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New findings that CSULB College of Engineering researchers publish in peer-review journals and conference proceedings help advance the field of engineering. See below for published research in a variety of specialties.

Big Data, Cybersecurity & Software

Mehrdad Aliasgari

  • Aliasgari, M., Chan G., and Mozumdar M., “IoT-1-Pass-Security: 1(One)-Pass Authenticated Key Agreement Protocol for Energy Constraint IoT Applications,” Intl. Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems (S2IS), vol. 9, no. 2, June 2016.
  • Mozumdar, M., Aliasgari, M., Venkata, S., and Renduchintala S., “Ensuring Authentication and Security using Zero Knowledge Protocol for Wireless Sensor Network Applications,” Intl. Journal of Computing and Digital Systems, vol. 5, issue 3, April 2016.

Bo Fu

  • Huynh, A., Fu, B., “Information Search in Ontology Visualization - An Eyetracking User Study of Indented List on Desktop and Tablet Computers,” 8th Intl. Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development (KEOD 2016), p. 30.

Mohammad Mozumdar

  • Aliasgari, M., Chan, G., and Mozumdar, M., “IoT-1-Pass-Security: 1(One)-Pass Authenticated Key Agreement Protocol for Energy Constraint IoT Applications,” Intl. Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, vol. 9, no. 2, June 2016.
  • Imam, A., Chi, J., and Mozumdar, M., “Data Compression and Visualization for Wireless Sensor Networks,” Intl. Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 2083-2115, December 2015.
  • Mozumdar, M., Aliasgari, M., Venkata, S., Renduchintala, S., “Ensuring Authentication and Security using Zero Knowledge Protocol for Wireless Sensor Network Applications,” Intl. Journal of Computing and Digital Systems, vol. 5, issue 3, April 2016.
  • Tomasi, R., Sottile, F., Pastrone, C., Mozumdar, M., Osello, A., Lavagno, L., “Leveraging BIM Interoperability for UWB-Based WSN Planning," in IEEE Sensors Journal, vol.15, no.10, pp.5988-5996, October 2015.

