Kai Zhang

United Technologies Research Center UTRC, Senior Research Engineer | Shanghai, China


Kai Zhang is a senior research engineer at United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) China and based in Shanghai. He has worked on projects both locally and internationally—including intelligent egress system for high-rise buildings, people flow estimations and simulations, advanced control design for Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and intelligent manufacturing with robotics.

Kai Zhang received his doctoral degree from Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France in 2013. His Ph.D. thesis is about robust automatic control and active vibration control of flexible structures. He joined UTRC China in April 2014.

Kai Zhang


Young Professionals Committee, Shanghai (2017 – 2018)

17 November 2017

Beyond Win or Lose? Gains and Losses in Design Competitions

In the unique environment of the Chinese market, what are the decisive factors in selecting the design of tall buildings?

3 August 2017

CTBUH Shanghai YPC Holds Inaugural Meeting

The CTBUH Shanghai Young Professionals Committee (YPC) held its first board meeting at the Shanghai office of Gensler.