Director, Cornell China Center
Ying Hua is associate professor of design and environmental analysis and director of the Cornell China Center.
She came from a background of architecture, building science, and behavioral science. Hua conducts research on methodology for post-occupancy evaluation (POE); interaction between occupants and building systems and resulted influence on building performance; and impact of workplace concepts on behavioral and organizational outcomes. She is also studying strategies to engage and motivate multiple stakeholders in sustainable building practice and in resilience building efforts in multiple building markets in the U.S., Japan, and China.