Omer Tatari, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and
Graduate Program Director

Construction Engineering
Department of Civil, Environmental,
and Construction Engineering
University of Central Florida




Contact Information

Room: Engr II 301-K
Phone: (407) 823-6558
E-mail: tatari@ucf.edu

 

 

Dr. Omer Tatari serves as the Associate Professor in UCF’s Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering. His research focuses on integrated sustainability assessment. He concentrates on systematically analyzing the social, environmental, and economic aspects of engineered systems from a life cycle perspective. Dr. Tatari is the subject editor of the International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment; a leading scientific journal in in LCA research. He is also the co-director of Electric Vehicle Transportation Center. He teaches courses on sustainability, green building and infrastructure systems, and construction project management.

Dr. Tatari is the author of over fifty scientific publications in the areas of sustainability and infrastructure management. Prior to joining the academic world, he worked as a senior consultant for Oracle, specializing in holistic analysis and system optimization of project-based organizations. Dr. Tatari received his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, and his M.S. from Purdue University. He is a LEED accredited professional (AP).

 

Education


Doctor of Philosophy in Civil & Environmental Engineering
2009 University of Maryland, College Park


Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
2004 Purdue University, West Lafayette


Master of Science in Construction Management
2001 Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
2000 Bogazici University, Turkey

 

 

 

Research Interests

  • Sustainable engineering
  • Environmental life cycle assessment
  • Carbon and ecological footprint analyses
  • Integrated sustainability assessment
  • Economic input-output analysis
  • Economic and environmental impact assessment
  • Life cycle cost analysis and optimization
  • Dynamic modeling of sustainable systems
  • Decision modeling and analysis
  • Optimization and data mining
  • Sustainable infrastructure and energy systems
  • Green buildings and sustainable construction


Research Grants

Funded research projects in the area of infrastructure and built environment sustainability are listed below:

Funding Agency Funded Projects
Dynamic Simulation Models for Road Safety and its Sustainability Implications,
Co-PI, with Dr. Aty, UCF,
Research Focus: Dynamic Modeling and Sustainability.

Electric Vehicle Transportation Center (UTC), Co-PI, with Dr. David Block and Dr. Zhihua Qu, UCF , November 2013 to November 2017;
Research Focus: Integrated Sustainability Assessment, Life Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Cost Analysis.

http://evtc.fsec.ucf.edu/

Sustainability and Performance-based Ground Stabilization, Co-PI, with Dr. Ahmed Elgamal, UCSD, and Dr. Kevin Mackie, UCF, April 2012 to March 2015;
Research Focus: Life Cycle Assessment.

 

Performance Measurements of Transportation Systems based on Fine-Grained Data Collected by AVI and AVL Systems, Co-PI, with Dr. Haitham Al-Deek, UCF, January 2012 to January 2014;
Research Focus:
Life Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Cost Analysis.

Investigation of Reflective Cracking Mitigation Techniques, Co-PI, with Dr. BooHyun Nam, UCF, July 2012 to June 2014;
Research Focus:
Life Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Cost Analysis.

 

 

 

UCF Sustainability research group focuses on developing decision support systems to analyze the social, environmental, and economic aspects of engineered systems from a life cycle perspective.


Faculty Advisor

    • Omer Tatari, Ph.D., LEED AP


Current Team Members

    • Mehdi Noori (Ph.D. Candidate)

    • Nuri Onat (Ph.D. Candidate)

    • Tolga Ercan (Ph.D. student)

    • Yang Zhao (Ph.D. student)

    • Mehdi Alirezaei (Ph.D. student)

    • Carolina Kelly (Ph.D. student)


Previous Team Members

    • Murat Kucukvar, Ph.D. (Istanbul Sehir University)

    • Gokhan Egilmez Ph.D. (North Dakota State University)

    • Asadullah Attal

    • Stefanie Battistini

    • Dhruva Kurmapu

    • Can Celikbilek

    • Nina Jean-Louis



Prospective Team Members

If you’re interested in pursuing graduate studies in the fields of Sustainable Civil Infrastructure Systems, Green Buildings, Sustainable Energy Systems, Life Cycle Assessment, and you have a strong background in civil, environmental, or construction engineering, please contact the faculty advisor.

