DSAEC            UNL



         1. Zhigang Shen, Ph.D., Associate Professor


Current students:

         Ph.D. students

1. Ri Na, expected graduation in 2016

    Dissertation: "A Comprehensive Evaluation of Potential Energy Savings Using Self-ventilated Cavity Walls"




    Personal webpage

2. Zhexiong Shang




    Personal webpage


Undergraduate Students


1. Amanda Matsui



    Senior of Civil Engineering Student at UNL, looking for summer 2016 BIM/VDC intern opportunity, either in industry or in research labs


    Proficient in 1)Revit 2016 modeling; 2) Navisworks clash detection and 4D schedule, and construction process animations; 3) AutoCAD


    Language skills: English (flunet); Spanish (fluent); Portuguese (native)


     Contact: amandinhamatsui@hotmail.com 







Former members:


1. Endong Wang, Ph.D. 2013, assistant professor, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, TN

    Dissertation: "Addressing uncertainties in residential energy performance benchmarking and projecting through data mining approach"



1. Lalitha Nandam, M.S, 2015, The Weitz Company, Omaha, NE

   Thesis: "Evaluate Students’ Learning Effectiveness of HVAC System Using 3D Game Animations"

2. Xiaoxiang Xue, MS, 2014, Jacobs Engineering Group, Omaha, NE

    Thesis: N/A

3. Ri Na, MS, 2013, PhD. student at UNL, Lincoln, NE

    Thesis: "Investigating the Impact of Construction Quality on the Energy Performance of Residential Building—A Case Study"

4. Ashkan Hassani, MS, 2013, Iran

    Thesis: "Applications of Cobb-Douglas Production Function in Construction Time-Cost Analysis"

5. Vijay Durvarsula, MS, 2012, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., Houston, TX

    Thesis: "Integrated 3D Visualization to Facilitate Component-Based Bridge Condition Rating"

6. Landu Jiang, MS, 2012, (co-chair, MS in computer science), PhD. student at McGill University, Canada

    Thesis: "A WLAN Fingerprinting Based Indoor Localization Technique"

7. Endong Wang, MS, 2011, Assistant professor, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, TN

    Thesis: "Incorporating Uncertainties into Building Life Cycle Assessment(LCA) by Using Stochastic Approach"


         1. Shimin Wang (from 2011 - 2012), professor, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences


Visisting professor

        1. Hong Chen, 2011-2012, professor, Zhengzhou University, China


Other graduate students

       1. Hashem Izodi (2014-2015), PhD. student at Univrsity of Florida

       2. Ramin Shamsi (2012), Ph.D student at University of Oregon

       3. Hongwei Wang (2011), Standard & Poor's, NYC

       4. Karan Karki (2009-2011), Nepal


Undergraduate students

      1. Andy Baruth, 2011

      2. Jeff Webert, 2009

      3. Joe Jelden, 2008