Cehao Yu is an awarding winning lighting specialist and deputy project manager at AECOM. He has over 5 years of experience working in the fields of architecture, entertainment and art installation. Cehao received a Bachelor of Architecture from Chongqing University, China and MSc in Light and Lighting from the University College London, UK.
With this dual background, Cehao has developed advanced skills with visualisation and the technical design of specialist lighting systems, including daylighting architecture, to enhance the built environment. His holistic approach to design stresses the integration between daylight and electric light within the built environment.
Cehao’s strength lies in having a well-rounded skill set and project experience enabling him to develop innovative lighting concepts. He has served as specialist lighting design lead for a number of multi-discipline, collaborative projects, taking point in realizing concepts through creative development and completion of the technical design.
Cehao is actively involved in professional institutions, such as CIBSE / SLL, which provides a larger platform to help the skill and talent of lighting designers be better appreciated by the general public. He is currently registered as a chartered engineer with CIBSE