Fuzhan Nasiri, PhD, PEng
Associate Professor, Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering
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.
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
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
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.
- Environmental Engineering
Energy Systems Engineering
- Risk, Resilience & Reliability Analysis
- Critical Infrastructure Management
- Smart & Sustainable Cities & Communities
- Life Cycle Analysis
NSERC Discovery Grant: Integrating Reliability Engineering andResilience 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 ($74,000),Role: PI
FRQNT Partnership Research Project: Application of water-energy efficiency in the mining industry (Application de l'efficacité eau-énergie dansl'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 PredictiveControl (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 countingand personal protective equipment (PPE) recognition in construction sites, Mathematicsof Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS) with Pomerleau Inc., 2021-2022($55,000), Role: PI
NSERC Alliance Partnership Grant: Integrating PredictiveMaintenance Analytics into a Cloud-based CMMS for Smart Work Order Managementand 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 smartAI-based monitoring tool for building energy management automation, Mathematicsof 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-economicAssessment 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 Analysisof 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 andManagement of Infrastructure Resilience (with Andy Chow and Afzal Siddiqui),EPSRC-UCL, 2013-2014 (£5,000)
FM Sector Skills Assessment, UK Asset Skills Council (With AlexiMarmot), 2013-2014 (£9,000)
EMININN: Environmental Macro Indicators of Innovation (Life Cycleanalysis 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 ScienceFoundation (NSF), 2009-2010 ($45,000/year)
GERAD Fellowship, Groupe d'Études et de Recherche en Analyse desDécisions (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, NaturalSciences 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)
- 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 Operational Research Society (CORS)
- Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
- International Society for Environmental Information Sciences (ISEIS)
[J69] Esmaeili, F., Mafakheri, F., Nasiri, F. (2023). Biomass Supply Chain Resilience: Integrating Demand and Availability Predictions into Routing Decisions Using Machine Learning, Smart Science, accepted-in-press
[J68] Daneshvar, A., Nasiri, F., and Haghighat, F. (2023). Optimal Dispatch of an Energy Hubwith Compressed Air Energy Storage: A Safe Reinforcement Learning Approach, Journal of Energy Storage, 57, 106147.
[J67] Mohammed,A.; Zayed, T.; Nasiri, F.; Bagchi, A. (2022). Asset Management-Based Resilience Index Formulation for Pavements via Principal Components Analysis, Construction Innovation, accepted-in-press.
[J66] Bazdar, E., Sameti, M., Nasiri, F.,Haghighat, F. (2022). Integration, design, and scheduling of compressed air energy storage in different parts of energy system network: A review, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 167, 112701.
[J65] Asif; Z.,Haghighat; F. Nasiri; F., Dong, J., and Chen, Z. (2022). Estimation ofAnthropogenic VOCs Emission based on Volatile Chemical Products: A CanadianPerspective, Environmental Management (Springer Nature), accepted-in-press.
[J64] 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.
[J63] Rabiei, N., Nasiri, F., and Eicker, U.(2022). Multi-Stage Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Assessment: The Case Study of Montreal Metro Systems. ASCE Journal of Urban Planning & Development,148 (3), 836-869
[J62] Heidari, M.,Rahdar, M. H., Dutta, A., & Nasiri, F. (2022). An energy retrofit roadmap to net-zero energy and carbon footprint for single-family houses in Canada. Journal of Building Engineering, 60,105141.
[J61] 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 qualityand health in schools: A critical review for developing theroadmap for thefuture school environment. Journal of Building Engineering,57, 104908.
[J60] Fadaeefath Abadi, M., HosseiniRahdar, M.,Nasiri, F., and Haghighat, F. (2022). Fault Identification and FaultImpactAnalysis of Vapor Compression Refrigeration Systems In Buildings: ASystemReliability Approach, Energies, 15(16), 5774.
[J59] 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 forSmart Energy Storage Systems: A State-of-the-ArtReview, Sustainable Cities and Society, 84, 104004.
[J58] Ahmed R., Nasiri, F., andZayed, T. (2022).Two-Stage Predictive Maintenance Planning for HospitalBuildings: AMultiple-Objective Optimization-based Clustering Approach, ASCEJournal ofPerformance of Constructed Facilities, 36(1),04021105.
[J57] Igwe, C., Nasiri, F., and Hammad, A. (2022).ConstructionWorkspace Management: Critical Review and Roadmap, InternationalJournal ofConstruction Management, 22 (10), 1960-1973.
[J56] Hosseini Rahdar, M., Nasiri, F., and Lee, B. (2022). EffectofFuel Composition Uncertainty on Grate Firing Biomass Combustor Performance:ABayesian Model Averaging Approach, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery,12,2781-2797.
