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Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers

  1. Harper, C.D., Hendrickson, C.T., Samaras, C. (2018). Exploring the Economic, Environmental, and Travel Implications of Changes in Parking Choices due to Driverless Vehicles: An Agent Based Simulation Approach. ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development. Accepted.

  2. Lopez, T., Samaras, C. (2018). Temporal and spatial evaluation of stormwater engineering standards reveals risks and priorities across the United States, Environmental Research Letters. [Open Access Version]

  3. Schivley, G., Azevedo, I., Samaras, C. (2018). Assessing the evolution of power sector
    carbon intensity in the United States, Environmental Research Letters. 13 064018. [Open Access Version]

  4. Stolaroff, J.K., Samaras, C., O'Neill, E.R., Lubers, A., Mitchell, L.S., Ceperley, D. (2018). Energy use and life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of drones for commercial package delivery, Nature Communications. 10.1038/s41467-017-02411-5. [Open Access Version]

  5. Vasebi, S., Hayeri, Y. M., Samaras, C., Hendrickson, C.T. (2018). Low-Level Automated Light-Duty Vehicle Technologies Provide Opportunities to Reduce Fuel Consumption, Transportation Research Record, 18-06702.

  6. Cook, L.M., Samaras, C., VanBriesen, J. (2018). A Mathematical Model for Planning for Long-Term Effects of Water Conservation Choices on Wastewater Systems, Journal of Environmental Management, 206(15), 684-697. [Open Access Version]

  7. Cook L., Anderson, C., Samaras, C. (2017). Framework for Incorporating Downscaled Climate Output into Existing Engineering Methods: Application to Precipitation Frequency Curves. Journal of Infrastructure Systems. [Journal Version][Open Access Pre-Print]

  8. Abrahams, L. S., Samaras, C., Griffin, W. M., & Matthews, H. S. (2017). Effect of Crude Oil Carbon Accounting Decisions on Meeting Global Climate Budgets. Environment Systems and Decisions. 1-15. [Journal Version]

  9. Kolb, C., Pozzi, M., Samaras, C., VanBriesen, J. (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. [Open Access Version]

  10. Harper, C., Mangones, S., Hendrickson, C., Samaras, C. (2016). Estimating Potential Increases in Travel with Autonomous Vehicles for the Non-Driving, Elderly and People with Travel-Restrictive Medical Conditions. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Volume 72, November 2016, Pages 1–9. *Paper selected from among all the papers in Elsevier's 2,600 journals for the Elsevier Atlas Award in December 2016. [Open Access Version]

  11. Harper, C., Hendrickson, C., Samaras C. (2016). Cost and Benefit Estimates of Partially-Automated Vehicle Collision Avoidance Technologies. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 95, 104-115. [Journal Version] [Open Access Pre-Print]

  12. Farquharson, D., Jaramillo P., Carlson, D., Klima, K., Schivley, G., Samaras, C., (2016). Beyond Global Warming Potential: A Comparative Application of Climate Impact Metrics for the Life Cycle Assessment of Coal and Natural Gas Based Electricity, Journal of Industrial Ecology. [Journal Version] [Open Access Pre-Print]

  13. Mersky, A.C., Sprei, F., Samaras, C., & Qian, Z. S. (2016). Effectiveness of incentives on electric vehicle adoption in Norway. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 46, 56-68. [Journal Version]

  14. Mersky A.C., Samaras C. (2016). Fuel Economy Testing of Autonomous Vehicles. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 65, 31–48. [Journal Version] [Open Access Pre-Print]

  15. Abrahams, L. S., Samaras, C., Griffin, W. M., & Matthews, H. S. (2015). Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions From US Liquefied Natural Gas Exports: Implications for End Uses. Environmental Science & Technology, 49(5), 3237-3245. [Open Access Version]

  16. Abramzon, S., Samaras, C., Curtright, A.E., Litovitz, A., Burger, N. (2014). Estimating The Consumptive Use Costs of Shale Natural Gas Extraction on Pennsylvania Roadways. Journal of Infrastructure Systems. [Journal Version] [Open Access Pre-Print]

  17. 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(1), 014017. *Paper Selected as a ERL Highlight of 2013. [Open Access Version]

  18. 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 & Technology, 46(5), 2529-2537. [Journal Version]

  19. Michalek, J. J., Chester, M., Jaramillo, P., Samaras, C., Shiau, C. S. N., & Lave, L. B. (2011). Valuation of plug-in vehicle life-cycle air emissions and oil displacement benefits. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(40), 16554-16558. [Open Access Version]

  20. Crane, K., Curtright, A. E., Ortiz, D. S., Samaras, C., & Burger, N. (2011). The economic costs of reducing greenhouse gas emissions under a US national renewable electricity mandate. Energy Policy, 39(5), 2730-2739. [Open Access Version]

  21. Johnson, D. R., Willis, H. H., Curtright, A. E., Samaras, C., & Skone, T. (2011). Incorporating uncertainty analysis into life cycle estimates of greenhouse gas emissions from biomass production. Biomass and Bioenergy, 35(7), 2619-2626. [Open Access Version]

  22. Weber, C. L., Jaramillo, P., Marriott, J., & Samaras, C. (2010). Life cycle assessment and grid electricity: what do we know and what can we know?. Environmental Science & Technology, 44(6), 1895-1901. [Open Access Version]

  23. Shiau, C. S. N., Samaras, C., Hauffe, R., & Michalek, J. J. (2009). Impact of battery weight and charging patterns on the economic and environmental benefits of plug-in hybrid vehicles. Energy Policy, 37(7), 2653-2663. [Journal Version] [PDF]

  24. Jaramillo, P., Samaras, C., Wakeley, H., & Meisterling, K. (2009). Greenhouse gas implications of using coal for transportation: Life cycle assessment of coal-to-liquids, plug-in hybrids, and hydrogen pathways. Energy Policy, 37(7), 2689-2695. [Journal Version]

  25. Meisterling, K., Samaras, C., & Schweizer, V. (2009). Decisions to reduce greenhouse gases from agriculture and product transport: LCA case study of organic and conventional wheat. Journal of Cleaner Production, 17(2), 222-230. [Journal Version] [PDF]

  26. Samaras, C., & Meisterling, K. (2008). Life cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions from plug-in hybrid vehicles: implications for policy. Environmental Science & Technology, 42(9), 3170-3176. [Open Access Version]