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Somayeh Asadi

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Architectural Engineering

213 Engineering Unit A

sxa51@psu.edu

814-865-3013

Research Areas:

Building Construction

Interest Areas:

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Construction Management, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran, 2004
  • MS, Industrial Management, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, 2008
  • MS, Engineering Science emphasis on Construction Engineering, Louisana State University, Baton Rouge, 2011
  • Ph D, Construction Engineering, Louisiana State University, 2012

Publications

Book, Chapters

  • Somayeh Asadi and Zong Woo Geem, 2015, Sustainable Building Design: A Review on Recent Metaheuristic Methods, Springer International Publishing, pp. 203-223

Journal Articles

  • Ehsan Mostavi, Somayeh Asadi and Djamel Boussaa, 2017, "Development of a new methodology to optimize building life cycle cost, environmental impacts, and occupant satisfaction", Energy, 121, pp. 606-615
  • Melissa Kazemi Rad, David R Riley, Somayeh Asadi and Parhum Delgoshaei, 2017, "Improving the performance profile of energy conservation measures at the Penn State University Park Campus", Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, pp. 610-628
  • Modeste Kameni Nematchoua, Paola Ricciardi, Sigrid Reiter, Somayeh Asadi and Claude Demers, 2017, "Thermal comfort and comparison of some parameters coming from hospitals and shopping centers under natural ventilation: the Case of Madagascar Island", Journal of Building Engineering, pp. 196-206
  • Omid Hoseynpoor, Behnam Mohammadi-ivatloo, Morteza Nazariheris and Somayeh Asadi, 2017, "Application of Dynamic Non-linear Programming Technique to Non-convex Short-term Hydrothermal Scheduling Problem", Energies
  • Mohammad Saeed Bastani, Somayeh Asadi and Chimay J. Anumba, 2016, "Application of Bass Diffusion Theory to Simulate the Impact of Feedback and Word of Mouth on Occupants’ Behavior in Commercial Buildings: An Agent-Based Approach", Journal of Architectural Engineering, 22, (4), pp. 34-50
  • Somayeh Asadi, Hamed Babaizadeh, Nolan Foster and Reza Broun, 2016, "Environmental and economic life cycle assessment of PEX and copper plumbing systems: A case study", Journal of Cleaner Production, 137, pp. 1228-1236
  • Somayeh Asadi, Maryam Fakhari and Mona Sendi, 2016, "A study on the thermal behavior of traditional residential buildings: Rasoulian house case study", Journal of Building Engineering, 7, pp. 334-342
  • Ebrahim Karan, Somayeh Asadi and Lewis Ntaimo, 2016, "A stochastic optimization approach to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from buildings and transportation", Energy, 106, pp. 367-377
  • Ebrahim Karan, Atefeh Mohammadpour and Somayeh Asadi, 2016, "Integrating building and transportation energy use to design a comprehensive greenhouse gas mitigation strategy", Applied Energy, 165, pp. 234-243
  • Somayeh Asadi, Maryam Fakhari, Rima Fayaz and Akram Mahdaviparsa, 2016, "The effect of solar chimney layout on ventilation rate in buildings", Energy and Buildings, 123, pp. 71–78
  • Somayeh Asadi, Marwa Hassan, Ali Beheshti and Charles Berryman, 2015, "Quantification of Residential Energy Consumption Reduction Using Glass-Modified Asphalt Shingle", Journal of Architectural Engineering, 21, (4), pp. 1222-1238
  • Shideh Shams Amiri, Mohammad Mottahedi and Somayeh Asadi, 2015, "Using multiple regression analysis to develop energy consumption indicators for commercial buildings in the U.S.", Energy and Buildings, 109, pp. 209-216
  • Ehsan Mostavi, Somayeh Asadi, Marwa M. Hassan and Mohamed Alansari, 2015, "Evaluation of Self-Healing Mechanisms in Concrete with Double-Walled Sodium Silicate Microcapsules", Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 27, (12), pp. 1320-1341
  • Ataallah Nadiri, Marwa M. Hassan and Somayeh Asadi, 2015, "Supervised Intelligence Committee Machine to Evaluate Field Performance of Photocatalytic Asphalt Pavement for Ambient Air Purification", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2528, pp. 96-105
  • Hamed Babaizadeh, Nasim Haghighi, Somayeh Asadi, Reza Broun and David R Riley, 2015, "Life cycle assessment of exterior window shadings in residential buildings in different climate zones", Building and Environment, 90, pp. 168-177
  • Mohammad Mottahedi, Atefeh Mohammadpour, Shideh Shams Amiri, David R Riley and Somayeh Asadi, 2015, "Multi-linear Regression Models to Predict the Annual Energy Consumption of an Office Building with Different Shapes", Procedia Engineering, 118, pp. 622-629
  • Hamed Babaizadeh, Nasim Haghighi, Reza Broun and Somayeh Asadi, 2015, "Life Cycle Assessment of Common Materials Used for Exterior Window Shadings in Residential Buildings", Procedia Engineering, 118, pp. 794-801
