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John Zacharias

Professor John Zacharias

Chair Professor

Peking University, China

Professor John Zacharias is currently the Chair Professor of the College of Architecture and Landscape at the Peking University, with his advising and professional consultancies have been concentrated in recent years (1994–) in China, chiefly to the local government and planning bureaux in Shanghai, Tianjin and Shenzhen.


  • P.R. China: State Specially Recruited Expert (Organization Department of the Central Committee of the CPC) from 1 January 2012–)


  • Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Temporal Design in Architecture and the Environment (JTD)
  • Member of Editorial Board, Urban Design International (UDI)
  • Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Design
  • Member of Editorial Board, Logisitics and Supply Chain Management
  • Member, International Association for People-Environment Studies
  • Director, Board of Directors of the Associated Research Centers for Urban Underground Space


  • 2012 External reviewer for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connections
  • 2011- Transportation Research Board, ANF20 (Bicycles) committee member
  • 2005-2010 Commissioner, Electoral Commission of Québec (Commission de la représentation électorale du Québec).
  • 2004-2009 Regular Visiting Professor, University of Tianjin, Tianjin, China, School of Architecture
  • 2003 Visiting Professor, Tongji University College of Architecture and Planning.
  • 2002-2004 Secretary General, Associated Research Centres on Underground Space
  • 1997 Visiting professor, Technical University of Eindhoven, Department of Technology Management

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