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Dr. Omer Tatari

Associate Professor

Room: Engr II 301-K
Phone: (407) 823-6558
E-mail: tatari@ucf.edu

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy in Civil & Environmental Engineering
2009 University of Maryland, College Park

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
2004 Purdue University, West Lafayette

Master of Science in Construction Management
2001 Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
2000 Bogazici University, Turkey

RESEARCH AREAS OF SPECIALTY

  • Environmental life cycle assessment
  • Carbon and ecological footprint analyses
  • Energy efficiency and eco-efficiency analyses
  • Life cycle cost analysis and optimization
  • Dynamic modeling of sustainable systems
  • Decision modeling and analysis
  • Sustainable infrastructure and energy systems
  • Green buildings and sustainable construction

TEACHING

CCE 5220 Sustainable Infrastructure Systems
CCE 6938 Dynamics of Sustainable Systems
CCE 3930H Systems Analysis for Sustainability in Engineered Systems
CCE 4034 Construction Estimating and Scheduling
CCE 4004 Construction Methods

Dr. Omer Tatari serves as the Associate Professor in UCF’s Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering. His research focuses on integrated sustainability assessment. He concentrates on systematically analyzing the social, environmental, and economic aspects of engineered systems from a life cycle perspective. Dr. Tatari is the subject editor of the International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment; a leading scientific journal in in LCA research. He is also the co-director of Electric Vehicle Transportation Center. He teaches courses on sustainability, green building and infrastructure systems, and construction project management.

Dr. Tatari is the author of over fifty scientific publications in the areas of sustainability and infrastructure management. Prior to joining the academic world, he worked as a senior consultant for Oracle, specializing in holistic analysis and system optimization of project-based organizations. Dr. Tatari received his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, and his M.S. from Purdue University. He is a LEED accredited professional (AP).

RESEARCH GRANTS

Funded research projects in the area of infrastructure and built environment sustainability are listed below:

Funding Agency Funded Projects
Agent-Based Simulation for Investigating the Safety Concerns of Electric Vehicles in the United States, PI,
Research Focus: Agent-based modeling and Electric Vehicles.
Dynamic Simulation Models for Road Safety and its Sustainability Implications, Co-PI, with Dr. Aty, UCF,
Research Focus: Dynamic Modeling and Sustainability.
Electric Vehicle Transportation Center (UTC), Co-PI, with Dr. David Block and Dr. Zhihua Qu, UCF , November 2013 to November 2017;
Research Focus: Integrated Sustainability Assessment, Life Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Cost Analysis.http://evtc.fsec.ucf.edu/
Sustainability and Performance-based Ground Stabilization, Co-PI, with Dr. Ahmed Elgamal, UCSD, and Dr. Kevin Mackie, UCF, April 2012 to March 2015;
Research Focus: Life Cycle Assessment.
Performance Measurements of Transportation Systems based on Fine-Grained Data Collected by AVI and AVL Systems, Co-PI, with Dr. Haitham Al-Deek, UCF, January 2012 to January 2014; 
Research Focus:
 Life Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Cost Analysis.
Investigation of Reflective Cracking Mitigation Techniques, Co-PI, with Dr. BooHyun Nam, UCF, July 2012 to June 2014; 
Research Focus:
 Life Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Cost Analysis.

UCF Sustainability research group focuses on developing decision support systems to analyze the social, environmental, and economic aspects of engineered systems from a life cycle perspective.

RESEARCH TEAM

Faculty Advisor
Omer Tatari, Ph.D., LEED AP

Current Team Members

  • Tolga Ercan (Ph.D. candidate)
  • Yang Zhao (Ph.D. candidate)
  • Carolina Kelly (Ph.D. candidate)
  • Burak Sen (Ph.D. student)

Previous Team Members

  • Mehdi Alirezaei, Ph.D.  (Consultant at GRL Engineers)
  • Mehdi Noori, Ph.D.  (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Nuri Onat, Ph.D.  (Qatar University)
  • Murat Kucukvar, Ph.D. (Qatar University)
  • Gokhan Egilmez Ph.D. (University of New Havens)
  • Asadullah Attal, M.S.
  • Stefanie Battistini, M.S.
  • Dhruva Kurmapu, M.S.
  • Can Celikbilek, M.S.
  • Nina Jean-Louis

Prospective Team Members

If you’re interested in pursuing graduate studies in the fields of Sustainable Civil Infrastructure Systems, Green Buildings, Sustainable Energy Systems, Life Cycle Assessment, and you have a strong background in civil, environmental, or construction engineering, please contact the faculty advisor.

