Rehan Sadiq, PhD, PEng 

Education

PhD Civil Engineering – Memorial University, Canada
MSc Civil Engineering – King Fahd University of University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
BSc Civil Engineering – University of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan

Background

Since 2002, Dr. Sadiq has been involved in research related to drinking water quality modelling, environmental risk assessment and decision-making, and asset management of civil infrastructure systems. Prior to joining UBC in January 2009, he worked in the Urban Infrastructure Program of NRC Canada for 7 years. He has successfully generated $5M in national and international funding from the Water Research Foundation, UKWIR, and numerous Canadian agencies including NSERC, Health Canada, BC Oil & Gas Commission, BC Ministry of Environment,  Infrastructure Canada (INFC), the Canadian Water Network, and numerous municipalities in Canada. He is an author of more than 250 publications in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, books, and national/international conferences. Citations for his research work approach approximately 2000 in Google SCHOLAR and other scientific databases.

Research &Teaching Interests

Dr. Sadiq’s expertise is in the areas of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His current interests include:

  • Environmental Risk Analysis & Decision Making
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Sustainability & Life Cycle Thinking
  • Asset Management of Civil Infrastructure Systems
  • Water Supply Systems   

Publications

Journal Articles 

2013
1. Reza, B., Sadiq, R., and Hewage, K. 2013. A fuzzy-based approach for characterization of uncertainties in emergy synthesis: an example of paved road system. Journal of Cleaner Production (In press).
2. Haider, H., Sadiq, R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2013. Performance indicators for small and medium sized water supply systems: a critical review, Environmental Reviews (In press).
3. Islam, M.S., Sadiq, R., Rodriguez, M.J., Najjaran, H., Hoorfar, M. 2013. Reliability assessment for water supply systems: a novel methodology, ASCE Journal of Water Resource, Planning and Management (In press).
4. Islam, N., Sadiq, R., and Rodriguez, M.J. 2013. Optimizing booster chlorination in water distribution networks: a water quality index approach, Environmental Monitoring & Assessment (In press).
5. Bolar, A., Tesfamariam, S. and Sadiq, R. 2013. Management of civil infrastructure systems: a QFD-based approach, ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems (In press).
6. Reza, B., Sadiq, R., and Hewage, K., 2013. Emergy-based Life cycle Assessment (Em-LCA) for Assessing the Sustainability of Infrastructure Systems: A Case Study on Paved Roads. Journal of Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy (In press).
7. Dyck, R., Islam, M.S., Zargar, A., Mohapatra, A. and Sadiq, R. 2013. Application of data fusion in human health risk assessment for hydrocarbon mixtures on contaminated sites, Toxicology (In press).
8. Zargar, A., Dyck, R., Islam, M.S., Mohapatra, A. and Sadiq, R. 2013. Data fusion assisted human health risk assessment: review and application, Human & Ecological Risk Assessment (In press).
9. Saha, M., Eskicioglu, C., and Sadiq, R. 2013. A fuzzy rule-based approach for modelling of microwave pre-treatment for enhanced anaerobic digestion of secondary sludge, International Journal of Applied Environmental Science (In press).
10. Kabir, G., Sadiq, R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2013. A review of multi-criteria decision making (MCDM) methods for infrastructure management, Structure & Infrastructure Engineering (In press).
11. Islam, M.S., Sadiq, R., Rodriguez, M.J., Francisque, A., Najjaran, H., and Hoorfar, M. 2013. Water distribution system failure: a forensic analysis, Journal of Environment, Systems and Decisions (In press).
12. Banna, M.H., Imran, S.A., Francisque, A., Najjaran, H., Sadiq, R., Rodriguez, M., and Hoorfar, M. 2013. Online drinking water quality monitoring: review on available and emerging technologies, Critical Reviews on Environmental Science and Technology (In press).
13. Zhang, K., Achari, G., Li, Hua, Zargar, A. and Sadiq, R. 2013. Machine learning approaches to predict coagulant dosage in water treatment plants, International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management, 4(2): 205-214.
14. Aghaarabi, E., Aminravan, F., Sadiq, R., Hoorfar, M., Rodriguez, M.J., and Najjaran, H. 2013. Comparative study of fuzzy evidential reasoning and fuzzy rule-based approaches: an application for drinking water quality assessment in distribution networks, Stochastic Environmental and Risk Assessment (In press).
15. Bolar, A., Tesfamariam, S. and Sadiq, R. 2013. Condition assessment for bridges: a hierarchical evidential reasoning (HER) framework, Structure & Infrastructure Engineering, 9(7): 648-666.
16. Islam, M.S., Sadiq, R., Rodriguez, M.J., Najjaran, H., Francisque, A., and Hoorfar. 2013. Evaluating water quality failure potential in water distribution systems: a fuzzy-TOPSIS-OWA-based methodology, Water Resources Management, 27: 2195-2216.
17. Islam, N., Sadiq, R., Rodriguez, M. and Francisque, A. 2013. Evaluation of source water protection strategies: a fuzzy-based model, Journal of Environmental Management, 121: 191-201.
18. Yeheyis, M., Hewage, K., Alam, M.S., Eskicioglu, C., and Sadiq, R. 2013. An overview of construction and demolition waste management in Canada: a lifecycle analysis approach to sustainability, International Journal Clean Technology & Environmental Policy, 15(1): 81-91.
19. Ferdous, R., Khan, F.I., Sadiq, R., Amyotte, P. and Veitch, B. 2013. Analyzing system safety and risks under uncertainty using a bow-tie diagram: an innovative approach, IChEM Transaction: Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 91(1-2): 1-18.
20. Agwa, A., Leheta, H., Salem, A., and Sadiq, R. 2013. Fate of drilling waste discharges in the Egyptian Red Sea & associated ecological risks: an aquivalence-based fuzzy analysis, Stochastic Environmental and Risk Assessment, 27(1): 169-181.
21. Betrie, G.D., Tesfamariam, S., Morin, K. A., Sadiq, R. 2013. Predicting copper concentrations in acid mine drainage: a comparative analysis of five machine learning techniques, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185(5): 4171-4182.
22. Betrie, G.D., Sadiq, R., Tesfamariam, S., Morin, K. A. 2013. Remedial alternatives selection for mine sites using multicriteria decision analysis approach, Journal of Environmental Management, 119: 36-46.
23. Yang, M., Khan, F.I., Sadiq, R., and Amyotte, P. 2013. A rough set-based game theoretical approach for environmental decision-making: a case of offshore oil & gas operations, Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 91(3): 172-182.

