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HAN Yilong
HAN Yilong

Assistant Professor

Department: Construction management and Real Estate



  • 2012 - 2016, PhD in Construction Engineering and Management, Virginia Tech, USA
  • 2012 - 2014, MS in Construction Engineering and Management, Virginia Tech, USA
  • 2010 - 2012, MS in Structural Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
  • 2006 - 2010, BS in Civil Engineering, Tongji University


  • 2018 - Now, Assistant Professor, School of Economics and Management, Tongji University
  • 2016 - 2018, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore
  • 2012 - 2016, Research Assistant/Teaching Assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 2010 - 2012, Research Assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia


  • Inter-building Effect and Building Energy Management
  • Sustainability and Management in Building Life-cycles
  • Bio-inspiration in the Built Environment
  • Innovation and Collaboration in Project Organizations
  • Information Technology in Construction Management


  • “Smart Solutions Promoting Behaviour Driven Energy Efficiency: A Personality-based Energy Management System”, National Research Foundation (#, Singapore, 08/2016 - 01/2018, Co-investigator
  • “Mitigating Urban Thermal Energy Dynamics Utilizing a Transformative Bio-inspired Building Envelope”, Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science Seed Fund, Virginia Tech, 08/2014 - 08/2015, Principle Investigator
  • “CAREER: Building Occupant Network Dynamics (BOND)- Multi-scale Experimentation and Simulation in the Built Environment to Achieve Sustained Energy Conservation”, National Science Foundation (#1142379), USA, 07/2013-08/2016, Co-investigator


  • Han, Y., Li, Y., Taylor, J.E., & Zhong, J. (2018). Characteristics and Evolution of Innovative Collaboration Networks in Architecture, Engineering and Construction - A study of National Prize-winning projects in China. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 144(6), 4018038
  • Li, Y., Lu, Y., Taylor, J. E., & Han, Y. (2018). Bibliographic and comparative analyses to explore emerging classic texts in megaproject management. International Journal of Project Management36(2), 342-361.
  • Han, Y., Taylor, J. E., & Pisello, A. L. (2017). Exploring mutual shading and mutual reflection inter-building effects on building energy performance. Applied Energy185, 1556-1564.
  • Han, Y., & Taylor, J. E. (2016). Simulating the Inter-Building Effect on energy consumption from embedding phase change materials in building envelopes. Sustainable Cities and Society27, 287-295.
  • Han, Y., Taylor, J. E., & Pisello, A. L. (2015). Toward mitigating urban heat island effects: Investigating the thermal-energy impact of bio-inspired retro-reflective building envelopes in dense urban settings. Energy and Buildings102, 380-389.
  • Chen, Z., Han, Y., Jiang, S., Gan, Y., & Sewell, T. D. (2012). A multiscale material point method for impact simulation. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters2(5).
  • Han, Y., & Lu, Y. (2017). The Influence and Effectiveness of Information Conveying Means in Energy Behavior Interventions. Energy Procedia142, 2137-2142.
  • Wang, W., Han, Y., Chen, J., & Xu, T. (2017). An IPS-calibrated Outdoor Air Flow Control Strategy in Multizone Commercial Space. Energy Procedia142, 1842-1847.
  • Han, Y., & Taylor, J. E. (2015). Disaggregate Analysis of the Inter-Building Effect in a Dense Urban Environment. Energy Procedia75, 1348-1353.
  • Han, Y., & Taylor, J. E. (2015). Simulating the impact of phase change material embedded building envelopes on the inter-building effect in non-tropical cities. Procedia engineering118, 760-765.