Philip Nuss

Postdoctoral Associate, Lecturer

Selected Publications


Peer-reviewed publications:


7. Harper E.M., Kavlak G., Burmeister L., Eckelman M.J., Erbis S., Espinoza V.S., Nuss P., Graedel T.E. (In Press): Criticality of the geological zinc, tin, and lead family, J. Ind. Ecol.

6. Nuss P. and Eckelman M.J. (2014): Life Cycle Assessment of Metals: A Scientific Synthesis, PLoS ONE 9(7): e101298. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101298 (Paper Link).

5. Eckelman M.J., Ciacci L., Kavlak G., Nuss P., Reck B.K., Graedel T.E. (2014): Life Cycle Carbon Benefits of Aerospace Alloy Recycling, J. Clean. Prod., 80, 38-45, 10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.05.039 (Paper Link).

4. Nuss P., Harper E.M., Nassar N.T., Reck B.K., Graedel T.E. (2014): Criticality of Iron and Its Principal Alloying Elements, Environ. Sci. Technol. 48 (7), 4171–4177 (Paper Link)

3. Nuss P., Bringezu S., Gardner K.H. (2013): Environmental Implications and Costs of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)-Derived Ethylene, J. Ind. Ecol. 17(6), 912-925. (Paper Link)

2. Nuss P., Gardner K.H.., Jambeck J. (2013):Comparative Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Construction and Demolition (C&D) Derived Biomass and U.S. Northeast Forest Residuals Gasification for Electricity Production, Environ. Sci. Technol., 47, 3463-3471. (Paper Link)

1. Nuss P., Gardner K.H., (2013):Attributional life cycle assessment (ALCA) of polyitaconic acid production from northeast US softwood biomass, Int. J. LCA, 18(3), 603-612. (Paper Link)


Book Chapters:


2. Nuss P. (In Press): Life Cycle Thinking Informs Catalysis Choice and Green Chemistry, In Catalysis for Sustainability, Umile T. (Ed.), Pathways to Sustainability Series, Taylor & Francis Book Chapter.

1. Nuss, P., Bringezu S., Gardner K.H. (2012): Waste-to-Materials – the longterm option, In Waste-to-Energy in Developing Countries and Transitional Economies, Karagiannidis A. (Ed.), Springer Book Chapter, pp 1-26. (Paper Link)


Reports and Reviews:


3. Nuss P. (In Press): Book review of Life Cycle Assessment Handbook: A Guide for Environmentally Sustainable Products by Mary Ann Curran, J. Ind. Ecol.

2. Abdu N., Ako R., Backhaus J., Bergset L., Bezerra J., Bobojonov I., Borges V., Cakirli Akyüz N., Callo-Concha D., Castro R., Cundill G. Drees R., Escalante N., Haake H., Havemann A., Hezel B., Hotes S., Ibeh L., Karimov A., Köbbing J., Kurniawan T., Landry J., Leopold A., Lopes Guerreiro L., Månsson A., Marques da Silva C., Mawlong L., Moorhouse J., Mu D., Mukwaya P., Murguía D., Mutopo P., Nazarkina L., Nuss P., O'Brien M., Olaka L., Phelan L., Randrianiaiana R., Reichel A., Sakane N., Schmelzer M., Schmidt A., Schwerhoff G., Schwindenhammer S., Seufert V., Shen W., Shi L., Sop T., Tephnadze N., Tietze F., Tlili I., Wang X., Yazid S., Young A. (2013): White Paper of the Winter School on Limits to Growth Revisited, Winter School Visselhövede / Hanover, November 24 - December 1, 2012, Pütter F. / Kremers A. (Eds.), Volkswagen Foundation, Hanover, Germany. (Paper Link)

1. Jarayabhand S., Pachaimuthu V., Liss B. and Nuss P. (2008): New Strategic Direction for COBSEA (2008-2012), COBSEA Secretariat, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). (Paper Link)