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Mark Snyder, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer, CAE

Office: 

AM 228F

Phone: 

312.567.5713

Fax: 

312.567.3519

Email: 

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

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 student’s aspirations, study skills and professional development.

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.

Professional Society Memberships 

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.