Faculty Publications 2014 - 2015

Refereed journal papers

Yang, P. J., Quan, S. J., Castro-Lacouture, D., Rudolph, C., and Stuart, B. (2014). "Performance Metrics for Designing an Algae-powered Eco Urban District: A Geodesign Perspective," Energy Procedia, Elsevier, 61, 1487–1490.

Zolfagharian, S., Irizarry, J., Ressang, A., Nourbakhsh, M. and Gheisari, M. (2014). “Automated safety planning approach for residential construction sites in Malaysia.” International Journal of Construction Management, 14(3), 2014

Thomas, A. and Ryherd, E. and Bowling, T. and Irizarry, J. (2014) “Simulated and laboratory models of aircraft sound transmission in residences.” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 135, 2342-2342. 

Williams, G., Gheisari, M., Chen, P., and Irizarry, J. (2014). "BIM2MAR: An Efficient BIM Translation to Mobile Augmented Reality Applications." Journal of Management in Engineering, ASCE, 31.

Irizarry, J., Gheisari, M., Williams, G., and Roper, K. (2014). “Ambient Intelligence Environments for Accessing Building Information: A Healthcare Facility Management Scenario.” Facilities, 32(3/4), 120-138;

Zhou, Z., Irizarry, J., and Li, Q. (2014) “Using Network Theory to Explore the Complexity of Subway Construction Accident Network (SCAN) for Promoting Safety Management.” Journal of Safety Science, (64), 127-136.

Wang, T., Foliente, G, Song, X., Xue, J. (2014) . “Implications and future direction of greenhouse gas emission mitigation policies in the building sector of China.” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 31, 520–530

Kashani, H., Ashuri, B., Shahandashti, S., and Lu, J. (2015). ”Investment Valuation Model for Renewable Energy Systems in Buildings.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 141(2).

Ashuri, B. and Tavakolan, M. (2015). ”Shuffled Frog-Leaping Model for Solving Time-Cost-Resource Optimization Problems in Construction Project Planning.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 29(1).

Parvaresh Karan, E., and Irizarry, J. (2015) “Extending BIM interoperability to preconstruction operations using geospatial analyses and semantic web services.” Automation in Construction, 53, 1–12.

Karan, E., Irizarry, J., and Haymaker, J. (2015) “Generating IFC Models from heterogeneous data using semantic web.” Construction Innovation, 15(2), 219-235.

Gheisari, M., and Irizarry, J., (2015). “Assessing Facility Manager’s Understanding of BIM and Augmented Reality.” Facilities, forthcoming.

Kathy O. Roper, Arya Sedehi, Baabak Ashuri (2015), "A cost-benefit case for RFID implementation in hospitals: adapting to industry reform.” Facilities, 33(5/6), 367 – 388.

Wu, C., Song, X., Wang, T., and Fang, D. (2015). “Core Dimensions of the Construction Safety Climate for a Standardized Safety-Climate Measurement.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, forthcoming.

Li, Y., Wang, T., Song, X., and Li, G. (2015). “Optimal resource allocation for anti-terrorism in protecting overpass bridge based on AHP risk assessment model.” KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, forthcoming.

Edited volumes, books or parts of books

Proceedings of the 2014 ASCE Construction Research Congress: Construction in a Global Network, Construction Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Daniel Castro-Lacouture, Javier Irizarry, and Baabak Ashuri (Eds.), Atlanta, Georgia, May 19-21, 2014, 2405 pages.

Roper, Kathy O., and Payant, Richard. (2014). The Facility Management Handbook, fourth edition, AMACOM Publishing.

Roper, Kathy O., Borello, Lisa. (2014). International Facility Management, Blackwell-Wiley Publishers.

Kirby, Ellis and Roper, Kathy, (2014). “A Path to Strategic Facilities Management,” in Effective and Innovative Practices for the Strategic Facilities Manager, APPA, Alexandria, Virginia, July 2014.

Yates, J. K., and Castro-Lacouture, D. (2015). Sustainability in Engineering Design and Construction. CRC Press, forthcoming. ISBN 9781498733915.

Conference proceedings and presentations

Ashuri, B., Yarmohammadi, S., and Shahandashti, M. (2014). “A Critical Review of Methods Used to Determine Productivity of Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems Coordination,” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress, ASCE, Atlanta, Georgia, May 19-21, 2014.

Ilbeigi, M., and Ashuri, B. (2014). “A Stochastic Process to Model the Fluctuations of Asphalt Cement Price,” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress, ASCE, Atlanta, Georgia, May 19-21, 2014.

Lu, J., Ashuri, B., and Shahandashti, M. (2014). “A Data Envelope Analysis Models for Building Energy Efficiency Benchmarking,” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress, ASCE, Atlanta, Georgia, May 19-21, 2014.

Ilbeigi, M., Ashuri, B., and Shayegh, S. (2014). “Empirical study of impact of price adjustment clauses (PACs) on highway construction bid,” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress, ASCE, Atlanta, Georgia, May 19-21, 2014.

Quintanilla, N., Shahandashti, M., Goodman, J., Wren, M., Yarmohammadi, S., and Ashuri, B. (2014). “Time and Motion Study for Solar Contractors,” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress, ASCE, Atlanta, Georgia, May 19-21, 2014.

Hannon, D., Mostaan, K., and Ashuri, B. (2014). “Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Planning and Permitting on Transportation Design-Build Projects,” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress, ASCE, Atlanta, Georgia, May 19-21, 2014.

