Carlson School of Management

Tim Smith

Smith,Timothy M

Associate Professor
Bioproducts/Biosystems Engr
224D BioAgEng
612/624-2648
smith463@umn.edu


Dr. Timothy M. Smith is director of the NorthStar Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment; and an associate professor of environmental sciences, policy and management, and bioproducts and biosystems engineering at the university. His work focuses on policy and market adoption of technologies that enhance environmental performance, public and private governance of sustainability, and sustainability systems modeling in decision making. Dr. Smith has held the rotating chair in sustainable entrepreneurship at Wageningen University, Netherlands, served on the faculty at INCAE Business School in Costa Rica, and taught in marketing and logistics management at the Carlson School of Management and in the College of Continuing Education at UMN. He is a former AT&T Industrial Ecology Fellow and has advised the Environmental Protection Agency, the General Services Administration, the National Research Council’s Committee on Certification of Sustainable Products and Services, and numerous companies and organizations on supply chain sustainability and product-based policies.


Smith, T.M. 2013. Climate change: Corporate sustainability in the supply chain, Feature Article, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 69(3) 43–52.

Fischlein, M., Smith, T. 2013. Revisiting renewable portfolio standard effectiveness: policy design and outcome specification matter, Policy Sciences, DOI 10.1007/s11077-013-9175-0.

Suh, K., Smith, T.*, Linhoff, M. 2012. Leveraging Socially Networked Mobile ICT Platforms for the Last-Mile Delivery Problem, Environmental Science & Technology 46(17):9481-90.

Suh, K., Suh, S., Smith, T. 2011. Implications of corn prices on water footprints of bioethanol, Bioresource Technology Volume 102, Issue 7: 4747-4754.

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