Faculty Publications

Academic Year: 2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016

Published journal articles academic year 2015-2016 (June 2015 – May 2016):

  • Ahrentzen S, Erickson J, Fonseca E, “Thermal and health outcomes of energy efficiency retrofits of homes of older adults”, Indoor Air, John Wiley and Sons, 26, 2016, pp. 582-593. DOI: 10.1111/INA.12239
  • Ahrentzen, S., Frey, S.E., Destaillats, H., Cohn, H., “The Effects of an Energy Efficient Retrofit in Indoor Air Quality“, Indoor Air, John Wiley and Sons, 25, 2015, pp. 210-219, DOI: 10.1111/ina.12134
  • Ahrentzen, S., Semeah, L., Jia H.,  “The Home Improvements and Structural Alterations Benefits Program: Veterans with Disabilities and Home Accessibility“,  Journal of Disability Policy Studies. (Accepted)
  • Ahrentzen S, Tural E, “The role of building design and interiors in ageing actively at home“, Building Research and Information, Taylor and Francis, 43:5, 2015, pp. 582-601. DOI: 10.1080/09613218.2015.1056336
  • Blinn, N., Shanbari, H., Issa, R.R.A., “Laser Scanning and BIM, Journal of Building Information Modeling,” NIBS, 4(1), 2016, pp. 28-30. DOI
  • Campbell, N., “The how and why of restructuring retirement communities for aging in place,” Housing & Society. (Accepted)
  • Campbell, N., Kim, D., “Designing an Ageless Social Community: Adapting a New Urbanist Social Core to Suit Baby Boomers in Later Life,”  Journal of Housing for the Elderly. (Accepted)
  • Chang Y, Huang R, Ries RJ, Masanet E, “Life-cycle comparison of greenhouse gas emissions and water consumption for coal and shale gas fired power generation in China“, Energy, Elsevier, 86, June 2015, pp. 335–343. DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2015.04.034
  • Chang Y, Huang R, Ries RJ, Masanet E, “The embodied air pollutant emissions and water footprints of buildings in China: A quantification using disaggregated input-output life cycle inventory model“, Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, 113, February 2016, pp. 274-284. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.11.014
  • Fard MM, Kibert C, “Safety Concerns Related to Modular/Prefabricated Building Construction”, International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, 22, June 2015, 1-14. DOI: 10.1080/17457300.2015.1047865
  • Fard MM, Kibert C, Chini A, “Decision making for sustainable location of a cement plant in the State of Florida”, International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, Taylor and Francis, published online July 2015. DOI: 10.1080/19397038.2015.1050971
  • Flood I, “Constraint-Based Graphical Modeling of On-Site and Factory-Based Construction Production Systems”, International Journal on Advances in Systems and Measurements. (Accepted)
  • Franz, B., Leicht, R.,  “An Alternative Classification System for Project Delivery Methods in the United States Building Construction Industry”, Construction Management and Economics.  (Accepted)
  • Gheisari, M., Irizarry, J., “Investigating human and technological requirements for successful implementation of a BIM-based mobile augmented reality environment in facility management practices”, Facilities, 34(1/2), 2016, pp. 69-84. DOI: 10.1108/F-04-2014-0040
  • Giel, B., Issa, R.R.A., “Framework for Evaluating the BIM Competencies of Facility Owners”, Journal of Management in Engineering, 32(1), January 2016. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000378, 04015024
  • Grant, A., Ries, R.J., Thompson, C., “Quantitative Approaches in Life Cycle Assessment – Part I – Descriptive Statistics and Factor Analysis”, International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Springer, June 2016, 21 (6), pp 903–911. DOI: 10.1007/s11367-016-1099-4
  • Grant, A., Ries, R.J., Thompson, C., “Quantitative Approaches in Life Cycle Assessment – Part 2 – Multivariate Correlation and Regression Analysis”, International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Springer, June 2016, 21 (6), pp 912-919. DOI: 10.1007/s11367-015-0948-x
  • Jiang T, An X, Minchin RE, Li S, “Quantifying the impact of information systems in Infrastructure maintenance management processes”, Journal of Management in Engineering, ASCE. (Accepted)
  • Komeily, A, Srinivasan, RS, “A Need for Balanced Approach to Neighborhood Sustainability Assessment Tools: A Critical Review and Analysis”, Sustainable Cities and Society, 18, Elsevier, November 2015, pp. 32-43. DOI: 10.1016/j.scs.2015.05.004
  • Liu, R., Issa, R.R.A., “Survey: Common Knowledge in BIM for Facility Maintenance”, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 30(3), June 2016. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000778
