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David Riley

Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Architectural Engineering
  • School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs

104 Engineering Unit A

drr107@psu.edu

814-863-2079

Research Areas:

Building Construction

Interest Areas:

Sustainable building design and construction, Renewable energy systems, Leadership development.

 
 

 

Education

  • Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (BAE), Architectural Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1991
  • Ph D, Architectural Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1994
  • Post Doctoral, Architectural Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1995

Publications

Books

  • David R Riley, C. Thatcher, C. Arriaga and G. Olsen, 2009, MorningStar: Homes for Our Future, Center for Sustainability, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
  • M. Pulaski, David R Riley and Michael J Horman, 2004, Field Guide for Sustainable Construction, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA

Book Reviews

  • David R Riley, R. Peurifoy, C. Schexnayder and A. Shapira, 2004, Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods - Chapter 17, McGraw Hill

Parts of Book

  • David R Riley, Duschl R. Routledge and A. Bismark, 2016, Excerpt: Cultivating Systems Thinking and Engagement through Intercollege Minor in Sustainability Leader, Routledge, New York, NY
  • David R Riley, P. Mang and B. Haggard, 2016, Excerpt: Instructors Manual, Ch. 4 and Ch. 5”, Regenerative Development and Design: A Framework for Evolving Sustainability, Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, USA
  • David R Riley, and , , 2006, Excerpt: Beyond Boundaries, Weaving Connections: Reflections on the American Indian Housing Initiative, Stylus Publishing
  • David R Riley, R. Issa, I. Flood and W. O'Brien, 2003, Book Chapter: The Role of 4D Modeling in Trade Sequencing and Production Planning, CRC Press

Journal Articles

  • K. Sprehn, M. Whelton, David R Riley and G. Okudan-Kremer, 2015, "Content Analysis of Home Energy Audit Reports: A Quantitative Methodology Towards Standardizatio", ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 21, (4), pp. B4015001-1-B4015002-8
  • M. Mottahedi, A. Mohammadpour, A. Amari, s. Asadi, David R Riley and A. Shafaghat, 2015, "Parametric Analysis of Building Elements on Building Energy Use", Procedia Engineering, 118, pp. pp. 662-629
  • H. Babaizadeh, N. Haghighi, Somayeh Asadi, R Broun and David R Riley, 2015, "Life Cycle Assessment of Exterior Window Shadings in Residential Buildings in Different Climate Zones", Building and Environment, 90, pp. pp. 168-177
  • Bryan Franz, Robert Leicht and David R Riley, 2013, "Project Impacts of specialty mechanical design involvement in the healthcare industry; A comparative case study", Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 139, (9), pp. 1091-1097
  • Pelin Gultekin, Sinem Mollaoglu-Korkmaz, David R Riley and Robert M. Leicht, 2013, "Process Indicators to Track High Performance Green Building Project Performance", Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 139, (12), pp. 8
  • R. M. Leicht, G. A. Macht, David R Riley and J. J. Messner, 2012, "Emotional Intelligence Provides Indicators for Team Performance in an Engineering Curriculum", Engineering Project Organization Journal, pp. 2-12
  • L. Swarup, S. Korkmaz and David R Riley, 2011, "Project Delivery Metrics for Sustainable, High Performance Buildings", ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management
  • Y. Chen, G. Okudan and David R Riley, 2010, "Decision Support for Construction Method Selection in Concrete Buildings: Prefabrication Adoption and Optimization", Automation in Construction, 19, (6), pp. 665-675
  • S. Korkmaz, David R Riley and M. J. Horman, 2010, "Piloting Evaluation Metrics for Sustainable, High Performance Building Project Delivery", Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 136, (8), pp. pp. 877-885
  • Y. Chen, G. Okudan and David R Riley, 2010, "Sustainable performance criteria for construction method selection in concrete buildings", Automation in Construction, 19, (2), pp. 235-244
  • S. Korkmaz, J. I. Messner, David R Riley and C. Magent, 2010, "High-Performance Green Building Design Process Modeling and Integrated Use of Visualization Tools", Journal of Architectural Engineering, 16, (1), pp. pp. 37-45
  • L. Klotz, P. Johnson, T. Leopard, P. D. Johnson, S. Maruszewski, M. J. Horman and David R Riley, 2009, "Campus Construction as a Research Laboratory: A Model for Intra-Campus Collaboration", J. Profl. Issues in Engrg. Educ. and Pract., 135, (4), pp. 122-128
  • L. Klotz, V. Loftness, G. Henze, D. Sailor and David R Riley, 2009, "Technical Research Needs for Sustainable Buildings: Results from a Multidisciplinary NSF Workshop", Journal of Green Building, 4, (4), pp. 101-112
  • C. Magent, S. Korkmaz, L. Klotz and David R Riley, 2009, "A design process evaluation method for sustainable buildings", Architectural Engineering and Design Management, 5, (1-2), pp. 62-74
  • David R Riley, M. Horman and J. Messner, 2008, "Embedding Leadership Development in Construction Management Education", ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering, 134, pp. pp. 143-151
  • David R Riley, C. Thatcher and A. V. Grommes, 2007, "A Public Scholarship model for Sustainability Education", Journal of Green Building, pp. 10
  • M. H. Pulaski, M. J. Horman and David R Riley, 2006, "Constructability Practices to Manage Sustainable Building Knowledge", ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 12, (2)
