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Ellis, J. Hugh

Environmental Health And Engineering

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  • Master of Science 1981, University Of Waterloo
  • Bachelor of Science 1979, University Of Waterloo
  • 2007 - Present:  Lecturer, WSE Engineering for Professionals (EP)
  • 2004 - 2009:  Chairman, Department of Civil Engineering
  • 2004 - 2004:  Advisor, Maryland Department of the Environment
  • 1994 - 2004:  Chairman, Maryland Department of the Environment
  • 1998:  Student Council Excellence in teaching Award
  • 1996:  William H. Huggins Excellence in Teaching Award - May
  • 1982:  Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Fellowship
  • 1981:  Faculty of Engineering Fellowship - University of Waterloo
  • "Energy Sector Emissions Downscaling: Methods and Challenges", Trans-Atlantic Infraday Conference.  Washington, DC.  November 10, 2016
  • "On the Identification of Associations between Flow Cytometry Data and Systemic Sclerosis Clinical Manifestations", 2014 P30 Rheumatology Retreat.  Baltimore, MD.  May 28, 2014
  • "Systems Engineering Modeling of Rheumatic Diseases: The Scleroderma-Cancer Example", 2014 P30 Rheumatology Retreat.  Baltimore, MD.  May 28, 2014


Journal Articles
  • Rasmussen S, Koehler K, J. Hugh Ellis , Bandeen-Roche K, Platt R, Schwartz BS, Manthos D (2017).  Exposure assessment using secondary data sources in unconventional natural gas development and health studies.  Environmental Science and Technology - submitted.
  • Ellis J, Hobbs B, Ellis J, Crowley C, Joutz F (2015).  Impacts of climate change on power sector NOx emissions: A long-run analysis of the US mid-atlantic region.  Energy Policy.  84.  11-21.
  • Nau C, Ellis H, Huang H, Schwartz BS, Hirsch A, Ellis J, Kress AM, Pollak J, Glass TA (2015).  Exploring the forest instead of the trees: An innovative method for defining obesogenic and obesoprotective environments.  Health Place.  35.  136-46.
  • Crisostomo A, Ellis J, Rendon C (2014).  Will this rain barrel fix my flooding: Designing effective programs to incentivize private property stormwater interventions.  87th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, WEFTEC 2014.  2.  1593-1622.
  • Hobbs BF, Hu MC, Chen Y, Ellis JH, Paul A, Burtraw D, Palmer KL (2010).  From regions to stacks: Spatial and temporal downscaling of power pollution scenarios.  IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.  25(2).  1179-1189.
  • Grais RF, Ellis JH, Kress A, Glass GE (2004).  Modeling the spread of annual influenza epidemics in the U.S.: The potential role of air travel.  Health Care Management Science.  7(2).  127-134.
  • Grais RF, Ellis JH, Glass GE (2003).  Assessing the impact of airline travel on the geographic spread of pandemic influenza.  European Journal of Epidemiology.  18(11).  1065-1072.
  • Grais RF, Ellis JH, Glass GE (2003).  Forecasting the geographical spread of smallpox cases by air travel.  Epidemiology and Infection.  131(2).  849-857.
  • Liebrand M, Ellis H, Phillips C, Demurjian S, Ting TC, Ellis J (2003).  Role delegation for a resourcebased security model.  IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology.  128.  37-48.
  • Shi T, Jones NP, Ellis JH (2000).  Simultaneous estimation of system and input parameters from output measurements.  Journal of Engineering Mechanics.  126(7).  746-753.
  • McCann DM, Jones NP, Ellis JH (2000).  Evaluating the utility of global damage detection for highway bridges.  Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering.  3995.  28-36.
  • Jones NP, Ellis JH, Pan K (1997).  Discussion of “identification of stiffness reductions using natural frequencies”.  Journal of Engineering Mechanics.  123(6).  647-648.
  • Lee YM, Ellis JH (1997).  On the equivalence of kriging and maximum entropy estimators.  Mathematical Geology.  29(1).  131-152.
  • Holmes KJ, Ellis JH (1996).  Potential environmental impacts of future halocarbon emissions.  Environmental Science and Technology.  30(8).
  • Jiang M, Corotis RB, Ellis JH (1996).  Including inspection imperfection in optimizing structural management policies.  Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural and Geotechnical Reliability, Proceedings of the Specialty Conference.  368-371.
  • Pan K, Jones NP, Ellis JH (1996).  System and input identification with partially correlated load processes.  Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural and Geotechnical Reliability, Proceedings of the Specialty Conference.  138-141.
  • Jones NP, Ellis JH, Pan K (1996).  Advances in system identification using output measurements.  Proceedings of Engineering Mechanics.  1.  160-163.
