Courses

 

1.020 Principles of Energy and Water Sustainability

Introduces a systems approach to modeling, analysis, and decision-making problems for water and energy sustainability; formulation of models based on physical, environmental, social, and economic principles; and economic evaluation of design. Covers applications of mass balance, energy balance, and economic and lifecycle concepts. Uses numerical models to integrate concepts and to assess environmental impacts of human activities.

1.208 Resilient Infrastructure Networks 

Control algorithms and game-theoretic tools to enable resilient operation of large-scale infrastructure networks. Dynamical network flow models, stability analysis, robust predictive control, fault and attack diagnostic tools. Strategic network design, routing games, congestion pricing, demand response, and incentive regulation. Design of operations management strategies for different reliability and security scenarios. Applications to transportation, logistics, electric-power, and water distribution networks.