  • M. J. Horman, David R Riley, M. P. Or andsz, , 2006, "Sequence Planning for Electrical Construction", ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Vol. 132, (4)
  • David R Riley, C. Thatcher and E. Workman, 2006, "Developing and Applying Green Building Technology in an Indigenous Community: An Engaged Approach to Sustainability Education", Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 7, (2), pp. pp. 142-157
  • David R Riley, 2006, "Teaching Global Citizens: Reflections on the American Indian Housing Initiative", Vol. 2006, (105), pp. pp. 51-61
  • A. R. Lapinski, M. J. Horman and David R Riley, 2006, "Lean Processes for Sustainable Project Delivery", Journal of Construction, Engineering and Management, 132, (10), pp. pp. 1083-1091
  • S. Vondrak and David R Riley, 2005, "Interstitial Space Design in Modern Laboratory Buildings", ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 11, (2), pp. 60-70
  • David R Riley, B. Diller and D. Kerr, 2005, "The Effects of Delivery Systems on Change Order Size and Frequency in Mechanical Construction", ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 131, (9), pp. 953-962
  • David R Riley, P. Varadan, J. James and H. Thomas, 2005, "Benefit-Cost Metrics for Design Coordination of MEP Systems in Multi-Story Buildings", ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 131, (8), pp. 877-889
  • H. Thomas and David R Riley, 2005, "The Fundamental Principles of Site Materials Management", ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 131, (7), pp. 808-815
  • Michael J Horman and David R Riley, 2004, "Design-Build as a Key Enabler of Sustainable Construction and LEED® Projects", 11, (7/8)
  • David R Riley, K. Pexton and J. Drilling, 2003, "The Procurement of Sustainable Construction Services in the U.S.: The Role of the Contractor on Green Building Projects", United Nations Program on the Environment - Quarterly "Industry and Environment", 26, (2-3), pp. 8
  • I. D. Tommelein, David R Riley and G. A. Howell, 1999, "Parade Game: Impact of Work Flow Variability on Succeeding Trade Performance", 125, (5)
  • David R Riley, R. Thomas and V. Sanvido, 1999, "A Case Study of Loss of Labor Productivity Due to Delivery Methods and Weather", ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 125, (1)
  • David R Riley and J. Ramirez, 1998, "Code Testing of Stucco and Plaster Veneered Strawbale Walls", The Last Straw
  • David R Riley and V. Sanvido, 1997, "Space Planning Method for Multi-Story Building Construction", ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 123, (2)
  • David R Riley and J. Whitesides, 1997, "Integration of Digital Image Photography in the Building Industry", ASC Journal of Construction Education, 4, (2)
  • David R Riley and V. Sanvido, 1996, "Patterns of Construction Space Use in Multi-Story Buildings", ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 121, (4)
  • P. H. Kydd, C. A. Martin, K. Komara, P. Delgoshaei and David R Riley, , "Vehicle-Solar-Grid Integration II: Results in Simulated School Bus Operation"
  • M Rad, David R Riley, Somayeh Asadi and P. Delgoshaei, , "Improving the Performance Profile of Energy Conservation Measures at the Penn State University Park Campus", Journal of Engineering, Construction, and Architectural Management
  • K. Ketchman, David R Riley, V. Khanna and M. Bilec, , "Evaluation of a Holistic Energy Assessment Program", Journal of Sustainable Design and Construction
  • J. Messner, David R Riley and M. Moeck, , "Virtual Facility Prototyping for Sustainable Project Delivery", Electronic Journal of Information Technology in Construction (ITCON), special issue on eConstruction Role in Supporting Sustainability, CIB 11, pp. pp. 723-738

