• Analyzing COVID-19 Impacts on Vehicle Travels and Daily Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) Levels among Florida Counties 

      Karaer, Alican; Balafkan, Nozhan; Gazzea, Michele; Arghandeh, Reza; Ozguven, Eren Erman (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The COVID-19 outbreak and ensuing social distancing behaviors resulted in substantial reduction on traffic, making this a unique experiment on observing the air quality. Such an experiment is also supplemental to the smart ...
    • Automated Power Lines Vegetation Monitoring using High-Resolution Satellite Imagery 

      Gazzea, Michele; Pacevicius, Michael Felix; Dammann, Dyre Oliver; Sapronova, Alla; Lunde, Torleif Markussen; Arghandeh, Reza (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Vegetation Management is a significant preventive maintenance expense in many power transmission and distribution companies. Traditional Vegetation Management operational practices have proven ineffective and are rapidly ...
    • Automated Satellite-based Assessment of Hurricane Impacts on Roadways 

      Gazzea, Michele; Karaer, Alican; Ghorbanzadeh, Mahyar; Balafkan, Nozhan; Abichou, Tarek; Ozguven, Eren Erman; Arghandeh, Reza (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      During extreme weather events like hurricanes, trees can cause significant challenges for the local communities with roadway closures or power outages. Local responders must act quickly with information regarding the extent ...
    • Bundle Extreme Learning Machine for Power Quality Analysis in Transmission Networks 

      Ucar, Ferhat; Cordova, Jose; Alcin, Omer F.; Dandil, Besir; Ata, Fikret; Arghandeh, Reza (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This paper presents a novel method for online power quality data analysis in transmission networks using a machine learning-based classifier. The proposed classifier has a bundle structure based on the enhanced version of ...
    • Distribution line parameter estimation driven by probabilistic data fusion of D-PMU and AMI 

      Xiao, Mengmeng; Xie, Wei; Fang, Chen; Wang, Shaorong; Li, Yan; Liu, Shu; Ullah, Zia; Zheng, Xuejun; Arghandeh, Reza (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      This paper proposes a novel distribution line parameter estimation method, driven by the probabilistic data fusion of the distributed phasor measurement unit (D-PMU) and the advanced measurement infrastructure. The ...
    • Multi-Network Vulnerability Causal Model for Infrastructure Co-Resilience 

      Konila Sriram, Lalitha Madhavi; Ulak, Mehmet Baran; Ozguven, Eren Erman; Arghandeh, Reza (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Resilience is mostly considered as a single-dimension attribute of a system. Most of the recent works on resilience treat it as a single-dimension attribute of a system or study the different dimensions of the resilience ...
    • The Road toward Smart Cities: A Study of Citizens’ Acceptance of Mobile Applications for City Services 

      Hou, Jinghui (Jove); Arpan, Laura; Wu, Yijie; Feiock, Richard; Ozguven, Eren Erman; Arghandeh, Reza (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Many local governments have started using smartphone applications to more effectively inform and communicate with citizens. This trend is of interest, as cities can only be smart if they are responsive to their citizens. ...
    • Statistical and Spatial Analysis of Hurricane-induced Roadway Closures and Power Outages 

      Ghorbanzadeh, Mahyar; Koloushani, Mohammadreza; Ulak, Mehmet Baran; Ozguven, Eren Erman; Arghandeh, Reza (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Hurricanes lead to substantial infrastructure system damages, such as roadway closures and power outages, in the US annually, especially in states like Florida. As such, this paper aimed to assess the impacts of Hurricane ...