Yuan Yao

Chemical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Industrial Ecology, Life Cycle Assessment, Sustainable Engineering

Works (60)

Updated: May 2nd, 2024 05:02

2024 article

A modeling framework to identify environmentally greener and lower-cost pathways of nanomaterials

Lan, K., Wang, H. S.-H., Lee, T., Assis, C. A., Venditti, R. A., Zhu, Y., & Yao, Y. (2024, February 12). GREEN CHEMISTRY, Vol. 2.

By: K. Lan, H. Wang, T. Lee, C. Assis, R. Venditti*, Y. Zhu, Y. Yao*

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 16, 2024

2024 journal article

Critical material requirements and recycling opportunities for US wind and solar power generation

Journal of Industrial Ecology.

Source: ORCID
Added: April 1, 2024

2024 journal article

Life cycle sustainability assessment for sustainable development goals

Journal of Industrial Ecology.

By: Y. Yao*, T. Schaubroeck*, H. Feng*, O. Arodudu* & T. Gloria

Source: ORCID
Added: April 1, 2024

2024 journal article

Life-Cycle Assessment of Sustainable Aviation Fuel Derived from Paper Sludge

ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.

By: K. Lan n, D. Cruz n, J. Li*, A. Boakye*, H. Park n, P. Tiller n, A. Mittal*, D. Johnson*, S. Park n, Y. Yao*

Source: ORCID
Added: May 1, 2024

2024 journal article

Mitigating uncertainties enables more accurate greenhouse gas accounting for petrochemicals

Nature Chemical Engineering.

By: Y. Yao*

Source: ORCID
Added: April 8, 2024

2024 journal article

Soil organic carbon change can reduce the climate benefits of biofuel produced from forest residues

Joule.

By: K. Lan, B. Zhang*, T. Lee* & Y. Yao*

Source: ORCID
Added: January 20, 2024

2023 journal article

An integrated techno-economic and environmental assessment for carbon capture in hydrogen production by biomass gasification

Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 188, 106693.

By: N. Wu*, K. Lan* & Y. Yao*

author keywords: Carbon capture; Hydrogen; Biomass gasification; Techno-economic analysis; Life cycle assessment; BECCS
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
12. Responsible Consumption and Production (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 8, 2022

2023 journal article

Climate-smart forestry through innovative wood products and commercial afforestation and reforestation on marginal land

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

MeSH headings : Wood / metabolism; Forestry; Greenhouse Gases; Soil; Carbon / metabolism; Georgia
Source: ORCID
Added: May 31, 2023

2023 journal article

Correction to “Techno-Economic and Life Cycle Assessment of Enhanced Rock Weathering: A Case Study from the Midwestern United States”

Correction to “Techno-Economic and Life Cycle Assessment of Enhanced Rock Weathering: A Case Study from the Midwestern United States.” Environmental Science & Technology.

By: B. Zhang, J. Kroeger, N. Planavsky & Y. Yao*

Source: ORCID
Added: December 5, 2023

2023 journal article

Emerging Engineered Wood for Building Applications

Chemical Reviews, 123(5), 1843–1888.

Source: ORCID
Added: October 20, 2022

2023 journal article

Environmental impacts of cotton and opportunities for improvement

Nature Reviews Earth & Environment.

Source: ORCID
Added: September 6, 2023

2023 journal article

Machine learning for sustainable development and applications of biomass and biomass-derived carbonaceous materials in water and agricultural systems: A review

Resources, Conservation and Recycling.

By: H. Wang* & Y. Yao*

Source: ORCID
Added: January 5, 2023

2023 journal article

Techno-Economic and Life Cycle Assessment of Enhanced Rock Weathering: A Case Study from the Midwestern United States

Environmental Science & Technology.

By: B. Zhang*, J. Kroeger*, N. Planavsky* & Y. Yao*

Source: ORCID
Added: September 7, 2023

2022 journal article

A review of inventory modeling methods for missing data in life cycle assessment

Journal of Industrial Ecology.

