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Research: Grants, Awards, Citations, Books and Publications

GRANTS

  1. Principal Investigator, "Integrating an ArchiCAD Model with Specifications," Levi+Wong Design Associates, Boston, MA, January-April, 2016.
  2. Principal Investigator, "Integrating Cost Estimating in BIM," R. L. Engebretson Co., Fargo, ND, September-December, 2015.
  3. Principal Investigator, "A Study in the Adaptive Reuse of a Medium Sized Building in a Blighted Urban Area to Create a Vibrant Urban Node ," Klai Juba Wald Architects, Las Vegas, NV, September-December, 2015.
  4. Principal Investigator, "A Simulation Model of Dock Bays in A Hospital," HKS, Inc., Dallas, TX, September-December, 2015.
  5. Principal Investigator, "Integrating an ArchiCAD Model with Cost Estimating: Development of a Workflow," Levi+Wong Design Associates, Boston, MA, September-December, 2015.
  6. Principal Investigator, "Methodology for Studying IEQ Impact as a Design Tool," LHB Inc., Duluth, MN, September-December, 2015.
  7. Principal Investigator, "e-Specs Integration of Uniformat-MasterSpec Mapping Database," R. L. Engebretson Co., Fargo, ND, February-May 2015.
  8. Principal Investigator, "Study of Wind Pressure Distribution on Skylights of Scheels Project in Billings, Montana," R. L. Engebretson Co., Fargo, ND, September-December, 2014.
  9. Principal Investigator, "Mapping Uniformat Assembly Codes onto MasterSpec Specification Sections," R. L. Engebretson Co., Fargo, ND, September-December, 2014.
  10. Principal Investigator, "Flexibility and Adaptability in Modern Office Environments," BWBR, St. Paul, MN, September-December, 2014.
  11. Principal Investigator, "Study in Using AnyLogic Software for the Spatial Arrangement of a Surgery and Clinic in an Ambulatory Care Center in Ogden, Utah," HKS, Inc., Dallas, TX, September-December, 2014.
  12. Principal Investigator, "Daylight and Energy Analysis of Groat Point Project," Kristi Hanson Architects, Palm Desert, CA, September-December, 2014.
  13. Principal Investigator, "Spatial Study of Alzheimer's and Dementia Patient Treatment Units to Maximize Sensor Coverage," Klai Juba Wald Architects, Las Vegas, NV, September-December, 2014.
  14. Principal Investigator, "Implementation of BIM Integration in Practice," R. L. Engebretson Co., Fargo, ND, January-May, 2014.
  15. Principal Investigator, "Integrated BIM Models," R. L. Engebretson Co., Fargo, ND, September-December, 2013.
  16. Principal Investigator, "Integration of LEED Performance Criteria in BIM Models," R. L. Engebretson Co., Fargo, ND, September-December, 2013.
  17. Principal Investigator, "Study of Collaboration in Higher Education," BWBR, St. Paul, MN, September-December, 2013.
  18. Principal Investigator, "Implications of Changes in the Energy Code," BWBR, St. Paul, MN, September-December, 2013.
  19. Principal Investigator, "Construction Scheduling of BIM Model," Kristi Hanson Architects, Palm Desert, CA, September-December, 2013.
  20. Awarded a $4000 NCARB Grant for the Integration of Practice and Education in the Academy in 2007.
  21. Awarded a $1500 Faculty International Development Grant, Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, North Dakota State University in 2005.
  22. Awarded a $3374 ND EPSCoR grant under the Faculty in Technology Transfer (FITT) program in June, 1996 to develop 3D modeling software for Advanced Architecture Inc., Fargo, ND.
  23. Principal Investigator for a $16,155 PPRC Grant awarded by North Dakota State University for the project titled "Project Visual Literacy" in May, 1996.
  24. Co-Principal Investigator for a $577,280 (total amount including 50% match) grant awarded by the Academic Research Infrastructure Program of the National Science Foundation in August, 1995 for the "Acquisition of a Networked Imaging Cluster for Characterization, Analysis and Visualization of Materials, Processes and Engineered Structures." 
  25. Awarded a $3500 North Dakota State University's Grant-in-Aid in May, 1995, for the project, "A Computer-aided Design System for the Design of Auditoria."
  26. Co-investigator along with Dr. Frank Yazdani of the Department of Civil Engineering, North Dakota State University for a $2167 grant from the Standing Rock College, North Dakota to study the top soil characteristics in the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation for use as a building material.
  27. Awarded a $1100 Iowa State University's Instructional Development Grant in May, 1987, to develop a "Computer-Based Design Education System" in collaboration with Clare Cardinal-Pett and Jamie Horowitz, two other faculty members of the Department of Architecture.
  28. Principal Investigator for the University Joint Study Program conducted by auto.des.sys Inc., the makers of form.Z software (1996-present)

AWARDS

  1. One of the team leaders in a research team that won one of the First Annual Awards for Architectural Research presented by the Progressive Architecture magazine in 1994 for the project "Listening to Buildings."
  2. Citation from the Secretariat of the King Fahd Award and the International Commission for the Preservation of Islamic Cultural Heritage for the design entry, "The Festival of Turkey in the USA: The Mimar Sinan Traveling Exhibit," in the first King Fahd Awards Competition for Design and Research in Islamic Architecture (1986) - an international design competition. The design has become a part of the permanent archives of the Commision in Istanbul, Turkey.

