Daili Peng

2018-19 Fellows

Daili Peng is a M.S student majoring in construction engineering and management at the Fu Foundation School of Columbia University as well as a fellow of the Center for Buildings, Infrastructure and Public Space. After completing his bachelor’s degree from Tongji University (Shanghai, China) in 2016, he worked as a road designer for a year and a half in Tongji Architecture Design Company in Shanghai, during which he undertook the designing responsibility of several large-scale infrastructure projects around China.

He has comprehensive knowledge in the design of large road interchange as well as significant experience cooperating with different design specialties. The most important project he participated as a main designer was Xindian Street interchange in Taiyuan, the one that most closely and frequently interacted with railways around China, was rare for its high degree of difficulty and restriction in terms of design and construction.

He joined the “NYCHA” research group when entering Columbia in 2019 and is currently conducting research on feasible practices for NYCHA to strengthen its capacity in the maintenance, renovation and construction of affordable housing in New York City.