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Publications

Journal Papers

  1. Supekar, S. D., & Skerlos, S. J. (2017) Sourcing of steam and electricity for carbon capture retrofits. Environmental Science & Technology, 51(21), 12908–12917. http://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b01973

  2. Supekar, S. D., & Skerlos, S. J. (2017). Analysis of costs and time frame for reducing CO2 emissions by 70% in the U.S. auto and energy sectors by 2050. Environmental Science & Technology, 51(19), 10932–10942. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b01295

  3. Whitefoot, K. S, Fowlie, M. L., & Skerlos S. J. (2017) Compliance by design: Influence of acceleration trade-offs on CO2 emissions and costs of fuel economy and greenhouse gas regulations. Environmental Science & Technology, 51(18), 10307–10315. http://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b03743

  4. Liang, S., Stylianou, K. S., Jolliet, O., Supekar, S. D., Qu, S., Skerlos, S. J., & Xu, M. (2017). Consumption-based human health impacts of primary PM 2.5: The hidden burden of international trade. Journal of Cleaner Production, 167, 133–139. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.08.139

  5. Cook, S. M., Skerlos, S. J., Raskin, L., & Love, N. G. (2017). A stability assessment tool for anaerobic codigestion. Water Research, 112, 19–28. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2017.01.027

  6. Supekar, S. D., & Skerlos, S. J. (2016). Response to comment on "Reassessing the efficiency penalty from carbon capture in coal-fired power plants". Environmental Science & Technology, 50(11), 6114–6115http://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b02022

  7. Supekar, S. D., & Skerlos, S. J. (2015). Reassessing the efficiency penalty from carbon capture in coal-fired power plants. Environmental Science & Technology, 49(20), 1257612584. http://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b03052

  8. Smith, A. L., Skerlos, S. J., & Raskin, L. (2015). Membrane biofilm development improves COD removal in anaerobic membrane bioreactor wastewater treatment. Microbial Biotechnology, 8(5), 883–894. http://doi.org/10.1111/1751-7915.12311

  9. Raichur, V., Callaway, D. S., & Skerlos, S. J. (2015). Estimating emissions from electricity generation using electricity dispatch models: The importance of system operating constraints. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 20(1), 42–53. http://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.12276

  10. Skerlos, S. J. (2015), Promoting Effectiveness in Sustainable Design, Procedia CIRP, 29, pp.1318. (Keynote Presentation). http://doi:10.1016/j.procir.2015.02.080

  11. Smith, A. L., Skerlos, S. J., & Raskin, L. (2015). Anaerobic membrane bioreactor treatment of domestic wastewater at psychrophilic temperatures ranging from 15 °C to 3 °C. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology1(1), 56–64. http://doi.org/10.1039/C4EW00070F

  12. Skerlos, S. J., (2014). Advancing Sustainable Manufacturing with the Use of Cognitive Agents, The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering (NAE), 43(4), pp.15-22. (Invited Article).

  13. Green, E. H., Skerlos, S. J., & Winebrake, J. J. (2014). Increasing electric vehicle policy efficiency and effectiveness by reducing mainstream market bias. Energy Policy65, 562–566. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2013.10.024

  14. Supekar, S. D., & Skerlos, S. J. (2014). Market-driven emissions from recovery of carbon dioxide gas. Environmental Science and Technology48(24), 14615–14623. http://doi.org/10.1021/es503485z

  15. Supekar, S. D., Skerlos, S. J., (2014). Supercritical Carbon Dioxide in Microelectronics Manufacturing: Marginal Cradle to Grave Emissions, Procedia CIRP, v15, pp. 14615-14623. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2014.06.061

  16. Smith, A. L., Stadler, L. B., Cao, L., Love, N. G., Raskin, L., & Skerlos, S. J. (2014). Navigating wastewater energy recovery strategies: a life cycle comparison of anaerobic membrane bioreactor and conventional treatment systems with anaerobic digestion. Environmental Science & Technology48(10), 5972–81. http://doi.org/10.1021/es5006169

  17. Stephenson, D. A., Skerlos, S. J., King, A. S., & Supekar, S. D. (2014). Rough turning Inconel 750 with supercritical CO2-based minimum quantity lubrication. Journal of Materials Processing Technology214(3), 673–680. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2013.10.003

  18. Mok, H.-S., Jeon, C.-S., Han, C.-H., Skerlos, S.J., Kim, H.-J., Lee, K.-C. (2010) Remanufacturing of Automotive Electronics Control Parts, Transactionsof the Korean Society of Automotive Engineers 21(2), pp.1-8.

  19. Haapala, K. R., Zhao, F., Camelio, J., Sutherland, J. W., Skerlos, S. J., Dornfeld, D. A., … Rickli, J. L. (2013). A Review of Engineering Research in Sustainable Manufacturing. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering135(4), 041013-041013-16. http://doi.org/10.1115/1.4024040

  20. Supekar, S. D., Gozen, B. A., Bediz, B., Ozdoganlar, O. B., & Skerlos, S. J. (2013). Feasibility of supercritical carbon dioxide based metalworking fluids in micromilling. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering135(2), 024501. http://doi.org/10.1115/1.4023375

  21. Guest, J. S., van Loosdrecht, M. C. M., Skerlos, S. J., & Love, N. G. (2013). Lumped Pathway Metabolic Model of Organic Carbon Accumulation and Mobilization by the Alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Support Info. Environmental Science & Technology47(7), 3258–67. http://doi.org/10.1021/es304980y

  22. Smith, A. L., Skerlos, S. J., & Raskin, L. (2013). Psychrophilic anaerobic membrane bioreactor treatment of domestic wastewater. Water Research47(4), 1655–1665. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2012.12.028

  23. Whitefoot, K. S., & Skerlos, S. J. (2012). Design incentives to increase vehicle size created from the U.S. footprint-based fuel economy standards. Energy Policy41, 402–411. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2011.10.062

  24. McMillan, C. A., Skerlos, S. J., & Keoleian, G. A. (2012). Evaluation of the Metals Industry’s Position on Recycling and its Implications for Environmental Emissions. Journal of Industrial Ecology16(3), 324–333. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-9290.2012.00483.x

  25. Cook, S. M., VanDuinen, B. J., Love, N. G., & Skerlos, S. J. (2012). Life cycle comparison of environmental emissions from three disposal options for unused pharmaceuticals. Environmental Science & Technology46(10), 5535–41. http://doi.org/10.1021/es203987b

  26. Cook, S.M., Love, N.G., Skerlos, S.J.. (2012) “Response to “Comment on ‘Life Cycle Comparison of Environmental Emissions from Unused Pharmaceutical Disposal Options’””, Environmental Science & Technology,  

  27. Supekar, S. D., Clarens, A. F., Stephenson, D. A., & Skerlos, S. J. (2012). Performance of supercritical carbon dioxide sprays as coolants and lubricants in representative metalworking operations. Journal of Materials Processing Technology212(12), 2652–2658. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2012.07.020