Birgit Penzenstadler

  • Betz, S., Becker, C., Chitchyan, R., Duboc, L., Easterbrook, S., Penzenstadler, B., Seyff, N., and Venters, C.C., “Sustainability Debt: A Metaphor to Support Sustainability Design Decisions,” 4th Intl Workshop on Requirements Engineering for Sustainable Systems (RE4SuSy), Ottawa, Canada, August 2015.
  • Briand, M., Penzenstadler, B., et al., “Naming the Pain in Requirements Engineering: Contemporary Problems, Causes, and Effects in Practice.” Springer Journal of Empirical Software Engineering, 2016.
  • Becker, C., Betz, S., Chitchyan, R., Duboc, L., Easterbrook, S., Penzenstadler, B., Seyff, N., and Venters, C.C., “Requirements: The Key to Sustainability,” IEEE Software, January/February 2016.
  • Carver, J.C., Caglayan, B., Habayeb, M., Penzenstadler, B., and Yamashita A., “Collaborations and Code Reviews,” IEEE Software, vol. 32, issue 6, September/October 2015.
  • Carver, J.C., de Almeida, E.S., Capilla, R., Minku, L.L., Muccini, H., and Penzenstadler, B., “Product Lines, Energy Conservation, Use Cases, Agile Development, and Infotainment,” IEEE Software, May/June 2016
  • Carver, J.C., Paasivaara, M., and Penzenstadler, B., “Probing Questions, Participatory Democracy, Quality Assurance, and Customer Data,” IEEE Software, September/October 2016.
  • Chitchyan, R., Becker, C., Betz, S., Duboc, L., Penzenstadler, B., Seyff, N., Venters, C.C., “Sustainability Design in Requirements Engineering: State of Practice,” Intl. Conf. on Software Engineering, Austin, May 2016
  • Chitchyan, R., Betz, S., Duboc, L., Penzenstadler, B., Ponsard, C., and Venters, C.C., “Evidencing Sustainability Design through Examples,” 4th Intl. Workshop on Requirements Engineering for Sustainable Systems (RE4SuSy), Ottawa, Canada, August 2015.
  • Katz, D.S., Choi, S.C.T. , Niemeyer, K.E., Hetherington, J., Löffler, Gunter, D., Idaszak, R., Brandt, S.R., Miller, M.A., Gessing, S., Jones, N.D., Weber, N., Marru, S., Allen, G., Penzenstadler, B., Venters, C., Davis, E., Hwang, L., Todorov, I., Patra, A., de Val-Borro, M., “Report on 3rd Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences (WSSSPE3),” Journal of Open Research Software, 2016.
  • Kocak, S.A., Becker, C., Betz, S., Chitchyan, R., Duboc, L., Easterbrook, S., Penzenstadler, B., Rodriguez-Navas, G., Seyff, N., Venters, C.C., “Mind the Gap: Bridging the Sustainable Software Systems Research Divide,” Intl. Workshop British HCI 2015.
  • Lago, P., Kocak, S.A., Crnkovic, I., Penzenstadler, B., “Framing Sustainability as a Software Quality Property,” Communications of the ACM, 2015, vol. 58, issue 10, October 2015, pp 70-78.
  • Penzenstadler, B., “A Toolkit for SE for Sustainability - a Design Fiction,” HCI Intl, Los Angeles, August 2015.
  • Penzenstadler, B., “Sustainability and Requirements: A Manifesto,” IEEE Software, September/October, vol. 32, issue 5, 2016.
  • Penzenstadler, B., Raturi, A., Becker, C., Norton, J., Tomlinson, B., and Richardson, D., “Bridging Communities: ICT4Sustainability@ iConference 2015,” ACM Interactions, vol. 23, issue 1, December 2015, pp 64-67.
  • Penzenstadler, B., Raturi, A., Richardson, D.J., Silberman, M.S., and Tomlinson, B., “Collapse (and Other Futures) Software Engineering,” LIMITS Workshop, First Monday, vol. 20, no. 8, 3 August 2015.
  • Penzenstadler, B., “GRL for Representing the Sustainability Reference Model,” 8th Intl. Workshop at Intl. Conf. on Requirements Engineering, Ottawa, Canada, August 2015.
  • Rodriguez-Navas, G., Duboc, L., Betz, S., Chitchyan, R., Penzenstadler, B., and Venters, C.C., “Safety vs. Sustainability Design: Analogies, Differences and Potential Synergies,” 4th Intl. Workshop on Requirements Engineering for Sustainable Systems (RE4SuSy), Ottawa, Canada, August 2015.

Biomedical & Assistive Technology

Jeremy Bonifacio

  • Taherian, S., Rahai, H.R., Gomez, B., Waddington, T., and Bonifacio, J., “Tracheal Stenosis: A CFD Approach for Evaluation of Drug Delivery,” Paper No. IMECE2015-50799, ASME Intl. Mechanical Engineering Conf. & Exposition, Nov. 13-19, 2015.

Emel Demircan

  • Demircan, E., Kulic, D., Oetomo, D., and Hayashibe M., “Human Movement Understanding,” IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, p. 2224, September 2015.
  • Kulic, D., Venture, G., Yamane, K., E. Demircan, I. Mizuuchi, and K. Mombaur, “Anthropomorphic Movement Analysis and Synthesis: A Survey of Methods and Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 2016.
  • Nishimi, K., Choi, M., Park J., and Demircan, E., “The Effect of Surface Incline on Running Biomechanics,” Annals of Sports Medicine and Research, vol. 3, no. 6, p 1080, 2016.

