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Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers

  1. Sherafat, B., Ahn, C. R., Akhavian, R., Behzadan, A. H., Golparvar-Fard, M., Kim, H., … & Azar, E. R. (2020). “Automated Methods for Activity Recognition of Construction Workers and Equipment: State-of-the-Art Review“, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 146(6), 03120002, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001843
  2. Slaton, T., Hernandez, C., and Akhavian R. (2020), “Construction Activity Recognition with Convolutional Recurrent Networks”, Automation in Construction, DOI: 0.1016/j.autcon.2020.103138
  3. Mansouri Sh., Akhavian R. (2020), “Analysis of the Synergistic Effect of Data Analytics and Technology Trends in the AEC/FM Industry”, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001759
  4. Safapour, E., Kermanshachi, S., Alfasi, B., Akhavian, R. (2019) “Identification of Schedule-Performance Indicators and Delay-Recovery Strategies for Low-Cost Housing Projects“. Journal of Sustainability, 11, 6005
  5. Faghih A., Akhavian R. (2019), “A Game-Theory Approach to Construction Dispute Resolution through Mediation”, ASCE Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)LA.1943-4170.0000325
  6. Jafari, A, Akhavian R. (2019), “Driving forces for the US residential housing price: a predictive analysis”, Special Issue: Data Analytics and Big Data in Construction Project and Asset Management, Journal of Built Environment Project and Asset Management, DOI: 10.1108/BEPAM-07-2018-0100
  7. Nguyen P., Akhavian R. (2019), “Synergistic Effect of Integrated Project Delivery, Lean Construction, and Building Information Modeling on Project Performance Measures: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis”, Journal of Advances in Civil Engineering, DOI: 10.1155/2019/1267048
  8. Brittle P., Gaedicke C., Akhavian R. (2018), “Perspective of the Last Planner: Effectiveness of the Traditional Critical Path Method in Comparison With the Last Planner System”, Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Management
  9. Akhavian, R., & Behzadan, A. H. (2018), Coupling human activity recognition and wearable sensors for data-driven construction simulation. Journal of Information Technology in Construction (ITcon), 23(1), 1-15.
  10. Nath ND., Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2017), “Ergonomic analysis of construction worker’s body postures using wearable mobile sensors”, Elsevier journal of Applied Ergonomics, New York, NY
  11. Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2016), “Smartphone-Based Construction Worker’s Activity Recognition and Classification”, Elsevier journal of Automation in Construction, New York, NY
  12. Leite F., Cho Y., Behzadan A.H., Lee S., Choe S., Fang Y., Akhavian R., Hwang S. (2016), “Visualization, Information Modeling and Simulation Grand Challenges in the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Facilities Management Industry”, ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, Reston, VA
  13. Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2015), “Construction Equipment Activity Recognition for Simulation Input Modeling Using Mobile Sensors and Machine Learning Classifiers”, Elsevier Journal of Advanced Engineering Informatics, New York, NY
  14. Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2014), “Evaluation of Queuing Systems for Knowledge-Based Simulation of Construction Processes”, Elsevier Journal of Automation in Construction, 47, New York, NY, 37-49
  15. Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2013), “Knowledge-Based Simulation Modeling of Construction Fleet Operations Using Multimodal-Process Data Mining”, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 139(11), Reston, VA, 04013021
  16. Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2012), “An Integrated Data Collection and Analysis Framework for Remote Monitoring and Planning of Construction Operations”, Elsevier Journal of Advanced Engineering Informatics, 26(4), New York, NY, 749-761

