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Dongwoo Yeom

Dongwoo Yeom

Assistant Professor, The Design School, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts


The Design School
Arizona State University
PO Box 1605
Tempe, AZ 85287-1605


  • Senior Global Futures Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
  • Assistant Professor, The Design School, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts


Dongwoo ‘Jason’ Yeom is a researcher and educator who has a strong interest in human-building integration, high-performance building, and sustainable building design. He has conducted multiple experimental research on sustainable design, building performance analysis, indoor environment quality (IEQ), and human-building integration. At ASU, he is conducting multidisciplinary research, which investigates the relationship between indoor environment, human physiological responses, and occupant’s productivity as well as the methodology to use human physiological signals as an indoor environment control factor. Based on his works, Dr. Yeom has published multiple papers in prestigious journals, including Building and Environment, Energy and Buildings, and Indoor and Built environment.

Yeom received his PhD, MS, and BS from the Department of Architecture at Ajou University in Korea and conducted his postdoctoral research at California State Polytechnic University Pomona and the University of Southern California. Prior to joining ASU, he has worked as an assistant professor of Architecture at Lawrence Technological University in Michigan. He is an active member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Society of Building Science Educators (SBSE), Building Technology Educator’s Society (BTES), and Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA).


  • PhD, Architecture, Ajou University
  • MS, Architecture, Ajou University
  • BS, Architecture, Ajou University