My study focuses on sustainable built environment, mainly concentrated on construction material flow analysis (MFA), and doing global warming potential and waste materials recycling potential assessment combined with life cycle assessment (LCA).
Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development, Germany
Group of Resource Efficiency of Settlement Structures
Supervisor: Dr. Georg Schiller
KU Leuven, Belgium
Department of Civil Engineering
Supervisor: Prof. Jiabin Li
Shenzhen University, China, Master of Applied Science
Management Science and Engineering
Master’s Thesis: Generation estimation and management optimization of subway-related excavated soil and rock in China
Supervisor: Prof. Huabo Duan
Sichuan Agricultural University, China, Bachelor of Engineering
Construction Project Management
Undergraduate Thesis: Feasibility study of a real estate project
Supervisor: Prof. Luyun Zhang
Excellent Graduate Student
Shenzhen University, China
Excellent Paper Award
The 15th International Conference on Waste Management and Technology
Excellent Paper Award
The 24th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate
Zhang N, Duan H, Miller T R, Tam V W Y, Liu G, Zuo J. 2020. Mitigation of carbon dioxide by accelerated sequestration in concrete debris. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 117, 109495. (doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2019.109495)
Zhang N, Duan H, Sun P, Li J, Zuo J, Mao R, Liu G, Niu Y. 2020. Characterizing the generation and environmental impacts of subway-related excavated soil and rock in China. Journal of Cleaner Production, 248, 119242. (doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.119242)
Sun P, Zhang N, Zuo J, Mao R, Gao X, Duan H. 2020. Characterizing the generation and flows of building interior decoration and renovation waste: a case study in Shenzhen city. Journal of Cleaner Production, 260, 121077. (doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.121077)
Zhang N, Wang H, Gallagher J, Song Q, Tam V W Y, Duan H. 2020. A dynamic analysis of the global warming potential associated with air conditioning at a city scale: An empirical study in Shenzhen, China. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 81, 106354. (doi.org/10.1016/j.eiar.2019.106354)
Zhang N, Zheng L, Duan H, Yin F, Li J, Niu Y. (2019). Differences of methods to quantify construction and demolition waste for less-developed but fast-growing countries: China as a case study. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 26(25), 25513-25525. (doi.org/10.1007/s11356-019-05841-4)
Liu Q, Zhang N, Geng J, Duan H. 2019. Quantification of carbon footprint of highway pavement via streamlined LCA: a case study of Zhuhai city, China. In Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate.
Zhang N, Zhang H, Xue L, Pu M. 2019. Classification, Treatment and Disposal of Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste at Source: A Case of China. International Journal of Science, 6(2), 154-159.
Zhang N, Duan H, Huo P, Zheng L, Zhang H. 2018. Characterizing the flows of construction and demolition waste in China. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate.
Ai F, Zhang N. 2018. Research on the Influencing Factors of the Change on construction Supervision System: Taking Shenzhen as a case study. Modern Business, (17), 36. (Chinese Journal)
Zhang N, Duan H. 2017. Comparative study on classification management methods and treatment modes of C&D waste in China and foreign countries. (Chinese Conference)
Ai F, Zhang N, Huang X. 2016. Organization construction based on no-defect management in EPC general contract mode. Value Engineering, 35(32), 24-26. (Chinese Journal)
Zhang N. 2016. Study on the current situation and measures of construction engineering management. Architectural Engineering Technology and Design, 16. (Chinese Journal)