Chance Jiajie Li

Research Assistant
  • City Science

Chance Jiajie Li is a Master student and Research Assistant at City Science group, MIT Media Lab.  As a developer and researcher, his overarching goal is to enhance urban systems from a media technological perspective.  

His research includes:

  1. Decentralized Systems and Urban Sustainability: Leverage decentralized technologies and complex systems approaches to promote sustainable and prosocial behaviors in cities, enhancing communication and cooperation in sustainability research and improving carbon credit integrity.
  2. Computational Urban Analytics: Employ urban sensing, simulation, and computing to better understand the relationship between urban environments and human behavior, and to predict the potential impacts of city interventions.
  3. Dynamic Urban Planning: Develop adaptive planning methods using real-time data, algorithmic zoning, and decentralized governance to optimize urban development and resource allocation.

Chance has a background in Software Engineering with a concentration in media arts and science. Before joining MIT, he earned his B.Eng. degree in software engineering from Tongji University, Shanghai, China.

Please feel free to send me an email if you are interested in collaborating or simply having a chat about science!