Publications


2022

Kim, J. J., Ling, F. T., Plattenberger, D. A., Clarens, A. F., & Peters, C. A. (2022). Quantification of mineral reactivity using machine learning interpretation of micro-XRF data. Applied Geochemistry, 136, 105162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2021.105162 [Editors’ Choice Award]

2021

Bennett, J. A., Simpson, J. G., Qin, C., Fittro, R., Koenig Jr, G. M., Clarens, A. F., & Loth, E. (2021). Techno-economic analysis of offshore isothermal compressed air energy storage in saline aquifers co-located with wind power. Applied Energy, 303, 117587. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.117587

Fuhrman, J., Clarens, A., Calvin, K., Doney, S. C., Edmonds, J. A., O’Rourke, P., & McJeon, H. (2021). The role of direct air capture and negative emissions technologies in the shared socioeconomic pathways towards+ 1.5° C and+ 2° C futures. Environmental Research Letters, 16(11), 114012. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac2db0

Jenkins, Willis, Lorenzo Rosa, Jeremy Schmidt, Lawrence Band, Areidy Beltran-Peña, Andres Clarens, Scott Doney et al. Values-based scenarios of water security: Rights to water, rights of waters, and commercial water rightsBioScience 71, no. 11 (2021): 1157-1170. https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biab088

Kim, J. J., Ling, F. T., Plattenberger, D. A., Clarens, A. F., Lanzirotti, A., Newville, M., & Peters, C. A. (2021). SMART mineral mapping: Synchrotron-based machine learning approach for 2D characterization with coupled micro XRF-XRD. Computers & Geosciences, 156, 104898. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2021.104898

Bennett, J. A., Abotalib, M., Zhao, F., & Clarens, A. F. (2021). Life cycle meta-analysis of carbon capture pathways in power plants: Implications for bioenergy with carbon capture and storage. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 111, 103468. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2021.103468

Pradhan, S., Shobe, W. M., Fuhrman, J., McJeon, H., Binsted, M., Doney, S. C., & Clarens, A. F. (2021). Effects of Direct Air Capture Technology Availability on Stranded Assets and Committed Emissions in the Power Sector. Frontiers in Climate, 3, 45. https://doi.org/10.3389/fclim.2021.660787

Ling, F. T., Plattenberger, D. A., Peters, C. A., & Clarens, A. F. (2021). Sealing Porous Media through Calcium Silicate Reactions with CO2 to Enhance the Security of Geologic Carbon Sequestration. Environmental Engineering Science, 38(3), 127-142. https://doi.org/10.1089/ees.2020.0369

Bennett, J. A., Trevisan, C. N., DeCarolis, J. F., Ortiz-García, C., Pérez-Lugo, M., Etienne, B. T., & Clarens, A. F. (2021). Extending energy system modelling to include extreme weather risks and application to hurricane events in Puerto Rico. Nature Energy, 6(3), 240-249. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-020-00758-6

Fuhrman, Jay, Andres F. Clarens, Haewon McJeon, Pralit Patel, Yang Ou, Scott C. Doney, William M. Shobe, and Shreekar Pradhan. The role of negative emissions in meeting China’s 2060 carbon neutrality goalOxford Open Climate Change 1, no. 1 (2021) https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfclm/kgab004

Converse, B. A., Hancock, P. I., Klotz, L. E., Clarens, A. F., & Adams, G. S. (2021). If humans design the planet: A call for psychological scientists to engage with climate engineering. American Psychologisthttps://doi.org/10.1037/amp0000656

2020

Fuhrman, J., McJeon, H., Patel, P., Doney, S.C., Shobe, W.M. and Clarens, A.F., 2020. Food–energy–water implications of negative emissions technologies in a+ 1.5 C future. Nature Climate Change, 10(10), pp.920-927. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-020-0876-z

