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Fuzhan Nasiri, PhD, PEng

Associate Professor & Associate Chair, Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering

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Fuzhan Nasiri, PhD, PEng
Office: S-EV 6207  
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex,
1515 St. Catherine W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 4172
Website(s): Research Lab
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ORCID: 0000-0002-7423-0621

Dr. Fuzhan Nasiri is an associate professor at Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering (BCEE). Dr. Nasiri is also affiliated with Institut Nordique du Québec (INQ). Before joining Concordia, he worked at University College London (UCL) as a faculty member (2011-2014), at Yale University as a research scientist (2009-2011), and at GERAD research group as a postdoctoral fellow (2007-2009).

Dr. Nasiri holds a PhD in Environmental Systems Engineering from the University of Regina, and MSc and BSc in Industrial Systems Engineering from Sharif University of Technology.


  • Dean's Research Excellence Award, Gina Cody School of Engineering & Computer Science (GCS), Concordia University, 2023 
  • Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, Gina Cody School of Engineering & Computer Science (GCS), Concordia University, 2018 
  • Provost’s Teaching Award (Outstanding Contribution in Teaching & Learning), University College London (UCL), 2013



ENGR 301 - Engineering Management Principles & Economics

BLDG 6631 & 481 - Fundamentals of Facility Management

CIVI 6721 - Infrastructure Systems Modeling & Simulation


Research Summary

Dr. Nasiri is a systems engineer with deep interest in investigating the emerging challenges in design and operation of complex (physical) systems (such as facilities, infrastructure, and buildings) and their interactions with and impact on the environment and society from risk, resilience, and reliability (3Rs) perspectives. He has adopted an interdisciplinary approach in research that stems from his background in systems modeling and analysis and his research activities in various domains involving industry and public sector.

Research Interests

  • Facilities Management
  • Energy Systems Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Risk, Resilience & Reliability Analysis
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Sustainable Cities & Communities
  • Life Cycle Analysis


  • Voltage Seed Grant Fund. Poly-Generation Innovation Park: A Sustainable Energy Frontier, 2024-2025 ($320,000 with partners' contribution), Role: PI
  • Voltage Seed Grant Fund. Integrated Concentrating Solar Photovoltaic/Thermal (CPV/T) and Pumped Thermal Energy Storage (PTES) Systems in Canada’s Cold Climate, 2024-2025 ($200,000), Role: Co-I
  • Voltage Seed Grant Fund. Concordia Living Lab of Loyola Campus: Decarbonisation and operational optimisation of a community energy system, 2024-2025 ($200,000), Role: Collaborator
  • Gina Cody Research & Innovation Fellowship, Mapping of the characteristics of HVAC duct insulation used in building sector in Canada using a life cycle costing/assessment (LCCA), 2024-2025 ($40,000), Role: PI
  • NSERC Discovery Grant: Integrating Reliability Engineering and Resilience Assessment for Hybrid Renewable Energy Facilities Management, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), 2022-2027 ($155,000),Role: PI
  • MITACS Accelerate Partnership Grant: Artificial Intelligence for Smart Adaptation of Indoor Spaces & Facilities to Airborne Transmission Mitigation Pathways, Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS) with Humanitas Inc., 2023-2024 ($210,000), Role: PI
  • NSERC Alliance Partnership Grant: Development of an AI-based Regulatory Control for Energy Management Information Systems, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) with EnerZam Inc., 2022-2024 ($95,000),Role: PI
  • Faculty Research Support (FRS) Fund, Concordia University, 2022-2023 ($80,000),Role: PI 
  • FRQNT Partnership Research Project: Application of water-energy efficiency in the mining industry (Application de l'efficacité eau-énergie dans l'industrie minière), Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologie (FRQNT), 2022-2025 ($300,000), Role: Co-I
  • Concordia Team Grant: Mycelium-Composite Materials: Performance and Socio-Environmental Potential Impacts in the Construction Sector for Aesthetics and a Sustainable Future, 2022-2023 ($50,000), Role: Co-I
  • Horizon PDF Program: Development of a Data-driven Model Predictive Control (MPC) for Smart Waste-to-Energy Value Chain Management in NorthernCommunities of Quebec, 2021-2023 ($80,000), Role: PI
  • Faculty Research Support (FRS) Fund, Concordia University, 2021-2022($74,000), Role: PI
  • MITACS Accelerate Partnership Grant: Real-time personnel counting and personal protective equipment (PPE) recognition in construction sites, Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS) with Pomerleau Inc., 2021-2022($55,000), Role: PI
  • NSERC Alliance Partnership Grant: Integrating Predictive Maintenance Analytics into a Cloud-based CMMS for Smart Work Order Management and Resource Allocation, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council(NSERC) with EnerZam Inc., 2020-2025 ($223,000), Role: PI
  • MITACS Accelerate Partnership Grant: Development of a smart AI-based monitoring tool for building energy management automation, Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS) with EnerZam Inc.,2020-2021 ($160,000), Role: PI
  • Faculty Research Support (FRS) Fund, Concordia University, 2020-2021($36,000), Role: PI
  • Faculty Research Support (FRS) Fund, Concordia University, 2019-2020($48,000), Role: PI
  • NSERC Engage Partnership Grant: Integrated Techno-economic Assessment of Community-scale Geothermal Facilities for Nunavik (with BBAInc.), 2018-2019 ($25,000), Role: PI
  • Faculty Research Support (FRS) Fund, Concordia University,2018-2019 ($70,000), Role: PI
  • NSERC Engage Partnership Grant: Reliability Modeling and Analysis of Biomass Boilers (with BMA Ltd.), 2017-2018 ($25,000), Role: PI
  • Faculty Research Support (FRS) Fund, Concordia University,2017-2018 ($78,000), Role: PI
  • NSERC Discovery Grant (Building-Integrated Renewable Heat),2016-2022 ($144,000), Role: PI
  • Faculty Research Support (FRS) Fund, Concordia University,2016-2017 ($35,000), Role: PI
  • ENCS Capital Research Innovation Grant: Waste To Energy Conversion,2015 ($200,000), Role: Co-I (with Z. Chen as PI)
  • VP Strategic Grant, Concordia University (Sustainable Communities),2015-2018 ($60,000), Role: PI
  • VP Strategic Equipment Fund, Concordia University, 2015-2017($17,500), Role: PI
  • ENCS Start-up Grant, Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, Concordia University, 2015-2017 ($50,000), Role: PI
  • UCL Grand Challenges Grant (Sustainable Cities): Assessment and Management of Infrastructure Resilience (with Andy Chow and Afzal Siddiqui),EPSRC-UCL, 2013-2014 (£5,000)
  • FM Sector Skills Assessment, UK Asset Skills Council (With Alexi Marmot), 2013-2014 (£9,000)
  • EMININN: Environmental Macro Indicators of Innovation (Life Cycle Analysis of the Built Environment Technologies), (FP7-European Commission: UCL and 6 other European partners), 2013 (Funding share: (£9,000)
  • UCL Grand Challenges Grant (Sustainable Cities): Water Reuse Infrastructure Design, Configuration, and Planning (With Sarah Bell), 2012-2013(£5,000)
  • ARUP Global Research Challenge Research Grant: Urban Water Reuse Network Modeling and Optimisation, 2011-2012 (£12,500)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Yale University - National Science Foundation (NSF), 2009-2010 ($45,000/year)
  • GERAD Fellowship, Groupe d'Études et de Recherche en Analyse des Décisions (GERAD), 2007-2009 ($35,000/year)
  • NSERC Industrial R&D Postdoctoral Fellowship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC),approved for 2007-2010 ($43,000/year)
  • NSERC Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), approved for2007-2009 ($40,000/year)


