Brighenti, T., Gassman, P.W., Gutowski, W.J., Jr., & Thompson, J. 2023. Assessing the influence of a bias correction method on future climate scenarios using SWAT as an impact model indicator. Water 15, 750.

Brighenti, T., N. Čerkasova, T. Stone, P. Gassman, J. Arnold, J. Kiniry, J. Thompson, M. Liebman, M. Meki, R. Srinivasan, A. Nair and M. White. 2023. Growing fruits and vegetables in Iowa: an experiment to validate SWAT plant growth parameters. International Conference Book of Abstracts, Aarhus University, June 28-30, Aarhus, DK.  

Brighenti, T., P. Gassman, J. Arnold and J. Thompson. 2023. Improving SWAT streamflow and nitrate simulation via spatial calibration/validation. International SWAT Conference Book of Abstracts, Aarhus University, June 28-30, Aarhus, DK.   

Gassman, P., T. Brighenti, T. Stone, V. Muralidharan, J. Thompson, P. Patel, C. Krejci, B. Ganapathysubramanian, R. Tali, W. Chen, Y. Zhou, U. Passe and K. Rosentrater. 2023. Development and application of an integrated modeling system to evaluate table food production in the Iowa UrbanFEWS Project. International SWAT Conference Book of Abstracts, Aarhus University, June 28-30, Aarhus, DK.

Huckins, E. 2023. Challenges and opportunities for consumers and producers in central Iowa local food systems. M.S. Thesis, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. 

Stone, T. 2023. Toward a more sustainable food system: Environmental and social impacts of increasing table food production near cities in the Midwest United States. Ph.D. Dissertation, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. 

Stone, T. F., Dickey, L. C., Summers, H., Thompson, J. R., Rehmann, C. R., Zimmerman, E., & Tyndall, J. 2023. A systematic review of social equity in FEWS analyses. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 11, 371. doi:10.3389/fenvs.2023.1028306. 

Stone, T., Thompson, J., Rosentrater, K., & Liebman M. 2023. Modeling a localized metropolitan food system in the Midwest USA: Life cycle impacts of scenarios for Des Moines, Iowa. Science of the Total Environment, 865:15065. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.161095. 

Brighenti, T. M., Stone, T., Gassman, P. W., & Thompson, J. 2022. Local table food in Iowa as a path towards agricultural sustainability: An Iowa UrbanFEWS Project study case. Agricultural Policy Review. Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University. Available at:

Brighenti, T., P. Gassman, K. Schilling, R. Srinivasan, M. Liebman, J. Thompson. 2022. Determination of accurate baseline representation for three central Iowa watersheds within a HAWQS-based SWAT analysis. Science of the Total Environment 839: 156302.

Brighenti, T., P. Gassman, W. Gutowski, and J. Thompson. 2022. Evaluation of bias correction methods for current and future RCM projections in hydrological regional applications. Abstract, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, AU.

Collin, S., and U. Passe, 2022 (in press). Building a workflow to model a green façade in a graphical user interface for EnergyPlus. Resilient City: Physical, Social and Economic Perspectives. Proceedings of the Architectural Research Centers Consortium and European Association for Architectural Education International Joint Conference

Friedrichsen, A., T. Stone, J. Thompson. 2022. Research shows significant environmental benefits of local food production. ISU College of Agriculture Communication Services (reprinted in CALS News, Morning Ag Clips (Iowa Edn), SeedQuest, and ISU E-news for Researchers).

Ghiasi, S., Passe, U., & Zhou, Y. 2022. Effect of neighbourhood density on energy consumption: A comparative study of two inner-urban neighbourhoods in Des Moines, IA. In 36th Proceedings of the Passive Low Energy Architecture Conference, Santiago Chile, pp. 624-629. 

Ghiasi, S., U. Passe, Y. Zhou, 2022 (in press). An interactive GIS-based method to map feasible roof areas for PV panels. Resilient City: Physical, social and economic perspectives. Proceedings of the Architectural Research Centers Consortium and European Association for Architectural Education International Joint Conference.

