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Journal Articles and Conference Papers

2017

Estimates of sediment trapping rates for two reservoirs in the Lake Erie watershed: Past and present scenarios

Alighalehbabakhani, F., et al., Estimates of sediment trapping rates for two reservoirs in the Lake Erie watershed: Past and present scenarios. Journal of Hydrology, 2017. 544: p. 147-155.

2016

The re-eutrophication of Lake Erie: Harmful algal blooms and hypoxia

Watson, S. B., C. Miller, G. Arhonditsis, G. L. Boyer, W. Carmichael, M. N. Charlton, R. Confesor, D. C. Depew, T. O. Höök, S. A. Ludsin, G. Matisoff, S. P. McElmurry, M. W. Murray, R. Peter Richards, Y. R. Rao, M. M. Steffen and S. W. Wilhelm (2016). "The re-eutrophication of Lake Erie: Harmful algal blooms and hypoxia."Harmful Algae 56: 44-66.

Calappi, T. and Miller, C. (2016) Decay of Pressure Fluctuation in the Hyporheic Zone around a Cylinder. World Journal of Mechanics, 6, 159-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/wjm.2016.64013 
Treemore-Spears, L., J. Morgan Grove, Craig K. Harris,, Lawrence D. Lemke, Carol J. Miller, Kami Pothukuchi, Yifan Zhang, Yongli L. Zhang. 2016. A workshop on transitioning cities at the food-energy-water nexus. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, 1-14. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13412-016-0381-x

2015

Development of an automated ballast water treatment verification system utilizing fluorescein diacetate hydrolysis as a measure of treatment efficacy.

Akram, A. C., Noman, S., Moniri-Javid, R., Gizicki, J. P., Reed, E. A., Singh, S. B., Ram, J. L. 2015. Development of an automated ballast water treatment verification system utilizing fluorescein diacetate hydrolysis as a measure of treatment efficacy. Water Res, 70, 404-413. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2014.12.009

Comparative evaluation of three distinct energy optimization tools applied to real water network (Monroe)

Alighalehbabakhania, F., Miller, C., Sadatiyan A., M. S., Fracasso, P. T., Jin, S. X., & McElmurry, S. P. 2015. Comparative evaluation of three distinct energy optimization tools applied to real water network (Monroe). Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems. doi:10.1016/j.suscom.2014.11.001

Sediment accumulation rates and sediment dynamics using five different methods in a well-constrained impoundment: Case study from Union Lake, Michigan.

M. Baskaran, C.J. Miller, A. Kumar, E. Andersen, J. Hui, J.P. Selegean, C.T. Creech, J. Barkach. Sediment accumulation rates and sediment dynamics using five different methods in a well-constrained impoundment: Case study from Union Lake, Michigan, Journal of Great Lakes Research, Volume 41, Issue 2, June 2015, Pages 607-617, ISSN 0380-1330, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2015.03.013.

Petroleum Coke in the Urban Environment: A Review of Potential Health Effects.

Caruso, J. A., Zhang, K. Z., Schroeck, N. J., Mccoy, B., & McElmurry, S. P. 2015. Petroleum Coke in the Urban Environment: A Review of Potential Health Effects. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12(6), 6218-6231. doi:10.3390/ijerph120606218

Perspectives on the context-dependency of stream community responses to contaminants.

Clements, W. H., Kashian, D. R., Kiffney, P. M., & Zuellig, R. E. 2015. Perspectives on the context-dependency of stream community responses to contaminants. Freshwater Biolog.

Using a Novel Spatial Tool to Inform Invasive Species Early Detection and Rapid Response Efforts

Davidson, A. D., Fusaro, A. J., & Kashian, D. R. 2015. Using a Novel Spatial Tool to Inform Invasive Species Early Detection and Rapid Response Efforts. Environmental Management, 56(1), 54-65. doi:10.1007/s00267-015-0484-2

The ecological, economic and public health impacts of nuisance chironomids and their potential as aquatic invaders.

Failla, A., Vasquez, A., Fujimoto, M., & Ram, J. 2015. The ecological, economic and public health impacts of nuisance chironomids and their potential as aquatic invaders. Aquatic Invasions, 10(1), 1-15. doi:10.3391/ai.2015.10.1.01

Residential emissions reductions through variable timing of electricity consumption.

Harris, A. R., Michelle Marinich Rogers, Carol J. Miller, Shawn P. McElmurry, Caisheng Wang. 2015. Residential emissions reductions through variable timing of electricity consumption. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.08.042

Keywords: Emissions; Electricity; Residential; Demand response; Michigan; Climate

Quantifying uncertainty in the trophic magnification factor related to spatial movements of organisms in a food web

McLeod, A. M., Arnot, J. A., Borga, K., Selck, H., Kashian, D. R., Krause, A., Drouillard, K. G. 2015. Quantifying uncertainty in the trophic magnification factor related to spatial movements of organisms in a food web. Integr Environ Assess Manag, 11(2), 306-318. doi:10.1002/ieam.1599

Invertebrates as model organisms for research on aging biology.

