Dr Ali GhaffarianHoseini

Lecturer

Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 7968

Email: alighh@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:

WS316D, Level 3, WS Building, 34 St Paul Street, 

Auckland University of Technology,

Auckland Central, 1010 Auckland,

New Zealand.



Postal Address:
Auckland University of Technology
School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142
Auckland

Links to relevant web pages:

https://scholar.google.co.nz/citations?user=CbDnFfgAAAAJ&hl=en

http://www.rgube.com/

http://www.designdotstudio.com/ 


Qualifications:

PhD - Architectural Studies - 2012

MSc - Architectural Studies - 2008

BSc - Architecture Engineering - 2005

Memberships and Affiliations:

RESPONSIVE+GREEN URBAN BUILT ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH LAB (RGUBE - NEW ZEALAND)
Director

http://www.rgube.com/

NEW ZEALAND INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS INCORPORATED (NZIA)
Registered Academic Member - 24326

THE NEW ZEALAND GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL (NZGBC)
Registered Member

NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL BIM EDUCATION WORKING GROUP
Registered Member

 **International Academic Engagement

1. The 3rd International Event Series on Natural & Built Environment, Cities, Sustainability And Advanced Engineering, 15th July 2017, Kuala Lumpur (MALAYSIA) including:

• International Conference on Architecture, Landscape & Interior Design (ALI 2017)

• International Conference on Sustainability, Green Buildings, Environmental Engineering & Renewable Energy (SGER 2017)

• International Conference on Urban Design & Cities Planning (UDCP 2017)

• International Conference on Civil Engineering, Construction Management & Structural Design (CCS 2017)

Organizer

2. The 2nd International Event Series on Natural & Built Environment, Cities, Sustainability And Advanced Engineering, 08th December 2016, Kuala Lumpur (MALAYSIA) including:

• International Conference on Architecture, Landscape, Interior Design & Urban Planning (ALIU 2016)

• International Conference on Sustainability, Green Buildings, Environmental Engineering & Renewable Energy (SGER 2016)

• International Conference on Building Information Modelling (BIM), Digital Fabrication & Computational Simulation/Visualization (BDC 2016)

• International Conference on Civil, Mechanical Engineering & Construction Management (CMC 2016)

Organizer

3. International Event Series on Natural & Built Environment, Cities, Sustainability And Advanced Engineering, 26th June 2016, Kuala Lumpur (MALAYSIA) including:

• International Conference on Architecture, Landscape and Built Environment (ICALBE 2016)

• International Conference on Urban Design & Cities Planning (ICUDCP 2016)

• International Conference on Civil Engineering, Advanced Structures & Construction Management (ICCEASCM 2016)

• International Conference on Environmental Engineering & Renewable Energy (ICEERE 2016)

• International Conference on Geography, Climate & Sustainability (ICGCS 2016)

Organizer

4. Green Cities 2017, International Symposium on Greener Cities for More Efficient Ecosystem Services in a Climate Changing World, 12th - 15th September 2017, Bologna, (ITALY)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

5. The 8th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics(AHFE 2017), 17-21 July 2017, Los Angeles (USA)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

6. The 2nd International Conference on Automation, Control and Robotics Engineering (CACRE 2017), 28-30 June 2017, Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

7. The 3rd International Conference on Advances in Environment Research (ICAER 2017), 23-25 May, 2017, Beijing (CHINA)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

8. The 2nd International Conference on Advances on Clean Energy Research (ICACER 2017), 07-09 April 2017, Berlin (GERMANY)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

9. International Conference on Energy Economics and Energy Policy (ICEEEP 2017), 07-09 April 2017, Berlin (GERMANY) 

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

10. The 16th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (ConVR 2016), 12-13 December 2016, Hong Kong (HONG KONG)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

11. The 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) 07-09 December 2016, Adelaide (AUSTRALIA)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

12. International Conference on Green Energy & Expo 2016, 28th-30th November 2016, Chicago (USA)

Member of the Organizing committee

13. EMN Meeting on Energy and Sustainability (SDEWES 2016), 28th November – 02nd December 2016, Osaka (JAPAN)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

14. The 11th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water And Environmental Systems (SDEWES 2016), 4th – 9th September 2016, , Lisbon (PORTUGAL)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

15. International Conference on New Energy and Future Energy Systems (NEFES 2016), 19th – 22nd August 2016, Beijing (CHINA)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

16. The 5th World Construction Symposium 2016, 29th July 2016, Colombo (SRI LANKA)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

17. International Conference on Automation, Control & Robotics Engineering (CACRE 2016) 2016, 13th-15th July 2016, Kitakyushu (JAPAN)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

18. Central Europe towards Sustainable Building 2016: Innovations for Sustainable Future, 22nd – 24th June 2016, Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

19. The 11th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications (ICITA 2016) IEEE, 1st – 4th July, 2016Sydney (AUSTRALIA)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

20. Second South East European Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water And Environmental Systems (SDEWES SEE2016), 15th-18th June 2016, , Piran & Portorož (SLOVENIA)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

21. CIB World Building Congress 2016, Intelligent Built Environment For Life, May 30th - June 3rd, 2016, Tampere (FINLAND)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

22. Design Communication Association USA (DCA), 2016 European Design Communication Conference, 11th-14th May 2016, Istanbul (TURKEY)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

23. The 6th International Conference on Environment Science and Engineering (ICESE 2016) 24th-25th April 2016, Antalya (TURKEY)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

24. The 6th International Conference on Environment Science and Engineering (ICACER 2016) 16th-18th April 2016, Bangkok (THAILAND)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