Conference Proceedings

  • F. Salman, David R Riley and S. Javed, 2016, "Green Designers: Gamified Ubiquitous Learning for Sustainable Engineering Design", pp. 8 pages
  • David R Riley, K. Wright, A. Mohammadpour and P. Delgoshaei, 2016, "Challenges and Opportunities in Microgrid and Solar Photovoltaic System Construction", pp. 8 pages
  • F. Wu, David R Riley, Robert Leicht, Paul A Kremer and Somayeh Asadi, 2016, "Value and Trust Performance Metrics in Home Energy Audits", pp. 8 pages
  • Y. Wang and David R Riley, 2016, "Lean Approach to Production Planning for Large Photovoltaic Installations", pp. 8 pages
  • Y. Kurdi, S. Amiri, Somayeh Asadi and David R Riley, 2016, "On the Performance of A Net Zero Energy House: A Case Study of the GridStar House in Navy Yard, Philadelphia", pp. 8 pages
  • F. Wu, David R Riley and Robert Leicht, 2015, "Value-Oriented Approach to Home Energy Assessment Process Design", pp. 8 pages
  • David R Riley, M. Roskoski, M. Safari, A. Zaballero, M. Rad and S. Asadi, 2015, "A State-of-the-art Competency Model for Advanced Commercial Building Workforce", pp. 8 pages
  • M. Mottahedia, A. Mohammadpour, S. Amiri, David R Riley and Somayeh Asadi, 2015, "Multi-linear Regression Models to Predict the Annual Energy Consumption of an Office Building with Different Shapes,", pp. 8 pages
  • T Sprau Coulter, T. Hinsey, Robert Leicht, M. Whelton and David R Riley, 2012, "Identifying Energy Auditing Process and Information Exchange Requirements for the Commercial Building Retrofit Sector"
  • B. Franz, R. M. Leicht and David R Riley, 2011, "Project Impacts of Specialty Contractor Design Involvement in the Healthcare Industry: A Comparative Case Study", Proceedings of the Engineering Project Organizations Conference, pp. 19
  • B. W. Franz, David R Riley and R. M. Leicht, 2011, "Early Involvement of the Mechanical Contractor to Improve Design Integration: A Comparative Case Study", Proceedings from the Construction Specialty Conference, pp. 1-8
  • G. Macht, Robert Leicht, David R Riley and John Messner, 2011, "Emotional Intelligence Provides Indicators for Team Performance in an Engineering Curriculum"
  • E. Enache-Pommer, M. J. Horman, John Messner and David R Riley, 2010, "A Unified Process Approach to Healthcare Project Delivery: Synergies between Greening Strategies, Lean Principles and BIM"
  • L. Swarup, S. Korkmaz, M. Horman and David R Riley, 2009, "Influence of Project Delivery Methods on Achieving High Performance, Sustainable Buildings: Preliminary Results Based on a Pilot Study", Fifth International Conference on Construction in the 21th Century, pp. 724-731
  • S. Korkmaz, M. Horman and David R Riley, 2009, "Key Attributes of a Longitudinal Study of Green Project Delivery", Construction Research Congress, ASCE Construction Research Institute, University of Washington, pp. 558-567
  • Robert Leicht, A. Lewis, David R Riley, John Messner and G. B. Darnell, 2009, "Assessing Traits for Success in Individual and Team Performance in an Engineering Course"
  • S. Korkmaz, David R Riley and M. J. Horman, 2007, "Effective Metrics for High Performance Green Project Delivery", ASCE Construction Research Congress, pp. 10
  • L. E. Klotz, M. J. Horman, David R Riley and J. Bechtel, 2007, "Increasing the Transparency of Sustainable Project Delivery", ASCE Construction Research Congress, pp. 10
  • Y. Luo, David R Riley, M. J. Horman and G. Kremer, 2007, "Optimizing Prefabrication Strategy Selection", ASCE Construction Research Congress, pp. 10
  • A. F. Phelps, C. T. Arriago, David R Riley and M. Horman, 2007, "Building-centered community development as a method to promote social, environmental, and economic sustainability", Sustainable Development 2007, pp. 12
  • S. Korkmaz, A. V. Grommes, C. Thatcher and David R Riley, 2005, "A Public Scholarship Model for Teaching Sustainability in Engineering: A Student Perspective", Proceedings of the 13th International Group for Lean Construction Conference, pp. 881-890
  • P. K. Dahl, M. J. Horman and David R Riley, 2005, "Lean Principles to Inject Operations Knowledge in Design", Proceedings of the 13th International Group for Lean Construction Conference, pp. 431-436
  • Y. Luo, David R Riley and M. J. Horman, 2005, "Lean Principles for Prefabrication in Green Projects", Proceedings of the 13th International Group for Lean Construction Conference, pp. 539-548
  • A. R. Lapinski, M. J. Homan and David R Riley, 2005, "Delivering Sustainability: Lean Principles for Green Projects", Proceedings of the ASCE Construction Research Congress, pp. 27-31
  • C. S. Magent, David R Riley and M. J. Horman, 2005, "High Performance Building Design Process Model", Proceedings of the ASCE Construction Research Congress, pp. 422-430
