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Richard Mistrick

Associate Professor and Chief Curricular Officer

Affiliation(s):

  • Architectural Engineering

223 Engineering Unit A

rgm1@psu.edu

814-863-2086

Research Areas:

Building Illumination Systems

Interest Areas:

Lighting and daylight system analysis and design; optical design; lighting system quality metrics.

 
 

 

Education

  • BAE, Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, 1982
  • MS, Civil Engineering, University of Colorado, 1985
  • Ph D, Illuminating Engineering, Penn State University, 1991

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Seongjun Park, Richard G Mistrick and Donghyun Rim, 2022, "Performance of upper-room ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) system in learning environments: Effects of ventilation rate, UV fluence rate, and UV radiating volume", Sustainable Cities and Society, 85
  • Reza Sadeghi and Richard G Mistrick, 2022, "The Impact of Exterior Surround Detail on Daylighting Simulation Results", LEUKOS, 18, (3), pp. 16
  • Reza Sadeghi and Richard G Mistrick, 2021, "The Impact of Exterior Surround Detail on Daylighting Simulation Results", Leukos, pp. 16 pages
  • Reza Sadeghi and Richard G Mistrick, 2020, "The Impact of Exterior Surround Detail on Daylighting Simulation Results", Accepted for Publication in Leukos
  • Madhu Sudan and G N Tiwari, 2017, "Climate-Based Daylight Modeling (CBDM) for an atrium: An experimentally validated novel daylight performance", Solar Energy
  • Richard G Mistrick, Craig A Casey, Ling Chen and Sarith Subramaniam, 2015, "Computer Modeling of Daylight-Integrated Photocontrol of Electric Lighting Systems", Buildings, 5, pp. 18
  • Riad Saraiji, Yaman Al Safadi, Najat Al Ghaith and Richard G Mistrick, 2015, "A comparison of scale-model photometry and computer simulation in day-lit spaces using a normalized daylight performance index", Energy and Buildings
  • R. Royer, N. H. Ballentine, P. J. Eslinger, K. Houser, Richard G Mistrick, R. Behr and K. Rakos, 2012, "Light Therapy for Seniors in Long Term Care", J Am Med Dir Assoc., 13, (2), pp. 100-102
  • G. Ward, Richard G Mistrick, E. S. Lee, A. McNeil and J. Jonsson, 2011, "Simulating the Daylight Performance of Complex Fenestration Systems Using Bidirectional Scattering Distribution Functions within Radiance", Leukos, 7, (4), pp. 241-261
  • G. DiLaura, R. Harrold, K. Houser, Richard G Mistrick and G. Steffy, 2011, "A Procedure for Determining Target Illuminance", Leukos, 7, (3), pp. 145-158
  • P. Wankanapon and Richard G Mistrick, 2011, "Roller Shades and Automatic Lighting Control with Solar Radiation Control Strategies", BUILT Journal, 1, (1), pp. 35-42
  • K. Houser, M. Royer and Richard G Mistrick, 2010, "Light Loss Factors For Sports Lighting", LEUKOS, 6, (3), pp. 183-201
  • Y. Yoon, M. Moeck, Richard G Mistrick and W. P. Bahnfleth, 2008, "How Much Energy Do Different Toplighting Strategies Save?", Journal of Architectural Engineering, 14, (4), pp. 101-110
  • Richard G Mistrick, 2006, "An Improved Procedure for Determining Skylight Well Efficiency under Diffuse Glazing", Leukos (JIES), 2, (4), pp. 295-306
  • A. Sarkar and Richard G Mistrick, 2006, "A Novel Lighting Control System Integrating High Dynamic Range Imaging and DALI", Leukos (JIES), 2, (4), pp. 307-322
  • Y. Yoon, M. Moeck, Richard G Mistrick and W. Bahnfleth, 2006, "Optimal Daylight Factor for an Energy-Efficient Toplighting System", ASHRAE Transactions, 112, (2), pp. 622-632
  • W. J. Kowalski, W. Bahnfleth and Richard G Mistrick, 2005, "A Specular Model for UVGI Air Disinfection Systems", IUVA News, 7, (1), pp. 19-26
  • Richard G Mistrick and A. Sarkar, 2005, "A Study of Daylight-responsive Photosensor Control in Five Daylighted Classrooms", Leukos (JIES), 1, (3), pp. 51-74
  • J. Bullough, D. Paulin, A. Denami and Richard G Mistrick, 2005, "The Century Series: Industrial Revolution (a roundtable panel)", Lighting Design + Application, 35, (1), pp. 51-54
  • S. Ranasinghe and Richard G Mistrick, 2003, "A Study of Photosensor Configuration and Performance in a Daylighted Classroom Space", Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society, 32, (2), pp. 3-20

