Links provide the official version from the journal website. However, several papers are available through the CU Boulder Library open access project and our page on ResearchGate. Publications listed here are the complete list of Prof. Kasprzyk's publications, from before coming to CU Boulder and from his group at CU Boulder. Authors listed in bold are CU Boulder undergraduate and graduate students.

Optimization Frameworks and Methodology

  1. Smith, RM, JR Kasprzyk, R Balaji. 2019. “Using Multivariate Regression Trees and multiobjective tradeoff sets to reveal fundamental insights about water resources systemsEnvironmental Modelling and Software. Vol 120: 104498. Available through CU Boulder Open Access!
  2. Maier, HR, S Razavi, Z Kapelan, LS Mattot, JR Kasprzyk, BA Tolson. 2019. “Introductory Overview: Optimization using Evolutionary Algorithms and other MetaheuristicsEnvironmental Modelling and Software. vol 114: 195-213. Available through CU Boulder Open Access!
  3. Raseman, WJ, J Jacobson, JR Kasprzyk. 2019. “Parasol: An open source, interactive parallel coordinates library for multi-objective decision makingEnvironmental Modelling and Software. vol 116: 153-163. Available through CU Boulder Open Access!
  4. Clarkin, TJ, W Raseman, JR Kasprzyk, JD Herman. 2018. "Diagnostic Assessment of Preference Constraints for Simulation Optimization in Water ResourcesJournal of Water Resources Planning and Management. vol 144, no 8.
  5. Smith, RM, JR Kasprzyk, L Dilling. 2017. “Participatory Framework for Assessment and Improvement of Tools (ParFAIT): Increasing the impact and relevance of water management decision support research” Environmental Modelling and Software. vol 95: 432-446. 
  6. Watson, AA, JR Kasprzyk. 2017. “Incorporating deeply uncertain factors into the many objective search process” Environmental Modelling and Software. vol 89: 159-171. 
  7. Kasprzyk, JR, PM Reed, D Hadka. 2016. “Battling Arrow’s Paradox to Discover Robust Water Management Alternatives” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. vol 142, no. 2.
  8. Maier, HM, Z Kapelan, JR KasprzykJB Kollat, LS Mattot, MC Cunha, GC Dandy, MS Gibbs, E Keedwell, A Marchi, A Ostfeld, D Savic, DP Solomatine, JA Vrugt, AC Zecchin, BS Minsker, EJ Barbour, G Kuczera, F Pasha, A Castelletti, M Giuliani, PM Reed. 2014. “Evolutionary Algorithms and Other Metaheuristics in Water Resources: Current Status, Research Challenges, and Future Directions” Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 62: 271-299. 
  9. Kasprzyk, JR, S Nataraj, PM Reed, RJ Lempert. 2013. “Many objective robust decision making for complex environmental systems undergoing change” Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 42: 55-71.
  10. Reed, PM, D Hadka, JD Herman, JR Kasprzyk, JB Kollat. 2013. “Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization in Water Resources: The Past, Present, and Future” Advances in Water Resources. vol. 51: 438-456 . Invited article for 35th anniversary issue.
  11. Kasprzyk, JR, PM Reed, GW Characklis, BR Kirsch. 2012. “Many-Objective de Novo Water Supply Portfolio Planning Under Deep Uncertainty” Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 34: 87-104. . Issue: Emulation techniques for the reduction and sensitivity anlaysis of complex environmental models.
  12. Kollat, JB, PM Reed, JR Kasprzyk. 2008. “A New Epsilon-Dominance Hierarchical Bayesian Optimization Algorithm for Large Multi-Objective Monitoring Network Design Problems” Advances in Water Resources vol. 31: 828-845. 

Water Resources Planning and Management

  1. Purcell, B, Z Barkjohn, JR Kasprzyk, AS Stillwell. 2021. "Linking reclaimed water consumption with quantitative downstream flow impacts" Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. vol 147(5).
  2. Kravits, J, JR Kasprzyk, K Baker, K Andreadis. "Screening Tool for Dam Hazard Potential Classification Using Machine Learning and Multiobjective Parameter TuningJournal of Water Resources Planning and Management. vol 147(10)
  3. Rosenberg, DE, Y Filion, RL Teasley, S Sandovol-Solis, JS Hecht, JE van Zyl, GF McMahon, JS Horsburgh, JR Kasprzyk, DG Tarboton. “The Next Frontier: Making Research More ReproducibleJournal of Water Resources Planning and Management.
  4. Smith, RM, JR Kasprzyk, L Dilling. 2019. “Testing the potential of Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithms (MOEAs) with Colorado water managersEnvironmental Modelling and Software. vol 117: 149-163. 
  5. Kasprzyk, JR, RM Smith, AS Stillwell, K Madani, D Ford, D McKinney, S Sorooshian. 2018. “Defining the role of water resources systems analysis in a changing futureJournal of Water Resources Planning and Management. vol 144(12).
  6. Wheeler, KG, JW Hall, GM Abdo, SJ Dadson, JR Kasprzyk, RM Smith, EA Zagona. “Exploring Cooperative Transboundary River Management Strategies for the Eastern Nile BasinWater Resources Research.  
  7. Smith, RM, JR Kasprzyk, L Basdekas. 2018. "Experimenting with Water Supply Planning Objectives Using the Eldorado Utility Planning Model Multireservoir TestbedJournal of Water Resources Planning and Management. vol 144, no 8.
  8. Huskova, I, ES Matrosov, JJ Harou, JR Kasprzyk, C Lambert. 2016. “Screening robust water infrastructure investments and their trade-offs under global change: A London Example” Global Environmental Change. vol 41: 216-217. 
  9. Smith, RM, JR KasprzykE Zagona. 2016. “Many Objective Analysis to Optimize Pumping and Releases in a Multi-Reservoir Water Supply Network” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. vol. 142, no. 2.
  10. Matrosov, E, I Huskova, JR Kasprzyk, JJ Harou, C Lambert, PM Reed. 2015. “Many-Objective Optimization and Visual Analytics Reveal Key Trade-offs for London’s Water Supply” Journal of Hydrology, vol 531, part 3: 1040-1053.
  11. Zeff, HB, JR Kasprzyk, JD Herman, PM Reed, GW Characklis. 2014. “Navigating Financial and Supply Reliability Tradeoffs in Regional Drought Management Portfolios.” Water Resources Research, vol. 50, no. 6: 4906-4923.
  12. Fu, G, Z Kapelan, JR Kasprzyk, PM Reed. 2013. “Optimal design of water distribution systems using many-objective visual analytics.” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, vol. 139, no. 6: 624-633. Awarded Quentin Martin Best Practice-Oriented Paper from Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management.
  13. Kollat, JB, JR Kasprzyk, WO Thomas, AC Miller, and D Divoky. 2012. “Estimating the Impacts of Climate Change and Population Growth on Flood Discharges in the United States.” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, vol. 138, no. 5: 442-452. Special section on climate change and water resources.
  14. Kasprzyk, JR, PM Reed, BR Kirsch, GW Characklis. 2009. “Managing population and drought risks using many-objective water portfolio planning under uncertainty.” Water Resources Research, vol. 45, W12401. 
  15. Reed, PM, JR Kasprzyk. 2009. “Water Resources Management: The Myth, the Wicked, the Future” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, vol. 135, no. 6: 411-413. 