2012
24. Lee, A., Francisque, A., Rodriguez, M.J., Hoorfar, M., Najjaran, H., Imran, S.A., and Sadiq, R. 2012. Online monitoring of drinking water quality in a distribution network: a selection procedure for suitable water quality parameters and sensor devices, International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management, 3(4):323–337.
25. Islam, M.S., Zargar, A., Dyck, R., Mohapatra, A. and Sadiq, R. 2012. Data fusion-based risk assessment frameworks: application to human health risk assessment of benzene, International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management, 3(4):267–283.
26. Kang, B., Deng, Y., Sadiq, R., and Mahadevan, S. 2012. Evidential cognitive maps, Knowledge Based Systems, 35: 77-86.
27. Yeheyis, M., Aguilar, G., Hewage, K., and Sadiq, R. 2012. Exposure to crystalline silica inhalation among construction workers: a probabilistic risk analysis, Human & Ecological Risk Assessment, 18 (5): 1036-1050.
28. Shahriar, A., Modirzadeh, M., Sadiq, R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2012. Seismic induced damageability evaluation of steel buildings: a fuzzy-TOPSIS method, Earthquake and Structures, 3(5): 695-717.
29. Hurley, T., Mazumder, A., and Sadiq, R. 2012. Adaptation and evaluation of the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment Water Quality Index (CCME-WQI) for use as an effective tool to characterize drinking source water quality, Water Research, 46: 3544-3552.
30. Zargar, A., Sadiq, R., Naser, B., Khan, F.I., and Neumann, N.N. 2012. Dempster-Shafer theory for handling conflict in hydrological data: case of snow water equivalent, ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 26(3): 434-447.
31. Ferdous, R., Khan, F.I., Sadiq, R., Amyotte, P. and Veitch, B. 2012. Handling and updating uncertain information in ‘Bow-tie’ analysis, Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 25(1): 8-19.
32. Shahriar, A., Sadiq, R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2012. Multidimensional risk analysis for oil & gas pipelines: an integrated approach, Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 25(3): 505-523.
33. Zhang, K., Achari, G., Sadiq, R., Langford, C.H., and Dore, M.I.H. 2012. An integrated performance assessment framework for water treatment plants, Water Research, 46(6): 1673-1683.
34. Islam, M.S., Sadiq, R., Rodriguez, M.J., Francisque, A., Najjaran, H., Naser, B., and Hoorfar, M. 2012. Evaluating leakage potential in water distribution systems: a fuzzy-based methodology, Journal of Water Supply: Research & Technology – AQUA, 61(4): 240–252.
35. Rezaei, S.M., Naser, B., and Sadiq, R. 2012. A Comparison of various uncertainty models: an example of subsurface contaminant transport, Journal of Hydro-Environment Research, 6(4): 311-321.

