Zimmerman Lab Group

Books

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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

Azoz, Seyla; Gilbertson, Leanne M; Hashmi, Sara M; Han, Patrick; Sterbinsky, George E; Kanaan, Stacy A; Zimmerman, Julie B; Pfefferle, Lisa D, Highly Conductive Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Thin Film Preparation by Direct Alignment on Substrates from Water Dispersions
Langmuir2015, 31 (3), 1155–1163

 
Gilbertson, Leanne; Zimmerman, Julie; Plata, Desiree; Hutchison, James; Anastas, Paul, Designing nanomaterials to maximize performance and minimize undesirable implications guided by the Principles of Green Chemistry. Chemical Society Reviews 2015. In press
 
Gilbertson, Leanne M.; Melnikov, Fjodor; Wehmas, Leah C.; Anastas, Paul T.; Tanguay, Robert L.; Zimmerman, Julie B., Toward safer multi-walled carbon nanotube design: Establishing a statistical model that relates surface charge and embryonic zebrafish mortality. Nanotoxicology 2015, 1 (10).
 
Hicks, Andrea; Gilbertson, Leanne; Yamani, Jamila; Theis, Thomas; Zimmerman, Julie, Life cycle payback estimates of nano-silver enabled textiles under different silver loading, release, and laundering scenarios. Environmental Science & Technology 2015,49 (13),  7529–7542
 
Mo, Weiwei; Soh, Lindsay; Werber, Jay R; Elimelech, Menachem; Zimmerman, Julie B, Application of membrane dewatering for algal biofuel. Algal Research 2015, 11, 1-12.
 
Zimmerman, Julie B.; Anastas, Paul T., Toward substitution with no regrets. Science 2015, 347, 1198-1199.
 
Connors, K.; Voutchkova-Kostal, A.; Kostal, J.; Anastas, P. T.; Zimmerman, J. B.; Brooks, B., Reducing aquatic hazards of industrial chemicals: Probabilistic assessment of sustainable molecular design guidelines. Environmental toxicology and chemistry 2014, 33 (8), 1894-1902.
 
Gilbertson, L.; Busnaina, A.; Isaacs, J.; Zimmerman, J.; Eckelman, M, Life Cycle Impacts and Benefits of a Carbon Nanotube-Enabled Chemical Gas Sensor. Environmental Science & Technology 2014, 48 (19), 11360-11368.
 
Gilbertson, L.; Goodwin, D.; Taylor, A.; Pfefferle, L.; Zimmerman, J. B., Towards Tailored Functional Design of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Electrochemical and Antimicrobial Activity Enhancement via Oxidation Environmental Science & Technology  2014, 48 (10), pp 5938–5945
 
Kostal, J.; Voutchkova-Kostal, A.; Anastas, P.; Zimmerman, J. B., Identifying and designing chemicals with minimal acute aquatic toxicity. PNAS U S A March 17, 2014 

Mo, W.; Wang, R.; Zimmerman, J. B., An Energy-Water Nexus Analysis of Enhanced Water Supply Scenarios: A Regional Comparison of Tampa Bay, Florida and San Diego, California. Environmental Science & Technology  2014, May 20;48(10):5883-91
 
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 & Technology 2013,47 (15), 8775-8783.
 
Peccia, J.; Haznedaroglu, B.; Gutierrez, J.; Zimmerman, J., Nitrogen Supply is an Important Driver of Sustainable Microalgae Biofuel Production. Trends in Biotechnology 2013, 31 (3), 134-138.
 
Soh, L.; Curry, J.; Beckman, E.;Zimmerman, J., Effect of System Conditions for Biodiesel Production via Transesterification Using Carbon Dioxide–Methanol Mixtures in the Presence. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2013, ASAP Article.
 
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 & Technology 2013,47 (19), 11189-11198.

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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