 

Publications

  *: Graduate student or Post-Doc
IF: 2013 Impact Factor (Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® 2013)         

Refereed Journal Papers

  • Ercan, T.*, and Tatari, O. (2015). “A hybrid life cycle assessment of public transportation buses with alternative fuel options.” International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Springer. (Accepted for publication)
  • Noori, M., Gardner, S., and Tatari, O. (2015). “Electric vehicle cost, emissions, and water footprint in the U.S.: Development of a regional optimization model.” Energy, Elsevier. (Accepted for publication)
  • Onat, N.*, Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2015). “Electric conventional, hybrid, plug-in hybrid or electric vehicles? State-based comparative carbon and energy footprint analysis in the United States.” Applied Energy, Elsevier, 150(2015), 36-49 IF: 5.261. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.04.001
  • Consoli, F., Alomari, A., Al-Deek, H., Rogers, J., Tatari, O., Hadi, M., and Noori, M. (2015). “Evaluation of transit signal priority technology for regional implementation.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. (Accepted for publication)
  • Mackie, K., Kucukvar, M., Tatari, O., and Elgamal, A. (2015). “Sustainability metrics for performance-based seismic bridge response.” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, IF: 1.488. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001287
  • Onat, N.*, Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2014). “Towards life cycle sustainability assessment of alternative passenger vehicles.” Sustainability, 6(12), 9305-9342, IF: 1.077. DOI:10.3390/su6129305
  • Noori, M.*, Tatari, O., Nam, B.H., Golestani, B., and Greene, J. (2014). “A Stochastic Optimization Approach for the Selection of Reflective Cracking Mitigation Techniques.” Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, 69(2014), 367-378, IF: 2.525. DOI: 10.1016/j.tra.2014.09.006
  • Kucukvar, M.*, Egilmez, G.*, and Tatari, O. (2014). “Sustainability assessment of U.S. final consumption and investments: triple-bottom-line input–output analysis.” Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier. IF: 3.590. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.06.033
  • Onat, N.*, Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2014). “Integrating triple bottom line input-output analysis into life cycle sustainability assessment framework: the case for the U.S. buildings.” The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Springer, 19(8), 1488-1505, IF: 3.089. DOI: 10.1007/s11367-014-0753-y
  • Kucukvar, M.*, Egilmez, G.*, and Tatari, O. (2014). “Evaluating environmental impacts of alternative construction waste management approaches using supply-chain-linked life-cycle analysis.” Waste Management & Research, Sage, 32(6), 500-508, IF: 1.114. DOI: 10.1177/0734242X14536457
  • Onat, N.*, Egilmez, G.*, and Tatari, O. (2014). “Towards greening the U.S. residential building stock: a system dynamics approach.” Building and Environment, Elsevier, 78(2014), 68-80, IF: 2.700. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.03.030
  • Kucukvar, M.*, Noori, M.*, Egilmez, G.*, and Tatari, O. (2014) “Stochastic decision modeling for pavements designs.” International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Springer, 19(6), 1185-1199, IF: 3.089. DOI: 10.1007/s11367-014-0723-4
  • Noori, M.*, Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2014). “Economic input-output based sustainability analysis of onshore and offshore wind energy systems.” International Journal of Green Energy, Taylor & Francis. IF: 1.469. DOI: 10.1080/15435075.2014.890103
  • Kucukvar, M.*, Gumus, S.*, Egilmez, G.*, and Tatari, O. (2014). “Ranking the sustainability performance of pavements: an intuitionistic fuzzy decision making approach.” Automation in Construction, Elsevier, 40(2014), 33-43, IF: 1.822. DOI:10.1016/j.autcon.2013.12.009
  • Tatari, O., Kurmapu, D.*, and Egilmez, G.* (2014). “Socio-eco-efficiency of highways: a data envelopment analysis.” Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, Taylor & Francis, IF: 1.372. (Accepted for publication)
  • Onat, N.*, Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2014). “Scope-based carbon footprint analysis of U.S. residential and commercial buildings: an input-output hybrid life cycle assessment approach.” Building and Environment, Elsevier, 72(2014), 53-62, IF: 2.700. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2010.11.009
  • Egilmez, G.*, Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2014). “Supply chain sustainability assessment of the U.S. food manufacturing sectors: a life cycle-based frontier approach.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Elsevier, 82(2014), 8-20, IF: 2.692. DOI: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2013.10.008
