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Dr Rui Wang



Lecturer, Virtual and Augmented Reality


Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env


School of Info Technology


Melbourne Burwood Campus


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Task complexity and learning styles in situated virtual learning environments for construction higher education

Rui Wang, Russell Lowe, Sidney Newton, Tuba Kocaturk

(2020), Vol. 113, pp. 1-11, Automation in construction, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

A multiple feature fusion framework for video emotion recognition in the wild

Najmeh Samadiani, Guangyan Huang, Wei Luo, Chi-Hung Chi, Yanfeng Shu, Rui Wang, Tuba Kocaturk

(2020), pp. 1-13, Concurrency and Computation: Practice & Experience, London, Eng., C1

journal article

A Novel Video Emotion Recognition System in the Wild Using a Random Forest Classifier

N Samadiani, G Huang, W Luo, Y Shu, R Wang, T Kocaturk

(2020), Vol. 1179, pp. 275-284, ICDS 2019 : Data science : 6th international conference, ICDS 2019, Ningbo, China, May 15-20, 2019, revised selected papers, Ningbo, China, E1


Hybrid environmental-media facades: rationale and feasibility

Jules Moloney, Anastasia Globa, Rui Wang, Chin Khoo, Olubukola Tokede

(2019), Vol. 15, pp. 313-333, Architectural engineering and design management, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Principles for the application of mixed reality as pre-occupancy evaluation tools (P-OET) at the early design stages

J Moloney, A Globa, R Wang, C Khoo

(2019), pp. 1-10, Architectural Science Review, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Design for Enhanced Learning in Modular Classrooms through Biophilic Design

Phillip Roos, Rui Wang, David Jones, Arlene Walker, Abdul-Manan Sadick, Carlos Bartesaghi Koc

(2019), Geelong, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper

Sensory urbanism and placemaking exploring virtual reality and the creation of place

A Globa, R Wang, B Beza

(2019), Vol. 2, pp. 737-746, CAADRIA 2019: Intelligent and Informed - Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia, Wellington, New Zealand, E1


Hybrid environmental-media facade: full-scale prototype panel fabrication

Anastasia Globa, Glenn Costin, Rui Wang, Chin Khoo, Jules Moloney

(2019), Vol. 2, pp. 685-694, eCAADe and SIGraDi 2019 : Architecture in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution : Proceedings of the 37th eCAADe and 23rd SIGraDi Conference, Porto, Portugal, E1


The affordance of virtual reality to enable the sensory representation of multi‑dimensional data for immersive analytics: from experience to insight

Jules Moloney, Branka Spehar, A Globa, Rui Wang

(2018), Vol. 5, pp. 1-19, Journal of big data, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Prototyping a human-building interface with multiple mobile robots

C Khoo, R Wang, A Globa, Moloney

(2018), pp. 543-552, CAADRIA 2018 : Learning, adapting and prototyping : Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference of the Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia, Beijing, China, E1


Pre-Occupancy Evaluation Tools (P-OET) for early feasibility design stages using virtual and augmented reality technology

Jules Moloney, Anastasia Globa, Rui Wang, Chin Khoo

(2018), pp. 717-725, ASA 2018 : Engaging architectural science: meeting the challenges of higher density: Proceedings of the 52th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association 2018, Melbourne, Vic., E1


Hybrid environmental-media facades

C Moloney, A Globa, R Wang

(2017), pp. 190-196, DesTech 2016: Proceedings of the International Conference on Design and Technology, Geelong, Victoria, E1


Lines from the past non-photorealistic immersive virtual environments for the historical interpretation of unbuilt architectural drawings

Jules Moloney, Simon Twose, Ross Jenner, Anastasia Globa, Rui Wang

(2017), pp. 711-720, eCAADe 2017 : ShoCK! - Sharing of Computer Knowledge! : Proceedings of the 35th International Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe, Rome, Italy, E1


Blended reality and presence

S Newton, R Wang, R Lowe

(2015), Vol. 21, pp. 113-131, International Journal of design sciences and technology, Paris, France, C1-1

journal article

Experiential learning styles in the age of a virtual surrogate

R Wang, S Newton, R Lowe

(2015), Vol. 9, pp. 93-110, Archnet-IJAR, Cambridge, Ma., C1-1

journal article

Being where? Presence in a blended world

R Wang, S Newton, R Lowe

(2014), pp. 39-49, EuropIA.14 : Architecture, City & Information Design : Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Design Sciences & Technology, Nice, France, E1-1


The situation engine: a hyper-immersive platform for construction workplace simulation and learning

S Newton, R Lowe, R Kember, R Wang, S Davey

(2013), pp. 345-353, CONVR 2013 : Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, London, England, E1-1


A review of Kolb's learning styles in the context of emerging interactive learning environments

R Wang, S Newton

(2012), pp. 191-199, AUBEA 2012 : Proceedings of the 37th International Conference of the Australasian Universities Building Educators Association, Sydney, New South Wales, E1-1


Co-presence in mixed reality-mediated collaborative design space

X Wang, R Wang

(2011), Vol. 48, pp. 51-64, Collaborative design in virtual environments, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, B1-1

book chapter

Motivated learning agent model for distributed collaborative systems

R Wang, X Wang, M Kim

(2011), Vol. 38, pp. 1079-1088, Expert systems with applications, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Virtual store design in collaborative virtual environments: history, characteristics, and culture

R Wang, X Wang

(2011), pp. 793-800, CSCWD 2011 : Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design 2011, Laussane, Switzerland, E1-1


Palmap: Designing the future of maps

P Staud, R Wang

(2009), Vol. 411, pp. 427-428, Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group - Design: Open 24/7, OZCHI '09, E1-1


A cognitive study on the effectiveness of an augmented virtuality-based collaborative design space

X Wang, R Chen, R Wang

(2008), Vol. 5220, pp. 253-256, Cooperative design, visualization, and engineering, Germany, B1-1

book chapter

Mixed reality-mediated collaborative design system: concept, prototype, and experimentation

R Wang, X Wang

(2008), Vol. 5220, pp. 117-124, Cooperative design, visualization, and engineering : 5th international conference, CDVE 2008, Calvia, Mallorca, Spain, September 21-25, 2008 : proceedings, Berlin, Germany, B1-1

book chapter

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Informed, Intelligent, and Connected - Extended Reality for the Design of Future Cities.

Dr Rui Wang

  • 2019: $5,000

Application Framework for Graphene Sensing Technology

Prof Tuba Kocaturk, Dr Rui Wang

  • 2020: $25,000

Industry and Other Funding

A Prototype of Railway Traffic Construction BIM Parametric Modelling System with VR/AR Extension (TBV)

Dr Rui Wang, Dr Jun Wang, Prof Tuba Kocaturk

  • 2019: $30,000

Application Framework for Graphene Sensing Technology

Prof Tuba Kocaturk, Dr Rui Wang

  • 2020: $75,000

Learning English as a Second Language in Interactive Virtual Environments with Avatars.

Dr Rui Wang, Dr Thuong Hoang, Prof Ly Tran

  • 2021: $51,040


No completed student supervisions to report