Castro-Lacouture, D., Quan, S.-J., and Yang, P. P.-J. (2014). “GIS-BIM Framework for Integrating Urban Systems, Waste Stream and Algal Cultivation in Residential Construction,” Proceedings of the 31st International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, ISARC, Sydney, Australia, July 9-11, p. 576-583.

Florez, L., and Castro-Lacouture, D. (2014). “Decision Support System for Sustainable Labor Management in Masonry Construction,” Proceedings of the 31st International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, ISARC, Sydney, Australia, July 9-11, p. 536-543.

Florez, L., Castro-Lacouture, D., and Gentry, R. (2014). “Workflows in Masonry Construction: Analysis of Labor Requirements,” Proceedings of the 9th International Masonry Conference, Guimarães, Portugal, July 7-9, 2014.

Florez, L., and Castro-Lacouture, D. (2014). “Decision Support System for Sustainable Labor Management in Masonry Construction,” Proceedings of the ISERC 2014 Conference, Construction Research Track, Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), Montreal, Canada, May 31st - June 3rd.

Florez, L. and Castro-Lacouture, D. (2014). “Optimal Crew Design for Masonry Construction Projects Considering Contractor’s Requirements and Workers’ Needs,” Proceedings of the 2014 ASCE Construction Research Congress, Atlanta, Georgia, May 19-21, p. 1149-1158.

Yang, P. P., Quan, S. J., Castro-Lacouture, D., Rudolph, C., and Stuart, B. (2014). “GIS-based Planning Support System for Waste Stream and Algal Cultivation in Residential Construction,” Proceedings of the 2014 ASCE Construction Research Congress, Atlanta, Georgia, May 19-21, p. 2385-2394.

Ebrahim P. Karan and Javier Irizarry (2014) “Developing a spatial data framework for facility management supply chain,” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress, Atlanta, Georgia, p. 2355-2364.

Ebrahim Karan, Claus Christmann, Masoud Gheisari, Javier Irizarry and Eric Johnson (2014). “A Process to Develop a Comprehensive Matrix of Unmanned Aerial Systems Requirements for Potential Applications within a Department of Transportation,” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress, Atlanta, Georgia, p. 964-973.

Masoud Gheisari, Javier Irizarry and Bruce Walker (2014) “UAS4SAFETY: The potential of unmanned aerial systems for construction safety applications,” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress, Atlanta, Georgia, p. 1801-1810.

Samaneh Zolfagharian and Javier Irizarry (2014) “Current Trends in Construction Site Layout  Planning,” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress, Atlanta, Georgia, p. 1723-1732

Graceline Williams, Masoud Gheisari and Javier Irizarry (2014) “Issues of Translating BIM for Mobile Augmented Reality (MAR) Environments,” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress, Atlanta, Georgia, p. 100-109.

Mehdi Nourbakhsh, Robert Stevenson and Javier Irizarry (2014) “A Motion Sensor-Based User Interface for Construction Drawings Navigation,” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress, Atlanta, Georgia, p. 90-99.

Masoud Gheisari, Shane Goodman, Justin Schmidt, Graceline Williams and Javier Irizarry (2014). “Exploring BIM and Mobile Augmented Reality Use in Facilities Management,” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress, Atlanta, Georgia, p. 1941-1950.

Ashwin Thomas, Javier Irizarry, Erica Ryherd, Daniel Castro and Rick Porter (2014) “Aircraft sound transmission in homes categorized by typical construction type” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress, Atlanta, Georgia, p. 1586-1595.

Pishdad-Bozorgi, P., and Haymaker, J. (2014). “Impact of Decision Making Methods on Trust.” Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress. Atlanta, Georgia.

Abdirad, H. and Pishdad-Bozorgi, P. (2014). “Trends of Assessing BIM Implementation in Construction Research,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE), Orlando, Florida.

Gosh, S., Bhattacharjee, S., Pishdad-Bozorgi, P., and Ganapathy, R. (2014). “Lean and Green: A Case Study to Examine Environmental Benefits of Lean Construction,” Proceedings of the International Group for Lean Construction Conference, Oslo, Norway.

Cao, Y, Song, X., and Jiang, X. (2014). “An Agent Based Framework For Occupant-oriented Intelligent Facility Management Scheduling,” Proceedings of the 2014 International Society for Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE), Florida, June 23-25, 2014.

Cao, Y, and Song, X.(2014). “Development of an Energy-Aware Intelligent Facility Management System for Campus Facilities,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction - ICSDEC 2015.

Florez, L., and Castro-Lacouture, D. (2015). “Modelling and Quantifying Design Rules for Masonry Construction Crews,” Proceedings of the 12th North American Masonry Conference, Denver, Colorado, May 17-20.

Patterson, L., Gheisari, M., and Irizarry, J. (2015). “A Prototype Goal Oriented Construction Project Management Application for Owners,” Proceedings of the 51st Annual International Conference of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC), College Station, TX.

Bowen, B., and Roberts, S. (2015). “Amundsen-Scott South Pole Stations: History of their construction 1957-2008,” Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Construction History, June 3-7, Chicago Illinois, forthcoming.

Bowen, B., and Bueche, D., (2015). “Glued Laminated Timber – its History and Application in the USAF TRESTLE project,” Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Construction History, June 3-7, Chicago Illinois, forthcoming.