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architectural acoustician

Jian Kang, Architectural acoustician. Visiting scholar Fraunhofer-Institute Bauphysik, Stuttgart, Germany, 1992-1993;Humboldt fellow, 1997; fellow Wolfson College, Cambridge U. Member Acoustical Society American (R. Newman medal 1996), Deutsche Gesellschaft Akustik, Institute Acoustics, Acoustical Society China.

Background

Kang, Jian was born on August 2, 1964 in Shanxi, China. Son of Zhao-ming and Huan-yun (Fan) Kang.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 1984. Master of Science, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, England, 1996.

Career

Assistant Tsinghua University, Beijing, 1987—1990, lecturer, 1990—1992. Senior research associate University Cambridge, England, 1997—1999. University lecturer University Sheffield, England, 1999—2001, reader England, 2001—2002, professor, since 2003.

Consultant for various construction projects.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: Institute Acoustics (member management committee building acoustics group, Tyndall medal 2008), Acoustical Society of America (technical committee on noise, R. Newman medal 1996). Member: International Institute Acoustics and Vibration, Acoustical Society China, Deutsche Gesellschaft Akustik.

Connections

Married Mei Zhang, October 22, 1987. Children: Zheng-yu Joe, Zenping-yu Alex.

father:
Zhao-ming Kang

mother:
Huan-yun (Fan) Kang

spouse:
Mei Zhang

children:
Zheng-yu Joe Kang

Zenping-yu Alex Kang