Zimmerman Lab Group


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Mihelcic, J.; Zimmerman, J.B., Environmental Engineering: Fundamentals, Sustainability, Design, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 2009. ISBN 978-0-470-16505-8 
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Refereed Journal Publications and Submissions

Soh, L., Curry, J., Beckman, E. J., Zimmerman, J. B., Effect of System Conditions for Biodiesel Production via Transesterification Using Carbon Dioxide–Methanol Mixtures in the Presence of a Heterogeneous Catalyst. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2013, In Press. DOI: 10.1021/sc400349g

Soh, L.; Montazeri, M.; Haznedaroglu, B.; Kelly, C.; Peccia, J.; Eckelman, M.; Zimmerman, J., Evaluating Microalgal Integrated Biorefinery Schemes: Empirical Controlled Growth Studies and Life Cycle Assessment. Bioresource Technology 2014, 151, 19-27.

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.

Nasiri, F.; Savage, T.; Wang, R.; Barawid, N.; Zimmerman, J. B., A system dynamics approach for urban water reuse planning: a case study from the Great Lakes region. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment 2013, 27 (3), 675-691.

Pasquini, L.; Sekol, R.; Taylor, A.; Pfefferle, L.; Zimmerman, J., Realizing Comparable Oxidative and Cytotoxic Potential of Single- and Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes through Annealing. Environmental Science & Technology2013,47(15), 8775-8783.
Peccia, J.; Haznedaroglu, B.; Gutierrez, J.; Zimmerman, J., Nitrogen Supply is an Important Driver of Sustainable Microalgae Biofuel Production. Trends in Biotechnology2013,31(3), 134-138.

Wang, R.; Eckelman, M. J.; Zimmerman, J. B., Consequential Environmental and Economic Life Cycle Assessment of Green and Gray Stormwater Infrastructures for Combined Sewer Systems. Environmental Science & Technology2013,47(19), 11189-11198.

Yamani, J.; Lounsbury, A.; Zimmerman, J., Adsorption of selenite and selenate by nanocrystalline aluminum oxide, neat and impregnated in chitosan beads. Water Research 2013, 50, 373-381.

Beach, E. S.; Eckelman, M. J.; Cui, Z.; Brentner, L.; Zimmerman, J. B., Preferential technological and life cycle environmental performance of chitosan flocculation for harvesting of the green algae Neochloris oleoabundans. Bioresource Technology2012,121, 445-449.

Foley, P.; Kermanshahi pour, A.; Beach, E. S.; Zimmerman, J. B., Derivation and synthesis of renewable surfactants. Chemical Society Reviews 2012, 14 (4), 1499-1518.

Kostal, J.; Voutchkova-Kostal, A.; Weeks, B.; Zimmerman, J. B.; Anastas, P. T. "A Free Energy Approach to the Prediction of Olefin and Epoxide Mutagenicity and Carcinogenicity", Chemical Research in Toxicology, 2012, 25 (12), 2780-2787.

Matus, K.J.M.; Clark, W.C.; Anastas, P.T., Zimmerman, J.B., Barriers to the implementation of Green Chemistry in the United States. Environmental Science & Technology, 46, 20, 10892-10899, 2012.
Matus, K. J.M.; Xiao, X; Zimmerman, J. B., Green chemistry and green engineering in China: drivers, policies and barriers to innovation. Journal of Cleaner Production 2012, 32, 193-203.
Pasquini, L.; Hasmi, S. M.; Sommer, T.; Elimelech, M.; Zimmerman, J. B., Impact of Surface Functionalization on Bacterial Cytotoxicity of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Environmental Science & Technology 2012, 46 (11), 6297-6305.
Voutchkova-Kostal, A. M.; Kostal, J.; Connors, K. A.; Brooks, B. W.; Anastas, P. T.; Zimmerman, J. B., Towards rational molecular design for reduced chronic aquatic toxicity. Green Chemistry 2012, 14 (4), 1001-1008.
Yamani, J. S.; Miller, S. M.; Spaulding, M. L.; Zimmerman, J. B., Enhanced arsenic removal using mixed metal oxide impregnated chitosan beads. Water Research, 46, 14, 4427-4434, 2012.

Brentner, L. B.; Eckelman, M. J.; Zimmerman, J. B., Combinatorial life cycle assessment to inform process design of industrial production of algal biodiesel, Environmental Science & Technology, 45 (16), 7060-7067, 2011.