Environmental Engineering

  1. Raseman, WJ, JR Kasprzyk, RS Summers, A Hohner, FL Rosario-Ortiz. 2020. “Multi-objective optimization of water treatment plant operations for disinfection byproduct controlEnvironmental Science: Water Research and Technology.
  2. Raseman, WJ, R Balaji, JR Kasprzyk, W Kleiber. 2020. “Nearest neighbor bootstrap for generating influent time series for water treatmentStochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment
  3. Raseman, WJ, JR Kasprzyk, FL Rosario-Ortiz, J Stewart, B Livneh. 2016. “A critical review of decision support systems for water treatment: Making the case for incorporating climate change and climate extremes” Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology. vol 3: 18-36. 
  4. Piscopo, AN, RM Neupauer, JR Kasprzyk. 2016. “Optimal design of active spreading systems to remediate sorbing groundwater contaminants in situ” Contaminant Hydrology. vol 190: 29-43.
  5. Piscopo, AN, JR Kasprzyk, RM Neupauer. 2015. “An Iterative Approach to Multi-Objective Engineering Design: Optimization of Engineered Injection and Extraction for Enhanced Groundwater Remediation” Environmental Modelling and Software, vol 69: 253-261.

Hydrologic Modeling

  1. Barnhart, BL, HE Golden, JR Kasprzyk, JJ Pauer, CE Jones, KA Sawicz, N Hoghooghi, M Simon, RB McKane, PM Mayer, AN Piscopo, DL Ficklin, JJ Halama, PB Pettus, B Rashleigh. 2018. “Embedding co-production and addressing uncertainty in watershed modeling decision-support tools: Successes and challengesEnvironmental Modelling and Software. vol 109: 368-379.
  2. Stewart, JR, B Livneh, JR Kasprzyk, B Rajagopalan, JT Minear, WJ Raseman. 2017. “A multi-algorithm approach to land surface modeling of suspended sediment in the Colorado Front Range” Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems. vol 9, no 7: 2526-2644.
  3. Houle, EA, JR Kasprzyk, BL Livneh. 2017. “Exploring Snow Model Parameter Sensitivity Using Sobol’ Variance Decomposition” Environmental Modelling and Software. vol 89: 144-158. 
  4. Yanto, R Balaji, B Livneh, JR Kasprzyk. 2016. “Hydrological Model Application Under Data Scarcity for Multiple Watersheds, Java Island, Indonesia” Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies. vol 9: 127-139. 

Sustainable Materials

  1. DeRousseau, MA, JR Kasprzyk, WV Srubar III. 2021. Multi-Objective Optimization Methods for Designing Low-Carbon Concrete Mixtures Frontiers in Materials.
  2. DeRousseau, MA, JH Arehart,JR Kasprzyk, WV Srubar III. 2020. “Statistical Variation in the Embodied Carbon of Carbon MixturesJournal of Cleaner Production. Vol 275: 123088. 
  3. DeRousseau, MA, EI Laftchiev, R Balaji, JR Kasprzyk, WV Srubar III. 2019. “A comparison of machine learning methods for predicting the compressive strength of field-placed concreteConstruction and Building Materials. Vol 228: 116661. Available through CU Boulder Open Access!
  4. DeRousseau, MA, JR Kasprzyk, WV Srubar III. 2018. “Computational Design Optimization of Concrete Mixtures: A Review” Cement and Concrete Research. vol 109: 42-53. 


  1. Rosenberg, DE, M Babbar-Sebens, E Root, JD Herman, A Mirchi, M Giacomoni, JR Kasprzyk, K Madani, D Ford, L Basdekas. “Towards More Integrated Formal Education and Practice in Water Resources Systems Analysis” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. vol 143(12): 02517001.