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Ranjithan, Ranji S.


Articles
Karam, A. L., McMillan, C. C., Lai, Y. C., de los Reyes, F. L., Sederoff, H. W., Grunden, A. M., Ranjithan, R. S., Levis, J. W., & Ducoste, J. J. (2017). Construction and setup of a bench-scale algal photosynthetic bioreactor with temperature, light, and ph monitoring for kinetic growth tests. Jove-Journal of Visualized Experiments, (124).

Li, W. H., Sankarasubramanian, A., Ranjithan, R. S., & Sinha, T. (2016). Role of multimodel combination and data assimilation in improving streamflow prediction over multiple time scales. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 30(8), 2255-2269.

Al Gharably, M., DeCarolis, J. F., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2016). An enhanced linear regression-based building energy model (LRBEM plus ) for early design. Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 9(2), 115-133.

Wang, H., Sankarasubramanian, A., Ranjithan, R. S. (2015). Understanding the low-frequency variability in hydroclimatic attributes over the southeastern US. Journal of Hydrology, 521, 170-181.

Li, W. H., Sankarasubramanian, A., Ranjithan, R. S., & Brill, E. D. (2014). Improved regional water management utilizing climate forecasts: An interbasin transfer model with a risk management framework. Water Resources Research, 50(8), 6810-6827.

Levis, J. W., Barlaz, M. A., DeCarolis, J. F., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2014). Systematic exploration of efficient strategies to manage solid waste in US municipalities: Perspectives from the solid waste optimization life-cycle framework (SWOLF). Environmental Science & Technology, 48(7), 3625-3631.

Marchi, A., Salomons, E., Ostfeld, A., Kapelan, Z., Simpson, A. R., Zecchin, A. C., Maier, H. R., Wu, Z. Y., Elsayed, S. M., Song, Y., Walski, T., Stokes, C., Wu, W. Y., Dandy, G. C., Alvisi, S., Creaco, E., Franchini, M., Saldarriaga, J., & Paez, D. (2014). battle of the Water Networks II. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 140(7).

Jin, X., Ranjithan, R. S., & Mahinthakumar, G. (2014). A monitoring network design procedure for three-dimensional (3D) groundwater contaminant source identification. Environmental Forensics, 15(1), 78-96.

Jung, Y., Mahinthakumar, G., & Ranjithan, R. (2013). Development of a simultaneous search-based pilot point method for subsurface characterization. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 27(8), 2003-2013.

Wang, H., Sankarasubramanian, A., & Ranjithan, R. S. (2013). Integration of climate and weather information for improving 15-day-ahead accumulated precipitation forecasts. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 14(1), 186-202.

Cai, X. M., Vogel, R., & Ranjithan, R. (2013). Special issue on the role of systems analysis in watershed management. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 139(5), 461-463.

Levis, J. W., Barlaz, M. A., DeCarolis, J. F., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2013). A generalized multistage optimization modeling framework for life cycle assessment-based integrated solid waste management. Environmental Modelling Review & Software: With Environmental Data News, 50, 51-65.

Liu, L., Zechman, E. M., Mahinthakumar, G., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2012). Coupling of logistic regression analysis and local search methods for characterization of water distribution system contaminant source. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 25(2), 309-316.

Mirghani, B. Y., Zechman, E. M., Ranjithan, R. S., & Mahinthakumar, G. (2012). Enhanced simulation-optimization approach using surrogate modeling for solving inverse problems. Environmental Forensics, 13(4), 348-363.

Liu, L., Zechman, E. M., Mahinthakumar, G., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2012). Identifying contaminant sources for water distribution systems using a hybrid method. Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, 29(2), 123-136.

Hygh, J. S., DeCarolis, J. F., Hill, D. B., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2012). Multivariate regression as an energy assessment tool in early building design. Building and Environment, 57, 165-175.

