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Richard Mistrick

Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Architectural Engineering

104 Engineering Unit A

rgm1@psu.edu

814-863-2086

Research Areas:

Building Illumination Systems

Interest Areas:

Lighting and daylight system analysis and design, Optical design, Lighting system quality metrics; Architectural engineering graduate program officer.

 
 

 

Education

Publications

Parts of Book

  • Richard G Mistrick, 2011, IES Lighting Handbook, Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, New York, NY
  • Richard G Mistrick, 2008, ED-100.2 Light, Vision and Perception, pp. 34
  • Richard G Mistrick, 2008, ED-100.10 Daylighting, pp. 36
  • Richard G Mistrick, 2006, Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, pp. 76
  • Richard G Mistrick, 2006, IESNA ED-100.1, Vision, pp. 34
  • Richard G Mistrick, 2006, IESNA ED-150.10, Daylighting, pp. 33

Journal Articles

  • Madhu Sudan and G N Tiwari, 2017, "Climate-Based Daylight Modeling (CBDM) for an atrium: An experimentally validated novel daylight performance", Solar Energy
  • Richard G Mistrick, Craig A Casey, Ling Chen and Sarith Subramaniam, 2015, "Computer Modeling of Daylight-Integrated Photocontrol of Electric Lighting Systems", Buildings, 5
  • Riad Saraiji, Yaman Al Safadi, Najat Al Ghaith and Richard G Mistrick, 2015, "A comparison of scale-model photometry and computer simulation in day-lit spaces using a normalized daylight performance index", Energy and Buildings
  • R. Royer, N. H. Ballentine, P. J. Eslinger, K. Houser, Richard G Mistrick, R. Behr and K. Rakos, 2012, "Light Therapy for Seniors in Long Term Care", J Am Med Dir Assoc., 13, (2), pp. 100-102
  • G. Ward, Richard G Mistrick, E. S. Lee, A. McNeil and J. Jonsson, 2011, "Simulating the Daylight Performance of Complex Fenestration Systems Using Bidirectional Scattering Distribution Functions within Radiance", Leukos, 7, (4), pp. 241-261
  • G. DiLaura, R. Harrold, K. Houser, Richard G Mistrick and G. Steffy, 2011, "A Procedure for Determining Target Illuminance", Leukos, 7, (3), pp. 145-158
  • P. Wankanapon and Richard G Mistrick, 2011, "Roller Shades and Automatic Lighting Control with Solar Radiation Control Strategies", BUILT Journal, 1, (1), pp. 35-42
  • K. Houser, M. Royer and Richard G Mistrick, 2010, "Light Loss Factors For Sports Lighting", LEUKOS, 6, (3), pp. 183-201
  • Y. Yoon, M. Moeck, Richard G Mistrick and W. P. Bahnfleth, 2008, "How Much Energy Do Different Toplighting Strategies Save?", Journal of Architectural Engineering, 14, (4), pp. 101-110
  • Richard G Mistrick, 2006, "An Improved Procedure for Determining Skylight Well Efficiency under Diffuse Glazing", Leukos (JIES), 2, (4), pp. 295-306
  • A. Sarkar and Richard G Mistrick, 2006, "A Novel Lighting Control System Integrating High Dynamic Range Imaging and DALI", Leukos (JIES), 2, (4), pp. 307-322
  • Y. Yoon, M. Moeck, Richard G Mistrick and W. Bahnfleth, 2006, "Optimal Daylight Factor for an Energy-Efficient Toplighting System", ASHRAE Transactions, 112, (2), pp. 622-632
  • W. J. Kowalski, W. Bahnfleth and Richard G Mistrick, 2005, "A Specular Model for UVGI Air Disinfection Systems", IUVA News, 7, (1), pp. 19-26
  • Richard G Mistrick and A. Sarkar, 2005, "A Study of Daylight-responsive Photosensor Control in Five Daylighted Classrooms", Leukos (JIES), 1, (3), pp. 51-74
  • J. Bullough, D. Paulin, A. Denami and Richard G Mistrick, 2005, "The Century Series: Industrial Revolution (a roundtable panel)", Lighting Design + Application, 35, (1), pp. 51-54
  • S. Ranasinghe and Richard G Mistrick, 2003, "A Study of Photosensor Configuration and Performance in a Daylighted Classroom Space", Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society, 32, (2), pp. 3-20

