Publications

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Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications
1. Ghahramani, A., Tang, C., & Becerik-Gerber, B. (2015). “An online learning approach for quantifying personalized thermal comfort via adaptive stochastic modeling.” Building and Environment, 92, 86-96.
2. Ghahramani, A., Jazizadeh, F., & Becerik-Gerber, B. (2014), “A knowledge-based approach for selecting energy-aware and comfort-driven HVAC temperature set points”, Energy and Buildings, 85, 536-548.
3. Jazizadeh, F., Ghahramani, A., Becerik-Gerber, B., Kichkaylo, T., & Orosz, M. (2014). “User-led decentralized thermal comfort driven HVAC operations for improved efficiency in office buildings”. Energy and Buildings, 70, 398-410.
4. Li, N., Yang, Z., Ghahramani, A., Becerik-Gerber, B., & Soibelman, L. (2014). “Situational awareness for supporting building fire emergency response: Information needs, information sources, and implementation requirements”. Fire Safety Journal, 63, 17-28.
5. Jazizadeh, F., Ghahramani, A., Becerik-Gerber, B., Kichkaylo, T., & Orosz, M. (2013). “Human-Building Interaction Framework for Personalized Thermal Comfort-Driven Systems in Office Buildings”. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 28(1), 2-16.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Publications
1. Jazizadeh F, Ghahramani A, Becerik-Gerber B. (2013) “Personalized Thermal Comfort Driven Control in HVAC Operated Office Buildings” ASCE Workshop of Computing in Civil Engineering, June 23-25, 2013, Los Angeles, CA,– Nominated for the best paper award – Invited paper to be published in a Special Issue of the Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering.
2. Ghahramani A, Dutta K, Yang Z, Ozcelik G, Becerik-Gerber B. (2015) “Quantifying the Influence of Temperature Setpoints, Building and System Features on Energy Consumption,” Winter Simulation Conference, December 6-9, 2015, Huntington Beach, CA
3. Yang Z, Ghahramani A, Becerik-Gerber B. (2015) “Iterative Reassignment Algorithm: Leveraging Occupancy Based HVAC Control for Improved Energy Efficiency,” Winter Simulation Conference, December 6-9, 2015, Huntington Beach, CA
4. Yang Z, Ghahramani A, Becerik-Gerber B. (2015) “Effects of Variant Occupancy Transitions on Energy Implications of HVAC Setpoint/Setback Control Policies,” The First International Symposium on Sustainable Human-Building Ecosystems (ISSHBE), October 5-6, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA
5. Ghahramani A, Tang C, Yang Z, Becerik-Gerber B. (2015) “A Study of Time Dependent Variations in Personal Thermal Comfort via a Dynamic Bayesian Network,” The First International Symposium on Sustainable Human-Building Ecosystems (ISSHBE), October 5-6, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA