Hong Yao

Office: Mackintoshi-Corry Hall

Room: D114

Phone: (613)533-6000 ext. 75050

Email: h.yao@queensu.ca

 

 

I obtained my BEng in Industrial Engineering and Management from Tianjin University of Technology, China, M.Eng. in Management Science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. I completed my PhD study in 2009 at the Department of Building and Real Estate, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. I worked for Datong Municipal Development and Reform Commission, China as a government officer and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Datong Branch, China and China Chamber of International Commerce, Datong Branch as a Vice-Chairman. I also worked for the Department of Building and Real Estate, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University as an academic staff.

 

Research interests:

urban transportation energy, simulation modeling in urban planning and sustainability in construction.

 

Publications

- YAO, H., A simulation model for identifying effective policies in mitigating noise emissions from highway projects. accepted with minor revision. International Journal of Construction Management. (2013).

 

-YAO, H., SHEN, L. Y., TAN, Y. T. and HAO, J. L. Simulating the impacts of policy scenarios on the sustainability performance of infrastructure projects. Automation in Construction. pp.1060-1069 20 (2011).

 

-TAN Y. T., SHEN, L. Y., and YAO, H. Sustainable construction practice and contractors’ competitiveness: A preliminary study. Habitat International. Vol.35, Issue 3, pp.225-230 (2010).

 

-SHEN, L. Y., Hao, J. L., TAM, V. W. Y. and YAO, H. A checklist for assessing sustainability performance of construction projects. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management. Vol XIII, No.4, pp.273-281 (2007).

 

- YAO, H., SHEN, L.Y., HAO J. L. and YAM, C. H. M. A fuzzy-analysis-based method for measuring contractors’ environmental performance. Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal. Vol. 18, Number 4, pp. 442-458 (2007).

 

- SHEN, L. Y., YAO, H. and ALAN, G. Improving environmental performance by means of empowerment of contractors. Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal. Vol. 17, Number 3, pp. 242-257 (2006) .

 

- SHEN, L. Y., LU, W. S., YAO, H. and WU, D. H. A computer-based scoring method for measuring the environmental performance of construction activities. Automation in Construction. Vol. 14, pp. 297-309 (2005).

 

Article in Books

- YAO, H., OU, X. and SHEN, L. Y. Review on environmental management performance in construction business. Key Issues of Sustainable Performance for Construction Projects. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Press, ISBN: 962-367-518-6, pp. 55-72.

 

Conference papers

- YAO, H., SHI, W. Q., and CAO, L. M. Developing a multicriteria approach for evaluating sustainability performance of infrastructure projects. Proceedings of 2007 International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management (ICCREM), Bristol, University of the West England, UK?August 21st -22nd, 2007.

 

- YAO, H. Assessing the sustainability performance of infrastructure projects. Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Building Asia, aT Center, Seoul, Korea?June 27-29, 2007 (Won the Hong Kong Scholarship Program – Seoul SB07 27th -29th June 2007).

 

- YAO, H., HAO, J. L and SHEN, L.Y. A dynamic approach for evaluating infrastructure projects’ sustainable performance. Proceeding of the CRIOCM2006 International Symposium on the Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, North China Electric Power University, Beijing, China, 3rd-5th November 2006.

 

- YAO, H. and SHI, W.Q. Valuation of environmental impact of projects. Proceeding of the ICCREM 2006 International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management, Sheraton World Resort, Orlando, Florida, USA?5-6 October 2006.

 

- YAO, H. and LEE, K.H.R. Review on the practice in conducting feasibility study in implementing public sector projects. Proceeding of the CRICOM 2005 International Research Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, Hangzhou, China, October 2005.

 

- YAO, H., PENG, Z. M., YAM, C.H.M. and HAO, J.L. A framework for improving environmental performance in construction. Proceeding of the CRICOM 2004 International Research Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, Hong Kong, December 2004.

 

- LU W.S., SHEN, L.Y., LEI, D. and YAO, H. A computer-aided decision support system for assessing a contractor’s competitiveness. Guangzhou, China, 2004.

 

- WU, D. H., YAO, H., SHEN, L. Y. and LU, W. S. A computer-aided model for assessing a contractor’s environmental performance. Proceeding of the CRICOM 2004 International Research Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, Macau, December 2004.

 

- SHEN, L. Y., LU. W.S., YAO. H. and WU, D. H. An IT supported scoring method for measuring the environmental performance of construction activities. Proceedings of the World IT Conference for Design and Construction, INCITE 2004, Langkawi, Malaysia, February 2004

 

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