Education History

  • BSc Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MSc Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Ph. D Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Work Experience

Senior Lecturer, Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts and Sciences


Zachary, D. S. On the sustainability of an activity, Nature: Sci. Rep. 4, 5215, 2014

Zachary, D.S. On the sustainability of an activity, Nature, Scientific Reports, (accepted), 2014
Zachary D.S. Land cover change using an energy transition paradigm in a statistical mechanics approach, Physica A 392 (2013), 5065-5073
Zachary D.S. and Dobsen, S. Does urban space evolve deterministically or entropically? An exploration of urban development models for Sheffield, UK in relation to decentralized energy policies, Urban Studies (In review), 2014
Reis, L.A., Drouet L., Zachary D.S., Peters B., Melas D., Leopold U., Implementation of a full air quality model in an integrated assessment, Environmental Modeling and Software, in press, 2013
Reis L.A., Melas D., Peters D., Zachary D.S., Developing a fast photochemical Calculator for an integrated assessment model, International Journal of Environmental Pollution, Vol. 50, Nos. 1/2/3/4, 2012
Zachary D.S., Drouet L., Leopold U., Reis L.A. Trade-offs Between Energy Cost and Health Impact in a Regional Coupled Energy-Air Quality Model, Environmental Research Letters, 6(201), doi:10.1088/1748-9326/6/2/024021, 2011.
Zachary D.S., Jessica G., Leopold U., Schutz G., Huck V., Braun C. Strategic planning of aircraft movements with a 3-cost objective, Journal of Aircraft, Vol 48, Num. 1, 2011
Zachary D.S., Gervais J., Leopold U. Multi-impact optimization to reduce air noise and emissions, Transportation Research Part D – Environment, 15 (2010) 82–93
Chiera B., Filar J., Zachary D.S., Gorden A.H., Comparative Forecasting and a test for persistence in the El Nino Southern Oscillation. Environmental Decision Making under Uncertainty J.A. Filar, A. Haurie eds. International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, Series Ed.: Hillier, Frederick S., 2010

C. Beltran, L. Drouet, N. Edwards, A. Haurie, J.-P. Vial and Zachary D.S.. An Oracle Method to Couple Climate and Economic Dynamics. In: The Coupling of Climate and Economic Dynamics. Advances in Global Change Research, Volume 22, Pages 69–95, 2005
Beltran C., Edwards N., Haurie A., Vial J.-P. , and Zachary D.S. Oracle-based optimization applied to climate model calibration, Environmental Modeling and Assessment, Volume 11, Issue 1, Feb 2006, Pages 31-43. DOI: 10.1007/s10666-005-9024-4, ISSN:1420-2026
Drouet L., Edwards N., Beltran C., Haurie A., Vial J.P., Zachary D.S. An Oracle Method to Couple Climate and Economic Dynamics. The Coupling of Climate and Economic Dynamics Essays on Integrated Assessment Series: Advances in Global Change Research, Vol. 22, pp. 69-95 , Haurie, Alain; Viguier, Laurent (Eds.) 2005, Approx. 400 p., Hardcover ISBN:1-4020-3424-5, DOI: 10.1007/1-4020-3425-3_3
Carlson D., Haurie A., Vial J.-P., Zachary D.S. Large-scale convex optimization methods for air quality policy assessment. Automatica Vol 40, Issue: 3, March 2004, p. 385-395
Zachary D.S., Haurie A., Siverguina I., A reduced order photo-chemical air quality model. Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems Vol 9. Num. 4, pp. 1-15, (Taylor and Francis, DOI 10.1076/mcmd.9.4.403.27899), 2003.
Bahn O,. Haurie A., Zachary D.S., Mathematical Modeling and Simulation Methods in Energy Systems, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems -UNESCO EOLSS (online encyclopedia), 2005, Les Cahiers de GERAD, ISSN 0711-2440, G-2004-41, May 2005

Honors and Awards

  • Delft / Kim best paper (2011)

Professional Organizations

Environmental modeling society