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Chiu, Yin Hao

Yin-Hao Elton Chiu






PhD, School of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Nottingham

MSc, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University of Wales


Academic Position:

Acting President, University of Taipei

Professor, Department of Urban Development, University of Taipei


Research Interest:

Urban renewal, Urban and architecture design, Green buildings, Wind environment, Urban planning



  • Academic Committee Member of Review Board, Council of Earth science, Sci. & Tech. for Disaster Reduction and Prevention, Department of Natural Sciences and Sustainable Development, Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Academic Committee Member of Review Board, Council of Taiwan Citation Index -Humanities and Social Sciences (THCI-HSS), Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Board Director of Urban and Regional Study
  • Director, Taiwan Instutite of Urban Planning
  • Committee Member, Council of Urban Planning, Ministry of the Interior
  • Committee Member, Council of Environmental Improvement and Land Developmen along Railroad Crossing, Ministry of Transportation and Communications
  • Committee Member, Council of Idle Land of Industrial Park, Ministry of Economic Affairs
  • Director of the Board, National Housing and Urban Regeneration Center
  • Committee Member, Council of Urban Design and Land Use Development Permission Review, Taipei City Government
  • Committee Member, Council of Urban Design and Land Use Development Permission Review, New Taipei City Government
  • Director, Taipei Urban Regeneration Center
  • Committee Member, Urban Regeneration Station Review, Taipei City Government
  • Committee Member, Council of Environmental Impact Assessment Review, New Taipei City Government
  • Committee Member, Council of Urban Design Review,Keelung City Government
  • Consultant, National Association of Urban Planner


Papers (Published)

