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   Associate Professor

   PhD/Master supervisor

    Research Areas:

    Agent-based modeling

    Big data and data mining

    Decision support system

    Residents' behavior analysis

    Cooperative governance

    Cross-border organization cooperation, etc

   Contact details:


   Address: Room 245, Xinjian Bldg, No. 1954 Hua 

   Shan Road, Xujiahui, Shanghai 200030, P. R. C


2013-2016: PhD, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

2007-2010: Master (Information system), Peking University, Beijing, China

2003-2007: Bachelor (Information science), Peking University, Beijing, China



- Assistant Professor,School of International and Public Affairs, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Since December 2016)



-Chairman, CIB Student Chapter, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong (03/2014 – 03/2015)

- Visiting scholar, Building Technology and Urban Systems Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, CA, USA (08/2015 – 01/2016).

-Consultant, Smart Grid, China Southern Grid, Guangzhou, China(07/2010 – 07/2013).

- Engineer, Software development on mobile, Motorola, Aalborg, Denmark(02/200802/2009).



- Project Management Professional (PMP), the Project Management Institute(PMI)

- Certified Analytics Professional (CAP),the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)




A study on mechanism of energy-use behavior and behavior-driven policy based on multi-source data, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Ref:71904124(principal investigator)


A study on energy use behavior and energy saving policybased on big data, The Ministry of education of Humanities and Social Science project, Ref: 18YJCZH092 (principal investigator)


A study on energy use behavior in public buildings, Shanghai Pujiang Program, Ref: 17PJC061 (principal investigator)


Anex 66: Energy related occupant behavior in buildings, Berkeley Lawrence National Laboratory


Multi-agent based decision support system for green retrofit, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Ref:71271184




Liang, X., Yu, T.*, Hong, J., Shen, G. Q. (2019). Making incentive policies more effective: An agent-based model for energy-efficiency retrofit in China. Energy Policy, 126, 177-189.

Yu, T., Liang, X.*, Shen, G. Q., Shi, Q., Wang, G. (2019). An optimization model for managing stakeholder conflicts in urban redevelopment projects in China. Journal of Cleaner Production, 212, 537-547.

Hong, J., Gu, J.*, Liang, X., Liu, G., SHEN, G. Q. (2019). Characterizing embodied energy accounting with a multi-dimensional framework: A study of China's building sector. Journal of Cleaner Production, 215,154-164.

Liang, X., Yu, T.*, Guo, L., & Rosen, M. A. (2017). Understanding stakeholders’ influence on project success with a new SNA method: a case study of the green retrofit in china. Sustainability, 9(11), 1927.

Chen, Y., Liang, X., Hong, T.*, &Luo, X. (2017). Simulation and visualization of energy-related occupant behavior in office buildings. Building Simulation, 1-14.

Liang, X., Hong, T.*, & Shen, G. Q. (2016). Improving the accuracy of energy baseline models for commercial buildings with occupancy data. Applied Energy, 179, 247-260.

Liang, X., Hong, T.*, & Shen, G. Q. (2016) Occupancy data analytics and prediction: a case study. Building and Environment. 102, 179-192.

Liang, X., Peng, Y., & Shen, G. Q.* (2016). A game theory based analysis of decision making for green retrofit under different occupancy types. Journal of Cleaner Production, 137, 1300-1312.

Liang, X., Shen, G. Q.*, & Bu, S. (2016) Multi-agent systems in construction: a ten-year review. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering,

Liang, X., Shen, G. Q.*, & Guo, L. (2015). Improving management of green retrofits from a stakeholder perspective: a case study in china. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 12(11), 13823-13842.

Bu, S., Shen, G. Q. P.*, &Liang, X. (2015). Literature Review of Green Retrofit Design for Commercial Buildings with BIM Implication. Smart and Sustainable Built Environment Vol. 4 Iss: 2, 188 - 214

Guo, L.*, Bu, S. S., Zhu, Z. G., Su, Y. F., &Liang, X. (2014). The research of BIM theory applied in decision making of commercial building green retrofit. Applied Mechanics & Materials, 667, 68-71.

Liang, X., Shen, G. Q. P.*, & Bu, S. (2014). A Bayesian Approach for Best Practice Recommendations in Collaborative Designs of Construction Projects. ICCREM 2014 Smart Construction and Management in the Context of New Technology (pp.721-732). ASCE.

Bu, S., & Shen, Q. P*& Liang, X. Conjoint Analysis in the I3-E GRD framework of Green Retrofitting commercial buildings. Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Development in Building and Environment 27-29 July 2015, Reading, UK

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