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Sustainable Systems and Technology, IEEE International Symposium on (2009)
Tempe, AZ, USA
May 18, 2009 to May 20, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-4244-4324-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Carbon footprinting upstream supply chain for electronics manufacturing and computer services (Abstract)

Y. Anny Huang , Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA
Christopher L. Weber , Department of Civil&Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA
H. Scott Matthews , Department of Civil&Environmental Engineering and the Department of Engineering&Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA
pp. 1-6

Methodology and utilization of simplified eco-assessments for policy making (Abstract)

Lutz Stobbe , Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (IZM), Department of Environmental Engineering, Berlin, Germany
Nils F. Nissen , Fraunhofer IZM, Berlin, Germany
Karsten Schischke , Fraunhofer IZM, Berlin, Germany
Herbert Reichl , Berlin Institute of Technology, Microperipheric Technologies, Germany
pp. 1-6

Life cycle comparison of traditional retail and e-commerce logistics for electronic products: A case study of buy.com (Abstract)

Christopher L. Weber , Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA
Chris T. Hendrickson , Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USA
H. Scott Matthews , Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USA
Amy Nagengast , Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USA
Rachael Nealer , Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USA
Paulina Jaramillo , Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USA
pp. 1-6

Elementary analysis of mobile phones for optimizing end-of-life scenarios (Abstract)

K. I. Takahashi , NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Japan
M. Tsuda , NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Japan
J. Nakamura , NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Japan
K. Otabe , Tsuruoka Co., Ltd., Japan
M. Tsuruoka , Tsuruoka Co., Ltd., Japan
Y. Matsuno , Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Y. Adachi , Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 1-2

Solar assist basking facility design for blind or elder people (Abstract)

Fang-Lin Chao , Chaoyang University of Technology, Taichung, Taiwan
Yu-Ming Tseng , Chaoyang University of Technology, Taichung, Taiwan
Hung-Chi Chu , Chaoyang University of Technology, Taichung, Taiwan
pp. 1

Reducing the greenhouse gas emissions of commercial print with digital technologies (Abstract)

Scott Canonico , Hewlett-Packard Co., 1000 NE Circle Blvd., Corvallis, Oregon, United States 97330
Royston Sellman , HP Laboratories, Filton Road, Bristol, BS34 8QZ, United Kingdom
Chris Preist , HP Laboratories, Filton Road, Bristol, BS34 8QZ, United Kingdom
pp. 1-6

Industrial energy and CO<inf>2</inf> flow network analysis in South Korea from 1975 to 2000 (Abstract)

Jinhyuk Lim , Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Suwon, Hwasung, South Korea, 445-743
Junbeum , Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, University of Minnesota, USA
Hun Kang , Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Suwon, Hwasung, South Korea, 445-743
pp. 1

Developments and evaluation of existing policies and regulations for E-waste in India (Abstract)

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

Personalized education (Abstract)

Brad Allenby , Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management, USA
pp. 1-3

E-scrap recycling designing for the environment (Abstract)

Tomas R. Prieto-Baumann , German MeWa Recycling, Germany
pp. 1-6

The ethics of emerging technologies: Real time macroethical assessment (Abstract)

Brad Allenby , Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management, USA
pp. 1-3

Energy consumption in the production of high-brightness light-emitting diodes (Abstract)

Deanna H. Matthews , Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
H. Scott Matthews , Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Paulina Jaramillo , Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Christopher L. Weber , Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
pp. 1-6

Development of a green scorecard to identify research projects for eco-efficient print engines (Abstract)

Fritz Ebner , Xerox Corporation in the Global Products Delivery Group in Rochester, New York, USA
Shu Chang , Xerox in the Xerox Innovation Group in Webster, New York, USA
John Knapp , Xerox in the Xerox Innovation Group in Webster, New York, USA
Victoria Deyoung , Xerox in the Environmental Health and Safety Group in Webster, New York, USA
Wendi Latko , Xerox in the Environmental Health and Safety Group in Webster, New York, USA
pp. 1-6

Public institution fast tracking solar panel array implementation (Abstract)

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

A new look at design for EoL: Game changing outcomes of the close the loop study (Abstract)