PUBLICATIONS

  *: Graduate student or Post-Doc
IF: 2013 Impact Factor (Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® 2013) 

Refereed Journal Papers

  1. Karaaslan, E., Zhao, Y., and Tatari, O. (2017) “Comparative life cycle assessment of sport utility vehicles with different fuel options.” The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Elsevier, 2017, 1-15, 2015 IF: 3.324. DOI: 1007/s11367-017-1315-x
  2. Alirezaei, M., Onat, N. C., Tatari, O., and Abdel-Aty, M. (2017). “The climate change-road safety-economy nexus: a system dynamics approach to understanding complex interdependencies.” Special Issue on The Current State-of-the-Art of System Dynamics Modelling and Simulation, Systems, MDPI, 5(1). DOI: 3390/systems5010006
  3. Onat, N., Noori, M., Kucukvar, M., Zhao, Y., Tatari, O., and Chester, M. (2017). “Exploring the Suitability of Electric Vehicles in the United States.” Energy, Elsevier, 121, 631-642, 2015 IF: 4.292. DOI: 1016/j.energy.2017.01.035
  4. Zhao, Y., Noori, M., and Tatari, O. (2017). “Boosting the adoption and the reliability of renewable energy sources: Mitigating the large-scale wind power intermittency through vehicle to grid technology.” Energy, Elsevier, 120, 608-618, 2015 IF: 4.292. DOI: 1016/ j. energy. 2016. 11. 112
  5. Ercan, T., Onat, N., and Tatari, O., and Mathias, J. (2017). “Public transportation adoption requires a paradigm shift in urban development structure.” Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, 142, 1789-1799, 2015 IF: 4.959. DOI: 1016/j.jclepro.2016.11.109
  6. Sen, B., Ercan, T., and Tatari, O. (2017). “Does a battery-electric truck make a difference? – Life cycle emissions, costs, and externality analysis of alternative fuel-powered Class 8 heavy-duty trucks in the United States.” Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, 141, 110-121, 2015 IF: 4.959. DOI: 1016/j.jclepro.2016.09.046
  7. Alirezaei, M., Noori, M., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Getting to net zero energy building: Investigating the role of vehicle to home technology.” Energy and Buildings, Elsevier, 130, 465–476, 2014 IF: 2.884. DOI: 1016/j.enbuild.2016.08.044
  8. Onat, N.C., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Uncertainty-embedded dynamic life cycle sustainability assessment framework: An ex-ante perspective on the impacts of alternative vehicle options.” Energy, Elsevier, 112, 715-728, IF: 4.292. DOI: 1016/j.energy.2016.06.129
  9. Ercan T., Onat N.C., and Tatari O. (2016). “Investigating carbon footprint reduction potential of public transportation in U.S.: A system dynamic approach.” Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, 133, 1260-1276, 2015 IF: 4.959. DOI: 1016/j.jclepro.2016.06.051
  10. Tatari, O., Kurmapu, D., and Egilmez, G. (2016). “Socio-eco-efficiency of highways: A data envelopment analysis.” Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, Taylor & Francis, 22(6), 747-757, IF: 1.372. DOI: 3846/13923730.2014.914079
  11. Gumus, S., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Intuitionistic fuzzy multi-criteria decision making framework based on life cycle environmental, economic and social impacts: The case of u.s. wind energy.” Sustainable Production and Consumption, Elsevier, 8, 18-31. DOI: 1016/j.spc.2016.06.006
  12. Zhao, Y., Onat, N., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Carbon and energy footprints of electric delivery trucks: a hybrid multi-regional input-output life cycle assessment.” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Elsevier, 47, 195-207, 2014 IF: 1.937. DOI: 1016/j.trd.2016.05.014
  13. Zhao, Y., Ercan, T., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Life cycle based multi-criteria optimization for optimal allocation of commercial delivery truck fleet in the united states.” Sustainable Production and Consumption, Elsevier, 8, 18031. DOI: 1016/j.spc.2016.04.003
  14. Egilmez, G., Gumus, S., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2016). “A fuzzy data envelopment analysis framework for dealing with uncertainty impacts of input-output life cycle assessment models on eco-efficiency assessment.” Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, 129, 622-636. 2014 IF: 3.844. DOI: 1016/j.jclepro.2016.03.111
