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Recent Journal Papers

  • Mo, Y.*, and Zhao, D. (2021). “Effective factors for residential building energy modeling using feature engineering.” Journal of Building Engineering, 44, 102891https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2021.102891

  • Zhao, D., Duva, M.*, Mollaoglu, S., Frank, K., Garcia, A., and Tait, J.* (2021). “Integrated collaboration in fragmented project organizations: A network perspective.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 147(10), 04021115. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0002149

  • Garcia, A., Mollaoglu, S., Frank, K., Duva, M.*, and Zhao, D. (2021). “Emergence and evolution of network structures in complex interorganizational project teams.” Journal of Management in Engineering, 37(5), 04021056. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000951

  • Jiang, Y.*, Xing, Y., Zhao, D., and Jia, R. (2021). “Resale of green housing compensates its premium pricing”, Journal of Green Building, Accepted.

  • Wang, L., Zhao, D., and Zhong, Y. (2021). “Sustainable allocation model of construction workforce for work resumption during COVID-19.” Sustainability, 13(11), 6481. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13116481

  • Zhao, D., Simmons, D., and Chen, Z.* (2021). “Interconnectivity in collaboration networks impacts member belongingness.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 147(8), 04021078. http://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0002114 

  • Zhao, D. (2021). “Peer pressure in BIM-based collaboration improves student learning.” Journal of Civil Engineering Education, 147 (2), 04020019. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EI.2643-9115.0000038

  • Wang, L.* and Zhao, D. (2021). “Cross-domain functions and trends in Chinese construction industry based on patent semantic analysis.” Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 162, 120331. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2020.120331

  • Du, J., Zhao, D., Singh, N., and Issa, R. (2020). “BIM for improved project communication networks: empirical evidence from email log.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 34(5), 04020027. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000912

  • Mo, Y.*, Zhao, D., Du, J., Syal, M., Aziz, A, and H. Li. (2020). “Automated staff assignment for building maintenance using natural language processing.” Automation in Construction, 113, 103150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2020.103150   

  • Ma, R., Ren, B., Zhao, D., Chen, J. & Lu, Y.(2020). “Modeling urban energy dynamics under clustered urban heat island effect with local-weather extended distributed adjacency blocks.” Sustainable Cities and Society,56, 102099. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2020.102099

  •  Zhang, Y., Wei, H-H, Zhao, D., Han, Y., and Chen, J. (2020). “Understanding the innovation diffusion and adaption strategies in megaproject networks through a fuzzy system dynamic model.” Frontiers of Engineering Management, 36(2),04019048. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42524-019-0082-8

  • Zhao, D., Thakur, N.*, & Chen. J. (2020). “Optimal design of energy storage system to buffer charging infrastructure in smart cities.” Journal of Management in Engineering, 36(2),04019048. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000742

  • Zhao, D., Miotto, A.*, Syal, M., & Chen, J. (2019). “Framework for benchmarking green building movement: A case of Brazil.” Sustainable Cities and Society, 48, 101545. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2019.101545

  • McCoy, A.P., Sanderford, A., & Zhao, D., (2019). “Demonstrating a new measure & index of U.S. homebuilder confidence.” Journal of Housing Research, 27(2), 108-128. https://doi.org/10.5555/1052-7001.27.2.107

  • Du, J., Zhao, D., & Zhang, O. (2019). “Impacts of Human Communication Network Topology on Group Optimism Bias in Capital Project Planning: A Human-Subject Experiment.” Construction Management and Economics, 37(1), 44-60. DOI:10.1080/01446193.2018.1508848

  • Zhao, D., McCoy, A.P., Agee, P., Mo, Y.*, Reichard, G., & Paige, F. (2018). “Time effects of green buildings on energy use for low-income households: A longitudinal study in the United States.” Sustainable Cities and Society, 40, 559-568. DOI:10.1016/j.scs.2018.05.011

  • McCoy, A.P., Zhao, D., Ladipo, T., Agee, P., & Mo, Y.* (2018). “Comparison of green home energy performance between simulation and observation.” Journal of Green Building, 13(3), 70-88. DOI:10.3992/1943-4618.13.3.70

  • Tatiya, A.*, Zhao, D., Syal, M., Berghorn, H. G., & LaMore, R. (2018). “Cost prediction model for building deconstruction in urban areas. ” Journal of Cleaner Production, 195, 1572-1580. DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.08.084

  • Du, J., Shi, Y., Zou, Z., & Zhao, D.(2018). “CoVR: Cloud-based multiuser virtual reality headset system for project communication of remote users.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 144(2). DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001426

  • Jiang, Y.*, Zhao, D., Sanderford, A., & Du, J. (2018). “Effects of bank lending on urban housing prices for sustainable development: A panel analysis of Chinese cities.” Sustainability, 10(3), 642. DOI:10.3390/su10030642