Kobiyama M., Fagundes M., Brighenti T., Stone, T., & Corseuil, W. 2022. Integrative approach for risk and disaster reduction: The water‐energy‐food‐disaster‐ecosystem nexus. In: Ensino de geografia e a redução do risco de desastres em espaços urbanos e rurais [e-book]. Org: Magnoni L. J. et. al., eds., São Paulo, Brazil: CPS. 

Sander, H., Thompson, J., Schnoor, J., Takle, E., Courard-Hauri, D., Dannenberg, M., & Thorne, P. S. 2022. Iowa Climate Statement 2022: The many benefits of our trees. Released October 5. 

Ghiasi, S. 2021. An interactive GIS-based method to determine feasible roof areas for photovoltaic panels. MS in Architecture Thesis available at:

Ghiasi, S., Zhou, Y., Thompson, J., Marmur, B., and Passe, U. 2021. A sensitivity analysis to investigate urban heat island impact on building energy consumption.  Proceedings of the 17th International Building Simulation Conference, Bruges, Belgium, pp. 2102 – 2108.

Malekpour Koupei, D., Passe, U., and Thompson, J. 2021. A framework for integrating high-resolution trees in urban energy use models. Proceedings of the Building Simulation Conference, September 1-3, Bruges, Belgium.

Passe, U., Fagubule, O., Patel, R., and Thompson, J. 2021. Utilizing a novel mobile diagnostics lab to validate the impact of vegetative wall coverings in building cooling load reduction. Proceedings of the 8th International Building Physics  Conference, August 25-27, Copenhagen, Denmark. 

Saurabh, K., Gao, B., Fernando, M., Xu, S., Khanwale, M., Khara, B., Hsu, M.-C.,  Krishnamurthy, A., Sundar, H., Ganapathysubramanian, B. 2021. Industrial scale large-eddy simulations with adaptive octree meshes using immerse-geometric analysis. Computers & Mathematics with Applications 97:28-44.

Stone, T., Thompson, J., Rosentrater, K., Nair, A. 2021. A life cycle assessment approach for vegetables in large-, mid-, and small-scale food systems in the Midwest US. Sustainability 13(20): 11368.

Stone, T., Thompson, J., Rosentrater, K., and Nair, A. 2021. Climate-smart vegetables: Life cycle assessment of large-, mid-, and small-scale food systems for vegetables in the Midwest US. Sustainability 13, 11368.

Thompson, J., Ganapathysubramanian, B., Chen, W., Dorneich, M., Gassman, P., Krejci, C., Liebman, M., Nair, A., Passe, U., Schwab, N., Rosentrater, K., Stone, T., Wang, Y. and Zhou, Y. 2021. Iowa UrbanFEWS: Integrating social and biophysical models for exploration of urban food, energy, and water systems. Frontiers in Big Data (Climate Change) 4:662186. doi: 10.3389/fdata.2021.662186

Tran, H., Fernando, M., Saurabh, K., Ganapathysubramanian, B., Kirby, R., and Sundar,  H. (2021, in review). A scalable assembly-free matrix finite element solver for heterogeneous architectures. Super Computing Conference, Nov. 14-19, St. Louis,  MO.

Xu, F., Xu, S., Passe, U., and Ganapathysubramanian, B. 2021. Computational study of natural ventilation in a sustainable building with complex geometry. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 45 (2021): 101153.

Fagbule, O., Thompson, J., and Passe, U. 2020. The impact of vegetative wall coverings on building cooling load reduction. Iowa State University Research Experience for  Undergraduates Summer Poster Symposium, Ames, IA.

Malekpour Koupaei, D., Geraudin, M., and Passe, U. 2020. Lifetime energy performance of residential buildings: A sensitivity analysis of energy modeling parameters. SimAUD2020, May, 585–91.

Passe, U., Dorneich, M., Krejci, C., Malekpour Koupaei, D., Marmur, B., Shenk, L., Stonewall, J., Thompson, J., and Zhou, Y. 2020. An urban modeling framework for climate resilience in low-resource neighbourhoods. Buildings and Cities 1(1):453–74.