  • David R Riley, M. McLaughlin, V. Sanvido, D. Kerr and M. J. Horman, 2005, "Lean and Green: The Role of Design-Build Mechanical Competencies in the Design and Construction of Green Buildings", ASCE Construction Research Congress, pp. 114-122
  • J. I. Messner, David R Riley and M. J. Horman, 2005, "An Interactive Visualization Environment for Construction Engineering Education", ASCE Construction Research Congress, pp. 635-642
  • David R Riley, 2004, "The Educational Challenges of Sustainable Construction"
  • Michael J Horman, David R Riley and M. H. Pulaski, 2004, "Lean and Green: A Roadmap to the Synergies between Sustainable and Lean Construction"
  • David R Riley, C. Magent, M H. Pulaaski and Michael J Horman, 2004, "A Sustainable Project Definition Model: New Metrics for Design and Construction Performance"
  • David R Riley, Z. Karapatyan, James Freihaut and William P Bahnfleth, 2004, "Indoor Air Quality Management and Infection Control in Health Care Facility Construction"
  • A. Grommes, David R Riley and S. Palleroni, 2004, "Service Learning: A Strategy for Incorporating Sustainability Education in Engineering"
  • A. Grommes and David R Riley, 2004, "“Learning from Native Cultures: Educational Opportunities in Sustainability, Cultural Sensitivity and Global Awareness", ASCE
  • David R Riley, Michael J Horman and John Messner, 2004, "Building Blocks of Leadership: A Professional Development Program in Construction Engineering", ASCE
  • B. Tan, M. J. Horman, J. I. Messner and David R Riley, 2003, "Increasing the Understanding of Lean Principles with Advanced Visualization Technologies", Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference on Lean Construction, pp. 474-483
  • B. Tan, M. J. Horman, J. I. Messner and David R Riley, 2003, "Increasing the Understanding of Lean Principals with Advanced Visualization Technologies", Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference on Lean Construction, pp. pp. 474-483
  • David R Riley and E. Workman, 2003, "Applied Green Technologies: An Interdisciplinary Service Learning Course"
  • M. Pulaski, T. Pohlman, Michael J Horman and David R Riley, 2003, "Synergies Between Sustainable Design and Constructability at the Pentagon"
  • David R Riley, B. Workman and S. Palleroni, 2003, "A Strategy for Sustainable Design and Construction Education", The CIB 2003 International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Built Environment
  • David R Riley, K. Pexton and J. Drilling, 2003, "Defining the Role of the Contractor on Green Building Projects"
  • Michael J Horman, John Messner, David R Riley and M. H. Pulaski, 2003, "Using Buffers to Manage Production: A Case Study of the Pentagon Renovation"
  • David R Riley and Michael J Horman, 2001, "The Effects of Design Coordination on Project Uncertainty"
  • David R Riley, 2000, "Coordination and Production Planning for Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Construction"
  • David R Riley, 2000, "The Role of 4D CAD in Construction Production Planning"
  • I. D. Tommelein, David R Riley and G. A. Howell, 1998, "Parade Game: Impact of Work Flow Variability on Succeeding Trade Performance"
  • David R Riley, 1998, "4D Modeling Specifications for Construction Work Spaces"
  • David R Riley and C. Pace, 1997, "Improving Teaching Efficiency with Multimedia Teaching Aids", Proceedings of the 4th ASCE Congress on Computing in Civil Engineering
  • David R Riley and V. Sanvido, 1997, "Space Planning for Mechanical and Electrical Trades in Multi Story Building Construction"
  • David R Riley, J. Fredley and R. Thomas, 1997, "EIFS and Water Migration Issues"
  • David R Riley, 1997, "Implementing Digital Photography in the Building Industry"
  • David R Riley and I. Tommelein, 1996, "Coordination and Production Planning for Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Construction"
  • David R Riley and C. Pace, 1996, "Trial Applications of Multimedia Instructional Aids in a Building Construction Curriculum"
  • David R Riley and V. Sanvido, 1995, "Space Planning Applications in Multi-Story Buildings"
  • David R Riley and V. Sanvido, 1995, "Educating Future Master Builders", ASCE
  • V. Sanvido, E. Hanlon, K. Kuntz, T. Lynch, John Messner and David R Riley, 1994, "Information Modeling and Applications", ASCE
  • V. Sanvido, K. Kuntz, T. Lynch, John Messner and David R Riley, 1994, "Information Modeling and Applications", pp. pp. 786-789
  • David R Riley and V. Sanvido, 1991, "Site Material Management System"
  • K. Ketchman, David R Riley, V. Khanna and M. Bilec, , "Evaluation of a Holistic Energy Assessment Program", pp. 8 pages

