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Mag. Dr. Dominik Wiedenhofer Bakk.techn.

Institute of Social Ecology (SEC)
Schottenfeldgasse 29, 1070 Wien
Tel: +43 1 47654-73729


ORCID: 0000-0001-7418-3477

Curr. Vitae

2018 - Senior Scientist, Institute of Social Ecology, Departement for Economics and Social Sciences
01.03.2018 Transfer Institute of Social Ecology to University of Natural and Life Sciences, Vienna
2017 - Dr. in Human and Social Ecology, Alpen-Adria-University (with honours)
2013 - 2013 Visiting Scientist at the Nagoya University, Japan, Department of Civil Engineering, Research Lab for Environmental Systems Analysis and Planning. (with Prof. H. TANIKAWA, PhD)
2012 - 2012 Visiting Scientist at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom, Earth and Science Department, Sustainability Research Institute (SRI). (with J.K. STEINBERGER, PhD)
2011 - 2018 Researcher Institute of Social Ecology
2011 - Master (Mag.) of 'Human and Social Ecology', Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt, (with honours)
2010 - 2010 Visiting Scientist at University of Sydney, Australia, Department of Physics, Integrated Sustainability Analysis (ISA). (with Prof. M. LENZEN, PhD)
2009 - 2011 Researcher at EcoPolicy Lab, Neue Energien 2020, FFG Project 822065
2008 - 2008 Stipend from EU/Australia Exchange for Sustainable Development; Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
2008 - Bachelor of science (Bakk.techn.) of 'Environmental and Bio-Resource Management', University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna

Statistik Austria, science classification

Climate change; Environmental research; Human ecology; Sustainable agriculture; Sustainable economics; Environmental economics; Environmental sociology; Cultural landscape research; Environmental policy;


Sustainable consumption; Social metabolism; sozial-ökologische Transformation; environmentally-extended input-output analysis (EE-IOA); dynamic material and energy flow analysis (MEFA); Sustainable resource use; Circular economy;


2022 Stadt Wien-BOKU Research Funding des Jubiläumsfonds der Stadt Wien, zum Schwerpunkt: "(Wiener) Wege in die Zukunft / Visionen einer nachhaltigen Metropolregion: von Kreisläufen und Interaktionen"
2021 Best Paper Award for the year 2020 of the Journal "Resources, Conservation & Recycling", as co-author together with Willi Haas, Christian Lauk, Andreas Mayer and Fridolin Krausmann
2020 2019 Graedel Prize: Journal of Industrial Ecology (JIE) Senior Author Best Paper Prize, as co-author with Andreas Mayer, Willi Haas, Fridolin Krausmann et al.
2018 Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Research Poster at the Gordon Research Conference of Industrial Ecology, Les Diablerets, Switzerland
2016 Excellence in Review Award from the journal “Resources, Conservation and Recycling”

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2019 -2021 International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE), Environmentally-Extended Input-Output Section
scientific advisor
2011 - International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2020 -2020 Nature
2020 - Global Environmental Change-Human and Policy Dimensions
2019 -2019 Nature Climate Change
2017 -2018 Applied Energy
2017 -2017 Sustainable Cities and Society
2017 - Journal of Cleaner Production
2017 -2017 Journal of Urbanism: international research on placemaking and urban sustainability
2016 - Resources Conservation and Recycling
2016 -2016 Regional Environmental Change
2016 -2018 Sustainability
2015 - Ecological Economics
2015 -2015 Environmental Pollution
2014 - Environmental Science & Technology
2013 -2013 Resources
2013 -2013 Environmental Modelling & Software
2013 - Journal of Industrial Ecology

Expert for external appointment/habilitation procedures

2022 Externe Habilitation: Gutachter: University Tampere, Finnland

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2021 -2021 National Science Centre, Poland - Poland
2020 -2020 Independent Research Fund Denmark (IRFD) - Denmark
2019 -2019 Israel Science Foundation - Israel

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2021 Spotlight session: "EEIO Frontiers Africa-Europe", at the International Industrial Ecology Day 2021
Chair (Session)
2021 9th session of the ISIE Socioeconomic Metabolism Section perpetual online conference: “Progress in modelling the socio-economic metabolism - combining material flow principles and input-output analysis"
Chair (Session)
2021 International Industrial Ecology Day 2021 - Global Science for Sustainability 24-hour online event.
Member of the Organisation Committee
2021 ITS3.7/ERE1.6 Navigating the Anthropocene: Human agency in global society-environment interaction assessments and modelling approaches
Chair (Session)
2021 Special session: "Sustainability transformations of provisioning systems and the stock-flow-service nexus". International Industrial Ecology Day 2021, co-chaired with Prof. Helmut Haberl
Chair (Session)
2019 13th Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE) - Socio-Economic Metabolism Section
2019 13th Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE) - Socio-Economic Metabolism Section
Chair (Session)
2016 Joint Socio-Economic Metabolism conference and Asia-Pacific conference (
2016 Gordon Research Seminar in Industrial Ecology, Vermont, USA
2015 11th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics: Transformations (
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