25. Second Kuwait International Conference on Life Sciences (KICLS) 4th– 6th April 2016, Kuwait (KUWAIT)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

26. Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 (SBE16): Strategies - Stakeholders - Success factors, 8th-11th March 2016, Hamburg (GERMANY)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

27. The 2nd international congress on New Horizons In Architecture And Planning (HIAP) 17th – 18th February 2016, Tehran, (IRAN)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

28. The International Conference on Innovative Design and Manufacturing (ICIDM 2016), 24th-26th January 2016, Auckland (NEW ZEALAND)

Member of the Organizing committee

29. The 18th International Conference on Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (ICEESD 2016), 21st-22nd January 2016, Paris (FRANCE)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

30. Improving Sustainability Concept in Developing Countries (ISCDC), 02nd – 4th December 2015, Cairo (EGYPT)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

31. The 49th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association - ASA (ANZAScA): Living and Learning. Research for a Better Built Environment 2nd to 4th December 2015, Melbourne, Victoria (AUSTRALIA)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

32. Energy Storage Summit 2015 (2nd Energy Storage International Conference and Expo), 11th-12th November 2015, Tokyo(JAPAN)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

33. 10th Conference on Advanced Building Skins 03rd-04th November 2015, Bern (SWITZERLAND)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

34. Urban Planning and Architectural Design in Sustainable Development (UPADSD), 14th – 16th October 2015, Lecce (ITALY)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

35. The 10th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES 2015), 27th September - 03rd October 2015, Dubrovnik (CROATIA)

Scientific Advisory  Board Member, Reviewer

36. The South-East Europe Design Automation, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, and Social Media Conference (SEEDA-CECNSM 2015), 25th-27th September 2015, Kastoria (GREECE)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer 

37. International Conference on Green Energy & Expo 2015, 21st-23rd September 2015, Orlando, Florida (USA)

Invited Speaker

38. The 4th  International Conference & Exhibition on Clean Energy, 14th-16th September 2015 (ICCE2015), Ottawa (CANADA)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

39. The 8th International Conference on Environmental and Computer Science (ICECS 2015), 14th-15th September 2015, Milan (ITALY) 

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

40. The 2nd Journal Conference on Clean Energy Technologies (JCCET 2015 2nd), 14th-15th September 2015, Milan (ITALY) 

International Scientific Advisory Committee Member

41. International Conference on Building Information Modelling in Design, Construction and Operations (BIM 2015), 9th-11th September 2015, Bristol (UK) 

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

42. National Conference on Civil Engineering and Architecture (NCCEA) 2015,06th September 2015, Tehran (IRAN)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

43. ISER- 3rd International Conference on Environment and Natural Science (ICENS), 06th September 2015, Singapore (SINGAPORE) 

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

44. The 3rd International Conference on Renewable Energy and Environment (ICREE 2015), 05th-06th September 2015, Shanghai (CHINA)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

45. International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD), 02nd & 3rd September 2015, Athens (GREECE)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

46. International Conference on Material Sciences (ICOMS 2015), 13th-14th  July 2015, Lisbon, (PORTUGAL)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

47. International Conference on Advances in Environment Research (ICAER 2015), 29th-30th June 2015, Jeju Island (SOUTH KOREA)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

48. International Conference on Advances in Engineering Materials (ICAEM 2015), 27th-30th June 2015, Bucharest (ROMANIA)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

49. International Conference on Innovative Materials and Construction (ICIMC 2015) 20th-21st June, Hong Kong (HONG KONG)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

50. International Congress on Science and Engineering Research (ICSER), 18th-19th June 2015, Singapore (SINGAPORE)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee/Advisory Member, Reviewer

51. International Conference on IT, Architecture and Mechanical Engineering (ICITAME'2015) 22nd-23rd May 2015, Dubai (UAE)

Editorial Board Member, Reviewer

52. 5th International Conference on Environment Science and Engineering (ICESE 2015) 24th-25th April 2015, Istanbul (TURKEY)

Editorial Board Member, Technical Committee Member, Reviewer

Biography:

Dr. ALI (PhD, MSc, BSc) is a lecturer (AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand) and a professional architect (NZIA Academic Member) holding PhD and MSc degrees in Architectural Studies and BSc in Architecture Engineering. He has achieved well-recognized international innovation awards in addition to publication of various international level patent; journal articles; books; conference papers etc. He is also the director of Responsive+Green Urban Built Environment Lab, New Zealand (www.rgube.com).

He has been an active member of scientific/technical committees for international academic conferences in Australia, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, New Zealand, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Switzerland, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates (UAE), United Kingdom (UK) and the United States of America (USA).

Teaching Areas:

Architecture Design & Development; Architecture Design & Sustainability; Research Methods; Construction Materials

Research Areas:

  • BIM; Design Cognition and Computing; Building Automation Systems
  • Energy Efficient Buildings; Green Building Development; Green Roofs
  • Environmental Design Behavior; Sustainable Design Developments; Adaptive Environments
  • Smart Housing; Intelligent Buildings; Artificial Intelligence in Design & Construction
  • Integrated Design Studies

Current Research Projects:

STUDENT

RESEARCH PROJECT

PROGRAM

CODE

NZQA LEVEL

INSTITUTE

CAPACITY

YEAR

Vittoria Strazzeri

ANALYSIS OF CURRENT PASSIVE DESIGN STRATEGIES FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY OPTIMIZATION: CASE OF RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS IN AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

 

Engineering

 

360 points

AK3518

10

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Dat Tien Doan

DEVELOPING A PROCESS MAPPING PROCEDURE (PMP) OF BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING (BIM) APPLICATION FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN NEW ZEALAND