  • Noori, M.*, Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2013). “A macro-level decision analysis of wind power as a solution for sustainable energy.” International Journal of Sustainable Energy, Taylor & Francis, 1-16. DOI:10.1080/14786451.2013.854796
  • Egilmez, G.*, Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2013). “Sustainability assessment of U.S. manufacturing sectors: an economic input output-based frontier approach.” Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, 53(2013), 91–102. IF: 3.590. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2013.03.037
  • Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2013). “Towards a sustainability assessment of the U.S. construction industry.” The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Elsevier, 18(5), 958-972, IF: 3.089. DOI: 10.1007/s11367-013-0545-9.
  • Consoli, F., Rogers, J., Al-Deek, H., Tatari, O., and Alomari, A. (2013). “Smart event traffic management: Impact on the Central Florida regional transportation network and lessons learned.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2396, 107-116, IF: 0.556. DOI: 10.3141/2396-12
  • Ercan, T.*, Kucukvar, M.*, Tatari, O., and Al-Deek, H. (2013). “Congestion relief based on intelligent transportation Systems in Florida: analysis of triple bottom line sustainability impact.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2380, 81-89, IF: 0.556. DOI: 10.3141/2380-09
  • Tatari, O., Sargand, S.M., Masada, T., and Tarawneh, B. (2013). “Neural network approach to risk assessment of highway culverts: a case study in Ohio.” Journal of Infrastructure Systems, ASCE, 19(4), 409-414, IF: 0.648. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000139
  • Nazzal, M., and Tatari, O. (2013). “Evaluating the use of neural networks and genetic algorithms for prediction of subgrade resilient modulus.” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Taylor & Francis, 14(4), 364-373, IF: 1.108. DOI: 10.1080/10298436.2012.671944
  • Egilmez, G.*, and Tatari, O. (2012). “A dynamic modeling approach to highway sustainability: strategies to reduce overall impact.” Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, 46(7), 1086-1096, IF: 2.525. DOI: 10.1016/j.tra.2012.04.011
  • Tatari, O., and Kucukvar, M.* (2012). “Sustainability assessment of U.S. construction sectors: an ecosystems perspective.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 138(8), 918-922, IF: 0.867.
    DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000509
  • Tatari, O., and Kucukvar, M.* (2012). “Eco-efficiency of construction materials: a data envelopment analysis.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 138(6), 733-741, IF: 0.867. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000484
  • Tatari, O., Nazzal, M., and Kucukvar, M.* (2012). “Comparative sustainability assessment of warm-mix asphalts: a thermodynamic based hybrid life cycle analysis.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Elsevier, 58(1), 18-24, IF: 2.692. DOI: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2011.07.005
  • Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2011). “A comprehensive life cycle analysis of co-firing algae in a coal power plant as a solution for achieving Sustainable Energy.” Energy, Elsevier, 36(11), 6352-6357, IF: 4.159. DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2011.09.039
  • Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2011). “Ecologically based hybrid life cycle analysis of reinforced concrete and hot-mix asphalt pavements.” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Elsevier, 17(1), 86-90, IF: 1.626. DOI: 10.1016/j.trd.2011.05.006
  • Tatari, O., and Kucukvar, M.* (2011). “Cost premium prediction of certified green buildings: a neural network approach.” Building and Environment, Elsevier, 46(5), 1081-1086, IF: 2.700. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2010.11.009
  • Tatari, O., and Skibniewski, M. (2010).+ “Empirical analysis of construction enterprise information systems: assessing system integration, critical factors, and benefits.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 25(5), 347-356, IF: 1.385. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000096
  • Tatari, O., Castro-Lacouture, D., and Skibniewski, M. (2008). “Performance evaluation of construction enterprise resource planning systems.” Journal of Management in Engineering, ASCE, 24(4), 198-206, IF: 1.111. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)0742-597X(2008)24:4(198)
  • Tatari, O., Castro-Lacouture, D., and Skibniewski, M. (2007). “Current state of construction enterprise information systems: survey research.” Construction Innovation, Emerald, 7(4), 310-319. DOI: 10.1108/14714170710780075
  • Tatari, O., and Skibniewski, M. (2006). “Integrated agent-based construction equipment management: conceptual design.” Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, Taylor & Francis, 12(3), 231-236, IF: 1.372. DOI: 10.1080/13923730.2006.9636397


