Avi Ostfeld

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ATS Staff Academic Chair
D.Sc, P.E., D.WRE, Fellow ASCE, Fellow IWA, Fellow EWRI
Professor
Deputy Vice President for Academic Affairs
Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa 32000, ISRAEL

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Cell: + 972-50-7726139
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Skype Name: ostfeld.avi
Email: ostfeld@technion.ac.il

Books:

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  1. “A sensitive biomarker for the detection of aquatic contamination based on behavioral assays using zebrafish larvae”. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, Vol. 133, pp. 271-280,
    Nüßer L. K., Skulovich O., Hartmann S., Seiler T. B., Cofalla C., Schuettrumpf H., Hollert H., Salomons E., and Ostfeld A. (2016). (PDF)
  2. “Optimal pump scheduling in water distribution systems using graph theory under hydraulic and chlorine constraints”. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, 04016037-1 – 04016037-14.
    Price E. and Ostfeld A. (2016). (PDF)
  3. “Limited multi-stage stochastic programming for water distribution systems optimal operation”. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, 06016003-1 – 06016003-6,
    Schwartz R., Housh M., and Ostfeld A. (2016). (PDF)
  4. “Least cost robust design optimization of water distribution systems under multiple loading.” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, 04016031-1 – 04016031-11.
    Schwartz R., Housh M., and Ostfeld A. (2016). , (PDF)
  5. “Mobile sensor networks for optimal leak and backflow detection and localization in municipal water networks”, Environmental Modelling and Software, Vol. 80, pp. 306-321,
    Gong W., Suresh M. A., Smith L., Ostfeld A., Stoleru R., Rasekh A., Banks M. K. (2016).(PDF)
  6. “Spatial event classification using simulated water quality data”, Journal of Environmental Modelling and Software, Vol. 77, pp. 71-80,
    Oliker N., Ohar Z., and Ostfeld A. (2016). (PDF)
  7. “New formulation and optimization methods for water sensor placement”, Journal of Environmental Modelling and Software, Vol. 76, pp. 128-136
    .Zhao Y., Schwartz R., Salomons E., Ostfeld A., and Poor H. V. (2016). PDF
  8. “Graph theory modelling approach for optimal operation of water distribution systems”, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering
    Price E. and Ostfeld A. (2016). , (PDF)
  9. “Optimal closure of system actuators for transient control: an analytical approach”, Journal of Hydroinformatics, Skulovich O.,
    Perelman L. S., and Ostfeld A. (2016).
  10. “The future of water resources systems analysis: from models to the science for water resources systems”, Water Resources Research, Volume 51, Issue 8, pp. 6110-6124,
    Brown C., Lund J., Cai X., Reed P., Zagona E., Ostfeld A., Hall J., Characklis G., Yu W., Brekke L. (2015).
  11. “Successive linear programing approach applied to BBLAWN”, Price E. and Ostfeld A. (2015).
    Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, (PDF)
  12. “Evolutionary algorithm enhancement for model predictive control and real-time decision support”, Zimmer A., Schmidt A., Ostfeld A., Minsker B. (2015).
    Journal of Environmental Modelling and Software, Vol. 69, pp. 330-341, (PDF)
  13. “Inclusion of mobile sensors in water distribution systems monitoring operation”, Oliker N. and Ostfeld A. (2015).
    Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE,  (PDF)
  14. “Piece-wise mixed integer programming for optimal sizing of surge control devices in water distribution systems”, Skulovich O., Bent R. Judi D., Perelman L., and Ostfeld A. (2015).
    Water Resources Research, 51,  (PDF)
  15. “Network hydraulics inclusion in water quality event detection using multiple sensor stations data”, Oliker N. and Ostfeld A. (2015).
    Water Research, Vol. 80, pp. 47-58, <  (PDF)
  16. “Optimal sensor placements for detecting organophosphates intrusions into water distribution systems”, Ohar Z, Lahav O., and Ostfeld A. (2015).
    Water Research, Vol. 73, No. 15, pp. 193-203,  (PDF)
  17. “An integrated logit model for contamination event detection in water distribution systems”, Housh M. and Ostfeld A. (2015).
