PhD, Geographical and Oceanographic Science, Nanjing University, 1994 – 1997.
MA, Nanjing Normal University, 1987 – 1990.
BA, Nanjing Normal University, 1983 – 1987.
- Urban Development and Regional Planning
- Rural Social Space Research in South of Jiangsu, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 1998 – 2000.
- Microstructure Evolution and System Innovation of County Urban and Rural Space Research --- Jiangsu, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2005- 2007.
- Urban Land Intensive Use of Nanjing and Nantong, Ministry of Land and pilot projects, 2004 – 2007.
- Land Use Planning of Nanjing and Zhenjiang, 2006 – 2008.
- Research on Process of Urban Growth of Chinese County Town and its moderate scale, Young teacher award by Fok Ying Tong Education Foundation, 2002 – 2005.
- Building better City and Countryside, Jiangsu Province Housing and Construction Office, 2011 – 2012.
- Transformation and Reconstruction of spatial pattern of rural settlements in developed areas – south of Jiangsu, National Natural Science Foundation of China, (41071114), 2011.1 – 2013.12.
- Investigation of the village in Jiangsu Province, Jiangsu Province Housing and Construction Office, 2012.
- Environmental remediation village in urban and rural Perspective of Jiangsu, Jiangsu Province Housing and Construction Office, 2012.
- Jiangsu Provincial "Twelfth Five Year Plan", Department of Land Resources of Jiangsu, 2010 – 2011.
- Nanjing economical and intensive use of construction land evaluation, Department of China Land Surveying and Planning, 2011 – 2012.
- Education land saving and intensive use assessment of Nanjing normal university, Department of China Land Surveying and Planning, 2011 – 2012.
- Nanjing economical and intensive use of construction land evaluation research achievements and application, Department of China Land Surveying and Planning, 2012 – 2013.
- Zhang Xiaolin. ON DISCRIMINATION OF RURAL DEFINITIONS. Acta Geographica Sinica, 1998, (4): 365-371.
- Zhang Xiaolin. Research on rural urbanization in south of Jiangsu Province. Economic Geography, 1996, 16(3): 21-26.
- Zhang Xiaolin, THE REORIENTATION OF RURAL GEOGRAPHY IN CHINA, Human Geogrpahy, 2002.
- Zhang Jingxiang, Zhang Xiaolin, Zhang Wei, ON PLANNING ORGANIZATION OF RURAL SETTLEMENT SYSTEM, Human Geogrpahy, 2002.
- Lv Yasheng, Zhang Xiaolin, Intensive Use of Village Land in the Course of Rural Urbanization of Jiangsu Province, CHINA LAND SCIENCE, 2007.
- Chen Xiaohua, Zhang Xiaolin, Rural Transformationin South Jiangsu with “The New South Jiangsu Model”, Issues in Agricultural Economy, 2008.
- ZHANG Xiao-lin, SHI Shi-yuan, WANG Ya-hua , GEOGRAPHY IN CHINA :AS SCIENCES OF CHANGING DIRECTION, Journal of Yunnan Normal University(Humanities and Social Sciences), 2009.
- SHI Shi-yuan, ZHANG Xiao-lin. Current Situation Analysis and Land Reconsolidation Potential Calculation of Rural Residential Areas in Jiangsu Province[J]. 2009,23(9): 52-58.
- LIU Yansui, LONG Hualou, ZHANG Xiaolin, QIAO Jiajun. Research Progress and Prospect in the Disciplines of Agricultural Geography and Rural Development in China. PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY, 2011, 30(12): 1498-1505.
- Li Hongbo, Zhang Xiaolin, Spatial Extension in the Context of Urban and Rural Development: Village Recession and Reconstruction, PUBLIC MANAGEMENT, 2012.
- Hong-bo LI, Xiao-lin ZHANG, Jiang-guo WU et al . Spatial Pattern and Influencing Factors of Settlement in Less Developed Areas: Taking Suzhou of Anhui Province as An Example[J]. SCIENTIA GEOGRAPHICA SINICA, 2012, 32(6): 711-716.
- Xu Qiming, Dong Xin, Zhang Xiaolin, Rural geography, Jiangsu Education Press, 1990.5
- Zhang Xiaolin, Liu Jisheng, Feng Chunping, An Introduction to Human Geography, Surveying Press, 1995.12.
- Zhang Xiaolin, Rural Space Systems and Evolution, , Nanjing Normal University Press, 1999.
- Wang Enyong, Zhao Rong, Zhang Xiaolin, Human Geography, Higher Education Press, 2000.
Honors and Awards
- The Third Prize in The Sixth Young teacher award by Fok Ying Tong Education Foundation, 1998.
- The Eighth Young teacher award by Fok Ying Tong Education Foundation, 2002 – 2005.
- The Geographical Society of China The Sixth “National Youth Geographical Technology”, 2001.12.
- The First Prize in National College of outstanding teaching award, 2002.
- The First Prize in Jiangsu Provincial Science and Technology Innovation Award, 2006.
- The Second Prize in Nanjing Science and Technology Progress Award, 2007.
- The Second Prize in Wu Chuanjun Outstanding Geography Paper Award, 2008.
- The Second Prize in Jiangsu Provincial Science and Technology Innovation Award,2008.
- The Second Prize in Jiangsu Provincial Science and Technology Innovation Award,2010.
- The First Prize in Ministry of Land Science and Technology Progress Award, 2011.
- National College of Human Geography Teaching Research Association
- Deputy director of the Professional Committee of Agriculture and Rural Development of Geography Geographical Society of China
- Vice president of the Association of Jiangsu Province
- Geographical Society executive director of Jiangsu Province