CONFERENCE PAPERS

61. Bahaddin B., Mirchi A., Watkins D. Jr., Ahmed S., Eliot R., Madani K. (2018), “System Archetypes in Water Resource Management”, Proceeding of 2018 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Minneapolis, MN, doi: 10.1061/9780784481400.012.

60. Tayia A., Madani K. (2017), “Resilient Transboundary Water Management Institutions”, Proceeding of 2017 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Sacramento, CA, doi: 10.1061/9780784480595.055.

59. Farhidi F., Madani K. (2015), “A Game Theoretic Analysis of the Conflict over Iran's Nuclear Program”, pp. 617 - 622, Proceeding of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), IEEE, Hong Kong, doi: 10.1109/SMC.2015.118.

58. Hui R., Madani K., Lund J. R. (2015), “Risk-Based Levee System Design: Rational vs. Optimal”, Proceeding of 2015 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2208-2217, ASCE, Austin, TX, Edited by: Karvazy K., Webster V. L., doi: 10.1061/9780784479162.217.

57. Fazel N., Berndtsson R., Uvo C., Kløve B., Madani K. (2015), “Regionalization and Spatial Analysis of Precipitation of the Urmia Lake Basin, Iran”, Proceeding of 2015 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 1101-1107, ASCE, Austin, TX, Edited by: Karvazy K., Webster V. L., doi: 10.1061/9780784479162.108.

56. Zekri S., Bazargan-Lari M. R., Madani K. (2015), “The Central Planner’s Solution for Seawater Intrusion in the Batinah Region of Oman”, Proceeding of 2015 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 1952-1961, ASCE, Austin, TX, Edited by: Karvazy K., Webster V. L., doi: 10.1061/9780784479162.191.

49.  Zekri S., Karimi A., Madani K. (2014),  “The Value of Cooperation in Coastal Aquifer Management: Lessons for Oman”, Proceeding of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), pp. 2711 – 2714, IEEE, San Diego, California, doi: 10.1109/SMC.2014.6974337.

54. Madani K., Hooshyar M., Khatami S., Moeini A. (2014),  “Nash-Reinforcement Learning (N-RL) for Developing Coordination Strategies in Non-Transferable Utility Games”, Proceeding of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), pp. 2705 - 2710, IEEE, San Diego, California, doi: 10.1109/SMC.2014.6974336.

53.  Madani K., Zarezadeh M.,  (2014),  “The Significance of Game Structure Evolution for Deriving Game-theoretic Policy Insights”, Proceeding of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), pp. 2715 – 2720, IEEE, San Diego, California, doi: 10.1109/SMC.2014.6974338.

52. Hadian S., Madani K. (2014), “New Finance-Based Portfolio Analysis Framework for Sustainable Energy Planning”, Proceeding of 2014 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2043-2053, ASCE, Portland, Oregon,  Edited by: Huber W. C., doi: 10.1061/9780784413548.205.

51. Msovoya K., Davtalab R., Madani K. (2014), “Climate Change Impacts on Rainfed Corn Production in Malawi's Lilongwe District”, Proceeding of 2014 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 1580-1587, ASCE, Portland, OR, Edited by: Huber W. C., doi: 10.1061/9780784413548.156.

50. Gohari A., Madani K., Mirchi A., Massah Bavani A. (2014), “System-Dynamics Approach to Evaluate Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for Iran's Zayandeh-Rud Water System”, Proceeding of 2014 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 1598-1607, ASCE, Portland, Oregon, Edited by: Huber W. C., doi: 10.1061/9780784413548.158.

49. Pierce T., Madani K. (2014), “Online Gaming for Understanding Agents' Behavior in Water-Sharing Problems”, Proceeding of 2014 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 1867-1875, ASCE, Portland, Oregon,  Edited by: Huber W. C., doi: 10.1061/9780784413548.187.

48. Davtalab R., Madani K., Massah A., Farajzadeh M. (2014), “Evaluating the Effects of Climate Change on Water Reliability in Iran's Karkheh River Basin”, Proceeding of 2014 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2127-2135, ASCE, Portland, Oregon,  Edited by: Huber W. C., doi: 10.1061/9780784413548.212.

47. Hadian S., Madani K., Gonzalez J., Mokhtari S., Mirchi A. (2014), “Sustainable Energy Planning with Respect to Resource Use Efficiency: Insights for the United States”, Proceeding of 2014 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2066-2077, ASCE, Portland, Oregon, Edited by: Huber W. C., doi: 10.1061/9780784413548.207.

46. Pierce T., Madani K. (2013),  “Online Gaming for Sustainable Common Pool Resource Management and Tragedy of the Commons Prevention”, Proceeding of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), pp. 1765 - 1770, IEEE, Manchester, U.K., doi: 10.1109/SMC.2013.304.