Christopher Druzgalski

  • Mayorga P., Valdez J., Druzgalski, C., and Zeljković V., “Heart and Lung Sounds-based Events Classification,” 2016 Global Medical Engineering Physics Exchanges/Pan American Health Care Exchanges, Madrid, Spain, April 4-9, 2016.
  • Raman S., Fry M., and Druzgalski, C., “Variability Study of Plethysmography Measurements and Single-loop Decomposition Analysis of Pulmonary Signals,” 2016 Global Medical Engineering Physics Exchanges/Pan American Health Care Exchanges, Madrid, Spain, April 4-9, 2016.
  • Rejuso V. I., and Druzgalski, C., “Design of a Motorized Wobble Board for Load Sustainable Rehabilitative Training of Patients with Severe Ankle Injuries,” 2016 Global Medical Engineering Physics Exchanges/Pan American Health Care Exchanges, Madrid, Spain, April 4-9, 2016.
  • Zeljković V., Vucenik I., Jones L., Druzgalski, C., Tameze C., and Mayorga P., “Automated Adipose Tissue Detection Method,” 2016 Global Medical Engineering Physics Exchanges/Pan American Health Care Exchanges, Madrid, Spain, April 4-9, 2016.

I-Hung Khoo

  • Khoo I., Marayong P., Krishnan V., Balagtas M., and Rojas O., “Design of a Biofeedback Device for Gait Rehabilitation in Post-Stroke Patients,” Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Intl. Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), pp. 133-136, August 2015.
  • Krishnan V., Khoo I., Marayong P., Demars K., Duong Q., Matheson A., “Post-stroke Symmetrical Gait Rehabilitation: A Pilot Study,” American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine 92nd Annual Conf., vol. 96, issue 10, pp. 41-42, October 2015.
  • Krishnan, V., Khoo, I., Marayong, P., DeMars, K., and Cormack, J., “Gait Training in Chronic Stroke using Walk-Even Feedback Device,” Neuroscience Journal, (p. 1-8). doi:10.1155/2016/6808319
  • Leyba K., Khoo I., Marayong P., Krishnan V., Balagtas M., Rojas O., and Rivera R., “Biofeedback Device with Real-time Gait Analysis: A Functionality Test,” CSU Biotechnology Symposium, January 2016.
  • Marayong, P., Khoo, I.H., Rivera, R., Dunn, C., Maldonado, J., and Cortez, “Design Improvements of a Vibrotactile Device for Prosthetic Rehabilitation Training,” 38th Annual IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conf., 2016.
  • Matheson A., Duong Q., Krishnan V., Demars K., Khoo I., Marayong P., “Symmetrical Gait Training using Walk-Even in Chronic Stroke Patients: A Pilot Study,” American Physical Therapy Assn. CSM, Feb 2016.
  • Nguyen, K., Marayong, P., and Khoo, I.H., “Affordable Motion Analysis Instrumentation for Manual Wheelchair,” 38th Annual IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conf..
  • Nishimi, K., Choi, M., Park J., and Demircan, E., “The Effect of Surface Incline on Running Biomechanics,” Annals of Sports Medicine and Research, vol. 3, no. 6, p 1080, 2016.
  • Rivera R., Marayong P., Ruhe B., and Khoo I., “Performance Analysis of a Vibrotactile Device for Rehabilitation Training of Persons with Transtibial Amputation,” CSU Biotechnology Symposium, January 2016.
  • Rojas O., Balagtas M., Khoo I., Marayong P., Krishnan V., “Biofeedback Device for Evaluation and Correction of Gait Asymmetry: A Pilot Study with Stroke Survivors,” Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Conf., October 2015.

