TAMAR MAKOV, PHD
Head of Lab
Dr. Makov investigates how new business models, technologies, and innovation can help address social and environmental challenges. Adopting a systems approach, she combines big data analysis with behavioral experiments and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) to answer open questions regarding digitalization, sustainable food systems, and alternative consumption models. Makov’s work has been published in high impact journals including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Nature Climate Change, and Nature communications, and is funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Internet Society Foundation, Israeli Science Foundation (ISF), and the German - Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development (GIF).
Makov is currently a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor equivalent) at the Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management and the Sonnenfeldt School for Sustainability at Climate change at BGU. She holds a PhD and MA in Environmental Management from Yale University, and a B.Sc. in Nutrition science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.