Faculty
Leicht
Leicht
Robert M. Leicht, Ph.D.
Director, Lean & Green Research Initiative
Assistant Professor of Architectural
Engineering
rmleicht@engr.psu.edu


Graduate students
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Bryan
Bryan Franz
Ph.D., Construction
Research Title: Modeling the role of boundary spanning
in construction project performance
bwf114@psu.edu
Pelin
Pelin
Pelin Gultekin
Ph.D, Construction
Research Title: High Performance Green Retrofit
Decision Support
pelin@psu.edu
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Jiang
Li Jiang
Ph.D. Construction
Research Title: A process of automated, rule-based
constructability review with the implementation of BIM
luj122@psu.edu
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Allison Townes
MS, Construction
Research Title: The role of the new Project Manager
in Integrated Projects
allisontownes@gmail.com
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Jared Zoller
M.S. Construction
Research Title: Heuristic cost estimation methodology
for retrofit energy conservation measures
jcz145@psu.edu
Fuju Wu
Fuju Wu

Fuju Wu
PhD Construction
Research Title: Value stream mapping of the residential
energy efficiency marketplace
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Miao Miao Niu
Ph.D. Construction
Research Topic - Safety
mxn228@psu.edu





Lean and Green Alumnus


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Gretchen

Gretchen A. Macht, Ph.D., Industrial Engineering
Research Title: Human Based Metric Assignment
of High-Performance Design Teams
gam201@psu.edu
Tabitha
Tabitha
Tabitha Sprau Coulter, Ph.D., Construction
Research Title: Improving Energy Audit Process
Planning in Energy Retrofits
Hector Velez
Hector Velez

Hector Velez, MS Construction
Research Title:
hxv119@psu.edu
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Idil
Fatma Idil Akcetin, M.S.
Grad. Dec '12, State College PA
Research Title:
Correlating Company Green Project Revenues to Corporate Safety Performance
Pelin
Pelin
Pelin Gultekin, M.S.
Grad. May '12, State College, PA
Research Title:
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Bryan Franz, M.S.
Grad. Aug '11, State College, PA
Research Title: MEASURING THE IMPACT OF MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR DESIGN
INVOLVEMENT ON BUILDING SYSTEM AND PROJECT-LEVEL OUTCOMES:A
COMPARATIVE CASE STUDY
bwf114@psu.edu
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Tolga Tutar, M.S.,
Grad. Dec '12, Portland Oregon
Research Title:
Validating the Impact of Plug Load Management Strategies on Achieving Deep Energy Retrofits
Andreas
Andreas

Andreas Phelps, Ph.D.,
Grad. Dec '09, San Francisco, CA. Balfour Beatty Construction
Research Title: Lean Information Flow in Complex Healthcare Projects
Elena
Elena
Elena Enache-Pommer, Ph. D.
Grad. Dec '10, Research Scientist, Dow, Michigan
Research Title: Lean and Green Healthcare Facilities: Improving the Delivery Process in Children's Hospitals
Claudia
Claudia

Claudia Torres, M.S.
Grad. Aug. 08, State College, PA
Research Title: A Hybrid Prefabricated/Site-Based Strategy for Low-Income Communities
Vivien
Vivien
Vivien Luo, Ph.D.
Grad. May 08, Assist. Prof., Fresno State, Fresno, CA
Research Title: Decision Support for Prefabrication Strategy Selection on Building Systems
Sprau
Sprau

Tabitha Sprau
M.S., Construction
Research Title: In-Process Metrics for Sustainable Project Delivery
tls420@psu.edu
Diemer
Diemer
Jeff Diemer
M.S., Construction
Research Title: Mapping the [[#|Green Product]] Selection Process
jld466@psu.edu
Kaitlin
Kaitlin

Kaitin Vacca
M.S., Construction
Research Title: An Evaluation of Sustainable Education Assessment Tool
Within [[#|Engineering Education]]
kev121@psu.edu
Wisse
Wisse
Ashley Wisse
M.S., Construction
Research Title: Advanced Organizational Changes With Process Mapping
alw327@psu.edu
Pete
Pete

Pete Dahl, Ph.D.
Grad. May 08, Sustainability Specialist,Sebesta Blomberg, Minneapolis, MN
Research Title: Managing End-User Feedback in Sustainable Project Delivery
Leidy
Leidy

Leidy Klotz, Ph.D.
Grad. May 08, Assist. Prof., Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Research Title: Process Transparency for Sustainable Building Delivery
Sinem
Sinem

Sinem Korkmaz, Ph.D.
Grad. Dec. 07, Assist. Prof., Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Research Title: Piloting Evaluation Metrics for High Performance Green Building Project Delivery
Nevienne
Nevienne

Nevienne Harding, M.S.
Grad. Dec. 05, Project Engineer, Southland Industries, Baltimore, MD
Research Title: High Performance Green Building Factors: Understanding the Pre-Design Phase
Chris
Chris

Chris Magent, Ph.D.
Grad. Dec. 05, Director of Business Development, Alexander Construction, State College, PA
Research Title: High Performance Design Processes for High Performance
Buildings
Tony
Tony

Anthony Lapinski, M.S.
Grad. May 05, Project Manager, Toyota Motor Sales, Torrance, CA
Research Title: Map
ping the Toyota Delivery Process for High Performance Green Buildings
Mike
Mike

Michael Pulaski, Ph.D.
Grad. May 05, Green Consultant, Fore-Solutions, Portland, ME
Research Title: Alignment of Sustainability and Constructability: The Continuous Value Enhancement Process