International Journal Publications

PUBLICATIONS

  • Jia.M., Liu, H., Choi, J.*, Susman, G. Development of Facial-Skin Temperature Driven Thermal Comfort and Sensation Modeling for a Futuristic Application Building and Environment, Journal of Building and Environment (Impact Factor: 6.456). 2021

  • Choi, J.*, Yang, B. Yu, CW., “Artificial Intelligence as an Agent to Transform Research Paradigms in Building Science and Technology,” Indoor and Built Environment (Impact Factor: 2.915).  2021

  • Lin, Q.*, Kensek, K., Schiler, M., Choi, J., “Streaming Sustainable Design in Building Information Modeling BIM-based PV Design and Analysis Tools,” Architectural Science Review (Impact Factor: 1.99).  2021

  • Kim, MK.*, Abdulkadir, KO., Liu, J., Choi, J., Wen, H., “Optimal Design Strategy of a Solar Relfector Combining Photovoltaic Panels to Improve Electricity Output: A case Study in Calgary, Canada,” Sustainability (Impact Factor: 2.576).  2021

  • Schweiker, M.*, Choi, J., et al., “The Scales Project, A Cross-National Dataset on the Interpretation of Thermal Perception Scales,” Scientific Data (Impact Factor: 5.541). 2020

  • Choi, J.*, Loftness, V., Nou, D., Tinianov, B., Yeom, D., “Multi-Season Assessment of Occupant Responses to Manual Shading and Dynamic Glass in a Workplace Environment,” Journal of Energies (Impact Factor: 2.75).  2020

  • Bae, S., Nam, Y.*, Choi, J., “Comparative Analysis of System Performance and Thermal Comfort for an Integrated System with PVT and GSHP Considering Two Load Systems: Convective Heating and Radiant Floor Heating. V.13(20), Journal of Energies (Impact Factor: 2.75).  2020

  • Yang B.*, Choi, J., et al. “Non-Invasive Measurements of Human thermal Physiology Signals and Thermal Comfort/Discomfort Poses-A Review,” Energy and Buildings (Impact Factor: 5.879). 2020

  • Schweiker, M.*, Choi, J., et al., “Evaluation Assumption of Scales for Subjective Assessment of Thermal Environments-Do laypersons perceive them the way, we researchers believe?,” V. 211,  Energy and Buildings (Impact Factor: 5.879). 2020

  • Zheng, R.*, Choi, J., et al., “Climate Adaptive Design Improvement Strategies of Traditional Dwellings in Southern Zhejiang for the Plum Rain Season Considering Comfort Conditions,” Journal of Energies, V. 13(6),  (Impact Factor: 2.75). 2020

  • Schweiker, M. *, Choi, J., et al., “The Scales Project, a cross-national dataset on the interpretation of thermal perception scales,” Scientific Data,  (Impact Factor: 5.541).  2019

  • Yeom, D., Choi, J.*, Kang, S.  “Investigation of the Physiological Differences in the Immersive Virtual Reality Environment and Real Indoor Environment: Focused on the Skin Temperature and Thermal Sensation,” Journal of Building and Environment, 2019, V. 154, p.44-54, (Impact Factor: 6.456). 2019

  • Hellwig, R.*, Choi, J., et al., “A framework for adopting adaptive thermal comfort principles in design and operation of buildings”,  Energy and Buildings, (Impact Factor: 5.879). 2019

  • Choi, H., Choi, J., Kim, T.*, “Development of a data-driven predictive model of clothing thermal insulation estimation by using advanced computational approaches”, Journal of Sustainability, (Impact Factor: 2075). 2019

  • Na, H., Choi, J., Kim, T.*, “Development of a Human Metabolic Rate Prediction Model based on the use of Kinect-Camera Generated Visual Data-Driven Approaches,” Journal of Building and Environment, 2019, V. 160, (Impact Factor: 6.456). 2019

  • Johnson, A., Zheng, S., Nakano, A., Schierle, G.*, Choi, J., “Adaptive Kinetic Architecture and Collective Behavior: A Dynamic Analysis for Emergency Evacuation,” Journal of Buildings, 2019, V. 92, p.44-54. 2019

  • Choi, J.*, Yeom, D. “Development of the data-driven thermal satisfaction prediction model as a function of human physiological responses in a built environment,” Journal of Building and Environment, 2019, V. 150, p. 206-218, (Impact Factor: 6.456). 2019

