Jonathan Koomey is a Consulting Professor at Stanford University. He identified a long-term trend in energy-efficiency of computing that has come to be known as Koomey's law. Previously, Dr. Koomey was at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, leading the End-Use Forecasting group, and has been a visiting professor at Stanford University, Yale University, and the University of California, Berkeley. He is a graduate of Harvard University (A.B) and University of California at Berkeley (M.S. and Ph.D). His research focuses on the economics of greenhouse gas emissions and the effects of information technology on resource use. He has also published extensively on critical thinking skills and business analytics.
- Koomey, Jonathan. 2008. Turning Numbers into Knowledge: Mastering the Art of Problem Solving. 2nd ed. Oakland, CA: Analytics Press.
- Koomey, Jonathan. 2008. Worldwide electricity used in data centers. Environmental Research Letters. vol. 3, no. 034008. September 23.
- Koomey, Jonathan G., Stephen Berard, Marla Sanchez, and Henry Wong. 2011. Implications of Historical Trends in the Electrical Efficiency of Computing. IEEE Annals of the History of Computing. vol. 33, no. 3. July–September. pp. 46–54.
- Koomey, Jonathan G. 2012. Cold Cash, Cool Climate: Science-Based Advice for Ecological Entrepreneurs. Burlingame, CA: Analytics Press.