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Journal Papers

  • Hamzeh F. R., Abdul Ghani, O., and Abbas, Y.(2017)  “Modular concrete construction – the differing perspectives of designers, manufacturers, and contractors in Lebanon” Journal of Engineering Construction and Architectural Management.
  • Al Hattab, M., Zankoul, E., and Hamzeh, F.R.(2017)  “Near Real-Time Optimization of Overlapping Tower Crane Operations: A Model and Case Study”, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000666, pp. 1-16 . Read Paper
  • Al Hattab, M. (S), and Hamzeh, F.R. (2017) “A Process-Social Perspective for Understanding Design Information Flow”. Lean Construction Journal, USA, pp 1-11.Read Paper
  • Hamzeh, F.R.,  Zankoul, E., and El Sakka , F. (2016). “Removing Constraints to Make Tasks Ready in Weekly Work Planning” Procedia Engineering, Elsevier, 164 ( 2016 ), pp. 68 – 74. Read Paper
  • Al Hattab, M., and Hamzeh, F.R. (2016). “Analyzing Design Workflow: An Agent-based Modeling Approach” Procedia Engineering, Elsevier, 164 ( 2016 ), pp. 510 – 517. Read Paper
  • Rouhana, C. and Hamzeh F.R.,(2016)  “An ABC Approach to Modeling the Emergence of ‘New Tasks’ in Weekly Construction Planning”, Lean Construction Journal. USA.pp. 35-56 Read Paper
  • Abou Ibrahim, H.  and Hamzeh, F.R. (2016) “Enabling Lean Design Management: An LOD Based Framework”. Lean Construction Journal, USA, pp  12-24. Read Paper
  • Hamzeh, F. R., Theokaris, C., Rouhana, C., and Abbas, Y., (2016) “Application of Hands-on Simulation Games to Improve Classroom Experience?” European Journal of Engineering Education, Taylor and Francis, pp. 1-11, DOI:10.1080/03043797.2016.1190688.Read Paper
  • Alves, T., Pestana, A., Gilbert, E., and Hamzeh, F.R. (). “Lean Principles for the Management of Construction Submittals and RFIs.” Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice , ASCE , 10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000285 , 05016004.Read Paper
  • Wehbe, F., Al Hattab, M., and Hamzeh, F.R. (2016) “Exploring associations between resilience and construction safety performance in safety networks”, Safety Science, Elsevier, v 82, pp 338-351, DOI 10.1016.       Read Paper
  • Hamzeh, F. R., Zankoul, E., and Rouhana, C. (2015) “How can ‘tasks made ready’ during lookahead planning impact reliable workflow and project duration?”, Construction Management and Economics, Taylor and Francis, pp 243-258 , DOI 10.1080/01446193.2015.1047878. Read Paper
  • Al Hattab, M., and Hamzeh, F. R., (2015) “Using Social Network Theory and Simulation to Compare Traditional versus BIM–lean practice for design error management”, Automation in ConstructionElsevier, pp 59-69, DOI 10.1016/j.autcon.2015.02.014 Read Paper
  • Hamzeh, F. R., Saab, I., Tommelein, I. D., and Ballard, G.(2015) “Understanding the Role of “Tasks Anticipated” in Lookahead Planning through Simulation”, Automation in Construction, Elsevier, pp 18-26, DOI 10.10.1016/j.autcon.2014.09.005 Read Paper
  • Hamzeh, F. R., and  El Jazzar, M.,(2015) “Self-Help as a Lean Approach to Mange UN Rehabilitation Projects”, The Global Lean Network Journal, Planet Lean.   Read Paper
  • Malaeb, Z., Hachem, H., Tourbah, A., Maalouf, T., El Zarwi, N., and Hamzeh F.R.  (2015) “3D Concrete Printing: Machine and Mix Design”, International Journal of Civil Engineering & Technology, Volume: 6, Issue: 6, pp 14-22.Read Paper
  • Hamzeh, F.R., Ballard, G., and Tommelein, I.D. (2012). “Rethinking Lookahead Planning to Optimize Construction Workflow”, Lean Construction Journal, ISSN 1555 -1369, pp. 15-34.Read Paper
  • Singleton, M, and Hamzeh, F.R. (2011). “Implementing Integrated Project Delivery on Department of the Navy Construction Projects”, Lean Construction Journal, USA, pp. 17-31.Read Paper

Book Chapters, Books, and Research Reports

  • Hamzeh, F. R., Teokari, C. (S), and Rouhana, C. (S) (2016) Using Forums and Simulation Exercises to Enhance Active Learning in Lean Construction Education. Ch. 6, pp 139-159, M. Abdulwahed et al. (eds.), Advances in Engineering Education in the Middle East and North Africa, Springer,  DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-15323-0_6. Read Chapter
  • Hamzeh, F.R. (2009). Improving Construction Workflow – The Role of Production Planning and Control. Ph.D. Dissertation, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A., 273 pp. Read Manuscript
  • Ballard, G., Hamzeh, F.R., and Tommelein, I.D. (2007). “The Last Planner Production Workbook- Improving Reliability in Planning and Workflow”, 2nd Edition, Lean Construction Institute, San Francisco, California, USA, pp. 81.
