Select Publications

Book Chapters

Alan M; El Sawah S, 2020, 'System Dynamics Modeling to Inform Defense Strategic Decision-Making', in Meyers RA (ed.), Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science, Springer, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27737-5_657-1

El Sawah SA, 2016, 'Incorporating Human Aspects into Groundwater Research and Policy Making: A Soft and Critical Systems Thinking Approach', in Integrated Groundwater Management, pp. 619 - 637, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23576-9_24

Holley C; Jakeman A; Kelly (nee Letcher) R; Ticehurst J; Blakers R; Croke B; Curtis A; Fu B; El Sawah S; Gardner A; Guillame J; Hartley M; Hutchings P; Pannell D; Ross A; Sharp E; Sinclair D; Wilson A, 2013, 'Modelling for Managing the Complex Issue of Catchment-Scale Surface and Groundwater Allocation', in Obaidat MS; Filipe J; Kacprzyk J; Pina N (ed.), Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications, Springer Science & Business Media, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-03581-9_2

Journal articles

Elsawah S; Hamilton SH; Jakeman AJ; Rothman D; Schweizer V; Trutnevyte E; Carlsen H; Drakes C; Frame B; Fu B; Guivarch C; Haasnoot M; Kemp-Benedict E; Kok K; Kosow H; Ryan M; van Delden H, 2020, 'Scenario processes for socio-environmental systems analysis of futures: A review of recent efforts and a salient research agenda for supporting decision making', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 729, pp. 138393 - 138393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138393

Turan HH; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2020, 'A long-term fleet renewal problem under uncertainty: A simulation-based optimization approach', Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 145, pp. 113158 - 113158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2019.113158

Moallemi EA; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2020, 'Robust decision making and Epoch–Era analysis: A comparison of two robustness frameworks for decision-making under uncertainty', Technological Forecasting and Social Change, vol. 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2019.119797

Elsawah S; Filatova T; Jakeman AJ; Kettner AJ; Zellner ML; Athanasiadis IN; Hamilton SH; Axtell RL; Brown DG; Gilligan JM; Janssen MA; Robinson DT; Rozenberg J; Ullah IIT; Lade SJ, 2020, 'Eight grand challenges in socio-environmental systems modeling', Socio-Environmental Systems Modelling, vol. 2, pp. 16226 - 16226, http://dx.doi.org/10.18174/sesmo.2020a16226

Moallemi EA; Zare F; Reed PM; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ; Bryan BA, 2020, 'Structuring and evaluating decision support processes to enhance the robustness of complex human–natural systems', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.104551

Ivanova K; Elsawah S; Fidock J, 2020, 'Technological ecosystems in capability development: A case study in emerging technologies', Systems Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sys.21535

Hussein A; Elsawah S; Abbass HA, 2020, 'The reliability and transparency bases of trust in human-swarm interaction: principles and implications', Ergonomics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2020.1764112

Zare F; Elsawah S; Bagheri A; Nabavi E; Jakeman AJ, 2019, 'Improved integrated water resource modelling by combining DPSIR and system dynamics conceptual modelling techniques', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 246, pp. 27 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.05.033

Hamilton SH; Fu B; Guillaume JHA; Badham J; Elsawah S; Gober P; Hunt RJ; Iwanaga T; Jakeman AJ; Ames DP; Curtis A; Hill MC; Pierce SA; Zare F, 2019, 'A framework for characterising and evaluating the effectiveness of environmental modelling', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 118, pp. 83 - 98, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.04.008

Badham J; Elsawah S; Guillaume JHA; Hamilton SH; Hunt RJ; Jakeman AJ; Pierce SA; Snow VO; Babbar-Sebens M; Fu B; Gober P; Hill MC; Iwanaga T; Loucks DP; Merritt WS; Peckham SD; Richmond AK; Zare F; Ames D; Bammer G, 2019, 'Effective modeling for Integrated Water Resource Management: A guide to contextual practices by phases and steps and future opportunities', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 116, pp. 40 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.02.013

Little JC; Hester ET; Elsawah S; Filz GM; Sandu A; Carey CC; Iwanaga T; Jakeman AJ, 2019, 'A tiered, system-of-systems modeling framework for resolving complex socio-environmental policy issues', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 112, pp. 82 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.11.011

Moallemi EA; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2019, 'Strengthening ‘good’ modelling practices in robust decision support: A reporting guideline for combining multiple model-based methods', Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, vol. 175, pp. 3 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matcom.2019.05.002

Hussein A; Elsawah S; Abbass HA, 2019, 'Trust Mediating Reliability–Reliance Relationship in Supervisory Control of Human–Swarm Interactions', Human Factors, pp. 18720819879273, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0018720819879273

Moallemi EA; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2018, 'An agent-monitored framework for the output-oriented design of experiments in exploratory modelling', Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, vol. 89, pp. 48 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.simpat.2018.09.008

