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Journal Publications

  • Alvanchi, A., Jafari, M. A., Shabanlou, M., & Meghdadi, Z. (2021). A novel public-private-people partnership framework in regeneration of old urban neighborhoods in Iran. Land Use Policy, 105728. DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2021.105728. Download PDF (free download before October 28, 2021)
  • Alvanchi, A., Didehvar, N., Jalilehvand, M., Adami, P., & Shahmir, S. (2021). Semi-Augmented Reality, a Novel Approach to Improve Customer Safety in the Pre-sale Process of Under Construction Buildings. International Journal of Engineering, 34(10). DOI: 10.5829/IJE.2021.34.10A.01. Download PDF.
  • Alvanchi, A., TohidiFar, A., Mousavi, M., Azad, R. & Rokooei, S. (2021) A critical study of the existing issues in manufacturing maintenance systems: Can BIM fill the gap?, Computers in Industry, Volume 131, 103484, ISSN 0166-3615, DOI: 10.1016/j.compind.2021.103484.  Download PDF.
  • TohidiFar, A., Mousavi, M., & Alvanchi, A. (2021). A hybrid BIM and BN-based model to improve the resiliency of hospitals' utility systems in disasters. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 57, 102176, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2021.102176. Download PDF.
  • Alvanchi, A., & Hashemi, A. (2021). Exploring Worker’s Absence Pattern in the Construction Industry in Iran. Scientia Iranica, 28(2), 586-597, DOI: 10.24200/SCI.2020.51462.2192. Download PDF.
  • Alvanchi, A., BaniAssadi, F. Shahsavari, M. and Kashani, H. (2021) Improving materials logistics plan in road construction projects using discrete event simulation. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management , DOI: 10.1108/ECAM-08-2018-0317. Download PDF.
  • Alvanchi, A., Bajalan, Z. and Iravani, P. (2021) Emission assessment of alternative dam structure types, a novel approach to consider in new dam projects. Construction Innovation, Vol. 21 No. 2, pp. 203-217, DOI: 10.1108/CI-08-2019-0074. Download PDF.
  • Alizadeh Kharazi, B., Alvanchi, A. and Taghaddos, H. (2020) A Novel Building Information Modeling-based Method for Improving Cost and Energy Performance of the Building Envelope. International Journal of Engineering, 33(11), 2162-2173, DOI: 10.5829/IJE.2020.33.11B.06. Download PDF.
  • Alvanchi, A., Shiri, N. and Alikhani, H. (2020) In-depth Investigation of Project Planning and Control Software Package Application in the Construction Industry of Iran. International Journal of Engineering, 33(10), 1817-1825, DOI: 10.5829/IJE.2020.33.10A.01. Download PDF.
  • Alvanchi, A., Hoseini, S.M.T., Nili-Ahamdabadi M.H., AmiriDiba, A. (2020) Improving Public Private Partnership Project Procurement, Addressing Major Shortfalls in the Standard-Form Contract. International Journal of Procurment Management, , 13(4), 482-506, DOI: 10.1504/IJPM.2020.108627. Download PDF.
  • Alvanchi, A., Rahimi, M., Mousavi, M. and Alikhani, H. (2020) Construction schedule, an influential factor on air pollution in urban infrastructure projects. Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 255, 10 May 2020, 120222, DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.120222. Download PDF.
  • Alvanchi, A., & Seyrfar, A. (2020). Improving facility management of public hospitals in Iran using building information modeling. Scientia Iranica, 27(6), 2817-2829, DOI: 10.24200/sci.2019.50186.1562. Download PDF.
  • Alvanchi, A., Moghaddam, N., and Hosseini, S. M. T. (2020) Assessment of factors influencing public parking development in Tehran. (In Farsi), Journal of Transportation Research, Volume 17, Issue 3, 75-90 Published online at: http://www.trijournal.ir/article_113711.html. Download PDF.
  • Alvanchi, A., Rahimi, M. and Alikhani, H. (2019) Air Pollution Concentration Near Sensitive Urban Locations: A Missing Factor to Consider in the Grade Separation Projects. Journal of Cleaner Production,Volume 228, 10 August 2019, Pages 824-832,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.04.300. Download PDF.
