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2018-19 Publications, Presentations, Awards & Honors

2018-19 Publications

Maria Fernanda Campa

  • Beattie, RE; Henke, W; Campa, MF; Hazen, TC; McAliley, LR; Campbell, JH. Variation in Microbial Community Structure Correlates with Heavy-Metal Contamination in Soils Decades After Mining Ceased. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 2018, 126, 57-63.
  • Absar, SM; Boulay, AM; Campa, MF; Preston, BL; Taylor, A. The Tradeoff Between Water and Carbon Footprints of Barnett Shale Gas. Journal of Cleaner Production. 2018, 197 (1), 47-56
  • Chen See, JR; Ulrich, N; Nwanosike, H; McLimas, CJ; Tokarev, V; Wright, JR; Campa, MF; Grant, CJ; Hazen, TC; Niles, J; Lamendella, R. Bacterial Biomarkers of Marcellus Shale Activity in Pennsylvania. Frontiers in Microbiology.  2018, 9, 1697.
  • Campa, MF; Techtmann, S; Gibson, C; Xiaojuan, Zhu; Patterson, M; Garcia de Matos Amaral, A; Ulrich, N; Campagna, S; Grant, C; Lamendella, R; Hazen, T. Impacts of Glutaraldehyde on Microbial Community Structure and Degradation Potential in Streams Impacted by Hydraulic Fracturing. Environmental Science and Technology. 2018, 52 (10), 5989-5999.
  • Ulrich, K; Kirchner, V; Drucker, R; Wright, J; McLimas, C; Hazen, T; Campa, MF; Grant, C; Lamendella, R. Response of Aquatic Bacterial Communities to Hydraulic Fracturing in Northwestern Pennsylvania: A Five-Year Study. Scientific Report. 2018, 8 (1) 5683.
  • Lewis, AJ; Campa, MF; Hazen, TC; Borole, AP. Unravelling Biocomplexity of Electroactive Biofilms for Producing Hydrogen from Biomass. Microbial Biotechnology. 2018, 11(1), 84-97.

Jon M. Hathaway

  • R. Andrew Tirpaka, Jon M.Hathaway, Jennifer A.Franklin, Eric Kuehler, 2019. Suspended pavement systems as opportunities for subsurface bioretention. Ecological Engineering, 134: 39-46 (

Douglas G. Hayes

  • A.F. Astner, D.G. Hayes, H.M. O’Neill, B.R. Evans, S.V. Pingali, and V.S. Urban, 2019, Novel Methodology to Form Micro- and Nano-Plastics from Agricultural Plastic Materials and their Dimensional, Thermal, and Chemical Characterization, Science of the Total Environment, 685: 1097-1106 (doi 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.06.241)

