Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering

Benjamin F. Hobbs


Professor
Geography and Environmental Engineering
Secondary Appointment: Applied Mathematics & Statistics, Director, Environment, Energy, Sustainability & Health Institute
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Ames 313 (office)
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Staff Contact:
Denise Nowlin
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Education

Ph.D. 1983, Cornell University
M.S. 1978, State University of New York, Syracuse
B.S. 1976, South Dakota State University

Experience

1996: Professor of Geography and Environmental Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University
2009-2010: Senior Research Associate, Electricity Policy Research Group, Department of Economics and Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK
2009-2010: Overseas Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK
2002-2004: Acting Chairman (Summer 2004) and Chairman (2002-03), Dept of Geography & Environmental Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University
2001-2002: Visiting Researcher, Energieonderzoek Centrum Nederland (ECN, Netherlands Energy Research Foundation), Policy Studies Unit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1995-2001: Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Systems Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
1994-1995: Professor of Systems Engineering and Civil Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
1988-1994: Associate Professor of Systems Engineering and Civil Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
1991-1992: Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Washington
1984-1988: Assistant Professor of Systems Engineering and Civil Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
1982-1984: Wigner Fellow, Energy Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
1977-1979: Economics Associate, National Center for Analysis of Energy Systems, Brookhaven National Laboratory
0: Professor (Courtesy Appointment), Dept. Applied Mathematics & Statistics, The Johns Hopkins University
2009-: Theodore K. and Kay W. Schad Professor of Environmental Management, JHU

Research Areas

stochastic electric power planning models
multiobjective and risk analysis
mathematical programming models of imperfect energy markets
environmental and energy systems analysis and economics
ecosystem management

Journal Articles

Eager, D., Hobbs, B.F., Bialek, J. (2012). Dynamic Modelling of Generation Capacity Investment in Markets with High Wind Penetration. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 27(4). 2127-2137.
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Zheng, P.Q., Hobbs, B.F. (2012). A Multiobjective Portfolio Analysis of Dam Removals Addressing Dam Safety, Fish Populations, and Cost. J. Water Resources Planning & Management. 139(1). 65-75.
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Van Der Weijde, A.H., Hobbs, B.F. (2012). The Economics of Planning Electricity Transmission to Accommodate Renewables: Using Two-Stage Optimisation to Evaluate Flexibility and the Cost of Disregarding Uncertainty. Energy Economics. 34(5). 2089-2101.
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Wogrin, S., Hobbs, B.F., Ralph, D., Centeno, E., Barquin, J. (2012). Open versus closed loop capacity equilibria in electricity markets under perfect and oligopolistic competition. Mathematical Programming B, in press..
Munoz, F., Sauma, E., Hobbs, B.F. (2012). Power Transmission Planning and the Cost and Performance of Renewable Portfolio Standards. Journal of Regulatory Economics, in press.
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Conference Proceedings

Munoz, F.D., Hobbs, B.F., Kasina, S. "Efficient Proactive Transmission Planning to Accommodate Renewables ", IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, 2012.
DOI » 10.1109/PESGM.2012.6345237
Van Der Weijde, A.H., Hobbs, B.F. "Transmission planning under uncertainty: A two-stage stochastic modelling approach", Energy Market (EEM), 2010 7th International Conference on the European, 2010.
Hobbs, B.F., Bushnell, J., Wolak, F.A. "Where in the Electrical Supply Chain Should Carbon Reductions Take Place?", 2010 Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, 2010, pp.1-6.
Jacobi, S.K., Zheng, P., Hobbs, B.F., Wilcock, P.R. "A Bayesian framework for cost effective management of sediment reduction in the Minnesota river basin", 2009, vol.342, pp.4599-4607.
Ozdemir, O., Hers, J.S., Bartholomew Fisher, E., Brunekreeft, G., Hobbs, B.F. "A Nodal Pricing Analysis of the Future German Electricity Market", EEM09 Conference, Leuven, Belgium, 27-29 May, 2009, ECN Report ECN-M--09-093, 2009.

Awards & Honors

2010: Fellow, Institute for Operations Research & Management Science
2007: Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), "for integration of economic and environmental concerns into power systems design and operation," Class of 2007
2010 - 2010: Economic & Social Research Council/Social Science Research Council (UK) Collaborative Visiting Fellowship 2010
2010 - 2010: LaGrange Fellowship 2010 (Offered, but BH declined), Progetto Lagrange - Fondazione CRT and Politecnico Torino, Italy
2009 - 2010: Ecole Politechnique Federal Lausanne, Switzerland, Landolt Visiting Chair in Sustainability, 2009-2010 (offered but BH declined)
2009 - 2010: Overseas Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK 2009-2010
2007 - 2007: 2007 Best Publication Award (Energy), INFORMS Energy, Natural Resources, & Environment Area (for Harrington, Hobbs, et al., Mathematical Programming Series B, 2005)
2006 - 2006: "Certificate of Appreciation", National Academies (cited for outstanding service on the NRC Committee on the Effects of Changes in New Source Review programs for Stationary Sources of Air Pollutants), July 28, 2006.
2006 - 2006: 2006 Bright Idea Award", New Jersey Policy Research Organization and Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University (for R.P. O’Neill, P.M. Sotkiewicz, B.F. Hobbs et al., European Journal of Operational Research, 2005)
2006 - 2006: "Significant Reviewer" Citation, IEEE Power Engineering Society, March 2006
2004 - 2004: Best Student Paper Award, Energy, Natural Resources & Environment Section, INFORMS Annual Conference, Denver, October 24-27, 2004 (for Y. Chen and B.F. Hobbs, "An Oligopolistic Electricity Market Model with Tradable NOx Permits)
2004 - 2004: Best Publication Award, Decision Analysis Society (INFORMS), 2004 (for Anderson and Hobbs,"Using a Bayesian Approach to Quantify Scale Compatability Bias," Management Science, 2002)
2001: Second Place (Honorable Mention), INFORMS Decision Analysis Section, Student Paper Competition (for paper coauthored with advisee R. Anderson)
1989 - 1999: Institute Associate, National Regulatory Research Institute
1986 - 1993: Presidential Young Investigator, National Science Foundation
1991 - 1991: Nominated for John S. Diekhoff Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching, Case Western Reserve University, March 1988 and March 1991.
1991: Mortar Board, 1991 Outstanding Professor Award, Case Western Reserve University
1990: Outstanding Research Oriented Paper, American Society of Civil Engineers Water Resources Planning and Management Division (for Hobbs et al., "Risk Analysis of Aquifer Contamination by Brine," J. Water Resources Planning and Management (ASCE), 1988)
1987 - 1989: Ameritech Fellow, Center for Regional Issues, Case Western Reserve University
1985: ASCE Energy Division Nominee for the ASCE Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize
1982 - 1984: Wigner Fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
1978 - 1981: Sage Fellow (1979-80) and McMullen Fellow (1978-79), Cornell University
1975: Rhodes Scholarship Nominee from South Dakota State University

