Buildings: Materials and Designs



Involved Faculty

  • Poyin Auyeung: PhD, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts-Research in twentieth-century art and architectural history, urbanism, contemporary Chinese art and postcolonial theories
  • Nand Jha: PhD, Professor of Mechanical Engineering-Expertise in system dynamics, manufacturing processes, computer aided design, and engineering mathematics and economy
  • Edward Musal
  • Graham Walker: PhD, Professor of Mechanical Engineering-Expertise in system dynamics, biomechanics, quality engineering, manufacturing, and design

Books/Book Chapters

  • Forthcoming book on Green Design and Manufacturing for Sustainability with Taylor and Francis.  Forthcoming in 2013.  (JHA, NAND)


  • “Measurement of design feasibility for sustainability”, Proc The 15th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics & Informatics, pp 452-455, July 19-July 22 2nd, 2011, Orlando, Florida. (JHA, NAND)

Courses Offered

  • ENGG 674 – Green Engineering Design
  • ENGG 676 – Sustainable Material Selection
  • ART 402 – Modern Architecture and the Environment: Ecologically Sustainable and Socially Responsible Design (AUYEUNG, POYIN)
  • Engineering Economy and Project Management  (JHA, NAND)
  • Environmental & Safety Issues in Construction for Engineers – includes a segment covering green buildings (MUSAL, EDWARD)
  • ENVL 408 – Environmental Engineering Design