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/
Accuracy of Automated Measurement and Verification (M&V) Techniques for Energy Savings in Commercial Buildings." Applied Energy 173 (2016): 296-308. "
Evaluating the Performance of the IEEE Standard 1366 Method for Identifying Major Event Days View Document." IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 32, no. 2 (2016). "
An integrated assessment of water-energy and climate change in Sacramento, California: How strong is the nexus?" Climatic Change 132, no. 2 (2015): 223-235. "
Assessment of Automated Measurement and Verification (M&V) Methods. Berkeley: LBNL, 2015.
Automated Measurement and Verification: Performance of Public Domain Whole-Building Electric Baseline Models." Applied Energy 144 (2015): 106-113. "
M & V Shootout: Setting the Stage For Testing the Performance of New Energy Baseline." In 2015 International Energy Program Evaluation Conference. Long Beach, CA, 2015. "