Moe Alahmad

Moe Alahmad, PhD, PE

Contact Information:
PKI 206A
Scott Campus (Omaha)
(402) 554-3527
malahmad2@unl.edu
Email   
Personal Links:
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Professional Memberships:
• Registered Professional Engineer (PE)
• IEEE Senior Member

Associate Professor of Architectural Engineering
Academic Degrees
  • Ph.D., University of Idaho, Electrical Engineering, 2005
  • M.S., University of Idaho, Electrical Engineering, 1991
  • B.S., University of Idaho, Electrical Engineering, 1989
Areas of Research and Professional Interest
  • Electrified Transportations
  • Consumption and conservation in the built environment
  • Real time monitoring and control for smart buildings
  • Elastic and Reconfigurable architectures for energy storage and renewable Photovoltaic systems
  • Renewable Energy generation

About Moe Alahmad

Mahmoud (Moe) Alahmad graduated with a Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 2005, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1991 and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1989, all from the University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, USA. He is currently an associate professor in The Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Industry experience includes over 10 years of infrastructure planning, design and analysis of electrical distribution systems for the built environment.

Dr. Alahmad is a registered Professional Engineer (PE). He is an IEEE Senior member; he is a peer reviewer for the IEEE Transaction on Industrial Electronics and IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, among other transactions. 



Experience

  • Associate Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, The Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction, College of Engineering. Appointed: Fall 2012
  • Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, The Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction, College of Engineering. Appointed: Fall 2006
  • Researcher Associate - Collaborative in the position of Energy Systems Integration - Commercial Buildings Research, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL),Golden Colorado, Full time summer employment (Full-time); May 9, 2011-July 29,2011.
  • Research Assistant/Lecturer, University of Idaho, ECE, MRCI (Part-time), 2002-2006.
  • Engineering Supervisor (2002-2006) / Senior Electrical Engineer (2000-2002) /Electrical Engineer (1997-2000), Washington State University, Facilities Operations, (Full-time), 1997-2006.
  • Electrical Engineer, Riley Engineering Inc., Spokane, WA. (Full-time), 1996-1997.
  • Research Assistant/Lecturer, University of Idaho, ECE, 1990-1996.

Honors and Awards

  • 2017 - IEEE Senior Member grade, awarded in October 2017

  • 2016 Outstanding Faculty award, Architectural Engineering Student Leadership & Advisory Committee (AESLAC), Architectural Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  

  • 2015 Best Presentation Recognition in the session entitled “TS-1: transportation Electrification A” Certificate of Appreciation for the presentation entitled: A Novel Twelve Level Inverter Topology for Adaptive Input Sources.  IECON 2015 - 41th Annual Conference of IEEE Industrial Electronic Society, Yokohama, Japan, November 9-12, 2015.   

  • 2015 Best Paper award-first Prize: Rosemary Edzie, Alan Alahmad, and Mahmoud Alahmad “Understanding the Factors that Affect Female Enrollment and Retention in Collegiate STEM Programs,” Presented at the 8th IEEE-GCC Conference and Exhibition, 1 - 4 February 2015, Muscat, Oman.

  • 2014 Honorable Mention, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the quality of Design and Proposal for the 2014 P3 Program – People, Prosperity and the Planet.  Project information is available at the following website: https://cfpub.epa.gov/ncer_abstracts/index.cfm/fuseaction/display.abstractDetail/abstract/10102/report/0

  • 2014 Distinguished senior faculty teaching award 2014 Henry Y Kleinkauf college of engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  

  • 2014 Faculty Teaching Award, Architectural Engineering Student Leadership & Advisory Committee (AESLAC), Architectural Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

  • 2011 Honorable Mention, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the quality of Design and Proposal for the 2011 P3 Program – People, Prosperity and the Planet.

  • 2010 Distinguished teaching award 2010 Henry Y Kleinkauf college of engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  

  • 2009 Teaching award, Architectural Engineering Student Leadership & Advisory Committee (AESLAC), Architectural Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

  • 2006, NASA Certificate of Recognition, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), University of Idaho, NASA Certificate of Recognition for the Creative Development of a Technical Innovation, August 2006.


