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Dr Atefe Makhmalbaf

[Dr Atefe Makhmalbaf]

Assistant Professor
Last Updated: October 24, 2021
about me

Education

Education

    • 2016 PhD in Architecture - Building Technology
      Georgia Institute of Technology
    • 2004 BS in Electrical Engineering
      Georgia Institute of Technology

Appointments

Appointments

    • Sept 2017 to Present Visiting Assistant Professor
      School of Architecture - UTA,
    • July 2012 to Oct 2017 Research Scientist
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratoty

Memberships

    • 2013 to Present IEEE Smart Grid Community
    • 2011 to Present American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
    • 2009 to Present International Building Performance Simulation Association
    • 2006 to Present Society of Women Engineers

Awards and Honors

    • Apr  2018 People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Student Design Competition sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency
    •  2012 Outstanding Performance Award sponsored by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Oct 2020 to Oct 2022 Empirical Examination of Gamified Flipped Classroom for Improving Students’ Technical Communication Skills sponsored by  -  $20000
      Atefe Makhmalbaf (Funded)
    • Sept 2018 to Aug 2019 Decision Analytics for Joint Optimization of Urban Life Environments (JOULE) sponsored by  -  $20000
      (Funded)

Publications


      In Process
      • Book
        Building Information Modeling using Revit for Architects and Engineers
        [Makhmalbaf, Atefe]. Working Paper.

      2014
      • Book Chapter
        A runtime verificati on framework for control system simulation
        IEEE 38th Annual Computer Software and Applications
        [Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Ciraci, S, Daily, JC, Callahan, D]. 78-84. Vasteras : "IEEE, Piscataway, NJ".
      • Book Chapter
        Co - simulation of detailed whole building with the power system to study smart grid applications
        Technologies for Sustainability (SusTech 2014)
        [Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Fuller, A, Srivastava, JC, Ciraci, S, Daily, JA]. 265.

      2009
      • Book Chapter
        Automated generation of parametric bims based on hybrid video and laser scanning data
        Proceedings of the EG - ICE Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Engineering
        [Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Brilakis, I, Lourakis, M, Savarese, S, Christodoulou, S, Teizer, J, Sacks, R]. 59-66. Berlin.

      In Process
      • Journal Article
        Assessing the Benefits of Flipped Classroom in Enhancing Architecture and Engineering Students’ Technical Communication Skills
        [Makhmalbaf, Atefe]. Journal of Architectural Education. Working Paper.
      • Journal Article
        Power performance assessment of building energy system
        [Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Augenbroe, G]. Applied Energy. Working Paper.

      2020
      2018
      • Journal Article
        Simulation-based valuation of transactive energy system
        [Huang, Q, Tang, Y, Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Hammerstrom, D, ]. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Special issue on: Transactive approaches to integration of flexible demand and distributed generation. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPWRS.2018.2838111
      • Journal Article
        Building energy performance analysis of ultra-high-performance fiber-reinforced concrete (UHP-FRC) façade systems
        [Abediniangerabia, B, Shahandashti, Seyed Mohsen, Bell, Bradley, Chao, Shih-Ho, Makhmalbaf, Atefe, ]. Energy and Buildings.(174), 262-275.

      2016
      • Journal Article
        Simulation - based coefficients for adjusting climate impact on energy consumption of commercial buildings
        [Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Wang, N, Srivastava, V, Hathaway , J].

      2015
      • Journal Article
        Development of Building Energy Asset Rating using Stock Modelling in the USA
        [Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Wang, N, Long, N]. Journal of Building Performance Simulation. 1-15.

      2011
      • Journal Article
        Comparative study of vision tracking methods for tracking of construction site resources
        [Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Park, M, Brilakis, I]. Journal of Automation in Construction. 20, 905-915.

      2010
      • Journal Article
        Toward automated generation of parametric BIMs based on hybrid video and laser scanning data
        [Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Brilakis, I, Louraskis, M, Savarese, S, Christodoulou, S, Teizer, J]. Advanced Engineering Informatics. 24(4), 456-465.

