Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart

21335 Lüneburg, Universitätsallee 1, C13.115
Fon +4941316772634,
Professor, Professorship for Eco-Design


Leuphana University, Professor, Ecodesign and Eco-Effectiveness; Cradle to Cradle - Design, Lüneburg, Germany, 1994-Present

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Visiting Professor

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2017-Present, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Cradle to Cradle Chair for Innovation and Quality, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2009-2017

University of Virginia Darden School of Business, Visiting Professor, Charlottesville, USA, 2002-Present

University of Twente, Visiting Professor, Cradle to Cradle Design at Faculty of Engineering Technology, Enschede, The Netherlands, 2010-2017

Delft University of Technology, Visiting Professor, Building Technology and Services at Faculty of Architecture, Delft, The Netherlands, 2011-2017

Munich University of Technology, Honouree Professor, Cradle to Cradle Elements for Buildings at Faculty of Architecture, Munich, Germany, 2012-2017

Previous Academic positions:

-          University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna,

           Vienna, Austria, 2012

-          Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, 1995-1999

-          Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany, 1995-1999

-          University of Wales, Cardiff, U.K., 1995-1999


EPEA – Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency GmbH, Founder and Scientific Director, Hamburg, Germany, 1987-Present

Hamburger Umweltinstitut e.V., Founder and Scientific Director, Hamburg, Germany, 1989-Present

MBDC McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry, L.L.C., Co-founder and Scientific Director, Charlottesville, USA, 1995-Present


United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Senior Environment Expert, Vienna, Austria, 1988-2002

The China-US Center for Sustainable Development, Member, Portland, USA, 2000-Present

Greenpeace, Helped to establish the chemistry section of Greenpeace International, 1982-1985

Greenpeace, Head of chemistry section of Greenpeace International, 1985-1988