Publications

EPFL researchers are actively publishing in areas pertinent to sustainability. The latest of these publications can be found below.

Effect of Backsheet Properties on PV Encapsulant Degradation during Combined Accelerated Aging Tests

D. E. Mansour; C. Barretta; L. Pitta Bauermann; G. Oreski; A. Schueler et al. 

Sustainability. 2021-06-26. Vol. 12, num. 12, p. 1-13, 5208. DOI : 10.3390/su12125208.

Experimental investigation and analytical modelling of active yaw control for wind farm power optimization

H. Zong; F. Porte-Agel 

Renewable Energy. 2021-06-01. Vol. 170, p. 1228-1244. DOI : 10.1016/j.renene.2021.02.059.

Strategies for a Circular Economy in the Construction and Demolition Sector: Identifying the Factors Affecting the Recommendation of Recycled Concrete

V. Superti; C. Houmani; R. Hansmann; I. P. Baur; C. R. Binder 

Sustainability. 2021-04-07. Vol. 13, num. 8, p. 4113. DOI : 10.3390/su13084113.

More from Less? Environmental Rebound Effects of City Size

J. V. Meirelles de Miranda; F. Ribeiro; G. Cury; C. R. Binder; V. Netto 

Sustainability. 2021-04-05. Vol. 13, num. 7, p. 4028. DOI : 10.3390/su13074028.

A general framework for stock dynamics of populations and built and natural environments

D. Lauinger; R. G. Billy; F. Vásquez; D. B. Müller 

Journal of Industrial Ecology. 2021-03-29. DOI : 10.1111/jiec.13117.

A systems perspective for residential preferences and dwellings: housing functions and their role in Swiss residential mobility

A. Pagani; C. R. Binder 

Housing Studies. 2021-03-28.  p. 1-26. DOI : 10.1080/02673037.2021.1900793.

Development and Characterization of Rice Husk and Recycled Polypropylene Composite Filaments for 3D Printing

M. A. Morales; C. L. Atencio Martinez; A. Maranon; C. Hernandez; V. Michaud et al. 

Polymers. 2021-03-28. Vol. 13, num. 7, p. 1067. DOI : 10.3390/polym13071067.

Rationalizing Photo-Triggered Hydrogen Evolution Using Polypyridine Cobalt Complexes: Substituent Effects on Hexadentate Chelating Ligands

F. Lucarini; D. Bongni; P. Schiel; G. Bevini; E. Benazzi et al. 

Chemsuschem. 2021-03-15. DOI : 10.1002/cssc.202100161.

Emergence of Potential-Controlled Cu-Nanocuboids and Graphene-Covered Cu-Nanocuboids under Operando CO2 Electroreduction

T. H. Phan; K. Banjac; F. P. Cometto; F. Dattila; R. Garcia-Muelas et al. 

Nano Letters. 2021-03-10. Vol. 21, num. 5, p. 2059-2065. DOI : 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c04703.

Palliating the efficiency loss due to shunting in perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells through modifying the resistive properties of the recombination junction

C. Blaga; G. Christmann; M. Boccard; C. Ballif; S. Nicolay et al. 

Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 2021-02-18. DOI : 10.1039/D1SE00030F.

Grid-Aware Layout of Photovoltaic Panels in Sustainable Building Energy Systems

L. Middelhauve; F. Baldi; P. Stadler; F. Maréchal 

Frontiers in Energy Research. 2021-02-18. Vol. 8, p. 573290. DOI : 10.3389/fenrg.2020.573290.

A method for faster application of process integration techniques in retrofit situations

R. Bergamini; Tuong-Van Nguyen; F. Buhler; L. Bellemo; B. Elmegaard 

Journal Of Cleaner Production. 2021-02-15. Vol. 284, p. 124698. DOI : 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.124698.

