Theses

Air Quality

“The Air Quality Impact of Aviation in Future-Year Emissions Scenarios,” A. Ashok, SM Thesis, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, June 2012.

“Adjoint Sensitivity Analysis of the Intercontinental Impacts of Aviation Emissions on Air Quality and Health,” J. Koo, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computation for Design and Optimization, June 2011.

“Microphysical modeling of ultrane hydrocarbon-containing aerosols in aircraft emissions,” M. Jun, PhD Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2011, http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/67064.

“The impacts of aviation emissions on human health through changes in air quality and UV irradiance,” E. Brunelle-Yeung, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2009, http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/50606.

“Development and assessment of a soot emissions model for aircraft gas turbine engines,” B. Martini, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2008, http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/45256.

Alternative Fuels

“Climate Policy and the Airline Industry: Emissions Trading and Renewable Jet Fuel,” D. McConnachie, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2012.

“Environmental and Economic Assessment of Microalgae-derived Jet Fuel,” N.A Carter, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2012.

“Scaling air quality effects from alternative jet fuel in aircraft and ground support equipment,” P. Donohoo, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2010.

“A techno-economic and environmental assessment of hydroprocessed renewable distillate fuels,” M.N. Pearlson, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2011, http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/65508.

“Estimating the environmental benefits of aviation fuel and emissions reductions,” C. Dorbian, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2010.

“Life cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions and non-CO₂ combustion effects from alternative jet fuels,” R. Stratton, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2010.

“Life-cycle assessment of Greenhouse Gas emissions from alternative jet fuels,” H. M. Wong, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2008.

Climate

“Aviation Environmental Policy Effects on National- and Regional-scale Air Quality, Noise, and Climate Impacts.” P. Wolfe, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 2012.

“Assessing Environmental Benefits and Economic Costs of Aviation Environmental Policy Measures.” A. Mahashabde, PhD Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September, 2009.

Noise

“Development of an income-based hedonic monetization model for the assessment of aviation-related noise impacts,” Q. He, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2010. (http://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/59559/668214544.pdf?sequence=1)

“An Estimate of the Global Impact of Commercial Aviation Noise,” C. Kish, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2008. (http://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/44932/311866230.pdf?sequence=1).

Operations

“Estimating Current and Future Benefits of Airport Surface Congestion Management Techniques”, A. Nakahara, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2012.

“Benefit-Cost Assessment of Aviation Environmental Policies”, C. Gilmore, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2012.

“Estimation of Potential Aircraft Fuel Burn Reduction in Cruise via Speed and Altitude Optimization Strategies”, J. Lovegren, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 2011, http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/62196.

“Modeling and control of airport departure processes for emissions reduction,” I. Simaiakis, SM Thesis, Technology Policy Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, June 2009, http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/58289.

“A Methodology for Integrated Conceptual Design of Aircraft Configuration and Operation to Reduce Environmental Impact,” A. March, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2009, http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/59431.

Policy Assessment

“Climate Policy and the Airline Industry: Emissions Trading and Renewable Jet Fuel,” D. McConnachie, SM Thesis, Technology Policy Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, June 2012.

“Aviation Environmental Policy Effects on National and Regional scale Air Quality, Noise, and Climate Impacts,” P. Wolfe, SM Thesis, Technology Policy Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, June 2012.

“Estimating the Environmental Benefits of Aviation Fuel and Emissions Reductions,” C. Dorbian, SM Thesis, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, June 2010.

“An assessment of environmental impacts of a nextGen implementation scenario and its implications on policy-making,” A. Fan, SM Thesis, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, June 2010, http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/57881.

“Cost-benefit Analysis of Ultra-Low Sulfur Jet Fuel,” S. Kuhn, SM Thesis, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, June 2010.

“Life Cycle Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Non-CO2 Combustion Effects from Alternative Jet Fuels”, R. Stratton, SM Thesis, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, June 2010.

“Impacts of Market Based Climate Policies on Aviation Accounting for Non-CO2 Effects,” N. Jost, SM Thesis, ETH Zurich, September 2010.

“Assessing Environmental Benefits and Economic Costs of Aviation Environmental Policy Measures,” A. Mahashabde, PhD Thesis, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, June 2009.

“Environmental impact assessment of commercial aircraft operations in the United States,” S. Lukachko,  PhD Thesis, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2009, http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/54607.

Uncertainty Quantification

“System level assessment of uncertainty in aviation environmental policy impact analysis,” R.P. Liem SM Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, June 2010. [link]

“Uncertainty Assessment of Complex Models with Application to Aviation Environmental Systems,” D. L. Allaire, PhD Thesis, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2009.