Department of Geography and Resource Management (GRM), The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. Chen Huiwei (2017/18)

Affiliated Member /
Visiting Scholar

Dr. Chen Huiwei (2017/18)

Part-time lecturer

BSc (Economic Geography) (Sun Yat-sen University)
MSc (Regional and Urban Planning Studies) (London School of Economics and Political Sciences)
PhD (Urban Planning and Design) (The University of Hong Kong)


Huiwei Chen, Mee Kam Ng, Murat Es, Joanna Lee, Winnie W. S. Mak, Yuying Tong, Wu Ka Ming & Huiquan Zhou (2018). Socio-spatial polarization and the (re-)distribution of deprived groups in world cities: A case study of Hong Kong, Urban Geography, DOI:10.1080/02723638.2017.1421392

Yi Sun, Roger C. K. Chan, Huiwei Chen (2016). Learning with geographical sensitivity: place-based education and its praxis. The Professional Geographer, 68(4): 574-583.

Shi Xian, Huiwei Chen (2015). Revitalisation of industrial buildings in Hong Kong: New measures, new constraints? Habitat International, 47(6): 298-306.

Huiwei Chen, Roger C. K. Chan, Qicong He (2013). From excluded ghettos to exclusionary enclaves: A private sector initiative, Journal of Land, Housing and Urban Affairs, 4(3): 211-223.

Teaching Fields

Urban Studies
Spatial Planning

Research interests

Socio-spatial polarisation
Housing and poverty
Place quality, sense of place, health and well-being

Services/ Posts

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Future Cities, CUHK