Dr. Rui Wang is a research fellow in architecture and integral design of MInD Lab (Mediated Intelligence in Design Lab), School of Architecture and Built Environment, Deakin University. Originally from a computer science background, she has over 10 years of experience in deploying immerging technologies, in particular AR and VR, in the AEC sector. She currently leads two industry funded research projects that investigate the roles of XR (eXtended Reality) in the design of future cities, with a focus of community engagement. Rui is also appointed as a committee member by the City of Wyndham’s smart city portfolio.