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Bo Yang

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Agricultural Experiment Station

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

Educational Background

Dept. of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning, Texas A&M University, 2009
PhD, Urban and Regional Science, Dept. of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning, Texas A&M University, 2009
Huazhong University of Science &Technology, 2004
Huazhong University of Science &Technology, 2002


Biography

Dr.Yang received his Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Science (2009) and Master of Landscape Architecture (2009) from Texas A&M University, Master of Architecture (2004) and Bachelor of Architecture (2002) from Huazhong University of Science & Technology in China.

Teaching Interests

Landscape Construction Landscape Architecture Digital Communication Graphics City and Regional Planning Community Planning and Design Environmental Planning and Technology

Research Interests

Dr. Yang's areas of interest are environmental planning and technology, stormwater management, community planning and design, water related ordinances, and landscape history and theory in China and East Asia.


Contact Information

Office Hours: Th 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Go toOffice Location: FAV 258
DialPhone: 435-797-0506
SendEmail: bo.yang@usu.edu

Awards

Undergraduate Research Mentor of 2013-2014, 2013

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Landscape Architecture Foundation 2013 Research Fellow, 2013

Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF)

Landscape Architecture Foundation 2012 Research Fellow, 2012

Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF)

Landscape Architecture Foundation 2011 Research Fellow, 2011

Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF)

Department Head Award ($250), 2008

LAUP, TAMU

Research and Presentation Grant ($400), 2008

Office of Graduate Studies, TAMU.

Travel Grant for the 2008-2009 Conference of Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture ($500), 2008

Dept. of Landscape Arch. & Urban Plan. (LAUP), TAMU

Travel Grant for the 49th Conference of Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), Chicago, Illinois ($250), 2008

LAUP, TAMU

Gill Chim Lim Award for the 48th Conference of Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Milwaukee, Wisconsin ($200), 2007

Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning

Grant for the International Conference on Sustainable Urbanism ($250), 2007

LAUP, TAMU

Travel Grant for the 48th Conference of Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), Milwaukee, Wisconsin ($250), 2007

LAUP, TAMU

The Park People Scholarship, 2006-2007 ($2,000), 2006

http://www.parkpeople.org/parkpeople/2006_Scholarship_Recipients.asp

First Prize in Student Research Week ($250) Graduate Oral, Engineering Panel 2, http://srw.tamu.edu/pages/winners.htm, 2005

TAMU

R. Joseph Reeves Endowed Memorial Scholarship ($1,000), 2005

College of Architecture, TAMU

Timber Lane Utility District Park & Trail Mater Plan, Spring, Texas ($3,000), 2005

Through Dr. Jon Rodiek. LAUP, TAMU

Incentive Tuition Scholarship, 2004-2005 ($1,000), 2004

College of Architecture, TAMU

Outstanding Graduate Student, 2004

College of Architecture, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China

Outstanding Academic Performance Scholarship (RMB 2,000), 2003

College of Architecture, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China

Outstanding Undergraduate Student, 2002

College of Architecture, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Yang, B., Li, S., (2016). Design with Nature: Ian McHarg’s ecological wisdom as actionable and practical knowledge. Landscape and Urban Planning
        • Wang, Z., Yang, B., Li, S., Binder, C., (2016). Economic Benefits: Metrics and Methods for Landscape Performance Assessment.. Sustainability
        • Yang, B., Li, S., Binder, C., (2015). A Research Frontier in Landscape Architecture: Landscape Performance and Assessment of Social Benefits. Landscape Research, doi: 10.1080/01426397.2015.1077944
        • Yang, B., Blackmore, P., Binder, C., (2015). Assessing residential landscape performance: Visual and bioclimatic analyses through in-situ data. Landscape Architecture Journal, 1, 87-98.
        • Yang, B., Li, S., Wall, H., Blackmore, P., Wang, Z., (2015). Green infrastructure design for improving stormwater quality: Daybreak community in the United States West. Landscape Architecture Frontiers, 3:4, 12-21.
        • Li, S., Yang, B., (2015). Introducing a new method for assessing spatially explicit processes of landscape fragmentation. Ecological Indicators, 56, 116-124.
        • Yang, B., Binder, C., Blackmore, P., (2014). Assessing Residential Landscape Performance: Visual and Bioclimatic Analyses through In-Situ Data. Chinese Landscape Architecture
        • Yang, B., Li, M., Huang, C., (2014). Ian McHarg’s Ecological Planning in The Woodlands, Texas: Lessons Learned after Four Decades. Landscape Research, doi: 10.1080/01426397.2014.987223
        • Yang, B., Goodwin, A.A, Dupont, R.R, Borecki, M., (2014). Form-based variables for stormwater quality performance: comparing three BMP types in five U.S. States. Urban Planning and Design Research, 2:1, 14-19.
        • Yang, B., Li, S., Elder, B.R, Wang, Z., (2013). Community planning approach and residents’ perceived safety: A landscape analysis of park design in the Woodlands, Texas. Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, 30:4, 311-327.
        • Yang, B., Li, M., Li, S., (2013). Design-with-Nature for multifunctional landscapes: Environmental Benefits and Social Barriers in Community Development. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10:11, 5433-5458.
        • Yang, B., Li, S., (2013). Green infrastructure design for stormwater runoff and water quality: Empirical evidence from large watershed-scale community developments. Water, 5, 2038-2057 .
        • Yang, B., Li, M., (2011). Assessing planning approaches by watershed streamflow modeling: Case study of The Woodlands, Texas. Landscape and Urban Planning, 99, 9-22.
        • Yang, B., Li, M., (2010). Ecological engineering in a new town development: Drainage design in The Woodlands, Texas. Ecological Engineering, 36:12, 1639–1650.
        • Yang, B., Volkman, N.J, (2010). From traditional to today: Revelation from Chinese garden design. Urban Design International, 15:4, 208-220.
        • Lang, W., Li, B., Yang, B., (2004). Smart building envelopes: Sustainability and architecture (in Chinese). New Architecture, 86:1, 9-17.