Conference Proceedings

  • Richard G Mistrick and Reza Sadeghi, 2017, "Optimization of Modeling Parameters for Trees in Daylighting Simulations", University Park, United States
  • Richard G Mistrick and Sarith Subramaniam, 2017, "A More Accurate Approach for calculating Illuminance with Daylight Coefficients"
  • Richard G Mistrick and Sarith Subramaniam, 2016, "Incorporating adjustable external shading systems in annual daylighting simulations: A prototypical study", Illuminating Engineering Society, New York, NY, USA
  • Richard G Mistrick and Qi Ai, 2016, "A Study of the impact of climate, latitude, orientation and shading devices on ASE and sDA.", University Park, United States
  • S. Subramaniam, L. Chen and Richard G Mistrick, 2013, "Annual Performance Metrics for Photosensor Controlled Daylight-Responsive Lighting Control Systems", 2013 Illuminating Engineering Society Conference
  • C. Casey and Richard G Mistrick, 2013, "K-MEANS Clustering Algorithm As a Design Tool to Evaluate Annual Daylight Distributions in Architectural Spaces", 2013 Illuminating Engineering Society Conference
  • C. Casey and Richard G Mistrick, 2013, "Determining the critical point for design, analysis, and commissioning of a photocontrolled dimming system", IESNA, New York
  • Richard G Mistrick and S. Subramaniam, 2013, "A Study of Multi-Zone Daylight-Responsive Dimming Systems", 2013 Architectural Engineering Conference
  • S. Subramaniam and Richard G Mistrick, 2012, "Photometric Tests to Study Performance Trends among Troffer-Style Luminaires for Office Applications", IESNA, New York
  • Richard G Mistrick and C. Casey, 2011, "Performance Modeling of Daylight Integrated Photosensor Controlled Lighting Systems", Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference
  • G. Ward, E. Lee, A. McNeil and Richard G Mistrick, 2010, "Simulating the Daylight Performance of Complex Fenestration Systems Using Bidirectional Scattering Distribution Functions within Radiance", 2010 IES Annual Conference
  • J. Lau, W. Bahnfleth, Richard G Mistrick, P. Kremer and J. Freihaut, 2008, "Modeling and experimental validation of the irradiance distribution in an in-duct UVGI device", Indoor Air 2008 (11th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate), pp. 7
  • Y. Yoon, Richard G Mistrick, M. Moeck and W. Bahnfleth, 2007, "Design and Optimization of Energy-Efficient Toplighting Systems", Proceedings of the 2007 IESNA Conference
  • Richard G Mistrick and Reza Sadeghi, , "The Impact of Level of Detail in Modeling the Exterior Surround in Daylight Simulations"

Other

  • Richard G Mistrick, 2005, "Paper Discussion for "The Potential of Simplified Concepts for Daylight Harvesting"", Lighting Research & Technology, 37, (1), pp. 38-39