  • Lü X., Lu T., Kibert C., Puttonen, J.,“The application of linear regression and the power law relationship of air-side heat transfer with field measurements to model the performance of run-around heat recovery systems”, Energy and Buildings, 110(1), October 2015, pp. 453-467. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.10.028.
  • Mahajan, V., Srinivasan, R., Chini, A., Ries, R., “Space-level plug-load densities of educational buildings on university campuses”, Journal of Energy Engineering. (Accepted)
  • Mayo, G., Issa, R.R.A., “Non-Geometric Building Information Needs Assessment for Facilities Management”, Journal of Management in Engineering, 32(3), May 2016. DOI: 0.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000414, 04015054
  • Minchin, R.E., Lucas, E.D., Walters, R.C., Pan, J., Issa, R.R.A., Singla, G., “Counterfeiting in the Construction Industry:  An Analysis of Sino-American Differences in Perception“, Journal of Legal Affairs and Disputes Resolution in Engineering and Construction. (Accepted)
  • Morrison, M, Srinivasan, RS, Ries, R, “Complementary Life Cycle Assessment of Wastewater Treatment Plants: An Integrated Approach to Comprehensive Upstream and Downstream Impact Assessments and its Extension to Building-level Wastewater Generation”, Sustainable Cities and Society, Elsevier, BV (Accepted).
  • Niu, J., Issa, R.R.A., “Developing Taxonomy for the Domain Ontology of Construction Contractual Semantics: A Case Study on the AIA A201 Document“, Journal of Advanced Engineering Informatics, 29 (3), August 2015, 472-482. DOI: 10.1016/j.aei.2015.03.009
  • Raheem, A., Issa, R.R.A., “Safety Implementation Framework for Pakistani Construction Industry”, Safety Science, Elsevier, 82, February 2016, pp. 301–314. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssci.2015.09.019
  • Raheem, A., Issa, R.R.A., Olbina, S., “Environmental Performance and Economic Analysis of Different Glazing–Sunshade Systems Using Simulation Tools” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 30 (5), September 2016. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943- 5487.0000564
  • Reeves, T., Olbina, S., Issa, R.R.A., (2015) Guidelines for Using Building Information Modeling for Environmental Analysis of Buildings. Buildings, 5, 1361-1388, DOI: 10.3390/buildings 5041361.
  • Salcido JC, Raheem, AA, Srinivasan, RS, “Comparison of Embodied Energy and Environmental Impact of Alternative Materials used in Reticulated Dome Construction”, Building and Environment Journal, Elsevier, BV doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.11.010 (Accepted).
  • Shrivastava, S., Chini, A., (2016) Contractor’s Energy Information System (CEIS): An Energy Savings Tool for Building Construction, Journal of Management in Engineering, 32(3).
  • Srinivasan, R.S., Campbell, D.C., Wang, W., (2015) Renewable Substitutability Index: Maximizing Renewable Resource Use in Buildings. Buildings, 5(2), 581-596, DOI: 10.3390/buildings5020581.
  • Suddapalli, S., Gulati, R., Srinivasan, R.S., Bhandari, M., (accepted) Understanding Energy Impacts of Metal Roof Fasteners used in Metal Deck Roofs. Journal of Architectural Engineering.
  • Terouhid SA, Ries RJ, “Organizational Sustainability Excellence of Construction Firms – A Framework”, Journal of Modelling in Management, Emerald. (Accepted)
  • Terouhid SA, Ries RJ, “People: A strategic capability for enhancing organizational excellence of construction firms”, Journal of Modelling in Management, Emerald. (Accepted)
  • Wang, Z, Srinivasan, RS, “Classification of Household Appliance Operation Cycles: A Case-Study Approach”, Energies, 8, September 2015, pp. 10522-10536. DOI:10.3390/en80910522
  • Wang, Z, Srinivasan, RS, Shi, J, “Artificial Intelligence Models for Improved Prediction of Residential Heating”, ASCE Journal of Energy Engineering (Accepted). DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EY.1943-7897.0000342
  • Wao, J. O., Flood, I., “The Role of Quantity Surveyors in the International Construction Arena”, International Journal of Construction Management, 16(2), February 2016, pp. 126-137. DOI: 10.1080/15623599.2016.1142251
  • Wao J, Ries RJ, Flood I, Lavy S, Ozbek M, “Relationship between admission GRE scores and graduation GPA scores of construction management graduate students”, International Journal of Construction Education and Research, Taylor and Francis, published online June 2015. DOI: 10.1080/15578771.2015.1050562
  • Zeng, R., Chini, A., Srinivasan, R., and Jiang, P., “Energy efficiency of smart windows made of photonic crystal,” International Journal of Construction Management. (Accepted)
  • Zuppa, D., Olbina, S. Issa, R.R.A., (2016) Perceptions of Trust in the U.S. Construction Industry, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 23(2), 211-236.

