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Ph.D., University of Florida

Ph.D., Harbin Institute of Technology



Central University of Finance and Economics

Shahe Higher Education Park, Beijing, China 102206

Office: Bldg. 4, Rm. 304

Email: yuan.chang@cufe.edu.cn



Life-cycle assessment; Green building and infrastructure systems; Sustainable engineering modeling; Project sustainability management



Professor, CUFE, 2020-present

Assistant/Associate professor, CUFE, 2014-2020

Postdoctoral research fellow, Northwestern University, 2012-2014

Research assistant, University of Florida, 2008-2012



- Undergraduate

Introduction to Construction Engineering

Introduction to Sustainable Construction

Green Building Construction and Management

Construction Project Risk Management


- Graduate

High-performance Green Building Delivery Systems

Sustainable Built Environment Decision-making Method



- Academic Journal Articles (*corresponding author)

52.    Zhang, Y.Q.*, Chang, Y.*, Wang, C.B., Fung, J.C.H., Lau, A.K.H. (2022). Life-cycle energy and environmental emissions of cargo ships. Journal of Industrial Ecology. doi.org/10.1111/jiec.13293


51.    Guo, X.Z., Wu, H.Y., Chen, Y.F.*, Chang, Y., Ao, Y.B. (2022). Gauging the impact of personal lifestyle, indoor environmental quality and work-related factors on occupant productivity when working from home. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-10-2021-0941


50.    Ma, Q., Chang, Y.*, Yuan, B., Song, Z.Z., Xue, J.J., Jiang, Q.Z.* (2022). Utilizing carbon dioxide from refinery flue gas for methanol production: System design and assessment. Energy, 249, 123602. doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2022.123602


49.    Ao, Y.B., Zhu, H., Wang, Y., Zhang, J.X.*, Chang, Y.* (2022). Identifying the driving factors of rural residents’ household waste classification behavior: Evidence from Sichuan, China. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 180, 106159. doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2022.106159


48.    Zhu, C., Chang, Y., Li, X.D.*, Shan, M.Y. (2022). Factors influencing embodied carbon emissions of China's building sector: An analysis based on extended STIRPAT modeling. Energy and Buildings, 255, 111607. doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.111607


47.    Zhou, P., Chang, Y.* (2021). Automated classification of building structures for urban built environment identification using machine learning. Journal of Building Engineering, 43, 103008. doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2021.103008


46.    Shen, J.Y., Zhang, P.P.*, Chang, Y.*, Zhang, L.X.*, Hao, Y., Tang, S.J., Xiong, X. (2021). The environmental performance of greenhouse versus open-field cherry production systems in China. Sustainable Production and Consumption, 28, 736-748. doi.org/10.1016/j.spc.2021.07.002


45.    Wang, F.T., Li, R.C., Yu, C.*, Xiong, L.C., Chang, Y.* (2021). Temporal-spatial evolution and driving factors of the green total factor productivity of China’s central plains urban agglomeration. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 9, 686725. doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2021.686725


44.    Liu, B.S., Wang, T.*, Zhang, J.M.*, Wang, X.M., Chang, Y., Fang, D.P., Yang, M.J., Sun, X.Z. (2021). Sustained sustainable development actions of China from 1986 to 2020. Scientific Reports, 11, 8008. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-87376-8


43.    Tang, S.J., Zhang, L.X.*, Hao, Y., Chang, Y., Liu, G.Y., Liu, Q.C., Li, X.Q. (2021). System dynamics modeling for construction material flows of urban residential building: A case study of Beijing, China. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 168, 105298. doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.105298


42.    Zhang, J.X., Liu, X., Zhang, X.*, Chang, Y.*, Wang, C.B., Zhang, L.X. (2021). Enhancing the green efficiency of fundamental sectors in China’s industrial system: A spatial-temporal analysis. Journal of Management Science and Engineering, 6 (4), 393-412. doi.org/10.1016/j.jmse.2021.03.002


