Ester Van Der VoetLeiden University
|Member since||Mar 19, 2001|
AboutEster van der Voet is a Professor with Leiden University at the Department Industrial Ecology of the Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML). She holds the chair of Sustainable Resource Use. Within the field of Industrial Ecology, she specialises in methodology development: material flow analysis, substance flow analysis, natural resource accounting, life cycle assessment, and indicator development. These methodologies she applies to different topical areas, specifically resource use and resource management, resource efficiency, metals and the circular economy, agriculture and the biobased economy. She has initiated three MSc programs: the MSc Industrial Ecology, now a joint degree between Leiden University and TU Delft, and two international programs of Leiden, Delft, Graz University and Chalmers University in Sweden: MIND and CIRCLE. She has acted as head of CML’s Department Industrial Ecology for 4 years. She has conducted and led many research projects for the EU and in other international consortia. She is a member of the UN International Resource Panel.
Research InterestsSustainable Resource Use
Material Flow Analysis