Panadda Marayong

  • Duong, Q., Matheson, A., Demars, K., Khoo, I., Marayong, P., Krishnan, V., “Symmetrical Gait Training using Walk-Even in Chronic Stroke: A Case Study,” California Physical Therapy Association Annual Conf., September 2015.
  • Khoo I., Marayong P., Krishnan V., Balagtas M., and Rojas O., “Design of a Biofeedback Device for Gait Rehabilitation in Post-Stroke Patients,” Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Intl. Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), pp. 133-136, August 2015.
  • Krishnan V., Khoo I., Marayong P., Demars K., Duong Q., Matheson A., “Post-stroke Symmetrical Gait Rehabilitation: A Pilot Study,” American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine 92nd Annual Conf., vol. 96, issue 10, pp. 41-42, October 2015.
  • Krishnan, V., Khoo, I., Marayong, P., DeMars, K., and Cormack, J., “Gait Training in Chronic Stroke using Walk-Even Feedback Device,” Neuroscience Journal, (p. 1-8). doi:10.1155/2016/6808319
  • Leyba K., Khoo I., Marayong P., Krishnan V., Balagtas M., Rojas O., and Rivera R., “Biofeedback Device with Real-time Gait Analysis: A Functionality Test,” CSU Biotechnology Symposium, January 2016.
  • Marayong, P., Khoo, I.H., Rivera, R., Dunn, C., Maldonado, J., and Cortez, “Design Improvements of a Vibrotactile Device for Prosthetic Rehabilitation Training,” 38th Annual IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conf., 2016.
  • Matheson A., Duong Q., Krishnan V., Demars K., Khoo I., Marayong P., “Symmetrical Gait Training using Walk-Even in Chronic Stroke Patients: A Pilot Study,” American Physical Therapy Assn. CSM, February 2016.
  • Nguyen, K., Marayong, P., and Khoo, I.H., “Affordable Motion Analysis Instrumentation for Manual Wheelchair,” 38th Annual IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conf.
  • Rivera R., Marayong P., Ruhe B., and Khoo I., “Performance Analysis of a Vibrotactile Device for Rehabilitation Training of Persons with Transtibial Amputation,” CSU Biotechnology Symposium, January 2016.
  • Rojas O., Balagtas M., Khoo I., Marayong P., Krishnan V., “Biofeedback Device for Evaluation and Correction of Gait Asymmetry: A Pilot Study with Stroke Survivors,” Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Conf., October 2015.

Hamid Rahai

  • Taherian, S., Rahai, H.R., Gomez, B., Waddington, T., and Bonifacio, J., “Tracheal Stenosis, A CFD Approach for Evaluation of Drug Delivery,” Paper No. IMECE2015-50799, ASME Intl. Mechanical Engineering Conf. & Exposition, Houston, Texas, Nov. 13-19, 2015.

Praveen Shankar

  • Shankar P., and Venugopal, S., “A Self-Organizing Neural Network for Neuromuscular Control,” BMC Neuroscience 2015, 16(Suppl. 1), pp. 277.

Shahab Taherian

  • Taherian, S., Rahai, H.R., Gomez, B., Waddington, T., and Bonifacio, J., “Tracheal Stenosis, A CFD Approach for Evaluation of Drug Delivery,” Paper No. IMECE2015-50799, ASME Intl. Mechanical Engineering Conf. & Exposition, Houston, Texas, Nov. 13-19, 2015. 

Henry Yeh

  • Campana, V. T., Yeh, H. G., Lee, J., and Chang, D.C.D., “Multiple Orthogonal Beams with Multi-user and Frequency Reuse via Active Scattering Devices,” in Proceedings of IEEE Intl. Systems Conf., April 2016.
  • Lam, R. K. , Tran, D. H , and  Yeh, H. G, “Economics of Residential Energy Arbitrage in California using a PV System with Directly Connected Energy Storage,” in Proceedings of IEEE Green Energy and Systems Conf., pp.67-70, 2015.
  • Quintana, P., and Yeh, H. G., “Power Flow Optimization Methods for Distribution Systems,” in  Proceedings of IEEE Green Energy and Systems Conf.
  • Yeh, H. G.,  and Yildiz, S., “Conjugate ICI Cancellation Techniques for 2x1 and 4x1 Space-time Transmit Diversity OFDM Systems,” in Proc. IEEE Intl Systems Conf., April 2016.
  • Yeh, H. G., “Architectures for MIMO-OFDM Systems in Frequency Selective Mobile Fading Channels,” IEEE Trans. on Circuits Syst. II, vol. 62, no. 12, December 2015, pp. 1189-1193.
  • Yeh, H. G., Yildiz, S., and Ren, R., “4x1 Space-Time MIMO-OFDM Parallel Cancellation Schemes for Inter-Carrier Interference,” in Proc. IEEE Intl Systems Conf., April 2016.
  • Yıldız, S. and Yeh, H. G., “The Performance Analysis of Space-time Trellis Coded MIMO-OFDM Systems,” 24th Signal Processing and Communication Application Conf. (SIU), May 2016, pp. 1257-1260. 
  • Ying, K., Ameri, A., Trivedi, A., Ravindra, D., Patel, D., Mozumdar, M., “Decision Tree-based Machine Learning Algorithm for In-node Vehicle Classification,”  Proceedings of IEEE Green Energy and Systems Conf., Long Beach, November 2015.
  • Ying, K., Yeh, H. G., Lee, J., and Chang, D.C.D., “Beamforming Solvability in 3D Space using Active Scattering Devices,” Proceedings IEEE Intl Systems Conf., April 2016.

