NSERC Industrial Research Chair in the Industrialization of Building Construction

Journals

  1. Islam, M. S., Chen, Y., Bouferguene, A., and Al-Hussein, M. “Rethinking urban open space distribution for municipal financial sustainability.” Accepted (Sep., 2018) for publication in Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering.
  2. Abaeian, H., Al-Hussein, M., and Moselhi, O. “An investigation of the interactions between psychosocial risk factors and their health impact: Mechanisms and consequences.” Accepted (Sep., 2018) for publication in International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling.
  3. Hesaraki, B., Chen, Y., Dias Ferreira, R., and Al-Hussein, M. “Energy code compliant house design for lowest lifecycle cost based on market-available technologies.” Accepted (Aug., 2018) for publication in Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering.
  4. Alwisy, A., Barkokebas, B., Bu Hamdan, S., and Gül, M., Al-Hussein, M. "Energy-based target cost modelling for construction projects." Accepted (Jun., 2018) for publication in Journal of Building Engineering.
  5. Chen, Y., Bouferguene, A., Shen, Y., and Al-Hussein, M. “Difference analysis of regional population ageing from the temporal and spatial perspectives: A case study in China.” Accepted (Jun., 2018) for publication in Regional Studies.
  6. Chen, Y., Bouferguene, A., Li, H.X., Liu, H., Shen, Y., and Al-Hussein, M. (2018). “Spatial gaps in urban public transport supply and demand from the perspective of sustainability.” Journal of Cleaner Production, 195, 1237–1248.
  7. Wang, M., Altaf, M. S., Al-Hussein, M., and Ma, Y. “Framework for an IoT-based shop floor material management system for panelised homebuilding.” Accepted (Apr., 2018) for publication in the International Journal of Construction Management.
  8. Li, H., McRae, L., Firby, C.J., Al-Hussein, M., Elezzabi, A.Y. (2018). “Nanohybridization of molybdenum oxide with tungsten molybdenum oxide nanowires for solution-processed fully reversible switching of energy storing smart windows.” Nano Energy, 47, 130–139.
  9. Ling D., Wang, Y., Li, H. X., Jiang B., Al-Hussein, M. (2018). “Carbon reduction measures based LCA of prefabricated temporary housing with renewable energy systems.” Sustainability, 10(3), 22 pages.
  10. Ling, D., Zhou, H.L., Li, H.X., Liu, F., Al-Hussein, M., and Zhang, H. (2018). “Climate chamber experiment-based thermal analysis and design improvement of traditional Huizhou masonry walls.” Sustainability, 10(3), 16 pages.
  11. Prybysh, R., Fleck, B., Al-Hussein, M., Sadrzadeh, M., Osolu, J. (2018). “Experimental study into palatability impacts of potable water as a hydronic medium.” Water, 10(2), 9 pages.
  12. Liu H., Singh, G., Lu, M., Bouferguene, A., and Al-Hussein, M. (2018). “BIM-based automated design and planning for boarding of light-frame residential buildings.” Automation in Construction, 89, 235-249.
  13. Alwisy, A., Bouferguene, A., and Al-Hussein, M. “Framework for target cost modelling in construction projects.” Accepted (Jan., 2018) for publication in International Journal of Construction Management.
  14. Alwisy, A., Bouferguene, A., and Al-Hussein, M. (2018). “Factor-based target cost modelling in construction projects.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 45(5), 393–406.
  15. Prybysh, R., Fleck, B., Al-Hussein, M., and Flemming, S. (2018). “Experimental study of the performance of residential buildings utilizing potable water as a hydronic medium.” Journal of Building Engineering, 16, 220-227.
  16. Li, H.X., Patel, D., Al-Hussein, M., Yu, H., and Gül, M. (2018). “Stakeholder studies and the social networks of net-zero energy homes (NZEHs).” Sustainable Cities and Society, 38, 9–17.
  17. Han, S., Hasan, S., Bouferguene, A., Al-Hussein, M., and Kosa, J. (2018). “An integrated decision support model for selecting the most feasible crane at heavy construction sites.” Automation in Construction, 87, 188–200.
  18. Alwisy, A., Bu Hamdan, S., Barkokebas, B., Bouferguene, A., and Al-Hussein, M. “A BIM-based automation of design and drafting for manufacturing of wood panels for modular residential buildings.” Accepted (Nov., 2017) for publication in International Journal of Construction Management.