W. Rifer , Green Electronics Council, USA
P. Brody-Heine , Eco Stewardship Strategies, USA
pp. 1-5

Assessment of supply chain energy efficiency potentials: A U.S. case study (Abstract)

Eric Masanet , Environmental Energy Technologies Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California, 94720 USA
Klaas Jan Kramer , KJKramer Consulting, Groningen, The Netherlands
Gregory Homan , Environmental Energy Technologies Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California, 94720 USA
Richard Brown , Environmental Energy Technologies Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California, 94720 USA
Ernst Worrell , Ecofys and the Department of Science, Technology and Society at Utrecht University, The Netherlands
pp. 1-6
Papers

Preliminary thoughts on the application of thermodynamics to the development of sustainability criteria (Abstract)

Timothy G. Gutowski , Department of Mechanical Engineering at M.I.T. Cambridge MA, 02139, USA
Dusan P. Sekulic , Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40506, USA
Bhavik R. Bakshi , William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210, USA
pp. 1-6

Understanding the implications of a thermoeconomic perspective on sustainability (Abstract)

T. P. Seager , Golisano Institute for Sustainability at Rochester Institute of Technology, NY USA
pp. 1

Framework for thermodynamic constraints on sustainability (Abstract)

Eric D. Williams , Department of Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering and the School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 USA
pp. 1-5

Serious games, sustainable civilizations and trading zones (Abstract)

Michael E. Gorman , STS, University of Virginia, USA
pp. 1-3

The challenge of emerging technologies (Abstract)

Brad Allenby , Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management, USA
pp. 1-3

China's circular economy strategy and its impact on regional industrial metabolism: A case study in Suzhou city (Abstract)

Hongpin Mo , Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, China
Zongguo Wen , Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, China
pp. 1

Comparative life cycle assessment of Insulating Concrete Forms with traditional residential wall sections (Abstract)

Neethi Rajagopalan , University of Pittsburgh, USA
Melissa M. Bilec , University of Pittsburgh, USA
Amy E. Landis , University of Pittsburgh, USA
pp. 1

A life-cycle energy analysis of single wall carbon nanotubes produced through laser vaporization (Abstract)

Matthew J. Ganter , Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Thomas P. Seager , Golisano Institute for Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Christopher M. Schauerman , Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Brian J. Landi , Nanopower Research Laboratories, USA
Ryne P. Raffaelle , Golisano Institute for Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 1

Environmental assessment of manufacturing with carbon nanotubes (Abstract)

Lindsay J. Dahlben , Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing and the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 USA
Jacqueline A. Isaacs , Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing and the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 USA
pp. 1

Modeling approaches for nanomanufacturing risk assessment (Abstract)

Zeynep D. Ok , Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing and Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 USA
James C. Benneyan , Quality and Productivity Laboratory and Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 USA
Jacqueline A. Isaacs , Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing and Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 USA
pp. 1

Environmental comparison of energy scavenging technologies for self-sufficient micro system applications (Abstract)

Stephan Benecke , Berlin Institute of Technology, Microperipheric Technologies, Germany
Herbert Reichl , Berlin Institute of Technology, Microperipheric Technologies, Germany
Nils F. Nissen , Fraunhofer IZM, Environmental Engineering, Germany
pp. 1

Case study of a Suzhou pilot project on the suitable treatment technology for scrap computers in China (Abstract)

Jinhui Li , Department of Environmental Science&Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Huabo Duan , Department of Environmental Science&Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Wenyi Yuan , Department of Environmental Science&Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
pp. 1-5

Microbiological recovering of metals from printed circuit boards by Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans (Abstract)

Bai Jianfeng , School of Urban Development and Environmental Engineering(SUDEE), Shanghai Second Polytechnic University(SSPU), 201209, China
Wang Jingwei , SUDEE, SSPU, Shanghai 201209, China
Xu Jinqiu , SUDEE, SSPU, Shanghai 201209, China
Zhou Mingyuan , SUDEE, SSPU, Shanghai 201209, China
Guan Jie , SUDEE, SSPU, Shanghai 201209, China
Zhang Chenglong , SUDEE, SSPU, Shanghai 201209, China
pp. 1-6

