Thesis Students:

Ph.D (Chaired):

Yue Liu, Ph.D., Doctoral Program in Built Environments, 2019.

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Dissertation: Computing Long-term Daylighting Simulations from High Dynamic Range Photographs Using Deep Neural Networks

Liu Y, Colburn A and Inanici M. "Predicting Annual Equirectangular Panoramic Luminance Maps Using Deep Neural Networks", IBPSA 2019 Conference, Rome, Italy, September 2-4, 2019.

Liu Y, Colburn A and Inanici M. "Computing Long-term Daylighting Simulations from High Dynamic Range Imagery using Deep Neural Networks", 2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild, co-organized by ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA. Chicago, IL, September 26-28, 2018 (Best paper Award).

Liu Y, Inanici M, and Colburn A. "Computing Long-term Daylighting Simulations from High Dynamic Range Photographs Using Deep Neural Networks," Radiance Workshop 2017, Portland OR.

 

Kevin van den Wymelenberg, Ph.D., Doctoral Program in Built Environments, 2012

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Dissertation: Evaluating Human Visual Preference and Performance in an Office Environment using Luminance-based Metrics

van den Wymelenberg K and Inanici, M. "Evaluating a New Suite of Luminance-Based Design Metrics for Predicting Human Visual Comfort in Offices with Daylight," Leukos: The Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, 2015. DOI: 10.1080/15502724.2015.1062392

van den Wymelenberg K and Inanici M. “A Critical Investigation of Common Lighting Design Metrics for Predicting Human Visual Comfort in Offices with Daylight,” Leukos: The Journal of lluminating Engineering Society of North America, 10(3), 145-164, 2014.

van den Wymelenberg K and Inanici M.Limitations of Common Lighting Metrics for Evaluating Human Visual Comfort in Spaces with Daylight,” Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) 2013 Conference, Huntington Beach, CA, October 26-29, 2013.

van den Wymelenberg K, Inanici M and Johnson P. “The Effect of Luminance Distribution Patterns on Occupant Preference in a Daylit Office Environment,” Luekos, Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), 7(2), October 2010, 103-122.

van den Wymelenberg K and Inanici M. “A Study of Luminance Distribution Patterns and Occupant Preferences in Daylit Offices,” Proceedings of the Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) 2009 Conference, Quebec City, Canada, June 22-24, 2009. (Finalist for Best Paper Award in PLEA 2009.)

(currently working as Associate Professor at the University of Oregon, Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory)

Nan Ching Tai, Ph.D., Doctoral Program in Built Environments, 2010

NCTai

Dissertation: Role of Light in Real and Pictorial Spaces: A Computational Framework to Investigate Scene-based Luminance Distributions and their Impact on Depth Perception

Tai NC and Inanici M. “Luminance Contrast as Depth Cue: Investigations and Design Applications,” Journal of Computer-Aided Design and Applications, 9(5), 691-705, 2012.

Tai NC and Inanici M. “Space Perception and Luminance Contrast: Investigation and Design Applications through Perceptually based Simulations,” Spring Simulation Multi-conference, Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD2010), Orlando, FL, April 12-15, 2010.

Tai NC and Inanici M. “Lighting in Real and Pictorial Spaces: A Computational Framework to Investigate the Scene based Lighting Distributions and their Impact on Depth Perception,” Association of Computer Aided Design and Research in Asia (CAADRIA) 2010 Conference, Hong Kong, April 7-10, 2010.

Tai NC and Inanici M. “Depth perception as a function of Lighting, Time, and Spatiality,” Short paper, Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) 2009 Conference, Seattle, WA, Nov. 15-17, 2009.

Tai NC and Inanici M. “Depth Perception in Real and Pictorial Spaces: A Computational Framework to Represent and Simulate the Built Environment,” Proceedings of the Association of Computer Aided Design and Research in Asia (CAADRIA) 2009 Conference, Yunlin, Taiwan, April 22-25, 2009.