   Published books and book chapters academic year 2015-2016 (June 2015 – May 2016):

         books:

  • Ahrentzen, S., Steele, K., At Home with Autism: Designing for the Spectrum.  London: Policy Press. 2015.
  • Kibert, C.J., Sustainable Construction, Green Building Design and Delivery, John Wiley & Sons, 2016., 4th edition.
  • Song, H., Srinivasan, R.S., Sookoor, T., Jeschke, S., Smart Cities: Foundations, Principles and Applications. John Wiley & Sons Inc. Available in September 2016.
  • Srinivasan, R.S., Moe, K., The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture: Energy Analysis, Pocket Architecture: Technical Design Series, Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group. 2015.

        book chapters:  

  • Ahrentzen, S and Steel, K., Neurodiversity and Environmental Design: Housing for Adults with Autism.  In G. Barbey and R. Lawrence, eds. Repenser L’Habitat: Donnne Run Sens Au Logement Rethinking Habitats: Making Sense of Housing.  Switzerland: Infolio.
  • Giel, B., Mayo, G. and Issa, R.R.A., BIM Use and Requirements among Building Owners, Building Information Modeling:  Applications and practices in the AEC Industry, Issa, R.R.A. and Olbina, S. (Eds.), ASCE Press, 2015, pp. 255-277.
  • Kibert, C. J. and R.S. Srinivasan, Sustainable Construction: The Cutting Edge and Emerging Challenges, in Analytics of Building-Scale Ecosystems, Yong X. Tao and Yi Jiang, (Eds.), Begel House, 2015, pp. 115-138.
  • Komeily, A., Srinivasan, R.S. Smart Cities Sustainability Assessment: Balancing Social, Economic, and Environmental Performance. Chapter in Song, H., Srinivasan, R.S., Sookoor, T., Jeschke, S. (Eds.) Smart Cities: Foundations, Principles and Applications. John Wiley & Sons Inc. Available in September 2016.
  • Morrison, M., Srinivasan, R.S., Dobbs, C. Smart Ecology of Cities: Integrating Development Impacts on Ecosystem Services for Land Parcels. Chapter in Song, H., Srinivasan, R.S., Sookoor, T., Jeschke, S. (Eds.) Smart Cities: Foundations. John Wiley & Sons Inc. Available in September 2016.
  • Mutis, I. and Issa, R.R.A., Wiki-Con: A Pragmatic Approach for Semantic Interoperability for Construction Projects, Ontology in Civil Engineering: A decade of research and development, Issa, R.R.A. and Mutis, I. (Eds.), ASCE Press, 2015, pp. 27-46.
  • Niu, J. and Issa, R.R.A., Case Studies on Taxonomy Development for the Domain Ontology of Construction Contractual Semantics, Ontology in Civil Engineering:  A decade of research and development, Issa, R.R.A. and Mutis, I. (Eds.), ASCE Press, 2015, pp. 217-250.
  • Wu, W. and Issa, R.R.A., Implementation of BIM in Green Building Project Delivery:  Current Efforts and Possible Developments via Integrated Process Mapping, Building Information Modeling: Applications and practices in the AEC Industry, Issa, R.R.A. and Olbina, S. (Eds.), ASCE Press, 2015, pp. 135-165.