  19. Li, H. X., Chen, Y., Gül, M., Yu, H., and Al-Hussein, M. (2018). "Energy performance and the discrepancy of multiple NetZero Energy Homes (NZEHs) in cold regions." Journal of Cleaner Production, 172, 106–118.
  20. Altaf, M.S., Bouferguene, A., Liu, H., Al-Hussein, M., and Yu, H. (2018). “Integrated production planning and control system for a panelized home prefabrication facility using simulation and RFID.” Automation in Construction, 85, 369–383.
  21. Li, X., Han, S.H., Gül, M., Al-Hussein, M., and El-Rich, M. (2018). “3D visualization-based ergonomic risk assessment and work modification framework and its validation for a lifting task.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 144(1), 04017093.
  22. Chen, Y., Bouferguene, A., and Al-Hussein, M. (2018). “Analytic hierarchy process–simulation framework for lighting maintenance decision-making based on the clustered network.” Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 32(1), 04017114.
  23. Sharmin, T., Gül, M., and Al-Hussein, M. (2017). “A user-centric space heating energy management framework for multi-family residential facilities based on occupant pattern prediction modeling.” Building Simulation, 10(6), 899–916.
  24. AbouRizk, S., Robinson Fayek, A., and Al-Hussein, M. (2017). “The University of Alberta’s Hole School of Construction Engineering: 25 years of impact and innovation.” Published as a Forum in the Special 60th Anniversary Issue of the ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 143(9), 02517001, 2 pages.
  25. Han, S., Bouferguene, A., Al-Hussein, M., and Hermann, U. (2017). "A 3D-based crane evaluation system for mobile crane operation selection on modular-based heavy construction sites." Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 143(9), 04017060, 12 pages.
  26. Ji, Y., Zhu, F., Li, H.X., and Al-Hussein, M. (2017). “Construction industrialization in China: Current profile and the prediction.” Applied Sciences, 7(2), doi:10.3390/app7020180.
  27. Li, H.X., Gül, M., Yu, H., and Al-Hussein, M. (2017). “Automated energy simulation and analysis for NetZero Energy Home (NZEH) design.” Building Simulation, 10(3), 285–296.
  28. Zaman, H., Bouferguene, A., Al-Hussein, M., and Lorentz, C. (2017). “Improving the productivity of drainage operations activities through schedule optimisation.” Urban Water Journal, 14(3), 298–306.
  29. Abdulaal, B., Bouferguene, A., and Al-Hussein, M. (2017). “Benchmark Alberta’s architectural, engineering and construction industries knowledge of building information modelling.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 44(1), 59–67.
  30. Dhar, R.S., Elezzabi, A., and Al-Hussein, M. (2016). “Smart window technologies: Electrochromics and nanocellulose thin film membranes and devices.” SDRP Journal of Nanotechnology & Material Science, 1(1), 1–14.
  31. Li, H.X., Gül, M., Yu, H., Awad, H., and Al-Hussein, M. (2016). “An energy performance monitoring, analysis and modelling framework for NetZero Energy Homes (NZEHs).” Energy and Buildings, 126, 353–364.
  32. Liu, H., Lu, M., and Al-Hussein, M. (2016). “Ontology-based semantic approach for construction-oriented quantity take-off from BIM models in the light-frame building industry.” Advanced Engineering Informatics, 30, 190–207.
  33. Han, S., Lei, Z., Bouferguene, A., Al-Hussein, M., and Hermann, U. (2016). “3D visualization-based motion planning of mobile crane operations in heavy industrial projects.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 30(1), 04014127.
  34. Li, X., Gül, M., and Al-Hussein, M. (2015). “Post-design system control for integrated space heating systems in residential buildings in cold regions.” Building and Environment, 94(1), 313–324.
  35. Afifi, M., Al-Hussein, M., and Bouferguene, A. (2015). “Geriatric bathroom design to minimize risk of falling for older adults: A systematic review.” European Geriatric Medicine, 6(6), 598–603.
  36. Liu, H., Al-Hussein, M., and Lu, M. (2015). “BIM-based integrated approach for detailed construction scheduling under resource constraints.” Automation in Construction, 53, 29–43.
  37. Manrique, J.D., Al-Hussein, M., Bouferguene, A., and Nasseri, R. (2015). “Automated generation of shop drawings in residential construction.” Automation in Construction, 55, 15–24.
