Publications

  1. Lee, H., Ahn, C. R., Choi, N., Kim, T., and Lee, H. (2019). “The Effects of Housing Environments on the Performance of Activity-Recognition Systems Using WiFi Channel State Information: An Exploratory Study.” Building and Environment, Elsevier. (in review)
  1. Kim, J., Ahn, C. R., Nam, Y. (2019) “The Influence of Built Environment Features on Crowdsourced Physiological Responses of Pedestrians in Neighborhoods” Computers, Environment and Urban System, Elsevier (in review)
  1. Ahn, C. R., Lee, S., Sun, C., Jebelli, H., Yang, K., Choi, B. (2019) “Review of Wearable Sensing Technology Applications in Construction Safety and Health” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE (in review)
  1. Yang, K., Ahn, C. R., & Kim, H. (2019). "Validating ambulatory gait assessment technique for hazard sensing in construction environments.Automation in Construction98, 302-309.
  1. Rafsanjani, H.N.Ahn, C. R., and Chen, J. (2018) "Linking building energy consumption with occupants’ energy-consuming behaviors in commercial buildings: Non-intrusive occupant load monitoring (NIOLM).Energy and Buildings, Elsevier, Vol. 172, pp. 317-327.
  1. Rafsanjani, H.N. Ahn, C. R., and Eskridge, K. (2018) "Understanding the recurring patterns of occupants'energy-use behaviors at entry and departure events in office buildings." Building and Environment, Elsevier, Vol. 136, pp. 77-87.
  1. Kim, H., Ahn, C. R., Engelhaupt, D., & Lee, S. (2018). "Application of dynamic time warping to the recognition of mixed equipment activities in cycle time measurement.Automation in Construction87, 225-234.
  1. Kim, H., Ahn, C. R., Stentz, T. L., & Jebelli, H. (2018). "Assessing the effects of slippery steel beam coatings to ironworkers' gait stability.Applied ergonomics68, 72-79.
  1. Yang, K., Ahn, C.R., Vuran, C. M., and Kim, H. (2017)."Collective Sensing of Workers' Gait Patterns to Identify Fall Hazards in Construction." Automation in Construction, Elsevier Vol. 82, pp. 166-178.
  1. Chen, J., Qiu, J., and Ahn, C.R. (2017)."Automated Construction Awkward Posture Recognition through Supervised Motion Tensor Decomposition ." Automation in Construction, Elsevier, Vol. 77, pp. 67–81.
  1. Kim, H., Ahn, C.R., and Yang, K. (2016)."A People-Centric Sensing Approach to Detecting Sidewalk Defects." Advanced Engineering Informatics, Elsevier, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 660-671.
  1. Kim, H., Ahn, C.R., and Yang, K. (2016). "Identifying Safety Hazards Using Collective Bodily Response of Workers." Journal of Construction Engineering and Management10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001220 , 04016090. (Selected as Editor's Choice; Top 10 Most Read Paper)
  1. Yang, K., Ahn, C.R., Vuran, C. M., and Aria, S. (2016). “Semi-Supervised Near-Miss Fall Detection for Ironworkers with a Wearable Inertial Measurement Unit.”Automation in Construction, Elsevier, Vol. 68, pp. 194 - 202.
  1. Jebelli, H.Ahn, C. R., and Stentz, T. (2016). "Fall Risk Analysis of Construction Workers Using Inertial Measurement Units: Validating the Usefulness of the Postural Stability Metrics in Construction.Safety Science, Elsevier, Vol. 84, pp. 161 - 170.
  1. Rafsanjani, H.N. Ahn, C. R., and Alahmad, M. (2015) "A Review of Approaches for Sensing, Understanding, and Improving Occupancy-Related Energy-Use Behaviors in Commercial Buildings.Energies, MDPI, Vol. 8, No. 10, 10996-11029. (Invited Review Paper – Special Issue on Energy Conservation in Infrastructures).
