Dr Qian (Chayn) Sun is a Geoscientist/research officer at Centre for Urban Research working as a member of the CAUL Hub
Dr Chayn Sun is a GIS Analyst/Spatial Scientist with over 10 years of experience in applying GIS technologies in multi-disciplinary projects and research.
As a GIS Analyst, she was previously involved in a number of environmental projects in New Zealand and Australia, her work included integrating, organising, processing and visualizing spatial data from multiple sources to conduct spatial and statistical analysis and modelling.
As a Spatial Scientist, Chayn has been researching in interdisciplinary of geography, environment, human behaviour, with a record of leading-author journal articles in those areas. Her current activities at RMIT are to look at the impact of urban vegetation on urban heat islands (UHI) effect, and active traveling with temperature and tree shadeways information services, etc.
- PhD (Curtin University)
- MSc (1st honors) (University of Auckland)
- Pgdipsci (University of Auckland)