Frances Yang

Structures and Materials Sustainability Specialist at Arup
SE, LEED AP, WELL AP, San Francisco, California
United States

Frances Yang is a 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 Americas region of Arup. She plays an active role in Arup's knowledge partnership with Ellen McArthur Foundation on Circular Economy, has served on the HPD Technical Committee, C2C advisory group, and was recently vice-chair of the Materials and Resources Technical Advisory Group of USGBC. She also contributes to the Carbon Leadership Forum and the AIA Materials Knowledge Working Group.