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Michael Gutland

Contract Instructor

Degrees:B.Eng. (Carleton University), Ph.D. candidate (Carleton University)

Mailbox is located in room 3432 C.J. Mackenzie Building, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6 Canada

Michael is currently completing his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering at Carleton University in the NSERC CREATE Heritage Engineering Program, specializing in building science of heritage structures including hygrothermal modelling, building energy simulation and condition assessment. Particular focus areas include finding ways to better integrate building energy modelling and hygrothermal modelling, developing methods for better analyzing building monitoring data and calibrating energy and hygrothermal models and thermal retrofit and durability assessment of masonry walls.

During his time at Carleton Michael has participated in some exciting extracurricular projects. This includes site recording of the Nyatapola and Bhairav temples in Kathmandu, Nepal; participation in the APT (Association of Preservation Technology) student competitions analyzing historic timber bridges and masonry arches, and the IBPSA (International Building Performance and Simulation Association) student competition in Rome.

Teaching Assignment 2021-2022

  • ENVE 1001 Architecture & the Environment

Journal Papers

Gutland, M., Bucking, S., & Santana Quintero, M. (2019). Assessing Durability of Historic Masonry Walls with Calibrated Energy Models and Hygrothermal Modeling. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 1–17.

Ide, L., Gutland, M., Bucking, S., & Santana Quintero, M. (2020). Balancing Trade-offs between Deep Energy Retrofits and Heritage Conservation: A Methodology and Case Study. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 1–20.

Gutland, M., Bucking, S., & Santana Quintero, M. (2021). A methodology for hygrothermal modelling of imperfect masonry interfaces. Journal of Building Physics, 44(6), 485–509.

Conference Presentations

  • Nordic Symposium on Building Physics (2020) Tallinn, Estonia
  • National Trust Conference (2019) Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • IBPSA Building Simulation (2019) Rome, Italy
  • Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings (2018), Visby, Sweden
  • APT National Conference (2018), Buffalo, New York (APT Student Scholar)
  • eSim Conference (2018), Montreal Canada


  • Building Analytics Specialist, WSP Canada, Ottawa 2018-2020
  • Intern, Robertson Martin Architects, 2020
  • Engineering Intern, Department of Foreign Affairs, 2014-2015
  • Engineering Intern, Heritage Conservation Directorate, 2013