  28. Smith, A. L., Stadler, L. B., Love, N. G., Skerlos, S. J., & Raskin, L. (2012). Perspectives on anaerobic membrane bioreactor treatment of domestic wastewater: A critical review. Bioresource Technology122, 149–159. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2012.04.055

  29. Whitefoot, K. S., Grimes-Casey, H. G., Girata, C. E., Morrow, W. R., Winebrake, J. J., Keoleian, G. A., & Skerlos, S. J. (2011). Consequential life cycle assessment with market-driven design. Journal of Industrial Ecology15(5), 726–742. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-9290.2011.00367.x

  30. Kim, H.-J., Keoleian, G. A., & Skerlos, S. J. (2011). Economic Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction by Vehicle Lightweighting Using Aluminum and High-Strength Steel. Journal of Industrial Ecology15(1), 64–80. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-9290.2010.00288.x

  31. Morrow, W. R., & Skerlos, S. J. (2010). Fixed-Point Approaches to Computing Bertrand-Nash Equilibrium Prices Under Mixed Logit Demand: A Technical Framework for Analysis and Efficient Computational Methods, v59(2), pp.328-345, http://doi.org/10.1287/opre.1100.0894

  32. Kim, H.-J., McMillan, C., Keoleian, G. A., & Skerlos, S. J. (2010). Greenhouse Gas Emissions Payback for Lightweighted Vehicles Using Aluminum and High-Strength Steel. Journal of Industrial Ecology14(6), 929–946. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-9290.2010.00283.x

  33. Bartkowiak, S., Fisk, R., Funk, A., Hair, J., Skerlos, S.J. (2010). Residential Drain Water Heat Recovery Systems: Modeling, Analysis, and Implementation.  Journal of Green Building, v5, n3, pp. 85-94.  

  34. Chan, K.Y., Papalambros, P.Y., Skerlos, S.J. (2010). A method for reliability-based optimization with multiple non-normal stochastic parameters: A simplified airshed management study, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, (24)1, pp. 101-116. 

  35. Skerlos, S. J., & Winebrake, J. J. (2010). Targeting plug-in hybrid electric vehicle policies to increase social benefits. Energy Policy38(2), 705–708. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2009.11.014

  36. Guest, J. S., Skerlos, S. J., Daigger, G. T., Corbett, J. R. E., & Love, N. G. (2010). The use of qualitative system dynamics to identify sustainability characteristics of decentralized wastewater management alternatives. Water Science and Technology,61(6), 1637–1644. http://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2010.880

  37. Mok, H.-S., Jeon, C.-S., Han, C.-H., Skerlos, S.J., Kim, H.-J., Lee, K.-C. (2010) Remanufacturing industry for automobile parts of USA, Journal of the Korean Society for Precision Engineering, 27(3), pp.58-65.

  38. Guest, J. S., Skerlos, S. J., Barnard, J. L., Beck, M. B., Daigger, G. T., Hilger, H., … Love, N. G. (2009). A new planning and design paradigm to achieve sustainable resource recovery from wastewater. Environmental Science and Technology. http://doi.org/10.1021/es9010515

  39. Clarens, A.F., Maclean, D.J., Hayes, K.F., Park, Y.-E., Skerlos, S.J., (2009). Solubility of a Metalworking Fluid Lubricant in High Pressure CO2 and Effects in Three Machining Processes.  Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME, 37, pp. 645-652.  

  40. Stepp, M. D., Winebrake, J. J., Hawker, J. S., & Skerlos, S. J. (2009). Greenhouse gas mitigation policies and the transportation sector: The role of feedback effects on policy effectiveness. Energy Policy37(7), 2774–2787. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2009.03.013

  41. Kim, H.J., Sevenrengiz, S., Skerlos, S.J., Seliger, G. (2009) “Characteristics of the automotive remanufacturing enterprise with an economic and environmental evaluation of alternator products”, International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing, 1(4), pp 437-449.  
  42. Clarens, A. F., Zimmerman, J. B., Keoleian, G. A., Hayes, K. F., & Skerlos, S. J. (2008). Comparison of Life Cycle Emissions and Energy Consumption for Environmentally Adapted Metalworking Fluid Systems. Environmental Science & Technology42(22), 8534–8540. http://doi.org/10.1021/es800791z

  43. Skerlos, S. J., Hayes, K. F., Clarens, A. F., & Zhao, F. (2008). Current advances in sustainable Metalworking Fluids research.International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing1(1/2), 180–202. http://doi.org/10.1504/IJSM.2008.019233

  44. Skerlos, S.J., Hayes, K.F., Clarens, A.F., Zhao, F., (2008) Current Advances in Sustainable Metalworking Fluids Research, International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing, 1(1), pp. 180-202.  

  45. Chan, K.Y., Skerlos, S.J., Papalambros, P.Y. (2007).  An Adaptive Sequential Linear Programming Algorithm for Optimal Design Problems with Probabilistic Constraints, Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME, 129(2), pp. 140-149.  

  46. Zhao, F ., Clarens, A.F., Hayes, K.F. Skerlos, S.J. (2007). Evaluating Activation Conditions for Extreme Pressure Additives in Metalworking Fluids using the Thread Forming Test, Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME 35, v35, July 27, 2007, pp. 351-358. 

  47. Morrow, W. R., Qi, H., Kim, I., Mazumder, J., & Skerlos, S. J. (2007). Environmental aspects of laser-based and conventional tool and die manufacturing. Journal of Cleaner Production15(10), 932–943. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2005.11.030

  48. Clarens, A., Vittorini, A., Lamiman, B., Boukouris, K., Pariseau, J., Pandian, P., & Skerlos, S. (2006). AWARE@home: A Case Study in Technological Design to Promote Environmental Conservation in the American Home. Journal of Green Building1(4), 112–128. http://doi.org/10.3992/jgb.1.4.112

  49. Clarens, A. F., Hayes, K. F., & Skerlos, S. J. (2006). Feasibility of Metalworking Fluids Delivered in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide. Journal of Manufacturing Processes8(1), 47–53. http://doi.org/10.1016/S1526-6125(06)70101-3

  50. Chan, K.-Y., Skerlos, S., & Papalambros, P. Y. (2006). Monotonicity and Active Set Strategies in Probabilistic Design Optimization. Journal of Mechanical Design128(4), 893. http://doi.org/10.1115/1.2202887

  51. Zhao, F., Clarens, A., Murphree, A., Hayes, K., & Skerlos, S. J. (2006). Structural aspects of surfactant selection for the design of vegetable oil semi-synthetic metalworking fluids. Environmental Science and Technology40(24), 7930–7937. http://doi.org/10.1021/es061418l

  52. Zhao, F., Landis, H. R., & Skerlos, S. J. (2005). Modeling of porous filter permeability via image-based stochastic reconstruction of spatial porosity correlations. Environmental Science & Technology, 39(1), 239–247. http://doi.org/10.1021/es035228b

  53. Michalek, J. J., Papalambros, P. Y., & Skerlos, S. J. (2004). A Study of Fuel Efficiency and Emission Policy Impact on Optimal Vehicle Design Decisions. Journal of Mechanical Design126(6), 1062. http://doi.org/10.1115/1.1804195

