Conference Papers

  • Shamir, U. (1968) “The Use of Computers in Engineering”, Proceedings of the National Symposium on Data Processing, pp. 107-120.
  • Kirsch, U., Shamir, U., and Reiss, M. (1969) “Optimal Design of Framed Structures”, Proc. of the 3d Annual Israeli Conference on Operations Research.
  • Shamir, U. (1971) “A Hierarchy of Models for Optimizing the Operation of Water Systems“, in “The Water Environment and Human Needs”, Ed. by A.T. Ippen, MIT, pp. 284-301.
  • Shamir, U. (1974) “Mathematical Models Applied to Practical Problems of Water Resources Systems Engineering”, Proceedings of the Mexico-Israel Workshop on Water Utilization and Management, Mexico City.
  • Shamir, U. and Howard, C.D.D. (1978) “Computer Applications in Water Distribution Systems Engineering”, Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Specialty Conference on Computer Applications in Hydrotechnical and Municipal Engineering, Toronto.
  • Shamir, U. and Howard, C.D.D. (1979) “Economics of Municipal Watermain Replacement”, National Association of Corrosion Engineers Conference, Calgary, Canada.
  • Howard, C.D.D. and Shamir, U. (1979) “Potable Water Main Maintenance”, Third World Congress on Water Resources, Mexico City.
  • Shamir, U. (1981) “Rel-Time Control f Water Supply Systems”, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Real-Time Operation of Hydrosystems, University of Waterloo, Canada, pp. 520-526.
  • Shamir, U. and Howard, C.D.D. (1984) “Reliability and Risk Analysis of Municipal Water Supply Investment”, American Water Resources Association Symposium “A Critical Assessment of Forecasting in Western Water Resources Management”.
  • Shamir, U. (1985) “Computer Applications for Real-Time of Water Distribution Systems: A Tutorial”, in “Computer Applications in Water Resources”, Ed. by H. Torno, Proceedings of the Specialty Conference of the Division of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, Buffalo, New York, pp. 379-390.
  • Shamir, U. and Howard, C.D.D. (1985) “Reliability and Risk Assessment for Water Supply Systems”, in “Computer Applications in Water Resources”, Ed. by H. Torno, Proceedings of the Specialty Conference of the Division of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, Bufxfalo, NY, pp. 1218-1228.
  • Shamir, U. (1985) “Optimization of Planning and Design of Water Distribution Networks”, Proceedings of the Annual Conference, American Water Works Association, Washington, D.C..
  • Wagner, J.M., Shamir, U. and Marks, D.H. (1985) “Analysis of the Reliability of Urban Water Distribution Systems via Simulation”, ORSA Meeting, Atlanta.
  • Shamir, U. (1987) “Reliability of Water Supply Systems”, in “Engineering Reliability and Risk in Water Resources”, Ed. by L. Duckstein and E. Plate, NATO ASI Series, E.M. Nijhoff, Dorderecht, The Netherlands, pp. 233-248.
  • Bachmat, Y. and Shamir, U. (1987) “Difficulties and Problems in Modeling for Water Management”, Paper presented at the European Institute of Water, Seminar on “Modeling for Water Management”, Como, Italy.
  • Bear, J. and Shamir, U. (1987) “Methodology for Developing a National Water Policy with Israel’s Case as an Example”, Paper presented at the Conference “Groundwater Contamination: Use of Models in Decision Making”, Amsterdam.
  • Arlosoroff, S. and Shamir, U. (1988) “Computer Methods and Models for Water Resources Management”, First International Conference in Africa on Computer Methods and Models for Water Resources, Rabat, Morocco.
  • Ostfeld, A. and Shamir, U. (1991) “Optimal Operation of Multiquality Distribution Systems: Steady State Conditions”, Proceeding of the Conference on Water Quality Modeling in Distribution Systems, EPA and AWWA, Cincinnati, Ohio, Ed. by W. Grayman, R.M. Males, and R. Clark, pp. 111 – 129.
  • Shamir, U. and Howard, C.D.D. (1991) “Topics in Modeling Water Quality in Distribution Systems”, Proceedings of the Conference on Water Quality Modeling in Distribution Systems, EPA and AWWA, Cincinnati, Ohio, Ed. by W. Grayman, R.M. Males, and R. Clark.
  • Shamir, U. (1993) “Development and Management of Groundwater Resources: General Principles and the Case of Israel“, Seminar on Groundwater, Instituto GeoMinero de Espana, Madrid, April 1
  • Ostfeld, A. and Shamir, U. (1993) “Modeling Multiquality Networks”, Proceedings of the AWWA Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, pp. 151-160.
  • Ostfeld, A. and Shamir, U. (1994) “Designing Optimal Reliable Multiquality Water Supply Systems”, proceedings of the EWRI annual conference, ASCE, Denver, Colorado, USA, pp. 270-274.
  • Ostfeld, A. and Shamir, U. (1995) “Water Quality Modeling in Distribution Systems: Overview and State of – the Art in Methods of Solutions”, proceedings of the EWRI annual conference, ASCE, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, pp. 698-701.
  • Shamir, U. (1996) “Risk and Reliability in Water Resources Management: Theory and Practice“, Proceedings of the Third Kovacs Colloquium, Paris.
  • Shamir, U. (1996) “Sustainable Management of Water Resources”, Keynote Address, Proceedings of the International Conference on Water Resources and Environmental Research Towards the 21st Century, Kyoto, Japan, Vol. II, pp. 15-29.
