Book and Book Chapters

  1. Book Chapter: Zhang, Y., Yang, R., Zhang, J., Weng, Y. and Hodge, B.-M., “Predictive Analytics for Comprehensive Energy Systems State Estimation,” Book Title: “Big Data Applications for Power Systems,” Elsevier, 2017. (in press)

  2. Book Chapter: Ganley, J., Zhang, J., Hodge, B.-M., “Wind Energy,” Book Title: “Alternative Energy Sources and Technologies: Process Design and Operations,” Springer, 2016, pp. 159-180.

Journal Papers (*student or postdoc)

  1. *Feng, C., *Cui, M., Hodge, B.-M., Lu, S., Hamann, H. F. and Zhang, J., An Unsupervised Clustering-Based Short-Term Solar Forecasting Methodology. (under review)

  2. *Feng, C., *Sun, M., *Cui, M., Chartan, E., Hodge, B.-M. and Zhang, J., Characterizing Forecastability of Wind Sites in the United States. (under review)

  3. Albaker, A., Majzoobi, A., Zhao, G., Zhang, J. and Khodaei, A., Optimal Scheduling of Integrated Microgrids with High Resolution Islanding. (under review)

  4. *Cui, M., Krishnan, V., Hodge, B.-M. and Zhang, J., A Copula-Based Conditional Probabilistic Forecast Model for Wind Power Ramps. (under review)

  5. *Wang, X., *Liu, Y., Sun, W., Song, X. and Zhang, J., Multidisciplinary and Multi-fidelity Design Optimization of Electric Vehicle Battery Thermal Management System. (under review)

  6. *Feng, C., *Wang, Z., Zhang, J., Castillo, L., Fajardo, M. and Irving, G., An Artificial Intelligence based PseudoSensor for Arterial Blood Pressure Measurement. (under review)

  7. Song, X., Lv, L., Li, J., Sun, W. and Zhang, J., An Advanced and Robust Ensemble Surrogate Model: Extended Adaptive Hybrid Functions. (under review)

  8. Lu, S., Khabibrakhmanov, I., Hwang, Y., Shao, X., Florita, A., Martinez-Anido, C., Hodge, B.-M., Zhang, J. and Hamann, H. F., Machine-Learning based Situation-Dependent Multi-Model Blending for Enhancing Renewable Energy Forecasting. (under review)

  9. *Cui, M. and Zhang, J., Estimating Ramping Requirements in Multi-Timescale Power System Operations with High Solar Penetration. (under review)

  10. *Li, M., *Liu, Y., *Wang, X. and Zhang, J., Modeling and Optimization of An Enhanced Battery Thermal Management System in Electric Vehicles, Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering, 2017. (accepted)

  11. *Cui, M., Zhang, J., Wang, Q., Krishnan, V. and Hodge, B.-M., A Data-Driven Methodology for Probabilistic Wind Power Ramp Forecasting, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2017. (in press) (PDF)

  12. *Cui, M., Zhang, J., Hodge, B.-M., Lu, S. and Hamann, H. F., A Methodology for Quantifying Reliability Benefits from Improved Solar Power Forecasting in Multi-Timescale Power System Operations, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2017. (in press) (PDF)

  13. *Cui, M., *Feng, C., *Wang, Z. and Zhang, J., Statistical Representation of Wind Power Ramps Using a Generalized Gaussian Mixture Model, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 2017. (in press) (PDF)

  14. *Wang, X., *Li, M., *Liu, Y., Sun, W., Song, X. and Zhang, J., Surrogate based Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Lithium-ion Battery Thermal Management System in Electric Vehicles, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 56, Issue 6, 2017, pp. 1555-1570. (PDF)

  15. *Cui, M., Zhang, J., *Feng, C., Florita, A., Sun, Y. and Hodge, B.-M., Characterizing and Analyzing Ramping Events in Wind Power, Solar Power, Load, and Netload, Renewable Energy, Vol. 111, 2017, pp. 227-244. (PDF)

