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We publish articles on research and teaching in sustainable technology, life cycle assessment, industrial ecology, MCDA, system dynamics, complex systems and sustainability.

A) Publications with peer review process

 

1. Manik, Y., Halog, A. (2012). A Meta Analytic Review of Life Cycle Assessment and

Flow Analyses Studies of Palm Oil Biodiesel, Integrated Environmental Assessment and

Management (IEAM), (In press)

2. Earles, J.M., Halog, A., Ince, P., Skog, K. (2012). Toward Integrated Economic

Equilibrium and LCA Modeling for Policy-based Consequential LCA, Journal of

Industrial Ecology,(in press).

3. Earles, J.M., Halog, A., Shaler, S. (2011). Improving the Environmental Profile of Wood

Panels via Co-Production of Ethanol and Acetic Acid, Environmental Science &

Technology, 45(22):9743-9749.

4. Earles, J.M. and Halog, A. (2011). Consequential Life Cycle Assessment: A Review.

International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 5(16): 445-453.

5. Halog, A., Manik, Y. (2011). Advancing Integrated Systems Modeling Framework for

Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment, Sustainability, 3(2): 469-499.

6. Halog, A. (2011). Sustainable Development of Bioenergy Sector: An Integrated

Methodological Framework, International Journal of Multicriteria Decision Making,

1(3): 338 – 361.

7. Neupane B., Halog A., Dhungel S. (2011). Attributional life cycle assessment of

woodchip for bioethanol production. Journal of Cleaner Production 19 (2011): 733-741.

8. Halog, A., Mao, H. (2010). Hemicellulose Extraction Technology for Ethanol Production

in the Emerging Bioeconomy, International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology

2(3): 223 - 239

9. Halog, A. (2009). Models for Evaluating Energy, Environmental and Sustainability

Performance of Biofuels Value Chain, International Journal of Global Energy Issues,

32(1/2): 83 - 101.

10. Lilieholm, R., Benjamin, J., Gardner, D., van Walsum, P., Halog, A., MacKay, D.

(2009). Forest-Based Biofuels and Bioproducts, Forests and Forestry in the Americas: An

Encyclopedia. Available at http://www.encyclopediaofforestry.org/index.php/Forest-

Based_Biofuels_and_Bioproducts

11. Halog, A., Chan, A. (2008). Developing a Dynamic Systems Model for Sustainable

Development of the Canadian Oil Sands Industry, International Journal of

Environmental Technology and Management, 8(1): 3-22.

12. Halog, A. (2004). An Approach to Selection of Sustainable Product Improvement

Alternatives with Data Uncertainty, Journal of Sustainable Product Design, Springer, the

Netherlands, 4 (1-4): 3-19.

13. Halog, A. (2004). Development of Ecological Loss Function, International Journal of

Research in Science and Engineering, 1(3), ISSN: 1656-1996, pp. 22-32.

14. Halog, A., Wei B., Sagisaka, M., Inaba, A. (2004). A Multi-attribute Assessment of

Environmentally-sound Electric Vehicle Battery Technologies, Journal of Industrial

Engineering, 1(1), ISSN 1656-2798, pp. 40-59.

15. Halog, A., Sagisaka, M., Inaba, A. (2003). Modeling Uncertainties in Assessing Waste

Gasification Technology, MACRO Review Special Issue, 16(1), S/N. 25, ISSN 0915-

0560, pp. 251-255.

16. Halog, A., Schultmann, F. & Rentz, O. (2001) Using Quality Function Deployment

(QFD) for Technique Selection for Optimum Environmental Performance Improvement,

Journal of Cleaner Production, 9(5): 387-394.

 

B.) Accepted Papers with Minor Revisions

 

1. Halog, A., Bichraoui, N. (2012). A Methodological Framework for Developing

Computational Model Configurations of Sustainable Forest-based Eco-Industrial

Network (Accepted with minor revisions in the Journal of Industrial Ecology).

