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Constantine Kontokosta

Associate Professor

    20092020

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    Research Output

    2020

    Mandatory building energy audits alone are insufficient to meet climate goals

    Kontokosta, C. E., Spiegel-Feld, D. & Papadopoulos, S., Apr 1 2020, In : Nature Energy. 5, 4, p. 282-283 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access

    The impact of mandatory energy audits on building energy use

    Kontokosta, C. E., Spiegel-Feld, D. & Papadopoulos, S., Apr 1 2020, In : Nature Energy. 5, 4, p. 309-316 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2019

    Grading buildings on energy performance using city benchmarking data

    Papadopoulos, S. & Kontokosta, C. E., Jan 1 2019, In : Applied Energy. 233-234, p. 244-253 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Rethinking HVAC temperature setpoints in commercial buildings: The potential for zero-cost energy savings and comfort improvement in different climates

    Papadopoulos, S., Kontokosta, C. E., Vlachokostas, A. & Azar, E., May 15 2019, In : Building and Environment. 155, p. 350-359 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Validating the Use of Wi-Fi Signals to Estimate Hyperlocal Urban Populations

    Johnson, N. E., Mandiola, P., Blankinship, C., Bonczak, B. & Kontokosta, C. E., Dec 2019, Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, Big Data 2019. Baru, C., Huan, J., Khan, L., Hu, X. T., Ak, R., Tian, Y., Barga, R., Zaniolo, C., Lee, K. & Ye, Y. F. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1650-1655 6 p. 9006517. (Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, Big Data 2019).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2018

    Applications of Machine Learning Methods to Predict Readmission and Length-of-Stay for Homeless Families: The Case of Win Shelters in New York City

    Hong, B., Malik, A., Lundquist, J., Bellach, I. & Kontokosta, C. E., Jan 2 2018, In : Journal of Technology in Human Services. 36, 1, p. 89-104 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Digital footprints: Using WiFi probe and locational data to analyze human mobility trajectories in cities

    Traunmueller, M. W., Johnson, N., Malik, A. & Kontokosta, C. E., Nov 2018, In : Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. 72, p. 4-12 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Evaluation of tree-based ensemble learning algorithms for building energy performance estimation

    Papadopoulos, S., Azar, E., Woon, W. L. & Kontokosta, C. E., May 4 2018, In : Journal of Building Performance Simulation. 11, 3, p. 322-332 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Geo-tagged social media data as a proxy for urban mobility

    Qian, C., Kats, P., Malinchik, S., Hoffman, M., Kettler, B., Kontokosta, C. & Sobolevsky, S., Jan 1 2018, Advances in Cross-Cultural Decision Making - Proceedings of the AHFE 2017 International Conference on Cross-Cultural Decision Making, 2017. Hoffman, M. (ed.). Springer Verlag, p. 29-40 12 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 610).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Pattern recognition in building energy performance over time using energy benchmarking data

    Papadopoulos, S., Bonczak, B. & Kontokosta, C. E., Jul 1 2018, In : Applied Energy. 221, p. 576-586 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Quantifying place: Analyzing the drivers of pedestrian activity in dense urban environments

    Lai, Y. & Kontokosta, C. E., Dec 2018, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 180, p. 166-178 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Urban Informatics in the Science and Practice of Planning

    Kontokosta, C. E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Planning Education and Research.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Using a gradient boosting model to improve the performance of low-cost aerosol monitors in a dense, heterogeneous urban environment

    Johnson, N. E., Bonczak, B. & Kontokosta, C. E., Jul 2018, In : Atmospheric Environment. 184, p. 9-16 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Using machine learning and small area estimation to predict building-level municipal solid waste generation in cities

    Kontokosta, C. E., Hong, B., Johnson, N. E. & Starobin, D., Jul 2018, In : Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. 70, p. 151-162 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2017

    A data-driven predictive model of city-scale energy use in buildings

    Kontokosta, C. E. & Tull, C., Jan 1 2017, In : Applied Energy. 197, p. 303-317 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Analytics for Public Finance and Economic Development

    Kontokosta, C., 2017, (Accepted/In press) Urban Intelligence: How Data and Information Can Shape Urban Planning, Design, and City Operations. New York: Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Analyzing the drivers of pedestrian activity at high spatial resolution

    Lai, Y. & Kontokosta, C., Jan 1 2017, International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2017: Methodology - Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2017. Soibelman, L. & Pena-Mora, F. (eds.). American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 303-314 12 p. (International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2017: Methodology - Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2017).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Big Buildings and Big Data: Do Energy Disclosure Policies Impact Energy Use over Time?

