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Xinhao Wang, PhD



  • PhD: University of Pennsylvania
  • MCP: University of Rhode Island
  • MS: Peking University
  • BS: Peking University

Board Certifications & Licenses

  • Certification American Institute of Certified Planners , 2000

Contact Information

Peer Reviewed Publications

Fu, Xin, Xinhao Wang, Chris Schock, and Taylor Stucker 2016. Ecological Wisdom as Benchmark in Planning and Design. Landscape and Urban Planning Landscape and Urban Planning, 155 , 79

He, Zekai, Xiuzhen Shi, Xinhao Wang, and Yuwei Xu 2016. Urbanisation and the geographic concentration of industrial SO2 emissions in China Urban Studies, ,

Kapo, Katherine E., Paul C DeLeo, Raghu Vamshi, Christopher M Holmes, Darci Ferrer, Scott D Dyer, Xinhao Wang, Charlotte White-Hull 2016. iSTREEM®: An Approach for Broad-scale In-stream Exposure Assessment of "Down-the-drain" Chemicals Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, 12 4, 782

Wang, Xinhao and W-N Xiang 2016. Ecological Wisdom for Urban Sustainability: Doing Real and Permanent Good in Ecological Practice Landscape and Urban Planning, 155 , 1

Wang, Xinhao, Danilo Palazzo, Mark Carper 2016. Ecological Wisdom as an Emerging Field of Scholarly Inquiry in Urban Planning and Design Landscape and Urban Planning, 155 , 100

Wei ,Ying, Xinhao Wang 2014. Interpretation of Urban Texture from the Perspective of Ecoaesthetics: Case Study in China Urban Planning and Design Research, 2 1, 32

Mokadi, Elad, Diana Mitsova-Boneva and Xinhao Wang 2013. Projecting the impacts of a proposed streetcar system on the urban core land redevelopment: the case of Cincinnati, Ohio Cities, 35 -, 136

Varady, David P., Xinhao Wang, Dugan Murphy, Andrew Stahlke 2013. How Housing Professionals Perceive Effects of the Housing Choice Voucher Program on Suburban Communities Cityscape, 15 3, 105

Mitsova-Boneva, Diana, William Shuster, and Xinhao Wang 2011. Cellular Automata Model of Land Cover Change to Integrate Urban Growth with Open Space Conservation Landscape and Urban Planning, 99 2, 141

Wang, Xinhao and Xiangzhan Cheng 2011. Contribution of Ecological Aesthetics to Urban Planning International Journal of Society Systems Science, 3 3, 203

Mitsova-Boneva, Diana and Xinhao Wang 2010. A GIS-based Technique for Linking Landscape Characteristics to Non-point Source Nitrogen Export Potential: Implications for Contributing Areas Management Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 53 7, 863

Varady, David P., Xinhao Wang, Yimei Wang and Patrick Duhaney 2010. The Geographic Concentration of Housing Vouchers, Blacks, and Poverty over Time: A Study of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Urban Research & Practice, 3 1, 39

Preiser, Wolfgang F.E. and Xinhao Wang 2008. Quantitative (GIS) and Qualitative (BPE) Assessments of Library Performance International Journal of Architectural Research, 2 1, 212

Wang, Xinhao, David P. Varady, and Yimei Wang 2008. Measuring the Deconcentration of Housing Choice Voucher Program Recipients in Eight U.S. Metropolitan Areas Using Hot Spot Analysis Cityscape, 10 1, 65

Wang, Xinhao, Jun Shi, and Hexiang Huang 2008. Traffic-related Air Quality Analysis and Visualization Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, 25 2, 157

Wang, Xinhao, Menelaos Triantafillou, and Xiangzhan Cheng 2008. Integrate Aesthetic and Visual Landscape Assessment in Planning for Sustainable Development Journal of Jiangsu University, 2 10, 157

Wei, Heng, Qing-An Zeng, Hong Hu, Xinhao Wang, and Anant R. Kukreti 2008. Integrated Urban Evacuation Planning Framework for Responding to Man-Made Disasters over Surface Transportation Network Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2041 -, 29

Mitsova-Boneva, Diana and Xinhao Wang 2007. Exploring the Variability in Pollutant Concentrations using BASINS-HSPF and Probabilistic Modeling: Implications for Land Use Planning Journal of Environmental Informatics, 9 1, 29

Varady, David P., Xinhao Wang and Jay Mittal 2007. Developing more accurate reasonable rent estimates in the U.S. housing choice voucher program Geographic Research Forum, 27 , 52

Wang, Xinhao 2007. Editorial: Environmental Informatics for Environmental Planning and Management Journal of Environmental Informatics, 9 1, 1

Preiser, Wolfgang F.E. and Xinhao Wang 2006. Assessing Library Performance with GIS and Building Evaluation Methods New Library World, 107 5-6, 193

Wang, Xinhao 2006. Book review: Evolving Cities: Geocomputation in Territorial Planning Planning Theory, 5 3, 275

Wang, Xinhao 2005. Integrating GIS, simulation models, and visualization in traffic impact analysis Computers, Environment, and Urban Systems, 29 4, 471

