“State of the Art and Future Directions in Building Commissioning and Data Analytics”
Dr. Jessica Granderson
Interim Division Director for Building Technology & Urban Systems Division
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Friday, February 9, 2024
In this lecture you will learn about the state of the art in commissioning/analytics technology characteristics, costs, and benefits, and gain insight into research that is demonstrating HVAC fault self-correction capabilities.
“Negotiating Innovation: Teams, Technologies, and How Industries Change”
Dr. Carrie Sturts Dossick
P.D. Koon Professor of Construction Management and Associate Dean for Research, College of Built Environments
University of Washington
Friday, December 8, 2023
This talk is a culmination of over 2 decades of research that centers around the construction industry’s adoption of emerging technologies such as Building Information Management (BIM), Virtual Reality (VR), and more recently Digital Twins.
“Towards Human-Centered, Adaptive Indoor Environments”
Dr. Thanos Tzempelikos
Professor of Civil Engineering with Courtesy Appointment in Mechanical Engineering
Friday, October 14, 2023
We live in the era of smart buildings, driven by technological advances in materials, sensing and controls, and the need for decarbonization and drastic reduction in energy use.
“Building a Sustainable and Inclusive Future: Effective Practices for Collaboration Between Industry and Academia in Construction”
Dr. Denise Simmons
Associate Dean for Workforce Development in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
University of Florida
Friday, April 21, 2023
Dr. Simmons discusses how the construction industry plays a significant role in the global economy by generating employment opportunities and supporting critical infrastructure development.
“The Future of Cooling”
Dr. Stefano Schiavon
Professor of Architecture and Civil and Environmental Engineering
Friday, February 17, 2023
Dr. Schiavon presents strategies to reduce the impact of air conditioning and show why electric fans can be both an alternative to and augmentation of air conditioning.
“Vibration Monitoring in Buildings and Its Application in Seismic Risk Reduction”
Dr. Eric Hernandez
Sweeny Green and Gold Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Vermont
Friday, November 11, 2022
Dr. Hernandez presents the theoretical foundations of seismic vibration monitoring, on-going research on the topic, and some real-world applications.
“Lighting Control System Data from the Field: How Can Data Benefit Occupants, Increase Efficiency, and Improve the Next Design?”
Dr. Andrea Wilkerson
Senior Lighting Research Engineer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Friday, September 30, 2022
Dr. Wilkerson delves into actual LCS data collected from educational and healthcare facilities to explore how this feedback can be used to optimize spaces for occupant benefit, energy and operational efficiency, and inform design and best practice.
“Human-Cyber-Physical Security for Resilient Civil Infrastructure Operations in a Changing World”
Dr. Pingbo Tang
Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Friday, September 30, 2022
This presentation aims at synthesizing H-CPS research studies that capture, diagnose, and predict the impacts of human cognitive and task execution behaviors on CIS O&M safety and efficiency.
Dr. Nora El-Gohary
CEE Excellence Faculty Fellow, Professor
University of Illinois
Friday, December 10, 2021
Associate Dean for Research
University of Texas
Friday, November 19, 2021