Voinov A; Jenni K; Gray S; Kolagani N; Glynn PD; Bommel P; Prell C; Zellner M; Paolisso M; Jordan R; Sterling E; Schmitt Olabisi L; Giabbanelli PJ; Sun Z; Le Page C; Elsawah S; BenDor TK; Hubacek K; Laursen BK; Jetter A; Basco-Carrera L; Singer A; Young L; Brunacini J; Smajgl A, 2018, 'Tools and methods in participatory modeling: Selecting the right tool for the job', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 109, pp. 232 - 255, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.08.028

Moallemi E; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2018, 'Model-based multi-objective decision making under deep uncertainty from a multi-method design lens', Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, vol. 84, pp. 232 - 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.simpat.2018.02.009

Jnitova V; Elsawah S; Ryan M, 2017, 'Review of simulation models in military workforce planning and management context', Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation, vol. 14, pp. 447 - 463, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1548512917704525

Zare F; Elsawah S; Iwanaga T; Jakeman AJ; Pierce SA, 2017, 'Integrated water assessment and modelling: A bibliometric analysis of trends in the water resource sector', Journal of Hydrology, vol. 552, pp. 765 - 778, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.07.031

Guillaume JHA; Helgeson C; Elsawah S; Jakeman AJ; Kummu M, 2017, 'Toward best practice framing of uncertainty in scientific publications: A review of Water Resources Research abstracts', Water Resources Research, vol. 53, pp. 6744 - 6762, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017WR020609

Elsawah S; McLucas A; Mazanov J, 2017, 'An empirical investigation into the learning effects of management flight simulators: A mental models approach', European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 259, pp. 262 - 272, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2016.10.011

Elsawah S; Pierce SA; Hamilton SH; van Delden H; Haase D; Elmahdi A; Jakeman AJ, 2017, 'An overview of the system dynamics process for integrated modelling of socio-ecological systems: Lessons on good modelling practice from five case studies', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 93, pp. 127 - 145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.03.001

Merritt WS; Fu B; Ticehurst JL; El Sawah S; Vigiak O; Roberts AM; Dyer F; Pollino CA; Guillaume JHA; Croke BFW; Jakeman AJ, 2017, 'Realizing modelling outcomes: A synthesis of success factors and their use in a retrospective analysis of 15 Australian water resource projects', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 94, pp. 63 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.03.021

ElSawah S; McLucas A; Mazanov J, 2015, 'Communicating About Water Issues in Australia: A Simulation/Gaming Approach', Simulation and Gaming, vol. 46, pp. 713 - 741, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1046878115580410

Kath J; Powell S; Reardon-Smith K; El Sawah S; Jakeman AJ; Croke BFW; Dyer FJ, 2015, 'Groundwater salinization intensifies drought impacts in forests and reduces refuge capacity', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 52, pp. 1116 - 1125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12495

Lucena-Moya P; Brawata R; Kath J; Harrison E; ElSawah S; Dyer F, 2015, 'Discretization of continuous predictor variables in Bayesian networks: An ecological threshold approach', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 66, pp. 36 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.12.019

Elsawah S; Guillaume JHA; Filatova T; Rook J; Jakeman AJ, 2015, 'A methodology for eliciting, representing, and analysing stakeholder knowledge for decision making on complex socio-ecological systems: From cognitive maps to agent-based models', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 151, pp. 500 - 516, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2014.11.028

Hamilton SH; ElSawah S; Guillaume JHA; Jakeman AJ; Pierce SA, 2015, 'Integrated assessment and modelling: Overview and synthesis ofsalient dimensions', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 64, pp. 215 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.12.005

Guillaume JHA; El Sawah S, 2014, 'Fostering assumption-based stress-test thinking in managing groundwater systems: learning to avoid failures due to basic dynamics', Hydrogeology Journal, vol. 22, pp. 1507 - 1523, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10040-014-1153-x

Dyer F; ElSawah S; Croke B; Griffiths R; Harrison E; Lucena-Moya P; Jakeman A, 2014, 'The effects of climate change on ecologically-relevant flow regime and water quality attributes', Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, vol. 28, pp. 67 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00477-013-0744-8

Kelly RA; Jakeman AJ; Barreteau O; Borsuk ME; ElSawah S; Hamilton SH; Henriksen HJ; Kuikka S; Maier HR; Rizzoli AE; van Delden H; Voinov AA, 2013, 'Selecting among five common modelling approaches for integrated environmental assessment and management', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 47, pp. 159 - 181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2013.05.005

Iwanaga T; El Sawah S; Jakeman A, 2013, 'Design and implementation of a web-based groundwater data management system', Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matcom.2012.11.009

