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Jhih-Shyang Shih
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202-328-5028
shih@rff.org
RESEARCH TOPICS
 
AWARDS
 
American Water Works Association (AWWA) Small Systems Division Best Paper Award, 2007.
 
Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 4th-Ed., Marquis Who's Who, 1998.
 
Director, Oversea Chinese Environmental Engineering and Scientist Association, 1997 - 1998.
 
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)/U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fellow of 1995.
 
Ji-Dian Liang Fellowship, Carnegie Mellon University, 1994.
 
Junior Scientist Award, NATO Advanced Study Institute, "Engineering Risk and Reliability in a Changing Physical Environment (with special reference to climate uncertainty)," May 24 - June 4, 1993, Deauville, France.
 
Research Assistant fellowship, The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, 1987 - 1990.
 
Tuition fellowship from the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 1985 - 1990.
 
Chairman of Chinese Graduate Student Association, The Johns Hopkins University, 1986.
 
Graduate Scholarship, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan, R.O.C., 1981 - 1983.
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
 
Fellow, Resources for the Future, 1998 - present.
 
Research Consultant, Resources for the Future, Quality of the Environment Division, 1995 - 1997.
 
Instructor, The Johns Hopkins University, Whiting School of Engineering, 1997.
 
Research Associate, Carnegie Mellon University, Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, 1991 - 1995.
 
AAAS-EPA Fellow, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 1995.
 
Consultant, Argonne National Laboratory, Environmental Assessment and Information Sciences Division, 1995.
 
Consultant, World Bank and Resource for the Future, "Economic Development, Environmental Conditions, and Policy Design in Eastern Europe over next 20 years," 1992.
 
Researcher, Carnegie Mellon University, Electric Power Research Institute, 1991 - 1992.
 
Researcher, The Johns Hopkins University and the U.S. Navy, Applied Physics Laboratory, 1987 - 1989.
 
Researcher, Information systems, Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Commission, "The Spatial Effects of the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Law," 1987 - 1988.
 
Researcher, Independent Study, "Incubating Biomass in a High Salinity Environment (simulating estuary)," 1981.
 
Researcher, Water Resources Planning Commission, Taiwan, R.O.C., Ministry of Economic Affairs, "Water Quality Investigation on Kao-Ping River Basin," 1978 - 1980.
 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
 
Committee Memberships:
 
Director, Oversea Chinese Environmental Engineering and Scientist Association, 1997 - 1998.
 
Lecturer:
 
Mathematical Foundation for Public Decision Making, Part-Time Programs in Engineering and Applied Science, Whiting School of Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 1997.
 
Carnegie Mellon University, "Mathematical Modeling of Environmental Quality Systems," March 13, 1991. Topic: Decision Models for Environmental Management.
 
 
Professional Associations:
 
Association of Environmental and Resource Economics American Association for the Advancement of Science Institution for Operations Research and Management Science Oversea Chinese Environmental Engineering and Scientist Association
 
Reviewer:
 
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Annals of Regional Science
Automatica
Environment and Development Economics
Growth and Change
International Transactions in Operational Research
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
Journal of Hazardous Materials
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management
Socio-Economic Planning Sciences
Swarthmore College, Honors Program examiner (Operations Research and Environmental Systems Engineering)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
 
 
Workshop Participant:
 
USEPA, SPARROW Surface Water Quality Modeling Workshop, Crystal City, VA, May 21-24, 2007.
 
USGS, SPARROW Surface Water Quality Workshop, Reston, VA, October 29 - 31, 2002
 
NASA/NSF, Space Solar Power Concept Technology Maturation (SCTM) Program Technical Interchange Meeting, Cleveland, OH, September 10 - 12, 2002.
 
NATO Advanced Study Institute, "Engineering Risk and Reliability in a Changing Physical Environment (with special reference to climate uncertainty)," Deauville, France. May 24 - June 4, 1993.
 
Supercomputing Techniques Workshop, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, April 29 - May 3, 1991.
 
PUBLIC SERVICE
 
Workshops:
 
Organizer, Pollution Abatement Control Expenditure (PACE) Survey Workshop, 2000.
Featured Publications
Terrestrial Fluxes of Sediments and Nutrients to Pacific Coastal Waters and Their Effects on Coastal Carbon Storage Rates
Bergamaschi, Brian A., Richard A. Smith, Michael J. Sauer, and Jhih-Shyang Shih
Baseline and Projected Future Carbon Storage and Greenhouse-Gas Fluxes in Ecosystems of the Western United States | Zhiliang Zhu and B.C. Reed, eds. | Reston, VA: U.S. Geological Survey | 2012
 
The Performance of Industrial Sector Voluntary Climate Programs: Climate Wise and 1605(b)
William A. Pizer, Richard D. Morgenstern, Jhih-Shyang Shih
Energy Policy | forthcoming | DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2011.09.040 | Related Discussion Paper 08-13-REV
 
An Initial SPARROW Model of Land Use and In-Stream Controls on Total Organic Carbon in Streams of the Conterminous United States
Shih, Jhih-Shyang, Alexander, R.B., Smith, R.A., Boyer, E.W., Schwarz, G.E. and Chung, Susie
U.S. Geological Survey | 2/10/2011
 
Economies of Scale in Community Water Systems
Jhih-Shyang Shih, Winston Harrington, William Pizer, and Kenneth Gillingham
Journal of the American Water Works Association | September 2006 | Vol. 98, No.9. | 100-108 | Related Discussion Paper 04-15
 
Coal Blending Optimization Under Uncertainty
J.-S. Shih and C. Frey
European Journal of Operational Research | 1995 | Vol. 83 | DOI: 10.1016/0377-2217(94)00243-6 | pp. 452-465
 
Air Emissions of Ammonia and Methane from Livestock Operations: Valuation and Policy Options
Jhih-Shyang Shih, Dallas Burtraw, Karen L. Palmer, and Juha V. Siikamaki
Air & Waste Management Association | 2006 | Vol. 58 | 1117-1129 | Related Discussion Paper 06-11
 
Dealing with Electronic Waste: Modeling the Costs and Environmental Benefits of Computer Monitor Disposal
Molly Macauley, Karen Palmer, and Jhih-Shyang Shih
Journal of Environmental Management | May 2003 | DOI: 10.1016/S0301-4797(02)00228-1 | Related Discussion Paper 01-27
 
From Science to Applications: Determinants of Diffusion in the Use of Earth Observations
Molly K. Macauley, Joe Maher, and Jhih-Shyang Shih
Journal of Terrestrial Observation | Spring 2010 | Vol. 2, No. 1 | pp. 22-35 | Related Discussion Paper 10-03
 
A Flexible Inventory Model for Municipal Solid Waste Recycling
Garrick Louis and Jhih-Shyang Shih
Socio-Economic Planning Science | March 2007 | Vol. 41, Issue 1 | DOI: 10.1016/j.seps.2004.10.008 | pp.61-89
 
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