Supekar, S. D., & Skerlos, S. J. (2017) Sourcing of steam and electricity for carbon capture retrofits. Environmental Science & Technology, 51(21), 12908–12917. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01973.
Supekar, S. D., & Skerlos, S. J. (2017). Analysis of costs and time frame for reducing CO2 emissions by 70% in the U.S. auto and energy sectors by 2050. Environmental Science & Technology, 51(19), 10932–10942. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01295
Liang, S., Stylianou, K. S., Jolliet, O., Supekar, S. D., Qu, S., Skerlos, S. J., & Xu, M. (2017). Consumption-based human health impacts of primary PM 2.5: The hidden burden of international trade. Journal of Cleaner Production, 167, 133–139. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.08.139
Supekar, S. D., & Skerlos, S. J. (2016) Response to comment on "Reassessing the energy penalty from carbon capture in coal-fired power plants." Environmental Science & Technology. 50(11), 6114–6115. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b02022
Supekar, S. D., & Skerlos, S. J. (2015) Reassessing the energy penalty from carbon capture in coal-fired power plants. Environmental Science & Technology. 49(20), 12576–12584. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.5b03052
Supekar, S. D., & Skerlos, S. J. (2014). Market-driven emissions of recovered carbon dioxide gas. Environmental Science & Technology, 48(24). 14615–14623. doi: 10.1021/es503485z
Supekar, S. D., & Skerlos, S. J. (2014). Supercritical carbon dioxide in microelectronics manufacturing: marginal cradle-to-grave emissions. Procedia CIRP, 15, 461–466. doi: 10.1016/j.procir.2014.06.061
Stephenson, D. A., Skerlos, S. J., King, A. S., & Supekar, S. D. (2014). Rough turning Inconel 750 with supercritical CO₂-based minimum quantity lubrication. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 214(3), 673–680. doi: 10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2013.10.003
Supekar, S. D., Gozen, B. A., Bediz, B., Ozdoganlar, O. B., & Skerlos, S. J. (2013). Feasibility of supercritical carbon dioxide based metalworking fluids in micromilling. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 135(2), 024501. doi: 10.1115/1.4023375
Supekar, S. D., Clarens, A. F., Stephenson, D. A., & Skerlos, S. J. (2012). Performance of supercritical carbon dioxide sprays as coolants and lubricants in representative metalworking operations. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 212(12), 2652–2658. doi: 10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2012.07.020
Manuscripts in Preparation
Supekar, S. D., Lim, T.-H., & Skerlos, S. J. On the emissions, costs, and timing of integrating direct air capture plants into the U.S. electric grid.
Raichur, V., Supekar, S. D., & Skerlos, S. J. Parametric analysis of utility-scale energy storage for renewable energy expansion.
Supekar, S. D. (2015). Environmental and Economic Assessment of Carbon Dioxide Recovery and Mitigation in the Industrial and Energy Sectors. Doctoral Thesis. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Available online
Refereed Conference Papers
Morrow III, W. R., Carpenter, A., Cresko, J., Das, S., Graziano, D. J., Hanes, R., Supekar, S. D., Nimbalkar, S., Riddle, M. E., Shehabi, A. (2017). U.S. Industrial Sector Energy Productivity Improvement Pathways. Proceedings of the 2017 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry (pp. 101–113). Washington, DC: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. Available online
Supekar, S. D., & Skerlos, S. J. (2013). Market Driven Emissions Associated with Supplying Recovered Carbon Dioxide to Sustainable Manufacturing Applications. In G. Seliger (Ed.), Proceedings of the 11th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing - Innovative Solutions (pp. 330–336). Berlin: Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin. Available online
Supekar, S. D., Caruso, K. A., Daskin, M. S., & Skerlos, S. J. (2013). Least-Cost Technology Investments in the Passenger Vehicle and Electric Sectors to Meet Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets to 2050. In A. Y. C. Nee, B. Song, & S.-K. Ong (Eds.), Re-engineering Manufacturing for Sustainability. Singapore: Springer Singapore. doi :10.1007/978-981-4451-48-2
Achieving CO2 emission targets at least cost: The role of legacy technologies, preventive action, and negative emissions. Closing the Carbon Cycle Conference, September 28, 2016, Tempe, AZ.
Technology trajectories to achieve emission reduction targets in the U.S. energy sector. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 18, 2015, Houston, TX.
Achieving greenhouse gas emission targets at least cost: The fossil fueled inertia of legacy power plants. University of California, Davis, October 8, 2015, Davis, CA.
Marginal environmental impacts from recovery of carbon dioxide gas. NASA Ames Research Center, June 28, 2014, Mountain View, CA.
Supercritical carbon dioxide based metalworking fluids. Michigan DEQ Retired Engineer Technical Assistance Program, November 21, 2011, Lansing, MI.
Supercritical carbon dioxide based metalworking fluids. Michigan Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, October 27, 2011, Ann Arbor, MI.
Beyond EPA's Clean Power decision: Climate action window could close as early as 2023, EurekAlert! (AAAS), 2017
University of Michigan study shows cost-effectiveness of reducing carbon emissions, Crain’s Detroit Business, 2017
Michigan scientists see urgency for negative emissions, Climate Central, 2016
Carbon capture too costly, so leave coal in the ground, say researchers, Michigan Radio (NPR), 2015
The latest bad news on carbon capture from coal power plants: higher costs, The Conversation, 2015