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Yanhua Lu

Ph.D. Candidate

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Yanhua Lu is a Ph.D. in Design student at North Carolina State University. Lu has a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, MA, and a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from Beijing Forestry University in Beijing, China. She is working on interdisciplinary research and design projects centered on urban development, revitalization and community well-being. Lu’s research interest focuses on how advancing technologies influence the design, formation, and use of landscapes and urban spaces.

Advisor: Celen Pasalar, PhD


Ph.D. in Design NC State University, 2019-present

Master's degree Master of Landscape Architecture University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2016 2016

Bachelor's degree Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Beijing Forestry University, 2014 2014

Area(s) of Expertise

▪︎ Walkability
▪︎ Environmental Perception,
▪︎ Community Advocate Design
▪︎ Public Health and Well-being