Technical Reports

  • David R Riley, 2007, "Progress Report: Penn State Solar Decathlon"

Other

  • David R Riley and J. Whitesides, 1996, "A Strategy for Implementing Digital Photography in the Building Industry,Technical Report No. 3"
  • David R Riley, 1994, "Modeling the Space Behavior of Construction Activities, Technical Report"
  • V. Sanvido, G. Anzola, S. Bennett, D. Cummings, E. Hanlon, K. Kuntz, T. Lynch, John Messner, K. Potter and David R Riley, 1992, "Information Architecture for Computer Integrated Construction Technical Report"

Research Projects

  • June 2015 - June 2018, "Philadelphia Navy Yard Sensor Project (CRADA)," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research Laboratory).
  • September 2015 - August 2018, "Battery Energy Storage Systems Education and Training Initiative (BESS-ETI)," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • July 2016 - June 2017, "Building Energy Assessment Center Pilot," (Sponsor: COP Department of Environmental Protection).
  • July 2016 - June 2017, "Combined Hear and Power (CHP) Enabled Renewables," (Sponsor: COP Department of Environmental Protection).
  • June 2015 - June 2016, "A Mid-Atlantic Solar Resource and Training Center, Phase 4 (extension Solar Ready Veteran)," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • May 2015 - June 2016, "Green Designers: Gamified Ubiquitous Learning for Sustainable Engineering Design," (Sponsor: Center for Innovation in Online Learning (COIL)).
  • July 2014 - June 2016, "Undergraduate Building Operator Certification (BOC)/Building Retuning Training (BRT) Pilot," (Sponsor: COP Department of Environmental Protection).
  • January 2011 - January 2016, "National Energy Leadership Corps," (Sponsor: BNY Melon Foundation).
  •  2015 - April 2016, "Advanced Building Workforce Career Map Enhancements and Deployment (CBEI Task 5.3)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory).
  •  2015 - April 2016, "Asset Score Education and Training (CBEI Task 5.6)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory).
  •  2015 - April 2016, "Building Retuning Training (CBEI Task 5.7)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory).
  • June 2015 - May 2016, "Building Retuning Train-the-Trainer Course," (Sponsor: PA Department of Environmental Protection).
  • May 2014 - April 2015, "Building Retuning Training (CBEI Task 4.7)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory).
  • May 2014 - April 2015, "High Performance Building Education and Workforce (CBEI Task 5.3)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory).
  • January 2014 - June 2015, "A Mid-Atlantic Solar Resource and Training Center, Phase 3 (continuation)," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • June 2014 - May 2015, "Building Retuning Train-the-Trainer Pilot," (Sponsor: PA Department of Environmental Protection).
  • May 2014 - April 2015, "Career Map and Competency Model for High Performance Building Workforce," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy, Consortium for Building Energy Innovation).
  • May 2014 - April 2015, "Building Re-Tuning Training," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy, Consortium for Building Energy Innovation).
  • January 2009 - December 2015, "A Strategic Initiative for NECA and the IBEW in Energy Efficiency and Green Building Power Systems," (Sponsor: ELECTRI International, Inc.).
  • October 2014 - December 2015, "Smart Energy Academy," (Sponsor: Electrical Contracting Foundation (ECF)).
  • January 2012 - December 2014, "Northern Mid-Atlantic Solar Resource and Training Center, Phase 2.," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • March 2013 - April 2014, "Training Programs and Credentials (EEB-Hub Task 7.1)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory).
  • March 2013 - April 2014, "Building Operator Training (EEB-Hub Task 7.2)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory).
  • March 2013 - April 2014, "Educational Outreach (EEB-Hub Task 7.3)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory).
  • February 2012 - January 2013, "Developing AEW Training and Credentials (EEB-Hub Task 7.1)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory).
  • February 2012 - January 2013, "Educational Outreach (EEB-Hub Task 7.2)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory).
  • February 2012 - January 2013, "Building Energy Assessment Center (EEB-Hub Task 7.3)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory).
  • February 2011 - January 2012, "Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster for Energy Efficient Buildings (GPIC)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory).
  • January 2010 - December 2011, "ARRA: A Mid-Atlantic Solar Resource & Training Center," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • June 2006 - May 2010, "Teaching Sustainability in Engineering Through Public Scholarship," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • January 2008 - June 2010, "ELECTRI Knowledge Network Implementation," (Sponsor: ELECTRI International, Inc.).
  • October 2007 - September 2008, "Industry Structure and Company Strategies of Major Domestic and Foreign Wind and Solar Energy Manufacturers: Opportunities for Supply Chain Development in Appalachia," (Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission).
  • July 2007 - June 2008, "A Portable Model for Hands-on Sustainable Engineering Education," (Sponsor: University of Pittsburgh).
  • September 2007 - September 2008, "Sustainability and Accessibility Upgrades for Chief Dull Knife College," (Sponsor: USDA Rural Development Office of Montana).
  • January 2008 - April 2008, "Penn State Solar Decathlon Team," (Sponsor: Bowers Program for Excellence in the Design and Construction of the Built Environment).
  • September 2004 - September 2007, "Early Childhood Development Center Construction," (Sponsor: US Department of Housing and Urban Development).
  • May 2007 - December 2007, "Renewable Energy Workforce Development Impacts," (Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission).
