Atila Novoselac, Ph.D.

Associate  Professor

 

Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering

University of Texas at Austin

1 University Station C1752

Austin, TX 78712-1076

 

Office Phone: (512) 475-8175,

Lab Phone: (512) 232-7937,

Fax: (512) 471-3191, 

E-mail: atila@mail.utexas.edu

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EDUCATION

RESEARCH INTERESTS

COURSES

STUDENTS

LABORATORIES

PROJECTS

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Education:


Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, Architectural Engineering,  2005
M.S.,  University of Belgrade, Serbia, Mechanical Engineering,    2000
B.S.,   University of Belgrade, Serbia, Mechanical Engineering,   1994

 

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Research Interests:

 

Ventilation and indoor air quality,

Modeling of built environment,

Building energy analysis,

High rise buildings.

 

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Courses: (Click on course name to get the syllabus for that class and on semester to go to the class web page)
 

ARE 346N:    Building Environmental Systems                                   F05,Sp07,Sp08,F08,Sp10

CE 397:         Energy Simulation in Building Design                          Sp06,Sp07,Sp09, F10,F11,F12,F13,F14

CE 397:         Modeling of Air and Pollutant Flows in Buildings         F06,F07,F08,F09,Sp11,Sp13

ARE 389H:    HVAC Design                                                                 Sp08,Sp10,Sp11,Sp12,Sp13,Sp14,F14

ARE F383:    Energy and Indoor Air Quality: Field Measurements   Su08,Sp12

ARE 102:       Introduction to Architectural Engineering                      F11,F12,F13,F14

CE 397:         Building Energy Management Systems                       Sp14

 

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Graduate Students:
 

Current:

Brandon Boor, PhD Student

Shichao Liu, PhD Student

Stephen Bourne, PhD Student

Kristen Cetin, PhD Student

Ji Hoon Yoon, PhD Student

 

 

 

 

 

Previous:

 Jordan Clark, PhD Student

 Marwa Zaatari

 James Lo, PhD Student

 Donghyun Rim, PhD Student

 Seok Youn Kang, Postdoctoral Researcher

 Eon Lee, MS Student  

 Aziz Hussaini, MS Student 

 Catherine Mukai, MS Student* 

 Kate Goldstein, MS Student 

 Bonggil Jeon, MS Student 

 Mariel Kerbacher, MS Student

 Cristian Wolleter, MS Student

 Hogan Winn, MS Student

 Gregory Arcangeli, MS Student

 *designate students co-advised with other faculty 

 

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Laboratories:

 

Air Pollutant and Energy Flow Testing Facility

UTest House

Facade Thermal Lab

 

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Sponsored Projects:

Active Projects:                                                                                                             Sponsor:

CFD Resource Decision in Particle Transport Modeling

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ASHRAE

Inhalation Exposure to Pollutants in the Sleeping Microenvironment

NSF-IGERT

Fluctuating Wind Pressure Boundary Conditions for Ventilation Modeling

NSF-IGERT

Development of Internal Surface Convection Correlations for Energy and Load Calculation Methods 

 

ASHRAE

Design Procedure for Stack Pressure Control in High Rise Residential Buildings

GS Construction Co.

Integration of Phase Change Materials in Building Structure and Furnishing

Various sponsors

 Finished Projects:                                                                                                         

Green Building, Sustainability, and Energy Efficiency in the UTest House* UT Faculty Innovation

Heat Transfer Modeling on Window Surfaces

ASHRAE Grant-in-aid

Airflow with Localized Air-Conditioning in Open Offices

ASHRAE Grant-in-aid

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Airborne Pollutants: Effect of Source Characteristics

 

NIOSH (SWCOEH)

The Influence of Tile Floor Finish on Building Thermal Performance and Energy Consumption in Buildings

 

Die Tile Co.

Transport and Fate of Ambient Ultrafine Particles in Buildings

NIST

Integration of Photovoltaic panels into High Rise Buildings

Samsung Construction  Co.

Modeling and Measuring Energy Consequence of Filtration in Residential and Light Commercial Buildings*

 

ASHRAE

Solar Decathlon Project 2007*

DOE

Building Information Models as a Teaching Tool*

UT Faculty Innovation

* Dr. Novoselac is a CoPI

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Recent Publications:
 

Papers in Refereed Journals

 

These papers are provided for educational purposes only.  They are typically copyright by the publication in which they appeared.  Contact the publication directly for permission to use.

