Refereed Publications  
  • Ashton, W., Hurtado, M., Anid, N.A., Khalili, N.R, Panero,M.A., and McPherson, S. 2016. Pathways to Cleaner Production in the Americas: Bridging Industry-Academia Gaps in the Transition to Sustainability. Accepted for Publication in JCP. March 2016.
  •  Haddadian, G., Khalili, N.R., Khodayar, M., and Shahidehpor M.2016. Optimal coordination of variable renewable resources and electric vehicles as distributed storage for energy sustainability. Accepted January, 2016. doi:10.1016/j.segan.2015.12.001
  • Haddadian, G., Khalili, N.R., Khodayar, M., and Shahidehpor M..2015. Security-Constrained Power Generation Scheduling with Thermal Generating Units, Variable Energy Resources, and Electric Vehicle Storage for V2G Deployment" has been accepted for publication in International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems. Accepted in May 2015.
  • Haddadian, G., Khalili, N.R., Khodayar, M., and Shahidehpor M. 2015. Optimal Scheduling of Distributed Battery Storage for Enhancing the Security and the Economics of Electric Power Systems with Emission Constraints. Journal of Electric Power Systems Research. Accepted 3-5-2015
  • N. Khalili., S. Duecker, W. Ashton and F. Chavez. 2014. “From Cleaner Production to Sustainable Development: The Role of Academia.” Journal of Cleaner Production. DOI:
  • 10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.01.099
  • Nasrin R. Khalili*, David Ehlrich, and Khaldoun Dia-Eddine. 2013.  “A Qualitative Multi-Criteria, Multi Stakeholder Decision Making Tool for Sustainable Waste Management”. Progress in Industrial Ecology, an Int. J. (PIE), Vol. 8, Nos. ½.
  • Nasrin R. Khalili*, Ying Zhang, 2013 “Carbon Management: Voluntary Programs, Regulations, and Corporate Strategies.  Global Perspective on Engineering Management (GPEM) Journal, Vol. 2 Iss. 3, PP. 145-153.
  • Nasrin R. Khalili, Susana Duecker,  2012 “Application of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis in Design of Sustainable Environmental Management Systems. J.Clean. Prod, 47, 188  (DOI. 10.1016/j.jclepro.2012.10.044
  • Nasrin R. Khalili, Thomas M. Jacobius, Joaquín Acevedo M, Enrique Ortiz Nadal, 2007, “Education without Borders: Development of an Interdisciplinary Project Based Course between IIT and ITESM”. Latin American and Caribbean Journal of Engineering Education.

  • V.S. Donepudi, N.R. Khalili*, R. Kizilel and J.R. Selman. 2002. “Purification of Hard Chromium Plating Baths- Options and Challenges” American Electroplating Surface Finishing Journal, pp.62-65.
  • G. Sandí, N. R. Khalili, W. Lu, and J. Prakash. 2002 “Electrochemical Performance of Carbon Materials Derived from Paper Mill Sludge”.  Journal of Power Sources. 2003 -
  • Kenneth C. Littrell, Nasrin R. Khalili*, Marta Campbell, Giselle Sandí, and P. Thiyagarajan, 2002. “Micro Structural Analysis of Activated Carbons Prepared from Paper Mill Sludge by SANS and BET” Journal of Chemistry of Materials, 14, pp. 327-333.
  • Cengiz, P.A., Abbasian J., Khalili, N.R., Slimane, R.B., Ho, K.K., 2002. “Development of Durable and Reactive Regenerable Sorbents for High Temperature Flue Gas Desulfurization” International Journal of Environment and Pollution, Vol 14, Nos. 1-2, pp. 82-101.
  • Khalili*, N.R. Campbell, M., Sandi, G. Wenquan Lu, and Igore V. Barsokov, 2001.  “Physical and Electrochemical Properties of a Carbon-based Material Produced from Paper Mill Sludge” Journal of New Materials for Electrochemical Systems, 4, pp. 267-274.
  • Khalili*, N.R. Thomas. S.  2001. “Application of Lung Deposition Model in Carcinogenic Risk Assessment of PAHs”, Australian Journal of Environmental Health, V1, No.3, pp. 18-31.
  • Khalili*, N.R., Vyas, J.D., Weangkaew, W., Westfall, S.J., Parulekar, S.J. and Sherwood, R. 2002” Synthesis and Characterization of Activated Carbon and Bioactive Adsorbent Produced from Paper Mill Sludge”, Journal of Purification and Separation Technology, 26, pp. 295-304.
  • Sufuoglu, A., Odabasi*, M., Tasdemir, Y., Khalili, N.R., and Holsen T. 2001.” Temperature Dependence of Gas-Phase Semivolatile Organic Compound Concentration in Chicago Air”. Atmospheric Environment, 35, pp. 6503-6510.
  • Khalili*, N.R., Hitendra, J., and Hamid Arastoopour. 2000. ” Synthesis and Characterization of Catalysts Produced from Paper Mill Sludge: I. Determination of NOX Removal Capability “Journal of Hazardous Material, B80, pp. 207-221
  • Khalili*, N.R., Pan, M. and Sandi G. 2000.  “Determination of the Surface Fractal Dimension of Activated and Disordered Carbons Using Gas and Liquid Phase Isotherm Data” Carbon, V38, pp. 573-588.   

