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Rae Zimmerman

Rae Zimmerman

Journal Articles

2018

Zimmerman, R., Q. Zhu and C. Dimitri. 2018. A network framework for dynamic models of urban food, energy and water systems (FEWS). Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy 37(1):122-131. DOI: 10.1002/ep.12699. (link )

2017

Zimmerman, R. 2017. The transit-jobs nexus: Insights for transit-oriented development. Fordham Urban Law Journal 44(4):1131-1152. (link )

Zimmerman, R., Q. Zhu, F. De Leon and Z. Guo. 2017. Conceptual modeling framework to integrate resilient and interdependent infrastructure in extreme weather. Journal of Infrastructure Systems 23(4):. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000394. (link )

2016

Zimmerman, R., Q. Zhu and C. Dimitri. 2016. Promoting resilience for food, energy, and water interdependencies. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences 6(1):50-61. DOI: 10.1007/s13412-016-0362-0. (link )

2015

Zimmerman, R. 2015. Book Review: Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters. From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience. Risk Analysis 35(7):1384-1387. DOI: 10.1111/risa.12427. (link )

Book Chapters

2018

Marcotullio, P. J., A. Sarzynski, J. Sperling, A. Chavez, H. Estiri, M. Pathak and R. Zimmerman. 2018. Energy transformation in cities. In: Rosenzweig, C., P. Romero-Lankao, S. Mehrotra, S. Dhakal and S. A. Ibrahim eds., Climate Change and Cities: Second Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK and New York, NY.

2017

Zimmerman, R. 2017. Effective Public Service Communication Networks for Climate Change Adaptation. Pp. 241-259 In: Leal Filho, W. and J. M. Keenan eds., Climate Change Adaptation in North America: experiences, case studies and best practice. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-53742-9. ISBN: 978-3-319-53741-2. (link )

Zimmerman, R. 2017. Financing sustainable infrastructure: Reconciling disaster and traditional financial resources. Pp. 176-187 International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2017: Policy, Finance, and Education. ASCE. DOI: 10.1061/9780784481202.017. ISBN: 9780784481202. (link )

Zimmerman, R. 2017. Implications of combined infrastructure concentration and interdependency for extreme event recovery. Pp. 2122-2131 Safety, Reliability, Risk, Resilience and Sustainability of Structures and Infrastructure 12th Int. Conf. on Structural Safety and Reliability. IASSAR. Vienna, Austria. ISBN: 978-3-903024-28-1. (link )

2016

Zimmerman, R. 2016. Resilient urban infrastructure for adapting to environmental disruptions. Pp. 488-512 In: Seto, K. C., W. Solecki and C. Griffith eds., Handbook on Urbanization and Global Environmental Change. Routledge. London, UK. ISBN: 978-0-415-73226-0.

Posters

2018

Markolf, S. A., M. Chester, T. R. Miller, D. Eisenberg, R. Zimmerman, C. I. Davidson and T. P. Seager. 2018. Infrastructure as linked social, ecological, and technological Systems (SETS) to address lock-in and improve resilience. Poster presented at the 20th CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, January 5, 2018, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2017

Zimmerman, R., R. Joseph and J. Abella. 2017. Green infrastructure finance. Poster presented at the UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, March 20-23, 2017, New York University, New York, NY .

Zimmerman, R., R. Joseph and J. Abella. 2017. Jobs and the transit advantage: Indicators of transit-oriented development for heavy rail transit systems. Poster presented at the UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, March 20-23, 2017, New York University, New York, NY.

2015

Zimmerman, R. and Q. Zhu. 2015. Measures and models for electric power dependencies and interdependencies with other critical infrastructures. Poster presented at the New York Scientific Data Summit: NYSDS 2015, 2-5 August 2015, New York, New York. (link )

Presentations

2018

Zimmerman, R. 2018. Financial investments for infrastructure resiliences as potentially influencing insurance related to extreme events. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, April 10-14, 2018, New Oreans, LA. (link )

Zimmerman, R. 2018. Greening infrastructure finance for sustainable infrastructure innovations. Presentation at the International Conference on Sustainable Cities, May 1-2, 2018, New York, NY. (link )

Zimmerman, R. 2018. Historical and anticipated changes in infrastructure and social system interconnected networks in the context of weather and climate extremes. Presentation at the Second Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Urban Infrastructure History and the Social Sciences, Universita Ca' Foscari, Venice, Italy.

Zimmerman, R. 2018. New York energy transition in the context of recent hurricanes. Presentation at the Workshop on Deploying Sustainable Energy during Transition: Implications of Recovery, Renewal, and Rebuilding, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability (STS Roundtable), National Academies’ Science and Technology for Sustainability Program, January 30, 2018, Washington, DC. (link )

Zimmerman, R. and J. Abella. 2018. Green infrastructure finance: The next frontier. Presentation at the 3rd Annual UREx All Hands Meeting, March 19-21, 2018, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Zimmerman, R., J. Abella and R. Brenner. 2018. Extremes research: Infrastructure Focus Lightning Talk. Presentation at the University of Colorado Boulder Earth Lab Extreme Collider Event, Boulder, CO.

