Regina Fang-Ying Lin received her PhD in Construction and Real Estate economics from University College London (UCL, 2022 QS Ranked 8th) and is Associated Professor and Post-Doctor supervisor in Shenzhen Technology University (SZTU), and Shenzhen Oversea High-Talent. Before joining SZTU, she worked at the Institute of Planning and Physical Information (IPPI) and Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen (HITSZ). She has about 6 years of experience in teaching under-grates, post-grates, and MPA students. Her students received many awards in Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Program and received offers for research programmes from outstanding universities. Professor Lin also serves as Associate Editor of International Journal of Engineering Business and Management and the reviewer of several SSCI/SCIE journals. Overall, she has more than 10 years of industrial and academic experience in urban and real estate studies, applied spatial econometrics and AI modelling.