Energy & the Environment

Pitiporn Asvapathanagul

  • Asvapathanagul, P., Olson, B.H., Gedalanga, P.B., Hashemi, A., Huang, Z., and Venturini, L.J., “Identification and Quantification of Thiothrix eikelboomii using qPCR for Early Detection of Bulking Incidents in a Full-scale Water Reclamation Plant,” Applied Microbiology Biotechnology Journal, vol. 99, no. 9 (p. 4045-4057), 2015.
  • Crawley, L., Bandziulis, R., and Asvapathanagul, P., “Investigation of E. coli and Fecal Coliforms in Coyote Creek,” CSUPERB Annual Conf., Garden Grove, Calif., 2016.
  • Garrido-Baserba, M., Asvapathanagul, P., McCarthy, G., Olson, B.H., Sobhani, R., De Clippeleir, H., Odize, V., Al-Omori, A., Murthy, S., Bott, C., Nifong, A., Stenstrom, M.K., and Rosso, D., “Effect of Biological Process Rate on Fouling of Fine-pore Diffusers,” Proc. of WEFTEC 2015, pp. 1852-1859.
  • Garrido-Baserba, M., Asvapathanagul, P., McCarthy, G.W., Gocke, T.E., Olson, B.H., Park, H.D., Al-Omari, A., Murthy, S., Bott, C.B., Wett, B., Smeraldi, J.D., Shaw, A.R., Rosso, D., “Linking Biofilm Growth to Fouling and Aeration Performance of Fine-pore Diffuser in Activated Sludge,” Water Research Journal, vol. 90, no. 1, p. 317-328, 2016.
  • Garrido-Baserba, M., Sobhani, R., Asvapathanagul, P., McCarthy, G., Olson, B.H., Rosso, D., “Diffuser Membrane Efficiency and Its Associated Aeration Energy,” Proc. of WEFTEC 2015, pp. 1860-1867.
  • Godinez, R., Castillo, E., Dethlefsen, S., Asvapathanagul, P., and Arbodela, L., “Biocementation of Long Beach Sand,” HSI-STEM Bienvenida Presentation, Long Beach, Calif., 2016.
  • Noble, P.A., Park, H.D., Olson, B.H., Asvapathanagul, P., Hunter, M.C., Garrido-Baserba, M., Lee, S.H., Rosso, D., “A Survey of Biofilms on Wastewater Aeration Diffusers Suggests Bacterial Community Composition and Function Vary by Substrate Type and Time,” Applied Microbiology Biotechnology Journal, vol. 100, issue 14, pp. 6361-6373, July 2016.
  • Olson, B.H., Wang, T., Asvapathanagul, P., Rosso, D., Gedalanga, P.B., Tsai, C., and Hayden, D. (2015) “Determining Major Denitrifies and Major Physicochemical and Operational Factors Influencing their Performance in a Full-scale Water Reclamation Plant,” WEFTEC 2015, pp. 4117-4129.
  • Pham, N.M., Arbodela, L., Asvapathanagul, P., “Biocementation of Long Beach Sands for Soil Strength Improvement,” Proc. of CSUPERB Annual Conference, p. 71, 2016.
  • Wang, T., Asvapathanagul, P., Olson, B.H., Gedalanga, P.B., Tsai, C., Hayden, D., “Denitrification and Bulking Incidents in an Activated Sludge Process under Warm-climate Condition,” WEFTEC 2015, pp. 6137-6145.