  1. Jebelli, H.Ahn, C. R., and Stentz, T. L. (2015) "Comprehensive Fall-Risk Assessment of Construction Workers Using Inertial Measurement Units: Validation of the Gait-Stability Metric to Assess the Fall Risk of Iron Workers.Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000511, 04015034.
  1. Kim, H., Lee, H.S., Park, M., Ahn, C.R., and Hwang, S. (2015) “Productivity Forecasting of Newly Added Workers Based on Time-Series Analysis and Site Learning.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, Reston, VA, Vol. 141, No. 9, 05015008.
  1. Ahn, C. R., Lee, S., and Peña-Mora, F. (2015) “The Application of Low-Cost Accelerometers for Measuring the Operational Efficiency of a Construction Equipment Fleet.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Reston, VA, Vol. 29, No. 2, 04014042.
  1. Chen, J., and Ahn, C. R. (2014)Assessing Occupants’ Energy Load Variation through Existing Wireless Network Infrastructure in Commercial and Educational Building.” Energy and Buildings, Elsevier, Vol. 82, pp. 540-549.
  1. Ahn, C. R., Lewis, P., Golparvar, M., and Lee, S. (2013) “Integrated Framework for Estimating, Benchmarking and Monitoring the Environmental Impacts of Construction Operations.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, Reston, VA, Vol. 139, No. 12, A4013003.
  1. Liu, C., Ahn, C. R., An, X., and Lee, S. (2013) “Life Cycle Assessment of Concrete Dam Construction: Comparison of Environmental Impacts Between Rock-Filled and Conventional Concrete.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, Reston, VA, Vol. 139, No. 12, A4013009.
  1. Ahn, C. R., and Lee, S. (2013). “Importance of Operational Efficiency to Achieve Energy Efficiency and Exhaust Emission Reduction of Construction Operations.Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, Reston, VA, Vol. 139, No. 4, pp. 404 – 413.**
  1. Ahn, C., Peña-Mora, F., Lee, S., and Arboleda, C. (2013). “Consideration of the Environmental Cost in Construction Contracting for Public Works: A+C and A+B+C bidding methods.” Journal of Management in Engineering, ASCE, Reston, VA, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 86 – 94.
  1. Park, M., Jang, Y., Lee, H.S., Ahn, C. and Yoon, Y. S. (2013). Application of Knowledge Management Technologies in Korean Small and Medium-sized Companies.” KSCE journal of Civil Engineering, Korean Society of Civil Engineers (KSCE), Seoul, Korea, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 22 – 32.
  1. Ahn, C., Lee, S., Peña-Mora, F., and Abourizk, S. (2010). "Toward Environmentally Sustainable Construction Processes: The U.S. and Canada’s Perspective on Energy Consumption and GHG/CAP Emissions.” Sustainability, Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI), Basel, Switzerland, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 354-370 (Invited Review Paper – Special Issue on Environmental Sustainability and the Built Environment).
  1. Park, M., Ahn, C., Lee, H.S., and Hwang, S.J. (2009). “Analysis of the Korean Housing Market Mechanisms and Housing Sales Policies Using System Dynamics.Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Korea Institute of Construction Engineering and Management (KICEM), Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 42 – 52.
  1. Park, M., Ahn, C., Lee, H.S., and Lee, K.S. (2009). “A Bottom-up Approach Based Knowledge Management System for Construction Organizations.” Korean Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Korea Institute of Construction Engineering and Management (KICEM), Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 3 – 13.

    Refereed Conference Papers

    1. Lee, G., Choi, B., Jebelli, H.Ahn, C. R., Lee, H. (2019). "Reference Signal-Based Method to Remove Respiration Noise in Electrodermal Activity (EDA) Collected from the Field." The 2019 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, June 17-19, 2019, Atlanta, Georgia, GA (in review)
    1. Lee, H., Ahn, C. R., Choi, N., Kim, T. (2019). "Toward Practical Implementation of Wi-Fi-based Activity Recognition in Smart Home." The 2019 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, June 17-19, 2019, Atlanta, Georgia, GA (in review)
    1. Kim, J., Yadav, M., Ahn, C. R., Chaspari, T. (2019). "Saliency Detection Analysis of Pedestrians' Physiological Responses to Assess Adverse Built Environment Features." The 2019 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, June 17-19, 2019, Atlanta, Georgia, GA (in review)
    1. Yadav, M., Chaspari, T., Kim, J., Ahn, C. R. (2018). "Capturing and quantifying emotional distress in the built environment." Proceedings of the Workshop on Human-Habitat for Health (H3): Human-Habitat Multimodal Interaction for Promoting Health and Well-Being in the Internet of Things Era (p. 9). ACM, October 16, 2018, Boulder, CO.