Presentations

B.F. Hobbs, F. Munoz, S. Kasina, and J. Ho, “Large-Scale Transmission Planning Under Uncertainty:Generation Co-optimization & Economic Analysis,” Grid Transformation Workshop, Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR, March 20, 2013 (presentation available at https://www.columbiagrid.org/event-details.cfm?EventID=908 ), March 20, 2013
Modeling Electricity Markets with Optimization: Why It's Important (and Fun!), Yale University, 7 March 2013., March 7, 2013
Electricity Modeling: Why It's Important (and Fun!), Invited Seminar, Dept. Industrial Engineering, Penn State University, State College, PA, January 24, 2013
Large-Scale Transmission Planning Under Uncertainty: Generation Co-optimization & Economic Analysis, Invited Seminar, US Department of Energy, Washington, DC, January 23, 2013
Large-Scale Transmission Planning Under Uncertainty: Algorithms and Economic Analysis, Invited Seminar (presented by F. Munoz): Three locations: (1) Electric Energy Research Center (CEPEL), Eletrobras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jan. 15, 2013. (2) Catholic University of Rio (PUC Rio), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jan. 15, 2013. (3) Power Systems Research (PSR), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jan. 14, 2013, January 14, 2013
Electricity Market Modeling for Renewable Energy Integration: Why It's Important (and Fun), & What’s Needed Next , Dept. of Industrial Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, January 9, 2013
"Topographic Filter to Identify Dominant Sediment Source Areas in a Watershed" (Poster Presentation, Se Jong Cho, Peter R. Wilcock, and Benjamin F. Hobbs), American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco, December 7, 2012
F. D. Munoz and B. F. Hobbs, “Large-Scale Transmission Planning Under Uncertainty: Algorithms and Economic Analysis,” Invited Presentation, Strategic Energy Analysis Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, November 28, 2012
"Mobilizing Generator Flexibility and Planning Transmission to Support Renewable Integration," Second Economy and Energy Days (2das Jornadas de Economia dela Energia, Mercados Inteligentes para Redes Inteligentes), Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago (Invited Plenary), November 16, 2012
"Pricing Electricity: Locational Marginal Pricing (LMP) in USA and Europe", Second Economy and Energy Days (2das Jornadas de Economia dela Energia, Mercados Inteligentes para Redes Inteligentes), Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago (Invited Plenary), November 16, 2012
An Enhanced Decomposition Approach for Large-scale Stochastic Transmission Planning Models (F. Munoz, presenter), Invited Presentation, TransAtlantic Infraday Conference, Pre-conference Workshop on Electricity Optimization: Optimal Power System Topologies and Generation, FERC, Washington, DC, November 8, 2012
Integrating Short-term Unit Commitment Constraints into Transmission Planning (S. Kasina, presenter), Invited Presentation, TransAtlantic Infraday Conference, Pre-conference Workshop on Electricity Optimization: Optimal Power System Topologies and Generation, FERC, Washington, DC, November 8, 2012
E. Sauma, F. Munoz, and B.F. Hobbs, Interaction between Transmission and Generation Investments and Their Influence in RPS Designs (Presented by E. Sauma), Invited Presentation, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October 17, 2012
Integrating Short-term Unit Commitment Constraints into Transmission Planning (S. Kasina, presenter), Invited Presentation, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October 15, 2012
An Enhanced Decomposition Approach for Large-scale Stochastic Transmission Planning Models (F. Munoz, presenter), Invited Presentation, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, October 14, 2012
V. Prava (presenter), R. Clemen, B. Hobbs, and M. Kenney, Model-based Correction of Overprecision Bias in Subjective Confidence Intervals, INFORMS National Meeting, Phoenix, AZ., October 14, 2012
How Can We Most Efficiently Use Our Limited Water, Sand, & Money? Diversions for Building Land in the Delta, Invited Presentation, Louisiana State University, Sea Grant, Baton Rouge, LA, September 28, 2012
"How Microgrids Can Improve Reliability and Resiliency ," State of Maryland Gubernatorial Task Force on Electricity Reliability , Invited Presentation, Annapolis, MD, August 28, 2012
"How Microgrids Can Improve Reliability and Resiliency ," State of Maryland Gubernatorial Task Force on Electricity Reliability , Invited Presentation, Annapolis, MD, August 28, 2012
The Future Ain't What It Used to Be: What Variable Renewables Mean for Conventional Generation , NY Association for Energy Economics, New York, New York., August 23, 2012
Using Decomposition Methods for Wide-Area Transmission Planning to Accommodate Renewables: A Multi-Stage Stochastic Approach, Invited Talk (F. Munoz Presenter), International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Berlin, August 21, 2012
Transmission Investment under Economic, Technology, & Policy Uncertainties: A Multi-Stage Stochastic Optimization Approach, Invited Talk, Consortium for Electricity Reliability Technology Solutions, Ithaca, NY, August 7, 2012
"Remarks on The Inevitability of CO2 Contract Shuffling," Invited Presentation, Western Power Trading Forum Meeting, Washington, DC, August 3, 2012
Efficient Proactive Transmission Planning to Accommodate Renewables (Presented by coauthor F. Munoz), IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, San Diego, July 24, 2012
Transmission Planning & Pricing for Renewables: Lessons from Elsewhere, Invited Presentation, IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, San Diego, CA, July 24, 2012
Power & Water – Collision Inevitable? American Geophysical Union, Science & Policy Conference, Washington, DC, May 2, 2012
Electricity Market Modeling with Complementarity: Why It's Important (and Fun) and What’s Needed, Dept. of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, April 23, 2012
Practical Methods for Cooptimizing Transmission-Generation on a Regional Scale, Invited Presentation, Eastern Interconnection States Planning Council, National Asso. Regulatory Utility Commissioners, Atlanta, GA, April 11, 2012
How Can We Most Efficiently Use Our Limited Water, Sand, & Money? Diversions for Building Land in the Delta, Tulane Engineering Forum, New Orleans, LA, March 23, 2012
How Can We Most Efficiently Use Our Limited Water, Sand, & Money? Diversions for Building Land in the Delta, Tulane Engineering Forum, New Orleans, LA, March 23, 2012
Electricity Modeling: Why It's Important (and Fun!), Invited Seminar, School of Business, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, March 22, 2012