  54. Chang, S.-C., Rihana, A., Bahrman, S., Gruden, C. L., Khijniak, A. I., Skerlos, S. J., & Adriaens, P. (2004). Flow cytometric detection and quantification of mycobacteria in metalworking fluids. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation54(2-3), 105–112. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibiod.2004.03.019

  55. Zimmerman, J. B., Hayes, K. F., & Skerlos, S. J. (2004). Influence of Ion Accumulation on the Emulsion Stability and Performance of Semi-Synthetic Metalworking Fluids. Environmental Science and Technology38(8), 2482–2490. http://doi.org/10.1021/es0340477

  56. Zhao, F., Urbance, M., & Skerlos, S. J. (2004). Mechanistic Model of Coaxial Microfiltration for Semi-Synthetic Metalworking Fluid Microemulsions. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering126(3), 435. http://doi.org/10.1115/1.1763187

  57. Tung, Y. C., Zhang, M., Lin, C. T., Kurabayashi, K., & Skerlos, S. J. (2004). PDMS-based opto-fluidic micro flow cytometer with two-color, multi-angle fluorescence detection capability using PIN photodiodes. Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical98(2-3), 356–367. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2003.10.010

  58. Chan, K.Y., Kokkolaras, M., Papalambros, P.Y., Skerlos, S.J., Mourelatos, Z. (2004). Propagation of Uncertainty in Optimal Design of Multilevel Systems: Piston-Ring/Cylinder-Liner Case Study, SAE 2004 Transactions – Journal of Materials and Manufacturing. Paper no. 2004-01-1559.  

  59. Sutherland, J.W., Skerlos, S.J., Olson, W.W., Gunter, K.L., Haapala, Khadke, K., Sadasivuni, and Zimmerman, J.  (2003). “Environmentally Benign Manufacturing: Status and Vision for the Future”, Transactions of North American Manufacturing Research Institute / Society of Manufacturing Engineers (NAMRI/SME), v31, pp. 345-352.  

  60. Zimmerman, J. B., Clarens, A. F., Hayes, K. F., & Skerlos, S. J. (2003). Design of Hard Water Stable Emulsifier Systems for Petroleum- and Bio-based Semi-synthetic Metalworking Fluids. Environmental Science and Technology37(23), 5278–5288. http://doi.org/10.1021/es034437t

  61. Skerlos, S. J., & Zhao, F. (2003). Economic considerations in the implementation of microfiltration for metalworking fluid biological control. Journal of Manufacturing Systems22(3), 202–219. http://doi.org/10.1016/S0278-6125(03)90021-5

  62. Zimmerman, J. B., Takahashi, S., Hayes, K. F., & Skerlos, S. J. (2003). Experimental and statistical design considerations for economical evaluation of metalworkingfluids metalworking fluids using the the tapping torque test. Lubrication Engineering,59(3), 17–24.

  63. Hula, A., Jalali, K., Hamza, K., Skerlos, S. J., & Saitou, K. (2003). Multi-Criteria Decision-Making for Optimization of Product Disassembly under Multiple Situations. Environmental Science and Technology37(23), 5303–5313. http://doi.org/10.1021/es0345423

  64. Skerlos, S.J. and Zhao, F., 2003, “Economic Considerations in the Implementation of Microfiltration for Metalworking Fluid Biological Control”, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, v22, n3, pp. 202-219.   JIF = 0.42.
  65. Skerlos, S.J., Skerlos, L.A., Aguilar, C.A.*, Zhao, F. (2003). Expeditious Identification and Quantification of Mycobacteria Species in Metalworking Fluids using Peptide Nucleic Acids, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 22(2), pp. 136-147.  

  66. Zimmerman, J.B., Clarens, A., Hayes, K., Skerlos, S.J., (2003). Design of Hard Water Stable Emulsifier Systems for Petroleum- and Bio-Based Semi-Synthetic Metalworking Fluids”, Environmental Science and Technology. 37(23), pp. 5278-5288.   

  67. Huh, D., Tung, Y-C., Wei, H-H., Grotberg, J.B., Skerlos, S.J., Kurabayashi, K., Takayama, S. (2002) Use of Air-Liquid Two-Phase Flow in Hydrophobic Microfluidic Channels for Disposable Flow Cytometers”, Biomedical Microdevices, 4(2), pp. 141-149.  

  68. Rajagopalan, N., Lindsey, T., and Skerlos, S.J., (2001). Engineering of Ultrafiltration Equipment in Alkaline Cleaner Applications, Plating & Surface Finishing, 88(12), pp. 56-60.  

  69. Skerlos, S. J., Rajagopalan, N., DeVor, R. E., Kapoor, S. G., & Angspatt, V. D. (2001). Microfiltration of Polyoxyalkylene Metalworking Fluid Lubricant Additives Using Aluminum Oxide Membranes. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering123(4), 692. http://doi.org/10.1115/1.1392993

  70. Skerlos, S.J., Rajagopalan, N., DeVor, R.E., Kapoor, S.G., Angspatt, V.D. (2000). Ingredient-Wise Study of Flux Characteristics in the Ceramic Membrane Filtration of Uncontaminated Synthetic Metalworking Fluids: Part 1: Experimental Investigation of Flux Decline. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, (122)4, pp. 739-745. 

  71. Skerlos, S.J., Rajagopalan, N., DeVor, R.E., Kapoor, S.G., Angspatt, V.D. (2000). Ingredient-Wise Study of Flux Characteristics in the Ceramic Membrane Filtration of Uncontaminated Synthetic Metalworking Fluids: Part 2: Analysis of Underlying Mechanisms. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, 122(4), pp. 746-752.   

  72. Skerlos, S.J., Rajagopalan, N., DeVor, R.E., Kapoor, S.G., Sanford, R.A. (2000). Model of Biomass Concentration in a Metalworking Fluid Reservoir Subject to Continuous Biofilm Contamination during the Use of Membrane Filtration to Control Microorganism Growth. Transactions of North American Manufacturing Research Institute / Society of Manufacturing Engineers (NAMRI/SME), 29(4), pp. 229-234.   

  73. Sutherland, J. W., Cao, T., Daniel, C., Yue, Y., Zheng, Y., Sheng, P., Bauer, D., Srinivasan, M., DeVor, R.E., Kapoor, S.G., Skerlos, S.J., (1997). CFEST: An Internet-Based Cutting Fluid Evaluation Software Testbed. Transactions of North American Manufacturing Research Institute / Society of Manufacturing Engineers (NAMRI/SME), v25, pp. 243-248.  

