John Schramski

Associate Professor, College of Engineering


Ph.D., Ecology, University of Georgia
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida

Areas of Expertise
  • Energy systems
  • Ecosystem energetics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Theoretical ecology
  • Complex network analysis
  • Ecological network theory
  • Energy Supply and Demand
  • Environmental Energy Systems
  • Sustainable Use of Global Ecosystems
  • Food Security
  • Natural Resources Engineering
Honors, Awards, and Achievements

UGA Russell Teaching Award Winner

Selected Publications

Perryman ME and Schramski JR. 2015. Evaluating the relationship between
natural resource management and agriculture using embodied energy and ecoexergy analyses: a comparative study of nine countries. Ecological Complexity.
22:152-161. [Ms. Perryman is a Masters student advised by Dr. Schramski]

Schramski JR, Dell AI, Grady JM, Sibly RM, Brown JH, 2015. Metabolic theory
predicts whole-ecosystem properties. Proceedings of the National Academy of
Sciences of the United States of America. 112(8) 2617-2622.

Schramski JR, Jacobsen KL, Smith TW, Williams MA, and Thompson TM. 2013.
Energy as a potential systems-level indicator of sustainability in organic agriculture:Case study model of a diversified, organic vegetable production system. Ecological Modelling. 267:102-114.