Liu, L., Ranjithan, S. R., & Mahinthakumar, G. (2011). Contamination source identification in water distribution systems using an adaptive dynamic optimization procedure. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 137(2), 183-192.

Liu, L., Sankarasubramanian, A., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2011). Logistic regression analysis to estimate contaminant sources in water distribution systems. Journal of Hydroinformatics, 13(3), 545-557.

Levis, J. W., Barlaz, M. A., Tayebali, A., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2011). Quantifying the greenhouse gas emission reductions associated with recycling hot mix asphalt. Road Materials and Pavement Design, 12(1), 57-77.

Jung, Y., Ranjithan, R. S., & Mahinthakumar, G. (2011). Subsurface characterization using a D-optimality based pilot point method. Journal of Hydroinformatics, 13(4), 775-793.

Mirghani, B. Y., Tryby, M. E., Ranjithan, R. S., Karonis, N. T., & Mahinthakumar, K. G. (2010). Grid-enabled simulation-optimization framework for environmental characterization. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 24(6), 488-498.

Tryby, M. E., Propato, M., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2010). Monitoring design for source identification in water distribution systems. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 136(6), 637-646.

Liu, L., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2010). An adaptive optimization technique for dynamic environments. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 23(5), 772-779.

Tryby, M. E., Mirghani, B. Y., Mahinthakumar, G. K., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2010). A solution framework for environmental characterization problems. International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, 24(3), 265-283.

Far, M. S. S., Underwood, B. S., Ranjithan, S. R., Kim, Y. R., & Jackson, N. (2009). Application of artificial neural networks for estimating dynamic modulus of asphalt concrete. Transportation Research Record, (2127), 173-186.

Vankayala, P., Sankarasubramanian, A., Ranjithan, S. R., & Mahinthakumar, G. (2009). Contaminant source identification in water distribution networks under conditions of demand uncertainty. Environmental Forensics, 10(3), 253-263.

Zechman, E. M., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2009). Evolutionary computation-based methods for characterizing contaminant sources in a water distribution system. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 135(5), 334-343.

Kaplan, P. O., Ranjithan, S. R., & Barlaz, M. A. (2009). Use of life-cycle analysis to support solid waste management planning for Delaware. Environmental Science & Technology, 43(5), 1264-1270.

Jin, X., Mahinthakumar, G., Zechman, E. M., & Ranjithan, R. S. (2009). A genetic algorithm-based procedure for 3D source identification at the Borden emplacement site. Journal of Hydroinformatics, 11(1), 51-64.

Mirghani, B. Y., Mahinthakumar, K. G., Tryby, M. E., Ranjithan, R. S., & Zechman, E. M. (2009). A parallel evolutionary strategy based simulation-optimization approach for solving groundwater source identification problems. Advances in Water Resources, 32(9), 1373-1385.

Lacroix, A., Kim, Y. R., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2008). Backcalculation of dynamic modulus from resilient modulus of asphalt concrete with an artificial neural network. Transportation Research Record, (2057), 107-113.

Kumar, S. V., Doby, T. A., Baugh, J. W., Brill, E. D., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2007). Closure to "Optimal design of redundant water distribution networks using a cluster of workstations" by Sujay V. Kumar, Troy A. Doby, John W. Baugh Jr., E. Downey Brill, and S. Ranji Ranjithan. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 133(6), 580-581.

Zechman, E. M., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2007). Evolutionary computation-based approach for model error correction and calibration. Advances in Water Resources, 30(5), 1360-1370.

Zechman, E. M., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2007). Generating alternatives using evolutionary algorithms for water resources and environmental management problems. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 133(2), 156-165.

Raghavachar, K., Mahinthakumar, G. K., Worley, P., Zechman, E., & Ranjithan, R. (2007). Parallel performance modeling using a genetic programming-based error correction procedure. Simulation, 83(7), 515-527.

Fu, J. S., Brill, E. D., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2006). Conjunctive use of models to design cost-effective ozone control strategies. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 56(6), 800-809.

