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Electronics and the Environment, International Symposium on (2008)
San Francisco, CA, USA
May 19, 2008 to May 22, 2008
ISBN: 978-1-4244-2272-2
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Recycling advanced batteries (Abstract)

Steven E. Sloop , OnTo Technology LLC 63221 Service RD STE F Bend, Oregon 97701, USA
pp. 1

Quantifying the environmental impacts of labor (Abstract)

Teresa W. Zhang , University of California at Berkeley, 1115 Etcheverry Hall, 94720-1740, USA
David A. Dornfeld , University of California at Berkeley, 1115 Etcheverry Hall, 94720-1740, USA
pp. 1

RFID signalling to stimulate reuse of personal computers (Abstract)

Eanna Cronin , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Limerick, Ireland
pp. 1

End-of-life management of cell phones in the United States (Abstract)

S. Mahdavi , Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
V. Doctori Blass , Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
J. Neira , Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
R. Miller , Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
R. Geyer , Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
M. Fuji , Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
L. Favret , Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
pp. 1

Increased efficiency of wind generated electricity using demand side management (Abstract)

Paddy Finn , Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Limerick, Ireland
pp. 1

Characterizing architectural options for electronic waste recycling systems (Abstract)

Jeremy R. Gregory , Materials Systems Laboratory at the Massachusetts, Institute of Technology, USA
Randolph E. Kirchain , Materials Systems Laboratory at the Massachusetts, Institute of Technology, USA
Susan A. Fredholm , Materials Systems Laboratory at the Massachusetts, Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 1

E-Market for e-waste (Abstract)

Junbeum Kim , Center for Earth Systems Engineering Management, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
Ramzy Kahhat , Center for Earth Systems Engineering Management, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
Ming Xu , Center for Earth Systems Engineering Management, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
pp. 1

Halogen-Free FR systems for advanced printed circuit boards (Abstract)

Nikolas Kaprinidis , Ciba Corporation, Switzerland
Sabine Fuchs , Ciba Corporation, Switzerland
pp. 1

Energy and environmental flow model for a sustainable networked book delivery system in the United States (Abstract)

Eric Williams , Center for Earth System Engineering and Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
Ming Xu , Center for Earth System Engineering and Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
Braden Allenby , Center for Earth System Engineering and Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
Ramzy Kahhat , Center for Earth System Engineering and Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
Junbeum Kim , Center for Earth System Engineering and Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
pp. 1

Assessing the sustainability of the material recovery system for CRT glass (Abstract)

Marie-Claude Nadeau , Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Randolph Kirchain , Department of Material Science and Engineering and the Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Jeremy Gregory , MIT Energy Initiative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
pp. 1

Can renewable energy meet Africa (Abstract)

Adaora Okwo , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 30318 USA
pp. 1

Manufacturability and sustainability analysis of nano-scale manufacturing (Abstract)

David Dornfeld , Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of California, Berkeley, 94720 USA
Chris Y. Yuan , Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of California, Berkeley, 94720 USA
pp. 1

Simultaneous disassembly of PCBs based on components reusability assessment (Abstract)

Gao Peng , Department of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Yang Jiping , Department of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Duan Guanghong , Department of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Cheng Yang , Department of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Xiang Dong , Department of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
pp. 1

Improvement in electricity distribution efficiency to mitigate pollution IEEE ISEE (May 2008) (Abstract)

Vishal Verma , Delhi College of Engg., Delhi University, USA
Aditya Pyasi , Georgia Institute of Technology, ISYE Dept., USA
pp. 1

A LCIA weighting system based on China environmental policy and local manufacturing industry situation (Abstract)

Jianfeng Li , school of Mechanical Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan 250061 China
Fangyi Li , Department of Manufacturing, the University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, CO 78539 USA
Jianzhi Li , Department of Manufacturing, the University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, CO 78539 USA
pp. 1

Opportunity for landfill gas-to-energy projects in the U.S. (Abstract)

Valerie Thomas , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
Dexin Luo , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
pp. 1

Design of the full biodegradable and single-use dishware mold based on automatic ejection technology (Abstract)

Anfu Guo , School of Mechanical Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan, 250061, China
Jianfeng Li , School of Mechanical Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan, 250061, China
Fangyi Li , Scholar of Dept. of Manufacturing Engineering, The University of Texas-Pan American1201 West University Drive, Edinburg, 78541-2999, USA
pp. 1

