John Messner

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Charles and Elinor Matts Professor, Architectural Engineering

Research Summary

Specializes in the use of advanced visualization technologies to improve project design and construction education through the use of virtual facility prototypes (VFP).

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Recent Publications

Leveraging metacognitive prompts in construction educational games for higher educational gains

Castronovo, F., Van Meter, P. N. & Messner, J. I., 2022, In: International Journal of Construction Management. 22, 1, p. 19-30 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Problem-solving processes in an educational construction simulation game

Castronovo, F., Stepanik, N., Van Meter, P. N. & Messner, J. I., Apr 2022, In: Advanced Engineering Informatics. 52, 101574.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Key Planning Steps Enabling Systematic Lean Implementation on Construction Projects

Bhawani, S., Messner, J. & Leicht, R., 2021, In: Lean Construction Journal. 2021, p. 204-227 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Implementation and Evaluation of Generative Layout Options Using the Graph Theoretical Approach for a Hospital Layout Problem

Lather, J. I., Logan, T., Renner, K. & Messner, J. I., Jul 1 2020, In: Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. 34, 4, 04020014.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Evaluating the Impact of Virtual Reality on Design Review Meetings

Liu, Y., Castronovo, F., Messner, J. & Leicht, R., Jan 1 2020, In: Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. 34, 1, 04019045.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

IFC-Based BIM-to-BEM Model Transformation

Ramaji, I. J., Messner, J. I. & Mostavi, E., May 1 2020, In: Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. 34, 3, 04020005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Evaluating the Impact of Building Information Modeling on Project Performance

Franz, B. & Messner, J., May 1 2019, In: Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. 33, 3, 04019015.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A cyber-physical system (CPS) for planning and monitoring mobile cranes on construction sites

Kan, C., Fang, Y., Anumba, C. J. & Messner, J. I., Jun 7 2018, In: Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Management, Procurement and Law. 171, 6, p. 240-250 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A process model for usability and maintainability design reviews

Liu, Y., Messner, J. I. & Leicht, R. M., Nov 2 2018, In: Architectural Engineering and Design Management. 14, 6, p. 457-469 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Developing problem-solving skills in construction education with the virtual construction simulator

Castronovo, F., Van Meter, P. N., Zappe, S. E., Leicht, R. M. & Messner, J. I., 2017, In: International Journal of Engineering Education. 33, 2, p. 831-846 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Impact of Team Integration and Group Cohesion on Project Delivery Performance

Franz, B., Leicht, R. M., Molenaar, K. & Messner, J., Jan 1 2017, In: Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 143, 1, 04016088.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

PREVALENCE AND VALUE OF BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING USES IN CONSTRUCTION

Leicht, R. M., Niu, M. & Messner, J. I., 2017, In: Proceedings of International Structural Engineering and Construction. 4, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articlepeer-review

Retrofitting of Healthcare Facilities: Case Study Approach

Mohammadpour, A., Anumba, C. J. & Messner, J. I., Sep 1 2017, In: Journal of Architectural Engineering. 23, 3, 05017003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Product-Oriented Information Delivery Framework for Multistory Modular Building Projects

Ramaji, I. J., Memari, A. M. & Messner, J. I., Jul 1 2017, In: Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. 31, 4, 04017001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Augmented Reality Gaming in Sustainable Design Education

Ayer, S. K., Messner, J. I. & Anumba, C. J., Mar 1 2016, In: Journal of Architectural Engineering. 22, 1, 04015012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review