  16. Ashuri, T. and Zhang, J., CompSim: Cross Sectional Modeling of Geometrical Complex and Inhomogeneous Slender Structures, SoftwareX, Vol. 6, 2017, pp. 155-160. (PDF)

  17. Zhang, J., *Cui, M., Hodge, B.-M., Florita, A. and Freedman, J., Ramp Forecasting Performance from Improved Short-Term Wind Power Forecasting Over Multiple Spatial and Temporal Scales, Energy, Vol. 122, 2017, pp. 528-541. (PDF)

  18. *Feng, C., *Cui, M., Hodge, B.-M. and Zhang, J., A Data-Driven Multi-Model Methodology with Deep Feature Selection for Short-Term Wind Forecasting, Applied Energy, Vol. 190, 2017, pp. 1245-1257. (PDF)

  19. *Cui, M., Zhang, J., Wu, H. and Hodge, B.-M., Wind-Friendly Flexible Ramping Product Design in Multi-Timescale Power System Operations, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 8, Issue 3, 2017, pp. 1064-1075. (PDF)

  20. Wu, H., Krad, I., Florita, A., Hodge, B.-M., Ibanez, E., Zhang, J. and Ela, E., Stochastic Multi-timescale Power System Operations with Variable Wind Generation, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 32, Issue 5, 2017, pp. 3325-3337. (PDF)

  21. Zhang, J., Jain, R. and Hodge, B.-M., A Data-Driven Method to Characterize Turbulence-Caused Uncertainty in Wind Power Generation, Energy, Vol. 112, 2016, pp. 1139-1152. (PDF)

  22. Ashuri, T., Zaaijer, M., Martins, J. and Zhang, J., Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Large Wind Turbines - Technical, Economic, and Design Challenges, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 123, 2016, pp. 56-70. (PDF)

  23. Sun, W., *Wang, X., Wang, L., Zhang, J. and Song, X., Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Tunnel Boring Machine Considering Both Structure and Control Parameters under Complex Geological Conditions, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 54, Issue 4, 2016, pp. 1073-1092. (PDF)

  24. Chowdhury, S., Mehmani, A., Zhang, J. and Messac, A., Market Suitability and Performance Tradeoffs Offered by Commercial Wind Turbines across Differing Wind Regimes, Energies, Vol. 9, Issue 5, 2016, pp. 352. (PDF)

  25. Gomez-Lazaro, E., Bueso, M. C., Kessler, M., Martin-Martinez, S., Zhang, J., Hodge, B.-M. and Molina-Garcia, A., Probability Density Function Characterization for Aggregated Large-Scale Wind Power based on Weibull Mixtures, Energies, Vol. 9, Issue 2, 2016, pp. 91. (PDF)

  26. *Cui, M., Zhang, J., Florita, A., Hodge, B.-M., Ke, D. and Sun, Y., An Optimized Swinging Door Algorithm for Identifying Wind Ramping Events, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 7, Issue 1, 2016, pp. 150-162. (PDF)

  27. Zhang, J., Hodge, B.-M., Lu, S., Hamann, H. F., Lehman, B., Simmons, J., Campos, E., Banunarayanan,V., Black, J. and Tedesco, J., Baseline and Target Values for Regional and Point PV Power Forecasts: Toward Improved Solar Forecasting, Solar Energy, Vol. 122, 2015, pp. 804-819. (PDF)

  28. Zhang, J., Draxl, C., Hopson, T., Delle Monache, L., Vanvyve, E. and Hodge, B.-M., Comparison of Numerical Weather Prediction Based Deterministic and Probabilistic Wind Resource Assessment Methods, Applied Energy, Vol. 156, 2015, pp. 528-541. (PDF)

