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Fuzhan Nasiri, PhD, PEng

Associate Professor, 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
Email: fuzhan.nasiri@concordia.ca
Website(s): Research Lab
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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.


Teaching

Courses

ENGR 301 - Engineering Management Principles & Economics

BLDG 6631 & 481 - Fundamentals of Facility Management

CIVI 6721 - Infrastructure Systems Modeling & Simulation

BLDG 6231 - Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Building and Civil Engineering

Awards

Faculty 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


Research

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

Funding

- Horizon PDF Program: Development of a Data-driven Model Predictive Control (MPC) for Smart Waste-to-Energy Value Chain Management for Northern Communities of Quebec, 2021-2023 ($80,000), 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: Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS): Smart monitoring tool for building energy management automation using machine learning techniques (with EnerZam Inc.), 2020-2021 ($160,000), Role: PI

- NSERC Engage Partnership Grant: Integrated Techno-economic Assessment of Community-scale Geothermal Facilities for Nunavik (with BBA Inc.), 2018-2019 ($25,000), Role: PI

- NSERC Engage Partnership Grant: Reliability Modeling and Analysis of Biomass Boilers (with BMA Ltd.), 2017-2018 ($25,000), Role: PI

- NSERC Discovery Grant (Building-Integrated Renewable Heat), 2016-2022 ($144,000), Role: PI

- Capital Research Innovation Grant: Waste-To-Energy Conversion, 2015 ($200,000), Role: Co-PI (with Z Chen as PI)

VP Strategic Grant, Concordia University, 2015-2018 ($60,000), Role: PI

VP Strategic Equipment Fund, Concordia University, 2015-2017 ($35,000), Role: PI

- 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),2013-2014

- FM Sector Skills Assessment, UK Asset Skills Council(With Alexi Marmot), 2013-2014

- EMININN:Environmental Macro Indicators of Innovation(Life Cycle analysis of the Built Environment Technologies), (FP7-EuropeanCommission: UCL and 6 other European partners), 2013

- UCL Grand Challenges(Sustainable Cities):Water Reuse Infrastructure Design, Configuration, and Planning (With Sarah Bell), 2012-2013

-  ARUP Global Research Challenge Research Award: Urban Water Reuse Network Modeling and Optimisation, 2011-2012

- Postdoctoral Fellowship, Yale University - National Science Foundation (NSF), 2009-2010

- GERAD Fellowship, Groupe d' Études et de Recherche en Analyse des Décisions (GERAD),2007-2009

- NSERC Industrial R&D Postdoctoral Fellowship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), approved for2007-2010 (declined)

- NSERC Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), approved for2007-2009 (declined)


Membership

  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (APEGS)
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • 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 Geothermal Energy Association (CanGEA)
  • Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS)
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
  • International Society for Environmental Information Sciences (ISEIS)


Publications

Journal Papers

[J53] Rezaee, M., Sameti, M., and Nasiri, F.(2021). An enviro-economic optimization of a hybrid energy system from biomass and geothermal resources for low-enthalpy areas, Energy and Climate Change, accepted-in-press.

[J52] Ahmed, R., Nasiri. F., Zayed, T.(2021). ANeutrosophic-based Machine Learning Approach for Maintenance Prioritization inHealthcare Facilities, Journal of Building Engineering, accepted-in-press.

[J51] Yousefli, Z., Nasiri, F., and Moselhi,O.  (2021). Applicationof Multi-Agent Simulation for Maintenance Work flow Management and ResourceAllocation in Hospital Buildings, ASCE Journalof Architectural Engineering, 27 (2),04021005.

[J50] Rezaee, M., Sameti, M., and Nasiri, F.(2021). “Biomass-fueled Combined Heat and Power: Integration in DistrictHeating and Thermal Energy Storage”, Clean Energy, 5 (1), 44-56.

[J49] Igwe, C., Mohammadi, A., Hammad, A. andNasiri, F. (2020). Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Method for SelectingScheduling Technique in Elevated Urban Highway Project, International Journalof Construction Project Management, accepted-in-press.

[J48] Igwe, C., Nasiri, F., and Hammad,A. (2020).Influence of Lean Construction Wastes on the Transformation-Flow-Value Processof Construction, International Journal of Construction Managementaccepted-in-press

[J47] Hosseini Rahdar, M., Nasiri, F., and Lee, B. (2020). Effect of FuelComposition Uncertainty on Grate Firing Biomass Combustor Performance: A BayesianModel Averaging Approach, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, accepted-in-press.

[J46] Mohammadi, A., Igwe, C., Nasiri, F., and Amador, A.(2020).Applying Lean Construction Principles in Road Maintenance Planning and Scheduling,International Journal of Construction Management, accepted-in-press.

[J45] Igwe, C., Nasiri, F., and Hammad, A. (2020). Construction WorkspaceManagement: Critical Review and Roadmap, International Journal of ConstructionManagement, accepted-in-press.

[J44] Ahmed,M., Abu Samra, S., Zayed, T., Bagchi, A., Nasiri, F. (2020).A Resilience-Based Optimization Model for Pavement Networks Maintenance andRehabilitation: The Case of Freeze-Thaw Effect, Canadian Journal of CivilEngineering, accepted-in-press.

[J43] Hosseini Rahdar, M. and Nasiri, F. (2020),Operation Adaptation ofMoving Bed Biomass Combustors Under Various Waste Fuel Conditions, Energies,13 (23), 6352.

[J42] Zakikhani, K., Nasiri, F., and Zayed,T.(2020). A failure prediction model for corrosion in gas transmissionpipelines, Journal of Risk and Reliability (Proceedings of theInstitution of Mechanical Engineers), 1748006X20976802.

[J41] Ahmed, R., Nasiri, F., and Zayed,T. (2020). AHybrid Genetic Algorithm-based Fuzzy Markovian Model for Deterioration Modelingof Healthcare Facilities, Algorithms, 13 (9), 210.

[J40] Shirzadi, N., Nasiri, F. and Eicker, U.(2020). Optimal configuration and sizing of an integrated renewable energysystem for isolated and grid connected micro-grids, Energies, 13(14):3527.

[J39] Hosseini Rahdar, M.; Lee, B.; Nasiri, F. (2020). Uncertainty Quantificationof Biomass Composition Variability Effect on Moving Grate Bed Combustion: AnExperiment-based Approach, Energy & Fuels, 34 (8),9697–9708.

[J38] Hosseini Rahdar, M., Nasiri, F., and Lee, B.(2020).Availability-based Predictive Maintenance Scheduling for Vibrating-grateBiomass Boilers, Safety and Reliability, 39(2), 165-187.

[J37]  Zakikhani, K., Nasiri, F., and Zayed, T.(2020). Availability-based reliability-centered maintenance planning for gas transmissionpipelines, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping,183,104105.

[J36] Yousefli, Z., Nasiri, F., and Moselhi, O. (2020). MaintenanceWorkflow Management in Hospitals: An Automated Multi-Agent Facility ManagementSystem, Journal of Building Engineering,32, 101431.

[J35] Fadaeefath Abadi, M, Haghighat,F, and Nasiri, F (2020). DataCenter Maintenance: Applications and Future Research Directions, Facilities,38 (9/10), 691-714.

[J34] Moradi, S., Zayed, T.,Nasiri,F., Golkho, F. (2020). AutomatedAnomaly Detection & Localization in Sewer Inspection Videos UsingProportional Data Modeling & Deep Learning Based Text Recognition, ASCEJournal of Infrastructure Systems, 26(3):04020018.

[J33] Amiri Fard, F. and Nasiri, F.(2020). A Bi-Objective OptimizationApproach for Selection of Passive Energy Alternatives in Retrofit Projectsunder Cost Uncertainty, Energy and Built Environment, 1(1), 77-86.

[J32] Mohammadi, A., Amador, A., and Nasiri, F. (2020). A Multi-CriteriaAssessment of the Passengers’ Level of Comfort in Urban Railway Rolling Stock, SustainableCities and Society,53, 101892.

[J31] Mohammadi, A., Amador, A., and Nasiri, F.(2020). Reliable,Effective and Sustainable Urban Railways: A Model for Optimal Planning andAsset Management, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management,146 (6), 04020057.

[J30] Zakikhani, K., Nasiri, F.,Zayed, T. (2020). A Review of FailurePrediction Models for Oil and Gas Pipelines, ASCE Journal of PipelineSystems - Engineering and Practice,11 (1), 03119001.

[J29] Amiri Fard, F., Jafarpour, A.,and Nasiri, F.(2019). ComparativeAssessment of Insulated Concrete Wall Technologies and Wood-frame Walls inResidential Buildings, Advances in Building Energy Research,accepted-in-press.

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

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

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

[J25] Mohammadi, A., Amador, A., and Nasiri, F. (2018). OptimisingPublic Transport for Reducing Employment Barriers and Fighting Poverty, Journalof 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 of Domestic(Building-integrated) Hot Water (DHW) Systems, ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk andUncertainty, 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). Modelingand Analysis of Renewable Heat Integration into Non-Domestic Buildings - TheCase of Biomass Boilers: A Whole Life Asset-Supply Chain Optimization ApproachUsing System Dynamics, Biomass and Bioenergy, 95, 244–256.

[J20] Si,J., Marjanovic-Halburd, L., Nasiri, F., and Bell, S. (2016).Assessment of Building-Integrated Green Technologies: A Review and Case Studyon Applications of Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) Method, SustainableCities and Society, 27, 106-115.

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

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

[J17] F.Nasiri and F. Mafakheri (2015). “Postgraduate research supervision ata distance: a review of challenges and strategies”, Studies in Higher Education,40 (10), 1962-1969.

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

[J15] F.Mafakheri and F.Nasiri (2014). “Modeling of Biomass-to-Energy SupplyChain Operations: Applications, Challenges and Opportunities”, 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). “Revenue Sharing Coordination inReverse Logistics”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 59, 185-196.

[J12] F. Nasiri, T. Savage, R. Wang, N. Barawid, and J.B. Zimmerman (2013). “ASystem Dynamics Approach for Urban Water Reuse Planning: ACase Study from theGreat Lakes Region”, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment,27 (3), 675-691.

[J11] F. Nasiri and G. Zaccour (2010). “RenewablePortfolio Standard Policy: A Game-theoretic Analysis”, INFOR, 48 (4),251-260

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

[J9] F. Nasiriand G. Zaccour (2009). “AnExploratory Game-Theoretic Analysis of Biomass Electricity Generation Supply Chain”, 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 DecisionAid Model for Environmental Performance Assessment in Waste Recycling”, Journalof Environmental Modeling and Software, 23 (6), 677-689

[J6] F. Nasiri and G. H. Huang (2008),“IntegratedCapacity Planning 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).“Project Agility Assessment: An Integrated Decision Analysis Approach”, Journalof Production Planning & Control, 19 (6), 567-576

[J4] F. Nasiri and G. H.Huang (2007). “EcologicalViability Assessment: A Fuzzy Multiple-Attribute Analysis with respect to ThreeClasses of 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 SupportExpert System”, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Journal of WaterResources Planning & Management, 133 (2), 95-105   

[J2] F. Nasiri, G. H. Huang and N.Fuller (2007).“Prioritizing Groundwater Remediation Policies: A Compatibility AnalysisDecision Aid”, Journal of 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

 

Conference

[C42] Ahmed, R., and Nasiri, F. “Efficient HospitalMaintenance Scheduling: A Neutrosophic-based Decision Tree PrioritizationFramework”, 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, 8-9 Nov.,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 Biomass Boiler: 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 Network against Seismic Hazards for Maintenance Planning", the 2019 CSCE Conference, Laval, QC, June 12-15.

[C37] Mohammed, A., Zayed, T., Nasiri, F., and Bagchi, A. "RESILIENCE-BASED ASSET MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK AND ITS APPLICATION ON PAVEMENT NETWORKS", the 2019 CSCE Conference, Laval, QC, June 12-15.


