Ann Zhang

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Graduate Associate

Ann Zhang is a first-year student in Penn’s master of city planning and master of urban spatial analytics programs. Her current research interests lie at the intersection of smart cities and public-private development, including smart solutions in (re)building post-pandemic cities, smart communities, and age-friendly smart city technologies. Prior to Penn, Zhang graduated from Wesleyan University, where she triple-majored in art history, psychology, and the Science in Society Program. Her undergraduate honors thesis critically examined the expected outcome and actual local impact of a recent preservation program at Wukang Mansion in Shanghai’s former French Concession.

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