Identification of optimal measurement points for energy monitoring of industrial processes: The case of milk powder production

R. Bergamini; Tuong-Van Nguyen; L. Bellemo; B. Elmegaard 

Journal Of Cleaner Production. 2021-02-15. Vol. 284, p. 124634. DOI : 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.124634.

Development of Standardized Fetal Progenitor Cell Therapy for Cartilage Regenerative Medicine: Industrial Transposition and Preliminary Safety in Xenogeneic Transplantation

A. Laurent; P. Abdel-Sayed; A. Ducrot; N. Hirt-Burri; C. Scaletta et al. 

Biomolecules. 2021-02-09. Vol. 11, num. 2, p. 250. DOI : 10.3390/biom11020250.

Innovative Renewable Technology Integration for Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings within the Re-COGNITION Project

G. Manco; E. Guelpa; A. Colangelo; A. Virtuani; T. Morbiato et al. 

Sustainability. 2021-02-01. Vol. 13, num. 4, p. 1938. DOI : 10.3390/su13041938.

New approaches in component design for dye-sensitized solar cells

N. Vlachopoulos; A. Hagfeldt; I. Benesperi; G. Hashmi; G. Jia et al. 

Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 2021-01-21. Vol. 5, num. 2, p. 367-383. DOI : 10.1039/d0se00596g.

Facile and low-cost synthesis of a novel dopant-free hole transporting material that rivals Spiro-OMeTAD for high efficiency perovskite solar cells

I. M. Abdellah; T. H. Chowdhury; J-J. Lee; A. Islam; M. K. Nazeeruddin et al. 

Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 2021-01-07. Vol. 5, num. 1, p. 199-211. DOI : 10.1039/d0se01323d.

Continuous hydrogenolysis of acetal-stabilized lignin in flow

W. Lan; Y. P. Du; S. Sun; J. B. de Bueren; F. Heroguel et al. 

Green Chemistry. 2021-01-07. Vol. 23, num. 1, p. 320-327. DOI : 10.1039/d0gc02928a.

Modeling and design guidelines of high-temperature photoelectrochemical devices

R. R. Gutierrez; S. Haussener 

Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 2021. Vol. 7(2021). DOI : 10.1039/D0SE01749C.

Exploiting end-of-life lamps fluorescent powder e-waste as a secondary resource for critical rare earth metals

A. B. Patil; M. Tarik; R. P. Struis; C. Ludwig 

Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 2021. Vol. 164, p. 1-8, 105153. DOI : 10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.105153.

Estimating quality of life dimensions from urban spatial pattern metrics

M. Sapena; M. Wurm; H. Taubenböck; D. Tuia; L. A. Ruiz 

Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. 2021. Vol. 85, p. 101549. DOI : 10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2020.101549.

Behavioral Change towards EE by Utilizing ICT Tools

A. Hoffrichter; E. Zacharis; A. Katsifaraki; A. Morton; G. Calleja et al. 

Proceedings. 2020-12-29. Vol. 65, num. 1, p. 10. DOI : 10.3390/proceedings2020065010.

Model-based data analysis of the effect of winter mixing on primary production in a lake under reoligotrophication

S. Krishna; H. N. Ulloa Sánchez; O. Kerimoglu; C. Minaudo; O. Anneville et al. 

Ecological Modelling. 2020-12-28. Vol. 440, num. 109401, p. 1-14. DOI : 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2020.109401.

Poly(lactide)/cellulose nanocrystal nanocomposites by high-shear mixing

O. Oguz; N. Candau; A. Demongeot; M. K. Citak; F. N. Cetin et al. 

Polymer Engineering And Science. 2020-12-21. DOI : 10.1002/pen.25621.

Implementation of a constructed wetland for the sustainable treatment of inland shrimp farming water

T. T. H. Pham; V. Cochevelou; H. D. K. Dinh; F. Breider; P. Rossi 

Journal of Environmental Management. 2020-12-09. Vol. 279, num. 111782, p. 1-7. DOI : 10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.111782.

