Published Articles

Published Articles

  1. Economic and Resilience Benefit Analysis of Incorporating Battery Storage to Photovoltaic Array Generation, Jian Zhou, Stamatis Tsianikas, Dunbar P. Birnie, DavidCoit, Renewable Energy, vol. 135, May 2019
  2. Joint optimization of operation and maintenance policies for solar-powered Microgrids, K. Mahani, Z. Liang, A. Parlikad, M. A. Jafari, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 2018, DOI: 10.1109/TSTE.2018.2849318
  3. Generation Expansion Planning Considering Health and Societal Damages - A Simulation-Based Optimization Approach, Mark Rodgers, David Coit, Frank Felder & Annmarie Carlton, Energy, vol. 164, 2018
  4. Resiliency-Based Optimization of Restoration Policies for Electric Power Distribution Systems, Marcelo Figueroa-Candia; Frank Felder; David Coit, Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 161, August 2018.
  5. Integrated Optimization of Offshore Wind Farm Layout Design and Turbine Opportunistic Condition-based Maintenance, Sanling Song, Qing Li, Frank Felder, Honggang Wang, David Coit, Computers & Industrial Engineering, vol. 120, June 2018.
  6.  Combined Effects of Load Dynamics and Dependence Clusters on Cascading Failures in Network Systems, Jian Zhou, Ning Huang, David Coit & Frank Felder, Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 160, February 2018.
  7. Distributed air conditioning control in commercial buildings based on a physical-statistical approach– A. Ghofrani, M.A. Jafari, Energy & Building, 08/2017; 148, 106-118.  
  8. Game-Theoretic Models for Electric Distribution Resiliency/Reliability from a Multiple Stakeholder Perspective, Gene (Xiaojun) Shan, Frank Felder & David Coit, IIE Transactions, vol. 49, no. 2, February 2017.
  9. Network-aware approach for energy storage planning and control in the network with high penetration of renewables– K. Mahani, F. Farzan, M.A. Jafari, Applied Energy, 06/2017; 195, 974-990.  
  10. Sizing methodology for combined renewable energy systems- J. Swartz, A. Ghofrani, M.A. Jafari, Proceeding of IEEE, 04/2017; 103, 1-5.
  11. Managing Demand Uncertainty with Cost-for-Deviation Retail Pricing – J. Zhu, S.A. Vaghefi, M.A. Jafari, Y. Lu, A. Ghofrani, Energy & Building, 04/2016; 118, 46-56.  
  12. Stochastic Optimization for Electric Power Generation Expansion Planning with Discrete Climate Change Scenarios, Shuya Li, David Coit & Frank Felder, Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 140, November 2016
  13. Cyber physical simulation of energy smart communities, Transforming the Future of Infrastructure through Smarter Information- A. Ghofrani, F. Farzan, J. Swartz, K. Mahani, N. Balsami, P. Ansari, M. A. Jafari, Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction, 2016
  14. Disaggregating and forecasting the total energy consumption of a building: A case study of a high cooling demand facility- J. Cordeiro, K. Mahani, F. Farzan, M.A. Jafari, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Civil, Environmental, Structural, Construction and Architectural Engineering, 2016/04/05; Vol. 10, no. 6, 680-684.  
  15. Operational Planning for Multi-building Portfolio in an Uncertain Energy Market- F.Farzan, S.A. Vaghefi, Khashayar Mahani, M.A. Jafari, J.Gong, Energy & Building, 06/2015; 103, 271-283.  
  16. Modeling industrial loads in non-residential buildings- F.Farzan, S.A. Vaghefi, , M.A. Jafari, Applied Energy, 2015; 158, 378-389.
  17. Mean-Risk Stochastic Electricity Generation Expansion Planning Problems with Demand Uncertainties considering Conditional-Value-at-Risk & Maximum Regret as Risk Measures, Hatice Tekiner-Mogulkoc, David Coit & Frank Felder, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, vol. 73, December 2015.
  18. Public Private Partnership (PPP) Financing Model for Micro-Grids - K.Gharieh, K.Mahani, M.A. Jafari, International Association for Energy Economics, 06/2015; 103, 271-283.  
  19. Microgrid Investment Under Uncertainty – A Real Option Approach Using Closed Form Contingent Analysis- F.Farzan, K.Mahani, K.Gharieh, M.A. Jafari, Annals of Operations Research, in press.
  20. Towards closing the loop between infrastructure investments and societal and economic impacts- A.Rezvani, A.Jafari, M.Kemensis, W.Parlikad ,The Engineering Economist, available online
  21. Investment in hydrogen tri-generation for wastewater treatment plants under uncertainties-K. Gharyeh, M.A. Jafari, Journal of Power Sources, 2015/11, 297, pp. 302 – 314, 2015.
  22. A Hybrid Physics-Based and Data Driven Approach to Optimal Control of Buildings Cooling /Heating Systems-S.A Vaghefi, M.A. Jafari, J.Zhu, J.Brouwer, Y.Lu,  IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1 – 11, 2015.
  23. Towards Optimal Planning and Operation Control of Microgrids under Uncertainty- F.Farzan,, M.A0. Jafari, R.Masiello, T.Boucher, H.Wang, Y.Lu, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, 2, pp. 499-507, 2015.
  24. Integration of Demand Dynamics and Investment Decisions on DER- F.Farzan, M.A.Jafari, J.Gong, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 05/2015, DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2015.2426151