A efficiency improvement methodology for active mode efficiency regulation (Abstract)

Young-Bae Park , Fairchild Korea Semiconductor, 82-3, Dodang-dong, Wonmi-gu Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea
Hang-Seok Choi , Fairchild Korea Semiconductor, 82-3, Dodang-dong, Wonmi-gu Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea
pp. 1-5

Comparison of life cycle impact assessment tools in the case of biofuels (Abstract)

Thomas L. Theis , University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612 USA
Amy E. Landis , University of Pittsburgh, PA 15266, USA
pp. 1-7

Development of the Supply Chain Optimization and Planning for the Environment (SCOPE) tool - applied to solar energy (Abstract)

Corinne Reich-Weiser , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory for Manufacturing and Sustainability, University of California at Berkeley, 94720-1740, USA
Tristan Fletcher , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 94720-1740, USA
Steve Horne , SolFocus Inc., Mountain View, CA, 94043, USA
David A. Dornfeld , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory for Manufacturing and Sustainability, University of California at Berkeley, 94720-1740, USA
pp. 1-6

TurbSim: Reliability-based wind turbine simulator (Abstract)

Timothy G. Gutowski , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Joseph T. Foley , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
pp. 1-5

Market dynamics and environmental impacts of e-commerce: A case study on book retailing (Abstract)

Junbeum Kim , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
Braden Allenby , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
Ming Xu , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
Ramzy Kahhat , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
pp. 1-6

Design and assessment of a sustainable networked system in the U.S.; Case study of book delivery system (Abstract)

Eric Williams , Center for Earth System Engineering and Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Junbeum Kim , Center for Earth System Engineering and Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Ramzy Kahhat , Center for Earth System Engineering and Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Ming Xu , Center for Earth System Engineering and Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Braden Allenby , Center for Earth System Engineering and Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
pp. 1-5

Creating and applying a shared vision of sustainable ICT (Abstract)

Jeff Omelchuck , Green Electronics Council, USA
pp. 1

Social impact of ICT services -different impact in different countries- (Abstract)

Yasunari Matsuno , Graduate school of Engineering, University of Tokyo, Japan
Jiro Nakamura , NTT Energy and Environment System, Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Kanagawa, Japan
Kazue Ichino Takahashi , NTT Energy and Environment System, Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Kanagawa, Japan
Yoshihiro Adachi , Graduate school of Engineering, University of Tokyo, Japan
Masayuki Tsuda , NTT Energy and Environment System, Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 1-3

A framework for risk management and end-of-kife (EOL) analysis for nanotechnology products: A case study in lithium-ion batteries (Abstract)

Reggie J. Caudill , New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
Sun Olapiriyakul , New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
pp. 1-6

Sources of variability and uncertainty in LCA of single wall carbon nanotubes for Li-ion batteries in electric vehicles (Abstract)

Brian J. Landi , Rochester Institute of Technology, NY 14623 USA
Ryne P. Raffaelle , Rochester Institute of Technology, NY 14623 USA
Thomas P. Seager , Rochester Institute of Technology, NY 14623 USA
pp. 1-5

Using feedback to enhance use phase efficiency of Personal Computers (Abstract)

C. Fitzpatrick , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Limerick, Ireland
S. Hickey , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Limerick, Ireland
pp. 1-6

Lifetime exergy consumption of an enterprise server (Abstract)

Van P. Carey , University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA
Amip J. Shah , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
Christopher R. Hannemann , University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA
Chandrakant Patel , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
pp. 1-5

A case study of life cycle assessment (LCA) on ballast for fluorescent lamp in Malaysia (Abstract)

Rajeswari K. Ramasamy , Standardization and Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM), Shah Alam, CO 40911 Malaysia
Salmijah Surif , Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, CO 43600 Malaysia
Sitty Nur Syafa Bakri , Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, CO 43600 Malaysia
pp. 1-4

Energy efficiency meets ecodesign (Abstract)

Karsten Schischke , Fraunhofer IZM, Dept. Environmental Engineering, Berlin, Germany
Nils F. Nissen , Fraunhofer IZM, Dept. Environmental Engineering, Berlin, Germany
Herbert Reichl , Fraunhofer IZM, Dept. Environmental Engineering, Berlin, Germany
Lutz Stobbe , Fraunhofer IZM, Dept. Environmental Engineering, Berlin, Germany
pp. 1-6

