Virtual Reality-Based Behavioral Studies of Individual Evacuees during Building Emergencies
Dr. Nan Li is Associate Professor at the Department of Construction Management, Tsinghua University, China. He is Assistant Dean of the School of Civil Engineering and Director of the Institute of Sustainable Urbanization at Tsinghua University.
Dr. Li graduated from the University of Southern California in 2014, where he received a PhD degree in civil engineering and Master degrees in civil engineering and computer science. He received the PhD Achievement Award and the Best Dissertation Award upon his graduation. He is a Member of American Society of Civil Engineers, and a licensed civil engineer (PE) registered in California. Dr. Li’s research interests include informatics and intelligence for buildings and infrastructure systems, and urban and community resilience. He has published nearly 50 journal and conference papers, many of which are the most read and cited papers in the journals or won best conference paper and poster awards. He currently serves as associate editor of Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, editorial board member of Journal of Management in Engineering and Smart Infrastructure and Construction, reviewer of nearly twenty journals, and board member of the International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction. He is one of the youngest researchers that are selected into the renowned One Thousand Young Talents Plan in China, and was recently selected into the “30 under 30” list of year 2017 by Forbes China.