Paul Anastas

Teresa and H. John Heinz III Professor in the Practice of Chemistry for the Environment

Selected Publications

  • Barta, K.; Warner, G.; Beach, E. S.; Anastas, P. T., Depolymerization of organosolv lignin to aromatic compounds over Cu-doped porous metal oxides. Green Chemistry 2014, 16 (1), 191-196. DOI: 10.1039/C3GC41184B
  • Bloomfield, A.; Sheehan, S.; Collom, S.; Crabtree, R., Anastas, P.T., A heterogeneous water oxidation catalyst from dicobalt octacarbonyl and 1,2-bis(diphenylphosphino)ethane. New Journal of Chemistry 2014, 38 (4), 1540-1545. DOI: 10.1039/C3NJ01298K
  • Warner, G.; Hansen, T. S.; Riisager, A.; Beach, E. S.; Barta, K.; Anastas, P. T., Depolymerization of organosolv lignin using doped porous metal oxides in supercritical methanol. Bioresource Technology 2014, 161:78-83. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2014.02.092
  • Beach, E. S.; Weeks, B. R.; Stern, R.; Anastas, P. T., Plastics additives and green chemistry. Pure and Applied Chemistry 2013, 85 (8), 1611-1624. DOI: 10.1351/PAC-CON-12-08-08
  • Collom, S. L.; Anastas, P. T.; Beach, E. S.; Crabtree, R. H.; Hazari, N.; Sommer, T. J., Differing Selectivities in Mechanochemical versus Conventional Solution Oxidation using Oxone. Tetrahedron Letters 2013, 54 (19), 2344-2347. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2013.02.056
  • Kermanshahi pour, A.; Zimmerman, J.; Anastas, P., Microalgae-derived chemicals: opportunity for an integrated chemical plant. In Natural and Artificial Photosynthesis: Solar Power as an Energy Source., Razeghifard, R. eds., Wiley, Inc, 2013.
  • Riederer, A. M.; Belova, A.; George, B. J.; Anastas, P. T., Urinary Cadmium in the 1999–2008 U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Environmental Science & Technology 2013, 47 (2), 1137-1147. . DOI: 10.1021/es303556n
  • Cote, I.; Anastas, P. T.; Birnbaum, L. S.; Clark, R. M.; Dix, D. J.; Edwards, S. W.; Preuss, P. W., Advancing the Next Generation of Health Risk Assessment. Environmental Health Perspectives 2012, 120, 1499-1502.
  • Hansen, T. S.; Barta, K.; Anastas, P. T.; Ford, P. C.; Riisager, A., One-pot reduction of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural via hydrogen transfer from supercritical methanol. Green Chemistry 2012, 14, 2457-2461. DOI: 10.1039/C2GC35667H
  • Voutchkova-Kostal, A. M.; Kostal, J.; Connors, K. A.; W., B. B.; Anastas, P. T.; Zimmerman, J. B., Towards rational molecular design for reduced chronic aquatic toxicity. Green Chemistry 2012,14, 1001-1008.
  •  Li, C.-J.; Anastas, P. T., Green Chemistry: present and future. Chemical Society Reviews 2012, 41 (4), 1413-1414.
  •  Anastas, P. T., Fundamental Changes to EPA's Research Enterprise: The Path Forward. Environmental Science & Technology 2012, 46 (2), 580-586.

 

  • Voutchkova, A. M.; Kostal, J.; Steinfeld, J. B.; Emerson, J. W.; Brooks, B. W.; Anastas, P.; Zimmerman, J. B., Towards rational molecular design: derivation of property guidelines for reduced acute aquatic toxicity. Green Chemistry2011, 13 (9), 2373-2379.

 

  • Mulvihill, M. J.; Beach, E. S.; Zimmerman, J. B.; Anastas, P. T., Green Chemistry and Green Engineering: A Framework for Sustainable Technology Development. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 2011, 36, 271-293.

 

  • Lapkin, A. A.; Voutchkova, A.; Anastas, P., A conceptual framework for description of complexity in intensive chemical processes. Chemical Engineering and Processing 2011, 50 (10), 1027-1034.

 

  • Foley, P.; Phimphachanh, A.; Beach, E. S.; Zimmerman, J. B.; Anastas, P. T., Linear and Cyclic C-Glycosides as Surfactants. Green Chemistry 2011, 13, 321-325.