Comparative life cycle assessment of insulating concrete forms with traditional residential wall sections (Abstract)

Neethi Rajagopalan , University of Pittsburgh, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USA
Melissa M. Bilec , University of Pittsburgh, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USA
Amy E. Landis , University of Pittsburgh, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USA
pp. 1-5

Assessing the management of small waste electrical and electronic equipment through substance flow analysis - The example of gold in Germany and the USA (Abstract)

Perrine Chancerel , Institute for Environmental Technology, Berlin University of Technology, 10623, Germany
Vera Susanne Rotter , Institute for Environmental Technology, Berlin University of Technology, 10623, Germany
pp. 1-6

A life-cycle energy analysis of single wall carbon nanotubes produced through laser vaporization (Abstract)

Matthew J. Ganter , Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Thomas P. Seager , Golisano Institute for Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Christopher M. Schauerman , Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Brian J. Landi , NanoPower Research Laboratories, USA
Ryne P. Raffaelle , Golisano Institute for Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 1-4

Assessing sustainability impacts of route guidance system under cooperative vehicle infrastructure environment (Abstract)

Byungkyu Park , Department of civil and environmental engineering, the University of Virginia, USA
Joyoung Lee , Department of civil and environmental engineering, the University of Virginia, USA
pp. 1-6

Experiential teaching strategies for ethical reasoning skills relevant to sustainability (Abstract)

Thomas P. Seager , Golisano Institute for Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, 14618 USA
Evan Selinger , Golisano Institute for Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, 14618 USA
pp. 1-6

Land use and geospatial aspects in life cycle assessment of renewable energy (Abstract)

T. P. Seager , Golisano Institute for Sustainability at Rochester Institute of Technology, NY USA
S. A. Miller , Clemson University, SC 29634 USA
J. Kohn , Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, Clemson University, SC 29634 USA
pp. 1-6

Trends in the lifespan evolution of personal computers and implications for life cycle assessment studies: A case study of the U.S. higher education sector (Abstract)

Callie W. Babbitt , School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Ramzy Kahhat , Department of Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Eric Williams , Department of Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering and School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
pp. 1

Supply chain to supply cycle: Mining plastics from electronics to close the loop (Abstract)

Michael Biddle , MBA Polymers, USA
Brian Riise , R&D, MBA Polymers, USA
Chris Slijkhuis , MBA Polymers, USA
pp. 1

Review and prospects of recycling methods for waste printed circuit boards (Abstract)

Jinglei Yu , Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071 China
Eric Williams , Department of Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering and the School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 USA
Meiting Ju , Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071 China
pp. 1-5

A study on remanufacturing businesses in Japan (Abstract)

Mitsutaka Matsumoto , Center for Service Research, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan
Koh Naito , Center for Service Research, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan
pp. 1-6

Schematic characterization of human health impact of toxic chemicals for sustainable design and manufacturing (Abstract)

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

Embedded temporal difference in Life Cycle Assessment: Case study on VW Golf A4 CAR (Abstract)

Chris Y. Yuan , Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of California, Berkeley, 94720 USA
Rachel Simon , Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations, Research at University of California, Berkeley, 94720 USA
Natalie Mady , Department of Civil Engineering at Bristol University, Bristol, U.K. BS8 1TR
David Dornfeld , Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of California, Berkeley, 94720 USA
pp. 1-6

Sustainability analysis of atomic layer deposition for microelectronics manufacturing (Abstract)

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

Ineffective environmental laws in regulating electronic manufacturing pollution: examining water pollution disputes in Taiwan (Abstract)

Wenling Tu , Department of Public Policy and Management at Shih-Hsin University, No. 111, Sec. 1, Mu-cha Rd., Taipei, Taiwan
Yujung Lee , Taiwan Environmental Action Network, 11F, No.138, Sec.1, Jhongsiao E. Rd., Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 1-6

Technological-ecological networks for sustainable process design (Abstract)

Robert A. Urban , William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210 USA
Bhavik R. Bakshi , William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210 USA
pp. 1-6

End-of-Life challenges of printed electronics (Abstract)

