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2018 Publications

Dr. Aftab Ahmed

  • Gordon, R., and Ahmed, A., “Reaching the Limits of Enhancement in (Sub)Nanometer Metal Structures,” ACS Photonics, 5 (11), pp 4222-4228, 2018.

Dr. Mehrdad Aliasgari

  • Yadav, N., Aliasgari, M., Azzara, C., and Keshtkar, F., “Secure Mobile Automation of Ecological Momentary Assessments (EMA) For Structured Querying,” EAI Endorsed Transactions on Ambient Systems, vol. 18, no. 17, March 2018.

  • Miller, N., and Aliasgari, M., “Benchmarks for Evaluating Anomaly Based Intrusion Detection Solutions,” Intl. Journal of Network Security and Its Applications (IJNSA), vol. 10, no.5, September 2018.

  • Aliasgari, M., Black, M., Yadav, N., “Security Vulnerabilities in Mobile Health Applications,” IEEE Conf. on Applications, Information and Network Security (AINS2018), November 2018.

Dr. Shadnaz Asgari

  • Asgari, S., Moshirvaziri, H., Scalzo, F., Ramezan-Arab, N., “Quantitative Measures of EEG for Prediction of Outcome in Cardiac Arrest Subjects Treated with Hypothermia: a Literature Review,” Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, pp 1-16, Feb. 26, 2018.

  • Canac, N., Ranjbaran, M., O'Brien, M., Asgari, S., Scalzo, F., Thorpe, S., Jalaleddini, K., Thibeault, C., Wilk, S., Hamilton, R., “Algorithm for Reliable Detection of Beat Onsets in Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity Signals,” bioRxiv, pp 356-64, 2018

Dr. Pitiporn Asvapathanagul

  • Garrido-Baserba, M., Asvapathanagul, P.,Park, H.-D., Kim, T.-S., Baquero-Rodriguez, G.A., Olson, B.H., Rosso, D., “Impact of Fouling on the Decline of Aeration Efficiency under Different Operational Conditions at WRRFs,” Science of the Total Environment, vol. 639, pp 248-57, October 2018.

Dr. Vahid Balali

  • Jahangiri, A., Ghanipoor Machiani, S., and Balali, V., “Big Data Exploration to Examine Aggressive Driving Behavior in the Era of Smart Cities,” Taylor & Francis Journal of Data Analytics for Smart Cities, (7), pp 177-196, 2018.

  • Balali, V., Noghabaei, M., Heydarian, A., and Han, K., “Improved Stakeholder Communication and Visualizations: Real-time Interaction and Cost Estimation within Immersive Virtual Environments,” Construction Research Congress (CRC 2018), pp 522-530, New Orleans, La., 2018.

  • Zalavadia, A., Balali, V., and Kim, J., “Localizing Fire Stations in School Districts by Developing a New Generation of 3D Visualization using GIS Data,” Construction Research Congress (CRC 2018), pp 461-471, New Orleans, La., 2018.

  • Hadoung, A., Kim, J., and Balali, V., “Statistical Results on Incidents for Formwork Safety in Concrete Structures,” Construction Research Congress (CRC 2018), pp 645-655, New Orleans, La., 2018.

Jeremy Bonifacio

  • Taherian, S., Rahai, H.R., Bonifacio, J., Gomez, B.Z., and Waddington, T., “Particulate Deposition in a Patient with Tracheal Stenosis,” ASME Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy, vol. 1, pp 011005-1-9, February 2018.

  • Bonifacio, J., Gada, K., Rahai, H.R., and Davoudzadeh, F., “Numerical Investigations of a Jet with Annular Cavity in a Crossflow,” 65th Joint Army, Navy, NASA, and Air Force (JANNAF) Propulsion meeting, pp 21-24, May 2018.

 Dr. Andrea Calabrese

  • Silva, C. and Calabrese, A., “An Introduction to Performance-based Seismic Design using Advanced Software Packages,” The Structural Engineer: Journal of the Institution of Structural Engineer, 96(3), pp 30-35, 2018.

  • Calabrese, A., Strano, S., and Terzo, M., “Adaptive Constrained Unscented Kalman Filtering for Real‐time Nonlinear Structural System Identification,” Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 25(2), p e2084, 2018.

  • Calabrese, A., Spizzuoco, M., Strano, S. and Terzo, M., “Numerical Study of the Response of a Base-isolated Structure using Low-cost Devices,” 7th World Conf. on Structural Control and Monitoring, 7WCSCM, Qingdao, China, July 22-25, 2018.

