School of Architecture, Tianjin University
Teaching: Building Physics
Research: Green Smart Buildings, Ecological Smart Lighting
Liu Gang is the Professor of School of Architecture, Tianjin University. He has held many important positions. He was the assistant to the dean and deputy dean of School of Architecture of Tianjin University, and the assistant to the director of the key laboratory of School of Architecture. He is the vice chairman of China Institute of Illumination, the expert committee member of China Association for Performing Arts and Technology, the member of Indoor Environment Group of China Green Construction Committee, the vice chairman of Tianjin Institute of Acoustics, and the director of Tianjin Institute of Illumination. He is the reviewer for Architectural Journal, Journal of Illumination Engineering and Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics. He is also the editorial board member of Building Energy Conservation and the expert of Ministry of Education.
His research focuses on green smart buildings and ecological smart lighting, and has published more than 60 papers and many patents in his expertise. At the same time, he has won awards for many practical projects and awarded with Tianjin Science and Technology Progress Award for multiple times.
2016 - 2017 Visiting Scholar for Parametric Design, Texas A&M University, School of Architecture
2005 - 2008 PhD of Building Technology Science, Tianjin University
2002- 2005 Master of Structural Engineering, Tianjin University
1997 - 2001 Bachelor of Construction Engineering, Zhengzhou University
2017-present Professor, School of Architecture, Tianjin University
2012-2017 Associate Professor, School of Architecture, Tianjin University
2008-2012 Lecturer, School of Architecture, Tianjin University
2018-present Deputy Director, Tianjin University Low Carbon Center;
Deputy Director, Tianjin Key Laboratory
2014-2018 Deputy Dean, School of Architecture, Tianjin University
2012-2014 Assistant Dean, School of Architecture, Tianjin University
2008-2012 Assistant Director, Key Laboratory of School of Architecture, Tianjin University
Vice Chairman of China Illuminating Society
Expert Committee Member of China Performing Arts Equipment Technology Association
Member of the Indoor Environment Committee, China Green Building Council
Vice Chairman of Tianjin Acoustic Society
Director of Tianjin Institute of Illumination
Reviewer of Journal of Architecture
Reviewer of Journal of Illumination Engineering
Building energy efficiency
Expert of Ministry of Education Experts
Reviewer of Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics
FUND PROJECTS (Green smart building)
Major Program of the Thirteenth Five-Year National Key R&D Program of China, New Methods and Tools for Goal and Effect Oriented Green Building Design
Representative demonstration projects
Major Program of the Thirteenth Five-Year National Key R&D Program of China, New method and technical cooperation of green design of large complex buildings in northern China
National "Twelfth Five-Year" Science and Technology Support Plan, Research and engineering demonstration of green renovation technology for office buildings in North China
The Key Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China, The design theory and method of the space of public buildings with low energy consumption in cold climate areas
Overseas Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China, Research on building energy efficiency optimization systems based on parametric building information models
General Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China, Research on systematic low-carbon building design methods based on simulation technology
The Doctoral Program Fund of Ministry of Education, Research on the digital simulation and evaluation methods of the ecological indicators in urban design of China-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city
FUND PROJECTS (Ecological smart lighting)
The Thirteenth Five-Year National Key R&D Program of China, Ecological risk's prediction, prevention and control technology integration and its early warning platform development against pollutions of physical environment in the golden triangle of southern Fujian province, China
General Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China, Research on the impact of artificial light on insect biodiversity in urban ecotones
General Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China, Research of the influence of city night lighting on the biological rhythms and magnetic orientation of birds migration
Youth Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China, Collection and analysis of basic data reflects the effect of building night lighting on bird migration
General Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China, Research on the lighting safety of urban overpasses based on high dynamic image technology
General Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China, Quantitative research on color and light emotion in artificial light environment
New Teacher Fund for Doctoral Programs of Ministry of Education, Quantitative research on the influence of road traffic noise on bird ecological model in ecological interlaced area
The Major Social Development Project of Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission, Research and demonstration of the night-time lighting technology of classical garden in Summer Palace
National "Eleventh Five-Year" Science and Technology Support Plan, Research on evaluation and detection of light environment of residential area
Natural Science Foundation of Tianjin, Research on efficacy and energy-saving strategy of LED road lighting for photopic and mesopic visions
RESEARCH PAPERS (Green smart building)
The influence mechanism of daylight visual evaluation in college classrooms under the physiological characteristics of student group. Building and Environment 2022.
