The editorial board of Technology | Architecture + Design is pleased to announce that Chad Kraus, Scott Murray, and Julian Wang have joined as new members. Chad, Scott, and Julian bring a diverse range of experience and a strong commitment to the advancement of research in architecture. They strengthen the Board’s building technology expertise in areas of interdisciplinary material research, building envelopes, and sustainable design. Their participation will enable the TAD Editorial Board to continue to broaden the journal’s geographical and disciplinary outreach, develop new board initiatives, expand web-based journal content, as well as to pursue indexing and increasing impact factor. The new board members will have an initial term from 2017-2020.
Chad Kraus is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Kansas and a licensed architect. He teaches architectural theory, architectural design studio, and the designbuild Dirt Works Studio. His scholarship concentrates on designbuild pedagogy and material research. Prior to teaching, Chad worked for Pritzker-prize laureate Shigeru Ban and studied architectural history and theory under Alberto Perez-Gomez at McGill University.
Scott Murray is an Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research and teaching focus on the cultural significance of building-envelope technologies of the last 100 years. He is the author of the books Translucent Building Skins (Routledge) and Contemporary Curtain Wall Architecture (Princeton Architectural Press). He is also a licensed architect with a design practice based in Urbana, Illinois.
Julian (Jialiang) Wang is an Assistant Professor in Architecture and Architectural Engineering at the University of Cincinnati. He receives Ph.D. in Architecture from Texas A&M University and Dr. Eng. in Building Science from Tianjin University. Before joining UC, Wang worked at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Missouri S&T, and Tsinghua University. Supported by NSF, EPA, AIA, and NIST, his research projects focus on interdisciplinary applications of building science to sustainable, healthy, and interactive building environment.