Marika Keskinen , Department of Electronics, Tampere University of Technology, P.O. Box 692, FI-33101, Finland
Jani Valkama , Department of Electronics, Tampere University of Technology, P.O. Box 692, FI-33101, Finland
pp. 1-5

Integration of reliability and environmental aspects in early design stages of mechatronics (Abstract)

Andreas Middendorf , Berlin Institute of Technology, Forschungsschwerpunkt Technologien der Mikroperipherik, Department Sustainable Technologies, Germany
Sebastian Deyter , University of Paderborn, Heinz Nixdorf Institute, Germany
Jurgen Gausemeier , University of Paderborn, Heinz Nixdorf Institute, Germany
Nils F. Nissen , Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (IZM), Department Environmental Engineering, Berlin, Germany
Herbert Reichl , Berlin Institute of Technology, Forschungsschwerpunkt Technologien der Mikroperipherik, Department Sustainable Technologies, Germany
pp. 1-6

Environmental comparison of energy scavenging technologies for self-sufficient micro system applications (Abstract)

Stephan Benecke , Berlin Institute of Technology, Microperipheric Technologies, Department Sustainable Technologies, Germany
Nils F. Nissen , Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (IZM), Department of Environmental Engineering, Berlin, Germany
Herbert Reichl , Berlin Institute of Technology, Microperipheric Technologies, Germany
pp. 1-6

Emission inventory assessment for a container vessel (Abstract)

Fangfang Wang , Department of Mechanical Engineering Department, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529 USA
Han P. Bao , Department of Mechanical Engineering Department, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529 USA
Thomas Kiernan , Maersk Line, Ltd., USA
pp. 1-6

Environmental overhead of labor (EOL) embodied in trade: The case of 2002 China-U.S. trade (Abstract)

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

IT products. Going beyond green - Can high performance and sustainability co-exist? (Abstract)

C. Hobby , TCO Development, USA
N. Rydell , TCO Development, USA
E. Sjogren , TCO Development, USA
W. Williams , TCO Development, USA
pp. 1-4

Theoretical efficiency and asymptotic cost of grid-connected photovoltaic systems (Abstract)

Yan Yang , Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management and the Department of Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Eric Williams , Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management and the Department of Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
pp. 1

Dell survey of electronic recyclers - Results and analysis (Abstract)

Puneet Shrivastava , Dell Inc., USA
Scott O'Connell , Dell Inc., USA
Mike Watson , Dell Inc., USA
pp. 1-4

Effect of agricultural practices on biofuels' environmental footprints (Abstract)

Xiaobo Xue , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
Amy E. Landis , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
pp. 1-4

Reverse engineering as an educational tool for sustainability (Abstract)

Luisa A. Dempere , Materials Science and Engineering Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32611-6400, USA
pp. 1-3

Automated synthesis of sustainable data centers (Abstract)

Tom Christian , Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA USA
Yuan Chen , Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA USA
Rocky Shih , Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA USA
Ratnesh Sharma , Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA USA
Christopher Hoover , Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA USA
Manish Marwah , Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA USA
Amip Shah , Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA USA
Daniel Gmach , Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA USA
pp. 1-6

Energy and CO<inf>2</inf> flow networks of the electronics industry sector in South Korea (Abstract)

Junbeum Kim , Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, University of Minnesota in Twin Cities, 55108, USA
Brad Allenby , Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management, Department of Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287, USA
pp. 1

Implementing electronics stewardship: A U.S. Federal agency's perspective (May 2009) (Abstract)

Mark Sajbel , U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, DC, 20250 USA
pp. 1-6

Sustainable engineering vertically-integrated project scheme in undergraduate engineering education (Abstract)

Troy O. McBride , Physics and Engineering Department at Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA, 17022, USA
Kurt DeGoede , Physics and Engineering Department at Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA, 17022, USA
Jean Fullerton , Physics and Engineering Department at Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA, 17022, USA
pp. 1-6

Teaching green topics to chemical engineers: Innovation in the process design curriculum (Abstract)

Julie M. Schoenung , Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis, 95616 USA
pp. 1-2

End-of-life analysis of analog CATV converters (Abstract)

