My goal at NTU is to make an exciting environment motivating students to focus on interesting things and empowering the students to have significant positive impact on the world.
Available for postgraduate supervision (PhD or MPhil) in Green Building Technology, Smart Building and Nature Based Solutions.
Research Interest in Architectural science and Sustainability which spans the biophilia, ageing care, intelligent buildings technologies, mental health, smart cities to biomimicry. Dr Xing has been developing innovative applications of virtual reality, holistic design and building physics research tools and, in a broader context, systemic modelling and assessment of future post-carbon built environment. Dr Xing is devoted to identifying and developing new research activities uncapping the full potentials of multidisciplinary collaboration tackling the grand challenges facing society on the horizon. Dr Xing completed his PhD in Dynamic system simulation for sustainability planning and has participated EPSRC-funded research projects focusing on methodological and technical innovations supporting building and urban sustainability. Apart from academic research, Dr Xing also has industrial experiences working for architectural and engineering consultancy firms specialized in discovering economic viable low/zero carbon building design and urban planning solutions.
Dr Yangang Xing is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHA) and a Member of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers Association (MCIBSE), Chair of Intelligent Building Group
Sponsors and collaborators
Historic England, Natural Insulation Materials for Traditional Buildings
Innovate UK, KTP Project with Allsee Technologies
Welsh Assembly Government and Higher Education Funding Council for Wales
European Regional Structural and Investment Fund
Environmental Crowd Sensing / Citizen Science in a Community newspaper.