45. Behmanesh I., Madani K., Geiger C. D., Bahrini A. (2013),  “Stability Analysis of the Proposed Caspian Sea Governance Methods”, Proceeding of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), pp. 1777 – 1782, IEEE, Manchester, U.K., doi: 10.1109/SMC.2013.307.

44. Asgari S., Afshar A., Madani K. (2013),  “A Game Theoretic Framework for Subcontractors Partnering in Resource Management”, Proceeding of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), pp. 2437 – 2441, IEEE, Manchester, U.K. doi: 10.1109/SMC.2013.416.

43. Hjorth P., Madani K. (2013), “Systems Analysis to Promote Frames and Mental Models for Sustainable Water Management”, Proceedings of the 3rd World Sustainability Forum, Sciforum Electronic Conference Series, Vol. 3, 2013 , f003; doi:10.3390/wsf3-f003.

42. Zavichi A., Madani K., Xanthopoulos P., Oloufa A. A. (2013), “TSP-based Model for on-site Material Handling Operations with Tower Cranes”, Proceeding of the 30th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining, ISARC 2013, Montreal, Canada.

41. Read L., Inanloo B., Madani K. (2013), “Assessing the Stability of Social Planner Solutions in Multi-Participant Water Conflicts”, Proceeding of 2013 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2329-2337, ASCE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Edited by: Patterson C. L., Struck S. D., Murray, D. J. Jr., doi: 10.1061/9780784412947.229.

40. Madani K., Hadian S., Kay T. (2013), “The Water Footprint of Energy Policies”, Proceeding of 2013 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2688-2696, ASCE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Edited by: Patterson C. L., Struck S. D., Murray, D. J. Jr., doi: 10.1061/9780784412947.266.

38. Read L., Mokhtari S., Madani K., Maimoun M., Hanks C. L., (2013), “A Multi-Participant Multi-Analysis of Energy Supply Sources for Fairbanks, Alaska”, Proceeding of 2013 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 1247-1257, ASCE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Edited by: Patterson C. L., Struck S. D., Murray, D. J. Jr., doi: 10.1061/9780784412947.123.

39. Madani K., Gohari A., Mirchi A. (2013), “Water Transfer: A Fix that May Fail”, Proceeding of 2013 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 1317-1324, ASCE, Cincinnati, Ohio,  Edited by: Patterson C. L., Struck S. D., Murray, D. J. Jr., doi: 10.1061/9780784412947.129.

37. Hadian S., Madani K., Mokhtari S. (2013), “A Systems Approach to Energy Efficiency Assessment”, Proceeding of 2013 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2884-2892, ASCE, Cincinnati, Ohio,  Edited by: Patterson C. L., Struck S. D., Murray, D. J. Jr., doi: 10.1061/9780784412312.289.

36. Elledge J., Vannah B., Madani K. (2012), “Planning and Building a Water Supply Project Near Leogane, Haiti: Experiences Of UCF-EWB Chapter”, Proceeding of the Tenth International Conference on Hydroscience and Engineering (ICHE 2012), Orlando, Florida.

35. Elledge J., Madani K. (2012), “The Evolution of the Upper St. Johns River Restoration Project”, Proceeding of the Tenth International Conference on Hydroscience and Engineering (ICHE 2012), Orlando, Florida.

34. Zarezadeh M., Morid S., Madani K., Salavitabar A., Hipel K. W. (2012),  “Water Allocation under Climate Change in the Qezelozan-Sefidrood Watershed”, Proceeding of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), pp. 2424-2428. IEEE, Seoul, South Korea, doi: 10.1109/ICSMC.2012.6378106.

33. Hadian S., Madani K., Rowney C., Mokhtari S. (2012), “Toward More Efficient Global Warming Policy Solutions: The Necessity for Multi-Criteria Selection of Energy Sources”, Proceeding of 2012 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2884-2892, ASCE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Edited by: Loucks E. D., doi: 10.1061/9780784412312.289.

32. Rastgoftar H., Imen S., Madani K. (2012), “Stochastic Fuzzy Assessment for Managing Hydro-environmental Systems under Uncertainty and Ambiguity”, Proceeding of 2012 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2413-2421, ASCE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Edited by: Loucks E. D., doi: 10.1061/9780784412312.244.

31. Mokhtari S., Madani K., Chang N. B. (2012), “Multi-Criteria Decision Making under Uncertainty: Application to the California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Problem”, Proceeding of 2012 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2339-2348, ASCE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Edited by: Loucks E. D., doi: 10.1061/9780784412312.236.

30. Madani K., Zarezadeh M.  (2012), “Bankruptcy Methods for Resolving Water Resources Conflicts”, Proceeding of 2012 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2247-2252, ASCE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Edited by: Loucks E. D., doi: 10.1061/9780784412312.226.