Trade of secondhand EEE from Japan to developing Asia (Abstract)

Yasuhiko Hotta , Waste and Resources Project, Institute of Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
Chika Aoki-suzuki , Waste and Resources Project, Institute of Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
Akira Ogihara , Waste and Resources Project, Institute of Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
Magnus Bengtsson , Waste and Resources Project, Institute of Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
pp. 1

Rethinking of recycling and reuse options of obsolete personal computers in China (Abstract)

Jianxin Yang , Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES), Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.O. Box 2871, Beijing, 100085, China
Bin Lu , Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES), Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.O. Box 2871, Beijing, 100085, China
pp. 1-5

Understanding population dynamics of WEEE recycling system in the developing countries: A SIR model (Abstract)

Yenming J. Chen , Department of Logistics Management, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Tienhua Wu , Department of Management of PhD Program, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
pp. 1-6

Environmental sustainability in the semiconductor industry (Abstract)

Marissa Yao , Intel Corp., USA
John Harland , Intel Corp., USA
Ted Reichelt , Intel Corp., USA
pp. 1-6

Environmental and health assessment for California printed circuit board manufacturing: Providing guidance for pollution prevention opportunities (Abstract)

Pauline Batarseh , California Department of Toxic Substances Control, Sacramento, 95812 USA
Xiaoying Zhou , Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis, 95616 USA
Julie M. Schoenung , Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis, 95616 USA
Carl W. Lam , Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis, 95616 USA
Thomas Green , Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis, 95616 USA
Kim Wilhelm , California Department of Toxic Substances Control, Sacramento, 95812 USA
pp. 1-5

Measures and trends in energy use of semiconductor manufacturing (Abstract)

Eric Williams , Department of Civil&Environmental Engineering and the School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Liqiu Deng , School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
pp. 1-6

Improvement of home appliances design based on energy-saving concept: Case studies on hair dryer and coffee maker (Abstract)

Hua Li , Industrial Engineering Department at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 79409 USA
John Carrell , Industrial Engineering Department at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 79409 USA
Derrick Tate , Mechanical Engineering Department at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 79409 USA
Hong-chao Zhang , Industrial Engineering Department at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 79409 USA
pp. 1-3

Seeking opportunities to reduce life cycle impacts of consumer goods-An economy-wide assessment (Abstract)

H. Scott Matthews , Department of Engineering&Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA
Y. Anny Huang , Department of Engineering&Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA
pp. 1-6

Thermodynamics The guidepost of effective use of energy (Abstract)

Elias P. Gyftopoulos , Ford Professor Emeritus, Departments of Nuclear and of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 1-3

A thermodynamic framework for analyzing and improving manufacturing processes (Abstract)

Alissa Jones , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
Matthew Branham , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
Timothy G. Gutowski , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
Dusan P. Sekulic , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40506 USA
pp. 1-6

Estimating exergy renewability for sustainability assessment of corn ethanol (Abstract)

Thomas P. Seager , Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47905, USA
Christopher D. Cummings , Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47905, USA
pp. 1-6

Proposal and feasibility assessment of (Abstract)

Shinsuke Kondoh , Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan
Keijiro Masui , Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan
Mitsutaka Matsumoto , Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan
Nozomu Mishima , Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan
pp. 1-6

Remanufacturing process planning for IT equipment (Abstract)

Stylianos Chiotellis , Technical University Berlin, Institute for Machine Tools and Factory Management, Department of Assembly Technology and Factory Management, PTZ 2, Pascalstr. 8-9, DE 10587, Germany
Gunther Seliger , Technical University Berlin, Institute for Machine Tools and Factory Management, Department of Assembly Technology and Factory Management, PTZ 2, Pascalstr. 8-9, DE 10587, Germany
Sebastian Kernbaum , Technical University Berlin, Institute for Machine Tools and Factory Management, Department of Assembly Technology and Factory Management, PTZ 2, Pascalstr. 8-9, DE 10587, Germany
pp. 1-6

Modeling the economic and environmental performance of recycling systems (Abstract)

Jeremy R. Gregory , Materials Systems Laboratory and in the MIT Energy Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, 02139, USA
Randolph E. Kirchain , Materials Science and Engineering and in the Engineering Systems Division at MIT, USA
Elsa A. Olivetti , Materials Systems Laboratory and in the MIT Energy Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, 02139, USA
Susan A. Fredholm , Materials Systems Laboratory and in the MIT Energy Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, 02139, USA
Jeffrey B. Dahmus , Materials Systems Laboratory and in the MIT Energy Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, 02139, USA
pp. 1-6

