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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
Email: fuzhan.nasiri@concordia.ca
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.

Awards

  • 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


Teaching

Courses

ENGR 301 - Engineering Management Principles & Economics

BLDG 6631 & 481 - Fundamentals of Facility Management

CIVI 6721 - Infrastructure Systems Modeling & Simulation


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

Funding

  • Voltage Seed Grant Fund. Poly-Generation Innovation Park: A Sustainable Energy Frontier, 2024-2025 ($200,000), 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-PI
  • Voltage Seed Grant Fund. Concordia Living Lab of Loyola Campus: Decarbonisation and operational optimisation of a community energy system, 2024-2025 ($200,000), Role: Co-PI
  • 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)


Membership

  • 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)


Publications

Journal Papers

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

[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 methodical approach for design of thermal energystorage systems in buildings, Energy Storage, accepted-in-press

[J79] Bordbari*, M.J.; Nasiri,F. (2024). Networked Microgrids: A Review onConfiguration, Operation, and Control Strategies. Energies, 17, 715. (IF: 3.2)

[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. (IF: 9.4)

[J77] Shirzadi*,N., Nasiri, F., Menon, R. P., Monsalvete, P., Kaifel, A., Eicker, U. (2023). Smart Urban Wind PowerForecasting: Integrating Weibull Distribution, Recurrent Neural Networks, andNumerical Weather Prediction, Energies, 16(17), 6208. (IF: 3.2)

 [J76] Rezaei*, M., Sameti, M., and Nasiri, F. (2023). Anenviro-economic RAM-based optimization of biomass-driven combined heat andpower generation, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, accepted-in-press.(IF: 4.0)

[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. (IF:9.4)

[J74]Adib*, M, Nasiri, F, andHaghighat, F (2023). Integrating compressed air energy storage with wind energysystem – A review, e-Prime - Advances in Electrical Engineering, Electronicsand Energy, 5, 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. (IF:11.7)

[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 (IF:10.4)

[J71] Malayeri*, M., Nasiri, F., Lee, C.S., Haghighat, F. (2023).Optimization of Photocatalytic Oxidation Reactor for Air Purifier Design:Applications of Artificial Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithm, ChemicalEngineering, 462, 142186. (IF: 15.1) 

[J70]Delnaz*, A., Nasiri, F.,Li, S. (2023). Asset Management Analytics for UrbanWater Mains: A Literature Review, Environmental Systems 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 (IF: 2.3) 

[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. (IF:9.4)

[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. (IF:3.5)

[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. (IF: 3.6)

[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. (IF: 3.3)

[J64] Bazdar*, E., Sameti,M., Nasiri, F., Haghighat, F. (2022). Compressed air energy storage in integrated energysystems: A review, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 167,112701. (IF: 15.9)

[J63] Shirzadi*,N., Rasoulian, H., Nasiri, F., Eicker, U. (2022). Resilience enhancement of anurban microgrid during off-grid mode operation using critical load indicators, Energies,15 (20), 7669. (IF: 3.2)

[J62] Rabiei*, N., Nasiri,F., and Eicker, U. (2022). Multi-Stage Transit-OrientedDevelopment (TOD) Assessment: The Case Study of Montreal Metro Systems. ASCEJournal of Urban Planning & Development, 148 (3), 836-869. (IF: 2.5)

[J61] Heidari, M., Rahdar*, M.H., Dutta, A., & Nasiri, F. (2022). An energy retrofit roadmap to net-zeroenergy and carbon footprint for single-family houses in Canada. Journal ofBuilding Engineering, 60, 105141. (IF:6.4)

[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 in schools: A criticalreview for developing the roadmap for the future school environment. Journalof Building Engineering, 57, 104908. (IF:6.4)

[J59] Fadaeefath Abadi*,M., Hosseini Rahdar, M., Nasiri,F., and Haghighat, F. (2022). Fault Identification and FaultImpact Analysis of Vapor Compression Refrigeration Systems In Buildings: ASystem Reliability Approach, Energies, 15(16), 5774. . (IF: 3.2)

[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 andInformation Technologies for Smart Energy Storage Systems: A State-of-the-ArtReview, Sustainable Cities and Society, 84, 104004. (IF: 11.7)

