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Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications:
  • Cao, G., Liu, S., Boor, B.E., and Novoselac, A. (2015). Characterizing the Dynamic Interactions and Exposure Implications of a Particle-Laden Cough Jet with Different Room Airflow Regimes Produced by Low and High Momentum Jets. Aerosol & Air Quality Research, doi:10.4209/aaqr.2015.03.0146.
  • Boor, B.E., Liang, Y., Crain, N.E., Jaernstroem, H., Novoselac, A., and Xu, Y. (2015). Identification of Phthalate and Alternative Plasticizers, Flame Retardants, and Unreacted Isocyanates in Infant Crib Mattress Covers and Foam. Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 2(4):89-94.
  • Molgaard, B., Viitanen, A.K., Kangas, A., Huhtiniemi, M., Larsen, S.T., Vanhala, E., Hussein, T., Boor, B.E., Haemeri, K., and Koivisto, A.J. (2015). Exposure to Airborne Particles and Volatile Organic Compounds from Polyurethane Molding, Spray Painting, Lacquering, and Gluing in a Workshop. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 12(4):3756-3773.
  • Boor, B.E., Spilak, M.P., Corsi, R.L., and Novoselac, A. (2015). Characterizing Particle Resuspension from Mattresses: Chamber Study. Indoor Air, 25(4):441-456.
  • Boor, B.E., Jaernstroem, H., Novoselac, A., and Xu, Y. (2014). Infant Exposure to Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds from Crib Mattresses. Environmental Science & Technology, 48(6):3541-3549.
  • Spilak, M.P., Boor, B.E., Novoselac, A., and Corsi, R.L. (2014). Impact of Bedding Arrangements, Pillows, and Blankets on Particle Resuspension in the Sleep Microenvironment. Building & Environment, 81:60-68.
  • Boor, B.E., Siegel, J.A., and Novoselac, A. (2013). Wind Tunnel Study on Aerodynamic Particle Resuspension from Monolayer and Multilayer Deposits on Linoleum Flooring and Galvanized Sheet Metal. Aerosol Science & Technology, 47(8):848-857.
  • Boor, B.E., Siegel, J.A., and Novoselac, A. (2013). Monolayer and Multilayer Particle Deposits on Hard Surfaces: Literature Review and Implications for Particle Resuspension in the Indoor Environment. Aerosol Science & Technology, 47(8):831-847.
  • Hengeveld, D.W., Braun, J.E., Groll, E.A., Mathison, M.A., and Williams, A. "Review of Modern Spacecraft Thermal Control Technologies", Vol. 16, No. 2, Pages 189-232, HVAC&R Research, 2009.
  • Mathison, M., Braun, J.E., Groll, E.A., "Performance limit for economized cycles with continuous refrigerant injection," In Press, International Journal of Refrigeration, 2010.
  • Bell, I., Groll, E.A., and Braun, J.E., "Performance of vapor compression systems with compressor oil flooding and regeneration," In Press, International Journal of Refrigeration, 2010.
  • Jovane, M.E., Braun, J.E., and Groll, E.A., "Analysis of a Novel Rotary Compressor: Model Development and Validation," In Review, International Journal of Refrigeration, 2009.
  • Jovane, M.E., Braun, J.E., and Groll, E.A., "Analysis of a Novel Rotary Compressor: Loss Analysis and Improvements," In Review, International Journal of Refrigeration, 2009.
  • Hengeveld, D.W., Braun, J.E., and Groll, E.A., "Optimal Placement of Electronic Components to Minimize Heat Flux Non-Uniformities," In Review, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 2009.
  • Hengeveld, D.W., Braun, J.E., and Groll, E.A., "Optimal Distribution of Electronic Components to Balance Environmental Fluxes," In Review, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 2010.
  • Yu, D., Li, H., and Braun, J.E., "A Review of Virtual Sensing Technology and Application in Building Systems," In Review, HVAC&R Research, 2010.
  • Shen, B., Braun, J.E., and Groll, E.A., "The Impact of Refrigerant Charge, Air Flow and Expansion Devices on the Measured Performance of an Air-Source Heat Pump," In Review, ASHRAE Transactions, 2010.
  • Shen, B., Braun, J.E., and Groll, E.A., "Modeling Improvements for Air Source Heat Pumps," In Review, ASHRAE Transactions, 2010.
  • Horton, W.T., and Groll, E.A., "Analysis of a Medium-Temperature Secondary Loop Refrigerating System," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 107, Pt. 2, 2001, pp. 459-465.
  • Lust, E.E., Horton, W.T., and Radermacher, R., "A Review and Cost Comparison of Current Idle-Reduction Technology," ASME Proceedings | Renewable and Advanced Energy Systems, POWER2008-60142, pp. 715-726.
  • Ruan, W., and Horton, W.T., "Long Term Model-Based Performance of Ground Heat Exchangers," ASHRAE HVAC&R Research Journal, Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 284-296, 2011.