    Water Research, Vol. 75, pp. 210-223,  (PDF)
  18. “Evolutionary algorithms and other metaheuristics in water resources: current status, research challenges and future directions“, Maier H. R., Kapelan Z., Kasprzyk J., Kollat J., Matott L.S., Cunha M.C., Dandy G. C., Gibbs M. S., Keedwell E., Marchi A., Ostfeld A., Savic D., Solomatine D. P., Vrugt J. A., Zecchin A. C., Minsker B. S., Barbour E. J., Kuczera G., Pasha F., Castelletti A., Giuliani M., Reed P. M. (2014).
    Journal of Environmental Modelling and Software, Vol. 62, pp. 271-299,  (PDF)
  19. “Integrated hydraulic and organophosphate pesticide injection simulations for enhancing event detection in water distribution systems“, Water Research, Vol. 63, pp. 271-284,
    Schwartz R., Lahav O., and Ostfeld A. (2014). (PDF)
  20. “Comparison of two multivariate classification models for contamination event detection in water quality time series“, Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology – AQUA, Vol. 64, No. 5, pp. 558-566, ,
    Oliker N. and Ostfeld A. (2015). (PDF)
  21. “A hybrid evolutionary data driven model for river water quality early warning“, Journal of Environmental Management, Vol. 143, pp. 8-16,
    Burchard-Levine A., Liu S., Vince F., Li M., and Ostfeld A. (2014).  (PDF)
  22. “Optimal design and operation of booster chlorination stations layout in water distribution systems“, Water Research, Vol. 58, pp. 209-220,
    Ohar Z. and Ostfeld A. (2014). (PDF)
  23. “Minimum volume ellipsoid classification model for contamination event detection in water distribution systems“, Journal of Environmental Modelling and Software, Vol. 57, pp. 1-12,
    Oliker N. and Ostfeld A. (2014).  (PDF)
  24. “A coupled data driven evolutionary algorithm for toxic cyanobacteria (Blue-Green algae) forecasting in Lake Kinneret“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management,
    Ostfeld A., Tubaltzev A., Rom M., Kronaveter L., Zohary T. and Gal G. (2015). (PDF)
  25. “Sensing and cyberinfrastructure for smarter water management: the challenge of ubiquity“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 140, No. 7, 01814002-1 – 01814002-3,
    Hill D. J., Kerkez B., Rasekh A., Ostfeld A., Minsker B., and Banks M. K. (2014).  (PDF)
  26. “A coupled classification-evolutionary optimization model for contamination event detection in water distribution systems“, Water Research, Vol. 51, No. 15, pp. 234-245,
    Oliker N. and Ostfeld A. (2014). (PDF)
  27. “Discrete pump scheduling and leakage control using linear programming for optimal operation of water distribution systems“, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 140, No. 6, 04014017-1 – 04014017-16,
    Price E. and Ostfeld A. (2014). (PDF)
  28. “The battle of the water networks II (BWN-II)“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 140, No. 7, 04014009-1 – 04014009-14
    Marchi A., Salomons E., Ostfeld A. et al. (+ 57 co-authors) (2014).  (PDF)
  29. “Multiobjective optimization for least cost design and resiliency of water distribution systems“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 140, No. 12, 04014037,
    Ostfeld A., Oliker N. and Salomons E. (2014).  (PDF)
  30. “A particle backtracking algorithm for optimal booster disinfection placement and operation for a water distribution system in Beijing“, Journal of Hydroinformatics, posted ahead of print,
    Meng F., Liu S., Ostfeld A., Chen C., and Burchard-Levine A. (2013).