  29. Zhang, J., Florita, A., Hodge, B.-M., Lu, S., Hamann, H. F., Banunarayanan, V. and Brockway, A., A Suite of Metrics for Assessing the Performance of Solar Power Forecasting, Solar Energy, Vol. 111, 2015, pp. 157-175. (PDF)

  30. *Cui, M., Ke, D., Sun, Y., Gan, D., Zhang, J. and Hodge, B.-M., Wind Power Ramp Event Forecasting Using a Stochastic Scenario Generation Method, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 6, Issue 2, 2015, pp. 422-433. (PDF)

  31. Tong, W., Chowdhury, S., Mehmani, A., Messac, A. and Zhang, J., Sensitivity of Wind Farm Output to Wind Conditions, Land Configuration, and Installed Capacity, under Different Wake Models, Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 137, Issue 6, 2015, pp. 061403. (PDF)

  32. Zhang, J., Hodge, B.-M. and Florita, A., Joint Probability Distribution and Correlation Analysis of Wind and Solar Power Forecast Errors in the Western Interconnection, Journal of Energy Engineering (Special Issue on Smart Grid and Emerging Technology Integration), Vol. 141, Issue 1, 2015, B4014008. (PDF)

  33. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S., Messac, A. and Hodge, B.-M., A Hybrid Measure-Correlate-Predict Method for Long-Term Wind Condition Assessment, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 87, 2014, pp. 697-710. (PDF)

  34. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S. and Messac, A., A Comprehensive Measure of the Energy Resource: Wind Power Potential (WPP), Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 86, 2014, pp. 388-398. (PDF)

  35. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S., Mehmani, A. and Messac, A., Characterizing Uncertainty Attributable to Surrogate Models, Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 136, Issue 3, 2014, pp. 031004. (PDF)

  36. Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J., Tong, W. and Messac, A., Modeling the Influence of Land-Shape on the Energy Production Potential of a Wind Farm Site, Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol.136, Issue 1, 2014, pp. 011203. (PDF)

  37. Song, X., Zhang, J., Kang, S., Ma, M., Li, B., Cao, W. and Pickert, V., Surrogate-Based Analysis and Optimization for the Design of Heat Sinks With Jet Impingement, IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 4, Issue 3, 2014, pp. 429-437. (PDF)

  38. Zhang, J.Q., Messac, A., Zhang, J. and Chowdhury, S., Adaptive Optimal Design of Active Thermoelectric Windows Using Surrogate Modeling, Optimization and Engineering, Vol. 15, Issue 2, 2014, pp. 469-483. (PDF)

  39. Chowdhury, S., Tong, W., Messac, A. and Zhang, J., A Mixed-Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm with Explicit Diversity-Preservation, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 47, Issue 3, 2013, pp. 367-388. (PDF)

  40. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S., Messac, A., Zhang, J.Q. and Castillo, L., Adaptive Hybrid Surrogate Modeling for Complex Systems, AIAA Journal, Vol. 51, Issue 3, 2013, pp. 643-656. (PDF)

  41. Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J., Messac, A. and Castillo, L., Optimizing the Arrangement and the Selection of Turbines for Wind Farms Subject to Varying Wind Conditions, Renewable Energy, Vol. 52, 2013, pp. 273-282. (PDF)

  42. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S., Messac, A. and Castillo, L., A Multivariate and Multimodal Wind Distribution Model, Renewable Energy, Vol. 51, 2013, pp. 436-447. (PDF)

  43. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S. and Messac, A., An Adaptive Hybrid Surrogate Model, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 46, Issue 2, 2012, pp. 223-238. (PDF)

  44. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S., Messac, A. and Castillo, L., A Response Surface-Based Cost Model for Wind Farm Design, Energy Policy, Vol. 42, 2012, pp. 538-550. (PDF)

  45. Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J., Messac, A. and Castillo, L., Unrestricted Wind Farm Layout Optimization (UWFLO): Investigating Key Factors Influencing the Maximum Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Vol. 38, Issue 1, 2012, pp. 16-30. (PDF) (Best Paper Award)