    1. Lee, H., Ahn, C. R., Choi, N. (2018). “Frequency-Domain Analysis for Wi-Fi Based Human Activity Recognition Systems in Smart Homes.” The 18th International Conference on Construction Apllication of Virtual Reality, November 22-23, 2018, Auckland, New Zealand.  
    1. Yang, K., Vuran, M, C., Scott, S., Guo, F., Ahn, C, R. (2018) “Neural Network-based Channel Estimation for 2x2 and 4x4 MIMO Communication in Noisy Channels.” Second International Balkan Conference on Communications and Networking(BalkanCom'18), June, 2018, Podgorica, Montenegro.  
    1. Lee, H., Sharma A., Ahn, C. R., Choi, N., and Kim, T. (2018) “Effects of Housing Environments on Exploiting Channel State Information for Human Activity Recognition.” 17th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, June 22-24, 2018, Tampere, Finland.
    1. Guo, F., Vuran, C. M., Yang, K., Ahn, C.R. (2018). “MPSBL: Multipletransmit power assisted sequence-based localization in wireless sensornetworks.IEEE ICC 2018 Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium.
    1. Yang, K., Ahn, C.R., and Kim, H. (2018). “Tracking Divergence inWorkers’ Trajectory Patterns for Hazard Sensing in Construction.Construction Research Congress 2018. ASCE, April 2-4, 2018, New Orleans, LA
    1. Sun, C., Ahn, C.R., Bae, J., Johnson, M. (2018) “Monitoring Changes in Gait Adaptation to Identify Construction Workers’ Risk Preparedness after Multiple Exposures to a HazardConstruction Research Congress 2018. ASCE, April 2-4, 2018, New Orleans, LA
    1. Jebelli, H., Yang, K., Khalili, M., Ahn, C.R., Stentz, T. L. (2018) “Assessing the Effects of Tool-Loading Formation on ConstructionWorkers’ Postural Stability.” Construction Research Congress 2018. ASCE, April 2-4, 2018, New Orleans, LA
    1. Sun, C. , Ahn, C.R., Yang, K., Stentz, T., and Kim, H. (2017). “Deciphering Workers’ Safety Attitudes by Sensing Gait Patterns.” 19th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, July 9-14, Vancouver, Canada (Invited paper).
    1. Bisadi, M., Kim, H., Ahn, C.R., and Nam, Y. (2017). “Effects of Physical Disorders in Neighborhoods on Pedestrians’ Physiological Responses.ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, June 25-27, 2017, Seattle, WA.
    1. Sun, C., Ahn, S., and Ahn, C.R.(2017). “Investigating the Impact of Human Risk Taking Tendency on the Likelihood of Struck-by Accidents in Construction using Agent-Based Simulation.” ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, June 25-27, 2017, Seattle, WA.
    1. Nabizadeh Rafsanjani, H., Ahn, C., Chen, J., (2017) “Importance of Time Delay Interval and Energy Load Variation for Non-Intrusively Finding Occupants Energy-Use Information in Commercial Buildings”, ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, June 25-27, 2017, Seattle, WA.
    1. Yang, K., Ahn, C.R., Vuran, C. M., and Kim, H. (2017). “Analyzing Spatial Patterns of Workers' Gait Cycles for Locating Latent Fall Hazards.” ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, June 25-27, 2017, Seattle, WA.
    1. Yang, K., Ahn, C.R., Vuran, C. M., and Kim, H. (2016). “Sensing Workers Gait Abnormality for Safety Hazard Identification.” Proceedings of the 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), July 18-21, 2016, Auburn, AL.
