Hossein Omrany

Hossein Omrany

School of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.

The primary interests of Hossein lie in mitigating energy consumption and GHG emissions associated with buildings' operation in the built environment including 

  • Building Life Cycle Energy Assessment
  • Building Energy Efficient Design
  • Analysis of Building Energy Performance
  • Building Information Modelling and City Information Modelling
  • Digital Twin/Smart Cities
  • Building Energy Efficiency Codes
  • Net Zero Energy Buildings
  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2024 Rodrigo, N., Omrany, H., Chang, R., & Zuo, J. (2024). Leveraging digital technologies for circular economy in construction industry: a way forward. Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, 13(1), 85-116.
    DOI Scopus13 WoS3
    2023 Omrany, H., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., Chang, R., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., & Pour Rahimian, F. (2023). Applications of Building information modelling in the early design stage of high-rise buildings. Automation in Construction, 152, 18 pages.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS1
    2023 Omrany, H., Al-Obaidi, K. M., Husain, A., & Ghaffarianhoseini, A. (2023). Digital Twins in the Construction Industry: A Comprehensive Review of Current Implementations, Enabling Technologies, and Future Directions. Sustainability, 15(14), 10908.
    DOI Scopus7
    2022 Omrany, H., Chang, R., Soebarto, V., Zhang, Y., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., & Zuo, J. (2022). A bibliometric review of net zero energy building research 1995–2022. Energy and Buildings, 262, 24 pages.
    DOI Scopus57 WoS23
    2022 Al-Obaidi, K. M., Hossain, M., Alduais, N. A. M., Al-Duais, H. S., Omrany, H., & Ghaffarianhoseini, A. (2022). A Review of Using IoT for Energy Efficient Buildings and Cities: A Built Environment Perspective. Energies, 15(16), 32 pages.
    DOI Scopus28 WoS13
    2022 Omrany, H., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., & Clements-Croome, D. J. (2022). The uptake of City Information Modelling (CIM): a comprehensive review of current implementations, challenges and future outlook. Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, 12(5), 1-27.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS8
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2
    2021 Omrany, H., Soebarto, V., Zuo, J., Sharifi, E., & Chang, R. (2021). What leads to variations in the results of life-cycle energy assessment? An evidence-based framework for residential buildings. Energy and Built Environment, 2(4), 392-405.
    DOI Scopus18
    2021 Omrany, H., Soebarto, V., & Ghaffarianhoseini, A. (2021). Rethinking the concept of building energy rating system in Australia: a pathway to life-cycle net-zero energy building design. Architectural Science Review, 65(1), 1-15.
    DOI Scopus14 WoS9
    2021 Omrany, H., Soebarto, V., Zuo, J., & Chang, R. (2021). A comprehensive framework for standardising system boundary definition in life cycle energy assessments. Buildings, 11(6), 230-1-230-28.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS5
    2021 Nasir, U., Chang, R., & Omrany, H. (2021). Calculation methods for construction material stocks: A systematic review. Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 11(14), 26 pages.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS4
    2020 Omrany, H., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., Berardi, U., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., & Li, D. H. W. (2020). Is atrium an ideal form for daylight in buildings?. Architectural Science Review, 63(1), 16 pages.
    DOI Scopus13 WoS6
    2020 Omrany, H., Soebarto, V. I., Sharifi, E., & Soltani, A. (2020). Application of life cycle energy assessment in residential buildings: a critical review of recent trends. Sustainability, 12(1), 351-1-351-30.
    DOI Scopus22 WoS15
    2020 Sharifi, E., Larbi, M., Omrany, H., & Boland, J. (2020). Climate change adaptation and carbon emissions in green urban spaces: Case study of Adelaide. Journal of Cleaner Production, 254, 9 pages.
    DOI Scopus39 WoS26
    2018 Ghaffarianhoseini, A., AlWaer, H., Omrany, H., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., Alalouch, C., Clements-Croome, D., & Tookey, J. (2018). Sick building syndrome: are we doing enough?. Architectural Science Review, 61(3), 99-121.
    DOI Scopus150 WoS96
    2017 Aflaki, A., Mirnezhad, M., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., Omrany, H., Wang, Z. H., & Akbari, H. (2017). Urban heat island mitigation strategies: A state-of-the-art review on Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Hong Kong. Cities, 62, 131-145.
    DOI Scopus245 WoS191
    2016 Faghirinejadfard, A., Mahdiyar, A., Marsono, A. K., Mohandes, S. R., Omrany, H., Tabatabaee, S., & Tap, M. M. (2016). Economic comparison of industrialized building system and conventional construction system using building information modeling. Jurnal Teknologi, 78(1), 195-207.
    DOI Scopus17 WoS7
    2016 Omrany, H., GhaffarianHoseini, A., GhaffarianHoseini, A., Raahemifar, K., & Tookey, J. (2016). Application of passive wall systems for improving the energy effciency in buildings: A comprehensive review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 62(C), 1252-1269.
    DOI Scopus200 WoS154
    2015 Mohandes, S. R., Marsono, A. K., Omrany, H., Faghirinejadfard, A., & Mahdiyar, A. (2015). Comparison of building existing partitions through building information modeling (BIM). Jurnal Teknologi, 75(1), 287-298.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS6
    - Omrany, H., & Marsono, A. (n.d.). Optimization of Building Energy Performance through Passive Design Strategies. British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, 13(6), 1-16.
    - Omrany, H., & Marsono, A. (n.d.). National Building Regulations of Iran Benchmarked with BREEAM and LEED: A Comparative Analysis for Regional Adaptations. British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, 16(6), 1-15.
  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2022 Omrany, H., & Soebarto, V. (2022). Time to do More: Realisation of Life-Cycle Net-Zero Energy Buildings. In W. Deng (Ed.), Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. ScienceDirect.
    2016 Ghaffarianhoseini, A., Ghaffarianhoseini, A., Tookey, J., Omrany, H., Fleury, A., Naismith, N., & Ghaffarianhoseini, M. (2016). The essence of smart homes: Application of intelligent technologies towards smarter urban future. In Information Resources Management Association (Ed.), Artificial Intelligence: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (Vol. 1, pp. 79-121). United States: IGI Global.
    DOI Scopus18
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2019 Larbi, M., Omrany, H., & Sharifi, E. (2019). Thermal Sensation and Carbon Emissions in Greener Urban Spaces: Case Study of Adelaide. In International Conference on Resource Sustainability - Cities (icRS Cities 2019). onlne: ICRS.
  • 2023 - Present: Lecturer and Course Coordinator in Research Dissertation - CONMGNT 7000
  • 2022 - Present: Lecturer and Course Coordinator in Building Services and Environment - CONMGNT 7002
  • 2021 - Present: Tutor in Construction Technology and Management II - CONMGNT 7048
  • 2020 - 2022: Tutor in Research Dissertation - CONMGNT 7000
  • 2018: Tutor in Environment III - DESST 3517


  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2024 Co-Supervisor Assessing the Environmental Impact of Cross-Laminated Timber Buildings: A Life Cycle Assessment Approach Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Zhuocheng Duan
    2024 Co-Supervisor Automating Indoor Construction Progress Monitoring in the Era of Industry 4.0-Integrating Low-Cost Laser Scanning and Computer Vision Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yanquan Zhang
    2024 Co-Supervisor Analysis of Mental Health Issues in The Construction Industry Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Seyed Armin Mirhosseini

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