By: S. Zargar*, Y. Yao* & Q. Tu*

author keywords: future inventory; industrial ecology; life cycle assessment; life cycle inventory modeling; machine learning; proxy selection
TL;DR: Criteria can be used by LCA practitioners to select the suitable method(s) to bridge the data gap in LCI modeling, based on the goal and scope of the intended study, and several aspects for future improvement for these reviewed methods are identified. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 1, 2022

2022 journal article

Carbon Footprint of Bleached Softwood Fluff Pulp: Detailed Process Simulation and Environmental Life Cycle Assessment to Understand Carbon Emissions

ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 10(28), 9029–9040.

By: R. Buitrago-Tello n, R. Venditti n, H. Jameel n, Y. Yao* & D. Echeverria n

author keywords: carbon footprint; life cycle assessment; process simulation; fluff pulp; biogenic carbon
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: July 8, 2022

2022 journal article

Circular utilization of urban tree waste contributes to the mitigation of climate change and eutrophication

One Earth, 5(8), 944–957.

By: K. Lan*, B. Zhang* & Y. Yao*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 5, 2022

2022 journal article

Dynamic Life Cycle Assessment of Energy Technologies under Different Greenhouse Gas Concentration Pathways

Environmental Science & Technology, 12.

By: K. Lan* & Y. Yao*

author keywords: life cycle assessment; dynamic modeling; carbon analysis; greenhouse gas emissions; power generation; global warming potential
MeSH headings : Animals; Global Warming; Greenhouse Effect; Greenhouse Gases / analysis; Life Cycle Stages; Technology
TL;DR: Results show that higher atmospheric GHG concentrations lead to higher life-cycle GWP for long-term analysis and it is recommended for future LCAs to incorporate temporal effects of GHG emissions when LCA results are used for policymaking or technology comparisons for mitigating climate change. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: December 7, 2021

2022 journal article

Equally green? Understanding the distribution of urban green infrastructure across student demographics in four public school districts in North Carolina, USA

URBAN FORESTRY & URBAN GREENING, 67.

By: Z. Zhang n, K. Martin n, K. Stevenson n & Y. Yao n

author keywords: Environmental justice; Green schoolyards; Green infrastructure; Social vulnerability index; Tree canopy
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: November 29, 2021

2022 journal article

Feasibility of gasifying mixed plastic waste for hydrogen production and carbon capture and storage

Communications Earth & Environment, 3(1).

By: K. Lan* & Y. Yao*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
12. Responsible Consumption and Production (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: November 30, 2022

2022 journal article

How does COVID-19 affect the life cycle environmental impacts of U.S. household energy and food consumption?

Environmental Research Letters, 2.

By: Y. Yao*

author keywords: household; COVID-19; pandemic; food; energy; environmental impact; life cycle assessment
Source: ORCID
Added: February 9, 2022

2022 journal article

Process Simulation-Based Life Cycle Assessment of Dissolving Pulps

Environmental Science & Technology, 56(7), 4578–4586.

By: D. Echeverria n, R. Venditti n, H. Jameel n & Y. Yao*

author keywords: process modeling; wood; dissolving pulp; acetate; viscose; biobased materials; life cycle assessment; life cycle inventory
MeSH headings : Animals; Ecosystem; Environment; Eutrophication; Global Warming; Humans; Life Cycle Stages
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: March 12, 2022

2022 journal article

Sustainability implications of artificial intelligence in the chemical industry: A conceptual framework

Journal of Industrial Ecology, 26(1), 164–182.

By: M. Liao*, K. Lan* & Y. Yao*

author keywords: artificial intelligence; chemical industry; conceptual framework; impact assessment; industrial ecology; machine learning; sustainability
Source: ORCID
Added: November 14, 2021

2021 journal article

A general Life Cycle Assessment framework for sustainable bleaching: A case study of peracetic acid bleaching of wood pulp

Journal of Cleaner Production, 290, 125854.

By: D. Echeverria n, R. Venditti n, H. Jameel n & Y. Yao n

author keywords: Life cycle assessment; Green chemistry; Peracetic acid; Bleaching chemicals; Total chlorine-free; Elemental chlorine-free
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: March 15, 2021

2021 journal article

A strong, biodegradable and recyclable lignocellulosic bioplastic

Nature Sustainability.