Patents

  1. Metalworking Fluids Delivered in Supercritical CO2
    United States Patent # 8,167,092
    Issued May 1, 2012
    Inventors: Skerlos, Steven J. (Ann Arbor, MI), Hayes, Kim F. (Ann Arbor, MI), Clarens, Andres F. (Ann Arbor, MI)

  2. Metalworking Fluids Delivered in Supercritical CO2
    United States Patent #7,414,015
    Issued August 19, 2008
    Inventors: Skerlos, Steven J. (Ann Arbor, MI), Hayes, Kim F. (Ann Arbor, MI), Clarens, Andres F. (Ann Arbor, MI)

  3. Flow cytometers and detection system of lesser size
    United States Patent #7,381,565
    Issued June 3, 2008
    Inventors: Kurabayashi, Katsuo (Ann Arbor, MI), Takayama, Shuichi (Ann Arbor, MI), Skerlos, Steven J. (Ann Arbor, MI), Huh, Dongeun (Stanford, CA), Grotberg, James B. (Ann Arbor, MI), Tung, Yi-Chung (Ann Arbor, MI)

  4. Flow cytometers and detection system of lesser size
    United States Patent #7,105,355
    Issued September 12, 2006
    Inventors: Kurabayashi, Katsuo (Ann Arbor, MI), Takayama, Shuichi (Ann Arbor, MI), Skerlos, Steven J. (Ann Arbor, MI), Huh, Dongeun (Stanford, CA), Grotberg, James B. (Ann Arbor, MI), Tung, Yi-Chung (Ann Arbor, MI)

Book Chapters

  1. Skerlos, S. J. (2011). Cutting Fluids and their Environmental Impact, Chapter in Encyclopedia of Tribology, Q. Jane Wang & Yip Wah Chung (editors), Springer, DOI 10.1007/978-0-387-92897-5.

  2. Zhao, F.,  Hayes, K. F., Skerlos, S. J. (2010). Formulation Design of Metalworking Fluid Microemulsions Using Bio-based Surfactants, Chapter in Bio-Based Surfactants and Detergents, Edited by Douglas G. Hayes, Daniel Solaiman, Richard Ashby, and Dai Kitamono, AOCS Press / Taylor and Francis, Spring 2009.

  3. Skerlos, S. J., Morrow, W. R., Michalek, J. J. (2006). Sustainable Design Engineering and Science: Selected Challenges and Case Studies, Chapter in Sustainable Engineering and Science: Defining Principles, Sustainability Science and Engineering, M. Abraham Ed., Elsevier, pp. 477-525.

  4. Skerlos, S. J. (2005), Prevention of Metalworking Fluid Pollution: Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing at the Machine Tool, Chapter in Handbook of Environmentally Conscious Mechanical Design - Volume 2: Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing, M. Kutz Ed., John Wiley & Sons, pp. 95-122.

Conference Publications

  1. Smith, A.L., Q. Imran, J. Pierce, S. Skerlos, and L. Raskin, 2014. "Membrane biofilm development for improved domestic wastewater treatment at low temperatures using anaerobic membrane bioreactor", 87th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, September 27 - October 1, New Orleans, Louisiana.

  2. Stadler, L.B., A.L. Smith, A.K. Jain, K.J. Martin, J. Delgado Vela, P. Puente, L. Cao, S. Frenette, C. Bott, T. Rauch-Williams, T. Shimada, A. Salveson, N.G. Love, L. Raskin, and S.J. Skerlos, 2014. "Integrating life cycle assessment and experimental research: Evaluating anaerobic membrane bioreactors in domestic wastewater treatment for energy recovery", Borchardt Conference, February 25-26, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

  3. Supekar, S.D., Caruso, K.A., Daskin, M.S., Skerlos, S.J., 2013 “Least-Cost Technology Investments in the Passenger Vehicle and Electric Secrots to Meet Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets to 2015”, Proceedings of the 20th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, accepted for publication, April 17-April 19, Singapore.

  4. Mosyjowski, E., Daly, S., Peters, D., Skerlos, S.J., 2013 “Designing a Survey Instrument for a National Study of Direct-pathway and Returning Engineering Graduate Students”, Proceedings of 120th American Society of Engineering Education Conference, accepted for publication, June 23 - 26, 2013, Atlanta, GA.

  5. Guest, J.S, van Loosdrecht, M.C.M., Skerlos, S.J.; Love, N.G., 2012 “A Lumped Pathway Metabolic Model of Carbohydrate- and Lipid-Accumulating Phototrophs”, Proceedings of the 82nd Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), September 29 – October 3, New Orleans.

  6. Herrmann, C., Kieckhafer, Mennenga, M. Skerlos, S.J., Spengler, T.S., Stehr, J., Raichur, V., Walther, G., 2012 “A framework to analyze the reduction potential of life cycle carbon dioxide emissions of passenger cars”, Proceedings of the 19th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering. Berkeley, CA, USA, May 23-25, 2012.

  7. Haapala, K.R., Zhao, F., Camelio, J., Sutherland, J.W., Skerlos, S.J., Dornfeld, D.A., Jawahir, I.S, Zhang, H.C., Clarens, A.F., 2011, “A Review of Engineering Research in Sustainable Manufacturing”, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC 2011), Corvallis, OR, USA, June 13-17, 2011.

  8. Whitefoot, K., Grimes-Casey, H., Girata, C.E., Morrow, W.R., Winebrake, J.J., Keoleian, G.A., Skerlos, S.J., 2011, ''Product and Policy Life Cycle Inventories with Integrated Design and Demand, Proceedings of the 18 CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Braunschweig, Germany, June 2-5, 2011.

  9. Whitefoot, K., Fowlie, M., Skerlos, S.J., 2010, “Evaluating U.S. Reformed in Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards with Endogenous Product Attributes”, Working Paper at the 4th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Montreal, Canada, June 28-July 2nd, 2010. 

  10. Clarens, A.F., Park, Y.-E., Temme, J., Hayes, K.F., Zhao, F., Skerlos, S.J., 2009 “Evaluation of Cooling Potential and Tool Life in Turning Using Metalworking Fluids Delivered in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide”, Proceedings of the ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference 2009, October 4-7, 2009, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. pp. 67-75

  11. Guest, J.S.; Cook, S.M.; Skerlos, S.J.; Love, N.G. , 2009 “A methodology to assess the environmental impacts of upgrading wastewater infrastructure: a case study to evaluate energy recovery from black water”, Proceedings of the 82nd Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), Orlando, FL, October 10-14, 2009. pp. 6584-6602.

  12. Guest, J.S.; Skerlos, S.J.; Daigger, G.T.; Corbett, J.R.E.; Love, N.G., 2009, “The use of qualitative system dynamics to identify sustainability characteristics of decentralised wastewater management alternatives.” Proceedings of the IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies, Singapore, June 24, 2009.

  13. Grismajer, M., Kim, J.-J., Heyer, S., Raichur, V., Seliger, G., Skerlos, S.J., 2009 “Factors Influencing the Success of Product Recovery Business Focusing on Remanufacturing”, Proceedings of 7th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, Sustainable Product Development, and Life Cycle Engineering, December 2-4, 2009, Chennai, India.

  14. Kim, H.-J., Raichur, V., Skerlos, S.J., 2009 “Evaluation of Carbon Offsetting Potential in the Auto Remanufacturing Industry: Alternator Case Study”, Proceedings of 7th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, Sustainable Product Development, and Life Cycle Engineering, December 2-4, 2009, Chennai, India.

  15. MacLean, D., Hayes, K., Barnard, T., Hull, T., Park, Y.E., Skerlos, S.J., 2009 “Impact of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Metalworking Fluids on Tool Life in turning of Sintered Steel and Milling of Compacted Graphite Iron”, Proceedings of the ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference 2009, MSEC2009, October 4-7, 2009, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, pp. 43-48.

  16. Cook, S.M., Guest, J.S., Skerlos, S.J., Love, N.G., 2009, “Environmental Characteristics of Different Energy Recovery Systems Managing Sewage Sludge and Food Waste”, Proceedings of the IWA Conference on Sustainable Management and Technologies of Sludges, Harbin, China, August 8-11, 2009.

  17. Brakora, J., Gilchrist., B., Holloway, J., Renno, N., Skerlos, S.J., Teory, T., Washabaugh, P., Weinert, D., 2009, “Integrating Real-World Experience in to a College Curriculum Using a Multidisciplinary Design”, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

  18. Kim H.J., Severengiz, S., Seliger, G. Skerlos, S.J., 2008, “Economic and Environmental Assessment of Remanufacturing in the Automotive Industry”, Proceedings of the 15th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering.

  19. Kim H.J., Raichur, V., Skerlos, S.J., 2009, “Economic and Environmental Assessment of Automotive Remanufacturing: Alternator Case Study”, Proceedings of the ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, MSEC2008 1, October 2008, pp. 33-40.

  20. Kim, H.J., McMillan, C.M., Keoleian, G.A., Skerlos, S.J., 2008, “Model of Cost and Mass for Compact Sized Lightweight Automobiles using Aluminum and High Strength Steel”, IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment, May 2008.

  21. Chan, K.Y., Papalambros, P.Y., Skerlos, S.J., 2006. “Optimal Design with Non-Normally Distributed Random Parameters, Conditional Probability, and Joint Constraint Reliabilities: A Case Study in Vehicle Emissions Regulations to Achieve Ambient Air Quality”, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference (DETC/CIE 2006), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 10-13, 2006.

  22. Morrow, W.M., Qi. H., Kim, I., Mazumder, J., Skerlos, S.J., 2006," Direct metal deposition: Environmentally friendly enabling technology", PICALO 2006 - 2nd Pacific International Conference on Applications of Laser and Optics - Conference Proceedings, April 3-6, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 189-195

  23. Chan, K.Y., Skerlos, S.J., Papalambros, P.Y., 2005. “An Active Set Strategy for Probabilistic Design Optimization”, Proceedings of the ASME IMECE Design Symposium, Orlando, Florida, November 5-11, 2005. IMECE 2005-80965.

  24. Chan, K.Y., Skerlos, S.J., Papalambros, P.Y., 2005. “An Adaptive Sequential Linear Programming Algorithm for Optimal Design Problems with Probabilistic Constraints”, Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference - DETC2005 2 B, Long Beach, California, September 24-28, 2005.  DETC 2005-84489, pp. 1111-1121.

  25. Clarens, A.F., Hayes, K. F., Skerlos, S.J., 2005, “Development and Performance Testing of Metalworking Fluids using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide”, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids, 2005, Orlando, May 1-4, 2004.

  26. Skerlos, S.J., Adriaens, P., Hayes, K., Zimmerman, J., Zhao, F., 2004, (invited paper) “Ecological Material and Green Manufacturing: Design and Technology for Metalworking Fluid Systems”, Proceedings of the World Engineering Congress, 2004, Shanghai, November 2-6, 2004. 

  27. Morrow, W.M., Qi. H., Kim, I., Mazumder, J., Skerlos, S.J., 2004,"Laser-Based and Conventional Tool and Die Manufacturing: Comparison of Environmental Aspects", Proceedings of the Global Conference on Sustainable Product Design and Life Cycle Engineering, September 29 – October 1, Berlin 2004. 

  28. Seliger, G., Skerlos, S.J., Basdere, B., Zettl, M., 2004, "Collaborative Development of Sustainable Strategies for the Reuse of Mobile Phones in a Global Educational Environment ", Proceedings of the Global Conference on Sustainable Product Design and Life Cycle Engineering, September 29 – October 1, Berlin 2004.

  29. Clarens, A.F., Zimmerman, J.B., Landis, H.R.*, Hayes, K.F., Skerlos, S.J., 2004, “Experimental Comparison of Vegetable and Petroleum Base Oils in Metalworking Fluids using the Tapping Torque Test”, Proceedings of the Japan/USA Symposium on Flexible Manufacturing, Denver, Colorado, July 19-21, 2004. 

  30. Chan, K.Y., Kokkolaras, M., Papalambros, P.Y., Skerlos, S.J., Mourelatos, Z., 2004. “Propagation of Uncertainty in Optimal Design of Multilevel Systems: Piston-Ring/Cylinder-Liner Case Study”, Proceedings of the SAE World Congress, Detroit, Michigan, March 8-11, 2004, paper no. 2004-01-1559.

  31. Zhao, F., Landis, H.R.*, Skerlos, S.J., 2004. “Prediction of Microfiltration Flux Decline Due to Electroviscous Retardation and Adsorption using Pore Scale Stochastic Reconstruction Model”, Proceedings of the 9th Annual World Filtration Congress, Paper No. 322-1, April 18-24, New Orleans, LA, 2004.

  32. Seliger, G., Skerlos, S.J., Basdere, B., Zettl, M., 2003, "Universal Cell Phone Housing for Profitable Remanufacturing", Proceedings of EcoDesign 2003: 3rd International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, Tokyo, Japan, December 8-11, 2003.

  33. Skerlos, S.J., Hayes, K.F., Morrow, W.R., Zimmerman, J.B., 2003, “Diffusion of Sustainable Systems Engineering through Interdisciplinary Graduate and Undergraduate Education at the University of Michigan”, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Manufacturing Engineering Division, MED 14, v14, Washington, D.C., Nov., 2003, pp. 599-606.

  34. Michalek, J., Papalambros, P.Y., Skerlos, S.J., 2003, “A Study of Emission Policy Effects on Optimal Vehicle Design Decisions”, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, 2 A, (DETEC2003), Chicago, Illinois, September 2-6, 2003, pp. 615-524. 

  35. Skerlos, S.J., Morrow, W.R., Chan, K-Y, Hula, A., Seliger, G., Basdere, B., Prasitnarit, A., 2003. “Economic and Environmental Characteristics of Global Cellular Telephone Remanufacturing” IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment, Boston, MA, May 19-22, 2003, pp. 99-104.

  36. Tung, Y-C., Lin, C.-T., Kurabayashi, K., Skerlos, S.J., 2002, “High Fidelity Detection of Multi-Color Fluorescence Signals from Biological Cells using Silicon-Based Photodetectors in a Disposable Flow Cytometer Channel”, Sixth International Symposium on Micro Total Analysis Systems (µTAS), Nara, Japan, November 3-7, 2002.

  37. Zhao, F., Urbance, M.*, Skerlos, S.J., 2002, “Mechanistic Model of Coaxial Microfiltration for Semi-Synthetic Metalworking Fluid Microemulsions”, Proceedings of the Japan/USA Symposium on Flexible Manufacturing, Hiroshima, Japan, July 15-18, 2002.

  38. Li, Y., Saitou, K., Kikuchi, N., Skerlos, S.J., and Papalambros, P., 2001, "Design of Heat-Activated Reversible Integral Attachments for Product-Embedded Disassembly", Proceedings of EcoDesign 2001: 2nd International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, Tokyo, Japan, December 12-16, 2001.

  39. Skerlos, S.J., Adriaens, P., Hayes, K., Rihana, A., Kurabayashi, K., Takayama, S., Zimmerman, J., Zhao, F., 2001, “Challenges to Achieving Sustainable Aqueous Systems: A Case Study in Metalworking Fluids”, Proceedings of EcoDesign 2001: 2nd International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, Tokyo, December 13-16, 2001.

  40. Huh, D., Tung, Y-C., Grotberg, J.B., Skerlos, S.J., Kurabayashi, K., Takayama, S. 2001, “Air-Liquid Two-Phase Microfluidic System for Low-Cost, Low-Volume, and Low-Power Micro Flow Cytometer”, Fifth International Symposium on Micro Total Analysis Systems (µTAS), Monterey, California, October 21-25, 2001.

  41. Skerlos, S.J., Rajagopalan, N., DeVor, R.E., Kapoor, S.G., Sanford, R.A., 2000. “Model of Biomass Concentration in Membrane Filtration Recycling Systems Subject to Single Substrate Limited Growth Kinetics.” ASME International Mechancial Engineering Congress and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Manufacturing Engineering Division, MED 11, Orlando, FL Volume 10, November, 2000, pp. 813-820.

  42. Skerlos, S.J., DeVor, R.E., Kapoor, S.G., 1998, “Environmentally Conscious Disposal Considerations in Cutting Fluid Selection.” ASME International Mechancial Engineering Congress and Exposition. Proceedings of the ASME: Manufacturing Science and Engineering Division. Anaheim, CA, Volume 8, Nov., 1998.

  43. Zhu, R., Skerlos, S.J., DeVor, R.E., Kapoor, S.G., 1997, "Application of Genetic Algorithm to Machining Process Diagnostics with a DOE-Based GA Validation Scheme." Late Breaking Papers at the Genetic Programming 1997 Conference. Stanford University, CA, July, 1997.

Refereed Conference Presentations

(Oral presentations unless indicated otherwise)

  1. Supekar, S.D. and Skerlos, S.J., 2015. Carbon Dioxide Recovery and Least Cost Mitigation Pathways.  2015 China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.  June 1-3, 2015, Irvine California. (Poster Presentation)

  2. Smith, A.L., Q. Imran, J. Pierce, S. Skerlos, and L. Raskin, 2014. Membrane biofilm development for improved domestic wastewater treatment at low temperatures using anaerobic membrane bioreactor. 87th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, September 27 - October 1, New Orleans, Louisiana.

  3. Stadler, L.B., A.L. Smith, A.K. Jain, K.J. Martin, J. Delgado Vela, P. Puente, L. Cao, S. Frenette, C. Bott, T. Rauch-Williams, T. Shimada, A. Salveson, N.G. Love, L. Raskin, and S.J. Skerlos, 2014. Integrating life cycle assessment and experimental research: Evaluating anaerobic membrane bioreactors in domestic wastewater treatment for energy recovery. Borchardt Conference, February 25-26, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

  4. Stadler, L.B., A.L. Smith, L. Cao, N.G. Love, L. Raskin, and S.J. Skerlos, 2013. Energy Recovery from Wastewater: Life Cycle Comparison of Carbon Removal Technologies Upstream of Autotrophic Nitrogen Removal. WEF/IWA Nutrient Removal and Recovery 2013: Trends in Resource Recovery and Use, July 28-31, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

  5. Stadler, L.B., A.L. Smith, L. Cao, N.G. Love, L. Raskin, and S.J. Skerlos, 2013. Life cycle comparison of emerging and established wastewater energy recovery systems. 2013 AEESP Education & Research Conference, July 14-16, Denver, Colorado.

  6. Erika A. Mosyjowski; Shanna R. Daly; Diane L. Peters; Steven J. Skerlos, 2013. Designing a survey instrument for a national study of direct-pathway and returning engineering graduate students. ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

  7. Smith, A.L., Hammerbeck, A., Skerlos, S.J., Raskin, L., 2012, “Psychrophilic Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor Treatment of Domestic Wastewater: Evaluation of Performance and Methanogenic Activity at Varying Temperatures and Hydraulic Retention Times”, Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) 2012, Chicago, IL, October 5-9, 2012.

  8. Smith, A.L., N.G. Love, S.J. Skerlos, and L. Raskin, 2012, “Effects of Temperature and HRT on Performance and Environmental Impacts of Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactors for Domestic Wastewater: Treatment”, International Water Association Leading Edge Technology (LET) Conference, Brisbane, Australia, June 3-7, 2012

  9. Caruso, K., Klampfl, E., Liu, Y., Tamor, M., Skerlos, S.J., and Daskin, M.S. 2011, “Optimal Investment Strategies for Transportation and Utility Sector Emissions Reduction”, Annual Meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), Charlotte, N.C., November 13-16, 2011. (Invited Oral Presentation)

  10. Whitefoot, K., and Skerlos, S.J., 2011, “Vehicle Size Incentives from Footprint-based Fuel Economy Standards”, Annual Meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), Charlotte, N.C., November 13-16, 2011. (Invited Oral Presentation)

  11. Smith, A.L., Dorer, H., Love, N.G., Skerlos, S.J., Raskin, L., 2011, “Role of Membrane Biofilm in Psychrophilic Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor for Domestic Wastewater Treatment”, Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) 2011, Los Angeles, CA, October 15-19, 2011.

  12. Guest, J.S., Love, N.G., Snowling S., Bott, C.B., Daigger, G.T., , Skerlos, S.J., 2011, “Quantitative Sustainable Design of Wastewater Treatment Plants: Balancing Economic, Engineering, and Life Cycle Environmental Impact Considerations in Process Selection”, Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) 2011, Los Angeles, CA, October 15-19, 2011.

  13. Smith, A.L., Love, N.G., Skerlos, S.J., Raskin, L., 2011, “Analysis of Microbial Communities in an Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor for Domestic Wastewater Treatment at Psychrophilic Conditions”, 1st International Conference on Biogas Microbiology 2011, Leipzig, Germany, September 14-16, 2011.

  14. Smith, A.L., Love, N.G., Skerlos, S.J., Raskin, L., 2011, “Energy Recovery from Domestic Wastewater using Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactors”, Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Biennial Meeting, July 11-12, 2011.

  15. Guest, J.S., Snowling S., Bott, C.B., Daigger, G.T., Love, N.G., Skerlos, S.J., 2011, “Quantitative Sustainable Design of Wastewater Treatment Plants: A Methodology and Case Study for Process Design and Selection”, Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Biennial Meeting, July 11-12, 2011.