[J55] Shirzadi, N., Nasiri, F., El-Bayeh, C., Eicker, U.(2022). Optimal dispatching of renewableenergy-based urbanmicrogrids using a deep learning approach for electrical loadand wind powerforecasting, International Journal of Energy Research,46 (3),3173-3188.
[J54] AL-Smadi H., Al-Sakkaf, A.,Zayed, T.,Nasiri, F. (2021). An integrated space-based building maintenancemanagementmodel using multi-objective optimization, Smart and SustainableBuiltEnvironment, accepted-in-press
[J53] Igwe, C., Nasiri, F., Hammad, A.(2021).Empirical Study on Non-Physical Waste Factors in the ConstructionIndustry, Engineering,Construction and Architectural Management,accepted-in-press.
[J52] Ren, C., Xi, C., Wang, J., Feng, Z., Nasiri, F., Cao, S. J.,&Haghighat, F. (2021). Mitigating COVID-19 Infection Disease TransmissioninIndoor Environment Using Physical Barriers. Sustainable Cities and Society,74,103175.
[J51] Rezaee, M., Sameti, M., andNasiri,F.(2021). An enviro-economic optimizationof ahybrid energy system from biomass and geothermal resources forlow-enthalpyareas, Energy and Climate Change, 2,100040.
[J50] Ahmed, R., Nasiri. F., Zayed, T.(2021).ANeutrosophic-based Machine Learning Approach for Maintenance PrioritizationinHealthcare Facilities, Journal of Building Engineering, 42, 102480.
[J49]Yousefli, Z., Nasiri, F., and Moselhi,O. (2021). Application of Multi-Agent Simulation forMaintenance Workflow Management and Resource Allocation in Hospital Buildings,ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 27 (2),04021005.
[J48] Rezaee, M., Sameti, M., and Nasiri,F.(2021).“Biomass-fueled Combined Heat and Power: Integration in DistrictHeating andThermal Energy Storage”, Clean Energy, 5 (1), 44-56.
[J47] Zakikhani, K., Nasiri, F., and Zayed,T.(2021).Afailure prediction model for corrosion in gas transmission pipelines, JournalofRisk and Reliability (Proceedings of the Institution ofMechanicalEngineers), 235(3),374-390.
[J46] Ahmed,M., Abu Samra, S., Zayed, T., Bagchi, A., Nasiri, F.(2021).A Resilience-Based Optimization Model for Pavement Networks MaintenanceandRehabilitation: The Case of Freeze-Thaw Effect, Canadian Journal ofCivilEngineering, 48 (4), 399-410.
[J45] Igwe, C., Mohammadi, A., Hammad, A. andNasiri,F. (2021). Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Method for SelectingSchedulingTechnique in Elevated Urban Highway Project, International JournalofConstruction Project Management, 13(1), 3-21.
[J44] Amiri Fard, F., Jafarpour, A.,and Nasiri, F.(2021).ComparativeAssessment of Insulated Concrete Wall Technologies and Wood-frameWalls inResidential Buildings, Advances in Building Energy Research,15(4),466-498.
[J43] Igwe, C., Nasiri, F., and Hammad,A. (2020).Influenceof Lean Construction Wastes on the Transformation-Flow-Value ProcessofConstruction, International Journal of Construction Management, accepted-in-press
[J42] Mohammadi, A., Igwe, C., Nasiri, F., and Amador,A.(2020).Applying Lean Construction Principles in Road Maintenance PlanningandScheduling, International Journal of Construction Management,accepted-in-press.
[J41] Hosseini Rahdar, M. and Nasiri, F. (2020),OperationAdaptation ofMoving Bed Biomass Combustors Under Various 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 forisolated and grid connectedmicro-grids, Energies, 13(14):3527.
[J39] Ahmed, R., Nasiri, F., and Zayed,T. (2020). AHybridGenetic Algorithm-based Fuzzy Markovian Model for Deterioration ModelingofHealthcare Facilities, Algorithms, 13 (9), 210.
[J38] Hosseini Rahdar, M.; Lee, B.; Nasiri,F.(2020). UncertaintyQuantification of BiomassComposition Variability Effect on Moving Grate BedCombustion: AnExperiment-based Approach, Energy & Fuels, 34(8),9697–9708.
[J37] Hosseini Rahdar, M., Nasiri, F., and Lee,B.(2020).Availability-based Predictive Maintenance Scheduling forVibrating-grateBiomass Boilers, Safety and Reliability, 39(2), 165-187.
[J36] Zakikhani, K., Nasiri, F., and Zayed,T.(2020).Availability-based reliability-centered maintenance planning forgastransmission pipelines, International Journal of Pressure Vessels andPiping,183,104105.
