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Eunhwa Yang

Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Advisor

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Eunhwa Yang is an assistant professor in the School of Building Construction. Her scholarly passion lies in the area of sustainable building practices and the relationship between people and the built environment. Her current research focuses on stakeholder engagement and energy efficiency in tenanted properties.

Eunhwa received a Ph.D. in Human Behavior and Design from Cornell University, an MS in Building Construction and Integrated Facility Management from Georgia Tech, and a BS in architectural engineering from SungKyunKwan University, South Korea. She is a member of the International Facility Management Association Atlanta Accredited Degree Program Liaison Committee. She has received a young researcher’s best paper award and a workshop grant from International Association for People-Environmental Studies (IAPS) and multiple fellowships from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA). Eunhwa taught facility management financial analysis (BC6600) and environmental issues related to workplace safety and health (BC6300) at GT as a visiting assistant professor. Her teaching experience also spans to facility planning and management studio, diversity and facility design, and research methods in the social sciences as a graduate teaching assistant at Cornell University. She was a fellow at the Center for Teaching Excellence at Cornell and led workshops on student engagement, collaborative learning, and rubric development.

Areas of Expertise

  • Energy efficiency in tenanted properties
  • Green leasing
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Data analytics and facility management
  • Optimization of facility operation and maintenance
  • Healthy workplaces: occupant satisfaction, health, and well-being
  • Workplace strategies
  • Coworking spaces


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