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Yuqing Hu

Assistant Professor


  • Architectural Engineering

Research Areas:

Building Construction




  • BS, Engineering Management, Tongji University, 2013
  • MS, Management Science & Engineering, Tongji University, 2016
  • MS, Computational Science & Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019
  • Ph D, Building Construction, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020


Journal Articles

  • Yuqing Hu, Daniel Castro, Chuck Eastman and Shamkant Navathe, 2021, "Component Change List Prediction for BIM-based Clash Resolution from a Graph Perspective", Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 147, (8), pp. 04021085
  • Yuqing Hu, Daniel Castro-Lacoutured, Chuck Eastman and Shamkant B Navathe, 2020, "Automatic Clash Correction Sequence Optimization using a Clash Dependency Network", Automation in Construction, 115, pp. 103205
  • Jianli Chen, Xinhua Gao, Yuqing Hu, Zhaoyun Zeng and Yanan Liu, 2019, "A Meta-model based Optimization Approach for Fast Calibration of Building Energy Models", Energy
  • Yuqing Hu, Daniel Castro-lacouture and Charles M Eastman, 2019, "Holistic Clash Detection Improvement using a Component Dependent Network in BIM Projects", Automation in Construction, 105, pp. 102832
  • Yuqing Hu and Daniel Castro-Lacouture, 2019, "Clash Relevance Prediction based on Machine Learning", Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 33, (2), pp. 04018060

Conference Proceedings

  • Yuqing Hu and Daniel Castro-Lacouture, 2018, "Clash Relevance Prediction in BIM-Based Design Coordination Using Bayesian Statistics", The ASCE Construction Research Congress 2018, pp. 649-658

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • The Best Paper Award of the Computer Applications & Simulation, Technology, & Data Analytics Track, the ASCE Construction Research Congress 2020, March 2020
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, the ASCE Data Sensing and Analysis (DSA) Committee, September 2021
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, The 2020 ASCE Construction Research Congress, April 2020


Service to Penn State:

  • Other, Coordinator, Architectural Engineering Distinguished speaker series, August 2021
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Institute for Computational and Data Sciences, ICDS coordinating community, September 2021

Service to External Organizations:




Globally recognized as a leading architectural engineering department, the mission of the Department of Architectural Engineering at Penn State is to advance the built environment through the development of world-class architectural engineers and research. The vision of the Department of Architectural Engineering at Penn State is to lead the world in innovative education and research to achieve high-performing built environments. Our program emphasizes the scientific and engineering aspects of planning, designing, and constructing buildings, providing our architectural engineering graduates with outstanding education and research opportunities. 

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