Nathan Brown

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Titles and Affiliations
Assistant Professor, Architectural Engineering

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Recent Publications

Design Optimization of Structural-Acoustic Spanning Concrete Elements in Buildings

Broyles, J. M., Shepherd, M. R. & Brown, N. C., Mar 1 2022, In: Journal of Architectural Engineering. 28, 1, 04021044.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Modified acoustic transmission metrics for early-stage design exploration using a computational case study of heavyweight floors

Broyles, J. M., Shepherd, M. R. & Brown, N. C., Jul 2022, In: Applied Acoustics. 196, 108865.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Quantifying potential dynamic façade energy savings in early design using constrained optimization

Hinkle, L. E., Wang, J. & Brown, N. C., Aug 1 2022, In: Building and Environment. 221, 109265.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A grammar-based optimization approach for walkable urban fabrics considering pedestrian accessibility and infrastructure cost

Lima, F. T., Brown, N. C. & Duarte, J. P., Jun 2022, In: Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science. 49, 5, p. 1489-1506 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Learning from historical structures under compression for concrete 3D printing construction

Duarte, G., Brown, N., Memari, A. M. & Pinto Duarte, J. M., Nov 2021, In: Journal of Building Engineering. 43, 103009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Design space exploration for comparing embodied carbon in tall timber structural systems

Hens, I., Solnosky, R. & Brown, N. C., Aug 1 2021, In: Energy and Buildings. 244, 110983.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Understanding the impact of walkability, population density, and population size on covid-19 spread: A pilot study of the early contagion in the united states

Lima, F. T., Brown, N. C. & Duarte, J. P., Nov 2021, In: Entropy. 23, 11, 1512.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Teaching Structures in an (Almost) Empty Room: An Assessment of Strategies for Student Engagement in Mixed-mode and Remote Classes

Solnosky, R., Brown, N. C. & Napolitano, R., Jul 26 2021, In: ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articlepeer-review

Optimizing thermal comfort and energy use for learning environments

Taylor, M., Brown, N. C. & Rim, D., Oct 1 2021, In: Energy and Buildings. 248, 111181.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Design performance and designer preference in an interactive, data-driven conceptual building design scenario

Brown, N. C., May 2020, In: Design Studies. 68, p. 1-33 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Implementing data-driven parametric building design with a flexible toolbox

Brown, N. C., Jusiega, V. & Mueller, C. T., Oct 2020, In: Automation in Construction. 118, 103252.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Investigation of optimization techniques on structural-acoustical shaped concrete slabs in buildings

Broyles, J. M., Shepherd, M. R. & Brown, N. C., 2020, In: Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics. 42, 1, 022001.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articlepeer-review

Design variable analysis and generation for performance-based parametric modeling in architecture

Brown, N. C. & Mueller, C. T., Mar 1 2019, In: International Journal of Architectural Computing. 17, 1, p. 36-52 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Quantifying diversity in parametric design: A comparison of possible metrics

Brown, N. C. & Mueller, C. T., Feb 1 2019, In: Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing: AIEDAM. 33, 1, p. 40-53 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Design for structural and energy performance of long span buildings using geometric multi-objective optimization

Brown, N. C. & Mueller, C. T., Sep 1 2016, In: Energy and Buildings. 127, p. 748-761 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review