 

 

C.) Accepted Book Chapters

 

1. Halog, A., Bortsie-Aryee, N. 2012. Environmental Assessment of a Forest Derived Drop-

in Biofuel, Biofuels Book 2, InTech – Europe.

2. Halog, A., Bortsie-Aryee, N. 2012. The Need for Integrated Life Cycle Sustainability

Analysis of Biofuel Supply Chains, Biofuels Book 2, InTech – Europe.

 

 

D.) Refereed Articles in Published Book Proceedings

 

1. Halog, A., Chan, A. (2006). Toward Sustainable Production in the Canadian Oil Sands

Industry, Proceedings of the 13th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle

Engineering, Leuven, Belgium, May 31-June 2, 2006, ISBN: 90-5682-712-X, copyright

2006, pp. 131-136.

2. Halog, A., Sagisaka, M., Inaba, A. (2003) Ecological Loss Function: Basis for

Environmental Evaluation and Process Design, Proceedings of 3rd International

Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, Tokyo,

Japan, December 8-11, ISBN: 0-7695-2048-0, copyright 2003 IEEE, pp. 147-154.

3. Halog, A., Sagisaka, M., Inaba, A. (2003) Evaluation of Waste Gasification Technology

under Data Uncertainty and Variability, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium

on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, Tokyo, Japan,

December 8-11, ISBN: 0-7695-2048-0, copyright 2003 IEEE, pp. 698-705.

4. Halog, A., Sagisaka, M., Inaba, A. (2003) Assessment of Electric Vehicle Battery

Technologies Using Promethee-Gaia and Fuzzy Linguistic Multi-criteria Approaches,

Proceedings of Energy and Environment: A World of Challenges and Opportunities

(EnerEnv’ 2003 Conference), Science Press, Beijing, October 11-14, ISBN 1-880132-85-

0, pp. 13-18.

5. Halog, A., Sagisaka, M., Inaba, A. (2003) Development of an Assessment Methodology

for Waste Gasification Technology under Stochastic Data, Proceedings of Energy and  Environment: A World of Challenges and Opportunities (EnerEnv’ 2003 Conference),

Science Press, Beijing, October 11-14, ISBN 1-880132-85-0, pp. 177-184.

6. Halog, A., Sagisaka, M., Inaba, A. (2003) Environmental-Economic Assessment of

Waste Gasification Technology under Data Uncertainty and Variability, Proceedings of

the 1st International Conference on Environmental Research, Ars Docendi Publishing

House, Bucharest, Romania, ISBN 973-558-077-2, pp. 193-204.

 

E.) On-line Dissertation (Monograph)

 

1. Halog, A. (2002) Selection of Sustainable Product Improvement Alternatives, Ph.D.

Dissertation, University of Karlsruhe, Germany (electronically published and available

online at http://digbib.ubka.uni-karlsruhe.de/volltexte/242002.

 

F.) Publications without peer review process

 

1. Halog, A., Sagisaka, M. Tahara, K., Yamaguchi, K., Inaba, A. (2004). Sectoral Eco-

efficiency by Input-Output and Data Envelopment Analysis, Proceedings of the 6th

International Conference on EcoBalance, Tsukuba, Japan, Oct. 27-29; pp. 727-730.

2. Halog, A., Sagisaka, M., Inaba, A. (2003) Assessment of Electric Vehicle Battery

Technologies Using Fuzzy Linguistic and AHP Approaches, Proceedings of the 8th

International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Lemnos, Greece.

3. Halog, A., Sagisaka, M., Inaba, A. (2003) Evaluation of Electric Vehicle Battery

Technologies Using Multi-criteria Decision Analysis, Proceedings of the 2003 Annual

Research Conference of the Philippine Institute of Industrial Engineers, Makati,

Philippines, October 16-18 (CD version).

