Publications

Papers on Sustainable Urban Systems - Integrating all Infrastructure and Food Supply Sectors


2012 Ramaswami, A., Weible, Main, D., Heikkila, T., et al. “A Social-Ecological Infrastructural Systems (SEIS) Framework for Inter-Disciplinary Study of Sustainable City-Systems: An Integrative Curriculum Across Seven Major Disciplines.” J. Industrial Ecology. Vol.16, Issue 6: 801-813, December 2012.

2013 Chavez, A. Ramaswami, A. “Articulating An Infrastructure Supply-Chain Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Footprint for Cities: Mathematical Relationships and Policy Relevance”, Energy Policy. Vol. 54: 376-384. March 2013.

2012 Ramaswami, A.; Bernard, M.; Chavez, A.; Hillman, T.; Whitaker, M.; Thomas; G.; Marshall, M. “Quantifying Carbon Mitigation Wedges in US Cities: Near-Term Strategy Analysis and Critical Review”, Environmental Science and Technology, 46 (7): 3629−3642.

2012 Sperling, J.; Ramaswami, A. “Exploring Health Outcomes as a Motivator for Low-Carbon City Development: Implications for Infrastructure Interventions in Asian Cities”, Habitat International, 37: 113-123.

2011 Ramaswami, A.; Chavez, A.; Ewing-Thiel, E.; Reeve, K. “Two Approaches to Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accounting at the City-scale”, Environmental Science and Technology, 45(10): 4205-4206.

2011 Chavez, A.; Ramaswami, A. Progress toward Low Carbon Cities: Approaches for Trans-boundary GHG Emissions’ Footprint-ing. Carbon Management, 2 (4): 471-482.

2010 Hillman, T.; Ramaswami, A. “Greenhouse Gas Emission Footprints and Energy Use Metrics for Eight US Cities”, Environmental Science and Technology, 44: 1902-1910.

2008 Ramaswami, A., Hillman, T., Janson, B.; Reiner, M.; Thomas, G, “A Demand-Centered Hybrid Life Cycle Methodology for City-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories”, Environmental Science and Technology, 2008, 42(17): 6456 – 6461.

Papers on Sustainable Urban Infrastructure - Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Focus


2012 Miller, L.; Ramaswami, A.; Ranjan, R. Contribution of Water and Wastewater Infrastructures to Urban Energy Metabolism and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Cities in India. ASCE J. Environmental Engineering. E-publication Date: 01 October 2012.

2012 Liu, R., Durham, S.A., Rens, K.L. and Ramaswami, A. “Optimization of cementitious material content for sustainable concrete mixtures," ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 24(6): 745-753.

2012 Solis, A., Durham, S. A, Ramaswami, A. “Providing Stormwater Management Solutions in Rajkot, India: A Pervious Concrete System Demonstration.” International Journal of the Constructed Environment, Vol.2, Issue 3: 135-154.

2011 Kocman, S.; Guo, J.Y.C; Ramaswami, A. Waste Incorporated Sub-base for Porous Landscape Detention Basin Design, ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 137: 928:937.

2009 Guo, J. Y. C.; Kocman, S.; Ramaswami, A. Design of Two-Layered Porous Landscaping Detention Basins, ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 135 (12): 1268-74.

Papers on General Sustainability and Science Ideas - Energy and Transportation Focus


2011 Ramaswami, A.; Main, D.; Bernard, M.; Chavez, A.; Davis, A.; Thomas, G.; Schnoor, K. Planning for low-carbon communities in US cities: a participatory process model between academic institutions, local governments and communities in Colorado. Carbon Management, 2(4): 397-411. (DOI: 10.4155/cmt.11.34)

2007 Mihelcic, J.R.; Zimmerman, J.B.; Ramaswami, A. “Integrating Developing World Knowledge into Global Discussions and Strategies for Sustainability, Part 1: Science and Technology; Environmental Science and Technology, 2007, 41(10): 3415-30.

2007 Ramaswami, A.; Zimmerman, J.B.; Mihelcic, J.R. “Integrating Developing World Knowledge into Global Discussions and Strategies for Sustainability, Part 2: Economics and Governance”, Environmental Science and Technology, 2007, 41(10): 3415-30.