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Ming Tang

Title: Asst Professor
Office: 8280B Aronoff Center
Tel: 513-556-1856

Ming Tang, Regitered Architect,  AIA, LEED AP (BD+C), is an 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 book, Parametric Building Design with Autodesk Maya, is published by Rougtledge in 2014.

Research Information

Research Interests

Parametric Architecture & Urban design Building Information Modeling & Integrated Project Delivery Digital Tectonics & Fabrication Geographic Information System aided Urban Design Digital design and computation Spatial simulation Real time visualization & Virtual Reality Interactive design Scripting, programming and algorithm Mathematical form Database and web based collaboration