  • Yeom, D., Choi, J.*, Zhu, Y. ““Investigation of Physiological Differences between Immersive Virtual and Indoor Built Environments in a Building,” Indoor and Built Environment, 2019, V. 28(1), pp.46-62, (Impact Factor: 1.158).  2019

  •  Kim, M.* Choi, J. "Can increased outdoor CO2 concentrations impact on the ventilation and energy in buildings? A case study in Shanghai, China,” Atmospheric Environment, 2019, V. 210, pp.220-230. (Impact Factor: 4.012). 2018

  • Choi, J.*, Lee, K.S.  “Investigation of the feasibility of POE Methodology for a Modern Commercial Office Building,” Journal of Building and Environment. 2018, V. 143, pp. 591-604. (Impact Factor: 6.456).  2018

  • De dear, R.* Choi, J., et al. "Development of the ASHRAE Global Thermal Comfort Database II,” Building and Environment, 2018, V. 142, pp.502-512. (Impact Factor: 6.456). (Received a Best Paper Award.). 2018

  • Martinez, A., Choi, J.* “Analysis of Energy Impacts of Façade-Inclusive Retrofit Strategies, Compared to System-only Retrofits Using Regression Models,” Energy and Buildings, 2018, V.158, pp. 261-267. (Impact Factor: 5.879). 2018

  • Zhong, C., Choi, J.* “Development of a Data-Driven Approach for Human-Based Environmental Control,” Journal of Procedia Engineering, 2017, V.205, pp. 1665-1671 (Cite Score: 0.89).  2017

  • Martinez, A., Choi, J.* “Exploring the potential use of building façade information to estimate energy performance,” Journal of Sustainable Cities and Societies, 2017, V. 35, pp. 511-521. (Impact Factor: 3.073). 2017

  • Choi, J.*, Yeom, D. “Investigation of the Relationship between Thermal Sensations of Local Body Areas and the Whole Body in an Indoor Built Environment,” Energy and Buildings, 2017, V.149, pp. 204-215. (Impact Factor:5.879). 2017

  • Choi, J.*, Yeom, D. “Study of Data-Driven Thermal Sensation Prediction Model as a Function of Local Body Skin Temperatures in a Built Environment Environments,” Building and Environment, 2017, V.121, pp. 130-147. (Impact Factor: 6.456). 2017

  •  Choi, J.*, Moon, J. “Impacts of Human and Spatial Factors on User Satisfaction in Office Environment,” Building and Environment, 2017. V. 114, pp. 23-35. (Impact Factor: 6.456). 2017

  • Choi, J.* “Investigation of the Correlation of Building Energy Use Intensity Estimated by Six Building Performance Simulation Tools,” Energy and Buildings, 2017, V.147, pp.14-26. (Impact Factor: 5.879). 2017

  • Choi, J.* “Effects of lighting color temperature on human eye pupil sizes in the workplace environment,” Indoor and Built Environment, 2016. V.26(4), pp. 488-501. (Impact Factor: 1.158). 2016

  • Choi, J.* “Climate-Responsive Evidence-Based Green-Roof Design Decision Support for the U.S. Climate,” Journal of Roof Construction Institute (“Interface,” Technical Journal) V. 04-2016, pp. 32-40. 2016

  • Yang, C., Choi, J.* Energy Use Intensity Estimation Method Based on Façade Features. Procedia Engineering, 2015, V. 118, pp. 842–852. (CiteScore: 0.89). 2015

  • Spastri, M., Noble, D.*, Kensek, K., Choi, J. (2015). The use of Dynamic Environmental Control Systems (DECS) in Cavities of Double Skin Facades for Energy Savings. Procedia Engineering, V. 118, pp. 833-841. (CiteScore: 0.89). 2015

  • Choi, J.*, Zhu, R. “Investigation of the potential use of human eye pupil sizes to estimate visual sensations in the workplace environment.” Building and Environment, 2015. V. 88, pp. 73-81. (Impact Factor: 6.456). 2015

  • Kim, M.* Leibundgut, H. Choi, J. “Energy and Exergy Analyses of Advanced Decentralized Ventilation System Compared with Centralized Cooling and Air Ventilation Systems in the Hot and Humid Climate.” Energy and Buildings, 2014. V. 79, pp.212-222. (Impact Factor: 5.879). 2014

  • Choi, J.* Beltran, L. Kim, H. “Impacts of indoor daylight environments on patient average length of stay (ALOS) in a healthcare facility.” Building and Environment, 2012, V.50, pp. 65-75. (Impact Factor: 6.456). 2012