Murthy, M., & Ram, J. L. 2015. Invertebrates as model organisms for research on aging biology. Invertebrate Reproduction & Development, 59, 1-4. doi:10.1080/07924259.2014.970002

The Effect of Leaded Aviation Gasoline on Blood lead in Children

​Zahran, S., McElmurry, S. P., Iverson, T., & Weiler, S. (2015). The Effect of Leaded Aviation Gasoline on Blood lead in Children. https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/62238/1/MPRA_paper_62238.pdf

Toxic effects of combined stressors on Daphnia pulex: Interactions between diazinon, 4-nonylphenol, and wastewater effluent.

Zein, M. A., McElmurry, S. P., Kashian, D. R., Savolainen, P. T., &Pitts, D. K. (2015). Toxic effects of combined stressors on Daphnia pulex: Interactions between diazinon, 4-nonylphenol, and wastewater effluent. Environ Toxicol Chem, 34(5), 1145-1153. doi:10.1002/etc.2908

  Zhang, Y.L., Liu, X.W., White, M.A., Colosi, L.M. 2015. “Economic evaluation of algae biodiesel based on meta-analyses,” International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 2015 (09), doi: 10.1080/14786451.2015.1086766.
Colosi, L.M., Resurreccion, E.P., Zhang, Y.L. 2015. “Assessing the energy and environmental performance of algae-mediated tertiary treatment of estrogenic compounds,” Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, 17, pp. 421-428, 2015, doi: 10.1039/C4EM00541D.

2014

Zhang, Y.L., Habteselassie, M.Y., Resurreccion, E.P., Mantripragada, V., Peng, S.S., Bauer, S., Colosi, L.M. 2014. “Evaluating removal of steroid estrogens by a model alga as a possible sustainability benefit of hypothetical integrated algae cultivation and wastewater treatment systems,” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2 (11), pp. 2544-2553, 2014, doi: 10.1021/sc5004538.

2013

Zhang, Y.L., Colosi, L.M. “Practical ambiguities during calculation of energy ratios and their impacts on life cycle assessment
calculations,” Energy Policy, 57, pp. 630-633, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2013.02.039.

Zhang, Y.L., Colosi, L.M. 2013. “What are we missing by focusing on algae biodiesel?” Biofuels, 4 (60), pp. 591-593, 2013 (Invited Editorial), doi:10.4155/bfs.13.52.

Zhang, Y.L., White, M.A., Colosi, L.M. 2013. “Environmental and economic assessment of integrated systems for dairy manure treatment coupled with algae bioenergy production,” Bioresource Technology, 130, pp. 486-494, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2012.11.123.

2012

Colosi, L.M., Zhang, Y.L., Clarens, A.F., White, M.A. 2012. “Will algae produce green? Using published life cycle assessments as a starting point for economic evaluation of future algae-to-energy systems,” Biofuels, 3 (2), pp. 129-142, 2012, doi:10.4155/bfs.12.4.

2009

Kashian, D. R., K. Drouillard, D. Haffner, A. Krause, Z. Liu, and L. Sano. (2009). Final Report to Michigan SeaGrant

Zhang, Y.L., Marrs, C.F., Simon, C., Xi, C.W. “Wastewater treatment contributes to selective increase of antibiotic resistance among Acinetobacter spp.,” Science of the Total Environment, 407(12), pp. 3702-3706, 2009, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.02.013.

Xi, C.W., Zhang, Y.L., Marrs, C.F., Ye, W., Simon, C., Foxman, B., and Niragu, J. “Prevalence of antibiotic resistance in drinking water treatment and distribution systems,” Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 75(17), pp. 5714-5718, 2009, doi: 10.1128/AEM.00382-09.

Posters

A big data enhanced energy emission information system for environmentally guided energy consumption

Carol J. Miller, Caisheng Wang, Guoyao Xu, Mohsen Sadatiyan Abkenar, Audrey R. Zarb, Chang Fu, Shawn McElmurry

Presented at the 2016 Big Data Business Analytics Conference

Detroit, MI. 21-24 March 2016

Huron-to-Erie Drinking Water Network

James Olson, Carol J. Miller, Shawn McElmurry, Shahrzad  Amoozegar, and Audrey Zarb ,  Wayne State University

Presented at the 2016 Big Data Business Analytics Conference

Detroit, MI. 21-24 March 2016

Assessing Sediment Accumulation Rate in Reservoirs behind Dams in the Great Lakes Watershed from Past to Present

Fatemeh Babkhani

Presented at the 2016 WSU Graduate / Post-Doc Research Symposium

Detroit, MI. March 2016

PEPSO II: A new tool for water distribution systems optimization: Maximizing the environmental and economic benefits

Mohsen Sadatiyan

Presented at the 2016 WSU Graduate / Post-Doc Research Symposium

Detroit, MI. March 2016

Integrating Algal-Bacterial Mixed Culture with Wastewater Treatment for Cost-Efficient Production of Algae Feedstock

Presented at the 2015 Algal Biomass Summit 2015

Washington D.C., Sep 29-Oct 2.