B.F. Hobbs, Issues in Electricity Generation, National Electricity Forum, US Department of Energy and National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, Washington, DC, February 9, 2012
B.F. Hobbs, "Energy, Capacity, Renewables, CO2 & Transmission Rights: What's Happening in US Markets," KU Leuven, Belgium., December 15, 2011
F. Munoz and B.F. Hobbs, “Long-term Transmission Expansion Under Uncertainty,” Young Energy Economists & Engineers Seminar (YEEES), Madrid, Nov. 23, 2011, November 23, 2011
Six Presentations (*Presenting Author) at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, Nov. 13-16, 2011. 1. B.F. Hobbs*, C. deJonghe, R. Belmans, Including Short-run Demand Response in Long-run Generation Planning Models 2. F. Munoz*, B.F. Hobbs, Long-term Transmission Expansion Using Benders Decomposition 3. S. Wogrin*, B.F. Hobbs, D. Ralph, E. Centeno, J. Barquin, Market Power and Investment Decisions in Electricity Markets: Open vs Closed Loop Equilibria 4. M. Kenney*, V. Prava, R. Clemen, B. Hobbs, Model-based Identification and Correction of Biases in Survey-style Expert Elicitation 5. C. LoPrete*, B. Hobbs, Modeling the Interaction of a Microgrid, a Utility and a Regulator 6. C. Kong, B.F. Hobbs*, Strategic Eurasian Natural Gas Model for Energy Security and Policy Analysis, November 14, 2011
B.F. Hobbs, C. deJonghe, R. Belmans, "Value of Short-Run Demand Response for integrating Wind: Unit Commitment and Generation Expansion Modeling with Price Responsive Load", TransAtlantic Infraday Conference, FERC/RfF, Washington, DC., November 10, 2011
B.F. Hobbs, C. deJonghe, and R. Belmans, "Value of Demand Response for Wind Integration in Daily Power Generation Scheduling: Unit Commitment Modelling with Price Responsive Load," International Associate of Energy Economists, North American Meetings, Washington, DC. (Proceedings paper available at http://www.usaee.org/usaee2011/submissions/OnlineProceedings/USAEE_paper.pdf), October 12, 2011
B.F. Hobbs, "Transmission Planning and Pricing: Lessons From Elsewhere," Transmission Policies to Unlock America's Renewable Energy Resources, Workshop, Stanford University., September 15, 2011
D.W. Baker, P.R. Wilcock, and B.F. Hobbs, Incorporating Decision Analysis and Predictive Design into Stream Restoration: The Stream Project, 4th National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER), Baltimore, MD, Aug. 1-5, 2011., August 3, 2011
M.A. Kenney, B.F. Hobbs, D. Mohrig, G. Parker, "Integrating delta building physics and economics: Optimizing the scale of engineered avulsions in the Mississippi River delta", 4th National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER), Baltimore, MD, Aug. 1-5, 2011 Also presented at: --Ecological Society of American Annual Meeting, Aug. 10, 2011 --American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting (Poster Presentation), San Francisco, CA, Dec. 6, 2011, August 3, 2011
B.F. Hobbs, F. Munoz, S. Kasina, and R.E. Schuler, “Transmission Investments under Uncertainty and High-Renewable Penetration: Representing Market Response Using a Multi-stage Stochastic Model Approach with Recourse, CERTS/DOE Reliability and Markets Project Review, Cornell University, Aug. 1-2, 2011, August 2, 2011
B. Hobbs, "Energy-Environment Systems & Policy," WSE Legacy Circle, Hopkins Club, June 14, 2011
B.F. Hobbs, "How to Have Fun in Electric Sector Modeling," Energy Research Center of the Netherlands, Amsterdam Also presented at: --- Carey School of Business, JHU, May 6, 2011 --- DoGEE, JHU, April, 2011 --- Case Western Reserve University, Dept. of Computer and Electrical Engineering, Oct. 17, 2011 --- JHU Parents College, Oct. 14, 2011 --- JHU Quarknet, Dept. of Physics, Aug. 1, 2011, June 9, 2011
B.F. Hobbs, "How to Have Fun with Electricity Modeling," Energy Research Center of the Netherlands, Amsterdam, June 9, 2011
B.F. Hobbs and G. Bautista, "Financial Transmission Rights: California & PJM," Workshop on Physical and Financial Capacity Rights for Cross-Border Trade in Electricity, Booz Consultants and the European Commission, London, UK ( http://www.eprg.group.cam.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/OH_FTR_Booz_bh_2011_06_01g_NewAuthors_ForPosting.pdf ), May 31, 2011
B.F. Hobbs, "Climate Change and Adaptation Commitments: Contending with Uncertainty, or: So What? Is Climate Change Relevant to Choices We're Making Now?", GAIA Conference, JHU APL and E2SHI, Mt. Washington, MD, April 13, 2011
J. Bushnell, R. Baldick, B. Hobbs, and F. Wolak, "Optimal Charging Methods for Energy Transmission", UK Office of Gas & Electricity Markets, TransmiT Project Meeting (Independent review of the charging arrangements for gas and electricity transmission networks), London., March 4, 2011
Hobbs, B.F., Insight on Infrastructure Regulation & Incentives from Engineering-Economic Game-Theoretic Models, NSF Workshop on "Integrating Economic and Financial Principles into Environmental Engineering Research and Education", Arlington, VA, 1/27-28/2011, January 27, 2011
B.F. Hobbs, "Electricity Modeling: Why It's Important (and Fun) and What's Needed Next" -- Energy Group, School of Engineering, University of Durham, Durham, UK, July 8, 2010 -- University of Calgary, Alberta, Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment, & Economy, 1/24/2011 -- Also presented at, January 24, 2011
B.F. Hobbs and A.H. van der Weijde, Transmission Planning Under Uncertainty: A Stochastic Two-Stage Modelling Approach, 2010 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas  --    Also presented at Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Workshop on the "Next Generation of Electricity Planning Models", 06/11/2010   -- Also presented at EPRG Spring Research Seminar, 2010. Cambridge, 14May 2010, University of Cambridge   -- Also presented at EPRG Energy & Environment Seminar Seires, 1 March 2010, Judge Business School, Cambridge University   -- Also presented at University of Manchester, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, 09 March 2010, November 8, 2010
A.H. van der Weijde and B.F. Hobbs, Locational based Coupling of Electricity Markets: Benefits from Coordinating Unit Commitment and Balancing Markets, 2010 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas.  , November 7, 2010
Hobbs, B.F., Invited Plenary Presentation: "Electricity Modeling: Why It's Important (and Fun), and What We Need to Do Next", 2010 Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Allerton, IL., October 1, 2010
Hobbs, B.F., Market Equilibrium and Gaming Models for Electricity Policy Analysis and Policy Design, Two Day Corso di Eccelenza, Dept. Electrical Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy., July 19, 2010
B.F. Hobbs, "How Can We Use Scenarios? Planning Transmission Under Uncertainty", UKERC Workshop on Energy Scenarios and Modelling, London, July 7, 2010
B.F. Hobbs, Upstream v. Downstream CO2 Trading in Electricity Markets: What is the Cheapest Way to Sustainability?, 7th Conference on the European Energy Market, Madrid, Spain, June 25, 2010