Eun Jung Chae

  • Chae, E.J., and Inman, D.J., “Aerodynamic Characteristics of Morphing Wings in Flapping Motions,” the 29th Intl. Conf. on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST2018), Sept. 30-Oct. 4, 2018.
  • Chae, E.J., Young, Y.L., “Parametric Studies of the Passive Hydroelastic Responses and Stability Boundaries of Flexible Hydrodynamic Lifting Bodies,” SPIE Smart Structures/NDE, March 4-8, 2018.

Dr. Khalil Dajani

  • Bollinger, J., Dajani, K., “Performance of the Steam Generator Unit (Alpha Model),” Assn. Electrical Engineers Annual Conf. on Energy, Big Data, and Transportation, Downey, Calif., Sept. 17, 2018.

  • Babaeian, M., Francis, A., Dajani, K., and Mozumdar, M., "Real-Time Driver Drowsiness Detection Using Wavelet Transform and Ensemble Logistic Regression,” Intl Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems Research, November 2018.

Dr. Christopher Druzgalski

  • Suriyal, S., Druzgalski, C., Gautam, K., “Mobile Assisted Diabetic Retinopathy Detection using Deep Neural Network,” Global Medical Engineering Physics Exchanges/Pan American Health Care Exchanges (GMEPE/PAHCE), March 19-24, 2018.
  • Zeljković, V., Druzgalski, C., Mayorga, P., Tameze, C., “Quantitative Assessment of Progressive Dermatologic Manifestations in Selected Regions of Interest,”  GMEPE/PAHCE, 19-24 March 2018.
  • Mayorga, P., Valdez, J., Chavez, G. Druzgalski, C., Zeljkovic, V., Perez, M.A., “VAD-Driven Analysis of Thoracic Sounds,” 2018GMEPE/PAHCE, March 19-24, 2018.
  • Zeljković, V., Druzgalski, C., Mayorga, P., “Algorithmic Escherichia Coli Bacteria Incidence Evaluation,” 2018 GMEPE/PAHCE, March 19-24, 2018.
  • Mayorga-Ortiz, P., Valdez-González, J.A., Druzgalski, C., Zeljkovic, V., “Automatic Detection and Classification of Cardiopulmonary Events,” Revista Mexicana de Ingeniería Biomédica, vol. 39, no. 1 January/April 2018.
  • Suriyal, S., Druzgalski, C., and Gautam, K., “Quantitative Assessment of Strabismus and Selected Vision Related Anomalies,” World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 2018, vol. 1, Springer, June 3-8, 2018.

Dr. Navdeep Singh Dhillon

  • Khan, A.A., Choudhary, D., Basavanna, A., Najmee, S., Crisantes, J., Dhillon, N., “Transient Thermal Characteristics for a Liquid Drop Impacting a Hot PCM Substrate,” Proc. ASME ICNMM 2018, Croatia. 

Dr. Larry Jang

  • Chang, Y.-I., Chen, J.W., Cheng, W.Y., Jang, L., “The Reinforcement of the Physical Strength of PVA Sponge through the Double Acetalization,” Separation and Purification Technology, vol. 198, pp 100-107, June 2018.

Dr. Joseph Kalman

  • Kalman, J., Demko, A.R., Varghese, B., Matusik, K.E., and Kastengren, A.L., “Synchrotron-based Measurement of Aluminum Agglomerates at Motor Conditions,” Combustion and Flame, 196, pp 144-146, 2018.
  • Hedman, T.D., Demko, A.R. and Kalman, J., “Enhanced Ignition of Milled Boron-polytetrafluoroethylene Mixtures,” Combustion and Flame, 198, pp 112-119, 2018.
  • Abeln, D., and Kalman, J., “Effects of Droplet Dynamics on Reactive Wire Propagation Rates,” JANNAF Journal of Propulsion and Energetics, In press.
  • Oh, S., and Kwon, S.C., “Capacity of Polarized-MIMO (P-MIMO) System in Different Wireless Channels,” IEEE Green Energy and Smart Systems Conf. (IGESSC), Oct. 29-30, 2018. (Best Paper Award)                      
  • Yeh, H.G., Kwon, S.C., and Doan, S., “Space-Time-Polarization ICI Parallel Cancellation OFDM Systems,” IEEE Vehicular Networking Conf. (VNC), Dec. 5-7, 2018.   

