Thi Phuong Linh Le, UCRSEA’s 1st Graduate Research Fellowship Recipient

Thi Phuong Linh Le is UCRSEA’s first Graduate Fellowship recipient from Southeast Asia. She arrived at the University of Toronto on February 19th to spend part of the 2017 Winter Term as an International Visiting Graduate Student. Phuong Linh, a second-year Master student in Traffic and Transport from the Vietnamese-German University, has three years of experience working on an urban planning and transportation project in Ho Chi Minh City. Her interests are in transport geography, spatial planning, traffic-related air pollution and urban health.

While at the University of Toronto, Phuong Linh is carrying out her masteral research, which concerns the relationships between transportation development, urban form and CO2 emission in Ho Chi Minh City. She is also expected to participate in UCRSEA activities and in events around the campus relevant to her field of study.

The UCRSEA Graduate Fellowship is a self-directed fellowship which focuses on individual research and study related to urban climate change and resilience in Southeast Asia.