Graduate Student Supervision

Jan 2016 - May 2020    Di WU, PhD.
Title: Forging trans-local linkages: boundary spanners and the transformation of the Jingdezhen ceramics cluster in China (2020-now, Postdoctoral fellow, Nanjing Institute of Geography & Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

Sept 2015 - Nov 2020 Xuan Kai TAN, Direct PhD (from M.Soc.Sc.)
Title: From National Lines to Global Production Networks: State, Firm and the Globalisation of Singapore’s Telecommunications Industry (2021-now, Ministry of Education, Singapore)

Jan 2015 - Aug 2019 Jack Harris, PhD.
Title: Institutional Configurations as Drivers of Evolution in the London and Singapore Software Clusters (2019-now, Postdoctoral fellow, University of Southampton, UK, and Alpen Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Austria)

Aug 2008 - Aug 2010 Aidan WONG, M.Soc.Sc.,
Title: Mobile labour and worker resistance strategies: a study of waste collectors in Singapore (PhD in July 2014, Queen Mary College, University of Londo;  2018-now, Assistant Professor of Humanities (Education), School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University)

Jan 2008 - May 2010 NG Li Na, M.Soc.Sc.,
Title: Geography of Global Finance: A study on financial commodity markets and trading

Aug 2007 - Apr 2012 - LIU Yi, Ph.D.,
Title: Global Production Networks, Strategic Coupling and the Dynamics of Industrial Upgrading in the Pearl River Delta, China (2012-now, Associate Professor, School of Tourism, Sun Yat Sen University, China)

Aug 2007 - July 2012 - CHEN Rui, Ph.D.,
Title: Trans–Regional Communities and External Coupling: a Geographical Perspective on Regional Development of Chaoshan Region, China



Aug 2003 - REN Jianhua, Ph.D.,
Tentative Title: Mainland Chinese Firms in Asia: An Economic-Geographical Study


Aug 2003 - Aug 2005 LIEW Li Lin, M.Soc.Sc.,
Title: Neoliberalising New Regional Spaces: The US-Singapore Free Trade Agreement in Practice (conferred in May 2006)

Li Lin and Jianhua


1 August 2003 - 15 September 2004 LIM Kean Fan, M.Soc.Sc.,
Title: Made in Hong Kong? Unpacking the Transnational Linkages of the Hong Kong Film Industry (conferred on 19 May 2005) PhD in June 2014, University of British Columbia (2018-now, Senior Lecturer, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University, UK)

Kean Fan and Hong Kong's famous actor Eric Tsang after a research interview.

Kean Fan at the 2004 Philadelphia AAG Award Luncheon with Eric Sheppard, Yuko Aoyama and Leila Harris.



26 Aug 1998-Sept 2002: YU Mingjie, Ph.D., joint supervision with Dr. Kris Olds, conferred on 1 September 2003.
Title: Globalisation and Urban Governance Transformation: A Tale from China

August 1998-Oct 2002: Sanjeev SINGH, Ph.D., joint supervision with Dr. Tim Bunnell since 13 October 2000 and passed with revisions in October 2002, conferred on 15 April 2004.
Title: Stakeholder influence, business behaviour, and participation by firms in voluntary environmental initiatives: Experience from transnational manufacturing firms in Singapore and Malaysia

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