Terry Hazen

  • Miller, J. I., S. M. Techtmann, J. Fortney, N. Mahmoudi, D. Joyner, J. Liu, S. Olesen, E. Alm, A. Fernandez, P. Gardinali, N. GaraJayeva, F. S. Askerov, and T. C. Hazen. 2019. Oil Hydrocarbon Degradation by Caspian Sea Microbial Communities. Front. Microbiol. 10:995. Doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00995. (4.019, 0)
  • National Academies of Sciences E, Medicine. 2019. The Use of Dispersants in Marine Oil Spill Response doi:10.17226/25161. The National Academies Press, Washington, DC. (NA, 0)
  • Hazen, T. C. 2019. Environmental Systems Biology Approach to Bioremediation. In: Hurst C. (eds) Understanding Terrestrial Microbial Communities. Advances in Environmental Microbiology, vol 6. Springer, Cham. (NA, 0).
  • Kothari, A. Yu-Wei Wu, J.-M. Chandonia, M. Charrier, L. Rajeev, A. M. Rocha, D. C. Joyner, T. C. Hazen, S. W. Singer, and A. Mukhopadhyay. 2019. Large circular plasmids from groundwater plasmidomes span multiple incompatibility groups and are enriched in multi-metal resistance genes. mBio 10:e02899-18. (6.689, 5).
  • Johnston, E. R.., M. Kim, J. K Hatt, J. R. Phillips, Q. Yao, Y. Song, T. C. Hazen, M. A. Mayes, and K. T. Konstantinidis. 2019. Phosphate addition increases tropical forest soil respiration primarily by deconstraining microbial population growth. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 130:43-54. (4.926, 0)
  • Paradis, C. J., E. R. Dixon, L. M. Lui, A. P. Arkin, J. C. Parker, J. D. Istok, E. Perfect, L. D. McKay, and T. C. Hazen. 2019. Improved method for estimating reaction rates during push-pull tests. Groundwater (1.900, 2)
  • Paradis, C. J., L. D. McKay, E. Perfect, J. D. Istok, and T. C. Hazen. 2019. Correction: Push-pull tests for estimating effective porosity: expanded analytical solution and in situ application Hydrogeology Journal 27:437–439. DOI 10.1007/s10040-018-1879-y. (2.071, 0)
  • Ge, X., B. J. Vaccaro, M. P. Thorgersen, F. L. Poole, II, E. L. Majumder, G. M. Zane, K. De Leon, W. A. Lancaster, J.-W. Moon, K. A. Lowe, C. J. Paradis, D. C. Joyner, F. von Netzer, D. A. Stahl, P. D. Adams, A. P. Arkin, J. D. Wall, T. C. Hazen, and M. W. W. Adams. 2018. Iron- and Aluminum-Induced Depletion of Molybdenum in Acidic Environments Impedes the Nitrogen Cycle. Environ. Microbiol. 21:152-163. DOI:10.1111/1462-2920.14435 (4.974, 0)
  • Smith, H. J., A. J. Zelaya, K. B. De León, R. Chakraborty, D. A. Elias, T. C. Hazen, A.P. Arkin, A.B. Cunningham and M. W. Fields. 2018. Flow and Mixing Zones in the Shallow, Terrestrial Subsurface: Potential Effects on Biofilm Dynamics. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 94(12):16 fiy191, (3.495, 1)
  • Hazen, T. C. 2018. Lessons from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Accident in the Gulf of Mexico. Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Series. In: Wilkes H. (eds) Hydrocarbons, Oils and Lipids: Diversity, Origin, Chemistry and Fate. Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology. Springer, Cham. (NA, 0).
  • Paradis, C. J., J.-W. Moon, D. A. Elias, L. D. McKay, and T. C. Hazen. 2018. In situ decay of polyfluorinated benzoic acids under anaerobic conditions. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology (2.284, 0)
    Couradeau, E., J. Sasse, D. Goudeau, N. Nath, S. Gibbons, E. Alm, D. Joyner, T. C. Hazen, B. Bowen, R. R. Malmstrom, and T. R. Northen. 2018. Probing the active members of soil microbiomes using BONCAT-FACS-Seq. J. bioRxiv DOI: 10.1101/404087 %J bioRxiv* (NA, 1)
  • Beattie, R. E., W. Henke, M. F. Campa, T. C. Hazen, L. R. McAliley, and J. Campbell. 2018. Variation in microbial community structure correlates with heavy-metal contamination in soils within the Tri-State Mining District, Ottawa County, Oklahoma. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 126:57-63. (4.926, 1).
  • Chen See J. R., N. Ulrich, H. Nwanosike, C. J. McLimans, V. Tokarev, J. R. Wright, M. F. Campa, C. J. Grant, T. C. Hazen, J. M. Niles, D. Ressler, and R. Lamendella. 2018. Bacterial Biomarkers of Marcellus Shale Activity in Pennsylvania. Frontiers in Microbiology 9:  DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01697 (4.019, 0).
  • Kimbrel, J., N. Ballor, Y. Wu, M. David, T. C. Hazen, B. Simmons, S. Singer, and J. Jansson. 2018. Microbial Community Adaptations to Saline Conditions Along a Hypersalinity Gradient. Frontiers in Microbiology 9:1492 doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01492. (4.019, 2).
  • Chen, C., G. Pan, W. Shi, F. Xu, S. M. Techtmann, S. M. Pfiffner, and T. C. Hazen. 2018. Clay Flocculation Effect on Microbial Community Composition in Water and Sediment. Frontiers in Environmental Toxicology 6(60) DOI 10.3389/fenvs.2018.00060. (4.019, 0).
  • Hazen, T. C. 2018. In Situ: Groundwater Bioremediation. Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Series. Consequences of Microbial Interaction with Hydrocarbons, Oils and Lipids: Biodegradation and Bioremediation. Springer, Cham. 1-18. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-44535-9_11-1. (NA, 11).
