J. Hugh Ellis

Research and Professional Interests

Dr. Ellis's research interest is in environmental systems analysis, including air quality simulation and meterologic modeling, along with optimization of bridge inspection and maintenance policies, and with parameter identification for ambient vibration studies.

Selected Publications:

  • Jones, N.P. and J. H. Ellis "On the Utility of Full-Scale Measurements of Structures". Journal of Infrastructure Systems. (submitted 1999).
  • Jiang, M., R.B. Corotis and J.H. Ellis "Optimal Life-Cycle Costing with Partial Observability". ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems. (accpeted 1999).
  • Shi, T., N.P. Jones and J.H. Ellis "Identification of System and Input Characteristics from Output Measurements". Journal of Engineering Mechanics. (accepted, in revision 1999).
  • Yihsu Chen, Benjamin F. Hobbs, J. Hugh Ellis, Christian Crowley, and Frederick Joutz "Impacts of Climate Change on Power Sector NOx Emissions: A Long Run Analysis of the Mid-Atlantic Region,". Environmental Science and Technology. (2008).
  • Bell, M.L. and J.H. Ellis "Modeling the impacts of emissions on tropospheric ozone levels, Part I: the role of ozone precursors (VOCs and NOx)". Environmental Science and Pollution Research.. (2005).
  • Corotis, R.B., J. Hugh Ellis and M. Jiang "Modeling of Risk-Based Inspection, Maintenance and Life-Cycle Cost with Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes". Structure and Infrastructure Engineering. vol.1. 1 (2005). pp. 75 - 84.
  • Bell, M.L. and J.H. Ellis "Modeling the impacts of emissions on tropospheric ozone levels, Part II: the role of anthropogenic versus biogenic emissions.". Environmental Science and Pollution Research.. (2005).
  • Bell, M.L. and J.H. Ellis "Modeling the impacts of emissions on tropospheric ozone levels, Part III: linking air quality model estimates to human health effects.". Environmental Science and Pollution Research.. (2005).
  • Bell, M.L. and J.H. Ellis "The impact of biogenic VOC emissions on tropospheric ozone formation in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States". Air Pollution. (2005).
  • Bell, M.L. and JH Ellis "Sensitivity analysis of tropospheric ozone to modified biogenic emissions for the Mid-Atlantic region ". Atmospheric Environment. vol.38. 13 (2004). pp. 1879 - 1889.
  • Bell, M.L., B.F. Hobbs and J.H. Ellis "Metrics Matter: Conflicting Air Quality Rankings from Different Indices of Air Pollution". Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association. (2004).
  • R. Freeman-Grais, J. H. Ellis, A. Kress and G.. E. Glass "Modeling the spread of annual influenza epidemics in the US: The potential role of air travel". Health Care Management Science. vol.7. 2 (2004). pp. 127 - 134.
  • Freeman R, H Ellis and GE Glass "A mathematical model for forecasting the global spread of pandemic influenza via air travel". Epidemiology and Infection. (2003).
  • Bell, M.L. and JH Ellis "Comparison of the 1-Hour and 8-Hour National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Tropospheric Ozone". Journal of Air and Waste Management. vol.53. (2003). pp. 1531 - 1540.
  • Freeman Grais, R, JH Ellis and GF Glass "Assessing the spread of pandemic influenza by air travel". European Journal of Epidemiology. (2003).
  • Freeman Grais, R, JH Ellis and GF Glass "Forecasting the geographic spread of smallpox cases by air travel". International Journal of Epidemiology. (2003).
  • Freeman Grais, R, JH Ellis, A Kress and GF Glass "Modeling the spread of inter-pandemic influenza in the US by air travel". Health Care Policy and Management. (2003).
  • Bell, M.L., B.F. Hobbs and J.H. Ellis "The Use of Multi-Criteria Decision Making Methods in Integrated Assessment of Climate Change: Implications for IA Practitioners". Socio-Economic Planning Sciences. vol.37. 4 (2003). pp. 289 - 316.
  • Grais, R.F., M.A. Miller, A-J Valleron, G.E. Glass, J.H. Ellis and A. Flahault "Efficacy of Limiting Air Travel to Slow the Spread of SARS". Lancet. (2003).
  • Bell,M.L. , BF. Hobbs, and H Ellis "The use of multi-criteria decision-making methods and integrated assessment:Implications for IA practitioners". Socio-Economic Planning Sciences. (2002).

Themes Categories:

Water in the Environment
Water Infrastructure

People Categories:

Faculty
NSF IGERT Participant

Keywords:

J. Hugh Ellis, environmental systems analysis