2024 5th International Conference on Urban Construction and Management Engineering (ICUCME 2024)



Prof. Baojie He

Chongqing University, China


Dr. Baojie He, Ph.D., is a professor at the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, Chongqing University. He holds the prestigious Bayu Scholar title and is recognized as a doctoral scholar. Dr. He serves as the head of the Center for Climate Resilience and Low-Carbon Cities and conducts research at Hiroshima University's Institute for Sustainability and Peace Education in Japan. Furthermore, he has been acknowledged as a globally highly cited scientist for two consecutive years in 2022 and 2023 (Coretronic). Dr. Baojie He specializes in urban heat mitigation adaptation under global/local climate change, zero-energy buildings, and passive house design. His expertise is reflected in his extensive publication record of over 140 peer-reviewed papers in SCI and SSCI journals with an impressive H-factor of 44. Recognized for his contributions to academia, Dr. He frequently receives invitations to serve as a feature editor, chief guest editor, associate editor, editorial board member, conference chairperson, session chairperson, scientific committee member, or guest reviewer for internationally renowned journals. In recognition of his outstanding achievements within sustainability research field: Dr.Baojie received the Sustainable Young Scientist Award in 2022; Green Talent Award in 2021 (Germany); National Outstanding International Student Scholarship in 2019 (China). Additionally,he was consecutively shortlisted among the top 2% scientists worldwide from 2020 to 2023.



Prof. Zakiah Ahmad

Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia



Prof. Dr Zakiah Ahmad is the Professor at Universiti Teknologi Mara. She obtained her Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering and Master’s degree at the Memphis State University, United States of Amerika before continuing to take PhD in Timber Engineering at University of Bath United Kingdom. Zakiah has more than 30 years of experience in teaching and research. Zakiah is specialising in timber engineering and timber composites. Her other interest includes nano-polymer composites as well as cement composites. She has supervised more than 60 postgraduate students. She has published more than 300 papers in journals and proceedings and has written 10 books and several booklets for industries. She has been appointed as Editor and guest editor for some reputable journals. She has been reviewer for many international journals and conference papers. She also active in giving keynote papers (more than 70 keynote papers) on timber related topics at numerous seminars and conferences at national and international level. Up to this date, she has secured and leads more them 60 numbers of research grants worth more than RM 20 million from the government and industries. She has received more than 40 awards comprises of gold, silver, special awards and grand award on her research projects at national and international research competitions. The highlight of her achievements are the Top Research Scientist Award and appointment as Felo of Academy Science Malaysia as well as the recipient of the UiTM academic figure award. Zakiah has served as consultant, committee member and advisor to numerous public agencies and institutions. She plays an essential role in the Malaysian Standard committees as the Chairman for Timber structures group, Chairman and member for several working groups. At international, Zakiah is well known for her active participation in ISO standards writing. The highlight of her achievement on standard writing is the National Standard Awards 2018 that she received from Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI). She also has been appointed as visiting professor/research scientist at BRE Research Institute, University of Bath, United Kingdom, Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University India, University of British Columbia’s, Okanagan Campus, Canada and Timber Research Institute, Kyoto University Japan.



Prof. Yu Liu

Northwestern Polytechnical University, China


Prof. Liu Yu, PhD from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia, is currently serving as the Head of the Architecture Department at Northwestern Polytechnical University (NWPU). She holds a doctoral supervisor position in Design and serves as a master supervisor in Architecture. Prof. Liu Yu is also the Founder/Director of both the Sustainable Building and Environmental Research Institute (SBERI) and the International Joint Research Center on Sustainable Building and Environment (IJRCSE), which acts as an international scientific and technological cooperation base in Xi'an City. Additionally, she has been appointed as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in Australia, as well as a Senior Visiting Scholar at Sweden's Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). Throughout her career, Prof. Liu Yu has held various leadership positions including Head of the Department of Architecture, Director of the Institute of Architectural Design, and Deputy Dean of Northwestern Polytechnical University's School of Mechanics and Civil Engineering and Architecture. Her research interests primarily focus on green architecture, ecological architecture, and sustainable architecture.



Assoc. Prof. Bin Hu

Beijing University of Technology, China


Bin Hu, born in June 1972, graduated from the School of Architecture at Harbin Institute of Technology in 2002, majoring in Architecture. He holds a PhD, associate professor, and master's supervisor. He is also the director of the Underground Space Planning and Design Research Institute at Beijing Institute of Technology, a national first-class registered architect, and the deputy chief architect of the school's design institute. Young and middle-aged backbone teachers in Beijing, outstanding talents in the Organization Department. Main research areas: public building design and theory, urban design, underground space planning and design, rail transit and urban integration development, etc. Engaged in architectural design and urban design theory and practice for over 20 years. Responsible for and participated in more than 10 national, provincial, and ministerial level scientific research projects, including the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Beijing Municipal Natural Science Foundation of China, the Beijing Municipal Education Commission Fund, and the Beijing Municipal Planning and Self Commission Special Topics. Published over 50 papers as the first author, including more than 20 papers in the core journals of Peking University.