H. van der Weijde and B.F. Hobbs,Transmission Planning Under Uncertainty: A Stochastic Two‐Stage Modelling Approach, 7th Conference on the European Energy Market, Madrid, Spain, June 24, 2010
B.F. Hobbs and K. Neuhoff, Why Did the US (Mostly) Go With LMP? Benefits of Flow‐Based Allocation, Workshop on the Role of Power Market Design for the Achievement of the 20% Renewable Target, Brussels, June 20, 2010
H. van der Weijde and B.F. Hobbs, Unit Commitment Benefits of LMP-Based Market Coupling: A Stylized Model for Insight, Model Comparison Workshop on Renewables Network Integration, Brussels, June 9, 2010
Hobbs, B, Ralph, D, "Things we don't know how to do: Huge nonconvex smart auctions; combining financial and structural models; and multilevel games," Energy Systems Week,  (video and presentation at http://www.newton.ac.uk/programmes/SCS/seminars/052415451.html), Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge, May 24, 2010
Hobbs, B.F. and Ralph, D., "What makes electricity different? Dumb grids, the ultimate just-in-time problem, and polar bears", Energy Systems Week, (video and presentation at http://www.newton.ac.uk/programmes/SCS/seminars/052414001.html), Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK, May 24, 2010
Hobbs, B.F., "The Manager’s guide to interpreting the results of energy and environment models", Energy & Environment Concentration Coach Nights, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK, May 20, 2010
Hobbs, B.F., Imperfect Models of Imperfect Competition in EU Gas Markets: Great Potential, Great Shortcomings, Conference on Competition & Security on European Gas Markets, LARSEN, EdF R&D Colloquium, Paris, France, April 9, 2010
Hobbs, B.F., Upstream v. Downstream CO2 Trading in Electricity Markets: What is the Cheapest Way to Sustainability?, Invited Seminar, Dept. of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, April 6, 2010
Hobbs, B.F., "Power Market Design: Are Our Products Crashworthy?", Invited Speach, Annual Meeting of Sidney Sussex College Economics Society, University of Cambridge, UK  , March 4, 2010
Social Sciences Research at NCED,  NCED PI Retreat, National Center for Earthsurface Dynamics, Baton Rouge, LA, January 13, 2010
Now or Later?: Using Decision Analysis to Evaluate Climate Adaptation. Is Climate Change Relevant to Infrastructure Decisions Today? The Global Water Initiative – Implications of Climate Change and Variability on African Water Resources. Cambridge, UK. 2009-09-21., September 21, 2009
Analysis of Power Sector Multipollutant Policies under Technology and Policy Uncertainty Seminar. Energy Center, University College London. 2009-09-03. (Invited), September 3, 2009
Hybrid Bertrand-cournot Models of Electricity Markets with Strategic Decoupling 20th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming. Chicago. 2009-08-26. (Invited), August 26, 2009
Optimal Commitment and Dispatch with Uncertain Wind Generation using Stochastic Dynamic Programming Presented at Young Energy Engineers and Economists Seminar. Florence, Italy. 2009-06-01. (Invited), June 1, 2009
Social Science Research in the Subsurface Architecture and Stream Restoration IPs . University of Minnesota, National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics. 2008-10-21. (Invited), October 21, 2008
Auction Design in Regulated Electric Power Markets: Problems Past and Future INFORMS National Meeting. Washington, DC. 2008-10-12. (Invited), October 12, 2008
Economic and Emissions Implications of Load-based, Source-based and First-seller Emissions Trading Programs under California AB32 INFORMS National Meeting. Washington, DC. 2008-10-12. (Invited), October 12, 2008
Evaluating Alternatives for Wetland and Barrier Island Building in the Mississippi River Delta INFORMS National Meeting. Washington, DC. 2008-10-12. (Invited), October 12, 2008
Stochastic Power Market Equilibrium with Risk-averse Investors INFORMS National Meeting. Washington, DC. 2008-10-12. (Invited), October 12, 2008
Systematic Optimistic Bias in Market Equilibria: Application to the Northwest European Power Market INFORMS National Meeting. Washington, DC. 2008-10-12. (Invited), October 12, 2008
Using Multiobjective Analysis for Multi-dam Removal Decisions in the Lake Erie Basin INFORMS National Meeting. Washington, DC. 2008-10-12. (Invited), October 12, 2008
Uncertainty& Risk Aversion in a Market Equilibrium Model: Are Deterministic & Risk-Neutral Policy Models Biased? Atlantic Energy Group. FERC, Washington, DC. 2008-09-17. (Invited), September 17, 2008
Using Decision Analysis to Address Complex Restoration Problems . U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center. Vicksburg, MS.. 2008-09-11. (Invited), September 11, 2008
Conference Presentations (Ten) (Lead presenter for three) . . 2008-00-00. (Invited), November 30, 2007
Four Invited Seminars . . 2008-00-00. (Invited), November 30, 2007
Having Fun with Energy Modeling Symposium on Energy Systems Modeling. Ohio State University, Columbus. 2007-12-03. (Invited), December 3, 2007
Developments in Infrastructure Modeling (Plenary Speech) Trans-Atlantic INFRADAY, Conference on Applied Infrastructure Modeling and Policy Analysis, Critical Infrastructures in Energy and Other Networked Industries. College Park, Maryland. 2007-11-02. (Invited), November 2, 2007
Operating Reserves for Power System Security: Transmission Modeling and Cost Allocation Trans-Atlantic INFRADAY, Conference on Applied Infrastructure Modeling and Policy Analysis, Critical Infrastructures in Energy and Other Networked Industries. College Park, MD. 2007-11-02., November 2, 2007
Environmental Systems, Policy, & Economics DoGEE Alumni Day. JHU. 2007-09-29. (Invited), September 29, 2007
The Evolution of the U.S. Approach to Managing Transmission Constraints: Leave no Lambda Behind Conference on Electricity Market Performance under Physical Constraints. Moncalieri, Turin Italy. 2007-09-25. (Invited), September 25, 2007
Locational Marginal Pricing in the U.S. ISOs International Workshop on Transmission Access, Investment and Pricing. London, UK. 2007-09-23., September 23, 2007
Electricity Markets Issues and Answers. COMCAST Cable. 2007-07-00. (Invited), June 30, 2007
New Capacity Payment Regime in Northeast USA - Why It is Needed and How Does It Work? Conference on Incentives to Build New Generation on Competitive Electricity Markets, Market Design 2007. ELFORSK, Saltsjöbaden - Stockholm, Sweden. 2007-06-18., June 18, 2007
Some Issues & Proposals in CO2 Trading & Accounting: Load-Based Systems, Allowance Allocation & Leakage California Air Resources Board and CAISO Market Surveillance Committee Meeting. Sacramento, CA. 2007-06-08. (Invited), June 8, 2007
The Socioeconomics of Environmental Prediction and Restoration NCED NSF Site Visit. St. Paul, MN. 2007-06-00. (Invited), May 31, 2007