  • Carmon, N. and Shamir, U. (1997) “Water-Sensitive Urban Planning: Concept and Preliminary Analysis”, in “Groundwater in the Urban Environment: Problems And Management”, Proceedings of the XXVII Congress on Groundwater in the Urban Environment, Ed. By J. Chilton et al. Rotterdam: Balkema, pp. 107-113.
  • Morin, E., Enzel, Y., Shamir, U. and Garti, R. (1998) “Temporal and Spatial Aggregation of Meteorological Radar Data: A New Approach for Flood Prediction and Basin Hydrology”, Fourth International Symposium on Hydrologic Applications of Weather Radar, San Diego, California, pp. 95-100
  • Shamir, U. (1998) “Water Agreements Between Israel and Its Neighbors” in “Transformations of Middle Eastern Natural Environments: Legacies and Lessons, Ed. By J. Albert, M. Bernhardson & R. Kenna, Number 103, Bulletin Series, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, pp. 274-296.
  • Shamir, U. (1998) “Nachhaltige Wasserwirtschaft”, in Zukunft der Hydrologie in Deutchland, Tagung vom 19-21 January 1998, Bundesanstalt Gewasserkunde, Koblenz, Germany, pp. 151-160.
  • Shamir, U. (1998) “Systems Analysis Approaches for Multi-Quality Networks”, ASCE Water Resources Planning and Management Conference, Chicago.
  • Howard, C.D.D. and Shamir, U. (1998) “Water Distribution Systems Analysis: Quantity-Quality Formulation for Steady and Quasi-Steady States”, ASCE Water Resources Planning and Management Conference, Chicago.
  • Ostfeld, A. and Shamir, U. (1998) “Using Back – Up Sub – Systems for Design and Operation of Reliable Multiquality Systems “, proceedings of the EWRI annual conference, ASCE, Chicago, Illinois, USA, pp. 303-306.
  • Shamir, U. and Carmon, N. (1999) “Water-Sensitive Urban Planning: The Case of Israel’s Coastal Aquifer”, in “Impacts of Urban Growth on Surface and Groundwater Quality”, IAHS Publication no. 259, Ed. By B. Ellis.
  • Shamir, U. (2001) “Risk and reliability in water resources management: theory and practice”, in “Risk, Reliability, Uncertainty, and Robustness of Water Resources Systems” Ed. By J.J. Bogardi and Z.W. Kundzewicz, International Hydrology Series, Cambridge University Press, pp. 162- 168.
  • Ostfeld, A., Salomons, E. and Shamir, U. (2002) “Optimal operation of water distribution systems under water quality unsteady conditions”, ASCE Water Resources Planning and Management Conference, Roanoke, Virginia.
  • Shamir, U. (2002) “Risk and Reliability Considerations in Sustainable Management of Water Resources”, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Water Resources and Environmentsal Research (ICWRER) on “Water Quantity and Quality Aspects in Modeling and Management of Ecosystems”, Dresden.
  • Shamir, U. (2003) “Risk and Reliability in Water Resources Management”, in “Risk Science and Sustainability”, Ed. By T. Beer and A. Ismail-Zdeh, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • Morin, E., Georgakakos, K., Shamir, U., Garti, R. and Enzel, Y. (2003) “Investigating the effect of catchment chatacteristics on the response time scale using a distributed model and weather radar information”, in: Weather Radar Information and Distributed Hydrological Modeling, Edited by Y. Tachikawa, B.E. Vieux, K.P. Georgakakos and E. Nakakita, Proceedings of Symposium HS03 at IUGG2003, Sapporo.
  • Housh M., Ostfeld A., and Shamir U. (2011). “Optimal management of a water supply system under uncertainty: stochastic approach”, EWRI ASCE Conference, Palm Springs, California, USA (accepted for presentation).
  • Housh M., Ostfeld A., and Shamir U. (2011). “‘Optimal management of a water supply system under uncertainty: the Info-Gap approach”, EWRI ASCE Conference, Palm Springs, California, USA, published on CD.
  • Housh M., Ostfeld A., and Shamir U. (2011). “‘Limited multi-stage programming: a case study for multiyear management of water supply system”, EWRI ASCE Conference, Palm Springs, California, USA, published on CD.
  • Housh M., Ostfeld A., and Shamir U., (2011), Search method for box-constrained optimization, Bearing Knowledge for Sustainability – Proceedings of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Palm Springs, California, USA, pp. 2901-2910.
  • Housh M., Ostfeld A., and Shamir U., (2011), Optimal multi-year operation of a water supply system under uncertainty: robust methods. Risk in Water Resources Management – Proceedings of Symposium H03 held during IUGG2011in Melbourne, Australia, July 2011. IAHS Publ. 347, 2011, pp. 183-190.
  • Housh M., Ostfeld A., and Shamir, U., (2012), Optimal multi-year management of a regional water supply system under uncertainty: the affine adjustable robust counterpart approach, Crossing Boundaries – Proceedings of the 2012 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, pp. 793-807.
  • Shamir, U., Housh, M. and Ostfeld, A. (2014), Management of Water Systems under Hydrological Uncertainty, Proceedings of the Dooge-Nash International Symposium, Dublin, Ed. by J.J. Sullivan and M. Bruen, pp. 355-364.