  • Atefeh Mohammadpour, Mohammad Mottahedi, Shideh Shams Amiri, Somayeh Asadi, David R Riley and Arezou Shafaghat, 2015, "Parametric Analysis of Building Elements on Building Energy Use", Jurnal Teknologi, 74, (4), pp. 79-83
  • Ehsan Mostavi, Somayeh Asadi and Elumeze Ugochukwu, 2015, "Feasibility study of the potential use of drill cuttings in concrete", International Journal of Pavement Research & Technology, 8, (6), pp. 433-445
  • Marwa Hassan, Micah Kiletico and Somayeh Asadi, 2015, "Glass-Modified Asphalt Shingles for Mitigation of Urban Heat Island Effect", Cityscape, 17, (1), pp. 217-228
  • Somayeh Asadi, Shideh Shams Amiri and Mohammad Mottahedi, 2014, "On the development of multi-linear regression analysis to assess energy consumption in the early stages of building design", Energy and Buildings, 85, pp. 246-255
  • Somayeh Asadi and Marwa M Hassan, 2014, "Evaluation of the thermal performance of a roof-mounted radiant barrier in residential buildings: Experimental study", Journal of Building Physics, 38, (1), pp. 66-80
  • Somayeh Asadi, Marwa Hassan, Ataallah Nadiri and Heather Dylla, 2014, "Artificial intelligence modeling to evaluate field performance of photocatalytic asphalt pavement for ambient air purification", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21, (14), pp. 8847-8857
  • Somayeh Asadi, Marwa Hassan, John T. Kevern and Tyson Rupnow, 2014, "Nitrogen Oxide Reduction and Nitrate Measurements on TiO_2 Photocatalytic Pervious Concrete Pavement", International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, 7, (4), pp. 273-279
  • James Gilford, Marwa M. Hassan, Tyson Rupnow, Michele Barbato, Ayman Okeil and Somayeh Asadi, 2014, "Dicyclopentadiene and Sodium Silicate Microencapsulation for Self-Healing of Concrete", Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 26, (5), pp. 886-896
  • David Osborn, Marwa Hassan, Somayeh Asadi and John R. White, 2014, "Durability Quantification of TiO2 Surface Coating on Concrete and Asphalt Pavements", Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 26, (2), pp. 331-337
  • Heather Dylla, Somayeh Asadi, Marwa Hassan and Louay N. Mohammad, 2013, "Evaluating photocatalytic asphalt pavement effectiveness in real-world environments through developing models: a statistical and kinetic study", Road Materials and Pavement Design, 14, (sup2), pp. 92-105
  • Hassan Marwa, Yvan Beliveau and Somayeh Asadi, 2013, "Experimental Evaluation of a Newly Developed Flat Plate Integrated Solar Collector System", Journal of Energy Engineering, 139, (1), pp. 48-53
  • Marwa Hassan, Louay N. Mohammad, Somayeh Asadi, Heather Dylla and Sam Cooper, 2013, "Sustainable Photocatalytic Asphalt Pavements for Mitigation of Nitrogen Oxide and Sulfur Dioxide Vehicle Emissions", Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 25, (3), pp. 365-371
  • James Gilford, Marwa M Hassan, Tyson Rupnow, Michele Barbato, Ayman Okeil and Somayeh Asadi, 2013, "Dicyclopentadiene (DCPD) and Sodium Silicate Microencapsulation for Self-Healing of Concrete", Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, pp. 112-127
  • Somayeh Asadi, Marwa M Hassan and Ali Beheshti, 2013, "Performance evaluation of an attic radiant barrier system using three-dimensional transient finite element method", Journal of Building Physics, 36, (3), pp. 247–264
  • Somayeh Asadi, Marwa Hassan, John Kevern and Tyson Rupnow, 2012, "Development of Photocatalytic Pervious Concrete Pavement for Air and Storm Water Improvements", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2290, pp. 161-167
  • Somayeh Asadi, Marwa Hassan and Ali Beheshti, 2012, "Development and validation of a simple estimating tool to predict heating and cooling energy demand for attics of residential buildings", Energy and Buildings, 54, pp. 12-21
  • Heather Dylla, Somayeh Asadi and Marwa Hassan, 2012, "Exposure to Nanoparticles during Asphalt Paving of Photocatalytic Asphalt Pavements", IIE Annual Conference.Proceedings, pp. 1-9
  • Marwa Hassan, Louay N Mohammad, Heather Dylla, Somayeh Asadi, Sam Cooper and III, 2012, "Laboratory and Field Evaluation of Sustainable Photocatalytic Asphalt Pavements", Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, (81), pp. 1-23
  • M Fesanghary, Somayeh Asadi and Zong Woo Geem, 2012, "Design of low-emission and energy-efficient residential buildings using a multi-objective optimization algorithm", Building and environment, 49, pp. 245–250
  • Marwa M Hassan, Heather Dylla, Somayeh Asadi, Louay N Mohammad and Samuel Cooper, 2011, "Laboratory evaluation of environmental performance of photocatalytic titanium dioxide warm-mix asphalt pavements", Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 24, (5), pp. 599–605

