Dr. Xiwei Shen is interested in the design theory of Landscape Architecture and the technology of Environmental/Ecological Restoration in landscape design. As a landscape practitioner, Dr. Shen has received numerous design awards, including the National ASLA Awards, the Boston Society of Landscape Architects ASLA Awards, the South Carolina Chapter ASLA Awards, and the Landscape Institute (LI) Awards. As a scholar, his articles have been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. He has served as an editor and reviewer for multiple journals. Dr. Shen holds a Ph.D. in Planning Design and Built Environment from Clemson University, a Master of Landscape Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design, and a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University.