"Humankind has a long history of creating large environmental problems,
but we are also starting to develop a track record of solving them."
— Roland Geyer, on CBS Sunday Morning
Industrial ecology studies the material and energy flows in industrial and consumer activities, the effects of these flows on the environment, and how economic, political, regulatory, and social factors can influence the flow, use, and transformation of natural resources to reduce environmental impact.
Our work has been recognized for its quality, originality, relevance, and impact. One of our research results was selected by the Royal Statistical Society as the International Statistic of the Year 2018. Two of our publications were listed in the Altmetric Top 100 (#27 in 2015, #29 in 2017).
Our research addresses global issues that impact our day-to-day lives and are highly relevant to decision makers in industry and policy. Our work garners a lot of attention from media around the globe. Check out the media page to see a selection of the coverage in the international news and media.