    1. Kim, H., Yang, K., and Ahn, C.R. (2016) “Feasibility of Using Pedestrians’ Physical Stability to Detect Defects in a Sidewalk.” 16th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, ISCCBE, July 6-8, 2016, Osaka, Japan 
    1. Yang, K., Kim, H., Ahn, C.R. and Stentz. T. (2016) “A Near-Miss Fall Detection Technique for Ironworkers Using a Hybrid Machine Learning Approach.” 16th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, ISCCBE, July 6-8, 2016, Osaka, Japan
    1. Park, J., Cho, Y., and Ahn, C. (2016) A Wireless Tracking System Integrated with BIM for Indoor Construction Applications. Construction Research Congress 2016: pp. 2660-2668.
    1. Nabizadeh Rafsanjani, H., Ahn, C., (2016) “Linking Building Energy-Load Variations with Occupants’ Energy-Use Behaviors in Commercial Buildings: Non-Intrusive Occupant Load Monitoring (NIOLM)”, ICSDEC 2016-ASCE, May 18-20, Tempe, AZ, USA
    1. Rafsanjani, H. Ahn, C.R. and Alahmad, M. (2015) “Development of Non-Intrusive Occupant Load Monitoring (NIOLM) in Commercial Buildings: Assessing Occupants’ Energy-Use Behavior at Entry and Departure Events.” The First International Symposium on Sustainable Human-Building Ecosystems, ASCE, Oct 5-6, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA. 
    1. Jebelli, H., Yang, K.Ahn, C.R., and Stentz. T. (2015). “Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Tool Belt Loading Effects on the Postural Stability of Construction Workers.” 5th International/11th Construction Specialty Conference, CSCE, June 8-10, 2015, Vancouver, BC.
    1. Yang, K. , Jebelli, H.Ahn, C.R., Vuran, C. M. (2015). “Threshold-Based Approach to Detect Near-Miss Falls of Iron-Workers Using Inertial Measurement Units.ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, June 21-23, 2015, Austin, TX.
    1. Aria, S., Yang, K.Ahn, C.R., Vuran, C. M. (2014). “Near-Miss Accident Detection for Ironworkers Using Inertial Measurement Unit Sensors.” 31st International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC2014), July 9-11, 2014, Sydney, Australia. 
    1. Chen, J. Ahn, C.R., and Han. S. (2014). “Detecting the Hazards of Lifting and Carrying in Construction through a Coupled 3D Sensing and IMUs Sensing System.” 2014 International Conference for Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE), Orlando, FL, June 23-25, 2014.
    1. Jebelli, H., Ahn, C.R., and Stentz. T. (2014). “The Validation of Gait-Stability Metrics to Assess Construction Workers’ Fall Risk.” 2014 International Conference for Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE), Orlando, FL, June 23-25, 2014.
    1. Chen, J. and Ahn, C.R. (2014). “Assessing Occupants’ Energy-load Variation in Commercial and Educational Buildings: Occupancy Detecting Approach Based upon Existing Wireless Network Infrastructure.” Construction Research Congress 2014, Atlanta, GA, May 19-21, 2014.
    1. Yang, K., Aria, S.Ahn, C.R., and Stentz, T. (2014). “Automated Detection of Near-miss Fall Incidents in Iron Workers using Inertial Measurement Units.Construction Research Congress 2014, Atlanta, GA, May 19-21, 2014.
    1. Liu, C., An, X., Ahn, C.R., and Lee, S. (2013). “Integrated Evaluation of Cost, Schedule and Emission Performance on Rock-filled Concrete Dam Construction Operation using Discrete Event Simulation.” 2013 Winter Simulation Conference, Washington, DC, Dec 8–11, 2013. (Invited Paper)
    1. Liu, M., Zhang, J., Peña-Mora, F., Barrett, J.P., Ahn, C.R., Lee, S., and Golparvar-Fard, M., (2013). “Review and Evaluation Framework for Advanced Construction Techniques.” European Group for Intelligent Computing in Engineering (EG-ICE) 2013, Vienna, Austria, July 1-3, 2013.