A framework for occupancy prediction based on image information fusion and machine learning. Building and Environment 2022.
Interpretability analysis for thermal sensation machine learning models: An exploration based on the SHAP approach. Indoor Air 2022.
Multi-atrium configuration design for energy efficiency in shopping malls: an ANN-based metamodel for sensitivity analysis and design optimization. Architectural Science Review 2022.
Coupling Design of Building Shape for Thermal and Daylight Performances: Taking the University Teaching Building in Cold Climates as an Example. The Architect 2022.
Risk of Infection in Waiting Room of Children's Hospital Considering Population Density Distribution，Transactions of Tianjin University（Science and Technology）2022.
Architectural design and consumer experience: an investigation of
shopping malls throughout the design process. Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics 2021.
Parameter settings of improved particle swarm optimization algorithm in building energy consumption optimization. Transactions of Tianjin University 2021.
Metamodel-based Dynamic Daylighting Simulation. Proceeding of Building Simulation 2017.
Field study on thermal comfort of passenger at high-speed railway station in transition season. Building & Environment, 2016, 108:220-229.
A quantitative study of the climate-responsive design strategies of ancient timber-frame halls in northern China based on field measurements. Energy & Buildings, 2016, 133:306-320.
Integrated Building Envelope Design Process Combining Parametric Modelling and Multi-Objective Optimization. Transactions of Tianjin University, 2016:1-9. (EI)
Thermal Comfort during Summer in A High-Speed Railway Station in Cold Region of China. Procedia Engineering, 2015 Volume 121, 838-844. (EI)
The Research of Triadic Relation among Building Spaces, Lighting Comfort Level and Lighting Energy Consumption in High-speed Railway Station in China. Procedia Engineering, 2015, 121:854-865. (EI)
Analysis of the effects of gender on thermal sensation based on machine learning. 10th Indoor Environment and Health Branch Conference 2022.
The effect of retina mean sensitivity under artificial lighting on visual comfort. INDOOR AIR 2022.
Modeling occupancy schedules for educational buildings through an ensemble model based on machine learning. The 12nd International Symposium on Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (ISHVAC 2021) 2021.
Airborne infection control in a small waiting room of an outpatient building considering the distribution of personnel. The 12th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Conference (ISHVAC), 2021.
A multi-stage framework for building energy optimization: prototypes and key factors for a case study. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of IBPSA, 2019.
Embedding sensitivity analysis into PSO for building energy optimization. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of IBPSA, 2019.
The impact of physical environments on satisfaction in shopping centers. IBPC2018.
Application of Radiant Floor Heating in Large Space Buildings with Significant Cold Air Infiltration through Doorways. IBPC2018.
Office building transparent envelope design based on multi-objective objective optimization algorithm. CJK Lighting Conference, 2016.
Research on quantitative relationship between swifts’ out of the nest and homing and natural light irradiance. Proceedings of 29th CIE Session 2016, 533-539.
The Influence Study of Entrance Air Infiltration Rate on Energy Consumption and retrofit Optimal Design of the High-Speed Railway Station in Cold Climate Regions. PLEA 2016 Los Angeles - 36th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, 2016.
Research and Practice: The Performance Optimization Design for Container Building. PLEA 2016 Los Angeles-36th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, 2016.
The Survey Research of Existing Office Buildings in Cold Regions of China. CJK Lighting Conference, 2015.
Indoor Thermal Comfort and Heating Temperature Setpoint Threshold Research for Office Building in Tianjin in CHINA FOR OFFICE BUILDING IN TIANJIN CHINA. Conference Proceeding of Indoor Air 2014.
Acoustics testing and simulation analysis of waiting hall in the line-side high-speed railway station. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2014, 135(4):2332.
Evolutionary Algorithm Based Approach of Fenestration to Optimize Energy and Daylight Performance for Large-scale Space. The 2nd Asia Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association, 2014.