  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (APEGS)
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP)
  • Institute Nordic du Quebec (INQ)
  • Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS)
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
  • International Society for Environmental Information Sciences (ISEIS)


Journal Papers

[J82] Wu*, X., Sameti, M., Nasiri, F. and Li, B. (2024). An off-gridsolar district energy system with borehole thermal energy storage: A life cycleassessment in a subarctic region, Journal of Building Engineering,accepted-in-press.

[J81] Rezaei*, M., Sameti, M.,Nasiri, F. (2024). Design optimization of an integrated tri-generation of heat,electricity, and hydrogen powered by biomass for cold climates,  International Journal of Thermofluids, 22, 100618.

[J80] Rahnama, S., Khatibi, M.,Maccarini, A., Farouq, M. M.,Mirzaei, P. A., Fabrizio,E., Ferrara, M., Bogatu, D., Shinoda, J., Olesen,B.W., Kazanci, O. B., Bazdar*, E., Nasiri, F., Zeng, C., Wei, X., Haghighat, F., Afshari, A.(2024). A methodicalapproach for design of thermal energy storage systems in buildings, EnergyStorage, accepted-in-press.

[J79] Bordbari , M.J.; Nasiri, F. (2024). Networked Microgrids: A Review on Configuration, Operation, and Control Strategies. Energies,17, 715.[J78] Bazdar , E., Nasiri, F., &Haghighat, F. (2023). Optimal Planning and Configuration of Adiabatic-Compressed Air EnergyStorage for Urban Buildings Application: Techno-Economic and EnvironmentalAssessment, Journal of Energy Storage, 76, 109720.

[J77] Shirzadi , N., Nasiri, F., Menon, R.P., Monsalvete, P., Kaifel, A., Eicker, U. (2023). Smart Urban Wind Power Forecasting: IntegratingWeibull Distribution, Recurrent Neural Networks, and Numerical WeatherPrediction, Energies, 16(17), 6208.

[J76]Rezaei , M., Sameti, M.,and Nasiri, F. (2023). An enviro-economic RAM-based optimization ofbiomass-driven combined heat and power generation, Biomass Conversion andBiorefinery, accepted-in-press. 

[J75]Adib , M., Nasiri, F.,and Haghighat, F. (2023). Integrating wind energy and compressed air energystorage for remote communities: A bi-level programming approach. Journal ofEnergy Storage, 72, 108496.

[J74]Adib, M., Nasiri, F., Haghighat, F., Panchabikesan, K., Venkataramani, G.,Tiwari, S., & Ramalingam, V. (2023). Integrating compressed air energystorage with wind energy system–A review. e-Prime-Advances in ElectricalEngineering, Electronics and Energy, 100194.

[J73]Sedighi , A. A.,Haghighat, F., Nasiri, F., Cao, S., & Ren, C. (2023). Approaches in CFDModeling of Respiratory Droplet Dispersion–Issues and Challenges. SustainableCities and Society, 97, 104696.

[J72]Bazdar , E., Nasiri, F.,& Haghighat, F. (2023). An improved energy management operation strategyfor integrating adiabatic CAES with renewables in decentralized applications. EnergyConversion and Management, 286, 117027.

[J71]Malayeri , M., Nasiri,F., Lee, C.S., Haghighat, F. (2023). Optimization of Photocatalytic OxidationReactor for Air Purifier Design: Applications of Artificial Neural Networks andGenetic Algorithm, Chemical Engineering, 462, 142186. 

