YEHUA Dennis WEI portrait
  • Affilated Faculty, Asian Studies Program
  • Affiliated Faculty, Global Change and Ecosystem Center
  • Professor, Geography Department

Professional Service

  • UTA. 2018 - 2019
  • Entity: Applied Geography Associate Editor. 2017 - present
  • Role: Member. Entity: GeoJournal Editorial Board. 2017 - present
  • Role: Discussant. Entity: IGU Urban Commission Annual Meeting Session on Technological Innovations and Creative Activities in Cities. 2016 - 2016
  • Role: Member. Entity: Sustainability Editorial Board. 2016 - present
  • Role: Member. Entity: Geoinformatics 2015 Member of the Program Committee. 2015 - 2015
  • Role: Member. Entity: International Conference on Urbanization and Urban Transformation in China Member of the Conference Organizing Committee. 2015 - 2015
  • Role: Organizer. Entity: AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago Spatial Inequality III. 2015 - 2015
  • Role: Organizer. Entity: AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago Spatial Inequality I, II, IV, V. 2015 - 2015
  • Role: Board. Entity: Acta Geographica Sinica Editorial. 2015 - present
  • Role: Panelist. Entity: International Conference on Yellow River Civilization and Development Path of China. Civilization and Development Path Panel. 2014 - 2014
  • University of Utah. Role: Organizer. International Conference on Spatial Inequality and Suitability in China and Asia. September 18-20. In Progress. 2014 - 2015
  • Role: Member. Entity: Cross-Strait Conference on Economic Geography, Nanjing Member of the Academic Advisory Committee. 2014 - 2014
  • Role: Member. Entity: Geoinformatics 2014, Kaohsiung, Taiwan Member of the Program Committee. 2014 - 2014
  • Role: Member. Entity: Conference on Innovation and Urban Development, Beijing Member of the Academic Advisory Committee. 2014 - 2014
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Growth and Change Review for Journals and Publishers. 2014 - present
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Land Use Policy Review for Journals and Publishers. 2014 - 2015
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Problems of Post-Communist Studies Review for Journals and Publishers. 2014 - 2015
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty Promotion Review. 2014 - 2015
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Henan University. Dissertation Defense Committee Member Dissertation review. 2014 - 2014
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Issues & Studies Review for Journals and Publishers. 2014 - 2014
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: International Journal of Geographical Information Science Review for Journals and Publishers. 2014 - 2014
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Regional Studies Problems of Post-Communist Studies. 2014 - present
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Landscape and Urban Planning Review for Journals and Publishers. 2014 - present
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Environment and Planning B Review for Journals and Publishers. 2014 - present
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Economic Geography Review for Journals and Publishers. 2014 - present
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Annals of AAG Review for Journals and Publishers. 2014 - present
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Cities Review for Journals and Publishers. 2014 - present
  • Role: Member. Entity: Eurasian Geography and Economics Editorial Board. 2014 - present
  • Role: Organizer. Entity: AAG Annual Meeting,Tampa Regional Development, Inequality and Policy in China I. 2014 - 2014
  • Role: Organizer. Entity: AAG Annual Meeting, Tampa Regional Development, Inequality and Policy in China II. 2014 - 2014
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: University of California, Los Angeles Promotion Review (Professor Rank). 2014 - 2014
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment Review for Journals and Publishers. 2014 - 2020
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Environment and Planning A Review for Journals and Publishers. 2014 - present
  • Role: Editorial Board Member. Entity: Geographical Review Editorship. 2014 - present
  • Role: Member. Entity: Asian Geographer Editorial Board. 2014 - present
  • Entity: Spatial Analysis Commission, Regional Science Association of China Associate Director. 2014 - present
  • Role: Editorial Board Member. Entity: Eurasian Geography and Economics Editorship. 2013 - present
  • Role: Editorial Advisory Board Member. Entity: Journal of Comparative Asian Development Editorship. 2012 - present
  • AAG. Role: Member. Enhancing Diversity Committee. 2012 - 2015
  • Role: Editorial Board Member. Entity: Chinese Geographical Sciences Editorship. 2011 - present
  • Role: Editorial Board Member. Entity: Applied Geography Editorship. 2010 - 2017
  • Role: Associate Editor. Entity: Shijie Dili Yanjiu (World Regional Studies) Editorship. 2009 - present
  • Role: Editorial Board Member. Entity: Open Area Studies Journal Editorship. 2009 - 2011
  • Role: Member. Entity: Association of American Geographers (AAG) Research Grants Committee. 2008 - 2011

Internal Service

  • Retention, Promotion and Tenure Committee Member. Chair, 2020 - 2021. service.
  • Research Committee. Chair, 2017 - 2020. service.
  • Urban and Sustainability Research Lab. Director, 2016 - present. service.
  • Colloquia Committee Member. Member, 2015 - 2017. service.
  • Undergraduate Committee Member. Member, 2015 - 2021. service.
  • Research Committee. Member, 2015 - 2018. service.
  • Tenured Faculty Review Committee Chair. Chair, 2015 - 2017. service.
  • Human Geography/Urban-Economic System Chair. 2013 - 2014. service.
  • Member, Superior Research Award Committee. 2012 - 2014. service.
  • Member, Superior Teaching Award Committee. 2012 - 2014. service.
  • Coordinator, Exchange Program, University of Utah-East China Normal University. 2008 - 2012. service.
  • Member, Research Committee. 2008 - 2014. service.
  • Consortium for Comparative Research on China and Asia. Co-Director, 2008 - 2014. service.
  • The Asian Center and Asian Studies Program. Affiliated Faculty, 2007 - 2014. service.
  • International Exchange Committee. Committee Member, 2007 - 2012. service.
  • Retention, Promotion and Tenure Committee. Committee Member, 2007 - 2014. service.

Honors & Awards

  • Guangbiao Chair Professor. College of Public Administration, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 2017
  • Overseas Expert. The Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2017
  • Best Faculty Paper Award (with Hao Huang), Government Policies as Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in China. Annual Conference of the Sociology of Development on Future of Development, 2013
  • Second Prize Award for Best Research Papers in Humanities and Social Sciences, for He, C.F., Y.H.D. Wei and X.Z. Xie. Globalization, Institutional Change, and Industrial Location: Economic Transition and Industrial Concentration in China. Regional Studies 42(7): 923-945, 2008. Coauthor. Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, 2013
  • Lincoln Institute China Program International Fellow. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2013
  • Outstanding Service Award. China Geography Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers, 2011
  • Lincoln Institute China Program International Fellow. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2011
  • Li, Yingru, First Prize Award, “Health Care, Mortality, and Economic Transition in China,” Student Research Day Poster Competition. Coauthor/Advisor. University of Utah CSBS, 2011
  • Distinguished Service Award, Asian Geography Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers (AAG). 2009
  • Distinguished Service Award. Regional Development and Planning Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers (AAG). 2009
  • Distinguished Scholar Award, Regional Development and Planning Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers (AAG). 2006
  • Outstanding Young Scientist Award (Overseas Young Scholar Collaborative Research Award). Natural Science Foundation of China , 2004
  • Excellence in Research Award. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2003

Affiliations

  • Association of American Geographers (AAG), Member, 01/1994 - present
  • Chinese Professionals in Geographical Information Science (CPGIS), Member, 01/1992 - present