Please join us every other Friday for the DCP Research Seminar Series, a bi-weekly presentation showcasing the college’s innovative research.

UP NEXT:

If interested in presenting, please email Dr. Eva Agapaki or Dr. Meg Portillo.

SPRING 2023:

Feb. 17, 2023: Presentation by Dr. Shenhao Wang, Assistant Professor in the UF Department of Urban and Regional Planning
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Feb. 9, 2023: Presentation by Dr. Yuqing Hu, Assistant Professor in the Pennsylvania State University Department of Architectural Engineering
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Jan. 20, 2023: Using Computational Models to Forecast Built Environment Resilience
Presented by Dr. Lisa Platt

Jan. 13, 2023: User-Centered Mobility Solutions (UCMS): A New Vision to Connect Jobs and the Labor Force
Presented by Dr. Lingqian (Ivy) Hu

FALL 2022:

Nov. 4, 2022: Digital Innovation in Construction: Crossing Boundaries to Lead and Collaborate
Presented by Dr. Eleni Papadonikolaki

Oct. 14, 2022: Novel Nature-Based Solutions: Understanding and Expanding the Role of Community Perception and Everyday Landscape Experiences
Presented by Dr. Jiayang Li

Sept. 16, 2022: The Built Environment is ALWAYS Political: Talking to our Students about Justice and Inequality
Presented by Dr. David Rifkind

Sept. 2, 2022: Queer Urbanism in the San Francisco Bay
Presented by Dr. Stathis G. Yeros

SPRING 2022:

March 25, 2022: The Interplay Between Human & AI in Architecture
Presented by Dr. Karla Saldaña Ochoa

Jan. 28, 2022: Effective for Whom? Examining Disaster Assistance after Hurricane Ike
Presented by Dr. Maria Watson

Jan. 14, 2022: Evaluating Affordable Housing Outcomes in Toronto: An Analysis of Density Bonusing Agreements (1988-2018)
Presented by Dr. Julie Mah

FALL 2021:

Oct. 22, 2021: Digital Twinning of Infrastructure for a Sustainable Built Environment
Presented by Dr. Eva Agapaki

Oct. 15, 2021: Creating a city information modeling platform for computational natural hazards engineering of the build environment.
Presented by Dr. Chaofeng Wang

Sept 24, 2021: The virtual body in immersive virtual reality and its influence on creativity
Presented by Dr. Luis Mejia-Puig

Sept. 10, 2021: Anti-Displacement Strategies: Program Based Equity Intervention Tools For Mitigating Housing Instability in Bexar County/San Antonio, Texas
Presented by Dr. Azza Kamal

SPRING 2021:

April 23, 2021: Advancing Resilience in Low-Income Housing Using Climate-Change Science and Big Data Analytics
Presented by Dr. Esther Obonyo

April 2, 2021: Application of Machine Learning in the Prediction and Modeling of Environmental Noise
Presented by Dr. Hassan Azad

March 19, 2021: The investigation of the spread of COVID-19 in urban and rural areas with indicators of socioeconomic and built environments
Presented by Dr. Emre Tepe

FALL 2020:

November 20, 2020: Architectural History / Sustainable Architecture
Presented by Dr. Vandana Baweja

November 6, 2020: The Changing Geography of Naturally-Occurring Affordable Housing in Florida
Presented by Dr. Seungbeom Kang

October 23, 2020: Infection Prevention through Resilient Design
Presented by Dr. Lisa Platt

October 9, 2020: An International Perspective on Construction Project Delivery
Presented by Zanele Matsane

September 25, 2020: Navigating the Civil Engineering Landscape in a Pandemic
Presented by Alcide Goire

September 11, 2020: Digital Twin Application in Healthcare Facilities
Presented by Obinna Madubuike

SPRING 2020:

March 13, 2020: Investigation of Exergy-Based Life Cycle Assessment of Buildings
Presented by Martin Nwodo

February 28, 2020: Forecasting Energy Consumption Under Climate Change: Analysis of Campus Buildings
Presented by Haekyung Im

February 14, 2020: Machine Learning
Dr. Ian Flood, Professor and Coordinator, Ph.D. program
M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management
UF College of Design, Construction and Planning

January 31, 2020: Creative Use of Design Patents: Understanding the Differences Between Various Types of IP Protection
Jeremy Kriegel
UF College of Design, Construction and Planning

January 17, 2020: Bridging the Gap-Communication Challenges in the UF Emergency Planning
Amir Issa, Ph.D. student
M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management
UF College of Design, Construction and Planning
Click here to read the abstract.

FALL 2019:

No Events Held

SPRING 2019:

April 8, 2019: Tracking Urban Resilience in the Digital Era: A Human-Dynamics Perspective
Yan Wang
Assistant Professor
Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER)
UF College of Design, Construction and Planning

March 25, 2019: The effects of environmentally-adaptive built environments on occupants’ visual comfort
Ryan Sharston
Assistant Professor
School of Architecture, Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER)
UF College of Design, Construction and Planning

March 11, 2019: Smart City framework- focusing on the making of Smart City Chennai
Sarah Rajkumari Jayasekaran

February 25, 2019: Building Capacity: Design Principles for Resilience and Adaptation.
Jeffrey  Carney
Associate Professor, Associate Director FIBER
School of Architecture, Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER)
UF College of Design, Construction and Planning

February 11, 2019: Framing Resilience Differently: Narratives of Injustice, Hope and Solidarity
Jason von Meding
Associate Professor
M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management, Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER)
UF College of Design, Construction and Planning

January 28, 2019: Emerging Frameworks for Resilience
David Hulse
Professor, Director FIBER
Department of Landscape Architecture, Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER)
UF College of Design, Construction and Planning

January 14, 2019: Promoting Measurable Sustainble Development
Yi Luo
Assistant Professor
Department of Landscape Architecture
UF College of Design, Construction and Planning

FALL 2018:

October 31, 2018: Sensory Environments for People with Autism Spectrum
Nam-Kyu Park
Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Department of Interior Design
UF College of Design, Construction and Planning
Click here to read the abstract.