2011
36. Francisque, A., Rodriguez, M.J., Sadiq, R., Miranda-Moreno, L.F., and Proulx, F. 2011. Predicting heterotrophic plate counts (HPCs) in a distribution network using fuzzy rule-based models, International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management, 2(4): 286-300.
37. Islam, M.S., Sadiq, R., Rodriguez, M.J., Francisque, A., Najjaran, H., and Hoorfar, M. 2011. Real-time leakage detection and diagnosis in water distribution system using a fuzzy-based methodology, Urban Water, 8(6): 351-365.
38. Ismail, M.S., Sadiq, R., Soleymani, H.R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2011. Developing a road performance index using a Bayesian belief network model, Journal of Franklin Institute, 348(9): 2539-2555.
39. Zargar, A., Sadiq, R., Naser, B., and Khan, F.I. 2011. A review of drought indices, Environmental Reviews, 19: 333-349.
40. Dyck, R., Sadiq, R., Rodriguez, M., Simard, S. and Tardif, R. 2011. Trihalomethanes exposures in an indoor swimming pool: a Level III fugacity model, Water Research, 45(16): 5084-5098.
41. Francisque, A., Rodriguez, M., Sadiq, R., Miranda-Moreno, L.F. and Proulx, F. 2011. Reconciling ‘actual’ with ‘perceived’ quality of drinking water: a QFD-based approach, Journal of Water Supply: Research & Technology – AQUA, 60(6): 321-342.
42. Deng, Y., Sadiq, R., Wen, J. and Tesfamariam, S. 2011. Risk analysis in a linguistic environment: a fuzzy evidential reasoning-based approach, Expert Systems with Applications, 38(12): 15438-15446.
43. Aminravan, F., Sadiq, R., Hoorfar, M., Rodriguez, M.J., Francisque, A., and Najjaran, H. 2011. Evidential reasoning using extended fuzzy Dempster-Shafer theory for handling various facets of information deficiency, International Journal of Intelligent Systems, 26: 731-758.
44. Yang, M., Khan, F.I., Sadiq, R., Amyotte, P. 2011. A rough set-based quality function deployment (QFD) approach for environmental performance evaluation: a case of offshore oil and gas operations, Journal of Cleaner Production, 19:1513-1526.
45. Das, S., Sadiq, R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2011. An aggregative fuzzy risk analysis for flood incident management, International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management, 2(1): 31-40.
46. Islam, N., Sadiq, R., Rodriguez, M.J., Francisque, A. 2011. Reviewing source water protection strategies: a conceptual model for water quality assessment, Environmental Reviews, 19: 68–105.
47. Chowdhury, S., Rodriguez, M.J., and Sadiq, R. 2011. Disinfection byproducts in Canadian provinces: Associated cancer risks and medical expenses, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 187: 574-584.
48. Chowdhury, S., Rodriguez, M.J., Sadiq, R. and Sérodes, J.B. 2011. Modelling DBP formation in water in residential plumbing pipes and hot water tanks, Water Research, 45(1): 337-347.
49. Deng, Y., Wen, J., and Sadiq, R. 2011. Modelling contaminant intrusion in water distribution networks: a new similarity-based DST method, Expert Systems with Applications, 38(1): 571-578.
50. Reza, B., Sadiq, R., and Hewage, K. 2011. Sustainability assessment of flooring systems in Tehran city: an integrated AHP-based life cycle analysis, Construction and Building Material, 25(4): 2053-2066.
51. Legay, C., Rodriguez, M.J., Sadiq, R., Sérodes, J.B., and Levallois, P. 2011. Spatial variations of human health risk associated with exposure to chlorination by-products occurring in drinking water, Journal of Environmental Management, 92(3): 892-901.
52. Ferdous, R., Khan, F.I., Sadiq, R., Amyotte, P. and Veitch, B. 2011. Fault and event tree analyses for process systems risk analysis: uncertainty handling formulations, Risk Analysis, 31(1): 86-107.
53. Yang, M., Khan, F.I., and Sadiq, R. 2011. Prioritization of environmental issues in offshore oil and gas operations: A hybrid approach using fuzzy inference system and fuzzy analytic hierarchy process, IChEM Transaction: Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 89(1): 22-34.