Conference Proceedings

  • Maryam G Esmailian, Richard G Mistrick, Ute G Poerschke and Lisa G Iolo, 2021, "A Study of Daylight Modeling Approaches Applied in LEED", ASHRAE, Atlanta, GA, United States, pp. 8
  • Sarith Subramaniam and Richard Mistrick, 2019, "Feasibility of Employing a Daylight Coefficient-based Approach for Faster Glare Prediction from Simulations", IES, New York, NY, USA
  • Richard G Mistrick and Reza Sadeghi, 2017, "Optimization of Modeling Parameters for Trees in Daylighting Simulations", University Park, United States
  • Richard G Mistrick and Sarith Subramaniam, 2017, "A More Accurate Approach for calculating Illuminance with Daylight Coefficients"
  • Richard G Mistrick and Sarith Subramaniam, 2016, "Incorporating adjustable external shading systems in annual daylighting simulations: A prototypical study", Illuminating Engineering Society, New York, NY, USA
  • Richard G Mistrick and Qi Ai, 2016, "A Study of the impact of climate, latitude, orientation and shading devices on ASE and sDA.", University Park, United States
  • S. Subramaniam, L. Chen and Richard G Mistrick, 2013, "Annual Performance Metrics for Photosensor Controlled Daylight-Responsive Lighting Control Systems", 2013 Illuminating Engineering Society Conference
  • C. Casey and Richard G Mistrick, 2013, "K-MEANS Clustering Algorithm As a Design Tool to Evaluate Annual Daylight Distributions in Architectural Spaces", 2013 Illuminating Engineering Society Conference
  • C. Casey and Richard G Mistrick, 2013, "Determining the critical point for design, analysis, and commissioning of a photocontrolled dimming system", IESNA, New York
  • Richard G Mistrick and S. Subramaniam, 2013, "A Study of Multi-Zone Daylight-Responsive Dimming Systems", 2013 Architectural Engineering Conference
  • S. Subramaniam and Richard G Mistrick, 2012, "Photometric Tests to Study Performance Trends among Troffer-Style Luminaires for Office Applications", IESNA, New York
  • Richard G Mistrick and C. Casey, 2011, "Performance Modeling of Daylight Integrated Photosensor Controlled Lighting Systems", Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference
  • G. Ward, E. Lee, A. McNeil and Richard G Mistrick, 2010, "Simulating the Daylight Performance of Complex Fenestration Systems Using Bidirectional Scattering Distribution Functions within Radiance", 2010 IES Annual Conference
  • J. Lau, W. Bahnfleth, Richard G Mistrick, P. Kremer and J. Freihaut, 2008, "Modeling and experimental validation of the irradiance distribution in an in-duct UVGI device", Indoor Air 2008 (11th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate), pp. 7
  • Y. Yoon, Richard G Mistrick, M. Moeck and W. Bahnfleth, 2007, "Design and Optimization of Energy-Efficient Toplighting Systems", Proceedings of the 2007 IESNA Conference
  • Richard G Mistrick and Reza Sadeghi, , "The Impact of Level of Detail in Modeling the Exterior Surround in Daylight Simulations"

Other

  • Richard G Mistrick, 2011, "IES Lighting Handbook"
  • Richard G Mistrick, 2008, "ED-100.2 Light, Vision and Perception", pp. 34
  • Richard G Mistrick, 2008, "ED-100.10 Daylighting", pp. 36
  • Richard G Mistrick, 2006, "Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers", pp. 76
  • Richard G Mistrick, 2006, "IESNA ED-100.1, Vision", pp. 34
  • Richard G Mistrick, 2006, "IESNA ED-150.10, Daylighting", pp. 33
  • Richard G Mistrick, 2005, "Paper Discussion for "The Potential of Simplified Concepts for Daylight Harvesting"", Lighting Research & Technology, 37, (1), pp. 38-39

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Graduate Council Committee on Programs and Courses, The Graduate School, Graduate Council Committee on Programs and Courses, September 2021 - June 2022
  • Academic Leadership and Support Work, Chief Curriculum Officer, August 2020
  • Participation in Governance Bodies and Related Activities, Other, COE Representative, Graduate Council, Graduate Council, September 2020 - May 2022
  • Committee Work, Member, Graduate Studies and Recruitment Committee, Graduate Studies and Recruitment Committee, August 2020
  • Academic Leadership and Support Work, Contributor, Scholarship and Awards (Assistance provided to Dave Stabler), April 2020 - August 2020
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Graduate Council Committee on Programs and Courses, The Graduate School, Graduate Council Committee on Programs and Courses, September 2019
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Faculty Search Committee, May 2019 - May 2020
  • Committee Work, Member, Undergraduate Studies and Recruitment Committee, Undergraduate Studies and Recruitment Committee, August 2018
  • Committee Work, Member, Accreditation and Continuous Improvement Committee, July 2018 - December 2018
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, AE Department Head Search Committee, November 2017 - May 2018
  • Participation in Governance Bodies and Related Activities, Other, Elected COE Representative, Graduate Council, September 2017 - December 2018
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Provost's IUG Task Force, December 2017 - 2018
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Standing Joint Committee for General Education Assessment, December 2017 - December 2018
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, The Graduate School, Joint Committee on Curriculum and Programs, September 2017 - December 2018
  • Committee Work, Member, Graduate Studies Committee, August 2014 - July 2018
  • Academic Leadership and Support Work, Advisor, Schreyer Honors College, AE Student Advisor, Schreyer Honors College, August 2009
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Scholarship and Awards Committee, August 2009 - December 2018
  • Academic Leadership and Support Work, MAE Program Coordinator, Master of Architectural Engineering, August 2008 - July 2021
  • Academic Leadership and Support Work, Coordinator, MAE Program - Lighting/Electrical, Master of Architectural Engineering, August 2008 - July 2021

Service to External Organizations: