Program

Time

Track 1

Track 2

Track 3

Sunday May 18th

09:00 – 12:00 Onsite registration
13:00 – 17:00 Pre-conference sessions (to be added)

Monday May 19th

13:00 – 14:00 Welcome: Tom Seager, ISSST 2014 Conference Chair
Opening Plenary: Capt. Wayne Porter, US Navy Post-graduate School
14:00 – 15:30 Be Careful What You Ask For: How Corporate Average Fuel Economy Incentivizing Alternative Fuel Vehicles Leads to Higher Carbon Emissions Reuse and Refurbishment Concept for Cost-Effective Treatment of Increasing Amounts of Defective Solar Modules Improving Metropolitan Climate Action Planning by Incorporating Omissions and Quantifying Uncertainties
Transit-oriented Smart Growth can Reduce Life-cycle Environmental Impacts and Household Energy and Travel Costs in Los Angeles Environmental trade-offs between utilizing recycled and virgin Tellurium for CdTe photovoltaic modules: Using anticipatory Life Cycle Assessment to analyze favorable pathways for future CdTe deployments Building A Dynamic Multi-City, Regional GHG Emissions for the Phoenix Metropolitan Area
A Comparison of Air Emissions from Natural Gas Pathways for Road Transportation GIS based environmental impact assessment of Photovoltaics in the Southeast region The SuRe (Sustainable and Resilient) Zone of Urban Infrastructure System Planning & Design
Global Demand Forecast for Precious Group Metals (PGM) in the Automobile Industry Design of Sustainable, Efficient, Safe and Economically Viable Solution for Solar Street Lighting System Complementing Urban Metabolism with Life-cycle Assessment for Sustainable Communities: A Case Study of the Phoenix Transportation System
15:30 – 16:00 Break
16:00 – 17:30 Environmental tradeoffs and ethical dilemmas from increasing switchgrass biofuel production to meet current U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard and the CA low carbon biofuel standards Assessing Regional Differences in Lighting Heat Replacement Effects in Residential Buildings across the United States Analysis of New Egyptian Cities Towards Sustainable Urban Metabolism
Two-Stage Valorization of Cassava Processing Wastes into Biofuels Environmental and Economic Impacts of On-Site Renewable Energy for Buildings How to make pre-chemicals out of municipal solid waste in an innovative, lucrative and environment-friendly way
Quantifying the Carbon-Water-Energy Nexus for Drop-in Replacement Biofuels Produced from Perennial Grasses A Meta-Analysis of Research on Healthy Buildings and Employee Productivity Identifying the scale and nexus of Carbon, Nitrogen and Biodiversity Impacts of Urban Systems.
Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Benefits of Expanding U.S. Biofuel Incentives to Promote Biomass Use in Chemical Feedstocks Comparison of empirical and simulated models for residential electricity consumption System Assessment of Water and Wastewater Services
17:30 – 19:30 POSTER SESSION: Refreshments served.

Tuesday May 20th

7:30-8:30 BREAKFAST: fruit juice, coffee, danish & bagels. STUDENT ORGANIZING COMMITTEE MEETING
08:30 – 10:00 Assessing the Costs of Policies to Achieve Alternative Fuel Goals using State-level Modeling Methods Life Cycle Assessment of the Use of Forest Biomass for Electricity GHG Madness – Analyzing the Carbon Footprint of the NCAA College Basketball Tournament
Implications of market-mediated emissions and uncertainty for biofuel policies Life Cycle Implications of Vehicle Lightweighting: A Case Study Based on a Physics-based Model Understanding Sustainable Technology and Human Behaviour: Adolescence to Adulthood!
Buying greener electronics: A global review of purchasing policies and practices California’s Used Oil Lifecycle Assessment – Policy, Economics Integration, and Stakeholder Interaction Variability and uncertainty in social cost estimates for air quality
Factors Governing Change in Water Withdrawals for U.S. Industrial Sectors To be announced Analysis of resource use in Indian society over four decades to assess efficiency, irreversibility, and emissions
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30 – 12:00 Assessing the Costs of Policies to Achieve Alternative Fuel Goals using State-level Modeling Methods Using Real-Time Pricing to Push the Limits of Wind Generated Electricity A Mixed Unit Input-Output Model for Life Cycle Assessment: Tracking Physical Electricity Flows and Improving Emissions Estimates
Implications of market-mediated emissions and uncertainty for biofuel policies Environmental Impacts of Coal Power Cycling to Facilitate Wind Integration Anticipatory LCA for Environmentally Responsible Innovation
Buying greener electronics: A global review of purchasing policies and practices To be announced A Life Cycle Assessment Approach to Benign Chemical Use and Inherent Risk
Factors Governing Change in Water Withdrawals for U.S. Industrial Sectors Value of Wind Diversity for Increased Integration of Wind Power into the Grid Society in Sustainability Transitions: Intersecting Life Cycle Assessment Results with Institutional Analysis as a Method for Achieving Sustainability Interventions
12:00-14:00 Luncheon and Awards
10:30 – 12:00 Assessing the Costs of Policies to Achieve Alternative Fuel Goals using State-level Modeling Methods Informing Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Development using Travel Patterns Mined from Big-Data Developing New Methods for Assessing Embedded Materials of the Building Stock and the Associated Patterns of Growth in Los Angeles County
Implications of market-mediated emissions and uncertainty for biofuel policies Life Cycle Emissions and Damages from Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles Quantification the Carbon Emission of Construction and Demolition Waste in China Using Streamlined LCA
Buying greener electronics: A global review of purchasing policies and practices Impacts of Geographic Difference on Energy Consumption and GHG emissions of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in the United States A Comparative Study of Clay Brick and Fly Ash Brick in USA and China: Environmental and Sociocultural Perspectives
Factors Governing Change in Water Withdrawals for U.S. Industrial Sectors Environmental trade-offs of electric vehicle lithium-ion batteries with a cascading second life Understanding the role of use phase on improving the environmental sustainability of pavements
15:30-16:00 Luncheon and Awards
16:00-17:30 Recycling of Liquid Crystal Displays for Maximum Resource Recovery Hazard Assessment of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles when applied as Antimicrobial Coatings in Textiles Impact on Learning Outcomes Case Study: Introduction to Engineering course exposed to an Active and Experiential Sustainability Learning Module versus Introduction to Engineering Control Group
Design for Closed Loop Recycling of Housing Plastics Environmental and Economic Tradeoffs in CNT Li-Ion Battery Manufacturing Environmental Implications of and Lessons from Domestic Migration in the US
Assessment framework and material flow analysis of material recovery facilities within the U.S. to track consumer electronics by product category Additive Manufacturing: Tracking the energy usage of new technologies Conation in Engineering Education
To be announced Life-cycle net energy analysis of large-scale hydrogen production via photo-electrochemical water-splitting What is Sustainable Manufacturing?
Evening Activity (to be added)

Wednesday May 21th

7:30-8:30 Breakfast
8:30 – 10:00 Life-Cycle Inventory and Energy Analysis of FinFET Integrated Circuits Estimating the carbon balance of hydropower development in the Brazilian Legal Amazon Measuring resilience through metrics: A comparative study of resilience metrics for complex systems
Energy and carbon footprint performance metrics based on LCA in the ICT sector Land and Nutrient Reclamation and Optimization for Spatially-Informed Renewable Energy Production Comparative Analysis of Sustainability Trends Determined by the Inclusive Wealth Index vs. Traditional Metrics
Conflict minerals in the computer sector: Estimating the global use of Sn, Ta, W, Au in selected ICT products. Cereal rotation and the use of a Decision Support System to improve the sustainability of durum wheat cultivation Comparing NFA and MRIO approaches for calculating nations’ Ecological Footprint of consumption
A Modular Approach to LCA Applied to HP’s Imaging Products Estimating the GHG Footprint of Large-scale, Interconnected Energy Systems Identifying scales of dissipation for integrative sustainability science
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30 – 12:00 UNconference sessions Optimizing the Urban Plan of a CCHP-Powered Community for Total Fuel Cycle Efficiency Evaluation of a Living Building using Dynamic LCA
Time series analysis of radiative forcing in a co-fired CHP system Life cycle assessment of protein-bonded composites for sustainable construction
A Total Cost of Ownership Model for Low Temperature PEM Fuel Cells in Combined Heat and Power and Backup Power Applications Life Cycle Assessment and Design of Cementitious Building Facade Elements
LCA-based management of orchard cropping systems: opportunities for greenhouse gas reduction credits in California
12:00 noon End of the Symposium

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