[C36] Igwe, C., Hammad, A., and Nasiri, F. "USING LEAN CONSTRUCTION TOOLS AND 4D MODELLING FOR EQUIPMENT WORKSPACE PLANNING", 2019 CSCE Conference, Laval, QC, June 12-15.


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


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


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


[C32] Mohammadi, A., Igwe, C., Nasiri, F., Amador, L. “Novel AssetManagement Framework for Road Maintenance”, 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 Against Seismic Hazards: A case study in Vancouver”, The 2018 CSCE annual conference,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, June 13-16, 2018.


[C29] Igwe, C., Nasiri, F., Hammad, A.“House of Waste and its Implication for Project Management”. The 2018Project Management Symposium, Maryland, USA, May 10-11, 2018.


[C28] Yousefli, Z., Nasiri, F., and Moselhi,O.,“Hospital maintenance scheduling and resource allocation applying 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 transmission pipelines”,Optimization Days, Montreal, QC,Canada, May 7-9,2018.


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


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


[C24] Assad, A., Nasiri, F., and Zayed,T., “Holistic Resilience-Based Asset Management Using System Dynamics and 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 modal choices and trip assignment", The 2017 ITS World Congress,Montreal, QC,Canada,Oct.29-Nov. 02, 2017.


[C22] Amiri Fard, F., and Nasiri, F.,“Development of a Model for Energy Management Decisions in Refurbishment of Buildings”, International Conference of Recent Trends in Environmental 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”, The4thInternationalConference on Transportation Information and Safety (ICTIS)-ASCE/CSCE/IEEE joint conference,Banff, AB, Aug. 8-10, 2017. (Best Paper Award)


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


[C19] Pourhosseini, O., and Nasiri,F.,Availability-based maintenance scheduling in domestic hot water systems of HVAC. The 58th Canadian Operational Research Society Annual Conference (CORS2016), Banff, AB, May 30-June 01, 2016.


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


[C17] Jafarpour, A., and Nasiri, F., A Comparative Assessment of Insulated Concrete and Wood Frame Wall Technologies:Building Envelope Perspectives, Costing, and Environmental Impacts. The2016CSCEAnnualConference,Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, London,ON,June1-4,2016.


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


[C15] F. Nasiri, M. Shouler, and S. Tahir. “District Water Reuse Network Optimisation”, The 18thYoungOR Conference of the Operational Research Society, Exeter, UK,9-11April,2013.


[C14] M. Shouler, S. Tahir, and F.Nasiri.“Water-reuse Networks”, The 38th CIBW062 International Symposium on 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”, International System 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 Water Reclamation-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-Reuse Planning and Management:A System Dynamics Approach”, CRM-GERAD-MITACS Joint Workshop on Decision Analysis and Sustainable Development, Montreal, QC, Canada,September27-28, 2010.


[C10] F. Nasiri and G. Zaccour, “A Game-Theoretic Analysis of Biomass Electricity Generation Supply Chain”, The 2009 Decision 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 INFORMS Annual Meeting (Invited Speaker - Section: Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment), San Diego,CA, USA, October 11-14,2009.


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


[C7] F. Nasiri and G. Huang, “Capacity Planning for Electricity Generation with Energy-Environmental Targets”, 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 Environmental Performance Analysis”, accepted at The Joint International Conference on Computing and Decision Making in Civil and Building Engineering, Montreal,June14-16,2006.


[C5] F. Nasiri, G. Huang and N.Fuller,“A Compatibility Analysis Decision Aid for Selecting the Optimal Groundwater Remediation Technologies”, accepted at The International Conference 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-AHP Decision Aid”, In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Rough Sets and Soft Computing in Intelligent Agent and Web Technology (IEEE /WIC /CM International 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,September 6-8, 2005.


[C2] F. Nasiri, G. Huang and G.Fuller,“A Fuzzy State-Space HOQ Model for Solid Waste Management”, accepted at 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 Fuzzy Delays and Fuzzy Probabilities”, In Proceedings of the International ICSC Conference on Computational Intelligence (CIM2001), Bangor, UK, June19-21, 2001.


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