Welcome Prof. Zaiyi Liao, Ryerson University, Canada to be the TPC!


Prof. Zaiyi Liao, Ryerson University, Canada


廖再毅博士是加拿大瑞尔森大学建筑科学系终身教授,长期从事建筑科学领域的教学,科研和工程实践。他本科硕士毕业于清华大学,后分别获得香港理工大学和和英国牛津大学的博士学位。在三十年的职业生涯里,他先后主持参与了四十余项重要科研项目。科研经费来自欧盟,英国政府,加拿大自然及工程科研基金会已经其他各级科研资助机构。他一共发表了一百多篇国际会议及杂志文章。他现在的研究领域,包括建筑节能,建筑消防工程,建筑物性能计算机模拟,建筑智能化控制,水资源管理,绿色建筑材料, 以及建筑室内空气质量。


Dr. Zaiyi Liao is a tenured professor at Department of Architectural Science, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree from Tsinghua University in 1988 and 1990 respectively. After he had practised in the industry in China (including Hong Kong) as a senior engineer, he returned university for PhD study. He earned a PhD from Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2001 and PhD from the University of Oxford, the UK in 2004. He has participated and managed more than 40 major research projects, with funding from the European Union, a broad range of governmental funding agencies in the UK, Canada’s NSERC and many other funding agencies, and industrial partners. He has published more than 100 papers in international conferences and scientific journals. His current research  is focused on building energy conservation, fire safety of the built environment, computational modeling of building performance, intelligent building control, water source management, green building materials , and indoor air quality.