Seymour Spence

Univeristy of Michigan, Assistant Professor; Assistant Professor | Detroit, United States

About

Seymour M.J. Spence is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He joined the University of Michigan in 2014 from the University of Notre Dame where he was a Research Assistant Professor. Spence’s history encompasses experiences in both academics and industry. He has authored over 50 publications in leading journals and conference proceedings over the past five years and has given a number of invited talks at leading institutions around the world. In 2015 he was the recipient of the ASCE’s J. James R. Croes Medal and, in 2018, of the National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award.

CTBUH Roles

Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2019)

Research

16 September 2014

Optimizing the Form of Tall Buildings to Urban Environments

Ahsan Kareem, Seymour M.J. Spence, Sarah Bobby & Enrica Bernardini, University of Notre Dame

The future of tall building design lies in defining structures that interact with their surroundings in order to create a harmonious, efficient, and sustainable urban...

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Research

01 August 2013

Using Computational Fluid Dynamics To Optimize Tall Building Design

Ahsan Kareem, Seymour Spence, Enrica Bernardini, Sarah Bobby & Daniel Wei, NatHaz Modeling Laboratory, University of Notre Dame

In recent years, designers of tall and supertall buildings have been challenged to reconcile modern architectural features with new sustainability and efficiency requirements.

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