Feike Leij

  • Bradford, S.A., Torkzaban, S., Leij, F.J., and Simunek, J., “Equilibrium and Kinetic Models for Colloid Release under Transient Solution Chemistry Conditions,” Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, pp. 181-141-152, 2015.
  • Leij, F.J., Bradford, S.A., Wang, Y., and Sciortino, A., “Langmuirian Blocking of Irreversible Colloid Retention: Analytical Solution, Moments, and Setback Distance,” Journal of Environmental Quality, 2015. 44:1473–1482 doi:10.2134/jeq2015.03.0147.

Antonella Sciortino

  • Leij, F.J., S.A. Bradford, Y. Wang, and A. Sciortino. 2015. “Langmuirian Blocking of Irreversible Colloid Retention: Analytical Solution, Moments, and Setback Distance.” Journal of Environmental Quality 44:1473–1482 doi:10.2134/jeq2015.03.0147.

Manufacturing & Robotics

Hamid Rahai

  • Gada, K., and Rahai, H., “Numerical Investigations of an Optimized Airfoil with a Rotary Cylinder,” Paper No. R14-10, vol. 60, no. 21, 68th Annual Meeting of APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Nov. 22-24, 2015.

Praveen Shankar

  • Koblick, D., Xu, S., Fogel, J., Shankar,P., “Low Thrust Minimum Time Orbit Transfer Nonlinear Optimization Using Multi-Impulse Discretization via the Modified Picard-Chebyshev Method," CMES: Special Issue on Celestial Mechanics, Tech Science Press, 111(1), pp. 1-28, 2016.
  • Koblick, D., Shankar, P., “Evaluation of the Modified Picard-Chebyshev Method for High-Precision Orbit Propagation,” Journal of Aerospace Engineering, ASCE, 28(5), 2015, pp. 04014125 1-13.

Materials

Hsin-Piao Chen

  • Neer, Eric J., and Chen, Hsin-Piao, “Micromechanical Stiffness Predictions at the Nano-Scale: Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites," Proceedings of SAMPE 2016 Confe. and Exhibition, Long Beach, 2016.
  • Shaher, A. A. and Chen, Hsin-Piao, “General Stability Analysis of Composite Sandwich Plates Under Thermal Load,” Proceedings of SAMPE 2016 Confe. and Exhibition, Long Beach, 2016.

Larry Jang

  • Jang, L. K., “Level Control by Regulating Control Valve at the Bottom of a Gravity-Drained Tank,” Chemical Engineering Education, vol. 50, no. 4, p. 245-250, 2016.
  • Jang, L. K., and Lo, R. C., “Spreadsheet Procedure for Simulating Setpoint Tracking by SISO by Dynamic Matrix Control,” Chemical Engineering Education, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 175-183, 2016.
  • Jang, L.K., Lo, R.C., and Lee, Y.Y., “Extraction of Polyphenols and Antioxidants from Avocado Seeds and Skins,” CSUPERB Annual Conf., Garden Grove, Calif., January 2016.

Roger Lo

  • Jang, L. K., and Lo, R. C., “Spreadsheet Procedure for Simulating Setpoint Tracking by SISO by Dynamic Matrix Control,” Chemical Engineering Education, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 175-183, 2016.
  • Jang, L.K., Lo, R.C., and Lee, Y.Y., “Extraction of Polyphenols and Antioxidants from Avocado Seeds and Skins,” CSUPERB Annual Conf., Garden Grove, Calif., January 2016.

Yu-Fu Ko

  • Chan, K., Yong Aung, L., Ko, Y.F., Mendez, S., “Experimental and Numerical Studies of Sustainable Sandwich Bio-composites Derived from Plant-based Resources,” Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, 2015.

