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Journal Publications (See CV for Latest Publications)

J29. Zhao, F., Ogaldez, J., Sutherland, J.W., Quantifying the Water Inventory of Machining Processes, accepted, CIRP Annals.

J28. Bernstein, W.Z., Ramanujan, D., Cox, M.F., Zhao, F., Sutherland, J.W., Ramani, K., Teaching Design for Environment through Critique within a Traditional Product Design Course, accepted, International Journal of Engineering Education.

J27. Agusdinata, D.B., Zhao, F., Ileleji, K., Delaurentis, D., Life Cycle Assessment of Potential Bio-jet Fuel Production in the United States, Environmental Science and Technology, 2011, 45(21), pp.9133-9143.

J26. Kou, N, Zhao, F., Techno-Economical Analysis of A Thermo-Chemical Biofuel Plant with Feedstock and Product Flexibility Under External Disturbances, Energy, 2011, 36(12), pp.6745-6752.

J25. Hang, Y., Qu, M., Zhao, F., Economic and Environmental Life Cycle Analysis of Solar Hot Water Systems in the United States, Energy and Buildings, 2012, 45(2), pp.181-188.

J24. Agusdinata, D.B., Zhao, F., Ileleji, K., Delaurentis, D., Sustainability of Bio-jet Fuels: A Multi-Actor Life Cycle Assessment Approach, IEEE Potentials, 2012, 31(1), pp.27-33.

J23. Fang, K., Uhan, N., Zhao, F., Sutherland, J.W., A New Approach to Scheduling in Manufacturing for Power Consumption and Carbon Footprint Reduction, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 2011, 30(4), pp.234-240.

J22. Kou, N., Zhao, F., Effect Of Multiple Feedstock Strategy on the Economic and Environmental Performance of Thermochemical Ethanol Production under Extreme Weather Conditions, Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol.35, Issue 1, 2011, pp. 608-616.

J21. Mu, D., Seager, T., Rao, S., Park, J., Zhao, F., A Resilience Perspective of Biofuel Production, Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp. 348–359, 2011.

J20. Hang, Y., Qu, M., Zhao, F., Economical and Environmental Assessment of an Optimized Solar Cooling System for a Medium-sized Benchmark Office Building in Los Angeles, California, to appear, Volume 36, Issue 2, 2011, Pages 648-658.

J19. Devanathan, S., Bernstein, W.Z., Ramanujan, D., Zhao, F., Ramani, K., 2010, Integration of Sustainability Into Early Design Through the Function Impact Matrix, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Volume 132, Issue 8, 081004.

J18. Ramani, K., Bernstein, W.Z., Ramanujan, D., Zhao, F., Sutherland, J., Handwerker, C., Choi, J.K., Kim, H., and Thurston, D., 2010, Integrated Sustainable Lifecycle Design: A Review, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Volume 132, Issue 9, 091004.

J17. Zhao, F., Naik, G., Cheng, G., Environmental Assessment of Laser-Assisted Manufacturing: Case Studies On Laser Shock Peening and Laser Assisted Turning, Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 18, Issue 13, 2010, Pages 1311-1319.

J16. Mu, D., Seager, T., Rao, P.S.C., Zhao, F, 2010, "Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Lignocellulosic Ethanol Production: Bio-chemical vs. Thermo-chemical Conversion", Environmental Management, Volume 46, Number 4, 565-578.

J15. Skerlos, S.J., Clarens, A.F., Hayes, K.F., Zhao, F., "Current Advances in Sustainable Metalworking Fluids Research" (Invited paper), International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing, Vol. 1, No.1-2, pp.180-202, 2008.

J14. Zhao, F ., Clarens, A.F., Hayes, K.F. Skerlos, S.J., "Evaluating Activation Conditions for Extreme Pressure Additives in Metalworking Fluids using the Thread Forming Test", Transactions of NAMRI/SME , Vol.35, p 351-358, 2007.

J13. Zhao, F., Clarens, A.F., Skerlos, S.J., "Optimization of Metalworking Fluid Microemulsion Surfactant Concentrations for Microfiltration Recycling", Environmental Science and Technology, Vol.41, No.3, pp.1016 -1023, 2007.

J12. Zhao, F., Clarens, A.F., Skerlos, S.J., Hayes, K., "Structural Aspects of Surfactant Selection for the Design of Vegetable Oil Semi-Synthetic Metalworking Fluids", Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 40, No. 24, pp.7930-7937, 2006.

J11. Zhao, F., Landis, H.R., Skerlos, S.J., "Modeling of Porous Filter Permeability via Image-Based Stochastic Reconstruction of Spatial Porosity Correlations", Environmental Science and Technology, Vol.39, No.1, pp.239, 2005.

J10. Zhao, F., Urbance, M., Skerlos, S.J., "Mechanistic Model of Coaxial Microfiltration for Semi-Synthetic Metalworking Fluid Microemulsions", Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 126, No.3, pp435, 2004.

J9. Skerlos, S.J., Zhao, F., "An Optimization Approach to Implementing Microfiltration for Microbial Control and Recycling in Metalworking Fluids", Journal of Manufacturing System, Vol. 22, No.3, pp202, 2003.

J8. Skerlos, S.J., Skerlos, L.A., Aguilar, C.A., Zhao, F., "Expeditious Identification and Quantification of Mycobacteria Species in Metalworking Fluids using Peptide Nucleic Acid Probes", Journal of Manufacturing System, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp136, 2003.

J7. Zhao, F., Li, D., Cui, L., "On Gaseous Pollutant Emission and Sulfur Capture in a Steam Fluidized Bed. Part I. Experimental Study on Pollutants Formation and Sulphur Capture", Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae, Vol.18, No.3, pp225-230, 1998.

J6. Zhao, F., Li, D., Cui, L., "On Gaseous Pollutant Formation and Sulfur Capture in a Steam Fluidized Bed. Part II. Comprehensive Model on Pollutants Formation And Sulphur Capture", Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae, Vol.18, No.3, pp231-236, 1998.

J5. Guo, B., Shen, Y., Li, D., Zhao, F., "Modeling Coal Gasification with a Hybrid Neural Network", Fuel, Vol. 76, No. 12, pp 1159, 1997.

J4. Cui, L., Shen, Y., Li, D., Zhao, F., "Experimental Study on Coal Gasification in Steam Fluidized Bed", Engineering Chemistry & Metallurgy, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp 97, 1997.

J3. Cui, L. , Shen, Y. , Li, D. , Guo, B. , Zhao, F., "Study on Coal Gasification in Steam Fluidized Bed Reactor", Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology, Vol 25, No.2, pp.103, 1997.

J2. Zhao, F., Li, D., 1996, "Development of Comprehensive Model for Pollutant Emission and Desulfurization during Coal Gasification in a Steam Fluidized Bed Reactor", Journal of Combustion Science and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp 161, 1996.

J1. Zhao, F., Wang, A., Analysis of Gaseous Pollutant Components in Syngas from Steam Fluidized Bed Coal Gasification, Municipal Administration & Technology, Vol.12, no.4, pp.19-22, 1996.


Refereed Conference Proceedings

C28. Hang, Y., Qu, M., Zhao, F., Uncertainty Analysis of a Solar Absorption Cooling and Heating System for a Medium-sized Office Building in Atlanta, the 6th ASME International Conference on Energy Sustainability, July 23-26, 2012, San Diego, USA.

C27. Murray, V.R., Zhao, F., Sutherland, J.W., Integration of Economic and Environmental Considerations into Process Selection and Planning, 40th North American Manufacturing Research Conference, June 4-8, 2012, South Bend, IN.

C26. Ogaldez, J., Barker, A., Zhao, F., Sutherland, J.W., Water Footprint Quantification of Machining Processes, 19th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, May 23-25, 2012, Berkeley, CA.

C25. Wilson, J.M., Piya C., Murray, V., Shin, Y., Zhao, F., Ramani, K., Laser-Based Remanufacturing of Engineering Components and Its Environmental Impact Analysis, The International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics, 23 - 27 October , 2011, Disney World Resort, FL.