 

  • Cui, Z.; Beach, E. S.; Anastas, P. T., Green chemistry in China. Pure and Applied Chemistry2011, 83 (7), 1379-1390.

 

  • Cui, Z.; Beach, E. S.; Anastas, P. T., Modification of Chitosan Films with Environmentally Benign Reagents for Increased Water Resistance.Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews 2011,4 (1), 35-40.

 

  • Anastas, P., Twenty Years of Green Chemistry. Chemical & Engineering News 2011, 89 (26), 62-63.

 

  • Voutchkova, A. M.; Ferris, L. A.; Zimmerman, J. B.; Anastas, P. T., Toward molecular design for hazard reduction-fundamental relationships between chemical properties and toxicity. Tetrahedron 2010, 66 (5), 1031-1039.

 

  • Vanasupa, L.; Burton, R.; Stolk, J.; Zimmerman, J. B.; Leifer, L. J.; Anastas, P. T., The Systemic Correlation Between Mental Models and Sustainable Design: Implications for Engineering Educators. International Journal of Engineering Education2010, 26 (2), 438-450.

 

  • Gopinadhan, M.; Beach, E. S.; Anastas, P. T.; Osuji, C. O., Smectic Demixing in the Phase Behavior and Self-Assembly of a Hydrogen-Bonded Polymer with Mesogenic Side Chains. Macromolecules 2010, 43 (16), 6646-6654.

 

  • Foley, P.; Eghbali, N.; Anastas, P. T., Advances in the methodology of a multicomponent synthesis of arylnaphthalene lactones. Green Chemistry 2010, 12 (5), 888-892.

 

  • Foley, P.; Eghbali, N.; Anastas, P. T., Silver-Catalyzed One-Pot Synthesis of Arylnaphthalene Lactone Natural Products. Journal of Natural Products2010,73 (5), 811-813.

 

  • Boyle, C.; Mudd, G.; Mihelcic, J. R.; Anastas, P.; Collins, T.; Culligan, P.; Edwards, M.; Gabe, J.; Gallagher, P.; Handy, S.; Kao, J. J.; Krumdieck, S.; Lyles, L. D.; Mason, I.; Mcdowall, R.; Pearce, A.; Riedy, C.; Russell, J.; Schnoor, J. L.; Trotz, M.; Venables, R.; Zimmerman, J. B.; Fuchs, V.; Miller, S.; Page, S.; Reeder-Emery, K., Delivering Sustainable Infrastructure that Supports the Urban Built Environment. Environmental Science & Technology 2010,44 (13), 4836-4840.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Sonich-Mullin, C.; Fried, B., Designing Science in a Crisis: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Environmental Science & Technology 2010, 44 (24), 9250-9251.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Eghbali, N., Green Chemistry: Principles and Practice. Chemical Society Reviews 2010,39 (1), 301-312.

 

  • Anastas, P. T., The Essential Bill Glaze. Environmental Science & Technology 2010,44 (19), 7181-7183.

 

  • Anastas, P., 2020 visions. Nature 2010, 463 (7277), 26-32.

 

  • Anastas, P. T., Perspective on Green Chemistry: The Most Challenging Synthetic Transformation. Tetrahedron 2010, 66 (5), 1026-1027.

 

  • Anastas, P. T., Preface. In Biomass to Biofuels: Strategies for Global Industries; Vertes, A.; Qureshi, N.; Yukawa, H.; Blaschek, H., Eds.; John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: UK, 2010, p 584.

 

  • Anastas, P.; Teichman, K.; Hubal, E. C. Ensuring the safety of chemicals. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology.2010,20 (5), 395-396.

 

  • Zimmerman, J. B.; Anastas, P. T., Integrating Green Engineering into Engineering Curricula. In Green Chemistry Education: Changing the Course of Chemistry, Anastas, P. T.; Levy, I. J.; Parent, K. E., Eds.; ACS Symposium Series 1011; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2009; pp 137-146.

 

  • Voutchkova, A. M.; Osimitz, T. G.; Anastas, P. T., Toward a Comprehensive Molecular Design Framework for Reduced Hazard. Chemical Reviews 2009,110 (10), 5845-5882.

