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Ke Li

Ke Li

Assistant Professor, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Georgia


Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
University of Georgia
Driftmier Engineering Center
Athens, GA 30602


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Georgia


  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 2003
  • MS, Environmental Science, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, People's Republic of China, 1998
  • BS, Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, People's Republic of China, 1995

Journal Articles


Li, K., P. Zhang, J. C. Crittenden, S. Guhathakurta, Y. Chen, H. J. Fernando, A. Sawhey, P. H. McCartney, N. B. Grimm, R. Kahhat, H. Joshi, G. Konjevod, Y. J. Choi, E. Fonseca, B. R. Allenby, D. Gerrity and P. M. Torrens. 2007. Development of a framework for quantifying the environmental impacts of urban development and construction practices. Environmental Science and Technology 41(14):5130-5136. DOI: 10.1021/es062481d. (link )

Book Chapters


Guhathakurta, S., Y. Kobayashi, M. Patel, J. Holston, T. Lant, J. Crittenden, K. Li, G. Konjevod and K. Date. 2009. Digital Phoenix project: A multidimensional journey through time. Pp. 159-184 In: Steinebach, G., S. Guhathakurta and H. Hagen eds., Visualizing Sustainable Planning. Springer.



Guhathakurta, S., J. Holsten, Y. Kobayashi, T. Lant, M. Patel, J. Crittenden, T. Morton, G. Konjevod, P. Torrens, K. Li, D. Stanzione, K. Date, P. Nayeri, L. Shillington, R. Pahle, R. Baker, S. Eikenberry and C. Grasso. 2007. Digital Phoenix: A multidimensional journey through time. Poster presented at the January 10, 2007 CAP LTER Ninth Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.. (link )



McHale, M. R., N. B. Grimm, L. A. Baker, B. A. Koerner, K. Li and S. J. Hall. 2009. Impacts of urbanization on regional and global carbon cycling: A complete carbon budget of Phoenix metropolitan region as a case study. Presentation at the August 2-7, 2009 94th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Albuquerque, NM.


Crittenden, J. C., P. Zhang, E. Lyons, K. Li, T. Benn, P. K. Westerhoff, D. Minakata and F. Sharif. 2007. Life cycle assessment of three water scenarios: Importation, reclamation, and desalination; effect of landscape irrigation on saving energy; Comparison of energy required for advanced oxidation processes (AOPs). Presentation November 14-15 at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Workshop to assess research opportunities for water use efficiency technologies, Palo Alto, CA.