Nasrin R. Khalili

  • Associate Professor of Environmental Management, IIT Stuart School of Business
  • Adjunct Professor, Industrial Technology and Management

Nasrin Khalili is Associate Professor of Environmental Management at the Stuart School of Business. She is specialized in synthesis of industrial catalysts and adsorbents from waste, design of sustainable supply chain and operation strategies, and prioritization of sustainability initiatives through application of multi-criteria decision making models.

She has two patents for designing new processes for converting waste sludge to activated carbon and a catalyst to remove NOx, and contributed to the design of an award winning water purification system called "KlarAqua". She has also designed and copyrighted a computer program -- “Environmental Attribute Calculator” (EAC) -- to assist energy management programs at a wide range of industrial and commercial buildings.

Dr. Khalili has extensive experience in designing environmental management systems for industry, industrial carbon and water footprinting, carbon emission management, development of sustainable energy management tools and programs, analysis of the CDM projects and their impact on sustainable development.

She is the author of a book titled Practical Sustainability: From Grounded Theory to Emerging Strategies (2011), a workbook for minimizing exposure to emissions released during cleaning up at gas utility sites (2002), and more than 40 refereed publications and peer reviewed conference proceedings.

Education

Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, Environmental Engineering
M.S.P.H., Tehran University, Iran, Environmental Engineering
B.Sc., Tehran University, Iran, Chemistry

Research Interests

Dr. Khalili is an associate professor of environmental management at IIT Stuart School of Business. She is specialized in synthesis of industrial catalysts and adsorbents from waste, design of sustainable supply chain and operation strategies, and prioritization of sustainability initiatives through application of multi-criteria decision making models.

Multi-Criterion Decision-Making Models for Sustainability

Sustainable Environmental Management System (SEMS) Designs

Design of Pollution Prevention/Clean Production Strategies

Sustainable Supply Chain Management

Books

Author, Practical Sustainability: From Grounded Theory to Emerging Strategies (2011), a workbook for minimizing exposure to emissions released during cleaning up at gas utility sites (2002)

 

Patents

Dr. Khalili has two patents for designing new processes for converting waste sludge to activated carbon and a catalyst to remove NOx.

Affiliations

 

 

M.S. in Environmental Management and Sustainability

Additional Info

Experience

Sustainable Environmental Management Systems and Supply Chain Management