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The International Society for Industrial Ecology has an extensive committee structure to further the goals of the Society and its members.  If you would like to be considered for any of these committees, please email us at:


 Edgar Hertwich  USA  President
Chris Kennedy  Canada  Past President (Chair)
Gjalt Huppes  The Netherlands  Former Award Recipient
 Alissa Kendall  USA  Former Award Recipient
Ming Xu    USA  Former Award Recipient
Yuichi Moriguchi Japan  Former Award Recipient
 Reid Lifset  USA  Former Award Recipient

Purpose of Awards Committee

The primary purpose of the Awards Committee is to administer the Society’s biennial Society Award and Laudise Medal. The Committee will develop and re-evaluate criteria, descriptions and procedures for the awarding process.  The Committee is also charged with examining the on-going policies and procedures associated with the awards program; as well as calling for, reviewing, and judging award nominations.



Stefan Pauliuk  Germany  Member
 Timothy Baynes  Australia  Member
 Gang Liu Denmanrk  Member
 Lynette Cheah  Singapore  Member
 Jonathan Cullen  UK  Member
 Joo Young Park  Colombia  Member
Chris Kennedy  Canada  Past-president

Purpose of Nomination Committe

The Nominating Committee will call for nominations of elected positions within the Society, analyze the results and hold an election for members.   The Nominating Committee and ISIE staff will hold an information session at ISIE annual events at which interested members can ask questions and discuss qualifications for the opening roles.  This will open up the candidate field for the committee and introduce them to new researchers interested in being more involved with the Society.


 Thomas Theis  USA  Former Conference Chair
 Edgar Hertwich  Norway  President, Chair
 Wei-Qiang Chen  China  Regional Representative
 Roland Clift  United Kingdom  Former Conference Chair
 Hung Suck Park  South Korea  Former Conference Chair
 Lei SHI  China  Conference Chair

Purpose of the Program Committee

The primary purpose of this Committee is to develop a plan for all the meeting held by or jointly sponsored by the Society.   The Committee will call for, gather and review proposals of potential hosts for upcoming biennial ISIE Conferences.  The Committee will also re-evaluate the structure of the conferences financially, geographically and programmatically and find other Societies or groups that can be engaged in ISIE conference-related activities. This will involve evaluating related conferences and events that potentially compete with ISIE conferences then determining how ISIE conferences can maintain strength among them.

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