By: Q. Xia*, C. Chen*, Y. Yao*, J. Li*, S. He*, Y. Zhou*, T. Li*, X. Pan*, Y. Yao*, L. Hu*

Source: ORCID
Added: March 26, 2021

2021 journal article

An integrated techno-sustainability assessment (TSA) framework for emerging technologies

Green Chemistry, 23(4), 1700–1715.

TL;DR: A novel techno-sustainability assessment (TSA) framework with a demonstration on a biobased chemical application that compares the potential sustainability performance of different (technology) scenarios and helps to make better-informed decisions by evaluating and trading-off sustainability impacts in one holistic framework. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: February 19, 2021

2021 review

Applications of artificial intelligence-based modeling for bioenergy systems: A review

[Review of ]. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY BIOENERGY, 13(5), 774–802.

By: M. Liao n & Y. Yao*

author keywords: artificial intelligence; biochemical conversion; bioenergy; biofuel; biomass; supply chain; thermochemical conversion
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: February 18, 2021

2021 journal article

Author Correction: A strong, biodegradable and recyclable lignocellulosic bioplastic

Nature Sustainability.

By: Q. Xia*, C. Chen*, Y. Yao*, J. Li*, S. He*, Y. Zhou*, T. Li*, X. Pan*, Y. Yao*, L. Hu*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 21, 2021

2021 journal article

Dynamic life-cycle carbon analysis for fast pyrolysis biofuel produced from pine residues: implications of carbon temporal effects

BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR BIOFUELS, 14(1).

By: K. Lan n, L. Ou*, S. Park n, S. Kelley n, P. Nepal*, H. Kwon*, H. Cai*, Y. Yao*

author keywords: Life-cycle carbon analysis; Dynamic modeling; Carbon accounting; Biofuel; Fast pyrolysis; Pine residues; Monte Carlo simulation
TL;DR: The carbon temporal effect, particularly the time lag of carbon sequestration during pine growth, has direct impacts on the carbon intensity of biofuels produced from pine residues from a stand-level pine growth and management point of view. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 30, 2021

2021 journal article

Lightweight, strong, moldable wood via cell wall engineering as a sustainable structural material

Science, 374(6566), 465–471.

By: S. Xiao*, C. Chen*, Q. Xia*, Y. Liu*, Y. Yao*, Q. Chen*, M. Hartsfield*, A. Brozena* ...

TL;DR: A processing strategy that uses cell wall engineering to shape flat sheets of hardwood into versatile three-dimensional (3D) structures that widens wood’s potential as a structural material, with lower environmental impact for buildings and transportation applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 22, 2021

2021 journal article

Sustainable high-strength macrofibres extracted from natural bamboo

Nature Sustainability.

Source: ORCID
Added: December 17, 2021

2021 journal article

Techno-Economic Analysis of decentralized preprocessing systems for fast pyrolysis biorefineries with blended feedstocks in the southeastern United States

RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS, 143.

By: K. Lan n, L. Ou*, S. Park n, S. Kelley n, B. English*, T. Yu*, J. Larson*, Y. Yao n

Contributors: K. Lan n, L. Ou*, S. Park n, S. Kelley n, B. English*, T. Yu*, J. Larson*, Y. Yao n

author keywords: Techno-economic analysis; Geographic information system; Biorefineries; Fast pyrolysis; Preprocessing sites; Depot; Blended feedstocks
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: May 10, 2021

2020 journal article

Dynamic life cycle carbon and energy analysis for cross-laminated timber in the Southeastern United States

Environmental Research Letters, 15(12), 124036.

By: K. Lan n, S. Kelley n, P. Nepal* & Y. Yao*

Contributors: K. Lan n, S. Kelley n, P. Nepal* & Y. Yao*

author keywords: cross-laminated timber; life cycle assessment; dynamic; carbon analysis; greenhouse gas emissions; energy consumption
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
12. Responsible Consumption and Production (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 30, 2020

2020 journal article

Generating Energy and Greenhouse Gas Inventory Data of Activated Carbon Production Using Machine Learning and Kinetic Based Process Simulation

ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 8(2), 1252–1261.