[J70] Delnaz, A., Nasiri, F., Li, S. (2023). AssetManagement Analytics for Urban Water Mains: A Literature Review, EnvironmentalSystems Research, 12 (1), 1-17.

[J69] Esmaeili , F., Mafakheri, F., Nasiri, F. (2023). Biomass Supply ChainResilience: Integrating Demand and Availability Predictions into RoutingDecisions Using Machine Learning, Smart Science, 11 (2), 293-317.

[J68] Daneshvar , A., Nasiri, F., and Haghighat, F. (2023). Optimal Dispatch of an Energy Hub with CompressedAir Energy Storage: A Safe Reinforcement Learning Approach, Journal ofEnergy Storage, 57, 106147.

[J67] Asif; Z., Haghighat; F. Nasiri; F., Dong, J., and Chen, Z.(2023). Estimation of Anthropogenic VOCs Emission based on Volatile ChemicalProducts: A Canadian Perspective, Environmental Management (SpringerNature), 71(4), 685-703.

[J66] AL-Smadi H., Al-Sakkaf, A., Zayed, T., Nasiri, F.(2023). An integrated space-based building maintenance management model usingmulti-objective optimization, Smart and Sustainable Built Environment,12 (2), 277-297.

[J65] Mohammed , A.; Zayed, T.; Nasiri, F.; Bagchi, A. (2022). AssetManagement-Based Resilience Index Formulation for Pavements via PrincipalComponents Analysis, Construction Innovation, accepted-in-press.

[J64] Bazdar, E., Sameti, M., Nasiri, F., Haghighat, F. (2022). Compressed air energy storage in integratedenergy systems: A review, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 167,112701.

[J63] Shirzadi, N., Rasoulian, H., Nasiri,F., Eicker, U. (2022). Resilience enhancement of an urban microgrid duringoff-grid mode operation using critical load indicators, Energies, 15(20), 7669. 

[J62] Rabiei, N., Nasiri, F., and Eicker, U. (2022). Multi-StageTransit-Oriented Development (TOD) Assessment: The Case Study of Montreal MetroSystems. ASCE Journal of Urban Planning & Development, 148 (3),836-869.

[J61] Heidari, M.,Rahdar , M. H., Dutta, A., & Nasiri, F. (2022). An energy retrofit roadmap to net-zero energy and carbonfootprint for single-family houses in Canada. Journal of BuildingEngineering, 60, 105141.

[J60] Sadrizadeh, S., Yao, R., Yuan, F., Awbi,H.  Bahnfleth, W., Bi, Y., Cao, G., Croitoru,C., Dear, R. Haghighat, F., Kumar, P., Malayeri, M., Nasiri, F., Ruud, M., Sadeghian, P., Wargocki, P., Xiong, J., Yu, W., Li, B. (2022). Indoor air quality and health inschools: A critical review for developing the roadmap for the future schoolenvironment. Journal of Building Engineering, 57, 104908.

[J59] Fadaeefath Abadi , M., Hosseini Rahdar, M., Nasiri, F., and Haghighat, F. (2022).Fault Identification and Fault Impact Analysis of Vapor CompressionRefrigeration Systems In Buildings: A SystemReliability Approach, Energies, 15(16), 5774.

[J58] Nasiri, F., Ooka, R., Haghighat,F., Shirzadi, N., Dotoli, M., Carli, R., Scarabaggio, P., Behzadi, A., Rahnama,S., Afshari, A., Kuznik, F., Fabrizio, E., Choudhary, R., and Sadrizadeh, S.(2022). Data Analytics and Information Technologies forSmart Energy Storage Systems: A State-of-the-Art Review, Sustainable Citiesand Society, 84, 104004.

[J57] Ahmed  R., Nasiri, F., and Zayed, T. (2022).Two-Stage Predictive Maintenance Planning for Hospital Buildings: AMultiple-Objective Optimization-based Clustering Approach, ASCE Journal ofPerformance of Constructed Facilities36(1),04021105.

[J56]Igwe , C., Nasiri, F.,and Hammad, A. (2022). Construction Workspace Management: Critical Review andRoadmap, International Journal of Construction Management, 22 (10),1960-1973.

[J55]Hosseini Rahdar , M.,Nasiri, F., and Lee, B. (2022). Effect of Fuel Composition Uncertainty on GrateFiring Biomass Combustor Performance: A Bayesian Model Averaging Approach, BiomassConversion and Biorefinery, 12, 2781-2797.

[J54]Shirzadi , N., Nasiri,F., El-Bayeh, C., Eicker, U. (2022). Optimaldispatching of renewable energy-based urban microgrids using a deep learningapproach for electrical load and wind power forecasting, InternationalJournal of Energy Research,46 (3), 3173-3188.

[J53] Igwe , C., Nasiri, F., Hammad, A. (2022). Empirical Study onNon-Physical Waste Factors in the Construction Industry, Engineering,Construction and Architectural Management, 29(10), 4088-4106.

[J52] Igwe , C., Nasiri, F., and Hammad,A. (2022). Influence of LeanConstruction Wastes on the Transformation-Flow-Value Process of Construction, InternationalJournal of Construction Management, 22(13), 2598-2604.

[J51]Mohammadi , A., Igwe, C.,Nasiri, F., and Amador, A.(2022). Applying Lean Construction Principles in RoadMaintenance Planning and Scheduling, International Journal of ConstructionManagement, 22 (12), 2364-2374.

[J50] Ren,C., Xi, C., Wang, J., Feng, Z., Nasiri, F., Cao, S. J., & Haghighat, F.(2021). Mitigating COVID-19 Infection Disease Transmission in IndoorEnvironment Using Physical Barriers. Sustainable Cities and Society, 74,103175.

[J49] Rezaee , M., Sameti, M., and Nasiri, F. (2021). An enviro-economic optimization of a hybrid energy systemfrom biomass and geothermal resources for low-enthalpy areas, Energy andClimate Change, 2, 100040.

[J48] Ahmed , R., Nasiri. F., Zayed, T.(2021). A Neutrosophic-based MachineLearning Approach for Maintenance Prioritization in Healthcare Facilities, Journalof Building Engineering, 42, 102480. 

[J47] Yousefli , Z., Nasiri, F., and Moselhi,O.  (2021).Application of Multi-Agent Simulation for Maintenance Work flow Management andResource Allocation in Hospital Buildings, ASCE Journalof Architectural Engineering, 27(2),04021005.

[J46] Rezaee , M., Sameti, M., and Nasiri, F. (2021). Biomass-fueled CombinedHeat and Power: Integration in District Heating and Thermal Energy Storage, CleanEnergy, 5 (1), 44-56.

[J45] Zakikhani , K., Nasiri, F., and Zayed,T.(2021). A failure prediction modelfor corrosion in gas transmission pipelines, Journal of Risk and Reliability(Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers), 235(3), 374-390.

[J44]Ahmed , M., Abu Samra,S., Zayed, T., Bagchi, A., Nasiri, F. (2021). A Resilience-Based OptimizationModel for Pavement Networks Maintenance and Rehabilitation: The Case ofFreeze-Thaw Effect, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 48 (4),399-410.

[J43] Igwe , C., Mohammadi , A., Hammad, A. and Nasiri, F. (2021). Multi-CriteriaDecision-Making Method for Selecting Scheduling Technique in Elevated UrbanHighway Project, International Journal of Construction Project  Management, 13 (1), 3-21.

[J42]Amiri Fard , F.,Jafarpour , A., andNasiri, F.(2021). Comparative Assessment of Insulated Concrete WallTechnologies and Wood-frame Walls in Residential Buildings, Advances in BuildingEnergy Research, 15(4), 466-498.

[J41]Hosseini Rahdar , M. andNasiri, F. (2020), Operation Adaptation of Moving Bed Biomass Combustors UnderVarious Waste Fuel Conditions, Energies,13(23), 6352. 

[J40] Shirzadi , N., Nasiri, F. and Eicker, U.(2020). Optimal configuration and sizingof an integrated renewable energy system for isolated and grid connectedmicro-grids, Energies, 13(14):3527.

[J39] Ahmed , R., Nasiri, F., and Zayed,T. (2020). A Hybrid GeneticAlgorithm-based Fuzzy Markovian Model for Deterioration Modeling of HealthcareFacilities, Algorithms, 13 (9), 210.

[J38] Hosseini Rahdar , M.; Lee, B.; Nasiri, F. (2020). UncertaintyQuantification of Biomass Composition Variability Effect on Moving Grate BedCombustion: An Experiment-based Approach, Energy & Fuels, 34(8),9697–9708.

[J37]Hosseini Rahdar , M.,Nasiri, F., and Lee, B.(2020). Availability-based Predictive MaintenanceScheduling for Vibrating-grate Biomass Boilers, Safety and Reliability,39(2), 165-187.

[J36] Zakikhani , K., Nasiri,F., and Zayed, T.(2020). Availability-based reliability-centered maintenanceplanning for gas transmission pipelines, International Journal of PressureVessels and Piping, 183,104105.

[J35]Yousefli , Z., Nasiri,F., and Moselhi, O. (2020). Maintenance Workflow Management in Hospitals: AnAutomated Multi-Agent Facility Management System, Journal of BuildingEngineering, 32,101431.

[J34]Fadaeefath Abadi , M,Haghighat,F, and Nasiri, F (2020). Data Center Maintenance: Applications andFuture Research Directions, Facilities, 38 (9/10), 691-714.

[J33]Moradi , S., Zayed,T.,Nasiri,F., Golkho, F. (2020). Automated Anomaly Detection & Localizationin Sewer Inspection Videos Using Proportional Data Modeling & Deep LearningBased Text Recognition, ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems,26(3):04020018.

[J32]Amiri Fard , F. andNasiri, F.(2020). A Bi-Objective Optimization Approach for Selection of PassiveEnergy Alternatives in Retrofit Projects under Cost Uncertainty, Energy andBuilt Environment, 1(1), 77-86.

[J31]Mohammadi , A., Amador,A., and Nasiri, F. (2020). A Multi-Criteria Assessment of the Passengers’ Levelof Comfort in Urban Railway Rolling Stock, Sustainable Cities and Society,53, 101892.

[J30]Mohammadi , A., Amador,A., and Nasiri, F.(2020). Reliable, Effective and Sustainable Urban Railways: AModel for Optimal Planning and Asset Management, ASCE Journal ofConstruction Engineering and Management, 146 (6), 04020057. 

[J29]Zakikhani , K., Nasiri,F.,Zayed, T. (2020). A Review of Failure Prediction Models for Oil and Gas8Pipelines, ASCE Journal of Pipeline Systems - Engineering and Practice,11 (1), 03119001.

[J28] Hosseini Rahdar , M., F. Nasiri,B. Lee (2019). A Reviewof Numerical Modeling and Experimental Analysis of Combustion in MovingGrateBiomass Combustors, Energy & Fuels, 33(10), 9367-9402.

[J27]Mohammadi , A., Amador,A., and Nasiri, F. (2019). Review of Asset Management for Metro Systems:Challenges and Opportunities, Transport Reviews, 39 (3), 309-326.

