Iason Konstantzos, Ph.D.
- Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2016
- M.S., Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 2011
- B.S., Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 2009
Human - Centered Integrated Building Operation Lab
Seeking highly motivated Ph.D. students to form a team working in the exciting and promising area of smart buildings. If you have a strong Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics background and you like to explore uncharted territories towards new concepts and technologies, you're highly encouraged to send a CV and a short letter describing yourself and your objectives.
Curriculum Vitae (CV):
Areas of Research and Professional Interest
- Human Comfort in the Built Environment
- Building Envelope Design and Operation
- Building Energy Analysis and Simulation
- Lighting and Daylighting
- Smart Buildings, Sensors and Controls
- Smart and Connected Childcare - National Science Foundation (Smart & Connected Communities)
- Enhanced Imaging Frameworks against Future Outbreaks of COVID-19 (UNL COVID19 RRGP)
- Efficient Airport Foreign Object Detection with Small Unmanned Aerial System, Adaptive Lighting, and Machine Learning (Nebraska Collaborative Initiative)
- Operational and Design Characteristics of Circadian Lighting Systems (UCARE)
In international refereed journals:
 Konstantzos, I., Tzempelikos, A. (2017). Daylight glare evaluation with the sun in the field of view through window shades. Building and Environment 113, 65-67
 Konstantzos, I., Tzempelikos, A., & Chan, Y. C. (2015). Experimental and simulation analysis of daylight glare probability in offices with dynamic window shades. Building and Environment 87, 244-254.
 Wienold J., Iwata T., Sarey Khanie M., Erell E., Kaftan E., Rodriguez RG, Yamin Garreton JA, Tzempelikos T., Konstantzos I., Christoffersen J., Kuhn TE. (2018). Cross-validation and robustness of daylight glare metrics. Lighting Research & Technology: 1477153519826003.
 Konstantzos, I., Chan, Y. C., Seibold, J., Tzempelikos, A., Proctor, R. W., & Protzman, B. (2015). View Clarity Index: a new metric to evaluate clarity of view through window shades. Building and Environment, 90, 206-214.
 Konstantzos, I., Tzempelikos, A. (2018). An integrated method and web tool to assess visual environment in spaces with window shades. Science and Technology for the Built Environment. 0, 1-13.
 Chan, Y. C., Tzempelikos, A., & Konstantzos, I. (2015). A systematic method for selecting roller shade properties for glare protection. Energy and Buildings, 92, 81-94.
 Xiong, J., Tzempelikos, A., Bilionis, I., Awalgaonkar, N., Lee, S., Konstantzos, I., Sadeghi, SA, Karava, P. (2018). Inferring personalized visual satisfaction profiles in daylit offices from comparative preferences using a Bayesian approach. Building and Environment 138, 74-88.
 Sadeghi, SA, Karava, P., Konstantzos, I., Tzempelikos, A. (2016). Occupant interactions with shading and lighting systems using different control interfaces: a pilot study. Building and Environment 97, 177-195.
In international conference proceedings:
 Kim, M., Konstantzos, I., Tzempelikos, A. “A New Control Framework For The Visual Environment Based On Low-Cost HDR Luminance Acquisition”, Proceedings of 5thHigh Performance Buildings conference at Purdue, July 2018
 Konstantzos, I., Tzempelikos, A. “An Online Interactive Tool to Assess Visual Environment in Offices with Roller Shades”, CISBAT International Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 2017
 Konstantzos, I., Tzempelikos, A., "Selecting shading properties based on glare mitigation, energy performance and connection to the outdoors", Proceedings of BSA2017: Building Simulation Applications Conference, Bolzano, Italy, February 2017.
 Konstantzos, I.,Tzempelikos A., “A holistic approach for improving visual environment in private offices”. Proceedings of SBE 16, Thessaloniki, Greece, October 2016
 Konstantzos, I., Tzempelikos, A. “Design recommendations for perimeter office spaces based on visual performance criteria”, CISBAT International Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 2015.
 Konstantzos I., Tzempelikos, A. “Daylight Glare Probability Assessment with Shading Controls”, ASHRAE Winter Conference, Chicago, January 2015.
 Chan, Y-C., Konstantzos, I., A. Tzempelikos, “Annual Daylight Glare Evaluation for Typical Perimeter Offices: Simulation Models versus Full-Scale Experiments Including Shading Controls”, ASHRAE Annual Conference, Seattle, June 2014.
 Konstantzos, I., “Integration of Humans into Building Design and Operation”. Presentation, International Living Future conference, Seattle, May 2016.
 Konstantzos, I., Tzempelikos, A. “Daylight glare probability measurements and correlation with indoor illuminances in a full-scale office with dynamic shading controls”, Proceedings of 3rd High Performance Buildings conference at Purdue, July 2014.