Han Yan
Han Yan

Urban Environment


Han entered the Urban Systems Program with a Masters of Landscape Architecture from Rutgers–New Brunswick. Prior to studying at NJIT, Han was a part-time lecturer in the Department of Landscape Architecture at Rutgers, where she taught
VISUALIZATION 1: Drawing & Drafting and Geographic Information System Lab.

During her studies at Rutgers, Han was awarded a NJASLA Merit Award for Landscape Planning and Analysis in 2014, and a NJASLA Chapter Award-Unbuilt Project in 2015 for her work at Nelson-Weiss Inc. as a design intern. Han graduated from Rutgers in 2015 with the honor of becoming a Landscape Architecture Foundation Olmsted Scholar for New Jersey. Her masters thesis, “Visualizing Ecological Services: Bridging Land Recovery and Social Awareness,” is a case study of Liberty State Park in New Jersey, that focused on the ecological services provided by urban green spaces. Han’s research interests include: the ecological functions of urban public green spaces and green infrastructure and environmental issues in China.



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