Published journal articles academic year 2014-2015 (June 2014 – May 2015):

  • Agdas D, Srinivasan RS, Frost K, Masters FJ, “Energy Use Assessment of Educational Buildings: Toward a Campus-wide Sustainable Energy Policy”, Sustainable Cities and Society, Elsevier, March 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.scs.2015.03.001
  • Burgett J and Chini A, “Using Building and Occupant Characteristics to Predict Residual Miscellaneous Electrical Loads:  A Comparison between an Asset Label and an Operational Model Specifying Residential Retrofit”, Journal of Building Performance Simulation, February 2015, published online. DOI: 10.1080/19401493.2014.999122
  • Chang Y, Huang R, Ries RJ, Masanet E, “Shale-to-well energy use and air pollutant emissions of shale gas production in China”, Applied Energy, Elsevier, 125, July 2014, pp. 147-157. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.03.039
  • Du J, Liu R, Issa RRA, BIM Cloud Score: Benchmarking BIM performance, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 140 (11), November 2014. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000891
  • El-Mashaleh M, Minchin RE, “Concessionaire Selection Model Based on Data Envelopment Analysis”, Journal of Management in Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, 30 (4), July 2014. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000262
  • Frey SE, Destaillats H, Cohn S, Ahrentzen S, Fraser MP, “Characterization of Indoor Air Quality and Resident Health in an Arizona Senior Housing Apartment Building”, Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association, 64 (11), November 2014, pp. 1251-1259. DOI: 10.1111/ina.12134
  • Frey SE, Destaillats H, Cohn S, Ahrentzen S, Fraser MP, “The effects of an energy efficiency retrofit on indoor air quality”, Indoor Air, 25 (2), April 2015, pp. 210-219. DOI: 10.1111/ina.12134
  • Giel B, Issa RRA, “Framework for Evaluating the BIM Competencies of Facility Owners”, Journal of Management in Engineering, ASCE, April 2015. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000378
  • Kamseu E, Cannio M, Obonyo E, Tobias F, Bignozzi M, Sglavo V, Leonelli C, “Metakaolin-based inorganic polymer composite: Effects of fine aggregate composition and structure on porosity evolution, microstructure and mechanical properties”, Cement and Concrete Composites, Elsevier, 53, October 2014, pp. 258–269. DOI: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2014.07.008
  • Lhee SC, Flood I, Issa RRA, “Development of a Two-Step Neural Network-Based Model to Predict Construction Cost Contingency”, Journal of Information Technology in Construction, 19, September 2014, pp. 399-411. http://www.itcon.org/2014/24
  • Liu R, Du J, Issa, RRA, “Cloud-Based Deep Immersive Game for Human Egress Data Collection: A Framework”, ITcon, Special Issue BIM Cloud-Based Technology in AEC: Present Status and Future Trends, 19, September 2014, pp. 336-349. http://www.itcon.org/2014/20
  • Liu R, Issa RRA, “Knowledge Sharing in BIM for Facility Maintenance, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities”, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE, May 2015. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000778
  • Lu T,  Lü X, Kibert C, “A hybrid numerical-neural-network model for building simulation: a case study for the simulation of unheated and uncooled indoor temperature”, Energy and Buildings, Elsevier, 86, January 2015, pp. 723–734. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.10.024
  • Lü X, Lu T, Kibert C, “Modeling and forecasting energy consumption for heterogeneous buildings using a physical-statistical approach”, Applied Energy, Elsevier, 144, April 2015, pp. 261–275. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.12.019
  • Obonyo E, Kamseu E, Lemougna P, Tchamba A, Melo U, Leonelli C,  “A Sustainable Approach for the Geopolymerization of Natural Iron-Rich Aluminosilicate Materials”, Sustainability, 6 (9), pp. 5535-5553. DOI: 10.3390/su6095535
  • Qi, J, Issa, RRA, Olbina, S, and Hinze, J, “Use of Building Information Modeling in Design to Prevent Construction Worker Falls“, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 28(5), September 2014. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE) CP.1943-5487.0000365
  • Srinivasan, RS, Campbell, DC, Wang, W, “Renewable Substitutability Index: Maximizing Renewable Resource Use in Buildings”, Buildings, 5(2), May 2015, pp. 581-596. DOI:10.3390/buildings5020581
  • Srinivasan RS, Ingwersen W, Trucco C, Ries, RJ, Campbell D, “Comparison of energy-based indicators used in life cycle assessment tools for buildings”, Building and Environment, Elsevier, 79, September 2014, pp. 138-151. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.05.006
  • Thiel CL, Needy KL, Ries RJ, Bilec MM, “Building Design and Performance: A Comparative Longitudinal Assessment of a Children’s Hospital”, Building and Environment, 78, pp. 130-136, August 2014, Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.04.001
  • Wu, W and Issa RRA, “BIM Execution Planning in Green Building Projects: LEED as a Use Case”, Journal of Management in Engineering, ASCE, 31 (1), January 2015. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000314
  • Yi, H., Srinivasan, R.S., Braham. W.W. “An Integrated Energy-Emergy Approach to Building Form Optimization: Use of EnergyPlus, Emergy Analysis and Taguchi-Regression Method,” Building and Environment, Elsevier, 84, January 2015, pp. 89-104. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.10.013
  • Zeng, E. Nasri, A. Chini, R. Ries, and Jiuping Xu, “A Multiple Objective Decision Making Model for Energy Generation Portfolio under Fuzzy Uncertainty: Case Study of Large Scale Investor-owned Utilities in Florida”, Renewable Energy Journal, March 2015, 75, pp. 224-242. DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2014.09.030