[J57]Ahmed* R.,Nasiri, F., and Zayed, T. (2022). Two-Stage Predictive Maintenance Planning forHospital Buildings: A Multiple-Objective Optimization-based ClusteringApproach, ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities36(1), 04021105. (IF: 2.5)

[J56] Igwe*,C., Nasiri, F., and Hammad, A. (2022). Construction Workspace Management:Critical Review and Roadmap, International Journal of ConstructionManagement, 22 (10), 1960-1973. (IF:3.9)

[J55] Hosseini Rahdar*,M., Nasiri, F., and Lee, B. (2022). Effect of Fuel Composition Uncertainty onGrate Firing Biomass Combustor Performance: A Bayesian Model AveragingApproach, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 12, 2781-2797. (IF: 4.0)

[J54] Shirzadi*,N., Nasiri, F., El-Bayeh, C., Eicker, U. (2022). Optimal dispatching ofrenewable energy-based urban microgrids using a deep learning approach forelectrical load and wind power forecasting, International Journal of Energy Research, 46 (3), 3173-3188. (IF: 4.6)

 [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. (IF: 4.1)

[J52] Igwe*,C., Nasiri, F., and Hammad,A. (2022). Influence of Lean Construction Wastes onthe Transformation-Flow-Value Process of Construction, International Journalof Construction Management, 22(13), 2598-2604. (IF: 3.9)

[J51] Mohammadi*,A., Igwe, C., Nasiri, F., and Amador, A.(2022). Applying Lean ConstructionPrinciples in Road Maintenance Planning and Scheduling, InternationalJournal of Construction Management, 22 (12), 2364-2374. (IF: 3.9)

[J50] Ren, C., Xi, C., Wang, J., Feng, Z., Nasiri, F., Cao, S. J.,& Haghighat, F. (2021). Mitigating COVID-19 Infection Disease Transmissionin Indoor Environment Using Physical Barriers. Sustainable Cities andSociety, 74, 103175. (IF: 11.7)

[J49] Rezaee*,M., Sameti, M., and Nasiri, F. (2021). Anenviro-economic optimization of a hybrid energy system from biomass andgeothermal resources for low-enthalpy areas, Energy and Climate Change, 2,100040. 

[J48] Ahmed*,R., Nasiri. F., Zayed, T.(2021). A Neutrosophic-based Machine Learning Approachfor Maintenance Prioritization in Healthcare Facilities, Journal of BuildingEngineering, 42, 102480.  (IF: 6.4)

[J47] Yousefli*,Z., Nasiri, F., and Moselhi,O.  (2021). Application of Multi-AgentSimulation for Maintenance Work flow Management and Resource Allocation inHospital Buildings, ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 27(2),04021005. (IF:2.0)

[J46] Rezaee*,M., Sameti, M., and Nasiri, F. (2021). “Biomass-fueled Combined Heat and Power:Integration in District Heating and Thermal Energy Storage”, Clean Energy,5 (1), 44-56. (IF:2.9)

[J45] Zakikhani*,K., Nasiri, F., and Zayed,T.(2021). A failure prediction model for corrosion ingas transmission pipelines, Journal of Risk and Reliability (Proceedingsof the Institution of Mechanical Engineers), 235(3), 374-390. (IF: 2.1)

[J44] Ahmed*,M., Abu Samra, S., Zayed, T., Bagchi, A., Nasiri, F. (2021). A Resilience-BasedOptimization Model for Pavement Networks Maintenance and Rehabilitation: TheCase of Freeze-Thaw Effect, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 48(4), 399-410. (IF:1.4)

[J43] Igwe*,C., Mohammadi*, A.,Hammad, A. and Nasiri, F. (2021). Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Methodfor Selecting Scheduling Technique in Elevated Urban Highway Project, InternationalJournal 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 inBuilding Energy Research, 15(4), 466-498. (IF: 2.0)

[J41] Hosseini Rahdar*, M. and Nasiri, F.(2020),Operation Adaptation of Moving Bed Biomass Combustors Under VariousWaste Fuel Conditions, Energies,13 (23), 6352 . (IF: 3.2)