  38. Golabchi, A., Han, S. H., Seo, J. O., Han, S., Lee, S., and Al-Hussein, M. (2015). “An automated biomechanical simulation approach to ergonomic job analysis for workplace design.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 141(8), 04015020.
  39. Lei, Z., Taghaddos, H., Han, S., Bouferguene, A., Al-Hussein, M., and Hermann, U. (2015). “From AutoCAD to 3ds Max: An automated approach for animating heavy lift studies.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 42(3), 190–198.
  40. Zaman, H., Bouferguene, A., Al-Hussein, M., and Lorentz, C. (2015). “Framework for modeling on-site productivity of preventive maintenance activities for wastewater collection systems.” Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 21(4), 04015003.
  41. Lei, Z., Han, S., Bouferguene, A., Taghaddos, H., Hermann, U., and Al-Hussein, M. (2015). “Algorithm for mobile crane walking path planning in congested industrial plants.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 141(2), 05014016.
  42. Younes, B., Bouferguene, A., Al-Hussein, M., and Yu, H. (2015). “Overdue invoice management: Markov chain approach.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 141(1), 04014062.
  43. Han, S. H., Hasan, S., Bouferguene, A., Al-Hussein, M., and Kosa, J. (2015). “Utilization of 3D visualization of mobile crane operation for modular construction on-site assembly.” Journal of Management in Engineering, 31(5), 04014080.
  44. Awad, H., Gül, M., Zaman, H., Yu, H., and Al-Hussein, M. (2014). “Evaluation of the thermal and structural performance of potential energy efficient wall systems for mid-rise wood-frame buildings.” Energy and Buildings, 82, 416–427.
  45. Olearczyk, J., Bouferguene, A., Al-Hussein, M., and Hermann, U. (2014). “Automating motion trajectory of crane-lifted loads.” Automation in Construction, 45, 178–186.
  46. Sharmin, T., Gül, M., Li, X., Ganev, V., Nikolaidis, I., and Al-Hussein, M. (2014). “Monitoring building energy consumption, thermal performance, and indoor air quality in a cold climate region.” Sustainable Cities and Society, 13, 57–68.
  47. Olearczyk, J., Al-Hussein, M., and Bouferguene, A. (2014). “Evolution of the crane selection and on-site utilization process for modular construction multilifts.” Automation in Construction, 43, 59–72.
  48. Afifi, M. and Al-Hussein, M. (2014). “Integrated approach for elderly-friendly home bathroom design.” Gerontechnology [Online], 13(2), 165.
  49. Afifi, M. and Al-Hussein, M. (2014). “Benchmark study for technological options available for older adults to reduce family and caregiver burden.” Gerontechnology [Online], 13(2), 164.
  50. Li, X., Gül, M., Sharmin, T., Nikolaidis, I., and Al-Hussein, M. (2014). “A framework to monitor the integrated multi-source space heating systems for improving the design of their control systems.” Energy and Buildings, 72, 398–410.
  51. Altaf, M., Hashisho, Z., and Al-Hussein, M. (2014). “A method for integrating occupational indoor air quality with building information modeling (BIM) for scheduling construction activities.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 41(3), 245–251.
  52. Afifi, M., Parke, B., and Al-Hussein, M. (2014). “Integrated approach for older adult friendly home staircase architectural design.” Automation in Construction, 39(1), 117–125.
  53. Afifi, M., Parke, B., and Al-Hussein, M. (2014). “Evidence-based evaluation of staircase architectural design to reduce the risk of falling for older adults.” Journal of Housing for the Elderly, 28(1), 107–132.
  54. Li, H.X., Al-Hussein, M., Lei, Z., and Ajweh, Z. (2013). “Risk identification and assessment of modular construction utilizing fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (AHP) and simulation.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 40(12), 1184–1195.
  55. Lei, Z., Taghaddos, H., Olearczyk, J., Al-Hussein, M., and Hermann, U. (2013) “Automated method for checking crane paths for heavy lifts in industrial projects.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 139(10), 04013011.
  56. Hasan, S., Bouferguene, A., Al-Hussein, M., Gillis, P., and Telyas, A. (2013). “Productivity and CO2emission analysis for tower crane utilization on high-rise building projects.” Automation in Construction, 31, 255–264.