   

Published books and book chapters academic year 2014-2015 (June 2014 – May 2015):

 

Published journal articles academic year 2013-2014 (June 2013 – May 2014):

  • Burgett J., Chini A. and Oppenheim P., “Specifying residential retrofit packages for 30% reductions in energy consumption in hot-humid climate zones”, Energy Efficiency, 6(3), August 2013, pp. 523–543.
  •  Bynum, P., Issa, R.R.A. and Olbina, S., “Building Information Modeling in Support of Sustainable Design and Construction” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 139 (1), January 2013, pp. 24-34.
  •  Chang Y, Ries RJ, Man Q, Wang Y, “Disaggregated I-O LCA model for building product chain energy quantification: A case from China”, Energy and Buildings, Elsevier, April 2014, 72, pp. 212-221.
  •  Chang Y, Ries RJ, Wang Y, “Life-cycle Energy of Residential Buildings in China”, Energy Policy, Elsevier, November 2013, 62, pp. 656–664.
  •  Dib, H., Adamo-Villani, N. and Issa, R.R.A., “GIS-Based Visual Information Model for Building Construction Project Management”, International Journal of Construction Management, IJCM, 2013, 13(1), pp. 1-18.
  • Flood, I. and Nowrouzian, V., “Discrete-Event Simulation versus Constrained Graphic Modelling of Construction Processes”, in Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building, UTS, 2014, 2(1), pp. 13-22.
  • Giel, B., and Issa, R.R.A., “Return On Investment Analysis of Using Building Information Modeling in Construction”, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 27(5), September 2013, pp. 511-521.
  • Grant A, Ries RJ, Kibert CJ, “Life cycle assessment and service life prediction – a case study of building envelope materials”, Journal of Industrial Ecology, Wiley, 18(2), April 2014, pp. 187-200.
  •  Issa, R.R.A., “In Memoriam: Jimmie Wayne Hinze, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management”, ASCE, 140(3), March 2014, 01414001(3).
  •  Liu, R. and Issa, R.R.A., “Design for Maintenance Accessibility Using BIM Tools”, Facilities, Emerald Publications, 32(3/4), 2014, pp. 153-159.
  • Lü, X, Tao Lu, Martti Viljanen, and CJ Kibert, A Novel Dynamic Modeling Approach for Predicting Building Energy Performance”, Applied Energy, February 2014, 114, pp. 91-103.
  •  Malone, E.K. and Issa, R.R.A., “Work-Life Balance and Organizational Commitment of Women in the U.S. Construction Industry”, Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, ASCE, 139 (2), 2013, 87-98.
  •  Minchin, R.E.; Cui, S.(g) ; Walters, R.C.; Issa, R.; Pan, J.; Sino-American Opinions and Perceptions of Counterfeiting in the Construction Supply Chain”; ASCE  Journal of Construction Engineering and Management; 139 (1); American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA,  January 2013, pp. 1-8.
  • Papa, L., Mendes, M.E., Benton, T, Issa, R.R.A., Schmalz, M.S., Bugnacki, K., and Garavaglia, J.C., “A Method for Linking Motor Vehicle Victim and Collision Data Collected by Multiple County Agencies”, Journal of Traffic Injury Prevention, Taylor & Francis, 2014, 15(1), pp. 18-24.
  • Raheem, A., Issa, R.R.A. and Olbina, S., “Solar Transmittance Analysis Of Different Types Of Sunshades In The Florida Climate”, Building Simulation, Springer-Verlag, February 2014, 7(1), pp. 3-11.
  • Wu, W. and Issa, R.R.A., “BIM Education and Recruiting: A Survey-Based Analysis of Perceptions, Issues and Possible Development”, Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, ASCE, April 2014, 140(2), 04013014(7).
  •  Zhang, L. and Issa, R.R. A., “Ontology Based Partial Building Information Model Extraction”, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, November 2013, 27(6), pp. 576-584.