  15. Ercan, T., Noori, M., Zhao, Y., and Tatari, O. (2016). “On the front lines of a sustainable transportation fleet: Applications of vehicle-to-grid technology for transit and school buses.” Energies, 9(4), 230, 1-22, 2014 IF: 2.077. DOI: 3390/en9040230
  16. Zhao, Y., Noori, M., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Vehicle to Grid regulation services of electric delivery trucks: Economic and environmental benefit analysis.” Applied Energy, Elsevier, 170, 161-175, 2014 IF: 5.261. DOI: 1016/j.apenergy.2016.02.097
  17. Onat, N., Kucukvar, M., Tatari, O., and Egilmez, G. (2016). “Integration of system dynamics approach towards deepening and broadening the life cycle sustainability assessment framework: A case for electric vehicles.” The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Springer, 21(7), 1009-1034. 2014 IF: 4.844, DOI: 1007/ s11367-016-1070-4
  18. Golestani, B., Noori, M., Nam, B., and Tatari, O. (2016). “An optimum selection strategy of reflective cracking mitigation methods for an asphalt concrete overlay over flexible pavements.” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Taylor & Francis, 1-14, 2014 IF: 0.706, DOI: 1080/10298436.2016.1155709
  19. Noori, M., Zhao, Y., Onat, N., Gardner, S., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Light-duty electric vehicles to improve the integrity of the electricity grid through vehicle-to-grid technology: Analysis of regional net revenue and emissions savings.” Applied Energy, Elsevier, 168, 146-158, 2014 IF: 5.261. DOI: 1016/j.apenergy.2016.01.030
  20. Kucukvar, M., Egilmez, G., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Life cycle assessment and optimization based decision analysis of construction waste recycling for a LEED certified university building.” Sustainability, 8(1), 89-101, 2015 IF: 1.343. DOI: 3390/su8010089
  21. Noori, M., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Development of an agent-based model for regional market penetration projections of electric vehicles in the United States.” Energy, Elsevier, 96, 215-230, 2014 IF: 4.844. DOI: 1016/j.energy.2015.12.018
  22. Onat, N. C., Gumus, S., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Application of the TOPSIS and intuitionistic fuzzy set approaches for ranking the life cycle sustainability performance of alternative vehicle technologies.” Sustainable Production and Consumption, Elsevier, 6(2016), 12-25. DOI: 1016/j.spc.2015.12.003
  23. Hiasa, S., Kelly, C., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Dynamic techno-ecological modeling of highway systems: a case study of the Shin-Meishin expressway in Japan.” Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, 115, 101-121, 2014 IF: 3.844. DOI: 1016/j.jclepro.2015.12.025
  24. Onat, N., Kucukvar, M., Tatari, O., and Zheng, Q. D. (2016). “Combined application of multi-criteria optimization and life-cycle sustainability assessment for optimal allocation of alternative passenger vehicles in the United States.” Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, 112, 291-307, 2014 IF: 3.844. DOI: 1016/j.jclepro.2015.09.021
  25. Al-Deek, H., Consoli, F., Rogers, J., Alomari, A., Tatari, O., Noori, M., and Hadi, M. (2015). “Evaluation of conditional transit signal priority technology for regional implementation.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2484, 140-148, 2013 IF: 0.556. DOI: 3141/2484-15
  26. Zhao, Y., and Tatari, O. (2015). “A hybrid life cycle assessment of the vehicle-to-grid application in light duty commercial fleet.” Energy, Elsevier, 1277-1286, 2014 IF: 4.844. DOI: 1016/j.energy.2015.10.019
  27. Ercan, T., Yang, Z., Tatari, O., and Pazour, J. (2015). “Optimization of transit bus fleet’s life cycle assessment impacts with alternative fuel options.” Energy, Elsevier, 2015, 323-334, 2014 IF: 4.844. DOI: 1016/j.energy.2015.09.018
  28. Ercan, T., and Tatari, O. (2015). “A hybrid life cycle assessment of public transportation buses with alternative fuel options.” The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Springer, 20(9), 1213-1231, 2014 IF: 3.988. DOI: 1007/s11367-015-0927-2
  29. Noori, M., Gardner, S., and Tatari, O. (2015). “Electric vehicle cost, emissions, and water footprint in the United States: Development of a regional optimization model.” Energy, Elsevier, 89(2015), 610-625, 2014 IF: 4.844, DOI: 1016/j.energy.2015.05.152