[J26] Amiri Fard , F., Sharif, S. A., and Nasiri, F.(2019). Applicationsof Passive Measures for Energy Conservation in Buildings - A Review, Advancesin Building Energy Research,13 (2), 282-315.

[J25]Mohammadi , A., Amador,A., and Nasiri, F. (2018). Optimising Public Transport for Reducing EmploymentBarriers and Fighting Poverty, InternationalJournal of Sustainable Development & Planning,13 (6), 860-871.

[J24] Amiri Fard , F. and Nasiri, F. (2018). An Integrated Assessment-OptimizationApproach for Building Refurbishment Projects: The Case Study of Passive EnergyMeasures, ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 32 (5),05018003, 1-6.

[J23] Pourhosseini , O. and Nasiri, F. (2018). Availability-basedReliability-centered Maintenance Scheduling: A Case Study ofDomestic(Building-integrated) Hot Water (DHW) Systems, ASCE-ASME Journal ofRisk and Uncertainty, Part A - Civil Engineering,4 (1), 0501700: 1-13.

[J22] Yousefli, Z., Nasiri, F., and Moselhi, O. (2017). Healthcare FacilitiesMaintenance Management: A Review, Journal of Facilities Management,15(4), 352-375.

[J21] Nasiri, F., Mafakheri, F., Adebanjo, D.,Haghighat, F. (2016). Modeling and Analysis of Renewable Heat Integration intoNon-Domestic Buildings – The Case of Biomass Boilers: A Whole Life Asset-SupplyChain Optimization ApproachUsing System Dynamics, Biomass and Bioenergy,95, 244–256.

[J20] Si ,J., Marjanovic-Halburd, L., Nasiri, F., and Bell, S. (2016).Assessment ofBuilding-Integrated Green Technologies: A Review and Case Study on Applicationsof Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) Method, Sustainable Cities andSociety, 27, 106-115.

[J19] J. Wilcox, F Nasiri, S Bell, MS Rahaman (2016)Urban Water Reuse: A Triple Bottom Line Assessment Framework and Review. SustainableCities and Society, 27, 448-456.

[J18] Nasiri, F., & Mafakheri, M. S. (2015).Qanat water supply systems: a revisit of sustainability perspectives. EnvironmentalSystems Research, 4 (1), 1-5.

[J17] F.Nasiri and F. Mafakheri (2015). “Postgraduateresearch supervision at a distance: a review of challenges and strategies”, Studiesin Higher Education, 40 (10), 1962-1969.

[J16] F.Nasiri and F. Mafakheri (2015). HigherEducation Lecturing and Humor: From Perspectives to Strategies, HigherEducation Studies, 5 (5), 25-31.

[J15] F.Mafakheri and F.Nasiri (2014). “Modeling ofBiomass-to-Energy Supply Chain Operations: Applications, Challenges andOpportunities”, Energy Policy, 67, 116-126.

[J14] J. Si, F. Nasiri, P. Heng, T. Li (2014). “Variation in EcosystemService Values in Response to Land Use Changes in Zhifanggou Watershed of LoessPlateau: A Comparative Study”, Environmental Systems Research, (2),1-10.

[J13] F. Mafakheri and F. Nasiri (2013). “RevenueSharing Coordination in Reverse Logistics”, Journal of Cleaner Production,59, 185-196.

[J12] F. Nasiri, T. Savage, R. Wang, N. Barawid, andJ.B. Zimmerman (2013). “A System Dynamics Approach for Urban Water ReusePlanning: A Case Study from the Great Lakes Region”, StochasticEnvironmental Research and Risk Assessment, 27 (3), 675-691.

[J11] F. Nasiri and G. Zaccour (2010). “Renewable PortfolioStandard Policy: A Game-theoretic Analysis”, INFOR: Information Systems andOperations Research, 48 (4), 251-260.

[J10] W. Mo, F. Nasiri, M. Eckelman, Q. Zhang, and J.B. Zimmerman(2010). “Measuring the Embodied Energy in Drinking Water Supply Systems: A CaseStudy in the Great Lakes Region”, Environmental Science& Technology,44(24), 9516-9521.

[J9] F. Nasiri and G. Zaccour (2009). “An ExploratoryGame-Theoretic Analysis of Biomass Electricity Generation SupplyChain”, Energy Policy, 37 (11), 4514-4522.

[J8] F. Nasiri, A. Manuilova and G. H. Huang (2009)."Environmental Policy Analysis in Transportation Planning: An OptimalityAssessment Approach", International Journal of SustainableTransportation, 3 (2), 1-22.

[J7] F. Nasiri and G. H. Huang (2008), “A Fuzzy Decision Aid Modelfor Environmental Performance Assessment in Waste Recycling”, Journal ofEnvironmental Modeling and Software, 23 (6), 677-689.

[J6] F. Nasiri and G. H. Huang (2008), “Integrated CapacityPlanning for Electricity Generation: An Environmental Policy AnalysisApproach”, Energy Sources Journal, Part B: Economics, Policy& Planning, 3(3),259-279.

[J5] F. Mafakheri, F. Nasiri, and M.Mousavi (2008). “ProjectAgility Assessment: An Integrated Decision Analysis Approach”, Journal ofProduction Planning & Control, 19 (6), 567-576.

[J4] F. Nasiri and G. H.Huang (2007). “Ecological ViabilityAssessment: A Fuzzy Multiple-Attribute Analysis with respect to Three Classesof Ordering Approaches”, Ecological Informatics, 2 (2), 128-137.

