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.