Dr. Yan Li

  • Li, Y., Zhou, M., "Effect of Competing Mechanisms on Fracture Toughness of Metals with Ductile Grain Structures," Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 2018.
  • Li, Y, "Effect of Competing Failure Mechanisms on The Fracture Toughness of AZ31 Mg Alloys," Academic Perspective, vol. 14, 2018.

Dr. Ju Cheol Moon

  • Moon, J., and Eulenstein, O., “Cluster Matching Distance for Rooted Phylogenetic Trees,” 14th Intl Symp on Bioinformatics Research and Applications, 8-11 June, 2018.

Dr. Oscar Morales-Ponce

  • Czyzowicz, J., Killick, R., Kranakis, E., Krizanc, D., Morales-Ponce, O., "Gathering in the Plane of Location-aware Robots in the Presence of Spies," Proc. SIROCCO 2018, June 18-21, 2018.

Dr. Mohammad Mozumdar

  • Babaeian, M., Francis, A., Dajani, K., and Mozumdar, M., “Real-time Driver Drowsiness Detection Using Wavelet Transform and Ensemble Logistic Regression,” Intl Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems Research (accepted for publication), 2018.
  • Jujhavarapu, S., Babaeian, M., and Mozumdar, M., “Designing Noncontact-based ECG System for Driver Drowsiness Detection,” Intl Journal of Computing and Digital Systems, pp 199-205, 2018.
  • Masumdar, S., Mozumdar, M., Wang, F., “Vibration-based Energy Scavenging System for Battery Powered Sensor Networks,” IEEE Green Energy and Smart Systems Conf. (IGESSC), Oct. 29-30, 2018.       
  • Penzenstadler, B., Betz, S., Venters, C.C., Chitchyan, R., Porras, J., Seyff, N., and Becker, C., “Everything is INTERRELATED: Teaching Software Engineering for Sustainability,” Proceedings 40th Intl. Conf. on Software Engineering: Software Engineering Education and Training, ACM, pp. 153-162, May 2018.
  • Penzenstadler, B., Plojo, J., Sanchez, M., Marin, R., Tran, L., and Khakurel, J., “The DIY Resilient Smart Garden Kit,” Intl. ACM Workshop on Limits, May 2018.
  • Wagner, S., Fernandez, D.M., Felderer, M., Vetro, A., Kalinowski, M., Wieringa, R., and Winkler, D., “Status Quo in Requirements Engineering: A Theory and a Global Family of Surveys,” Transactions on Software Engineering Methods (TOSEM), May 2018.
  • Oyedeji, S., Seffah, A., and Penzenstadler, B., “A Catalogue Supporting Software Sustainability Design,” MDPI Sustainability, vol. 10, no. 7, pp 1-30, July 2018.
  • Penzenstadler, B., Duboc, L., Venters, C., Betz, S., Seyff, N., Wnuk, C., and Becker, C., “Software Engineering for Sustainability: Find the Leverage Points!,” IEEE Software, vol. 35, issue: 4, pp 22-33, July/August 2018.
  • Penzenstadler, B., Plojo, J., Sanchez, M., Marin, R., Tran, L., and Khakurel, J., “Resilient Smart Gardens - Explorations of a Blueprint,” MDPI Sustainability, July 2018.
  • Deroche, G., and Penzenstadler, B., “An Analysis of Best Practice Patterns for Corporate Social Responsibility in Top IT Companies,” MDPI Sustainability, August 2018.
  • Seyff, N., Betz, S., Duboc, L., Venters, C.C., Becker, C., Chitchyan, R., and Noebauer, M., “Tailoring Requirements Negotiation to Sustainability,” Industrial Innovation track, 26th Intl. Requirements Engineering Conf., RE’18, IEE Press, August 2018.
  • Seyff, N., Betz, S., Groher, I., Stade, M., Chitchyan, R., Duboc, L., and Becker, C., “Crowd-Focused Semi-Automated Requirements Engineering for Evolution Toward Sustainability,” RE @ Next! Track, Intl. Conf. on Requirements Engineering RE’18, IEE Press, August 2018.
  • Berger, C., Penzenstadler, B., and Drögehorn, O., “On Using Blockchains for Safety-Critical Systems,” Intl. Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems, ICSE’18.
  • David Callele, B.P. and Wnuk, K., “Public Policy Challenges: An RE Perspective,” 7th Intl. Workshop on Requirements Engineering for Sustainable Systems, RE4SuSy at RE’18, IEE Press, August 2018.