  25. A multi-scale adaptive model of residential energy demand- F.Farzan, M. A. Jafari, J.Gong, F. Farzan, A.Stryker, Applied Energy, 150, pp. 258 – 273, 2015.
  26. Modeling and Forecasting of Cooling and Electricity Load Demand- A.Vaghefi, M.A. Jafari, E.Bisse, Y. Lu, J. Brouwer , Applied Energy, 01/2014, 136, pp. 186–196, 2014.
  27. HVAC Degradation and Asset Management: A Novel Application of Whole Building Simulation- J. Zhu, K. Mahani, N. Salahi, M. A. Jafari, Y. Lu, Accepted at 2014 ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference, September 2014.
  28. Energy Storage Valuation Under Different Storage Forms and Functions in Transmission and Distribution Applications- M.Kleinberg, N.Mirhosseini, F.Farzan, J.Hansell, A.Abrams, W.Katzenstein, J.Harrison, M.A.Jafari, , Proceedings of IEEE, 01/2014, 102 (7) pp. 1073-1083.
  29.  Planning sustainable hydrogen supply chain infrastructure with uncertain demand- M. Dayhim, M.A. Jafari, M.Mazurek, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 04/2014; 39(13):6789–6801.
  30. A simple approximate approach to optimal sizing and investment timing of distributed energy resources- F. Farzan, K. Mahani, M. A. Jafari, F. Farzan, W. Katzenstein, In Press 18th Real Option group Conference, Medellin Colombia, Jul. 2014.
  31.  Business Value as the Driver for Management of Building Energy Assets- M.Jafari ASHRAE Transactions, Volume 120, Part 2, 2014.
  32. Closing the Loop Between short-term Operational Volatilities and Long-term Investment Risks in Micro-grids, F. Farzan, K. Gharieh, F. Farzan, M. A. Jafari, R. Masiello, IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT), 2014.
  33. Optimizing Building Energy Footprint Using Integrated Reliability and Energy-Plus Simulation Approach- K.Mahani , N.Salahi, M.Jafari, ASHRAE Transactions, Volume 120, Part 2, 2014.
  34. Cyber-related Risk Assessment and Critical Asset Identification in Power Grids- Z.Mohajerani, F.Farzan, M.A.Jafary, Y.Lu, D.Wei, N.Kalenchits, B.Boyer, M.Muller, P.Skare, IEEE Smart Grid Technology Innovation Conference, February 2014.
  35. Microgrids for Fun and Profit: The Economics of Installation Investments and Operations- F. Farzan, S. Lahiri, M. Kleinberg, K. Gharieh, F. Farzan, M. A. Jafari, IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, 2013.
  36. Multi-Criteria Planning for Distributed Wind Generation under Strategic Maintenance, Tongdan Jin, Yu Tian, Cai Wen Zhang & David Coit, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 28, no. 1, January 2013.
  37. Economic Analysis of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment – A utility’s Perspective- K. Mahani, M. A. Jafari, D. Wei, IEEE International Electric Vehicle Conference, 2013.
  38. Electric Power System Generation Expansion Plans Considering the Impact of Smart Grid Technologies, Hatice Tekiner-Mogulkoc, David Coit & Frank Felder, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, vol. 42, no. 1, November 2012.
  39. Optimal energy management in community micro-grids, J. Zhu, M. A. Jafari, Y. Lu, IEEE Power and Energy Society, 2012.
  40. Wholesale power trading through concurrent multiple-issue negotiation- J. Dang, Y. Lu, P. Zhao, M. Jafari, Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control , 2011 vol. 33 no. 3-4 386-405.
  41. Protecting Smart Grid Automation Systems Against Cyber-attacks- W.Dong, L.Yan, M.Jafari, P.M.Skare, K.Rohde, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 2, No. 4, 2011.
  42. Multi-period Multi-objective Electricity Generation Expansion Planning Problem with Monte Carlo Simulation, Hatice Tekiner, David Coit & Frank Felder, Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 80, no. 12, December 2010.
  43. Component Replacement Models for Electricity Distribution Systems, Jose Espiritu & David Coit, The Engineering Economist, vol. 53, no. 4, October 2008.
  44. Design Allocation of Multi-state Series-Parallel Systems for Power Systems Planning: A Multiple Objective Evolutionary Approach, Heidi Taboada, Jose Espiritu & David Coit, Journal of Risk & Reliability, vol. 222, no. 3, September 2008.
  45.  Optimization of Open Water Disposal Site for Dredged Material Using NLP- H.Valian, M.Jafari, T. Williams, Journal of dredging Engineering, Volume 8, No.1, 2007.
  46. Component Criticality Importance Measures for the Power Industry, Jose Espiritu, David Coit & Upyukt Prakash, Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 77, no. 5-6, April 2007.
  47. A General Control Switching Framework for Supervisory Control of Discrete Event Systems- H.Darabi, M.A. Jafari, Discrete Event Systems The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science, 569: pp. 343-353, 2000.

Articles Under Review  (pdf available at researchgate)

  1. Machine learning approaches to predict building indoor temperature in VAV systems, A. Ghofrani, D. Nazemi, M.A. Jafari, Applied Energy, 2018, (First Revision).
  2. Connected buildings and smart communities: Synchronizing HVAC operation in building communities, A. Ghofrani, D. Nazemi, M.A. Jafari, Applied Energy, 2018, (First Revision).