Funding

Funded Research:
  • Nebraska Community Energy Alliance (NCEA) - Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET), $63,000, “Connecting Nebraska Communities Driving America’s Fuel! II”, June 2016-June 2018, PI.
  • Nebraska Community Energy Alliance (NCEA) - Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET), $25,000, “Nebraska Flyway Community Solar”, June 2016-December 2017, PI.
  • Nebraska Community Energy Alliance (NCEA) - Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR), $59,763, “Battery Electric Vehicles and DC Fast Charging Infrastructure: Needs and Feasibility in Nebraska” July 2016-Dec 2017, PI.
  • Nebraska Community Energy Alliance (NCEA) - Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET), $50,000, “Connecting Nebraska Communities Driving America’s Fuel!”, June 2014-Dec 2015, PI.
  • EPA –P3, $15,000, “I-SAVE: P3 Phase I proposal”, August 2013-August 2014, PI.
  • EPA, $1,250,000, “Advanced Decentralized Water/Energy Network Design for Sustainable Infrastructure”, July 2009 –July 2013, CO-PI.
  • NSF, IHCS, $298,319, “ARMS: A Novel Adaptive ConfiguRable Multi-cell Battery System for Power-Aware Electronics”, May 2008-May 2013, CO- PI.
  • EPA –P3, $10,000, “I-SAVE: P3 Phase I proposal”, August 2010-August 2011, PI.
  • DOE-NREL, $14,768,116, “Energy Efficient Housing Research”, 2010- 2012 CO-PI.
  • Energy Savings Potential Program, Omaha Public Power District (OPPD), $295,000, “Energy Conservation and Behavior Change Through Real-Time Energy Monitoring”, January 2008-June 2010, CO-PI.
  • ELECTRI International (NECA), Early Career Award (EIECA), $10,000, “Integrating Industry into the Educational Setting to Promote Learning”, August 2008-May 2009, PI.
  • Layman Award (2007), University of Nebraska, $10,000, “A New Approach to Battery System Structure”, June 2007-June 2008, PI.

Selected Publications

Journals:

  • Sam Moayedi, Subhaditya Shom, Andrew Harms, and Mahmoud Alahmad. "Real Time Power Monitoring Detection Based on Sequence Time Domain Reflectometry Approach." Journal of Computer and Communications 6 (2018): 92-103.
  • Shichuan Ma, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, Yi Qian, Hamid Sharif, Mahmoud Alahmad, “Energy harvesting for wireless sensor networks: applications and challenges in smart grid”, International Journal of Sensor Networks, Int. J. Sensor Networks, Vol. 21, No. 4, 2016. 
  • Shuaib, Khaled, Ezedin Barka, Nedaa Al Hussien, Mohammed Abdel-Hafez, and Mahmoud Alahmad. "Cognitive Radio for Smart Grid with Security Considerations." Computers 5, no. 2 (2016): 7
  • Hamed Nabizadeh Rafsanjani, Changbum R. Ahn and Mahmoud Alahmad, “ A Review of Approaches for Sensing, Understanding, and Improving Occupancy-Related Energy-Use Behaviors in Commercial Buildings,”   Energies 2015, 8, 10996-11029; doi:10.3390/en81010996.

  • Mohamed Amer Chaaban, Lana El Chaar, and Mahmoud Alahmad, “An Adaptive Photovoltaic Topology to Overcome Shading Effect in PV Systems,” International Journal of Photoenergy, Volume 2015, Article ID 294872, 9 pages.  March 2015.   

  • Clarence E. Waters; Luigi Gentile Polese; Mahmoud Alahmad; Stephen Frank;  Keun Lee, “Electrical Distribution Systems for Commercial Reference Building Models,” Journal of Architectural Engineering, Volume 20, Number 1, ISSN 1076-0431, March  2014, pages 04013005-1 to  04013005-16.

  • Emily Rieur, Mahmoud Alahmad, “On the Discourse of Energy as Material:  Future Feedback Technologies and Directions for Experiencing Energy,” IEEE Trans. on Industrial Informatics, Volume: 10, Issue 1, Feb 2014, pages 742-751.

