Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Publications

(supervised student authors are underlined, corresponding author is marked by an asterisk)

32. Cunningham, P.R., Peter G. Green, & S.A. Miller* (2021) Utilization of post-consumer carpet calcium carbonate (PC4) from carpet recycling as a mineral resource in concrete.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 169: 105496. doi: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2021.105496

31. Miller, S.A. & E. Grubert, (2021) “US industrial sector decoupling of energy use and greenhouse gas emissions under COVID: durability and decarbonization.” Environmental Research Communications, doi: 10.1088/2515-7620/abf0f2

30. Cunningham, P.R., Li Wang, Peter Thy, Bryan M. Jenkins, & S.A. Miller* (2021) “Effects of Leaching Method and Ashing Temperature of Rice Residues for Energy Production and Construction Materials.” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 9(10): 3677-3687. doi: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c07919

29. Miller, S.A. (2021) “The role of data variability and uncertainty in the probability of mitigating environmental impacts of cement and concrete.” Environmental Research Letters, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/abe677

28. Kamau-Devers, K.*, V.R. Yanez, V.W.M. Peralta, & S.A. Miller, (2021) “Using internal micro-scale architectures from additive manufacturing to increase material efficiency.” Journal of Cleaner Production, 291: 125799. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.125799

27. Habert, G.*, S.A. Miller, V.M. John, J.L. Provis, A. Favier, A. Horvath & K.L. Scrivener (2020) “Environmental impacts and decarbonization strategies in the cement and concrete industries.” Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, 1(11): 559-573. doi: 10.1038/s43017-020-0093-3

26. Rissman, J.*, C. Bataille, E. Masanet, N. Aden, W.R. Morrow, N. Zhou, N. Elliott, R. Dell, N. Heeren, B. Huckestein, J. Cresko, S.A. Miller, J. Roy, P. Fennell, B. Cremmins, T. Koch Blank, D. Hone, E.D. Williams, S. de la Rue du Can, B. Sisson, M. Williams, J. Katzenberger, D. Burtraw, G. Sethi, H. Ping, D. Danielson, H. Lu, T. Lorber, J. Dinkel, J. Helseth (2020) “Technologies and policies to decarbonize global industry: Review and assessment of mitigation drivers through 2070.” Applied Energy, 266: 114848. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.114848

25. Miller, S.A.* & F.C. Moore (2020) “Climate and health damages from global concrete production.” Nature Climate Change, 10: 439-443. doi: 10.1038/s41558-020-0733-0

24. Cunningham, P.R. & S.A. Miller* (2020) “Quantitative Assessment of Alkali-Activated Materials: Environmental Impact and Property Assessments.” ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 26(3): 04020021. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000556

23. Kamau-Devers, K. & S.A. Miller* (2020) “The environmental attributes of wood fiber composites with bio-based or petroleum-based plastics.” The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 25: 1145-1159. doi:10.1007/s11367-020-01744-6

22. Miller, S.A.* (2020) “The role of cement service-life on the efficient use of resources.” Environmental Research Letters, 15(2): 024004. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ab639d

21. Miller, S.A.* & R.J. Myers (2020) “Environmental impacts of alternative cement binders.” Environmental Science & Technology, 54(2): 677-686. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.9b05550

20. Kourehpaz, P.S.A. Miller* (2019) “Eco-efficient design indices for reinforced concrete members.” Materials and Structures, 52: 96. doi: 10.1617/s11527-019-1398-x

19. Miller, S.A.*, P.R. Cunningham, J.T. Harvey (2019) “Rice-based ash concrete: A review of past work and potential environmental sustainability.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 146: 416-430. doi: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2019.03.041

18. Kamau-Devers, K., Z. Kortum, & S.A. Miller* (2019) “Hydrothermal bio-based poly(lactic acid) (PLA) wood polymer composites: Studies on sorption behavior, morphology, and heat conductance.” Construction and Building Materials, 214: 290-302. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.04.098

17. Miller, S.A.* (2018) “Natural fiber textile reinforced bio-based composites: Mechanical properties, creep, and environmental impacts.” Journal of Cleaner Production, 198: 587-598. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.07.038

16. Fan, C. S.A. Miller* (2018) “Reducing greenhouse gas emissions for prescribed concrete compressive strength.” Construction and Building Materials, 167: 612-623. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.02.092

15. Miller, S.A.* (2018) “Supplementary cementitious materials to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions from concrete: can there be too much of a good thing?” Journal of Cleaner Production, 178: 587-598. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.01.008

14. Miller, S.A.*, V.M. John*, S.A. Pacca, & A. Horvath. (2018) “Carbon dioxide reduction potential in the global cement industry by 2050.” Cement and Concrete Research, 114: 115-124. doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2017.08.026