Trajectory Data Analysis on the Spatial and Temporal Influence of Pedestrian Flow on Path Planning Decision

J. Kim; S. Tak; M. Bierlaire; H. Yeo 

Sustainability. 2020-12-01. Vol. 12, num. 24, p. 10419. DOI : 10.3390/su122410419.

Transforming knowledge systems for life on Earth: Visions of future systems and how to get there

I. Fazey; N. Schapke; G. Caniglia; A. Hodgson; I. Kendrick et al. 

Energy Research & Social Science. 2020-12-01. Vol. 70, p. 101724. DOI : 10.1016/j.erss.2020.101724.

Adaptive hot water production based on Supervised Learning

A. Heidari; N. Olsen; P. Mermod; A. Alahi; D. Khovalyg 

Sustainable Cities and Society. 2020-12-01. DOI : 10.1016/j.scs.2020.102625.

Systems Analysis and Life-Cycle Assessment for energy and environmental sustainability Preface

E. Gnansounou; M. S. Ganti; A. Singh; B. Gabrielle 

Bioresource Technology. 2020-12-01. Vol. 317, p. 123988. DOI : 10.1016/j.biortech.2020.123988.

Indicators for urban sustainability: Key lessons from a systematic analysis of 67 measurement initiatives

A. Merino-Saum; P. J. Halla; V. Superti; A. Boesch; C. R. Binder 

Ecological Indicators. 2020-12-01. Vol. 119, p. 106879. DOI : 10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.106879.

Aldehyde-Assisted Fractionation Enhances Lignin Valorization in Endocarp Waste Biomass

J. B. de Bueren; F. Heroguel; C. Wegmann; G. R. Dick; R. Buser et al. 

Acs Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 2020-11-16. Vol. 8, num. 45, p. 16737-16745. DOI : 10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c03360.

Exergy assessment and techno-economic optimization of bioethanol production routes

P. A. S. Ortiz; F. Marechal; S. d. O. Junior 

Fuel. 2020-11-01. Vol. 279, p. 118327. DOI : 10.1016/j.fuel.2020.118327.

Determinants of Different Types of Positive Environmental Behaviors: An Analysis of Public and Private Sphere Actions

R. Hansmann; C. R. Binder 

Sustainability. 2020-10-15. Vol. 12, num. 20, p. 8547. DOI : 10.3390/su12208547.

A Hierarchical 3D TiO2/Ni Nanostructure as an Efficient Hole-Extraction and Protection Layer for GaAs Photoanodes

M. Alqahtani; A. Kafizas; S. Sathasivam; M. Ebaid; F. Cui et al. 

Chemsuschem. 2020-10-14. DOI : 10.1002/cssc.202002004.

Lidar measurements of yawed-wind-turbine wakes: characterization and validation of analytical models

P. Brugger; M. Debnath; A. Scholbrock; P. Fleming; P. Moriarty et al. 

Wind Energy Science. 2020-10-08. Vol. 5, num. 4, p. 1253-1272. DOI : 10.5194/wes-5-1253-2020.

Public Strategies for Artificial Intelligence: Which Value Drivers?

G. Viscusi; A. Rusu; M-V. Florin 

Computer. 2020-10-01. Vol. 53, num. 10, p. 38-46. DOI : 10.1109/MC.2020.2995517.

A Multi-Step Reconfiguration Model for Active Distribution Network Restoration Integrating DG Start-Up Sequences

H. Sekhavatmanesh; R. Cherkaoui 

Ieee Transactions On Sustainable Energy. 2020-10-01. Vol. 11, num. 4, p. 2879-2888. DOI : 10.1109/TSTE.2020.2980890.

Computational parametric analysis of the design of cross-flow turbines under constraints

S. Leguizamon; F. Avellan 

Renewable Energy. 2020-10-01. Vol. 159, p. 300-311. DOI : 10.1016/j.renene.2020.03.187.