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Hamid Sharif, Timothy Wisnieski, Hosen Hasna, Nasser Aljuhaishi, Jonathan Shi, Jill Neal, “Technologies in the Built Environment to Enable Sustainability & Energy Conservation,” International Journal for Infonomics (IJI), Volume 5, Issue 1/2, March/June 2012, pages 591-599. 

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Mohamed Amer Chaaban, Siu Kit Lau, Jonathan Shi, Jill Neal, “An Adaptive utility Interactive Photovoltaic System based on a Flexible Switch Matrix to optimize performance in Real time,” Solar Energy Journal, Solar Energy 86 (2012) 951-963, March 2012.

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Patrick G. Wheeler, Avery D. Schwer, Joshua M. Eiden, and Adam Brumbaugh, “A Comparative Study of Three Feedback Devices for Residential Real-Time Energy Monitoring,” IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 59, No 4, April 2012. 

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Wisam Nader, Yong Cho, Jonathan Shi, Jill Neal, “Integrating Physical & Virtual Environments to Conserve Energy in Buildings,” Energy and Buildings Journal, 43 (2011) 3710-3717, December 2011. 

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Holly Brink, Adam Brumbaugh, Emily Rieur, “Integrating Sustainable Design into Architectural Engineering Education: UNL-AE Program,” Journal of Architectural Engineering, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pp. 75-81, June 2011.  

  • M. Alahmad, Jamie Tills, “Learning Applications in the Architectural Engineering Educational Setting”, Journal of Architectural Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 4 (ISSN 1076-0431), pp. 126-135, December 2010.
  • Jiucai Zhang, Song Ci, Hamid Sharif and Mahmoud Alahmad, “Modeling Discharge Behavior of Multicell Battery,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol 25, No 4 (ISSN 0885-8969), pp. 1133-1141, December 2010.
  • M. Alahmad, H. Hess, “Microwave SOI Based Design of a Power Management System for JPL’s Rechargeable Micro-Scale Batteries,” Journal of Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Circuits, Devices & Systems, Vol 4, Issue 3, pp. 261-268, May 2010.
  • M. Alahmad, H. Hess, “Evaluation and Analysis of a New Solid-State Rechargeable Micro-Scale Lithium Battery”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Volume 55, No. 9, pp. 3391-3401, September 2008.
  • M. Alahmad, H. Hess, M.M. Mojarradi, W. C. West, J. F. Whitacre, “Battery Switch Array System with Application for JPL’s Rechargeable Micro-Scale Batteries”, Journal of Power Sources, vol. 177, no. 2, pp. 566–578, March 2008.
  • V. Sukumar, M. Alahmad, K. Buck, H. Hess, H. Li, D. Cox, F. Zghoul, J. Jackson, S. Terry, B. Blalock, M. Mojarradi, W. West, and J. Whitacre, "High Voltage MOSFET Gate/Bulk Driver Controller for a Microbattery Switch Matrix in a 0.35 µm Microwave SOI Technology", Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, Volume 44, Number, September 2005, pp. 203-211.
  • V. Sukumar, M. Alahmad, K. Buck, H. Hess, H. Li, D. Cox, F. Zghoul, J. Jackson, S. Terry, B. Blalock, M. Mojarradi, W. West, and J. Whitacre, “Switch Array System for Thin Film Lithium Microbatteries”, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 136, Issue 2, October 2004, pp 401-407.

Magazines:

  • M. A. Alahmad, M. E. Braley, J. Nance, V. Sukumar, K. M. Buck, H. L. Hess, H. W. Li, M.M. Mojarradi, W. C. West, J. F. Whitacre, “Microprocessor Based Battery Power Management System Enhances Charging, Monitoring and Protection Features”, Battery Power Products and Technology, VIII,6, November 2004, pp. 17-19.

