Jonathan Jingsheng Shi, Ph.D., P.E.

 

Professorshi

Holder of the Art E. Favre Industrial Construction Chair

3316-D Patrick F. Taylor Hall

Phone: (225) 578-1255

jshi@lsu.edu

Educational Background

1992 – 1995 Ph.D. University of Alberta, Canada
1982 – 1985 M.Sc. Wuhan University, China
1978 – 1982 B.Sc. Wuhan University, China

Employment History

2014 – present Art Favre Chair Prof. Louisiana State University
2011– 2014 Holland Professor University of Florida
2008 – 2011 Professor and Chair University of Nebraska – Lincoln
2007 – 2008 Professor and Director Illinois Institute of Technology
2001 – 2007 Assoc. Professor (Tenured) Illinois Institute of Technology
1999 – 2001 Assoc. Professor (Tenure track) IIT
1999 – 1999 Associate Professor City University of Hong Kong
1995 – 1998 Assistant Professor City University of Hong Kong
1992 – 1995 Research Associate University of Alberta, Canada
1985 – 1992 Lecturer Wuhan University, China

Research Interests

Research areas include green technologies for building and community development, modeling and simulation of construction operations, project planning and scheduling, productivity analysis and improvement, artificial neural networks, enterprise resource planning (ERP), and computer applications.

Research Projects

Novel Dynamic Windows for Energy Efficient Buildings
Role: Co-PI with Dr. Peng Jiang, Chemical Engineering, University of Florida
Amount: $85,000
Source: UF Research Opportunity SEED Fund
Period: 5/1/2013 – 4/30/2015 (2 years)

Building Energy Efficient Homes for America (BeeHa), Building America Program (BA)
Role: Team Lead and PI with Co-PIs from UNL, University of Florida, and 15 industry partners
Amount: $660,345
Source: US Department of Energy (US DOE)
Period: 9/1/2010 – 8/30/2012

State Energy Sector Partnership and Training Grant
Role: co-PI with the Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL)
Amount: $4,830,000
Source: US Department of Labor (US DOL)
Period: 9/1/2010 – 8/30/2012

Advanced Decentralized Water/Energy Network Design for Sustainable Infrastructure
Role: PI with eight co-PIs from four academic units at UNL
Amount: $1,250,000
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
Period: 7/1/2009 – 6/31/2014

Highway Work Zone Safety Audit Guidelines Development and Training
Role: PI with co-PIs from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and Utah LTAP
Amount: $1,032,617 ($750,000 from FHWA and $282,618 from the participants)
Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Period: 9/1/2006 – 8/30/2010

An Automated Roadway Pavement Marker Placement System
Role: Co-PI with Stay Alert Safety Services Inc (PI) and Detail Technologies of Michigan (co-PI)
Amount: $564,575 ($451,660 from FHWA and $112,915 from the participants)
Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Period: 11/1/2006 – 8/30/2009

Construction Enterprise Resource Planning (Construct-ERP)
Role: PI with Dr. Daniel Halpin of Purdue University as co-PI
Amount: $113,941
Source: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Period: 9/1/2000 – 8/30/2002

Nighttime Construction: Evaluation of Worker Safety Issues
Role: co-PI with Dr. David Arditi as PI
Amount: $100,000
Source: Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
Period: 9/1/2002 – 8/30/2003

Selected Publications

  • Mingchao Li, Lu Miao, Jonathan Shi (2014). “Analyzing heating equipment's operations based on measured data.” Energy and Buildings. 01/2014. 82:47–56.
  • X.H. Meng, d, S.X. Zeng, Jonathan J. Shi, G.Y. Qi, Z.B. Zhang (2014). “The relationship between corporate environmental performance and environmental disclosure: An empirical study in China.” Journal of Environmental Management. 145 (2014). 357-367.
  • Alahmad, M., H. Sharif, T.Wisnieski, H. Hasna, N. Aljuhaishi, J. Shi, J. Neal (2012). “Technologies in the Built Environment to Enable Sustainability & Energy Conservation.” International Journal for Infonomics (IJI), Vol. 5(1/2), 591 – 599.
  • Wang, E., Shen, Z., Neal, J, Shi, J, Berryman, C, Avery, A. (2012). "An AHP-Weighted Aggregated Data Quality Indicator Approach for Estimating Embodied Energy of Building Materials." International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, vol. 17(6), 764-773.
  • Ni, L. S.K. Lau, H. Li, T. Zhang, J.S. Stansbury, J. Shi, and J. Neal (2012). “Feasibility Study of a Localized Residential Grey Water Energy-Recovery System.” Applied Thermal Engineering, vol. 39, 53-62.
  • Alahmad, M., W. Nader, Y. Cho, J. Shi, and J. Neal (2011). “Integrating physical and virtual environments to conserve energy in buildings.” Energy and Buildings. Vol. 43, 3710-3717.
  • Yang, L. and J. Shi (2009). “An Experimental Study of Lift Surface Treatments on the Longtan RCC Dam.” Concrete International, vol. 31(3), 41-47.
  • Shi, J., D. Lee, and E. Kuruku (2008). “Task-based modeling method for business process automation”, International Journal of Automation in Construction, vol. 17(5), 633-640.
  • Zeng, S.Z., J. Shi, b, G.X. Lou (2007). “A synergetic model for implementing an integrated management system: an empirical study in China.” Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 15(18), 1760-1767.
  • Rujirayanyong, T and J. Shi (2006). “Project-Oriented Data Warehouse for Construction.” International Journal of Automation in Construction, vol. 15(6), 800-807.
  • Lee, D. and J. Shi (2006). “A construction business automation system (CBAS).” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, vol. 132(1), 88-96.
  • Shi, J. and D. Halpin (2003). “Enterprise resource planning for construction business management.” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 129(2), 214-221.
  • Shi, J. (2002). “Clustering technique for evaluating and validating neural network performance.” ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. Vol. 16(2), 152-155.
  • Shi, J. (2000). "Reducing prediction error by transforming input data for neural networks." ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, vol. 14(2), 109-116.
  • Shi, J. (1999). “Activity-based construction (ABC) modeling and simulation method.” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. Vol. 125(5), 354-360.
  • Shi, J., J.A.R. Ortigao and J. Bai (1998). “Modular neural network analysis of settlements during tunneling.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. Vol. 124(5), 389-395.
  • Shi, J. and S. AbouRizk (1997). “Resource-based modeling for construction simulation.” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. Vol. 123(1), 26-33.
  • AbouRizk, S. and Shi, J. (1994). "Automated construction simulation optimization." ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. Vol. 120(2), 374

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