Carnegie Mellon University



Lai, Y., & Dzombak, D. A. (2019). "Use of Historical Data to Assess Regional Climate Change." Journal of Climate, 32(14), 4299-4320.

Wright, D. B., Bosma, C. D., & Lopez‐Cantu, T. (2019). "US hydrologic design standards insufficient due to large increases in frequency of rainfall extremes." Geophysical Research Letters, 46(14), 8144-8153.

Dickson, K. E., & Dzombak, D. A. (2019). "Drivers of Interbasin Transfers in the United States: Insights from Sampling." JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 55(4), 1038-1052.


Lopez-Cantu, T., & Samaras, C. (2018). "Temporal and spatial evaluation of stormwater engineering standards reveals risks and priorities across the United States." Environmental Research Letters. 13 074006. 

Malings, C., Pozzi, M., Klima, K., Bergés, M., Bou-Zeid, E., & Ramamurthy, P. (2018). "Surface heat assessment for developed environments: Optimizing urban temperature monitoring." Building and Environment, 141, 143-154.

Cook, L. (2018). Using Climate Change Projections to Increase the Resilience of Stormwater Infrastructure Designs Under Uncertainty. PhD Dissertation. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University.

Kolb, C. (2018). Drinking Water Quality and Risk Challenges from Increasing Source Water Bromide: Climate and Energy Changes. PhD Dissertation. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University.

Dixon, K.E. (2019). Interbasin Transfers and Water Risk in the United States. PhD Dissertation. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University.


Ashoori, N., Dzombak, D.A., and Small, M.J. (2017), “Identifying Water Price and Population Criteria for Meeting Future Urban Water Demand Targets,” Journal of Hydrology, 555, 547-556.

Cook, L.M., Samaras, C., VanBriesen, J. (2017), "A Mathematical Model for Planning for Long-Term Effects of Water Conservation Choices on Wastewater Systems", Journal of Environmental Management, 206, 684-697. 

Dickson, K. and Dzombak, D.A. (2017), “Inventory of Interbasin Transfers in the United States,” Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 53(5):1121-1132.

Kolb, C., Pozzi, M., Samaras, C., VanBriesen, J.M. (2017), “Climate change impacts on bromide, trihalomethane formation, and health risks at coastal groundwater utilities,” ASCE/ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems: Part A. Civil Engineering 3(3): 04017006.

Cadwallader, A. and VanBriesen, J.M. (2017), “Incorporating Uncertainty into Future Estimates of Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Wastewater Treatment,” ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 143 (8): 04017029-1.

Malings, C., Pozzi, M., Klima, K., Bou-Zeid, E., Ramamurthy, P., Bergés, M. (2017), "Surface Heat Assessment for Developed Environments: Probabilistic Urban Temperature Modeling," Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 66:53-64. 

Pozzi, M., Memarzadeh, M., Klima., K. (2017), "Hidden-model processes for adaptive management under uncertain climate change," ASCE’s Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 23(4): 04017022. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000376 .

Pozzi, M., Memarzadeh, M. (2017), "A sequential decision making prospective on resilience," Proc. of the 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR2017), Vienna, Austria. 6-10 August 2017.

Cook L.M., Anderson, C.J., Samaras, C. (2017),  "Framework for Incorporating Downscaled Climate Output into Existing Engineering Methods: Application to Precipitation Frequency Curves," Journal of Infrastructure Systems. 23(4), 04017027.

Goldstein, A., Samaras, C. (2017), "Dire Straits: Strategically-significant international waterways in a warming world. In Epicenters of Climate and Security: The New Geo-Strategic Landscape of the Anthropocene," C. Werrel and F. Femia (eds.), Washington, D.C.: Center for Climate and Security.


Ashoori, N., Dzombak, D.A., and Small, M.J. (2016), “Modeling the Effects of Conservation, Demographics, Price and Climate on Urban Water Demand in Los Angeles, California,” Water Resources Management, 30:5247-5262. 

Jones, A. (2016). Senior Honors Research Poster: Impact of permafrost melting on Arsenic (As) mobility in groundwater in Fairbanks, Alaska. Carnegie Mellon University Meeting of the Minds Undergraduate Research Symposium, May 4, 2016, Pittsburgh, PA.

Jones, A. (2016). Impacts of Permafrost Melting on Arsenic Mobility in Groundwater in Fairbanks, Alaska. Senior Honors Research, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University.


Samaras, C. (2015), "U.S. Military Basing Considerations during a Rebalance to Asia: Maintaining Capabilities under Climate Change Impacts. In The U.S. Asia-Pacific Rebalance, National Security and Climate Change," C. Werrel and F. Femia (eds.), Washington, D.C.: Center for Climate and Security.

