As we build re-Engineered, our goal is to ensure that we engage with the audiences and stakeholders we need to through the most appropriate medium.  Here are writings for academic audiences.  

Peer-reviewed journal publications

Energy, combustion chemistry and pyrolysis

Visualizing Energy Participation: A Method for Practitioners and Researchers, 2020

by Jorge Guerrero Morales and Darshan M.A. Karwat

in Energy Research and Social Science

A numerical study of the effects of primary reference fuel chemical kinetics on ignition and heat release under homogeneous reciprocating engine conditions, 2016

by Mohammad Fatouraie, Darshan M.A. Karwat, and Margaret S. Wooldridge

in Combustion and Flame

Topic: computational combustion chemistry

Effects of new ab initio rate coefficients on predictions of species formed during n-butanol ignition and pyrolysis, 2015

by Darshan M.A. Karwat, Margaret S. Wooldridge, Stephen J. Klippenstein, and Michael J. Davis

in Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Topic: computational combustion chemistry

An experimental and modeling study of methyl trans-3-hexenoate autoignition, 2014

by Scott W. Wagnon, Darshan M.A. Karwat, Margaret S. Wooldridge, and Charles K. Westbrook

in Energy & Fuels

Topic: experimental and computational combustion chemistry

Low temperature chemical kinetic and speciation studies of n-heptane, 2013

by Darshan M.A. Karwat, Scott W. Wagnon, Margaret S. Wooldridge, and Charles K. Westbrook

in Combustion and Flame

Topic: experimental and computational combustion chemistry

On the combustion chemistry of n-butanol and n-heptane blends, 2012

by Darshan M.A. Karwat, Scott W. Wagnon, Margaret S. Wooldridge, and Charles K. Westbrook

in Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Topic: experimental and computational combustion chemistry

The effect of CO2/H2O on the formation of soot particles in the homogenous environment of a rapid compression facility, 2011

by Paul D. Teini, Darshan M.A. Karwat, and Arvind Atreya

in Combustion and Flame

Topic: experimental pyrolysis

On the chemical kinetics of n-butanol—ignition and speciation studies, 2011

by Darshan M.A. Karwat, Scott W. Wagnon, Paul D. Teini, and Margaret S. Wooldridge

in Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Topic: experimental and computational combustion chemistry

Observations of nascent soot: Molecular deposition and particle morphology, 2011

by Paul D. Teini, Darshan M.A. Karwat, and Arvind Atreya

in Combustion and Flame

Topic: experimental pyrolysis

Speciation studies of methyl butanoate ignition, 2011

by Steven M. Walton, Darshan M.A. Karwat, Paul D. Teini, and Margaret S. Wooldridge

in Fuel

Topic: experimental and computational combustion chemistry

Science and technology studies + engineering ethics

When Mental Walls Lead to Physical Walls: The US-Mexico Border Wall, Art, and Public Conversations about the Social Responsibility of Engineering: 2020

Madison Macias, Peter Pohorily, Jorge Morales Guerrero, Darshan M.A. Karwat

in Engaging Science, Technology, and Society

Self-reflection for activist engineering, 2019

by Darshan M.A. Karwat

in Science and Engineering Ethics

Are there ecological problems that technology cannot solve?  Water scarcity and dams, climate change and biofuels, 2014

by Darshan M.A. Karwat, Walter E. Eagle, and Margaret S. Wooldridge

in International Journal of Engineering, Social Justice, and Peace

Topics: science and technology studies, engineering ethics

Activist Engineering: Changing Current Engineering Practice By Deploying Praxis, 2014

by Darshan M.A. Karwat, Walter E. Eagle, Margaret S. Wooldridge, and Thomas E. Princen

in Science and Engineering Ethics

Topic: engineering ethics

Community-based engineering and science, service learning and community engagement

(under review) Engineers and Scientists Addressing Environmental Injustice: Incentives, Barriers, and Potential

by Jean Léon Boucher, Anthony M. Levenda, Jorge M. Guerrero, Madison Macias, Darshan M.A. Karwat

in Earth's Future

(under review) Identifying Areas that could Benefit from Community-Focused Engineering: A Neighbourhood Deficit and Asset Score for Phoenix, Arizona 

by Jean Léon Boucher, Anthony M. Levenda, Caleb Carpenter, Jorge Morales Guerrero, and Darshan M.A. Karwat 

in Local Environment

Social Justice and Sustainability in Poor Neighborhoods: Service Learning in Southwest Detroit, 2014

by Larissa S. Larsen, Laura S. Sherman, Laura B. Smith, Darshan M.A. Karwat, Krista C. Badiane, and Paul J. Coseo

in Journal of Planning Education and Research

Topics: service learning, community engagement

A Lesson in Service Learning and Community Engagement, 2013

by Darshan M.A. Karwat, Laura S. Sherman, Laura B. Smith, Darshan M.A. Karwat, Krista C. Badiane, Paul J. Coseo, and Larissa S. Larsen

in Michigan Journal of Sustainability

Topics: service learning, community engagement

Climate change policy and governance

Perspectives on Governance for Climate Change Resilience: Status Quo and Reforms, 2017

by James Nachbaur, Elise Lipkowitz, Irina Feygina, and Darshan M.A. Karwat

a report based on Climate Change Resilience: Governance and Reforms sponsored by AAAS

Topic: climate change resilience, governance

Sequential Climate Change Policy, 2011

by Edward A. Parson and Darshan M.A. Karwat

in Wiley Interdisciplinary Review WIREs Climate Change

Topic: climate change policy

Trash and philosophy

Trash, waste, and time

by Darshan M.A. Karwat

in Kinesis

Public writing in the US federal government

Methodology to Calculate the ACE and HPQ Metrics Used in the Wave Energy Prize (2018), available here

Co-authored with Frederick Driscoll (NREL), Jochem Weber (NREL), Scott Jenne (NREL), Robert Thresher (NREL), and Lee Jay Fingersh (NREL), Diana Bull (Sandia), Ann Dallman (Sandia), Budi Gunawan (Sandia), and Kelley Ruehl (Sandia), David Newborn (NSWC Carderock Division) and Miguel Quintero (NSWC Carderock Division), Alison LaBonte (U.S. Department of Energy), and Scott Beatty (Cascadia Coast Research Ltd.)

Sections 2, 3, and 4 of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and General Services Administration Prizes and Challenges Toolkit, 2016

Media

All my trash for a year fit into two plastic bags. Here’s how I did it. Washington Post, 29 October, 2015

  • Lead story in the Outlook section of the Washington Post, 1 November, 2015

Why Trash?  The Michigan Daily, 10 November, 2010

University of Michigan student halfway through ‘year without waste’ annarbor.com, 10 October, 2010