[J35] Yousefli, Z., Nasiri, F., and Moselhi, O. (2020).MaintenanceWorkflow Management in Hospitals: An Automated Multi-Agent FacilityManagementSystem, Journal of Building Engineering,32, 101431.
[J34] Fadaeefath Abadi, M, Haghighat,F, and Nasiri, F (2020).DataCenter Maintenance: Applications and Future Research Directions, Facilities,38(9/10),691-714.
[J33] Moradi, S., Zayed, T.,Nasiri,F., Golkho, F. (2020).AutomatedAnomaly Detection & Localization in Sewer Inspection VideosUsingProportional Data Modeling & Deep Learning Based Text Recognition, ASCEJournalof Infrastructure Systems, 26(3):04020018.
[J32] Amiri Fard, F. and Nasiri, F.(2020). A Bi-ObjectiveOptimizationApproach for Selection of Passive Energy Alternatives in RetrofitProjectsunder Cost Uncertainty, Energy and Built Environment, 1(1),77-86.
[J31] Mohammadi, A., Amador, A., and Nasiri, F. (2020). AMulti-CriteriaAssessment of the Passengers’ Level of Comfort in Urban RailwayRolling Stock, SustainableCities and Society, 53, 101892.
[J30] Mohammadi, A., Amador, A., and Nasiri, F.(2020).Reliable,Effective and Sustainable Urban Railways: A Model for Optimal PlanningandAsset Management, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management,146(6), 04020057.
[J29] Zakikhani, K., Nasiri, F.,Zayed, T. (2020). A Review ofFailurePrediction Models for Oil and Gas Pipelines, ASCE Journal ofPipelineSystems - Engineering and Practice, 11 (1), 03119001.
[J28] Hosseini Rahdar, M., F. Nasiri,B.Lee(2019). A Review ofNumerical Modeling andExperimental Analysis of Combustion in MovingGrateBiomass Combustors, Energy& Fuels, 33(10), 9367-9402.
[J27] Mohammadi, A., Amador, A., and Nasiri, F. (2019). Review ofAssetManagement 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 MeasuresforEnergyConservation in Buildings - A Review, Advances in BuildingEnergyResearch,13 (2), 282-315.
[J25] Mohammadi, A., Amador, A., and Nasiri, F. (2018).OptimisingPublic Transport for Reducing Employment Barriers and FightingPoverty, Journalof Sustainable Development & Planning,13 (6),860-871.
[J24] Amiri Fard, F. and Nasiri, F. (2018). An Integrated Assessment-Optimization Approach forBuildingRefurbishment Projects: The Case Study of Passive Energy Measures, ASCEJournalof Computing in Civil Engineering, 32 (5),05018003, 1-6.
[J23] Pourhosseini,O.and Nasiri, F. (2018). Availability-basedReliability-centered MaintenanceScheduling: A Case Study ofDomestic(Building-integrated) Hot Water (DHW)Systems, ASCE-ASME Journal ofRisk and Uncertainty, Part A - CivilEngineering,4 (1), 0501700: 1-13.
[J22] Yousefli,Z.,Nasiri, F., and Moselhi, O. (2017). Healthcare FacilitiesMaintenanceManagement: A Review, Journal of Facilities Management,15(4), 352-375.
[J21] Nasiri,F.,Mafakheri, F., Adebanjo, D., Haghighat, F. (2016). Modelingand Analysis ofRenewable Heat Integration into Non-Domestic Buildings – TheCase of BiomassBoilers: A Whole Life Asset-Supply Chain OptimizationApproachUsing SystemDynamics, 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 CaseStudy on Applicationsof Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) Method, SustainableCities andSociety, 27, 106-115.
[J19] J. Wilcox, FNasiri, S Bell, MS Rahaman (2016) Urban Water Reuse: A TripleBottom LineAssessment Framework and Review. Sustainable Cities and Society,27,448-456.
[J18] Nasiri,F.,& Mafakheri, M. S. (2015). Qanat water supply systems: arevisit ofsustainability perspectives. Environmental Systems Research,4 (1), 1-5.
[J17] F.Nasiri and F.Mafakheri (2015). “Postgraduate research supervision atadistance: a review ofchallenges and strategies”, Studies in HigherEducation,40 (10),1962-1969.
[J16] F.Nasiri and F.Mafakheri (2015). Higher Education Lecturing and Humor:From Perspectives toStrategies, Higher Education Studies, 5 (5), 25-31.
[J15] F.Mafakheri andF.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 Ecosystem ServiceValues in Responseto Land Use Changes in Zhifanggou Watershed of Loess Plateau:A ComparativeStudy”, Environmental Systems Research, (2), 1-10
[J13] F. Mafakheriand F. Nasiri (2013). “Revenue Sharing Coordination inReverse Logistics”, Journalof Cleaner Production, 59, 185-196.
