COURSES TAUGHT

FALL 2010 - SPRING 2014

  • ARCE 650 - Illumination Engineering I

  • ARCE 651 - Illumination Engineering II

  • ARCE 680 - Architectural Engineering Design I ― Lighting/Electrical

  • ARCE 690 - Special Problems (independent study)

  • ARCE 700 - Directed Readings in Architectural Engineering (individual research)

SINCE FALL 2014

  • ARCE 650 - Illumination Engineering, spring semester

  • ARCE 750 - Daylighting, fall semester (new course)

  • ARCE 751 - Advanced Lighting Design, spring semester (new course)

  • ARCE 752 - Lighting Measurement and Design, fall semester (new course)

  • ARCE 698 - Architectural Engineering Comprehensive Design Project ― Lighting/Electrical

  • ARCE 690 - Special Problems (independent study)

  • ARCE 700 - Directed Readings in Architectural Engineering (individual research)

 


Honors and Awards received by students, under my directions

Our students won national/international scholarships every year since 2011, as summarized in the table below.

The national Robert J. Besal Fund Scholarships

  • First Prize ($9,000), Farzaneh Mahlab (graduate, Architectural Engineering (ARCE)), 2018

  • Second Prize ($4,000), Hankun Li (graduate, ARCE), 2018

  • First Prize ($5,000), Kate League (junior, ARCE), 2018

  • First Prize ($5,000), Tucker Rayl (junior, ARCE), 2017

  • Third Prize ($2,000), Simon Diederich (graduate, ARCE), 2017

  • First Prize ($4,000), Krista Simon (junior, ARCE), 2016

  • First Prize ($5,000), Audrey A. Danser (junior, ARCE), 2015

  • Third Prize ($2,000), Jeehwan Lee (graduate, Architecture), 2015

  • Second Prize ($5,000), Katherine Roth (senior, ARCE), 2014

  • First Prizes ($8,000), Xiaomeng Su (graduate, ARCE), 2013

  • First Prizes ($8,000), Sean Quigley (senior, ARCE), 2013

  • Second Prize ($3,000), Linjie Li (graduate, ARCE), 2012

  • First Prize ($6,500), Mariam Saifan (senior, ARCE), 2011

  • Third Prize ($2,000), Stephen Olson (senior, ARCE), 2011

 

The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) Scholarships

  • The 2018 International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) Thomas M. Lemons Scholarship ($4,500) awarded to Erin Mahoney (graduate), University of Kansas (KU), 2018

  • IALD Scholarship ($700), Farzaneh Mahlab (graduate, Architectural Engineering), to attend the 2017 LIGHTFAIR International in Philadelphia, NJ, May 2017

  • IALD Scholarship ($1,050), Farzaneh Mahlab (graduate, Architectural Engineering), to attend the 2016 LIGHTFAIR International in San Diego, CA, Apr 2016

  • IALD Scholarship ($400), Mariam Saifan (graduate, Architectural Engineering), to attend the 2013 IALD Enlighten Americas Conference in Montreal, Canada, Oct 2013

  • IALD Scholarship ($950), Mariam Saifan (graduate, Architectural Engineering), to attend the 2012 IALD Enlighten Americas conference in Vancouver, Canada, Oct 2012

 

The International Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Scholarships

  • The 2018 Emerging Professionals Sponsorship ($1,000), Afnan T. Barri (graduate, Architecture), to attend the 2018 IES annual conference in Boston, MA, Aug. 2018.

  • The 2018 Emerging Professionals Sponsorship ($1,000), Farzaneh Mahlab (graduate, Architectural Engineering), to attend the 2018 IES annual conference in Boston, MA, Aug. 2018.

  • The 2018 Emerging Professionals Sponsorship ($1,000), Habib Arjmand Mazidi (graduate, Architectural Engineering), to attend the 2018 IES annual conference in Boston, MA, Aug. 2018.

  • The 2017 Emerging Professionals Sponsorship ($1,500), Habib Arjmand Mazidi (graduate, Architectural Engineering), to attend the 2017 IES annual conference in Portland, OR, Aug. 2017.

  • The 2016 Emerging Professionals Sponsorship ($1,000), Farzaneh Mahlab (graduate, Architectural Engineering), to attend the 2016 IES annual conference in Orlando, FL, Oct. 2016.

  • The 2015 Emerging Professionals Sponsorship ($1,500), Farzaneh Mahlab (graduate, Architectural Engineering) to attend the 2015 IES annual conference in Indianapolis, IN, Nov. 2015.

  • The 2015 Emerging Professionals Sponsorship ($1,500), Afnan T. Barri (graduate, Architecture) to attend the 2015 IES annual conference in Indianapolis, IN, Nov. 2015.

  • The 2013 Young Professionals Scholarship ($1,000), Nathan Pascal (senior, Architectural Engineering), to attend the 2013 IES annual conference in Huntington Beach, CA, Oct. 2013

  • The 2011 Young Professionals Scholarships ($1,000), Xiaomeng Su (graduate, Architectural Engineering), to attend the 2011 IES annual conference, Austin, TX, Oct 2011

  • The 2011 Young Professionals Scholarships ($1,000), Linjie Li (graduate, Architectural Engineering), to attend the 2011 IES annual conference, Austin, TX, Oct 2011

  • The 2011 Young Professionals Scholarships ($1,000), Mariam Saifan (senior, Architectural Engineering), to attend the 2011 IES annual conference, Austin, TX, Oct 2011

 

The Illumination Engineering Society - Kansas City/Topeka Chapters Awards

  • The 2017 Emerging Professionals Luminaire Design Competition Awards to Habib ArjmandMazidi (1st Prize, $400), Nov 2017

  • The 2016 Emerging Professionals Luminaire Design Competition Awards to Hanna Kurian (2nd Prize, $250), Nov 2016

  • The 2016 Emerging Professionals Luminaire Design Competition Awards to Habib ArjmandMazidi (3rd Prize, $150), Nov 2016

  • The 2014-15 Lighting Design Competition Award ($1,250) to Mohammed Alshayeb and Jeehwan Lee (both graduate in Architecture), May 2014

 


Lighting tours and on-site learning

(Field trip to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 04/2014)

(Field trip to the factory HE Williams in Carthage, MO, 04/2014)

(Field trip to the factory HE Williams in Carthage, MO, 04//2016)