Tomer Fishman

Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya
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Dr. Tomer Fishman is a lecturer at the school of Sustainability, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel.
Prior, he was a Postdoctoral Associate at the Center for Industrial Ecology in the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. He has a Ph.D. in Environmental Studies from Nagoya University. His work contributed to United Nations reports and he has served as the president of the student chapter of the International Society for Industrial Ecology 2014-2015.

His research is focused towards understanding how the materials that accumulate in society in buildings, infrastructure, and other goods affect society, economy, and the environment. He studies the flows and stocks of materials in human societies and the mutual interactions of material consumption, economic activity, and development.

His current research explores scenarios and forecasts of the accumulation of critical materials and construction materials accumulation in the American and global economies, and the environmental consequences of these trends.



General Information

Member ID 0464
First Name Tomer
Last Name Fishman
Member Since Mar 11, 2013


Research Interests

Research Priorities
• Material stock & flow accounting and analysis
• Socio-economic metabolism
• Drivers of material consumption
• Statistical, econometric, and data-driven analysis and forecasting
• Geospatial (GIS) analysis

Current Projects
• Scenarios of demand and supply of critical materials (rare earths, lithium, platinum) in emerging “green” technologies
• Mapping the materials stocked in buildings & infrastructure using satellite imagery
• Country- and global-scale drivers and forecasts of material stock & flow processes


Contact Information

Organization Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya
Email Only visible to members
City Tel Aviv
Country Israel

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