Gusmao Brissi, S., Wong, O.C., Debs, L., and Zhang, J. (2021 - accepted). A review on the interactions of robotic systems and lean principles in offsite construction. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management.
Gusmao Brissi, S., Debs, L., & Elwakil, E. (2021). A Review on the Factors Affecting the Use of Offsite Construction in Multifamily Housing in the United States. Buildings, 11(1), 5.
Debs, L. & Shaurette, M. (2020 - online first). An Exploration of Telephone and E-Mail Communications for Design-Related Construction Problems. International Journal of Construction Education and Research.
Debs, L., Miller, K. D., Ashby, I. & Exter, M. (2019). Students’ perspectives on different teaching methods: comparing innovative and traditional courses in a technology program. Research in Science and Technological Education.
de Cresce El Debs, L., Brunese, P., Shaurette, M. (2018). Use of Concept Maps to Illustrate Barriers to Construction Industry Inter-Organizational Communication: a Comparative View from Students and Professionals. International Journal of Construction Education and Research. Vol. 14 Issue 2, p77-94.
de Cresce El Debs, L. & Kelley, T. (2015). Gathering design references from nature. The Technology and Engineering Teacher. Sep2015, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p10-14.
Debs, L. C. & Ferreira, S. L. (2014). Guidelines for a design process for facades with precast concrete panels in a BIM environment. Ambiente Construido. 14:2, p. 41-60.
Wu, S., Tedeschi, B., Schreiber, Z., Hutzel, W. & Debs, L. (2021 - accepted). Elementary School Renovation to Achieve Net Zero Energy. In: Proceedings of the 6th International High-Performance Buildings Conference. Purdue University. West Lafayette, IN.
Debs, L., Zhang, J, Hubbard, B. & Clark, C. (2021 - accepted). Quantity Take-Off Using Building Information Modeling (BIM) For Construction Students. In: 14th BIM Academic Symposium. March, 2021. Virtual Conference.
Gusmao Brissi, S., Debs, L.* & Zimpfer, M. (2020). Construction students’ confidence in their abilities to visualize construction methods. In: 2020 Frontiers in Education Conference. October, 2020. Virtual Conference (Uppsala, Sweden).
Debs, L.* & Gusmao Brisi, S. (2020). Academic Collaboration in Journal Publications: Pilot Findings from a Sustainability Perspective. In: 55th ASC Annual Conference Proceedings. September, 2020, Virtual Conference.
Debs, L.*, Chen, Y & Zhang, J (2020). Engaging High-School Students in Building Prefabrication (Resource Exchange). In: ASEE National Conference Proceedings. June 21-24, 2020, Virtual Conference.
Debs, L.* & Hubbard, B. (2020). Faculty Experience in Team Teaching in Construction Management Higher Education. In: ASEE National Conference Proceedings. June 21-24, 2020, Virtual Conference.
Gusmao Brissi, S.* & Debs, L. (2019). Lean, Modularization and Automation in Construction. In: IGLC Annual Meeting. July 1-7, 2019, Dublin, Ireland.
Gusmao Brissi, S., Watanabe, M., & Debs, L.* (2019). Sustainable Design Experience: The Race to Zero Competition. In: ASEE National Conference Proceedings, Jun 16-19, Tampa, FL.
Debs, L.*, Zhang, J., & Chen, Y. (2019). Developing a Request for Qualifications Activity to Integrate Construction Topics at the Sophomore Level. In: ASEE National Conference Proceedings, Jun 16-19, Tampa, FL.
Tian, C., Guo, X., Chen, Y.*, Debs, L., & Zhang, J. (2019). The change of Building Information Modeling Maturity in the Last Five Years (pp. 10). In: 2019 CIB World Building Congress. Jun 17-21, Hong Kong
Zhang, J.*, Chen, Y., Liu, R., & Debs, L. (2019). Cartesian Points Visualization in Game Simulation for Analyzing Geometric Representations of AEC Objects in IFC. In: 36th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC 2019) (vol. 36, pp. 144-151). The International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC). May 21-24, Banff, Canada.
Metzinger, J. R.*, Cabral, J. E., Debs, L., Santon, S. D. & Zimpfer, M. D. (2019). Construction Management Curriculum Transformation through Project-Based Learning: Initial Implementation. In: 54th ASC Annual Conference Proceedings. April 10-13, 2019, Colorado, CO.
Debs, L.* & Gusmao Brissi, S. (2019). Undergraduate Construction Students' Engagement with Other AEC Disciplines. In 54th ASC Annual Conference Proceedings. April 10-13, 2019, Colorado, CO.
Debs, L.* & Zimpfer, M. (2018). Developing and Applying an Undergraduate Cross-course Team Assignment (WIP). In 2018 IEEE Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference Proceedings. October 3-6, 2018, San Jose, CA, IEEE.
