Publications

Publications in progress

  1. Yu, T., Valeo, C., Chu, A., Khan, U. T. & Bhiladvala, R. (2016). Modelling biofilm activity in bioretention cells treating stormwater pollutants. (In preparation ).
  2. Tehrani, N., Khan, U. T. & Crawford, C. (2016). Baseline Load Analysis Using Bayesian Approach for Demand Response Assessment. (In Preparation).
  3. Khan, U. T., He, J. & Valeo, C. (2016). Informatics for ecosystem modelling: data-driven applications and uncertainty analysis. (Book in preparation) Oxford University Press.

Refereed journals

  1. Khan, U. T. & Valeo, C. (2015). Dissolved Oxygen prediction and risk analysis using fuzzy neural networks. (Revisions). Environmental Modelling & Software.
  2. Khan, U. T. & Valeo, C. (2015). Dissolved Oxygen prediction and uncertainty analysis in an urban riverine environment. (Accepted) Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (Discussion available here).
  3. Khan, U. T. & Valeo, C. (2015). Comparing a Bayesian and fuzzy number approach to uncertainty quantification in short-term dissolved oxygen prediction. (Accepted) Journal of Environmental Informatics.
  4. Khan, U. T. & Valeo, C. (2015). Short-term peak flow rate prediction and flood risk assessment using fuzzy linear regression. (Accepted) Journal of Environmental Informatics.
  5. Khan, U. T. & Valeo, C. (2014). A new fuzzy linear regression approach for dissolved oxygen prediction. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 60(6), 1096-1119. doi:10.1080/02626667.2014.900558
  6. Al-Rawas, G. A., Valeo C., Khan, U. T. & Al-Hafeedh O. H. (2013). Effects of urban form on wadi flow frequency analysis in Oman, Urban Water Journal. doi:10.1080/1573062X.2013.857420
  7. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C. & He, J. (2013). Non-linear fuzzy-set based uncertainty propagation for improved DO prediction using multiple-linear regression. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 27(3), 599-616. doi:10.1007/s00477-012-0626-5
  8. Khan, U. T., Valeo. C., Chu, A. & He, J. (2013). A data driven approach to bioretention cell performance: Prediction and design. Water 5(1):13-28, doi:10.3390/w5010013
  9. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C., Chu, A. & van Duin, B. (2012). Bioretention cell efficacy in cold climates: Part 1 — hydrologic performance. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 39(11), 1210-1221. doi:10.1139/l2012-110
  10. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C., Chu, A. & van Duin, B. (2012). Bioretention cell efficacy in cold climates: Part 2 — water quality performance. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 39(11), 1222-1233. doi:10.1139/l2012-111

Refereed conference proceedings

  1. Tehrani, N. H., Khan, U. T. & Crawford, C. (2016). Baseline load forecasting using a Bayesian approach. Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE Canadian conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE). Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  2. Mustafa, G., Khan, U. T., Suleman, A. & Crawford, C. (2015). Micromechanics Model Parameters Calibration using Bayesian Inference Approach. In S.R. Hallett & J.J.C. Remmers (Eds.), COMPOSITES 2015: 5th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on the Mechanical Response of Composites, University of Bristol, UK. 
  3. Khan, U. T. & Valeo, C. (2014). Peak flow prediction using fuzzy linear regression: Case study of the Bow River. In B. Chen & H. Zhang (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Marine and Freshwater Environments. St John’s, NL, Canada.
  4. Khan, U. T. & Valeo, C. (2014). Predicting Dissolved Oxygen Concentration in Urban Watersheds: A Comparison of Fuzzy Number Based and Bayesian Data-Driven Approaches. In B. Chen & H. Zhang (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Marine and Freshwater Environments. St John’s, NL, Canada.
  5. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C. & He, J. (2013). Dissolved oxygen prediction and uncertainty analysis in the Bow River: A data driven approach using fuzzy-numbers. In K. A. Mazurek (Ed.), Proceedings of the 21st CSCE Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference - Canadian Society for Civil Engineering. 1, pgs. 646. Banff, AB, Canada: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Montreal, QC, Canada. ISBN-13: 9781510800090
  6. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C., Chu, A. & van Duin, B. (2010). Bioretention Cell Efficacy in Calgary: Results from Field and Laboratory Studies. In Proceedings of the 2010 WCW Annual Conference and Trade Show. Calgary, AB, Canada: Western Canada Water.
  7. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C., Chu, A. & van Duin, B. (2010). Bioretention cell efficacy in cold climates. In S. Struck & K. Lichten (Ed.), Low Impact Development 2010: Redefining Water in the City (pp. 1196-1208). San Francisco, CA, USA: American Society of Civil Engineers. Reston, VA, USA. doi:10.1061/41099(367)104
  8. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C., Chu, A. & van Duin, B. (2010). Comparison of bioretention efficacy between field and laboratory studies. In E. El-Salakawy (Ed.), Proceedings, Annual Conference - Canadian Society for Civil Engineering. 1, pp. 615-624. Winnipeg, MB, Canada: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Montreal, QC, Canada. ISBN-13: 9781617389061

