The University of Texas at Austin
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department-CEPM
301 E. Dean Keeton St. Stop C1752
Austin, TX 78712-1094
Area(s) of Expertise:
Construction Engineering and Project Management
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 2009
M.S., Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, 2005
B.S., Federal University of Ceara, 2002
Product and process modeling; building information modeling; information technology for project management; life-cycle information integration; collaboration and coordination technologies; building energy performance; information technology-supported construction safety management.
Leite, F., Akinci, B. (2012) "A Formalized Representation for Supporting Automated Identification of Critical Assets in Facilities during Emergencies Triggered by Failures in Building Systems”, In: ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, DOI:
Leite, F., Akcamete, A., Akinci, B., Atasoy, G., Kiziltas, S. (2011) “Analysis of modeling effort and impact of different levels of detail in building information models”, In: Automation in Construction, Volume 20(5), p. 601–609.
Kiziltas, S., Leite, F., Akinci, F., Lipman, R. (2010). “Chapter 4: Interoperable methodologies and techniques in CAD”. In: H. Karimi & B.
Yezioro, A., Dong, B., Leite, F. (2008). “An applied artificial intelligence approach towards assessing building performance simulation tools”. In: Energy and Buildings, 40(4), 612-620.