By: M. Liao n, S. Kelley n & Y. Yao n

Contributors: M. Liao n, S. Kelley n & Y. Yao n

author keywords: Activated carbon; Biomass; Life Cycle Assessment; Machine learning; Artificial neural network; Kinetics; Process simulation
TL;DR: This data indicates that biomass screening and process optimization techniques used to assess the environmental implications of activated carbon produced from diverse biomass feedstocks are likely to be challenged in the coming years. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: January 1, 2020

2020 journal article

Impacts of uncertain feedstock quality on the economic feasibility of fast pyrolysis biorefineries with blended feedstocks and decentralized preprocessing sites in the Southeastern United States

GCB Bioenergy, 12(11), 1014–1029.

author keywords: ash content; biofuel; depot; forest residues; minimum fuel selling price; Monte Carlo simulation; pellet; switchgrass; techno-economic analysis; uncertainty
Source: ORCID
Added: September 26, 2020

2020 journal article

Key issue, challenges, and status quo of models for biofuel supply chain design

Biofuels for a More Sustainable Future: Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment and Multi-Criteria Decision Making, 273–315.

By: K. Lan n, S. Park n & Y. Yao n

Contributors: K. Lan n, S. Park n & Y. Yao n

TL;DR: This chapter reviews the research efforts made in BSC since 2005 to highlight status quo, challenges, and issues related to BSC modeling and design. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: December 2, 2019

2020 journal article

Life Cycle Carbon Footprint Analysis of Pulp and Paper Grades in the United States Using Production-line-based Data and Integration

BIORESOURCES, 15(2), 3899–3914.

By: K. Tomberlin n, R. Venditti n & Y. Yao n

author keywords: Greenhouse gas; Carbon footprint; Cradle to gate; Life cycle assessment
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 6, 2020

2020 journal article

Life Cycle Carbon Footprint Analysis of Pulp and Paper Grades in the United States Using Production-line-based Data and Integration

BioResources. https://ojs.cnr.ncsu.edu/index.php/BioRes/article/view/BioRes_15_2_3899_Tomberlin_Life_Cycle_Carbon_Footprint

Yuan Yao

Source: ORCID
Added: May 15, 2020

2019 journal article

A Parametric Life Cycle Modeling Framework for Identifying Research Development Priorities of Emerging Technologies: A Case Study of Additive Manufacturing

Procedia CIRP, 80, 370–375.

By: Y. Yao n & R. Huang

Contributors: Y. Yao n & R. Huang

author keywords: parametric life cycle assessment; emerging technology; optimization; life cycle cost analysis; additive manufacturing
TL;DR: A novel parametric analysis framework was developed that integrates process-based engineering models with LCA, Life Cycle Cost analysis (LCC), and optimization and is demonstrated through a case study of additive manufacturing (AM). (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 15, 2020

2019 journal article

Artificial neural network based modeling for the prediction of yield and surface area of activated carbon from biomass

Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining, 13(4), 1015–1027.

By: M. Liao n, S. Kelley n & Y. Yao n

Contributors: M. Liao n, S. Kelley n & Y. Yao n

author keywords: artificial neural network; steam activation; activated carbon; lignocellulosic biomass
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: May 16, 2019

2019 journal article

Integrating Life Cycle Assessment and Agent-Based Modeling: A Dynamic Modeling Framework for Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Journal of Cleaner Production, 238.

By: K. Lan n & Y. Yao n

Contributors: K. Lan n & Y. Yao n

author keywords: Life Cycle Assessment; Agent-based modeling; Dynamic modeling; Crop cultivation; Stochastic process
TL;DR: A dynamic system modeling framework integrating Life Cycle Assessment, Agent-Based Modeling, and Techno-Economic Analysis has the potential to address sustainability challenges in other systems that are dynamic, involve human behaviors, and have complex interactions among human and nature systems. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 17, 2019

2019 journal article

Life Cycle Analysis of Decentralized Preprocessing Systems for Fast Pyrolysis Biorefineries with Blended Feedstocks in the Southeastern United States

Energy Technology, 9(11), 1900850.

