Urban Development, Planning, and Sustainability

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Wednesday, 5 February 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room C212 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: 11th Symposium on the Urban Environment
Cochairs:  Elie Bou-Zeid, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering/Environmental Fluid Mechanics Group, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ and Jorge Gonzalez, Mechanical Engineering, City College, New York, NY
  10:30 AM
Heat waves in urban areas: impacts and mitigation
Dan Li, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and E. Bou-Zeid
  10:45 AM
Modeling Building Thermal Loads During an Extreme Heat Event in a Dense Urban Environment
Yehisson Tibana, City College, New York, NY; and S. Marte, D. Melecio-Velazquez, and J. E. González
  11:00 AM
A decade of heat waves in two European cities: impacts and perspectives
Benedicte Dousset, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

  11:15 AM
The Use of Trees as a Strategy to Daylight Control and Thermo-luminic Comfort in the Built Environment
Fernando Durso Neves Caetano, Universidade Estadual, Campinas, Brazil; and A. Prata and L. Chebel

  11:30 AM
Simulating Radiative Transport for Vegetation in Complex Urban Environments with Green Infrastructure
Matthew Overby, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN; and B. Bailey, R. Stoll, P. Willemsen, and E. Pardyjak
  11:45 AM
Evaluation of moisture and heat transport in the building-resolving urban transport code QUIC EnviSim
Kevin A., Briggs, University of Utah, Sandy, Utah; and M. Overby, D. C. Alexander, R. Stoll, P. Willemsen, and E. R. Pardyjak