2010
54. Sadiq, R., Kleiner, Y. and Rajani, B. 2010. Modelling potential for water quality failures in distribution networks – framework (I), Journal of Water Supply: Research & Technology – AQUA, 59(4): 255-276.
55. Liu, Z., Sadiq, R., Rajani, B.B., and Najjaran, H. 2010. Exploring the relation between soil properties and deterioration of metallic pipes using predictive data mining methods, ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 24(3): 289-301.
56. Sadiq, R., Sikander, H., Cool, G. and Rodriguez, M.J. 2010. Evaluation of aggregation models for developing environmental indices using penalty functions, Journal of Environmental Management, 91(3): 706-716.
57. Tesfamariam, S., Sadiq, R., and Najjaran, H. 2010. Decision-making under uncertainty - an example for seismic risk management, Risk Analysis, 30(1): 78-94.
58. Sadiq, R., Rodriguez, M.J., and Tesfamariam, S. 2010. Developing performance indicators for small water utilities using ordered weighted averaging (OWA) operators, Expert Systems with Applications, 37: 4881-4891.

2009
59. Francisque, A., Rodriguez, M.J., Sadiq, R., Miranda-Moreno, L.F., and Proulx, F. 2009. Prioritizing monitoring locations (zones) in a water distribution network: a fuzzy risk approach, Journal of Water Supply: Research & Technology – AQUA, 58(7): 488-509.
60. Ferdous, R., Khan, F.I., Sadiq, R., Amyotte, P. and Veitch, B. 2009. Handling data uncertainties in event tree analysis, IChEM Transaction: Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 87: 283-292.
61. Francisque, A., Rodriguez, M.J., Miranda-Moreno, L.F. Sadiq, R., and Proulx, F. 2009. Modeling of heterotrophic bacteria in a water distribution system, Water Research, 43(4): 1075-1087.
62. Imran, S.A., Sadiq, R., and Kleiner, Y. 2009. Effect of regulations and treatment technologies on water distribution infrastructure, Journal AWWA, 101(3): 82-85.
63. Sadiq, R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2009. Environmental decision-making under uncertainty using intuitionistic fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (IF-AHP), Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 23(1): 75-91.

2008
64. Sadiq, R., Saint-Martin, E., and Kleiner, Y. 2008. Predicting risk of water quality failures in distribution networks under uncertainties using fault-tree analysis, Urban Water Journal, 5(4): 287-304.
65. Nazir, M., Khan, F.I., Amyotte, P. and Sadiq, R. 2008. Sub-sea release of oil from the riser - An ecological risk assessment, Risk Analysis, 28(5): 1173-1196.
66. Nazir, M., Khan, F., Amyotte, P. and Sadiq, R. 2008. Multimedia fate of oil spills in a marine environment – an integrated modelling approach, IChEM Transaction: Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 86: 141-148.
67. Sadiq, R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2008. Developing environmental indices using fuzzy numbers ordered weighted averaging (FN-OWA) operators, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 22(5): 495-505.
68. Tesfamariam, S., and Sadiq, R. 2008. Risk Analysis using ordered weighted averaging (OWA) operators for stochastic data, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 22(1): 1-15.
69. Hua, B., Sadiq, R., Najjaran, H., Rajani, B. 2008. Condition assessment of buried pipes using hierarchical evidential reasoning (HER) model, ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 22(2): 114-122.