Selected Conference Proceeding Papers:

  • Subhaditya Shom, Mahmoud Alahmad  “Ruler-Search Technique (RST) algorithm to locate charging infrastructure on a particular Interstate or US-Highway”, Accepted for publication in the 2018 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference & Expo (ITEC2018), Long Beach. CA; June 13-15, 2018.
  • Arpan Guha, Ala’a Rayyan, Mahmoud Alahmad  “Indices To Determine The Environmental And Economic Impact Of Using An Electric Vehicle Over Gasoline Or Hybrid Vehicles On A Regional Basis”, Accepted for publication in the 2018 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference & Expo (ITEC2018), Long Beach. CA; June 13-15, 2018.
  • Moayedi, Sam, Subhaditya Shom, Andrew Harms, and Mahmoud Alahmad. "Real Time Power Monitoring Detection Based on Sequence Time Domain Reflectometry Approach." The Int'l Conference on Wireless Communications, Signal and Image Processing (WCSIP 2018) January 5-7, 2018 Bangkok, Thailand. The conference paper is published as a journal paper in the Journal of Computer and Communications 6 (2018): 92-103.
  • Subhaditya Shom, Mahmoud Alahmad “Determining Optimal Locations of Electrified Transportation Infrastructure on Interstate/ US-Highways”; Proceeding of the CEWIT2017, the 13th  International Conference on Emerging Technologies for a Smarter World. Long Island, NY, November 7-8, 2017.
  • Jan Haase, Fares AlJuheshi, Hiroaki Nishi, Joern Ploennigs, Kim Fung Tsang, Nasser Aljuhaishi,  Mahmoud Alahmad “Analysis of Batteries in the Built Environment: An overview on types and applications”; accepted for publication in the IECON 2017 – 43rd Annual Conference of IEEE Industrial Electronic Society, 29 Oct – 01 Nov, 2017, Beijing, China.    
  • Faan Hei Hung, Chung Kit Wu, Zijie Zou, Yucheng Liu, Kim Fung Tsang, Mahmoud Alahmad, Haili Gan, Hao Ran Chi “Packet Error Rate Analysis in Wireless Sensor Network for Air Conditioning System”; accepted for publication in the IECON 2017 – 43rd Annual Conference of IEEE Industrial Electronic Society, 29 Oct – 01 Nov, 2017, Beijing, China.   
  • Farag Sallabi, Khaled Shuaib, Mahmoud Alahmad “Online Scheduling Scheme for Smart Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure,” Proceeding of the 13th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2017), Valencia, Spain; June 26—30, 2017.  
  • Subhaditya Shom, Fares AlJuheshi, Ala'a Rayyan, Mahmoud Alahmad, Mohammad Abdul-Hafez, Khaled Shuaib “Characterization of a Search Algorithm to Determine Number of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Between Two Points on an Interstate or Us-Highway,” Proceeding of the 2017 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference & Expo (ITEC2017), Chicago, IL; June 22-24, 2017.
  • Subhaditya Shom, Fares AlJuheshi, Ala'a Rayyan, Mahmoud Alahmad, Mohammad Abdul-Hafez, Khaled Shuaib “Case Studies validating algorithm to determine the number of charging station placed in an Interstate and US-Highway,” Proceeding of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology (EIT), Lincoln, NE; May 15-17, 2017. 
  • Fares Al Juheshi, Amro Quedan, Ala'a Rayyan, Subhaditya Shom, Mahmoud Alahmad “A Novel Adaptive Battery System for Integration with Multi-Level Inverters,” Proceeding of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology (EIT), Lincoln, NE; May 15-17, 2017. 
  • Alan Alahmad, Ala’a Rayyan, Fares Al Juheshi, Hamid Sharif, Mahmoud Alahmad, Khaled Shuaib, Mohammad Abdul-Hafez, Nassar Aljuhaishi “Overview of ICT in the Advancement of Electric Vehicle Penetration- Overview of Vehicle Grid Communication System and Charging Infrastructure and a Case Study of Economic and Environmental Benefits of Electric Vehicles in NebraskaProceeding of the International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (IIT’16), Al-Ain, UAE, November 28-30, 2016.  
  • Jan Haase, Mahmoud Alahmad, Hiroaki Nishi, Joern Ploennigs, Kim Fung Tsang “The IOT Mediated Built Environment:  A Brief Survey,” Proceeding of the 14th International Conference on Industrial Informatics, France, 18 - 21 July 2016.
  • Fares Aljuhishi, Mohannad khair Allah, Nasser Aljuhaishi, Mahmoud Alahmad, “Modeling and simulation of adaptive batteries storage system,” Proceeding of the ISIE 2016 - 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Santa Clara, CA, USA, June 8-10-2016.
  • Mohannad khair Allah, Fares Aljuhishi, Nasser Aljuhaishi, Mahmoud Alahmad, “New Six Level Inverter Topology,” Proceeding of the ISIE 2016 - 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Santa Clara, CA, USA, June 8-10-2016.
  • Jan Haase, Gerhard Zucker, Fares Aljuhishi, Mahmoud Alahmad, “A Survey of Adaptive Systems Supporting Green Energy in the Built Environment,” Proceeding of the IECON 2015 - 41th Annual Conference of IEEE Industrial Electronic Society, Yokohama, Japan, November 9-12, 2015.