Conference Proceedings

  • Yewande S. Abraham, Chimay J. Anumba and Somayeh Asadi, 2017, "Data Sensing Approaches to Monitoring Building Energy Use and Occupant Behavior", American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 21-29
  • Jacob Blackwood, Ebrahim Karan, Somayeh Asadi, Atefeh Mohammadpour and Sadegh Asgari, 2017, "Stochastic Optimization Model for Sustainable Water Treatment with Minimal Energy Use", American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 32-40
  • Martin Nwodo, Chimay Anumba and Somayeh Asadi, 2017, "BIM-Based Life Cycle Assessment and Costing of Buildings: Current Trends and Opportunities", pp. 51–59
  • Ehsan Mostavi and Somayeh Asadi, 2016, "A Methodology to Model Occupants’ Day Lighting Quality Satisfaction in Residential Buildings", American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 1030-1039
  • Mahsa Safari, David R Riley, Somayeh Asadi, Parhum Delgoshaei and Lisa Shulock, 2016, "Building Energy Efficiency through Engaged Scholarship", American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 1-10
  • Ehsan Mostavi, Somayeh Asadi and Issa J. Ramaji, 2016, "Completing the Missing Puzzle Piece of the Building Design Process: Modeling and Identifying Occupants’ Satisfaction Level in Commercial Buildings", American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 1112-1121
  • Atefeh Mohammadpour, Somayeh Asadi and Ebrahim Karan, 2016, "Determining the Role of Attentional Control among Construction Workers in Improving Safety Performance", American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 2793-2800
  • Kathryn Gonzales, Somayeh Asadi and Robert Leicht, 2016, "Exploring Project Manager Motivations in the Construction Industry", American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 1917-1926
  • FuJu Wu, David R Riley, Robert Leicht, Gül Kremer and Somayeh Asadi, 2016, "Value and Trust Performance Metrics in Home Energy Audits", American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 1313-1322
  • Ehsan Mostavi, Somayeh Asadi and Djamel Boussaa, 2016, "Identifying Optimal Design of Office Buildings Using Harmony Search Optimization Algorithm", 2016, (1), pp. 1-3
  • Madhavi Indraganti, Djamel Boussaa and Somayeh Asadi, 2016, "Necessity of the Adaptive Comfort Standard for the Middle East in the Times of Rising Energy Use", 2016, (1), pp. 52-57
  • Somayeh Asadi and Ebrahim Karan, 2016, "On the Development of a Stochastic Model to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Building and Transportation Sectors", 2016, (1), pp. 56-60
  • Shideh Amiri, Mahsa Masoudi, Somayeh Asadi and Ebrahim Karan, 2016, "A Quantitative Way for Measuring the Building User Design Feedback and Evaluation", pp. 1813-1819
  • Ehsan Mostavi, Reza Foroughi and Somayeh Asadi, 2016, "Integration of End-User Satisfaction in Multi-Objective Optimization Model in Design of High-Performance Commercial Building", pp. 21-25
  • Mohammad Mottahedi and Somayeh Asadi, 2016, "Non-intrusive Load Monitoring Using Imaging Time Series and Convolutional Neural Networks", pp. 705-710
  • Yumna Kurdi, David R Riley, Shideh Shams Amiri, Somayeh Asadi, Julie Dinh-Ngoc, Remi Goulet, Stanley Gatland and Parhum Delgoshaei, 2016, "On the Performance of a Net Zero Energy House: A Case Study of the GridStar House in the Navy Yard, Philadelphia", pp. 1213–1222
  • Ehsan Mostavi, Somayeh Asadi, Ebrahim Karan and Djamel Boussaa, 2015, "Integration of QFD and Utility Theory to Improve End-User Satisfaction in the Design of High-Performance Buildings", American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Atefeh Mohammadpour, Ebrahim Karan, Somayeh Asadi and Ling Rothrock, 2015, "Measuring End-User Satisfaction in the Design of Building Projects Using Eye-Tracking Technology", American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 564-571
  • Ebrahim Karan, Somayeh Asadi, Atefeh Mohammadpour, Mehrzad V. Yousefi and David R Riley, 2015, "Using Building Energy Simulation and Geospatial Analysis to Determine Building and Transportation Related Energy Use", American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 580-587
  • Shideh Shams Amiri, Mohammad Mottahedi, Somayeh Asadi and David R Riley, 2015, "Development and validation of regression models to predict annual energy consumption of office buildings in different climate regions in the United States", International Construction Specialty Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (ICSC), pp. 078/1-078/10