    Papadopoulos, S. & Kontokosta, C., 2017, Computing in Civil Engineering 2017. p. 248-255

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Data-Driven Urban Sustainability Policy and Planning

    Kontokosta, C., 2017, (Accepted/In press) Urban Intelligence: How Data and Information Can Shape Urban Planning, Design, and City Operations. New York: Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Digital Traces: Modeling Urban Mobility using Wifi Probe Data

    Traunmueller, M., Nicholas, J., Malik, A. & Kontokosta, C., 2017, 6th International Workshop on Urban Computing, ACM KDD 2017. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Introduction to Urban Information

    Harrison, C. & Kontokosta, C., 2017, (Accepted/In press) Urban Intelligence: How Data and Information Can Shape Urban Planning, Design, and City Operations. New York: Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Low hanging fruit? Regulations and energy efficiency in subsidized multifamily housing

    Reina, V. J. & Kontokosta, C., Jan 1 2017, In : Energy Policy. 106, p. 505-513 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Measuring Building Risk and Resilience: A Big Data Approach to Risk Analytics for Infrastructure

    Malik, A. & Kontokosta, C., 2017, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure. New York, NY

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Spatial and geographic patterns of building energy performance: A cross-city comparative analysis of large-scale data

    Papadopoulos, S., Bonczak, B. & Kontokosta, C. E., Jan 1 2017, International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2017: Technology - Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2017. Soibelman, L. & Pena-Mora, F. (eds.). American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 336-348 13 p. (International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2017: Technology - Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2017).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Structure of 311 service requests as a signature of urban location

    Wang, L., Qian, C., Kats, P., Kontokosta, C. & Sobolevsky, S., Oct 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 10, e0186314.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Understanding Neighborhood Dynamics Through Low-cost In-situ Sensing of the Urban Troposphere

    Kontokosta, C. & Johnson, N., 2017, American Meteorological Society’s 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Urban informatics for social good: Definitions, tensions, and challenges

    Kontokosta, C. E., Apr 18 2017, Proceedings - 2017 2nd International Workshop on Science of Smart City Operations and Platforms Engineering, in partnership with Global City Teams Challenge, SCOPE 2017. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 52-56 5 p. (Proceedings - 2017 2nd International Workshop on Science of Smart City Operations and Platforms Engineering, in partnership with Global City Teams Challenge, SCOPE 2017).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Urban phenology: Toward a real-time census of the city using Wi-Fi data

    Kontokosta, C. E. & Johnson, N., Jul 1 2017, In : Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. 64, p. 144-153 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Using LiDAR Point Cloud Data to Model and Measure Urban Morphology: An Informatics Approach to Building Volumetry

    Kontokosta, C. & Bonczak, B., 2017, Proceedings of the International Conference on Civil and Building Engineering Informatics.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Well-Being in the Smart City: Measuring Air Quality through Urban Sensing

    Kontokosta, C., 2017, Data, Technology, and Life in the City. d'Almeida, A. C. (ed.). New York: Columbia University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2016

    Applications of machine learning methods to identifying and predicting building retrofit opportunities

    Marasco, D. E. & Kontokosta, C. E., Sep 15 2016, In : Energy and Buildings. 128, p. 431-441 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Building Efficiency: The Case for Data and Cities (Forum)

    Kontokosta, C., 2016, Issues in Science and Technology.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    DataIQ: Measuring Data Quality and Reliability of Self-Reported Energy Benchmarking Data

    Kontokosta, C., Bonczak, B. & Duer-Balkind, M., 2016, Proceedings of the ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Energy efficiency

    Kontokosta, C. E., Jan 1 2016, In : Issues in Science and Technology. 33, 1, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    EnergyViz: Web-Based Eco-Visualization of Urban Energy Use from Building Benchmarking Data

    Kontokosta, C. & Tull, C., 2016, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Modeling the energy retrofit decision in commercial office buildings

    Kontokosta, C. E., Nov 1 2016, In : Energy and Buildings. 131, p. 1-20 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    New York City’s Energy and Water Use Report

    Kontokosta, C., Lee, J. & Unger, R., 2016, New York: Mayor’s Office of the City of New York.

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    The Quantified Community at Red Hook: Urban Sensing and Citizen Science in Low-Income Neighborhoods

    Kontokosta, C., Johnson, N. & Schloss, A., 2016, Proceedings of the 2016 Bloomberg Data for Good Exchange.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Understanding the Energy Retrofit Decision in Commercial Office Buildings

    Kontokosta, C., 2016, In : Energy and Buildings. 131, p. 1-20

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Urban Planning in the Informatics Age (invited blog post)

    Kontokosta, C., 2016, NYU Digital Humanities.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    2015

    A Market-Specific Methodology for a Commercial Building Energy Performance Index

    Kontokosta, C. E., Aug 25 2015, In : Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. 51, 2, p. 288-316 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle