Chengde Wu received a Ph.D. degree in architecture and a master’s degree in computer science from Texas A&M University. His areas of interest are building simulation, advanced parametric modeling, Building Information Modeling, digital fabrication, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality. His work is primarily focused on employing digital technologies to facilitate architectural design process.
Prior to joining the Integrated Design Lab (IDL) at UNC Charlotte, he taught at Texas A&M University (2014 – 2018) and Kaywon University of art and design in Korea (2006 – 2011). He also practiced professional design in Beijing (2001 – 2003) and Seoul (2006 – 2011), primarily focused on high-rise apartment complexes and office buildings.