Curriculum Vitae

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Academic Profile
Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge
2004-2008
Master of Architecture I
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
2001-2004
Dual-Master of Science Degrees in Aeronautics & Astronautics and Technology & Policy Program
Cornell University, Ithaca
1997-2001
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Work Experience
RTKL Associates Inc., Beijing & Washington DC
2010-2013
Designer
Zeybekoglu Nayman Associates Inc., Beijing
2009-2010
Senior Architect
Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Beijing
2008-2009
Junior Architect
OMA*AMO, Rotterdam, New York
2007
Student Intern
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, New York
2007
Student Intern
RTKL Associates Inc., Los Angeles
2006
Student Intern
MADA s.p.a.m., Shanghai
2005
Student Intern
Tsinghua Space Center, Beijing
2004
National Science Foundation visiting fellow in spacecraft design
Communication Research Laboratory, Tokyo
2002
National Science Foundation visiting fellow in satellite communication
Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, Connecticut
1999-2001
Engineering intern working on computational fluid dynamics
Honor
RTKL Kagan Fellowship in Performance-Driven Design
2012
Publication
Chang, D. “Aerodynamic Performance Driven Form-Generation for Skyscraper Design”, in Proceedings of Computer-Aided Architectural Design Futures (CAAD Futures) 2013, Shanghai, China. pp. 315-326.
Digital Skills
Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, VRay, AutoCAD, Vasari, Autodesk Simulation CFD, Diva, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Other
English and Chinese Mandarin bilingual
US citizenship