[J3] F. Nasiri, I. Maqsood, G. H. Huang and N.Fuller (2007).“Water Quality Index: A Fuzzy River-Pollution Decision Support Expert System”, AmericanSociety of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Journal of Water Resources Planning &Management, 133 (2), 95-105.   

[J2] F. Nasiri, G. H. Huang and N.Fuller (2007). “PrioritizingGroundwater Remediation Policies: A Compatibility Analysis Decision Aid”, Journalof Environmental Management, 82 (1), 13-23.

[J1] F. Mafakheri, L. Dai, D. Slezak,and F. Nasiri (2007).“Project Delivery System Selection under Uncertainty: A Multi CriteriaMulti-Level Decision Aid Model”, ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering,23 (4), 200-206.


[C60] Delnaz, A., Nasiri, F., and Li, S. (2023). A Random Forest FailurePrediction Model Coupled With a Risk Management Strategy in Kitchener The 6thannual conference of the global Network on Persistent, Emerging and OrganicPollution in the Environment (PEOPLE Network), August 7-10, Montreal, QC,Canada.

[C59] Nouri, G., Nasiri, F., and Mulligan, C. (2023). EnhancingRenewable Energy Production from Mine Water through Pressure Retarded Osmosis:Evaluating Effective Pretreatment and Fouling Control Strategies. The 6thannual conference of the global Network on Persistent, Emerging and OrganicPollution in the Environment (PEOPLE Network), August 7-10, Montreal, QC,Canada.

[C58] Adib, M., Nasiri, F., and Haghighat, F. (2023). OptimalIntegration of Compressed Energy Storage Systems for Northern Communities, Institutnordique du Québec (INQ)'s Northern Days Conference, Trois-Rivières, QC, June05-06, 2023

[C57] Bazdar, E., Nasiri, F., and Haghighat, F. (2023). Optimal designof decentralized adiabatic compressed air energy storage in urban buildinginfrastructure for grid-peak shaving based on time of use pricing: a case studyin Montreal-Canada, Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS) AnnualConference, Montreal, QC, Canada, May 29-31, 2023.

[C56] Bezyan, Y., Nasiri, F., Nik-Bakht, (2023). Dynamic Fault Detectionand Diagnosis for a Chiller, Canadian Society of Civil Engineering (CSCE)Annual Conference, Moncton, NB, May 24-27, 2023

[C55] Malayeri, M., Haghighat, F., and Nasiri, F. (2023). Modeling ofternary mixture of VOCs in photocatalytic oxidation reactor for indoor airquality application. The 11th International Conference on Indoor AirQuality, Ventilation & Energy Conservation in Buildings (IAQVEC2023). May20-23, Tokyo, Japan.

[C54] Bazdar, E., Nasiri, F., and Haghighat, F. (2022). The impact oflow-temperature thermal energy storage on the performance of compressed airenergy storage integrated with PV for building application, The 8th WorldConference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Milan, Italy, Sept 26-30.

[C53] Shirzadi, N., Nasiri, F., and Eicker, U. (2022) A novel approachbased on the integration of numeric weather prediction and deep learning forshort-term solar irradiance forecasting, The 8th World Conference onPhotovoltaic Energy Conversion, Milan, Italy, Sept 26-30.

[C52] Nouri, G., Mulligan, C., and Nasiri, F. (2022). Mine WaterTreatment for Potential Energy Generation, International Conference onPersistent, Emerging, and Organic Pollution in the Environment (PEOPLE2022), August 23-26, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

[C51] Fadaeefath Abadi, M., Haghighat, F., and Nasiri, F.. (2022).Application of Dynamic Programming In Developing Availability And Cost BasedMaintenance Management And Prioritization Model for Data Centers. 2022INFORMS-ICSS Conference on Service Science, July 2 - 4 (virtual)

[C50] Fadaeefath Abadi, M., Haghighat, F., and Nasiri, F. (2022). AnIntegrated Cost and Availability Based Maintenance Scheduling Model for DataCenters Using Dynamic Programming Approach. Optimization Days, Montréal,QC, Canada. May 16 -18.

[C49] M Nik-Bakht, C An, M Ouf, G Hafeez, R Dziedzic, SH Han, F Nasiri,U Eicker, A Hammad, O Moselhi (2021). Value Stream Mapping of Project LifecycleData for Circular Construction. IEEE International Symposium on Technologyand Society (ISTAS), October 28-31, Waterloo, ON, Canada.

[C48] Dziedzic, R.,Amador, L., An, C., Chen, Z., Eicker,U., Hammad, A., Nasiri, F.,Nik-Bakht, M., Ouf, M., andMoselhi, O. (2021). A framework forasset management planning in sustainable and resilient cities. IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society(ISTAS), October 28-31, Waterloo, ON, Canada.

[C47] Nasiri,F.(2021). KeynoteLecture: "Infrastructure Asset Management – A Systems EngineeringPerspective", International Conference on Civil EngineeringFundamentals and Applications (ICCEFA'21), Nov. 23-24,2021(virtual).

[C46] Esmaeili, F.,Fadaeefath Abadi, M.and Nasiri, F. (2021). Deterioration Prediction Model Development and Analysisfor Alberta’s Provincial Highway Road Network’s Pavement Condition,CanadianSociety for Civil Engineering (CSCE) annual conference, 26-29 May(virtual).

[C45] Hosseini, M.,Rezaei, M., FadaeeFathabadi,M., and Nasiri, F. (2021). Reliability analysis of the vaporcompression refrigeration system for office building applications, CanadianOperational Research Society Annual Conference (CORS2021), 7-10June(virtual).

