Faculty - Roland Geyer

Roland Geyer

Roland Geyer, Professor Industrial Ecology,
Green Supply Chain Management

PhD, Engineering, University of Surrey, UK; MS, Physics, Technical University Berlin, Germany

Born and educated in Germany, where he was trained in engineering and physics, Roland Geyer came to the Bren School in 2003 and now teaches courses in production and operations management, and in the emerging field of industrial ecology. Geyer is interested in the life cycle of manufactured goods—the processes in the form of energy and material flows that are related to transforming raw materials into products and, ultimately, waste—and in the environmental and economic potential of reuse and recycling activities. He also studies the evolution of green business plans, a model that relates corporate financial performance to corporate environmental performance. Professor Geyer has worked extensively as an advisor to the steel industry as it evolves and creates better products that can be made with fewer resources.

Contact Information:

Office: Bren Hall 3426

Phone: 805-893-7234
Fax: 805-893-7612


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Bren Courses Taught




Life Cycle Assessment

282 Pollution Prevention


Energy, Technology & the Environment


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