YangFrances Yang, SE, LEED AP BD+C

Frances is a structures and materials sustainability specialist in the Energy + Sustainability group of the San Francisco office of Arup. Frances uses her studies in structural engineering, life cycle assessment, architecture for the environment, and green chemistry in leading the Sustainable Materials Consulting practice for the Arup Americas region. She recently served as vice-chair of the Materials and Resources TAG of USGBC and chair of the ASCE/SEI Life Cycle Assessment working group. She also contributes to the Carbon Leadership Forum and AIA Materials Knowledge Working Group. More info on Arup Materials Consulting at http://www.arup.com/services/materials