Philip Vergragt is a research professor at the Marsh Institute at Clark University and a Professor Emeritus of Technology Assessment at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. He has co-authored more than 80 scientific publications and three books. His research focuses on sustainable technological and social innovations in transportation, energy, and housing; grassroots innovations; socio-technical transitions; sustainable consumption and production; and technology assessment of emerging technologies. In the last five years, he has co-founded SCORAI, the North American (and European) Sustainable Consumption and Action Initiative, the North American Roundtable on Sustainable Production and Consumption (NARSPAC), the Worcester Housing, Energy, and Community group (WoHEC), and the Global Research Forum on SPaC.
Dr. Vergragt obtained a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Leiden in 1976.