  31. “Multi-objective evolutionary optimization for greywater reuse in municipal sewer systems“, Water Research, Vol. 47, 5911-5920,
    Penn R., Friedler E., and Ostfeld A. (2013). (PDF)
  32. “Robust optimization for water distribution systems least cost design“, Water Resources Research, Vol. 49, Issue 10, pp. 6795-6809,
    Perelman L., Housh M., and Ostfeld A. (2013). (PDF)
  33. “Operation of remote mobile sensors for security of drinking water distribution systems“, Water Research, Vol. 47, Issue 13, pp. 4217-4226,
    Perelman L. and Ostfeld A. (2013). (PDF)
  34. “A new method for the offline solution of pressurized and supercritical flows, “, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 139, No. 9, pp. 935-948,
    Zimmer A., Schmidt A., Ostfeld A., and Minsker B. (2013). (PDF)
  35. “Iterative linear programming of headloss, leakage and source cost for optimal operation of water distribution systems“, Journal of Hydroinformatics, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 1203-1223,
    Price E. and Ostfeld A. (2013). (PDF)
  36. “Least cost design of water distribution systems under demand uncertainty: the robust counterpart approach“, Journal of Hydroinformatics, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 737 – 750
    Perelman L., Housh M. and Ostfeld A. (2013). (PDF)
  37. “A dynamic thresholds scheme for contaminant event detection in water distribution systems“, Water Research, Vol. 47, Issue 5, pp. 1899 – 1908.
    Arad J., Housh M., Perelman L., and Ostfeld A. (2013). (PDF)
  38. “Multi-objective optimization of water quality, pumps operation, and storage sizing of water distribution systems“, Journal of Environmental Management, Vol. 115, pp. 189 – 197,
    Kurek W. and Ostfeld A. (2013). (PDF)
  39. “Limited multi-stage stochastic programming for managing water supply systems“, Environmental Modeling and Software, Vol. 41, pp. 53 – 64,
    Housh M., Ostfeld A, and Shamir U. (2013). (PDF)
  40. “Implicit mean-variance approach for optimal management of a water supply system under uncertainty“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 139, No. 6, pp. 634-643,
    Housh M., Ostfeld A., and Shamir U. (2013). (PDF)
  41. “Optimal reliable design and operation of water distribution systems through decomposition“, Water Resources Research, Vol. 48, W10521, 14 pp.,
    Ostfeld A. (2012). (PDF)
  42. “Multi-objective water distribution systems control of pumping cost, water quality, and storage-reliability constraints“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, posted ahead of print,
    Kurek W. and Ostfeld A. (2012). (PDF)
  43. “Event detection in water distribution systems from multivariate water quality time series“, Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 46, No. 15, pp. 8212 – 8219,  (Cover page, featured manuscript)
    Perelman L., Arad J., Housh M., and Ostfeld A. (2012). (PDF)
  44. “Climate change impacts on river basin and freshwater ecosystems: some observations on challenges and emerging solutions“, Journal of Water and Climate Change, Vol 3, No 3, pp 171 – 184,
    Ostfeld A., Barchiesi S., Bonte M., Collier C. R., Cross K., Darch G., Farrell T. A., Smith M., Vicory A., Weyand M., and Wright J. (2012). (PDF)
  45. “Bayesian networks for source intrusion detection“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 139, No. 4, pp. 426 – 432,
    Perelman L. and Ostfeld A. (2012). (PDF)
  46. “Iterative linearization scheme for convex non-linear equations: application to optimal operation of water distribution systems“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 139, No. 3, pp. 299-312,
    Price E. and Ostfeld A. (2012). (PDF)
  47. “Seasonal multi-year optimal management of quantities and salinities in regional water supply systems“, Environmental Modeling and Software, Vol. 37, pp. 55 – 67,
    Housh M., Ostfeld A, and Shamir U. (2012). (PDF)
  48. “Box-constrained optimization methodology and its application for a water supply system model“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 138, No. 6, pp. 651 – 659,
    Housh M., Ostfeld A., and Shamir U. (2012). (PDF)
  49. “Some observations on biofouling prediction in pipelines using model trees and artificial neural networks versus logistic regression“, Urban Water, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 11 – 20,
