Mike's research interests are in mathematical modeling of environmental systems and quality, uncertainty analysis, value-of-information decision analysis, water-energy integrated assessment, and sensor-data fusion. Mike has a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering and an MS degree in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University. He also has MS and BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from UCLA. Mike is a California-licensed Professional Engineer (Civil), and has worked at an environmental engineering firm where he conducted environmental health risk assessments. He is Deputy Leader of the Sustainable Energy Systems Group and former Leader of the Airflow and Pollutant Transport Group (Indoor Environment Dept.). Mike has been at LBNL since 1998. Mike's personal website is http://workbench.lbl.gov/~mdsohn/
"Experience curve development and cost reduction disaggregation for fuel cell markets in Japan and the US." Applied Energy 191 (2017) 346 - 357. .
"A retrospective analysis of compact fluorescent lamp experience curves and their correlations to deployment programs." Energy Policy 98 (2016) 505 - 512. .
"A regression-based approach to estimating retrofit savings using the Building Performance Database." Applied Energy 179 (2016) 996 - 1005. .
Exploring the Energy Benefits of Advanced Water Metering. 2016. LBNL-1005988. .
"Accuracy of Automated Measurement and Verification (M&V) Techniques for Energy Savings in Commercial Buildings." Applied Energy 173 (2016) 296-308. LBNL-1005181. .
"Evaluating the Performance of the IEEE Standard 1366 Method for Identifying Major Event Days View Document." IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 32.2 (2016). LBNL-1006405. .
"Providing pressure inputs to multizone building models." Building and Environment 101 (2016) 32 - 44. .