Yan Li

  • Li, Y., “Microstructure-based Evaluation of Material Fracture Toughness,” Academic Perspective, vol. 12, 2016.
  • Li, Y., Zhou, M., “Design of High Toughness Composite Material through Microstructure Tailoring,” Proc. Composite and Advanced Material Expo, 2015.
  • Li, Y., Zhou, M., “Effect of Competing Mechanisms on Fracture Toughness of Polycrystalline Metals,” Proc. 2015 ASME Intl. Mechanical Engineering Congress & Expo, 2015.
  • Li, Y., Zhou, M., “Microstructure Sensitive Design of Composite Materials,” Proc. Composite and Advanced Material Expo, 2016.
  • Li, Y., Zhou, M., “Prediction of Fracture Toughness Scatter of Composite Materials as Function of Microstructure,” Proc. 24th Intl. Congresses on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2016.
  • Li, Y., Zhou, M., “Prediction of Fracture Toughness Scatter of Composite Materials,” Computational Materials Science, vol. 116, pp. 44-51, 2016.

Ted Yu

  • Raclariu, A.-M., Deshpande, S., Bruggemann, J., Zhuge, W., Yu, T.H., Ratsch, C., Shankar, S., “A Fast Method for Predicting the Formation of Crystal Interfaces and Heterocrystals,” Computational Materials Science, 108 (A), pp. 26703, 26712, 2015.
  • Tsai, H.C., Hsieh, Y.C., Yu, T.H., Lee, Y.J., Wu, Y.H., Merinov, B.V., Wu, P.W., Chen, S.Y., Adzic, R.R., “DFT Study of Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Os/Pt Core Shell Catalysts Validated by Electrochemical Experiment,” ACS Catalysis, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 88-93, 2015.
  • Yu, T.H., Ratsch, C., “Computational Study of Ridge States in GaAs Nanopillars,” Journal of Applied Physics, 2015, 118, 055703.

Power, Sensors & Smart Grid

Mohammad Mozumdar

  • Sivakoti, K., Mozumdar, M., “Load Prediction in Smart Grid Networks,” Intl. Journal of Computing and Digital Systems, vol. 4, issue 4, October 2015.

Masoud Nazari

  • Chukwuka, V., Nazari, M.H., Grijalva, S., “Enhancing Communications Reliability in Prosumer-Based Smart Grid using MIMO Communications,” Clemson University Power Systems Conference, Clemson, SC, pp. 1-5, 2016.
  • Nazari, M.H., “A Distributed Framework for Frequency Regulation in Large-scale Prosumer-based Power Systems,” IEEE Green Energy and Systems Conf., pp. 55-60, Nov. 9, 2015.
  • Ramachandan, T., Nazari, M.H., and Egerstedt, M., “Controllability of Prosumer-based Networks in the Presence of Communication Failures,” IEEE Conference on Decision and Control 2015, pp. 4770-4775. (Invited paper)
  • Ramachandan, T., Nazari, M.H., Grijalva, S., and Egerstedt, M., “Overcoming Communication Delays in Distributed Frequency Control,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 2965-2973, July 2016.

Oscar Morales Ponce

  • Dobrev, S., Eftekhari M., MacQuarrie, F., Maňuch, J., Morales Ponce, O., Narayanan L., Opatrny J., and Stacho, L., “Connectivity with Directional Antennas in the Symmetric Communication Model,” Computational Geometry, vol. 55, pp. 1-25, 2016.

Mahmoud Wagdy

  • Wagdy, M. F. , Rao, S. S., Singh, K. K., and Ibrahim, G. H., “An 8-PSK Receiver using an Integrated Low-Noise Amplifier & Super-Regenerative Oscillator with Digital Detection Technique,” Proc. Intl. Confe. on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS 2015), Cairo, Egypt, pp. 416-420, Dec. 6-9, 2015.
  • Wagdy, M. F., and Kabeer, S. Z. A., “Flash Fast-Locking Digital PLL Using LT SPICE,” Proc. 11th Intl. Computer Engineering Conf. (ICENCO-2015), Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, pp. 288-293, Dec. 29-30, 2015.