29. Abrishamchi A., Jamali S., Madani K., Hadian S. (2012), “Climate Change and Hydropower in Iran’s Karkheh River Basin”, Proceeding of 2012 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 3341-3349, ASCE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Edited by: Loucks E. D., doi: 10.1061/9780784412312.336.

28. Imen S., Madani K., Chang N. B. (2012), “Bringing Environmental Benefits into Caspian Sea Negotiations for Resources Allocation: Cooperative Game Theory Insights”, Proceeding of 2012 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2264-2271, ASCE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Edited by: Loucks E. D., doi: 10.1061/9780784412312.228.

27. Zarezadeh M., Madani K., Morid S. (2012), “Resolving Transboundary Water Conflicts: Lessons Learned from the Qezelozan-Sefidrood River Bankruptcy Problem”, Proceeding of 2012 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2406-2412, ASCE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Edited by: Loucks E. D., doi: 10.1061/9780784412312.243.

26. Sheikhmohammady M., Madani K., Bahrini A., Tahmasebi A., Behmanesh I. (2011) “Modeling and Analysis of the Conflict over the Triple Islands in the Persian Gulf”, Proceeding of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), pp. 3046-3050, IEEE, Anchorage, Alaska, doi: 10.1109/ICSMC.2011.6084127.

25. Sheikhmohammady M., Madani K., Moradi M., Behmanesh I. (2011) “Finding the Best Legal Governance Regime for the Caspian Sea through Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Methods”, Proceeding of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), pp. 3029-3034, IEEE, Anchorage, Alaska, doi: 0.1109/ICSMC.2011.6084124.

24. Madani K., Rouhani O. M., Pournazeri S., Moradi M., Sheikhmohammady M. (2011) “Can We Rely on Renewable Energy Sources to Overcome Global Warming?”, Proceeding of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 3319-3326, ASCE, Palm Springs, California, Edited by: Beighley II R. E. and Kilgore M. W., doi: 10.1061/41173(414)346.

23. Shalikarian L., Madani K., Naeeni S.T.O. (2011) “Finding the Socially Optimal Solution for California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Problem”, Proceeding of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 3190-3197, ASCE, Palm Springs, California, Edited by: Beighley II R. E. and Kilgore M. W., doi: 10.1061/41173(414)334.

22. Madani K., Lund J. R. (2011) “Strategic Multi-Criteria Decision Making under Uncertainty”, Proceeding of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 3096-3102, ASCE, Palm Springs, California, Edited by: Beighley II R. E. and Kilgore M. W., doi: 10.1061/41173(414)323.

21. Madani K., Gholizadeh S. (2011) “Game Theory Insights for the Caspian Sea Conflict”, Proceeding of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2815-2819, ASCE, Palm Springs, California, Edited by: Beighley II R. E. and Kilgore M. W., doi: 10.1061/41173(414)293.

 

20. Guégan M., Madani K., Uvo C. B. (2011) “Climate Warming Effects on Hydropower Demand and Pricing in California”, Proceeding of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 1298-1307, ASCE, Palm Springs, California, Edited by: Beighley II R. E. and Kilgore M. W., doi: 10.1061/41173(414)135.

19. Madani K., Dinar A. (2011) “Policy Implications of Institutional Arrangements for Sustainable Management of Common Pool Resources: The Case of Groundwater”, Proceeding of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 981-989, ASCE, Palm Springs, California, Edited by: Beighley II R. E. and Kilgore M. W., doi: 10.1061/41173(414)101.

 

18. Moazedi A., Taravat M., Nazarboland Jahromi H., Madani K., Rashedi A., Rahimian S. (2011) “Energy-Water Meter: A Novel Solution for Groundwater Monitoring and Management”, Proceeding of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 962-969, ASCE, Palm Springs, California, Edited by: Beighley II R. E. and Kilgore M. W., doi: 10.1061/41173(414)99.

 

17. Madani K., Shalikarian L., Naeeni S.T.O. (2011) “Resolving Hydro-Environmental Conflicts under Uncertainty Using Fallback Bargaining Procedure”, Proceeding of the 2011 International Conference on Environment Science and Engineering (ICESE 2011), pp. 192-196, Bali Island, Indonesia.

 

16. Rouhani O. M., Madani K., Gholizadeh S. (2010) “Caspian Sea Negotiation Support System”, Proceeding of the 2010 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2694-2702, ASCE, Providence, Rhode Island, doi:  10.1061/41114(371)277.

 

15. Madani K., Lund J. R. (2010) “The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conflict: Chicken or Prisoner’s Dilemma?”, Proceeding of the 2010 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 2513-2521, ASCE, Providence, Rhode Island, doi: 10.1061/41114(371)259.

