Mort Webster

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Professor, John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)

Research Summary

Specializing in risk analysis, uncertainty analysis, and decision-making under uncertainty, Dr. Webster’s current research projects include stochastic dynamic modeling of the electric power system focusing on the integration of intermittent renewable generation, modeling technological change as a stochastic process and implications for near-term R&D portfolios, and flexible air quality strategies under uncertainty using integrated economic/energy/chemistry regional models.

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Recent Publications

Approximate Latent Factor Algorithm for Scenario Selection and Weighting in Transmission Expansion Planning

Bukenberger, J. P. & Webster, M. D., Mar 2020, In: IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 35, 2, p. 1099-1108 10 p., 8846058.

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Fine-Scale Analysis of the Energy-Land-Water Nexus: Nitrate Leaching Implications of Biomass Cofiring in the Midwestern United States

Sun, S., Ordonez, B. V., Webster, M. D., Liu, J., Kucharik, C. J. & Hertel, T., Feb 18 2020, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 54, 4, p. 2122-2132 11 p.

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Uses for expanded production of natural gas liquids: chemicals or power?

Allen, D. T., Cardoso-Saldaña, F. J., McGaughey, G., McDonald-Buller, E. & Webster, M., Jan 1 2018, In: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment. 7, 1, e258.

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Hedging strategies: Electricity investment decisions under policy uncertainty

Morris, J. F., Srikrishnan, V., Webster, M. D. & Reilly, J. M., 2018, In: Energy Journal. 39, 1, p. 101-122 22 p.

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Dynamic control of runway configurations and of arrival and departure service rates at jfk airport under stochastic queue conditions

Jacquillat, A., Odoni, A. R. & Webster, M. D., 2017, In: Transportation Science. 51, 1, p. 155-176 22 p.

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Inter-temporal R&D and capital investment portfolios for the electricity industry’s low carbon future

Santen, N. R., Webster, M. D., Popp, D. & Pérez-Arriaga, I., Jan 2017, In: Energy Journal. 38, 1, p. 1-24 24 p.

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Should we give up after solyndra? Optimal technology R&D portfolios under uncertainty

Webster, M., Fisher-Vanden, K., Popp, D. & Santen, N., Sep 1 2017, In: Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. 4, S1, p. S123-S151

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Technology adoption under time-differentiated market-based instruments for pollution control

Craig, M., McDonald-Buller, E. & Webster, M., Nov 1 2016, In: Energy Economics. 60, p. 23-34 12 p.

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Dynamics of Market Power in ERCOT System: A Fundamental CSFE with Network Constraints

Diaz, C. A., Webster, M. D., Villar, J. & Campos, F. A., Mar 2016, In: IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 31, 2, p. 861-871 11 p., 7066987.

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Dynamic Management of NOx and SO2 Emissions in the Texas and Mid-Atlantic Electric Power Systems and Implications for Air Quality

McDonald-Buller, E., Kimura, Y., Craig, M., McGaughey, G., Allen, D. & Webster, M., Feb 2 2016, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 3, p. 1611-1619 9 p.

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