Kumar, S. V., Doby, T. A., Baugh, J. W., Brill, E. D., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2006). Optimal design of redundant water distribution networks using a cluster of workstations. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 132(5), 374-384.

Mahinthakumar, K., Von Laszewski, G., Ranjithan, R., Brill, D., Uber, J., Harrison, K., Sreepathi, S., & Zechman, E. (2006). An adaptive cyberinfrastructure for threat management in urban water distribution systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3993, 401-408.

Ranjithan, S. R. (2005). Role of evolutionary computation in environmental and water resources systems analysis. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 131(1), 02-Jan.

Zechman, E. M., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2004). An evolutionary algorithm to generate alternatives (EAGA) for engineering optimization problems. Engineering Optimization, 36(5), 539-553.

Barlaz, M. A., Kaplan, P. O., Ranjithan, S. R., & Rynk, R. (2003). Comparing recycling, composting and landfills. BioCycle, 44(9), 60-+.

Harrell, L. J., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2003). Detention pond design and land use planning for watershed management. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 129(2), 98-106.

Barlaz, M. A., Kaplan, P. O., Ranjithan, S. R., & Rynk, R. (2003). Evaluating environmental impacts of solid waste management alternatives. BioCycle, 44(10), 52-56.

Solano, E., Ranjithan, S. R., Barlaz, M. A., & Brill, E. D. (2002). Life-cycle-based solid waste management. I: Model development. Journal of Environmental Engineering (New York, N.Y.), 128(10), 981-992.

Solano, E., Dumas, R. D., Harrison, K. W., Ranjithan, S. R., Barlaz, M. A., & Brill, E. D. (2002). Life-cycle-based solid waste management. II: Illustrative applications. Journal of Environmental Engineering (New York, N.Y.), 128(10), 993-1005.

Harrison, K. W., Dumas, R. D., Solano, E., Barlaz, M. A., Brill, E. D., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2001). Decision support tool for life-cycle-based solid waste management. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 15(1), 44-58.

Loughlin, D. H., Ranjithan, S. R., Brill, E. D., & Baugh, J. W. (2001). Genetic algorithm approaches for addressing unmodeled objectives in optimization problems. Engineering Optimization, 33(5), 549-569.

Loghlin, L.H., Ranjithan, S., Brill, E.D., & Baugh, J.W. (2001). Genetic algorithm approaches for adressing unmodeled objectives in optimization problems. Engineering Optimization, 33(2001), 549-569.

Loughlin, D. H., Ranjithan, S. R., Baugh, J. W., & Brill, E. D. (2000). Application of genetic algorithms for the design of ozone control strategies. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 50(6), 1050-1063.

Heidari, M., & Ranjithan, S. R. (1998). A hybrid optimization approach to thf estimation of distributed parameters in two-dimensional confined aquifers. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 34(4), 909-920.

Chapters
Zechman, E. M., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2003). Are the "best" solutions to a real optimization problem always found in the noninferior set? Evolutionary algorithm for generating alternatives (EAGA). In E. Cantu-Paz (Ed.), Genetic and evolutionary computation--GECCO 2003: Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, July 12-16, 2003: Proceedings. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2724) (pp. 1622-1623). Berlin; New York: Springer.

Dorn, J. L., & Ranjithan, S. R. (2003). Evolutionary multiobjective optimization in watershed water quality management. In C. M. Fonseca ... et al. (Eds.), Evolutionary multi-criterion optimization: Second international conference, EMO 2003, Faro, Portugal, April 8-11, 2003: proceedings. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2632) (pp. 692-706). Berlin; New York: Springer.

Xu, B., Ranjithan, S. R., & Kim, Y. R. (2003). Using the asphalt pavement layer condition assessment program - Case studies. In Pavement assessment, monitoring and evaluation 2003. (Transportation Research Record, 1860) (pp. 66-75). Washington, DC: Transportation Research Board.