Green processing and biotechnological potential of grape pomace: Current trends and opportunities for sustainable biorefinery

R. Sirohi; A. Tarafdar; S. Singh; T. Negi; V. K. Gaur et al. 

Bioresource Technology. 2020-10-01. Vol. 314, p. 123771. DOI : 10.1016/j.biortech.2020.123771.

System Design and Performance Evaluation of Wastewater Treatment Plants Coupled With Hydrothermal Liquefaction and Gasification

R. Amorim Leandro De Castro Amoedo; T. Damartzis; J. Granacher; F. Maréchal 

Frontiers in Energy Research. 2020-09-23. Vol. 8, num. 568465, p. 1-16. DOI : 10.3389/fenrg.2020.568465.

Determinants of pro-environmental behavior: A comparison of university students and staff from diverse faculties at a Swiss University

R. Hansmann; R. Laurenti; T. Mehdi; C. R. Binder 

Journal Of Cleaner Production. 2020-09-20. Vol. 268, p. 121864. DOI : 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.121864.

Upcycling of printed plastic films: LCA analysis and effects on the circular economy

O. Horodytska; D. Kiritsis; A. Fullana 

Journal Of Cleaner Production. 2020-09-20. Vol. 268, p. 122138. DOI : 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.122138.

Statistical Fatigue Investigation and Failure Prediction of a Healable Composite System

N. Hostettler; A. Cohades; V. Michaud 

Frontiers in Materials. 2020-09-14. Vol. 7, p. 561852. DOI : 10.3389/fmats.2020.561852.

Radical-Cation Cascade to Aryltetralin Cyclic Ether Lignans Under Visible-Light Photoredox Catalysis

J-C. Xiang; Q. Wang; J. Zhu 

Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2020-09-11. DOI : 10.1002/anie.202007548.

Co-designing electronics with microfluidics for more sustainable cooling

R. F. P. van Erp; R. Soleiman Zadeh Ardebili; L. Nela; G. Kampitsis; E. Matioli 

Nature. 2020-09-09. Vol. 585, num. 7824, p. 211-216. DOI : 10.1038/s41586-020-2666.

Grid-Supporting Battery Energy Storage Systems in Islanded Microgrids: A Data-Driven Control Approach

D. J. Ryan; R. Razzaghi; H. D. Torresan; A. Karimi; B. Bahrani 

IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. 2020-09-08.  p. 1-1. DOI : 10.1109/TSTE.2020.3022362.

Erosion, transport and deposition of a sediment replenishment under flood conditions

S. Staehly; M. J. Franca; C. T. Robinson; A. J. Schleiss 

Earth Surface Processes And Landforms. 2020-09-06. Vol. 45, p. 3354-3367. DOI : 10.1002/esp.4970.

Dealing with Daily Rhythms: Families’ Strategies to Tackle Chronic Time Pressure

G. Drevon; P. Gerber; V. Kaufmann 

Sustainability. 2020-09-03. Vol. 12, num. 17, p. 7193. DOI : 10.3390/su12177193.

Street grids for efficient district cooling systems in high-density cities

Z. Shi; S. Hsieh; J. A. Fonseca; A. Schlueter 

Sustainable Cities And Society. 2020-09-01. Vol. 60, p. 102224. DOI : 10.1016/j.scs.2020.102224.

Sustainability as a Competitive Tool for the Brave? Or for the Best? A Behavioral Theory Perspective

E. L. M. Bettinazzi; L. Massa; K. Neumann 

Organization & Environment. 2020-09-01. Vol. 33, num. 3, p. 408-436. DOI : 10.1177/1086026619839364.

Frequency stability assessment of modern power systems: Models definition and parameters identification

F. Conte; S. Massucco; M. Paolone; G. P. Schiapparelli; F. Silvestro et al. 

Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks. 2020-08-28. Vol. 23, p. 100384. DOI : 10.1016/j.segan.2020.100384.