  • Du, J., Zou, Z., Shi, Y, & Zhao, D. (2018). “Zero latency: Real-time synchronization of BIM data in virtual reality for collaborative decision-making.” Automation in Construction, 85, 51-64. DOI:10.1016/j.autcon.2017.10.009

  • Wang, D., Chen, J., Zhao, D., Dai, F., Zheng, C.,& Wu, X. (2017). “Monitoring workers’ attention and vigilance in construction activities through a wireless and wearable electroencephalography system.” Automation in Construction, 82, 122-137. DOI:10.1016/j.autcon.2017.02.001

  • Feng, Y., Wu, P., Ye, G.,& Zhao, D. (2017). “Risk Compensation Behaviors on Construction Sites: Demographic and psychological determinants.” Journal of Management in Engineering, 33(4). DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000520

  • Zhao, D., McCoy, A., Du, J., Agee, P., & Lu, Y. (2017). “Interaction Effects of Building Technology and Resident Behavior on Energy Consumption in Residential Buildings.” Energy and Buildings,134, 223-233. DOI:10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.10.049

  • Liu, G., Li, K., Zhao, D., & Mao, C. (2017). “Business Model Innovation and its Drivers in the Chinese Construction Industry during the Shift of Modular Prefabrication.” Journal of Management in Engineering, 33(3). DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000501

  • Zhao, D., McCoy, A. P., Kleiner, B. M., & Feng, Y. (2016). “Integrating Safety Culture into OSH Risk Mitigation: A Pilot Study on the Electrical Safety.” Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 22(6), 800-807. DOI:10.3846/13923730.2014.914099

  • Du, J., Kim B., and Zhao, D. (2016). “Cost Performance as a Stochastic Process: EAC Projection by Markov Chain Simulation.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 142(6), 04016009. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001115

  • Zhao, D., McCoy, A. P., Kleiner, B. M., Mills, T., and Lingard, H. (2016). “Stakeholder Perceptions of Risk in Construction.” Safety Science, 82, 111-119. DOI:10.1016/j.ssci.2015.09.002

  • Du, J., El-Gafy, M., and Zhao, D. (2016). “Optimization of Change Order Management Process with Object-Oriented Discrete Event Simulation: Case Study.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 142(2),05015018. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001092

  • Zhao, D., McCoy, A. P., and Du, J.. (2016). “An Empirical Study on the Energy
    Consumption in Residential Homes after Adopting Green Building Standards.” Procedia Engineering, 145, 766-773. DOI:10.1016/j.proeng.2016.04.100

  • Shi, Y., Du, J., Lavy, S., and Zhao, D. (2016). “A Multiuser Shared Virtual
    Environment for Facility Management.” Procedia Engineering, 145,120-127. DOI:10.1016/j.proeng.2016.04.029

  • Zhao, D., McCoy, A. P., Kleiner, B. M., Du, J., and Smith-Jackson, T. L. (2016). “Decision-making Chains in Electrical Safety for Construction Workers.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 142 (1), 04015055. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001037

  • Zhao, D., McCoy, A. P., Kleiner, B. M., Smith-Jackson, T. L., and Liu, G. (2016). “Sociotechnical Systems of Fatal Electrical Injuries in the Construction Industry.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 142 (1), 04015056. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001036

  • Zhao, D., McCoy, A. P., and Smoke, J. (2015). “Resilient Built Environment: New Framework for Assessing Residential Construction Market.” Journal of Architectural Engineering, 27(4). DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000177 (Best Paper Award of the Year)

  • Zhao, D., McCoy, A. P., Kleiner, B. M., and Smith-Jackson, T. (2015). “Control Measures of Electrical Hazards: An Analysis of Construction Industry.” Safety Science, 77, 143-151. DOI:10.1016/j.ssci.2015.04.001

  • Zhao, D., and Lucas, J. (2015). “Virtual Reality Simulation for Construction Safety Promotion.” International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion. 22(1), 57-67. DOI:10.1080/17457300.2013.861853

  • Zhao, D., McCoy, A., Bulbul, T., Fiori, C., and Nikkhoo, P. (2015). “Building Collaborative Construction Skills through BIM-integrated Learning Environment.” International Journal of Construction Education and Research. 11(2), 97-120. DOI:10.1080/15578771.2014.986251

  • Zhao, D., Thabet, W., McCoy, A. P., and Kleiner, B. M. (2014). “Electrical Deaths in the U.S. Construction: An Analysis of Fatality Investigations.” International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion. 21(3), 278-288. DOI:10.1080/17457300.2013.824002

Recent Conference Papers

  • Duva, M.*, Mollaoglu, S., Zhao, D., and Frank, K. (2020). “Expertise flows in AEC projects: An analysis of multilevel teams for sustainability.” Proc. the 18th Engineering Project Organization Conference (EPOC). Virtual.

