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Scholarly Works

Brian Thorn
Associate Professor

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

Carrano, Andres L., et al. "Characterizing the Carbon Footprint of Wood Pallet Logistics." Forest Products Journal 64. (2014): 232-241. Print. £

Carrano, Andres L., et al. "Selection of Pallet Management Strategies Based on Carbon Emissions Impact." International Journal of Production Economics. November (2014): forthcoming. Print. £

Published Conference Proceedings

Cruz, Pedro, Brian K. Thorn, and Sarah A. Brownell. "A Life-Cycle Comparison of Selected Sanitation Alternatives for Developing Countries." Proceedings of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, June, Montreal, Canada. Ed. Y. Guan and H. Liao. Montreal, Canada: n.p., Web. *

Gebo, Kevin, Brian K. Thorn, and Steven Hart. "Financial and Environmental Comparison of Military Housing Options for Forward Operating Bases." Proceedings of the 2014 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference. Ed. Y. Guan and H. Liao. Montreal, Canada: n.p., Web. £

Habbab, Mehad and Brian K. Thorn. "Environmental Comparison of Recycling Phosphorus Through Different Urine-Source Treatments." Proceedings of the 2014 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference. Ed. Y. Guan and H. Liao. Montreal, Canada: n.p., Web. £

Tank, Eric and Brian K. Thorn. "Lifecycle Comparison of Post-Consumer Recycling Collection Systems in Academic Buildings." Proceedings of the 2014 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference. Ed. Y. Guan and H. Liao. Montreal, Canada: n.p., Web. £

Yanikara, Fatma, Michael E. Kuhl, and Brian K. Thorn. "Comparison of Reverse Logistics Network Configurations Using Simulation." Proceedings of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, June, Montreal, Canada. Ed. Y. Guan and H. Liao. Montreal, Canada: n.p., Web. £

2013 Submissions

Published Conference Proceedings

Woltag, H., A. L. Carrano, and B. K. Thorn. "Estimation of the Cradle-to-grave CO2 Footprint of Wood Pallets Logistics Operations." Proceedings of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico. May 18-22, 2013. Ed. Institute of Industrial Engineers. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Institute of Industrial Engineers, 2013. Print. *

Esterman, M., et al. "Warranty Prediction During Product Development: Developing an Event Generation Engine." Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conferences. Ed. ASME. Portland, OR: ASME, 2013. Print. *

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Thorn, Brian K. and Sarah A. Brownell. "Social Sustainability of Sanitation Measures in Haiti and Methods of Measurement." RIT/Malmo University Joint Symposium. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY. 2 Oct. 2013. Conference Presentation.

Carrano, Andres L. and Brian K. Thorn. "How to Calculate Carbon Footprints: A Wood Pallet Example." PROMAT Material Handling Show. Material Handling Institute. Chicago, ILL. 21 Jan. 2013. Conference Presentation.

2012 Submissions

Journal Paper

Kataria, H, A Carrano, and BK Thorn. "Modeling of Tooling-Workpiece Interactions on Random Surfaces." Advances in Mechanical Engineering 2012. (2012): Doi:10.1155/2012/807018. Web. *