  • Kehrer, T. and Penzenstadler, B., “An Exploration of Sustainability Thinking in Research Software Engineering,” 7th Intl. Workshop on Requirements Engineering for Sustainable Systems, RE4SuSy at RE’18, IEE Press, August 2018.
  • Oyedeji, S. and Penzenstadler, B., “Karlskrona Manifesto: Software Requirement Engineering Good Practices,” In 7th Intl. Workshop on Requirements Engineering for Sustainable Systems, RE4SuSy at RE’18, IEE Press, August 2018.
  • Nardi, B., Tomlinson, B., Patterson, D., Chen, J., Pargman, D., Raghavan, B., and Penzenstadler, B., “Computing within Limits,” Communications of the ACM, vol. 61, no. 10, pp 86, October 2018.
  • Khakurel, J., Penzenstadler, B., Porras, J., Knuttas, A., and Zhang, W.L., “The Rise of AI under the Lens of Sustainability,” MDPI Technology, Special Issue on Green ICT, November 2018.
  • Taherian, S., Rahai, H.R., Bonifacio, J., Gomez, B.Z., and Waddington, T., “Particulate Deposition in a Patient with Tracheal Stenosis,” ASME Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy, vol. 1, pp. 011005-1-9, February 2018.
  • Rahai, H.R., Gada, K., Anbreen, F., and Davoudzadeh, F., “Numerical Investigations of a Jet in Crossflow with Coil Insert,” 65th Joint Army, Navy, NASA, and Air Force (JANNAF) Propulsion meeting, Long Beach, Calif., pp. 21-24, May 2018.
  • Bonifacio, J., Gada, K., Rahai, H.R., and Davoudzadeh, F., “Numerical Investigations of a Jet with Annular Cavity in a Crossflow,” 65th Joint Army, Navy, NASA, and Air Force (JANNAF) Propulsion meeting, Long Beach, Calif., pp. 21-24, May 2018.
  • Shin, J., Rahai, H.R., Taherian, S., and Ferris, R., “Numerical Investigations of Flow Past a Rotating Stepped Cylinder,” paper no. FEDSM2018-83018, 5th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting, Montreal, Canada, July 15-20, 2018.
  • Begum, A., Gada, K., and Rahai, H., “Numerical Investigations of a Rotating Wire-wrapped Cylinder,” paper no. IMECE2018-86672, Intl Mechanical Engineering Exposition (IMECHE 2018), Pittsburgh, Pa., Nov. 9-15, 2018.
  • Janani, S., Gada, K., and Rahai, H., “Assessment of Different Turbulence Model on Simulations of Confined Jets in a Crossflow at Supercritical Pressure,” Paper No. IMECE2018-87894, 2018 Intl Mechanical Engineering Exposition (IMECHE 2018), Pittsburgh, Pa., Nov. 9-15, 2018.
  • Todorovska, M.I., Ebrahimian, M., and Rahmani, M., “Wave Method for Structural Health Monitoring: Review of Recent Developments,” oral presentation, Natl Conf. on Earthquake Engineering, (11NCEE), Los Angeles, June 2018.
  • Rahmani, M., Todorovska, M.I., Grabinski, J.R., “Wave Method for Structural Health Monitoring: Variation of Vertical Wave Velocities in 16 Buildings as a Function of Structural Type and Building Material,” World Conf. on Structural Control and Monitoring (7WCSCM), Qingdao, China, July 2018.
  • Sodagari, S. and Jafarkhani, H., “Enhanced Spectrum Sharing and Cognitive Radio Using Asynchronous Primary and Secondary Users,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 22, no. 4, pp 832-835, April 2018.
  • Madani, N. and Sodagari, S., “Performance Analysis of Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access with Underlaid Device-to-Device Communications,” IEEE Access, vol. 6, 2018.
  • Sodagari, S., Bozorgchami, B., and Aghvami, H., “Technologies and Challenges for Cognitive Radio Enabled Medical Wireless Body Area Networks,” IEEE Access, vol. 6, 2018.
  • Taherian, S., Rahai, H.R., Bonifacio, J, Gomez, B.Z., and Waddington, T., “Particulate Deposition in a Patient with Tracheal Stenosis,” ASME Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy, vol. 1, pp 011005-1-9, February 2018.
  • Shin, J., Rahai, H.R., Taherian, S., and Ferris, R., “Numerical Investigations of Flow Past a Rotating Stepped Cylinder,” paper no. FEDSM2018-83018, 5th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting, Montreal, Canada, July 15-20, 2018.