  16. Cook, S.M., VanDuinen, B.J.*, Skerlos, S.J., Love, N.G., 2011, “Life Cycle Comparison of Environmental Impacts from Alternative Pharmaceutical Disposal Methods”, Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Biennial Meeting, July 11-12, 2011. (Poster Presentation)

  17. Raichur, V., Callaway, D.C., Skerlos, S.J., Raskin, L., 2010, “Consequential Lifecycle Assessment Model of Electricity Production using System Operating Constraints”, 5th International Symposium of the International Society of Industrial Ecology, UC Berkeley, June 7-10, 2011.

  18. Krauss, G., Supekar, S.D., Stowe, L., Skerlos S.J., 2010, “A Comparison of Misting from Flood and Supercritical CO2 Metalworking Fluid Delivery Techniques” 2011 STLE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, May 15-19, 2011.

  19. Krauss, G., Supekar, S.D., Skerlos S.J., 2010 “Tapping Torque Evaluation of Different Metalworking Fluid Additives” 2011 STLE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, May 15-19, 2011.

  20. Krauss, G., Pfefferkorn, F., Torres, C., Skerlos S.J., 2010, “Influence of Tool Coatings and Supercritical CO2 Delivery of Metalworking Fluids on a Micro-machining Process” 2011 STLE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, May 15-19, 2011.

  21. Smith, A.L., Dorer, H.*, Love, N.G., Skerlos, S.J., Raskin, L., 2010, “Energy Recovery from Domestic Wastewater using Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactors”, 22nd Triennial Symposium on Advancements in Water & Wastewater 2011 Borchardt Conference, February 23-24, 2011.

  22. Guest, J.S., Skerlos, S.J., Love, N.G., 2010, “Quantitative Sustainable Design of Wastewater Treatment Plants”, 22nd Triennial Symposium on Advancements in Water & Wastewater 2011 Borchardt Conference, February 23-24, 2011.

  23. Smith, A.L., Dorer, H.*, Love, N.G., Skerlos, S.J., Raskin, 2010, “Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactors for Sustainable Domestic Wastewater Treatment at Psychrophilic Temperatures, IWA 12th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, Guadalajara, Mexico, October 31-November 4, 2010.

  24. Love, N.G.; Guest, J.S.; Skerlos, S.J., 2010, “The pursuit of sustainable water & wastewater systems: the role of wastewater as a renewable resource.” IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies, Phoenix, AZ, June 3, 2010

  25. Guest, J.S., Skerlos, S.J.; Love, N.G., 2010, “An optimization methodology for elucidating locality-specific sustainability trade-offs in wastewater treatment plant process selection.” IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies, Phoenix, AZ, June 2, 2010. (Poster Presentation)

  26. Whitefoot, K., Grimes-Casey, H., Girata, C.E., Morrow, W.R., Winebrake, J.J., Keoleian, G.A., Skerlos, S.J., 2010, “Predictive Market Demand Life Cycle Assessment: A Methodological Development and Case Study”, IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISSST 2010), Washington D.C., USA, May 18, 2010. (Invited Oral Presentation)

  27. Guest, J.S., Skerlos, S.J., Love, N.G., 2009, “A Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Decentralized Energy Recovery from Black Water”, Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) 2009, Orlando, Florida, October 12-19, 2009.

  28. Cook, S.M., Skerlos, S.J., Love, N.G., 2009, “A Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Energy Recovery from the Anaerobic Codigestion of Sewage Sludge and Food Waste”, Conference on Sustainable Management and Technologies of Sludges, Harbin, China, August 8-11, 2009.

  29. Pinto, A.J.; Guest, J.S.; Roots, R.; Love, N.G.; Skerlos, S.J., 2009, “A project-based active learning framework to introduce freshman engineering students to sustainable waste management and waste-to-energy technologies.” Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Biennial Meeting, Iowa City, IA, July 27, 2009. (Poster Presentation)

  30. Guest, J.S., Skerlos, S.J., Daiger, G.T., Love, N.G., 2009, "A New Planning and Design Paradigm to Achieve Sustainable Resource Recovery from Wastewater”, Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Biennial Meeting, Iowa City, Iowa, July 26-29, 2009. (Poster Presentation)

  31. Guest, J.S., Skerlos, S.J., Love, N.G., 2009, "A Multi-Objective Optimization Methodology for the Elucidation of Locality-Specific Sustainability Trade-Offs in Wastewater Treatment Plant Process Selection", International Water Association, Leadership in Environmental Technology Conference, Singapore, June 22-26, 2009.

  32. Guest, J.S., Skerlos, S.J., Daiger, G.T., Love, N.G., 2009, “The Use of System Dynamics and Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis for Sustainability Thinking in Decentralized Wastewater Treatment”, International Water Association, Leadership in Environmental Technology Conference, Singapore, June 22-26, 2009.

  33. Cook, S.M., Guest, J.S., Christianson, M., Love, N.G., Skerlos, S.J., 2009, “Energy Recovery from Wastewater: Evaluation of Resource Management Alternatives for Appropriate and Environmentally Sustainable Energy Production”, Engineering Sustainability 2009, Pittsburgh, PA., April 19-21, 2009.

  34. Whitefoot, K.S., Skerlos, S.J., 2008, “Developing Quantitative Relationships between Policy Instruments, GHG Emissions, and Materials Flows in the Automotive Sector”, 2008 Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change Conference, Sacramento, California, November 16-19, 2008. (Poster Presentation)

  35. Zhao, F., Skerlos, S.J., 2008, “Design of Vegetable Oil Metalworking Fluid Microemulsions using Bio-Based Surfactants”, 99th American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS), Seattle, Washington, May 18-21, 2008.

  36. Borrell, T., Raskin, L., Morgenroth, E., Kim, J., Skerlos, S.J., 2008, “Evaluation of fouling constituents in membrane bioreactors: Extracellular polymeric substances and inorganic precipitation”, Environmental Chemistry Division, Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 6-10, 2008.

  37. Clarens, A.F., MacLean, D., Hayes, K.F., Skerlos, S.J., 2007, “Supercritical Metalworking Fluids”, 233th Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Chicago, IL, March 26, 2007.

  38. W. Ross Morrow and Steven J. Skerlos, 2006, ”Linking Economics and Engineering Design in Policy Analysis”, Annual Meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), Pittsburgh, PA, November 6, 2006

  39. Steven J. Skerlos, 2006, “Toward Sustainable Manufacturing: A Case Study in Metalworking Fluid Systems”, Global Conference on Sustainable Product Development and Life Cycle Engineering IV, São Carlos, São Paulo, Brasil, October 6, 2006. (Keynote Presentation)

  40. Zhao, F., Clarens, A.F., Skerlos, S.J., 2005. “Optimization of Metalworking Fluid Formulations for Microfiltration Recycling", Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Biennial Meeting 2005, Clarkson University. Clarkson University, July 23 - July 27, 2005.