  • Choi, J.* Loftness, V. Lee, D. “Investigation of the possibility of the use of heart rate as a human factor for thermal sensation models.” Building and Environment, 2012. V.50, pp.165-175. (Impact Factor: 6.456).2012

  • Choi, J.* Loftness, V. “Investigation of human body skin temperatures as a bio-signal to indicate overall thermal comfort conditions.” Building and Environment, 2012. V.58, pp.258-269. (Impact Factor: 6.456). 2012

  • Choi, J.* Loftness, V. Aziz, A. “Post-occupancy evaluation of 20 office buildings as basis for future IEQ standards and guidelines.” Energy and Buildings, 2012. V. 46, pp.165-175. (Impact Factor: 5.879). 2012

  • Choi, J.* Aziz, A., Loftness, V. “An investigation of the impacts of different gender and ages on satisfaction of thermal environments in office buildings.” Building and Environment, 2010. v.45(6), pp.1529-1535. (Impact Factor: 6.456). 2010

  • Loftness, V.* Aziz, A. Choi, J. et al. “The value of post-occupancy evaluation for building occupants and facility managers.” Journal of Intelligent Buildings International. 2009. v.1 (4), pp. 249-268. 2009

Conference Proceedings
  • Choi. J.*, Jia, M., Sun, Y., “Smart Environmental Control in the Built Environment as a Function of Human-Building Integration,” National Conference of Korean American Scientists and Engineers Association, Irvine, California

  •  Choi. J., “Human-Building Integration as an Intelligent Building Control Mechanism in Advanced Building Science and Technology,” International Conference of KIEAE, Seoul, Korea

  •  Runa, H., Teli, D., Choi. J., et al., “Teaching and Communicating the Concept of Adaptive Thermal Comfort in Engineering Education,” Conference of International Society of Indoor Air Quality & Climate, Seoul, Korea (Online)

  •  Cai, L., Choi. J., “Human-Building Integration: Machine Learning-Based and Occupant Eye Pupil Size-Driven Lighting Control As an Applicable Visual Comfort Tool in the Office Environment,” Internationa Conference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings, Sept 2019, Bari, Italy (Received a Best Paper Award.)

  •  Liu, J., Choi. J., “Development of a Data-Driven Thermal Comfort Model in a Multi-Occupancy Condition based on Crowd-Biometric Intelligence,” Internationa Conference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings, Sept 2019, Bari, Italy

  •  Cen, L., Choi, J.* et al., “A Personal Visual Comfort model: Predict Individual’s Visual Comfort Using Occupant Eye Pupil Size and Machine Learning,” IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. V. 609(4), 042097

  •  Choi. J., Loftness, V., Tinianov, B., Nou, D., “Impacts of Dynamic Glazing on Office Workers’ Environmental and Psychological Responses in Commercial Workplaces,” Architectural Research Centers Consortium 2019, June 2019, Toronto, Canada

  •  Choi. J., Lee, K.S., Schiler, M., Ting, S. “Advancing current post-occupancy evaluation approaches to effective indoor environmental quality designs and controls,” (8 pages), International Society of Indoor Air Quality, Philadelphia, PA

  •  Choi. J., Lin, X.  “Investigation of a real-time change of human eye pupil sizes for visual environmental controls in the workplace environment,” International Society of Indoor Air Quality, Philadelphia, PA

  •  Choi. J., Lee, K.S. “A Study of Validation on the Current POE Method by Using A Case Study in Southern California,” ARCC - EAAE 2018 International Conference, Philadelphia, PA

  •  Choi. J., Lin, X.  “Investigation of human eye pupil sizes per visual sensation condition,” ARCC - EAAE 2018 International Conference, Philadelphia, PA

  •  Choi, J., “Healthy Indoor Environmental Control as a Function of Occupants’ Bio-Signals,” 17th Annual Municipal Green Building Conference, April 19, Los Angeles, CA

  • Zhong, C., Choi, J., Schiler M. “Developing Data-Driven Approach for Occupants-Based Environmental Control,” Architectural Research Centers Consortium 2017 Conference, June 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Wang, Q., Choi, J., Schiler, M., Noble, D. “Investigation of the Relationship of the Thermal Comfort Perception between the Local and Whole-Body Segments in a Workplace Environment,” Architectural Research Centers Consortium 2017 Conference, June 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