  1. Ko, Y.Y., Chiu, Y.H.* (2020). Empirical study of urban development evaluation indicators based on the urban metabolism concept. Sustainability (SSCI). https://doi.org/10.3390/su12177129
  2. Chiu, Y.H.*, Chuang, I-Ting, Tsai, C.Y. (2020). Analyzing correlation of Urban Functionality and Spatial Configuration. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science (SSCI). https://doi.org/10.1177/2399808320924673
  3. Ding, D*., Chiu, Y.H., Ren, G.L. (2020). Application of Microscope Imaging Detection Technology in Physical Lighting Detection of Buildings. Acta Microscopica (SCI). 29(3), 1425-1432. http://actamicroscopica.com/index.php/path/article/view/508
  4. Chen, H.M., Chiu, Y.H., Liu, Y.Y. (2020) Relational Analysis of Cultural and Creative Industries and Assessment Indicators. City and Planning (TSSCI). 47-3. 271-292.
  5. Chiu, Y.H., Liu, C.C., Hung, J.Y. (2020) Investigate the Power Relationship and Interaction Mode of Governance Network by Using Social Network Analysis - The Case Study in Keelung City. City and Planning (TSSCI). 47-3. 189-218.
  6. Liao, C.Y. , Chiu Y.H.(2019) Physical Environment Analysis of Traditional House by Numerical Computational Methods with Particular Reference of Lin Family Mansion and Garden. Journal of Architecture (TSSCI), 110, 67-84.
  7. Chang, C.Y., Chiu, Y.H.*, Wang, J.W. (2019). Application of Mixed Multicriteria Decision-Making Methods to Determine the Optimal Development Industries for the Taoyuan Aerotropolis, Taiwan. International Regional Science Review (SSCI) doi.org/10.1177/0160017619849617
  8. Yu, C.W., Chiu, Y.H.*(2019). Environmental-comfort building layout principle for a coastal industrial park. Theoretical and Applied Climatology (SCI)  http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00704-019-02877-x
  9. Chiu Y.H.*, Lee, M.S., Wang, J.W. (2019). Culture-Led Urban Regeneration Strategy: An Evaluation of the Management Strategies and Performance of Urban Regeneration Stations in Taipei City. Habitat International (SSCI). 86. 1-9. doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2019.01.003
  10. Chiu, Y.H.*, Chen, C.J., Liu, T.H. (2019). The Effects of Different Building Layouts on Indoor Ventilation performance. Journal of Architecture (TSSCI), 108.
  11. Chiu, Y.H.*,Wang, C.C., Tsai, C.Y. (2019). The discussion on the mystery season of a historical painting "Qing Ming Shang He Tu" by the thermal comfort analysis method, Building Simulation (SCI).12(2). doi.org/10.1007/s12273-018-0469-1
  12. Chen, C.S., Chiu, Y.H.*, Tsai, L.C. (2018). Evaluating the Adaptive Reuse of Historic Buildings Through Multicriteria Decision-Making. Habitat International (SSCI). 81. 12-23. doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2018.09.003
  13. Chiang, C.C., Chiu, Y.H.*(2018). Revitalization Project Assessment Study of the Evaluation for the Farm Ponds in Taoyuan. City and Planning (TSSCI). 45-3. 237-256. dx.doi.org/10.6128%2fCP.201809_45(3).0003
  14. Wang, C.Y., Chiu, Y.H., Chang, C.Y. (2018). Study on Environmental Public Interest Based on Temporary Open Space: Case Study of Taipei Beautiful II Plan. Journal of Architecture (TSSCI), 103, 51-67.  dx.doi.org/10.3966%2f101632122018030103004
  15. Tsai, L.C., Chiu, Y.H.* (2017). Investigating into the Influence of Tree Forms on Psychological Perception. Journal of Architecture and Planning (SCOPUS), 18/2.
  16. Chiu, Y.H.*,Chiang; Y.C., Chen, Y. (2017). Insights into Adaptive Thermal Comfort on Learning Efficiency of Students – A Classroom-based Case Study. Ergonomics International Journal, 1/4. doi.org/10.23880/eoij-16000119
  17. Chiu, Y.H.*, Huang, N.W., Wang, C.C. (2017). A Comparison Study of Taiwanese He-Yuan Architecture between the Ethically Spatial Order and the Condition of Physical Environment. Building Simulation (SCI). 11(1). doi.org/10.1007/s12273-017-0391-y
  18. Liu, Y.Y., Chiu, Y.H.*(2017). Evaluation of the Policy of the Creative Industry for Urban Development. Sustainability (SSCI), 9/6. doi.org/10.3390/su9061009
  19. Pan, Y.C., Chiu, Y.H.*(2017). Formulating Assessment Indices and Strategies for Local Industrial. Sustainability (SSCI), 9/3. doi.org/10.3390/su9030364
  20. Kao, L.S., Chiu, Y.H.*, Tsai, C.Y. (2017). An Evaluation Study of Urban Development Strategy Based on of Extreme Climate Conditions. Sustainability (SSCI), 9/2. doi.org/10.3390/su9020284
  21. Lin, C.Y., Chiu, Y.H.*,You, Z.W. (2016). An Investigation into the Tree and Layouts of Building on the Effects of Wind Environment. Journal of Architecture (TSSCI), 95. dx.doi.org/10.3966/101632122016030095006
  22. Lai, H.W., Chiu, Y.H.*,Kao, L.S., Wang, C.C. (2016). Correlations between Urban Block Characteristics and Thermal Comfort. City and Planning (TSSCI), 43/1. dx.doi.org/10.6128/CP.43.1.89
  23. Chu, C.R*., Chiu, Y.H.,Tsai, Y.T., Wu, S.L. (2015). Wind-driven natural ventilation for buildings with two openings on the same external wall. Energy and Buildings (SCI), 108. doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.09.041
  24. Chen, C.J., Chiu, Y.H.*(2015). An Investigation into the Effectsof Plants on Outdoor Thermal Comfort. Journal of Architecture (TSSCI), 92. dx.doi.org/10.6128%2fCP.41.4.395
