1. Muehlbauer, M.; Latifi Khorasgani, M.; McCarthy, J. et. al. (2016) Airflow Visualisation towards the Design of Breathing Skins. Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design SIMAUD 2016, London, England.  Best Student Paper award.
  2. Cheng, N., Khorashgani, M., Williams, N., Prohasky, D. and J. Burry, “Understanding Incident and Filtered Light in the Design of Building Skins”, Computer-aided Architectural Design Research in Asia, CAADRIA 2015, May 20-23, 2015, Seoul, Korea.
  3. Cheng, N. (2012) “Petal Variations: Surfaces For Light And Shadow Effects” in Hyperseeing, Special Issue on Shape Modeling International 2012, Fabrication and Sculpting Event & Exhibition, the International Society of the Arts, Mathematics, and Architecture (ISAMA), College Station, Texas, May 22-25, 2012 pp. 61-71.
  4. Cheng, N. (2012) “Shading With Folded Surfaces: Designing With Material, Visual and Digital Considerations“, Digital Physicality – Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe’12) Conference Proceedings – Volume 2 / ISBN 978-9-4912070-3-7, Czech Technical University, Prague, 12-14 September 2012, pp. 613-620.
  5. Cheng, N., Abraham Rodriguez and Ashley Koger. (2012) Folded Sun-Shades: from Origami to Architecture, in Digital Aptitudes, Proceedings of the 100th Annual ACSA National Meeting, March 1-4, 2012, Boston, MA.
  6. Cheng, N., Jeffrey Maas, Nicolaus Wright and William Robert Taylor. (2012) “Shaping Light: an emergent family of shading structures“. National Conference for the Beginning Design Student, Lincoln, NE. March 2011. poster