 

14. Sheikhmohammady M., Madani K. (2008), “A Descriptive Model to Analyze Asymmetric Multilateral Negotiations”, Proceeding of 2008 UCOWR/NIWR Annual Conference, International Water Resources: Challenges for the 21st Century & Water Resources Education, Durham, North Carolina.

13. Madani K., Vicuna S., Lund J., Dracup J., Dale L. (2008), “Different Approaches to Study the Adaptability of High-Elevation Hydropower Systems to Climate Change: The Case of SMUD’s Upper American River Project”, Proceeding of the 2008 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Honolulu, Hawaii, Edited by: Babcock R. W. and Walton R., ASCE, doi: 10.1061/40976(316)372.

 

12. Elimam L., Rheinheimer D., Connell C., Madani K. (2008), “An Ancient Struggle: A Game Theory Approach to Resolving the Nile Conflict”, Proceeding of the 2008 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Honolulu, Hawaii, Edited by: Babcock R. W. and Walton R., ASCE, doi: 10.1061/40976(316)258.

11. Madani K. (2008), “Reasons behind Failure of Qanats in the 20th Century”, Proceeding of the 2008 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Honolulu, Hawaii, Edited by: Babcock R. W. and Walton R., ASCE, doi: 10.1061/40976(316)77.

 

10. Sheikhmohammady M., Madani K. (2008), “Bargaining over the Caspian Sea- The Largest Lake on the Earth”, Proceeding of the 2008 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Honolulu, Hawaii, Edited by: Babcock R. W. and Walton R. , ASCE, doi: 10.1061/40976(316)262.

 

9. Madani K., Lund J. R. (2008), “Climate Change Effects on Optimal High-Elevation Hydropower Generation in Sierra Nevada, California”, Proceeding of the 2008 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Honolulu, Hawaii, Edited by: Babcock R. W. and Walton R., ASCE, 10.1061/40976(316)557.

 

8. Sheikhmohammady M., Madani K. (2008), “Sharing a Multi-National Resource through Bankruptcy Procedures”, Proceeding of the 2008 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Honolulu, Hawaii, Edited by: Babcock R. W. and Walton R. , ASCE, 10.1061/40976(316)556.

 

7. Madani K., Rowan D., Lund J. (2007), “The Next Step in Central Valley Flood Management: Connecting Costs and Benefits”, Proceeding of 2007 UCOWR/NIWR Annual Conference: Hazards in Water Resources, Boise, Idaho.

 

6. Madani K. (2007), “Improving Game Models by Considering Different Solution Concepts: A Case of an Interconnected Hydro-Conflict”, Proceedings of the 7th Meeting on Game Theory and Practice Dedicated to Energy, Environment and Natural Resources, Montréal, Canada.

5. Madani K., Lund J. R. (2007), “High-Elevation Hydropower and Climate Warming in California”, Proceeding of the 2007 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Tampa, Florida, Edited by: Kabbes K. C., ASCE, 10.1061/40927(243)68.

 

4. Madani K., Hipel K. W. (2007), “Strategic Insights into the Jordan River Conflict”, Proceeding of the 2007 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Tampa, Florida, Edited by: Kabbes K. C., ASCE, doi: 10.1061/40927(243)213.

 

3. Madani K. (2007), “Water Transfer and Watershed Development: A System Dynamics Approach”, Proceeding of the 2007 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Tampa, Florida, Edited by: Kabbes K. C., ASCE, 10.1061/40927(243)551.

 

2. Medellin J., Harou J., Olivares M., Lund J., Howitt R, Tanaka S., Jenkins M, Madani K., Zhu T. (2006), “Climate Warming and Water Supply Management in California”, Proceeding of 2006 UCOWR/NIWR Annual Conference: Increasing Freshwater Supplies, July 18-20, 2006, Santa Fe, New México.

 

1. Madani K. (2005), “Iran’s Water Crisis: Inducers, Challenges and Counter-Measures”, Proceeding of the 45th Congress of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA), August 23-27, 2005, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

 

Conference Papers in Persian

 

3. Najafi H., Bagheri A., Madani K. (2012),  “Evaluation of Different Natural Resources Operation Structures Using Game Theory”, Proceeding of the 6th national Conference on the World Environment Day. University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

2. Madani K. (2003), “Water Resources Management: A Solution to the Current Crisis”, 10th Iranian Students Conference on Civil Engineering, Amirkabir (Tehran Polytechnic) University, Tehran, Iran.

1. Zavvareh M., Madani K. (2003), “The Mobile Dam Project of Delta”, 10th Iranian Students Conference on Civil Engineering, Amirkabir (Tehran Polytechnic) University, Tehran, Iran.

KAVEH MADANI