Presentations

    • June  2019
      Abediniangerabi, Bahram (Author & Presenter), Shahandashti, Seyed Mohsen, Bell, Bradley, Chao, Shih-Ho, Makhmalbaf, Atefe, "Assembly-Scale and Whole-Building Energy Performance Analysis of Ultra-High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (UHP-FRC) Façade Systems". (June , 2019).
    • December  2018
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, "High - Performance Façade Design: Integrating Performance Perspective Thinking in Architecture Pedagogy", Hong Kong. (December 12, 2018).
    • November  2018
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, "Smart Buildings, smart grid and smart cities. ", Phoenix, AZ. . (November 4, 2018).
    • November  2017
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Hammerstrom, DJ, Huang, Q, Tang, Y, "Valuation Diagramming and Accounting of Transactive Energy Systems", Phoenix, AZ. (November 13, 2017).
    • August  2017
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, "Power performance assessment of building energy systems", San Francisco, CA. (August 9, 2017).
    • June  2017
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Veeramany, A, Woodward, JT, Hammerstrom, DJ, O"Brien, JG, "Risk considerations for valuation studies", Charlotte, NC . (June 30, 2017).
    • August  2016
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Augenbroe, G, " Performance quantification of different control strategies with application to demand response", Pacific Grove, CA. (August 26, 2016).
    • December  2015
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Augenbroe, G, "Using time variant voltage to calculate energy consumption and power use of building systems", Hyderabad, India. (December 9, 2015).
    • August  2015
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Srivastava, V, Hoffman, MG, Wagner, AW, "Energy and cost optimized technology options to meet energy needs of food processors", Buffalo, NY. (August 6, 2015).
    • August  2014
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Brooks, K, Srivastava, V, Pilli, S, Foster, N, "Lessons learned from technical and economic performance assessment and benefit evalu ation of CHP - FCS", Pacific Grove, CA. (August 22, 2014).
    • March  2014
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Pilli, SP, Brooks, KP, "Independent Analysis of Real - Time Performance Data from Co - Generative Fuel Cell Systems Installed in Commercial Buildings", Kriston Brooks at Interagency Working Group, Washington, DC. (March 18, 2014).
    • September  2013
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Srivastava, V, Parker, GB, "The demand reduction potential of smart appliances in U.S. homes", Coimbra, Portugal. (September 13, 2013).
    • January  2013
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Srivastava, V, Wang, N, "Simulation - based weather normalization approach to study the impact of weather on energy use of buildings in the U.S. ", IBPSA , Chambery, France. (January 01, 2013).
    • January  2013
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Wang, N, Goel, S, Gorrissen, W, "Understanding building infrastructure and building operation through DOE Asset Score Model: lessons learned from a pilot project", Denver, CO. (January 01, 2013).
    • July  2012
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Park, M, Brilakis, I, "2D vision tracking methods’ performance comparison for 3d tracking of construction resources,", CRC, Alberta, Canada. (July 01, 2012).
    • July  2012
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, Cho, H, "Setpoint optimization for water - cooled chiller systems in Energy Plus", ASME, San Diego, CA. (July 01, 2012).
    • November  2007
      Makhmalbaf, Atefe, "Proceedings of the EG - ICE Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Engineering", IASDR, Hong Kong. (November 15, 2007).

