Curriculum Vitae

Lei Dong

Contact Information

Email: arch.dongl(at) | Homepage: | Weibo: @LEI_DONG

Research Interests

City, complexy systems, computational social science, data science

Academic Positions

Industry Experiences

  • 2021- , Founder, Maptable
    • A new database, mapping tool, and data marketplace created for everyone
  • 2017-2021, Co-founder, QuantUrban
    • Data science for urban development
  • 2017-2018, Co-founder,
    • Human-in-the-loop, crowd-sourcing for AI data
  • 2015-2017, Data Science (Intern), Big Data Lab, Baidu Research


  • 2011-2017, Ph.D., School of Architecture, Tsinghua University
    • Dissertation: Mobile Phone Location Data and Urban Studies [Download, 13.7MB]
    • Advisor: Professor Youguo Qin
    • 2014-2015, Visiting Fellow, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
  • 2008-2012, B.Econ., School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University
  • 2007-2011, B.Arch., summa cum laude (top 2%), School of Architecture, Tsinghua University

Publications (selected)

+: Equal contribution; *: As the corresponding author

A PDF version of the Curriculum Vitae is here (Oct. 2021).