Middleton, R.S., Chen, B., Harp, D.R., Kammer, R.M., Ogland-Hand, J.D., Bielicki, J.M., Clarens, A.F., Currier, R.P., Ellett, K.M., Hoover, B.A. and McFarlane, D.N., 2020. Great SCO2T! Rapid tool for carbon sequestration science, engineering, and economics. Applied Computing and Geosciences, 7, p.100035. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acags.2020.100035

Plattenberger, D. A., Opila, E. J., Shahsavari, R., & Clarens, A. F. (2020). Feasibility of Using Calcium Silicate Carbonation to Synthesize High-Performance and Low-Carbon Cements. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 8(14), 5431-5436. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c00734

Plattenberger D, Brown T, Ling F, Lyu X, Fitts J, Peters C, Clarens A (2020) Feasibility of using reactive silicate particles with temperature-responsive coatings to enhance the security of geologic carbon storage, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 95,102976. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2020.102976

2019

Plattenberger, Dan A., Florence T. Ling, Catherine A. Peters, and Andres F. Clarens. Targeted Permeability Control in the Subsurface Via Calcium Silicate Carbonation. Environmental Science & Technology, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.9b00707

Liang, Bo, Ioannis Zarikos, W-B Bartels, S Majid Hassanizadeh, and Andres F Clarens. The Effect of Nanoscale Surface Textures on Multiphase Flow Dynamics in Capillaries. Langmuir 35, no. 22 (2019): 7322–31. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b04320

Fuhrman, Jay, Haewon McJeon, Scott C. Doney, William Shobe, and Andres F. Clarens. From Zero to Hero?: Why Integrated Assessment Modeling of Negative Emissions Technologies Is Hard and How We Can Do Better. Frontiers in Climate 1 (2019): 11. https://doi.org/10.3389/fclim.2019.00011.

Bennett, J. A., Fuhrman, J., Brown, T., Andrews, N., Fittro, R., & Clarens, A. F. (2019). Feasibility of Using sCO2 Turbines to Balance Load in Power Grids with a High Deployment of Solar Generation. Energy. 181, 548-560. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.05.143

2018

Plattenberger, D. A., Ling, F. T., Tao, Z., Peters, C. A., & Clarens, A. F. (2018). Calcium Silicate Crystal Structure Impacts Reactivity with CO2 and Precipitate Chemistry. Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 5(9), 558-563. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.estlett.8b00386

Bielicki, J. M., Langenfeld, J. K., Tao, Z., Middleton, R. S., Menefee, A. H., & Clarens, A. F. (2018). The geospatial and economic viability of CO2 storage in hydrocarbon depleted fractured shale formations. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 75, 8-23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.05.015

Liang, B., & Clarens, A. F. (2018). Interactions Between Stratigraphy and Interfacial Properties on Flow and Trapping in Geologic Carbon Storage. Water Resources Research. 54(1), 72-87 https://doi.org/10.1002/2017WR021643

2017

Barekati-Goudarzi, M., Muley, P. D., Clarens, A., Nde, D. B., & Boldor, D. (2017). Continuous microwave-assisted in-situ transesterification of lipids in seeds of invasive Chinese tallow trees (Triadica sebifera L.): Kinetic and thermodynamic studies. Biomass and Bioenergy, 107, 353-360. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2017.09.006

Botto, J., Fuchs, S. J., Fouke, B. W., Clarens, A. F., Freiburg, J. T., Berger, P. M., & Werth, C.J. (2017). Effects of Mineral Surface Properties on Supercritical CO2 Wettability in a Siliciclastic Reservoir. Energy & Fuelshttps://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b03336

2016

Clarens, A.F., C.A. Peters (2016). Mitigating Climate Change at the Carbon Water Nexus: A Call to Action for the Environmental Engineering CommunityEnvironmental Engineering Science 33.10 (2016): 719-724. https://doi.org/10.1089/ees.2016.0455

