About DCP Research Symposium

Research is critical to advancing knowledge in the disciplines and programs housed in the University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning (DCP), including Architecture, Construction Management, Historic Preservation, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Sustainability and the Built Environment, and Urban and Regional Planning. Collectively, the research taking place in this mix of disciplines is thoughtful and thought-provoking. As our college hosts its twelfth Research Symposium—and first venture into a digital modality—we celebrate extraordinary scholarship in our community.

Explore the 2020 DCP Research Symposium where you will find:

A virtual poster session, featuring all DCP disciplines, from graduate and undergraduate students who are ready to present their scholarship

“Next Generation, Car-Optional Neighborhoods” keynote by Victor Dover, FAICP, CNU Fellow, LEEDAP

Our newest faculty in the college and learn about their current research

Focused research addressing social justice and placemaking, AI and emerging technologies, and related high-impact work in faculty panel presentations and innovation spotlight video shorts

Indeed, here you will find exciting research activity underway at DCP. Join us virtually to celebrate scholarship in the College of Design, Construction and Planning at the University of Florida. Be a part of this invigorating meeting of the minds.


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Agenda

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9th

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Student Poster Session


2:45 PM – 2:50 PM

Welcome

Chimay Anumba

Dean, College of Design, Construction and Planning


2:50 PM – 3:00 PM

Introduction of Keynote Speaker

Kristin Larsen

Director, School of Landscape Architecture and Urban and Regional Planning


3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Design for the Next Generation of Car-Optional Communities

Victor Dover, FAICP, CNU Fellow, LEEDAP

Founding Principal, Dover, Kohl & Partners


4:05 PM – 4:15 PM

Announcing Student Research Awards & Finalists

Chimay Anumba

Dean, College of Design, Construction and Planning


4:15 PM – 4:20 PM

Tomorrow’s Agenda

Margaret Portillo

Associate Dean of Research, College of Design, Construction and Planning

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10th

9:00 AM – 9:10 AM

Welcome

Margaret Portillo

Associate Dean of Research, College of Design, Construction and Planning


9:10 AM – 9:20 AM

Innovation Spotlight: CODY: Using Virtual Reality for Co-Designing Residential Interiors for People with Parkinson’s Disease

Sherry Ahrentzen, Ravi Srinivasan and Shabboo Valipoor


9:20 AM – 10:20 AM

New Voices: Introducing Research & Scholarship

Speakers:

Hassan Azad, Application of high-performance computing and machine learning in architectural acoustics

Idris Jeelani, Investigating the Safety Challenges of Co-drones in Future Construction Workplaces

Seungbeom Kang, The Changing Geography of Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing in Florida, USA

Yi Luo, Is it Reaching its Goals? Longitudinal and Cross-sectional Performance Analyses for Depot Park, Gainesville, FL

Alpa Nawre, in collaboration with Akshay Badwe, Water in Indian Landscape Architecture Practice

Aladdin Alwisy, The Industrialization of the Construction Industry

Lisa Platt, Using a Predictive Architectural Programming Approach for Guiding Infection Prevention through Design

Emre Tepe, The Latest Advancements in Spatio-Temporal Modeling of Land Development Dynamics

Hal Knowles, Harboring Habits and Habitats for Health: Measuring and Matching Complexity in the Rhythms of Our Bodies, Buildings, and Biomes

10:20 AM – 10:30 AM

Refresh & Refill

10:30 AM – 11:20 AM

Rising Voices: Identity, Justice & Placemaking in Gainesville and the Globe

Speakers:
Jason von Meding
Donna Cohen
Laura Dedenbach


11:20 AM – 11:30 AM

Innovation Spotlight: Creative Scholarship in Action

Lee-Su Huang

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Refresh & Refocus

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

Reshaping Realities: Research Advances in AI & Emerging Technologies

Panel:
Ian Flood
Zhong-Ren Peng
Ravi Srinivasan
Tim Murtha


12:45 PM – 12:55 PM

Innovation Spotlight: AI in Studio: Student Designers in Action

Jason Meneely and Ellen Staub, Undergraduate Scholar


12:55 PM

Moving Forward

Margaret Portillo

Associate Dean of Research, College of Design, Construction and Planning

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Speakers

Sherry Ahrentzen

Sherry Ahrentzen

Shimberg Center for Housing Studies

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Alpa Alwisy

Aladdin Alwisy

M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management

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Chimay Anumba

Chimay Anumba

Dean, College of Design, Construction and Planning

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Hassan Azad

Hassan Azad

School of Architecture

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Donna Cohen

Donna Cohen

School of Architecture

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Laura Dedenbach

Laura Dedenbach

School of Urban and Regional Planning

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Victor Dover

Victor Dover

Dover, Kohl & Partners

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Ian Flood

Ian Flood

M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management

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Lee Huang

Lee-Su Huang

School of Architecture

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Idris Jeelani

Idris Jeelani

M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management

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Seungbeom Kang

Seungbeom Kang

School of Urban and Regional Planning

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Hal Knowles

Hal Knowles

Sustainability and the Built Environment

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Kristen Larsen

Kristen Larsen

Director, School of Landscape Architecture and Urban and Regional Planning

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Yi Luo

Yi Luo

Department of Landscape Architecture

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Jason Meneely

Jason Meneely

Department of Interior Design

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Tim Murtha

Tim Murtha

Department of Landscape Architecture , Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER)

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Alpa Nawre

Alpa Nawre

Department of Landscape Architecture

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Vernelle Noel

Vernelle Noel

School of Architecture

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Zhong-Ren Peng

Zhong-Ren Peng

School of Urban and Regional Planning

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Lisa Platt

Lisa Platt

Department of Interior Design , Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER)

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Margaret Portillo

Margaret Portillo

Associate Dean of Research, College of Design, Construction and Planning

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Ravi Srinivasan

Ravi Srinivasan

M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management

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Emre Tepe

Emre Tepe

School of Urban and Regional Planning

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Shabboo Valipoor

Shabboo Valipoor

Department of Interior Design

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Jason von Meding

Jason von Meding

M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management , Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER)

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Frequently Asked Questions

The DCP research symposium will be held virtually on Monday, November 9th and Tuesday November 10th, 2020

This year’s conference will be held virtually through Zoom! You will be emailed a link to join our webinar closer to the event date.

Yes!

Yes!

Poster Submission Deadline: 11/2/2020

You can register by visiting this link.

Yes! All posters will be juried at the PhD, Master’s and Undergraduate level contingent on the number a quality of the submissions in each category.

The active comment section will conclude on 11/20/2020. Constructive comments will remain as part of the archive on each student’s page.