October 17, 2018: Disaster Management at Different Scales: Damage Assessment and Evacuation Optimization
Rui Liu, Ph.D., LEED AP BD+C, CM-BIM
Assistant Professor
M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management
UF College of Design, Construction and Planning
Click here to read the abstract.

October 3, 2018: Filipino Vernacular Design: Tradition, Challenges, and Change.
Adrian Del Monte
Ph.D. Student
Department of Interior Design
UF College of Design, Construction and Planning
Click here to read the abstract.

September 19, 2018: Somewhere. Everywhere. Notes Towards Landscape, Public Realm and the Appeal of Imperfection.
Kathrin Volk
Vice Dean
Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture
Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe, University of Applied Sciences

September 5, 2018: Applied Artificial Neural Networks: The State of the Art, the Challenges, and Emerging Solutions
Ian Flood, Professor
UF Rinker School of Construction Management

SPRING 2018:

April 18, 2018: Building Community through Participatory Design for Sustainable Development in Rural India
Alpa Nawre, Assistant Professor
UF Department of Landscape Architecture

April 11, 2018: Harvesting Wisdom of the Pueblo and Plaza Design for the Development of Sustainable and Resilient Communities
Jacqueline Beam, Community Development and Housing Planner
City of Sante Fe, New Mexico
Click here to read the abstract.

April 4, 2018: Puerto Rico Re_Start Workshop Recap
Martha Kohen, Professor
School of Architecture

Abstract: The University of Florida and the University of Puerto Rico join efforts to establish leadership, interdisciplinary and inter-institutional collaboration as well as international cooperation towards resiliency projects and research programs for the Island

March 15, 2018: Risk and Motivation in Construction and Environment Management
Tsunemi Watanabe
Kochi University of Technology

March 14, 2018: Sleuths, Systems & Stories: On Housing
Sherry Ahrentzen, Professor
Arezou Sadoughi, Research Assistant
M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management
Click here to read the abstract.

February 21, 2018: Visualizing Multi-Scalar Urban Adaptation to Climatic Impact Challenges
Nancy Clark and Martha Kohen, Directors
The Center for Hydro-generated Urbanism

January 31, 2018: Landscape as Urbanism in Lowland Mexico: Households, Community and Resilience
Timothy Murtha, Associate Professor
University of Florida Department of Landscape Architecture
Click here to read the abstract. 

January 17, 2018: How Urban Agriculture is Shaping the Idea of the City
Carla Brisotto, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Florida School of Architecture
Click here to read the abstract.

FALL 2017:

November 29, 2017: Using Panoramic Augmented Reality to Develop a 360° Immersive Safety Training Environment
Ricardo Eiris, Ph.D. Student
Masoud Gheisari, Assistant Professor
HCTC (Human-Centered Technology in Construction) Research Group
M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management
Click here to read the abstract.

November 16, 2017: Smart and Connected Construction Job Sites with Sensing and Robotic Technologies
Yong K. Cho, Ph.D.
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Click here to read the abstract.

November 15, 2017: Approaches for Understanding Human Behavior in the Designed Environment
Jennifer Dubose, MS, EDAC
College of Design
Georgia Institute of Technology
Click here to read the abstract.

November 8, 2017: Designing Mixed-Use Learning Environments for Millennials in Higher Education Settings
Sheila Bosch, Ph.D.; Jason Meneely; Nam-Kyu Park, Ph.D.; Margaret Portillo, Ph.D.; Maria Sanchez
Department of Interior Design
Click here to read the abstract.

November 1, 2017: Research Reflections on It Takes a Village:
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Sustainable Development
Undergraduate University Scholars Students
Click here to read the abstract.

October 25, 2017: A Strategic Plan for Sustaining Military Readiness Through Conservation Partnerships in Florida
Tom Hoctor, Ph.D., Michael Volk, PLA
Department of Landscape Architecture
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to read the abstract.

October 18, 2017: Quantum Leap in Residential Energy Efficiency
Presented by Paul Oppenheim
M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management
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October 11, 2017: Automated Interpreted Information Exchange in Engineering Analysis BIM Use
Presented by Issa Ramaji, Ph.D., PE
University of North Florida
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October 4, 2017: Objective Assessment of Diffusivity in Rooms and its Relation to Other Acoustical Measures
Presented by Hassan Azad, ASA, Ph.D. Candidate
School of Architecture
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September 27, 2017: Utility Systems: The Stuff of Human Ecology
Presented by Ed Regan, P.E.
Strategic Utility Management, LLC
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September 20, 2017: Reflections on Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein
Presented by Dr. Kristin Larsen, Director
School of Landscape Architecture and Planning
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September 6, 2017: Flexible Facility Development for the Manufacturing and Life Sciences Industry
Presented by Bryan Franz, Assistant Professor
M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management
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