Ming Tang

Ming Tang

Associate Professor

Aronoff Center

7215

DAAP School of Arch & Interior Design - 0016

Professional Summary

Ming Tang, Registered Architect, RA, NCARB, LEED AP (BD+C), is a tenured Associate Professor at School of Architecture and Interior Design, College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, University of Cincinnati. He is the founding partner of TYA Design, which has won numerous design awards in China, Spain, Mexico, U.K. and United States.
Before he taught at the University of Cincinnati, he led the Electronic Design program (Digital Design + Computation) at the Savannah College of Art and Design and was a professor in the Architecture Department. He has worked in the M.I.N.D Lab at the Michigan State University, the Institute for Creative Technologies at the University of Southern California, and China Architecture Design & Research Group. He holds Master of Architecture Degree from Tsinghua University, Master of Arts Degree in Digital Media and Technology from Michigan State University, and Maser of Final Arts degree in Interactive and Game Design from Savannah College of Art and Design. His multi-disciplinary research includes virtual reality & augmented reality, eye-tracking, computational design, digital fabrication, BIM, performance driven design, crowd simulation &way-finding, and human-computer interaction (HCI). His research has been published in various international conferences, journals, books, and exhibitions. He is the author of the book, Parametric Building Design with Autodesk Maya, published by Routledge in 2014, and urban paleontology, evolution of urban forms, published in 2008. Homepage; Full CV.

Research Support

Grant: #URS AHHS and IR Advancement Grants AY 2017-2018 Investigators:Tang, Ming 07-01-2017 -12-31-2019 UC's Research Support Magic School Bus for Computational Cell Role:PI $8,550.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #32391 / FHWA E180658 Investigators:Ma, Jiaqi; Tang, Ming; Wang, Jialiang 08-24-2018 -02-24-2019 Federal Highway Administration Evaluate Opportunities to Provide Training Simulation for ODOT Snow and Ice Drivers Role:Collaborator $39,791.70 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #K62232 Investigators:Ming Tang 09-01-2019 -12-30-2019 Ihsan Ihsan Community Center Sponsored Studio Role:PI $5,000 Active Type:Contract

Grant: #32391 Investigators: PI: Jiaqi Ma. Co-PI: Ming Tang, Julian Wang. 02-2019 -02-2022 Ohio Department of Transportation. Evaluate Opportunities to Provide Training Simulation for ODOT Snow and Ice Drivers”. Phase 2. Role:Co-PI $952,938 Active Type:Grant Level:State

Investigators:PI: Jiaqi Ma, Co-PI: Ming Tang. 06-01-2019 -12-01-2020 UC Paving the way for vehicle highway automation: An integrated simulation-centered testing platform Role:co-PI $70,000 Active Type:Grant Level:University

Investigators:Ed Latessa,J.C. Barnes, Ming Tang, Cory Haberman, Dan Gerard,Tim Sabransky. 10-01-2019 UC Digital Futures Development of a Virtual Reality Augmented Violence Reduction Training System for Active and Mass Shooting incidents. Role:co-PI $10,000 Active Type:Grant Level:University

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Tang, Ming (2009. )City generator: GIS driven genetic evolution in urban simulation .Perkins+ Will Research Journal, ,3 (2 ),42-49

Anderson, Jonathon; Tang, Ming (2010. )Interactive Information Model for Digital Fabricator .Perkins+ Will Research Journal, ,3 (2 ),42-49

Tang, Ming; Anderson, Jonathon (2010. )Mathematically Driven Forms and Digital Tectonic: A formula for realizing the digital .Perkins+ Will Research Journal, ,3 (2 ),42-49

Anderson, Jonathon; Ming, Tang (2011. )Form follows parameters: Parametric modeling for fabrication and manufacturing processes .Perkins+ Will Research Journal, ,3 (2 ),42-49

Tang, Ming; Anderson, Jonathon (2011. )Information Urbanism: Parametric urbanism in junction with GIS data processing & fabrication .ARCC Conference Repository, ,0 (0 ),15-28

Tang, M.; Aksamija, A.; Hodge, M.; Anderson, J. (2011. )Performance-Driven Design and Prototyping: Design Computation and Fabrication .Perkins+ Will Research Journal, ,3 (2 ),42-49

Ming, Tang; Aksamija, Ajla; Hodge, Mike; Anderson, Jonathon (2012. )Data Driven Transmutation: an Investigation of Performance Based Design and Adaptive System .AIA Forward Journal, ,12 (1 ),81-86

Tang, M.; Anderson, J.; Aksamija, A.; Hodge, M. (2012. )Performance-Based Generative Design, An investigation of the Parametric Nature of Architecture .Enquiry: A Journal for Architectural Research, ,9 (1 ),81-86

Tang, Ming; Anderson, Jonathon; Aksamija, Ajla; Hodge, Michael (2012. )Performative Computation-aided Design Optimization .Enquiry: A Journal for Architectural Research, ,9 (1 ),81-86

Aksamija, Ajla; Snapp, Todd; Hodge, Mike; Tang, Ming (2012. )Re-Skinning: Performance-Based Design and Fabrication of Building Facade Components: Design Computing, Analytics and Prototyping .Perkins+ Will Research Journal, ,4 (1 ),15-28

Tang, Ming (2013. )dFORM. digital fabrication of responsive materials .International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction, ,4 (4 ),81-86

Aksamija, Ajla; Tang, Ming; Hodge, Mike; Anderson, Jonathon (2013. )Performative Computation-Aided Design Optimization .Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) Journal, ,9 (1 ),81-86

Anderson, Jonathon; Tang, Ming (2014. )Crafting Soft Geometry: Form and Materials Informing Analog and Digital Craft Processes .International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction, ,4 (4 ),81-86

Tang, Ming; Klimesh, Colin (2014. )Integrated work of MAN and MACHINE: digital craft as design agent .International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction, ,4 (4 ),81-86

Tang, Ming (2014. )Parametric Building Design Using Autodesk Maya .International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction, ,4 (4 ),81-86

Marcu, Mara; Tang, Ming (2015. )Data Mapping and Ornament in Digital Craft .International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction, ,4 (4 ),81-86

Tang, Ming; Marcu, Mara (2015. )Physics Simulation and Form Seeking in Architecture Design Education .International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction, ,4 (4 ),124-144

Tang, Ming (2015. )Self-organizing City: Experiments Using Multi-agent Model and Space Syntax .International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction, ,4 (4 ),81-86

Tang, Ming (2016. )Data-driven landscape .Urban Rail Transit, ,3 (1 ),124-144

Tang, Ming; Hu, Yingdong (2017. )Pedestrian Simulation in Transit Stations Using Agent-Based Analysis .Urban Rail Transit, ,3 (1 ),54-60

Tang, Ming (2018. )From Agent to Avatar - Integrate Avatar and Agent Simulation in the Virtual Reality for Wayfinding .

Published Books

Ming Tang (2014. )Parametric Building Design with Autodesk Maya .Routledge (Author)