Students Supervised

    • Sept 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Bahram Abediniangerabia, (Civil Engineering)
      Metamodel based Building Energy Performance Analysis of Ultra-High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced-Concrete Façade Panels
    • Sept 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Shirish Rao, (Industrial Engineering)
      Multivariate Hierarchical Causal Modeling for Qualitative and Quantitative Inputs for Green Building Retrofitting

Courses

      • ARCH 4357-001 B. I. M. & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111831)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • ARCH 5357-001 B. I. M. & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111897)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5343-001 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112765)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5343-011 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112765)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • CM 5343-001 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112876)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • CM 5343-011 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112876)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • ARCH 3357-001 DESIGN TECH-BIM FORARCH&ENGR
        (Course Id: 113498)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • ARCH 5332-001 ENERGY & CONSERVATION IN ARCH
        (Course Id: 100197)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • ARCH 5332-900 ENERGY & CONSERVATION IN ARCH
        (Course Id: 100197)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • ARCH 4332-001 ENERGY USE & CONSERV IN ARCH
        (Course Id: 100098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • ARCH 4357-002 B. I. M. & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111831)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5357-002 B. I. M. & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111897)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5343-001 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112765)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5343-002 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112765)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CE 5343-011 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112765)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CE 5343-021 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112765)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CE 5343-101 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112765)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5343-111 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112765)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CM 5343-001 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112876)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CM 5343-002 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112876)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CM 5343-011 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112876)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CM 5343-021 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112876)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CM 5343-101 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112876)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CM 5343-111 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112876)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • CE 5343-001 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112765)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5343-011 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112765)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • CM 5343-001 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112876 | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • CM 5343-011 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
        (Course Id: 112876)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ARCH 3357-001 DESIGN TECH-BIM FORARCH&ENGR
        (Course Id: 113498)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5332-001 ENERGY & CONSERVATION IN ARCH
        (Course Id: 100197)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ARCH 4330-001 ENERGY USE & CONSERV IN ARCH
        (Course Id: 100098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4357-002 B. I. M. & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111831)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5357-002 B. I. M. & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111897)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ARCH 4395-003 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: High Performance Façade System | Course Id: 100121)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5395-003 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: High Performance Façade System | Course Id: 100225)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ARCH 4357-001 B. I. M. & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111831)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ARCH 5357-001 B. I. M. & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111897)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ARCH 5332-001 ENERGY & CONSERVATION IN ARCH
        (Course Id: 100197)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ARCH 4330-001 ENERGY USE & CONSERV IN ARCH
        (Course Id: 100098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ARCH 4395-002 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Green Design+Construction | Course Id: 100121)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ARCH 5395-002 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Green Design+Construction | Course Id: 100225)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ARCH 4357-002 B. I. M. & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111831)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 5357-002 B. I. M. & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111897)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 4395-003 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: High Performance Façade System | Course Id: 100121)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 5395-003 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: High Performance Façade System | Course Id: 100225)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ARCH 4357-001 B. I. M. & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111831)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5357-001 B. I. M. & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111897)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5332-001 ENERGY & CONSERVATION IN ARCH
        (Course Id: 100197)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4330-001 ENERGY USE & CONSERV IN ARCH
        (Course Id: 100098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4395-004 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Green Design+Construction | Course Id: 100121)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5395-004 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Green Design+Construction | Course Id: 100225)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4357-002 B. I. M. & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111831)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5357-002 B. I. M. & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111897)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4395-003 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: High Performance Façade System | Course Id: 100121)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5395-003 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: High Performance Façade System | Course Id: 100225)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5332-001 ENERGY & CONSERVATION IN ARCH
        (Course Id: 100197)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ARCH 4330-001 ENERGY USE & CONSERV IN ARCH
        (Course Id: 100098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017

Service to the University

    • Sept 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      Equity and Ethics Committee
    • Aug 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      CAPPA Budget Taskforce
    • Aug 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      Research Review Committee
    • Aug 2020 to  2022 Committee Member
      Faculty Senate
    • Sept 2019 to  2021 Committee Member
      Library Appeals Panel
    • Sept 2019 to  Aug 2020 Committee Member
      Faculty Search Committee

Service to the Profession

    • 2019 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Applied Sciences
    • 2015 to  Present
      Scientific Committee Member
      Passive and Low Energy Architecture
    • 2013 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Elsevier Journal of Applied Energy