 

  • Beach, E. S.; Cui, Z.; Anastas, P. T., Green Chemistry: A design framework for sustainability. Energy & Environmental Science 2009, 2 (10), 1038-1049.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Beach, E. S., Changing the Course of Chemistry. In Green Chemistry Education: Changing the Course of Chemistry, Anastas, P. T.; Levy, I. J.; Parent, K. E., Eds. American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2009, pp 1-18.

 

  • Anastas, P. T., The Transformative Innovations Needed by Green Chemistry for Sustainability. ChemSusChem 2009, 2 (5), 391-392.

 

  • Anastas, P. T., Foreword. In Sustainable Solutions for Modern Economies, Höfer, R., Ed.; The Royal Society of Chemistry: Cambridge, 2009; Vol. 4, pp v-vi.

 

  • Manley, J. B.; Anastas, P. T.; Cue Jr., B. W., Frontiers in Green Chemistry: meeting the grand challenges for sustainability in R&D and manufacturing. Journal of Cleaner Production 2008, 16 (6), 743-750.

 

  • Eghbali, N.; Eddy, J.; Anastas, P. T., Silver-Catalyzed One-Pot Synthesis of Arylnaphthalene Lactones. Journal of Organic Chemistry2008, 73 (17), 6932-6935.

 

  • Eckelman, M. J.; Zimmerman, J. B.; Anastas, P. T., Toward green nano. E-factor analysis of several nanomaterial syntheses. Journal of Industrial Ecology2008,12 (3), 316-328.

 

  • Eckelman, M. J.; Anastas, P. T.; Zimmerman, J. B., Spatial Assessment of Net Mercury Emissions from the Use of Fluorescent Bulbs. Environmental Science & Technology 2008, 42 (22), 8564-8570.

 

  • Beach, E. S.; Eghbali, N.; Sommer, T. J.; Zimmerman, J. B.; Anastas, P. T., Green chemistry education for nontraditional students. 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC; 2008.

 

  • Anastas, P. T., Fusing green chemistry and green engineering: DesignBuild at the molecular level. Green Chemistry  2008, 10, 607.

 

  • Horvath, I. T.; Anastas, P. T., Introduction: Green Chemistry. Chemical Reviews 2007, 107 (6), 2167-2168.

 

  • Horvath, I. T.; Anastas, P. T., Innovations and Green Chemistry. Chemical Reviews 2007, 107 (6), 2169-2173.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Beach, E. S., Green chemistry: the emergence of a transformative framework. Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews2007, 1 (1), 9-24.

 

  • Anastas, P. T., Green chemistry design, innovation, solutions and a cohesive system (editorial). Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews2007, 1 (1), 3-4.

 

  • Anastas, P. T., Foreword. In Environmental Chemistry: Fundamentals, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC: New York, 2007, p v.

 

  • Zimmerman, J. B.; Anastas, P. T. The Green Chemistry Classroom. The Chemical Engineer 2006, 784, 48-50.

 

  • Zimmerman, J. B.; Anastas, P. T., When Is a Waste not a Waste? In Sustainability Science and Engineering: Defining Principles; Abraham, M. A., Ed.; Elsevier Science: The Netherlands,2006, Vol. 1, pp 201-221.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Zimmerman, J. B., The Twelve Principles of Green Engineering as a Foundation for Sustainability. In Sustainability Science and Engineering: Defining Principles, Abraham, M. A., Ed.; Elsevier Science: The Netherlands, 2006; Vol. 1, pp 11-32.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Kazlauskas, R.; Sheldrake, G., Ten years of green chemistry at the Gordon Research Conferences: frontiers of science. Green Chemistry 2006, 8, 677-678.

 

  • Zimmerman, J. B.; Anastas, P. T., Approaches to Innovations in the Aerospace Sector through Green Engineering and Green Chemistry. SAE Technical Paper 2005, 114 (1), 987-993.

 

  • McDonough, W.; Braungart, M.; Anastas, P. T.; Zimmerman, J. B., Applying the Principles of Green Engineering to Cradle-to-Cradle design. Environmental Science & Technology 2003,37 (23), 434A-441A.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Zimmerman, J. B., Design through the 12 principles of green engineering. Environmental Science & Technology 2003,37 (5), 94A-101A.

 

  • Anastas, P. T., Meeting the challenges to sustainability through green chemistry. Green Chemistry 2003, 5 (2), G29-G34.

 

  • Anastas, P., Green engineering and sustainability (editorial). Environmental Science & Technology 2003,37 (23), 423A.

