Publications

2015

Energy-efficient structures: Visualizing environmental performance of structural building materials
M Mayer
Spring Simulation Multi-Conference, Alexandria, VA; 2015

Genetic Algorithm Based Building Form Optimization Study for National Ventilation Potential
B Wang and A Malkawi
14th Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association, Hyderabad, India, December 7-9, 2015

A Method for Estimating Cooling Energy Savings Potential from Using Mixed-Mode Ventilation
B Yan, A Malkawi, and Y Chen
14th Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association, Hyderabad, India, December 7-9, 2015

Optimizing gymnasium evacuation performance by agent-based simulation
Y Liu
14th Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association, Hyderabad, India, December 7-9, 2015

Distributed optimal steady-state control using reverse- and forward-engineering
X Zhang, A Papachristodoulou, and N Li
IEEE 54th Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Osaka, Japan, December 15-18, 2015

Integrated design workflow and a new tool for urban rainwater management
Y Chen, H Samuelson, and C Davila
14th Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association, Hyderabad, India, December 7-9, 2015

Modeling Unidirectional Pedestrian Movement: An Investigation of Diffusion Behavior in the Built Environment
Y Liu, C Sun, and Y Bie
Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2015

Application of Crowd Simulation in Gymnasium Egress Design
Y Liu and K Xing
New Architecture, 2015

A Distributed Gauss-Newton Method for Power System State Estimation
A Minot, Y Lu, and N Li 
IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2015


2016

Quantifying the impact of traffic-related air pollution on the indoor air quality of a naturally ventilated building
Z Tong, Y Chen, A Malkawi, G Adamkiewicz, and J Spengler
Environment International, 2016

A case study of air quality above an urban roof top vegetable farm
Z Tong, T Whitlow, A Landers, and B Flanner
Environmental Pollution, 2016

Predicting thermal and energy performance of mixed-mode ventilation using an integrated simulation approach
A Malkawi, B Yan, Y Chen
, and Z Tong
Building Simulation, 2016

Energy saving potential of natural ventilation in China: The impact of ambient air pollution
Z Tong, Y Chen, A Malkawi, Z Liu, and R Freeman
Applied Energy, 2016
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The underlying linkage between personal control and thermal comfort: psychological or physical effects? 
M Luo, B Cao, W Ji, Q Ouyang, B Lin, and Y Zhu
Energy and Buildings, 2016

Integrated design workflow and a new tool for urban rainwater management
Y Chen, H Samuelson, and Z Tong
Journal of Environmental Management, 2016

Too cold or too warm? A winter thermal comfort study in different climate zones in China
B Cao, M Luo, M Li, and Y Zhu
Energy and Buildings, 2016

Defining the Influence Region in neighborhood-scale CFD simulations for natural ventilation design
Z Tong, Y Chen and A Malkawi 
Applied Energy, 2016 

Decentralized Temperature Control via HVAC Systems in Energy Efficient Buildings: An Approximate Solution Procedure
X Zhang, W Shi, X Li, B Yan, A Malkawi and N Li 
IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, 2016

Multi-objective optimization for thermal mass model predictive control in small and medium size commercial buildings under  summer weather conditions 
X Li and A Malkawi 
Energy, 2016  

Quantifying uncertainty in outdoor air flow control and its impacts on building performance simulation and fault detection  
B Yan, X Li, A Malkawi and G Augenbroe 
Energy and Buildings, 2016

An operation optimization and decision framework for a building cluster with distributed energy systems 
X Li, J Wen and A Malkawi 
Applied Energy, 2016

System identification and data fusion for on-line adaptive energy forecasting in virtual and real commercial buildings 
X Li and J Wen 
Energy and Buildings, 2016

Short-term building energy model recommendation system: A meta-learning approach 
C Cui, T Wu, M Hu, J Weir and X Li 
Applied Energy, 2016

Experiment Design and Training Data Quality of  Inverse Model for Short-term Building Energy Forecasting
L Zhang, J Wen, C Cui, X Li, T Wu
4th International High Performance Buildings Conference at Purdue, Purdue University, 2016

Improving AGC Performance of a Coal-fueled Generators with MW-level BESS
Y Guo, X Xie, B Wang, W Shi, Y Dong, L Mou, F Xue
Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT), 2016 IEEE Power & Energy Society


2017

Topography integration to wind downscaling 
J Kim and A Malkawi 
Building and Environment, 2017

Estimating natural ventilation potential for high-rise buildings considering boundary layer meteorology 
Z Tong, Y Chen and A Malkawi 
Applied Energy, 2017

Breathing walls: The design of porous materials for heat exchange and decentralized ventilation
S Craig and J Grinham
Energy and Buildings, 2017