Comments on Demand-Side and Emissions Regulatory Issues The Business Council for Sustainable Energy, Issue Forum: Incorporating Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency into Maryland's Implementation of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Baltimore. 2007-05-03., May 3, 2007
The PJM Reliability Pricing Model: Summary and a Dynamic Assessment Seminar, Electricity Markets and Policy Group, School of Electrical Engineering. Cornell University. 2007-04-11. (Invited), April 11, 2007
Comments on Development of the Concept and Function of Market Monitoring Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Conference on Review of Market Monitoring Policies, Docket No. AD07-8-000. Washington, DC. 2007-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 2007
The PJM Reliability Pricing Model: Summary and a Dynamic Assessment Constellation Energy Corporation RPM Webinar. Baltimore. 2007-03-28. (Invited), March 28, 2007
Modeling Effects of Changes in New Source Review on National SO2 and NOx Emissions from Electricity-Generating Units Seminar. School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University. 2007-03-13., March 13, 2007
An Electricity Nash Model with Capacity and Emission Markets International Association of Energy Economists. Wellington, NZ. 2007-02-19. (Invited), February 19, 2007
In addition, 9 presentations whose abstracts or proceedings papers are listed elsewhere in this annual report Miscellaneous. Miscellanous. 2007-00-00., November 30, 2006
NCED Social Science Activities Meeting of the External Advisory Board, National Center for Earthsurface Dynamics. St. Paul, MN (via video conference). 2006-11-01. (Invited), November 1, 2006
Market Design Developments in the US EURELECTRIC Mission on US RTOs Expert Briefings. Marriot Hotel, Washington, DC. 2006-10-09. (Invited), October 9, 2006
US Power Market Developments ENDESA Executives Market Development Meeting. Madrid, Spain. 2006-10-09. (Invited), October 9, 2006
Market Design & Resource Adequacy: Some Research Issues EPRI Workshop on Research Priorities in Electric Power. Washington, DC. 2006-07-28. (Invited), July 28, 2006
Briefings on NAS/NRC Panel on NSR Report Two briefings. Capitol Hill and President's Council on Environmental Quality. 2006-07-00. (Invited), June 30, 2006
The Feasibility Index Method for Competitive Transmission Path Assessment 19th Annual Western Conference, Advanced Workshop in Regulation and Competition. Monterey, CA. 2006-06-30. (Invited), June 30, 2006
A Model Of The European Electricity Market – What Can We Learn From a Geographical Expansion From EU4 to EU20? 2nd international Conference on Business, Management and Economics. Cesme, Izmir, Turkey. 2006-06-15., June 15, 2006
Dynamic Analysis of the Proposed PJM RPM Capacity Market Staff Technical Conference on Reliability Pricing Model in PJM. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. 2006-06-07. (Invited), June 7, 2006
Using COMPETES to Analyze Geographic Markets and Mergers Seminar. NMa (Dutch Electricity Regulator), Den Haag, The Netherlands. 2006-06-00. (Invited), May 31, 2006
Eliciting Multicriteria Value Judgments from Decision-Makers: Estimating and Mitigating Biases Seminar. JHU Dept. of Applied Mathematics & Statistics. 2006-04-13. (Invited), April 13, 2006
Quantifying and Mitigating Splitting Biases in Value Trees Decision Analysis Affinity Group Annual Meeting 2006 (INFORMS). Baltimore. 2006-03-31., March 31, 2006
How Can Multicriteria Tradeoff Analysis Inform Decisions and Assist Negotiations? Success Stories from the Bureau of Reclamation National Center for Earthsurface Dynamics Video Conference (seminar). . 2006-02-14. (Invited), February 14, 2006
Large-Scale Models of Transmission-Constrained Power Markets: Applications to Market Power Assessment and Power-Emissions Markets Interactions Seminar, Dept. Mechanical & Industrial Engineering. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 2006-01-26. (Invited), January 26, 2006
Model-Based Evaluation of Generation Adequacy Markets: Approaches and Application to PJM Seminar, Dept. Electrical & Computer Engineering. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 2006-01-25. (Invited), January 25, 2006
Multicriteria Decision Analysis: Environmental Applications and Debiasing Seminar, Dept. Civil Engineering, Systems Group. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 2006-01-25. (Invited), January 25, 2006
FOURTEEN OTHER PRESENTATIONS AT CONFERENCES (See Abstracts & Proceedings Papers) . . 2006-00-00., November 30, 2005
Dynamic Game-Theoretic Models of Electric Power Markets Electric Power Network Efficiency & Security (EPNES) 2005 Workshop, NSF. Crystal City, VA. 2005-12-05. (Invited), December 5, 2005
Methodology for Assessing the Effects of Technological and Economic Changes on the Location, Timing and Ambient Air Quality Impacts of Power Sector Emissions USEPA Socio-Economic Causes and Consequences of Future Environmental Changes Workshop. San Francisco, CA. 2005-11-16. (Invited), November 16, 2005
CO2 Price Dynamics: The Implication of EU Emission Trading on the Price of Electricity INFORMS Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 2005-11-14. (Invited), November 14, 2005
EVPI, Cost of Ignoring Uncertainty, and Value of Policy Coordination for the US Power Sector INFORMS National Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 2005-11-14., November 14, 2005
Model-Based Evaluation of Generation Adequacy Markets INFORMS National Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 2005-11-14., November 14, 2005
Dynamic Oligopolistic Electric Power Network Competition with Joint Constraints and Ramping Costs INFORMS Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 2005-11-13. (Invited), November 13, 2005
Global Optimization of Collusive Games in Transmission-constrained Electricity Markets INFORMS National Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 2005-11-13. (Invited), November 13, 2005
Methodology for Assessing the Effects of Technological and Economic Changes on the Location, Timing and Ambient Air Quality Impacts of Power Sector Emissions USEPA STAR Grantees Progress Meeting. Washington, DC. 2005-11-07. (Invited), November 7, 2005
Large-Scale Models of Transmission-Constrained Power Markets: Applications to Market Power Assessment, Market Integration, and Power-Emissions Market Interactions Seminar, Resources for the Future. Washington, DC. 2005-10-12. (Invited), October 12, 2005
A Model of the European Electricity Market--What Can We Learn from a Geographical Expansion to EU20? Workshop on Market modelling of the Central Western European Electricity Market. Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium. 2005-09-16. (Invited), September 16, 2005