  41. Clarens, A.F., Hayes, K.F., Skerlos, S.J., 2005. “Vegetable oil-in-Supercritical Carbon Dioxide based Metalworking Fluids", Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Biennial Meeting 2005. Clarkson University, July 23 - July 27, 2005. (Poster Presentation)

  42. Zhao, F., Clarens, A.F., Skerlos, S.J., 2005. “Design of Metalworking Fluids for Microfiltration Recycling", 3rd International Symposium of the International Society of Industrial Ecology. Stockholm, Sweden, June 12 - June 15, 2005.

  43. Clarens, A.F., Hayes, K.F., Skerlos, S.J., 2005. “Life Cycle Assessment of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide vs. Water as a Carrier", 3rd International Symposium of the International Society of Industrial Ecology. Stockholm, Sweden, June 12 - June 15, 2005. (Poster Presentation)

  44. Zhao, F., Landis, H.*, Skerlos, S.J., 2004. “Network Model of Porous Filter Filtration via Pore Scale Reproduction of Process Fouling Mechanisms”, World Filtration Congress, April 2004.

  45. Morrow W.R., Skerlos, S.J., Seliger, G., Basdere, B., vanDillen, A., 2003. “Use of an Optimization Framework and Life Cycle Assessment for Technological and Logistical Decision-Making in Global Cellular Telephone Remanufacturing”, SETAC LCA and ISIE 11th LCA Case Study Symposium, Lausanne, Switzerland, December 2003. 

  46. Zimmerman, J., Clarens, A.F., Hayes, K., Skerlos, S.J., 2002. “Development of Novel 100% Vegetable-Based Metalworking Fluids”, 58th Annual Meeting of the Society of Tribology and Lubrication Engineers (STLE), New York, NY, April 2003.

  47. Hula, A., Hazma, K., Jalali, K., Saitou, K., Skerlos, S.J., 2002. “Situational Analysis of End-of-Life Factors to Promote Robust Economic Strategies for Product Asset Recovery and Energy Conservation”, 2nd International Symposium of the International Society of Industrial Ecology. Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 29 - July 2, 2003.

  48. Skerlos, S.J., and Morrow, W.R., 2003. “Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Direct Metal Deposition with Traditional Die and Mold Manufacturing Practices”, 2nd International Symposium of the International Society of Industrial Ecology. Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 29 - July 2, 2003.

  49. Zimmerman J., Keoliean, G., Hayes, K., Skerlos, S.J., 2002. “Comparative Life Cycle Analysis of Petroleum and Bio Based Metalworking Fluids”, 2nd International Symposium of the International Society of Industrial Ecology. Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 29 - July 2, 2003.

  50. Chang, S-C, Bahrman, S.E., Khijniak, A., Gruden, C.L., Rihana, A., Skerlos, S.J., Adriaens, P., 2003.  “Rapid Enumeration of Bacteria for Microbial Stabilization in Metalworking Fluids”, 2nd International Symposium of the International Society of Industrial Ecology. Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 29 - July 2, 2003. (Poster Presentation)

  51. Chang, S-C, Bahrman, S.E., Khijniak, A., Gruden, C.L., Rihana, A., Skerlos, S.J., Adriaens, P., 2003.  “Direct Detection of Pathogenic Bacteria in a Semisynthetic Metalworking Fluid for Sustainable Metalworking Processes”, 2nd International Symposium of the International Society of Industrial Ecology. Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 29 - July 2, 2003. (Poster Presentation)

  52. Skerlos, S.J. and Hayes, K.F., 2002, “Diffusion of Sustainable Systems through Interdisciplinary Graduate and Undergraduate Education”, American Society for Engineering Education: Annual Conference and Exhibition.  Nashville, Tennessee, June 22-25, 2003.

  53. Zimmerman, J.B., Hayes, K., Skerlos, S.J., 2003, “Influence of ion type and concentration on the emulsion stability and machining performance of two semi-synthetic metalworking fluids”, Annual American Chemical Society Meeting.  New Orleans, LA, March 25, 2003. (Poster Presentation)

  54. Adriaens, P.*, Gruden, C., Skerlos, S.J., 2002.  “(Micro) Flow Cytometry for Bioremediation and Water Quality Monitoring”, 2002 International Symposium on Subsurface Microbiology.  Copenhagen, Denmark, Sept. 8-13, 2002. (Keynote Presentation)

  55. Skerlos, S.J., 2002. “Sustainable Systems Engineering Research and Education: A Case Study in Sustainable Aqueous Systems”, Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors / American Academy of Environmental Engineers Education and Research Conference.  Toronto, Canada, August 11-13, 2002.

  56. Adriaens, P.*, Loeffler, F., Chang S-C, Rihana, A., Tiedje, J., and Skerlos, S.J., 2002.  “Microbial Sensing and Control: From Bioremediation to Industrial Biofouling”, 12th International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation Symposium. Prague, Czech Republic, July 14-18, 2002. (Keynote Presentation)

  57. Gruden, C.*, Chang, S-C, Bahrman, S., Rihana-Abdallah, A., Khijniak, A., Skerlos, S.J., Adriaens, P., 2002. “Rapid Microbial Sensing for Environmental Health Applications using Flow Cytometry”, National Institutes of Health BECON 2002: Sensors for Biological Research and Medicine.  Bethesda, Maryland, June 24-25, 2002.

  58. Zimmerman, J.B., Hayes, K., Skerlos, S.J., 2002, “Investigation of High Performance Vegetable Oil-Based Metalworking Fluids for Hard Water Stability”, American Chemical Society Green Chemistry and Green Engineering Conference, Washington, D.C., June 24-27, 2002.

  59. Skerlos, S.J., 2002, “Distributed Microbial Detection and Quantification Networks”, Sixth Biennial International Society for Environmental Biotechnology (ISEB) Symposium, Veracruz, Mexico, June 9-12, 2002. (Invited Panel Member and Oral Presentation) 

  60. Skerlos, S.J., Skerlos, L.A., Aguilar, C.A.*, Zhao, F., 2002. “Expeditious Identification and Quanitifcation of Mycobacteria Species using Peptide Nucleic Acids”, 57th Annual Meeting of the Society of Tribology and Lubrication Engineers.  Houston, Texas, May 20-24, 2002.

  61. Zimmerman, J.B., Takahashi, S.*, Hayes, K., Skerlos, S.J., 2002, “Experimental And Statistical Design Considerations For Economical Evaluation Of Metalworking Fluids Using The Tapping Torque Test”, 57th Annual Meeting of the Society of Tribology and Lubrication Engineers.  Houston, Texas, May 20-24, 2002.

  62. Zimmerman, J.B., Hayes, K., Skerlos, S.J., 2001, “Green Metalworking Fluids”, 1st International Symposium of the International Society of Industrial Ecology. Leeuwenhorst, Netherlands. November 12-14, 2001. (Poster Presentation)

  63. Sutherland, J., and Skerlos, S.J., 2001.  “Assessing the Role of Cutting Fluids in Machining”, 56th Annual Meeting of the Society of Tribology and Lubrication Engineers.  Orlando, Florida, May 20-24, 2001.

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