Chair of Smart Water Networks

Journal Publications


Heydari, Z., Cominola, A., & Stillwell, A. S. (2022, Dec.). "Is smart water meter temporal resolution a limiting factor to residential water end-use classification? A quantitative experimental analysis" , Environmental Research: Infrastructure and Sustainability , 2 (4), 045004.
Daniel, I., Pesantez, J., Letzgus, S., Khaksar Fasaee, M. A., Alghamdi, F., Berglund, E., Mahinthakumar, G., & Cominola, A. (2022, Jun.). "A Sequential Pressure-Based Algorithm for Data-Driven Leakage Identification and Model-Based Localization in Water Distribution Networks" , Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management , 148 (6),
(2022). "Cambiamenti climatici, infrastrutture e mobilità" , Società editrice il Mulino , CARLO CARR , 528.


Cominola, A., Giuliani, M., Castelletti, A., Fraternali, P., Gonzalez, S. L. H., Herrero, J. C. G., Novak, J., & Rizzoli, A. E. (2021, Dec.). "Long-term water conservation is fostered by smart meter-based feedback and digital user engagement" , npj Clean Water , 4 (1),
Di Nardo, A., Boccelli, D. L., Herrera, M., Creaco, E., Cominola, A., Sitzenfrei, R., & Taormina, R. (2021, Feb.). "Smart urban water networks: Solutions, trends and challenges" , Water (Switzerland) , 13 (4),
Di Mauro, A., Cominola, A., Castelletti, A., & Di Nardo, A. (2021, Jan.). "Urban water consumption at multiple spatial and temporal scales. A review of existing datasets" , Water (Switzerland) , 13 (1),


Zounemat-Kermani, M., Matta, E., Cominola, A., Xia, X., Zhang, Q., Liang, Q., & Hinkelmann, R. (2020, Sep.). "Neurocomputing in surface water hydrology and hydraulics: A review of two decades retrospective, current status and future prospects" , Journal of Hydrology , 588 ,
Roidt, M., Chini, C. M., Stillwell, A. S., & Cominola, A. (2020, Sep.). "Unlocking the Impacts of COVID-19 Lockdowns: Changes in Thermal Electricity Generation Water Footprint and Virtual Water Trade in Europe" , Environmental Science and Technology Letters , 7 (9), 683–689.
Cominola, A., Giuliani, M., Castelletti, A., Fraternali, P., Rizzoli, A. E., & Guardiola, J. (2020). "Water saving tips, peer pressure, and gamification: long-term behavior change and rebound effects from a long experimental trial" , AGU 2019 Fall Meeting .


Cominola, A., Nguyen, K., Giuliani, M., Stewart, R. A., Maier, H. R., & Castelletti, A. (2019, Nov.). "Data Mining to Uncover Heterogeneous Water Use Behaviors From Smart Meter Data" , Water Resources Research , 55 (11), 9315–9333.
Castelletti, A., Cominola, A., Facchini, A., Giuliani, M., Fraternali, P., Herrera, S., Melenhorst, M., Micheel, I., Novak, J., Pasini, C., Rizzoli, A., & Rottondi, C. (2019). "Gamified Approaches for Water Management Systems: An Overview" , Smart Water Grids , 169–201.


Bizzi, S., Cominola, A., Mason, E., Castelletti, A., & Paik, K. (2018, Aug.). "Multicriteria Optimization Model to Generate on-DEM Optimal Channel Networks" , Water Resources Research , 54 (8), 5727–5740.
Cominola, A., Giuliani, M., Castelletti, A., Rosenberg, D. E., & Abdallah, A. M. (2018, Apr.). "Implications of data sampling resolution on water use simulation, end-use disaggregation, and demand management" , Environmental Modelling and Software , 102 , 199–212.
Stewart, R. A., Nguyen, K., Beal, C., Zhang, H., Sahin, O., Bertone, E., Vieira, A. S., Castelletti, A., Cominola, A., Giuliani, M., Giurco, D., Blumenstein, M., Turner, A., Liu, A., Kenway, S., Savić, D. A., Makropoulos, C., & Kossieris, P. (2018). "Integrated intelligent water-energy metering systems and informatics: Visioning a digital multi-utility service provider" , Environmental Modelling & Software , 105 , 94–117.
Cominola, A., Spang, E. S., Giuliani, M., Castelletti, A., Lund, J. R., & Loge, F. J. (2018, Jan.). "Segmentation analysis of residential water-electricity demand for customized demand-side management programs" , Journal of Cleaner Production , 172 , 1607–1619.


Cominola, A., Giuliani, M., Piga, D., Castelletti, A., & Rizzoli, A. E. (2017, Jan.). "A Hybrid Signature-based Iterative Disaggregation algorithm for Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring" , Applied Energy , 185 , 331–344.


Giuliani, M., Li, Y., Cominola, A., Denaro, S., Mason, E., & Castelletti, A. (2016, Nov.). "A Matlab toolbox for designing Multi-Objective Optimal Operations of water reservoir systems" , Environmental Modelling and Software , 85 , 293–298.
Cominola, A., Giuliani, M., Castelleti, A., Abdallah, A., & Rosenberg, D. (2016, Jul.). "Developing a stochastic simulation model for the generation of residential water end-use demand time series" , International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software .
Piga, D., Cominola, A., Giuliani, M., Castelletti, A., & Rizzoli, A. E. (2016, May). "Sparse Optimization for Automated Energy End Use Disaggregation" , IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology , 24 (3), 1044–1051.


Cominola, A., Giuliani, M., Piga, D., Castelletti, A., & Rizzoli, A. E. (2015, Oct.). "Benefits and challenges of using smart meters for advancing residential water demand modeling and management: A review" , Environmental Modelling and Software , 72 , 198–214.