41.    Zhao, Y.H., Wang, C.B., Zhang, L.X.*, Chang, Y., Hao, Y. (2021). Converting waste cooking oil to biodiesel in China: Environmental impacts and economic feasibility. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 140, 110661. doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2020.110661


40.    Chang, Y.*, Wei, Y.Y., Zhang, J.X.*, Xu, X., Zhang, L.X., Zhao, Y.Z. (2021). Mitigating the greenhouse gas emissions from urban roadway lighting in China via energy-efficient luminaire adoption and renewable energy utilization. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 164, 105197. doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.105197


39.    Wang, C.B., Zhang, L.X.*, Chang, Y., Pang, M.Y. (2021). The energy return on investment (EROI) of biomass conversion systems in China: A meta-analysis focusing on system boundary unification. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 137, 110652. doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2020.110652


38.    Zhang, L.L., Yu, C.*, Yang, C., Cheng, B.D.*, Chang, Y.* (2020). Mitigating climate change by global timber carbon stock: Accounting, flow and allocation. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 131, 109996. doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2020.109996


37.    Wang, C.B., Malik, a., Wang, Y.F., Chang, Y., Pang, M.Y., Zhou, D.Q.* (2020). Understanding the resource-use and environmental impacts of bioethanol production in China based on a MRIO-based hybrid LCA model. Energy, 203, 117877. doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2020.117877


36.    Zhang, L.L., Yu, C.*, Yue, D.M., Yang, C., Cheng, B.D.*, Diao, G., Chang, Y.* (2020). The value of global timber carbon stock and impacts on product price. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 161, 104966. doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.104966


35.    Xiong, X., Zhang, L.X.*, Hao, Y., Zhang, P.P., Chang, Y., Liu, G.Y. (2020). Urban dietary changes and linked carbon footprint in China: A case study of Beijing. Journal of Environmental Management, 255, 109877. doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.109877


34.    Yang, J.H., Zhang, L.X.*, Chang, Y., Hao, Y., Liu, G., Yan, Q., Zhao, Y.H. (2020). Understanding the material efficiency of the wind power sector in China: A spatial-temporal assessment. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 155, 104668. doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2019.104668


33.    Wang, C.B., Malik, A., Wang, Y.F., Chang, Y., Lenzen, M., Zhou, D.Q.*, Pang, M.Y., Huang, Q.X. (2020). The social, economic, and environmental implications of biomass ethanol production in China: A multi-regional input-output-based hybrid LCA model. Journal of Cleaner Production, 249, 119326. doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.119326


32.    Chang, Y.*, Lei, S.H., Teng, J.J., Zhang, J.X., Zhang, L.X., Xu, X. (2019). The energy use and environmental emissions of high-speed rail transportation in China: A bottom-up modeling. Energy, 182, 1193-1201. doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.06.120


31.    Wang, C.B., Zhang, L.X., Zhou, P., Chang, Y.*, Zhou, D.Q.*, Pang, M.Y., Yin, H. (2019). Assessing the environmental externalities for biomass- and coal-fired electricity generation in China: A supply chain perspective. Journal of Environmental Management, 246, 758-767. doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.06.047


30.    Zhu, C., Chang, Y., Su, S., Li, X.D.*, Zhang, Z.H. (2019). Development of q-L-EIV interactive curves for comparison of the environmental performance of composite slabs and RC slabs from the perspective of mechanical features. Science of the Total Environment, 683, 508-523. doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.05.234


29.    Wang, F.T., Yu, C.*, Xiong, L.C., Chang, Y.* (2019). How can agricultural water use efficiency be promoted in China? A spatial-temporal analysis. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 145, 411-418. doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2019.03.017


28.    Meng, F.X., Liu, G.Y., Chang, Y., Su, M.R., Hu, Y.C., Yang, Z.F.* (2019). Quantification of urban water-carbon nexus using disaggregated input-output model: A case study in Beijing (China). Energy, 171, 403-418. doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.01.013


27.    Zhang, P.P., Zhang, L.X.*, Chang, Y., Xu, M., Hao, Y., Liang, S., Liu, G.Y., Yang, Z.F., Wang, C. (2019). Food-Energy-Water (FEW) nexus for urban sustainability: A comprehensive review. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 142, 215-224. doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2018.11.018


26.    Chang, Y.*, Li, X.D., Masanet, E., Zhang, L.X., Huang, Z.Y., Ries, R. (2018). Unlocking the green opportunity for prefabricated buildings and construction in China. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 139, 259-261. doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2018.08.025


25.    Wang, C.B., Chang, Y., Zhang, L.X.*, Chen, Y.S., Pang, M.Y. (2018). Quantifying uncertainties in greenhouse gas accounting of biomass power generation in China: System boundary and parameters. Energy, 158, 121-127. doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.06.008


24.    Zhang, J.X., Chang, Y.*, Zhang, L.X., Li, D. (2018). Do technological innovations promote urban green development? —A spatial econometric analysis of 105 cities in China. Journal of Cleaner Production, 182, 395-403. doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.02.067


23.    Yang, J.H., Chang, Y., Zhang, L.X.*, Hao, Y., Yan, Q., Wang, C.B. (2018). The life-cycle energy and environmental emissions of a typical offshore wind farm in China. Journal of Cleaner Production, 180, 316-324. doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.01.082  


22.    Yao, Y.*, Chang, Y., Huang, R.Z., Zhang, L.X., Masanet, E. (2018). Environmental implications of the methanol economy in China: Well-to-wheel comparison of energy and environmental emissions for different methanol fuel production pathways. Journal of Cleaner Production, 172, 1381-1390. doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.10.232  


21.    Zhang, J.X., Chang, Y.*, Wang, C.B., Zhang, L.X. (2018). The green efficiency of industrial sectors in China: A comparative analysis based on sectoral and supply-chain quantifications. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 132, 269-277. doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2017.02.015


20.    Chang, Y.*, Gu, Y.R., Zhang, L.X., Wu, C.Y., Liang, L. (2017). Energy and environmental implications of using geothermal heat pumps in buildings: An example from north China. Journal of Cleaner Production, 167, 484-492. doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.08.199


19.    Zhang, J.X., Liu, Y.M.*, Chang, Y., Zhang, L.X. (2017). Industrial eco-efficiency in China: A provincial quantification using three-stage data envelopment analysis. Journal of Cleaner Production, 143, 238-249. doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.12.123


18.    Wang, C.B., Chang, Y., Zhang, L.X.*, Pang, M.Y., Yan, H. (2017). A life-cycle comparison of the energy, environmental and economic impacts of coal versus wood pellets for generating heat in China. Energy, 120, 374-384. doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2016.11.085


17.    Zhang, L.X.*, Hao, Y., Chang, Y., Pang, M.Y., Tang, S.J. (2017). Emergy based resource intensities of industry sectors in China. Journal of Cleaner Production, 142, 829-836. doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.03.063


16.    Yu, C.*, Shi, L., Wang, Y.T., Chang, Y., Cheng, B.D.* (2016). The eco-efficiency of pulp and paper industry in China: An assessment based on slacks-based measure and Malmquist–Luenberger index. Journal of Cleaner Production, 127, 511-521. doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.03.153


15.    Chang, Y.*, Li, G.J., Yao, Y., Zhang, L.X., Yu, C. (2016). Quantifying the water-energy-food nexus: Current status and trends. Energies, 9 (2), 65. doi.org/10.3390/en9020065


14.    Chang, Y.*, Huang, Z.Y., Ries, R., Masanet, E. (2016). The embodied air pollutant emissions and water footprints of buildings in China: A quantification using disaggregated input-output life cycle inventory model. Journal of Cleaner Production, 113, 274-284. doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.11.014  


13.    Chang, Y.*, Huang, R.Z., Ries, R., Masanet, E.* (2015). Life-cycle comparison of greenhouse gas emissions and water consumption for coal and shale gas fired power generation in China. Energy, 86, 335-343. doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2015.04.034


12.    Wang, C.B., Zhang, L.X.*, Chang, Y., Pang, M.Y. (2015). Biomass direct-fired power generation system in China: An integrated energy, GHG emissions, and economic evaluation for Salix. Energy Policy, 84, 155-165. doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2015.04.025


