Prof. Stefan Bringezu

Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy - Germany

offizielles Portraitfoto 2010Prof. Stefan Bringezu is Director at the Wuppertal Institute, heading the Research Group on Material Flows and Resource Management, and Professor for Sustainable Resource Management at the Center for Environmental Systems Research (CESR) at University of Kassel where he also co-chairs the Sustainable Resources Futures group. Biologist by training, Ph.D. in ecosystems analysis. He worked on chemicals assessment, supply systems and environmental planning; lectured at several universities, initiated scientific networks (ConAccount, cofounder of ISIE), and pioneered on methods such as MFA and derived indicators; member of various advisory boards, Member of the International Resource Panel; his main subject is the analysis of the socio-industrial metabolism and related land use and the instruments to sustain resource supply, use and waste management.

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