Title: Asst Professor
Office: 8280B Aronoff Center
Ming Tang, LEED AP, is the Assistant Professor at School of Architecture and Interior Design, University of Cincinnati. He is the founding partner of Tang & Yang Architects, which has won numerous design awards in China, Spain, Mexico, U.K. and United States, including, the first prize of d3 Natural System, the first place of Cities with Soul, the first place of IAAC self-sufficient housing contest, the first place of Chichen Itza lodge museum design.
Before he taught at the University of Cincinnati, he led the Electronic Design program ( Digital Design + Computation) at the Savannah College of Art and Design and was a professor in the Architecture Department. He has worked with Michigan State University's M.I.N.D Lab, University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies, and China Architecture Design & Research Group. He holds Master of Architecture Degree from Tsinghua University, Maser of Art Degree in Digital Media and Technology from Michigan State University, and Maser of Final Art degree in Interactive and Game Design from Savannah College of Art and Design. His multi-disciplinary research includes parametric design, digital fabrication, building information modeling, performance driven design, digital computation, virtual reality, algorithm & programming, GIS, simulation, mathematical form, interactive design and visual effects. His research has been published in various international conferences, journals, books and exhibitions. He is the author of the book, urban paleontology, evolution of urban forms. His forthcoming book, Parametric Building Design with Autodesk Maya, will be published by Rougtledge in 2014.
- (PI), Tang, M. Auffrey, C., Lu, M, Sustainable Urbanism: An International Perspective., UC Forward. (UC Forward Grant), 10,000. 06-2013 to 06-2014. Status: Active.
- (PI), Tang,M,, Auffrey, C., Lu, M, DISASTER VULNERABILITY MITIGATION IN BEIJING, University Research Council Grant . (URC grant), 18,175. 06-2012 to 12-2013. Status: Active.
- Tang, M., Koesters, H. (2013). (In Press). Parametric Computation: student voices on parametricism and design technique.. International Journal of Interior Architecture + Spatial Design. (ii Journal), 1 (1).
- Tang, M. (2014). (In Progress). Parametric Building Design with Autodesk Maya. Computational and Non-linear thinking. UK. U.S.A: Routledge.