Department of

Architectural Engineering

 


Select Publications

Journal Papers:

Horman, M.J., Messner, J.I., Riley, D.R. and Pulaski, M.H. (2007), “Scheduling the Construction of the Pentagon Using Production Principles,” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, (Accepted for publication) .

Messner, J., Riley, D. and Moeck, M., (2006), “Virtual Facility Prototyping for Sustainable Project Delivery,” ITCON Journal..

Chen, C. and Messner, J., (2005), “An Investigation of Chinese BOT Projects in Water Supply: A Comparative Perspective,” Construction Management and Economics Journal, 23(9), pp. 913-925.

El Wardani, M., Messner, J.I. and Horman, M.J., (2005), “Comparing Procurement Methods for Design-Build Projects,” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 132(3), pp. 230-238.

Thomas, H. R., Riley, D. R., and Messner, J. I. (2005). "Fundamental principles of site material management." Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE.

Chan, W.T., *Chuan, C., Messner, J.I. and Chua, K.K., (2005), “Application of Interface Management to China's BOT Projects,” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 131 (6), pp. 645-655.

Thomas, H. R., and Messner, J. I. (2003). "The no-damage-for-delay clause: evaluating contract delay risk." Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, ASCE, 129(4), 257-262.

Messner, J. I., and Sanvido, V. E. (2001). "An information model for project evaluation." Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 8(5), 391-400.

Messner, J. I., Sanvido, V. E., and Kumara, S. (1994). "StructNet: A neural network for structural system selection." Microcomputers in Civil Engineering, 9, 109-118.

Conference Proceedings:

Maldovan, K., Messner, J.I. and Faddoul, M., (2006) “Framework for Reviewing Mockups in an Immersive Environment,” 6th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, Aug. 3-4, Orlando, FL, 6 pages.

Messner, J.I. (2006) “Evaluating the Use of Immersive Display Media for Construction Planning,” 13th EG-ICE Workshop, Intelligent Computing in Engineering and Architecture, June 25-30, Ascona, Switzerland.

Maldovan, K. and Messner, J.I. (2006), “Determining the Effects of Immersive Environments on Decision Making in the AEC Industry,” Joint International Conference on Computing and Decision Making in Civil and Building Engineering, June 14-16, Montreal, Canada, 9 pages.

Wang, L., *Zolotov, A. and Messner, J.I. (2006), “A 4D CAD Learning Module for Short Interval Production Scheduling,” Joint International Conference on Computing and Decision Making in Civil and Building Engineering, Montreal, Canada, 11 pages.

Maldovan, K. and Messner, J. (2005), “The Application of Video Game Engines for Engineering Education Modules,” CONVR 2005, the 5th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, Durham, UK, September 12-13, 2005, 8 pages.

Zolotov, A., *Manning, R., and Messner, J., (2005), “Advanced Visualization in AEC Education,” Proceedings of the 2005 Building Futures Council Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 10 pages.

Tan, B., Messner, J. and Horman, M., (2005), “Planning Construction Trade Flow: A Visual Process,” submitted to ASCE Computing in Civil Engineering Conference, Cancun, Mexico, 8 pages.  

Otto, G., Messner, J. and Kalisperis, L., (2005), “Expanding the Boundaries of Virtual Reality for Building Design and Construction,” Proceedings of the ASCE Computing in Civil Engineering Conference, Cancun, Mexico, 8 pages. 

Messner, J., Horman, M. and Riley, D., (2005), “An Interactive Visualization Environment for Construction Engineering Education,” Proceedings of the ASCE Construction Research Congress, San Diego, CA, 8 pages. 

Chen, C. and Messner, J., (2005), “Taxonomy for International Construction Market Entry Mode Selection,” Proceedings of the ASCE Construction Research Congress, San Diego, CA, 10 pages.

Tan, B., Chua, D., Messner, J. and Horman, M., (2004), “Using Simulation for Pull-Driven Scheduling with Buffer for Precast Concrete Component Fabrication and Erection,” Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress 2004, Toronto, Canada, CD ROM proceedings, WBS44-CIB04-R-4, 10 pages.

Riley, D.R., Horman, M.J. and Messner, J.I., (2004), "Building Blocks of Leadership: A Professional Development Program in Construction Management Education," ASCE Conference on Management and Leadership in Construction, Hilton Head, SC, 8 pages.

Gopinath, R. and Messner, J.I. (2004), “Applying Immersive Virtual Facility Prototyping in the AEC Industry,” Proceedings of CONVR 2004, Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 79-86.

Messner, J.I. and Horman, M.J. (2003), "Using Advanced Visualization Tools to Improve Construction Education," Proceedings of CONVR 2003, Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, Blacksburg , VA , pp. 145-155.

Yerrapathruni, S., Messner, J.I., Baratta, A. and Horman, M.J. (2003), " Using 4D CAD and Immersive Virtual Environments to Improve Construction Planning," Proceedings of CONVR 2003, Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, Blacksburg, VA, pp. 179-192.