  30. Onat, N., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2015). “Conventional, hybrid, plug-in hybrid or electric vehicles? State-based comparative carbon and energy footprint analysis in the United States.” Applied Energy, Elsevier, 150(2015), 36-49, IF: 5.261. DOI: 1016/j.apenergy.2015.04.001
  31. Mackie, K., Kucukvar, M., Tatari, O., and Elgamal, A. (2015). “Sustainability metrics for performance-based seismic bridge response.” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, IF: 1.488. DOI:1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001287
  32. Onat, N., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2014). “Towards life cycle sustainability assessment of alternative passenger vehicles.” Sustainability, 6(12), 9305-9342, 2015 IF: 1.343. DOI:3390/su6129305
  33. Noori, M., Tatari, O., Nam, B.H., Golestani, B., and Greene, J. (2014). “A stochastic optimization approach for the selection of reflective cracking mitigation techniques.” Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, 69(2014), 367-378, IF: 2.525. DOI: 1016/j.tra.2014.09.006
  34. Kucukvar, M., Egilmez, G., and Tatari, O. (2014). “Sustainability assessment of U.S. final consumption and investments: triple-bottom-line input–output analysis.” Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier. IF: 3.590. DOI: 1016/j.jclepro.2014.06.033
  35. Onat, N., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2014). “Integrating triple bottom line input-output analysis into life cycle sustainability assessment framework: the case for the U.S. buildings.” The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Springer, 19(8), 1488-1505, IF: 3.089. DOI: 1007/s11367-014-0753-y
  36. Kucukvar, M., Egilmez, G., and Tatari, O. (2014). “Evaluating environmental impacts of alternative construction waste management approaches using supply-chain-linked life-cycle analysis.” Waste Management & Research, Sage, 32(6), 500-508, IF: 1.114. DOI: 1177/0734242X14536457
  37. Onat, N., Egilmez, G., and Tatari, O. (2014). “Towards greening the U.S. residential building stock: a system dynamics approach.” Building and Environment, Elsevier, 78(2014), 68-80, IF: 2.700. DOI: 1016/j.buildenv.2014.03.030
  38. Kucukvar, M., Noori, M., Egilmez, G., and Tatari, O. (2014) “Stochastic decision modeling for pavements designs.” The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Springer, 19(6), 1185-1199, IF: 3.089. DOI: 1007/s11367-014-0723-4
  39. Noori, M., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2014). “Economic input-output based sustainability analysis of onshore and offshore wind energy systems.” International Journal of Green Energy, Taylor & Francis, IF: 1.469. DOI: 1080/15435075.2014.890103
  40. Kucukvar, M., Gumus, S., Egilmez, G., and Tatari, O. (2014). “Ranking the sustainability performance of pavements: an intuitionistic fuzzy decision making approach.” Automation in Construction, Elsevier, 40(2014), 33-43, IF: 1.822. DOI:1016/j.autcon.2013.12.009
  41. Onat, N., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2014). “Scope-based carbon footprint analysis of U.S. residential and commercial buildings: an input-output hybrid life cycle assessment approach.” Building and Environment, Elsevier, 72(2014), 53-62, IF: 2.700. DOI: 1016/j.buildenv.2010.11.009
  42. Egilmez, G., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2014). “Supply chain sustainability assessment of the U.S. food manufacturing sectors: a life cycle-based frontier approach.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Elsevier, 82(2014), 8-20, IF: 2.692. DOI: 1016/j.resconrec.2013.10.008
  43. Noori, M., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2013). “A macro-level decision analysis of wind power as a solution for sustainable energy.” International Journal of Sustainable Energy, Taylor & Francis, 1-16. DOI:1080/14786451.2013.854796
  44. Egilmez, G., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2013). “Sustainability assessment of U.S. manufacturing sectors: an economic input output-based frontier approach.” Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, 53(2013), 91–102. IF: 3.590. DOI: 1016/j.jclepro.2013.03.037