  46. Messac, A., Chowdhury, S. and Zhang, J., Characterizing and Mitigating the Wind Resource-based Uncertainty in Farm Performance, Journal of Turbulence (special issue on Turbulence and Wind Energy), Vol. 13, Issue 13, 2012, pp. 1-26. (PDF)

Full-length Peer-Reviewed Conference Publications (*student or postdoc)

  1. *Feng, C. and Zhang, J., Hourly-Similarity Based Solar Forecasting Using Multi-Model Machine Learning Blending, IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Portland, OR, August 5-10, 2018. (under review)

  2. Zhu, K., Chowdhury, S., *Sun, M. and Zhang, J., Grid Optimization of Shared Energy Storage Among Wind Farms Based On Wind Forecasting, 2018 IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference & Exposition, Denver, CO, April 16-19, 2018. (accepted)

  3. *Sun, M., *Chang, C.-L., Zhang, J., Mehmani, A. and Culligan, P., Break-even Analysis of Battery Energy Storage in Buildings Considering Time-of-use Rates, 2018 IEEE Annual Green Technologies Conference, Austin, TX, April 4-6, 2018. (under review)

  4. *Feng, C., Chartan, E., Hodge, B.-M. and Zhang, J., Characterizing Time Series Data Diversity for Wind Forecasting, The 4th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies (BDCAT 2017), Austin, TX, December 5-8, 2017. (Best Student Paper Award)

  5. *Liu, Y., *Li, M. and Zhang, J., An Experimental Parametric Study of Air-Based Battery Thermal Management System for Electric Vehicles, ASME 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Paper No. DETC2017-67841 , Cleveland, Ohio, August 6-9, 2017.

  6. *Cui, M., *Wang, Z., *Feng, C. and Zhang, J., A Truncated Gaussian Mixture Model for Distributions of Wind Power Ramping Features, IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 16-20, 2017.

  7. *Cui, M., *Feng, C., *Wang, Z., Zhang, J., Wang, Q., Florita, A., Krishnan, V. and Hodge, B.-M., Probabilistic Wind Power Ramp Forecasting Based on a Scenario Generation Method, IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 16-20, 2017.

  8. *Feng, C., *Cui, M., *Lee, M., Zhang, J., Hodge, B.-M., Lu., S. and Hamann, H. F., Short-term Global Horizontal Irradiance Forecasting Based on Sky Imaging and Pattern Recognition, IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 16-20, 2017. (Best Paper Award)

  9. *Li, M., *Wang, X., *Liu, Y., *Zou, Z., *Cui, M. and Zhang, J., Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Air-based Battery Thermal Management System in Electric Vehicles, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, Grapevine, Texas, January 9-13, 2017.

  10. Ashuri, T., *Ponnurangam, C., Zhang, J. and Rotea, M., Integrated Layout and Support Structure Optimization for Offshore Wind Farm Design, The Science of Making Torque from Wind (TORQUE 2016), Munich, Germany, October 5-7, 2016.

  11. *Cui, M., Zhang, J., Wu, H., Hodge, B.-M., Ke, D. and Sun, Y., Wind Power Ramping Product for Increasing Power System Flexibility, 2016 IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference & Exposition, Dallas, Texas, May 2-5, 2016.

  12. *Cheung, W., Zhang, J., Florita, A., Lu, S., Sun, Q., Lehman, B., Hamann, H. F., Hodge, B.-M., Ensemble Solar Forecasting Statistical Quantification and Sensitivity Analysis, 5th International Workshop on Integration of Solar Power into Power Systems, Brussels, Belgium, October 19-20, 2015.

  13. Florita, A., Zhang, J., Brancucci Martinez-Anido, C., Cui, M., Hodge, B.-M., Probabilistic Swinging Door Algorithm as Applied to Photovoltaic Power Ramping Event Detection, 5th International Workshop on Integration of Solar Power into Power Systems, Brussels, Belgium, October 19-20, 2015.