By: K. Lan n, L. Ou*, S. Park n, S. Kelley n & Y. Yao n

Contributors: K. Lan n, L. Ou*, S. Park n, S. Kelley n & Y. Yao n

author keywords: biorefineries; blended feedstocks; depots; fast pyrolysis; life cycle assessments; preprocessing sites
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 4, 2019

2019 journal article

Using a Data-Driven Approach to Unveil Greenhouse Gas Emission Intensities of Different Pulp and Paper Products

Procedia CIRP, 80, 689–692.

By: A. Nabinger n, K. Tomberlin n, R. Venditti n & Y. Yao n

Contributors: A. Nabinger n, K. Tomberlin n, R. Venditti n & Y. Yao n

author keywords: pulp and paper industry; GHG emissions; carbon accounting; data-driven approach
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries, Web Of Science
Added: May 15, 2020

2018 journal article

Environmental implications of the methanol economy in China: well-to-wheel comparison of energy and environmental emissions for different methanol fuel production pathways

JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, 172, 1381–1390.

By: Y. Yao n, Y. Chang*, R. Huang*, L. Zhang* & E. Masanet*

Contributors: Y. Yao n, Y. Chang*, R. Huang*, L. Zhang* & E. Masanet*

author keywords: Methanol economy; Production pathway; Life cycle inventory; Environmental implication; China
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Life-cycle modeling framework for generating energy and greenhouse gas emissions inventory of emerging technologies in the chemical industry

JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, 172, 768–777.

By: Y. Yao n & E. Masanet*

Contributors: Y. Yao n & E. Masanet*

author keywords: Life cycle inventory generation; Chemical industry; Emerging technologies; Ethane oxidative dehydrogenation
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Quantifying carbon capture potential and cost of carbon capture technology application in the US refining industry

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GREENHOUSE GAS CONTROL, 74, 87–98.

By: Y. Yao n, J. Marano, W. Morrow* & E. Masanet*

Contributors: Y. Yao n, J. Marano, W. Morrow* & E. Masanet*

author keywords: Carbon capture; Petroleum refining; Techno-economic analysis; Bottom-up modeling
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 conference paper

A life cycle assessment of torrefaction biomass to displace the coal in the electricity generation

International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference, IBBC 2017, 2017-November, 11–13. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85051798023&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: M. Hen-Era, S. Kelley & Y. Yao

Contributors: M. Hen-Era, S. Kelley & Y. Yao

Source: ORCID
Added: May 17, 2020

2017 conference paper

A life cycle assessment of torrefaction biomass to displace the coal in the electricity generation

International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference, IBBC 2017, 2017-November, 285. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85051765869&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: M. Herrera, Y. Yao & S. Kelley

Contributors: M. Herrera, Y. Yao & S. Kelley

Source: ORCID
Added: May 17, 2020

2017 journal article

Models for sustainability

BioResources, 12(1), 1–3.

By: Y. Yao*

Sources: NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Prospective Energy Analysis of Emerging Technology Options for the United States Ethylene Industry

INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 55(12), 3493–3505.

By: Y. Yao*, D. Graziano*, M. Riddle*, J. Cresko* & E. Masanet*

Contributors: Y. Yao*, D. Graziano*, M. Riddle*, J. Cresko* & E. Masanet*

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 review

Quantifying the Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Current Status and Trends

[Review of ]. ENERGIES, 9(2).

Contributors: Y. Chang*, G. Li*, Y. Yao*, L. Zhang* & C. Yu*

author keywords: footprint quantification; interconnection; water-energy-food (WEF) system
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 conference paper

Accelerating the development of green technologies for chemical production through multiscale life-cycle technology assessment

Education Division 2015 - Core Programming Area at the 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting, 205. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84968732939&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: Y. Yao

Contributors: Y. Yao

Source: ORCID
Added: May 17, 2020

2015 journal article

Understanding Variability To Reduce the Energy and GHG Footprints of US Ethylene Production

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 49(24), 14704–14716.

