Iddo K. Wernick

For over two decades, Dr. Iddo Wernick has worked on measuring and analyzing how technology systems influence resource consumption and the natural environment. An applied physicist by training, Dr. Wernick has presented work on national resource consumption and its relation to environmental quality to governments and universities around the world and co-founded an environmental knowledge management software venture, Ecos Technologies. He has worked with the USEPA on finding substitutes for radionuclides in industrial applications and served as leader of the Material Flow Account project at the World Resources Institute in Washington, DC from 2002 to 2004. Beginning in 2004, he worked for 5 years as a clinical medical physicist in a radiation oncology department in New York City. From 2010 to 2018 he taught graduate courses in Industrial Ecology and Energy Systems in the Urban Environment graduate program at the City University of New York. He continues to conduct research at the Program for the Human Environment at Rockefeller University.