[C44] Esmaeili, F.,and Nasiri, F.(2021). A system dynamics approach to earthquake early warning scenarioanalysis for resilience enhancement of gas pipelines, Canadian OperationalResearch Society Annual Conference (CORS2021), 7-10 June(virtual).

[C43] Rabiei, N.,and Nasiri, F. (2021).Assessing the efficiency of transit-oriented development based on the conceptof compactness, Canadian Operational Research Society Annual Conference(CORS2021), 7-10 June (virtual).

[C42] Ahmed, R., and Nasiri, F.“Efficient Hospital Maintenance Scheduling: A Neutrosophic-based Decision TreePrioritization Framework”, INFORMS Conference on Service Science (ICSS 2020),December 19-21, 2020 (virtual).

[C41] Ahmed, R.,Assad, A., Abdelkader,E. M.,Zayed, T., & Nasiri, F. “Stochastic-based Deterioration Modeling ofElevators in Healthcare Facilities”, The IEEE International Conference onDecision Aid Sciences and Application (DASA 2020), Sakheer, Bahrain, 8-9Nov.,2020 

[C40] Ahmed, R.,Nasiri, F., & Zayed,T. “Neutrosophic AHP-based GA Model for Renewals Planning of Hospital BuildingAssets”, The IEEE International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences andApplication (DASA 2020) (pp. 1-5), Sakheer, Bahrain,8-9 Nov., 2020

[C39] Hosseini Rahdar, M.,Nasiri, F., Lee, B. “Optimal Maintenance Plan for a Vibrating-Grate BiomassBoiler: Availability and Cost Saving Approach”, the 2019 CSCE Conference,Laval, QC, June 12-15.

[C38] Adhikary, S., Nasiri,F., Bagchi, A. "Assessment of Resilience of Water Distribution Networkagainst Seismic Hazards for Maintenance Planning",the 2019 CSCEConference, Laval, QC, June 12-15.

[C37] Mohammed, A., Zayed,T., Nasiri, F., and Bagchi, A. "RESILIENCE-BASED ASSET MANAGEMENTFRAMEWORK AND ITS APPLICATION ON PAVEMENT NETWORKS", the2019 CSCEConference, Laval, QC, June 12-15.


[C35] Nasiri, F."Water-Energy Infrastructure Value Chains: A Resilience-InterdependencyAssessment using System Dynamics Simulation", the 2019 InformsInternational Conference, Cancun, Mexico,June 9-12, 2019.

[C34] Rezaei, M. and Nasiri,F. "The technology selection analysis based on bi-level environo-economicoptimization of a biomass-powered CHP", the2019 IAEE Conference, Montreal,QC, May 29-June 01, 2019.

[C33] Igwe, C., Hammad, A.,Nasiri, F. "Applying Choosing-By-Advantage for Selecting SchedulingTechnique in Elevated Urban Highway Projects, the 2019Project ManagementSymposium, Maryland, USA, May 9-10, 2019.

[C32] Mohammadi, A., Igwe,C., Nasiri, F., Amador, L. “Novel Asset ManagementFramework for RoadMaintenance”, The 2018 CSCE annual conference,Fredericton,NB, June 13-16, 2018.

[C31] Adhikary, S., Nasiri,F., and Bagchi, A. “Vulnerability Assessment of Water Supply Network AgainstSeismic Hazards: A case study in Vancouver”, The 2018CSCE annualconference,Fredericton, NB, June 13-16, 2018.

[C30] Assad, A., Nasiri, F.,and Zayed,T. “Resilience Assessment of Water Networks against Seismic Hazard”,The 2018CSCE annual conference, Fredericton, NB, June13-16, 2018.

[C29] Igwe, C., Nasiri, F.,Hammad, A.“House of Waste and its Implication for Project Management”. The2018Project Management Symposium, Maryland, USA, May10-11, 2018.

[C28] Yousefli, Z., Nasiri,F., and Moselhi,O.,“Hospital maintenance scheduling and resource allocationapplying multi-agent systems”, Optimization Days,Montreal, QC, Canada,May7-9,2018.

[C27] Zakikhani,K., Nasiri,F., and Zayed,T., “Corrosion failure prediction models for gas transmissionpipelines”,Optimization Days, Montreal, QC,Canada, May7-9,2018.

[C26] Esmaeilzadeh, S.,Nasiri, F., and Mafakheri,F., “Principal role of agent-based approach infurther advancements of bioenergy supply chain management”, OptimizationDays,Montreal,QC,Canada, May7-9, 2018.

[C25] Yousefli, Z., Nasiri,F., and Moselhi, O.,“Multi-Agent Systems for the Simulation of MaintenanceResource Allocation in Healthcare Buildings”, 2017SIM Expo,Mississauga,ON,Canada,Nov.30-Dec. 01,2017.

[C24] Assad, A., Nasiri, F.,and Zayed,T., “Holistic Resilience-Based Asset Management Using System Dynamicsand Evolutionary Optimization”, National Water and Wastewater Conference,St.John’s,NL,Canada, Nov. 5-8, 2017.

[C23] Amador, L., Mohammadi,A., Nasiri,F.,"A cooperative environment to incorporate comfort on modalchoices and trip assignment", The 2017 ITS World Congress,Montreal,QC,Canada,Oct.29-Nov. 02, 2017.

[C22] Amiri Fard, F., andNasiri, F.,“Development of a Model for Energy Management Decisions inRefurbishment of Buildings”, International Conference of Recent Trends inEnvironmental Science and Engineering (RTESE'17),Toronto,ON,Canada,Aug.23-25, 2017.

