Refereed Papers in Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

(39 Published)

Published

International

  • Lavy, S., Nixon, J., and Samant, S. (2016), “An analysis of student performance measures in newly constructed schools”, CIB World Building Congress 2016, Tampere, Finland, May 30-June 3, 2016, Vol. I, pp. 361-371.

  • Shi, Y., Du, J., Lavy, S., and Zhao, D. (2016), “A multiuser shared virtual environment for facility management”, ASCE International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction, Tempe, AZ, May 18-20, 2016, pp. 120-127.

  • Lavy, S., Eustace, G. N., and Smith S. S. (2016), “Challenges faced in developing an undergraduate Minor in Facility Management: A case study”, Associated Schools of Facility Management (ASFM) Inaugural Meeting, Sustainable Facility Management for the Future, Provo, UT, April 13, 2016.

  • Lavy, S., and Saxena, N. (2015), “Work order processing time – does BIM make a difference…?”, the 14th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), Hyderabad, India, December 7-9, 2015, pp. 565-572.

  • Lavy, S., and Saxena, N. (2015), “Quantifying the effect of using BIM and COBie for facility management on work order processing times: A case study”, International Facility Management Association (IFMA) World Workplace 2015 – Academic and Research (A&R) Track, Denver, CO, October 7-9, 2015.

  • Wao, J., Ries, R., Flood, I., Lavy, S., and Mehmet, O. (2015), “Investigating the predictive ability of admission GRE scores on graduation GPA scores of domestic and international students in Construction Management graduate school programs”, The 51st Annual International Conference of the Associated Schools of Construction, College Station, TX, April 22-25, 2015.

  • Lavy, S., and Jawadekar, S. (2014), “A case study of using BIM and COBie for facility management”, Proceedings of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) World Workplace 2014 – Academic and Research (A&R) Track, New Orleans, LA, September 17-20, 2014, pp. 62-76.

  • Lavy, S., Garcia, J. A., and Dixit, M. K. (2014), “Key performance indicators for a holistic facility performance assessment”, Joint CIB W070, W111 & W118 Conference on Using Facilities in an Open World – Creating Value for All Stakeholders, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 21-23, 2014, pp. 12-23.

  • Dixit, M. K, Culp, C. H., Fernandez-Solis, J. L., and Lavy, S. (2014), “A facility management approach to reducing energy and Carbon footprint of built facilities”, Joint CIB W070, W111 & W118 Conference on Using Facilities in an Open World – Creating Value for All Stakeholders, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 21-23, 2014, pp. 217-228.

  • Hamilton, D. K., Lavy, S., Kircher, A., and Jiang, Y. (2012), “Area Calculations: Are You Planning with the Latest Information?”, 2012 Healthcare Design Conference, The Center for Health Design in Association with the Academy of Architecture for Health of the American Institute of Architects, Phoenix, AZ, November 3-6, 2012.

  • Lavy, S., and Kiss, C. W. (2012), “Simulations of design modifications in military health facilities”, Proceedings of the Joint CIB W070, W092 & TG72 International Conference on Facilities Management, Procurement Systems and Public Private Partnership, Cape Town, South Africa, January 23-25, 2012, pp. 383-388.

  • Shohet, I. M., and Lavy, S. (2012), “The architecture of healthcare services provision: A facilities management perspective”, Proceedings of the Joint CIB W070, W092 & TG72 International Conference on Facilities Management, Procurement Systems and Public Private Partnership, Cape Town, South Africa, January 23-25, 2012, pp.586-593.

  • Dixit, M. K., Culp, C. H., Lavy, S., and Fernandez-Solis, J. (2012), “Recurrent embodied energy of built facilities and its relationship with service life: A review paper”, Proceedings of the Joint CIB W070, W092 & TG72 International Conference on Facilities Management, Procurement Systems and Public Private Partnership, Cape Town, South Africa, January 23-25, 2012, pp. 403-409.

  • Rybkowski, Z. K., Munankami, M., Gottipati, U., Fernandez-Solis, J., and Lavy, S. (2011), “Toward an understanding of cost and aesthetics: Impact of cost constraints on aesthetic ranking following target value design exercises”, Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction (IGLC), Lima, Peru, July 13-15, 2011, pp. 448-457.

  • Lavy, S. (2011), “A literature review on measuring building performance by using Key Performance Indicators”, Proceedings of ASCE Architectural Engineering Institute Conference – AEI 2011: Building Integration Solutions, Oakland, CA, March 30-April 2, 2011, pp. 406-417.