  • Wu, X., L. Wu, Y. Liu, P. Zhang, Q. Li, J. Zhou, N. Hess, T. C. Hazen, and R. Chakraborty. 2018. Microbial interactions with dissolved organic matter drive carbon dynamics and community succession in groundwater. Frontiers in Microbiology doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01234. (4.019, 5).
  • Marietou, A., R. Chastain, F. Beulig, A. Scoma, T. C. Hazen, and D. H. Bartlett. 2018. Corrigendum: The Effect of Hydrostatic Pressure on Enrichments of Hydrocarbon Degrading Microbes From the Gulf of Mexico Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Frontiers in Microbiology 9: (1050). doi:10.3389/fmicb.2018.01050. (4.019, 6).
  • Woo, H. L. and T. C. Hazen. 2018. Enrichment of bacteria from Eastern Mediterranean Sea involved in lignin degradation via the phenylacetyl-CoA pathway. Frontiers in Aquatic Microbiology doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00922. (4.019, 1).
  • Campa, M. F., S. M. Techtmann, C. Gibson, X. Zhu, Megan Patterson, A. Garcia de Matos Amaral, N. Ulrich, S. R. Campagna, C. J. Grant, R. Lamendella, and T. C. Hazen. 2018. Impacts of Glutaraldehyde on Microbial Community Structure and Degradation Potential in Streams Impacted by Hydraulic Fracturing. Environ. Sci. Technol. 52:5989-5999 DOI:10.1021/acs.est.8b00239. (6.653, 7).
  • Marietou, A., R. Chastain, F. Beulig, A. Scoma, T. C. Hazen, and D. H. Bartlett. 2018. The effect of hydrostatic pressure on enrichments of hydrocarbon degrading microbes from the Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Frontiers in Microbiology 9: DOI:10.389/fmcb.2018.00808. (4.019, 1).
  • Hazen, T. C. 2018. Cometabolic Bioremediation. Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Series. In: Steffan R. (eds) Consequences of Microbial Interactions with Hydrocarbons, Oils, and Lipids: Biodegradation and Bioremediation. Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology. Springer, Cham. 1-15. (NA, 32).
  • Ulrich, N., V. Kirchner, R. Drucker, J. Wright, C. McLimans, T. C. Hazen, M. F. Campa, C. Grant, and G. Lamendella. 2018. Response of Aquatic Bacterial Communities to Hydraulic Fracturing in Northwestern Pennsylvania: A Five-Year Study. Nature Scientific Reports 8, 5683-5683. (4.122, 2).
  • Hazen, T. C., and S. M. Techtmann. 2018. Oil Biodegradation in Deep Marine Basins. In: Steffan R. (eds) Consequences of Microbial Interactions with Hydrocarbons, Oils, and Lipids: Biodegradati4n and Bioremediation. Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology. 1-18. Springer, Cham (NA, 24)
  • Christensen, G. W., J.-W. Moon, A. M. Veach, J. J. Mosher, A. M. Wymore, J. D. van Nostrand, J. Zhou, T. C. Hazen, A. P. Arkin and D. A. Elias. 2018. Use of in-field bioreactors demonstrate groundwater filtration influences planktonic bacterial community assembly, but not biofilm composition. PloS one 13:e0194663-e0194663. (2.766, 1).
  • Ribicic, D., R. Netzer, T. C. Hazen, S. M. Techtmann, F. Drabløs, and O. Brakstad. 2018. Microbial community and metagenome dynamics during biodegradation of dispersed oil in cold seawater reveals potential key-players. Marine Pollution Bulletin 129:370-378. (3.241, 4).
  • He, Z., P. Zhang, L. Wu, A. M. Rocha, Q. Tu, Z. Shi, Y. Qin, J. Wang, D. Curtis, D. Ning, J. D. Van Nostrand, L. Wu, Y. Yang, D. A. Elias, D. B. Watson, M. W. W. Adams, M. W. Fields, E. J. Alm, T. C. Hazen, P. D. Adams, A. P. Arkin, and J. Zhou. 2018. Microbial functional genes predict groundwater contamination and ecosystem functioning. mBio 9:e02435-17. (6.689, 8).
  • Danso, D., C. Schmeisser, J. Chow, W. Zimmermann, R. Wei, C. Leggewie, X. Li, T. C. Hazen, and W. Streit. 2018. New Insights into the Function and Global Distribution of Polyethylene Terephtalate (Pet) Degrading Bacteria and Enzymes in Marine and Terrestrial Metagenomes. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. doi:10.1128/AEM.02773-17. (3.633, 6)
  • Yao, Q, Z. Li, Y. Song, S. J. Wright, X, Guo, A. Biswas, S. G. Tringe, T. C. Hazen, B. L. Turner, M. Mayes, and C. Pan. 2018. Community Proteogenomics Reveals the Systemic Impact of Phosphorus Availability on Microbial Functions in Tropical Soil. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1-11. (NA, 8)
  • Lewis, A. J., M. F. Campa, T. C. Hazen, and A. P. Borole. 2018. Unraveling Biocomplexity of Electroactive Biofilms for Producing Hydrogen from Biomass. Microbial Biotechnology DOI: 10.1111/1751-7915.12756. (3.913, 10).
  • Paradis, C. J., L. D. McKay, E. Perfect, J. D. Istok, and T. C. Hazen. 2018. Push-pull tests for estimating effective porosity: expanded analytical solution and in situ application. Hydrogeology Journal 26:381–393. DOI 10.1007/s10040-017-1672-3. (2.071, 3)
  • Hazen, T. C. 2018. Bioremediation. In: Microbiology of the Terrestrial Subsurface (eds) P. Amy and D. Haldeman, p 247-266. CRC Press, Boca Raton. (NA, 36)

Qiang He

  • Wu, L., D. Ning, B. Zhang, Y. Li, Q. He, et al. 2019. Global diversity and biogeography of bacterial communities in wastewater treatment plants. Nat. Microbiol. DOI: 10.1038/s41564-019-0426-5
  • Nie, Q., W. Hu, B. Huang, X. Shu, and Q. He. 2019. Synergistic utilization of red mud for flue-gas desulfurization and fly ash-based geopolymer preparation. J. Hazard. Mater. 369: 503-511. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.02.059
  • Hu, W., Q. Nie, B. Huang, S. Su, Y. Du, X. Shu, and Q. He. 2018. Mechanical property and microstructure characteristics of geopolymer stabilized aggregate base. Constr. Build. Mater. 191: 1120-1127. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.10.081
  • Yang, T., L. Sheng, Y. Wang, K. N. Wyckoff, C He, and Q. He. 2018. Characteristics of cadmium sorption by heat-activated red mud in aqueous solution. Sci. Rep. 8: 13558. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-31967-5
  • Young, B. N., J. M. Hathaway, W. A. Lisenbee, and Q. He. 2018. Assessing the runoff reduction potential of highway swales and WinSLAMM as a predictive tool. Sustainability 10(8): 2871. DOI: 10.3390/su10082871
  • Wei, H., J. Shi, X. Yang, J. Wang, K. Li, and Q. He. 2018. CCl4-enhanced ultrasonic irradiation for ciprofloxacin degradation and antibiotic activity. Water Environ. Res. 90(7): 579-588. DOI: 10.2175/106143017X15131012153077
  • Yang, X.-Y., H. Wei, K.-B. Li, Q. He, J.-C. Xie, and J.-T. Zhang. 2018. Iodine-enhanced ultrasound degradation of sulfamethazine in water. Ultrason. Sonochem. 42: 759-767. DOI: 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2017.12.045
  • Hu, W., Q. Nie, B. Huang, X. Shu, and Q. He. 2018. Mechanical and microstructural characterization of geopolymers derived from red mud and fly ashes. J. Clean. Prod. 186: 799-806. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.03.086
  • Yang, T., Q. He, C. He, A. Wang, and L. Sheng. 2018. Effect of planting and fertilization on lead partitioning in dredged sediment. Ecotoxicology 27(1): 69-80. DOI: 10.1007/s10646-017-1871-7