4. Halog, A., Sagisaka, M., Inaba, A. (2003) A Fuzzy Linguistic Approach for Sustainable

Product Design Selection, Proceedings of Annual Research Conference (Theme:

Accelerating National Development through Enhanced I.E. Research Capability),

Makati, Philippines, October 16-18 (CD version).

5. Halog, A. (2002) A Life Cycle Approach for Strategic Selection of Sustainable Product

Improvement Alternatives under Data Uncertainty, Proceedings of the 5th International

Conference on EcoBalance, Tsukuba, Japan, Nov. 6- 8; pp. 515-518.

6. Halog, A. (2002) Adapting QFD Methodology for Environmental Performance

Improvement of Selected Environment-Conscious Techniques, Proceedings of the 5th

International Conference on EcoBalance, Tsukuba, Japan, Nov. 6- 8; pp. 43 1-434.

 

 

G.) Technical/Research Project Reports

 

1. Halog, A. (2012). Critical Role of Ecosystem Goods and Services to Sustainability of

Renewable Fuel Production (Case of Wood Derived Ethanol), Summer Visiting Faculty

Program (VFP) Report, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden,

Colorado, August 17, 2012.

2. Halog, A. (2011). Development of a Dynamic Integrated System Model for Sustainable

Bioresource Management: Case of Forest Biofuels Production Potential, OECD

Research Fellowship Report (Theme: Natural Resources Challenge/Agro-forestry

Policy), Sept. 5, 2011. Available at

http://www.oecd.org/agriculture/researchprogrammeonbiologicalresourcesinagriculture/48859473.pdf

3. Earles, J.M., Halog, A. (2010). Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Ethanol Produced

in an Oriented Strandboard Biorefinery to Gasoline, Report to the Forest Bioproducts

Research Institute (FBRI), March 2010.

4. Tokas, N., Halog, A. (2009). Environmental Conscious Process Design of Potato-

Derived Polylactic Acid (PLA). Research Report University of Maine. 2009.

5. Halog, A. (2006). Development of a Dynamic Systems Models for the Oil Sands Industry:

Demonstrating Triple Bottom Line Concept of Sustainability, National Research Council

Canada (NRC), NSERC Research Report.

6. Fu, G., Halog, A., Cook, K., Minns, D. (2005). Conclusions from Environmental Life

Cycle Assessment Studies of Bioproducts, National Research Council Canada, Ottawa,

Canada, Project Report for Environment Canada and Industry Canada.

7. Halog, A. (2004). Assessment of Waste Gasification Technology under Data Uncertainty

and Variability, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

(AIST), Japan, JSPS Research Report.

8. Halog, A. (2003) Synergism of Cleaner Production and Zero Emission Initiatives

towards Achieving Sustainable Development, United Nations University (UNU) Research

Paper, Tokyo, Japan.

9. Halog, A., Engels, B., Schultmann, F., & Rentz, O. (2000) Report on Circulation

Behavior of Impurities in Ironmaking Process, Institute for Industrial Production,

Karlsruhe, Germany (for NKK, Japan project).

H.) Peer-Refereed Published Short or Extended Abstracts (either online or hardcopy)

 

1. Halog, A., Bortsie-Aryee, N. (2012).Coupling Ecological and Process/ISO based LCA to

Assess the Production of Wood Derived Drop-in Biofuels. Poster presented. Published

Abstract in the Abstract Book of the SETAC 32nd Annual North America Conference.

International Standard Serial Number 1087-8939.

2. Halog, A., Bortsie-Aryee, N. (2012). Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment of Wood

Derived Drop-in Biofuels in US Northeast Region. Poster presented. Published Abstract

in the Abstract Book of the 2012 IEEE ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable

Systems and Technology. Held in Boston from May 16-18 2012.

3. Bichraoui, N., Halog, A. (2011). A Methodology for Sustainable Assessment for

Industrial Ecosystem in a Regional Industrial Ecosystem for Forest-Based Products,

Engineering Sustainability 2011, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania April 10-12, 2011.

4. Earles, M., Halog, A. (2011). LCA of OSB Panels, Ethanol, and Acetic Acid Co-

produced in an Integrated Forest Biorefinery, Engineering Sustainability 2011,

Pittsburgh, PA, April 10-12, 2011.

5. Xie, X., Halog, A. (2011). Life Cycle Assessment of Pressure Treated Wood Decking

Products, Engineering Sustainability 2011, Pittsburgh, PA, April 10-12, 2011.

6. Halog, A. (2011). An Integrated and Interdisciplinary Approach to Sustainability

Modeling and Assessment, Proceedings of US Japan Society for the Promotion of

Science (JSPS) Alumni Association, 1st Multidisciplinary Science Forum (MSF),

University of Washington, Seattle, USA , March 11, 2011.

7. Halog, A. (2011). Systems Perspective Framework and Models for Sustainability

Assessment of Bioproduct Supply Chain. Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress

on Sustainability Science and Engineering, Tuczon, Arizona, January 9 -12, 2011.

8. Halog, A. (2011) Teaching Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment Supported by

Transdisciplinary Oriented Online Materials. Proceedings of the 2nd International

Congress on Sustainability Science and Engineering, Tuczon, Arizona, January 9 -12,

2011.

9. Manik, Y., Halog, A. (2011). Attributional Life Cycle Assessment of Palm Oil-based

Biodiesel: A Case Study in Indonesia. Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on

Sustainability Science and Engineering, Tuczon, Arizona, January 9 -12.

10. Bichraoui, N., Halog, A. (2011). Modeling the Development of Greenhouse Gas Effects

on Eco-Industrial Systems for Forest Based Products in the State of Maine, USA.

Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Sustainability Science and

Engineering, Tuczon, Arizona, January 9 -12.

11. Halog, A. (2010). Sustainability Science Education: Its Role in the Pursuit Global

Climate Change, Proceedings of the Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS):

“Science Education in the 21st century: Advantages, Pitfalls, and Future Trends”,

Colorado State University, USA, March 12-13, 2010.

12. Halog, A., Dhungel S., Bichraoui N. (2010). A Holistic Modeling Approach for

Developing Closed Loop Forest Bioenergy System. Proceedings of Summer Symposium

on Sustainable System, Sannäs, Finland; 15-17 June 2010

13. Neupane, B., Halog, A. (2010). Comparative life cycle performances of conventional

gasoline and wood derived bioethanol with uncertainty analysis, Proceedings of “Cycle

2010” 4th Canadian Forum on Life Cycle Management of Products and Services, May 4-

5, Montreal, Canada.

14. Dhungel, S, Halog, A., Neupane, B. (2010). A Complex Systems Approach to Biofuel

Supply Chain: Understanding Social, Economic and Environmental Relationships,

Proceedings of Life Cycle Assessment X Conference: Bridging Science, Policy and

Public, Portland, Oregon, Nov. 4 -10. Abstract and presentation available at

http://www.lcacenter.org/LCAX/abstracts/abstract.php?id=108.

15. Halog, A., Earles, M. (2010). Integrating Partial Equilibrium Modeling and LCA to

Assess Future Biofuel Technologies, Proceedings of Life Cycle Assessment X

Conference: Bridging Science, Policy and Public, Portland, Oregon, Nov. 4 -10. Abstract

and presentation available at

http://www.lcacenter.org/LCAX/abstracts/abstract.php?id=184

16. Halog, A., Neupane, B. (2010). Integrating Biodiversity Impacts from Land Use into

LCA Modeling Framework with GIS, Proceedings of Life Cycle Assessment X  Conference: Bridging Science, Policy and Public, Portland, Oregon, Nov. 4 -10. Abstract

and presentation available at

http://www.lcacenter.org/LCAX/abstracts/abstract.php?id=92

17. Earles, J.M., Halog, A. (2010). Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Biofuel Produced

in Two Forest Product Biorefineries. American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Spring

2010 Conference. Session: Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems. Group: Topical

5: Clean Fuels and Energy Efficient Processes. Available in printed abstract book and

online at http://www.aicheproceedings.org/2010/Spring/data/papers/P176468.html.

