• 517 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 517 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 36 Article
  • 25 Conference contribution
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Editorial
2019

Reusing exterior wall framing systems: A cradle-to-cradle comparative life cycle assessment

Cruz Rios, F., Grau Torrent, D. & Chong, O., Jul 1 2019, In : Waste Management. 94, p. 120-135 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

life cycle
steel
assessment method
environmental impact
construction industry
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling an energy consumption system with partial-value data associations

Ye, N., Fok, T. Y. & Chong, O., Jan 1 2018, In : Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems. 3, 6, p. 372-379 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

energy consumption
Energy utilization
learning
Decision trees
Energy consumption

Steel or Wood Frame? A Life Cycle Comparison of External Wall Systems through Deconstruction and Reuse

Rios, F. C., Grau Torrent, D. & Chong, O., Jan 1 2018, Construction Research Congress 2018: Sustainable Design and Construction and Education - Selected Papers from the Construction Research Congress 2018. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Vol. 2018-April. p. 482-492 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Recycling
Life cycle
Wood
Environmental impact
Steel

Understanding Infrastructure Resiliency in Chennai, India Using Twitter's Geotags and Texts: A Preliminary Study

Chong, O., Naganathan, H., Liu, H., Ariaratnam, S. & Kim, J., Apr 1 2018, In : Engineering. 4, 2, p. 218-223 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metadata
Consumer behavior
Labeling
Feature extraction
Websites
1 Citation (Scopus)

Urban green space layouts and urban heat island: Case study on apartment complexes in South Korea

Moon, S. Y., Kim, J., Chong, O. & Ariaratnam, S., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Urban Planning and Development. 144, 2, 04018004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

apartment
heat island
layout
South Korea
Thermal effects
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

Analyzing the Impact of Outside Temperature on Energy Consumption and Production Patterns in High-Performance Research Buildings in Arizona

Cruz Rios, F., Naganathan, H., Chong, O., Lee, S. & Alves, A., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Architectural Engineering. 23, 3, C4017002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy utilization
Electricity
Solar energy
Temperature
Cooling systems
architectural design
leadership
Energy utilization
energy
Data mining
8 Citations (Scopus)

Early-warning application for real-time detection of energy consumption anomalies in buildings

Chou, J. S., Telaga, A. S., Chong, O. & Gibson, E., Apr 15 2017, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 149, p. 711-722 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart meters
Smart sensors
Energy utilization
anomaly
Electricity
4 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of state sustainable transportation performances (SSTP) using sustainable indicators

Naganathan, H. & Chong, O., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Sustainable Cities and Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
performance
transportation system
sustainability
quantification
5 Citations (Scopus)

The need for detailed gender-specific occupational safety analysis

Cruz Rios, F., Chong, O. & Grau Torrent, D., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Safety Research. 62, p. 53-62 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Industry
Hazards
Statistics
Personnel
3 Citations (Scopus)
Data mining
Energy efficiency
Energy utilization
Statistical methods
Atmospheric temperature
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

Analyzing Arizona OSHA Injury Reports Using Unsupervised Machine Learning

Chokor, A., Naganathan, H., Chong, O. & El Asmar, M., 2016, In : Unknown Journal. 145, p. 1588-1593 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Accidents
Learning systems
Health
Wounds and Injuries

A Non-stationary Analysis Using Ensemble Empirical Mode Decomposition to Detect Anomalies in Building Energy Consumption

Naganathan, H., Chong, O., Huang, Z. & Cheng, Y., 2016, In : Unknown Journal. 145, p. 1059-1065 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy utilization
Decomposition
Hot Temperature
Equipment and Supplies
Computer Systems
3 Citations (Scopus)

Big data analytics and cloud computing for sustainable building energy efficiency

Chou, J. S., Ngo, N. T., Chong, O. & Gibson, E., Jan 1 2016, Start-Up Creation: The Smart Eco-Efficient Built Environment. Elsevier Inc., p. 397-412 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Renewable Energy
Air Conditioning
Electricity
Lighting
Heating
7 Citations (Scopus)

Building energy modeling (BEM) using clustering algorithms and semi-supervised machine learning approaches

Naganathan, H., Chong, O. & Chen, X., Dec 1 2016, In : Automation in Construction. 72, p. 187-194 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clustering algorithms
Data mining
Learning systems
Computational methods
Energy efficiency
14 Citations (Scopus)

Causal relationships of energy consumption, price, and CO2 emissions in the U.S. building sector

Lee, S. & Chong, O., Feb 1 2016, In : Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 107, p. 220-226 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

natural gas
carbon emission
electricity
carbon dioxide
Granger causality test
1 Citation (Scopus)

Low-Investment Energy Retrofit Framework for Small and Medium Office Buildings

Rios, F. C., Parrish, K. & Chong, O., 2016, In : Unknown Journal. 145, p. 172-179 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Office buildings
Decision Making
Economics
Light
Energy utilization
Sustainable Design
Ecodesign
4 Citations (Scopus)
Carbon
Construction industry
Life Cycle
Recycling
Biomass
7 Citations (Scopus)

The causes of the municipal solid waste and the greenhouse gas emissions from the waste sector in the United States

Lee, S., Kim, J. & Chong, O., Mar 30 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Waste Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

municipal solid waste
greenhouse gas
recycling
Gross Domestic Product
OECD
3 Citations (Scopus)

The Causes of the Municipal Solid Waste and the Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the Waste Sector in the United States

Lee, S., Kim, J. & Chong, O., 2016, In : Procedia Engineering. 145, p. 1074-1079 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Municipal solid waste
Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Recycling
Carbon dioxide
13 Citations (Scopus)

The use of artificial intelligence combiners for modeling steel pitting risk and corrosion rate

Chou, J. S., Ngo, N. T. & Chong, O., May 17 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pitting
Corrosion rate
Artificial intelligence
Steel
Corrosion

Waste Water Force Main Pipe Construction Alternatives to Protect Existing Foundations in the City of Chandler: Case Study

Kim, J., Baird, A., Koo, D. D., Ariaratnam, S. & Chong, O., 2016, In : Unknown Journal. 145, p. 1004-1012 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Waste Water
Poles
Wastewater
Pipe
Piles

Women and Accidents: The Need to Separate Gender Database

Rios, F. C., Chong, O. & Grau Torrent, D., 2016, In : Unknown Journal. 145, p. 662-669 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accidents
Databases
Workplace Violence
Hazards
Homicide
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

A Statistical Analysis of Effectiveness of Energy Policy in the United States: Incentives vs. Regulations

Lee, S., Kim, Y. & Chong, O., 2015, Procedia Engineering. Elsevier Ltd, Vol. 118. p. 1282-1287 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Energy policy
Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Energy efficiency
Statistical methods
19 Citations (Scopus)

Design for Disassembly and Deconstruction - Challenges and Opportunities

Rios, F. C., Chong, O. & Grau Torrent, D., 2015, Procedia Engineering. Elsevier Ltd, Vol. 118. p. 1296-1304 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Waste management
Construction industry
Land fill
Waste treatment
Waste disposal
1 Citation (Scopus)

Determining the Feasibility of Statistical Techniques to Identify the Most Important Input Parameters of Building Energy Models

Arababadi, R., Naganathan, H., Parrish, K. & Chong, O., 2015, Procedia Engineering. Elsevier Ltd, Vol. 118. p. 1258-1265 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sensitivity analysis
Energy efficiency
Lighting
Heating
Retrofitting

Editorial

Chong, O., Chang, J., Parrish, K. & Berardi, U., 2015, In : Unknown Journal. 118, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating G2G, C2C and resource flow analysis into life cycle assessment framework: A case of construction steel's resource loop

Lanfang, L., Issam, S., Chong, O. & Christopher, H., Sep 1 2015, In : Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 102, p. 143-152 10 p., 3046.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

life cycle
steel
resource
energy flow
footprint
2 Citations (Scopus)

Semi-supervised Energy Modeling (SSEM) for Building Clusters Using Machine Learning Techniques

Naganathan, H., Chong, O. & Chen, X. W., 2015, Procedia Engineering. Elsevier Ltd, Vol. 118. p. 1189-1194 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Learning systems
Energy dissipation
Data mining
Experiments
2014

Methodology of data collection of embodied and operational energy analysis for underground infrastructure

Chong, O., 2014, ICPTT 2014 - Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Pipelines and Trenchless Technology. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 210-216 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Greenhouse gases
greenhouse gas
infrastructure
methodology
Underground structures

Sustainability quantification system: A quantitative approach to evaluate transportation sustainability in U.S.

Naganathan, H., Chong, O. & Schrock, S. D., 2014, ICSI 2014: Creating Infrastructure for a Sustainable World - Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 1097-1107 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sustainable development
Carbon footprint
Transparency
Quantification
Sustainability
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon emissions modeling for green buildings: A comprehensive study of calculations

Kwok, K. Y. G., Statz, C., Wade, B. & Chong, O., 2013, ICSDEC 2012: Developing the Frontier of Sustainable Design, Engineering, and Construction - Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Sustainable Design and Construction. p. 118-126 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Carbon
Environmental impact
Carbon footprint
Construction industry
Gasoline
1 Citation (Scopus)

Understanding Engineers' roles in delivering solutions to curtail Urban sprawl

Chong, O. & Chang, J., Jul 1 2013, In : Leadership and Management in Engineering. 13, 3, p. 171-180 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Engineers
Curbs
Urban planning
Urban sprawl
Oils
2012
17 Citations (Scopus)

An investigation of the applicability of sustainability and lean concepts to small construction projects

Koranda, C., Chong, O., Kim, C., Chou, J. S. & Kim, C., Jul 2012, In : KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering. 16, 5, p. 699-707 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sustainable development
Construction industry
Planning
Industry
10 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon emission modeling for green building: A comprehensive study of methodologies

Kwok, K. Y. G., Statz, C. & Chong, O., 2012, ICSDC 2011: Integrating Sustainability Practices in the Construction Industry - Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Design and Construction 2011. p. 9-17 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Carbon
Climate change
Environmental impact
Construction industry
Greenhouse gases

Establishing a carbon emissions baseline for Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Buildings

Riding, K. A., Chong, O., Carter, D., Keen, J., Stokes, B., Sreerama, R., Vemula, V. & Kona, S., 2012, ICSDC 2011: Integrating Sustainability Practices in the Construction Industry - Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Design and Construction 2011. p. 18-24 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Carbon footprint
Carbon
Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Climate change

Exergy analysis of energy use during building life cycle

Han, T., Gong, G., Chong, O., Xie, H. & Zhou, Y., 2012, ICSDC 2011: Integrating Sustainability Practices in the Construction Industry - Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Design and Construction 2011. p. 231-239 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Exergy
Life cycle
Sustainable development
Energy conservation

Methodology of data collection and energy analysis for a large scale agency

Wade, B., Kwok, K., Chong, O. & Riding, K. A., 2012, ICSDC 2011: Integrating Sustainability Practices in the Construction Industry - Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Design and Construction 2011. p. 43-49 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Greenhouse gases
Energy security
Carbon
Climate change
Power control
10 Citations (Scopus)
recycling
life cycle
Contractors
Recycling
Life cycle
2011
2 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of properties of RAP aggregates extracted by ignition and centrifuge methods

Thakur, S. C., Han, J., Chong, O. & Parsons, R. L., 2011, Geotechnical Special Publication. 211 GSP ed. p. 4525-4534 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Asphalt pavements
Centrifuges
asphalt
centrifuge
pavement
3 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating highway construction production rates during design: Elements of a useful estimation tool

Chong, O., Lee, S. H. & O'Connor, J. T., Jul 2011, In : Leadership and Management in Engineering. 11, 3, p. 258-266 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scheduling
Highway construction
49 Citations (Scopus)

Implementing sustainable development in the construction industry: Constructors' perspectives in the US and Korea

Son, H., Kim, C., Chong, O. & Chou, J. S., Sep 2011, In : Sustainable Development. 19, 5, p. 337-347 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

construction industry
Construction industry
Korea
Sustainable development
sustainable development
8 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling the use of transportation energy for recycling construction steel

Chong, O. & Hermreck, C., Apr 2011, In : Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. 13, 2, p. 317-330 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steel construction
Demolition
Recycling
recycling
steel
2010

Identification and assessment of cost estimating competencies

Alroomi, A., Jeong, D., Chong, O. & Oberlender, G., 2010, Construction Research Congress 2010: Innovation for Reshaping Construction Practice - Proceedings of the 2010 Construction Research Congress. p. 142-150 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cost estimating
Construction industry
Cost engineering
Factor analysis
Industry
1 Citation (Scopus)

Laboratory evaluation of physical and mechanical properties of recycled asphalt pavement

Thakur, S. C., Han, J., Chong, O. & Parsons, R. L., 2010, Geotechnical Special Publication. 203 GSP ed. p. 255-263 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Asphalt pavements
asphalt
pavement
mechanical property
Physical properties
22 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding transportation energy and technical metabolism of construction waste recycling

Chong, O. & Hermreck, C., Jul 2010, In : Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 54, 9, p. 579-590 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

recycling
metabolism
energy
architectural design
building construction
1 Citation (Scopus)

Use of sustainable techniques in lebanese construction industry

Srour, I., Chehab, G., Awwad, E. & Chong, O., 2010, 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies. p. 523-533 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Construction industry
Recycling
Sustainable development
Asphalt pavements
Contractors
2009

A proposed eco-labeling method for building design

Joseph, R. & Chong, O., 2009, Building a Sustainable Future - Proceedings of the 2009 Construction Research Congress. p. 537-547 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Labeling
Demolition
Environmental impact
Industry
Communication
2 Citations (Scopus)

Embodied energy of cdw recycling and technical metabolism due to regional differences and building designs

Hermreck, C. & Chong, O., 2009, Building a Sustainable Future - Proceedings of the 2009 Construction Research Congress. p. 526-536 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Metabolism
Recycling
Sustainable development
Engineers
Defects