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

  1. Murrieum, M., Jafari, A., and Akhavian R. (2020), “Building Energy Performance Prediction using Machine Learning: A Data-Driven Decision-Making Framework for Energy Retrofits”, Proceedings of the ASCE Construction Research Congress (CRC), Tempe, Arizona
  2. Rios, D., Rouhanizadeh, B., Kermanshachi, Sh., and Akhavian R. (2020), “General Contractor Superintendent Skills, and Attributes for Career Success”, Proceedings of the ASCE Construction Research Congress (CRC), Tempe, Arizona
  3. Tapia, M., Safapour, E., Kermanshachi, Sh., and Akhavian R. (2020), “Investigation of the Barriers and Their Overcoming Solutions to Women’s Involvement in the U.S. Construction Industry”, Proceedings of the ASCE Construction Research Congress (CRC), Tempe, Arizona
  4. Akhavian R. (2019), “Construction Equipment Emission Modeling and Activity Analysis using Deep Learning”, The 11th International Conference on Advances in System Simulation (SIMUL 2019), November 2019, Valencia, Spain
  5. Hernandez, C., Slaton, T., Balali, V, and Akhavian R. (2019), “A Deep Learning Methodology for Construction Equipment Activity Analysis”, The 2019 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, June 2019, Atlanta, GA
  6. Castronovo, F., Barbosa Silva M., Mastrolembo Ventura S., and Akhavian R. (2019), “A First Step in Generating a Decision-Making Framework for the Development of Interactive Workspaces”, The 2019 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, June 2019, Atlanta, GA
  7. Bruggeman, R., Gaedicke C., and Akhavian R. (2019), “An Assessment of the use of BIM to Enhance the Building Commissioning Process”, The 2019 ASE International Conference, April 2019, Denver, CO
  8. Castronovo F., Awad N., Akhavian R. (2019), “Lean Analysis of the Installation of Curtain Wall Systems with Mobile Technology”, Consortium of Supply Chain and Operations Management, February 2019, Turlock, CA
  9. Castronovo F., Nikolic D., Mastrolembo Ventura S., Shroff V., Nguyen A., Dinh N., Yilmaz S., Gaedicke G., Akhavian R. (2019), “Design and Development of a Virtual Reality Educational Game for Architectural and Construction Reviews, American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, June 2019, Tampa, FL
  10. Hsu, C., Sibal, M., Castronovo, F., and Akhavian R. (2019), “Exploring the Extent of Organizational Injustice Difference between Men and Women in the U.S. Construction Industry”, The 48th Annual Meeting of the Western Decision Sciences Institute (WDSI)
  11. Akhavian R. (2019), “Data-Informed Decision Making in Construction Engineering using Sensors and Machine Learning”, The 48th Annual Meeting of the Western Decision Sciences Institute (WDSI)
  12. Jahanbanifar, Sh., Akhavian R., (2018), “Wearable Sensor-Based Activity Recognition for Data-Driven Simulation of Construction Workers’ Activities”, Proceedings of the 2018 Winter Simulation Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden (invited paper)
  13. Fayomi, A., Castronovo, F., and Akhavian R. (2018), “Automating Prescriptive Compliance Process for Building Energy Efficiency through BIM”, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR2018)
  14. Mansouri Sh., Akhavian R. (2018), “The Status Quo and Future Potentials of Data Analytics in AEC/FM: A Quantitative Analysis of Academic Research and Industry Outlook”, Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress (CRC), Baton Rouge, LA
  15. Castronovo F, Awad B, and Akhavian R. (2018), “Case Study in the Implementation of Virtual Design Reviews in the Generation of As-Built Information” , Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress (CRC), Baton Rouge, LA Li, Z, Akhavian R. (2017), “Carbon Dioxide Emission Evaluation in Construction Operations Using LCA And DEA: A Case Study of Carwash Construction”, Winter Simulation Conference, IEEE, Las Vegas, NV, 2017
  16. Li, Z, Akhavian R. (2017), “Carbon Dioxide Emission Evaluation in Construction Operations Using LCA And DEA: A Case Study of Carwash Construction”, Winter Simulation Conference, IEEE, Las Vegas, NV, 2017
  17. Arabshahi A., Akhavian R., Gaedicke C. (2017), “Barriers And Incentives for Affordable Multi-Family Green Building Construction in California”, 6th CSCE/CRC International Construction Specialty Conference, Vancouver, Canada
  18. Tandon J., Gumina M., Pakpour N., Akhavian R., (2017), “CSU East Bay Hack Day: A University Hackathon to Combat Malaria and Zika with Drones”, Proceedings of the IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), Athens, Greece
  19. Asadi E., Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2016), “Women in Construction Workshop: Outreach to Female Students from Developing Countries”, Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress (CRC), San Juan, PR
  20. Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2016), “Productivity Analysis of Construction Worker Activities Using Smartphone Sensors”, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE2016), Osaka, Japan
  21. Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2015), “Wearable Sensor-Based Activity Recognition for Data-Driven Simulation of Construction Workers’ Activities”, Proceedings of the 2015 Winter Simulation Conference, Huntington Beach, CA (invited paper)
  22. Akhavian R., Brito L., Behzadan A.H. (2015), “Integrated Wearable Sensor-Based Activity Recognition of Construction Equipment and Human Crews”, Proceedings of the Conference on Autonomous and Robotic Construction of Infrastructure, Ames, IA
  23. Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2014), “Construction Activity Recognition for Simulation Input Modeling Using Machine Learning Classifiers”, Proceedings of the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference, Savannah, GA (invited paper)
  24. Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2014), “Client-Server Interaction Knowledge Discovery for Operations-Level Construction Simulation Using Process Data”, Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress (CRC), Atlanta, GA
  25. Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2013), “Automated Knowledge Discovery and Data-Driven Simulation Model Generation of Construction Operations”, Proceedings of the 2013 Winter Simulation Conference, Washington, DC
  26. Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2013), “Simulation-Based Evaluation of Fuel Consumption in Heavy Construction Projects By Monitoring Equipment Idle Times”, Proceedings of the 2013 Winter Simulation Conference, Washington, DC (invited paper)
  27. Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2013), “Design Requirements of an Automated Data-Driven Simulation Model Generator for Construction Operations”, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Civil and Building Engineering Informatics (ICCBEI), Tokyo, Japan (Invited for Publication in Advanced Engineering Informatics by Elsevier)
  28. Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2012), “Remote Monitoring and Control of Dynamic Construction Processes Using Automated Equipment Tracking”, Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress (CRC), West Lafayette, IN
  29. Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2011), “Dynamic Simulation of Construction Activities Using Real Time Field Data Collection”, Proceedings of the 18th Workshop of Intelligent Computing in Engineering and Architecture (EG-ICE), Enschede, Netherlands (Invited for Publication in Advanced Engineering Informatics by Elsevier)
  30. Akhavian R., Behzadan A.H. (2011), “Dynamic Data Driven Simulation of Ongoing Construction Operations”, Proceedings of the 3rd International and 9th Construction Specialty Conference, Ottawa, Canada
  31. Bilskie M.V., Akhavian R., Hagen S. (2011), “Bare Earth LiDAR to Gridded Topography for the Pascagoula River, MS: An Accuracy Assessment”, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, St. Augustine, FL, 2011

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