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Prof. Lorenz M. HILTY Professor, Sustainability Delegate, University of Zurich; Senior Scientist, Technology and Society Lab, Empa, St.Gallen


1993 Co-founder, Universität Hamburg-spinoff, Institut für Umweltinformatik Hamburg GmbH
1992-1993 Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Economy and the Environment, University of St. Gallen
1996 Habilitation "Environmental Information Processing", Universität Hamburg
1996-1998 Researcher and Project Manager, Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing, Ulm University, Ulm
1998-2000 Professor of Information Systems, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
2000-2004 Head, Research Programme "Sustainability in the Information Society", Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, St.Gallen
2004-2011 Head, Technology and Society Lab, Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, St.Gallen
 Since 2010 Professor of Informatics and Sustainability, Department of Informatics, Faculty of Economics, University of Zurich


Expert, SATW - Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences
Expert Committee Environmental Informatics of the German Informatics Society
Member, several editorial boards


Hilty, L.M.; Aebischer, B. (eds.): ICT Innovations for Sustainability, Springer Series Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing 310, Springer International Publishing, Cham, 2015
Computing Efficiency, Sufficiency, and Self-sufficiency: A Model for Sustainability? In: LIMITS'15 June 15-16, 2015, Irvine, CA
Hilty, L. M.; Aebischer, B.; Andersson, G.; Lohmann, W. (eds.): ICT for Sustainability: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainability, E-Collection ETH Institutional Repository, Zürich, 2013
Hilty, L. M.; Arnfalk, P.; Erdmann, L.; Goodman, J.; Lehmann, M.; Wäger, P.: The Relevance of Information and Communication Technologies for Environmental Sustainability - A Prospective Simulation Study. Environmental Modelling & Software, 11 (21), 2006


Affiliated Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, CESC - Centre for Sustainable Communications, Stockholm