Yang Song

Assistant Professor
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  • Department of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning

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Yang Song completed both his Ph.D. and his MLA graduate studies at Clemson University. He works at the intersection between landscape architecture, community planning, and urban design. His academic activities have a strong focus on the role of public placemaking in community health and resiliency. He has a long-standing interest in applying digital technology and data science in landscape research and design. He studies the usage of urban public spaces and develops human-based design theories that enhance active living and economic resilience. His design and research works have been recognized by multiple national and international awards, including the Honor of Research Award from American Society of Landscape Architects and the excellence of research certificate from the Environmental Design and Research Association.