  57. Yu, H., Al-Hussein, M., and Al-Jibouri, S. (2013). “Lean transformation in a modular building company: A case for implementation.” Journal of Management in Engineering, 29(1), 103–111.
  58. Lei, Z.,Taghaddos, H., Hermann, U., and Al-Hussein, M. (2013). “A methodology for mobile crane lift path checking in heavy industrial projects.” Automation in Construction, 31, 41–53.
  59. Inyang, N., Al-Hussein, M., Al-Jibouri, S. H., and El-Rich, M. (2012). “Ergonomic analysis and the need for its integration for planning and assessing construction tasks.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 138(12), 1370–1376.
  60. Moghadam, M., Al-Hussein, M., Al-Jibouri, S., and Telyas, A. (2012). “Post simulation visualization model for effective scheduling of modular building construction.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 39(9), 1053–1061.
  61. Afifi, M., Parke, B., and Al-Hussein, M. “Integrated approach for older adult friendly home staircase design.” Gerontechnology [Online], 11.2 (2012): 338. Web. 11 Sep. 2012. 9 pages.
  62. Zou, J., Kim, B., Kim, H. and Al-Hussein, M. (2012). “An automated system for the creation of an urban infrastructure 3D model using image processing techniques.” KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, 16(1), 9–17.
  63. Han, S. H., Al-Hussein, M., Al-Jibouri, S., and Yu, H. (2012). “Automated post-simulation visualization of modular building production assembly line.” Automation in Construction, 21, 229–236.
  64. Li, H.X., Al-Hussein, M. and Lei, Z. (2011). “Incentive genetic algorithm based time-cost trade-off analysis across build-operate-transfer project concession period.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 38(2), 166–174.
  65. Manrique, J.D., Al-Hussein, M., Bouferguene, A., Safouhi, H., and Nasseri, R. (2011) “Combinatorial algorithm for optimizing wood waste in framing design.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 137(3), 188–197.
  66. Mah, D., Manrique, J., Yu, H., and Al-Hussein, M. (2011). “House construction CO2 footprint quantification: A BIM approach.” Construction Innovation: Information, Process, Management, Emerald Publishing, 11(2), 161–178.
  67. Hermann, U. H., Hasan, S., and Al-Hussein, M. (2011). “Innovative system for off-the-ground rotation of long objects using mobile cranes.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 137(7), 478–485.
  68. Hasan, S., Al-Hussein, M., Hermann, U., and Safouhi, H. (2010). “Interactive and dynamic integrated module for mobile cranes supporting system design.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 136(2), 179–186.
  69. Alex, D.P., Al-Hussein, M., Bouferguene, A., and Fernando, S. (2010). “Artificial neural network model for cost estimation: City of Edmonton’s water and sewer installation services.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 136(7), 745–756.
  70. Olearczyk, J., Al-Hussein, M., Bouferguene, A., and Telyas, A. (2009). “Industrialization of the construction process.” Canadian Civil Engineer, 26(5), 10–12.
  71. Yu, H., Tweed, T., Al-Hussein, M, and Nasseri, R. (2009). “Development of lean model for house construction using value stream mapping.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 135(8), 782–790.
  72. Mah, D. and Al-Hussein, M. (2008). “An integrated evaluation framework for sustainable residential construction.” International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 3(6), 129–136.
    Al-Hussein, M., Mah, D., and Manrique, J.D. (2008). “Automated design to support sustainable residential construction.” Canadian Civil Engineer, 25(3), 19–22.
  73. Yu, H., Al-Hussein, M., Nasseri, R., and Cheng, J.J.R. (2008). “Sustainable precast concrete foundation system for residential construction.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 35(2), 190–199.
  74. Kung, D., Alex, D.P., Al-Hussein, M., and Fernando, S. (2008). “Application of lean thinking to improve the productivity of water and sewer service installations.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 35(4), 418–430.
  75. Sharma, V., Al-Hussein, M., Safouhi, H., and Bouferguene, A. (2008). “Municipal infrastructure asset levels of service assessment for investment decisions using analytic hierarchy process.” Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 14(3), 193–200.
  76. Hammad, A., Wang, H., Zhang, C., Al-Hussein, M, and Cardinal, G. (2007). “Equipment workspace analysis in infrastructure projects.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 34(10), 1247–1256.