John Carrell , Industrial Engineering Department at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 79409 USA
Hong-Chao Zhang , Industrial Engineering Department at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 79409 USA
Hua Li , Industrial Engineering Department at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 79409 USA
Chengcheng Fan , Industrial Engineering Department at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 79409 USA
pp. 1-4

Implementing individual producer responsibility (IPR) under the European WEEE directive - Experiences in Germany (Abstract)

Vera Susanne Rotter , Institute for Environmental Technology, Berlin University of Technology, 10623, Germany
Perrine Chancerel , Institute for Environmental Technology, Berlin University of Technology, 10623, Germany
Wolf Peter Schill , DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, Germany
pp. 1-6

Creating a sustainable IT ecosystem: Enabling next-generation urban infrastructures (Abstract)

Brian J. Watson , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
Ratnesh K. Sharma , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
Susan K. Charles , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
Amip J. Shah , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
Chandrakant D. Patel , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
Manish Marwah , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
Christopher E. Hoover , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
Thomas W. Christian , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
Cullen E. Bash , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
pp. 1-6

Single wall carbon nanotubes for conductive wiring (Abstract)

Christopher M. Schauerman , Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Jack Alvarenga , Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Matthew J. Ganter , Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Thomas P. Seager , Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Brian J. Landi , Nanopower Research Laboratories, USA
Ryne P. Raffaelle , Golisano Institute for Sustainability, USA
pp. 1-5

Research and Education in Green Materials: A multi-disciplinary program to bridge the gaps (Abstract)

Julie M. Schoenung , Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of California, Davis, 95616 USA
Oladele A. Ogunseitan , University of California, Irvine, USA
David A. Eastmond , Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience at the University of California, Riverside, USA
pp. 1-6

Exploring the tradeoffs of daily commute choice (Abstract)

Christopher B. Harto , School of Sustainability at Arizona State University, Tempe, 85281 USA
pp. 1-5

Strategies to address risks of platinum scarcity for supply chain downstream firms (Abstract)

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
Rich Roth , Materials Systems Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
Randolph E. Kirchain , Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
pp. 1-6

Flow of personal computers in developing countries: Case study of Peru (Abstract)

Ramzy F. Kahhat , Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management and the Department of Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Eric D. Williams , Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management and the Department of Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
pp. 1

Environmental life-cycle impacts and benefits of secondhand CRT TVs exported from Japan to the Philippines (Abstract)

A. Yoshida , Research Center for Material Cycles and Waste Management, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
T. Tasaki , Research Center for Material Cycles and Waste Management, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
A. Terazono , Research Center for Material Cycles and Waste Management, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
pp. 1-6

Modeling the impact of product portfolio on the economic and environmental performance of recycling systems (Abstract)

Jeffrey B. Dahmus , Materials Systems Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, 02139, USA
Elsa A. Olivetti , Materials Systems Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, 02139, USA
Susan A. Fredholm , Materials Systems Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, 02139, USA
Jeremy R. Gregory , Materials Systems Laboratory 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
pp. 1-6

Energy and civilization: A history of energy production and consumption in a global cultural, technological and economic context (Abstract)

Carolyn S. Mattick , School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Eric Williams , School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Braden R. Allenby , Department of Civil, Environmental, and Sustainable Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
pp. 1-6

Environmental assessment of manufacturing with carbon nanotubes (Abstract)

Lindsay J. Dahlben , Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing and the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 USA
Jacqueline A. Isaacs , Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing and the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 USA
pp. 1-5

Knowledge discovery and data mining for enhanced sustainability of physical ecosystems (Abstract)

Manish Marwah , HP Labs, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Ratnesh Sharma , HP Labs, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Naren Ramakrishnan , Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA
Cullen Bash , HP Labs, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Chandrakant Patel , HP Labs, Palo Alto, CA, USA
pp. 1

End-of-life LCA allocation methods: Open loop recycling impacts on robustness of material selection decisions (Abstract)