  45. Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2013). “Towards a sustainability assessment of the U.S. construction industry.” The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Elsevier, 18(5), 958-972, IF: 3.089. DOI: 1007/s11367-013-0545-9.
  46. Consoli, F., Rogers, J., Al-Deek, H., Tatari, O., and Alomari, A. (2013). “Smart event traffic management: Impact on the Central Florida regional transportation network and lessons learned.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2396, 107-116, IF: 0.556. DOI: 3141/2396-12
  47. Ercan, T., Kucukvar, M., Tatari, O., and Al-Deek, H. (2013). “Congestion relief based on intelligent transportation Systems in Florida: analysis of triple bottom line sustainability impact.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2380, 81-89, IF: 0.556. DOI: 3141/2380-09
  48. Tatari, O., Sargand, S.M., Masada, T., and Tarawneh, B. (2013). “Neural network approach to risk assessment of highway culverts: a case study in Ohio.” Journal of Infrastructure Systems, ASCE, 19(4), 409-414, IF: 0.648. DOI: 1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000139
  49. Nazzal, M., and Tatari, O. (2013). “Evaluating the use of neural networks and genetic algorithms for prediction of subgrade resilient modulus.” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Taylor & Francis, 14(4), 364-373, IF: 1.108. DOI: 1080/10298436.2012.671944
  50. Egilmez, G., and Tatari, O. (2012). “A dynamic modeling approach to highway sustainability: strategies to reduce overall impact.” Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, 46(7), 1086-1096, IF: 2.525. DOI: 1016/j.tra.2012.04.011
  51. Tatari, O., and Kucukvar, M. (2012). “Sustainability assessment of U.S. construction sectors: an ecosystems perspective.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 138(8), 918-922, IF: 0.867. DOI: 1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000509
  52. Tatari, O., and Kucukvar, M. (2012). “Eco-efficiency of construction materials: a data envelopment analysis.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 138(6), 733-741, IF: 0.867. DOI: 1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000484
  53. Tatari, O., Nazzal, M., and Kucukvar, M. (2012). “Comparative sustainability assessment of warm-mix asphalts: a thermodynamic based hybrid life cycle analysis.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Elsevier, 58(1), 18-24, IF: 2.692. DOI: 1016/j.resconrec.2011.07.005
  54. Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2011). “A comprehensive life cycle analysis of co-firing algae in a coal power plant as a solution for achieving Sustainable Energy.” Energy, Elsevier, 36(11), 6352-6357, IF: 4.159. DOI: 1016/j.energy.2011.09.039
  55. Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2011). “Ecologically based hybrid life cycle analysis of reinforced concrete and hot-mix asphalt pavements.” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Elsevier, 17(1), 86-90, 2014 IF: 1.937. DOI: 1016/j.trd.2011.05.006
  56. Tatari, O., and Kucukvar, M. (2011). “Cost premium prediction of certified green buildings: a neural network approach.” Building and Environment, Elsevier, 46(5), 1081-1086, IF: 2.700. DOI: 1016/j.buildenv.2010.11.009
  57. Tatari, O., and Skibniewski, M. (2010). “Empirical analysis of construction enterprise information systems: assessing system integration, critical factors, and benefits.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 25(5), 347-356, IF: 1.385. DOI: 1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000096
  58. Tatari, O., Castro-Lacouture, D., and Skibniewski, M. (2008). “Performance evaluation of construction enterprise resource planning systems.” Journal of Management in Engineering, ASCE, 24(4), 198-206, IF: 1.111. DOI: 1061/(ASCE)0742-597X(2008)24:4(198)
  59. Tatari, O., Castro-Lacouture, D., and Skibniewski, M. (2007). “Current state of construction enterprise information systems: survey research.” Construction Innovation, Emerald, 7(4), 310-319. DOI: 1108/14714170710780075
  60. Tatari, O., and Skibniewski, M. (2006). “Integrated agent-based construction equipment management: conceptual design.” Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, Taylor & Francis, 12(3), 231-236, IF: 1.372. DOI: 1080/13923730.2006.9636397

