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Smart and Sustainable Construction (SSC) Research Group directed  by Dr. Changbum R. Ahn focuses on data-driven techniques and  smart-sensing technologies for analyzing and identifying humans’ collective behavior patterns derived from wearable sensors and/or crowdsourced dataset, in order to design and build (1) safe construction workplaces, (2) smart and connected urban communities, and (3) intelligent and energy-efficient building systems

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Nov, 2017 Journal paper by Hyunsoo Kim, Changbum R. Ahn, Terry Stentz and Houtan Jebelli on "Assessing Slippery Coatings of Steel Beams in Construction Ironwork using Gait Stability" accepted by Applied Ergonomics, Elsevier.

Sep, 2017 Dr. Ahn has moved to the Department of Construction Science at Texas A&M University. 

June, 2017 Dr. Ahn's research project, Ergonomic back injury risk factors in construction glass and glazing work, is chosen to be funded by the Center for Construction Research and Training.

April, 2017 Journal paper by Kanghyeok Yang, Changbum R. Ahn, Can Vuran, and Hyunsoo Kim on "Collective Sensing of Workers' Gait Patterns to Identify Fall Hazards in Construction." accepted by Automation in Construction, Elsevier.

April, 2017 Dr. Ahn's research project, Non-intrusive Elderly Smart-home Healthcare System for Monitoring Short-term and Long-term Anomaly in Daily Activity Patterns, is chosen to be funded by the Korea Agency for Infrastructure Technology Advancement.

April, 2017 Dr. Ahn's research project, Profiling individual risk perception from continuous behavioral measurement in the construction workplace, is chosen to be funded by UNL Layman's Award.

March, 2017 Dr. Ahn's research project on assessing the built environment was featured in  Channel 8  ABC news.

March, 2017  Nebraska Today (UNL's newspaper) introduced the research project of Dr. Ahn and his collaborator, Dr. Nam, which is entitled "Human-Centric Sensing Platform to Assess Neighborhood Physical Disorder".

March, 2017 Our paper entitled “Identifying Safety Hazards Using Collective Bodily Responses of Workers” is now selected as “Editor’s Choice”  in the ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.

January, 2017 Journal paper by Jiayu Chen (former SSC member) and Changbum R. Ahn on "Automated Construction Awkward Posture Recognition through Supervised Motion Tensor Decomposition ." accepted by Automation in Construction, Elsevier.

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