  14. *Cui, M., Zhang, J., Florita, A., Hodge, B.-M., Ke, D. and Sun, Y., Solar Power Ramp Events Detection Using An Optimized Swinging Door Algorithm, ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Paper No. DETC2015-46849, Boston, Massachusetts, August 2-5, 2015.

  15. Wu, H., Ela, E., Krad, I., Florita, A., Zhang, J., Hodge, B.-M., Ibanez, E. and Gao, W., An Assessment of the Impact of Stochastic Day-Ahead SCUC on Economic and Reliability Metrics at Multiple Timescales, IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Denver, Colorado, July 26-30, 2015. (Best Paper Award)

  16. *Cui, M., Zhang, J., Florita, A., Hodge, B.-M., Ke, D. and Sun, Y., An Optimized Swinging Door Algorithm for Wind Power Ramp Events Detection, IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Denver, Colorado, July 26-30, 2015.

  17. *Cui, M., Sun, Y., Ke, D., Gan, D., Zhang, J. and Hodge, B.-M., A Scenario Generation Method for Wind Power Ramp Events Forecasting, IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Denver, Colorado, July 26-30, 2015.

  18. Zhang, J., Hodge, B.-M., Lu, S., Hamann, H. F., Lehman, B., Simmons, J., Campos, E. and Banunarayanan, V., Baseline and Target Values for PV Forecasts: Toward Improved Solar Power Forecasting, IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Denver, Colorado, July 26-30, 2015.

  19. Lu, S., Hwang, Y., Khabibrakhmanov, I., Marianno, F. J., Shao, X., Zhang, J., Hodge, B.-M. and Hamann, H. F., Machine Learning Based Multi-Physical-Model Blending for Enhancing Renewable Energy Forecast Improvement via Situation Dependent Error Correction, European Control Conference, Linz, Austria, July 15-17, 2015.

  20. Zhang, J., Florita, A., Hodge, B.-M. and Freedman, J., Ramp Forecasting Performance from Improved Short-Term Wind Power Forecasting, ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Paper No. DETC2014-34775, Buffalo, New York, August 17-20, 2014.

  21. Zhang, J. and Hodge, B.-M., Forecastability as a Design Criterion in Wind Resource Assessment, 8th International Conference on Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design, Cle Elum, Washington, July 13-17, 2014.

  22. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S. and Hodge, B.-M., Analyzing Effects of Turbulence on Power Generation Using Wind Plant Monitoring Data, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, Paper No. AIAA 2014-0708, National Harbor, Maryland, January 13-17, 2014.

  23. Zhang, J., Hodge, B.-M., Miettinen, J., Holttinen, H., Gomez-Lazaro, E., Cutululis, N., Litong-Palima, M., Sorensen, P., Lovholm, A. L., Berge, E. and Dobschinski, J., Analysis of Variability and Uncertainty in Wind Power Forecasting: An International Comparison, 12th International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems as well as on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Power Plants, Paper No. WIW13-1115, London, UK, October 22-24, 2013.

  24. *Steckler, N., Florita, A., Zhang, J. and Hodge, B.-M., Analysis and Synthesis of Load Forecasting Data for Renewable Integration Studies, 12th International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems as well as on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Power Plants, Paper No. WIW13-1206, London, UK, October 22-24, 2013.

  25. Zhang, J., Hodge, B.-M., Florita, A., Lu, S., Hamann, H. F. and Banunarayanan, V. Metrics for Evaluating the Accuracy of Solar Power Forecasting, 3rd International Workshop on Integration of Solar Power into Power Systems, Paper No. SIW13-1036, London, UK, October 21-22, 2013.

  26. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S., Messac, A. and Hodge, B.-M., Assessing Long-Term Wind Conditions by Combining Different Measure-Correlate-Predict Algorithms, ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Paper No. DETC2013-12695, Portland, Oregon, August 4-7, 2013.

  27. Tong, W., Chowdhury, S., Mehmani, A., Zhang, J. and Messac, A., Sensitivity of Array-like and Optimized Wind Farm Output to Key Factors and Choice of Wake Models, ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Paper No. DETC2013-13196, Portland, Oregon, August 4-7, 2013.

  28. Zhang, J., Hodge, B.-M. and Florita, A., Investigating The Correlation Between Wind and Solar Power Forecast Errors in The Western Interconnection, ASME 2013 7th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Paper No. ESFuelCell2013-18423, Minneapolis, MN, July 14-19, 2013.

  29. Mehmani, A., Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J., Tong, W. and Messac, A., Model Selection based on Regional Error Estimation of Surrogates, 10th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Orlando, FL, May 19-24, 2013.

  30. Mehmani, A., Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J., Tong, W. and Messac, A., Quantifying Regional Error in Surrogates by Modeling its Relationship with Sample Density, 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Boston, MA, April 8-11, 2013.

  31. Zhang, J.Q., Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J., Tong, W. and Messac, A., Optimal Preventive Maintenance Time Windows for Offshore Wind Farms Subject to Wake Losses, 14th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 17-19, 2012.

  32. Mehmani, A., Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J. and Messac, A., Regional Error Estimation of Surrogates (REES), 14th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 17-19, 2012.

  33. Tong, W., Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J. and Messac, A., Impact of Different Wake Models On the Estimation of Wind Farm Power Generation, 14th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 17-19, 2012.

  34. Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J., Mehmani, A., Messac, A. and Castillo, L., Exploring the “Cost - Capacity Factor” Tradeoffs Offered by the Best Performing Commercial Turbines, 14th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 17-19, 2012.

  35. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S. and Messac, A., Uncertainty Quantification in Surrogate Models Based on Pattern Classification of Cross-validation Errors, 14th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 17-19, 2012.

  36. Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J., Messac, A. and Castillo, L., Characterizing The Influence of Land Area and Nameplate Capacity on The Optimal Wind Farm Performance, ASME 2012 6th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, San Diego, CA, July 23-26, 2012.

  37. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S., Messac, A. and Castillo, L., A Hybrid Measure-Correlate-Predict Method for Wind Resource Assessment, ASME 2012 6th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, San Diego, CA, July 23-26, 2012.

  38. Hou Y., Sun, Y., Zhang, J., Li, L. and Chen, L., .Investigating The Subjective-Objective Correlation about On-Center Handling Characteristics Using Response Surface Method, 2012 7th International Conference on System of Systems Engineering (SoSE), Genova, Italy, July 16-19, 2012, pp. 784-788.

  39. Zhang, J.Q., Messac, A., Zhang, J. and Chowdhury, S., Improving the Accuracy of Surrogate Models Using Inverse Transform Sampling, 53rd AIAAASMEASCEAHSASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 23-26, 2012.

  40. Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J., Catalano, M., Mehmani, A., Notaro, S., Messac, A. and Castillo, L., Exploring the Best Performing Commercial Wind Turbines for Different Wind Regimes in a Target Market, 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 23-26, 2012. (Top 6 Best Student Paper Award)

  41. Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J. and Messac, A., Avoiding Premature Convergence in a Mixed-Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization (MDPSO) Algorithm, 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 23-26, 2012.

  42. Mehmani, A., Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S. and Messac, A., Surrogate-based Design Optimization with Adaptive Sequential Sampling, 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 23-26, 2012.

  43. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S. and Messac, A., Domain Segmentation based on Uncertainty in the Surrogate (DSUS), 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 23-26, 2012.

  44. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S., Messac, A., Zhang, J.Q and Castillo, L., Surrogate Modeling of Complex Systems Using Adaptive Hybrid Functions, ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), Washington, DC, August 28-31, 2011.