  • Hamzeh, F.R. (2006). “Margins of Quality for Hyatt Regency Curtain Wall System in New Orleans”, CE205B Course Proceedings-Margins of Quality in Engineered Systems, [TA 169 M37 2006 ENGI], Editors: John LaViolette and Rune Storesund, University of California, Berkeley, USA, pp. 12.Read Paper

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • Hamzeh, F.R., Kallassy, J., Lahoud, M., and Azar, R. (2016). “The First Extensive Implementation of Lean and LPS in Lebanon: Results and Reflections.” In: Proc. 24th Ann. Conf. of the Int’l. Group for Lean Construction, Boston, MA, USA, sect.6 pp. 33–42. Read Paper
  • Al Hattab, M., and  Hamzeh, F.R. (2016). “Modeling Design Workflow: Integrating Process and Organization.” In: Proc. 24th Ann. Conf. of the Int’l. Group for Lean Construction, Boston, MA, USA, sect.5 pp. 53–62. Read Paper
  • Abou-Ibrahim, H. and Hamzeh, F. R. (2016). “BIM: a TFV Perspective to Manage Design Using the LOD Concept.” In: Proc. 24th Ann. Conf. of the Int’l. Group for Lean Construction, Boston, MA, USA, sect.4, pp. 3–12. Read Paper
  •  Khaddaj, M.B., Kachouh, H., Halaby, B. and Hamzeh, F.R. (2016). “Lean Management Principles andStigmergy.” In: Proc. 24th Ann. Conf. of the Int’l. Group for Lean Construction, Boston, MA, USA, sect.7, pp. 23–32.Read Paper
  • El Sakka , F., Eid , K.., Narciss , T., and Hamzeh, F.R., (2016). “Integrating Lean into Modular Construction: A Detailed Case Study of Company X” In: Proc. 24th Ann. Conf. of the Int’l. Group for Lean Construction, Boston, MA, USA, sect.8 pp. 23–32. Read Paper
  • Awada, M.A, Lakkis, B.S., Doughan, A.R., and Hamzeh, F.R. (2016). “Influence of Lean Concepts on Safety in the Lebanese Construction Industry.” In: Proc. 24th Ann. Conf. of the Int’l. Group for Lean Construction, Boston, MA, USA, sect.11 pp. 63–72. Read Paper
  • Damaj, O., Fakhreddine, M., Lahoud, M., and Hamzeh, F.R. (2016) Implementing Ergonomics in Construction to Improve Work Performance. .” In: Proc. 24th Ann. Conf. of the Int’l. Group for Lean Construction, Boston, MA, USA, sect.11 pp. 53-62. Read Paper
  • Sleiman, J., Zankoul, E., Khoury, H., and Hamzeh, F.R. (2016) Sensor-Based Planning Tool for Tower Crane Anti-Collision Monitoring on Construction Sites. Construction Research Congress 2016: pp. 2624-2632. Read Paper
  • Hamzeh, F.R., Hajj, H., Daher, N., Aramouny, C., Shehadeh, M., and, Najjar, K., (2015). “A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Developing an Introductory Course in Engineering and Architecture”. In Proc. 10th World Congress on Engineering Education, At Beirut, Lebanon, Volume: 2015.Read Paper
  • Daou, E., Gharzouzi, P., Sreih, E. & Hamzeh, F.R. (2015) “Instantask: Designing a Visual Application for Enabling Agile Planning Response”, In: Seppänen, O., González, V.A. & Arroyo, P., 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Perth, Australia, 29-31 Jul 2015. pp 23-32.Read Paper
  • Abou Ibrahim, H.A.A. & Hamzeh, F.R. (2015) “Expected Lean Effects of Advanced High-Rise Formwork Systems”, In: Seppänen, O., González, V.A. & Arroyo, P., 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Perth, Australia, 29-31 Jul 2015. pp 83-92.Read Paper
  • El Jazzar, M.S. & Hamzeh, F.R. (2015) “Post Measuring the Last Planner Metrics in Shelter Rehabilitation Projects”, In: Seppänen, O., González, V.A. & Arroyo, P., 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Perth, Australia, 29-31 Jul 2015. pp 783-792.       Read Paper
  • Abou Ibrahim, H., and Hamzeh, F.R., (2015) “Role of Formwork Systems in High-Rise Construction”, In: Proceedings of ICSC15: The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering 5th International/11th Construction Specialty Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, June 7-10., pp 349:1-10.Read Paper
  •  Hamzeh F.R., Abdul Ghani, O. and Abou Ibrahim, H., 2015. “Analyzing Obstacles and Exploring Opportunities to Improve Modular Industrialized Construction in Lebanon”. In: Proceedings of the Modular and Offsite Construction Summit/ 1st ICIC Conference. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. May 19-21.