 

Peeters, L., Beausoleil-Morrison, I, and Novoselac, A.(2011) Internal Convective Heat Transfer for Building Modeling:
       Critical Review and Discussion on Experimentally Derived Correlations. Energy and Buildings, 43 (7), 227-2239

 

Stephens, B., Siegel, J.A. , and Novoselac, A. (2011) Operational characteristics of residential and light-commercial air-

       conditioning systems in a hot and humid climate zone. Building and Environment, 46 (10), 1972-1983.
 

Rim, D. and Novoselac, A. (2010) Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Airborne Pollutants: Effects of Source

     Characteristics. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 7, 683-692.

Goldstein, K. and Novoselac, A. (2010) Convective Heat Transfer in Rooms With Ceiling Slot Diffusers (RP-1416)HVAC&R Research Journal, 16 (5), 629-655.

Stephens, B., Novoselac, A., and Siegel, J.A. (2010) The effects of filtration on pressure drop and energy consumption in residential HVAC systems (RP-1299). HVAC&R Research Journal, 16 (3), 273-294.

Lo, L.J. and Novoselac, A. (2010) Localized Air-conditioning with Occupancy Control in an Open Office. Energy and Buildings, 42 (7), 1120-1128.

Stephens, B., Siegel J.A., and Novoselac, A. (2010)  Energy Implications of Filters in Residential and Light-Commercial Buildings.  ASHRAE Transactions, 16 (1), 346-355.

Rim, D. and Novoselac, A. (2010) Ventilation Effectiveness as an Indicator of Occupant Exposure to Indoor Particles.  Building and Environment, 45 (5), 12141224. 

Kunkel, D.A., Gall, E.T., Siegel, J.A., Novoselac, A., Morrison, G.C., and Corsi, R.L. (2010) Passive Reduction of Human Exposure to Indoor Ozone, Building and Environment, 45 (2), 445-452.

Novoselac, A. and Siege, J. (2009) Impact of Placement of Portable Air Cleaning Devices in Multizone Residential Environments. Building and Environment, 44 (12), 2348-2356.

Rim, D. and Novoselac, A. (2009) Transport of Particulate and Gaseous Pollutants in the Vicinity of a Human Body. Building and Environment, 44 (9), 1840-1849.

Mukai, C., Siegel, J. and Novoselac, A. (2009) Effect of Airflow Characteristics and Surface Properties on Particle Resuspension. Aerosol Science and Technology, 43(10), 1022-1032.

Rim, D., Novoselac, A., and Morrison, G. (2009) The Influence of Chemical Interactions at the Human Surface on Breathing-zone Levels of Reactants and Products, Indoor Air, 19 (4), 324-334.

Rim, D. and Novoselac, A. (2008) Transport of Particle and Gaseous Pollutants around Human Body under Natural and Forced Convection. ASHRAE Transactions, 114, (2), 130-142.

Srebric, J., Yuan, J., and Novoselac, A. (2008). On-Site Experimental Validation of a Coupled Multi-zone and CFD model. ASHRAE Transaction,114 (1), 273-281.

Novoselac, A., Burley J. B., and Srebric J. (2006). New Convection Correlations for Cooled Ceiling Panels in Room with Mixed and Stratified Airflow. International Journal of HVAC&R Research, 12 (2), 281-294.

Novoselac, A., Burley J. B., and Srebric J. (2006). Development of New and Validation of Existing Convection Correlations for Rooms with Displacement Ventilation Systems. Energy and Buildings, 38 (3), 163-173.

Novoselac, A. and Srebric, J. (2003). Comparison of Air Exchange Efficiency and Contaminant Removal Effectiveness as IAQ Indices. ASHRAE Transactions, 109 (2), 339-349.

Novoselac, A. and Srebric, J. (2002). A Critical Review on the Performance and Design of Combined Cooled Ceiling and Displacement Ventilation Systems. Energy and Buildings, 34 (5), 497-509.

Papers under Review


 

PhD Thesis

Coupled Airflow and Energy Simulation Program for Building Mechanical System Design, Architectural Engineering Department, the Pennsylvania State University.

Software

Developed Building Energy and Air Flow (BEAF) Simulation Software.

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Other:

 

For New EWRE Students

 

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