Jamie Ou

Jamie Ou

Los Angeles, CA, US



Hi, I am Yu-chen(Jamie), a girl loves drawing since I was 5 years old. Came from a remote island from Taiwan,called Penghu, a natural beautiful tourist resort. Studied art for 10+ years (elementary school to senior high school ), cos was both good at art and mathematics, chose architecture as my major in college.5 years B.S. in architecture, 2 years M.S. in architecture and 4 years Ph.D study in architecture as well, especially pay much attention on green building. 2 years full time architect firm experience-campus, residential and museum projects. 2 years government experience-airport terminal project. Hands-on approach, highly motivated and self-disciplined.    



Emerge Architects, Taipei, TW, Designer

Developed preliminary designs for campus and residential spaces. Prepared working set drawings, specifications, and construction documents. Applied artistic expertise and technical skills to create freehand sketches and color architectural presentations, renderings, and site plans.

Jan 2016 - Dec 2016

Taoyuan International Airport Corporation, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Engineer

Terminal 3 project (Construction expense: USD $1.6 billion/planning and design phase).
Worked for the Taiwan government to control and review the contract, tender documents ,LEED certificate application—Golden level, and financial estimate schedule of this project, including of the payment to contractors per payment terms. Played the role of coordinator in BIM (Building Information Modeling) among all departments relating to this project. Also, represented Taoyuan International Airport Corporation in metro interface planning and discussions.

Represented Taoyuan International Airport Corporation visiting Abu Dhabi International Airport (construction phase), discussing about BIM and Estidama with Abu Dhabi International Airport team.

Dec 2013 - Dec 2015

Prof. Lin Hsien-Te Lab. ,National Cheng Kung University, Tainan,Taiwan, Ph.D. Candidate/Research assistant

Magic School of Green Technology project (Construction expense: USD $5.8 million, filmed by Discovery, selected in the book-“The World’s Greenest Buildings”,ISBN:9780415606295).

Assisted the ventilation research and CFD (Computational fluid dynamics) stimulation. Also assisted the interior design, and working set drawings.

Sep 2009 - Sep 2013


National Chengchi University, Taipei, TW, Masters, MBA Program (Intellectual Property)

Feb 2015 - Dec 2015

National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, TW, PhD, Ph.D. candidate of Science in Architecture

Science in Architecture-Green and Smart Building Certification, CFD


*Ou Yu-Chen, Lin Hsien-Te, Jan. 5-12, 2012, ”A Study on the impact of wind damage to the vernacular dwellings of islands in the Taiwan strait by combination of CFD and on-site survey.”

*Ou Yu-Chen, Lin Hsien-Te, May 23-27,2011, ”A Study on the impact of wind damage o the vernacular dwellings of islands in the Taiwan strait by on-site survey.”


*Design Handbook for Green Campus Construction, Mar.2012-Aug.2012

*Kinmen National Park Ecological Community Improvement Plan, Mar.2009- Sept. 2009

*Tsai Shu-Ying, Ou Yu-Chen and six authors, Dec. 2009, Recreation facilities of building vocabulary guidelines for the use of materials research plan in Penghu National Scenic Area.

*Recreation facilities of building vocabulary guidelines for the use of materials research plan in Penghu National Scenic Area, Mar.2009-Aug. 2009

Sep 2009 - Sep 2013

National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, TW, MArch, Master of Science in Architecture

Sep 2007 - Jun 2009

National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, TW, BArch, Bachelor of Science in Architecture

Awardees to the project-Setting Taiwan Sustainable Campus into Action, sponsored by Ministry of Education for College Students, Jun. 2006-Dec. 2006

Sep 2002 - Jun 2007


Rotary International Group Study Exchange Program Recipient, Award

Outbound team member of the Rotary International District (RID) 3470 for 2012-13. Hosting District: RID9520 Adelaide. A tour sponsored by Rotary International visiting construction projects with GREEN parameters, and participating in Green Star discussions with local architects.


Selected for the Dragon 100 Young Chinese Leaders Forum, Award

One hundred high achieving youth of Chinese origin from around the world participated in discussions on topical global issues. The program is intended as a platform for sharing views and generating synergy to work together to improve society with innovation, enthusiasm and commitment.


Chosen to participate in the Kizuna Project, Award

The Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research & Interchange Association in Japan selected high achieving young professionals to tour and discuss Japan's post-quake reconstruction.


Selected for the Southern Illinois University Future Elites Leadership Program, Award

Awardees visited Harvard University, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University, Princeton University, Pennsylvania University, and Brookhaven National Laboratory.


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