[J40] Shirzadi*,N., Nasiri, F. and Eicker, U.(2020). Optimal configuration and sizing of anintegrated renewable energy system for isolated and grid connected micro-grids,Energies, 13(14):3527. . (IF: 3.2)

[J39] Ahmed*,R., Nasiri, F., and Zayed,T. (2020). A Hybrid Genetic Algorithm-based FuzzyMarkovian Model for Deterioration Modeling of Healthcare Facilities, Algorithms,13 (9), 210. (IF: 2.3)

[J38] Hosseini Rahdar*,M.; Lee, B.; Nasiri, F. (2020). Uncertainty Quantification of BiomassComposition Variability Effect on Moving Grate Bed Combustion: AnExperiment-based Approach, Energy & Fuels, 34 (8),9697–9708. (IF: 5.3)

[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-centeredmaintenance planning for gas transmission pipelines, International Journalof Pressure Vessels and Piping, 183,104105. (IF: 3.0)

[J35] Yousefli*,Z., Nasiri, F., and Moselhi, O. (2020). Maintenance Workflow Management inHospitals: An Automated Multi-Agent Facility Management System, Journal ofBuilding Engineering, 32,101431. (IF: 6.4)

[J34] Fadaeefath Abadi*,M, Haghighat,F, and Nasiri, F (2020). Data Center Maintenance: Applications andFuture Research Directions, Facilities, 38 (9/10), 691-714. (IF: 2.3)

[J33] Moradi*,S., Zayed, T.,Nasiri,F., Golkho, F. (2020). Automated Anomaly Detection &Localization in Sewer Inspection Videos Using Proportional Data Modeling &Deep Learning Based Text Recognition, ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems,26(3):04020018. (IF: 3.3)

[J32] Amiri Fard*,F. and Nasiri, F.(2020). A Bi-Objective Optimization Approach for Selection ofPassive Energy Alternatives in Retrofit Projects under Cost Uncertainty, Energyand Built Environment, 1(1), 77-86.

[J31] Mohammadi*,A., Amador, A., and Nasiri, F. (2020). A Multi-Criteria Assessment of thePassengers’ Level of Comfort in Urban Railway Rolling Stock, SustainableCities and Society, 53, 101892. (IF:11.7)

[J30] Mohammadi*,A., Amador, A., and Nasiri, F.(2020). Reliable, Effective and Sustainable UrbanRailways: A Model for Optimal Planning and Asset Management, ASCE Journal ofConstruction Engineering and Management, 146 (6), 04020057. (IF: 5.1)

[J29] Zakikhani*,K., Nasiri, F.,Zayed, T. (2020). A Review of Failure Prediction Models for Oiland Gas 8Pipelines, ASCE Journal of Pipeline Systems - Engineering andPractice, 11 (1), 03119001. (IF:2.0)

[J28] Hosseini Rahdar*,M., F. Nasiri,B. Lee (2019). A Review of Numerical Modeling and ExperimentalAnalysis of Combustion in Moving GrateBiomass Combustors, Energy & Fuels,33(10), 9367-9402. (IF: 5.3) 

[J27] Mohammadi*,A., Amador, A., and Nasiri, F. (2019). Review of Asset Management for MetroSystems: Challenges and Opportunities, Transport Reviews, 39 (3),309-326. (IF: 9.8) 

[J26] Amiri Fard*,F., Sharif, S. A., and Nasiri, F.(2019). Applications of Passive Measures forEnergyConservation in Buildings - A Review, Advances in Building EnergyResearch,13 (2), 282-315. (IF: 2.0)

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

[J24] Amiri Fard*,F. and Nasiri, F. (2018). An Integrated Assessment-Optimization Approach forBuilding Refurbishment Projects: The Case Study of Passive Energy Measures, ASCEJournal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 32 (5),05018003, 1-6. (IF: 6.9)

[J23] Pourhosseini*,O. and Nasiri, F. (2018). Availability-based Reliability-centered MaintenanceScheduling: A Case Study of Domestic(Building-integrated) Hot Water (DHW) Systems,ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Part A - Civil Engineering,4(1), 0501700: 1-13. (IF: 2.5)