Conference Proceedings (Refereed Papers)

  • Vijayakumar, M., Cheng, J. J., Küçükvar, M., Elgamal, A., Mackie, K. R., Tatari, O. (2015) “Carbon Footprint: Liquefaction Effects on a Private Residence.” Geo-Chicago 2016: Sustainability, Energy, and the Geoenvironment, August 14-18, 2016 Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Alirezaei, M.*, Onat, N.*, Tatari, O., and Abdel-Aty, M. (2015) “A Dynamic Simulation Approach to Assess the Climate Change Impacts on Road Safety.” 2015 Road Safety & Simulation International Conference, October 6-8, 2015, Orlando, Florida USA.
  • Tatari, O., Kucukvar, M.*, Onat, N.* (2014) “Towards a triple bottom line life cycle sustainability assessment of buildings.” NIST-ASCE-ASME Workshop on Measurement Science for Sustainable Construction and Manufacturing, June 12-13, 2014, Reston, VA, USA.
  • Ercan, T.*, Kucukvar, M.*, Tatari, O., and Al-Deek, H. (2013). “Triple bottom line sustainability impact analysis of ITS-related congestion relief in Florida: the complete picture.” Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Meeting, January 13-17, 2013, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Consoli, F., Rogers, J., Al-Deek, H., Tatari, O., and Alomari, A. (2013). “Smart event traffic management: impact on the central Florida regional transportation network and lessons learned.” Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Meeting, January 13-17, 2013, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2012). “An integrated sustainability analysis of construction waste management systems.” 2012 IEEE ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Boston, MA, USA. DOI: 10.1109/ISSST.2012.6403807
  • Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2012). “Environmental efficiency analysis of U.S. passenger transportation modes: a synergistic use of a hybrid-LCA model and mathematical optimization.” 2012 IEEE ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Boston, MA, USA. DOI: 10.1109/ISSST.2012.6403803
  • Tatari, O., and Kucukvar, M.* (2011). “Evaluating eco-efficiency of construction materials: a frontier approach.” 2011 ASCE International Workshop of Computing in Civil Engineering, Miami, FL, June 19-22, 2011. DOI: 10.1061/41182(416)91
  • Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2011). “Sustainability assessment of algae cofiring in a coal-fired power plant: a hybrid LCA model.” 2011 IEEE ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Co-organized with the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology, May 16-18, 2011, Chicago, Illinois, USA. DOI: 10.1109/ISSST.2011.5936848
  • Tatari, O., and Kurmapu, D.* (2011). “Sustainability assessment of highways: a malmquist index of U.S. states.” 2011 IEEE ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Co-organized with the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology, May 16-18, 2011, Chicago, Illinois, USA. DOI: 10.1109/ISSST.2011.5936849
  • Ghosh, S., Negahban, S., Tatari, O., and Skibniewski, M. (2010). “Analysis of key performance indicators of the integration between building information modeling and management information systems.” 6th International Conference on Innovation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction, The Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA.
  • Tatari, O., and Skibniewski, M. (2009). “Business benefits framework of enterprise systems in construction: an exploratory factor analysis.” Proceedings, 26th International Conference on IT in Construction, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, CRC Press.
  • Tatari, O., Ryoo, B., and Skibniewski, M. (2004). “Modeling of ERP system solutions for the construction industry.” Proceedings, 5th European Conference on Product and Process Modeling in AEC Industry, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, CRC Press. DOI: 10.1201/9780203023426.ch52