  • Mohammad Saeed Bastani and Somayeh Asadi, 2015, "Simulating the Impact of Feedback on Energy Consumption and Emission Production in Commercial Buildings Using Agent-Based Approach", American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 78-90
  • Shideh Shams Amiri, Mohammad Mottahedi and Somayeh Asadi, 2015, "Development of Multi-Linear Regression Model to Predict Energy Consumption in the Early Stages of Building Design", American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 54-65
  • Somayeh Asadi, 2015, "On the Development of the Silicon Oxide Nanoparticle Thin Films to Reduce Building Energy Consumption", Springer International Publishing, pp. 219-228
  • Mehrzad V Yousefi, Ebrahim Karan, Atefeh Mohammadpour and Somayeh Asadi, 2015, "Implementing Eye Tracking Technology in the Construction Process", pp. 42-50
  • Nasim Haghighi, Somayeh Asadi and Hamed Babaizadeh, 2015, "The effect of shading design and materials on building energy demand", pp. 077/01-077/10
  • Ehsan Mostavi, Somayeh Asadi and Elumeze Ugochukwu, 2015, "Feasibility study of the potential use of drill cuttings in concrete", Procedia Engineering, Elsevier, 118, pp. 1015–1023
  • Somayeh Asadi, Marwa Hassan and Ali Beheshti, 2015, "3D finite element modeling of recycled glass cullets in asphalt shingles", pp. 006/1-006/9
  • David R Riley, Maureen Roskoski, Mahsa Safari, Aileen G Zaballero, Melissa Kazemi Rad and Somayeh Asadi, 2015, "A state-of-the-art competency model for advanced commercial building workforce", pp. 213-220
  • Marwa Hassan, Louay Mohammad, Heather Dylla, Somayeh Asadi and Samuel Cooper, 2014, "Photocatalytic Warm Mix Asphalt laboratory performance testing", CRC Press, pp. 1807-1815
  • Somayeh Asadi and Marwa Hassan, 2014, "Worker exposure to ultrafine particles in asphalt laboratory", CRC Press, pp. 41-47
  • Somayeh Asadi, 2014, "A Multi-objective Harmony-Search Algorithm for Building Life-cycle Energy Optimization", American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 484-493
  • Somayeh Asadi and Marwa Hassan, 2014, "Development of the Simple Estimating Tool to Assess the Energy Cost Savings of Attic Radiant Barrier System in Temperate Climate Regions", American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 474-483
  • Vahid Bakhtyari Moorjani and Somayeh Asadi, 2014, "Assessing the Effects of Glazing Type on Optimum Dimension of Windows in Office Buildings", pp. 1-7
  • Somayeh Asadi and Marwa Hassan, 2013, "Development Of A Radiant Barrier Residential Roof Energy Saving Calculator For Southern U. S. Climatic Conditions", Research Publishing Services, pp. 8-16
  • Somayeh Asadi and Marwa Hassan, 2013, "Sensitivity Analysis Of Attic Radiant Barrier Performance To Climate And Local Environmental Variables In The United States", Research Publishing Services, pp. 12-20
  • Somayeh Asadi, Marwa Hassan, Ataallah Nadiri and Louay Mohamm, 2013, "Using Artificial Intelligence Models to Evaluate Field Performance of Photocatalytic Asphalt Pavement for Ambient Air Purification", pp. 8847-8857
  • Somayeh Asadi and Marwa Hassan, 2012, "Evaluation of the thermal performance of radiant barrier in heating and cooling load reduction of residential buildings", pp. 222–230
  • Somayeh Asadi, 2012, "Nitrogen Oxide Reduction and Nitrate Measurements on TiO2 Photocatalytic Pervious Concrete Pavement", pp. 23-31
  • M Hassan, Louay N Mohammad, Heather Dylla, Sam Cooper, Ahmad Mokhtar and Somayeh Asadi, 2011, "A breakthrough concept in the preparation of highly-sustainable photocatalytic warm asphalt mixtures", pp. 2-11
  • Yewande Abraham, Zhidan Zhao, Chimay Anumba and Somayeh Asadi, , "Implementation of a Preference Monitoring Application for Office Building Occupants", Lean and Computing in Construction Congress (LC3)
  • Chimay Anumba, Yewande Abraham and Somayeh Asadi, , "Investigation of Occupant-related Energy Use: A Qatar Office Case Study", World Sustainable Built Environment Conference (WSBE)
  • Saratu Terreno, Chimay Anumba and Somayeh Asadi, , "BIM Implementation in Facilities Management: An Analysis of Process", Construction Research Congress
  • Martin Nwodo, Chimay Anumba and Somayeh Asadi, , "Decision Support System for Building Materials Selection: Current Trends and Opportunities", Construction Research Congress
  • Reza Foroughi and Somayeh Asadi, , "Optimum Aspect Ratio of Windows in Small Commercial Buildings: A Comparison Between Seven Climate Zones in the United States", Construction Research Congress
  • Somayeh Asadi, , "Characterization of Nano Particles Released during Asphalt and Concrete Laboratory Activities", pp. 2379-2388

