Professor

Edward NG, Yao Ling Sun Professor of Architecture
RIBA, ARBUK, IESNA, MSLL, FHKMetS, FRSA

PhD in Architecture, Trinity College - Cambridge University, UK.
E: edwardng@cuhk.edu.hk

Research Interests:
- Sustainable Environmental Design
- Urban Climatology for City Planning


Selected Research Projects:

  • Parametric studies of urban morphologies of high density cities and their air ventilation performance under neutral and unstable atmospheric conditions using advanced LES (funded by RGC GRF) (1 Jan 2014 to 30 Dec 2016)

  • Sustainable urban environment and Public Health – IEES (1907002) (funded by CUHK Focused Investment Scheme) (Aug13 to Jul18)
  • Urban Sustainability of High Density Cities – IOFC (8304005) (funded by CUHK Donation) (Mar 2014 to Mar 2016)

  • Selected Publications (2014-2015):
  • Y Xu and Edward Ng. "Fusion of World-view2 stereo and TerraSAR-X images for building height extraction in urban areas". IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. <152378>[pdf here]
  • Zheng T, Lau K and Ng E (2015). Urban tree design approaches for mitigating daytime urban heat island in a high-density urban environment, Energy and Buildings. 10 pgs. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.06.031 <P153039> [link here]
  • Lau K, Ren C, Ho J and Ng E (2015) Numerical modelling of mean radiant temperature in high-density sub-tropical urban environment, Energy and Buildings doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.06.035 <P154465>[link here]
  • Yuan C., Ng E. " Practical application of CFD on environmentally sensitive architectural design at high density cities: A case study in Hong Kong". Urban Climate, 8, 57-77. <P138911> [pdf here]
  • Yuan C., Ren C., and Ng E., " GIS-based surface roughness evaluation in the urban planning system to improve the wind environment- a study in Wuhan, China." Urban Climate, 10, 585-593 <P147756> [pdf here]
  • Ren C., Yuan C., He Z., and Ng E., "A study of air path and its application in urban planning". Urban Planning Forum, 3, 52-60. <P1489940> [link here]