C24. Haapala, K., Zhao, F., Camelio, J., Skerlos, S.J., Sutherland, J.W., Jawair, I.S., Zhang, H.C., Dornfeld, D., Clarens, A.F., A Review of Engineering Research in Sustainable Manufacturing, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, MSEC2011, June 13-17, 2011, Corvallis, Oregon, USA

C23. Bernstein, W. Z., Ramanujan, D., Cox, M., Zhao, F., Sutherland, J.W., Ramani, K., Implementing Design Critique for Teaching Sustainable Concept Generation, International Conference on Engineering Design ICED '11, 15-18 August 2011, Technical University of Denmark.

C22. Ramanujan, D., Bernstein, W.Z., Zhao, F., Ramani, K., Incorporating Information Gap Decision Theory Within the Function Impact Method, ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, August 28-31, 2011, Washington, DC.

C21. Fang, K., Uhan, N., Zhao, F., Sutherland, J.W., A New Approach to Scheduling in Manufacturing for Power Consumption and Carbon Footprint Reduction, 39th North American Manufacturing Research Conference, June 13-17, Corvallis, OR.

C20. Fang, K., Uhan, N., Zhao, F., Sutherland, J.W., Flow Shop Scheduling for Sustainable Manufacturing, 10th Workshop on Models and Algorithms for Planning and Scheduling Problems, June 19 - 24, Nymburk, Czech Republic.

C19. Fang, K., Uhan, N., Zhao, F., Sutherland, J.W., A New Shop Scheduling Approach in Support of Sustainable Manufacturing, 18th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, May 2-4, 2011, Braunschweig, Germany.

C18. Bernstein, W.Z., Ramanujan, D., Devanathan, Zhao, F., Ramani, K., Sutherland, J.W., Sustainable Conceptual Design through Function-Impact Matrix: A designer's Perspective, ASME IDETC/CIE, August 15-18, 2010, Montreal, Canada.

C17. Mu, D., Seager, T., Rao, P.S., Zhao, F., An Examination of Biofuel Production from a Resilience Perspective, ASME IDETC/CIE, August 15-18, 2010, Montreal, Canada.

C16. Bernstein, W.Z., Ramanujan, D., Devanathan, S., Zhao, F., Ramani, K., Sutherland, J.W., Development of a Framework for Sustainable Concept Design, 17th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Hefei, China, May 19-21, 2010.

C15. Kou, N., Zhao, F., Feasibility Analysis of Flexible Carbon To Ethanol Process Using Aspen Plus Process Simulation, Proceedings of the 2009 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Nov 13-19, 2009, Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

C14. Devanathan, S., Zhao, F., Ramani, K., Integration Of Sustainability into Early Design Through Working Knowledge Model and Visual Tools, 2009 International Manufacturing Science And Engineering Conference, Oct 4-7, 2009, West Lafayette.

C13. Zhao, F., Naik, G., Zhang, L., Environmental Sustainability of Laser-Assisted Manufacturing: Case Studies On Laser Shock Peening and Laser Assisted Turning, International Manufacturing Science And Engineering Conference, Oct 4-7, 2009, West Lafayette.

C12. Iqbal, L.U., Naik, G., Pothala, D., Surapaneni, P.K., Zhao, F., Sullivan, J.P., Environmentally Conscious Wing Design for the Medium Altitude Long Range UAV, 2009 International Manufacturing Science And Engineering Conference, Oct 4-7, 2009, West Lafayette.

C11. Clarens, A.F., Park, Y.E., Temme, J., Hayes, K., Zhao, F., Skelros, S.J., Evaluation Of Cooling Potential And Tool Life In Turning Using Metalworking Fluids Delivered In Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, 2009 International Manufacturing Science And Engineering Conference, Oct 4-7, 2009, West Lafayette.

C10. Kou, N., Zhao, F., Zhang, L., Aspen Plus Process Simulation of Flexible Feedstock Thermochemcial Ethanol Production, 2009 International Manufacturing Science And Engineering Conference, Oct 4-7, 2009, West Lafayette.

C9. Zhao.F., Mu, D., Rao, P.S., Seager, T., "Technical, Economic, and Environmental Feasibility of Flexible Feedstock Carbon to Liquid Fuel Process: A Preliminary Analysis", 6th Global Conference on Sustainable Product Development and Life Cycle Engineering, Sep. 29-Oct.1, 2008, Busan, Korea.

C8. Skerlos, S.J., Hayes, K.F., Clarens, F.C., Zhao, F., "Current Advances in Sustainable Metalworking Fluids Research", 6th Global Conference on Sustainable Product Development and Life Cycle Engineering, Sep. 29-Oct.1, 2008, Busan, Korea.

