Reid Lifset is a research scholar and resident fellow in industrial ecology on the faculty of the Yale University School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES). He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Industrial Ecology, an international peer-reviewed bi-monthly owned by Yale and headquartered at the Center for Industrial Ecology at Yale F&ES. He also serves as the associate director of the Industrial Environmental Management Program. He is also a member of the United Nations International Resource Panel and the governing council of the International Society for Industrial Ecology. His research and teaching focus on the application of industrial ecology to novel problems and research areas, the evolution of extended producer responsibility (EPR), and the development of the circular economy.