ISSST 2018

Event Type: 
Conference
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 1:00pm to Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
Buffalo, NY

Now in the 25th year, the International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISSST) is one of the longest-running research conferences related to sustainability and the intersection of technology, policy, and behavior.  We are a vibrant community of engineers, scientists, professionals, and educators, sharing cutting-edge research and forming interdisciplinary teams for future collaboration.

Session RI-1: Resilient Energy Systems
Time:  Tuesday, 26/Jun/2018:  2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Room 1

Session Chair:
Nicole Alyssa Ryan
University of Michigan, United States of America; naryan@umich.edu

 

Session E&S-2: Advances in Impact Assessment
Time:  Tuesday, 26/Jun/2018:  4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Room 4

Artificial Neural Network Model for Quickly Predicting Characterization Factors of Chemicals in Life Cycle Assessment
Ping Hou1,2, Olivier Jolliet3, Ji Zhu4, Ming Xu1,5
1School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.; 2Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery & Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.; 3School of Public Heath, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.; 4Department of Statistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.; 5Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.; pinghou@umich.edu

 

Session ET-4: LCA of Emerging Technology: Food and Agriculture
Time:  Wednesday, 27/Jun/2018:  10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: Room 2

The Effects of Expanded Refrigeration on Food Supply Chain Emissions
Brent R. Heard, Shelie A. Miller
University of Michigan, United States of America; brheard@umich.edu

 

Session ET-5: Case Studies: LCA of Emerging Technology Focused on Mobility II
Time:  Wednesday, 27/Jun/2018:  2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Room 2

Life Cycle Assessment of Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs): Sensing and Computing Subsystem and Vehicle Level Effects
James H. Gawron1, Gregory A. Keoleian1, Robert D. De Kleine2, Timothy J. Wallington2, Hyung Chul Kim2
1University of Michigan, United States of America; 2Ford Motor Company, United States of America; jameshg@umich.edu

Life Cycle Assessment of Advanced Materials for Transportation Lightweighting Applications
Krutarth Jhaveri1,2, Geoffrey M. Lewis1, John L. Sullivan1, Gregory A. Keoleian1,3
1Center for Sustainable Systems, School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan, United States; 2Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, United States; 3Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, United States; kjhaveri@umich.edu

Lightweighting Shipping Containers: Life Cycle Impacts on Multimodal Freight Transportation
Cailin Anne Buchanan1,2, Marwan Charara1, John L. Sullivan1, Geoff M. Lewis1, Greg A. Keoleian1,3
1Center for Sustainable Systems, School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan, United States of America; 2Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, United States of America; 3Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, United States of America; cailinab@umich.edu

 

Session E&S-5: Assessing power production I
Time:  Wednesday, 27/Jun/2018:  2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Room 4

Energy storage for time-shifting and greenhouse gas reductions under varying renewable penetrations- A CAISO case study
Maryam Arbabzadeh1, Ramteen Sioshansi2, Jeremiah X. Johnson3, Gregory A. Keoleian1
1University of Michigan, United States of America; 2Ohio State University, United States of America; 3North Carolina State University, United States of America; marbab@umich.edu

 

Session ET-6: Special Session: LCA of Emerging Tech: The Case for a Sub-Discipline Research Network
Time:  Wednesday, 27/Jun/2018:  4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Room 2

Life Cycle Assessment of Emerging Technologies: The case for a sub-discipline research network
Joule Bergerson1, William Morrow2, Marcelle McManus3, Michael Dale4, Thomas Seager5, Timothy Skone6, Michael Wang7, Daniel Posen8, Joe Cresko9, Shelie Miller10, Scott Matthews11, Eric Williams12, Adam Brandt13, Sean McCoy14, Heather MacLean8, Joseph Marriott6, Garvin Heath15
1University of Calgary; 2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; 3University of Bath; 4Clemson University; 5Arizona State University; 6National Energy Technology Laboratory; 7Argonne National Laboratory; 8University of Toronto; 9US Department of Energy; 10University of Michigan; 11Carnegie Mellon University; 12Rochester Institute of Technology; 13Stanford University; 14Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; 15National Renewable Energy Laboratory; jbergers@ucalgary.ca