Chuan, C. and Messner, J.I., (2003)"Comparative Analysis of Chinese BOT Projects in Water Supply," Proceedings of Knowledge Construction: Joint International Symposium of CIB Working Commissions W55, W65 and W107, Singapore , pp. 497-508.

Tan, B., Horman, M.J., Messner, J.I. and Riley, D.R. (2003), "Increasing the Understanding of Lean Principles with Advanced Visualization Technologies," Proceedings of the International Group of Lean Construction, 11th Annual Conference, Blacksburg, VA, 8 pages.

Messner, J.I., Yerrapathruni, S., Baratta, A.J. and Whisker, V.E. (2003), "Using Virtual Reality to Improve Construction Engineering Education," Proceedings of the 2003 ASEE Annual Conference, Nashville , TN , 8 pages.

Messner, J., (2003), "An Information Architecture for Knowledge Management," Proceedings of the 2003 Construction Research Congress, ASCE, Honolulu , HI , 8 pages.

Horman, M.J., Messner, J.I., Riley, D.R. and Pulaski, M.H., (2003), "Using Buffers to Manage Production: A Case Study of the Pentagon Renovation Project," Proceedings of the International Group of Lean Construction, 11th Annual Conference, Blacksburg , VA , 8 pages.

Yerrapathruni, S., Messner, J.I., Baratta, A. and Horman, M.J., (2003), “Using 4D CAD and Immersive Virtual Environments to Improve Construction Planning,” Proceedings of CONVR 2003, Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, Blacksburg, VA, pp. 179-192.

Whisker, V. E., Baratta, A. J., Yerrapathruni, S., Messner, J. I., Shaw, T. S., Warren, M. E., Rotthoff, E. S., Winters, J. W., Clelland, J. A., and Johnson, F. T. (2003). "Using immersive virtual environments to develop and visualize construction schedules for advanced nuclear power plants." 2003 International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP), Córdoba, Spain.

Messner, J. I., Yerrapathruni, S. C., Baratta, A. J., and Riley, D. R. (2002). "Cost and schedule reduction of nuclear power plant construction using 4D CAD and immersive display technologies." Information Technology in Civil Engineering Symposium, Washington, DC, 136-144.

Messner, J. I., and Lynch, T. (2002). "A construction simulation model for production planning at the Pentagon Renovation Project." Information Technology in Civil Engineering Symposium, Washington, DC, 145-153.

Messner, J. I. (2002). "A method for evaluating international construction projects." The Organization and Management of Construction: 10th International Symposium of Construction Innovation and Global Competitiveness, CIB W55-W65, Cincinnati, OH, 345-357.

Chan, W.T., Messner, J.I. and Chen, C., (2002), "Application of Interface Management to China 's BOT Projects," Proceedings of the First Conference on Project Management of China (ICPM): Project Management and Economic Development of China, Beijing , China , pp. 20-35.

Messner, J.I. and Sanvido, V.E., (1994), "An Organization Based Information Architecture to Support Upper Level Construction Decisions," Proceedings of the CIB W78 Workshop on Computer Integrated Construction, Helsinki , Finland , August 22-24, 1994 , 7 pages.

Messner, J. I., Sanvido, V. E., and Ikeda, M. (1994). "Developing an object based planning system for precast concrete building structures." First Congress on Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Washington, D.C., 1426-1429.

Messner, J. I., Sanvido, V. E., and Ikeda, M. (1994). "Selecting precast concrete building systems." First Congress on Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Washington, D.C., 368-371.

Sanvido, V. E., Kuntz, K. A., Lynch, T. D., Messner, J. I., and Riley, D. R. (1994). "Information modeling and applications." First Congress on Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Washington, D.C., 786-789.

Messner, J. I., and Sanvido, V. E. (1993). "Developing an integrated database structure for the lifecycle of precast concrete projects." Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, Anaheim, CA, 646-653.

Sanvido, V. E., and Messner, J. (1992). "Classifying process control information." Proceedings of Computing in Civil Engineering and Geographic Information Systems Symposium, Dallas, TX, 340-347.

Reports / Thesis:

Messner, J. I. (2003). "Risk management action plan perspectives: survey results based on the 2002 AGC-ASC Risk Summit." The Pennsylvania State University, 104 Engineering Unit A, University Park, PA.

Sanvido, V. E., Anzola, G. Bennett, S., Cummings, D., Hanlon, E., Kuntz, K., Lynch, T., Messner, J., O'Connor, E., Potter, K., Riley, D., and Yoshigi, T. (1995). "A process based information architecture." Technical Report No. 36, Computer Integrated Construction Research Program, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

Messner, J. I. (1994). "An information framework for evaluating international construction projects," Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Architectural Engineering. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

Messner, J. I., and Sanvido, V. E. (1992). "A survey of precast concrete systems used by Fujita." Technical Report No. 27, Computer Integrated Construction Research Program, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

Messner, J. I. (1991). "Project oriented construction organization model," BAE, Architectural Engineering. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.