Op-ed Articles

  1. Khan, U. T., Tiedje, T. & Valeo, C. (April 16, 2014). "Comment: CRD selected best possible sewage-treatment plan". The Victoria Times Colonist. Available at: http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/op-ed/comment-crd-selected-best-possible-sewage-treatment-plan-1.964733
  2. Khan, U. T., Tiedje, T. & Valeo, C. (November 23, 2012). "Sewage debate: It's time to build it". The Victoria Times Colonist. Available at: http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/letters/sewage-debate-it-s-time-to-build-it-1.9115

Conference presentations & posters

  1. Khan, U. T. & Valeo, C. (2015). Real Time Flood Risk Assessment &Peak Flow Prediction. CWRA BC Annual Conference: Floods, Droughts & Everything In Between. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  2. Khan, U. T. & Valeo, C. (2014). Peak flow prediction using fuzzy linear regression: Case study of the Bow River. The 2014 International Conference on Marine and Freshwater Environments. St John’s, NL, Canada.
  3. Khan, U. T. & Valeo, C. (2014). Predicting Dissolved Oxygen Concentration in Urban Watersheds: A Comparison of Fuzzy Number Based and Bayesian Data-Driven Approaches. The 2014 International Conference on Marine and Freshwater Environments. St John’s, NL, Canada.
  4. Khan, U. T. & Valeo, C. (2014). Extreme event prediction and uncertainty analysis in the Bow River: a data-driven approach using fuzzy numbers. The 2014 Annual CWRA Alberta Branch Conference. Calgary, AB, Canada.
  5. Khan, U. T. & Valeo, C. (2013). Dissolved Oxygen prediction in the Bow River using fuzzy numbers. The International Symposium on Watershed Management and Flood Control. Banff, AB, Canada. (Invited Speaker).
  6. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C. & He, J. (2013). Dissolved oxygen prediction and uncertainty analysis in the Bow River: A data driven approach using fuzzy-numbers. The 21st CSCE Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference. Banff, AB, Canada.
  7. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C. & He, J. (2012) Uncertainty quantification, prediction and risk analysis of Dissolved Oxygen using fuzzy-numbers. The 2012 AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA, USA. (Poster).
  8. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C., Chu, A. & He, J. (2012). Fuzzy-set based uncertainty propagation: A case study using abiotic factors and data-driven modelling to predict DO concentration. The 2012 CWRA Annual Conference. Banff, AB, Canada. (Poster).
  9. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C., Chu, A. & van Duin, B. (2011). Water quality performance of bioretention cells in cold climates. The 46th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research. Burlington, ON, Canada.
  10. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C., Chu, A. & van Duin, B. (2010). Bioretention Cell Efficacy in Calgary: Results from Field and Laboratory Studies. The 2010 WCW Annual Conference and Trade Show. Calgary, AB, Canada.
  11. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C., Chu, A. & van Duin, B. (2010). Long Term Performance of Bioretention Cells. The 2010 CWRA Annual Conference. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  12. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C., Chu, A. & van Duin, B. (2010). Comparison of Bioretention Efficacy between Field and Lab Studies. The CSCE 2010 Annual General Meeting and Conference. Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
  13. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C., Chu, A. & van Duin, B. (2010). Bioretention Cell Efficacy in Cold Climates. The 2010 ASCE LID Conference. San Francisco, CA, USA.
  14. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C., Chu, A. & van Duin, B. (2010). Bioretention Cell Efficacy in Cold Climates. The CSCE-Calgary Section Graduate Student Society Poster Competition. Calgary, AB, Canada. (Poster).
  15. Khan, U. T., Valeo, C. & van Duin, B. (2009). Bioretention cell efficiency in cold climates. The Bow River Basin Council Science Forum 2009. Calgary, AB, Canada.

Invited Speaker

  1. Khan, U. T. (2016). Hydroinformatics for sustainable & secure water resources. University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada.
  2. Khan, U. T. (2016). Sustainable & secure water resources: Hydroinformatics. York University, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  3. Khan, U. T. (2015). Engineering Teaching Assistant Fundamentals Program: Workshop on Conflict Management. University of Victoria, BC, Canada.
  4. Khan, U. T. & Valeo, C. (2013). Dissolved Oxygen prediction in the Bow River using fuzzy numbers. The International Symposium on Watershed Management and Flood Control. Banff, AB, Canada.
  5. Valeo, C., Khan, U. T. & He, J. (2009). Low Impact Development. The City of Calgary Lunch and Learn Series. Calgary, AB, Canada.