Conference Proceedings (Refereed Papers)

  1. Sen, B., Ercan, T., and Tatari, O. (2017) “Does the electrification of US heavy-duty trucks make a difference?” Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board.
  2. Golestani, B., Nam, B.H., Ercan, T., and Tatari, O. (2017) “Life-Cycle Carbon, Energy, and Cost Analysis of Utilizing Municipal Solid Waste Bottom Ash and Recycled Asphalt Shingle in Hot-Mix Asphalt.” Proceedings of Geotechnical Frontiers 2017, March 12-15, 2017, Orlando, FL, USA. DOI: 1061/9780784480434.036
  3. Alirezaei, M., Noori, M., Tatari, O., and Mackie, K. (2016). “BIM-Based Damage Estimation of Buildings under Earthquake Loading Conditions.” Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction (ICSDEC 2016), Procedia Engineering, 145(2016), 1051–1058. DOI: 1016/j.proeng.2016.04.136
  4. Alirezaei, M., Onat, N., Tatari, O., and Abdel-Aty, M. (2015) “A Dynamic Simulation Approach to Assess the Climate Change Impacts on Road Safety.” 2015 Road Safety & Simulation International Conference, October 6-8, 2015, Orlando, Florida USA.
  5. Vijayakumar, M., Cheng, J. J., Küçükvar, M., Elgamal, A., Mackie, K. R., Tatari, O. (2015) “Carbon Footprint: Liquefaction Effects on a Private Residence.” Geo-Chicago 2016: Sustainability, Energy, and the Geoenvironment, August 14-18, 2016 Chicago, IL, USA.
  6. Tatari, O., Kucukvar, M., Onat, N. (2014) “Towards a triple bottom line life cycle sustainability assessment of buildings.” NIST-ASCE-ASME Workshop on Measurement Science for Sustainable Construction and Manufacturing, June 12-13, 2014, Reston, VA, USA.
  7. Ercan, T., Kucukvar, M., Tatari, O., and Al-Deek, H. (2013). “Triple bottom line sustainability impact analysis of ITS-related congestion relief in Florida: the complete picture.” Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Meeting, January 13-17, 2013, Washington, DC, USA.
  8. Consoli, F., Rogers, J., Al-Deek, H., Tatari, O., and Alomari, A. (2013). “Smart event traffic management: impact on the central Florida regional transportation network and lessons learned.” Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Meeting, January 13-17, 2013, Washington, DC, USA.
  9. Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2012). “An integrated sustainability analysis of construction waste management systems.” 2012 IEEE ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Boston, MA, USA. DOI: 1109/ISSST.2012.6403807
  10. Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2012). “Environmental efficiency analysis of U.S. passenger transportation modes: a synergistic use of a hybrid-LCA model and mathematical optimization.” 2012 IEEE ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Boston, MA, USA. DOI: 1109/ISSST.2012.6403803
  11. Tatari, O., and Kucukvar, M. (2011). “Evaluating eco-efficiency of construction materials: a frontier approach.” 2011 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, Miami, FL, June 19-22, 2011. DOI: 1061/41182(416)91
  12. Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2011). “Sustainability assessment of algae cofiring in a coal-fired power plant: a hybrid LCA model.” 2011 IEEE ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Co-organized with the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology, May 16-18, 2011, Chicago, Illinois, USA. DOI: 1109/ISSST.2011.5936848
  13. Tatari, O., and Kurmapu, D. (2011). “Sustainability assessment of highways: a Malmquist index of U.S. states.” 2011 IEEE ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Co-organized with the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology, May 16-18, 2011, Chicago, Illinois, USA. DOI: 1109/ISSST.2011.5936849
  14. Ghosh, S., Negahban, S., Tatari, O., and Skibniewski, M. (2010). “Analysis of key performance indicators of the integration between building information modeling and management information systems.” 6th International Conference on Innovation in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction, The Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA.
  15. Tatari, O., and Skibniewski, M. (2009). “Business benefits framework of enterprise systems in construction: an exploratory factor analysis.” Proceedings, 26th International Conference on IT in Construction, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, CRC Press.
  16. Tatari, O., Ryoo, B., and Skibniewski, M. (2004). “Modeling of ERP system solutions for the construction industry.” Proceedings, 5th European Conference on Product and Process Modeling in AEC Industry, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, CRC Press. DOI: 1201/9780203023426.ch52