18. Earles, J.M., Halog, A. (2010). Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Biofuel Produced

in an OSB Forest Product Biorefinery with Gasoline. Philippine Institute of Chemical

Engineering (PIChE)-Davao International Scientific & Engineering Forum 2010. Davao

City, Philippines. April 16-17, 2010. Available in printed abstract book.

19. Earles, J.M., Halog, A. (2010). Partial Equilibrium Modeling and Consequential Life

Cycle Assessment in the Forest Biorefinery Context. CYCLE 2010. Montreal, Quebec.

May 4-5, 2010. Presentation published online at

http://www.cycle2010.org/presentation/Earles%281015%29.pdf

20. Earles, J.M., Halog, A. (2010). Life Cycle Assessment of Wood Panels Produced at

Oriented Strand Board Biorefinery. Forest Products Society 64th International

Convention. Madison, Wisconsin. June 20-22, 2010. Published in print and online at

http://issuu.com/fpsusa/docs/ic64_online_program_for_web_v3.

21. Neupane, B., Halog, A. (2009). Woodchips for biofuels production: Life cycle

perspectives, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), New

Orleans, 19 -23 November, 2009. Abstract Book at

http://neworleans.setac.org/sites/default/files/abstract%20book.pdf

22. Bowman, R., Halog, A. (2009). Life Cycle Assessment of Wood Derived Bioethanol,

Joint American Life Cycle conference, ACLCA Conference, Boston, Sept. 28 – Oct. 2,

2009. Abstract Book at http://www.lcacenter.org/LCA9/LCA%20IX%20Abstracts.pdf

23. Neupane, B., Halog, A. (2009). Life Cycle Assessment of Wood Chips for Biofuels

Production , Joint American Life Cycle conference, ACLCA Conference, Boston, Sept.

28 – Oct. 2, 2009. Abstract Book at

http://www.lcacenter.org/LCA9/LCA%20IX%20Abstracts.pdf

24. Dhungel, S., Halog, A (2009). System Dynamics Approach to Sustainable Supply Chains

of Bio-fuels, Joint American Life Cycle conference, ACLCA Conference, Boston, Sept.

28 – Oct. 2, 2009. Abstract Book at

http://www.lcacenter.org/LCA9/LCA%20IX%20Abstracts.pdf

25. Earles, M., Halog, A. (2009). Ecologically based Life Cycle Assessment of Building

Materials, Joint American Life Cycle conference, ACLCA Conference, Boston, Sept. 28

– Oct 2, 2009. Abstract Book at

http://www.lcacenter.org/LCA9/LCA%20IX%20Abstracts.pdf

26. Halog, A. (2009). Modeling the Value Chain of Forest Resource-based Products, 1st

International Congress of Sustainability Science and Engineering, August 9 -12, 2009,

Cincinnati, Ohio. http://aiche.confex.com/aiche/icosse09/webprogram/Paper171115.html

 

I.) Papers Under Review

 

1. Neupane B, Halog A, Wilson J (2012). Incorporating biodiversity impact into

environmental life cycle assessment of woodchips for bioethanol production. Forest

Product’s Journal

2. Neupane B, Halog A (2012) Ecologically-based LCA of woodchips for bioethanol

production. Journal of Cleaner Production.

3. Dhungel S., Halog, A. Neupane B. (2012). Headway to biofuels sustainability modeling

and assessment. International Journal of Sustainable Energy.

Thesis (Masters and Bachelors)

 

Halog, A. (1993). The Effect of Demand Forecasting Errors in Production System, Asian Institute of Technology, AIT Thesis IE-93-33, Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Halog, A. (1990). The Production of Organic Fertilizer Out of Musa Sapientum Plant, University of Mindanao, Davao City, Philippines.