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    Mark Snyder, PhD - Senior Lecturer, CAE

    Mark Snyder, PhD

    Senior Lecturer, CAE

    Architectural Engineering

    Office: AM 228F

    Phone: 312.567.5713
    Fax: 312.567.3519
    Email: snyder@iit.edu
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    Expertise

    • Architectural Engineering: Analyzing the energy flows in buildings and modeling lighting from overhead natural and artificial sources. Engineering Education: State-of-the-art teaching techniques and approaches. The effect of ethics-centered education on studentís aspirations, study skills and professional development.

    Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Physics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX, May 1988.
    • Master of Science in Architectural Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, July, 2005.
    • Master of Science in Physics, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, August, 1979.
    • Bachelor of Science in Physics, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, December, 1977.

    Research

    1. Longitudinal assessment of undergraduates and alumni using a instrument designed to determine personal approaches to problems, values and specific professional skills to determine how these values change over the arc of 4 years of college and beyond.

    2. Assessment of freshmen in Armour College to determine the relationship between future aspirations and quality of study skills and strategies.

    Current Projects

    Awards/Honors

    Patents

    Books

    Selected Publications

    Highway Work Zone Safety Audits at the Construction Stage, Shi, Jonathan, L.Zongzhi, M.Snyder. 88th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington, DC, 2009.

    Analysis and Design of a New Roof Monitor for Day and Night Illumination of Large Volume Room Mark E. Snyder, Ahmed Megri and Fariborz Haghighat, Indoor Built Environment, 2008, Volume 17, number 5, pages 421-434.

    Building Zonal Thermal and Airflow Modeling Megri, A.C., Snyder, M., Musy, M., International Journal of Ventilation, 2005. Volume 4, Number 2, pages 177-188.

    Contribution to Protect High-Rise and High-Visibility Buildings from Explosions, Chemical or Biological Attacks, Mark E. Snyder and Ahmed Megri, Western Society of Engineering, vol. 4 issue 3 Fall 2001.

    Professional Society Memberships

    Civil and Architectural Engineering
    3201 South Dearborn Street
    Room 228 Alumni Memorial Hall
    Chicago, IL 60616-3793
    Phone: 312.567.3540
    312.567.3519