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Qian (Jenny) Huang

Qian (Jenny) Huang, PhD, Associate Professor

Architecture

Dr. Huang earned her law degree and bar certification in China, concentrating her master's studies on Building Construction Law, Contract and Practice. After working on several public transportation projects for the Tianjin Central Government, she moved to the United States and earned a doctorate in Building Construction Management from Purdue University (2016).

In addition to extensive experience with construction management and contract law, Professor Huang researches environmental components within the growing field of smart-grid technology. Her scholastic expertise is recognized internationally by audiences spanning architectural, civil engineering, scientific, and legal backgrounds.

Quian Huang

Phone: 618-453-1254
Email: qhuang@siu.edu
Office: Quigley Hall 130A
Website

Courses Taught

  • ARC 210 Building Construction Management: Introduction & Professional Practice
  • ARC 310 Building Construction Management: Program Management
  • ARC 410 Building Construction Management: Construction Safety Management
  • ARC 411 Building Construction Management: Time, Value & Risk Management
  • ARC 412 Building Construction Management: Construction Project Management

Participated Projects

  1. Tianjin Rail Station Reconstruction and Extension (2007)
  2. Tianjin Express way Construction (2007)
  3. Tianjin Hai River Bridge Construction (2007)
  4. US DOE Project about Smart Grid Education (2011-2012)

Education

  • Ph. D. in Building Construction Management – Purdue University
  • Master of International Law – Nankai University
  • Bachelor of Law - Nankai University

Select Publications

  1. Qian Huang, Yuanzhi Zhang, Zhenhao Ge, Chao Lu, “Refining Wi-Fi Based Indoor Localization with Li-Fi Assisted Model Calibration in Smart Buildings”, International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, 2016.
  2. Qian Huang, Zhenhao Ge, Chao Lu, “Occupancy Estimation in Smart Buildings using Audio-Processing Techniques” International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, 2016.
  3. Qian Huang, Xiaohang Li, Mark Shaurette, "Bridging Li-Fi Wireless communication and Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor for Next Generation Building Management", International High Performance Buildings Conference, 2014.
  4. Bryan J. Hubbard, Qian Huang, Patrtick Caskey, Yang Wang, “Safety Awareness Educational Topics for the Construction of Power Transmission Systems with Smart Grid Technologies”, Construction Economics and Building, vol. 13, issue 3, pp. 114-127, 2013.
  5. Qian Huang, Bryan J. Hubbard, "Smart Grid and Electrical Transmission Construction Course Development“, International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management, 2012.
  6. Qian Huang, Robert F. Cox, Mark Shaurette, Juan Wang, “Intelligent building hazard detection using wireless sensor network and machine learning techniques”, ASCE Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, 2012.
  7. Qian Huang, Chao Lu, Mark Shaurette, Robert F. Cox, “Environmental thermal energy scavenging powered wireless sensor network for building monitoring”, International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, 2011.
  8. Qian Huang, Xiaohang Li, Mark Shaurette, Robert F. Cox, “A Novel Sensor Network Architecture for Intelligent Building Environment Monitoring and Management”, ASCE Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, 2011.
  9. Qian Huang, Chao Lu, Mark Shaurette, “Feasibility Study of Indoor Light Energy Harvesting for Intelligent Building Environment Management”, International High Performance Buildings Conference, 2010.