   Published books and book chapters academic year 2013-2014 (June 2013 – May 2014):

         book chapters

  • Chini A. and Buck R., “Barriers for Deconstruction and Reuse/Recycling of Construction Materials in U.S.A,” in “Barriers for Deconstruction and Reuse/Recycling of Construction Materials,” S. Nakajima and M. Russell, Editors, International Council for Research and Innovation in Building Construction (CIB), Publication 397, March 2014, pp 115-129.
  • Giel, B.* Mayo, G.* and Issa, R.R.A., “BIM Use and Requirements Among Building Owners,” 
  • Issa, R.R.A. and Olbina, S. (Eds.), “Building Information Modeling: Applications and practices in the AEC Industry” , ASCE Press, in production
  • Kibert, C. J. and S. Srinivasan, “Sustainable Construction: The Cutting Edge and Emerging Challenges”, in Analytics of Building-Scale Ecosystems, Yong X. Taoa and Yi Jiang, eds., Begel House, 2013.
  • Minchin, R.E.; Migliaccio, G.; Atkins, K.; Hostetler, G.; Warne, T.; Asiamah, S.; Ptschelinzew, L.; Gatti, U.; Zhang, Y.; “Design Management Guide for Design-Build and Construction Manager / General Contractor Projects”, NCHRP 15-46 Interim Report No. 2, Washington, DC, 2013
  • Minchin, R.E.; Gross, M.E.; “Fast-Track Transportation Project Delivery in the US:  Which Methods Promote Innovation?”, Conditional Accepted for publication by Orstavik, F.; Abbott, C.; Dainty, A.R.J., Editors; Construction Innovation Chapter 5; Blackwell Publishing, Ltd WILEY, Oxford, UK; Accepted May, 2014
  • Niu, J. and Issa, R.R.A., “Case Studies on Taxonomy Development for the Domain Ontology of Construction Contractual Semantics”, Ontology in Civil Engineering: A decade of research and development, Issa, R.R.A. and Mutis, I. (Eds.), ASCE Press, in production
  • O’Hanlon, C.; Robinson, M.; Touran, A.; Ashuri, B.; Minchin, R.E. ; Masoumi, R.; Shahandashti, M.; RT 303 team members; “Managing a Portfolio of Projects – Metrics for Improvement – Research Summary”, Submitted to Construction Industry Institute, March, 2014
  • Srinivasan, R.S., “Energy Assessment & Building Energy Performance Options of Green Globes for New Construction”, White Paper, Green Building Initiative, 2013 (prepared with external funding)
  • Touran, A.; Ashuri, B.; Minchin, R.E. ; Masoumi, R.; Shahandashti, M.; “Managing a Portfolio of Projects – Metrics for Improvement – Research Report”, Submitted to Construction Industry Institute, March, 2014
  • Wu, W.* and Issa, R.R.A., “Implementation of BIM in Green Building Project Delivery: Current Efforts and Possible Development via Integrated Process Mapping”, Issa, R.R.A. and Olbina, S. (Eds.), Building Information Modeling: Applications and practices in the AEC Industry, ASCE Press, in production

Published journal articles academic year 2012-2013 (June 2012 – May 2013):