Conference Proceedings (Refereed Abstracts)

  1. Sen, B., Ercan, T., and Tatari, O. (2017). “Does the electrification of U.S. heavy-duty trucks make a difference?” Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting, 2017. Washington, DC.
  2. Ercan, T., Onat, N., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Sustainable Transportation Assessment for Mode Shift of Commuters: An Integration of System Dynamics and Discrete Event Choice Modeling Approaches” The International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISSST), Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
  3. Onat, N., Kucukvar, M., Tatari, O., and Egilmez G. (2016). “Dynamic Sustainability Assessment of Electric Vehicles: A System Dynamics Approach” The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) International Conference, June 12-15, 2016, Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, USA.
  4. Onat, N., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O., and Egilmez G. (2016). “Systems Thinking in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment: The Case for Alternative Vehicle Options” 5th International Social LCA Conference Harvard,  June 13-15, 2016, Cambridge, USA.
  5. Onat, N., Kucukvar M., and Tatari, O., and Egilmez, G. (2016). “From Conceptual to Operational Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment Framework: A Case for U.S. Transportation” The International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISSST), Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
  6. Noori, M., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Future Market Share of Electric Vehicles in the United States”, International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction, Tempe, AZ.
  7. Alirezaei, M., Noori, M., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Towards Zero Net Energy Buildings: A Techno- Ecological Modeling Approach to Vehicle to Home Technology” International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction, Tempe, AZ.
  8. Noori, M., Sen, B., and Tatari, O. (2016) “The Impact of United States Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standard and Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Service on Market Share of Electric Vehicles: An Agent-Based Modeling Approach.” International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology Phoenix, AZ.
  9. Ercan, T., Noori, M., Zhao, Y., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Understanding the Future of Electricity Grid Integrity: Applications of Vehicle-To-Grid Technology in Transit and School Buses”. International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Phoenix, AZ.
  10. Alirezaei, M., Noori, M., and Tatari, O. (2016) “Investigation of Alternative Fuel Vehicle’s Role in Achieving a Net Zero Energy Building.” International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Phoenix, AZ.
  11. Zhao, Y., Noori, M., and Tatari, O. (2016). “Vehicle to Grid Regulation Services of Electric Delivery Trucks: Economic and Environmental Benefit Analysis.” International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Phoenix, AZ.
  12. Onat, N.C., Kucukvar, M., Tatari, O., and Egilmez, G. (2016). “Dynamic Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment Framework for Electric Vehicles in the U.S.” Transportation Research Board (TRB), 95th Annual Meeting, January 10–14, 2016, Washington, D.C, USA.
  13. Alirezaei, M., Onat, N.C., Tatari, O., and Abdel-Aty, M. (2016). “Impacts of Climate Change on Road Safety: A System Dynamics Approach.” Transportation Research Board (TRB), 95th Annual Meeting, January 10–14, 2016, Washington, D.C, USA.
  14. Onat N.C., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2015). “System Dynamics Approach to Analyze the Environmental, Social, and Economic Sustainability of Transportation Systems.” Big Data Analytic and Education Conference, Europe, July 30-31, Istanbul, Turkey.
  15. Alirezaei, M., Onat, N.C., Tatari, O., and Abdel-Aty, M. (2015). “A Dynamic Simulation Approach to Assess the Climate Change Impacts on Road Safety.” RSS2015: Road Safety & Simulation, International Conference, October 6-8, 2015, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  16. Onat, N.C., Egilmez, G., and Tatari, O. (2015). “Dynamic Modeling of the Green Building Movement in the U.S.: Strategies to Reduce Carbon Footprint of Residential Building Stock.” ICSBIE 2015: International Conference on Sustainable Building and Infrastructure Engineering, Jul 29-30, 2015, Istanbul, Turkey.
  17. Kucukvar, M., Onat, N. C., Tatari, O., Elgamal, A., and Mackie, K. (2015). “Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Ground Improvement techniques.” The International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering (ICOCEE), May 20-23, 2015, Nevsehir, Turkey.
  18. Onat, N.C., Kucukvar, M., Tatari, O. (2014). “Energy and Carbon Footprints of Alternative Vehicle Options: Inclusion of State-specific Variations.” INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 9-12, 2014, San Francisco, USA.
  19. Kucukvar, M., Onat, N.C., and Tatari O. (2014). “Water footprint of alternative vehicle technologies in the United States.” INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 9-12, 2014, San Francisco, USA.
  20. Mackie, K., Elgamal, A., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2014). “Carbon footprint of post-earthquake bridge repair.” 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, July 21-25, 2014, Alaska, USA.
  21. M., Golestani. B., Tatari. O., Nam. B. H., Battistini. S. (2014). “A multi-criteria decision making model to find the best reflective cracking mitigation method in the state of Florida.” 2nd Transportation and Development Institute, ASCE, June 8-11, 2014 in Orlando, Florida, USA.