  • *Mohannad Khair Allah, Fares Aljuhishi, Nasser Aljuhaishi, Mahmoud Alahmad, Herbert Hess, “A Novel Twelve Level Inverter Topology for Adaptive Input Sources,” Proceeding of the IECON 2015 - 41th Annual Conference of IEEE Industrial Electronic Society, Yokohama, Japan, November 9-12, 2015.  * Best Presentation Recognition.

  • Hamed Nabizadeh Rafsanjani, Changbum Ahn and Mahmoud Alahmad, “Development of Non-Intrusive Occupant Load Monitoring (NIOLM) in Commercial Buildings: Assessing Occupants’ Energy-Use Behavior at Entry and Departure Events” The 1st International Symposium on Sustainable Human-Building Ecosystems (ISSHBE), Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA, October 5 - 7, 2015

  • Khaled Shuaib , Zouheir Trabelsi, Mohammad Abed-Hafez, Ahmed Gaouda, and Mahmoud Alahmad, “Resiliency of Smart Power Meters to Common Security Attacks,” proceeding of  the 6th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT 2015), London, United Kingdom, June 2-5, 2015.

  • Fares Aljuhishi, Hosen Hasna, Nasser Aljuhaishi, Mohannad Khair Allah, Mahmoud Alahmad, Herbert Hess, “Novel Multilevel Inverter topology Design for Adaptive Dynamic Systems,” proceeding of the 2015 IEEE International Electro-Information Technology Conference Hosted By  Northern Illinois University,  DeKalb, IL. May 21-23, 2015.   

  • Mutaz Khairalla, A.M. Gaouda, Mohammed Abdel-Hafez, Khaled Shuaib, Mahmoud Alahmad, “Challenges in Load Profile Monitoring: Case Study,” proceeding of the  1st  International Conference on Electrical and Information Technologies (ICEIT 2015), Marrakech, Morocco,  March 25-27, 2015.

  • Alan Alahmad, Michael Hempel, Mahmoud Alahmad, Hamid Sharif, and Nasser Aljuhaishi, “Advancing Electric Vehicle Penetration - A Case Study of Economic and Environmental Benefits of Electric Vehicles in Small Nebraska Communities,” Proceedings of the 8th IEEE-GCC Conference and Exhibition, 1 - 4 February 2015, Muscat, Oman.  

  • *Rosemary Edzie, Alan Alahmad, and Mahmoud Alahmad “Understanding the Factors that Affect Female Enrollment and Retention in Collegiate STEM Programs,” Proceedings of the 8th IEEE-GCC Conference and Exhibition, 1 - 4 February 2015, Muscat, Oman. *Best paper award: First Prize.

  • Sameena Khan, Muhammad Zulfiqar, Mahmoud Alahmad, Lim Nguyen, Hamid Sharif, Nasser Aljuhaishi, Ahmed Gaouda, Khaled Shuaib and Mohammed Abdel-Hafez, “Energy Node Locator - A Pathway to Track Energy At The Point of Use, Remotely, in Buildings,” Proceedings of IECON 2014 - 40th Annual Conference of IEEE Industrial Electronic Society, Dallas, Texas, October 29- November 1, 2014. 