 

  • Poliakoff, M.; Fitzpatrick, J. M.; Farren, T. R.; Anastas, P. T., Green Chemistry: Science and Politics of Change. Science 2002, 297 (5582), 807-810.

 

  • Lankey, R. L.; Anastas, P. T., Life-Cycle Approaches for Assessing Green Chemistry Technologies. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research2002,41 (18), 4498-4502.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Lankey, R. L., Sustainability through Green Chemistry and Engineering. In Advancing Sustainability through Green Chemistry and Engineering, Lankey, R. L.; Anastas, P. T., Eds.; ACS Symposium 823;  American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2002, pp 1-11.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Kirchhoff, M. M., Origins, current status, and future challenges of green chemistry. Accounts of Chemical Research2002, 35 (9), 686-694.

 

  • Anastas, P. T., Green Chemistry as Applied to Solvents. In Clean Solvents: Alternative Media for Chemical Reactions and Processing, Abraham, M. A.; Moens, L., Eds.; ACS Symposium 819; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2002, pp 1-9.

 

  • Poliakoff, M.; Anastas, P., Green Chemistry: A principled stance. Nature 2001, 413 (6853), 257.

 

  • Hjeresen, D. L.; Anastas, P.; Ware, S.; Kirchchoff, M., Green Chemistry Progress and Challenges. Environmental Science & Technolog  2001,35 (5), 114A-119A.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Kirchhoff, M. M.; Williamson, T. C., Catalysis as a foundational pillar of green chemistry.Applied Catalysis A: General2001,221 (1-2), 3-13.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Heine, L. G.; Williamson, T. C., Green Engineering: Introduction. In Green Engineering, Anastas, P. T.; Heine, L. G.; Williamson, T. C., Eds.; ACS Symposium Series 766; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2001, pp 1-5.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Allen, D., Green Chemistry. In Green Engineering: Environmentally Conscious Design of Chemical Processes; Allen, D. T.; Shonnard, D. R., Eds.; Prentice-Hall: New Jersey, 2001, pp 177-198.

 

  • Tundo, P.; Anastas, P.; Black, D. S.; Breen, J.; Collins, T.; Memoli, S.; Miyamoto, J.; Polyakoff, M.; Tumas, W., Synthetic pathways and processes in green chemistry. Introductory overview. Pure and Applied Chemistry2000,72 (7), 1207-1228.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Lankey, R. L., Life cycle assessment and green chemistry: the yin and yang of industrial ecology. Green Chemistry 2000, 6, 289-295.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Heine, L. G.; Williamson, T. C., Green Chemical Syntheses and Processes: Introduction. In Green Chemical Syntheses and Processes, Anastas, P. T.; Heine, L. G.; Williamson, T. C., Eds.; ACS Symposium Series 767; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2000, pp 1-6.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Bartlett, L. B.; Kirchhoff, M. M.; Williamson, T. C., The Role of Catalysis in the Design, Development and Implementation of Green Chemistry. Catalysis Today 2000, 55 (1-2), 11-22.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Williamson, T. C.; Hjeresen, D.; Breen, J. J., Promoting Green Chemistry Initiatives:  Supported by a rapidly growing infrastructure, the field promises innovation solutions to pressing environmental problems. Environmental Science & Technology 1999,33 (5), 116A-119A.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Williamson, T. C., The Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge. La Chimica e I'industria 1999, 81, 21-23.

 

  • Anastas, P. T., Green Chemistry and the Role of Analytical Methodology Development. Critical Reviews in Analytical Chemistry.1999,29 (3), 167-175.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Williamson, T. C., Frontiers in Green Chemistry. In Green Chemistry: Frontiers in Benign Chemical Syntheses and Processes, Anastas, P. T.; Williamson, T. C., Eds.; Oxford University Press: USA, 1998, pp 1-26.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Williamson, T. C. Green Chemistry Program in the USA. La Chimica e l’Industria 1998, 80 (6), 721-723.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Breen, J. J., Design for the Environment and Green Chemistry: The Heart and Soul of Industrial Ecology. Journal of Cleaner Production 1997, 5 (1-2), 97-102.

