Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Conference 2020 - NOW ONLINE!

Dear ISIE members,   The Chair of Societal Transition and Circular Economy at the University of Freiburg (Germany) is hosting the Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Conference 2020, a small event which was meant to take place at the Uni Freiburg in March 2021. Given the restrictions aris...

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Call for Papers on the Special Issue of Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews -- Advanced life-cycle modeling of energy and agroecosystems

Call for Papers: Special Issue in advanced life-cycle modeling of energy and agroecosystems

Special Issue Website:

Life cycle...

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Our highlight this week: Stephanie Cordova




 Stephanie is a Environmental Analyst at Solid waste management public company of Quito. She wants to apply industrial ecology in the urban environment of cities in developing countries like Ecuador. She thinks it is vita...

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2019 Annual Report

Dear members,


Today we are pleased to share with you the first annual report of the ISIE which documents a year of busy activity of our society. Our new governance model of a members led organisation with an Annual General Assembly and inclusive decision making requi...

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Energy-based industrial symbiosis: a literature review

The Springer abstract can be viewed here


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ISIE Socioeconomic Metabolism perpetual online conference on “Spatially explicit SEM research”

Dear ISIE members,

We are happy to announce the second session of the ISIE Socioeconomic Metabolism Section perpetual online conference.

Session 2 – September: Spatially explicit SEM research

Date and Time: Wednesday September 2, 2020 16:00-17:30 Central ...

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Death of Vlademir Christiensen

Our colleague Anne Hews writes:  You probably know the story of how Vlademir and his wife, Inge, coined the phrase "Industrial Symbiosis"in 1989. She copies a snippet of her 2005 Ph.D. dissertation that describes the emergence of the term (below).  She remained close with the Christensen f...

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Our highlight this week: Izhar Hussain Shah

Izhar successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation in May, 2020 at University of Ulsan, South Korea and is actively reaching out to people for future collaborations/opportunities. With his "industrial ecology" journey so far, he has developed good analytical skills covering both theory...

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Call for PhD positions

Students (Students)

Dear all,


I would like to share with the ISIE Community, the Call for PhD positions for the Doctoral Programme (36th Cycle - Academic years 2020-2021) at the University "G. d'Annunzio" of Chieti-Pescara (Italy).

Here you can find all the information: htt...

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"Data harvesters" needed to trial new urban metabolism data platform

Within the open source community of Metabolism of Cities we have been working over the last year on a new version of our data platform. We are excited to launch this new version in the coming months. In preparation for this launch, we are setting up data portals for a selected number of cities, in ...

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Our highlight this week: Yuan Yao

    Dr. Yuan Yao is the Assistant Professor of Industrial Ecology and Sustainable Systems at Yale University. She earned her Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University in the U.S. and a B.S. degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Northeastern University in ...

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The ISIE Socioeconomic Metabolism perpetual online conference – announcement and first session

Dear ISIE members,

We’re happy to announce the ISIE Socioeconomic Metabolism Section perpetual online conference and its first session.

Introducing the ISIE-SEM Perpetual Online Conference

Due to current circumstances and uncertainties around Covid-19, th...

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