Conference Proceedings (Refereed Abstracts)
  • Onat, N.C., Egilmez, G., Tatari, O. (2015). “Dynamic Modeling of the Green Building Movement in the U.S.: Strategies to Reduce Carbon Footprint of Residential Building Stock” ICSBIE 2015: International Conference on Sustainable Building and Infrastructure Engineering, Jul 29-30, 2015, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Kucukvar, M., Onat, N. C., Tatari, O., Elgamal, A., and Mackie, K. (2015). "Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Ground Improvement techniques.” The International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering (ICOCEE), May 20-23, 2015, Nevsehir, Turkey.
  • Egilmez, G., M., Kucukvar, M., Tatari, O., and Bhutta, M. (2014). “A Life Cycle Frontier Approach to Supply Chain Sustainability Assessment in the U.S. Food Manufacturing Sectors.” 2014 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), November 22-25, 2014, Tampa, Florida, USA.
  • Onat, N.C., Kucukvar, M., Tatari, O. (2014). “Energy and Carbon Footprints of Alternative Vehicle Options: Inclusion of State-specific Variations.” INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 9-12, 2014, San Francisco, USA.
  • Kucukvar, M., Onat, N.C., Tatari O. (2014). “Water footprint of alternative vehicle technologies in the United States.” INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 9-12, 2014, San Francisco, USA.
  • Mackie, K., Elgamal, A., Kucukvar, M., and Tatari, O. (2014). “Carbon footprint of post-earthquake bridge repair.” 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, July 21-25, 2014, Alaska, USA.
  • Noori. M.*,Golestani. B.*, Tatari. O., Nam. B. H., Battistini. S.* (2014). “A multi-criteria decision making model to find the best reflective cracking mitigation method in the state of Florida.” 2nd Transportation and Development Institute, ASCE, June 8-11, 2014 in Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Noori, M.*, Tatari, O., and Al-Deek, H. (2014). “Evaluating the environmental effects of transit signal priority system: a case study in state of Florida.” 2nd Transportation and Development Institute, ASCE, June 8-11, 2014 in Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Ercan, T.*, Gumus, S.*, Tatari, O. (2014) “Sustainability performance analysis of intelligent transportation systems: a fuzzy-data envelopment analysis approach.” International Conference on Engineering and Applied Sciences Optimization (OPT-i), June 4-6, 2014, Kos Island, Greece.
  • Egilmez, G., M.*, Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2013). “Life cycle sustainability assessment of building-related waste recycling considering the onsite and supply chain impacts.” The 2013 CHEMTECH: Chemical Engineering Conference, December 16-18, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Egilmez, G.*, M., Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2013). “Sustainability performance assessment of the U.S. food manufacturing: a fuzzy eco-efficiency analysis.” INFORMS Annual Meeting, October 6-9, 2013, Minneapolis, USA.
  • Kucukvar, M.*, Egilmez G.*, and Tatari, O. (2013). “Sustainable supply chain management and the triple bottom line EIO modeling.” INFORMS Annual Meeting, October 6-9, 2013, Minneapolis, USA.
  • Al-Deek, H., Consoli, F., Rogers, J., Alomari, A., Tatari, O., Noori, M.*, and Hadi, M. (2013). “Applications of traffic signal priority technology for transit service.” University Transportation Center (UTC) Conference for the Southeastern Region, April 4-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2013). “A policy programming model for optimized carbon footprint reductions strategies of residential and non-residential constructions.” Engineering and the Sustainability, April 7-9, 2013, Pittsburgh, USA.
  • Noori, M.*, Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2013). “A multi-criteria decision analysis of wind energy systems for green buildings.” Engineering and the Sustainability, April 7-9, 2013, Pittsburgh, USA.
  • Egilmez, G.*, Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2013). “Benchmarking the sustainability performance of U.S. manufacturing sectors from an eco-efficiency perspective.” The 2013 IIE Annual Conference and Expo, May 18-22, 2013, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA.
  • Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2013). “Sustainable consumption and investment strategies for U.S. final demands: a macro-level analysis.” The 2013 IIE Annual Conference and Expo, May 18-22, 2013, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA.
  • Tatari, O., Kucukvar, M.*, and Onat, N. * (2013). “Life cycle-based holistic approach to prioritize the LEED credit strategies toward net zero carbon buildings.” The 2013 IIE Annual Conference and Expo, May 18-22, 2013, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA.
  • Kucukvar, M.*, Ozguner, O., and Tatari, O. (2013). “Comparative triple bottom line sustainability assessment of the conventional versus robotic cardiac surgery.” The 2013 ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 16-18, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
  • Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2013). “A policy programming model for sustainable pavement strategies in the United States.” The IEEE ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 16-18, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
  • Kucukvar, M.*, Egilmez O.*, and Tatari, O. (2013). “A supply chain-linked eco-efficiency analysis of the U.S. manufacturing sectors.” The 2013 ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 16-18, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
  • Egilmez, G.*, Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2013). “Dynamic carbon footprint estimation of the U.S. economy”. The 2013 ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 16-18, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Noori, M.*, Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2012) “Life cycle assessment of off-shore and on-shore wind energy: a hybrid input-output approach.” 2012 IEEE ISSST International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Egilmez, G.*, Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2012). “Assessing the sustainability performance of U.S. industrial sectors: a life cycle assessment approach.” The 2012 IIE Annual Conference and Expo, May 19-23, 2012, Orlando, FL, USA. 
  • Pazour, J., Tatari, O., and Ramtin, F. (2012). “Sustainable product returns: a life cycle based decision making analysis.” The 2012 IIE Annual Conference and Expo, May 19-23, 2012, Orlando, FL, USA. 
  • Tatari, O., and Kurmapu, D.* (2011). “Sustainability assessment of highways: a data envelopment analysis.” Second International Congress on Sustainability Science and Engineering, Tucson, Arizona, January 9-13, 2011.
  • Kucukvar, M.*, and Tatari, O. (2011). “Reinforced concrete vs. asphalt pavements: a life cycle analysis of ecological resources.” Second International Congress on Sustainability Science and Engineering, Tucson, Arizona, January 9-13, 2011.
  • Tatari, O., Nazzal, M., and Kucukvar, M.* (2011). “Life cycle assessment of emissions and ecological resources of low-volume road mixtures.” 224th World Road Congress, Mexico City, Mexico, September 26-30, 2011.
  • Tatari, O., and Skibniewski, M. (2005). “Enabling computer integrated construction through construction enterprise resource planning.” International Conference on Civil Engineering Infrastructure Systems, Sponsored by U.S. National Science Foundation, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.