environmental (Landscape) Planning and Management. He is also committed to (China's) urbanization and its social and ecological impact.
He is currently studying the adaptation and mitigation of urban heat islands in different climate zones in the context of climate change. Funding supported by the State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology of China (grant no. SKLURE2019-2-6) and Shanghai Key Lab for Urban Ecological Processes and Eco-Restoration (grant no. SHUES2019A01).
He is also a Young Visiting Scholar (2019.5.1 - 2020.4.30) in Key Laboratory of the Coastal and Wetland Ecosystems (Xiamen University), Ministry of Education, China. Supported by WEL Visiting Fellowship Program.
Potential researchers and students are welcome to contact and cooperate with him.