Click on the links below to learn more about ERC's research efforts in the Bioenergy and Sustainable Landscapes field.
October 15, 2019; New Analysis
Cancer Reductions from the Use of High-Octane Ethanol-Blended Gasoline with a Focus on Toxic Air Compounds
August 12, 2019; New Analysis
Avoided Mortalities from the Substitution of Ethanol for Aromatics in Gasoline with a Focus on Secondary Particulate Formation
July 2019. Mueller Provides Comments on Hill et al.
February 2019; Fact Sheet: The Health Impact of Ethanol Blends in 5 Global Cities
January 2018. UPDATE: Dr. Mueller releases Updated 5 Cities Study Now with Health Impact Assessment
Health Impact of Corn Ethanol Blends
December 2018. Dr. Mueller talking to National Corn Growers Association on Health Impact of Corn Ethanol Blends in International Markets
Biofuels: Cleaner Air, Fewer Carbon Emissions, & Ecosystem Solutions
9/26/18: Dr. Mueller speaks at Congressional Staff Briefing in Washington DC.
Steffen Mueller Presents on Life Cycle Modeling in Seoul, Korea
The Impact of Higher Ethanol Blend Levels on Vehicle Emissions in Five Global Cities
January 18, 2018; Mueller et al release the UIC iBEAM Emissions Model: “The Impact of Higher Ethanol Blend Levels on Emissions in Five Global Cities”
Supporting spreadsheet is available upon request.
The Impact on Biofuels on Air Emissions and Toxins for Beijing/Tianjin Region
November 14, 2017: Dr. Mueller speaks at the Sino-U.S. Advanced Biofuels Forum on “The Impact on Biofuels on Air Emissions and Toxins for Beijing/Tianjin Region”
Summary Points at United Nation’s COP23 Meeting
November 10, 2017; Dr. Mueller speaking at the United Nation’s COP23 Meeting in Bonn, Germany
Life Cycle Considerations of Corn Ethanol Production
October 2017: Dr. Mueller Presenting at Ag-Auto-Ethanol Meeting in Detroit. “Life Cycle Considerations of Corn Ethanol Production”
The Impact of Biofuels on Air Toxins and Emissions
Dr. Mueller Presenting at the Hormel Cancer Institute China Conference
6/27/2017 Comments On Richardson and P. Kumar (2017): s Critical Zone services as environmental
June 27, 2017: Comments On Richardson and P. Kumar (2017): s Critical Zone services as environmental assessment criteria in intensively managed landscape
6/8/17 The Utility and Limitations of Remote Sensing in Land Use Change Detection and Conservation P
5/25/17 PM and Benzene in Splash Blended Fuels with Ethanol
4/2/17 Working Together for Monarchs
1/25/17 Sustainability Of US Produced Corn Can Support Export Markets
11/15/16 Combustion Emissions Benefits of Ethanol vs. Gasoline in Mexico City
10/1/16 Climate Benefits of US Produced Corn Ethanol
9/12/16 Inaugural Address on the Impact of Biofuel on the Environment – New Delhi and Mumbai, India
9/6/2016: DeCicco et al. article titled “Carbon balance effects of U.S. biofuel production and use”
8/10/2015: EPA’s Proposed Ethanol Rule Would Add the Equivalent of Nearly One Million More Vehicles
5/20/2015: Evaluation of USEPA MOVES Model Sensitivity to Ethanol Fuel Blends in Cook County, IL
6/20/2015: Monarch Habitat Mapping and Land Use Analysis
Steffen Mueller, PhD.