11.    Yao, Y.*, Chang, Y., Masanet, E.* (2014). A hybrid life-cycle inventory for multi-crystalline silicon PV module manufacturing in China. Environmental Research Letters, 9, 114001. doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/9/11/114001


10.    Masanet, E.*, Chang, Y., Yao, Y., Briam, R., Huang, R.Z. (2014). Reflections on a massive open online life cycle assessment course. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 19 (12), 1901-1907. doi.org/10.1007/s11367-014-0800-8


9.       Masanet, E.*, Chang, Y. (2014). Who cares about LCA? A survey of 900 prospective LCA practitioners. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 18 (6), 787-791. doi.org/10.1111/jiec.12189


8.       Chang, Y.*, Huang, R.Z., Masanet, E.* (2014). The energy, water, and air pollution implications of tapping China's shale gas reserves. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 91, 100-108. doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2014.07.015


7.       Chang, Y.*, Huang, R.Z., Ries, R., Masanet, E. (2014). Shale-to-well energy use and air pollutant emissions of shale gas production in China. Applied Energy, 125, 147-157. doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.03.039


6.       Chang, Y.*, Ries, R., Man, Q.P., Wang, Y.W. (2014). Disaggregated I-O LCA model for building product chain energy quantification: a case from China. Energy and Buildings, 72, 212-221. doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2013.12.026


5.       Chang, Y.*, Ries, R., Wang, Y.W. (2013). Life-cycle energy of residential buildings in China. Energy Policy, 62, 656-664. doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2013.07.053


4.       Masanet, E.*, Chang, Y., Gopal, A., Larsen, P., Morrow. W., Sathre, R., Shehabi, A., Zhai, P. (2013). Life-cycle assessment of electric power systems. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 38, 107-136. doi.org/10.1146/annurev-environ-010710-100408


3.       Chang, Y.*, Ries, R., Lei, S.H. (2012). The embodied energy and emissions of a high-rise education building: A quantification using process-based hybrid life cycle inventory model. Energy and Buildings, 55, 790-798. doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2012.10.019


2.       Chang, Y.*, Ries, R., Wang, Y.W. (2011). The quantification of the embodied impacts of construction projects on energy, environment, and society based on I-O LCA. Energy Policy, 39 (10), 6321-6330. doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2011.07.033


1.       Chang, Y.*, Ries, R., Wang, Y.W. (2010). The embodied energy and environmental emissions of construction projects in China: An economic input-output LCA model. Energy Policy, 38 (11), 6597-6603. doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2010.06.030


- Book Chapter

Chang, Y., Wei, Y.Y. (2020). The Utilization of Renewable Energy for Low-Carbon Buildings, In Ren, J.Z. (ed.), Renewable-Energy-Driven Future: Technologies, Applications, Sustainability, and Policies, Elsevier. ISBN: 9780128205396



- Associate Editor, Journal of Environmental Management (Elsevier)

- Editorial Board Member, Environmental Challenges (Elsevier); Environmental Research: Infrastructure and Sustainability (IOP Publishing)

- Reviewer, Applied Energy; Applied Geography; Building and Environment; Carbon Management; Climate Policy; Emerging Markets Finance and Trade; Ecological Indicators; Energy; Energy and Buildings; Energy Efficiency; Energy Policy; Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management; Environmental Impact Assessment Review; Environmental Science & Technology; Frontiers in Environmental Science; Global Ecology and Conservation; Growth and Change: A Journal of Urban and Regional Policy; Journal of Cleaner Production; Journal of Environmental Management; Journal of Industrial Ecology; Journal of Management Science and Engineering; Natural Resources Forum (NRF): A United Nations Sustainable Development Journal; Nature Sustainability; npj Urban Sustainability; One Earth; Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews; Resources, Conservation and Recycling; Science of the Total Environment; SN Applied Sciences; Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment; Utilities Policy; Water Research; 2010 ASCE Construction Research Congress