Foley, P. M.; Beach, E. S.; Zimmerman, J. B., Algae as a source of renewable chemicals: opportunities and challenges, Green Chemistry, 13 (6), 1399-1405, 2011.

Foley, P.; Phimphachanh, A.; Beach, E. S.; Zimmerman, J. B.; Anastas, P. T., Linear and Cyclic C-Glycosides as Surfactants, Green Chemistry, 13 (2), 321-325, 2011.

Golden, J. S; Subramanian, V.; Zimmerman, J. B., Sustainability and Commerce Trends, Industry Consortia as the Drivers for Green Product Design. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 15 (6), 821-824, 2011.

Miller, S. M.; Spaulding, M.; Zimmerman, J. B., Optimization of capacity and kinetics for a novel bio-based arsenic sorbent,TiO2-impregnated chitosan bead. Water Research, 45 (17), 5745-5754, 2011. 

Mulvihill, M.J.; Beach, E.S.; Zimmerman, J.B.; Anastas, P.T. "Green Chemistry and Green Engineering: A Framework for Sustainable Technology Development", Annual Reviews: Environment and ResourcesIn Press.

Soh, L.; Conners, K. A.; Brooks, B. W.; Zimmerman, J. B., Fate of Sucralose through Environmental and Water Treatment Processes and Impact on Plant Indicator Species. Environmental Science & Technology, 45 (4), 1363-1369, 2011.

Soh, L.; Zimmerman, J. B., Biodiesel Production Potential of Algal Lipids Extracted with Supercritical Carbon Dioxide. Green Chemistry, 13 (6), 1422-1429, 2011.

Voutchkova, A. M.; Kostal, J.; Steinfeld, J. B.; Emerson, J. W.; Brooks, B. W.; Anastas, P. T.; Zimmerman, J. B., Towards rational molecular design: derivation of property guidelines for reduced acute aquatic toxicity, Green Chemistry, 13 (9), 2373-2379, 2011.

Boyle, C.; Mudd, G.; Mihelcic, J. R.; Anastas, P.; Collins, T.; Culligan, P.; Edwards, M.; Gabe, J.; Gallagher, P.; Handy, S.; Kao, 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, 44, 13, 4836-4840, 2010.

Brentner, L.B.; Peccia, J.; Zimmerman, J.B., Challenges in Developing Biohydrogen as a Sustainable Energy Source, Environmental Science and Technology, 44, 7, 2243-2254, 2010.

Klein, A. P.; Beach, E. S.; Emerson, J. W.; Zimmerman, J. B., Accelerated Solvent Extraction of Lignin from Aleurites moluccana (Candlenut) Nutshells, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 58 (18), 10045-10048, 2010.

Matus, Kira J. M.; Zimmerman, Julie B.; Beach, Evan., A Proactive Approach to Toxic Chemicals: Moving Green Chemistry Beyond Alternatives in the "Safe Chemicals Act of 2010",  Environmental Science & Technology, 44, 16, 6022-6023, 2010.

Miller, S. M.; Zimmerman, J. B., Novel, bio-based, photoactive arsenic sorbent: TiO2-impregnated chitosan bead. Water Research 2010, 44 (19), 5722-5729.

Mo, W.; Nasiri, F.; Eckelman, M. J.; Zhang, Q.; Zimmerman, J. B., Measuring the Embodied Energy in Drinking Water Supply Systems: A Case Study in The Great Lakes Region. Environmental Science & Technology, 44 (24), 9516-9521, 2010.

Vanasupa, L.; Burton, R.; Solk, J.; Zimmerman, J.B.; Leifer, L.; Anastas, P.T., The Systemic Correlation between Mental Models and Sustainable Design: Implications for Engineering Educators, International Journal of Engineering Education, 26, 2, 438-450, 2010.

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, 66, 5, 1031-1039, 2010.

Clarens, A.F.; Zimmerman, J.B.; Keoleian, G.A.; Hayes, K.F.; Skerlos, S.J, Comparison of life cycle emissions and energy consumption for environmentally adapted metalworking fluid systems, Environmental Science and Technology, 42, 22, 8534-8540, 2008.

Eckelman, M.J.; Anastas, P.T.; Zimmerman, J.B., Spatial assessment of net mercury emissions from the use of fluorescent bulbs,Environmental Science and Technology, 42 22, 8564–8570, 2008.

