Basic Information

 

Wang Yupeng


Ph.D.

Distinguished Research Scholar

Research Interests

  • Urban Heat Island
  • Sustainable Urban Development
  • Urban Environmental Simulation and Evaluation
  • Design Development for Building Energy Saving
  • Urban Pedestrian System Design 
Contact

School of Human Settlements and Civil Engineering

Xi'an Jiaotong University

 

E-mail: wang-yupeng@mail.xjtu.edu.cn

            wang-yupeng@outlook.com

Education and Work Experience

Education:

  • Ph.D., 2012, Graduate School, the University of Kitakyushu, Japan
  • M.E., 2008, Graduate School, the University of Kitakyushu, Japan
  • B.E., 2006, the University of Kitakyushu, Japan

 

Work Experience:

  • 2015.12- present, Distinguished Research Scholar, School of Human Settlements and Civil Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
  • 2012.10-2015.12, Postdoc Fellow, Urban Heat Island Group, Concordia University, Canada
  • 2013.10-2014.03, Postdoc Fellow, College of Architecture and Landscape, Peking University, China
  • 2008.04-2010.03, Research Associate, the University of Kitakyushu, Japan
  • 2008.04-2009.06, Urban Planner, NIKKENSEKKEI Corporation, Japan
Academic Positions and Honors

  • "Young Talent Support Plan" of Xi'an Jiaotong University
  • Level Two of the Japanese Architecture
  • Member of AIJ (Architectural Institute of Japan)
  • Editorial Board Member of International Journal: Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning
  • Reviewer for International Journals: Energy and Buildings; Applied Energy; Journal of Meteorological Research; Sustainable Cities and Society; Innovations in Corrosion and Materials Science; Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture Research; Advances in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • International Conference Committee/Reviewer: PLEA2017; PLEA2015; CCTC2015; 4th IC2UHI; ICSDEC2015; 3rd IC2UHI; 2014ACEEE
  • Postdoctoral Fellowships from NSERC (2013-2016)
  • Japanese Government Scholarship for International Students (2009-2012) 
Participated Research Projects/Grants

  • Centre for Urban Research and Land Development (CUR), An Analysis of the Urban Microclimate
  • Department of the Central Committee of the CPC, China, State Specially Recruited Expert Program, Sustainable Urban Pedestrian System Design

  • The Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Discover Program, Heat Island Mitigation Measures in Canadian Climate

  • Concordia University, Seeding Program, The Impact of Building Surface Albedo on Urban Environment

  • TEPCO Memorial Foundation, Interior Insulation Development for High-Rise Residences

  • Research Foundation for the Electrotechnology of Chubu, Energy Efficiency Comparison between Steel and RC Residence Units  

  • The Telecommunications Advancement Foundation, Urban Information Management for Urban Planning

Selected Publications

 Journal Articles:

  1. Yupeng Wang, Hashem Akbari. Analysis of Urban Heat Island Phenomenon and Mitigation Solutions Evaluation for Montreal. Sustainable Cities and Society. 2016.5. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2016.04.015
  2. Yupeng Wang, Umberto Berardi, Hashem Akbari. Comparing the effects of urban heat island mitigation strategies for Toronto, Canada. Energy and Buildings, 2015. 
  3. Ali Gholizadeh Touchaei, Yupeng Wang. Characterizing urban heat island in Montreal (Canada)—Effect of urban morphology. Sustainable Cities and Society. Vol. 19, pp. 395-402, 2015.12. 
  4. Yupeng Wang, Umberto Berardi, Hashem Akbari. The Urban Heat Island Effect in the City of Toronto. Procedia Engineering, 118: 137-144, 2015. 9.
  5. Yupeng Wang, John Zacharias. Landscape Modification for Ambient Environmental Improvement in Central Business Districts–a case from Beijing. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. Vol. 14, Issue 1, pp. 8-18, 2015. 
  6. Yupeng Wang, Hashem Akbari. Development and Application of ‘Thermal Radiative Power’ for Urban Environmental Evaluation. Sustainable Cities and Society. Vol. 14, pp. 316-322, 2015.2. 
  7. Yupeng Wang, Hashem Akbari. Effect of the Sky View Factor on Outdoor Temperature and Comfort in Montreal. Environmental Engineering Science. Vol. 31, Issue 6, pp. 272-287, 2014.6. 
  8. Kiyoshi Shinriki, Hiroatsu Fukuda, Yupeng Wang. A Study on the Business Structure of Shared-Taxi in Yahatahigashi-ku Kitakyushu Where the Declining Birth and Aging Population are Developed. Journal of Architecture and Planning, AIJ., Vol. 78, No. 689, pp.1569-1577, 2013.7.
  9. Yupeng Wang, Hiroatsu Fukuda, Akihito Ozaki. Simulation Study on the Effect of Insulation on Interior Structural Parts of Super High-Rise Residences. Journal of Environmental Engineering, AIJ., Vol. 76, No. 669, pp.999-1008, 2011.11. 
  10. Yupeng Wang, Hiroatsu Fukuda, Yuko Kuma, Ozaki Akihito. Study of Air-Conditioning Load: Comparison of Steel and RC residence units. Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering, vol.9, No.2, pp.571-576, 2010.11 
  11. Yupeng Wang, Hiroatsu Fukuda, Ozaki Akihito, Yuko Kuma. An Analysis of Energy Load of an unite of Super High-rise Residences by dynamic Simulation. Journal of South China University of Technology (Natural Science Edition), v 35, n SUPPL., pp.223-226, 2007.11

 

Conference Presentations:

  1. Yupeng Wang, Hashem Akbari. A simulation study of the effects of street tree planting on Urban Heat Island mitigation in Montreal. 4th Climate Change Technology Conference, CCTC2015, May 25-27, 2015, Montreal, Canada
  2. Yupeng Wang, Umberto Berardi, Hashem Akbari. Urban Heat Island effect in the city of Toronto: an analysis of the outdoor thermal comfort. 4th Climate Change Technology Conference, CCTC2015, May 25-27, 2015, Montreal, Canada
  3. Yupeng Wang, Umberto Berardi, Hashem Akbari. Urban Heat Island effect in the city of Toronto: an analysis of the urban microclimate. International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction, ICSDEC2015, May 10-13, 2015, Chicago, USA
  4. Yupeng Wang, Hiroatsu Fukuda. The Influence of Insulation Styles on the Air Conditioning Load of Japanese Multi-Family Residences. 30th International PLEA - Conference Sustainable Habitat for Developing Societies, Dec. 16-18, 2014, Ahmedabad, India
  5. Yupeng Wang, Hashem Akbari. Urban Heat Island Mitigation Policies in Montreal. the Third International Conference on Countermeasures to Urban Heat Islands, IC2UHI, Oct. 13-15, 2014, Venice, Italy
  6. Yupeng Wang, Hashem Akbari. 3D Simulation Analysis of Urban Micro-Climates to Inform Heat Island Mitigation Policies in Cold Climates. 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Aug. 17-22, 2014, Pacific Grove, CA, USA
  7. Yupeng Wang, Hashem Akbari. Development and Application of ‘Thermal Radiative Power’ for Urban Environmental Evaluation. the 34th Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre Conference, Sep. 25-26, 2013, Athens, Greece
  8. Yupeng Wang, Hiroatsu Fukuda. AC Load Reducing by New Insulation Styles in Multi-Family Residences. 2012 International Conference on Green Buildings and Optimization Design, Sep. 6-7, 2012, Shenyang, China
  9. Yupeng Wang, Hiroatsu Fukuda. How to Reduce AC Load of Multi-Family Residences with Insulation –Adapt to Various Climate Characters-. the 2nd International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation, Aug. 28-30, 2012, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  10. Yupeng Wang, Hiroatsu Fukuda. Cities Built on Steep Slope Areas in Japan. the 5th Healthy Cities: Working Together to Achieve Liveable Cities Conference, Jun. 6-8, 2012 Geelong, Australia