(currently working as Associate Professor at Department of Interaction Design, National Taipei University of Technology)

 

M.S. (Chaired):

Shakiba Ahmadi, M.Sc. in Architecture, 2019

urban daylighting

Thesis: An Analysis of Urban Canyon for Performative Daylighting Design

 

Bo Yun Jung, M.Sc. in Architecture, 2017

circ-hdr

Thesis: Measuring Circadian Light through High Dynamic Range Photography

Jung B and Inanici M. "Measuring Circadian Lighting through High Dynamic Range Photography", Lighting Research and Technology, First published online on August 10, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1177/1477153518792597.

Jung BY, Inanici M. "Capturing the Circadian Lighting Through HDR Photography," Radiance Workshop 2017, Portland, OR.

 

Doaa Al-sharif, M.Sc. in Architecture, 2017

shading

Thesis: Parametric Exploration of Shading Screens: Daylight, Sun Penetration and View Factor

Alireza Hashemloo, M.Sc. in Architecture, 2016

annual luminance

Thesis: Time-series Luminance Distribution Maps: Implementation of Annual Daylight Simulation Methods for Occupant Visual Comfort

 

Nicole Peterson, M.Sc. in Architecture, 2015

NP

Thesis: The Space between Research and Practice: A Critical Evaluation of Computer based Lighting Metrics

Viswanathan Kumaragurubaran, M.Sc. in Architecture, 2012

hdrscope

Thesis: High Dynamic Range Image Processing Toolkit for Lighting Simulations and Analysis

Kumaragurubaran V. and Inanici, M.hdrscope: High Dynamic Range Image Processing Toolkit for Lighting Simulations and Analysis,” International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) 2013 Conference, Chambery, France, August 25-28, 2013.

 

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Randolph Fritz, M.Sc. in Architecture, 2010

RFritz

Thesis: Interactive Modeling of Luminaires for Lighting Simulation

Kathleen Cheney, M.Sc. in Architecture, 2008

KCheney

Thesis: Image based Rendering: Using High Dynamic Range Photographs to Light Architectural Scenes

Cheney K and Inanici M.Image Based Rendering: Using High Dynamic Range Photographs to Light Architectural Scenes,” [Architecture] in the age of [Digital] Reproduction, 2008 ACSA West Central Fall Conference, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, October 23-26, 2008.

 

M.Arch (Chaired):

Nathan Altenberg, M.Arch, 2019

circadian orientation

Thesis: Syncing with the Sky: Daylight Driven Circadian Lighting Design

Altenberg Vaz N and Inanici M. "Syncing with the Sky: Daylight-Driven Circadian Lighting Design," Leukos, Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society, Aug 4, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1080/15502724.2020.1785310.

Guanzhou Ji, M.Arch, 2019

multi-family

Thesis: Occupant Centric Daylighting in Housing: Daylight Availability and Occupant Visual Comfort in Seattle Multi-Family Housing

Stephanie Baker, M.Arch in High Performance Buildings, 2017

eco grids

Thesis: Eco-Grids for Reseilient Communities

Alireza Hashemloo, M.Arch, 2014

ARH

Thesis: GlareShade: A Visual Comfort based Approach to Adaptive Shading Devices

Hashemloo AR, Inanici, M, Meek C. "GlareShade: A Visual Comfort-based Approach to Occupant-Centric Shading Systems," Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 2015. DOI: 10.1080/19401493.2015.1058421.

Eric Brooks, M.Arch, 2012

color

Thesis: Critical Color: The Use of Color in Nature for Energy Performance and its Application to Building Skins

Steve Duncan, M.Arch, 2011

single bay

Thesis: The Architecture of Light: An Evidence based Design Approach to Treating Winter Depression in Seattle

Zigurds Greivulis, M.Arch, 2007

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Thesis: Composing with Light: Simulation-based Design of Library at Seattle Center

Greivulis Z and Inanici M.Composing with Light: An Inside-out Evaluation of the Role of Intuition and Simulation throughout the Design Process,” Proceedings of the Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) 2008 Conference, Dublin, Ireland, October 22-24, 2008.

 

 

Committee Membership: Ph.D. Students at Other Schools

Lars Grobe, “Evaluation of Daylight Redirecting Systems using Data-Driven Models,” Ph.D. Program in Architecture, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey, 2019, (Committee member).

Edward Zhang, “Visually Realistic Scene Manipulation for Mixed Reality,” University of Washington, Computer Science and Engineering, General Doctoral Exam, 2018-present, (Graduate School Representative).

Priji Balakrishan, “Measuring and Modelling Spectral Composition of Equatorial Light”, Ph.D. Program in Architecture, Singapore University of Technology and Design 2018, (Committee member).

Marshal Shahu Maskarenj, “Assessment of Sky Luminance for Indoor Daylight Modeling,” Ph.D. in Energy Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 2018 (External Examiner).

Bita Astaneh Asl, “Effects of Using Virtual Reality on AEC Team Collaboration,” University of Washington, Civil and Environmental Engineering, General Doctoral Exam, 2018, (Graduate School Representative).

Nathaniel Jones, “Development of GPU Lighting Simulation in Naturally and Artificially Lit Spaces,” Ph.D. in Building Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Architecture, Cambridge, MA, 2017, (Committee member).

Siobhan Rockcastle, “Measuring the Perceptual Dynamics of Daylight in Architecture,” EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), Switzerland, 2017, (Committee member).

Alstan Jakubiec, “The Use of Visual Comfort Metrics in the Design of Built Spaces,” Ph.D. in Building Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Architecture, 2014, Cambridge, Massachusetts, (Committee member).

Zhe Kong, Visiting Ph.D. Student, University of Wisconsin, School of Architecture, May-June 2014.

Avanish Kushal “Reconstruction and Visualization of Architectural Scenes”, University of Washington, Computer Science and Engineering, General Doctoral Exam and Dissertation Defense, 2014, (Graduate School Representative).

Alex Colburn “Image-Based Remodeling: A Framework for Creating, Visualizing, and Editing Image-Based Models”, University of Washington, Computer Science and Engineering, General Doctoral Exam, 2012 and Dissertation Defense, 2013, (Graduate School Representative).

Wilmot Li, “Interactive Illustrations for Complex 3D Objects,” University of Washington, Computer Science and Engineering, Dissertation Defense, 2007, (Graduate School Representative).

 

Committee Membership: Master of Science and Master of Architecture Students at UW

Lily Lin Lao, “Open Tours,” Master of Science in Architecture (Design Computing track), 2005, (Committee member).

Peter Schiller, “Guerilla Productivity: Gamification and Design Related Touch Interfaces,” Master of Science in Architecture (Design Computing track), 2014, (Committee member).

Chih-Pin Hsiao, “Tangible User Interfaces for Architectural Modeling,”Master of Science in Architecture (Design Computing track), 2009, (Committee member).

Chih-Yin Chou, “Sustainable Design for Panda Habitat and Visitor Center in Taiwan,” Master of Architecture, 2009, (Committee member).

Daniel Belcher, “Augmented Reality, Architecture, and Ubiquity: Technologies, Theories, and Frontiers,” Master of Science in Architecture (Design Computing track), 2008, (Committee member).

Scott Crawford, "An Architecture of Relationships Built on the use of Parametric Modeling and Evaluative Analysis in Design," Master of Architecture, 2008, (Committee member).

Dipti Shah “Sense, Response, Adapt: An Architecture to Mitigate Natural Disasters,” Master of Science in Architecture (Design Computing track), 2007, (Committee member).

Hoda Homayouni, “A Genetic Algorithm Approach to Space Layout Planning Optimization,” Master of Science in Architecture (Design Computing track), 2007, (Committee member).

Chen Lien Yen, “Dual View Information Navigation,” Master of Science in Architecture (Design Computing track), 2007, (Committee member).

 

 

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