[J22] Yousefli*,Z., Nasiri, F., and Moselhi, O. (2017). Healthcare Facilities MaintenanceManagement: A Review, Journal of Facilities Management, 15(4), 352-375. (IF: 1.9)

[J21] Nasiri, F., Mafakheri, F., Adebanjo, D., Haghighat, F.(2016). Modeling and Analysis of Renewable Heat Integration into Non-DomesticBuildings – The Case of Biomass Boilers: A Whole Life Asset-Supply ChainOptimization ApproachUsing System Dynamics, Biomass and Bioenergy, 95,244–256. (IF: 6.0)

[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. (IF: 11.7)

[J19] J. Wilcox, F Nasiri, S Bell, MS Rahaman (2016) Urban WaterReuse: A Triple Bottom Line Assessment Framework and Review. SustainableCities and Society, 27, 448-456. (IF:11.7)

[J18] Nasiri, F., & Mafakheri, M. S. (2015). Qanat water supplysystems: a revisit of sustainability perspectives. Environmental SystemsResearch, 4 (1), 1-5.

[J17] F.Nasiri and F. Mafakheri (2015). “Postgraduate researchsupervision ata distance: a review of challenges and strategies”, Studies inHigher Education,40 (10), 1962-1969. (IF:4.2)

[J16] F.Nasiri and F. Mafakheri (2015). Higher Education Lecturingand Humor: From Perspectives to Strategies, Higher Education 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. (IF: 9.0)

[J14] J. Si*,F. Nasiri, P. Heng, T. Li (2014). “Variation in Ecosystem Service Values inResponse to Land Use Changes in Zhifanggou Watershed of Loess Plateau: AComparative Study”, Environmental Systems Research, (2), 1-10

[J13] F. Mafakheri and F. Nasiri (2013). “Revenue SharingCoordination in Reverse Logistics”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 59,185-196. (IF: 11.1)

[J12] F. Nasiri, T. Savage, R. Wang, N. Barawid, and J.B. Zimmerman(2013). “A System Dynamics Approach for Urban Water Reuse Planning: A CaseStudy from the Great Lakes Region”, Stochastic Environmental Research andRisk Assessment, 27 (3), 675-691. (IF:4.2)

[J11] F. Nasiri and G. Zaccour (2010). “Renewable PortfolioStandard Policy: A Game-theoretic Analysis”, INFOR: Information Systems andOperations Research, 48 (4), 251-260.(IF: 1.3)

[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. (IF: 11.4)

[J9] F. Nasiri and G. Zaccour (2009). “An ExploratoryGame-Theoretic Analysis of Biomass Electricity Generation Supply Chain”, EnergyPolicy, 37 (11), 4514-4522. (IF:9.0)

[J8] F. Nasiri, A. Manuilova and G. H. Huang (2009)."Environmental Policy Analysis in Transportation Planning:An Optimality Assessment Approach", International Journalof Sustainable Transportation, 3 (2), 1-22. (IF: 3.9)

[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. (IF: 4.9)

[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. (IF: 3.9)

[J5] F. Mafakheri, F. Nasiri, and M.Mousavi (2008). “ProjectAgility Assessment: An Integrated Decision Analysis Approach”, Journal ofProduction Planning & Control, 19 (6), 567-576. (IF: 8.3)

[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. (IF: 5.1)

[J3] F. Nasiri, I. Maqsood, G. H. Huang and N.Fuller (2007). “WaterQuality Index: A Fuzzy River-Pollution Decision Support Expert System”, AmericanSociety of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Journal of Water Resources Planning &Management, 133 (2), 95-105. (IF:3.1)   

[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. (IF: 8.7)

[J1] F. Mafakheri, L. Dai, D. Slezak,and F. Nasiri (2007). “ProjectDelivery System Selection under Uncertainty: A Multi Criteria Multi-LevelDecision Aid Model”, ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering, 23 (4),200-206. (IF: 7.4)

Conference

[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.

[C36] Igwe, C., Hammad, A.,and Nasiri, F. "USING LEAN CONSTRUCTION TOOLS AND4D MODELLING FOR EQUIPMENT WORKSPACE PLANNING",2019 CSCE Conference,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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