Associate Professor

Wendy Guan Zhen Tan

Field of work

Dr. ir. Wendy Tan is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Engineering and Business, Department of Civil Engineering, at the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences in Bergen, Norway and senior researcher at the Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning chair of the Environmental Sciences Group at the Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands. 

 

Her research expertise and interests focuses on the implementation of land use and transport integration, mobility issues and the institutional perspective in planning processes in Europe, America and Southeast Asia. From 2010-2014, she was a board member of the Megacities Foundation. She received the Georges Allaert Prize in 2014 for her research contributions to mobility and spatial planning in our society. She is also a member of the AESOP transportation thematic group and part of the international advisory board of the journal Urban Policy and Research. 

 

Current research topics:

Courses taught

  • MOA 270 Urban design and infrastructure
  • MOA 300 MSc Thesis

Research areas

  • Sustainable Mobility
  • Transport Planning
  • Urban Planning
  • Governance
  • Institutional learning and innovation

Research groups

Publications