2007
70. Sadiq, R., Kleiner, Y. and Rajani, B. 2007. Water quality failures in distribution networks - risk analysis using fuzzy logic and evidential reasoning, Risk Analysis, 27(5): 1381-1394.
71. Rodríguez, M.J., Rodríguez, G., Serodes J., and Sadiq, R. 2007. Disinfection by-products in drinking water: occurrence, health issues and regulations (in Spanish), Interciencia, 32(11): 749-756.
72. Sadiq, R., Rodriguez, M.J., Imran, S.A., and Najjaran, H. 2007. Communicating human health risks associated with disinfection byproducts in drinking water supplies: a fuzzy-based approach, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 21(4): 341-353.
73. Sadiq, R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2007. Ordered weighted averaging (OWA) operators for developing water quality indices using probabilistic density functions, European Journal of Operation Research, 182(3): 1350-1368.

2006
74. Sadiq, R., Kleiner, Y. and Rajani, B. 2006. Estimating risk of contaminant intrusion in distribution networks using Dempster-Shafer theory of evidence, Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, 23(3): 129-141.
75. Sadiq, R., Najjaran, H., and Kleiner, Y. 2006. Investigating evidential reasoning for the interpretation of microbial water quality in a distribution network, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 21(1): 63-73.
76. Sadiq, R., and Khan, F.I. 2006. An integrated approach for risk-based life cycle assessment and multi-criteria decision-making for the selection, design and evaluation of cleaner and greener processes, Business Process Management Journal, 12(6): 770-792.
77. Tesfamariam, S., and Sadiq, R. 2006. Risk-based environmental decision-making using fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (F-AHP), Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 21(1): 35-50.
78. Azam, S., and Sadiq, R. 2006. Performance evaluation of slurry thickeners using fuzzy rule-based modelling, Acta Geotechnica, 1(3): 149-156.
79. Tesfamariam, S., Rajani, B. and Sadiq, R. 2006. Consideration of uncertainties to estimate structural capacity of ageing cast iron water mains- a possibilistic approach, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 33(4): 1050-1064.
80. Najjaran, H., Sadiq, R., and Rajani, B. 2006. Fuzzy expert system to assess corrosivity of cast/ductile iron pipes from backfill properties, Computer Aided Civil & Infrastructure Engineering, 21: 67-77.
81. Rajani, B., Kleiner, Y., and Sadiq, R. 2006. Translation of pipe inspection results into condition rating using fuzzy synthetic evaluation technique, Journal of Water Supply: Research & Technology – AQUA, 55(1): 11-24.
82. Kleiner, Y., Sadiq, R., and Rajani, B. 2006. Modelling the deterioration of buried infrastructure as a fuzzy Markov process, Journal of Water Supply: Research & Technology – AQUA, 55(2): 67-80.
83. Kleiner, Y., Rajani, B. and Sadiq, R. 2006. Failure risk management of buried infrastructure using fuzzy-based techniques, Journal of Water Supply: Research & Technology – AQUA, 55(2): 81-94.

2005
84. Sadiq, R., and Rodriguez, M.J. 2005. Predicting water quality in the distribution system using evidential theory, Chemosphere, 59(2): 177-188.
85. Sadiq, R., and Husain, T. 2005. A fuzzy-based methodology for an aggregative environmental risk assessment: a case study of drilling waste, Environmental Modelling and Software, 20(1): 33-46.
86. Khan, F.I., and Sadiq, R. 2005. Risk-based prioritization of air pollution monitoring using fuzzy synthetic evaluation technique, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 105(1-3): 261-283.
87. Sadiq, R., Khan, F.I., and Veitch, B. 2005. Greenpro-I: a risk-based life cycle assessment methodology for green and clean process selection and design decision-making, Computers & Chemical Engineering, 29(5): 1023-1039.