Nitrogen-Incorporated Cobalt Sulfide/Graphene Hybrid Catalysts for Overall Water Splitting

Y. Tong; Q. Sun; P. Chen; L. Chen; Z. Fei et al. 

Chemsuschem. 2020-08-14. DOI : 10.1002/cssc.202001413.

The Pavilions at the Alhambra’s Court of the Lions: Graphic Analysis of Muqarnas

A. Gámiz-Gordo; I. Ferrer Perez-Blanco; J. F. Reinoso-Gordo 

Sustainability. 2020-08-13. Vol. 12, num. 16, p. 6556. DOI : 10.3390/su12166556.

Increasing efficiency of perovskite solar cells using low concentrating photovoltaic systems (vol 4, pg 528, 2020)

H. Baig; H. Kanda; A. M. Asiri; M. K. Nazeeruddin; T. Mallick 

Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 2020-08-01. Vol. 4, num. 8, p. 4301-4302. DOI : 10.1039/d0se90048f.

Force and Shape Control Strategies for Minimum Energy Adaptive Structures

G. Senatore; A. P. Reksowardojo 

Frontiers in Built Environment. 2020-07-22. Vol. 6. DOI : 10.3389/fbuil.2020.00105.

Modelling of Textile Reinforced Concrete in bending and shear with Elastic-Cracked Stress Fields

P. Valeri; M. F. Ruiz; A. Muttoni 

Engineering Structures. 2020-07-15. Vol. 215, p. 110664. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.110664.

Increasing organic food consumption: An integrating model of drivers and barriers

R. Hansmann; I. P. Baur; C. R. Binder 

Journal of Cleaner Production. 2020-07-14. Vol. 275, p. 123058. DOI : 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.123058.

Factors influencing the sulfate balance in pure phase C3S/C(3)A systems

F. Zunino; K. Scrivener 

Cement And Concrete Research. 2020-07-01. Vol. 133, p. 106085. DOI : 10.1016/j.cemconres.2020.106085.

Quantification of fresh water consumption and scarcity footprints of hydrogen from water electrolysis: A methodology framework

X. Shi; X. Liao; Y. Li 

Renewable Energy. 2020-07-01. Vol. 154, p. 786-796. DOI : 10.1016/j.renene.2020.03.026.

Generalized Synthesis to Produce Transparent Thin Films of Ternary Metal Oxide Photoelectrodes

C. R. Lhermitte; A. Polo; L. Yao; F. A. Boudoire; N. Guijarro et al. 

Chemsuschem. 2020-06-04. DOI : 10.1002/cssc.202000926.

Large-scale regionalised LCA shows that plant-based fat spreads have a lower climate, land occupation and water scarcity impact than dairy butter

X. Liao; M. J. W. Gerichhausen; X. Bengoa; G. Rigarlsford; R. H. Beverloo et al. 

International Journal Of Life Cycle Assessment. 2020-06-01. Vol. 25, num. 6, p. 1043-1058. DOI : 10.1007/s11367-019-01703-w.

Mitigating voltage losses in photoelectrochemical cell scale-up

F. F. Abdi; R. R. G. Perez; S. Haussener 

Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 2020-06-01. Vol. 4, num. 6, p. 2734-2740. DOI : 10.1039/d0se00246a.

Using agricultural residues for sustainable transportation biofuels in 2050: Case of West Africa

E. Gnansounou; E. R. Pachon; B. Sinsin; O. Teka; E. Togbe et al. 

Bioresource Technology. 2020-06-01. Vol. 305, p. 123080. DOI : 10.1016/j.biortech.2020.123080.

Increasing the kaolinite content of raw clays using particle classification techniques for use as supplementary cementitious materials

F. Zunino; K. Scrivener 

Construction And Building Materials. 2020-05-30. Vol. 244, p. UNSP 118335. DOI : 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.118335.

Achieving visible light-driven hydrogen evolution at positive bias with a hybrid copper-iron oxide|TiO2-cobaloxime photocathode

C. Tapia; E. Bellet-Amalric; D. Aldakov; F. Boudoire; K. Sivula et al. 

Green Chemistry. 2020-05-21. Vol. 22, num. 10, p. 3141-3149. DOI : 10.1039/d0gc00979b.