 

  • Webster, L. C.; Anastas, P. T.; Williamson, T. C., Environmentally Benign Production of Commodity Chemicals Through Biotechnology: Recent Progress and Future Potential. In Green Chemistry: Designing Chemistry for the Environment, Anastas, P. T. Williamson, T.C., Eds.; ACS Symposium Series 626; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 1996, pp 198-211.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Williamson, T. C., Green Chemistry: An Overview. In Green Chemistry: Designing Chemistry for the Environment, Anastas, P. T. Williamson, T.C., Eds.; ACS Symposium Series 626; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 1996, pp 1-17.

 

  • Farris, C. A.; Podall, H. E.; Anastas, P. T., Alternative Syntheses and Other Source Reduction Opportunities for Premanufacture Notification Substances at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In Benign By Design, Farris, C. A.; Anastas, P. T., Eds. American Chemical Society Books: 1994, pp 156-165.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Podall, H. E., Methodology for Pollution Source Reduction Assessments of the Manufacturing Process Chemistry in the US EPA's PMN Reviews. Journal of Cleaner Production1994, 2 (1), 37-41.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Nies, J. D.; DeVito, S. C., Computer-Assisted Alternative Synthetic Design for Pollution Prevention. In Benign By Design, Farris, C. A.; Anastas, P. T., Eds. American Chemical Society Books: Washington, DC, 1994, pp 166-184.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Breen, J. J., Green Chemistry: Benign By Design. In Chemistry 1994, 4 (4), 5-9.

 

  • Anastas, P. T., Benign by Design Chemistry. In Benign By Design, Farris, C. A.; Anastas, P. T., Eds.; ACS Symposium; American Chemical Society:  Washington, DC,1994, pp 2-21.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Tobin, P. S., New EPA 'PLUS' software: A useful tool for local emergency planners. HAZMAT World 1993, 6, 44-45.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Stevenson, R., Synthesis of Natural Lignan Arylnaphthalene Lactones, Daurinol and Retrochinensin. Journal of Natural Products.1991,54 (6), 1687-1691.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Foxman, B. F.; McKittrick, B.; Stevenson, R., Condensation of Ethyl Mandelate with a Cinnamate Ester: Bicyclocarbolactone Formation. Journal of Chemical Research1991, 22 (27), 54-55.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Warner, J. C.; Anselme, J-P, The Wittig Reaction in the Undergraduate Organic Laboratory. Journal of Chemical Education. 1985, 62 (4), 346.

 

  • Anastas, P. T.; Kano, K.; Anselme, J-P, 4, 5-diphenyl-1-methylimidazole: An undergraduate laboratory experiment. Journal of Chemical Education. 1985, 62 (6), 515.

 

publications:  Books

  1. Anastas, P.T., series ed.  Handbook of Green Chemistry, Volumes 1-9, VCH-Wiley, 2009-2011
  2. Anastas, P.T. and Parent, K., eds. Green Chemistry Education: Changing the Course of Chemistry, American Chemical Society Press, 2008.
  3. Anastas, P.T. and Lankey, R., eds. Advancing Sustainability Through Green Chemistry and Engineering, Oxford University Press, 2002.
  4. Anastas, P.T., Bickart, P. and Kirchhoff, M., Designing Safer Polymers, John C. Wiley and Sons, 2000.
  5. Anastas, P.T. and Tundo, P.,eds., Green Chemistry: Challenging Perspectives, Oxford University Press, 2000.
  6. Anastas, P.T. and Warner, J.C., Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice, Oxford University Press, 1998.
  7. Anastas, P.T., Heine, L., and Williamson, T.C., eds., Green Engineering, American Chemical Society Press, 2000.
  8. Anastas, P.T., Heine, L., and Williamson, T.C., eds., Green Chemical Syntheses and Processes, American Chemical Society Press, 2000.
  9. Anastas, P.T. and Williamson, T.C., eds., Green Chemistry: Frontiers in Benign Chemical Syntheses and Processes, Oxford University Press,1998
  10. Anastas, P.T., and Williamson, T.C. eds., Green Chemistry: Environmentally Benign Syntheses and Processes, American Chemical Society Press, 1996.
  11. Anastas, P.T., and Williamson, T.C., eds., Green Chemistry: Designing Chemistry for the Environment, American Chemical Society Press, 1996.
  12. Anastas, P.T., Farris, C.A. eds., Benign By Design: Alternative Synthetic Design for Pollution Prevention, American Chemical Society Press, 1994.