Mingzhou Jin

  • P. Ma, Y. Gong, M. Jin, “Quality Efforts in Medical Supply Chains Considering Patient Benefits,” Accepted by European Journal of Operational Research, 2019
  • T. Cokyasar , M. Jin*, A. Garcia, “Optimization of size and timing of base-salary increases”, The Engineering Economist, 64(2), 97-115, 2019.
  • Y. Wang*, Z. Yu, M. Jin, “E-commerce supply chains under capital constraints,” Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 35, 2019.
  • F. Xie, N. Liu, M. Jin, Z. Liu*, “Impacts of the Consumer Heterogeneity in Fuel Economy Valuation on Compliance with Fuel Economy Standards”, Energy, 177, 167-174, 2019.
  • D, Vance, S. Nimbalkar*, A. Thekdi, K. Armstrong, T. Wenning, J. Cresko, M. Jin, “Estimation of and Barriers to Waste Heat Recovery from Harsh Environments in Industrial Processes,” Journal of Cleaner Production, 222, 539-549, 2019.
  • P. Kelle*, J. Song, M. Jin, H. Schneider, C. Claypool, “Evaluation of operational and environmental sustainability tradeoffs in multimodal freight transportation planning,” International Journal of Production Economics, 209, 411-420, 2019.
  • W. Liu, W. Ma, Y. Hu, M. Jin*, K. Li, X. Chang, X. Yu, “Production planning for stochastic manufacturing/remanufacturing system with demand substitution using a hybrid ant colony system algorithm,” Journal of Cleaner Production, 213, 999-1010, 2019.
  • J.B. Oliveira, M. Jin, R.S. Lima, J.E. Kobza, J.A.B Montevechi, “The role of simulation and optimization methods in supply chain risk management: performance and review standpoints,” Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 92, 17-44, 2019.
  • Y. Ding and M. Jin*, “Service and Pricing Strategies in Online Retailing under Carbon Emission Regulation,” Journal of Cleaner Production, 217, 85-94, 2019.
  • Q. Bai, Y. Gong, M. Jin*, X. Xu, “Effects of carbon emission reduction on supply chain coordination with vendor-managed deteriorating product inventory,” International Journal of Production Economics, 208, 83-99, 2019.
  • K. He, R. Tang, M. Jin*, Y. Cao, and S. Nimbalkar, “Energy modeling and efficiency analysis of aluminum die casting processes,” Accepted by Energy Efficiency, 2018.
  • W. Forbes, J. Mao, Jiafu*, M. Jin*, et al. “Contribution of environmental forcings to US runoff changes for the period 1950-2010", Environmental Research Letters, 13, 054023, 2018.

Anahita Khojandi

  • van Wyk, F., Y. Wang, A. Khojandi, N. Masoud. Real-Time Sensor Anomaly Detection and Identification in Automated Vehicles, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2019, (forthcoming).
  • van Wyk, F., A. Khojandi, R. Kamaleswaran. Improving Prediction Performance Using Hierarchical Analysis of Real-Time Data: A Sepsis Case Study, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 23(3): 978-986, 2019.
  • van Wyk, F., A. Khojandi, A. Mohammad, E. Begoli, R.L. Davis, R. Kamaleswaran. A Minimal Set of Physiomarkers in Continuous High Frequency Data Streams Predict Adult Sepsis Onset Earlier, International Journal of Medical Informatics, 122:55-62, 2019.
  • Ramshani, M., A. Khojandi, X. Li, O. Omitaomu. Optimal Planning of the Joint Placement of Photovoltaic Panels and Green Roofs Under Climate Change Uncertainty, Omega: The International Journal of Management Science, 2018 (forthcoming).
  • van Wyk, F., A. Khojandi, B. Williams, D. MacMillan, R.L. Davis, D. Jacobson, R. Kamaleswaran. A Cost-Benet Analysis of Automated Physiological Data Acquisition Systems Using Data-Driven Modeling. Journal of Healthcare Informatics Research, 1-19, 2018.
  • Ramdhani, R.A., A. Khojandi, O. Shylo, B.H. Kopell. Optimizing Clinical Assessments in Parkinson's Disease Through the Use of Wearable Sensors and Data Driven Modeling. Frontiers In Computational Neuroscience, 12:72, 2018.
  • Khojandi, A., V. Tansakuly, X. Li, R.S. Koszalinski, W. Paiva. Prediction of Sepsis and In-Hospital Mortality Using Electronic Health Records. Methods of Information in Medicine, 57(04):185-193, 2018.
  • Tirpak, R.A., J.M. Hathaway, J.A. Franklin, A. Khojandi. The Health of Trees in Bioretention: A Survey and Analysis of Influential Variables. Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment, 4(4):04018011, 2018.
  • Koszalinski, R.S., V. Tansakuly, A. Khojandi, X. Li. Missing Data, Data Cleansing and Treatment from a Primary Study: Implications for Predictive Models. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 36(8):367-371, 2018.
  • Khojandi, A., O. Shylo, M. Zokaeinikooy. Automatic EEG Classification: A Path to Smart and Connected Sleep Interventions. Annals of Operations Research, 1-22, 2018.
  • Khojandi, A., L.M. Maillart, O.A. Prokopyev, M.S. Roberts, S.F. Saba. Dynamic Abandon/Extract Decisions for Failed Cardiac Leads. Management Science, 64(2):633-651, 2018.