  • Al Hattab, M.,  Zankoul, E., Hamzeh F.R. (2014) “Optimizing Joint Operation of Two Tower Cranes through Look-ahead Planning and Process Simulation”, Proceedings for the 22nd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Oslo, Norway, pp. 535-546. Read Paper
  • Faloughi, F., Bechara, W., Chamoun, J.,  Hamzeh F.R. (2014) “SimpLean: An Effective Tool for Optimizing Construction Workflow”, Proceedings for the 22nd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Oslo, Norway, pp. 281-292. Read Paper
  • Rouhana, C., Aoun, M., Faek, F., El Jazzar, M., Hamzeh F.R. (2014) “The Reduction of Construction Duration by Implementing Contour Crafting (3D Printing)”, Proceedings for the 22nd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Oslo, Norway, pp. 1031-1042.  Read Paper
  • Rached, F., Hraoui, Y., Karam, A., Hamzeh F. R. (2014) “Implementation of IPD in the Middle East and its Challenges”, Proceedings for the 22nd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Oslo, Norway, pp. 293-304. Read Paper
  • Yassine, T., Basha, B., Faek, F., Hamzeh, F. R. (2014) “Implementing Takt-Time Planning in Construction to Improve Work Flow”, Proceedings for the 22nd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Oslo, Norway, pp. 787-798. Read Paper
  • Aslesen, S., Sandberg, E., Hamzeh, F.R., and Wehbe, F. (2014) “Improving Safety Performance: Using deviation Reporting as a Source for Continuous Improvement”, Proceedings for the 22nd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Oslo, Norway, pp. 1435-1446.Read Paper
  • Al Hattab, M., Hamzeh, F.R. (2013) Information Flow Comparison Between Traditional and BIM-Based Projects in the Design Phase, Proceedings for the 21st Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction.Read Paper
  • Tsao, C., Azambuja, M., Hamzeh, F.R., Menches, C., Rybkowski, Z. (2013) Teaching Lean Construction- Perspective on Theory and Practice, Proceedings for the 21st Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction.Read Paper
  • Wehbe, F., Hamzeh, F.R. (2013) Failure Mode and Effect Analysis as a Tool for Risk Management in Construction Planning, Proceedings for the 21st Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction.Read Paper
  • Eljazzar, A., Beydoun, A., Hamzeh, F.R. (2013) Hamzeh, Optimizing Workflow for Shelter Rehabilitation Projects in Refugee Camps, Proceedings for the 21st Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction.Read Paper
  • Hamzeh, F.R., Abi Morshed, F., Jalwan, H., and Saab, I. (2012). ”Is Improvisation Compatible with Lookahead Planning? An Exploratory Study”, Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, IGLC 20, 18-20 July, San Diego, CA, USA, pp. 441- 450.Read Paper
  • Hamzeh, F.R., and Langerud, B. (2011). “Using Simulation to Study the Impact of Improving Lookahead Planning on the Reliability of Production Planning”, 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, 11-14 December, Phoenix Arizona, pp. 3436-3447.Read Paper
  • Hamzeh, F.R. (2011). ”The Lean Journey: Implementing the Last Planner System in Construction”, Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, IGLC 19, 13-15 July, Lima, Peru, pp. 379- 390.Read Paper
  • Hamzeh, F.R., and Jacobs, F. (2010). “Open Forum as an Active Learning Method for Teaching Lean Construction”, Proceedings of the Lean Advancement Initiative, 5th LAI/EdNet Lean Educator Conference, May 19-21, Daytona Beach, Florida.Read Paper
  • Hamzeh, F.R., and Bergstrom, E. (2010). “The Lean Transformation: A Framework for Successful Implementation of the Last PlannerTM System in Construction”, Proc. 46th Ann. Int’l Conf. of the Associated Schools of Construction, ASC 46. 07-10 April, Boston, Massachusetts.Read Paper
  • Hamzeh, F.R., Ballard, G., and Tommelein, I.D. (2009). “Is the Last Planner System Applicable to Design? A Case Study”, Proc. 17th Ann. Conf. Int’l. Group for Lean Constr., IGLC 17, 15-17 July, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 165-176.Read Paper
  • Hamzeh, F.R., Ballard, G., and Tommelein, I.D. (2008). “Improving Construction Workflow- The Connective Role of Lookahead Planning”, Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, IGLC 16, 16-18 July, Manchester, UK, pp. 635-646.    Area Key note paper. Read Paper
  • Hamzeh, F.R., Tommelein, I.D., Ballard, G., and Kaminsky, P. (2007). ”Logistics Centers to Support Project-Based Production in the Construction Industry”, Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, IGLC 15, 18-20 July, East Lansing, Michigan, USA, pp. 181-191. Read Paper