Steven Ayer

Asst Professor

  • 64 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
20122020
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Research Output 2012 2019

  • 64 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 15 Article
  • 13 Conference contribution
2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Augmented Reality for Identifying Maintainability Concerns during Design

Khalek, I. A., Chalhoub, J. M. & Ayer, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Advances in Civil Engineering. 2019, 8547928.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Augmented reality
Maintainability
Managers
Identification (control systems)
Visualization

Closing the Skills Gap: Construction and Engineering Education Using Mixed Reality - A Case Study

Wu, W., Tesei, A., Ayer, S., London, J., Luo, Y. & Gunji, V., Mar 4 2019, Frontiers in Education: Fostering Innovation Through Diversity, FIE 2018 - Conference Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8658992. (Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE; vol. 2018-October).

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

Engineering education
Students
engineering
education
student

Design Assessment in Virtual and Mixed Reality Environments: Comparison of Novices and Experts

Wu, W., Hartless, J., Tesei, A., Gunji, V., Ayer, S. & London, J., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 145, 9, 04019049.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virtual reality
Students
Mockups
Knowledge acquisition
Construction industry

Effect of varying task attributes on augmented reality aided point layout

Chalhoub, J. & Ayer, S., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Information Technology in Construction. 24, p. 95-111 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Augmented reality
Display devices
Industry
Experiments
Students
Education
Communication
Planning
Problem-Based Learning

Exploring the performance of an augmented reality application for construction layout tasks

Chalhoub, J. & Ayer, S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Multimedia Tools and Applications.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Augmented reality
Tapes

Indicators of effective design for maintainability in conceptual design

Khalek, I. A., Chalhoub, J. & Ayer, S., Jan 1 2019, AEI 2019: Integrated Building Solutions - The National Agenda - Proceedings of the Architectural Engineering National Conference 2019. Ling, M. D. F., Leicht, R. M. & Solnosky, R. L. (eds.). American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 309-315 7 p. (AEI 2019: Integrated Building Solutions - The National Agenda - Proceedings of the Architectural Engineering National Conference 2019).

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

Maintainability
Conceptual design
Managers
Ergonomics
Life cycle
Open Access
Augmented reality
Mockups
Mobile computing
Navigation
Decision making

Leveraging previously reported research to create a decision support tool for institutional facility maintenance

Beauregard, M. A. & Ayer, S., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of Facilities Management. 17, 3, p. 249-266 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision support
Analytical hierarchy process
Industry
Decision maker
Literature review

Mixed reality to enable construction design comprehension for digital natives

Hartless, J., Chalhoub, J. & Ayer, S., Jan 1 2019, AEI 2019: Integrated Building Solutions - The National Agenda - Proceedings of the Architectural Engineering National Conference 2019. Ling, M. D. F., Leicht, R. M. & Solnosky, R. L. (eds.). American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 166-173 8 p. (AEI 2019: Integrated Building Solutions - The National Agenda - Proceedings of the Architectural Engineering National Conference 2019).

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

Industry
Personnel
Students
Communication

Mobile Augmented Reality to Influence Design and Constructability Review Sessions

Alsafouri, S. & Ayer, S., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of Architectural Engineering. 25, 3, 04019016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Augmented reality
Mockups
Virtual reality
Decision making
Visualization
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Meta-Analysis of Augmented Reality Challenges in the Underground Utility Construction Industry

Fenais, A., Smilovsky, N., Ariaratnam, S. & Ayer, S., Jan 1 2018, Construction Research Congress 2018: Infrastructure and Facility Management - Selected Papers from the Construction Research Congress 2018. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Vol. 2018-April. p. 80-89 10 p.

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

Augmented reality
Construction industry
Drawing (graphics)
Productivity
Personnel
1 Citation (Scopus)

Are facility maintenance and operations enabling performance: A study of K-12 public schools

Beauregard, M. A. & Ayer, S., 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. 411-421 11 p.

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

Students

Defining a problem-based learning activity to enhance critical skills for resolving prevalent issues on BIM projects

Rahman, R. A. & Ayer, S., Jan 1 2018, Construction Research Congress 2018: Construction Information Technology - Selected Papers from the Construction Research Congress 2018. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Vol. 2018-April. p. 190-199 10 p.

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

Industry
Students
Problem-Based Learning
2 Citations (Scopus)

Leveraging site survey points for mixed reality bim visualization

Chalhoub, J., Alsafouri, S. & Ayer, S., Jan 1 2018, Construction Research Congress 2018: Construction Information Technology - Selected Papers from the Construction Research Congress 2018. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Vol. 2018-April. p. 326-335 10 p.