Wilkins, R.F., A.H. Menefee, A.F. Clarens (2016). Environmental life cycle analysis of water and CO2-based fracturing fluids used in unconventional gas production. Environmental Science & Technology, 50.23: 13134-13141. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b02913

Abotalib, Mohammad, Fu Zhao, and Andres Clarens. (2016) Deployment of a Geographical Information System Life Cycle Assessment Integrated Framework for Exploring the Opportunities and Challenges of Enhanced Oil Recovery Using Industrial CO2 Supply in the United States. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 4.9 (2016): 4743-4751. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b00957

Tao, Zhiyuan, Jeffery P. Fitts, and Andres F. Clarens. (2016) Feasibility of Carbonation Reactions to Control Permeability in the Deep Subsurface. Environmental Engineering Science. 33.10 (2016): 778-790. https://doi.org/10.1089/ees.2016.0026

Weaver, Brian K., Jason A. Kaplan, Andres F. Clarens, and Alexandrina Untaroiu. (2016) Transient Analysis of Gas-Expanded Lubrication and Rotordynamic Performance in a Centrifugal Compressor. Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power 138, no. 4 (2016): 042504. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4031527

Weaver, Brian K., Amir A. Younan, Timothy W. Dimond, Zhuosong Wang, Paul Allaire, and Andres F. Clarens. (2016) Properties and Performance of Gas-Expanded Lubricants in Tilting Pad Journal BearingsTribology & Lubrication Technology 72, no. 2: 36. https://doi.org/10.1080/10402004.2013.779402

2015

Weaver, B.K., Y. Zhang, A.F. Clarens; A. Untaroiu. (2015) Nonlinear Analysis of Rub Impact in a Three-Disk Rotor and Correction via Bearing and Lubricant Adjustment ASME - J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. 137 (9), 092504. doi: 10.1115/1.4029778. https://doi.org/10.1115/IMECE2014-40055

Weaver, B.K., T.W. Dimond; J.A. Kaplan; A. Untaroiu; A.F. Clarens. (2015) Gas-Expanded Lubricant Performance and Effects on Rotor Stability in Turbomachinery ASME - J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. 137(7):072601-072601-11. doi: 10.1115/1.4028846. https://doi.org/10.1115/GT2014-26980

Connelly, E.B., Colosi, L.M., Clarens, A.F., & Lambert, J.H. (2015). Risk Analysis of Biofuels Industry for Aviation with Scenario‐Based Expert Elicitation. Systems Engineering. 18 (2), 178-191. https://doi.org/10.1002/sys.21298

Connelly, E.B., Colosi, L.M., Clarens, A.F., & Lambert, J.H. (2015) Life cycle assessment of biofuels from algae hydrothermal liquefaction: The upstream and downstream factors affecting regulatory compliance Energy & Fuels 29 (3), 1653-1661 https://doi.org/10.1021/ef502100f

2014

Middleton, R. S., Clarens, A. F., Liu, X., Bielicki, J. M., Levine, J. S. (2014). CO2 Deserts: Implications of Existing CO2 Supply Limitations for Carbon Management Environmental Science & Technology (19), 11713-11720. https://doi.org/10.1021/es5022685

You, H., Connelly, E. B., Lambert, J. H., & Clarens, A. F. (2014). Climate and other scenarios disrupt priorities in several management perspectives Environment Systems and Decisions, 34(4), 540-554. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10669-014-9525-2

Gosse, C.A., and A.F. Clarens (2014). Estimating Spatially and Temporally Continuous Bicycle Volumes by Using Sparse Data Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Volume 2443. Urban and Traffic Data Systems 2014, Vol. 2, 115-122. DOI: 10.3141/2443-13. https://doi.org/10.3141/2443-13

2013

Wu, Y. J., Hayat, T., Clarens, A., & Smith, B. L. (2013). Climate Change Effects on Transportation Infrastructure Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2375(1), 71-81. https://doi.org/10.3141/2375-09

Wang, S., Z. Tao, S. M. Persily, A. F. Clarens (2013) CO2 adhesion on hydrated mineral surfaces Environmental Science and Technology. 47 (20), pp 11858–11865. https://doi.org/10.1021/es402199e

Tao, Z. and A. F. Clarens (2013) Estimating the carbon sequestration capacity of shale formations using methane production rates Environmental Science and Technology. 47 (19), pp 11318–11325.