    Opher T., Rom M., Kronaveter L., Friedler E., and Ostfeld A. (2012). (PDF)
  50. “Extreme impact contamination events sampling for real sized water distribution systems“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 138, No. 5, pp. 581 – 585,
    Perelman L. and Ostfeld A. (2012). (PDF)
  51. “Battle of the water calibration networks“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 138, No. 5, pp. 523 – 532,
    Ostfeld A., Salomons E., Ormsbee L. et al. (+ 41 co-authors) (2012). (PDF)
  52. “Water distribution systems simplifications through clustering“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 138, No. 3, pp. 218 – 229,
    Perelman L. and Ostfeld A. (2012). (PDF)
  53. “A coupled model tree (MT) genetic algorithm (GA) scheme for biofouling assessment in pipelines“, Water Research, Vol. 45, No. 18, pp. 6277 – 6288,
    Opher T. and Ostfeld A. (2011). (PDF)
  54. “Optimal multi-year management of a water supply system under uncertainty: robust counterpart approach“, Water Resources Research, Vol. 47, W105 15,
    Housh M., Ostfeld A, and Shamir U. (2011). (PDF)
  55. “Hydraulic uncertainty inclusion in water distribution systems contamination source identification“, Urban Water, Vol. 8. Issue 5, pp. 267 – 277,
    Preis A. and Ostfeld A. (2011). (PDF)
  56. “Multi-objective optimization for conjunctive placement of hydraulic and water quality sensors in water distribution systems“, Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 166 – 171,
    Preis A., Whittle A., and Ostfeld A. (2011). (PDF)
  57. “Chemical water stability in optimal operation of water distribution systems with blended desalinated water“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 137, No. 6, pp. 531 – 541,
    Ostfeld A., Salomons E., Lahav O. (2011). (PDF)
  58. “Topological clustering for water distribution systems analysis“, Environmental Modeling and Software, Vol. 26, pp. 969 –972,
    Perelman L. and Ostfeld A. (2011). (PDF)
  59. “Optimal design of regional wastewater pipelines and treatment plants systems“, Water Environment Research, Vol. 83, No. 1, pp. 53 – 64,
    Brand N. and Ostfeld A. (2011). (PDF)
  60. “Efficient hydraulic state estimation technique using reduced models of urban water networks“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 137, No. 4, pp. 343 – 351,
    Preis A., Andrew J. W., Ostfeld A., and Perelman L. (2011). (PDF)
  61. “Optimal groundwater contamination monitoring using pumping wells“, Water Science and Technology, Vol. 62, No. 3, pp. 556 – 569,
    Shlomi S., Ostfeld A., Rubin H., and Shoemaker C. (2010). (PDF)
  62. “Biofouling formation and modeling in nanofiltration membranes applied to wastewater treatment“, Journal of Membrane Science, Vol. 360, pp. 165 – 173,
    Ivnitzky H., Minz D., Kautsky L., Preis A., Ostfeld A., Semiat R., and Dosoretz C. G. (2010). (PDF)
  63. “State of the art for genetic algorithms and beyond in water resources planning and management“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 136, No. 4, pp. 412 – 432,
    Nicklow J., Reed P., Savic D., Dessalegne T., Harrell L., Chan-Hilton A., Karamouz M., Minsker B., Ostfeld A., Singh A., and Zechman E. (2010). (PDF)
  64. Perelman L. and Ostfeld A. (2010). “Extreme impact contamination events sampling for water distribution systems security“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 136, No. 1, pp. 80 – 87,
    Perelman L. and Ostfeld A. (2010). (PDF)
  65. “Single and multi-objective optimal design of water distribution systems: application to the case study of the Hanoi system“, Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 395 – 404,
    Perelman L., Krapivka A., and Ostfeld A. (2009). (PDF)
  66. “Modeling highway runoff pollutant levels using a data driven model“, Water Science and Technology, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 19 – 28,
    Tamar O., Ostfeld A., and Friedler E. (2009). (PDF)
  67. “Coupled genetic algorithm – linear programming scheme for least cost design of water distribution systems“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 135, No. 4, pp. 298 – 302,
    Krapivka A. and Ostfeld A. (2009). (PDF)
  68. “Chemical stability of inline blends of desalinated, surface and ground waters: the need for higher alkalinity values in desalinated water“, Desalination, Vol. 239, pp. 334 – 345,