CITATIONS

  1. Research work cited in Architectural Acoustics: Principles and Practice, edited by William J. Cavanaugh and Joseph A. Wilkes, John Wiley & Sons, 1999, pp. 268.
  2. Research work cited in Envisioning Cyberspace: Designing 3D Electronic Spaces by Peter Anders, McGraw-Hill, 1999, pp. 205.

BOOKS

  1. Ashtastambha: Eight Pillars of Hindutva for the 21st Century, Pensive Muse Books, 2018.
  2. A Catharsis of Creative Cathexes. Pensive Muse Books. 2018.
  3. The Ashes of Spent Affirmations, Pensive Muse Books, 2016.
  4. A Forehead Blow: an anthology of verse, Pensive Muse Books, 2016
  5. Tractatus Architectus in Two Hundred Tweets, Pensive Muse Books, 2016.
  6. Architectural Research Studio, (edited by Ganapathy Mahalingam), Linus Publications, Inc., unpublished manuscript completed in 2013.
  7. In Memoriam: Peter Francis McKenzie, (designed and edited by Ganapathy Mahalingam), blurb.com, 2012.

MUSIC

  • Mambo.  Entre [Download]. Fargo, North Dakota: NadaNoodling. 2017.

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Article titled, "The Search for Intensional Form," published in The Fantastic and the Constructible, the 2008-2010 form.Z Joint Study Journal, Volume 17 of the Partnerships in Learning Series, published by auto.des.sys Inc. in 2010, pp. 99-102
  2. Article titled, "Conjectural Intersections: Conceptual design with form.Z," published in Digital Media and the Creative Process, the 2007-2008 form.Z Joint Study Journal, Volume 16 of the Partnerships in Learning Series, published by auto.des.sys Inc. in 2009, pp. 95.
  3. Article titled, "In Formation," published in in.form, the Journal of Architecture, Design and Material Culture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Vol. 8, 2008, pp. 23-26.
  4. Article titled, "Engaging the World of Digital Design: Perspectives for a Developing Economy," published in Indian Architect and Builder, Jasubhai Media, November 2007, pp. 83-85.
  5. Article titled, "Dynamic Architectural Constructs," published in Digital Pedagogies, the form.Z Joint Study Program Journal 2005-2006, Volume 14 in the Partnerships in Learning Series, Guest Editor, Murali Paranandi, published by auto.des.sys Inc. in 2007, pp. 86-88.
  6. Book article titled, "Discovering Computational Structures in Architecture," in "caadfutures: Computer-Aided Architectural Design Futures 2007," edited by Andy Dong, Andrew Vande Moere and John S. Gero, Springer, 2007.
  7. Article titled, "Forms of Performance: Explorations in a Digital Design Studio," published in the form.Z Joint Study Program Journal 2004-2005, Volume 13 in the Partnerships in Learning Series, published by auto.des.sys Inc. in 2005, pp. 134-139.
  8. Paper titled, "Improving 'Objective' Digital Images with Neuronal Processing: A Computational Approach," co-authored with Dr. Rajesh Kavasseri, and published in the International Journal of Architectural Computing in 2004, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 143-153.
  9. Editorial article titled, "Model Behaviour" published in Intelligent Build and Design Innovations by Cornhill Publishers of the UK in 2004, Issue 6, pp. 36-38.
  10. Book article titled, "POCHE: Polyhedral Objects Controlled by Heteromorphic Effectors," in "CAAD futures: Computer-Aided Architectural Design Futures 2001," edited by Bauke de Vries, Jos van Leeuwen and Henri Achten, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2001.
  11. Article titled, "Enhanced Boundary Representation: A Lingua Franca For Computer-based Building Performance Simulation?" in the ACADIA Quarterly, published by the Association for Computer-aided Design In Architecture in 2000.
  12. Article titled, "Binary Oppositions Will Computers Be Able To Design As Well As Human Designers In The Foreseeable Future," in the ACADIA Quarterly, published by the Association for Computer-aided Design In Architecture in 2000.
  13. Article titled, "Research Challenges Facing the Field of Computer-aided Architectural Design," in the ACADIA Quarterly, published by the Association for Computer-aided Design In Architecture in 1999.
  14. Paper titled, "Design and Construction in the Future," published in Web-based Stanford-Berkeley CE&M workshop on, "Defining a Research Agenda for AEC Process/Product Development in 2000 and Beyond," in 1999.
  15. Paper titled, "Representing Architectural Design Using Virtual Computers," published in a special issue of Automation in Construction in 1998, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 25-36.
  16. Paper titled, "Object-Oriented Computer-Aided Design Systems for the Preliminary Design of Auditoria" published in the Autumn 1996 issue of the Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 214-229.

REFEREED INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. Paper titled, “Generating the spatial forms of auditoriums based on distributed sentience,” presented at the Acoustics ’17 Conference of the Acoustical Society of America in Boston, Massachusetts. June, 2017.
  2. Paper titled, "Applications of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in the Design and Construction Process," published in the proceedings of the ICCCBE-XII & INCITE 2008 conference held in Beijing in October, 2008. Co-authored with Dr. Zhili Gao and Dr. Tang-Hung Nguyen.
  3. Paper titled, "A Case for Architectural Computing," published in the proceedings of the CAADRIA 2008 conference, Chiang Mai, Thailand, April 2008.
  4. Paper titled, "Discovering Computational Structures in Architecture," published in the proceedings of the CAAD Futures 2007 conference held in Sydney, Australia in July, 2007.
  5. Paper titled, "A Computational Model of a Sensor Network for the Optimization and Control of Acoustical Performance Criteria in Spatial Encolosures," published in the proceedings of the annual conference of the Association for Computer Aided Architectural Design Research In Asia, CAADRIA 05, held in New Delhi, India in April 2005.
  6. Paper titled, "POCHE: Polyhedral Objects Controlled by Heteromorphic Effectors," published in the proceedings of the CAAD Futures 2001 Conference held at Eindhoven, Netherlands in July, 2001.
  7. Paper titled, "Computing Architectural Designs Using An Architectural Programming Language," published in the proceedings of the eCAADe 2000 Conference held in Weimar, Germany in June, 2000.
  8. Paper titled, "A New Algorithm for the Simulation of Sound Propagation in Spatial Enclosures," published in the proceedings of the Building Simulation 99 conference held in Kyoto, Japan in September, 1999.
  9. Paper titled, "The Algorithmic Auditorium," published in the proceedings of the CAADRIA 98 conference in Osaka, Japan in April, 1998, pp. 143-152.
  10. Paper titled "A Model for Using Object-Oriented Computing Concepts in the Development of Design Systems in Architecture" published in the pre-conference proceedings and accepted for presentation at the focus symposium on "Cooperative Environmental Design Systems" at Inter-Symp 96 held in Baden-Baden, Germany in August, 1996.
  11. Paper titled, "Designing Appropriate Housing: A Computer-Based Participatory Design System," co-authored with Dr. Mary Joyce Hasell, published in the proceedings of the Fourth Annual Rinker International Conference On Building Construction held at the University of Florida in August, 1993.
  12. Paper titled, "The Application of the Object-Oriented Computing Paradigm in the Development of Computer-Aided Design Systems in Architecture," accepted for the symposium on "Computers in Architecture," a part of the 13th International Congress on Cybernetics held in Namur, Belgium in August, 1992.
  13. Paper titled, "A Computer-Based Participatory Design System for the Creation of Affordable Housing Designs," co-authored with Dr. Mary Joyce Hasell, published in the Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the IAPS, Socio-environmental Metamorphoses, Chalkidikik, Greece, July, 1992.
  14. Paper titled, "An Object-Oriented Computer-Aided Design System for the Preliminary Design of Auditoria," accepted for the conference, "Design & Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning," held in Eindhoven, Netherlands in July, 1992.
  15. Paper titled, "Participatory Architectural Design Systems," published in the proceedings of the seminar, "Computers and Housing," conducted by the Association of Consulting Civil Engineers, India in June, 1988.

REFEREED NATIONAL CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. Paper titled, "Representing Architectural Design Using a Connections-based Paradigm," published in the proceedings of the ACADIA 2003 Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana in October, 2003.
  2. Paper titled, "The Algorithmic Auditorium: Automating Auditorium Design," published in the proceedings of the ACSA Technology Conference 2000, held at MIT, Boston, Massachusetts in July, 2000.
  3. Paper titled, "A Parallel Processing Model for the Analysis and Design of Rectangular Frame Structures," published in the proceedings of the ACADIA 99 Conference, Snowbird, Utah in October, 1999.
  4. Paper titled, "Representing Architectural Design Using Virtual Computers," published in the proceedings of the ACADIA 97 Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio in October, 1997, pp. 51-61.
  5. Paper titled, "Designing Appropriate Housing: A Computer-Based Participatory Design System," co-authored with Dr. Mary Joyce Hasell, accepted for the annual conference of the Interior Design Educators Council, 1993.
  6. Paper titled, "Designing the Sound Environment: Acoustic Sculpting," published in the proceedings of the ACSA Technology Conference held in San Diego, California in February, 1992, pp. 265-271.

REFEREED RESEARCH POSTER COMPETITION PRESENTATION

  • Research poster competition winner titled, "The Algorithmic Auditorium," presented under the auspices of the Initiative for Architectural Research (IAR) at: ACSA Technology Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, March, 1998; 86th ACSA Annual Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio, March 1998; Research in Design Education Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina, April, 1998; AIA Convention and Expo '98, San Francisco, California, May 1998.

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