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

 

Engineering

 

360 points

AK3518

10

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Tongrui Zhang

APPLICATION OF PARAMETRIC ROBOTIC CONTROL WITHIN A BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING (BIM) FRAMEWORK FOR BUILDING LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

 

Engineering

 

360 points

AK3518

10

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Okechukwu Bruno Kizito Nwadigo

AN INTEGRATED PROJECT PROCESS MODEL FOR OPTIMIZING PROACTIVE/REACTIVE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT SCHEDULING: CASE OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS IN AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

 

Engineering

 

360 points

AK3518

10

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Attiq Ur Rehman

INCORPORATING BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING (BIM), CITY INFORMATION MODELLING (CIM) AND INTERNET OF THINGS TO SIMULATE/ANALYSE LARGE DATA SETS: TOWARDS PROMOTING DIGITAL SMART CITIES

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

 

Engineering

 

360 points

AK3518

10

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Anthony Okakpu

INVESTIGATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING (BIM) INTEGRATED SUSTAINABLE ASSESSMENT FOR REFURBISHMENT OF OLD EXISTING HOUSING STOCK TOWARDS ENHANCING ENERGY EFFICIENCY: CASE OF AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

 

Engineering

 

360 points

AK3518

10

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2015- To date

Marcela Brauner

DEVELOPING AN OPTIMIZED SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENT TOOL FOR BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING (BIM) SYSTEMS

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

 

Engineering

 

360 points

AK3518

10

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Fraunhofer Gesellschaft Institute, Munich, Germany.

Research Supervisor

2015- To date

Helena Dobbie

A REVIEW ON THE EXTENT OF APPLICABILITY OF INTELLIGENT BUILDINGS: CASE OF OFFICE BUILDINGS IN AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Farzam Farzadi

IMPROVING THE PRACTICALITY OF BIM IMPLEMENTATION THROUGH TACKLING INTEROPERABILITY ISSUES BETWEEN REVIT AND ROBOT (REACT) DURING DESIGN PHASE

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Alexander Eliasson

GREEN PROCUREMENT OF CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS IN NZ: PROVIDING POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS TOWARDS THE BARRIERS PROJECT MANAGERS FACE

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Parth  Kapadiya

FUTURISTIC CONCERNS TOWARDS ENHANCING THE EFFICIENCY OF GREEN BUILDING CONCEPTS IN NEW ZEALAND

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Adwait Anil Karale

A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY ON FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF PASSIVE SOLAR BUILDING DESIGNS IN URBAN AREAS

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Hanzhi Dao

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC)

Application ion Prospect as Residential Wall

Cladding Material in New Zealand

Master of Engineering Project Management

(MEPM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Stebin Joseph Pinheiro

A Review on the Materials Used In Sustainable Building Construction in New Zealand: Selection Methods, Innovations and Standardization

Master of Engineering Project Management

(MEPM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Puneet Nagar

 

PERFORMANCE AND APPLICABILITY OF A PASSIVE SOLAR DESIGN IN NEW ZEALAND RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Pranit Pravin Pawar

A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY ON SUSTAINABLE/GREEN BUILDING DEVELOPMENTS IN NEW ZEALAND

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Yibin Zhu

INVESTIGATING THE PERFORMANCE OF GREEN ROOFS IN AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Chen Wei

STRATEGIES FOR ACHIEVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN EXISTING BUILDINGS

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

Graduated in 2016

Yu Yang

THE APPLICATION OF BIM IN PIPING AND EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

Graduated in 2016

Aqeel

IMPACT OF LEAN MANUFACTURING ON REDUCTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN COAL FIRED POWER PLANT OF NEW ZEALAND

Master of Engineering Project Management

(MEPM)

 

120 points

AK1317

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

Graduated in 2016

Trinh

DEPLOYMENT OF SMART METERS FOR FUTURE SMART-HOME IN NEW ZEALAND

Master of Engineering Project Management

(MEPM)

 

120 points

AK1317

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

Graduated in 2016

Linyu

LEAN PRODUCTION IN MANUFACTURING PROCESS

Master of Engineering Project Management

(MEPM)

 

120 points

AK1317

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

Graduated in 2016

Khushhal Karsan

INVESTIGATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING GREEN CONCRETE TOWARDS PROMOTION OF SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

Graduated with Distinction in 2015

NagarJuna Reddy

VERIFYING THE ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING GREEN ROOFS FOR SMALL DWELLINGS: CASE OF RESIDENTIAL UNITS, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

Graduated in 2015

Minh Trung Le

PROMOTING SUSTAINABILITY IN AEC INDUSTRY: AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

Graduated with Merit in 2015

Rahul  Menon

INVESTIGATING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF GREEN PRACTICES DURING DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH RISE BUILDINGS

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

Graduated with Merit in 2015

Michael Wu

A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF AUCKLAND’S SPECIAL HOUSING AREA

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

Graduated in 2015

Suria Kiran

A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF RESIDENTIAL GREEN BUILDINGS IN NEW ZEALAND

Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

120 points

AK1290

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

Graduated in 2015

Yang Gu

WHAT ARE THE IMPLICATIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR BUILDING SERVICES ENGINEERS WHILE MOVING RESTORATIVE MODEL BUILDINGS

Master of Engineering Project Management

(MEPM)

 

120 points

AK1317

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

Graduated in 2015

Ivan Gashko

INVESTIGATING THE OPTIMIZATION OF POST PROJECT CHANGE ADAPTATIONS

Master of Engineering Project Management

(MEPM)

 

120 points

AK1317

9

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Research Supervisor

Graduated with Distinction in 2015

Nicolas Fornes

MITIGATING THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF RESIDENTIAL HEATING/COOLING SOLUTIONS IN AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Intern Researcher

-

-

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Eiffage Energie Thermie Mediterannee, France.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Simon Vaillant

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY PERFORMANCE STUDIES IN AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Intern Researcher

-

-

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Spie Quest Centre, Saint Nazaire, France.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Alexandre Valls-Béjar

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY PERFORMANCE STUDIES IN AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Intern Researcher

-

-

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

SNCF, Béziers, France.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Marius THEAU

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY PERFORMANCE STUDIES IN AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Intern Researcher

-

-

AUT, Auckland, NZ.