    Lahav O., Salomons E., and Ostfeld A. (2009). (PDF)
  69. “The battle of the water sensor networks: a design challenge for engineers and algorithms“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 134, No. 6, pp. 556 – 568,
    Ostfeld A., Uber J., Salomons E. et al. (+ 32 co-authors) (2008). (PDF)
  70. “Multiobjective contaminant response modeling for water distribution systems security“, Journal of Hydroinformatics, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 267 – 274,
    Preis A. and Ostfeld A. (2008). (PDF)
  71. “Cross Entropy multiobjective optimization for water distribution systems design“, Water Resources Research, 44, W09413,
    Perelman, L., Ostfeld A., and Salomons E. (2008). (PDF)
  72. “Multiobjective contaminant sensor network design for water distribution systems“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 134, No. 4, pp. 366 – 377,
    Preis A. and Ostfeld A. (2008). (PDF)
  73. “Using aggregation/skeletonization network models for water – quality simulations in epidemiologic studies“, Journal of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), Vol. 100, No. 6, pp. 122 – 133,
    Perelman L., Maslia M. L., Ostfeld A., and Sautner J. B. (2008). (PDF)
  74. “Assessment of the reliability of an on-site MBR system for greywater treatment and the associated aesthetic and health risks“, Water Science and Technology, Vol. 57, No. 7, pp. 1103 –1110,
    Friedler E., Shwartzman Z., and Ostfeld A. (2008). (PDF)
  75. “Water distribution system aggregation for water quality analysis“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 134, No. 3, pp. 303 – 309,
    Perelman L. and Ostfeld A. (2008). (PDF)
  76. “Ant colony optimization for least cost design of water distribution systems“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 134, No. 2, pp. 107 – 118,
    Ostfeld A. and Tubaltzev A. (2008). (PDF)
  77. “Genetic algorithm for contaminant source characterization using imperfect sensors“, Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 29 – 39,
    Preis A. and Ostfeld A. (2008). (PDF)
  78. “Data driven modeling: some past experiences and new approaches“, Journal of Hydroinformatics, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 3 – 22,
    Solomatine D. and Ostfeld A. (2008). (PDF)
  79. “An adaptive heuristic Cross Entropy algorithm for optimal design of water distribution systems“, Engineering Optimization, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 413 – 428,
    Perelman L. and Ostfeld A. (2007). (PDF)
  80. “A contamination source identification model for water distribution system security“, Engineering Optimization, Vol. 39, No. 8, pp. 941 – 951,
    Preis A. and Ostfeld A. (2007). (PDF)
  81. “A coupled model tree – genetic algorithm scheme for flow and water quality predictions in watersheds“, Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 349. Issues 3-4, pp. 364 – 375,
    Preis A. and Ostfeld A. (2007). (PDF)
  82. “Conjunctive optimal scheduling of pumping and booster chlorine injections in water distribution systems“, Engineering Optimization, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 337 – 352,
    Ostfeld A. and Salomons E. (2006). (PDF)
  83. “Kinneret watershed analysis tool: a cell based decision tree model for watershed flow and pollutants predictions“, Water Science and Technology, Vol. 53, No.10, pp. 29 – 35,
    Preis A., Tubaltzev A., and Ostfeld A. (2006). (PDF)
  84. “Locating monitors in water distribution systems: red team – blue team exercise“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 132, No. 4, 300 -304,
    Grayman W., Ostfeld A., and Salomons E. (2006). (PDF)
  85. “Contamination source identification in water systems: a hybrid model trees – linear programming scheme“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 132, No. 4, 263 – 273,
    Preis A. and Ostfeld A. (2006). (PDF)
  86. “Optimal early warning monitoring system layout for water networks security: inclusion of sensors sensitivities and response delays“, Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 151 – 169,
    Ostfeld A. and Salomons E. (2005). (PDF)
  87. “Securing water distribution systems using online contamination monitoring“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 131, No. 5, pp. 402 – 405,
    Ostfeld A. and Salomons E. (2005). (PDF)