  • Mo, Y*, Zhao, D., Sorce, J. (2020). “Daily occupant behavior pattern affecting energy use in residential buildings.” Proc. the 2020 Construction Research Congress (CRC), Tempe, AZ, March 8-10, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784482865.055  

  • Garcia, A.J., Duva, M.*, Mollaoglu, S., Zhao, D., Frank, K., and Benitez, J. (2020). “Expertise flows and network structure in AEC project teams.” Proc. the 2020 Construction Research Congress (CRC), Tempe, AZ, March 8-10, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784482889.011 

  • Mo, Y.*, Zhao, D., Syal, M. (2019). “Effective features to predict residential energy consumption using machine learning.” Proc. the ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, Atlanta, GA, June 17-18, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784482445.036

  • Zhao, D., Simons, D. R., Duva, M.* (2019). “Measuring students’ class-level sense of belonging: A social-network-based approach.” Proc. the 154th American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, Tampa, FL, June 16-19, 2019. https://doi.org/10.18260/1-2–33093 

  • Zhao, D., Thakur, N.*, and Chen, J. (2019). “Optimum network of battery storage to support electric vehicle charging infrastructure in smart cities.” Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences HICSS, Wailea, HI, January 2019. https://doi.org/10.24251/HICSS.2019.237 

  • Agee, P., McCoy, A., Reichard, G., Kleiner, B., Zhao, D., & Paige, F. (2019). “Human factors of high performance multifamily housing.” Proc. the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Winter Conference. Atlanta, GA, January 12-19, 2019.

  • Zhao, D., McCoy, A.P., Agee, P., Mo, Y., Paige, F. and Reichard, G. (2018). “Energy consumption, capital costs and paybacks of green buildings for low-income households in the United States: A longitudinal study.” Proc. the 8th International Symposium on Energy; Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom, August 6-9, 2018.

  • Zhao, D., Valdes-Vasquez, R., Simmons, R., and Parrish, K. (2018). “Assessing the graduate education in research methodology on sustainability topics.” Proc. the 2018 Construction Research Congress (CRC), New Orleans, LA, April 2-4, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784481301.011

  • Mo, Y. *, Zhao, D., Du, J., Liu, W., and Dhara, A.* (2018). “Data-driven approach to scenario determination for VR-based construction safety training.” Proc. the 2018 Construction Research Congress (CRC), New Orleans, LA, April 2-4, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784481288.012

  • Shi, Y., Du, J., Tang, P., and Zhao, D. (2018). “Characterizing the role of communications in teams carrying out building inspection.” Proc. the 2018 Construction Research Congress (CRC), New Orleans, LA, April 2-4, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784481271.054

  • Paige, F., Philip Agee, P., Zhao D., McCoy, A. (2018). “The longitudinal impact of energy education on affordable energy efficient multifamily senior housing.” Proc. the 4th Residential Building Design and Construction Conference (RBDCC), State College, PA.

  • Mo, Y.*, Zhao, D., Syal, M., and Aziz, A. (2017). “Construction work plan prediction for facility management using text mining.” Computing in Civil Engineering 2017, https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784480847.012

  • Mo, Y.*, Zhao, D., McCoy, A., Du, J., and Agee, P. (2017). “Latent relationship between construction cost takeoffs and energy efficiency for multifamily green buildings.” Computing in Civil Engineering, 273-280. https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784480847.034

  • Zou, Z., Du, J., Shi, Y., and Zhao, D. (2017). “Simultaneous data exchange between BIM and VR for collaborative decision-making.” Computing in Civil Engineering 2017, https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784480830.001

  • Zhao, D., McCoy, A. P., Agee, P., and Ladipo, T. (2016). “Impacts of housing technology and behavior on energy efficiency for affordable rental housing.” Proc. the 41st IAHS World Congress – Sustainability and Innovation for the Future, Algarve, Portugal.

  • Zhao, D., McCoy, A. P., and Kleiner, B. M. (2016). “Do designers and builders share similar understanding of occupational safety and health risks?” Proc., the 2016 Construction Research Congress (CRC), San Juan, Puerto Rico, pp. 2821-2830. http://doi.org/10.1061/9780784479827.281

  • Valdes-Vasquez, R., Simmons, D.R., Zhao, D., and Parrish, K. (2016). “Lessons learned from the Michael Horman symposium: developing a network of researchers and mentorship for sustainability topics.” Proc., the 2016 Construction Research Congress (CRC), San Juan, Puerto Rico. http://doi.org/10.1061/9780784479827.129

  • Zhao, D., Sanderford, A. R., and McCoy, A. P. (2016). “Homebuilder’s confidence: a new index of land, labor, capital, and opportunities.” Proc., the 2016 American Real Estate Society Annual Conference (ARES), Denver, CO.