Jennifer focuses on daylighting, lighting controls, and building occupant behavior research projects that help owners/operators realize zero energy in building operation.
Zero energy buildings
AREN 3540 - Illumination I
Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
Studies the fundamentals of architectural illumination. Introduces and applies basic principles and vocabulary to elementary problems in the lighting of environments for the performance of visual work and the proper interaction with architecture.
AREN 4560 - Luminous Radiative Transfer
Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2021
Teaches fundamentals of radiative exchange as applied to illumination engineering. Describes and uses principal numerical techniques for radiative transfer analysis. Applies techniques to lighting design and analysis.
AREN 4580 - Daylighting
Fall 2018 / Spring 2021
Applies the fundamental principles of illumination engineering to architectural daylighting design, exploring the quantitative methods and tools used to develop daylighting designs and evaluate their performance. Topics include solar and sky modeling, luminous radiative transfer, design methods, and controls for integration with electric lighting systems.
AREN 4830 - Special Topics for Seniors/Grads
Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020
Supervised study of special topics of interest to students under instructor guidance. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.