  • Jan Haase, Gerhard Zucker and Mahmoud Alahmad, “Energy efficient building automation - A survey paper on approaches and technologies for optimized building operation,” Proceedings of IECON 2014 - 40th Annual Conference of IEEE Industrial Electronic Society, Dallas, Texas, October 29- November 1, 2014. 

  • A.M. Gaouda, Mohammed Abdel-Hafez, Khaled Shuaib, Nasser Aljuhaishi, Mahmoud Alahmad and Hamid Sharif, “Conserving Energy in UAE Buildings Demand Side Management and Methods for Experiencing Energy,” Proceedings of the 7th IEEE-GCC Conference and Exhibition, 17 - 20 November 2013, Doha, Qatar.

  • Edzie, R.L.; Alahmad, M., “Exploring the factors that motivate female students to enroll and persist in a collegiate STEM degree program,” Proceedings of the 7th IEEE-GCC Conference and Exhibition, 17 - 20 November 2013, Doha, Qatar.

  • M. Alahmad, Y. Peng, L. Chaar, N. Aljuhaishi, E.  Sordiashie, and H. Sharif, “Information Technology and the Smart Grid - A Pathway to Conserve Energy in Buildings”, in International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (IIT’13), Dubai, UAE, March 17-19, 2013.  

  • P. L. Shrestha, M. Hempel, M. Alahmad, and H. Sharif, “Modeling Packet Rate Covert Timing Channels”, in International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (IIT’13), Dubai, UAE, 17-19, 2013.  

  • Stephen Frank, Keun Lee, Pankaj K. (PK) Sen, Luigi Gentile Polese, Mahmoud Alahmad and Clarence Waters, “Reevaluation of Induction Motor Loss Models For Conventional and Harmonic Power Flow,” North American Power Symposium 2012 (NAPS 2012), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, September 9-11, 2012.

  • Keun Lee, Stephen Frank, Pankaj K. (PK) Sen, Luigi Gentile Polese, Mahmoud Alahmad and Clarence Waters, “Estimation of Induction Motor Equivalent Circuit Parameters from Nameplate Data,” North American Power Symposium 2012 (NAPS 2012), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, September 9-11, 2012.

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Evans Sordiashie, Timothy Wisnieski, Nasser Aljuhaishi, Hamid Sharif, “Smart Energy Management for the Built Environment of Tomorrow,”  ACEEE 2012 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings,  Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, California, August 12-17. 2012.

  • Song Ci, Jiucai Zhang, Hamid Sharif, and Mahmoud Alahmad, “Dynamic Reconfigurable Multi-Cell Battery: A Novel Approach to Improve Battery Performance,” Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, APEC 2012, Orlando, Florida, February 5-9, 2012.

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, “Renewable energy and Energy Saving/Recovery Technologies” as part of the Advanced Decentralized Water/Energy Network Design for Sustainable Infrastructure presentation at the 2012 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders 'Show, Orlando Florida, February 8-11, 2012. 

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Muhammad Zulfiqar, Hosen Hasna, Timothy Wisnieski, Nasser Aljuhaishi, Hamid Sharif, “Technologies Enabling Sustainability in the Built Environment,” 6th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST-2011) Abu Dhabi, UAE, December 11-14, 2011.

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Muhammad Zulfiqar, Hosen Hasna, Evans Sordiashie, Nasser Aljuhaishi, Hamid Sharif, “Green And Sustainable Technologies For The Built Environment,” Fourth International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE’11) , The British University in Dubai, UAE, December 6-8, 2011.

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Muhammad F. Zulfiqar, “Optimization of Energy Storage System in HEV,” The 7th IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Con. (VPPC’11), Chicago, Illinois, Sept 6-9, 2011.

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Hosen Hasna, Evans Sordiashie, Yaoqing Yang and Lim Nguyen, “Addressable and Energy Management System for the Built Environment (I),” The 7th IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC’11), Chicago, Illinois, September 6-9, 2011.

