Qinying Zhang, PhD

Visiting Scientist

Dr. Qinying Zhang is an NC State Visiting Scientist from China, working with the Natural Learning Initiative until November 2020. Dr. Zhang holds a PhD in Ornamental Plants and Horticulture, Beijing Forestry University, and an MS in Forestry, Shenyang Agricultural University. Dr. Zhang is an Associate Professor and Deputy Head, Department of Landscape Architecture, College of Architecture, Tianjin University, China.

Her research and practice interests are focused on urban green space evaluation and public health. She has a particular focus on issues of outdoor design for families with children living in the rapidly increasing high-rise apartment buildings in Chinese cities.