  25. Chiu, Y.H.*,Chen, C.J., Chen, C.T. (2014). Effect of Closed Courtyard Pavement Type and Dimension on Microclimate. City and Planning. City and Planning (TSSCI), 41/4. 
  26. Chiu, Y.H.*,Wang, C.C., Chiang, C.C. (2014). Simulation of the Influences of Planting and Pervious Pavement on the Street Surface Temperature. Journal of Architecture (TSSCI), 88. dx.doi.org/10.3966/101632122014060088005
  27. Chiu, Y.H.*,Pan, Y.C., Tan, C.H. (2014). Development of a Model for Predicting Thermal Comfort around Bodies of Water. City and Planning (TSSCI), 40/3. dx.doi.org/10.6128/CP.40.3.243
  28. Chiu, Y.H.*,Chang, C.M. (2013). The Influence of Environmental Colors on City Images: The Case of Dasi in Taoyuan. City and Planning (TSSCI), 40/1. dx.doi.org/10.6128/CP.40.1.81
  29. Wey, W.M.*, Chiu, Y.H.(2013). Assessing the walkability of pedestrian environment under the transit-oriented development. Habitat International (SSCI), 38. doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2012.05.004
  30. Chiu, Y.H.*,Jheng, Y.M., Hsieh, T.Y. (2012). Using Fuzzy Delphi Method and Analytic Network Process in the Development Assessment of the Cultural and Creative Industries Park. Journal of Architecture (TSSCI), 80. dx.doi.org/10.6377%2fJA.201206.0005
  31. Chiu, Y.H. (2012). The Effects of Environmental Micro-climates due to the Area of Pervious Pavement in the Southern Zone of the Jhong Sing Village. City and Planning (TSSCI), 39/3. dx.doi.org/10.6128/CP.39.3.297
  32. Chiu, Y.H. (2012). Effect of Tree Cover on Reducing Wind Speed. City and Planning (TSSCI), 39/1. dx.doi.org/10.6128/CP.39.1.51
  33. Chiu, Y.H.*,Jheng, Y.M., Fan, C.T. (2011). Development of Physical Environment Evaluation Method for the Reuse of Historical Building. Journal of Architecture and Planning, 12/2. dx.doi.org/10.30054/JAP.201109.0001
  34. Chiu, Y.H. (2011). The Effects of Different Urban Street Layouts on Wind Patterns. City and Planning (TSSCI), 38/3. dx.doi.org/10.6128/CP.38.3.303
  35. Chiu, Y.H.*,Wu, M.F. (2010). Effects of the Wind Environment on Street Characteristics. City and Planning (TSSCI), 37/4. dx.doi.org/10.6128%2fCP.37.4.501
  36. Chu, C.R.*, Chiu, Y.H.,Wang, Y.W. (2010). An Experimental Study of Wind-Driven Cross ventilation in Partitioned Buildings. Energy and Buildings (SCI), 42/5. doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2009.11.004
  37. Chiu, Y.H.*,Tai, Y.Z., Wu, M.F. (2009). Using Buoyancy Ventilation Strategy to Improve Indoor Thermal Environment and Ventilation Performance. Journal of Architecture and Planning, 11/2. dx.doi.org/10.30054/JAP.201009.0003
  38. Chu, C.R.*, Chiu, Y.H.,Chen, Y.C., Wang, Y.W. (2009). Influence of Building Opening on Wind-Driven Cross Ventilation. Journal of Architecture (TSSCI), 69. dx.doi.org/10.6377%2fJA.200909.0017
  39. Chiu, Y.H. (2011). Thermal Comfort Level around Water Bodies in Urban Areas. City and Planning (TSSCI), 36/2. dx.doi.org/10.6128%2fCP.36.2.173
  40. Chu, C.R.*, Chiu, Y.H.,Chen, Y.J., Wang, Y.W., Chou, C.P. (2009). Turbulence effects on the discharge coefficient and mean flow rate of wind-driven cross-ventilation. Building and Environment (SCI), 44/10. doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2009.02.012
  41. Chiu, Y.H.*,Huang, C.T. (2009). A CFD Study of the Performance of Single Sided Ventilation for Domestic Building. Journal of Architecture and Planning, 9/3. dx.doi.org/10.30054/JAP.200812.0001
  42. Chiu, Y.H.*,Wu, M.F., Tan, C.H. (2008). The Effects of Various Types of Street Canyons on the Urban Wind Environment. Journal of Architecture and Planning, 9/2. dx.doi.org/10.30054/JAP.200809.0004
  43. Lin, Y.X.*, Chiu, Y.H.(2008). The Study of Real Estate Development Trends. Land Issues Research Quarterly (ACI), 7/1. dx.doi.org/10.29604%2fBGYY.200803.0007
  44. Chiu, Y-H.*,Lin, Y.X. (2007). The study of land use efficiency and agricultural land maintenance in China. Land Issues Research Quarterly (ACI), 6/1. dx.doi.org/10.29604/BGYY.200703.0002
  45. Chiu, Y.H., Etheridge, D.W. (2007). External Flow Effects on the Discharge Coefficients of Two Types of Ventilation Openings. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics (SCI), 95/4. doi.org/10.1016/j.jweia.2006.06.013
  46. Chiu, Y.H.et al (2004). External Flow Effects on the Discharge Coefficient of Ventilation Openings. Proceedings of Wind Engineering (EI).
  47. Chiu, Y.H.et al (2004). Unsteady Wind Effects on Chimneys-Model Scale Data and Comparison with Theory. Proceedings of Wind Engineering Conference (EI).
  48. Chiu, Y.H.et al (2004). Experimental Technique to Determine Unsteady Flow in Natural Ventilation Stacks at Model Scale. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics (SCI), 92/3-4. doi.org/10.1016/j.jweia.2003.12.002
  49. Chiu, Y.H.et al (2002). Calculations and Notes on the Quadratic and Power Law Equations for Modelling Infiltration. International Journal of Ventilation (SCI), 1/1. doi.org/10.1080/14733315.2002.11683623
  50. Chiu, Y.H.et al (2002). Unsteady Wind Effects on Natural Ventilation Stacks-Theory and Experiment. Proceedings of 5th Wind Engineering (EI).
  51. Chiu, Y.H.et al (2001). An Investigation into the Effect of Solar Double Skin Façade with Buoyancy-Driven Natural Ventilation. Proceedings of CIBSE (EI).
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