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Dr. Yael Parag Cohen Mintz

Dr. Yael Parag Cohen Mintz

School of Sustainability Founded by Israel Corp. ICL

Contact Details

Phone: 09-9602443
Fax: 09-9602401


Dr. Yael Parag is the Vice Dean of the IDC’s School of Sustainability. She holds a BSc degree in biology, and MA and PhD
degrees in social sciences - all from Tel Aviv University.
Between 2005 and 2011 she was a researcher in the Environmental Change Institute (ECI), at the University of Oxford, UK and a senior researcher at the Lower Carbon Future (energy group).
Her research focuses on energy consumer behaviour, consumer integration into the smart energy grid via smart technologies, prosumer markets, demand flexibility, energy security, local and community governance of energy, public acceptance of energy generation technologies, microgrids, personal carbon trading and more. In addition, she is developing the Middle Out perspective and applies it as an analytical tool for understanding socio-techno-economic transitions.
Dr. Parag is the recipient of various international and national competitive research grants.
She is an editorial board member of the journal Energy Research and Social Science. Her work in published in leading academic energy journals and various international conferences


Ph.D., Tel Aviv University

Major research and teaching fields

Sustainability and Environment