Research Projects

  • March 2018 - May 2018, "The Development of a Summary Literature Review Matrix on Selected Lighting Research Topics," (Sponsor: Lutron Electronics Company, Inc.).
  • February 2011 - April 2016, "Consortium for Building Energy Innovation (CBEI)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory (USDOE)).
  • November 2015 - January 2016, "Photosensor Measurement," (Sponsor: Lutron Electronics).
  • June 2015 - September 2016, "Impacts of High Reflectance Flooring Materials in Healthcare and Retail Applications," (Sponsor: Armstrong World Industries).
  • May 2015 - April 2016, "Consortium for Building Energy Innovation (CBEI) - Task 3.1 OpenStudio Enhancements," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • September 2015 - November 2015, "Directional Sensitivity Measurements for Three Photosensors," (Sponsor: Lutron Electronics Company, Inc.).
  • August 2015 - October 2015, "Impacts of High Reflectance Flooring material in Healthcare and Retail Applications," (Sponsor: Armstrong World Industries, Inc.).
  • February 2014 - August 2015, "EFRI-SEED: Collaborative Proposal: Creating Opportunities for Adaptation Based on PULSE (Population in Urban Landscape for Sustainable Built Environment)," (Sponsor: University of Maryland).
  • May 2014 - April 2015, "Consortium for Building Energy Innovation (CBEI)," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • February 2013 - April 2014, "Energy Efficient Buildings Hub," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • August 2014 - September 2014, "An Analysis of the Impacts of Floor Reflectance on Lighting Energy," (Sponsor: Armstrong World Industries, Inc.).
  • September 2014 - September 2014, "An Analysis of the Impacts of Floor Reflectance on Lighting Energy," (Sponsor: Armstrong World Industries).
  • September 2013 - November 2013, "Defining a Research Program for Reflective Floors for Sustainable Interiors," (Sponsor: Portland Cement Association).
  • February 2011 - January 2013, "Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster for Energy Efficient Buildings (GPIC)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory).
  • February 2011 - December 2013, "Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster for Energy Efficient Buildings (GPIC)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory).
  • July 2011 - June 2013, "Immune Response in Seniors Receiving Light Therapy," (Sponsor: Woodward Endowment).
  • February 2011 - January 2012, "Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster for Energy Efficient Buildings (GPIC)," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory).
  • February 2010 - March 2011, "Effect of Bright Light Treatment on Depression of Elders in Long-Term Care," (Sponsor: HMC Clinical Research Incentive Grant).
  • June 2011 - August 2011, "Analysis of LIghting Energy and HVAC Savings in Buildings with Electrochromic Glazing," (Sponsor: SAGE Electrochromics, Inc.).
  • December 2008 - December 2009, "Development of a Photosensor Analysis Module for Use with Dayism," (Sponsor: Samsung C&T Corporation).
  • June 2008 - May 2009, "Measured Light Loss in Sports Lighting Applications," (Sponsor: Musco Sports Lighting).
  • May 2009 - September 2009, "Technical Evaluation of Daylighting Concepts Involving Changes in Ceiling Geometry," (Sponsor: Armstrong World Industries, Inc.).
  • April 2009 - November 2009, "Validation of BSDF Calculations using Radiance," (Sponsor: University of California at Berkeley).
  • August 2007 - September 2007, "A Compilation and Review of U.S. and European Architectural Daylighting Products," (Sponsor: ALCOA).
  • August 2007 - October 2007, "A Compilation and Review of U.S. and European Architectural Daylighting Products," (Sponsor: ALCOA).
  • June 2006 - August 2006, "A Study of Energy and Daylight Performance of Translucent Shades and Electrochromic Glazing, Phase I: Literature Review," (Sponsor: Lutron Electronics Company, Inc.).
  • June 2006 - September 2006, "A Review of IESNA Illuminance Criteria," (Sponsor: Illuminating Engineering Society Of North America).
  • October 2004 - December 2005, "How Much Energy Do Different Sidelighting Strategies Save," (Sponsor: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).
  • February 2003 - September 2005, "How Much Energy Do Different Toplighting Strategies Save?," (Sponsor: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Honors and Awards

  • AEI Student Competition, Architectural Engineering Institute, August 2015 - April 2016
  • 2015 AEI Student Design Competition - instructor for PSU Team that was the National Runner-up in Lighting/Electrical Category, Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI), April 2015
  • Howard Brandston Student Design Education Grant (Instructor for 2nd Place Team), IES, November 2015

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Work, Committee Member, AE Department Head Search Committee, November 2017
  • Participation in Governance Bodies and Related Activities, Other, Elected COE Representative, Graduate Council, September 2017
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Provost's IUG Task Force, December 2017
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Standing Joint Committee for General Education Assessment, December 2017
  • Participation in Governance Bodies and Related Activities, Committee Member, The Graduate School, Joint Committee on Curriculum and Programs, September 2017
  • Administrative Support Work, Administrator, AE Graduate Program Officer, July 2016
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee (P & T) (Substitute Member 2015), August 2015 - December 2015
  • Administrative Support Work, Member, Executive Committee, August 2014 - June 2016
  • Committee Work, Coordinator, Option Thesis - Lighting/Electrical, August 2014
  • Committee Work, Member, Graduate Studies Committee, August 2014
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee (P & T) (Elected 2014-15), August 2012 - August 2015
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Scholarship and Awards Committee, August 2009
  • Administrative Support Work, Advisor, AE Students in Schreyer Honors College, Schreyer Honors College, August 2009
  • Administrative Support Work, Member, Continuing and Distance Education Task Force, August 2009
  • Committee Work, Member, Instructional Equipment and Resources Committee, August 2009
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Advisor, Illumination Engineering Society (IES), August 2008
  • Administrative Support Work, Advisor, MAE Program - Lighting/Electrical, Master of Architectural Engineering, August 2008
  • Committee Work, Member, Undergraduate Studies Committee, 2014

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Paper Session Chair (2 sessions), November 2015 - November 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, Organizer, August 2015 - August 2015
  • Administrative Support Work, Chairperson, IES Board of Fellows, July 2014 - 2017
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, IES, Conference Papers Committee, January 2009
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Member, IES, Conference Steering Committee, January 2009
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Member, IES, Daylighting Committee, January 2007
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Member, IES, Daylight Metrics Subcommittee, January 2006
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, IES, Nomenclature Committee, January 2006
 


 

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