Dogra, A., J. Roostaei, Y. Zhang.

Spatially Explicit Life Cycle Assessment of Integrating Algae Cultivation with Wastewater Treatment for Biofuel Production

Presented at the 2015 Algal Biomass Summit 2015

Washington D.C., Sep 29-Oct 2.

Dogra, A., J. Roostaei, Y. Zhang.

The Effect of Leaded Aviation Gasoline on Blood Lead in Children

Presented at the 2015 NIEHS/EPA Children's Centers Annual Meeting

29 October 2015. Washington, D.C.

Zahran, S., McElmurry, S. P., Iverson, T., & Weiler, S. Edited and design by Audrey R. Zarb.

Locational Emissions Estimation Methodology (LEEM)

Presented at the IEEE Humanitarian Technology Conference.

17 Jul 2015. Livonia, MI.

Audrey Zarb, Zhongyang Zhao, Caisheng Wang, Yang Wang, Carol J. Miller.

Comparison Study of Different Load Management Methods for Cost and Emission Reduction

Presented at the IEEE Humanitarian Technology Conference.

17 Jul 2015. Livonia, MI.

Zhongyang Zhao, Caisheng Wang, Yang Wang, Carol J. Miller

Timing of Residential Electric Loads to Reduce Air Emissions from Power Generation

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) GreenUp! Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference.

26 Oct 2012. Detroit, MI.

Rogers, Michelle; Xu, GuoYao; Miller, Carol; McElmurry, Shawn; Wang, Caisheng.

An Integrated Economic/Emission/Load Profile Management Dispatch Algorithm

Presented at IEEE PES General Meeting.

23 Jul 2012. San Diego, CA.

Caisheng Wang, Shawn McElmurry, Carol Miller, and Junhui Zhao

Outreach materials

WSU / HEART Field Station Flyer

Urban Watershed Environmental Research Group( UWERG). 2015.Wayne State University (WSU) / Huron-to-Erie Alliance for Research and Training (HEART) Field Station Flyer. Print. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University.

Miller, C. J., L. McCabe, C. Theriot, S. Miller, A. Zarb. 2015.

Accelerating the Future of Environmentally Sensitive Electricity.

Print brochure. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University.

Belle Isle Park's Least Wanted Invasive Plants. Print trail map.

Pearson, M., T. Khanom, J.L. Ram. 2014. Belle Isle Park's Least Wanted Invasive Plants. Print trail map. Detroit, MI: Belle Isle Conservancy and the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

Eating Fish From the Detroit River

Michigan SeaGrant / Univesrity of Michigan (Contributing author: D. Kashian). 2009. Eating Fish From the Detroit River. Printed sign. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan SeaGrant.

This project was sponsored by Michigan Sea Grant College Program, R/WQ-2, under: NA05OAR4171045 from National Sea Grant, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce, and funds from the State of Michigan. MICHU-10-746

Eat Safe Fish Guidelines for the Detroit Area

Michigan SeaGrant / Univesrity of Michigan (Contributing author: D. Kashian). 2009. Eating Fish From the Detroit River. Print. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan SeaGrant.

This project was sponsored by Michigan Sea Grant College Program, R/WQ-2, under: NA05OAR4171045 from National Sea Grant, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce, and funds from the State of Michigan. MICHU-10-746

Detroit River Fish Consumption Advisories

Michigan SeaGrant / Univesrity of Michigan (Contributing author: D. Kashian). 2009. Eating Fish From the Detroit River. Print. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan SeaGrant.

This project was sponsored by Michigan Sea Grant College Program, R/WQ-2, under: NA05OAR4171045 from National Sea Grant, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce, and funds from the State of Michigan. MICHU-10-746

Eat Safe Fish in the Detroit Area

Michigan SeaGrant / Univesrity of Michigan (Contributing author: D. Kashian). 2009. Eating Fish From the Detroit River. Print. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan SeaGrant.

This project was sponsored by Michigan Sea Grant College Program, R/WQ-2, under: NA05OAR4171045 from National Sea Grant, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce, and funds from the State of Michigan. MICHU-10-746