Model of cost and mass for compact sized lightweight automobiles using aluminum & high strength steel (Abstract)

Steven J. Skerlos , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 USA
Colin McMillan , Center for Sustainable Systems, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 USA
Greg Keoleian , Center for Sustainable Systems, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 USA
Hyung-Ju Kim , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 USA
pp. 1-6

Engineering students game to green the automobile supply chain (Abstract)

Jacqueline A. Isaacs , Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 USA
Thomas P. Seager , Golisano Institute of Sustainability, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester NY 14623 USA
Jay T. Laird , Metaversal Studios, 295 Huntington Avenue, Suite 209, Boston, MA 02115 USA
pp. 1-6

Use of industrial by-products in urban transportation infrastructure: argument for increased industrial symbiosis (Abstract)

Alberta C. Carpenter , University of New Hampshire, Durham, 03824 USA
Kevin H. Gardner , University of New Hampshire, Durham, 03824 USA
pp. 1-7

Environmental life style analysis (ELSA) (Abstract)

Jessica Vechakul , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Tim Studley , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Robert Scaringe , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Anna Allen , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Alissa Jones , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Rob Cirinciore , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Betar Gallant , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
David Quinn , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Alfredo Morales , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Amanda Taplett , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Cynthia Lin , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Susan Fredholm , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Amy Banzaert , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Mika Tomczak , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Megan Roberts , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Timothy Gutowski , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Christopher Cleaver , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Barry Kudrowitz , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Stacy Figueredo , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Malima Wolf , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Sittha Sukkasi , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
Jonathan Krones , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
pp. 1-5

Rethinking product design for remanufacturing to facilitate integrated product service offerings (Abstract)

Erik Sundin , Division of Production Systems, Department of Management and Engineering, Linköping University, Sweden
Mattias Lindahl , Division of Environmental Technology and Management, Department of Management and Engineering, Linköping University, Sweden
pp. 1-6

A case study of the availability of platinum group metals for electronics manufacturers (Abstract)

Randolph E. Kirchain , Department of Materials Science and Engineering and the Engineering Systems Division at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
Elisa Alonso , Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
Frank R. Field , Engineering Systems Division at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
pp. 1-6

Assessing life cycle environmental implications of polymer nanocomposites (Abstract)

Vikas Khanna , The Ohio State University in, Columbus, USA
Bhavik R. Bakshi , The Ohio State University in, Columbus, USA
L. James Lee , The Ohio State University in, Columbus, USA
pp. 1-6

Original equipment manufacturer end-of-life equipment collection metrics (Abstract)

Jeremy Gregory , Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, 02139, USA
Randolph E. Kirchain , Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, 02139, USA
Elsa A. Olivetti , Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, 02139, USA
pp. 1-6

Forecasting sales and generation of obsolete computers in the U.S. (Abstract)

Yan Yang , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Eric Williams , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
pp. 1-6

Application of WEEE / E-waste inventorization methodology using tracer tracking along material flow in EEE lifecycle in developing country (Abstract)

Amit Jain , IRG Systems South Asia Pvt. Ltd., 103 Thapar House, Community Centre, Gulmohar Enclave, New Delhi, 110049, India
pp. 1-4

Estimating regional material flows for LCDs Proceedings of the IEEE international symposium on electronics and the environment ISEE (May 2008) (Abstract)

Joyce Cooper , Design for Environment Laboratory in the University of Washington
Seung-Jin Lee , Design for Environment Laboratory in the University of Washington
pp. 1-6

Analysis of different biodegradable materials and its technique to produce dishware (Abstract)

Baokun Wei , Shandong Jiufa Grope Company, 264100, Yantai, China
Xiujie Jia , Research Center of Sustainable Manufacturing, Shandong University, 250061, Jinan, China
Fangyi Li , Research Center of Sustainable Manufacturing, Shandong University, 250061, Jinan, China
Jianfeng Li , Research Center of Sustainable Manufacturing, Shandong University, 250061, Jinan, China
pp. 1-5

Thermodynamics and recycling, a review (Abstract)

