Sustainable Design Expert Joins Architecture, Planning Faculty

Yang will link teaching and research on sustainable urban design.

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Yang will link teaching and research on sustainable urban design

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Perry Yang, PhD has been appointed to associate professor of Architecture and City and Regional Planning.

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Perry Yang, PhD has been appointed to associate professor of Architecture and City and Regional Planning. An expert in urban design and urban simulation, he will work with the Center for Quality Growth and Regional Planning and the Center for Geographic Information Systems, providing a critical link between research and academics for students in the College. 

Yang received his academic degrees from National Taiwan University (PhD, MSc and BSc) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MS). In 1999, he was awarded the Fulbright Scholarship and became the SPURS Fellow of School of Architecture and Planning at MIT from 1999 to 2001. After that, he joined National University of Singapore, as an Assistant Professor at Department of Architecture from 2001 to 2008 and as the leader of Urban Studies Group for the coordination of research activities of the group from 2001 to 2005. Perry's professional practice and teaching focus on Sustainable Design and Development in Urban Settings. Since 1998, he has been awarded prizes in urban design competitions continuously. The recent awards include the 1st prize in international competition of the 2009 World Games Park at Kaohsiung City of Taiwan in 2005, the Eco-city design at Maluan Bay in one of China's most important port cities Xiamen in 2007 and international competition of Suidong Bay Urban Design at Guangdong China in 2008. Since 2001, he has published more than 50 journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, reviews and design works that are related to issues of sustainability and ecological planning and design in urban environments. He is on the editorial boards of two academic journals, Progress in Industrial Ecology and Modern Urban Research. In January 2007, he was appointed the new board member of the International Urban Planning and Environment Association (UPE), an international academic community with a special interest in sustainable urban development.

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  • Created On: Jan 13, 2009 - 8:00pm
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