  • Ruan, W., Horton, W.T., and Qu., M., "Modeling Analysis of an Enthalpy Recovery Wheel with Purge Air," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. Vol. 55, Issues 17-18, pp. 4665-4672. August 2012.
  • Ruan, W., and Horton, W.T., "Thermal Network Model for Variable Flow Ground Heat Exchanger Systems," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 118, Issue 1, pp. 550-557, August 2012.
  • Bell, I.H., Lemort, V., Groll, E.A., Braun, J.E., Horton, W.T., and King, G.B., "Liquid-Flooded Compression and Expansion in Scroll Machines -- Part I: Model Development," International Journal of Refrigeration. Vol. 35, Issue 7, pp. 1878-1889. November 2012.
  • Bell, I.H., Lemort, V., Groll, E.A., Braun, J.E., Horton, W.T., and King, G.B., "Liquid Flooded Compression and Expansion in Scroll Machines -- Part II: Experimental Testing and Model Validation," International Journal of Refrigeration. Vol. 35, Issue 7, pp. 1890-1900. November 2012.
  • Bell, I.H., Lemort, V., Groll, E.A., Braun, J.E., Horton, W.T., and King, G.B., "Optimization of a Scroll Compressor for Liquid Flooding," International Journal of Refrigeration. Vol. 35, Issue 7, pp. 1901-1913. November 2012.
  • Nyika, S., Holloway, S.O., Horton, W.T. and Braun, J.E., "Generalized Performance Maps for Variable-Speed Residential Heat Pumps," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 119 Issue 1, pp.1-8. August 2013. 1st Tier category.
  • Bach, C.K., Groll, E.A., Braun, J.E., and Horton, W.T., "Application of a hybrid control of expansion valves to a domestic heat pump and a walk-in cooler refrigeration system," ASHRAE HVAC&R Research Journal, Vol. 19, Issue 7, pp. 800-813, October 2013.
  • Bell, I.H., Groll, E.A., Braun, J.E., and Horton, W.T., "Experimental Testing of an Oil-Flooded Hermetic Scroll Compressor," International Journal of Refrigeration. Vol. 36, Issue 7, pp. 1866-1873, November 2013.
  • Bell, I.H., Groll, E.A., Braun, J.E., and Horton, W.T., "A Computationally Efficient Hybrid Leakage Model for Positive Displacement Compressors and Expanders," International Journal of Refrigeration. Vol. 36, Issue 7, pp. 1965-1973. November 2013.
  • Woodland, B.J., Krishna, A., Braun, J.E., Groll, E.A., Horton, W.T., and Garimella, S.V., "Thermodynamic Comparison of Organic Rankine Cycles Employing Liquid-Flooded Expansion or a Solution Circuit," Applied Thermal Engineering. Volume 61, Issue 2, pp. 859-865, November 2013.
  • Bach, C.K., Groll, E.A., Braun, J.E., and Horton, W.T., "Development of a Virtual EXV Flow Sensor for Applications with Two-phase Flow Inlet Conditions," International Journal of Refrigeration. Volume 45, pp. 243-250, September 2014.
  • Bell, I.H., Groll, E.A., Braun, J.E., Horton, W.T., and Lemort, V., "Comprehensive Analytic Solutions for the Geometry of Symmetric Constant-Wall-Thickness Scroll Machines," International Journal of Refrigeration. Volume 45, pp. 223-242, September 2014.
  • Ramaraj, S., Yang, B., Braun, J.E., Groll, E.A., and Horton, W.T., "Experimental Analysis of Oil Flooded R410A Scroll Compressor," International Journal of Refrigeration. Volume 46, pp. 185-195, October 2014.
  • Bach, C.K., Groll, E.A., Braun, J.E., and Horton, W.T., "Mitigation of Air Flow Maldistribution in Evaporators," Applied Thermal Engineering. Volume 73, Issue 1, pp. 879-887, December 2014.
  • Bereznicki, S.D., Heber, A.J., Jacko, R.B., (2012), "Odor and Odorous Chemical Emissions From Dairy And Swine Facilities: Part 1 Project Overview and Collection Methods and Quality Control," in review with the Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.
  • Foley, T., Betterton, E.A., Jacko, R.B., John Hillery (2011) "Lake Michigan Air Quality: The 1994--2003 LADCO Aircraft Project (LAP)," submitted to Atmospheric Environment.
  • Soliman, A.S.M. and Jacko, R.B. (2008) "A Quantitative Approach to the Traffic Air Quality Problem: The Traffic Air Quality Index," The Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association.
  • Thomas, S. and Jacko, R.B. (2007). "Model for Forecasting Expressway Fine Particulate Matter and Carbon Monoxide Concentration: Application of Regression and Neural Network," The Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association 2006.
  • Thomas, S., Bullock, D. and Jacko, R.B. (2007) "Model for Estimating Mobile Emissions During Expressway Incidents", The Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association.
  • Ramirez-Dorronsoro, J-C., Jacko, R.B. and Kildsig, D.O. (2007). "Chargeability Measurements of Selected Pharmaceutical Dry Powders to Assess Their Electrostatic Charge Control Capabilities." AAPS PharmSciTech, 7(4): Article 103.
