Ruoyu Jin

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December 14, 2020

Dr Ruoyu Jin currently works as an Associate Professor in Construction Management, from School of Built Environment and Architecture at London South Bank University. He specialises in Building Information Modelling (BIM) pedagogy, construction safety education, construction waste management especially recycled aggregate concrete, and off-site manufacturing for construction.

He has been working with the Sustainable Innovation project since June 2020, and provides academic support to Treeconomy. Together, Dr Jin and Treeconomy are researching and testing the carbon capturing of trees using Geospatial methods and technologies. To date, this work has produced a prototype and developed a new methodology for low-carbon monitoring.

Read on to find out more about Ruoyu.

Tell us a little about yourself?

I'm a passionate academic staff and am keen to work with different stakeholders. I also love travel, football, and Latin dance.

"Seek partnerships with academia and other stakeholders, to look at solutions from different angles. "

What does a ‘typical’ day look like for you?

Pre-Covid-19: work, football, family time ...

New Normal: home-working, watching football, family all the time

Post Covid-19: who knows? 

If you weren’t an academic/consultant, what would you be?


What experience are you bringing to the programmes?

Academic knowledge and a passion for working with colleagues and partners.

Why do you feel it is important for academic institutions and commercial organisations to work together?

For the shared goal of making a better society with sustainability

What is your top tip for a start-up or SME developing a new product?

Seek partnerships with academia and other stakeholders, to look at solutions from different angles.

What’s your favourite thing to do outside of work? 

I enjoy playing and watching Football, listening to latin music, and travelling to tropical islands for holidays and relaxing!

Connect with Dr Ruoyu Jin on ResearchGate.