Multicriteria and Economic Analyses for River and Stream Restoration Decisions (Poster) NSF Site Visit, National Center for Earthsurface Dynamics, University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN. 2005-08-29. (Invited), August 29, 2005
Collusive Games in Transmission-Constrained Electricity Markets 4th International Conference on Complementarity Problems. Stanford University. 2005-08-10. (Invited), August 10, 2005
Dynamic oligopolistic electric power network competition with ramping costs and joint constraints 5th International Conference on Complementarity Problems. Stanford, CA. 2005-08-10. (Invited), August 10, 2005
Large-Scale Models of Transmission-Constrained Power Markets: Applications to Market Power Assessment, Market Integration, and Power-Emissions Markets Interactions . INESC, Power Systems Unit, University of Porto, Portugal. 2005-07-22. (Invited), July 22, 2005
Dynamic Analysis of the PJM RPM Technical Conference on Capacity Markets in the PJM Region. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC. 2005-06-16. (Invited), June 16, 2005
Issues in Power Market Design & Operations Subcommittee on Electricity Market Economics, Power Systems Operations Committee, IEEE Power Engineering Society. San Francisco, CA. 2005-06-15. (Invited), June 15, 2005
Impacts of Climate Change on Regional Air Pollution: A Short- and Long-Term Analysis of Mid-Atlantic Region International Association of Energy Economists (IAEE) International Meeting. Taipei, Taiwan. 2005-06-06., June 6, 2005
Systems Modeling for Energy Systems Advanced Regulatory Studies Program. Institute for Public Utilities, Michigan State University. 2005-04-25. (Invited), April 25, 2005
Dynamic Analysis of RPM Board of Managers Meeting, PJM Interconnection Ltd.. Valley Forge, PA. 2005-04-04. (Invited), April 4, 2005
Multi-perspective, multi-stakeholder Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) in a liberalised energy market context Perspectives from Abroad Series. Sustainable Energy Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. 2005-01-31. (Invited), January 31, 2005
Dynamic Analysis of Demand Curves for PJM Reliability Pricing Model . . 2005-01-06. (Invited), January 6, 2005
Methodology for Dynamic Assessment of ICAP Demand Curves PJM Interconnection Resource Adequacy Working Group. Wilmington, DC. 2005-01-06. (Invited), January 6, 2005
The California ISO Transmission Economic Assessment Methodology Electricity Transmission in Deregulated Markets: Challenges, Opportunites and Necessary R&D Agenda. Carnegie-Mellon University, . 2004-12-10. (Invited), December 10, 2004
Dynamic Analysis of ICAP Demand Curves PJM Interconnection Resource Adequacy Working Group. Wilmington, DE. 2004-12-09. (Invited), December 9, 2004
Invited Testimony on Market Power in Transmission Technical Conference on Market Based Rates for Public Utilities. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC. 2004-12-07. (Invited), December 7, 2004
Metrics Matter: Conflicting Air Quality Rankings from Different Indices of Air Pollution 14th Annual Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis. Philadelphia, PA. 2004-10-00., September 30, 2004
Generation Adequacy, Market Regulation, and Demand Elasticity in the Electricity Industry: A Stochastic Long Run Equilibrium Analysis of Capacity Markets Intl Asso. Energy Economists North American Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. 2004-07-10., July 10, 2004
Interaction of Oligopolistic Transmission-Constrained Power Markets with Renewable Portfolio Standards, Green Power Pricing, and Emissions Allowances Intl. Asso. Energy Economists North American Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. 2004-07-10., July 10, 2004
The Integrated Perspective on Power Market Development: The Issues are as Important as Ever, But Who’s Responsible? IEEE Power Engineering Society Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. 2004-06-07. (Invited), June 7, 2004
Modeling Strategic Generator Behavior with Conjectured Transmission Price Responses in a Mixed Transmission Pricing System IEEE Power Engineering Society Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. 2004-06-00., May 31, 2004
Market Surveillance Committee Opinion on Transmission Economic Assessment Methodology California Independent System Operator Board Meeting. Folsom, CA. 2004-05-27. (Invited), May 27, 2004
Market Power in Transmission-Constrained Electricity Markets: Analyzing Effects on Market Structure and Design 12th Annual National Energy Modeling System/Annual Energy Outlook Conference. Washington, DC. 2004-03-23. (Invited), March 23, 2004
Designing Markets for Resource Adequacy: California Developments Electricity Workshop: Electricity Market Regulation and Incenting Investment in Reserve/Peak Generation Capacity . Royal Netherlands Embassy, Washington, DC. 2004-03-09. (Invited), March 9, 2004
Power Market Design: Are We Overdriving Our Headlights? IEEE/IAS Baltimore Chapter Meeting. Baltimore, MD. 2004-02-18. (Invited), February 18, 2004
Electricity Deregulation: Are We Over Driving Our Headlights? JHU DoGEE Departmental Seminar, Spring 2004. JHU. 2004-02-00. (Invited), January 31, 2004
Large-Scale Models of Transmission-Constrained Power Markets: Applications to Market Power Assessment, Market Integration, and Power-Emissions Markets Interactions University of California Energy Institute, Center for the Study of Energy Markets. University of California, Berkeley. 2003-11-17. (Invited), November 17, 2003
Do Installed Capacity Markets Distort Generation Investment Incentives? East Coast Energy Group. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC. 2003-11-12. (Invited), November 12, 2003
Exploring Market Power in Electricity and Pollution Permit Markets in the Eastern US with Transmission-Constrained Oligopoly Models . Dept. of Energy, Transportation and Environment, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Berlin. 2003-10-14. (Invited), October 14, 2003
Guest Lecture on Electricity Market Modeling "ENCE 654 Market, Spatial, and Traffic Equilibrium Models in Project Management," Graduate Course, Dept. Civil & Environmental Engineering. University of Maryland. 2003-10-10. (Invited), October 10, 2003
Can We Model Market Power in Large-Scale Transmission-Constrained Markets? US and EU Examples . Dept. of Economics, West Virginia University. 2003-10-08. (Invited), October 8, 2003
Power Market Design: Are Our Products Crashworthy? . Dept. of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University. 2003-10-08. (Invited), October 8, 2003
What Can Regulators Learn from Models of Power System Operations, Planning, and Markets? 45th Annual NARUC Regulatory Studies Program (Camp NARUC). Institute of Public Utilities, Michigan State University. 2003-08-11. (Invited), August 11, 2003
Why You Want to be an Engineer JHU Open House. Shriver Hall. 2003-08-09. (Invited), August 9, 2003