  •  Wang, B., Choi, J., Noble, N., Schiler, M., Patel, B. “Building Performance Estimation: façade Visual Information-Driven Benchmark Model,” Architectural Research Centers Consortium 2017 Conference, June 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Choi. J., Yeom, D. “Local Body Skin Temperature-Driven Thermal Sensation Prediction Model for a Building Environmental Control,” Healthy Building 2017 Asian Conference, Tainan, Taiwan

  •  Wang, B., Choi, J., Noble, N., Schiler, M., Patel, B. “Building Performance Estimation: façade Visual Information-Driven Benchmark Model,” Architectural Research Centers Consortium 2017 Conference, June 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

  •  Seaidi, S., Zhu, Y., Choi, J. “Immersive Virtual Environment as an Apparatus for Occupant Behavior Studies,” Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, Hong Kong

  •  Moon. J., Choi., J., Mutlow, J., Schiler, M. “Comfort at Workstation: Comprehensive POE Research on Office Environment of Southern California,”        Proceedings of the 2016 Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings, Incheon, Korea (Received a Best Paper Award.)

  •  Kim, Y., Choi., J., Susman, G. “Using Regression on Building Data to Find Impact of Occupants in Building Performance,” Proceedings of the 2016 Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings, Incheon, Korea

  •  Kim, Y., Choi., J. “Impact of Occupants in Building Performance: Extracting Information from Building Data,” 4th International Energy Agency – Annex 66 Expert’s Meeting, Ottawa, Canada

  •  Moon, J., Choi., J., Mutlow, J., Schiler, M. “Objectivity and Specification: Extended POE Research on Office Environment of Southern California,” (pp.290-295), Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, Cities, Building, and People, Los Angeles, CA

  •  Yi, B., Choi, J. “Facial Skin Temperature as a Proactive Variable in a Building Thermal Comfort Control System,” Proceedings of the 2015 1st International Symposium on Sustainable Human-Building Ecosystems, Pittsburgh, PA

  •  Yi, B., Choi, J. Noble, D. Konis, K. “Development of an Automatic Thermal Control System Using Human Facial Skin Temperature,” (pp. 324-327), Proceedings of the 2015 Healthy Building America, Boulder, CO

  •  Martinez, A., Choi, J. “Integrative Evaluation Method for an Energy Façade Retrofit (EFR) in Office Buildings,” International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction 2015, May 2015, Boulder, CO

  •  Yogananda, S., Choi, J. “Climate-Responsive Evidence-based Green Roof Design Decision Support for the U.S. Climate,” Architectural Research Centers Consortium 2015 Conference, April 2015, Chicago, IL

  • Chen, Y., Choi, J. “Building Performance Analysis for Climate Change,” Architectural Research Centers Consortium 2015 Conference, April 2015, Chicago, IL

  • Yang, C., Choi, J. “Methods for Estimating Energy Use Intensity Based on Building Façade,” Architectural Research Centers Consortium 2015 Conference, April 2015, Chicago, IL

  •  Kensek, K., Lanning, T., Kohut, T., Choi, J., “Economizer Performance and Verification: The Effect of Human Behavior on Economizer Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Southern California,” The 2015 ASHRAE Winter Conference, Chicago, IL (published in ASHRAE Transaction, V. 121, Part 1 in 2015)

  • Spastri, M., Choi, J., “Energy codes for Mediterranean Climates: comparing the energy efficiency of High and Low Mass residential buildings in California and Cyprus,” The 30th International PLEA Conference, Ahmedabad, India

  •  Martinez, A., Choi, J., “Evidence-based model of building facade features using data mining for assessment of building performance,” The 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, July 7-12, 2014, Hong Kong

  • Choi, J., Zhu, R., “Visual Environmental Quality Control Using Human Physiological Signal in an Office Workplace,” The 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, July 7-12, 2014, Hong Kong

  • Choi, J., Zhu, R. “Human Physiological Signal based Building Environmental Controls for Visual Comfort,” Proceedings of European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE) and Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Choi, J., Zhu, R. Johnson, A. “Human-Building Interaction: Pupil size-based lighting environment control,” (pp. 453-457), ASHRAE - IAQ Conference Proceedings, 2013, Vancouver, Canada

  • Choi, J. “Human-Building Interaction: Potential Use of Human Pupil Size for Building Lighting (Visual) Comfort Assessment, Proceedings of US-Korea Conference 2013, New Jersey, NJ

  • Mukherjee, S. La Roche, P. Choi, J. “The Parametric Study of the Thermal Performance of Green Roofs trough Energy Modeling,” Proceedings of the Conference on American Solar Energy Society - SOLAR 2013, Baltimore, MD

