Faculty Profile

Philip Agee
Principal Faculty
Myers-Lawson School of Construction
Assistant Professor
Department of Building Construction

Dr. Philip Agee is an Assistant Professor of Building Construction at Virginia Tech and research faculty for the Virginia Center for Housing Research (VCHR). He has a combined 15+ years of fieldwork, design consulting, building diagnostics/analytics, and research experience in the built environment. His research focuses on applying human factors engineering methods to the construction industry. He received a B.S. in Biology from Hampden-Sydney College, a M.S. in Building Construction Science and Management and a M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech. Dr. Agee earned his Ph.D. at Virginia Tech in the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Dr. Agee is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) where he is a corresponding member of SSPC 90.2 Energy Efficient Design of Low-Rise Residential Buildings, TC. 2.1 Physiology and the Human Environment, TC 1.12 Moisture Management in Buildings committees. Dr. Agee is a member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES).  He is also a contributor to the International Energy Administration's Annex 79: Occupant-Centric Building Design and Operation.