Dissertations in Architecture

Grant Mosey (2014-2020). Dissertation: “Multivariate Optimization of Neighborhood Scale Problems for Economic, Environmental, and Social Sustainability.” Professor Brian Deal, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Thulasi Ram Khamma (2014-2020). Dissertation: “Data-Driven Models to Evaluate Root Causes of Energy Performance Gaps in Office Buildings.” Dr. Mohamed Boubekri, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Jaewook Lee (2016-2020). Dissertation: “Integration of Daylighting and Building Design for Human Health and Well-Being.” Dr. Mohamed Boubekri, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Nastaran Shishegar (2015-2020). Dissertation: “Impacts of Tuning Ambient Illumination on Sleep Quality, Mood, and Cognitive Performance in Older Adults.” Dr. Mohamed Boubekri, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Anna Marie Bliss (2012-2019). Dissertation: “The Future of the Historic City from Perceptions of the Past: Experience of Place, Authenticity, and Architectural Preservation in Barcelona.” Dr. Lynne M. Dearborn, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Cesar Cruz (2016). Dissertation: “The Phenomenology of a Modern Architect and His Sense of Place: Henry Klumb’s Residential Architecture in Puerto Rico, 1944-1975.” Dr. John C. Stallmeyer, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Wei Zhao (2010-2015). Dissertation: “Home Beyond the House: The Meaning of Home for People Living in Yanxia Village, Zhejiang Province, China.”

Majd Musa (2013). Dissertation: “Constructing Global Amman: Petrodollars, Identity, and the Built Environment in the Early Twenty-First Century.” Dr. John C. Stallmeyer, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Fang Xu (May 2013). Dissertation: "Territorial Experiences in Shanghai's High-rise Gated Communities." Dr. Lynne M. Dearborn, Advisor, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Ho-Sung Kim (May 2013). Dissertation: “Advances in the Operating Condition Design Analysis of Air Based Photovoltaic Thermal Solar Roof Systems.” Dr. Richard Strand, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Doug Sturgeon (May 2012). Dissertation: “Economic Performance of Architectural Firms: An Application of Production Theory.” Dr. Richard Strand, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Young Tae Chae (May 2011). Dissertation: “Development of Hybrid Heat Source Radiant System: Embedded Concentric Tube Heat Exchanger.” Dr. Richard Strand, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Daeho Kang (May 2011). Dissertation: “Advances in the Application of Passive Down-Draft Evaporative Cooling Technology in the Cooling of Buildings.” Dr. Richard Strand, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

 

Dissertations in Landscape Architecture

Amir Habibullah (2020). Dissertation: “Modern Islamic Gardens and Cultural Identity: Three Case Studies from North American and Europe.” Dr. D. F. Ruggles, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Yexuan Gu (2020). Dissertation: “Discerning the Role of Geodesign In Landscape Architecture: Exploring Its Relations with Systems Thinking And Resilience And Its Role In Planning Support System (PSS) Technologies.” Dr. Brian Deal, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Xiangrong Jiang (2013-2019). Dissertation: "Green Infrastructure and Human Health: Nature Exposure, Attention, and Well-Being." Professor William C. Sullivan, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Jennifer L. Thomas (2019). Dissertation: “Landscape, Madness, and State: The Emerging Insane Asylum System of Nineteenth-Century New York State.”

Molly Briggs (2018). Dissertation: “The Panoramic Mode: Immersive Media and the Large Parks Movement.”

Steven Burrows (2017). Dissertation: “Indiana State Parks and the Hoosier Imagination, 1916-1933.”

Pongsakorn Suppakittpaisarn (2013-2017). Dissertation: “Green Stormwater Infrastructure, Preference, and Human Well-Being.” Professor William C. Sullivan, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Dongying Li (2011-2016). Dissertation: “High School Students’ Exposure to Nature and Their Psychological and Cognitive Well-Being.” Professor William C. Sullivan, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Chair.

Abbilyn Harmon (May 2012). Dissertation: “Determining Critical Factors in Community-Level Planning of Homeless Service Projects.” Laura Lawson, Advisor; Dr. Lynne M. Dearborn, Director of Research, and Examining Committee Co-Chair.

Sonal Mithal Modi (2015). Dissertation: “Embodied Knowledge of Landscape: Accommodating Ongoing Subjective Experience in the Presentation of Heritage Landscape.”

Douglas Williams (2014). Dissertation: “Fertile Ground: Community Gardens in a Low-Income Inner-City Chicago Neighborhood and the Development of Social Capital Among African Americans.”

Bin Jiang (2014). Dissertation: “Establishing Dose-Response Curves for the Impact of Urban Forests on Recovery from Acute Stress and Landscape Preference.”

Xiaolu Zhou (2014). Dissertation: “Investigating the Association between the Built Environment and Active Travel of Young Adults Using Location Based Technology.”

Martin Holland (2014). Dissertation: “‘Empty Chairs, Broken Lives’: The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum.”

Nicholas Brown (2014). Dissertation: “Landscape, Justice, and the Politics of Indigeneity: Denaturalizing Structures of Settler Colonialism in the Alberta/Montana Borderlands.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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