Transportation & Infrastructure

Vahid Balali

  • Balali, V., Yaseri, K., and Ham, Y. (2017). “Algorithmic development of life-cycle assessment: Application of urban water infrastructure systems in Iran.” KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, 21 (5), 1979-1990. 
  • Balali, V., Jahangiri, A., and Ghanipoor Machiani, S. (2017). “Multi-class US traffic signs 3D recognition and localization via image-based point cloud model using color candidate extraction and texture-based recognition.” Journal of Advanced Engineering Informatics, 32, 263-275.
  • Balali, V., Sadeghi, M.A., and Golparvar-Fard, M. (2017). “Remote Traffic Sign Retro-reflectivity Assessment in a Daytime Using High Dynamic Range Images.” Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting, (TRB), 17-00477.
  • Ghanipoor Machiani, S., Jahangiri, A., Balali, V., and Belt, C. (2017). “Predicting Driver Risky Behavior for Curve Speed Warning Systems Using Real Field Connected-Vehicle Data.” Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting (TRB), 17-03445. 
  • Khalilikhah, M., Balali, V., and Heaslip, K. (2016). “Using stationary image based data collection method for evaluation of traffic sign condition.” International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology, 5 (4), 248-256. 
  • Mirsharif, Q., Dalens, T., Sqalli, M., and Balali, V. (2017). “Automated Recognition and Localization of Parking Signs using Street-level Imagery.” International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering (IWCCE), 307-315, Seattle, WA, USA. 
  • Wei, H.H., Liu, M., Skibniewski, M.J., and Balali, V. (2016). "Prioritizing Sustainable Transport Projects Through Multi-Criteria Group Decision-Making: A Case Study of Tianjin Binhai New Area, China." ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering, 32 (5), 04016010.
  • Wei, H.H., Liu, M., Skibniewski, M.J., and Balali, V. (2016). "Conflict and Consensus in Stakeholder Attitudes Toward Sustainable Transport Projects in China: An Empirical Investigation." Elsevier Journal of Habitat International, 53, 473-484. 

Shailesh Chandra

  • Chandra, S., Braughton, M., Galicia, L. D., Sanchez, A., Medina, M., and Aldrete, R., “A Multi-modal Transportation Score to Evaluate Infrastructure Supply-demand for Commuters,” Procedia Engineering, vol. 145, p. 304-311.
  • Chandra, S., Shelton, J., Valdez, A., Salgado, D. and Aldrete, R., “Evaluating Deployment of Autonomous Freight Truck in the El Paso-Juarez Region for Cross-border Trade, 6th METRANS Intl. Urban Freight Conf., Oct. 21- 23, Long Beach, Calif., 2015.
  • Chandra, S., Thakkar, P., Pandya, N., and Zalavadia, A., “P04-Investigating Impacts of Gasoline Price on Transit Ridership in Low-income Communities,” Journal of Transport & Health, vol. 3, no. 2, S64, 2016.
  • Chandra, S., Thakkar, P., Pandya, N., and Zalavadia, A., “Investigating Impact of Crowdsourcing on Transit Ridership,” 2nd Intl. Conf. on Transport & Health, MINETA Transportation Institute at San Jose State University, June 13-15, 2016.
  • Chandra, S., Thakkar, P., Zalavadia, A. and Pandya, N., “Investigating Impacts of Gasoline Price on Transit Ridership in Low-Income Communities,” 2nd Intl. Conf. on Transport & Health, MINETA Transportation Institute at San Jose State University, June 13-15, 2016.

Shadi Saadeh

  • Mahmoud, E., Saadeh, S. and Yanz, R., “Feasibility of Discrete Element to Simulate RAP Asphalt Mixtures Fracture Behavior,” ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication, vol. 2016-January, no. 270 GSP, pp. 577-587, 2016.