  • Lavy, S., Garcia, J. A., and Dixit, M. K. (2010), “Developing a categorization matrix of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs): a literature review”, Proceedings of the CIB-W70 International Conference in Facilities Management: FM in the Experience Economy, Escola Politecnica da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 13-15, 2010, pp. 407-420.

  • Dixit, M. K., Fernandez-Solis, J., Lavy, S., and Culp, C. (2010), “State of standardization in embodied energy computation: the need for a protocol”, Proceedings of the CIB-W70 International Conference in Facilities Management: FM in the Experience Economy, Escola Politecnica da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 13-15, 2010, pp.571-584.

  • Porwal, V., Fernandez-Solis, J., Lavy, S., and Rybkowski, Z. (2010), “Last Planner System – implementation challenges”, Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Challenging Lean Construction Thinking, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, July 14-16, 2010.

  • Lavy, S., and Dixit, M.K. (2010), “Facility managers’ preferred interior wall finishes in acute-care hospital buildings”, Proceedings of the 2010 CIB World Congress – Building a Better World, Best Paper Award winner, University of Salford, Salford, UK, May 10-13, 2010, paper #553.

  • Dixit, M., Fernandez-Solis, J. L., and Lavy, S. (2010), “Protocol for embodied energy measurement parameters”, Proceedings of the 2010 CIB World Congress – Building a Better World, University of Salford, Salford, UK, May 10-13, 2010, paper #609.

  • Pathak, R., Fernandez-Solis, J. L., and Lavy, S. (2010) ,“A framework of tool kits with LEED® 3.0 rating system”, Proceedings of the 2010 CIB World Congress – Building a Better World, University of Salford, Manchester, UK, May 10-13, 2010, paper #661.
  • Porwal, V., Fernandez-Solis, J. L., and Lavy, S. (2010), “Review and analysis of lean’s Last Planner® System through Popper’s method of conjecture and refutation”, Proceedings of the 2010 CIB World Congress – Building a Better World, University of Salford, Manchester, UK, May 10-13, 2010, paper #612.

  • Lavy, S. (2009), “Teaching facility management practices – a case study”, Proceedings of the 116th Annual American Society for Engineering Education Conference and Exposition, Austin, TX, June 14-17, 2009.

  • Lavy, S., and Shohet, I. M. (2008), “Implications of the architecture of service provision for healthcare FM: the case of Israel”, Proceedings of the CIBW70 Conference in Facilities Management, Edinburgh, UK, June 16-18, 2008, pp. 251-258.

  • Lavy, S., and Shohet, I. M. (2007), “Integrated healthcare facility management model – a case study”, Proceedings of the Annual Construction and Building Research Conference 2007, Atlanta, GA, September 6-7, 2007.

  • Lavy, S., and Shohet, I. M. (2006), “Decision-support system for healthcare facilities management”, Proceedings of the CIB-W70 International Symposium on changing user demands on buildings – needs for lifecycle planning and management, Trondheim, Norway, June 12-14, 2006, pp. 687-698.

  • Shohet, I. M., and Lavy, S. (2006), “Development of a facility coefficient: Quantifying the effect of service life conditions on maintenance”, Proceedings of the 3rd International SCRI Symposium, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, April 3-4, 2006, pp. 443-456.

  • Lavy, S., and Shohet, I. M. (2004), “An integrated healthcare Facilities Management model”, Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference in Facilities Management, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 12-15, 2004.

  • Shohet, I. M., and Lavy, S. (2004) “A quantitative model for monitoring facilities operations”, Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress 2004, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 2-7, 2004.

  • Shohet, I. M., Lavy-Leibovich, S., and Bar-On, D. (2002), “Integrated maintenance management of hospital buildings in Israel”, Proceedings of the 17th Congress of the International Federation of Hospital Engineering, Bergen, Norway, May 2002, pp. 182-199.

  • Lavy-Leibovich, S., and Shohet, I. M. (2002), “Integrated maintenance management of multi-system buildings – A case study”, Proceedings of the 2nd International Postgraduate Research Conference in the Built and Human Environment, University of Salford, Salford, UK, April 2002, pp. 137-148.

  • Shohet, I. M., and Leibovich, S. (2002) “Integrated maintenance management of facilities”, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Brisbane, Australia, March 2002, Vol. 2, ICOMS002, paper 137.