Acoustics by ODEON in the Acoustic Design of Assembly Hall, ASim2014, Japan.
Research on Summer Thermal Comfort of Large Commercial Complexes in Beijing. Building Energy Efficiency, 2017.
Research on winter indoor thermal comfort evaluation model of large commercial complexes in cold regions. Building Science, 2017, 33(12): 16-21.
Research on Optimal Design of Energy-saving Lighting Environment of University Canteens. Architecture Science, 2018.05.
Analysis of shopping mall lighting based on visual comfort. Journal of Illuminating Engineering Journal, 2018, 29(03): 12-16.
The influence of architectural lighting on thermal perception in transitional seasons in cold regions. Journal of Illuminating Engineering Journal, 2019.01.
Energy-saving and comfort optimization of shading control strategies in different climate zones. Journal of Chongqing University, 2019.09.
Standardized simulation of energy saving potential in passive design of shopping malls. Journal of Chongqing University, 2019.10.
Research on summer thermal comfort and energy-saving potential of waiting halls of medium and small high-speed railway stations in cold regions. Building Energy Efficiency, 2016, (10): 88-92.
Investigation and Research on Light Environment of Existing Office Buildings in Cold Regions. Journal of Illuminating Engineering Journal, 2015, (04): 45-52.
Research on lighting energy-saving problems of large-scale transportation buildings. Illuminating Engineering Journal, 2015, (01): 45-49.
Evaluation and optimization analysis of the acoustic environment of sideways high-speed rail waiting space. Architecture Journal, 2014, (S2): 32-36.
RESEARCH PAPERS (Ecological smart lighting)
Bird risk assessment in urban ecological patch under light pollution and noise pollution stress. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 2021. (CSCD)
Effects of artificial light with different wavelengths and irradiances on the sleep behaviors of Chestnut buntings (Emberiza rutila). Biological Rhythm Research, 2021. (SCI)
Understanding and evaluating urban ecological light pollution problem based on Luojia 1-01 nighttime light imagery. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 2021.
Impact of artificial light on night-time singing behavior of the swifts. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 2021.
A study on the impact of artificial lighting on insect diversity in China’s urban ecotone: a case study of Tianjin. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 2021.
Development and Demonstration of Ecological Risk Early Warning Platform for Physical Environmental Pollution. 14th Building Physics Conference of China, 2021.
Design of an experimental platform for studying the behavior characteristics of birds under light interference. China Illuminating Engineering Journal, 2020. (CSTPCD)
Influence of illumination on inorganic pigments used in Chinese traditional paintings based on Raman spectroscopy. Lighting Research & Technology, 2018. (SCI)
Chromaticity changes of inorganic pigments in Chinese traditional paintings due to the illumination of frequently-used light sources in museum. Color Research & Application, 2018. (SCI)
The effect of artificial light with different spds and intensities on the sleep onset of silvereyes. Biological Rhythm Research, 2018. (SCI)
White LED spectrum for minimising damage to Chinese traditional heavy colour paintings. Lighting Research & Technology, 2017. (SCI)
Review: The impact of artificial light on birds. The 9th Lighting Conference of China, 2016.
Research: The quantitative relationship between natural light and swift nest homing behavior. CIE 2016 Lighting Quality and Energy Efficiency Conference, 2016.
Research: The quantitative relationship between natural light and whooper swans’ sleep behavior. 28th CIE Session, 2015.
A study of the impact of haze on building indoor lighting environment. 28th CIE Session, 2015.
The impact of natural light on the traditional architectural colour paintings’ colour decay of Chinese classical garden. The 28th CIE Conference, 2015.
Behavioral effects of colorful lights with different spectra on Siberian rubythroat Luscinia calliope. Transactions of Tianjin University, 2013. (EI)
Research on the hardware system of measurement on urban residential areas night light. MACE, 2011.
Research on the software system of measurement on urban residential areas night light. MACE, 2011.
Evaluation system of aesthetics on nightscape lighting of classical Chinese garden. ICETCE, 2011.
Digital research on standard of color about colored drawing of summer palace. MACE, 2010.