By: Y. Yao*, D. Graziano*, M. Riddle*, J. Cresko* & E. Masanet*

Contributors: Y. Yao*, D. Graziano*, M. Riddle*, J. Cresko* & E. Masanet*

TL;DR: A systematic, first-principles model of the cradle-to-gate ethylene production system was developed and applied and the opportunities with the greatest leverage for reducing the energy and GHG footprints are presented. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

A hybrid life-cycle inventory for multi-crystalline silicon PV module manufacturing in China

ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 9(11).

By: Y. Yao*, Y. Chang* & E. Masanet*

Contributors: Y. Yao*, Y. Chang* & E. Masanet*

author keywords: life cycle inventory; multi-crystalline silicon PV; solar power; China
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Greener pathways for energy-intensive commodity chemicals: opportunities and challenges

CURRENT OPINION IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, 6, 90–98.

By: Y. Yao*, D. Graziano*, M. Riddle*, J. Cresko* & E. Masanet*

Contributors: Y. Yao*, D. Graziano*, M. Riddle*, J. Cresko* & E. Masanet*

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 article

Reflections on a massive open online life cycle assessment course

Masanet, E., Chang, Y., Yao, Y., Briam, R., & Huang, R. (2014, December). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT, Vol. 19, pp. 1901–1907.

By: E. Masanet*, Y. Chang*, Y. Yao*, R. Briam* & R. Huang*

Contributors: E. Masanet*, Y. Chang*, Y. Yao*, R. Briam* & R. Huang*

author keywords: Education; Life cycle assessment; Massive open online course; Pedagogy
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 conference paper

Hybrid life cycle assessment model of silicon photovoltaics

Sustainable Engineering Forum 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future, 268–269. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84911914052&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: Y. Yao, Y. Chang & E. Masanet

Contributors: Y. Yao, Y. Chang & E. Masanet

Source: ORCID
Added: May 17, 2020

2013 conference paper

Hybrid techno-economic modeling tool for greener chemicals supply chains

Sustainable Engineering Forum 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future, 424. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84911912530&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: Y. Yao, Y. Chang, F. Thwaites & E. Masanet

Contributors: Y. Yao, Y. Chang, F. Thwaites & E. Masanet

Source: ORCID
Added: May 17, 2020

2013 article

Life Cycle Energy, Environmental and Economic Comparative Analysis of CdTe Thin-film Photovoltaics Domestic and Overseas Manufacturing Scenarios

23rd European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, Vol. 32, pp. 733–738.

By: Y. Yao* & F. You*

Contributors: Y. Yao* & F. You*

Source: ORCID
Added: May 16, 2019

2012 journal article

Design under uncertainty of hydrocarbon biorefinery supply chains: Multiobjective stochastic programming models, decomposition algorithm, and a Comparison between CVaR and downside risk

AICHE JOURNAL, 58(7), 2155–2179.

By: B. Gebreslassie*, Y. Yao* & F. You*

Contributors: B. Gebreslassie*, Y. Yao* & F. You*

author keywords: uncertainty; stochastic programming; biomass to liquid; supply chain; risk management; multiobjective optimization
TL;DR: The computational results show the effectiveness of the proposed strategy for optimal design of hydrocarbon biorefinery supply chain under the presence of uncertainties. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 conference paper

Multiobjective optimization of hydrocarbon biorefinery supply chain designs under uncertainty

2012 IEEE 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 5560–5565.

By: B. Gebreslassie*, Y. Yao* & F. You*

Contributors: B. Gebreslassie*, Y. Yao* & F. You*

Source: ORCID
Added: May 16, 2019

Employment

Updated: June 29th, 2020 16:48

2020 - present

Yale University New Haven, CT, US
Assistant professor of industrial ecology and sustainable systems Yale School of the Environment

2016 - 2020

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Assistant Professor of Sustainability Science and Engineering Forest Biomaterials

Education

Updated: July 27th, 2016 16:11

2011 - 2016

Northwestern University Evanston, IL, US
Ph.D. Chemical and Biological Engineering

2007 - 2011

Northeastern University Shenyang, Liaoning, CN
B.S. Metallurgical Engineering

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