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Sami G. Al-ghamdi

assistant professor
College of Science & Engineering
Hamad bin Khalifa University
Qatar

Sami G. Al-ghamdi

Biography

Dr. Sami G. Al-Ghamdi is an assistant professor of Sustainable Development, College of Science and Engineering at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU). He holds a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh (2015), MSc in Civil and Construction Engineering from Western Michigan University (2010) and a BSc in Architecture and Building Science from King Saud University (2005).

Research Interest

Building information modeling (BIM) and integrated building delivery systems , Energy efficiency and Net-Zero energy building and Modeling of the environmental impacts of buildings and urban systems

Publications

  • Al-Ghamdi, S.G. and Bilec, M.M. “Whole-Building LCA and Green Building Rating Systems: Exploratory Review of the Available Tools”. Proceedings of the 2015 International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISSST). May 18¬20, 2015; Ann Arbor, Michigan. Doi: 10.6084/m9.figshar 2015

  • Collinge, W.O., Thiel C.L., Campion N.A., Al-Ghamdi S.G., Soratana K., Landis, A.E., Bilec, M.M. “Incorporating Big Data into Life Cycle Assessment of Buildings and Green Building Rating Systems”. Big Data Analytics for Infrastructure and Building Resilience and Sustainability, National Science Foundation (NSF) Workshop Proceedings. September 20-22, 2014

  • Al-Ghamdi, S.G. and Bilec, M.M. “Green Building Rating Systems and Whole-Building Life Cycle Assessment: Comparative Study of the Existing Assessment Tools.” ASCE’s Journal of Architectural Engineering. Doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000222 2016

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