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Mohamed A. Chaaban, Lana Chaar, “A Novel Photovoltaic/Battery Structure for Solar Electrical Vehicles [PVBS for SEV],” The 7th IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC’11), Chicago, Illinois, September 6-9, 2011.

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Hosen Hasna, Evans Sordiashie, “Non-Intrusive Electrical Load Monitoring and Profiling Methods for Applications in Energy Management Systems,” The Seventh Annual Conference on Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference (LISAT), IEEE LISAT 2011, pp. 1-6, Long Island, New York, May 6, 2011.

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Wisam Nader, “Combinatorics & Power Consumption,” The Seventh Annual Conference on Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference (LISAT), IEEE LISAT 2011, pp. 1-4, Long Island, New York, May 6, 2011.

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Wisam Nader, Adam Brumbaugh, Yong Cho, Song Ci, Hamid Sharif, Jonathan Shi, Jill Neal, “The BIM’s 4D+ Dimension: Real Time Energy Monitoring,” 2011 IEEE GCC Conference and Exhibition, pp. 1-4, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 19-22, 2011. 

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Mohamed Amer Chaaban, Siu Kit Lau, “An Adaptive Photovoltaic-Inverter Topology,” Innovative Smart Grid Technologies ( ISGT), 2011 IEEE PES, pp. 1-7, Anaheim, California, January 17-19, 2011.

  • Hu, M., T. Zhang, J. Stansbury, M. Dahab, J. Shi, J. Neal, M. Alahmad et al. "Treatment of Greywater with Shredded-Tire Biofilters and Membrane Bioreactors." In Proceedings of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress: World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2011: Bearing Knowledge for Sustainability Palm Springs, CA May 22–26, 2011, vol. 414, no. 41173. 2011.

  • Gardels, D., Stansbury, J., Killion, S., Zhang, T., Neal, J., Alahmad, M., Berryman, C., Lau, S., Li, H., Schwer, A., Shi, J., and Shen, Z. (2011) “Economic Input-Output Life Cycle Assessment of Water Reuse Strategies in Residential Buildings.” In proceeding of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2011: pp. 1652-1662. doi: 10.1061/41173(414)172.

  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Wisam Nader, Jill Neal*, Jonathan Shi, Chuck Berryman, Y. Cho, Siu-Kit Lau, H. Li, Avery Schwer, Zhigang Shen, John Stansbury, Tian Zhang, “Real Time Power Monitoring & integration with BIM,” in proceeding of 36th Annual conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronic Society, IECON’2010, 7-10 November, Phoenix, AZ, USA.
  • Mohamed Amer Chaaban, Mahmoud. Alahmad, J. Neal*, J. Shi, C. Berryman, Y. Cho, S. Lau, H. Li, A. Schwer, Z. Shen, J. Stansbury, T. Zhang, “Adaptive Photovoltaic System,” in proceeding of 36th Annual conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronic Society, IECON’2010, 7-10 November, Phoenix, AZ, USA.
  • Avery D. Schwer, Mahmoud Alahmad, Dale K. Tiller, Patrick Wheeler, Adam Brumbaugh, “Integrating Energy Research in the Built Environment,” International Conference on Engineering Education ICEE-2010, Gliwice, Poland, July 18-22, 2010.
  • Zhang, J., Ci, S., Alahmad M., Sharif, H., “An Enhanced Circuit-Based Model for Single-Cell Battery," the 25th Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference & Exposition (APEC), Feb 21-25, 2010, Palm Spring, CA.
  • Patrick G. Wheeler, Avery D. Schwer, Mahmoud Alahmad, Joshua M. Eiden, Andrea M. Wikerson, and Heidi A. Kuchta, “Conservation and behavior change through real-time energy monitoring”, GOC_2009 – The 8th Ball State University Greening of the Campus Conference, Indianapolis, IN, 20-24 September 2009.
  • Jiucai Zhang, Song Ci, Hamid Sharif, and Mahmoud Alahmad, "A Battery-Aware Deployment Scheme for Cooperative Wireless Sensor Networks", in proceeding of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference 2009.