The quantitative relationship between road traffic noise and retreat rate of thrush. Chinese Journal of Ecology, 2018. (CSCD)
Review: The impact of artificial light on birds. China Illuminating Engineering Journal, 2017. (CSTPCD)
Impact of natural light on the traditional architectural color paintings’ color decay of Chinese classical garden. Journal of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, 2015. (CSCD)
The quantitative research on the impact of haze on building light environment. China Illuminating Engineering Journal, 2015. (CSTPCD)
Influence of WLED on color of Chinese traditional calligraphy and painting. Journal of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, 2015. (CSCD)
Observational study on light threshold for Black-tailed godwits’ homing behaviors at sunset. The 285th Young Scientist Forum of the Chinese Association for Science and Technology, 2014.
Application of infrared detection technology in ecological lighting research. Photobiology and Photochemistry Application Research Forum, China Illuminating Engineering Society, 2014.
Digitalized protection and application on information of garden colored drawing. Chinese Landscape Architecture, 2013. (CSTPCD)
Research on key questions of display lighting base on cultural relic protection. China Lighting Engineering Journal, 2013. (CSTPCD)
Observation on behavior of Siberian rubythroat (Luscinia calliope) under natural light conditions before and after sunset. China Lighting Engineering Journal, 2012. (CSTPCD)
The effect of monochromatic light with different wavelengths on the behavior of Siberian rubythroat (Luscinia calliope). The 249th Young Scientist Forum of China Association for Science and Technology, 2012.
Research on lighting design based on the protection of Chinese architecture paint and ecological environment-a case study of the lighting design of the temple of heaven park, Beijing. Chinese Landscape Architecture, 2011. (CSTPCD)
Experimental study on the behavior of songbird migrant under artificial lighting. China Illuminating Engineering Journal, 2010. (CSTPCD)
Studies of the influence of lighting on swift behavior in Summer Palace. China Lighting Engineering Journal, 2009. (CSTPCD)
Environmental influence analysis of lighting project in Summer Palace. China Lighting Engineering Journal, 2008. (CSTPCD)
Overhaul record of Garden of Virtue and Harmony in Summer Palace. Tianjin University Press, 2013.
Research and demonstration of night-time lighting technology of classical garden in Summer Palace. Tianjin University Press. 2009.
PATENTS (Green smart building)
2019 An architectural experiment platform with variable space and interface.
2016 Splitting method of audit and statistical analysis of public building energy consumption.
PATENTS (Ecological smart lighting)
2016 White light LED spectrum acquisition method for color protection lighting of traditional Chinese paintings.
2016 A method of measuring and evaluating the color damage of lighting sources to traditional Chinese paintings.
2012 Detection software of night-time light environment for residential areas based on telecontrol vehicle platform.
2011 Detection system of night-time light environment for residential areas based on telecontrol vehicle platform.
AWARDS (Green smart building)
2017 The third prize of Tianjin Science and Technology Progress Award 2017, Research and engineering demonstration of green renovation technology for office buildings in North China.
2015 The third prize of National Excellent Engineering for Survey and Design of Construction Project 2015, The green reconstruction project of Tianjin University's 15th teaching building.
2013 The second prize of the 2013 Excellent Survey and Design Award of Ministry of Education, Design of the student activity center of University of Technology.
2012 The first prize of Tianjin Haihe Cup, Renovation design of Tianjin Guangdong Hall.
2011 The third prize of National Survey for Excellent Design Award 2011, Design of Tianjin Concert Hall.
AWARDS (Ecological smart lighting)
2018 The second prize of Tianjin Science and Technology Progress Award 2018, Research and application of protective lighting technologies for fragile cultural relics.
2018 The first prize of the 2018 China Lighting Award for Design of Lighting Project, Night-time lighting project for Beijing Summer Palace.
2018 The first prize of the 2018 China Lighting Award for Education and Academic Contribution, Research on LED-based low-damage lighting for fragile cultural relics.
2009 The third prize of Tianjin Science and Technology Progress Award 2009, Research and demonstration of night-time lighting technology for classical garden in Summer Palace.
2008 The third prize of Tianjin Science and Technology Progress Award 2008, The digitalized protection and application system of color painting information of royal ancient architecture in the Qing Dynasty.