Joseph Sarkis is a Professor of Management and Sustainability within the Foisie Business School at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Buffalo. His research and teaching interests include Sustainability, Technology, Operations and Supply Chain Management. He has authored over 450 publications and has been a highly cited researcher for a number of years. He is an Industrial Ecology Fellow and has served a research scholar at universities throughout the world. He is a coordinator within the Future Earth Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SSCP) Knowledge-Action Network in the Circular Economy Working Group. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Engineering Management Review and Associate Editor for the journal Resources Conservation and Recycling on the topic of sustainable supply chains.