  • Burgett and A. Chini, “Effective Energy Efficiency Measures for Existing Residential Homes in the Florida Market“, International Journal of Construction and Research, January 2013, 9(1), pp. 61-80.
  • Chang Y, Ries RJ, Lei S, “The embodied energy and emissions of a high-rise education building: a quantification using process-based hybrid life cycle inventory model“, Energy and Buildings, Elsevier, December 2012, 55, pp. 790-798.
  • Emerson, R.D.; Minchin, R.E.; Gruneberg, S., “Workers’ Compensation in Construction: Workers’ Benefits under Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems“, Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, ASCE, 2013, 5(3), pp. 113-121.
  • Fard, Mirhadi, C. Kibert, and S.A. Terouhid, “Towards Franchising Mobilization Strategy in Large-Scale Energy Efficiency Retrofit Industry”, Journal of Sustainable Development, August 2012, 5(8), pp. 1-12.
  • Goldsmith D, Ries RJ, “Scope and scale of carbon mitigation planning at American universities“, International Journal of Environmental Sustainability, Common Ground, 2013, 8(1), pp. 41-50.
  • Grant, A, Ries RJ, “Impact of building service life models on life cycle assessment“, Building Research and Information, Taylor and Francis, 2013, 41(2), pp. 168-186.
  • Joannides, M. M., Issa, R.R.A. and Olbina, S., “Implementation of Building Information Modeling into Accredited Programs in Architecture and Construction Education“, International Journal of Construction Education and Research, ASC, 8(2), 2012, pp. 83-100.
  • Kibert, Charles J. and M.Mirhadi Fard. “Differentiating among low energy, low carbon, and net zero energy building strategies for policy formulation“, Building Research Information Journal, August 2012, 40(5), pp. 625-637.
  • Lu, X., C. Kibert, and M. Viljanen, “Chaos and Complexity Models in Sustainable Building Simulation,” Chaotic Modeling and Simulation, July 2012, 3(3), pp.469-476.
  • Nguyen, T., Mondragon, F., O’Brien, W.J., Jackson, K., Issa, R.R.A., Rojas, E.M., “Student Background and Implications for Design of Technology Enhanced Instruction“, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, September 2012, 26(5), pp. 562-573.
  • Onyango, J., McGeough, C., Obonyo, E. A., “Waste to Worth: Evaluation of potential waste heat recovery system within Commercial Kitchens in Northern Ireland”, Journal of Green Building, Fall 2012, 7(4), pp. 62-72.
  • Terouhid, S.A., C. Kibert, and M. Fard. “Applying the project management cost estimating standard to carbon foot printing”, Journal of Sustainable Development, September 2012, 5(10), pp. 1-14.
  • Terouhid SA, Ries RJ, Fard MM, “Towards sustainable facility location – a literature review“, Journal of Sustainable Development, Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2012, 5(7), pp. 18-34
  • Wu, W. and Issa, R.R.A., “Leveraging Cloud-BIM for LEED Automation“, ITcon, September 2012, 17, pp. 367-384, http://www.itcon.org/2012/24.

Published books and book chapters academic year 2012-2013 (June 2012 – May 2013):

         book chapters

  • Ahrentzen, S., “Reframing Housing Value.” In LR Krause, ed. Sustaining Cities. Rutgers Press. 2012
  • Chini, A. and N. Goyal*, “Construction Waste Reduction in United States of America,” in “Construction Waste Reduction around the World,” G. Hobbs Editor, International Council for Research and Innovation in Building Construction (CIB), Publication 364, October 2011, pp 129-145.
  • Srinivasan, R., “Building Energy Analysis – The Present and Future,” in Kibert, C.J. Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery, Third Edition (John Wiley & Sons).
  • Thabrew L, Ries RJ, Hornberger G (2012), Sustainable Planning and Decision Making in Multi-stakeholder Contexts: Trans-boundary Watershed Management, in Handbook of Sustainability Management, C.N. Madu and C.H. Kuei, Eds., World Scientific.

Published journal articles academic year 2011-2012 (June 2011 – May 2012):

  • Lhee, S.C., Issa, R.R.A., and Flood, I., “Prediction of Financial Contingency for Asphalt Resurfacing Works Using an Artificial Neural Network Method“, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, January 2012, 138(1), pp. 22-30. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE) CO.1943-7862.0000408
  • Mutis, I. and Issa, R.R.A., “Framework for semantic reconciliation of construction project information“, ITcon, Vol. 17, January 2012, pp. 1-24, http://www.itcon.org/2012/1.
  • Shrivastava and A. Chini, “Using Building Information Modeling to Assess the Initial Embodied Energy of a Building”, International Journal of Construction Management, January 2012, 12(1), pp. 51-63.
  • Yuan, A. Chini, Y. Lu and L. Shen, “A dynamic model for assessing the effects of management strategies on the reduction of construction and demolition waste“, Waste Management, Elsevier, March 2012, 32(3), pp. 521-531.

  Published books and book chapters academic year 2011-2012 (June 2011 – May 2012):