Liu, X., B. Saydah, P. Eranki, L. M. Colosi, B.G. Mitchell, J. Rhodes, A. F. Clarens (2013) Pilot-scale data provide enhanced estimates of the life cycle energy and emissions profile of algae biofuels produced via hydrothermal liquefaction Bioresource Technology.148, 163-171. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2013.08.112

Haapala, K. R., F. Zhao, J. Camelio, J. W. Sutherland, S. J. Skerlos, D. A. Dornfeld, I. S. Jawahir, A. F. Clarens, J. L. Rickli. (2013) A Review of Engineering Research in Sustainable Manufacturing ASME - Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering 135, no. 4. https://doi.org/10.1115/MSEC2011-50300

Wang, S., I. Edwards, A. F. Clarens (2013) Wettability phenomena at the CO2-brine-mineral interface: Implications for geologic carbon sequestration Environmental Science and Technology. 8 pages. 47 (1), pp 234–241. https://doi.org/10.1021/es301297z

Koskimaki, J. E., A. S. Blazier, A. F. Clarens, J. A. Papin. (2013) Computational Models of Algae Metabolism for Industrial Applications Industrial Biotechnology 9 (4). pp 185-195. https://doi.org/10.1089/ind.2013.0012

Gosse, C. A., and A. F. Clarens (2013) Quantifying the total cost of infrastructure to enable environmentally preferable decisions: The case of urban roadway design Environmental Research Letters. 8 015028. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/015028

You, H., J. H. Lambert, A. F. Clarens, B. McFarlane (2013) Quantifying the Influence of Climate Change to Priorities for Infrastructure Projects IEEE – Systems Man and Cybernetics. 99. 10.1109/TSMC.2013.2248709

Weaver, B., A. Younan, T. Dimond, Z. Wang, P. A. Allaire, and A. F. Clarens (2013) Properties and performance of gas-expanded lubricants in tilting pad journal bearings Tribology Transactions. https://doi.org/10.1080/10402004.2013.779402

Resurreccion, E. P., L. M. Colosi, M. A. White, A. F. Clarens (2013) Comparison of Algae Cultivation Methods for Bioenergy Production Using a Combined Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Costing Approach Bioresource Technology. 126, pp 298-306. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2012.09.038.

Fitch, G. M., J. A. Smith, A. F. Clarens (2013) Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Winter Maintenance Treatments for Roadways ASCE – Journal of Transportation Engineering. 139(2), pp 138–146. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000453

2012

Wang, S. and A. F. Clarens (2012) The effects of CO2-brine rheology on leakage processes in geologic carbon sequestration Water Resources Research. 48, W08516. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011WR011220

Wang, S. and A. F. Clarens (2012) Analytical model of metalworking fluid penetration into the flank cutting zone in orthogonal cutting Journal of Manufacturing Processes. 15 (1), pp 41-50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro.2012.09.015

Supekar, S. D., A. F. Clarens, D. A. Stephenson, S. J. Skerlos (2012) Performance of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Sprays as Coolants and Lubricants in Representative Metalworking Operations Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 212 (12), pp 2652–2658. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2012.07.020

Gosse, C. A., B. L. Smith, A. F. Clarens (2012) Environmentally preferable pavement management systems ASCE – Journal of Infrastructure Systems. 19 (3), pp 315–325 https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000118

Lambert, J. H., Y. J. Wu, H. You, A. F. Clarens, B. Smith (2012) Climate Change Influence to Priority Setting for Transportation Infrastructure Assets ASCE – Journal of Infrastructure Systems. 19(1), pp 36–46. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000094

Colosi, L. M., Y. Zhang, A. F. Clarens, M. A. White (2012) Will algae produce the green? Using published life cycle assessments as a starting point for economic evaluation of future algae-to-energy systems Biofuels, 3 (2), pp 129-142. https://doi.org/10.4155/BFS.12.4

Liu, X., A. F. Clarens, L. M. Colosi (2012) Algae biodiesel has potential despite inconclusive results to date Bioresource Technology. 104, pp 803-806. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2011.10.077.