Research Projects

  • July 2016 - July 2017, "Building Energy Assessment Center Phase I," (Sponsor: The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection).
  •  2012 -  2015, "CASCaded Mentoring And Design Experiences (CASCADE)," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  •   -  , "REU Site: Integrating Research in Sustainable Energy and the Environment across Disciplines (IR-SEED)," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  •   -  , "GELP: US-Europe-Asia International Workshop Mapping the Interdependency of Sustainable Critical Energy Infrastructure Systems :," (Sponsor: Penn State College of Engineering).
  • July 2017 -  , "Building Energy Assessment Center Phase II," (Sponsor: The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection).
  •   -  , "Development of A Simple Tool To Design Energy-Efficient, Low-Emission, And Cost Effective Commercial Buildings," (Sponsor: Qatar National Research Foundation).
  •   -  , "Mimicking Self-Healing Mechanisms of Living Organisms in Reinforced Concrete Structures," (Sponsor: Qatar National Research Foundation).
  •   -  , "Career Map," (Sponsor: Consortium for Building Energy Innovation/U.S. Department of Energy).
  •   -  , "Asset Score Education and Training," (Sponsor: Consortium for Building Energy Innovation/U.S. Department of Energy).
  •   -  , "Building Re-Tuning Training," (Sponsor: Consortium for Building Energy Innovation/U.S. Department of Energy).
  •   -  , "Integrating Asset Score into Building Re-Tuning Training and Education and Expanding Energy Efficiency Academic Program," (Sponsor: The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for the State Energy Program).

Honors and Awards

  • The Hartz Family Career Development Assistant Professor, Penn State, August 2014 - September 2018
  • NSF Travel Awards, National Science Foundation, April 2017 - April 2017
  • 2015 Green Energy Challenge, ELECTRI International, October 2015 - October 2015
  • NSF Travel Awards, National Science Foundation, April 2015 - April 2015
  • NECA student Chapter of the Year 2016, National Electrical Contractors Association, January 2016

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Chairperson, Climate and Events Committee, August 2016 - August 2017
  • Committee Member, Instructional Equipment and Resources, August 2016 - August 2017
  • Committee Member, Member of the search committee, January 2017 - April 2017
  • Chairperson, Climate and Events Committee, August 2015 - August 2016
  • Administrator, AE research seminar, August 2015 - August 2016
  • Committee Member, Instructional Equipment and Resources, August 2015 - August 2016
  • Panelist, PA USGBC, April 2016
  • Evaluator, The Millennium Scholars Program, 2015
  • Administrator, AE research seminar, August 2015
  • Advisor, National Electrical Contractors association, January 2016

Service to External Organizations:

  • Moderator, Session Moderator, International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, June 2017 - June 2017
  • Instructor, Teach how to read and write Farsi to interested kids, State College community, August 2015
  • Secretary, ASCE, Global Center of Excellence in Computing, October 2015
 


 

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