Iwanaga T; El Sawah S; Jakeman A, 2013, 'Design and implementation of a web-based groundwater data management system', Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, vol. 93, pp. 164 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matcom.2012.11.009

McLucas A; Mazanov J, 2013, 'Using a Cognitive Mapping Approach to Frame the Perceptions of Water Users About Managing Water Resources: A Case Study in the Australian Capital Territory', Water Resources Management, vol. 27, pp. 3441 - 3456, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11269-013-0357-5

McIntosh BS; Ascough JC; Twery M; Chew J; Elmahdi A; Haase D; Harou JJ; Hepting D; Cuddy S; Jakeman AJ; Chen S; Kassahun A; Lautenbach S; Matthews K; Merritt W; Quinn NWT; Rodriguez-Roda I; Sieber S; Stavenga M; Sulis A; Ticehurst J; Volk M; Wrobel M; van Delden H; El-Sawah S; Rizzoli A; Voinov A, 2011, 'Environmental decision support systems (EDSS) development - Challenges and best practices', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 26, pp. 1389 - 1402, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.09.009

Wang XJ; Zhang JY; Liu JF; Wang GQ; He RM; Elmahdi A; Elsawah S, 2011, 'Water resources planning and management based on system dynamics: A case study of Yulin city', Environment, Development and Sustainability, vol. 13, pp. 331 - 351, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10668-010-9264-6

Wang X-J; Zhang J-Y; He R-M; Amgad E; Sondoss E; Shang M-T, 2011, 'A strategy to deal with water crisis under climate change for mainstream in the middle reaches of Yellow River', Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, vol. 16, pp. 555 - 566, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11027-010-9279-1

El Sawah S; El Fattah Tharwat AA; Rasmy MH, 2008, 'A quantitative model to predict the Egyptian ERP implementation success index', Business Process Management Journal, vol. 14, pp. 288 - 306, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14637150810876643

El Sawah SA; Mclucas A; Mazanov J, 2008, 'Water Management in the Australian Capital Territory: Problem Structuring using SODA', ASOR Bulletin, vol. 27, pp. 2 - 12

Conference Papers

Hussein A; ELsawah S; Abbass H, 2020, 'A System Dynamics Model for Human Trust in Automation under Speed and Accuracy Requirements', in Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society ... Annual Meeting Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Annual Meeting, SAGE Publications, Seattle, Washington, USA, presented at 63rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Seattle, Washington, USA, 28 October 2020 - 01 November 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1071181319631167

Hussein A; Elsawah S; Abbass H, 2020, 'Investigating Gender Differences in Human Interactions with a Transparent Swarm', in Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society ... Annual Meeting Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Annual Meeting, SAGE Publications, SAGE Publications Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA, pp. 853 - 857, presented at 63rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, SAGE Publications Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA, 28 October 2020 - 01 November 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1071181319631009

Hussein A; Elsawah S; Abbass HA, 2020, 'Towards Trust-Aware Human-Automation Interaction: An Overview of the Potential of Computational Trust Models', in Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Hawaii, USA, presented at Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Hawaii, USA, 07 January 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.24251/hicss.2020.047

Abbass HA; El Sawah S; Petraki E; Hunjet R, 2019, 'Machine Education: Designing semantically ordered and ontologically guided modular neural networks', in IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, Xiamen, China, presented at IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, Xiamen, China, 06 December 2019 - 09 December 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SSCI44817.2019.9003051

Turan H; El Sawah S; Ryan M, 2019, 'Repair priorities in repairable spare part supply systems: a simulation-optimization approach', Canberra, ACT, Australia, presented at 23rd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 01 December 2019 - 06 December 2019

Abbass HA; Elsawah S; Petraki E; Hunjet R, 2019, 'Machine Education: Designing semantically ordered and ontologically guided modular neural networks', in 2019 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2019, pp. 948 - 955, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SSCI44817.2019.9003083

El Sawah S; Danesh D; Ryan M, 2019, 'Strategic Asset Planning Decision Analysis: An Integrated System Dynamics and Multi-criteria Decision-making Method', in 29th Annual International INCOSE Symposium, Orlando, presented at 29th Annual International INCOSE Symposium, Orlando, 20 July 2019 - 25 July 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.2334-5837.2019.00635.x

Turan HH; Elsawah S; Ryan MJ, 2019, 'Simulation-based analysis of military workforce planning strategies', in ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, ACM Press, pp. 68 - 75, presented at the 2019 International Conference, 24 May 2019 - 26 May 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3335550.3335568

Moallemi E; Turan H; El Sawah S; Ryan M, 2019, 'Comparing Implications of ‘Robustness’ and ‘Optimality’ for Decision Support under Uncertainty', in 29th Annual International INCOSE Symposium, Orlando, presented at 29th Annual International INCOSE Symposium, Orlando, 20 July 2019 - 25 July 2019


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