National

  • Hamilton, D. K., Lavy, S., Kircher, A., and Jiang, Y. (2012), “Benchmarking net:gross & building gross data – research results from Texas A&M”, the 2012 International Summit & Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design & ConstructionTM (PDC), The American Society for Healthcare Engineering, Phoenix, AZ, March 4-7, 2012.

  • Lavy, S., Choudhury, I., and Vail T. R. (2007), “The cost of structural terrorism mitigation in new public school construction in high risk areas, US”, Proceedings of the 5th National Congress of the Israeli Society of Civil, Structural, and Infrastructural Engineering, Tel-Aviv, Israel, October 29-30, 2007, pp. 68-72.

  • Lavy, S., and Shohet, I. M. (2006), “Facility life cycle assessment: integrated healthcare facilities management model – Towards a maintenance performance toolkit”, Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) and the American Hospital Association (AHA), Boston, MA, July 10-12, 2006.

  • Lavy, S., and Shohet, I. M. (2003), “Integrated maintenance management: Development of a quantitative model”, Proceedings of the 3rd National Conference in Construction and Infrastructures, Tel-Aviv, Israel, November 2003, pp. 251-253 (in Hebrew).

  • Shohet, I. M., Lavy-Leibovich, S., and Bar-On, D. (2002), “Key performance indicators for performance, budgeting, and maintenance management of hospital buildings in Israel”, Proceedings of the 4th annual symposium of the National Council for Logistics in the Healthcare, The Ministry of Health, State of Israel, June 2002, pp. 15-19 (in Hebrew).

  • Shohet, I. M., and Leibovich, S. (2001), “Integrated maintenance management of multi-system buildings”, Proceedings of the 2nd National Conference in Construction and Infrastructures, Tel-Aviv, Israel, November 2001, pp. 365-370 (in Hebrew).

Local

  • Lavy, S., Garcia, J. A., and Dixit, M. K. (2013), "Identifying, categorizing and quantifying KPIs for facility's performance assessment", Centennial Conferences of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Texas Section, Corpus Christi, TX, March 21-22, 2013.

Invited presentations (non-peer-reviewed)

  • Lavy, S., (2016), “Facility management programs at Texas A&M University”, IFMA Austin Chapter, Austin, TX, May 12, 2016.

  • Lavy, S., (2016), “Facility management programs at Texas A&M University”, TAPPA 2016 Educational Conference & Business Partner Fair, College Station, TX, April 17-19, 2016.

  • Lavy, S. (2013), "Facility management: Academic programs at Texas A&M University", TAPPA 2013 Educational Conference & Business Partner Fair, South Padre Island, TX, April 13-16, 2013.

  • Lavy, S., Dixit, M., and Daniels, P. (2012), “IFMA + TAMU: Opportunities for collaboration”, IFMA Headquarter, Houston, TX, July 31, 2012.

  • Lavy, S. (2012), “Research and teaching facility management”, Interlink 2012: Are You Up to the Challenge?, The 2012 Texas Association of Healthcare Facilities Management Annual Conference, Arlington, TX, April 29-May 2, 2012.

  • Hamilton, D.K., and Lavy, S. (2011), “Hospital area measurement research”, Health Industry Advisory Council, annual meeting, College Station, TX, November 4, 2011.

  • Lavy, S. (2011), “Facility management programs at Texas A&M University”, Board of Directors of IFMA San Antonio Chapter, August 25, 2011.

  • Lavy, S. (2011), “Facility management programs at Texas A&M University”, Monthly meeting of IFMA Austin Chapter, May 12, 2011.

  • Lavy, S. (2011), “Using Key Performance Indicators in healthcare FM: A case study from Israel”, Interlink 2011: Building Bridges through Support, Education, and Collaboration, The Texas Association of Healthcare Facilities Management Annual Conference, Houston, TX, April 11-14, 2011.

  • Horlen, J., and Lavy, S. (2010), “Teaching and research in facility management (FM)”, Interlink Vision 2020: Building Leaders in Healthcare, the 2010 Texas Association of Healthcare Facilities Management Annual Conference, Dallas, TX, April 11-14, 2010.

Other non-peer-reviewed conference presentations (abstract only)

  • Lavy, S., and Hussain, M. (2009), “Green is good facility management”, Texas College and University Facilities Conference, San Marcos, TX, January 7-9, 2009.