Jeremy M. Gernand, PhD, CSP, CRE Associate Professor of Environmental Health and Safety Engineering
Associate Department Head for Graduate Education
John and Willie Leone Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
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A listing of my peer-reviewed and related publications are included below.


S. A. Blumsack, J. Gernand, M. Helbing, and H. Wiseman, "Three things Pennsylvania needs to be ready for hydrogen," Penn Live, Mechanicsburg, PA, USA, Nov. 2023, Available: Penn Live.

S. A. Blumsack, J. Gernand, M. Helbing, A. Menefee, K. Oxley, and H. Wiseman, "Policy Brief: Growing a Hydrogen Economy in Pennsylvania," Center for Energy Law and Policy, University Park, PA, USA, Oct. 2023, Available: CLEP.

J. Gernand, "A Set of Estimation and Decision Preference Experiments for Exploring Risk Assessment Biases in Engineering Students," ASME J. Risk Uncertainty Part B, vol. 9, no. 1, p. 9, Mar. 2023, doi: 10.1115/1.4055156.

V. Ramchandran and J. Gernand, "Evaluation of Risk and Uncertainty for Model-Predicted NOAELs for of Engineered Nanomaterials Based on Dose-Response-Recovery Clusters," ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, vol. 9, no. 1, p. 10, Mar. 2023, doi: 10.1115/1.4055157.

M. Midlick and J. Gernand, "Economic Viability vs. Risk Mitigation: An Experimental Investigation of Project Budget Investment Decisions in Engineering Students.," in Proceedings of IMECE 2022, 2022, vol. 9, p. 14, doi: 10.1115/IMECE2022-95484.

J. Gernand, "The Occupational Safety Implications of the California Residential Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Systems Mandate," Journal of Safety Research, vol. 82, pp. 144-150, Sep. 2022, doi: 10.1016/j.jsr.2022.05.005.

A. McDonald, J. Gernand, N. Geyer, H. Wu, Y. Wang, and M. Wang, "Ambient Air Exposures to Arsenic and Cadmium and Overall and Prostate Cancer-Specific Survival among Prostate Cancer Cases in Pennsylvania, 2004-2014," Cancer, vol. 128, no. 9, pp. 1832-1839, May 2022, doi: 10.1002/cncr.34128.

F. Ilci, M. Li, and J. Gernand, "Detailed Physico-Chemical Characterization of the Ambient Fine and Ultrafine Particulate Matter at a Construction Site," Aerosol Science and Engineering, vol. 5, p. 344-356, 2021, doi: 10.1007/s41810-021-00108-3.

Z. Banan and J. Gernand, "Emissions of Particulate Matter due to Marcellus Shale Gas Development in Pennsylvania: Mapping the Implications," Energy Policy, vol. 148, p. 41, 2021, doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2020.111979.

A. Marone, C. Kane, G. Jenkins, and J. Gernand, "Characterization of Aerosol Bacteria from Dust Events in Dakar, Senegal," AGU GeoHealth, vol. 4, no. 6, p. 18, 2020, doi: 10.1029/2019GH000216.

K. Lai, S. Looi, M. Li, F. Ilci, H. Naushad, and J. Gernand, "Characterization of User PM Exposure During the Application of Aerosol Mineral-Based Sunscreens Shows Minimal Risk," Aerosol Science and Engineering, p. 25, 2020, doi: 10.1007/s41810-020-00079-x.

V. Ramchandran and J. Gernand, "Examining the In Vivo Pulmonary Toxicity of Engineered Metal Oxide Nanomaterials Using a Genetic Algorithm-Based Dose-Response-Recovery Clustering Model," Computational Toxicology, vol. 13, p. 43, 2020, doi: 10.1016/j.comtox.2019.100113.

M. Li and J. Gernand, "Identifying Shelter Locations and Building Air Intake Risk from Release of Particulate Matter in a Three-Dimensional Street Canyon," Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health, vol. 12, p. 1387-1398, 2020, doi: 10.1007/s11869-019-00753-1.

M. F. Mol, M. Li, and J. Gernand, "Particulate Matter Emissions Associated with Marcellus Shale Drilling Waste Disposal and Transport," Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, vol. 70, no. 8, pp. 795-809, 2020, doi: 10.1080/10962247.2020.1772901.

S. Agrawal and J. Gernand, "Quantifying the Economic Impact of Hydraulic Fracturing Proppant Selection of Light of Occupational Particulate Exposure Risk and Functional Requirements," Risk Analysis, vol. 40, no. 2, pp. 319-335, 2020, doi: 10.1111/risa.13419.

V. Ramchandran and J. Gernand, "A dose-response-recovery clustering algorithm for categorizing carbon nanotube variants into toxicologically distinct groups," Computational Toxicology, vol. 11, pp. 25-32, 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.comtox.2019.02.003.

S. S. Eslambolchi, R. L. Grayson, and J. Gernand, "Policy changes in safety enforcement for underground coal mines show mine-size-dependent effects," Safety Science, vol. 112, pp. 223-231, 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.ssci.2018.10.005.

J. Gernand, "An Analysis of the Trends in US Offshore Oil and Gas Safety and Environmental Performance," in Proceedings of IMECE 2019, 2019, p. 10, doi: 10.1115/IMECE2019-11857.