2004
88. Sadiq, R., and Rodriguez, M.J. 2004. Disinfection by-products (DBPs) in drinking water and the predictive models for their occurrence: a review, The Science of the Total Environment, 321(1-3): 21-46.
89. Sadiq, R., Kleiner, Y. and Rajani, B. 2004. Aggregative risk analysis for water quality failure in distribution networks, Journal of Water Supply: Research & Technology – AQUA, 53(4): 241-261.
90. Sadiq, R., and Rodriguez, M.J. 2004. Fuzzy synthetic evaluation of disinfection by-products – a risk-based indexing system, Journal of Environmental Management, 73(1): 1-13.
91. Chowdhury, S., Husain, T., Veitch, B., Bose, N. and Sadiq, R. 2004. On human health risk assessment of naturally occurring radioactive materials – A case study of produced water, Human & Ecological Risk Assessment, 10(6): 1155-1171.
92. Khan, F.I., Sadiq, R., and Haddara, M.M. 2004. Risk-based inspection and maintenance: multi-attribute decision-making with aggregative risk analysis, IChEM Transaction: Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 82(B6): 398-411.
93. Sadiq, R., Al-Zahrani, A.M., Sheikh, A.K., Husain, T., and Farooq, S. 2004. Performance evaluation of slow sand filters using fuzzy rule-based modelling, Environmental Modelling and Software, 19: 507-515.
94. Khan, F.I., Sadiq, R., and Veitch, B. 2004. Life cycle IndeX (LInX): A new indexing procedure for process and product design and decision-making, Journal of Cleaner Production, 12(1): 59-76.
95. Sadiq, R., Husain, T., Veitch, B. and Bose, N. 2004. Risk-based decision-making for drilling waste discharges using fuzzy synthetic evaluation technique, Ocean Engineering, 31(16): 1929-1953.
96. Sadiq, R., Rajani, B. and Kleiner, Y. 2004. A fuzzy based method of soil corrosivity evaluation for predicting water main deterioration, ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 10(4): 149-156.
97. Sadiq, R., Rajani, B., and Kleiner, Y. 2004. Probabilistic risk analysis for corrosion associated failures in grey cast iron water mains, Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 86(1): 1-10.

2003
98. Sadiq, R., Kleiner, Y. and Rajani, B. 2003. Forensics of water quality failure in distribution system - a conceptual framework, Journal of Indian Water Works Association, 35(4): 267-278.
99. Sadiq, R., Husain, T., Al-Zahrani, A.M., Sheikh, A.K., and Farooq, S. 2003. Secondary effluent treatment by slow sand filter: performance and risk analysis, Journal of Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 143(1-4): 41-63.
100. Sadiq, R., Husain, T., Bose, N., and Veitch, B. 2003. Toxaphene distribution in the Lake Superior trout and associated sublethal ecological risk, Environmental Modelling and Software, 18(5): 439-449.
101. Sadiq, R., Husain, T., Bose, N., and Veitch, B. 2003. Distribution of heavy metals in sediment pore water due to offshore discharges: an ecological risk assessment, Environmental Modelling and Software, 18(5): 451-461.
102. Sadiq, R., Husain, T., Veitch, B. and Bose, N. 2003. Marine water quality assessment of synthetic-based drilling waste discharges, International Journal of Environmental Studies, 60(4): 313-323.
103. Sadiq, R., Husain, T., Bose, N., and Veitch, B. 2003. Distribution of arsenic and copper in sediment pore water: an ecological risk assessment case study for offshore drilling waste discharges, Risk Analysis- An international Journal, 23(6): 1347-1359.
104. Sadiq, R., Husain, T., Veitch, B. and Bose, N. 2003. Risk management of drilling waste disposal in the marine environment - a holistic approach, Oceanic Engineering International, 7(1): 1-22.
105. Khan, F.I., Sadiq, R., and Amyotte, P.R. 2003. Evaluation of available indices for inherently safer design options, AIChE Journal, Process Safety Progress, 22(2): 83-98.
106. Sadiq, R., Husain, T., Veitch, B. and Bose, N. 2003. Evaluation of generic types of drilling fluids using a risk-based analytical hierarchy process, Environmental Management, 32(6): 747-759.

2002
107. Sadiq, R., Kar, S. and Husain, T. 2002. Chloroform associated health risk assessment using bootstrapping: a case study for limited drinking water samples, Journal of Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 138(1-4): 123-140.
108. Khan, F.I., Sadiq, R., and Husain T. 2002. Risk-based process safety assessment and control measures design for offshore process facilities, Journal of Hazardous Materials, A94: 1-36.
109. Khan, F.I., Sadiq, R., and Husain, T. 2002. GreenPro-I: A risk-based life cycle assessment and decision-making methodology for process plant design, Environmental Modelling and Software, 17: 669-692.

2001
110. Mukhtasor, Sadiq, R., Husain, T., Veitch, B. and Bose, N. 2001. Acute ecological risk associated with soot deposition - a Persian Gulf case study, Ocean Engineering, 28: 1295-1308.