  45. Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J., Messac, A. and Castillo, L., Characterizing the Influence of Land Configuration on the Optimal Wind Farm Performance, ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), Washington, DC, August 28-31, 2011.

  46. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S., Messac, A. and Castillo, L., Multivariate and Multimodal Wind Distribution Model Based on Kernel Density Estimation, ASME 2011 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Washington DC, August 7-10, 2011.

  47. Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J., Messac, A. and Castillo, L., Developing a Flexible Platform for the Optimal Design of Commercial-Scale Wind Farms, ASME 2011 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Washington DC, August 7-10, 2011.

  48. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S., Messac, A. and Castillo, L., A Comprehensive Measure of The Energy Resource Potential of A Wind Farm Site, ASME 2011 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Washington DC, August 7-10, 2011.

  49. Messac, A., Chowdhury, S. and Zhang, J., Modeling the Uncertainty in Farm Performance Introduced by the Ill-predictability of the Wind Resource, 41st AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 27-30, 2011.

  50. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S. and Messac, A., A New Robust Surrogate Model: Reliability Based Hybrid Functions, 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Denver, Colorado, April 4-7, 2011.

  51. Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J., Messac, A. and Castillo, L., Characterizing the Uncertainty Propagation from the Wind Conditions to the Optimal Farm Performance, 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Denver, Colorado, April 4-7, 2011.

  52. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S., Messac, A. and Castillo, L., Economic Evaluation of Wind Farms Based on Cost of Energy Optimization, 13th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, September 13-15, 2010.

  53. Chowdhury, S., Zhang, J., Messac, A. and Castillo, L., Exploring Key Factors Influencing Optimal Farm Design Using Mixed-Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization, 13th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, September 13-15, 2010.

  54. Zhang, J.Q., Messac, A., Chowdhury, S. and Zhang, J., Comparison of Surrogate Models Used for Adaptive Optimal Control of Active Thermoelectric Windows, 13th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, September 13-15, 2010.

  55. Zhang, J., Chowdhury, S., Messac, A., Castillo, L. and Lebron, J., Response Surface Based Cost Model for Onshore Wind Farms Using Extended Radial Basis Functions, ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), Paper No. DETC2010-29121, Montreal, Canada, August 15-18, 2010.

  56. Chowdhury, S., Messac, A., Zhang, J., Castillo, L. and Lebron, J., Optimizing the Unrestricted Placement of Turbines of Differing Rotor Diameters in a Wind Farm for Maximum Power Generation, ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), Paper No. DETC2010-29129, Montreal, Canada, August 15-18, 2010.

  57. Zhang, J.Q., Messac, A., Chowdhury, S. and Zhang, J., Adaptive Optimal Design of Active Thermally Insulated Windows Using Surrogate Modeling, 51st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Orlando, Florida, April 12-15, 2010.

  58. Zhang, J., Zhang, Y., Chen, L. and Yang, J., A fuzzy Synthesis Control Strategy for Active Four-Wheel Steering Based on Multi-body models, SAE World Congress & Exhibition, Paper No. SAE2008-01-0603, Detroit, MI, April 14-17, 2008..

  59. Zhang, J. and Zhang, Y., Fractional-order PID Control and Optimization For Vehicle Active Steering, Proceedings of the 7th. World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, Chongqing, China, June 25 - 27, 2008.

  60. Hou, Y., Zhang, J., Zhang, Y. and Chen, L., Integrated Chassis Control Using ANFIS, 2008 IEEE International Conference on Automation and Logistics, Qingdao, China, September 1-3, 2008, pp. 1625-1630.

  61. Zhang, J., Zhang, Y., Chen, L. and Yang, J., A Fuzzy Control Strategy and Optimization for Four Wheel Steering System, 2007 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety, Beijing, China, October 12-15, 2007.

Technical Reports

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