Xu, B., Ranjithan, S. R., & Kim, Y. R. (2002). New condition assessment procedure for asphalt pavement layers using failing weight deflectometer deflections. In Assessing and evaluating pavements, 2002. (Transportation Research Record, 1806) (pp. 57-69). Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Xu, B., Ranjithan, S. R., & Kim, Y. R. (2002). New relationships between failing weight deflectometer deflections and asphalt pavement layer condition indicators. In Assessing and evaluating pavements, 2002. (Transportation Research Record, 1806) (pp. 48-56). Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Ranjithan, S. R., Chetan, S. K., & Dakshina, H. K. (2001). Constraint method-based evolutionary algorithm (CMEA) for multiobjective optimization. In E. Zitzler ... et al. (Eds.), Evolutionary multi-criterion optimization: First international conference, EMO 2001, Zurich, Switzerland, March 7-9, 2001: Proceedings. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1993) (pp. 299-313). Berlin; New York: Springer.

Lee, Y. C., Kim, Y. R., & Ranjithan, S. R. (1998). Dynamic analysis-based approach to determine flexible pavement layer moduli using deflection basin parameters. In Recent pavement research issues. (Transportation Research Record, 1639) (pp. 36-42). Washington, DC: Transportation Research Board.

Eldessouki, W., Rouphail, N., Beja, M., & Ranjithan, S. R. (1998). Multiperiod highway improvement and construction scheduling: Model development and application. In Land use and transportation planning and programming applications. (Transportation Research Record, 1617) (pp. 96-104). Washington, DC: Transportation Research Board.

Harrell, L. J., & Ranjithan, S. (1997). Generating efficient watershed management strategies using a genetic algorithms-based method. In D. H. Merritt (Ed.), Aesthetics in the constructed environment: Proceedings of 24th Annual Water Resources Planning and Management Conference Houston, Texas, April 6-9, 1997. (pp. 272-277). New York: American Society of Civil Engineers.

Conference Papers
Ranjithan, S. R, Barlaz, M. A., Brill, E. D., Dumas, R. D., Harrison, K. W., Kosmicki, B. A., & Solano, E. (1998). Development of alternative solid waste management options with economic and environmental considerations: A mathematical modeling approach. In International Solid Waste Association 1998 World Congress, Charlotte, NC, Oct. 26-29, 1998.

Harrell, L. J., & Ranjithan, S. (1998). Generation of alternative strategies for insightful decision making in watershed management. In E. D. Loucks (Ed.), Water resources and the urban environment: Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference on Water Resources Planning and Management (ASCE), Chicago, IL, June 7-10, 1998.

Harrison, K. W., & Ranjithan, S., et al. (1998). Interactively exploring efficient solid waste management alternatives to meet environmental goals. In W. Whipple, Jr. (Ed.), Coordination: Water resources and environment: Proceedings of special session of ASCE's 25th Annual Conference on Water Resources Planning and Management and the 1998 Annual Conference on Environmental Engineering, June 1998, Chicago, Illinois. Reston, Va.: American Society of Civil Engineers.

Loughlin, D., Ranjithan, S., Brill, E. D., Baugh, J., & Fine, S. (1998). Prototype decision support tool for developing tropospheric ozone control strategies. In Water resources and the urban environment-98: Proceedings of the 1998 National Conference on Environmental Engineering. ASCE Joint 25th Annual Conference on Water Resources Planning and Management and 1998 National Conference on Environmental Engineering, Chicago, IL, June 7-10,1998. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers.

Loughlin, D. H., & Ranjithan, S. (1997). The Neighborhood Constraint Method: A genetic algorithm-based multiobjective optimization technique. In T. Back (Ed.), Genetic algorithms: Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Genetic Algorithms, East Lansing, Michigan, July 19-23, 1997. (pp. 666-673). San Francisco, Calif.: M. Kaufmann.


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