Asst Professor - Visiting
DAAP School of Planning - 0016
Research and Design Interests: Geodesign, Systems Thinking, Resilience, Sustainable Design, Planning Support Systems, Wastewater Valorization, Energy Systems
PhD Candidate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Illinois, 2020 (Geodesign, Systems Thinking, Resilience, Planning Support Systems)
MLA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Illinois, 2016 (Landscape Architecture, Flood Resilient Design)
BSLA, University of Idaho Idaho, 2014 (Landscape Architecture)
Peer Reviewed Publications
Yexuan Gu, Xuesong Zhang, Brian Deal, Lujia Han (2019. )Biological systems for treatment and valorization of wastewater generated from hydrothermal liquefaction of biomass and systems thinking: A review .Bioresource technology, ,278 ,329-345
Yexuan Gu, Xuesong Zhang, Brian Deal, Lujia Han, Jilu Zheng, Haoxi Ben (2019. )Advances in energy systems for valorization of aqueous byproducts generated from hydrothermal processing of biomass and systems thinking .Green Chemistry, ,21 (10 ),2518-2543
Yexuan Gu, Brian Deal, Linda Larsen (2018. )Geodesign processes and ecological systems thinking in a coupled human-environment context: an integrated framework for landscape architecture .Sustainability, ,10 (9 ),3306
Brian Deal, Yexuan Gu (2018. )Resilience Thinking Meets Social-Ecological Systems (SESs): A General Framework for Resilient Planning Support Systems (PSSs) .Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture, ,3 ,200
Yexuan Gu, Brian Deal (2018. )Coupling systems thinking and geodesign processes in land-use modelling, design, and planning .Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture, ,3 (2 ),
Yexuan Gu (04-07-2016. )Rejuvenating the Ditch .The Fourth Annual Illinois Water Day, University of Illinois International Water Resources Association, Champaign, ILlinois. .
Yexuan Gu (11-11-2018. )Using geodesign technologies to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): the case of flood resilience planning in Chicago .University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Yexuan Gu (06-02-2018. )Resilience Thinking Meets Social-Ecological Systems (SESs): A General Framework for Resilient Planning Support Systems (PSSs) .Munich - Freising, Germany.
Yexuan Gu (06-01-2018. )Coupling Systems Thinking and Geodesign Processes in Land-use Modelling, Design, and Planning .Munich - Freising, Germany.
Yexuan Gu (04-21-2018. )Floodscape: A new framework for flood risk management and a comparative investigation of four case studies in Netherlands using a multi-criteria, multidiscipline landscape design approach .Irvine, California.
Yexuan Gu (03-22-2018. )A systems-thinking review of Geodesign: the state-of-the-art and future perspectives .Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia.
Yexuan Gu (10-15-2017. )Community, Science, and Design: Using Dynamic Spatial Simulation Models in a Three-Facet Approach to Geodesign .Southeast University, Nanjing, China.
Yexuan Gu (09-30-2017. )Systems Thinking, Collective Intelligence, and Geodesign: The Need for Public Participation .Vienna, Austria.
Yexuan Gu (02-09-2017. )Systems Thinking in Landscape Design .University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
Yexuan Gu (04-09-2017. )Systems Thinking and Urban Water .Chicago, IL.
Yexuan Gu (04-12-2018. )Evaluating Floodscapes for Citizens .Champaign, Illinois.