  • January 2006 - August 2006, "Implementing Next Generation Project Management Tools," (Sponsor: Penn State Office of Physical Plant).
  • September 2005 - August 2006, "A Study of Windber Medical Center’s High Performance," (Sponsor: Bowers Program, Windber Research Institute, PACE, Georgia Tech Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center).
  • November 2005 - June 2006, "Emerging Green Markets: Strategies for Electrical Contractors on LEED (TM) and Green Building Projects," (Sponsor: ELECTRI International, Inc.).
  • May 2003 - April 2006, "An Experimental Pedagogy in Sustainable Building Technologies: Integrating Teaching, Research and Public Scholarship," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • May 2003 - August 2006, "An Experimental Pedagogy in Sustainable Building Technologies: Integrating Teaching, Research and Public Scholarship," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • September 2004 - September 2006, "Early Childhood Development Center Construction," (Sponsor: USDA Rural Development Office of Montana).
  • August 2005 - August 2006, "Planting Seeds: Sustainability Education Modules for Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Landscape Architecture," (Sponsor: Bowers Program for Excellence in the Design and Construction of the Built Environment).
  • August 2004 - August 2005, "A Hands-on Workshop in Strawbale Construction," (Sponsor: The Cohen Family Foundation).
  • August 2004 - August 2005, "An Integrated Strategy in Indoor Environmental Education," (Sponsor: The Bowers Program for Excellence in the Design and Construction of the Built Environment).
  • August 2004 - August 2005, "Production Management on Blitz-build Project," (Sponsor: The Bowers Program for Excellence in the Design and Construction of the Built Environment).
  • March 2002 - March 2005, "American Indian Housing Initiative: Integrating Research In and Beyond The Undergraduate Classroom," (Sponsor: The Bowers Program for Excellence in the Design and Construction of the Built Environment).
  • August 2004 - July 2005, "Quality Assurance Process for Penn State Branch Campus Projects," (Sponsor: Penn State Office of the Physical Plant).
  • July 2004 - August 2005, "Lean and Green – Experimental Production Management," (Sponsor: Bowers Program).
  • July 2003 - August 2005, "Implementing Research Results - Guidelines for the New Horizon Foundation," (Sponsor: New Horizons Foundation).
  • January 2003 - August 2005, "Implementing ECF Research Results," (Sponsor: Electrical Contracting Foundation (ECF)).
  • January 2004 - December 2004, "Lean & Green at Toyota: Developing Toyota Motor Sales Real Estate & Facilities Processes," (Sponsor: Toyota Motor Sales and Partnership for Achieving Construction Excellence (PACE)).
  • November 2003 - September 2004, "Community Based Sustainable Education," (Sponsor: United States Department of Agriculture).
  • September 2002 - September 2004, "Technology Center for Chief Dull Knife College," (Sponsor: USDA Rural Development Office of Montana).
  • August 2002 - August 2003, "American Indian Housing Initiative," (Sponsor: Bowers Program for Excellence in the Design and Construction of the Built Environment).
  • December 2002 - June 2003, "A Collaborative Partnership with Chief Dull Knife College," (Sponsor: Kellogg LINC Program).
  • June 2002 - June 2003, "Beyond Boundaries, Creating Connections: American Indian Housing Initiative," (Sponsor: Institute for the Arts and Humanistic Studies College of Liberal Arts, Penn State University).
  • June 2002 - June 2003, "Community Built Sustainable Housing," (Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation LINC Grant).
  • January 2001 - December 2003, "Coordination and Sequencing of Electrical Construction," (Sponsor: Electrical Contracting Foundation).
  • December 2000 - August 2002, "Electrical Construction Educational Materials," (Sponsor: Electrical Contracting Foundation).
  • August 2001 - August 2002, "Community-Built Sustainable Housing - A Service Learning Course," (Sponsor: Schreyer Honors College).
  • August 2001 - August 2002, "Community-Built Sustainable Housing: An Interdisciplinary Service Learning Course," (Sponsor: Bowers Program for Excellence in the Design and Construction of the Built Environment).
  • January 2002 - August 2002, "Collaboration on American Indian Housing Among Three Institutions," (Sponsor: Penn State Faculty Technology Initiative).
  • January 1998 - December 2000, "Specialty Construction Institute grant for program development. Primary faculty at University of Washington," (Sponsor: Specialty Construction Consortium).
  • January 2000 - September 2000, "Creating a Culture of Hands-on Learning in Construction Management," (Sponsor: University of Washington Advanced Technology Seed Grant).
  • January 1999 - December 1999, "Sequencing Guidelines for Electrical Contractors," (Sponsor: National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)).
  • January 1999 - August 1999, "Transitional Migrant Housing Solutions - A Feasibility Study," (Sponsor: State of Washington).
  • November 1998 - December 1999, "Sequencing Guidelines for Mechanical Contractors," (Sponsor: Mechanical Contracting Foundation).
  • January 1998 - January 1999, "Shear Bond Strength of Stucco Finish on Strawbales," (Sponsor: King County Dept. of Dev. and Environmental Resources).
  • September 1997 - September 1998, "Lateral Load Resistance of Loadbearing Strawbale Walls Stucco/Plastered," (Sponsor: King County Dept. of Dev. and Environmental Resources).
  • June 1997 - June 1998, "Analysis of Moisture Migration in Non-loadbearing Strawbale Walls," (Sponsor: Koon Faculty Development Award).
  • March 1997 - August 1998, "Co-Author of College of Architecture and Urban Planning “Tools for Transformation”," (Sponsor: University of Washington).
  • June 1996 - June 1997, "The Coordination of Trades on Compressed Construction Projects," (Sponsor: Koon Faculty Development Award).
  • August 1995 - August 1996, "A Strategy for Implementing Digital Image Photography in the Building Industry," (Sponsor: Dean's Development Award).