Ashoori, N., Dzombak, D.A. and Small, M.J. (2015), “Sustainability Review of Water Supply Options in the Los Angeles Region,” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 141(12): A4015005.

Ashoori, N., Dzombak, D.A., and Small, M.J. (2015), “Water Supply for Los Angeles, California: Sources, Stressors, and Sustainability,” Water Resources Impact, 17(1): 13-16.

Wang, H., Small, M.J., and Dzombak, D.A. (2015), “Improved Efficiency Reduces U.S. Industrial Water Withdrawals, 2005-2010,” Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 2(4):79-83.

Olsen, J.R. et al., (2015). "Adapting Infrastructure and Civil Engineering Practice to a Changing Climate," Committee on Adaptation to a Changing Climate, American Society of Civil Engineers. ISBN 978-0-7844-7919-3.

Klima, K., & Morgan, M. G. (2015). "Ice storm frequencies in a warmer climate," Climatic Change, 133:209-222.

Bradford, K., Abrahams, L., Hegglin, M., Klima, K. (2015) "A Heat Vulnerability Index and Adaptation Solutions for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania," Environmental Science & Technology, 49 (19) 11303–11311.


Wang, H., Small, M.J., and Dzombak, D.A. (2014), “Factors Governing Change in Water Withdrawals for U.S. Industrial Sectors from 1997 to 2002,” Environmental Science & Technology, 48:3420-3429.

Hoss, F. Klima, K. Fischbeck, P. (2014) "Ten Strategies to Systematically Exploit All Options to Cope with Anthropogenic Climate Change,"  Environment, Systems and Decisions, 34 (4) 578-590.

Klima, K. Jerolleman, A. (2014) "Bridging the Gap: Hazard Mitigation in the Global Context," Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 11 (2), pp. 209-216.


Litovitz, A., Curtright, A., Abramzon, S., Burger, N., Samaras C., (2013) “Estimation of regional air-quality damages from Marcellus Shale natural gas extraction in Pennsylvania,” Environmental Research Letters. 8 014017.


Klima, K., Lin, N., Emanuel, K., Morgan, M.G., Grossmann, I. , (2012) "Hurricane modification and adaptation in Miami-Dade county, Florida," Environmental Science and Technology. 46 (2): 636-642.

Mashayekh, Y., Jaramillo, P., Samaras, C., Hendrickson, C.T., Blackhurst, M., MacLean, H.L., Matthews, H.S., (2012) "Potentials for Sustainable Transportation in Cities to Alleviate Climate Change Impacts," Environmental Science and Technology. 46(5) 2529-2537.

Rose, S., Jaramillo, P., Grossmann, I., Small, M., Apt, J, (2012) "Probabilistic modeling of hurricane risks to off-shore wind turbines off Galveston, " Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109 (9): 3247-3252.


Klima, K., Bruine de Bruin, W., Morgan, M.G., Grossmann, I., (2011) "Public perceptions of hurricane modification," Risk Analysis, DOI: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2011.01717.x.

Klima, K., Morgan, M.G., Grossmann, I., Emanuel, K., (2011) "Does it make sense to modify tropical cyclones? A decision-analytic assessment," Environmental Science and Technology. 45 (10): 4242-4248.

Grossmann, I., (2011) Review of “Informing Decisions in a Changing Climate” by the National Research Council. The Quarterly Review of Biology, 86 (4): 341-342.

Tokdar, S., Grossmann, I., Kadane, J., Charest, A.-S, Small, M., (2011) "Impact of beliefs about Atlantic tropical cyclone detection on conclusions about trends in tropical cyclone numbers," Bayesian Analysis, 6 (4): 1-22.

Grossmann, I., Morgan, M. G., (2011) "Tropical cyclones, climate change, and scientific uncertainty: What do we know, what does it mean, what should be done?" Climatic Change, DOI: 10.1007/s10584-011-0020-1.


Grossmann, W.D., Steininger, K.W., Grossmann, I., Magaard, L., (2009) "Indicators on economic risk from global climate change," Environmental Science and Technology 43 (16): 6421–6426

Grossmann, I., (2009) "Atlantic hurricane risks: preparing for the plausible," Environmental Science and Technology 43 (20): 7604–7608.


Grossmann, I., Woth, K., v. Storch, H., (2006) "Localization of global climate change: Storm surge scenarios for Hamburg in 2030 and 2085," Die Küste 71: 169-182.