  • Pan K, Jones NP, Ellis JH (1996).  Identification of wind spectral characteristics from structure response.  Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural and Geotechnical Reliability, Proceedings of the Specialty Conference.  482-485.
  • Lee YM, Ellis JH (1996).  Comparison of algorithms for nonlinear integer optimization: Application to monitoring network design.  Journal of Environmental Engineering.  122(6).  524-531.
  • Shi T, Jones NP, Ellis JH (1995).  System identification using output measurements.  Proceedings of Engineering Mechanics.  1.  305-308.
  • Tao Z, Corotis RB, Ellis JH (1995).  Reliability-based structural design with markov decision processes.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  121(6).  971-980.
  • ReVelle C, Ellis JH (1994).  Models for Water and Air Quality Management.  Handbooks in Operations Research and Management Science.  6(C).  365-401.
  • Tao Z, Corotis RB, Ellis JH (1994).  Reliability-based bridge design and life cycle management with Markov decision processes.  Structural Safety.  16(1-2).  111-132.
  • Zimmerman JJ, Ellis JH, Corotis RB (1993).  Stochastic optimization models for structural-reliability analysis.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  119(1).  223-239.
  • Akbora BA, Corotis RB, Ellis JH (1993).  Optimization Of Structural Frames With Elastic And Plastic Constraints.  Civil Engineering Systems.  10(2).  147-169.
  • Tao Z, Ellis JH, Corotis RB (1992).  Markov decision processes in structural optimization.  Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural and Geotechnical Reliability, Proceedings of the Specialty Conference.  539-542.
  • Zimmerman JJ, Corotis RB, Ellis JH (1992).  Structural system reliability considerations with frame instability.  Engineering Structures.  14(6).  371-378.
  • Zimmerman JJ, Corotis RB, Ellis JH (1991).  Axial force-moment interaction in system reliability.  Mechanics Computing in 1990's and Beyond.  243-247.
  • Zimmerman JJ, Corotis RB, Ellis JH (1991).  Stochastic programs for identifying significant collapse modes in structural systems.  Lecture Notes in Engineering.  (61).  359-367.
  • Ellis JH (1990).  Integrating multiple long-range transport models into optimization methodologies for acid rain policy analysis.  European Journal of Operational Research.  46(3).  313-321.
  • Gorti SR, Morris RG, Ellis JH, Cohon JL (1990).  A graphical surface navigation technique for multiobjective programming.  Civil Engineering Systems.  7(3).  178-184.
  • Trujillo-Ventura A, Ellis JH (1990).  Optimum design of air pollution monitoring networks. A mathematical programming approach.  National Conference on Environmental Engineering.  605-612.
  • Ellis JH (1988).  Multiobjective mathematical programming models for acid rain control.  European Journal of Operational Research.  35(3).  365-377.
  • Ellis JH, ReVelle CS (1988).  A SEPARABLE LINEAR ALGORITHM FOR HYDROPOWER OPTIMIZATION.  JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association.  24(2).  435-447.
  • Ellis JH (1987).  OPTIMIZATION MODELS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF ACID RAIN ABATEMENT STRATEGIES..  Civil Engineering Systems.  4(2).  58-66.
  • Ellis JH (1987).  Stochastic water quality optimization using imbedded chance constraints.  Water Resources Research.  23(12).  2227-2238.
  • Ellis JH, McBean EA, Farquhar GJ (1986).  Chance-constrained/stochastic linear programming model for acid rain abatement-II. Limited colinearity* * Part I was published in Atmospheric Environment 19, 925-937..  Atmospheric Environment (1967).  20(3).  501-511.
  • McBean EA, Ellis JH, Fortin M (1985).  A screening model for the development and evaluation of acid rain abatement strategies.  Journal of Environmental Management.  21(4).  287-299.
  • Ellis JH, McBean EA, Farquhar GJ (1985).  Deterministic linear programming model for acid rain abatement.  Journal of Environmental Engineering (United States).  111(2).  119-139.
  • Ellis JH, McBean EA, Farquhar GJ (1985).  Stochastic optimization/simulation of centralized liquid industrial waste treatment.  Journal of Environmental Engineering (United States).  111(6).  804-821.
  • Ellis JH (1985).  Application of stochastic dissolved oxygen model.  Journal of Environmental Engineering (United States).  111(3).  391-393.
  • Ellis JH, McBean EA, Farquhar GJ (1985).  Chance-constrained/stochastic linear programming model for acid rain abatement-I. Complete colinearity and noncolinearity.  Atmospheric Environment (1967).  19(6).  925-937.
  • Ellis JH, McBean A, Mulamoottil G (1982).  Design of dual drainage systems using SWMM..  Journal of the Hydraulics Division - ASCE.  108(HY10).  1222-1227.
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