Dr. Jelena Trajkovic

  • Karimi, S., Trajkovic, J., “Comparative Study and Prediction Modeling of Photonic Ring NoC Architectures,” Proc. Intl. Symp. Quality Electronic Design (ISQED) Conf., Santa Clara, Calif., March 2018.
  • Nikdast, M., Nicolescu, G., Trajkovic, J., and Liboiron-Ladouceur, O., "DeEPeR: Enhancing Performance and Reliability in Chip-Scale Optical Interconnection Networks," Best Paper Award Nominee, Proc. ACM Great Lakes Symp. on VLSI (GLSVLSI) Conf., Chicago, May 2018.

Dr. Fei Wang

  • Masumdar, S., Mozumdar, M., Wang, F., “Vibration-based Energy Scavenging System for Battery Powered Sensor Networks,” IEEE Green Energy and Smart Systems Conf. (IGESSC), Long Beach, Calif., Oct. 29-30, 2018.
  • Wang, F., and To, C., “A Generic Broadband Matching Network Synthesizer using Real Frequency Technique,” Intl Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-aided Engineering, vol. 28, issue 4, e21227, 2018.
Dr. Yu Yang
  • Yang, Y., and Arias, G., “Identification of Hinging Hyperplane Autoregressive Exogenous Model using Efficient Mixed-integer Programming,” ISA Transactions, vol. 81, pp. 18-31, 2018.
  • Yang, Y., “A Switching Control Law for Nonlinear Process with Uncertainties,” Proc. 2018 Annual American Control Conf. (ACC), pp. 5908-5913, June 2018.
  • Perez, A., and Yang, Y., “Adaptive Model Predictive Control Based on the Steady State Constrained ARX Model,” IEEE Green Energy and Smart Systems Conf. (IGESSC), Long Beach, Calif., Oct. 29-30, 2018.
  • Schweighofer, B., Buchroithner, A., Wegleiter, H., Yang, Y., and Yeh, H.G., “Generic Simulation Framework for Grid-connected Photovoltaic and energy storage systems,” IEEE Green Energy and Smart Systems Conf. (IGESSC), Long Beach, Calif., Oct. 29-30, 2018.
  • Yang, Y., Doan, S. and Yeh, H.G., “Model Predictive Control Via PV-Based VAR Scheme for Power Distribution Systems With Regular and Unexpected Abnormal Loads,” IEEE Systems Journal, pp 1-10, November 2018.
  • Yang, Y., Yeh, H.G., Doan, S., and Wegleiter, H., “Optimal Control of Photovoltaic-enabled Grid with Energy Storage System in Utility Side,” IEEE Green Energy and Smart Systems Conf. (IGESSC), Long Beach, Calif., Oct. 29-30, 2018.
  • Yeh, H. G., “Space-Frequency Conjugate Two-Path Transmission for Precoded OFDM Systems,” accepted by IEEE Trans. on Circuits Syst. II, Exp. Briefs, January 2018.
  • Schweighofer, B., Buchroithner, A., Wegleiter, H., Yang, Y., and Yeh, H.G., “Generic Simulation Framework for Grid-connected Photovoltaic and energy storage systems,” IEEE Green Energy and Smart Systems Conf. (IGESSC), Long Beach, Calif., Oct. 29-30, 2018.
  • Yang, Y., Yeh, H.G., Doan, S., and Wegleiter, H., “Optimal Control of Photovoltaic-enabled Grid with Energy Storage System in Utility Side,” IEEE Green Energy and Smart Systems Conf. (IGESSC), Long Beach, Calif., Oct. 29-30, 2018.
  • Yang, Y., Doan, S. and Yeh, H.G., “Model Predictive Control Via PV-Based VAR Scheme for Power Distribution Systems With Regular and Unexpected Abnormal Loads,” IEEE Systems Journal, pp 1-10, November 2018.
  • Chang, D. C.D., Lee, J., and Yeh, H. G.,  “A Study of mm-Wave Communication with Non-Contiguous Aperture,” IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 3889-3892, December 2018.

Dr. Wenlu Zhang                                                                                                                             

  • Duffy, B.A., Zhang, W., Tang, H., Zhao, L., Law, M., Toga, A.W. and Kim, H., “Retrospective Correction of Motion Artifact Affected Structural MRI Images using Deep Learning of Simulated Motion,” Conf. of Medical Imaging with Deep Learning (MIDL), Amsterdam, July 4-6, 2018.                                                                                          
  • Khakurel, J., Penzenstadler, B., Porras, J., Knuttas, A., and Zhang, W.L., “The Rise of AI under the Lens of Sustainability,” MDPI Technology, Special Issue on Green ICT, November 2018.