Stainless steel-like FeCrNi nanostructures via electrodeposition into AAO templates using a mixed-solvent Cr(III)-based electrolyte

E. Bertero; C. V. Manzano; G. Buerki; L. Philippe 

Materials & Design. 2020-05-01. Vol. 190, p. 108559. DOI : 10.1016/j.matdes.2020.108559.

Solvent- and Catalyst-Free Carbon Dioxide Capture and Reduction to Formate with Borohydride Ionic Liquid

L. Lombardo; H. Yang; K. Zhao; P. J. Dyson; A. Zuettel 

Chemsuschem. 2020-04-21. Vol. 13, num. 8, p. 2025-2031. DOI : 10.1002/cssc.201903514.

Mechanistic Study of Diaryl Ether Bond Cleavage during Palladium-Catalyzed Lignin Hydrogenolysis

Y. Li; S. D. Karlen; B. Demir; H. Kim; J. Luterbacher et al. 

Chemsuschem. 2020-04-20. DOI : 10.1002/cssc.202000753.

Tracing China’s external driving sources and internal emission hotspots of export-driven PM10 emission

Y. Yuan; X. Chuai; R. Zhao; Q. Lu; X. Huang et al. 

Journal Of Cleaner Production. 2020-04-20. Vol. 253, p. 119867. DOI : 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.119867.

Dataset concerning the hourly conversion factors for the cumulative energy demand and its non-renewable part, and hourly GHG emission factors of the Swiss mix during a one-year period (2016 and 2017)

D. Vuarnoz; S. Aguacil Moreno 

Data in Brief. 2020-04-15. Vol. 105509. DOI : 10.1016/j.dib.2020.105509.

Sustainable Hydrogenation of Nitroarenes to Anilines with Highly Active in-situ Generated Copper Nanoparticles

F. P. Kinik; T. N. Nguyen; M. Mensi; C. P. Ireland; K. C. Stylianou et al. 

Chemcatchem. 2020-04-06. DOI : 10.1002/cctc.202000150.

Simply Structured Wearable Triboelectric Nanogenerator Based on a Hybrid Composition of Carbon Nanotubes and Polymer Layer

M. Su; J. Brugger; B. Kim 

International Journal Of Precision Engineering And Manufacturing-Green Technology. 2020-04-03. DOI : 10.1007/s40684-020-00212-8.

Methanol production from CO(2)via an integrated, formamide-assisted approach

J. G. Uranga; A. Gopakumar; T. Pfister; G. Imanzade; L. Lombardo et al. 

Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 2020-04-01. Vol. 4, num. 4, p. 1773-1779. DOI : 10.1039/c9se01141b.

Evaluation of Total Reactive Oxide Ratios and Working Solution Ratios on Strength Development in Fly Ash-Based Geopolymers

G. V. P. B. Singh; K. V. L. Subramaniam 

Journal Of Materials In Civil Engineering. 2020-04-01. Vol. 32, num. 4, p. 04020051. DOI : 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0003109.

Mean kinetic energy distribution in finite-size wind farms: A function of turbines’ arrangement

G. Cortina; V. Sharma; R. Torres; M. Calaf 

Renewable Energy. 2020-04-01. Vol. 148, p. 585-599. DOI : 10.1016/j.renene.2019.10.148.

Tracing power in transdisciplinary sustainability research: an exploration

L. Fritz; F. Meinherz 

GAIA – Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society. 2020-03-26. Vol. 29, num. 1, p. 41-51. DOI : 10.14512/gaia.29.1.9.

Biochemical conversion of biodiesel by-product into malic acid: A way towards sustainability

B. Bharathiraja; I. A. E. Selvakumari; J. Jayamuthunagai; R. P. Kumar; S. Varjani et al. 

Science Of The Total Environment. 2020-03-20. Vol. 709, p. 136206. DOI : 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.136206.

