Published Writings

Award Winning Essays

Measuring the Infinite; Future Indicators Must Take into Account Transitory Human Needs and the Complexities of Human Behavior
Winner of the United Nations IHDP's Dimensions writing contest on “Beyond GDP”; Spring 2014

The Time to Start Building a Live Global Resource Inventory is Now
3rd Prize for IEEE Earthzine 2013 Student Essay Contest on ‘Science Technology for Observing Earth’s Climate’

From Daejeon to Islamabad; A Vision for the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All 2014-2014
Finalist for United Nations Global Energy Initiative Essay Contest 2013, Published by UN Global Energy Initiative.

Nani, Khidr and the Aesthetic Bias of the Universe
Finalist of Green Party in European Parliament's Essay Competition on Women and Climate Change

Peer Reviewed

Khan, F., Sovacool, B. (2016) Testing the efficacy of voluntary greenhouse gas emissions. Climatic Change. (Accepted)

Khan, F., Pinter, L. (2016) Scaling indicator and planning plane: An indicator and a visual tool for exploring the relationship between urban form, energy efficiency and carbon emissions. Ecological Indicators 67, 183-192.

Khan, F., Borgstrom-Hansson, C. (2016) Using the Earth Hour City Challenge to identify high leverage points for footprint reduction in cities. Journal of Cleaner Production 123, 42-44.

Khan, F. (2012) An initial seed selection algorithm for k-means clustering of georeferenced data to improve replicability of cluster assignments for mapping application

Khan, F. (2013) An Adaptive Learning Mechanism for Selection of Increasingly More Complex Systems. International journal of advanced computer science and applications 6.

Conference Papers and Talks

Classifying cities to identify context relevant urban transformation pathways, F. Khan, K. McCormick, J. Wladkowski et al. Urban Transitions Global Summit, September 5-9, 2016, Shanghai, China.

Towards developing a framework for identifying high leverage points in urban systems, Our Common Future under Climate Change, July 7-10, 2015, Paris, France.

‘Nudging’ the city towards sustainability; analysis of leverage points for reduction of urban footprint, ICLEI World Congress 2015, Research Symposium, April 8-13, 2015, Seoul, South Korea

Decision Support for Effective Water Resources and Dam Management in Developing Nations-Citarum River Basin Case Study, Jeongkon Kim, Fouad Khan et. al, International Symposium on Dams for a Changing World (Kyoto, June 2012).

Environmental Management Systems and Environmental Assessment; Closing the Loop, Fouad Khan, ‘South Asian Environmental Assessment Conference 2013-Raising the Bar on Regional Cooperation’; held December 4-5, 2013 in Islamabad, Pakistan.

End of Fossil Fuel Party and Our Civic Arrangements, Fouad Khan, ‘Preparing for a Better Future’; 5th Annual Fulbright Alumni Conference; held April 25-27, 2008, in Islamabad, Pakistan.


Literary and Popular Press

Frankenstein has Pimples and Goes to Comic-Con

Chasing a Pipe Dream: Three Reasons Why Thar Coal Will not Save Pakistan

The Physics of Fast; Why McGrath was Faster than You Think.

Prisoners of a Holy War. The Review-Dawn. 16 October, 2003.

Do You Smell What I Smell? The Review-Dawn. 4 September, 2003.

Monsoon Pleasures. The Review-Dawn. 7 August, 2003.

An Evening with the Brains. The Review-Dawn. 1 May, 2003.

The Good, Bad and the Ugly. The Review-Dawn. 6 March, 2003.

In the Name of Science
. The Review-Dawn. 23 January, 2003.