INSA, Toulouse, France.

Research Supervisor

2016- To date

Publications:

SELECTED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Papers in Process of Preparation, Submission and Review


1. GhaffarianHoseini, A., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Omrani, H., Tookey, J., & Naismith, N. (2017). Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) in Construction Industry: Present Status and Future Directions. Building & Environment.

Status: Under review


2. GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Berardi, U., GhaffarianHoseini, A., & Tookey, J. (2017). Thermal Characteristics of Outdoor Spaces: Mitigating the UHI Effects in Kuala Lumpur, Urban Forestry & Urban Greening.

Status: Under review


3. GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Berardi, U., GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2017). A State-of-the-Art Review on Enhancing the Energy Performance of Building Facades in Hot and Humid Climates: Lessons for Kuala Lumpur and Darwin, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews.

Status: Under review


4. Ghashghaei, A., Binti Hussein, H., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2017). An Experimental Comparison of the Effectiveness of Cool Colors as Environmental Stimulus on the Elderlies in High-rise Condominiums of Kuala Lumpur, Design & Built Environment.

Status: Under review


5. Maroofee, P., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Hassan, N., Yusuff, S., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2017) Evaluating the Thermal Comfort Variations in Three Open Courtyards in Tropical Climate of Malaysia, Sustainable Cities and Society.

Status: Under review


6. GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Raahemifar , K., AlWaer, H., GhaffarianHoseini, A., & Clements-Croome, D. (2017). Intelligent or Smart Cities and Buildings: A Critical Exposition and a Way Forward, Intelligent buildings international.

Status: Under review


7. Brauner, M., GhaffarianHoseini, A., & Tookey, J. (2017). Holistic approach to application of moisture buffering in the design practice as prevention of mould growth and condensation. Building & Environment.

Status: In process of preparation


8. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Zhang, T., Tookey, J., Naismith, N., & GhaffarianHoseini, AH. (2017). A Framework for nD BIM Integrated Knowledge-based Building Management System (IKBMS) for Inspecting the Post-construction Energy Efficiency, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews.

Status: In process of preparation


9. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Okey, B., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Tookey, J. & Naismith, N. (2017). A Conceptual Framework for Investigating the Impact of Uncertainty Factors of Project Parametric Optimization on the Building Construction Time Management: Case of Auckland, New Zealand.

Status: In process of preparation


10. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Okey, B., Naismith, N., GhaffarianHoseini, AH. & Tookey, J. (2017) State-of-The-Art Review on Data Analysis Techniques for Construction Time Management Success Impact Factors.

Status: In process of preparation


11. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Okey, B., Naismith, N., GhaffarianHoseini, AH. & Tookey, J. (2017) Construction Time Management and Relationship with Success Impact Factors.

Status: In process of preparation


12. Naismith, N., GhaffarianHoseini, A., Rahul, K., Doan D. & Zhang T. (2017). The Adoption of Integrated Project Delivery in Public Sector Projects in New Zealand: The Way Forward.

Status: In process of preparation


13. Doan, D., GhaffarianHoseini, A., Naismith, N., Zhang, T., GhaffarianHoseini, AH. & Tookey, J. (2017). A Critical Comparison of Green Building Rating Systems.

Status: In process of preparation


14. Aghamohammadi, N., Ramakreshnan, L., ChngSaun, F., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Ping, W., Sulaiman, N., Hassan, N., GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2017). A Critical Review of Urban Heat Island Phenomenon in the Context Of Greater Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Status: In process of preparation


Accepted Journal Papers


15. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Doan, D., Tookey, J., Naismith, N., & GhaffarianHoseini, AH. (2016). Amplifying the Practicality of Contemporary Building Information Modelling (BIM) Implementations for New Zealand Green Building Certification (Green Star). Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management.

Status: Accepted


Published Journal Papers


16. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Zhang, T., Nwadigo, O., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Naismith, N., Tookey, J., & Raahemifar, K. (2017). Application of nD BIM Integrated Knowledge-based Building Management System (BIM-IKBMS) for inspecting post-construction energy efficiency. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 72, 935-949. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2016.12.061

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032116311170


17. Ghaffarianhoseini, A., Tookey, J., Ghaffarianhoseini, AH., Naismith, N., Azhar, S., Efimova, O., & Raahemifar, K. Building Information Modelling (BIM) uptake: Clear benefits, understanding its implementation, risks and challenges (2016). Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2016.11.083 

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032116308413


18. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Tookey, J., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Naismith, N., & Rotimi, J. O. B. (2016). Integrating alternative technologies to improve built environment sustainability in Africa: Nexus of energy and water. Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, 5(3), 193-211. doi:doi:10.1108/SASBE-07-2015-0015

URL: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/SASBE-07-2015-0015


19. Aflaki, A., Mirnezhad, M., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., Omrany, H., Wang, Z.-H., & Akbari, H (2016). Urban heat island mitigation strategies: A state-of-the-art review on Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Hong Kong. Cities. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2016.09.003

