Publications and Presentations-Western Pennsylvania Brownfields Center - Carnegie Mellon University

Publications and Presentations

White Papers and Publications

  • Mashayekh, Yeganeh; Hendrickson, Chris T.; Matthews, Scott, The Role of Brownfield Developments in Reducing Household Vehicle Travel, ASCE J. OF URBAN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT, 2011. (PDF)
  • Mashayekh, Yeganeh; Jaramillo, Paulina; Chester, Mikhail; Hendrickson, Chris T.; Weber, Chris L., Costs of Automobile Air Emissions in U.S. Metropolitan Areas, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, Vol. 2233, pp. 120-127, 2011. (PDF)
  • Nagengast, Amy; Hendrickson, Chris T.; Lange, Deborah, Commuting from U.S. Brownfield and Greenfield Residential Development Neighborhoods, ASCE J. OF URBAN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT, 137(3), pp. 298-304, 2011. (PDF)
  • Hendrickson, Chris; Lange, Deborah; Mashayekh, Yeganeh; Nagengast, Amy; and Zhang, Shengnan, Estimation of Comparative Life Cycle Costs and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Residential brownfield and Greenfield Developments, PROC. OF THE 2ND CONFERENCE ON GREEN STREETS, HIGHWAYS AND DEVELOPMENT, ASCE, PP. 306-326. (PDF)
  • Lange, Deborah, Wang, Daisy, Zhuang, Zhe, and Fontana, William, Brownfield Development Selection using Multi-Attribute Decision-Making, ASCE J. OF URBAN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT, 2013 (on-line, 9/13), print version forthcoming. (PDF)
  • Mashayekh, Yeganeh, Hendrickson , Chris T., Matthews, H. Scott, LEED Certified Residential Brownfield Development as a Travel and Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Strategy , ASCE J. OF URBAN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT, publication pending. (PDF)
  • Ramp, Sarah,Implementing a Stormwater Sustainability Ratings System for Distressed and Vacant Urban Properties, Independent Study CIT Honors Research at Carnegie Mellon. (PDF)

Presentations

Presentations for this project have been held in the following locations. Where available, links to the presentations are also provided.

  • Pennsylvania Downtown Center's (PDC) Managers Meetings, held three times every year
  • PDC's Annual Conference in Johnstown, PA, June 2009, June 2010 & September 2011
  • PDC's Annual Revitalization Academy, February 2009, February 2010 & February 2011
  • USEPA National Brownfields Conference, 2009. Environmental Footprinting – Brownfields vs. Greenfields (PDF)
  • Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania Brownfield Conference, 2010. Commuting from Brownfields and Greenfiled Residential Development Neighborhoods (PPT)
  • Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania Brownfield Conference, 2010. Life Cycle Analysis of Residential Brownfield and Greenfield Developments. (PDF)
  • The 90th annual Transportation Research Board Conference in Washington D.C. in January 2011; (2 presentations given):
  • USEPA National Brownfields Conference, held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania April 201. Partnering 101: Working with Universities; Ways of effective collaboration between universities and the public and private sectors were discussed in a roundtable session.
  • USEPA National Brownfields Conference, held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania April 2011. Western Pennsylvania Brownfields Center at Carnegie Mellon. (PDF)
  • The National Association of Environmental Professionals Conference, 2011. Evaluating Environmental Emissions of Pittsburgh Brownfields (PDF)
  • Engineering Sustainability 2011 Conference co-sponsored by the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation at the University of Pittsburgh and the Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research at Carnegie Mellon
  • Annual poster session of the Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research at Carnegie Mellon, held in Pittsburgh, PA in April 2011(2 poster presentations).
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, 2011. Assessing Brownfield Sustainability: Life Cycle Analysis and Carbon Footprinting (PDF)
  • 2011 International Society of Industrial Ecology -Science, Systems and Sustainability, 2011. Transportation and Environmental Benefits of Developing Underutilized Industrial Sites: Brownfields. (PDF)
  • 2011 International Society of Industrial Ecology -Science, Systems and Sustainability, 2011. Analyzing the Environmental Impacts from Residential Brownfield and Greenfield Developments (PDF)
  • Pennsylvania/Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania Brownfield Conference, 2012. Decision Support for Brownfield Development. (PDF)
  • Annual poster session of the Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research at Carnegie Mellon, in Pittsburgh, PA, May 2011
  • International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISSST) conference in Boston, MA, May 2012
  • Meeting of the Minds, undergraduate research competition, Carnegie Mellon, May 2013
  • Homes Within Reach Conference, sponsored by the Housing Alliance of PA, 2013. Prioritizing Blighted Properties for Action (PDF)