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Conference Presentations and Proceedings

  1. Babbar-Sebens, M. (2015). Managing Stormwater: Challenges and Innovations, In: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s Stormwater and Post-Construction TMDL Plan Elements Workshop, Eugene, OR, Oct 7, 2015 (invited).
  2. Babbar-Sebens, M. (2015). The Participatory Web – A medium for human-computer collaborative design of watershed management solutions, In: 3rd CUAHSI Conference on Hydroinformatics, Tuscaloosa, AL, July 15-17, 2015 (invited).
  3. Piemonti, A. and M. Babbar-Sebens (2015). Use of building blocks to generate user-preferred alternatives in human-guided search operators of conservation plans in a watershed, In: ASCE’s World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Austin, TX, USA.
  4. Piemonti, A., K.L., Macuga, K. L. and M. Babbar-Sebens (2015). Measures to evaluate users’ interactions and learning while using interactive optimization tools, In: ASCE’s World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Austin, TX, USA.
  5. Babbar-Sebens, M. (2015). Surface Water Green Infrastructure Research Facility, In: 39th Annual ORWEF Water Environment School, Clackamas, OR, Mar 25, 2015 (invited).
  6. Javaheri, A., and M. Babbar-Sebens (2015). Towards a hydrodynamic and water quality model of the lower Klamath River, In: Klamath River Fish Health Workshop, Yreka, CA, Mar 24, 2015.
  7. Fox, T.J., J.J. Rohweder, J.B. Waide, M. Babbar-Sebens, L.S. Prokopy, G. White. “Incorporating Social Drivers to Optimize Conservation Practices that Address Gulf Hypoxia and Declining Wildlife Populations Impacted by Extreme Climate Events.” 75th Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Indianapolis, IN, Feb 8-11, 2015.
  8. Babbar-Sebens, M. and S. Mukhopadhyay. “From community preferences to design: Investigation of human-centered optimization algorithms in web-based, democratic planning of watershed restoration.” In American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 15-19, 2014.
  9. Walters, K., and M. Babbar-Sebens. “Evaluation of Potential Wetlands to Reduce Peak Flows in Future Climate Scenarios in the Eagle Creek Watershed, IN.” In American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 15-19, 2014.
  10. Babbar-Sebens, M., A.D. Piemonti, S. Mukhopadhyay, and V.B. Singh. “User Modeling and Personalized Optimization for Stakeholder-driven Watershed Design.” In: HIC 2014 – 11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, New York, NY, August 17 – 21, 2014. 
  11. Javaheri, A., and M. Babbar-Sebens. “Remote sensing data assimilation in water quality numerical model of Eagle Creek Reservoir using ensemble Kalman filter method.” In: HIC 2014 – 11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, New York, NY, August 17 – 21, 2014. 
  12. Piemonti, A.D., and M. Babbar-Sebens. “A web-based, democratic planning tool to include stakeholder participation in design of spatial distribution of best management practices,” In: 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (iEMSs), San Diego, CA, June 15-19, 2014.
  13. Piemonti, A.D., and M. Babbar-Sebens. “Modification of Interactive Genetic Algorithm (IGA) operators to reflect decision maker’s preferences in generation of new alternatives,” In: 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (iEMSs), San Diego, CA, June 15-19, 2014.
  14. Babbar-Sebens, M., and S. Mukhopadhyay. “Integrating community preferences and optimization algorithms in web-based, democratic planning of watershed restoration.” In: ASCE’s World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Portland, OR, June 1-5, 2014.
  15. Piemonti, A.D., M. Babbar-Sebens, and K. Macuga. “Effects of cognition and human factors on interactive optimization of watershed plans.” In: ASCE’s World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Portland, OR, June 1-5, 2014.
  16. Piemonti, A.D., and M. Babbar-Sebens. “Human guided search operators for interactive optimization of conservation practices in watersheds.” In: ASCE’s World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Portland, OR, June 1-5, 2014.
  17. Piemonti, A.D., and M. Babbar-Sebens, “Modified search operators for interactive genetic algorithms used in water resources optimization investigations,” In: 2013 American Water Resources Association’s Annual Water Resources Conference, Portland, OR, Nov. 4-7, 2013.
  18. Babbar-Sebens, M., and S. Mukhopadhyay, “WRESTORE: A web-based, democratic planning tool for designing conservation practices in watersheds,” In: 2013 American Water Resources Association’s Annual Water Resources Conference, Portland, OR, Nov. 4-7, 2013.
  19. Walters, K., and M. Babbar-Sebens, “Spatial-temporal optimization of conservation practices affected by future climate scenarios in the eagle creek watershed, IN,” In: 2013 American Water Resources Association’s Annual Water Resources Conference, Portland, OR, Nov. 4-7, 2013.
  20. Javaheri, A., and M. Babbar-Sebens, “Effect of conservation practices on flood inundation and velocity maps,” In: 2013 American Water Resources Association’s Annual Water Resources Conference, Portland, OR, Nov. 4-7, 2013.
  21. Piemonti, A.D., M. Babbar-Sebens, E.J. Luzar, “Comparison of optimized conservation practices in agricultural watershed based on land tenure and stakeholders attitudes.” In: ASCE’s World Environmental & Water Resources Congress. Cincinatti, OH, May 20-22, 2013.
  22. Piemonti, A.D., M. Babbar-Sebens, E.J. Luzar, “Analysis of stakeholder attitudes on optimized watershed management plans.” In: American Geophysical Union Chapman Conference on Seasonal to Interannual Hydroclimate Forecasts and Water Management, Portland, OR, July 28-31, 2013.
  23. Minsker, B.S., A. Singh, and M. Babbar-Sebens, “Handling model uncertainty: The importance of human knowledge,” American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3-7, 2012. (Invited Presentation)
  24. Piemonti, A.D., M. Babbar-Sebens, and E.J. Luzar, “Effect of land tenure and stakeholders attitudes on optimization of conservation practices in agricultural watersheds,” American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3-7, 2012.
  25. Piemonti, A.D., M. Babbar-Sebens, E.J. Luzar, “Effect of social attitudes on the spatial optimization of distributed best management practices to improve upland runoff storage in Eagle Creek watershed, IN,” American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental & Water Resources Institute 's (EWRI) World Environmental & Water Resources Congress in Albuquerque, NM, May 20-24, 2012.
  26. Piemonti, A.D., M. Babbar-Sebens, E.J. Luzar, “A socioeconomic framework for incorporating stakeholder preferences in the optimization of distributed best management practices,” XIX International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, Urbana-Champaign, IL, June 17 – 21, 2012.
  27. Bruder, S., M. Babbar-Sebens, and S. Xie, “Framework for Prediction of Spatial-Temporal Distribution of Algal Metabolites in Algal-Bloom Affected Water Bodies,” American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental & Water Resources Institute 's (EWRI) World Environmental & Water Resources Congress in Palm Springs, CA, May 22-26, 2011.
  28. Xie, S., M. Babbar-Sebens, and S. Bruder, “Remote Sensing Data Assimilation in Water Quality Numerical Models for Simulation of Algal Bloom Dynamics,” American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental & Water Resources Institute 's (EWRI) World Environmental & Water Resources Congress in Palm Springs, CA, May 22-26, 2011.
  29. Li, L. and M. Babbar-Sebens, “Remote Sensing of Global Warming-Affected Inland Water Quality,” NASA Biodiversity and Ecological Forecasting Team Meeting, Washington, DC, May 17-19, 2010.
  30. Gamble, A., and M. Babbar-Sebens , “Combining Multivariate Statistics and GIS to Characterize Water Quality Conditions in the White River,” Central Indiana Water Resources Partnership Science Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May 10th 2010.
  31. Babbar-Sebens, M., S. Xie, and S. Bruder, “Development of Eagle Creek Reservoir Water Quality Model based on Environmental Fluid Dynamics Code,” Central Indiana Water Resources Partnership Science Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May 10th 2010.
  32. Gamble, A., and M. Babbar-Sebens, “Combining Spatial Analysis and Multivariate Statistical Methods to Characterize Watershed Water Quality Conditions,” Proceedings of the American Water Resources Association Specialty Conference GIS and Water Resources VI in Orlando, FL March 29-31, 2010.
  33. Tedesco, L.P., R.C. Barr, M. Babbar-Sebens, “Responding to Climate and Land Use Changes: Multi-Objective Optimization for Wetland Restoration Site Selection,” Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts Annual Conference. January 12-14, Indianapolis, IN, 2010.
  34. Babbar-Sebens, M., Barr, R.C., Tedesco, L.P., " Multiobjective Optimization for Wetland Restoration Site Selection - Eagle Creek Watershed, Indiana, USA", Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental & Water Resources Institute 's (EWRI) 3rd developing nations conference: India 2010 - An International Perspective on Current & Future State of Water Resources & the Environment , Chennai, India, January 5-7, 2010.
  35. Anderson, M., Babbar-Sebens, M., Lobligeois, F., Rampnoux, N., Soyeux, E., and Tedesco, L., "Combining a conceptual hydrologic model (SWAT) and a hydrodynamic model (Telemac 3D) to simulate reservoir dynamics in Eagle Creek Reservoir, Indiana, 5th International SWAT Conference, Boulder, Colorado, August 5-7, 2009.
