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Working Papers 

Selected Publications 
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Journal Articles 
Conference Articles

Working Papers:

  • Mohammad S. Jalali, Hazhir Rahmandad, Sally Lawrence Bullock, Seung Hee LeeKwan, Joel Gittelsohn, Alice AmmermanDynamics of intervention adoption, implementation, and maintenance inside organizations: the case of an obesity prevention initiative
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  • Mohammad S. Jalali, Michael Siegel, Stuart MadnickDecision Making and Biases in Cybersecurity Capability Development: Evidence from a Simulation Game Experiment
  • Mohammad S. Jalali and Jessica P. Kaiser, Cybersecurity in Hospitals: a Systematic, Organizational Perspective, in-press, Journal of Medical Internet Research 
  • Mohammad S. Jalali, Jessica P. Kaiser, Michael Siegel, Stuart Madnick, The Internet of Things (IoT) Promises New Benefits -- and Risks: A Systematic Analysis of Adoption Dynamics of IoT Products
  • Mohammad S. Jalali, Navid Ghaffarzadegan, Richard C. Larson, There Are No ‘Optimal’ Screening Policies for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Presence of Social Stigma
  • Mohammad S. Jalali, Hazhir Rahmandad, Aggregation of statistical findings: basal metabolic rate (BMR) estimation models for white males
  • Mohammad S. Jalali, Mehdi Davoodi, Hazhir Rahmandad, Aggregation of predictive equations for human body fat mass 

Selected Publications:

Book Chapters:

  • Navid Ghaffarzadegan, Ricahrd C. Larson, Henry Fingerhut, Mohammad S. Jalali, Alireza Ebrahimvandi, Anne Quaadgras, and Thomas Kochan. Model-Based Policy Analysis to Mitigate Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In book: Policy Analytics, Modelling, and Informatics, pp.387-406, 2018.
  • S. Madnick, M. S. Jalali, M. Siegel, Y. Lee, D. Strong, R. Wang, W. H. Ang, V. Deng, D. Mistree, Measuring Stakeholders’ Perceptions of Cybersecurity for Renewable Energy Systems, In book: Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 10097, 2017, 67–77.
  • Mohammad S. Jalali, Hazhir Rahmandad, Hamed Ghoddusi, Using the method of simulated moments for system identificationIn book: Analytical Methods for Dynamic Modelers, pp 39-69, MIT Press, 2015.

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  • Mohammad S. Jalali, How Individuals Weigh Their Previous Estimates to Make a New Estimate in the Presence or Absence of Social InfluenceIn book: Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, pp 67-74, 2014. 

Journal Articles:

  • Mohammad S. Jalali, Hazhir Rahmandad, Sally Lawrence Bullock, Alice Ammerman, Dynamics of Implementation and Maintenance of Organizational Health InterventionsInt. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14(8), 917.
  • Armin A. Rad, Mohammad S. Jalali, Hazhir Rahmandad, How Exposure to Different Opinions Impacts the Life Cycle of Social Media. Forthcoming in the Annals of Operations Research.
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  • Hazhir Rahmandad, Mohammad S. Jalali, Kamran Paynabar, A Flexible Method for Aggregation of Prior Statistical Findings. PLOS ONE 12(4): e0175111.
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  • Navid Ghaffarzadegan, Alireza Ebrahimvandi, Mohammad S. Jalali, A Dynamic Model of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder for Military Personnel and Veterans. PLOS ONE, 11(10):e0161405.
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  • Niyousha Hosseinichimeh, Hazhir Rahmandad, Mohammad S. Jalali, Andrea K. Wittenborn, Estimating the parameters of system dynamics models using indirect inference, System Dynamics Review, 2016, 32: 156–180.
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  • Mohammad S. Jalali, Zahra Sharafi-Avarzaman, Hazhir Rahmandad, Alice S. Ammerman, Social influence in childhood obesity interventions: a systematic review. Obesity Reviews17 (9): 820-832.
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  • Mohammad S. Jalali, Armin Ashouri, Oscar Herrera-Restrepo, Hui Zhang, Information diffusion through social networks: the case of an online petition, Expert Systems With Applications 44 (2016) 187–197.
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  • Sahar Hashmi, Lisa D’Ambrosio, David V. Diamond, Mohammad S. Jalali, Stan N. Finkelstein, Richard C. Larson, Preventive behaviors and perceptions of influenza vaccination among a university student populationJournal of Public Health, 38(4), 2016, Pages 739–745.
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  • Tarek Abdel-Hamid, Felix Ankel, Michele Battle-Fisher, Bryan Gibson, Gilberto Gonzalez-Parra, Mohammad S. Jalali, Kirsikka Kaipainen, Nishan Kalupahana, Ozge Karanfil, Achla Marathe, Brian Martinson, Karma McKelvey, Suptendra Nath Sarbadhikari, Stephen Pintauro, Patrick Poucheret, Nicolaas Pronk, Ying Qian, Edward Sazonov, Kim Van Oorschot, Akshay Venkitasubramaniant and Philip Murphyu, Public and health-professionals’ misconceptions about the dynamics of body weight gain/loss. System Dynamics Review. 30(1-2): 58-74. 2014.
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  • Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan, Yogesh Mardikar, Deepak Gupta, Mohammad S. Jalali, Subodh Chaudhari, Establishing Baseline Electrical Energy Consumption in Wood Processing Sawmills: A Model Based on Energy Analysis and Diagnostics, Energy Engineering, 109(5), pp. 40-80, 2012. 
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  • Deepak Gupta, Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan, Subodh Chaudhari, Mohammad S. Jalali, Development of an Integrated Model for Process Planning and Parameter Selection for Machining Processes, International Journal of Production Research, 49(21), pp. 6301-6319, 2011. 
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Conference articles:

  • The Effects of Teams’ Initial Characterizations of Interactions on Product Development Performance, Winter Simulation Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2017. Download
  • The Impact of Sales-practice Startup Dynamics on Sales-force Productivity, The 34th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Delft, Netherlands, 2016. Download
  • Dynamics of Obesity Interventions inside OrganizationsProceedings of the 32nd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Delft, Netherlands, 2014. Download
  • Estimation of Unknown Parameters in System Dynamics Models Using The Method Of Simulated MomentsProceedings of the 2013 Winter Simulation Conference, Washington, DC, 2013. Download
  • Parameters Estimation in Dynamic Models Using the Method of Simulated Moments (initial results)Proceedings of the 31st International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Cambridge, MA, 2013