  22. Noori, M., Tatari, O., and Al-Deek, H. (2014). “Evaluating the environmental effects of transit signal priority system: a case study in state of Florida.” 2nd Transportation and Development Institute, ASCE, June 8-11, 2014 in Orlando, Florida, USA.
  23. Ercan, T., Gumus, S., Tatari, O. (2014) “Sustainability performance analysis of intelligent transportation systems: a fuzzy-data envelopment analysis approach.” International Conference on Engineering and Applied Sciences Optimization (OPT-i), June 4-6, 2014, Kos Island, Greece.
  24. Egilmez, G., M., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2013). “Life cycle sustainability assessment of building-related waste recycling considering the onsite and supply chain impacts.” The 2013 CHEMTECH: Chemical Engineering Conference, December 16-18, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
  25. Egilmez, G., M., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2013). “Sustainability performance assessment of the U.S. food manufacturing: a fuzzy eco-efficiency analysis.” INFORMS Annual Meeting, October 6-9, 2013, Minneapolis, USA.
  26. Kucukvar, M., Egilmez G., and Tatari, O. (2013). “Sustainable supply chain management and the triple bottom line EIO modeling.” INFORMS Annual Meeting, October 6-9, 2013, Minneapolis, USA.
  27. Al-Deek, H., Consoli, F., Rogers, J., Alomari, A., Tatari, O., Noori, M., and Hadi, M. (2013). “Applications of traffic signal priority technology for transit service.” University Transportation Center (UTC) Conference for the Southeastern Region, April 4-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  28. Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2013). “A policy programming model for optimized carbon footprint reductions strategies of residential and non-residential constructions.” Engineering and the Sustainability, April 7-9, 2013, Pittsburgh, USA.
  29. Noori, M., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2013). “A multi-criteria decision analysis of wind energy systems for green buildings.” Engineering and the Sustainability, April 7-9, 2013, Pittsburgh, USA.
  30. Egilmez, G., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2013). “Benchmarking the sustainability performance of U.S. manufacturing sectors from an eco-efficiency perspective.” The 2013 IIE Annual Conference and Expo, May 18-22, 2013, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA.
  31. Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2013). “Sustainable consumption and investment strategies for U.S. final demands: a macro-level analysis.” The 2013 IIE Annual Conference and Expo, May 18-22, 2013, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA.
  32. Tatari, O., Kucukvar, M., and Onat, N. (2013). “Life cycle-based holistic approach to prioritize the LEED credit strategies toward net zero carbon buildings.” The 2013 IIE Annual Conference and Expo, May 18-22, 2013, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA.
  33. Kucukvar, M., Ozguner, O., and Tatari, O. (2013). “Comparative triple bottom line sustainability assessment of the conventional versus robotic cardiac surgery.” The 2013 ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 16-18, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
  34. Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2013). “A policy programming model for sustainable pavement strategies in the United States.” The IEEE ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 16-18, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
  35. Kucukvar, M., Egilmez O., and Tatari, O. (2013). “A supply chain-linked eco-efficiency analysis of the U.S. manufacturing sectors.” The 2013 ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 16-18, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
  36. Egilmez, G., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2013). “Dynamic carbon footprint estimation of the U.S. economy”. The 2013 ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 16-18, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
  37. Noori, M., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2012) “Life cycle assessment of off-shore and on-shore wind energy: a hybrid input-output approach.” 2012 IEEE ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Boston, MA, USA.
  38. Egilmez, G., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2012). “Assessing the sustainability performance of U.S. industrial sectors: a life cycle assessment approach.” The 2012 IIE Annual Conference and Expo, May 19-23, 2012, Orlando, FL, USA.
  39. Pazour, J., Tatari, O., and Ramtin, F. (2012). “Sustainable product returns: a life cycle based decision making analysis.” The 2012 IIE Annual Conference and Expo, May 19-23, 2012, Orlando, FL, USA.
  40. Tatari, O., and Kurmapu, D. (2011). “Sustainability assessment of highways: a data envelopment analysis.” Second International Congress on Sustainability Science and Engineering, Tucson, Arizona, January 9-13, 2011.
  41. Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2011). “Reinforced concrete vs. asphalt pavements: a life cycle analysis of ecological resources.” Second International Congress on Sustainability Science and Engineering, Tucson, Arizona, January 9-13, 2011.
  42. Tatari, O., Nazzal, M., and Kucukvar, M. (2011). “Life cycle assessment of emissions and ecological resources of low-volume road mixtures.” 224th World Road Congress, Mexico City, Mexico, September 26-30, 2011.
  43. Tatari, O., and Skibniewski, M. (2005). “Enabling computer integrated construction through construction enterprise resource planning.” International Conference on Civil Engineering Infrastructure Systems, Sponsored by U.S. National Science Foundation, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

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