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264275116305303


20. Omrany, H., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., Ghaffarianhoseini, AH., Raahemifar, K., & Tookey, J. (2016). Application of passive wall systems for improving the energy effciency in buildings: A comprehensive review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 62, 1252-1269. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2016.04.010

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032116300272


21. Ghaffarianhoseini, A., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., Berardi, U., Tookey, J., Li, D. H. W., & Kariminia, S. (2016). Exploring the advantages and challenges of double-skin façades (DSFs). Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 60, 1052-1065. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2016.01.130

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032116001866


22. Naismith, N., Sethi, R., GhaffarianHoseini, A., & Tookey, J (2016).  Managing conflict in engineering projects: New Zealand experiences. International Journal of Construction Supply Chain Management, 6(1), 19-34. DOI: 10.14424/ijcscm601016-19-34. 

URL: http://www.ijcscm.com/sites/default/files/issue/nid-40432/nicolanaismith_1466393275.pdf


23. Gorsia, K., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2015). Investigating the Effectiveness of Using Green Concrete towards Promotion of Sustainable Built Environment, International Journal of Sustainable Tropical Design Research and Practice 8, 49-59.

URL: http://www.frsb.upm.edu.my/dokumen/FKRSE1_49-59.pdf

24. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Ibrahim, R., Tookey, J., & GhaffarianHoseini, AH. (2015). Quantitative Computational Experiment (QCE): An Alternative Post-Positivist Experimental Research Strategy of Inquiry for Design Studies International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJASEAT), 4 (1). 

URL: http://www.worldresearchlibrary.org/up_proc/pdf/84-144620713525-35.pdf


25. Ghaffarianhoseini, AH., Berardi, U., AlWaer, H., Chang, S., Halawa, E., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., & Clements-Croome, D. (2015). What is an intelligent building? Analysis of recent interpretations from an international perspective. Architectural Science Review, 1-20.

URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00038628.2015.1079164


26. Rashidi, H., GhaffarianHoseini, A., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Nik Sulaiman, N. M., Tookey, J., & Hashim, N. A. (2015). Application of wastewater treatment in sustainable design of green built environments: A review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 49(0), 845-856. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2015.04.104

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032115003743


27. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Tookey, J., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Yusoff, S. M., & Hassan, N. B. (2015). State of the art of rainwater harvesting systems towards promoting green built environments: a review. Desalination and Water Treatment, (ahead-of-print), 1-10.  

URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19443994.2015.1021097#.VP4UCk04pox


28. Ghaffarianhoseini, AH., Berardi, U., & Ghaffarianhoseini, A. (2015). Thermal performance characteristics of unshaded courtyards in hot and humid climates. Building and Environment, 87(0), 154-168. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.02.001. 

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360132315000414 


29. GhaffarianHoseini, AH., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2015). The World’s Greenest Buildings–Promise versus Performance in Sustainable Design, Jerry Yudelson, Ulf Meyer. Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), USA & Canada (2013). 258 pp., ISBN: 978-0-415-60629-5.

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264275114001103


30. GhaffarianHoseini A, GhaffarianHoseini AH. (2014). Fundamentals of green roofs: A comprehensive guide to theory and practice, Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 831-832.

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1618866714000910


31. GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Berardi, U., Dahlan, N. D., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2014). What can we learn from Malay vernacular houses? Sustainable Cities and Society, 13, 157-170.

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2210670714000444


32. Berardi, U., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2014). State-of-the-art analysis of the environmental benefits of green roofs. Applied Energy, 115, 411-428.

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306261913008775


33. GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Dahlan, N. D., Berardi, U., GhaffarianHoseini, A., Makaremi, N., & GhaffarianHoseini, M. (2013). Sustainable energy performances of green buildings: A review of current theories, implementations and challenges. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 25, 1-17.

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032113000415


34. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Dahlan, N. D., Berardi, U., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., & Makaremi, N. (2013). The essence of future smart houses: From embedding ICT to adapting to sustainability principles. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 24, 593-607.

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032113001342


35. GhaffarianHoseini, A., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Makaremi, N., & GhaffarianHoseini, M. (2012). The concept of Zero Energy Intelligent Buildings (ZEIB): a review of sustainable development for future cities. British Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 2(4), 339-367.

URL:http://www.sciencedomain.org/abstract.php?iid=180&id=10&aid=851#.UP3cHI5vDzI


36. GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Berardi, U., GhaffarianHoseini, A., & Makaremi, N. (2012). Intelligent facades in low-energy buildings. British Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 2(4), 437-64.

URL: http://www.sciencedomain.org/abstract.php?iid=180&id=10&aid=878


37. Mosalakatane, Z. N., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2012). Minimizing cultural clashes among Malaysian youth through improving the architectural design of universities. Intelligent Buildings International, 4(1), 49-63.

URL:http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17508975.2011.640655


38. Sotoudehnia, P., Sanjeeva, S., Apparow, O., Lin, T. K., Farmanesh, P., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2012). A Design Report: Unity in Diversity of Light: Towards the Enhancement of Sustainability through Rotating the Spectrum of Colors. Journal of Creative Sustainable Architecture & Built Environment, 2, 3-12.

URL: http://www.sersc.org/journals/CSABE/vol2/2.pdf


39. GhaffarianHoseini, A., & GhaffarianHoseini, AH. (2012). Contemporary Creative Sustainable Architectural Progressions. Journal of Creative Sustainable Architecture & Built Environment, 2, 1-2.

