Zihao Wang is a Research Fellow of the Center for Buildings, Infrastructure and Public Space and enrolled in the Master’s Degree program for Construction Engineering & Management at the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science in Columbia University. He received a dual Bachelor’s Degree: Bachelor of Engineering in Building Environment & Energy Engineering from China University of Mining and Technology in Xuzhou, China and Bachelor of Applied Science in Construction Management (Honours 1st Class) from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, both conferred in 2019. He is the student member of The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) since 2018.
He was the finalist (the Second) of CIOB Global Student Challenge 2018, which was an annual international competition organized by The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) for undergraduate construction management students. His responsibilities in the team were market data analysis and resources allocation. He participated in Melbourne Innovation Districts Project in a joint course between City of Melbourne and RMIT University in 2017. He contributed to appropriate and innovative responses and implementation strategies for the project.
His research interests focus on the interactive visualization of construction process monitoring, historic building preservation, as well as thermal comfort. In CBIPS, he will be participating in the research of visualization and data analytics to achieve more effective monitoring of the construction process, as well as the preservation of historic houses.