Research

  • Heterogeneity in Consumers’ Usage Behavior and Environmental Impact Assessment

    Heterogeneity in Consumers’ Usage Behavi

    In this study, we have developed a framework for understanding the heterogeneity and uncertainties present in the usage phase of…

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  • Optimal Sorting Policies in Remanufacturing Systems

    Optimal Sorting Policies in Remanufactur

    The quality of used products returned to recovery facilities is often highly uncertain. Quality grading and sorting policies are immediate…

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  • Environmental Evaluation of Product Design and the Role of Consumer’s Repair Behavior

    Environmental Evaluation of Product Desi

    Consumers might be willing to repair their broken devices as long as the associated repair costs do not exceed an…

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  • The current status of the consumer electronics repair industry in the U.S.

    The current status of the consumer elect

    Consumer electronics are turning into consumable devices nowadays, and consumers generally show little inclination to repair broken products due to…

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  • Designing Sustainability_Survey

    Designing Sustainability_Survey

    In this survey study, we seek your opinions and suggestions as part of an academic research project that focuses on…

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  • Business Outcomes of Repairable Products

    Business Outcomes of Repairable Products

    Product repair is a suggested post-purchase activity toward extending the useful lifespan of a product. However, repairability has not received…

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  • Integration of Product Life Cycle Data toward Remanufacturing of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

    Integration of Product Life Cycle Data t

    The aim of this study is to incorporate the information collected from the product’s usage phase into making appropriate end-of-use…

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  • Agent Based Simulation optimization of Waste Electrical and Electronics Equipment recovery

    Agent Based Simulation optimization of W

    The profitability of Electronic waste (e-waste) recovery operations is quite challenging due to various sources of uncertainties in quantity, quality…

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  • Study of Current Trade-In Programs Available for Used Consumer Electronics

    Study of Current Trade-In Programs Avail

    This study carries out an analysis of various trade-in programs available for cellphones in the United States. Product trade-in is…

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