Market Power in Transmission-Constrained Electricity Markets; Analyzing Effects of Market Structure and Design NARUC Summer School for Utility Regulatory Commissioners and Staff. East Lansing, MI. 2003-08-00. (Invited), July 31, 2003
A Joint Energy & Transmission Rights Auction (JETRA) IEEE Power Engineering Society Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada. 2003-07-07. (Invited), July 7, 2003
Efficient Market-Clearing Prices in Markets with Nonconvexities ,” INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Conference. Columbia University, New York, NY. 2003-06-05., June 5, 2003
Power Market Design in the U.S.: Where’s it Going (Plenary Talk) Intl. Asso. of Energy Economists Annual Conference. Prague, Czech Republic. 2003-06-05. (Invited), June 5, 2003
Modeling and Multiobjective Risk Decision Tools for Assessment and Management of Ecosystems Regional Vulnerability Assessment Mid-Atlantic Integrated Assessment, USEPA. King of Prussia, PA. 2003-05-14. (Invited), May 14, 2003
Discussant of “Is Real-time Pricing Green” (by S. Holland and E. Mansur) Eighth Annual POWER Conference on Electricity Industry Restructuring, University of California Energy Institute. University of California, Berkeley. 2003-03-14. (Invited), March 14, 2003
Can We Model Market Power in Large-Scale Transmission-Constrained Markets? US & EU Examples Energy Inter-Market Surveillance Group Fall 2002 Conference. Saratoga Springs, NY. 2002-10-01. (Invited), October 1, 2002
Some Results and Challenges for Large-Scale Modeling of Imperfectly Competitive Power Markets: The US Eastern Interconnection and Northwest Europe Seminar, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Dept. Industrial Organization. Madrid, Spain. 2002-09-26. (Invited), September 26, 2002
Capacity Markets in Relation to Adequacy, With a Focus on the PJM Market and Its Possible Application in the Netherlands Long Term Security of Supply in Power Markets - Methods to Secure Adquate Electricity Generation Capacity. The Hague, The Netherlands. 2002-09-17. (Invited), September 17, 2002
Use of Ecosystem Constraints and Ecological Risk Analysis to guide Transition for Single-Species to Multi-Species Fishery Management in Large, Complex Ecosystems American Fishery Society Meeting. Baltimore. 2002-08-22., August 22, 2002
How Can Equilibrium Models Contribute to Power Market Design and Monitoring? 3rd International Conference on Complementarity Programming. Cambridge, UK. 2002-07-30. (Invited), July 30, 2002
Spatial, Oligopoly, Market Structure, and Transmission Policy: Some Complementarity-Based Modeling Analyses of Restructured Power Markets . Dept. Decision Sciences, London Business School, London, UK. 2002-07-28. (Invited), July 28, 2002
COMPETES: ECN Strategic Network-Constrained Power Market Model Monthly Meeting, Netherlands Market Surveillance Committee, Ministry of Economic Affairs. The Hague, The Netherlands. 2002-06-13. (Invited), June 13, 2002
Modelling Market Power in Power Markets in the US International Workshop in Market Power in Power Markets. Universite' Paris Dauphine . 2002-06-07. (Invited), June 7, 2002
Spatial, Oligopoly, Market Structure, and Transmission Policy: Some Complementarity-Based Modeling Analyses of Restructured Power Markets Seminar. International Energy Agency, Paris. 2002-06-06. (Invited), June 6, 2002
Implementation of Multicriteria Definitions of Ecosystem Health in Lake Erie Management: Fisheries Management and Lower Trophic Level Research Seminar, Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), University of Amsterdam. . 2002-05-22. (Invited), May 22, 2002
Transmission and Locational Marginal Pricing Invited Talk, Directorate General for Energy and Transport. European Commission, Brussels (Also presented at Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs, June 19, 2002). 2002-05-16. (Invited), May 16, 2002
Spatial Oligopoly, Market Structure, and Transmission Policy: Some Complementarity-Based Modeling Analyses Seminar. Dept. of Economics, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. 2002-05-15. (Invited), May 15, 2002
ECN Strategic Network-Constrained Power Market Model Seminar at Ministry of Economic Affairs. The Hague, The Netherlands. 2002-05-14. (Invited), May 14, 2002
Power Market Research & Education at Hopkins:Market Power & Transmission Economics NSF Workshop on Electric Power Economics. Crystal City, VA. 2002-03-28. (Invited), March 28, 2002
Overview of Market Power Modeling in Electricity Markets Universite' de Paris - ECN Joint Meeting. ECN, Amsterdam. 2002-01-28. (Invited), January 28, 2002
Equilibrium Prices in Auction Markets With Non-Convexities Center for Operations Research & Economics, Universite' Catholique de Louvain. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. 2001-11-21. (Invited), November 21, 2001
Implementation of Multicriteria Definitions of Ecosystem Health in Lake Erie Management: Fisheries Management and Lower Trophic Level Research 6th International Conference of the Aquatic Ecosystem Health Management Society. Amsterdam. 2001-11-06., November 6, 2001
Using a Bayesian Approach to Quantify Scale Compatibility Bias in MCDM Weight Assessment: Application to Lake Erie Management 54th Meeting of the European Working Group on Multicriteria Aid for Decisions. Durbuy, Belgium. 2001-10-05., October 5, 2001
Market Equilibria in Linearized DC Electricity Power Markets with Arbitrage and Supply Function Conjectures 20th Intl. Federation for Information Processing TC7 Conference on System Modelling and Optimization. Trier, Germany. 2001-07-23. (Invited), July 23, 2001
Equilibrium Market Power Modeling for Large Scale Power Systems IEEE Power Engineering Society, 2001 Summer Meeting. Vancouver, BC. 2001-07-18. (Invited), July 18, 2001
Sensitivity Analysis and the Value of Information: What Assumptions in the NEMS Electricity Market Module Matter Most? Annual National Energy Modeling System/Annual Energy Outlook Conference, US Dept. of Energy. Washington, DC. 2001-03-27. (Invited), March 27, 2001
Equilibrium Models for Analyzing Market Power in Electric Power Networks Stockholm School of Economics, Department of Economics; Universite' Paris Dauphine, School of Business; Tractabel, Dept. of Quantitative Analysis. Stockholm; Paris; Brussels. 2001-00-00. (Invited), November 30, 2000
Power Market Design in the US: Are Our Products Crashworthy? Royal Institute of Technology, Power Engineering Program, Stockholm; IEEE Power Engineering Society, Baltimore and Philadelphia Chapters; William & Mary College, School of Business. Stockholm; Baltimore; Philadelphia; Williamsburg, VA. 2001-00-00. (Invited), November 30, 2000
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Three Progress Reports on NCED Social Science Research NSF Site Panel Visit (May 2008); PI Retreat (Jan 2009); Expert Advisory Board (Feb 2009), . . 0000-00-00. (Invited), November 30, 1999

Committees

2011: JHU WSE Curriculum Committee
2010: JHU Whiting School of Engineering, Graduate Curriculum Committee
2010: Director, E2SHI, JHU Environment, Energy, Sustainability & Health Institute
2009: Member, Sustainability Hopkins Investment Evaluation Committee
2003: DoGEE Undergraduate Coordinator
2012 - 2012: External Examiner, PhD Candidate Antonio Pinto, Canterbury University, New Zealand, Fall 2012
2011 - 2012: JHU Tenure & Promotions Policy Committee
2007 - 2007: Chair, JHU Climate Change Task Force, 2008-2009.
2007 - 2007: Program Committee for the Technical Management and Systems Engineering Programs, Engineering and Ap-plied Science Programs for Professionals, JHU, 2007.
2007 - 2007: Ad Hoc Committee on Academic Council Composition, JHU, 2007.
2007 - 2007: JHU Whiting School of Engineering, Graduate Curriculum Committee
2003 - 2003: External Ph.D. Thesis Examiner/Reader: 1. L. deVries, “Investment in Generation Capacity in Liberalized Electricity Markets”, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, report submitted August 2003 (external reader); 2. R.K. Agrawal, "Energy Technologies for Irrigation Pumping: An Assessment of Users' Choices," Revised version Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, July, 2003 (external reader)
2003 - 2003: Subdivisions Council (Representative for Sections), Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (Elected December 2003)
2003 - 2003: Marshal, JHU Graduation Ceremony, May 22, 2003