Charles Sims

  • Davis, R. and C. Sims. 2019. Frack to the future: What enticed small firms to enter the natural gas market during the hydraulic fracturing boom? Energy Economics (forthcoming).
  • Sims, C. and H. Palikhe. 2019. Proposed changes would increase the cost and decrease the benefit of listing species as endangered. Choices.
  • Warziniack, T., C. Sims, and J. Haas. 2019. Fire and the joint production of ecosystem services: A spatial-dynamic optimization approach. Forest Policy and Economics (forthcoming).
  • Sims, C. and S. Null. 2019. Climate forecasts and flood mitigation infrastructure investments. Southern Economic Journal. 85(4): 1083-1107.
  • Markel, E., C. Sims, B. C. English. 2018. Policy uncertainty and the optimal investment decisions of second-generation biofuel producers. Energy Economics 76: 89-100.
  • Sims, C., R. Horan, B. Meadows. 2018. Come on feel the noise: ecological foundations in stochastic bioeconomic models. Natural Resource Modeling 31(4): e12191.
  • Sims, C., D. Finnoff, J. Shogren. 2018. Taking One For the Team: Is collective action more responsive to ecological change? Environmental and Resource Economics 70(3): 589-615.
    Heines, B., S. Lenhart, C. Sims. 2018. Assessing the economic tradeoffs between prevention and suppression of forest fires. Natural Resource Modeling 31(1): e12159.
  • LaRiviere, J., D. Kling, J. Sanchirico, C. Sims, M. Springborn. 2018. Characterizing Uncertainty and Learning in the Economics of Resource and Environmental Management. Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 12(1): 92-112.

Yaoping Wang

  • Meir Alkon, Xiaogang He, Aubrey R Paris, Wenying Liao, Thomas Hodson, Niko Wanders, Yaoping Wang. (In Revision, 2019). Water Security Implications of Coal-Fired Power Plants Financed Through China's Belt and Road Initiative. Energy Policy.
  • Adriano Vinca, Simon Parkinson, Edward Byers, Peter Burek, Zarrar Khan, Volker Krey, Fabio A. Diuana, Yaoping Wang, Ansir Ilyas, Alexandre C. Köberle, Iain Staffel, Stefan Pfenninger, Abubakr Muhammad, Andrew Rowe, Roberto Schaeffer, Narasimha D. Rao, Yoshihide Wada, Ned Dhilali, and Keywan Riahi. The Nexus Solutions Tool (NEST): An open platform for optimizing multi-scale energy-water-land system transformations. Geoscientific Model Development, 12, 677-698, 2019. (
  • Mengru Wang, Ting Tang, Peter Burek, Petr Havlik, Tamas Krisztin, Carolien Kroeze, David Leclere, Maryna Strokal, Yoshihide Wada, Yaoping Wang, Simon Langan. (In Revision, 2019). Increasing nitrogen export by the Indus river. Science of the Total Environment.
  • Jeffrey M. Bielicki, Margaret A. Beetstra, Jeffrey B. Kast, Yaoping Wang, Shaohui Tang. (2019). Stakeholder perspectives on sustainability in the food-energy-water nexus. Frontiers in Environmental Science.

Wilt, C., T. Ezzell, E. Wittenburg. 2018.

  • Hurdles to Healthcare Overcoming Health Access Barriers in Haywood County, Tennessee, Report prepared for Haywood County, Tennessee.