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

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              Scheduled Teaching

              LAEP 6860 - Faculty/Interdisciplinary Seminar I, Fall 2016

              LAEP 2600 - Landscape Construction I, Fall 2016

              LAEP 3700 - City and Regional Planning, Spring 2015

              LAEP 1300 - Computer Applications in Landscape Architecture, Spring 2015

              LAEP 2600 - Landscape Construction I, Fall 2014

              LAEP 3700 - City and Regional Planning, Spring 2014

              LAEP 1300 - Computer Applications in Landscape Architecture, Spring 2014

              LAEP 2600 - Landscape Construction I, Fall 2013

              LAEP 6930 - Reading Seminar, Fall 2013

              LAEP 3700 - City and Regional Planning, Spring 2013

              LAEP 1300 - Computer Applications in Landscape Architecture, Spring 2013

              LAEP 6900 - Special Problems, Spring 2013

              LAEP 4350,6550 - Travel Course, Spring 2013

              LAEP 6990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Fall 2012

              LAEP 2600 - Landscape Construction I, Fall 2012

              LAEP 6900 - Special Problems, Fall 2012

              LAEP 3700 - City and Regional Planning, Spring 2012

              LAEP 1300 - Computer Applications in Landscape Architecture, Spring 2012

              LAEP 1300 - Computer Applications in Landscape Architecture, Spring 2012

              LAEP 4130 - Emerging Areas in Landscape Architecture II, Spring 2012

              LAEP 6900 - Special Problems, Spring 2012

              LAEP 2600 - Landscape Construction I, Fall 2011

              LAEP 6910 - Reading Seminar , Fall 2011

              LAEP 3700 - City and Regional Planning, Spring 2011

              LAEP 1300 - Computer Applications in Landscape Architecture , Spring 2011

              LAEP 1300 - Computer Applications in Landscape Architecture , Spring 2011

              LAEP 6900 - Computer Applications in Landscape Architecture, Spring 2011

              LAEP 6930 - Reading Seminar II, Spring 2011

              LAEP 2600 - Landscape Construction I, Fall 2010

              LAEP 6900 - Special Problems, Fall 2010

              LAEP 3700 - City and Regional Planning, Spring 2010

              LAEP 1300 - Computer Applications in Landscape Architecture, Spring 2010

              LAEP 1300 - Computer Applications in Landscape Architecture, Spring 2010

              LAEP 4120 - Emerging Areas in Landscape Architecture (studio course), Spring 2010

              LAEP 4350 - Travel Course, Spring 2010

              LAEP 2600 - Landscape Construction I, Fall 2009

              LAEP 6910 - Reading Seminar , Fall 2009


              Extension

              Extension Water Conservation Education, 2001 - 2013

                      Creative Works - Other

                      • “Sponge Campus” Landscape Design Competition (National, China), LAEP - Appearance as guest critic, - 2015
                      • USEPA Campus RainWorks Challenge: Green Infrastructure Design Competition , LAEP - Peer review of built or created works, - 2014
                      • South Mountain Village Site Design - Green Infrastructure Prototype, LAEP - Appearance as guest critic, - 2014
                      • Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF)’s Landscape Performance Series, 2011 Case Study Investigation Program, LAEP - Work in national publication, - 2013
                      • USEPA Campus RainWorks Challenge: Green Infrastructure Design Competition, LAEP - Peer review of built or created works, - 2013
                      • USEPA Campus RainWorks Challenge: Green Infrastructure Design Competition, LAEP - Work in national publication, - 2012
                      • Buffalo Bayou West, LAEP - Consultation, - 2007
                      • Hangzhou Sheraton Mixed-use Development, LAEP - Consultation, - 2007
                      • Nanhai Leigang Park, LAEP - Consultation, - 2007
                      • Northwest Vista College Palmetto Arts Center, LAEP - Consultation, - 2007
                      • Erfurt Park Master Plan, LAEP - Consultation, - 2006
                      • Harvest Home Campus Master Plan, LAEP - Consultation, - 2006
                      • Dalian Amber Bay Residential Community Design, LAEP - Consultation, - 2005
                      • Greater East End Streetscape Design, LAEP - Consultation, - 2005
                      • Kunshan Urban Design, Champs Elysees Blvd Design of Kunshan Flower Bridge International Community, Kunshan, Shanghai, China, LAEP - Consultation, - 2005
                      • Oyster Creek New Community and Town Center, Texas, LAEP - Consultation, - 2005
                      • Texas A&M University Texarkana Phase I, LAEP - Consultation, - 2005
                      • Timber Lane Utility District Park & Trail Master Plan, LAEP - Consultation, - 2005
                      • Schematic Design of Yongqing District, LAEP - Consultation, - 2004
                      • Attached Middle School of Huashi Normal University, LAEP - Consultation, - 2003
                      • Schematic Design of Wujiashan Taiwan Commercial District, LAEP - Consultation, - 2003
                      • Wuhan Bus Terminal, LAEP - Consultation, - 2003
                      • Municipal Government Office Building of Yiyang, LAEP - Consultation, - 2002
                      • Urban Design of Zhongshan Commercial and Cultural District, LAEP - Consultation, - 2001

                      Graduate Students Mentored

                      Yue Zhang, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, August 2010 - November 2012
                      Amanda Goodwin, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, August 2008 - May 2011