Associate Professor
Veronica Garcia Hansen

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Faculty of Engineering,
School of Architecture & Built Environment

Personal details


Associate Professor
Faculty of Engineering,
School of Architecture & Built Environment


daylighting, visual and thermal comfort, energy efficiency, health and productivity, human well being, Daylight simulation & climate based metrics, Climate responsive buildings, Sustainability, Human-building interaction, Post occupancy evaluation


Architecture, Building, Optical Physics

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)
  • BArch (Other)

Professional memberships and associations

  • AIA, Royal Australian Institute of Architecture (Graduate member since 2001)
  • ASA, Architectural Science Association, since 2001
  • ISES Solar Energy Society (Silver member) since 2003
  • PLEA, Passive Low energy Architecture, since 2009
  • SBSE, Society of Building Science Educators, since 2012
  • ASES, American Solar energy Society, since 2012
  • ACSA, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, since 2013
  • CIE, International Commission on Illumination, Division 3 Australian Representative: "Interior Environment and lighting design".


Dr. Garcia-Hansen teaching responsabilities focuses on Architectural Science, Sustainability and Research Methods. She has been involved in the following units: Undergraduate

  • DAB211 Environmental Principals for Architectural Design
  • DAB330 Integrated Technologies 1
  • DAN110 and DAN220 Architectural Theory and Research 1 and 11
  • DAB610 Architectural Design 6
  • BEB200 Introducing Sustainability
  • DEH701 Research Methods


  • KKP624 Approaches for Design Research

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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Selected research projects

Projects listed above are funded by Australian Competitive Grants. Projects funded from other sources are not listed due to confidentiality agreements.


Current supervisions