  • Alvanchi, A. and JavadiAghdam S.(2019) Job Site Weather Index, an Indicator for Open Environment Construction Projects. Journal of Construction Innovation, Vol. 19 Issue: 1, pp.110-124, https://doi.org/10.1108/CI-12-2017-0097. Download PDF.
  • Mahpour A., Alvanchi, A. and Mortaheb M.M.(2019) Applying Materials Waste Quantification to Cement Waste Reduction in Tehran’s Residential Buildings: A Case Study. Journal of Scientia Iranica, Volume 26, Issue 5, Pages 2633-2653, DOI: 10.24200/SCI.2017.4598. Download PDF.
  • Alikhani, H., & Alvanchi, A. (2019). Using genetic algorithms for long-term planning of network of bridges. Scientia Iranica, 26(5), 2653-2664, DOI: 10.24200/SCI.2017.4604. Download PDF.
  • Alvanchi, A., HajiYakhchali, S. and Farmani, N. (2019) Evaluating factors causing delay in residential building projects of Mashhad (In Farsi). Journal of Pajouheshi Sharif, Volume 35.2, Issue 3.2, Pages 3-13, DOI: 10.24200/J30.2018.2285.2163. Download PDF.
  • Alvanchi, A. and Moghaddam, N. (2019) Public Parking Space Issues for Tehran Citizens (In Farsi). Journal of Pajouheshi Sharif, Volume 35.2, Issue, 3.1, Pages 83-90, DOI: 10.24200/J30.2019.20927. Download PDF.
  • Baniassadi, F., Alvanchi, A. and Mostafavi A. (2018) A Simulation-Based Framework for Concurrent Safety and Productivity Improvement in Construction Projects. Journal of Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Vol. 25 Issue: 11, pp.1501-1515, DOI: 10.1108/ECAM-12-2017-0266. Download PDF.
  • Alvanchi, A. (2018) Analyzing dynamics of Iran’s public construction projects delivered under design-bid-build method (In Farsi). Journal of Pajouheshi Sharif, Accepted, DOI: 10.24200/j30.2018.2129.2100. Download PDF.
  • Alvanchi A., Lee S. and AbouRizk S. (2012) Dynamics of Workforce Skill Evolution in Construction Projects. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Volume 39, Number 9, pp. 1005-1017, DOI: 10.1139/l2012-087.
  • Alvanchi A., Azimi, R., Lee S. and AbouRizk S. (2012) Off-Site Construction Planning Using Discrete Event Simulation. Journal of Architectural Engineering, ASCE, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp. 114-122, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000055.
  • Alvanchi A., Lee S. and AbouRizk S. (2012) Dynamics of Working Hours in Construction. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, Volume 137, No. 1, pp. 66-77, DOI:10.1061/%28ASCE%29CO.1943-7862.0000384.
  • Alvanchi A., Lee S. and AbouRizk S. (2011) Modeling Framework and Architecture of Hybrid System Dynamics and Discrete Event Simulation for Construction. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering Journal, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp. 77-91, DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8667.2010.00650.x.
  • Azimi, R., Lee, S., AbouRizk, S., Alvanchi, A. (2011) A Framework for an Automated and Integrated Project Monitoring and Control System for Steel Fabrication Projects. Automation in Construction, Volume 20, Issue 1, pp. 88-97, DOI: 10.1016/j.autcon.2010.07.001.

Selecetd Conference Publications

  • Shafiee A., Alvanchi A. and Biglari S. "A Neural Network Based Model for Cost Estimation of Industrial Building at the Project's Definition Phase" 5th International/11th Construction Specialty Conference, Vancouver, Candad, June 8 to June 10, 2015
  • Baniassadi F., Alvanchi A. and Mostafavi A. "A Simulation Framework for Ex-Ante Analysis of Safety and Productivity in Construction Projects" 5th International/11th Construction Specialty Conference, Vancouver, Candad, June 8 to June 10, 2015
  • Alvanchi A. and Bisadi M. "Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment of Dams in Iran" Presented and published in the conference proceeding at Second International Conference on Sustainable Urbanization, Hong Kong, China, Jan 2015, pp. 60-61.
  • Shafiee A., Alvanchi A. and Biglari S. "Quantity Survey and Estimation of Civil Facilities in Small Industrial Projects (in Farsi)" Presented and published in the conference proceeding at 15th National Civil Students Conference, Oroomieh, Iran, Sep 2014.
  • Taghaddos M., Heravi G. and Alvanchi A. "Improving Intra-city Mega Bridge Construction Projects Using Simulation Modeling (in Farsi)" Presented and published in the conference proceeding at 15th National Civil Students Conference, Oroomieh, Iran, Sep 2014.
  • Alvanchi A. and Kanerva J. "A Proposal for Integrated Safety and Quality Management System Framework for Construction Companies" Presented and published in the conference proceeding at the Annual Conference of Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Jun 2012.
  • Alvanchi A., Nguyen A. and AbouRizk S. "Structural Steel Fabrication Special Purpose Simulation" Presented and published in the conference proceeding at the Construction Research Congress, West Lafayette, IN, USA, May 2012, pp. 1391-1399.
  • Alvanchi A., Lee S. and AbouRizk S. "Modeling of Workforce Evolution in Construction Projects" Presented and published in the Conference Proceeding at the Annual Conference of Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Ottawa, Canada, Jun 2011, CN-003-1 to 11.
  • Alvanchi A., Azimi R., Lee S. and AbouRizk S. "Virtual Model of Structural Steel Construction using COSYE Framework" Presented and published in the Conference Proceeding at the 10th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, Nov 2010, pp. 283-290.
  • Alvanchi A., Lee S. and AbouRizk S. "Exploring the Effects of Context Level Factors on the Structural Steel Fabrication Shop Operation" Presented and published at the Construction Research Congress, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 2010, pp. 298-307.
  • Alvanchi A., Lee S. and AbouRizk S. "Meaningful Level of Change in Hybrid Simulation for Construction Analysis" Presented and published at the Winter Simulation Conference, Austin, Texas, U.S.A, Dec 2009, pp. 2647-2652.
  • Azimi R., Alvanchi A., Lee S. and AbouRizk S. "Development of the Industrial Steel Construction Federation in the COSYE Environment" Presented and published in the Conference Proceeding at 16th Annual Canadian Construction Research Forum, Banff, Alberta, Canada, Aug 2009, pp. 173-185.
  • Alvanchi A. "Incorporating the Mutual Effects of Context and Operation Level Effective Factors for Decision Making in Construction" Presented and published in the Conference Proceeding at 16th Annual Canadian Construction Research Forum, Banff, Alberta, Canada, Aug 2009, pp. 199-216.
  • Alvanchi A., Lee S. and AbouRizk S. "Incorporating Context Level Parameters to Improve Operation Analysis in Steel Fabrication Shops" Presented and published in the Conference Proceeding at the International Conference on Construction Engineering and Management/Project Management, Jeju, Korea, May 2009, pp. 1053-1059.
  • Alvanchi A., Lee S. and AbouRizk S. "Modeling Architecture for Hybrid System Dynamics and Discrete Event Simulation" Presented and Published in the Conference Proceeding at the Construction Research Congress, Seattle, U.S.A, Apr 2009, pp. 1290-1299.
  • Azimi R. and Alvanchi A. "Intra-City Bus Planning Using Computer Simulation" Presented and Published in the Conference Proceeding at the International Conference on Prospects for Research in Transport and Logistics on a Regional - Global Perspective, Istanbul, Turkey, Feb 2009, pp. 211-216.
  • Alvanchi A. and AbouRizk S. "Applying Fuzzy Set Theory for the Project Risk Management Using Matlab Fuzzy Tool Box" Presented and Published in the Proceeding of Annual Conference of Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Quebec City, Canada, Jun 2008, v1, pp. 368-378.