    1. Ahn, C.R., Lee, S., and Pena-Mora, F. (2013).Accelerometer-based Measurement of Construction Equipment Operating Efficiency for Monitoring Environmental Performance. ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, Los Angeles, CA, June 23 -25, 2013.
    1. Ahn, C.R., Lee, S., and Pena-Mora, F. (2013). “Construction Equipment Activity Recognition from Accelerometer Data for Monitoring Operational Efficiency and Environmental Performance.” International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management 2013, Anaheim, CA, Jan 9–11, 2013(Best Paper Award)**
    1. Ahn, C.R., Lee, S., and Pena-Mora, F. (2012).Monitoring System for Operational Efficiency and Environmental Performance of Construction Operations, Using Vibration Signal Analysis” Construction Research Congress 2012, West Lafayette, IN, May 21 – 23, 2012.
    1. Ahn, C., Lee, S., and Pena-Mora, F. (2011). “Carbon Emissions Quantification and Verification Strategies for Large-scale Construction projects.” International Conference on Sustainable Design and Construction (ICSDC), Kansas City, Missouri, USA, March 23–25, 2011.
    1. Ahn, C., Lee, S., and Pena-Mora, F. (2011). “The opportunities and challenges for contractual consideration of construction-related carbon emissions from civil infrastructure projects.” the Fourth International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management (ICCEPM-2011), Sydney, Australia, February 16-18, 2011.
    1. Ahn, C., Pan, W., Lee, S., and Pena-Mora, F. (2010). “Lessons learned from utilizing discrete-event simulation modeling for quantifying construction emissions in pre-planning phase.” the 42th Conference on Winter Simulation, Baltimore, MD, Dec 5-8, 2010. (Invited Paper)
    1. Ahn, C., Pan, W., Lee, S., and Pena-Mora, F. (2010). “Enhanced estimation of air emissions from construction operations based on discrete-event simulation.” The International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE) 2010, Nottingham, U.K., Jun 30 - July 2, 2010.
    1. Ahn, C., Xie, H., Lee, S., Abourizk, S., Pena-Mora, F. A. (2010). “Carbon Footprints Analysis for Tunnel Construction Processes in the Preplanning Phase Using Collaborative Simulation.” Construction Research Congress 2010, Banff, AB, Canada, May 8-10, 2010.
    1. Ahn, C., Rekapalli, P. V., Martinez, J. C., Pena-Mora, F. A. (2009). “Sustainability Analysis of Earthmoving operations.” the 41th Conference on Winter Simulation, Austin, TX, Dec 13-16, 2009. (Invited Paper)
    1. Peña-Mora, F., Ahn, C., Golparvar-Fard, M., Hajibabai, L., Shiftehfar, S., An, S., Aziz, Z., Song, S.H. (2009). “A Framework for Managing Emissions during Construction.” International Conference and Workshop on Sustainable Green Building Design and Construction, Cairo, Egypt, March 8-11, 2009.
    1. Ahn, C., Park, M., Lee, H.S., and Roh, S. (2007). “Project Based Knowledge Management System For Lean Construction.” the 15th annual conference of the International Group for Lean Construction (IGLC), Michigan, USA, July 18-20, 2007.
    1. Ahn, C., Park, M., Lee, H.S., Roh, S. (2007). “Project-based Knowledge Management System using Blogs.” 23rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), Cochin, India, Sep 19-21, 2007.
    1. Kwon, S., Park, M., Lee, H.S., and Ahn, C., (2007). “Measuring Knowledge Management performance of the construction organization.” Korea Institute of Construction Engineering and Management (KICEM) Annual Conference, Busan, Korea, Nov 7-8, 2007
    1. Ahn, C., Park, M., Lee, H.S., Kim, E. (2006). “KMS Building Strategy for Small and Medium-sized General and Special Construction Companies.” Architectural Institute of Korea (AIK) Annual Conference, Daegu, Korea, Oct 29-30, 2006.

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