Wang, Xinhao and David P. Varady 2005. Using Hot Spot Analysis to Study the Clustering of Section 8 Housing Voucher Families Housing Studies, 20 1, 29

Wang, Xinhao, Mike Homer, Scott D. Dyer, Charlotte White-Hull, and Changming Du 2005. A River Water Quality Model Integrated with Web-based Geographic Information System Journal of Environmental Management, 75 3, 219

Xia, Jun, Yonghua Zhu and Xinhao Wang 2005. Groundwater Usage in Arid West China: Problems and Remedies Water International, 30 4, 350

Varady, David P. and Xinhao Wang 2004. Using “Answertree” to target dissatisfied public housing residents: a report from Cincinnati Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, 21 3, 181

Wang, Xinhao, Sheng Yu and Guohe Huang 2004. Land Allocation Based on Integrated GIS-Optimization Modeling at a Watershed Level Landscape and Urban Planning, 66 2, 61

Wang, Xinhao and Changming Du 2003. An Internet Based Flood Warning System Journal of Environmental Informatics, 2 1, 48

Dyer, Scott D. and Xinhao Wang 2002. A Comparison of Stream Biological Responses to Discharge from Wastewater Treatment Plants in High and Low Population Density Areas Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 21 5, 1065

Varady, David P. and Xinhao Wang 2001. Can Public Housing Authorities Attract and Hold Upwardly Mobile Households? A Report From Cincinnati Journal of Urban Affairs, 23 3-4, 431

Varady, David P., Carole C. Walker, and Xinhao Wang 2001. Voucher Recipient Achievement of Improved Housing Conditions in the US: Do Moving Distance and Relocation Services Matter? Urban Studies, 38 8, 1273

Varady, David P., Carole C. Walker, and Xinhao Wang 2001. Voucher Recipient Achievement of Improved Housing Conditions in the US: Do Moving Distance and Relocation Services Matter? Urban Studies, 38 8, 1273

Wang, Xinhao 2001. Integrating Water Quality Management and Land Use Planning in a Watershed Context Journal of Environmental Management, 61 1, 25

Wang, Xinhao and Jing Jin 2001. Assessing the Impact of Urban Growth on Flooding with an Integrated Curve Number-Flow Accumulation Approach Water International, 26 2, 215

Dyer, Scott D., Charlotte White-Hull, Gregory J. Carr, Eric P. Smith and Xinhao Wang 2000. Bottom-up and Top-down Approaches to Assess Multiple Stressors over Large Geographic Areas, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 19 4-2, 1066

Wang, Xinhao, Charlotte White-Hull, Scott Dyer and Ying Yang 2000. GIS-ROUT: a River Model for Watershed Planning Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 27 -, 231

Huang, Guohe, L. Liu, A. Chakma, S. M. Wu, Xinhao Wang, and Y.Y. Yin 1999. A Hybrid GIS-Supported Watershed Modeling System: application to the Lake Erhai basin, China Hydrological Science Journal, 44 4, 597

Yin, Zhi-Yong and Xinhao Wang 1999. A Cross-Scale Comparison of Drainage Basin Characteristics Derived from Digital Elevation Models Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 24 -, 557

Auffrey, Christopher and Xinhao Wang 1998. Measuring Local Environmental Inequity Using GIS and Publicly-available Data Jurnal pusat Penelitian Lingkungan Hidup Universitas Gadjah Mada (People and Environment), 16 , 3

Dyer, Scott D., Charlotte E. White-Hull, Troy D. Johnson, Greg J. Carr and Xinhao Wang 1998. The Importance of Space in Understanding the Risk of Multiple Streesors on the Biological Integrity of Receiving Waters Journal of Hazardous Materials, 61 , 37

Dyer, Scott D., Charlotte E. White-Hull, Xinhao Wang, Troy D. Johnson, and Greg J. Carr 1998. Determining the Influence of Habitat and Chemical Factors on Instream Biotic Integrity for a Southern Ohio Watershed Journal of Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Recovery, 6 -, 91

Wang, Xinhao and Christopher Auffrey 1998. Analyzing Spatial Correlation between Hazardous Waste Sites and Mortality Rates Environments, 26 2, 39

Wang, Xinhao and Zhi-Yong Yin 1998. A Comparison of Drainage Networks Derived from Digital Elevation Models at Two Scales Journal of Hydrology, 210 -, 221

Wang, Xinhao 1997. Conceptual Design of a System for Selecting Appropriate Groundwater Models in Groundwater Protection Programs Environmental Management, 21 4, 607

Wang, Xinhao and Zhi-Yong Yin 1997. Using GIS to assess the relationship between land use on water quality at a watershed level Environment International, 23 1, 103

Wang, Xinhao and Bruce Stauffer 1995. Application of GIS for Environmental Impact Analysis in a Traffic Relief Study Computers, Environment, and Urban Systems, 19 4, 275

Atash, Fahard and Xinhao Wang 1990. Satellite Town Development in Shanghai, China: An Overview Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, 7 3, 245

Wang, Xinhao 1985. Unit Overland Flow Evaluation of Nonpoint Source Pollution Environmental Sciences in China, 5 5, 62