Jürgen Giegrich



Research Topics

  • Resource conservation and material flow management
  • Industrial processes
  • Development of evaluation tools and indicators for the environment (e.g. Life Cycle Assessment)
  • Sustainable development
  • SUP
  • Latin America

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2015 Research associate at ifeu
  • 1991 - 2014 Scientific and managing director at ifeu
  • Since 1986 Research associate at ifeu Heidelberg
  • Studies in physics at the University of Heidelberg
  • Member in the Committee for the Standardisation of Life Cycle Assessment and environmental product labels (DIN/NAGUS AA3)
    • Since 2015 Deputy Chair
    • Chair of the Work Group Impact Assessment (AA3/UA2)
    • Umpire of the NA 172-00-03-01 AK Work Group Carbon Footprint (currently suspended), in this role German delegate in the ISO/TC 207/SC 7/WG 2
  • Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry – SETAC
  • International Expert Group on LCA for Waste Management
  • Since 2001 Work Group „Sustainable Chemistry“ at the DECHEMA
  • Since 2011 Chair of the regulation committee at the VDI for the development of an umbrella directive for the analysis of resource efficiency (VDI 4800 Blatt 1)
  • Deputy Chair of the Work Group Resource Efficiency of the entire VDI

Selected Projects

  • Projects for developmental assistance
  • Fostering Ressource Efficiency in India

Selected Publications