Qiwei Peng

Qiwei Peng


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Personal profile


Qiwei Peng is a PhD researcher and teaching assistant at the University of Manchester. Her main research focus is sustainable urban infrastructure, spatial justice, and transport policymaking in the Global South context, especially in China.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Arts, Architecture and Urbanism, The Manchester School of Architecture

1 Oct 201924 Aug 2020

Award Date: 24 Aug 2020

Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Design, Huazhong (Central China) University Of Science & Technology

1 Sept 201430 Jun 2018

Doctor of Philosophy, Elevated Highways as Social Infrastructures Interrogating the Assemblage of Diasporic Pedestrians in Chongqing under-flyover Space, The University of Manchester

Oct 2021 → …

External positions

assistant researcher, Sustainable Infrastructure

2021 → …

Areas of expertise

  • NA Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Urbanism
  • Infrastructure
  • Human Geography
  • Transportation


  • Architecture
  • Urban Studies
  • Urban Infrastructures
  • Transdisciplinarity
  • Transportation
  • Human-environment interaction