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. Shouliang Zhao

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China


Shouliang Zhao, PhD, Paris Institute of Urban Planning, University of Paris East, France, is a national registered urban and rural planner. He is currently a professor at the School of Architecture and Urban Planning of Huazhong University of Science and Technology. His main research areas are land space governance, village and town planning and design, and planning policy analysis. At the same time, he is the deputy director of the Professional Committee of Land Rectification and Ecological Restoration of Hubei Land Space Planning Society, a member of the Hubei Expert Group of the Ministry of Housing and Construction's Rural Construction Evaluation Work, the deputy director of the Youth Specialized Committee of Hubei Historical Architecture Research Society, the executive director of the Hubei Association of Town and Village Construction, an expert of the Department of Natural Resources, an expert of the Office of Poverty Alleviation, and a lecturer of the "Beautiful Countryside Construction" tour of the Department of Housing and Construction of Hubei Province. Beautiful Countryside Construction" tour, member of Hubei Provincial Rural Construction Planning Committee, planning consultant of Yuyao City, Yueyang City, Huanggang City and Shennongjia Forest District. He is the chief editor of two "13th Five-Year Plan" teaching materials of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, and the recommended teaching materials of urban-rural planning in higher education, and has been approved as the "14th Five-Year Plan" teaching materials of the disciplines in the field of housing and urban-rural development. He has presided over or participated in many national and provincial research projects. He has published more than 20 academic papers in authoritative journals, such as Urban Planning, and has been awarded the Thesis Commendation by the China Society of Urban Planning for four times. He has presided over or participated in more than 80 planning and design projects, and has won many national and provincial excellent urban and rural planning and design awards.



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.