C7. Zhao, F., Clarens, A.F., Hayes, K.F., Skerlos, S.J., "Evaluating Activation Conditions for Extreme Pressure Additives in Metalworking Fluids Using the Thread Forming Test," Thirty-five Annual North American Manufacturing Research Conference, May 22-25, 2007, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

C6. Skerlos, S.J., Adriaens, P., Hayes, K., Zimmerman, J., Zhao, F., "Ecological Material and Green Manufacturing: Design and Technology for Metalworking Fluid Systems" (invited paper), Proceedings of World Engineering Congress, November 2-6, 2004, Shanghai, China.

C5. Zhao, F., Landis, H., Skerlos, S.J., "Prediction of Microfiltration Flux Decline due to Electroviscous Retardation and Adsorption using Pore Scale Stochastic Reconstruction Model", 9th World Filtration Congress, April 18-22, 2004, New Orleans, LA.

C4. Skerlos, S.J., Morrow, W.R., Chan, K-Y., Zhao,F., Seliger, G. et al, "Economic and Environmental Characteristics of Global Cellular Telephone Remanufacturing", 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment, May 19-22, 2003, Boston, MA.

C3. Skerlos, S.J., Skerlos, L.A., Aguilar, C.A., Zhao, F., 2003, "Expeditious Identification and Quantification of Mycobacteria Species in Metalworking Fluids using Peptide Nucleic Acid Probes", Thirty-first Annual North American Manufacturing Research Conference, May 20-23, 2003, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

C2. Zhao, F., Urbance, M., Skerlos, S.J., "Mechanistic Model of Coaxial Microfiltration for Semi-Synthetic Metalworking Fluid Microemulsions", Japan/USA Symposium on Flexible Manufacturing, July 15-18, 2002, Hiroshima, Japan.

C1. Skerlos, S.J., Adriaens, P., Hayes, K., Rihana, A., Kurabayashi, K., Takayama, S., Zimmerman, J.,
Zhao, F., "Challenges to Achieving Sustainable Aqueous Systems: A Case Study in Metalworking Fluids", The Second International Symposium on Inverse Manufacturing, December 13-16, 2001, Tokyo, Japan.


Book Chapters

B1. Zhao, F., Hayes, K.F., Skerlos, S.J., "Formulation Design of Metalworking Fluid Microemulsions Using Bio-based Surfactants", in Bio-Based Surfactants and Detergents, Edited by Douglas G. Hayes, Daniel Solaiman, Richard Ashby, and Dai Kitamono, to be published by  AOCS Press / Taylor and Francis, Spring 2009.


Invited Presentations

1. "Applying Life Cycle Assessment to Product Design and Development", Ecological Science and Engineering Seminar, Purdue University, West Lafayette, April 1st, 2008.

2. "Formulating Vegetable Oil Microemuslions Using Bio-based Surfactants for Metalworking Applications", 99th AOCS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 21, 2008.

3. "Environmental Sustainability: The Role of Engineers", Purdue Mechanical Engineering graduate seminar, Oct 22, 2009.

4. " How Green is Green Energy: A Reflection on Environmental Consequence of Renewable Energy", Purdue Energy Club, Nov 5, 2009.

5. "Flexible Carbon to Liquid Process", 4th Biomass to Liquid Conference, Graz, Austria, Sep. 23-25, 2009.

6." Life Cycle Analysis and Sustainability", Purdue Engineers for a Sustainable World, Jan 21, 2010.

7. "Applying Life Cycle Assessment to Bioenergy Production", Indiana Biomass Energy Group, West Lafayette, IN, March 3rd, 2010.

8. " Integrating Sustainability into Mechanical Engineering Curriculum", Annual ESW Conference, West Lafayette, IN, 10/09/2010.

9. " Life Cycle Analysis and its Application for Policy Making Support", IUPUI Mechanical Engineering Graduate Seminar, 12/16/2010.

10. "Life Cycle Analysis and Sustainable Product Development", Southern Indiana Network for the Advancement of Manufacturing Workshop, 10/13/2011, Vincennes University-Jasper Campus, Jasper, Indiana.


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