  36. Barr, R., Bender, A., Babbar-Sebens, M., Tedesco, L.P., “Reevaluating Indiana’s Flood Management Strategies: Lessons from the Mississippi River Floods of 1993” , 30th Annual Symposium “Floods of 2008, Status of Flood Plain Management, and Management to Protect Levees and Dams in Indiana.
  37. Babbar-Sebens, M., Minsker, B.S., "Interactive Genetic Algorithm with Mixed Initiative Interaction for Water Resources Optimization," Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, Concepción, Chile, 2009. 
  38. Teague, A., M. Babbar-Sebens, R. Karthikeyan, R. Srinivasan, J. Jacobs, M. McFarland, N. Dictson, and D. Boellstorff. “Spatially Explicit Load Enrichment Calculation Tool (SELECT) and Cluster Analysis for Identification of E. coli Sources in Plum Creek Watershed, TX,” ASABE International Conference, Minneapolis MN, 2007. 
  39. Babbar-Sebens, M., R. Karthikeyan, and R. Srinivasan, "Development of an Extensive Fate and Transport Model for Pathogens in Watersheds,” American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), Fourth Conference on Watershed Management to Meet Water Quality Standards and Emerging TMDL, San Antonio, TX, 2007. 
  40. Teague, A., M. Babbar-Sebens, R. Karthikeyan, and R. Srinivasan, J. Jacobs, M. McFarland, N. Dictson, and D. Boellstorff, “Spatially Explicit Load Enrichment Calculation Tool (SELECT) and Load Duration Curves for Identification of E. coli Sources in Plum Creek Watershed, TX,” American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), Fourth Conference on Watershed Management to Meet Water Quality Standards and Emerging TMDL, San Antonio, TX, 2007. 
  41. Babbar-Sebens, M., and B. S. Minsker, “Interactive Genetic Algorithm - An Adaptive and Interactive Decision Support Framework for Design of Optimal Groundwater Monitoring Plans,” American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2006. 
  42. Babbar, M., and B. S. Minsker, “A Collaborative Interactive Genetic Algorithm Framework for Mixed-Initiative Interaction with Human and Simulated Experts: A Case Study in Long-Term Groundwater Monitoring Design,” American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2005 & Related Symposia, Omaha, NE, 2006. 
  43. Babbar, M., and B. S. Minsker, “Long-Term Groundwater Monitoring Optimization: Facing the Real World Challenges,” Midwest Ground Water Conference, Urbana, IL, 2005 
  44. Babbar, M., B. S. Minsker, and H. Takagi, "Expert Knowledge in Long-Term Groundwater Monitoring Optimization Process: The Interactive Genetic Algorithm Perspective," American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2005 & Related Symposia, Anchorage, AK, 2005. 
  45. Babbar, M., B. S. Minsker, and H. Takagi, "Interactive Genetic Algorithm Framework for Long-Term Groundwater Monitoring Design," American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2004 & Related Symposia, Salt Lake City, UT, 2004. 
  46. Sinha, E., B. S. Minsker, and M. Babbar, "Multiscale Island Injection Genetic Algorithm for Ground Water Remediation," American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2004 & Related Symposia, Salt Lake City, UT, 2004. 
  47. Babbar, M., and B. S. Minsker. “Multiscale Strategies for Solving Water Resources Management Problems with Genetic Algorithms”, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2003 & Related Symposia, Philadelphia, PA, 2003. 
  48. Babbar, M., A. Lakshmikantha and D.E. Goldberg. “A Modified NSGA-II to Solve Noisy Multiobjective Problems,” in James Foster (editors), 2003 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference. Late-Breaking Papers, pp. 21--27, AAAI, Chicago, Illinois, USA, July 2003. 
  49. Babbar, M., and B. S. Minsker. “A Multiscale Master-Slave Parallel Genetic Algorithm with Application to Groundwater Remediation Design”, W. L. Langdon, E. Cantu-Paz, K. Mathias, R. Roy, D. Davis, R. Poli, K. Balakrishnan, V. Honavar, G. Rudolph, J. Wegener, L. Bull, M. A. Potter, A. C. Shultz, J. F. Miller, E. Burke, and N. Jonoska, editors. 2002. Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO'2002. New York, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2002. 
  50. Babbar, M., B. S. Minsker, and D. Goldberg. “A Multiscale Island Injection Genetic Algorithm for Optimal Groundwater Remediation Design”, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) 2002 Water Resources Planning & Management Conference, Roanoke, VA, 2002.