2011

Clarens, A. F., H. Nassau, E. P. Resurreccion, M. A. White, L. M. Colosi (2011) Environmental Impacts of Algae-Derived Biodiesel and Bioelectricity for Transportation Environmental Science and Technology. 45 (17), pp 7554-7560 https://doi.org/10.1021/es200760n

2010

Clarens, A. F., A. Younan, S. Wang, P. E. Allaire (2010) Feasibility of Gas-Expanded Lubricants for Increased Energy Efficiency in Tilting-Pad Journal Bearings ASME - Journal of Tribology. v. 132. 8 pages. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4001648

Clarens, A. F., E. P. Resurreccion, M. A. White, L. M. Colosi (2010) Environmental Life Cycle Comparison of Algae to Other Bioenergy Feedstocks Environmental Science and Technology. 44 (5), pp 1813-1819. https://doi.org/10.1021/es902838n

2008

Skerlos, S. J., K. F. Hayes, A. F. Clarens, F. Zhao. (2008) Current Advances in Sustainable Metalworking Fluids Research International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing. 1(1). https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSM.2008.019233.

Clarens, A. F., J.B. Zimmerman, G. A. Keoleian, K. F. Hayes, S. J. Skerlos. (2008) Comparison of Life Cycle Emissions and Energy Consumption for Environmentally Adapted Metalworking Fluid Systems, Environmental Science and Technology, 42 (22), pp 8534–8540. https://doi.org/10.1021/es800791z

2007

Zhao, F., A. F. Clarens, S.J. Skerlos. (2007) Optimization of Metalworking Fluid Microemulsion Surfactant Concentrations for Microfiltration Recycling Environmental Science and Technology. 41(3); 1016-1023. https://doi.org/10.1021/es0608038

2006

Clarens, A. F., K. F. Hayes, S. J. Skerlos (2006) Feasibility of Metalworking Fluids Delivered in Supercritical Carbon DioxideJournal of Manufacturing Processes. 8(1) 47-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1526-6125(06)70101-3

Zhao, F., Clarens, A. F., Murphrey, A., Hayes, K. F., Skerlos, S. J. (2006), Structural Aspects of Surfactant Selection for the Design of Vegetable Oil Semi-Synthetic Metalworking Fluids, Environmental Science and Technology. 40(24), pp 7930-7937. https://doi.org/10.1021/es061418l

Clarens, A. F, Vittorini, A., Lamiman, B., Boukouris, K., Pariseau, J., Pandian, P., Skerlos, S. J. (2006) AWARE@home: A case study in technological design to promote environmental conservation in the American home Journal of Green Building . 1 (4), pp 112-128. https://doi.org/10.3992/jgb.1.4.112

Braun, B., Charney, R., Clarens, A. F., Farrugia, J., Kitchens, C., Lisowski, C., Naistat, D., O'Neil, A. (2006) Completing Our Education. Green Chemistry in the Curriculum, Journal of Chemical Education, v 83, n 8, pp 1128-1129. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jchemed.9b00354

2003

Zimmerman, J. B., A. F. Clarens, K. F. Hayes, S. J. Skerlos. (2003). Design of hard water stable emulsifier systems for petroleum- and bio-based semi-synthetic metalworking fluids. Environmental Science & Technology 37 (23), pp 5278-5288. https://doi.org/10.1021/es034437t