  • Kensek, K. Lanning, T. Kohut, T. Choi, J. “Designing for the Human Factor: Economizer Efficacy and the Considering of the User,” Proceedings of the Conference on American Solar Energy Society - SOLAR 2013, Baltimore, MD

  • Choi, J. “Potential Use of Human-Bio-Signals for Automatic Building Mechanical System Controls,” (3 pages), Proceedings of Architecture Institute of Korea, Gwangjoo, Korea, 2012. (Received a Best Paper Award)

  • Choi, J. Loftness, V. “Investigation of the potential use of skin temperature as bio-sensing thermostatic control for ensuring thermal comfort (CoBi),” Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Healthy Buildings 2012, Brisbane, Australia

  • Choi, J. Loftness, V. Lee, D. “Potential Use of Human Bio-Signals for Thermal Sensation Prediction,” Proceedings of US-Korea Conference on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship 2011, Park City, UT

  • Choi, J. Loftness, V. Azizan, A. “User satisfaction with indoor air quality in government office buildings of the U.S.,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate 2011, Austin, TX

  • Choi, J. Aziz, A. Loftness, V. “Decision support for improving occupant environmental satisfaction in office buildings: Relationship between sub-set of IEQ satisfaction and overall environmental satisfaction,” Proceedings of 9th International Conference of Healthy Buildings 2009, Syracuse, NY

  • Lam, KP., Dong, B., Choi, J. et al., “Occupancy Detection Through an Extensive Environmental Sensor Network in an Open-Plan Office Building,” (pp.1452-1459), IBPSA Building Simulation, Glasgow, Scotland

  • Choi, J. Loftness, V. Aziz, A. “20 commercial office building analyses of IEQ and occupant satisfaction to impact future design standards and guidelines,”  Proceedings of 26th Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, Quebec City, Canada, 22-24 June 2009.

  • Loftness V., Hartkopf V., Choi, J. et al. “Building Investment Decision Support (BIDSTM), Chapter 32 of SCP cases in the field of Food, Mobility and Housing,” (pp.523-541), Workshop of the Sustainable Consumption Research Exchange Network, Paris, France

  • Loftness, V., Choi, J. et al. “Sustainability and Health are Integral Goals for the Built Environment,” (pp. 1-17), Proceedings of 7th International Conference of Healthy Building 2006, Lisbon

  • Choi, J. Beltran, L. “Study on the Relationship between Patients’ Recovery and Indoor daylight Environment of patient rooms in Healthcare facilities,” (8 pages, pp. 1003-1010), 2004 Asia-Pacific Regional Conference of International Solar Energy Society, Proceedings of ISES Asia-Pacific, Gwangju, Korea, 2004

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Book (Chapters)

Choi, J. (Chapter Author)

Chapter Title: Human-Building Integration as a Futuristic Solution for Accurate Estimation of Thermal Comfort and Stress; Book Title: Advanced Research Methods in Building Technology and Science (Publisher: Springer; Editor: Rahman Azari).  

Choi, J. (Chapter Author)

Chapter Title: The Cognitive dimension - The Role of Research in Performative Design Process; Book Title: Paradigms of Performativity in Design & Architecture: Using Time to Craft an Ensuring, Resilient and Relevant Architecture (Publisher: Routledge; Editor: Mitra Kanaani).  

 

Choi, J. (Chapter Author)

Chapter Title: Integrated Design Thinking-Interdisciplinarity, and Transdisciplinary in the performative Design Methodology; Book Title: Paradigms of Performativity in Design & Architecture: Using Time to Craft an Ensuring, Resilient and Relevant Architecture (Publisher: Routledge; Editor: Mitra Kanaani).

 

Loftness, V., Hartkopf, V., Aziz, A., Choi, J., Park, J.; Chapter Title: Critical Frameworks for Building Evaluation: User Satisfaction, Environmental Measurements and The Technical Attributes of Building Systems; Book Title: Building Performance Evaluation: From Delivery Process to Life Cycle Phases (Publisher: Springer; Editors: Preiser, W., Hardy A., Schramm, U.).

 

Loftness, V., Hartkopf, V., Aziz, A., Choi, J., et al., Chapter Title: Building Investment Decision Support (BIDS™) for green building technologies; Book Title: System Innovation for Sustainability (Publisher: Routledge; Editors: Tukker, A., Charter, M., Vezzoli, C., Andersen, M.)