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

Visualization
Quality assurance
Quality control
Construction industry
Virtual reality
1 Citation (Scopus)

Maintaining performance: Understanding the relationship between facility management and academic performance at K-12 schools in the State of Arizona

Beauregard, M. A. & Ayer, S., Aug 6 2018, In : Facilities. 36, 11-12, p. 618-634 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

management
school
performance
district
public education
7 Citations (Scopus)

Review of ICT Implementations for Facilitating Information Flow between Virtual Models and Construction Project Sites

Alsafouri, S. & Ayer, S., Feb 1 2018, In : Automation in Construction. 86, p. 176-189 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
14 Citations (Scopus)

Using Mixed Reality for electrical construction design communication

Chalhoub, J. & Ayer, S., Feb 1 2018, In : Automation in Construction. 86, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
Personnel
Productivity
Industry
Construction industry
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessment strategies for building information modeung skills in problem-based learning pedagogics

Rahman, R. A. & Ayer, S., Jan 1 2017, 6th CSCE-CRC International Construction Specialty Conference 2017 - Held as Part of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference and General Meeting 2017. Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, p. 271-279 9 p. (6th CSCE-CRC International Construction Specialty Conference 2017 - Held as Part of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference and General Meeting 2017; vol. 1).

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

Students
Education
Construction industry
Problem-Based Learning
Teaching

Perception of industry professionals about Mixed Reality for electrical prefabrication

Chalhoub, J. & Ayer, S., Jan 1 2017, 6th CSCE-CRC International Construction Specialty Conference 2017 - Held as Part of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference and General Meeting 2017. Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, p. 1130-1139 10 p. (6th CSCE-CRC International Construction Specialty Conference 2017 - Held as Part of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference and General Meeting 2017; vol. 2).

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

Industry
Drawing (graphics)
Communication
Construction industry
Visualization

Strategies for prioritizing operational expense at K-12 educational facilities

Beauregard, M. A. & Ayer, S., Jan 1 2017, 6th CSCE-CRC International Construction Specialty Conference 2017 - Held as Part of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference and General Meeting 2017. Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, p. 1306-1314 9 p. (6th CSCE-CRC International Construction Specialty Conference 2017 - Held as Part of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference and General Meeting 2017; vol. 2).

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

Students
Asset management
2016
18 Citations (Scopus)

Augmented Reality Gaming in Sustainable Design Education

Ayer, S., Messner, J. I. & Anumba, C. J., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Architectural Engineering. 22, 1, 04015012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Augmented reality
Education
Students
Ecodesign
Design Education
10 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing Building Information Modeling Skills of Project Managers and BIM Managers Based on Social Media Analysis

Rahman, R. A., Alsafouri, S., Tang, P. & Ayer, S., 2016, In : Unknown Journal. 145, p. 812-819 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Media
Managers
Education
Curriculum
Industry
2014
3 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges and benefits of open-ended sustainable design in first-year engineering

Ayer, S., Messner, J. I. & Anumba, C. J., Apr 1 2014, In : Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice. 140, 2, 04013017.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Ecodesign
Sustainable design
Sustainable development
Teaching
3 Citations (Scopus)

Development of ecocampus: A prototype system for sustainable building design education

Ayer, S., Messner, J. I. & Anumba, C. J., Dec 1 2014, In : Electronic Journal of Information Technology in Construction. 19, p. 520-533 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Education
Students
Computer applications
Augmented reality
Refining

Teams assessing teams: How assessment is affected by team member personality traits

Ayer, S., Macht, G. A., Leicht, R. M. & Nembhard, D. A., 2014, Construction Research Congress 2014: Construction in a Global Network - Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 349-358 10 p.

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

Students
Feedback
Civil engineering
Engineers
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the impact of using photographic images to influence building retrofit design education

Ayer, S., Messner, J. I. & Anumba, C. J., 2013, AEI 2013: Building Solutions for Architectural Engineering - Proceedings of the 2013 Architectural Engineering National Conference. p. 33-42 10 p.

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

Education
Students
Augmented reality
2012

Assessing the impact of physical prototyping in first-year engineering education

Ayer, S., Leicht, R. M. & Smith, C. A., 2012, Construction Research Congress 2012: Construction Challenges in a Flat World, Proceedings of the 2012 Construction Research Congress. p. 2021-2030 10 p.

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

Engineering education
Students
Feedback