Executive Vice President of Tongji University and Dean of IESD
Executive Vice President of Tongji University
Dean of UN Environment-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development (IESD)
Chairman of Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES)
Co-Chairman of China-US Eco-City Lab
Former Deputy Director of Shanghai Municipal Planning, Land and Resources Administration
Professor Wu Jiang graduated from Tongji University with a major in Architecture in 1983. In 1986, he obtained the Master Degree at Tongji University and was selected to join Tongji University’s teaching staff in the same year. The following year he began his doctoral study at Tongji University and completed his thesis in 1993 with the granted Ph.D degree.
Prof. Wu Jiang has taught Western Architectural History and Theory and has conducted research on the history and protection of Shanghai’s modern architecture. He has written many monographs such as "Shanghai Century Architectural History" ,"Shanghai Alleys", and "Protection of Historical and Cultural Scene Area Planning and Management". He has published over 50 professional articles and completed more than 10 architectural design projects. The achievements of the teaching and research, over which he presided, has earned him The Third Prize of Excellent Teaching of Shanghai Universities (2000), The Second Prize of Outstanding Teaching Achievements of Shanghai Universities (2001), The Second Prize of National Excellent Planning and Design (2007), The Third-Class Counseling Award of Shanghai (2007), The Second Counseling Prize of Shanghai (2008), as well as The Second Prize of Shanghai Science and Technology Progress (2008). He has visited many prestigious colleges and universities from many countries such as United States, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Australia, Singapore, and India to conduct research and present lectures.
Prof. Wu Jiang served as the Vice Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning of Tongji University and simultaneously held the position of Assistant President and Director of Personnel Department. From February 2003 to October 2008 he served as Deputy Director for the Shanghai Urban Planning Administration Bureau. From January 2008 to February 2009 he held the position of Deputy Director of Shanghai Municipal Planning, Land and Resources Administration. Since 2005, he has served as the Director of the Office of Geographic Names, Director of the Architectural Society of China, Honorary Director of China Sculpture Society, Member of National Urban Sculpture Construction Steering Committee, Member of the Shanghai Cultural Relics Committee, Member of the Shanghai Historic District Commission for the Conservation of Historical Buildings, Deputy Director of the Expert Committee, and Vice-Chairman of the Architectural Society of Shanghai.
He is currently serving as the Co-Chairman of China-US Eco-City Lab and Chairman of Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES), which already gathered over 400 universities globally.