  • Soliman, A.S.M., Jacko, R.B., Palmer, G.M., (2006) "Development of an Empirical Model to Estimate Real-World Fine Particulate Matter Emission Factors: The Traffic-Air-Quality Model". The Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association, volume 56, 1540-1549.
  • Soliman, A.S.M. and Jacko, R.B. (2005). "Development of an Empirical Model to Estimate Real-World PM2.5 Emission Factors; The Traffic-Air-Quality Model", The Journal of the Air and Waste management Association.
  • Yang, K.J., Jacko, R.B. and Sun, Wen-Yih (2005). "Regional Climate-Chemistry Model Simulations of Troposheric Ozone- Part I: Model Formulation and Evaluation". Atmospheric Environment.
  • Sadeghi, S.A., Awalgaonkar, N.M., Karava, P., Bilionis, I., 2017. A Bayesian modeling approach of human interactions with shading and electric lighting systems in private offices. Energy and Buildings 134, 185-201.
  • Joe, J., Karava, P. 2017. Agent-Based System Identification for Control-Oriented Building Models. Journal of Building Performance Simulation 10 (2), 183-204.
  • Sadeghi, S.A., Karava, P., Konstantzos, I., Tzempelikos, A., 2016. Occupant interactions with shading and lighting systems using different control interfaces: A pilot field study. Building and Environment 97, 177-195.
  • Li, S., Joe J., Hu, J., Karava, P., 2015. System identification and model-predictive control of office buildings with integrated photovoltaic-thermal collectors, radiant floor heating and active thermal storage. Solar Energy 113, 139-157.
  • Hu, J., Karava, P., 2014. A state-space modeling approach and multi-level optimization algorithm for predictive control of multi-zone buildings with mixed-mode cooling. Building and Environment 80, 259-273.
  • Hu, J., Karava, P., 2014. Model predictive control strategies for buildings with mixed-mode cooling. Building and Environment 71, 233-244.
  • Li, S., Karava, P., Currie, S., Lin, W. E., Savory, E., 2014. Energy modeling of photovoltaic thermal Systems with corrugated unglazed transpired solar collectors - part 1: model development and validation. Solar Energy 102, 282-296.
  • Li, S., Karava, P., 2014. Energy modeling of photovoltaic thermal systems with corrugated unglazed transpired solar collectors - part 2: performance analysis. Solar Energy 102, 297-307.
  • Li, S., Karava, P., Savory, E., Lin, W. E., 2013. Airflow and thermal analysis of flat and corrugated unglazed transpired solar collectors. Solar Energy 91, 297-315.
  • Karava, P., Jubayer, C., Savory, E., 2011. Numerical modeling of forced convective heat transfer from the inclined windward roof of an isolated low-rise building with application to photovoltaic/thermal systems. Applied Thermal Engineering 31, 1950-1963.
  • Karava, P., Athienitis, A.K., Stathopoulos, T., Mouriki, E., 2012. Experimental study of the thermal performance of a large institutional building with mixed-mode cooling and hybrid ventilation. Building and Environment 57, 313-326.
  • Karava, P., Stathopoulos, T., Athienitis, A.K., 2011. Airflow assessment in cross-ventilated buildings with operable facade elements. Building and Environment 46 (1), 266-279.

Current Research Projects

  • Joint Transportation Research Project, "Applicability of Borman Decision Tree/ITS Management Tool to Other Expressway Systems", 2005
  • Joint Transportation Research Project, ITS Strategies for Minimization of Fine Particulates, 2004
  • Joint Transportation Research Project, "Blind Pedestrians and Their Ability to Navigate Indiana Intersections-A Review of the Technology Available for Audible Signs", 2004
  • Joint Transportation Research Project, "Continuation of Research to Determine the Effectiveness of ITS on Borman Expressway Air Quality", 2002
  • National Science Foundation, "Pharmaceutical Powder Unipolar Ion Dust Control System", 2000
  • National Science Foundation, "The Effect of Pharmaceutical Powder Chargeability on Blend Uniformity", 2000
  • CyberSEES: Type 2: Human-centered systems for cyber-enabled sustainable buildings, 2015-2018, funding source: National Science Foundation.
  • CPS: Synergy: Plug-and-play cyber-physical systems to enable intelligent buildings, 2014-2017, funding source: National Science Foundation.
  • Development of self-tuned indoor environments, 2016-2017, funding source: Center for High Performance Buildings.
  • Interface design for thermal and visual preferences in office buildings, 2015, funding source: Lutron Electronics.
  • A model-based framework for integration of smart operating strategies in the design of net zero energy buildings, 2013-2016, funding source: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) - New Investigator Award.
  • Integration of humans and their environment in building design and operation including advanced technologies, 2013-2015, funding source: Alcoa Foundation.
  • Energy Efficient Buildings Hub, 2011-2014, funding source: US Department of Energy.
  • Development of advanced controls for mixed-mode cooling, 2011-2013, funding source: Kawneer North America.