  77. Sharma, V., Abel, J., Al-Hussein, M., Lennerts, K., and Pfründer, U. (2007). “Simulation application for resource allocation in facility management processes in hospitals.” Facilities, 25(13/14), 493–506. Emerald Publishers, Bradford, England.
  78. Chehayeb, A., Al-Hussein, M., and Flynn, P. (2007). “An integrated methodology for collecting, classifying and analyzing Canadian construction court cases.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 34(2), 177–188.
  79. Manrique, J.D., Al-Hussein, M., Telyas, A., and Funston, G. (2007). “Constructing a complex precast tilt-up-panel structure utilizing an optimization model, 3D CAD and animation.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 133(3), 199–207.
  80. Manrique, J.D., Al-Hussein, M., Telyas, A., and Funston, G. (2007). “Case study-based challenges of quality concrete finishing for architecturally complex structures.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 133(3), 208–216.
  81. Mohamed, Y., Borrego, D., Francisco, L., Al-Hussein, M., AbouRizk, S., and Hermann, U. (2007). “Simulation-based scheduling of module assembly yards: Case study.” Engineering Construction and Architecture Management, 14(3), 293–311. Emerald Publishers, Bradford, UK.
  82. Chehayeb, A. and Al-Hussein, M. (2006). “Using artificial neural networks for predicting the outcome of Canadian construction litigation claims.” AACE International Transactions, CDR.18.1–CDR.18.6.
  83. Fofanah, J.B., Al-Hussein, M., Safouhi, H., and Bouferguene, A. (2006). “Postwar reconstruction: Sustainability approach using hamming distance and analytic hierarchy process concepts: A case study of Sierra Leone.” International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic, and Social Sustainability, 3(1), 27–42.
  84. Al-Hussein, M., Kumar, J., Sharma, V., and Mah, D. (2006). “A knowledge-based automated development permit approval process in the housing industry.” International Journal of Engineering, Construction, and Architectural Management, 13(3), 290–306.
  85. Sharma, V., Al-Hussein, M., and AbouRizk, S. (2006). “Residential construction lot grading approval process optimization: Case study of City of Edmonton.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 132(12), 1225–1233.
  86. Agbulos, A. C., Mohamed, Y., Al-Hussein, M., AbouRizk, S., and Roesch, J. (2006). “Application of lean concepts and simulation analysis to improve efficiency of drainage operations maintenance crews.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 132(3), 291–299.
  87. Appleton, B., Niaz, M., AbouRizk, S., and Al-Hussein, M. (2006). “Priority rating logic simulation model for tower crane operations management.” Journal of Construction Research, 7(1/2), 133–147.
  88. Al-Hussein, M., Athar Niaz, M., Yu, H. and Kim, H. (2005). “Integrating 3D visualization and simulation for tower crane operations on construction sites.” Automation in Construction, 15(5), 554–562.
  89. Al-Hussein, M., Vanderstar, A., and Kandanala, R. (2005). “D-PIPE: A man-hour rates data warehouse for estimating industrial pipe work construction.” Cost Engineering, 47(6), 24–29.
    Kandanala, R., Al-Hussein, M., and Vanderstar, A. (2005). “Automation of pre-bidding process for construction projects.” Cost Engineering, 47(6), 30–34.
  90. Al-Hussein, M. and Yu, H. (2005). “Mitigating risk for critical crane operation through 3D modelling and animation.” Canadian Civil Engineer, 22, 18–21.
  91. Al-Hussein, M., Alkass, S., and Moselhi, O. (2005). “Optimization algorithm for selection and on site location of mobile cranes.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 131(5), 579–590.
  92. El-Ghandour, W. and Al-Hussein, M. (2004). “A survey of information technology applications in construction.” Construction Innovation Journal, 3, 83–98.
  93. Moselhi, O., Alkass, S., and Al-Hussein, M. (2004). “Innovative 3D modelling for selecting and locating mobile cranes.” Engineering, Construction, and Architectural Management, 11(5), 373–380.
  94. Al-Hussein, M., Alkass, S., and Moselhi, O. (2001). “An algorithm for mobile crane selection and location on construction sites.” Construction Innovation Journal, 1(2), 91–105.
  95. Al-Hussein, M., Alkass, S., and Moselhi, O. (2000). “D-Crane: Database system for utilization of cranes.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 27(6), 1130–1138.