URL: http://www.sersc.org/journals/CSABE/vol2/1.pdf


40. Hao, E. K. J., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2012). Solar vs. Conventional Air-Conditioning Systems: Review of LIMKOKWING University Campus, Cyberjaya, Malaysia. Journal of Creative Sustainable Architecture & Built Environment, 2, 23-32.

URL: http://www.sersc.org/journals/CSABE/vol2/4.pdf


41. Ling, C. Z., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2012). Greenscaping Buildings: Amplification of Vertical Greening towards Approaching Sustainable Urban Structures. Journal of Creative Sustainable Architecture & Built Environment, 2, 13-22.

URL: http://www.sersc.org/journals/CSABE/vol2/3.pdf


42. GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Ibrahim, R., Baharuddin, M. N., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2011). Creating green culturally responsive intelligent buildings: Socio-cultural and environmental influences. Intelligent Buildings International, 3(1), 5-23. 

URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3763/inbi.2010.0002


43. GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Dahlan, N. D., Ibrahim, R., Baharuddin, M. N., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2011). The concept of local-smart-housing: towards socio-cultural sustainability of vernacular settlements. International Journal of Architectural Research (IJAR), 5(2), 91-105.

URL: 

http://archnet.org/library/documents/one-document.jsp?document_id=11568


44. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Ibrahim, R. & Abdullah, R. (2009). Graphical visualization principles for maintaining functional relativity of spaces during architectural design. International Journal of Sustainable Tropical Design Research and Practice ALAM CIPTA (4) Issue 1, 9-16.

URL: http://frsb.upm.edu.my/alamcipta/index.php/alamcipta/article/view/58


PATENT


45. Ibrahim, R., A. GhaffarianHoseini, and R. Abdullah, Spatial Planning System, 2011, University Putra Malaysia: USA.

URL: http://patentscope.wipo.int/search/iasr?ia=MY2009000053&PAGE=HTML&ACCESS=screen&TOK=mPQvy355b8uGtbpRv82QjkvML1I

URL: http://www.google.com/patents?hl=en&lr=&vid=USPATAPP12936398&id=RMBNAQAAEBAJ&oi=fnd&printsec=abstract#v=onepage&q&f=true


THESIS

PHD THESIS


46. GhaffarianHoseini, Ali. 2012. Effectiveness of utilizing automatic residential spatial diagramming by senior architectural students. PhD, UPM.


MSC THESIS


47. GhaffarianHoseini, Ali. 2008. Adaption of Social Network Analysis for Facilitating Spatial Diagramming during Architectural Conceptual Design Phase. MSc, UPM.


MAGAZINE SCHOLARLY SECTIONS


48. GhaffarianHoseini A, GhaffarianHoseini AH, GhaffarianHoseini M. (2013). Design computing and cognition vs indirect sustainability achievement methodology, Design Concept 2 (2013), Discovery Publisher, Malaysia.


49. GhaffarianHoseini AH, GhaffarianHoseini A, GhaffarianHoseini M, Makaremi N. (2012). The essence of innovation in sustainable architecture and urban development, Architect Concept 6 (2012), Discovery Publisher, Malaysia.


50. GhaffarianHoseini AH, GhaffarianHoseini A, Tookey J, Naismith N, AlWaer H. (2015). The evolution of intelligent buildings, The Masterbuilder 17(8): 120-121.

URL:http://www.masterbuilder.co.in/ebook/2015/August2015_eBook/index.html#p=108


51. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Tookey, J., GhaffarianHoseini, A., Naismith, N., & Dat, D. T. (2016). Future of Automated Construction. Progressive Building (NZIOB), (119-120).


BOOKS


52. GhaffarianHoseini, A., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Tookey, J., Omrany, H., Fleury, A., Naismith, N., & GhaffarianHoseini, M. (2016). The Essence of Smart Homes: Application of Intelligent Technologies towards Smarter Urban Future. Auckland, New Zealand: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-0016-2.ch014

IGI Global URL: http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/the-essence-of-smart-homes/148575

IRMA-International URL: http://www.irma-international.org/chapter/the-essence-of-smart-homes/148575/


53. GhaffarianHoseini A, GhaffarianHoseini AH, Rafiee, A. (2014). Formal Reflections in Architectural Conceptualization: Rationality versus Sensation. Victoria, Australia: The Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd.


Google Play

URL: https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=iWtTAwAAQBAJ

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS 

Papers in Process of Preparation, Submission and Review


54. GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Berardi, U., Raahemifar, K., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2017). The Thermal Performance Optimization of Outdoor Spaces using IES & ENVI-MET. The 2017 Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD), Mars Discovery District & University Of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. 


55. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Zhang, T., Naismith, N., Tookey, J., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Doan, D. & Okey, B. (2017). Establishing a Knowledge Base System (KBS) For Post-Construction Building Facility Maintenance, Australasian Building Simulation Conference, Melbourne, Australia. 


Published Papers


56. Doan, D., GhaffarianHoseini, A., Zhang, T., Rehman, A., Naismith, N., Tookey, J., & GhaffarianHoseini, AH (2016, 11-14 December). Green Building Assessment Schemes: A critical comparison among BREEAM, LEED and Green Star NZ, International Conference on Sustainable Building Asia (SBE16), Seoul, South Korea.


57. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Zhang, T., Doan, D., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Naismith, N., Tookey, J., & GhaffarianHoseini, M. (2016). Integrating Augmented Reality and Building Information Modelling to Facilitate Construction Site Coordination: An Approach to Sustainable Construction Management, 16th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR 2016), Hong Kong.


58. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Zhang, T., Wang, K., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Naismith, N., Tookey, J., Chen, K., Wang, G., Zhang, W & Li, B. (2016). Application of Real-time Virtual Reality Streaming Mobile Devices for Integrated Project Delivery: A Case Study of Bailintou Monastery, 16th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR 2016), Hong Kong.


59. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Rehman, A., Zhang, T., Doan, D., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Naismith, N., & Tookey, J. (2016). BIM Readiness & Implementation Strategy for SME Construction Companies in the UK,  the 33rd edition of the international CIB W78 conference (IT in Construction), 2016, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.


60. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Okey, B., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Naismith, N., Tookey, J (2016). Construction Time Management Success Impact Factors and Data Analysis Techniques: A Review, The 4th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Architecture & Urban Development (ICSAU 2016), Tehran, Iran. 


61. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Zhang, T., Li, Y., Doan, D., Rehman, GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Naismith, N., Tookey, J., & GhaffarianHoseini, M. (2016). Proposing Robotic Foldable Houses For A Half-Day Urban Lifestyle, International Conference on Architecture, Landscape, Interior Design & Urban Planning (ALIU 2016), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


62. Naismith, N., Monaghan, B., Zhang, T., Doan, D., GhaffarianHoseini, A., & Tookey, J. (2016). Examining the Productivity in the NZ Construction Industry, International Conference on Sustainability, Green Buildings, Environmental Engineering & Renewable Energy (SGER 2016), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


63. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Rehman, A., Doan, D., Zhang, T., GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Naismith, N., & Tookey, J. (2016, 13-14 October). Developing a BIM Execution Framework for SME Construction Companies in the UK, BIM International Conference (BIC 2016), Sao Paulo (Brazil) & Lisbon (Portugal).


64. GhaffarianHoseini, AH., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2016. Parametric Analysis of the Outdoor Thermal Comfort Conditions of Partially Shaded Urban Spaces in the Tropical Context of Malaysia, the 43rd International Conference on Recent Innovations in Engineering and Technology (ICRIET), Bali, Indonesia.


65. Puolitaival, T., GhaffarianHoseini, A., Haniel, B., Sharp, D., McMeel, D., Chicca, F., Kenny, P., Robyn, P., Amor, R., Greenan, R., Storey, J., Booth, T. (2016). BIM Training and Education –Case New Zealand, 1st International BIM Academic Forum Conference, Glasgow, UK. 


66. Naismith, N., GhaffarianHoseini, A., & Kekreja, R. (2016, 29-31 July). The Adoption of Integrated Project Delivery in Public Sector Projects in New Zealand: The Way Forward. The 5th World Construction Symposium 2016: Greening Environment, Eco Innovations & Entrepreneurship Colombo, Sri Lanka.


67. GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Berardi, U., GhaffarianHoseini, A., & Tookey, J. (2016, June 26). Examining the Thermal Performance Characteristics of Outdoor Spaces in the Tropical Context of Kuala Lumpur, NZAAR International Event Series on natural and built environment, cities, sustainability and advanced engineering, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


68. Brauner, M., Tookey, J., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2016, June 22-24). Improving Building Hygrothermal Performance through Advanced Application of Building Materials: A Holistic Approach towards Mould Growth Prevention, Central Europe towards Sustainable Building (CESB), Innovations for Sustainable Future, Prague, Czech Republic.


69. Gorsia, K., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2015, 2-3 December 2015). Investigating the Effectiveness of Using Green Concrete towards Promotion of Sustainable Built EnvironmentUPM. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the The 5th International Conference on Sustainable Tropical Environmental Design 2015 (SusTED’15), Faculty of Design & Architecture, UPM, UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.


70. Ghaffarianhoseini AH., Ghaffarianhoseini A. (2015). The impact of nature conservation on the thermal comfort enhancement of urban spaces: analyzing the heat mitigation strategies, 11th International Conference on Science and Innovative Engineering (ICSIE 2015), 6-7 Dec 2015, Shanghai, China.


71. GhaffarianHoseini, AH., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2015, 24-25 September 2015). The impact of nature conservation on the thermal comfort enhancement of green urban spaces: lessons for environmental education, the International Conference of innovation in environmental education: ICT and intergenerational learning, Florence, Italy.


72. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Ibrahim, R., Tookey, J., & GhaffarianHoseini, AH. (2015, 16 October 2015). Quantitative Computational Experiment (QCE): An Alternative Post-Positivist Experimental Research Strategy of Inquiry for Design Studies, the 3rd International Conference on Civil and Architectural Engineering (ICCAE), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


73. GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2015). Adopting key sustainable principles in AEC conceptual implementations: implications and challenges. University of Pittsburgh. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Engineering Sustainability 2015, Pittsburgh, USA


74. GhaffarianHoseini A, Tookey J, GhaffarianHoseini AH. (2014). Application of nD BIM Integrated Knowledge-based Building Management System (BIM-IKBMS) for Inspecting the Post-Construction Energy Efficiency, 4TH ANNUAL NZBERS SYMPOSIUM 2014, Organized by Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand.


75. GhaffarianHoseini, AH., Dahlan, Nur Dalilah., GhaffarianHoseini, A & Makaremi, N‎ (2011). Penetration of Smart Housing as an Integral Part of Intelligent Buildings into Urban Areas of Developing Countries. In: The First Iranian Students Scientific Conference in Malaysia, 9-10 April 2011, Universiti Putra Malaysia.


76. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Ibrahim, R. & Abdullah, R. (2010). Developing Evaluation Criteria for Optimizing Architectural Spatial Planning During Conceptual Design Stage.  SUSTED 2010, 1st & 2ndDecember 2010, Selangor, Malaysia.


77. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Ibrahim, R. & Abdullah, R. (2010). Developing a computational prototype for promoting the socio-cultural sustainability through integration of social network analysis and architectural conceptual design stage World Engineering Congress 2010, 2nd – 5th August 2010, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia Conference on Engineering and Technology Education.


78. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Ibrahim, R. & Abdullah, R. (2009). Developing a computational model for automatically evaluating the functional efficiency of architectural plan layouts during the conceptual design stage. Research Methodologies in Design 2009, Edited by Rahinah Ibrahim. 


79. Mamdooh, M., Ibrahim, R., & GhaffarianHoseini, A. (2008) Identifying 2D Documentation Challenges for IT/ICT Implementation in Supporting Industrialised Building System (IBS) in Malaysia. ICCCBE-XII & INCITE 2008. Beijing; China, Tsinghua University - Science and Technology, 147.


80. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Ibrahim, R., & Abdullah, R. (October 20-21, 2008). Maintaining the Functional Relativity of Architectural Spaces during the Conceptual Design Phase Using Social Network Analysis. Proceeding of 8th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality. Kuala lumpur, Malaysia, 467-480.


81. GhaffarianHoseini, A., Ibrahim, R., & Abdullah, R. (2007). Expert System for Spatial Planning During Housing Design. Research Methodologies in Design 2007, Edited by Rahinah Ibrahim, ISBN 978-967-5026-26-3, 15-16.


82. GhaffarianHoseini, A., & Ibrahim, R. (2007). Using Social Network Analysis for Visualising Spatial Planning During Conceptual Design Phase. CAADRIA 2007, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia, Nanjing (China), 19-21 April 2007 , 233-240.


83. GhaffarianHoseini, A., & Ibrahim, R. (2006). Using Social Network Analysis for Visualizing Spatial Planning During Conceptual Design Phase. Research Methodologies in Design 2006, Edited by Rahinah Ibrahim, ISBN 983-3455-73-5, 49-51.

Awards:

The MOST READ paper in the 60 years publication history of the journal of Architectural Science Review (Taylor & Francis), Ghaffarianhoseini, AH., Berardi, U., Alwaer, H., Chang, S., Halawa, E., Ghaffarianhoseini, A. & Clements-Croome, D. 2015. What Is an Intelligent Building? Analysis of Recent Interpretations from an International Perspective. Architectural Science Review, 1-20.

URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00038628.2015.1079164

Reviewed a fundamental research proposal on Solar Energy Balanced Facade – SEBF (Adaptive Facades Network - Action number TU1403) for the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER, State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI, COST (Intergovernmental framework for European Cooperation in Science and Technology, the oldest European initiative for scientific and technical research cooperation), Switzerland.

AUT Vice Chancellor’s Doctoral Scholarship

 

NZD $97,000

PhD student under supervision Dat Tien Doan

AUT Vice Chancellor’s Doctoral Scholarship

 

NZD $97,000

PhD student under supervision Marcela Brauner

AUT Doctoral Supervisory Support Scholarship

NZD $15,000 (per annum)

PhD student under supervision Tongrui Zhang

AUT Doctoral Fee Scholarship

NZD $19,125

PhD student under supervision Attiq Rehman

AUT Doctoral Fee Scholarship

NZD $19,125

PhD student under supervision Bruno Okey

AUT Doctoral Fee Scholarship

NZD $19,125

PhD student under supervision Tongrui Zhang

UM Living Lab Sustainability CLuster (2016-2017), International Grant

 

MYR $71,692

Subject of research: Essence of Green Roofs/Walls: UM Campus as an Experimental and Computational Living Lab towards Enhancing the Outdoor thermal comfort conditions

 

IRU-MRUN (2015-2016) Collaborative Research programme International Grant (Malaysian-Australian Joint Grant)

MYR $60,000

Subject of research: Enhancing the energy performance of building envelopes in hot and humid climates of Darwin (Australia) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

 

Listed in the Most Downloaded Articles of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) in 2014 – Top 20

“Sustainable energy performances of green buildings: A review of current theories, implementations and challenges”

 

Listed in the Most Downloaded Articles of Applied Energy (Elsevier) in 2014 – Top 20

“State-of-the-art analysis of the environmental benefits of green roofs”

Post-Doctoral offer

Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, 2014

Research Fellow offer

Ryerson University, Canada, 2013

Post-Doctoral offer

University of North Carolina, USA, 2013

Bronze Medal

IBS Sustainability Integration Exhibition, Malaysia (2011)

Gold Medal

“The Rapid Spatial Planner (RASPER)”, The 9th British Invention, Innovation and Technology Show (BIS-London-United Kingdom), organized by British Inventors Society Board (BIS). (14th - 17th OCTOBER 2009).

Silver Medal

“The Rapid Spatial Planner (RASPER)”, The 8th Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE-Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia), organized by Malaysian Association of Research Scientists (MARS). (19-21 Feb 2009).

Silver Medal

“The Rapid Spatial Planner (RASPER)”, Pameran Reka Cipta dalam Penyelidikan dan Innovasi (PRPI-Selangor-Malaysia), organized by UPM. (29-31 July 2008).

Patent

Ibrahim, R., A. GhaffarianHoseini, and R. Abdullah, Spatial Planning System, 2011, University Putra Malaysia: USA.

Award of Fellowship Grant (PhD)

MYR $84,000

UPM, Malaysia (2010-2012)

Award of RUGS Grant (MSc)

MYR $114,000

UPM & Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education (2007-2008)

Award of Fellowship Grant (MSc)

MYR $22,000

UPM, Malaysia (2007-2008)


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