Timothy G. Gutowski , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
pp. 1-5

Case studies in energy use to realize ultra-high purities in semiconductor manufacturing (Abstract)

Nikhil Krishnan , Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University, New York, 10027 USA
Eric D. Williams , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 USA
Sarah B. Boyd , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California , Berkeley, 94720 USA
pp. 1-6

Energetic and environmental evaluation of titanium dioxide nanoparticles (Abstract)

Bhavik R. Bakshi , Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210 USA
Geoffrey F. Grubb , Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210 USA
pp. 1-6

A thermodynamic metric for process quality assessment in manufacturing: Pb vs. Pb-free solders spreading case study (Abstract)

Dusan P. Sekulic , Department of Mechanical Engineering and UK Center for Manufacturing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40506 USA
Hui Zhao , Kentucky Center for Manufacturing, Lexington, 40506 USA
Wen Liu , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40506 USA
pp. 1-6

Environmental implications of RFID (Abstract)

Valerie M. Thomas , School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 30332 USA
pp. 1-5

Proposal for an e-waste management system for the United States (Abstract)

Ramzy Kahhat , Center of Earth Systems Engineering Management, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
Ming Xu , Center of Earth Systems Engineering Management, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
Eric Williams , Center of Earth Systems Engineering Management, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
Braden Allenby , Center of Earth Systems Engineering Management, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
Junbeum Kim , Center of Earth Systems Engineering Management, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
pp. 1-6

The new process in integrated e-waste management in China (Abstract)

Xiaohua Zhou , Department of Mining Engineering, University of Kentucky, 234 MMRB, Lexington, 40506, U.S.A
Hualong Hu , National Center of Solid Waste, Management, SEPA, Beijing 100029, China
Xuefeng Wen , National Center of Solid Waste, Management, SEPA, Beijing 100029, China
pp. 1-6

Improving environmental information handling and data exchange within the electronics industry (Abstract)

John Messina , Semiconductor Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899 USA
Eric Simmon , Semiconductor Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899 USA
pp. 1-5

Complexity in urban systems: ICT and transportation (Abstract)

Braden Allenby , Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
pp. 1-3

Does standardized high-tech park development fit diverse environmental conditions: Environmental challenges in building Central Taiwan Science Park (Abstract)

Yujung Lee , School of Geography, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, University of Oxford, OX1 3QY United Kingdom
Wenling Tu , Department of Public Policy and Management at Shih-Hsin University, Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 1-6

Comparison of simplified LCA variations for three LCA cases of electronic products from the ecodesign point of view (Abstract)

Jani Valkama , Department of Electronics, Technical University of Tampere, P.O. Box 692, FI-33101 Finland
Marika Keskinen , Department of Electronics, Technical University of Tampere, P.O. Box 692, FI-33101 Finland
pp. 1-6
Papers

Moisture absorption phenomena in green composite printed circuit board prototypes (Abstract)

John D. Lincoln , Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Irvine, 92697 USA
Jean-Daniel M. Saphores , Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Economics, and Planning, Policy, and Design, University of California, Irvine, 92697 USA
Oladele A. Ogunseitan , Public Health Program, College of Health Sciences, and the Program in Industrial Ecology, Department of Environmental Health, Science, and Policy, University of California, Irvine,
Andrew A. Shapiro , Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine, 92697 USA
pp. 1-6

Sustainability review of the international reverse chain for reuse and recycling of computers (Abstract)

Junbeum Kim , Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Ramzy Kahhat , Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Eric Williams , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Edward Kavazanjian , Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Ming Xu , Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Braden Allenby , Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
pp. 1-6

Estimation of secondhand personal computer import and export in Asian region (Abstract)

Atsushi Terazono , National Institute of Environmental Studies, 16-2 Onogawa Tsukuba, Japan, 305-8506
Aya Yoshida , National Institute of Environmental Studies, 16-2 Onogawa Tsukuba, Japan, 305-8506
Tomohiro Tasaki , National Institute of Environmental Studies, 16-2 Onogawa Tsukuba, Japan, 305-8506
pp. 1-4

The application of the international resource recycling system (IRRS) to encouragement of electronic waste recycling- the case of Fuji Xerox (Abstract)

Hiroyuki Hasegawa , Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. in Japan
Logakanthi Subramanian , International University of Japan
Tomio Watanabe , Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. in Japan
Masachika Suzuki , International University of Japan
pp. 1-5