2018-19 Presentations

Maria Fernanda Campa

  • Campa, M. F. A discussion of the book “Saudi America: The truth about fracking and how it’s changing the world” by Bethany McLean. Invited talk by Knox County Public Library. April 24, 2019. Knoxville TN.
  • Mayes, M. A.; J. Brenner; J. Phillips; R. K. Quinn; C. Lopez Lloreda; B. Yudkin; M. F. Campa; D. Sihi; Y. Song; T. Hazen; J. Zheng; C. O’Connel; W. Silver; B. Newman. Topographic controls over greenhouse gas emissions from Puerto Rican tropical rainforest soils. 2019 DOE Environmental Systems Science PI Meeting. April 30- May 1, 2019. Potomac, MD.
  • Campa, M. F.; S.M. Techtmann; C.M. Gibson; X. Zhu; M.P. Ladd, M.L Patterson; A. Garcia de Matos Amaral; N. Ulrich; K.E Carter; S.R. Campagna; C.J Grant; R.L. Hettich; R. Lamendella; T.C. Hazen. Aquatic microbial community responses to glutaraldehyde and 2-2-dibromo-3-nitrilopropionamide after hydraulic fracturing impacts. International Society of Microbial Ecology 17. August 12-17, 2018. Leipzig, Germany. Poster presentation. Winner of travel grant.
  • Campa, M. F.; S.M. Techtmann; C.M. Gibson; X. Zhu; M.L Patterson; A. Garcia de Matos Amaral; N. Ulrich; S.R. Campagna; C.J Grant; R. Lamendella; T.C. Hazen. A comparison of the impacts of biocides glutaraldehyde and 2-2-dibromo-3-nitrilopropionamide on aquatic microbial community structure and degradation potential. American Society of Microbiology Annual Meeting, Microbe 2018. June 7-11, 2018. Atlanta, GA. Poster presentation. Winner of travel award.

Anahita Khojandi

  • Recipient, Success in Multidisciplinary Research Award for Health Innovation Technology & Simulation (HITS) Lab, University of Tennessee, 2019

Daniel Siksay

  • Corporate presentation series, “Electric Vehicles are Bringing Change to Tennessee” (Multiple locations and dates in East Tennessee)
  • Seminar presentation, “Alternative Fuels and Actors for Change: Making a Difference in Tennessee.” Seminar on Sustainable Transportation, University of Tennessee Knoxville, March 2019

Yaoping Wang

  • Yaoping Wang, Jiafu Mao, Mingzhou Jin, Forrest Hoffman. 2019. Developing a gridded upscaled soil moisture dataset using sparse in situ observations. Gordon Conference Catchment Science: Interactions of Hydrology, Biology & Geochemistry. Andover, NH, United States. Poster.

Grant Awards, Funded Research

Tim Ezzell

  • Appalachian Regional Commission, January 2019, “Appalachian Leadership Institute,” $318,890.

Terry Hazen

  • National Science Foundation, Co-PI with Michigan Technological University and Juniata College with Juniata College as Lead. Collaborative Research: Impacts of biocides associated with hydraulic fracturing on aquatic microbial communities. 3 years at $80K/yr 2018: UTK $80K

Mingzhou Jin

  • Coupled FEWS Modeling for Sustainability of the Global Crop Supply Chain, National Science Foundation, 2019-2023, PI, $500,000.
  • Improvement of Park-and-Ride Facilities and Services in Metropolitan Areas of Tennessee, Tennessee Department of Transportation, 2019-2020, Co-PI, $196,956. 
  • Quantify Freeway Safety Service Patrol and Protect the Queue Impact on Transportation Network Reliability, Tennessee Department of Transportation, 2019-2020, Co-PI, $149,517.
  • Industrial Landfill Waste Management (Reduce, Recycle, and Reuse) Technology Assessment, Oak Ridge National Lab, 2018-2019, PI, $16,740.
  • Flight Reserve Optimization, FedEx, 2018-2019, PI, $74,834.
  • D&A Study for Climate Change, Oak Ridge National Lab, 2015-2019, PI, $205,300.
  • Flight Risk Analysis, Validation, and Optimization Phases I-IV, FedEx, 2014-2019, PI, $210,000.
  • Data Support and Tool Development for Transportation Energy Evolution Modeling, Oak Ridge National Lab, 2019, PI, $95,999.
  • Additive Manufacturing Support and Research, DOE - Y12 - Consolidated Nuclear Security, 2017-2019, PI, $75,880.
  • Center for Business and Engineering of Advanced Manufacturing (BEAM), Office of Research and Engagement, University of Tennessee, 2017-2019, $117,754.

Catherine Wilt

  • Appalachian Regional Commission, Appalachian Leadership Institute, Investigator, February 2019, $318,890.


Tim Ezzell

  • Appalachian Teaching Fellow by Appalachian Regional Commission, 2010-present.

Jon Hathaway

  • Outstanding Faculty Award – Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society – University of Tennessee Chapter (2019); Faculty Environmental Leadership Award – Office of Sustainability and Committee on the Campus Environment - University of Tennessee (2019); David W. Goodpasture Endowed Faculty Award - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – University of Tennessee (2018, 2019)

Jonathan Overly

  • 2019 Paul Hayden Memorial Award for “an extraordinary commitment in Tennessee to environmental service.” Given at the 18th annual Tennessee Environmental Conference.