Email: smakarec@spsu.edu
Phone: 678-915-3029

Office Location:
Construction Management
Southern Polytechnic State University
1100 South Marietta Parkway
Building H, Room 340
Marietta, GA 30060

Office Hours:
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Shariar Makarechi

Shariar MakarechiDr. Yar

Shariar (Yar) Makarechi, PE, PhD
Assistant Professor

School of Architecture, Civil Engineering Technology, and Construction
1100 South Marietta Parkway - Building H
Marietta, Georgia 30060-2896 U.S.A.
Tel: 678-915-3029
Fax: 678-915-4966
E-mail: yar@spsu.edu

 

EDUCATION

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA, 2006
  • Master in Operations Research, The George Washington University, Washington DC, 1981
  • Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering Aryamehr (Sharif) University of Technology, Tehran, Iran 1976

CERTIFICATES

  • Registered Professional Engineer in GA and several other states through National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying
  • Certified Energy Manager by American Energy Engineers
  • Certified Commercial Energy compliance inspector by City of San Francisco, CA
  • Certified eQuest Energy Modeling for Southern Building, by Georgia Tech, August 2001
  • Indoor Air Quality training by EPA, 1995
  • Mold Mildew and Moisture training by Building Sciences Corporation, 1995
  • Fundamentals of Building Control Systems by ASHRAE, 1998

ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Professor, Southern Polytechnic State University, Present
  • Adjunct Professor, SPSU, Summer 2006
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Georgia Institute of  Technology, August 2003-2006

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1994 to 9/03: Newcomb & Boyd, Atlanta, GA.: Sr. Associate

1992 to 94: Makarechi & Co. San Francisco, CA.: President

1988 to 92: Bentley Engineering, San Francisco, CA.: Vice President, Director SF Office

1986 to 88: Benbassat & Sporidis, Silver Spring, MD.: Chief Engineer

1979 to 86: Shefferman & Bigelson, Silver Spring, MD.: Group Head

1972 to 79: Sho’le Khavar Corp. Tehran, Iran: Design Project Enginee

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE)
  • Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA)
  • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
  • Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
  • Operations Research Society Omega RHO

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS AND SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS:

Makarechi, Crockett et al, (2002) High Performance Building Round Table report, sponsored by Johnson Controls and published by Consulting Specifying Engineers

Makarechi (2003) , Building Simulation Assisted Global Optimization Using Real Time Information, Georgia Institute of Technology Architectural PhD in Building Construction.

Makarechi (2004) , Building Automation Systems at the Crossroads published by Consulting Specifying Engineer.

Makarechi (2004) , Dynamic Decision Making Applications for Buildings paper Georgia Institute of Technology Architectural PhD in Building Construction.

Makarechi (2004) , Energy Performance Indicator Tool, Georgia Institute of Technology Architectural PhD in Building Construction.

Makarechi (2004) , Well-Posed-Ness Guarantees In Energy Plus Building Simulation Program, Georgia Institute of Technology Architectural PhD in Building Construction.

Makarechi (2004) .Integrated Utility Systems Business Plan, Georgia Institute of Technology Architectural PhD in Building Construction.

Makarechi (2005) , Global Optimization Systems (GOS) paper presented to and published by Building Futures Council.

Makarechi (2005) , A step towards the development of performance indicators for building automation systems, Georgia Institute of Technology Architectural PhD in Building Construction.

Makarechi (2006) , Dissertation Proposal for Developing Automation Performance Index, Georgia Institute of Technology Architectural PhD in Building Construction.

Makarechi (2006), PhD Dissertation on Automation Performance Index, Developing a Model to Quantify the Performance of Building Automation Systems, Georgia Institute of Technology Architectural PhD in Building Construction.

Makarechi, Kangari, (2007), A Method for Developing Automation Performance Index, Georgia Institute of Technology Architectural PhD in Building Construction.

Makarechi (2007), Construction Threes, an article to highlight the relationships between important issues in construction projects, Southern Polytechnic State University.

Makarechi, Yerushalmi, (2010), Shades of Green Technologies, Inderscience journal of Environmental Policies and Decision Making, http://www.inderscience.com/search/index.php?action=record&rec_id=33912 Looked up web-link 8/30/2011.

Makarechi, Kangari, (2011), Research Methodology for Building Automation Performance Index:, International Journal of Facility Management, http://ijfm.net/index.php/ijfm/article/view/32/47 Looked up web-link 8/30/2011.

Makarechi, Kangari, (2011), Significant Parameters for Building Automation Performance, International Journal of Facility Management, http://ijfm.net/index.php/ijfm/article/view/37/53 Looked up web-link 8/30/2011.

Makarechi, (2011). Building Management Systems Point Density Outlook, Commissioned by Intelligent Buildings, http://www.intelligentbuildings.com/ Looked up web-link 9/07/2011

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • ASHRAE Region III energy award for efficient design second place 1984
  • Several Carrier, Trane, Singer, Cleaver Brooks, Marley, BAC, B&G  Technical Development and Training Awards