[J12] F. Nasiri, T.Savage, R. Wang, N. Barawid, and J.B. Zimmerman (2013). “ASystem DynamicsApproach for Urban Water Reuse Planning: A Case Study from theGreat LakesRegion”, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment,27 (3), 675-691.
[J11] F. Nasiri and G. Zaccour (2010). “RenewablePortfolioStandard 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 WaterSupplySystems: A Case Study in the Great Lakes Region”, EnvironmentalScience&Technology, 44(24),9516-9521
[J9] F. Nasiriand G. Zaccour (2009). “AnExploratoryGame-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 TransportationPlanning:An Optimality Assessment Approach", International JournalofSustainable Transportation, 3 (2), 1-22
[J7] F. Nasiri and G. H. Huang (2008), “A FuzzyDecision AidModel for Environmental Performance Assessment in Waste Recycling”,Journalof Environmental Modeling and Software, 23 (6), 677-689
[J6] F. Nasiri and G. H. Huang (2008), “Integrated CapacityPlanningfor Electricity Generation: An Environmental Policy AnalysisApproach”, EnergySources 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”, JournalofProduction Planning & Control, 19 (6), 567-576
[J4] F. Nasiri and G. H.Huang (2007). “EcologicalViabilityAssessment: A Fuzzy Multiple-Attribute Analysis with respect to ThreeClassesof 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 ExpertSystem”, AmericanSociety 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 CompatibilityAnalysisDecision 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 MultiCriteriaMulti-Level Decision Aid Model”, ASCE Journal of Management inEngineering,23 (4), 200-206
[C52] 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, Sept 26-30, Milan, Italy.
[C51] 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, Sept 26-30, Milan, Italy.
[C50] Nouri, G., Mulligan, C., and Nasiri, F. (2022). Mine WaterTreatment for Potential Energy Generation, International Conference on Persistent,Emerging, and Organic Pollution in the Environment (PEOPLE 2022), August23-26, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
[C49] Fadaeefath Abadi, Mostafa, Haghighat, Fariborz, and Nasiri,Fuzhan. (2022). Application of Dynamic Programming In Developing AvailabilityAnd Cost Based Maintenance Management And Prioritization Model for Data Centers.2022 INFORMS-ICSS Conference on Service Science, July 2 - 4 (virtual)
[C48] Fadaeefath Abadi, Mostafa, Haghighat, Fariborz, and Nasiri,Fuzhan. (2022). An Integrated Cost and Availability Based MaintenanceScheduling Model for Data Centers Using Dynamic Programming Approach. OptimizationDays, Montréal, QC, Canada. May 16 -18.
[C47] Nasiri,F.(2021). Keynote Lecture: "Infrastructure Asset Management – A Systems Engineering Perspective", International Conference on Civil Engineering Fundamentals and Applications (ICCEFA'21), Nov. 23-24,2021(virtual).
[C46] Esmaeili, F.,Fadaeefath Abadi, M. and Nasiri, F. (2021). Deterioration Prediction Model Development and Analysis for Alberta’s Provincial Highway Road Network’s Pavement Condition,Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) annual conference, 26-29 May (virtual).
[C45] Hosseini, M.,Rezaei, M., Fadaee Fathabadi,M., and Nasiri, F. (2021). Reliability analysis of the vapor compression refrigeration system for office building applications, Canadian Operational Research Society Annual Conference (CORS2021), 7-10 June(virtual).
[C44] Esmaeili, F.,and Nasiri, F. (2021). A system dynamics approach to earthquake early warning scenario analysis for resilience enhancement of gas pipelines, Canadian Operational Research 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 concept of 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 Tree Prioritization 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 of Elevators in Healthcare Facilities”, The IEEE International Conference on Decision 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 Building Assets”, The IEEE International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Application (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", the2019 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", the2019 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 2019Project Management Symposium, Maryland, USA, May 9-10, 2019.
[C32] Mohammadi, A., Igwe, C., Nasiri, F., Amador, L. “Novel Asset ManagementFramework 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 2018CSCE 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, June13-16, 2018.
[C29] Igwe, C., Nasiri, F., Hammad, A.“House of Waste and its Implication for Project Management”. The 2018Project Management Symposium, Maryland, USA, May10-11, 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, May7-9,2018.
[C26] Esmaeilzadeh, S., Nasiri, F., and Mafakheri,F., “Principal role of agent-based approach in further 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 Maintenance Resource 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 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 2017Project 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”, The18thYoungOR Conference of the Operational Research Society, Exeter, UK,9-11April,2013.
[C14] M.Shouler, S. Tahir, and F.Nasiri.“Water-reuse Networks”, The 38th CIBW062International 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, October11-14,2009.
[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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