Peer-Reviewed Major Technical Reports

Hewage, K., Sadiq, R., Dabbaghian, M., and Bianchini, F. 2012. Lifecycle assessment (LCA) of lithium-ion batteries as uninterrupted power supply systems (UPS), The University of British Columbia (UBC), CHP Facility, Vancouver, BC, pp. 38.

Hewage, K., Sadiq, R., and Hossaini, N. 2012 Lifecycle assessment (LCA) of the University of British Columbia Bioenergy Research and Demonstration Project (UBC BRDP) building envelope, The University of British Columbia (UBC), CHP Facility, Vancouver, BC, pp. 45.

Sadiq, R., Hewage, K., Reza B., Soltani, A. and Akhtar, S. 2012. Investigating RDF as a waste disposal option for Metro Vancouver, Cement Association of Canada, Ottawa, ON, pp. 83.

Sadiq, R., Hewage, K., Reza B., Hossaini, N., and Akhtar, S. 2012. Comparative analysis of wooden and concrete buildings, Cement Association of Canada, Ottawa, ON, pp. 56.

Sadiq, R., Tesfamariam, S., Shahriar, A., Francisque, A., Islam, N., and Betrie, G. 2012. Prioritization of water main replacement program: a risk-based decision support tool, City of Kelowna, Kelowna, BC, pp. 176.

Sadiq, R., Tesfamariam, S., and Shahriar, A. 2012.Greenhouse gas footprint of shale gas: a probabilistic lifecycle analysis, BC Oil & Gas Commission, Kelowna, BC, pp. 58.

Sadiq, R., Hewage, K. Dyck, R., Hossaini, N., and Soltani, A. 2012. A multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) tool to evaluate and select site remediation technologies for human health protection, Health Canada, Calgary, AB, pp. 95.

Sadiq, R., Islam, S., Zargar, A., and Dyck, R. 2011. Risk assessment framework for contaminated sites: a critical review and potential applications of data fusion methods, Health Canada, Calgary, AB, pp. 121.

Lounis, Z., Vanier, D.J., Daigle, L., Sadiq, R., and Almansor, H. 2010. Framework for assessment of state, performance and management of Canada’s core public infrastructure, Infrastructure Canada, Ottawa, ON, pp. 422.

Sadiq, R., Kleiner, Y. and Rajani, B. 2009. Proof-of-concept model to predict water quality changes in distribution pipe networks (Q-WARP), Water Research Foundation, Denver, CO, pp. 275.

Sadiq, R. et al. 2008. Tools for the DOMS forward-looking approach, UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR), London, UK (08/WM/18/5).

Lounis, Z., Vanier, D.J., Daigle, L., Sadiq, R., Kleiner, Y. and Almansor, H. 2008. A state-of-the art review on performance assessment and management of core public infrastructure, Infrastructure Canada, Ottawa, ON, pp. 157.

Sadiq, R., Imran, S.A. and Kleiner, Y. 2007. Examining the impact of water quality on the integrity of distribution infrastructure, Water Research Foundation, Denver, CO, pp. 89.

Kleiner, Y., Rajani, B. and Sadiq, R. 2005. Risk management of large-diameter water transmission mains, Water Research Foundation, Denver, CO, pp. 120.

Decision Support Systems

HEART (Human hEalth Assessment Remediation Technology) (2012)
Helps selecting the best site remediation technology based health risk factors (in collaboration with Health Canada)
WARRM (V 1.0: WAter mains Risk-based Replacement Model) (2012)
Helps prioritizing water mains for M/R/R strategies (in collaboration with City of Kelowna)
Q-WARP (water Quality – Water mAin Renewal Planner) (2009)
Performs risk-based analysis for predicting water quality in distribution networks (in collaboration with WRF)
RIDIM (RIsk assessment and DecIsion-making Model) (2008)
Performs uncertainty analysis and risk analysis.
D2I (Distribution Discolouration Index) (2007)
Performs analysis to identify the potential regions in water supply system with highest potential of discolouration (in collaboration with UKWIR)

 


Last reviewed shim3/20/2017 2:45:45 PM

 Rehan

Rehan Sadiq
Professor and Associate Dean

Office: EME4249
Tel: 250.807.9013
E-mail: rehan.sadiq@ubc.ca
Website: Life Cycle Management Laboratory
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