Timothy Smith

Environment
  • Portrait Image: 
    Photo of Director, NorthStar Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise, Institute on the Environment Timothy Smith
  • Job Title: 
    Director, NorthStar Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise, Institute on the Environment
  • Department: 
    Professor, Bioproducts & Biosystems Engineering
  • College/Organization: 
    College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
  • Contact Phone: 
    612-624-6755

Areas of Expertise

Areas of Expertise: 
  • Industrial Ecology
  • Environmental Accounting/Footprinting
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainability
  • Food Supply Chains
  • Electricity Markets & Pricing
  • Bioenergy

Notable Achievements

Notable Achievements: 
  • Tim and NiSE have had many achievements. Examples include advising the US gov't on green purchasing.
  • Partnering with businesses and NGOs to develop tools for large purchasers of goods to find carbon emissions and water use hot spots in their supply chain and helping to reduce them