Shaurette, M.* & Debs, L. (2018). Study Abroad to Promote Design and Construction Collaboration. 54th ASC Annual Conference Proceedings. April 17-21, 2018, Minneapolis, MN.
Debs, L.*, Brophy, S. & Espinoza, C. (2017). Identifying Student Communication Strategies Involving Spatial Information. In 2017 IEEE Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference Proceedings. October 18-21, 2017, Indianapolis, IN, IEEE.
de Cresce El Debs, L.*, Shaurette, M. Wilder, D. M. (2017). Undergraduate Opportunities for Construction Students' Multidisciplinary AEC Collaboration and Awareness. ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. June 24-48, 2017, Columbus, OH.
de Cresce El Debs, L.*, Shaurette, M., Hynes, W., Kwon, H. J., Hutzel, B., Barbarash, D. (2017). Cross College Collaboration for the Development of a New Major in Design and Construction Integration. ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. June 24-48, 2017, Columbus, OH.
de Cresce El Debs, L.*, Shaurette, M. & Rybkowski (2017). Selection of Communication Media by Design and Construction Personnel for Design Problem Solving. ASC Annual Conference Proceedings April 5-9, 2017, Seattle, WA.
Gray, C.*, de Cresce El Debs, L.*, Exter, M. & Krause, T. (2016). Instructional Strategies for Incorporating Empathy in Transdisciplinary Technology Education. ASEE National Conference Proceedings. June 26-29, 2015, New Orleans, LA. ∗ Nominated as finalist for Best Diversity Paper
de Cresce El Debs, L.*, Shaurette, M., & Benhart, B. (2016). Professional Certifications in Construction Industry: A Comparative View from Students and Companies. ASC Annual Conference Proceedings April 13-16, 2016, Provo, UT.
de Cresce El Debs, L.*, Dionne, R., Exter, M. & Shaurette, M. (2015). Problem solving in a multidisciplinary environment: observations from a newly developed program. ASEE National Conference Proceedings. June 14-17, 2015, Seattle, WA.
Debs, L. C.* & Ferreira, S. L. (2013). Specifications for a BIM computational tool for conceiving facade design with precast panels. Anais do 6o Encontro de Tecnologia de Informacao e Comunicacao na Construcao. Campinas. PPGAU/EESC/USP. p. 411-422.
El Debs, L. C.* & Ferreira, S. L. (2013). Analysis of the potential of using BIM applications for designs with precast elements. Anais do 3o. Encontro Nacional Pesquisa-Projeto-Producao em Pre-Moldados 2013. Sao Carlos: EESC-USP.
Debs, L. C.*, Ferreira, S. L., & Villares, A. B. A. (2012). Application of Automated Code Checking in Brazilian Building Regulations. Proceedings of the CIB W078, 2012, Beirut. Beirut: Lebanese American University. p. 52-61.
*denotes conference paper presenter
de Cresce El Debs, L. (2016). A mixed-methods study on choice of media influence on construction industry communication. Dissertation presented for obtaining the degree of PhD in Technology. Purdue University, 2013. West Lafayette, IN. 244p.
Debs, L. C. & Ferreira, S. L. (2013) Analysis of the potential of using BIM tools for designs with precast elements. Concreto & Construcoes. N. 72. October-December 2013. p. 53-58. (not peer revised, invited publication, trades magazine)
Debs, L. C. (2013). Proposal of a BIM computational tool to assist the design of architectural precast concrete panel facades. Thesis presented for obtaining the degree of Master in Built Environment (Habitat). IPT-SP, 2013. Sao Paulo. 200p.
Presentations (in addition to conference paper presentations):
Shaurette, M.* & de Cresce El Debs, L.* (2016), The Purdue School of Construction Management’s Major in Design-Construction Integration. 18th Lean Construction Institute Annual Congress. Lean Construction Institute. Chicago, IL.
de Cresce El Debs, L.* & Shaurette, M. (2016), Conceptualizing a New Undergraduate Degree: Design-Construction Integration. Associated Schools of Construction Annual Conference 2016. Provo, UT (poster presentation).
de Cresce El Debs, L.*, Miller, K,* & Exter, M. (2015), A Student’s Perspective on Different Teaching Methods. Association for Education Communications & Technologies Annual Conference 2015. Indianapolis, IN (roundtable presentation).
de Cresce El Debs, L.*, & Brophy, S. (2015). Assessing communication skills associated with spatial information. NCEER Conference: Integrating Cognitive Science with Innovative Teaching in STEM Disciplines. September 18-19, 2015, Evanston, IL (poster presentation).
Debs, L. C.* & Ferreira, S. L. (2012). Proposal for a BIM computational tool for elaborating fa¸cade design with precast pieces. In: Encontro Nacional de Tecnologia do Ambiente Construido 2012, Juiz de Fora, Brazil (poster presentation).
Faculty Practicum, Pepper Construction (Indianapolis, IN - Virtual) - July, 2020