Energy and Environment - Dr. Fariborz Haghighat

    (Graduate Ph.D. Students)

  1. Mirzaei, Amir (2018), "Development of a Hierarchical Zinc Oxide Photocatalyst for the Removal of Emerging Contaminants from Water".
  2. Sameti, Mohammad (2018), "Development of an Optimization Model for Design and Planning of a Decentralized District Energy System".
  3. Talebi, Behrang (2018), "Energy Prediction and Optimization of the Hybrid Community District Heating System (H-CDHS)".
  4. Joybari, M. M. (2017), "Simultaneous charging/discharging of phase change materials: Characterization of natural convection process".
  5. Bahri, M. (2016), "Metal Organic Frameworks as Dual Functional Adsorbent/Calaysts for Plasma Air Purification System", Co-supervisor: D. Rohani.
  6. Bastani, A. (2014), "Developing a Framework to Design a Building Envelope Integrated with PCM)", Co-supervisor: J. Kozinski.
  7. Khazraei Vizhemehr, A. (2014), "Predicting the Performance of Activated Carbon Filters at Low Concentrations Using Accelerated Tests Data".
  8. El-Sawi, A. (2013), "Centralized Thermal Storage Systems Model for Buildings of the Future: Development and Validation", Co-supervisor: H. Akbari.
  9. Pournazeri, S. (2013), "Prediction of turbulent flow and scour around bridge piers: Development of a non-hydrostatic model with non-uniform sediments", Co-supervisor: S. Li.
  10. Zhong, L. (2013), "Experimental Evaluation and Modeling of Photocatalytic Oxidation Air Cleaners".
  11. Ashrafi, O. (2012), "Estimation of Greenhouse Gas Emission in Wastewater Treatment Plant of Pulp & Paper Industry", Co-supervisor: L. Yerushalmi.
  12. Yu, Z. (2012), "Mining Hidden Knowledge from Measured Building-related Data for Improving Building Energy Performanc", Co-supervisor: B. Fung.
  13. Mirzaei, P. A (2010), "Systematic Simulation Method to Quantify and Control Pedestrain Comfort and Exposure during Urban Heat Island".
  14. Fallahi, A. (2009), "Thermal performance of double-skin façade with thermal mass", Co-supervisor: A. El Sadi.
  15. Zhang J. (2009), "Investigation of Airflow and Heat Transfer in Earth-to-Air Heat Exchangers".
  16. Haddad, S. H. (2008), "Economic Impacts of Building Materials on the Environment", Co-supervisor: S. Alkass.
  17. Zhou, L. (2007), "Optimization of Ventilation System Design and Operation of Office Environment".
  18. Teshome, E. J. (2006), "A New Generation of Zonal Models: Development, Verification and Application".
  19. Qiu, K. (2006), "Air Infiltration and Heat Exchange Performance of the Building Envelope".
  20. Rastan, S. (2006), "Development and Validation of a Novel Surface Emission Sampler for In-Situ Characterization of Sources of Indoor Air Pollution in Non-Industrial Microenvironments", Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Co-supervisor: J.P. Farant.
  21. Bourgeois, D. (2005), "Detailed Occupancy Prediction, Occupancy-Sensing Control and Advanced Behavioural Modelling Within Whole-Building Energy Simulation", Laval University, Co-supervisor: A. Potvin.
  22. Wafa Sakr. (2004), "Modeling Sorption and its Impact on Perceived Indoor Air Quality", Co-supervisor: O. Fanger.
  23. Huang, H. (2003), "Modeling of Volatile Organic Compounds Emissions and Sinks from Building Materials".
  24. Lee, C.-S. (2003), "A Theoretical Study on VOC Source and Sink Behavior of Porous Building Materials", Co-supervisor: W. Ghaly.
  25. Qui, X. (2003), "Moisture Transport Across a Bonded Interface between Building Materials" Co-supervisor: K. Kumaran.
  26. Hou, Y. (1997), "Ventilation Impact on Air Quality Problems in Partitioned Offices".
  27. Zhang, Y. (1996), "A Study of the Mechanisms of Contaminant Emissions from Building Materials".
  28. Rao, J. (1993), "Assessment of the Effect of Mean and Fluctuating Wind-Induced Pressures on Air Infiltration and Ventilation in Buildings: A System Theoretic Approach".
  29. Jiang, Z. (1990), "Intra- and Inter-zone Airflow with Heat and Mass Transfer in Multi-zone Buildings" Co-supervisor: J.C.Y. Wang.

    (Graduate M.A.Sc. Students)

