2013-2015 Wei, Y.H.D. Urban Transition, Development Zones, and Land Use Restructuring in the Yangze River Delta, China. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
2011-2012 Wei, Y.H.D. A Spatial-Temporal Analysis of Intraprovincial Inequality in China. The Natural Science Foundation of China (Hong Kong-Macao and Overseas Scholars Collaboration Fund).
2011-2012 Wei, Y.H.D. Urban Land Expansion and Spatial Restructuring in the Yangtze River Delta, China. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
2008-2011 Wei, Y.H.D. Remaking Development Models in China: Globalization, the State, and Regional Development. Ford Foundation.
2008-2009 Wei, Y.H.D. Remaking the Sunan Model, China. National Geographic Society.
2006-2009 Wei, Y.H.D. A Comparative Study of ICT Industry Development in the Beijing, Shanghai-Suzhou, and Shenzhen-Dongguan City Regions in China. NSF
2005-2007 Wei, Y.H.D. Globalization and Regional Development in the Yangtze Delta, China. Outstanding Young Scientist Award (Overseas Young Scholar Collaboration Research Fund). Natural Science Foundation of China.
2001-2005 Wei, Y.H.D. Collaborative Research: Business Organization and Network Relations of Foreign Manufacturing Ventures in the Yangtze Delta Region, China. NSF.