[C21] Amador, L., Mohammadi,A., Nasiri,F., “Level of comfort, and safety in urban subway”, The4thInternationalConferenceon Transportation Information and Safety (ICTIS)-ASCE/CSCE/IEEE jointconference, Banff, AB, Aug. 8-10, 2017. (Best Paper Award)

[C20] Igwe, C., Nasiri, F.,Hammad,A.“Evaluating the Impact of Buildability Assessment and Value Managementon Construction Project Delivery”. The 2017Project Management Symposium,Maryland,USA,May4-5,2017.

[C19] Pourhosseini, O., andNasiri,F.,Availability-based maintenance scheduling in domestic hot watersystems of HVAC. The 58th Canadian Operational Research SocietyAnnual Conference (CORS2016), Banff, AB, May 30-June 01,2016.

[C18] Jafarpour, A.,Zakikhani, K.,and Nasiri, F.,A Replacement Analysis of Exterior Wall InsulationRetrofitting in Residential Buildings. The 2016 CSCE Annual Conference,Canadian Society for Civil Engineering,London, ON, June 1-4,2016.

[C17] Jafarpour, A., andNasiri, F., A Comparative Assessment of Insulated Concrete and Wood Frame WallTechnologies:Building Envelope Perspectives, Costing, and EnvironmentalImpacts. The2016CSCEAnnualConference,Canadian Society for CivilEngineering, London,ON,June1-4,2016.

[C16] F.Nasiri, and F.Mafakheri “Integrating Biomass Boilers into Non-domestic Buildings: A SystemDynamics Analysis, CORS/INFORMS International Conference,Montreal,QC,June14-17, 2015.

[C15] F.Nasiri, M. Shouler,and S. Tahir. “District Water Reuse Network Optimisation”, The18thYoungORConference of the Operational Research Society, Exeter, UK,9-11April,2013.

[C14] M.Shouler, S. Tahir,and F.Nasiri.“Water-reuse Networks”, The 38th CIBW062International Symposiumon Water Supply and Drainage for Buildings,Edinburgh,Scotland,UK,27-30August,2012.

[C13] T. Savage, R.Wang, F. Nasiri, N.Barawid, and J.B. Zimmerman.“Municipal Water System Planning and Optimization:Exploring Water Reclamation and Reuse from Water Utilities’ Perspectives”, InternationalSystem Dynamics Society Conference,Washington, D.C., USA, July 24-28,2011.

[C12] F. Nasiri, T.Savage, R. Wang, N.Barawid, and J.B. Zimmerman. “A System Dynamics Approach for Urban WaterReclamation-Reuse Planning: A Case Study from the Great Lakes Region”, EngineeringSustainability2011,Pittsburgh,PA, USA, April 10-12,2011.

[C11] F.Nasiri, T. Savage,R. Wang, N. Barawid, and J.B. Zimmerman. “Urban Water Reclamation-ReusePlanning and Management:A System Dynamics Approach”, CRM-GERAD-MITACS JointWorkshop on Decision Analysis and Sustainable Development, Montreal,QC,Canada,September27-28, 2010.

[C10] F. Nasiri and G. Zaccour, “AGame-Theoretic Analysis of Biomass Electricity Generation Supply Chain”, The 2009Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA,November14-17,2009.

[C9] F.Nasiri and G.Zaccour,“Renewable Portfolio Standard: A Game-theoretic Analysis”, The INFORMSAnnual Meeting (Invited Speaker - Section:Energy, Natural Resources, andthe Environment), San Diego,CA, USA, October11-14,2009.

[C8] F.Nasiri andG.Zaccour,“Analyzing Biomass Utilization for Power Generation in Canada: AGame-Theoretic Approach”,Workshop on Dynamic Games in Management(Section:Energyand Resources),Montreal, May 2-3, 2008.

[C7] F.Nasiri and G. Huang,“Capacity Planning for Electricity Generation with Energy-EnvironmentalTargets”, Workshop on Game Theory in Energy, Resources,and Environment,Montreal,October25-26,2007.

[C6] F.Nasiri and G. Huang,“Waste Recycling Programs in Canada: A Fuzzy Multiple Attribute EnvironmentalPerformance Analysis”, accepted at The Joint International Conference onComputing and Decision Making in Civil and Building Engineering,Montreal,June14-16,2006.

[C5] F.Nasiri, G. Huang andN.Fuller,“A Compatibility Analysis Decision Aid for Selecting the OptimalGroundwater Remediation Technologies”, accepted at The InternationalConference on Environmental Management (ICEM), Hyderabad,India,October28-30,2005.

[C4] F.Mafakheri, L. Dai, D.Slezakand F. Nasiri,“Selecting the Optimal Project Delivery System: A Rough-AHPDecision Aid”, In Proceedings of the International Workshop on RoughSets and Soft Computing in Intelligent Agent and Web Technology (IEEE /WIC /CMInternational Joint Conference), Compiegne,France, September 19-22,2005.

[C3] F.Nasiri, G. Huang, I.Maqsood, and N. Fuller,“Water Quality Index: A Multiple Criteria Approach”,accepted at The Third International Conference on River Basin Management,Bologna,Italy,September6-8, 2005.

[C2] F.Nasiri, G. Huang andG.Fuller,“A Fuzzy State-Space HOQ Model for Solid Waste Management”, acceptedat The 19thInternationalConferenceon Solid Waste Technology & Management,Philadelphia,PA,USA, March21-24, 2004.

[C1] S.Khanmohammadi, F.Nasiri and M. Charmi,“Delay Time Estimating in Project Management Using FuzzyDelays and Fuzzy Probabilities”, In Proceedings of the International ICSCConference on Computational Intelligence (CIM2001), Bangor, UK,June19-21,2001.

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