Eckelman, M. J.; Zimmerman, J. B.; Anastas, P.T. E-factor Analysis of Several Nanomaterial Syntheses, Journal of Industrial Ecology, 12, 3, 316-328, 2008.

Miller, S.; Fugate, E.; Craver, V.; Smith, J.A.; Zimmerman, J.B., Toward Understanding the Efficacy and Mechanism of Opuntia spp. as a Natural Coagulant for Potential Applications in Water Treatment, Environmental Science and Technology, 42, 12, 4274-4279, 2008.

Zimmerman, J.B.; Mihelcic, J.R.; Smith, J.A., Global Stressors on Water Quality and Quantity, Environmental Science and Technology, 42, 12, 4247-4254, 2008.

Mihelcic, J.; Zimmerman, J.B.; Ramaswami, A. "Integrating Developed and Developing World Knowledge into Global Discussions and Strategies for Sustainability. Part I: Science and Technology", Environmental Science and Technology, 41, 10, 3415-3421, 2007.

Ramaswami, A.; Zimmerman, J.B.; Mihelcic, J. "Integrating Developed and Developing World Knowledge into Global Discussions and Strategies for Sustainability. Part II: Economics, Commerce and Governance", Environmental Science and Technology, 41, 10, 3422-3430, 2007.

Zimmerman, J.B.; Vanegas, J.A. "Using Sustainability Education to Enable the Increase of Diversity in Science, Engineering, and Technology Related Disciplines." International Journal of Engineering Education, 23, 2, 2007.

Zimmerman, J.B. (invited), "EPA's P3 - People, Prosperity, and Planet – Award", Sustainability: Science, Practice, and Policy, 1 (2), 2005.

Zimmerman, J.B.; Anastas, P.T. (invited) "Approaches to Innovations in the Aerospace Sector through Green Engineering and Green Chemistry" SAE Transactions, Journal of Aerospace, 114, 1, 987-993, 2005.

Zimmerman, J. B.; Skerlos, S. J.; Hayes, K. F. "Influence of Ion Accumulation on the Emulsion Stability and Machining Performance of Two Semi-Synthetic Metalworking Fluids." Environmental Science and Technology, 38 (8): 2482-2490, 2004.

Anastas, P.T.; Zimmerman, J.B., Design through the Twelve Principles of Green Engineering, Environmental Science and Technology, 37 (5), 94A-101A, 2003.

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

Zimmerman, J.B.; Clarens, A. F., Skerlos, S. J.; Hayes, K. F. "Design of Emulsifier Systems for Petroleumand Bio-based Semi-Synthetic Metalworking Fluid Stability Under Hardwater Conditions." Environmental Science and Technology, 37 (23): 5278-5288, 2003.

Zimmerman, J. B.; Hayes, K. F.; Skerlos, S.J. "Statistical Considerations and Interpretations for the Design of Cutting Fluid Evaluation Experiments using the Tapping Torque Test." Lubrication Engineering 59 (3), 17- 24, 2003.

Cowell, M. A.; Zimmerman, J. B.; Kibbey, T. C. G.; Hayes, K. F. "Influence of Surfactant and Organic Liquid Properties on the Partitioning of Surfactants into Nonaqueous Phase Organic Liquids." Environmental Science and Technology, 34 (8), 1583-1588, 2000.

Zimmerman, J. B.; Kibbey, T. C. G.; Cowell, M. A.; Hayes, K. F., "Partitioning of Ethoxylated Nonioinc Surfactants into Nonaqueous Phase Organic Liquids: Influence on Solubilization Behavior." Environmental Science and Technology, 33 (1), 169 -176, 1999.

Refereed Book Chapters

Zimmerman, J.B., Anastas, P.T. "Integrating Green Engineering into Engineering Curricula", Green Chemistry Education: Changing the Course of Chemistry. Ed. Paul Anastas, Irvin Levy, Kathryn Parent, American Chemical Society Symposium Series, 2009.

Zimmerman, J.B.; Anastas, P.T. "When is a waste not a waste?" in Sustainability Science and Engineering: Principles Book. Ed. Martin Abraham, Elsevier Science. 2006.

Anastas, P.T.; Zimmerman, J.B., "The 12 Principles of Green Engineering as a Foundation for Sustainability" in Sustainability Science and Engineering: Principles Book. Ed. Martin Abraham, Elsevier Science. 2006.

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