YANG Biao
Address:
G1110, HITSZ Campus, University Town, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China (深圳大学城哈工大校区G1110)
Email:
yangbiao@hit.edu.cn
Phone:
0755-26035131
PERSONAL PROFILE
 
Postgraduate studentship is available and interdisciplinary applications are welcome.

Please contact directly for further information.
RESEARCH INTEREST
 
Building Physics & Architectural Lighting

Visual Environment & Illuminating Engineering

Green Building & Indoor Environment

Accessibility & Inclusive Design

Human Factors & Evidence-based Practice
EDUCATION  
2011-2014
PhD, Architecture,
Lighting Research Group, School of Architecture, University of Sheffield, UK
2008-2011
MSc, Physical Electronics
Department of Illuminating Engineering and Light Sources, Fudan University, China
2004-2008
BEng, Bioengineering
School of Life Science and Technology, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
RESEARCH & WORK EXPERIENCE  
2016-
Assistant Professor, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen (HITSZ)
2014-2016
Research Associate, Accessibility Research Group, Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering, University College London (UCL)
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION & ACADEMIC SERVICE
 
Technical Committee Member of CIE TC4-52 and JTC-1
Invited reviewer of Applied Energy, International Journal of Public Health, Lighting Research & Technology, Urban Studies
Member of Institute of Lighting Professionals (ILP)
RESEARCH PROJECTS
2016-2018
Visual Environment of Pedestrian and Energy-Saving Strategies of Street Lighting in Residential Area
2015-2017
Luminous Environment and its Effect on Inpatient: Evidence-based Nursing Practices
2014-2016
ESRC and NIHR Project: Seeing What They See: Compensating for Cortical Visual Dysfunction in Alzheimer's Disease
2011-2014
EPSRC Project: Mesopically Enhanced Road Lighting: Improving Night-vision
RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENT & AWARDS
2011-2014
EPSRC Full PhD Scholarship, UK
2012-2013
Learn Society Fund of Sheffield School of Architecture (SSoA)
2009-2010
Postgraduate Research Scholarship of Fudan University
PATENT
   
Six patents granted
PAPER & BOOK PUBLICATIONS
Selected Publications:

Fotios S, Castleton H and Yang B. Does expression choice affect the analysis of light spectrum and facial emotion recognition? Lighting Research and Technology. (in press)

Fotios S, Castleton H, Cheal C and Yang B. Investigating the chromatic contribution to recognition of facial expression. Lighting Research and Technology. (in press)

Yang B, Li Y, Wei H and Lu H. (2016) Is Urbanisation Rate a Feasible Supplemental Parameter in Forecasting Electricity Consumption in China? Hinawi Journal of Engineering 2016: 7.

Yong K, Holloway C, Carton A, Yang B, Suzuki T, Serougne R, Boampong D, Voyce D, Sullivan M, McCarthy I, Tyler N and Crutch S. (2015) Effects of Cortical Visual Impairment on Navigational Ability in Posterior Cortical Atrophy and Typical Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer's & Dementia 11(7): 274.

Yang B and Fotios S. (2015) Lighting and Recognition of Emotion conveyed by Facial Expressions. Lighting Research and Technology 47(8): 964-975.

Fotios S, Yang B and Uttley J. (2015) Reply to Davoodian and Raynham. Lighting Research and Technology 47(5): 635-636.

Fotios S, Yang B and Uttley J. (2015) Observing other Pedestrians: Investigating the Typical Distance and Duration of Fixation. Lighting Research and Technology 47(4): 548-564.

Fotios S, Yang B and Cheal C. (2015) Effects of Outdoor Lighting on Judgements of Emotion and Gaze Direction. Lighting Research and Technology 47(3): 301-315.

Fotios S, Uttley J and Yang B. (2015) Using Eye-tracking to Identify Pedestrians’ Critical Visual Tasks. Part 2. Fixation on Pedestrians. Lighting Research and Technology 47(2): 149-160.

Wei H, Liu J and Yang B*. (2014) Cost-benefit Comparison between Domestic Solar Water Heater (DSHW) and Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) Systems for Households in Urban China. Applied Energy 126: 47-55.

Yang B, Lin Y and Sun Y. (2013) Transient Effects of Harsh Luminous Conditions on the Visual Performance of Aviators in a Civil Aircraft Cockpit. Applied Ergonomics 44(2): 185-191.

Yang B and Fotios S. (2012) Interpersonal Judgements for Pedestrians at Night: Exploring Information Perceived at Different Distances. Lighting Engineering 14(1): 31-44.
CONFERENCE PAPERS/TALKS
 
[07] Yang B*. Evidence-based Design Methodology in Healthcare Environment. Xi'an International University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China, May 2016.

[06] Yang B*, Yong K, Suzuki T, et al. Gaze Allocation of Pedestrians Walking in Corridors with Different Lighting Levels and Dynamic LED Visual Aids. 28th CIE Session, Manchester, UK, July 2015.

[05] Yang B*. Investigating How People Interact With Their Multisensory Environment in PAMELA. PSL-UCL Workshop on Sensory systems in complex environments,University College London, London, UK, June 2015.

[04] Yang B*. Exploring Interpersonal Judgements between Pedestrians. Faculty of Architecture, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, March 2013.

[03] Yang B*, Sun YJ, Lin YD, Yao WX. Health Education about Hypertension in the Elderly in Rural Chinese Villages: proceedings of the International Conference on Human Health and Biomedical Engineering, Jilin, China, August 2011.

[02] Yang B*. Multi-hierarchical Fuzzy Comprehensive Evaluation for Decision-making of Very Large Scale Photovoltaic (VLS-PV) Power Plant. 3rd IPS International Collaboration Conference, Graduate School of Information, Production and Systems, Waseda University, Kitakyushyu, Fukuoka, Japan, March 2011.

[01] Yang B*, Sun YJ, Lin YD. Decision-making on PV Modules for Very Large Scale Photovoltaic Systems Using Improved Analytic Hierarchy Process: proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, Wuhan, China, March 2011.
TEACHING/SUPERVISING EXPERIENCE
Postgraduate Courses
2016-2017 Visual Environment and Lighting Design

2016-2017 Sustainable Design and Simulation Method
Updated:2018-07