  88. “A hybrid genetic – instance based learning algorithm for CE-QUAL-W2 calibration“, Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 310, pp. 122 – 142,
    Ostfeld A. and Salomons S. (2005). (PDF)
  89. “Optimal design and operation of multi – quality networks under unsteady conditions“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 131, No. 2, pp. 116 – 124,
    Ostfeld A. (2005). (PDF)
  90. “Water distribution systems connectivity analysis“, Evolutionary Computation Special Issue of the Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 131, No. 1, pp. 58 – 66,
    Ostfeld A. (2005). (PDF)
  91. “A review of modeling water quality in distribution systems“, Urban Water Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 107 – 114,
    Ostfeld A. (2005). (PDF)
  92. “Reliability analysis of water distribution systems“, Journal of Hydroinformatics, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 281 – 294,
    Ostfeld A. (2004). (PDF)
  93. “Optimal layout of early warning detection stations for water distribution systems security“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 130, No. 5, pp. 377 – 385,
    Ostfeld A. and Salomons E. (2004). (PDF)
  94. “A contaminant detection system for early warning in water distribution networks“, Engineering Optimization, Vol. 36, No. 5, pp. 525 – 538,
    Ostfeld A., Kessler A., and Goldberg I. (2004). (PDF)
  95. “Optimal operation of multiquality water distribution systems: unsteady conditions“, Engineering Optimization, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 337 – 359,
    Ostfeld A. and Salomons E. (2004). (PDF)
  96. “Lake Kinneret watershed contamination transports: a GIS based hydrological model“, Water Science and Technology, Vol. 48, No. 10, pp. 63 – 70,
    Ostfeld A. and Preis A. (2003). (PDF)
  97. “IPCLASS – an interactive program for calibrating activated sludge systems“, Journal of Environmental Modeling and Software, Elsevier Science, Vol. 17, No. 8, pp. 703 – 719,
    Ostfeld A. (2002). (PDF)
  98. “Reliability simulation of water distribution systems – single and multiquality“, Urban Water, Elsevier Science, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 53 – 61,
    Ostfeld A, Kogan D., and Shamir U. (2002). (PDF)
  99. “HANDSS: the Hula aggregated numerical decision support system”, Journal of Geographic Information and Decision Analysis (GIDA), Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 16 – 31.
    Ostfeld A., Muzaffar E., and Lansey K. E. (2001). (PDF)
  100. “Reliability analysis of regional water distribution systems“, Urban Water, Elsevier Science, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 137 – 144,
    Ostfeld A. (2001). (PDF)
  101. “Analytical ground-water flow solutions for channel-aquifer interaction“, Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 125, No. 4, pp. 196 – 202,
    Ostfeld A., Muzaffar E., and Lansey K. E. (1999). (PDF)
  102. “Single – sludge Nitrogen removal model: calibration and verification“, Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 125, No. 7, pp. 608 – 617,
    Argaman Y., Papkov G., Ostfeld A., and Rubin D. (1999). (PDF)
  103. “Detecting accidental contaminations in municipal water networks“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 125, No. 5, pp. 308 – 310,
    Ostfeld A. and Kessler A. (1999) Closure on. (PDF)
  104. “Detecting accidental contaminations in municipal water networks“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 124, No. 4, pp. 192 – 198,
    Kessler A., Ostfeld A., and Sinai G. (1998). (PDF)
  105. “Design of optimal reliable multiquality water supply systems“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 122, No. 5, pp. 322 – 333,
    Ostfeld A. and Shamir U. (1996). (PDF)
  106. “Optimal operation of multiquality networks I: steady state conditions“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 119, No. 6, pp. 645 – 662,
    Ostfeld A. and Shamir U. (1993). (PDF)
  107. “Optimal operation of multiquality networks II: unsteady conditions“, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Vol. 119, No. 6, pp. 663 – 684,
    Ostfeld A. and Shamir U. (1993). (PDF)
  108. “Incorporating reliability in optimal design of water distribution networks – review and new concepts“, Journal of Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 5 – 11,
    Ostfeld A. and Shamir U. (1993). (PDF)