Anna L. Nicholson , Materials Systems Laboratory (MSL), Mechanical Engineering, and the Engineering Systems Division at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, 02139, USA
Elsa A. Olivetti , Materials Systems Laboratory (MSL), Mechanical Engineering, and the Engineering Systems Division at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, 02139, USA
Jeremy R. Gregory , Materials Systems Laboratory (MSL), Mechanical Engineering, and the Engineering Systems Division at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, 02139, USA
Frank R. Field , Materials Systems Laboratory (MSL), Mechanical Engineering, and the Engineering Systems Division at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, 02139, USA
Randolph E. Kirchain , Department of Materials Science&Engineering and the Engineering Systems Division at MIT, USA
pp. 1-6

Eco-LCA: A tool for quantifying the role of ecological resources in LCA (Abstract)

Shweta Singh , William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The Ohio State University in, Columbus, 43210 USA
Bhavik R. Bakshi , William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The Ohio State University in, Columbus, 43210 USA
pp. 1-6

Modeling the risks to complex industrial networks due to loss of natural capital (Abstract)

Vikas Khanna , William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The Ohio State University in, Columbus, 43210 USA
Bhavik R. Bakshi , William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The Ohio State University in, Columbus, 43210 USA
pp. 1-6

Product end-of-life management networks (Abstract)

V. Doctori-Blass , 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
pp. 1

Supply and demand in the material recovery system for cathode ray tube glass (Abstract)

Jeremy Gregory , Materials Systems Laboratory and the MIT Energy Initiative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
Marie-Claude Nadeau , Materials Systems Laboratory and the MIT Energy Initiative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
Randolph Kirchain , Materials Systems Laboratory and the MIT Energy Initiative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
pp. 1-6

Uncertainty and variability in accounting for grid electricity in life cycle assessment (Abstract)

Christopher L. Weber , Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA
Paulina Jaramillo , Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA
Joe Marriott , Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261 USA
Constantine Samaras , Engineering and Public Policy Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA
pp. 1-8

Is economic value an effective proxy for embodied energy and environmental impact in material systems? (Abstract)

Jeremy Gregory , Materials Systems Laboratory and the MIT Energy Initiative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
Susan Fredholm , Materials Systems Laboratory and the Engineering Systems Division at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Randolph Kirchain , Materials Systems Laboratory and the Engineering Systems Division at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 1-5

Bringing forth sustainability innovation in the electronic industry: The case of lead-free solders (Abstract)

Masaru Yarime , Graduate Program in Sustainability Science (GPSS), Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba 277-8563, Japan
pp. 1-6

The importance of personal computers in developing countries: Case study of Peru (Abstract)

Ramzy F. Kahhat , Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management and the Department of Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Eric D. Williams , Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management and the Department of Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
pp. 1

Excellent product stewardship and sustainable use of plastics additives in the electronics industry (Abstract)

Susan D. Landry , Albemarle Corporation, USA
Steve Scherrer , Chemtura Corporation, USA
Joel Tenney , ICLIP America, USA
pp. 1-5

Modeling and case study of the regional e-waste reverse logistics system (Abstract)

Peng Mou , Department of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Dong Xiang , Department of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Guanghong Duan , Department of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
pp. 1

Life cycle environmental implications of residential swimming pools in Phoenix, Arizona (Abstract)

Nigel Forrest , School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
Eric Williams , Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management, the Department of Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering, and the School of Sustainability, Arizona State University,
pp. 1

Increased penetration of wind generated electricity using real time pricing & demand side management (Abstract)

P. Finn , Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Limerick, Ireland
C. Fitzpatrick , Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Limerick, Ireland
pp. 1-6

Developing RFID signalling to close the loop on second hand computers (Abstract)

Eanna Cronin , Electronic and Computer Engineering Department, University of Limerick, Ireland
Stewart Hickey , Electronic and Computer Engineering Department, University of Limerick, Ireland
Colin Fitzpatrick , Electronic and Computer Engineering Department, University of Limerick, Ireland
pp. 1-6

Selection of lightweighting strategies for use across an automaker's vehicle fleet (Abstract)

Trisha Montalbo , Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
Theresa M. Lee , General Motors, Warren, MI 48090 USA
Richard Roth , Materials Systems Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
Randolph E. Kirchain , Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139 USA
pp. 1-6

Macroethical and social issues in emerging technologies and the military (Abstract)

Brad Allenby , Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management, Arizona State University, P. O. Box 875306, Tempe, 85287 USA
Carolyn Mattick , School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287 USA
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