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Song, T., Cai, J. Chahine, T. (2017) Towards smart cities by Internet of Things (IoT) – a Silent Revolution in China. Journal of the Knowledge Economy. DOI 10.1007/s13132-017-0493-x

Grom, E., Chahine, T. (2017) Applying social enterprise to refugee settings. Stanford Social Innovation Review. September 27, 2017. Available: 

Asemota, J., Chahine, T. (2016) Social Franchising: A review of resources and best practices. International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. doi:10.1007/s11266-016-9763-7

Yang, Z., Song, T., Chahine, T. (2016) Spatial representations and policy implications of industrial co-agglomerations, a case study of Beijing. Habitat International. doi:10.1016/j.habitatint.2016.02.007

Chahine, T. (2016) The New Bottom Line Stanford Social Innovation Review. December 23, 2016. Available:

Seidman, G., Chahine, T. (2015) Using social incubation to drive local innovation. Stanford Social Innovation Review. July 14, 2015. Available:

Chahine, T., Mowafi, M. (2015) Bridging the gap between commerce and charity. In: Social Entrepreneurship in the Middle East, Volume 2. Palgrave Macmillan.

Chahine, T., Farhat, Z. (2015) Fueling Financial Innovation in the Middle East. Stanford Social Innovation Review. January 16, 2015.Available:

Chahine, T., Farhat, Z. (2014) Financing social entrepreneurship in the Arab world: the case of Lebanon. Int. J. Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation (2), 150-161

Song, T., Cai, J., Chahine, T., Xu, H., Niu, F. (2013) Modeling urban metabolism of Beijing city, China: with a coupled system dynamics – emergy model. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, December 2013. doi: 10.1007/s00477-013-0830-y

Song, T., Cai, J., Chahine, T., Deng, Y. (2013) Urban Metabolism Model based on the Emergy Theory – A Case Study of 31 Chinese Cities. Journal of food, agriculture, & environment (SCIE) Vol. 11 (3&4)

Chahine, T. (2012) Pushing MOOCs the Last Mile. Stanford Social Innovation ReviewDecember 27, 2012. Available:

El-Nawawi, N., Chahine, T., Al-Duaij, N., Hamandi, A., Bean, B. (2012) Emerging Trends in Middle Eastern Health policy. Harvard Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy Inaugural Issue: Spring 2012

Chahine, T., Schultz, B., Zartarian, V., Xue, J., Subramanian, S.V., Levy, J.I. (2011) Modeling Joint Exposures and Health Outcomes for Cumulative Risk Assessment: The Case of Radon and Smoking. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 8 (9), 3688-3711 | doi:10.3390/ijerph8093688

Chahine, T., Subramanian, S.V., Levy, JI. (2011) Sociodemographic And Geographic Variability In Smoking In The U.S.: A Multilevel Analysis Of The 2006 – 2007 Current Population Survey, Tobacco Use Supplement. Social Science in Medicine | doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.06.032

Chahine, T., Schultz, B., Zartarian, V., Subramanian, S.V., Spengler, J., Hammitt, J.K., Levy, J.I. (2010) Modeling geographic and demographic variability in residential concentrations of environmental tobacco smoke using national datasets. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology |doi: 10.1038/jes.2011.12

Adamkiewicz, G., Zota, A., Fabian, P., Chahine, T., Julien, R., Spengler, J.D., Levy, J.I. (2010) Moving environmental justice indoors: understanding structural influences on residential exposure patterns in low-income communities. American Journal of Public Health101 Suppl 1:S238-45 | doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300119 (Received AJPH Paper of the Year Award)

Hammond D., Conlon K., Barzyk T., Chahine T., Zartarian V., Schultz B. (2010) Application of National Databases and Mapping Tools at the Local Level: Two Community Case Studies. Risk Analysis | DOI: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2010.01527.x

Barzyk, T.M., Conlon, K.C., Zartarian, V., Chahine, T., Hammond, D., Medina-Vera, M., Schultz, B. (2009) Tools available to communities for conducting cumulative exposure and risk assessments.  Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology | doi:10.1038/jes.2009.25

Chahine, T., Baccarelli, A., Litonjua, A., Wright, R., Suh, H., Gold, D., Sparrow, D., Vokonas, P., Schwartz, J. (2006) Particulate Air Pollution, Oxidative Stress Genes, and Heart Rate Variability in an Elderly Cohort. Environmental Health Perspectives 115 (11): 1617-1622. doi:  10.1289/ehp.10318


Chahine, T., Grom, E. (November 2017) Social Entrepreneurship in a Refugee Setting. 14th Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference, Northeastern University, Boston MA.

Purcell, W., Sharp, L., Chahine, T. (February 2017) New governance models for entrepreneurial universities: a conceptual framework. University Industry Innovation Network Asia-Pacific Conference, Adelaide, Australia.

Chahine, T. (August 2015) “Sociodemographic and geographic variability in environmental exposures and health risks: Implications for community-based public health” 3rd International Conference on Epidemiology and Public Health. Valencia, Spain.

Chahine, T. (May 2015) “Social entrepreneurship around the world.” Green Tech Forum. Malaga, Spain.

Chahine, T. (April 2015) “Social entrepreneurship in health and the environment.” Net Impact Workshop, American University of Beirut, Olayan School of Business.

Kik, N., Chahine, T., Ahmed, S. (December 2015) Teaching and Learning in the Context of Uncertainty. American University of Beirut Faculty of Health Sciences 60th Anniversary Scientific Conference. Beirut, Lebanon.

Chahine, T. (August 2013) “How to measure social impact in settings with low baseline data availability.” Nabad Social Entrepreneurship Incubator. Beirut, Lebanon.

Chahine, T. (June 2012) “Corporate Sustainability Strategy for Government Linked Companies (GLCs).” Malaysian Directors Academy Annual Retreat, Kunming, China.

Chahine, T. (April 2012) “Sustainability in Education.” HELP University Annual Convocation: The Innovative University. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Chahine T. (April 2010) “Citizens Environmental Restoration Bank.” Unite for Sight Global Health and Innovation Conference, New Haven, CT.

Chahine T. (November 2009). “A rights-based approach to mitigating environmental degradation and health effects from cement factories and quarries in Chekka, Lebanon.” Adaptation and Innovation: Leading Change in the Middle East. Harvard University, Boston, MA.

Hammond D, Barzyk T, Conlon K, Chahine T, Zartarian V, Schultz B (July 2009) “Advancing the Science of Cumulative Risk Assessment: Alignment of ORD Research with Agency Needs.” EPA Region 5

Chahine T, Subramanian SV, Xue J, Zartarian V, Schultz B, Levy JI (December 2009). “Modeling the Spatial and Demographic Distribution of Human Exposure and Risk from Residential radon in the United States.” Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD

Chahine TC, Levy JI (December 2008). “Modeling Variability in Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Health Risk at fine spatial resolution.” Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.

Barzyk TM, Conlon KC, Chahine T, Zartarian V, Schultz B, Hammond D (October 2008). “Summary of EPA Programs and Exposure Tools Relevant to Community-Based Cumulative Risk and Exposure Assessments.” Joint Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and the International Society of Exposure Analysis. Pasadena, CA.