  1. Abdolghader, Pooya (2018), "Development of an Experimental Setup to Measure the Effectiveness of Mechanical Filters For Nanoparticles".
  2. Olsthoorn, Dave (2018), "Determining Key Parameters and Guidelines for the Design of an Electrically Activated Concrete Slab for Peak Shifting in a Light-Weight Residential Building in a Northern Climate".
  3. Thieblemont, H. (2017), "Simplified Predictive Control for Load Management: A Self-Learning Approach Applied to Electrically Heated Floor".
  4. Eslamian, A. (2016), "The Development of a New Model for Predictions of Urban Water Demand", Co-supervisor: S. Li.
  5. Ngudjiharto, E. (2015), "Field Study of Wind Driven Rain Penetration into Vinyl Sidings and Stucco-Clad Wood-Frame Wall Systems at Window Sill", Co-supervisor: Fitsum Tariku.
  6. Najafian, A. (2015), "Integration of PCM in Domestic Hot Water Tanks: Optimization for Shifting Peak Demand".
  7. Karim Lee, A. (2014), "Application of PCM to Shift and Shave Peak Demand: Parametric Studies".
  8. Mahdavi, A. (2013), "Efficiency Measurement of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators against Ultrafine Particles under Cyclic and Constant Flows", Co-supervisor: A. Bahloul.
  9. Aghighi, A. (2013), "Evaluation of UV-PCO Air Cleaners Performance at Low Level VOCs Concentration".
  10. Nakhaie Ashtiani, A. (2013), "A Simplified Heat Wave Warning System".
  11. Badreddine, D. (2013), "Accessibility of Wheelchair Users to Residential Units Under the National Building Code", Co-supervisor: A. Jrade.
  12. Shaverdi, G. (2012), "Developing a Model for Mass Transfer in Adsorption Packed-bed Filters", Co-supervisor: W. Ghaly.
  13. Farhanyan, D. (2012), "Evaluation of UV-PCO Technology and By-Product Generation in Full-Scale Open Test Rig".
  14. Safari, V. (2011), "A Systematic Approach to Evaluating Gaseous Filter Models".
  15. Nirvan, G. (2011), "The Impact of Garage-House Interface Leakage on Contaminant Transport", Co-supervisors: H. Akbari & L. Wang..
  16. Mostofi, R. (2010), "Development of a Procedure to Measure the Effectiveness N-95 Respirator Filter Media for Capturing Nano-Particle", Co-supervisor: A. Bahloul.
  17. Kholafai, H. (2009), "Indoor Air Contaminant Removal: Full-Scale Testing of In-duct Filters".
  18. Bastani, A. (2008), "Full Scale Experimental Set-up for Evaluating the Performance of Commercial Air Cleaners for Building Applications".
  19. Magnier, L. (2008), "Multiobjective Optimization of Building Design Using Artificial Neural Network and Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithms".
  20. Bani-Shahabadi, M. (2008), "Estimation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plants", Co-supervisor: L. Yerushalmi.
  21. Coffey, B. (2008), "A Development and Testing Framework for Simulation-Based Supervisory Control With Application to Optimal Zone Temperature Ramping Demand Response Using a Modified Genetic Algorithm".
  22. Bolourani, G. (2008), "Evaluation of Gas-phase Air Cleaners for Indoor Environmental Applications".
  23. Conraud-Bianchi, J. (2007), "A Methodology for the Optimization of Building Energy, Thermal, and Visual Performance".
  24. Farajollahi, Y. (2007), "An Experimental Investigation on the Indoor Environmental Conditions on Diffusion Coefficient of VOCs in Building Materials", Co-supervisor: Z. Chen.
  25. Proskiw, G. (2007), "An innovative Air-tightness Test Procedure for Separating Envelope Air Leakage from Interior Partition Air Leakage in Multi-zone Buildings", Co-supervisor: M. Bomberg.
  26. Shakeri, A. (2006), "A Comparative Study of Occupant Thermal Modeling", Co-supervisor: A. Dolatabadi.
  27. Khawaja, N.A. (2006), "Total Life-cycle Costing of Building Designed for Disassembly", Co-supervisor: S. Alkass.
  28. Zhang, Z.H. (2005), "Measurement of Diffusion and Partition Coefficients of VOCs in Dry Building Materials".
  29. Yeganeh Talab, B. (2005), "The Effect of Interaction among Different Indoor Materials on Perceived Air Quality".
  30. Zhao, H. (2004), "An Integrated Zonal Model to Predict Transient Indoor Humidity Distribution".
  31. Mungo, T. (2003), "Water Vapor Transmission through Weather Resistive Barriers", Co-supervisor: M. Bomberg.
  32. Zhang. J. (2003), "Weather Resistive Barriers in Stucco Cladding Systems", Co-supervisor: M. Bomberg.
  33. Huang, Y. (2003), "An Engineering Approximation of Material Characteristics for Input to HAM Model Simulations", Co-supervisor: M. Bomberg.
  34. Pazera, M. (2003), "Evaluation of Laboratory Performance of Weather Resistive Barriers", Co-supervisor: M. Bomberg.
  35. Jeong Y.-C. (2002), "Modeling of a Hybrid-Ventilated Building - Grong School".
  36. Li, H. (2002), "Validation of Three Airflow Models".
  37. Solati, B (2002), "Computer Modeling of the Energy Performance of Screw Chillers", Co -supervisor: R. Zmeureanu.
  38. Popa, J. (2002), "Characterization of the Sink Effect of Volatile Organic Compounds on Building Materials, with Specific Emphasis on Painted Surfaces".
  39. Nguyen, L.C. (2001), "Protocol for Characterizing Contaminants Emissions during Construction Activities", Co-supervisor: G. Kerr.
  40. Spencer, S. (2001), "An Experimental Investigation of a Solar Chimney Natural Ventilation System".
  41. Lin, Y., (1999), "POMA - A Zonal Model for Airflow and Temperature Distribution Analysis".
  42. Sakr, W., (1999), "Impact of Ventilation System Operation and Building Products on Perceived Indoor Air Quality", Co-supervisor: M. Grunau.
  43. De Bellis, L. (1995), "Characterization of Pollutant Emissions from Paint and Varnish: Temperature and Relative Humidity Variation".
  44. Donnini, G. (1992), "A Comparison of Conventional and CO2 Demand Controlled Ventilation Systems".
  45. Auger, M. (1990), "Experimental Comparison of Three Heating Systems with Respect to Heat Distribution and Thermal Comfort", Co-supervisor: P. Fazio.
  46. Liang, H. (1990), "The Application of System Identification Techniques in Determining Z-Transfer Function Coefficients of Building Components", Co-supervisor: D. Sander, Institute for Research in Construction - National Research Council Canada.

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