Tim Oakes is Professor of Geography and Director of the Center for Asian Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. He is currently working on urban planning and infrastructural urbanism in China’s ‘New Area’ urban zones.
Emily T. Yeh is a professor of Geography at the University of Colorado Boulder. She has a long-term interest in the Chinese state’s infrastructure development in Tibetan areas. She is currently exploring the ways in which nature is being made into a type of infrastructure under Xi Jinping’s campaign for ‘ecological civilization.
Dorothy Tang is an assistant professor of landscape architecture at the National University of Singapore. She recently completed her PhD atMIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning and was previously an adjunct assistant professor at the Division of Landscape Architecture at the University of Hong Kong.
Max Hirsh is a leading expert on airports and urban infrastructure. Max’s academic research on urban infrastructure in Asia aims to stimulate an interdisciplinary dialogue between the fields of geography, science and technology studies, urban planning, and architecture. He was previously an assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong.
Darren Byler is a assistant professor of international studies at Simon Fraser University. He researches the dispossession of ethno-racial and political minorities through digital capitalism and surveillance infrastructures in China and the global South.