Building Consultant

Yu has a PhD in Building Technology and a Master of Engineering in Wood Science and Technology.  She would like to put her academic knowledge to practical use in the built environment and is passionate about researching the areas of housing, building performance and public health. 

PH: 022 457 1120

EMAIL: yu.wang@augustmillard.co.nz


Yu has a strong academic background and joined August Millard in June 2021 after 7 years at Massey University.  While at Massey University, she completed a PhD on improving temperature and ventilation in New Zealand primary schools, was a technical leader on a school indoor air quality monitoring project, and lectured in building and construction courses.  Yu understands the New Zealand Building Code and has experience in developing and executing environment monitoring studies, particularly air quality and ventilation in homes and schools.  She is also currently studying to become a Certified Passive House Consultant.


  • PhD of Engineering in Building Technology

  • Master of Engineering in Wood Science & Technology

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Wood Science & Engineering

  • Certificate Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)

  • Certificate Data Science

  • Transitional Member of New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors