Hong Wu

Cofunded Faculty Member
Titles and Affiliations
Stuckeman Career Development Assistant Professor in Design, Landscape Architecture

Research Summary

Hong Wu is a co-chair of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture’s Geospatial and Digital Analytics Track, a co-chair of Penn State’s University Water Council, and the Director of the Penn State Stormwater Living Lab. She specializes in urban sustainability, watershed stewardship, green stormwater infrastructure, and landscape performance. She has investigated the effectiveness of stormwater best management practices and alternative urban development patterns for conserving stream ecosystem health in the context of urbanization and climate change, and her current research projects focus on investigating the environmental, social, and economic aspects of green stormwater infrastructure.

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Recent Publications

Informing environmental flow planning through landscape evolution modeling in heavily modified urban rivers in china

Wu, M., Wu, H., Warner, A. T., Li, H. & Liu, Z., Nov 1 2021, In: Water (Switzerland). 13, 22, 3244.

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Audio-visual interactions enhance soundscape perception in China's protected areas

Xu, X. & Wu, H., Jun 2021, In: Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. 61, 127090.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Fostering community-engaged green stormwater infrastructure through the use of participatory geographic information systems (PGIS)

Adib, M. & Wu, H., 2020, In: Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture. 2020, 5, p. 549-557 9 p.

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Hunter and Non-Hunter Perceptions of Costs, Benefits, and Likelihood of Outcomes of Prescribed Fire in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Miller, Z. D., Wu, H., Zipp, K., Dems, C. L., Smithwick, E., Kaye, M., Newman, P., Zhao, A. & Taylor, A., Oct 2 2020, In: Society and Natural Resources. 33, 10, p. 1321-1327 7 p.

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Climate change will both exacerbate and attenuate urbanization impacts on streamflow regimes in southern Willamette Valley, Oregon

Wu, H. & Johnson, B. R., Sep 1 2019, In: River Research and Applications. 35, 7, p. 818-832 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A scenario-based approach to integrating flow-ecology research with watershed development planning

Wu, H., Bolte, J. P., Hulse, D. & Johnson, B. R., Dec 1 2015, In: Landscape and Urban Planning. 144, p. 74-89 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review