J. Gernand, "Understanding and Preparing for Human Bias in the Assessment of Risks," Chapter 24 in Safety Leadership and Professional Development, American Society of Safety Professionals, 2018, pp. 319-332, ISBN: 978-0-939874-18-7.

J. Gernand, "A Set of Preliminary Model Experiments for Studying Engineering Student Biases in the Assessment and Prioritization of Risks," in Proceedings of IMECE 2018, 2018, p. 8, doi: 10.1115/IMECE2018-87888.

V. Ramchandran and J. Gernand, "Examining Pulmonary Toxicity of Engineered Nanoparticles Using Clustering for Safe Exposure Limits," in Proceedings of IMECE 2018, 2018, p. 10, doi: 10.1115/IMECE2018-87431.

J. Gernand, "Occupational Safety Implications of the Changing Energy Mix," in Proceedings of IMECE 2018, 2018, p. 7, doi: 10.1115/IMECE2018-86678.

Z. Banan and J. Gernand, "Evaluation of gas well setback policy in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania in relation to emissions of fine particulate matter," Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, vol. 68, no. 9, pp. 988-1000, 2018, doi: 10.1080/10962247.2018.1462866.

S. R. Edinger and J. Gernand, "N2-BET is a Proxy for Primary Particle Size and May Not Be Representative of Available Specific Surface Area for Aggregated Nanoparticle Aerosols," Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 3049-3058, 2018, doi: 10.1166/jnn.2018.15353.

J. Silva, L. Li, and J. Gernand, "Reliability analysis for mine blast performance based on delay type and firing time," International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 195-204, 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.ijmst.2017.07.004.

J. C. York and J. Gernand, "Evaluating the Performance and Accuracy of Incident Rate Forecasting Methods for Mining Operations," ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering, vol. 3, no. 4, p. 16, 2017, doi: 10.1115/1.4036309.

J. Gernand, "Evaluation of the Risk Reduction Effectiveness in OSHA's Workplace Atmosphere Sampling Activities," in Proceedings of IMECE 2016, 2016, p. 6, doi: 10.1115/IMECE2016-65942.

J. Gernand, "Limitations on the Reliability of In Vitro Predictive Toxicity Models to Predict Pulmonary Toxicity in Rodents," in Proceedings of IMECE 2016, 2016, p. 13, doi: 10.1115/IMECE2016-67151.

V. Stone, H. J. Johnston, D. Balharry, J. Gernand, and M. Gulumian, "Approaches to develop alternative testing strategies to inform human health risk assessment of nanomaterials," Risk Analysis, vol. 36, no. 8, pp. 1538-1550, 2016, doi: 10.1111/risa.12645.

J. Gernand, "Evaluating the effectiveness of mine safety enforcement actions in forecasting the lost-days rate at specific worksites," ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering, vol. 2, no. 4, p. 6, 2016, doi: 10.1115/1.4032929.

J. Gernand and E. A. Casman, "Nanoparticle characteristic interaction effects on pulmonary toxicity: a random forest modeling framework to compare risks of nanomaterial variants," ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering, vol. 2, no. 2, p. 13, 2016, doi: 10.1115/1.4031216.

E. A. Casman and J. Gernand, "Nanotoxicology: Seeing the trees for the forest," Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 11, no. 5, p. 405, 2016, doi: 10.1038/nnano.2016.5.

J. C. York and J. Gernand, "Ascertainment of the Archetype Statistical Method for Incident Rate Forecasting Through Forecast Performance Evaluations," in Proceedings of IMECE 2015, 2015, p. 16, doi: 10.1115/IMECE2015-53138.

J. Gernand, "Educating Engineering Students on Probabilistic Risk: Effects on the Perception of Ethics, Professional Responsibility, and Personal Agency," in Proceedings of IMECE 2015, 2015, p. 9, doi: 10.1115/IMECE2015-53055.

J. Gernand, "Particulate Matter: Fine and Ultrafine: How Emerging Data on Engineered Nanomaterials May Change How We Regulate Worker Exposures to Dust," in Proceedings of IMECE 2015, 2015, p. 6, doi: 10.1115/IMECE2015-53056.

J. Gernand and E. A. Casman, "A Meta-Analysis of Carbon Nanotube Toxicity Experiments - How Physical Dimensions and Purity Affect the Toxicity of Carbon Nanotubes," Risk Analysis, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 583-597, 2014, doi: 10.1111/risa.12109.

J. Gernand and E. A. Casman, "Machine learning for nanomaterial toxicity risk assessment," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 84--88, 2014, doi: 10.1109/MIS.2014.48.

J. Gernand and E. A. Casman, "Selecting Nanoparticle Properties to Mitigate Risks to Workers and the Public--A Machine Learning Modeling Framework to Compare Pulmonary Toxicity Risks of Nanomaterials," in Proceedings of IMECE 2013, 2013, p. 15, doi: 10.1115/IMECE2013-62687.

J. Gernand and Y. Bayazitoglu, "Spiral Methanol to Hydrogen Micro-Reformer for Fuel Cell Applications," Heat Transfer Engineering, vol. 30, no. 14, pp. 1188-1196, 2009, doi: 10.1080/01457630902975903.

J. Gernand, "Mitigating Crew Health Degradation During Long-Term Exposure to Microgravity Through Countermeasure System Implementation," in Proceedings of IMECE 2004, 2004, p. 10, doi: 10.1115/IMECE2004-59029.