Honors and Awards

  • Industry Partner of the Year, National Electrical Contracting Association, January 2012
  • President's Award for Student Engagement, Pennsylvania State University, March 2005
  • Luchinski Memorial Lecture, Schreyer Honors College, 2004
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Board Prize, March 2003
  • Grand Prize - Green Design Competition, Eighth Annual Green Design Conference, April 2001
  • Eminent Scholar, Rinker School of Construction, Univ. of Florida, 2000
  • Faculty Coach of National Champion Construction Management Competition team, Associated Schools of Construction / Associated General Contractors National Construction, 1999
  • Distinguished Lecture Series Lecturer, University of Washington, 1999
  • Merit Award for Service, Department of Construction Management, University of Washington, 1999
  • Excellence Award for Research, Department of Construction Management, University of Washington, 1998
  • Lionel Pres Prize Distinguished Professor, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Washington, 1996
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Penn State - College of Engineering, 1994

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Developer, Millennium Scholars, 2014 - 2015
  • Co-Advisor, Penn State Community Garden Club, 2015
  • Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee, August 2014 - August 2015
  • Member, Undergraduate Studies Committee, August 2009 - August 2015
  • Chairperson, Continuing & Distance Education Task Force, AE Department, January 2009 - 2015
  • Member, Development Task Force, January 2009 - January 2014
  • Advisor, 2014 Class Gift Committee, 2014
  • Member, AE Scholarship and Awards Committee, January 2009 - December 2014
  • Coordinator, September 2013
  • Advisor, Student Sustainability Advisory Council (SSAC), 2013
  • , Penn State Center for Sustainability, November 2004 - January 2013
  • Developer, Director, GridSTAR Center, 2012
  • Advisor, Penn State Center for Sustainability, 2006 - 2012
  • Director, 2001 - 2011
  • Advisor, Faculty Advisor, Student Chapter of the Partnership for Achieving Construction Excellence., S:PACE, 2001 - 2011
  • Director, American Indian Housing Initiative, 2005 - 2011
  • Advisor, Faculty Advisor, Design-Building Institute of America (DBIA), DBIA, 2009 - 2010
  • Developer, 2010
  • Member, Construction - Member, Executive Committee, January 2009 - May 2010
  • Member, COE Diversity Committee, January 2007 - May 2009
  • Coordinator, 2007 Solar Decathlon Team, January 2005 - November 2007
  • Co-Advisor, Co-Advised exchange student through Big Ten Undergraduate Research Internship program. Assisted visiting student with developing a research proposal and laboratory and field research on strawbale construction., June 2005 - July 2005
  • Member, Hankin Chair Search Committee, September 2004 - April 2005
  • Member, AE Space and Facilities Planning Committee, December 2001 - December 2005
  • Developer, August 2005
  • Developer, Center for Sustainability, 2005
  • Member, Search Committee, Dean of the Schreyer Honors College, 2005
  • Member, Reviewer of applications for admission to the Schreyer Honors College, 2003
  • Faculty Advisor, Coached graduate student team for Associated Schools of Construction Annual Construction Management Competition, 2002 - 2003
  • Co-Organizer, American Indian Housing Initiative, February 2003
  • Co-Organizer, Youth RAP, 2002 - 2003
  • Coordinator, July 2001
  • Developer, December 2001
  • Chairperson, Construction Management Faculty Search Committee, January 2001 - December 2001
  • Member, Scholarship Committee, 1999 - 2000
  • Member, College Council, University of Washington, 1998 - 2000
  • Member, Steering Committee on Constituent Outreach and Engagement, October 2016
  • Developer, Director, American Indian Housing Initiative, 2001
  • Co-Advisor, Advise student chapter of National Electrical Contracting Association (NECA), 2011
  • Faculty Advisor, Schreyer’s Honors College, student advisor, 2002
  • Advisor, Faculty Advisor, Boulevard Student Service organization, Boulevard Student Service Organization, 2014
  • Co-Advisor, Co-Advisor to Penn State Chapter of Engineers Without Borders, Penn State Chapter of Engineers Without Borders, 2014
  • Coordinator, Renew Crew, January 2009
  • Resident Scholar and Reinvention Fund Program ManagerSustainability Institute, January 2013
  • Member, AE Curriculum Committee, September 2001

Service to External Organizations:

  • Presenter, Speaker, The Village at Penn State, 2014
  • Member, Critical Research Priority Task Force member, ELECTRI International Foundation, September 2014
  • Judge, Sustainable Systems, Ministry of Research Eco-Home Competition, September 2014
  • Participant, Solar on State, 2014
  • Organizer, Technical laboratory tour, North East Energy Efficiency Partnerships, September 2014
  • Co-Organizer, Consortium for Building Energy Innovation, March 2014
  • Presenter, Workshop, National Electrical Contractors Assoc, September 2013
  • Organizer, Technical laboratory tour, 2013
  • Presenter, Workshop, Energy Efficiency First, March 2013
  • Organizer, Conference Planning, Partnership for Achieving Construction Excellence, 2001 - 2011
  • Board Member, Member: Editorial Board, Journal of Green Building, August 2005 - 2010
  • Committee Member, Publications Committee, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, October 2002 - October 2004
  • Member, Publications Committee, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering, October 2002 - 2004
  • Board Member, Ecological Building Foundation, 1999 - 2004
  • Board Member, Red Feather Development Group, 1998 - 2001
  • Judge, Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence Awards, 1998 - 2000
  • House CaptainChristmas in April, Univ. of Washington, April 2000
  • Member, Steering Committee: Seattle Construction, Demolition and Land Clearing Council, 1997 - 1999
  • Member, Planning Committee: FEMA Disaster Resistant Community Implementation, 1997 - 1999
  • Member, Oversight Committee: Contractors Resource Center, 1997 - 1999
  • , Provided written affidavit for an electrical contractor in Seattle, Washington based on productivity data and delay analysis resulting in a delay claim against the City of Seattle Public Schools., 1998
  • Coordinator, Technical Coordinator for Annual Conference, Associated Schools of Construction, 1997
  • Organizer, Plan and organize annual Partnership for Achieving Construction Excellence (PACE) Roundtable, PACE Research Seminar, and PACE Advisory Council Meeting, 1993 - 1995, 1993 - 1995
  • Member, Board of Direction, National Institute of Building Sciences, 2014
  • Co-Chairperson, Steering Committee, Energy Storage and Microgrid Training and Certification program, August 2016
  • Coordinator, Technical laboratory tour, 2009
  • Director, Home Energy and Sustainability Outreach, National Energy Leadership Corps, 2010
  • Director, Technical laboratory tours, GridSTAR Center, 2014
  • Board Member, National Advanced Lighting Controls Training and Certification Program, 2013
  • Developer, Design-Build Project Leadership, Northern Cheyenne Tribe / Chief Dull Knife College, January 2001
 


 

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