Wang Yupeng, PhD/Professor. He obtained his Ph.D. Environmental Engineering (2012) from the University of Kitakyushu, Japan. Then he joined the Heat Island Group at the Concordia University, Canada, funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada. Prof. Wang worked as an urban planner in NIKKEN SEKKEI, the largest architecture and planning firm in Japan, which has many international projects. After joining into Xi’an Jiaotong University, he was awarded the Shaanxi Hundred Youth Talent Program in 2017, and “AIUE-O Prize” from Asia Institute of Urban Environment in 2019. His research experiences includes sustainable urban planning design, urban environmental modeling and evaluation, urban thermal comfort, and urban heat island reduction. Up to now, he is leading two research projects funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China. He has published 17 SCI papers, and 13 of them were published as a first/corresponding author.