2017

Zimmerman, R. 2017. Infrastructure frameworks for urban resilience. Presentation at the 2017 Frontiers of Resilience Symposium, May 10-11, 2017, George Mason University, Arlington, VA. (link )

Zimmerman, R. 2017. Integrating physical and cyber-security workforce. Presentation at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Zimmerman, R. 2017. Role of transportation, policies, protocols, and regulations in mitigating environmental health risks. Presentation at the Transportation Research Board 2017 Annual Meeting , Washington, D.C.. (link )

Zimmerman, R., N. B. Grimm and A. L. Brawley-Chesworth. 2017. Social initiatives in the evolution of infrastructure from pre-industrial to carbon-intensive to carbon-sensitive. Presentation at the NYU Paris Conference, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Urban Infrastructure History and the Social Sciences, New York University, Paris, France.

Zimmerman, R., C. L. Redman and S. A. Markolf. 2017. Social responses to infrastructure impacts of extreme events. Presentation at the NYU Paris Conference, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Urban Infrastructure History and the Social Sciences, New York University, Paris, France.

2016

Zimmerman, R. 2016. Climate change: What's in the wind. Presentation at the NYU Alumni Day, New York, NY.

Zimmerman, R. 2016. Effective public service communication networks for climate change adaptation. Presentation at the North American Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation Conference, New York, NY.

Zimmerman, R. 2016. Financial Aspects of Critical Infrastructure Transformations. Presentation at the Transforming Infrastructure in NYC for Sustainability: Critical Needs and Opportunities Workshop, April 25, 2016, co-organized by Hunter College (CUNY) and NASA/GISS, Columbia University. New York, NY: Hunter College.

Zimmerman, R. 2016. Infrastructure system interconnectivity effects on resilience. Decision making and evaluation of proposed alternatives. Presentation at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Colorado State University International Workshop on Modeling of Physical, Economic, and Social Systems for Resilience Assessment, Reston, VA.

Zimmerman, R. 2016. Issues of Intermodal Connectivity and Eco-Mobility. Presentation at the Transportation Transformed: Advancing Eco-Friendly Mobility, April 7, 2016, New York, NY: NYIT.

Zimmerman, R. 2016. Issues of intermodal connectivity and eco-mobility. Presentation at the Transportation Transformed: Advancing Eco-Friendly Mobility, New York, NY.

Zimmerman, R. 2016. Physical security: New emerging needs and innovations. Presentation at the Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, January 10-14, 2016, Washington, D.C.

Zimmerman, R. 2016. Promoting resilient services to adapt to climate change and extreme events: Research initiatives. Presentation at the Urban Planning Program, New York University, New York, New York.

Zimmerman, R. 2016. Reducing risk magnification in infrastructure failures. Presentation at the Society for Risk Analysis 2016 Annual Meeting, December 11-15, 2016, San Diego, CA. (link )

Zimmerman, R. 2016. Resilience of urban transit systems to extreme weather events. Presentation at the Planning: Practice, Pedagogy, and Place: 56th Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, November 3-6, 2016, Portland, OR. (link )

Zimmerman, R. 2016. The transit and job nexus: Insights for transit oriented development (TOD) and a commentary, in getting there from here: A conversation about regional transportation. Presentation at the Fordham Urban Law J Cooper-Walsh Colloquium, New York, NY.

2015

Zhu, Q. and R. Zimmerman. 2015. Meta-network models for resilient interdependent infrastructures. Presentation at the Resilience Week 2015: Transforming the Resilience of Cognitive, Cyber-physical Systems, 18-20 August 2015, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Zhu, Q. and R. Zimmerman. 2015. Transforming the resilience of cognitive, cyber-physical systems. Presentation at the Resilience Week 2015: Transforming the Resilience of Cognitive, Cyber-physical Systems, 18-20 August 2015, Philadelphia, PA.

Zimmerman, R. 2015. Adapting communications for complex, interdependent technological risks. Presentation at the Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting: Empires of Risk Analysis: Science, Policy, and Innovation, 6-10 December 2015, Arlington, Virginia. (link )

Zimmerman, R. 2015. Climate, infrastructure and health. Presentation at the Climate Change and Public Health Conference, Institute for Public Knowledge, New York University, New York, New York.

Zimmerman, R. 2015. Hurricane Sandy: Community recovery & resilience. Presentation at the New York Women's Foundation in partnership with New York University-Wagner, New York, New York.

Zimmerman, R. 2015. Why is achieving sustainability so urgent in communities today?. Presentation at the Sustainable Decision Making Seminar, US Environmental Protection Agency, New York, New York.

Report Chapters

2015

Chavez, A., H. Estiri, M. Pathak and R. Zimmerman. 2015. Chapter 12: Urban energy. Pp. 14-15 In: Rosenzweig, C., W. Solecki, P. Romero-Lankao, S. Mehrotra, S. Dhakal, T. Bowman and S. A. Ibrahim eds., ARC3.2 Summary for City Leaders. Urban Climate Change Research Network. New York, New York. (link )