Dr. Rodgers is an expert in designing power systems planning and optimization models that determine the optimal investment strategies and operational decisions to expand the electric power grid sustainably and economically.
S. Selcuklu, M. Rodgers, A. Movlyanov, Economically and Environmentally Sustainable Power System Expansion: A Case Study for Turkey, Computers & Industrial Engineering (Accepted).
M. Rodgers, Pathways to Eliminate Carbon Emissions via Renewable Energy Investments at Higher Education Institutions, The Electricity Journal, 34(5): 106952, June 2021, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tej.2021.106952.
S. Tsianikas, N. Yousefi, J. Zhou, M. Rodgers, D. Coit, A Sequential Resource Investment Planning Framework using Reinforcement Learning and Simulation-Based Optimization, Applied Energy, 290: 116778, May 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.116778.
M. Rodgers, D. Coit, F. Felder, A.G. Carlton, A Metamodeling Framework for Quantifying Health Damages of Power Grid Expansion Plans, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(10): 1-21, 2019, https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16101857.
M. Rodgers, D. Coit, F. Felder, A.G. Carlton. Assessing the Effects of Power Grid Expansion on Human Health Externalities, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 66: 92-104, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seps.2018.07.011.
M. Rodgers, D. Coit, F. Felder, A.G. Carlton. Generation Expansion Planning Considering Health and Societal Damages – A Simulation-Based Optimization Approach, Energy, 164: 951-963, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.09.004.
C.M. Farkas, M.D. Moeller, F. Felder, K.R. Baker, M. Rodgers, A.G. Carlton, Temporalization of Peak Electric Generation PM Emissions during High Energy Demand Days, Environmental Science & Technology, 49(7): 4696-4704, 2015, https://doi.org/10.1021/es5050248.