  • Khalili*, N.R., Campbell, M., Sandi, G, and Golaz, J. 2000. "Production of Micro- and Mesoporous Carbon from Paper Mill Sludge: I: Effect of Zinc Chloride Activation."  Carbon, V 38, pp: 1905-1915.
  • Khalili*, N.R., Chaib, E., Parulekar, S. 2000. ” Performance Enhancement of Batch Aerobic Digesters Via Addition of Digested Sludge” Journal of Hazardous Material, B76, pp.91-102.
  • Khalili*, N.R., Scheff, P.A., and Holsen, T.M. 1995.  " PAH Source Fingerprint for Coke Ovens, Diesel and Gasoline Engines, Highway Tunnels, and Wood Combustion Emissions" Atmospheric Environment, Vol.29, No.4, pp.  533-542.
  • Khalili*, N.R. and Etzwiller, A. " Relationship Between the Method of Production, Surface Functional Groups and Adsorption Capability of a Series of Carbon-Based Adsorbents Produced from Biosolids" to be submitted to Air and Waste Management Journal, December 2004.
Nasrin R. Khalili, 2011, Practical Sustainability: From Grounded Theories to Emerging Strategies, Palgrave McMillan, NY.

Chapter Books:
  • Edita Baltrėnaitė1,*, Pranas Baltrėnas2, Arvydas Lietuvninkas3, Eglė Marčiulaitienė4, Nasrin Khalili5, Aleksandras Chlebnikovas6.  BIOCHAR PRODUCTION FROM WOOD: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES. In press
  • Nasrin R. Khalili, 2009, “Chapter Book: Reducing Liability Risk Through Best Environmental Practices  Risk Management in Finance: Six Sigma and other Next Generation Techniques  Anthony Tarantino, Deborah Cernauskas, John Wiley&Sons, , PP-208-227
  • Nasrin R. Khalili, (2008). “Environmental Health Risk”.  Encyclopedia of Quantitative Risk Assessment and Analysis, Melnick, E., and Everitt, B.(eds).  John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK, pp 574- 580.
  • Nasrin R. Khalili, (2008). “What is Hazardous Material?” Encyclopedia of Quantitative Risk Assessment and Analysis, Melnick, E., and Everitt, B.(eds).  John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK, pp 1873-1877.
  •  Patent and Computer Programs:
  • Nasrin R. Khalili, Eduardo Coma, 2010, Computer program “Environmental Attribute Calculator” (EAC), 2007 to assist energy audit and management in office buildings.
  • Khalili, N.R., Arastoopour, H., and Wolhof, L. 2000. “Synthesizing Carbon from Sludge" Patent # 6,030,922.
  • Khalili, N.R., Arastoopour, H., 2000. " Synthesis of Carbon-based Catalyst for NOX removal from Sludge" Patent #6,362,127 B1.