Transformation of Glucose to 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural Over Regenerated Cellulose Supported Nb2O5 center dot nH(2)O in Aqueous Solution

F. Huang; T. Jiang; H. Dai; X. Xu; S. Jiang et al. 

Catalysis Letters. 2020-03-02. Vol. 150, p. 2599–2606. DOI : 10.1007/s10562-020-03160-9.

Analysis of the inter-species power balance in JET plasmas

H. Weisen; E. Delabie; J. Flanagan; C. Giroud; M. Maslov et al. 

Nuclear Fusion. 2020-03-01. Vol. 60, num. 3, p. 036004. DOI : 10.1088/1741-4326/ab6307.

Measured greenhouse gas budgets challenge emission savings from palm-oil biodiesel

A. Meijide; C. de la Rua; T. Guillaume; A. Roell; E. Hassler et al. 

Nature Communications. 2020-02-27. Vol. 11, num. 1, p. 1089. DOI : 10.1038/s41467-020-14852-6.

Whose knowledge, whose values? An empirical analysis of power in transdisciplinary sustainability research

L. Fritz; C. R. Binder 

European Journal of Futures Research. 2020-02-24. Vol. 8, num. 3. DOI : 10.1186/s40309-020-0161-4.

A water-based and metal-free dye solar cell exceeding 7% efficiency using a cationic poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) derivative

F. Bella; L. Porcarelli; D. Mantione; C. Gerbaldi; C. Barolo et al. 

Chemical Science. 2020-02-14. Vol. 11, num. 6, p. 1485-1493. DOI : 10.1039/c9sc05596g.

Application of Sustainable Bamboo-Based Composite Reinforcement in Structural-Concrete Beams: Design and Evaluation

A. Javadian; I. F. C. Smith; D. E. Hebel; I. F. C. Smith 

Materials. 2020-02-13. Vol. 13, num. 3, p. 696. DOI : 10.3390/ma13030696.

Increasing efficiency of perovskite solar cells using low concentrating photovoltaic systems

H. Baig; H. Kanda; A. M. Asiri; M. K. Nazeeruddin; T. Mallick 

Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 2020-02-01. Vol. 4, num. 2, p. 528-537. DOI : 10.1039/c9se00550a.

Mechanical and Morphological Properties of Lignin-Based Thermosets

M. E. Jawerth; C. J. Brett; C. Terrier; P. T. Larsson; M. Lawoko et al. 

Acs Applied Polymer Materials. 2020-02-01. Vol. 2, num. 2, p. 668-676. DOI : 10.1021/acsapm.9b01007.

Textile reinforced concrete for sustainable structures: Future perspectives and application to a prototype pavilion

P. L. Valeri; P. Guaita; R. Baur; M. Fernández Ruiz; D. Fernández‐Ordóñez et al. 

Structural Concrete. 2020-01-29. Vol. [Early View]. DOI : 10.1002/suco.201900511.

Efficient reductive amination of HMF with well dispersed Pd nanoparticles immobilized in a porous MOF/polymer composite

V. V. Karve; D. T. Sun; O. Trukhina; S. Yang; E. Oveisi et al. 

Green Chemistry. 2020-01-21. Vol. 22, num. 2, p. 368-378. DOI : 10.1039/c9gc03140e.

Combined exergy analysis, energy integration and optimization of syngas and ammonia production plants: A cogeneration and syngas purification perspective

D. Florez-Orrego; S. Sharma; S. de Oliveira Junior; F. Marechal 

Journal Of Cleaner Production. 2020-01-20. Vol. 244, p. 118647. DOI : 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118647.

Office densification effects on comfort, energy, and carbon lifecycle performance: An integrated and exploratory study

E. Hoxha; C. Liardet; T. Jusselme 

Sustainable Cities and Society. 2020-01-14. Vol. 55. DOI : 10.1016/j.scs.2020.102032.

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