Publications

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers 

  1. Heydarian, A., Pantazis, E., Wang, A., Gerber, D., and Becerik-Gerber, B. (2017) “Towards User Centered Building Design: Identifying End-user Lighting Preferences via Immersive Virtual Environments.” Automation in Construction.
  2. Heydarian, A., Becerik-Gerber, B. (2016).  “Use of Immersive Virtual Environments for Occupant Behaviour Monitoring and Data Collection.” Journal of Building Performance Simulation.
  3. Heydarian, A., Pantazis, E., Carneiro, J.P., Gerber, D., and Becerik-Gerber, B. (2016) “Lighting, Building, Action: Impact of Default Settings on Occupant Behaviour.” Elsevier Journal of Environmental Psychology.
  4. Khashe, S., Heydarian, A., Becerik-Gerber, B., and Wood, W. (2016) “Exploring the Effectiveness of Social Messages on Promoting Energy Conservation Behavior in Buildings.” Building and Environment.
  5. Heydarian, A., Carneiro, J.P., Gerber, D., Becerik-Gerber, B, Hayes, T., and Wood, W. (2015). “Immersive Virtual Environments versus Physical Built Environments: A Benchmarking Study for Building Design and User-Built Environment Explorations.” Automation in Construction.
  6. Heydarian, A., Carneiro, J.P., Gerber, D., and Becerik-Gerber, B. (2015). “Immersive Virtual Environments, Understanding the Impact of Design Features and Occupant Choice upon Lighting for Building Performance.” Elsevier Journal of Building and Environment.
  7. Khashe, S., Heydarian, A., Gerber, D., Becerik-Gerber, B., Hayes, T., and Wood, W. (2015). “Influence of LEED branding on building Occupants’ pro-environmental behavior.” Elsevier Journal of Building and Environment.
  8. Golparvar-Fard, Heydarian, A., and Niebles, JC. (2013). “Automated Action Recognition of Earthmoving Equipment Using Vision Based Spatio-Temporal Features and Support Vector Machine Classifiers.” Elsevier Journal of Advanced Engineering Informatics

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

  1. Heydarian, A., Pantazis, E., Gerber, D., and Becerik-Gerber, B. (2016). “Defining Lighting Settings to Accommodate End-user Preferences While Reducing Energy Consumption in Buildings.” Proc. Construction Research Congress, Puerto Rico.
  2. Heydarian, A., Carneiro, J.P., Pantazis, E., Gerber, D., and Becerik-Gerber, B. (2015). “Default Conditions: A Reason for Design to Integrate Human Factors.” Sustainable Human-Building Ecosystems, pp, 54-62.
  3. Heydarian, A., Pantazis, E., Carneiro, J.P., Gerber, D., and Becerik-Gerber, B. (2015). “Towards Understanding End-user Lighting Preferences in Office Spaces by Using Immersive Virtual Environments”. The International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, Austin, TX.
  4. Gerber, D., Pantazis, E., Marcolino, L., Heydarian, A., (2015). “A Multi Agent Systems for Design Simulation Framework: Experiments with Virtual Physical Social Feedback for Architecture” The Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD), Pages 205-212.
  5. Heydarian, A., Carneiro, J.P., Gerber, D., Becerik-Gerber, B, Hayes, T., and Wood, W. (2014). “Immersive Virtual Environments: Experiments on Impacting Design and Human Building Interaction.” 19th International Conference on Computer- Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia CAADRIA.
  6. Heydarian, A., Carneiro, J.P., Gerber, D., and Becerik-Gerber, B. (2014) “Towards Measuring the Impact of Personal Control on Energy Use through the Use of Immersive Virtual Environments.” The International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC).
  7. Heydarian, A., Golparvar-Fard, M., and Niebles, JC. (2012). “Automated visual recognition of construction equipment actions using spatio-temporal features and multiple binary support vector machines.” Proc. Construction Research Congress, West Lafayett, IN.
  8. Heydarian A., Memarzadeh, M., and Golparvar-Fard M. (2012). “Automated benchmarking and monitoring of earthmoving operations carbon footprint using video cameras and GHG estimation model.” The International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, Clear Waters, FL.
  9. Memarzadeh, M., Heydarian, A., Golparvar-Fard, M., and Niebles, JC. (2012). “Real-time and automated 2D recognition and tracking of workers and equipment from Site video streams for construction performance assessment.” The International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, Clear Waters, FL.
  10. Heydarian A., Golparvar-Fard M. (2011). “A Visual Monitoring Framework for Integrated Productivity and Carbon Footprint Control of Construction Operations.”  ASCE Int. Workshop of Comp in Civil Eng.

Thesis and Dissertation:

  1. Heydarian A., (2017). “A Systematic Approach to Understand and Model the Impact of Lighting Behavior on Building Energy Consumption through Immersive Virtual Environments.” (Ph.D. Dissertation).
  2. Heydarian A., (2012). “Automated Vision-Based Tracking and Action Recognition of Earthmoving Construction Operations.” (Master’s Thesis).

Posters and Presentations 

  1. Heydarian A., Pantazis E., Gerber D., Becerik-Gerber B. (2015). “The Use of Immersive Virtual Environments to Understand Human-Building Interactions and Improve the Design of Buildings.” HCI International 2015-Posters’ Extended Abstracts, pp 180-184.
  2. Khashe, S., Heydarian, A., Carneiro, J.C., Becerik-Gerber, B. (2015). “Exploration of Building-Occupant Communication Methods for Reducing Energy consumption in Buildings.” HCI International 2015-Posters’ Extended Abstracts, pp 558-563.
  3. Heydarian A., Oskouie P. (2014) – “Technological Advancements in the AEC industry”, Guest Speaker in Building Information Modeling class.
  4. Pantazis E., Heydarian A., and Tian Y. (2014). “RILAO Tetra Forming – Virtual Reality Experience.” 5D Science of Fiction 2014 – RILAO Project.
  5. Heydarian A., Carneiro J.P, Gerber, D., and Becerik-Gerber B. (2014). “Measuring the Impact of Human Energy Consumption Behavior through Immersive Virtual Environments.” Poster presented at FIATECH Conference & Showcase
  6. Heydarian A. and Golparvar-Fard M. (2012). “Automated Visual Recognition of Construction Equipment Actions for Performance Assessments.” Poster presented at Construction Research Congress. West Lafayett, IN.
  7. Heydarian A., Golparvar-Fard M. (2011). “Framework for Integrated Productivity and Carbon Footprint Control of Construction Operations.”  Poster presented at the Paul E. Torgersen Research Excellence Award – 2nd place
  8. Heydarian A., Golparvar-Fard M. (2011). “A Visual Monitoring Framework for Integrated Productivity and Carbon Footprint Control of Construction Operations.”  Poster presented at FIATECH Conference & Showcase
  9. Heydarian A., Golparvar-Fard M. (2011). “A Visual Monitoring Framework for Integrated Productivity and Carbon Footprint Control of Construction Operations.”  Poster session presented at Virginia Tech CEE Research
  10. Aswegan K., Littleton E., Qureshi F., Heydarian A., Golparvar-Fard M. (2011). “Automated Remote Tracking and Visualization of Construction Progress with D4AR – 4 Dimensional Augmented Reality – Models” Poster presented at Virginia Tech CEE Research

 

 

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