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RESEARCH

RESEARCH

Projects

Deforestation in Brazil:   Article published in ERL (2013) .  Selected as part of the Environmental Research Letters monthly highlights collection and Institute of Physics select collection (2014).     Winner of the Outstanding Thesis Award (2013)

Deforestation in Brazil: Article published in ERL (2013). Selected as part of the Environmental Research Letters monthly highlights collection and Institute of Physics select collection (2014).

Winner of the Outstanding Thesis Award (2013)

Why we waste:   Research presented at American Association of Geographers in San Francisco, California (2016). Manuscript in preparation to submit to Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition (2019).

Why we waste: Research presented at American Association of Geographers in San Francisco, California (2016). Manuscript in preparation to submit to Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition (2019).

Women’s Work: Feminist perspectives on food waste and design:    Article published in Avery Review (2017)   .

Women’s Work: Feminist perspectives on food waste and design: Article published in Avery Review (2017).

Visual Note Taking:   Research presented at the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah (2016) and used for the Freshman Seminar course (2016).

Visual Note Taking: Research presented at the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah (2016) and used for the Freshman Seminar course (2016).

The Bokashi Composting Project:   Book chapter in preparation for Food Waste: Solve the Wicked Problem (2020).

The Bokashi Composting Project: Book chapter in preparation for Food Waste: Solve the Wicked Problem (2020).

Mottainai:   Two manuscript in preparation to be submitted to Journal of Japan Studies and Worldwide Waste: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies. Research to be presented at Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture 2019 and Japan Studies Association Conference 2019.

Mottainai: Two manuscript in preparation to be submitted to Journal of Japan Studies and Worldwide Waste: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies. Research to be presented at Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture 2019 and Japan Studies Association Conference 2019.


Publications

Other

Yui, S. (2018) Designing for the Future of Food. Van Alen Institute Stories. October 5, 2018.

Reports

Yui, S. & Wheeler, S. Faculty Climate Education Resources and Materials Guide - a report with climate education websites, books, institutions, groups, and readings.

A report to the California Air Resources Board: Carbon Emission Factor Subworkgroup, Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) Indirect Land Use Change Expert Workgroup. (2010) Chapter 3 (lead author): Soil Carbon Stock, Chapter 4 (co-author): Peatland Emissions

Manuscripts in preparation

Yui, S. & Taylor, K. How mottainai has been rejected, transformed, and preserved in modern Japan to be submitted to Journal of Japan Studies (2019)

Yui, S. & Yui, L. An Atlas of Waste to be submitted to Landscape Journal (2019)

Yui, S. Nagare and Doku: Accumulation of waste in Japan to be submitted to Worldwide Waste: International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (2019)

Yui, S. & Biltekoff, C. Why we waste: structural issues that influence food waste to be submitted to Journal of Hunger and Nutrition (2019)

Peer-reviewed journals

Napawan, C., Burke, E., and Yui, S. (2017) Women’s Work: An Eco-Feminist Approach to Environmental Design. Avery Review 27, http:averyreview. com/issues/27/womens-work

Gibbs, HK., Yui, S., & Plevin, R. (2014) New estimates of soil and biomass carbon stocks for global economic models. Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) Technical Paper No. 33, 1-31. Center for Global Trade Analysis, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Plevin, R., Gibbs HK., Duffy, J., Yui S., and Yeh, S. (2014) Agro-ecological zone emission factor (AEZ-EF) model (v47). Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) Technical Paper No. 32, 1-48. Center for Global Trade Analysis, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Yui, S. & Yeh, S. (2013) Land use change emissions from oil palm expansion in Pará, Brazil depend on proper policy enforcement on deforested land. Environmental Research Letters, 8 (4) 044031, 1-9. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/8/044031

Selected as part of the Environmental Research Letters monthly highlights collection and Institute of Physics select collection (2014)

Video abstract available here


Presentations

UC Davis: LDA 1 - Introduction to Environmental Design (10.05.2014, 10.06.2015) Visual Note Taking: the sketchbook revolution

Roger Williams University, Rhode Island: ARCH 321 - Site and Environment (11.18.2014) A social cognitive approach to understand food waste behaviors

UC Davis: Department of Landscape Architecture seminar series (2.19.2013) Visual Note Taking workshop

California Geographical Society (CGS) Conference - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo (4.27.2013) Poster: Oil palm expansion on degraded land -- too good to be true?

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting (2.16.2012) Poster: Global spatially explicitsoil carbon map

Graduate Climate Conference (GCC): MIT/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (10.31.2011) Poster: Global spatially explicit forest biomass and soil carbon map

AAA Sustainable Transportation - Fellowship presentation (6.28.2011) Presentation: Estimation of global soil carbon for forests and cropland

Food Waste in the US - Van Alen Institute Climate Council Visit (07.17.2018) Invited Panelist to discuss food and climate change issues

UC Davis: Maptime - Cartography Panel & Clinic (11.06.2017) Invited Panelist to discuss cartography

UC Davis: Human Ecology of Social Inequality Conference (05.25.2017) Roundtable Discussion: Constructing an Evidence Based Research Agenda to Examine the Human Ecology of Social Inequality

IDEO San Francisco: How to reduce food waste in the UC Davis Dining Commons (05.11.2017) Les Tray - why less is more

UC Davis: AMS 55 - Food in American Culture (05.19.2016) Food waste in UC Davis - what's the big deal?

UC Davis Faculty Climate Change Education Workshop  (05.05.2016) UCOP Faculty Climate Education Website presentation

American Association of Geographers (AAG) Conference - San Francisco (03.29.2016) Food waste + Design: bridging the gap between design and food waste research

Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) - Salt Lake City (03.26.2016) Drawn to Learn: Strategies for Visual Note Taking in LDA education