Can renewable energy meet Africa (Abstract)

Adaora Okwo , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 30318 USA
pp. 1

Sustainability: Educating informally (Abstract)

C. Orndoff , Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, 33965, USA
pp. 1-4

Educating engineers in the anthropocene (Abstract)

Brad Allenby , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
pp. 1-3

A Problem Based Learning (PBL) module on electronics & the environment (Abstract)

Colin Fitzpatrick , Department of Electronic&Computer Engineering, University of Limerick, Ireland
pp. 1-6

How much electricity do you use? An activity to teach high school students about energy issues (Abstract)

Paulina Jaramillo , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA
Deanna H. Matthews , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA
Joe Marriott , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA
pp. 1-5

EPEAT uncloaked challenges for the future of IEEE 1680 and EPEAT (Abstract)

Jeff Omelchuck , Green Electronics Council, USA
Wayne Rifer , Green Electronics Council, USA
Viccy Salazar , U.S.EPA Region 10, USA
pp. 1

Key GHG emission reduction strategies of climate leader companies (Abstract)

Patrick D. Eagan , Engineering Professional Development with the University of Wisconsin, Madison, 53706 USA
Ronald E. Meissen , Sustainability, Corporate Environment, Health and Safety with Baxter International Inc., Deerfield, IL 60015 USA
pp. 1-6

Using FMEA and FAHP to risk evaluation of green components (Abstract)

Wei-Cheng Wu , Institute of Environmental Engineering and Management, National Taipei University of Technology, 1, Sec.3, Chung-Hsiao E. Rd., 106, Taiwan
Chia-Wei Hsu , Institute of Engineering Technology, National Taipei University of Technology, 1, Sec.3, Chung-Hsiao E. Rd., Taipei 106, China
Allen H. Hu , Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering and Management, National Taipei University of Technology, 1, Sec.3, Chung-Hsiao E. Rd., 106, Taiwan
pp. 1-6

Brominated flame retardants Voluntary Emissions Control Action Program (VECAP (Abstract)

Glade E. Squires , Product Stewardship for ICL-IP America, Inc., 622 Emerson Road, Suite 500, St. Louis, MO 63141, USA
pp. 1-3

EPEAT expansion - moving beyond computers (Abstract)

John Katz , US Environmental Protection Agency, USA
Holly Elwood , US Environmental Protection Agency, USA
pp. 1

DfE for products distributed across borders (Abstract)

Keijiro Masui , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8564 Japan
pp. 1-6

Characterizing architectural options for electronic waste recycling systems (Abstract)

Susan A. Fredholm , Materials Systems Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02139 USA
Randolph E. Kirchain , Materials Systems Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02139 USA
Jeremy R. Gregory , Materials Systems Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02139 USA
pp. 1-6

The role and value of information for supply loop management: Framework and application for the end-of-life cell phone industry (Abstract)

Vered Doctori-Blass , Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Roland Geyer , Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
pp. 1-6

Environmental performance characterization of atomic layer deposition (Abstract)

David Dornfeld , Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of California, Berkeley, 94720 USA
Chris Y. Yuan , Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of California, Berkeley, 94720 USA
pp. 1-6

Probabilistic and Monte Carlo risk models for carbon nanomaterial production processes (Abstract)

Jacqueline A. Isaacs , Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 USA
James C. Benneyan , Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 USA
Zeynep D. Ok , Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 USA
pp. 1-6

The energy and greenhouse gas emission impacts of telecommuting in the U.S. (Abstract)

Ratcharit Ponoum , TIAX LLC, Cambridge, MA 02140 USA
Kurt W. Roth , TIAX LLC, Cambridge, MA 02140 USA
Todd Rhodes , TIAX LLC, Cambridge, MA 02140 USA
pp. 1-6

What goes around comes around? High levels of cadmium in low cost jewelry (Abstract)

Alexandra Buckenmayer , Official Food Control Authority -Laboratory of the Canton Zurich, Fehrenstrasse 15, 8032 Zurich/Switzerland
Susanne Pfenninger , Official Food Control Authority -Laboratory of the Canton Zurich, Fehrenstrasse 15, 8032 Zurich/Switzerland
Martin Streicher-Porte , Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, Lerchenfeldstrasse 5, 9014 St. Gallen/Switzerland
pp. 1-5
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