13. Miller, S.A.*, A. Horvath, & P.J.M. Monteiro. (2018) “Impacts of booming concrete production on water resources worldwide.” Nature Sustainability, 1: 69-76. doi: 10.1038/s41893-017-0009-5

12. Monteiro, P.J.M.*, S.A. Miller, & A. Horvath. (2017) “Towards Sustainable Concrete.” Nature Materials, 16: 698-699. doi: 10.1038/nmat4930

11. Miller, S.A.*, P.J.M. Monteiro, C.P. Ostertag, & A. Horvath. (2016) “Concrete mix proportioning for desired strength and reduced global warming potential.” Construction and Building Materials, 128: 410-421. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.10.081

10. Miller, S.A.*, A. Horvath, & P.J.M. Monteiro. (2016) “Readily implementable techniques can cut annual CO2 emissions from the production of concrete by over 20%.” Environmental Research Letters, 11: 074029. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/7/074029

9. Miller, S.A.*, P.J.M. Monteiro, C.P. Ostertag, & A. Horvath. (2016) “Comparison indices for design and proportioning of concrete mixtures taking environmental impacts into account.” Cement and Concrete Composites, 68: 131-143. doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2016.02.002

8. Miller, S.A.*, S.L. Billington & M.D. Lepech. (2016) “Influence of Carbon Feedstock on Potentially Net Beneficial Environmental Impacts of Bio-based Composites.” Journal of Cleaner Production, 132: 266-278. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.11.047

7. Miller, S.A.*, A. Horvath, P.J.M. Monteiro, & C.P. Ostertag. (2015) “Greenhouse gas emissions from concrete can be reduced by using age as a design factor.” Environmental Research Letters, 10: 114017. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/10/11/114017

6. Miller, S.A.*, Srubar III, W. V., Billington, S.L., & M.D. Lepech. (2015) “Integrating durability-based service life predictions with environmental impact assessments of natural fiber-reinforced composite materials.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 99: 72-83. doi: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2015.04.004

5. Miller, S.A.*, M.D. Lepech, & S.L. Billington. (2015) “Static versus time-dependent material selection charts and application in wood flour composites.” Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, 9: 273-283. doi: 10.1166/jbmb.2015.1517273

4. Srubar III, W.V.*, S.A. Miller, M.D. Lepech, & S.L. Billington. (2014). “Incorporating spatiotemporal effects and moisture diffusivity into a multi-criteria materials selection methodology for wood-polymer composites.” Construction and Building Materials, 71: 589-601. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.08.049

3. Miller, S.A.*, M.D. Lepech, & S.L. Billington. (2013). “Evaluation of functional units including time-dependent properties for environmental impact modeling of biobased composites.” Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, 7: 588-599. doi: 1166/jbmb.2013.1388

2. Miller, S.A.*, M.D. Lepech, & S.L. Billington. (2013). “Application of multi-criteria material selection techniques to constituent refinement in biobased composites.” Materials & Design, 52: 1043-1051. doi: 10.1016/j.matdes.2013.06.046

1. Miller, S. A.*, S.L. Billington & M.D. Lepech. (2013). “Improvement in environmental performance of poly (β-hydroxybutyrate)-co-(β-hydroxyvalerate) composites through process modifications.” Journal of Cleaner Production, 40: 190-198. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2012.08.033

 

Other Publications

6. S.A. Miller is a contributing scientist and member of the peer-review group for: Scrivener, K.L., V.M. John, & E. Gartner. (2017). “Eco-efficient cements: Potential economically viable solutions for a low-CO2 cement-based materials industry.” United Nations Environment Programme, Paris, France. (link to report)

5. Billington, S.L., W.V. Srubar III, A.T. Michel, S.A. Miller. (2014). “Renewable biobased composites for civil engineering.” Sustainable Composites and Advanced Materials. Eds. A.N. Netravali and C. Pastore, DESTech Publications, Inc., Lancaster, PA.

4. Miller, S.A., M.D. Lepech, & S.L. Billington. (2013). “Mechanical and environmental characterization of bio-based composites.” The John A. Blume Earthquake Engineering Center Technical Report No. 179. Stanford University, Stanford, CA. (link to report)

3. Miller, S.A., & S.L. Billington. (2012). “Creep behavior and modeling of PHBV-based composites for construction applications.” Composites 2012. Las Vegas, NV, American Composites Manufacturers Association.

2. Miller, S.A., S.L. Billington, & M.D. Lepech. (2012). “Investigation of process improvements on PHBV-based composites using multi-criteria selection.” Composites 2012. Las Vegas, NV, American Composites Manufacturers Association.

1. Miller, S.A., S.L. Billington, & M.D. Lepech. (2012). “Application of creep properties to service prediction in life cycle assessment and multi-criteria material selection.” 12th International Conference on Biocomposites. Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.