Yung-Ho Chang is a Chinese-American architect and Professor of Architecture at MIT. He was formerly the Head of the Department of Architecture at MIT. He studied at the Nanjing Institute of Technology (now Southeast University) before moving to the US. He received his Master of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley and taught in the US for 15 years before returning to Beijing to establish China's first private architecture firm, Atelier FCJZ in 1993 where he is currently the chief architect. He has exhibited internationally as an artist as well as architect and is widely published. His interdisciplinary research focuses on the city, materiality, and tradition. He often combines his research activities with design commissions. He had also served as the Kenzo Tange Chair Professor at Harvard Graduate School of Design as well as the Eliel Saarinen Chair Professor at the University of Michigan.