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Sustainability Degree Programs: Engineering

 

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Undergraduate Programs

INSTITUTION: Arizona State University
DEGREE OFFERED: Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering (B.S.E.) and Construction (B.S.)
DESCRIPTION: The School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment (SEBE) has extensive expertise in solving short- and long-term infrastructure related challenges. To address these challenges, SEBE brings together new approaches and technologies for transportation, materials, buildings and water treatment in civil and environmental disciplines with the techniques and leadership approaches developed in construction management disciplines.
WEBSITE: http://engineering.asu.edu/sebe
CONTACT: Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
P.O. Box 875306
Tempe, AZ 85287-5306
(480) 965-3589
cee@asu.edu

INSTITUTION: Australian National University
DEGREE OFFERED: Engineering Sustainable Energy Systems (B.E.)
DESCRIPTION: Students in this engineering specialization study topics such as "Electromechanical Technologies, Electronics, Energy Systems Engineering, Sustainable Energy Systems, Electronic Circuits and devices, Thermal Energy Systems, and Solar Energy Technologies."
WEBSITE: http://engn.anu.edu.au/degrees/degrees_new/BofE_SustainableEnergy.html
CONTACT: Department of Engineering
Engineering building 32, North Road
Australian National University
Acton ACT 0200, Australia
Phone: +61 2 6125 3378
Fax: +61 2 6125 0506

INSTITUTION: Wayne State University, College of Engineering
DEGREE OFFERED: Engineering Bachelor of Science Degree with an Alternative Energy Technology (AET) Concentration
DESCRIPTION: This program is open only to students currently enrolled in any WSU's College of Engineering Bachelor of Science degree programs. In addition to satisfying existing requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree, students selecting the AET concentration are required to meet the following requirements:
- A 4-credit AET-related project under the existing undergraduate capstone design courses.
- Eight of the technical elective credits required for Bachelor's degree must be selected from any AET formal courses, directed studies or research.
WEBSITE: http://www.eng.wayne.edu/page.php?id=1505
CONTACT: Alternative Energy Technology Program
College of Engineering
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202
aet@wayne.edu

 

Graduate Programs

INSTITUTION: Arizona State University
DEGREE OFFERED: Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering (M.S., M.S.E., and Ph.D.) and Construction (M.S., M.S.E., and Ph.D.)
DESCRIPTION: The School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment (SEBE) has extensive expertise in solving short- and long-term infrastructure related challenges. To address these challenges, SEBE brings together new approaches and technologies for transportation, materials, buildings and water treatment in civil and environmental disciplines with the techniques and leadership approaches developed in construction management disciplines.
WEBSITE: http://engineering.asu.edu/sebe
CONTACT: Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
P.O. Box 875306
Tempe, AZ 85287-5306
(480) 965-3589
cee@asu.edu

INSTITUTION: Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden, Strategic Leadership Towards Sustainability
DEGREE OFFERED: Engineering (M.S.)
DESCRIPTION: This program uses the "Natural Step Framework" as a strategy towards the development of sustainable practices. Students practice this framework throughout their program. They analyze current practice, develop possible solutions, find paths to a sustainable outcome, and develop tools to put their solution into practice.
WEBSITE: http://www.bth.se/tmslm
CONTACT: David Waldron Project Leader
Strategic Leadership Towards Sustainability
Blekinge Institute of Technology
371 79 Karlskrona, SWEDEN
Phone: +46 0455 385522
Fax: +46 0455 385507
sustainabilitymasters@bth.se

INSTITUTION: Royal Institute of Technology, Department of Energy Technology
DEGREE OFFERED: Sustainable Energy Engineering (M.Sc.)
DESCRIPTION: "The purpose of the SEE Program is to provide state-of-the-art education in the fields of power generation and energy utilization in the built environment by means of economically and environmentally sustainable systems and technologies." There are also two parallel study majors: "Sustainable Power Generation and Sustainable Energy Utilization in the Built Environment." The program is also available in a distance learning environment.
WEBSITE: http://www.energy.kth.se/index.asp?pnr=15&ID=222&lang=0
CONTACT: Department of Energy Technology
Royal Institute of Technology
SE-100 44 Stockholm
Sweden

INSTITUTION: University of Pittsburgh, School of Engineering
DEGREE OFFERED: Construction Management and Sustainability (M.Sc.)
DESCRIPTION: "The Master of Science program in Construction Management and Sustainability helps prepare students to manage the rebuilding of our public infrastructure and the modernization of our private buildings and plants. The program takes an integrated and comprehensive approach to construction management which encompasses both public and private sector perspectives, both building and engineering construction, and the roles played by all the participants on the construction team (owners, contractors, design professionals, and other supporting professionals)."
WEBSITE: http://www.engr.pitt.edu/civil/programs/ms_cec.html
CONTACT: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
949 Benedum Hall
3700 O'Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: (412) 624-9870
Fax: (412) 624-0135
akoubaa@engr.pitt.edu

INSTITUTION: Wayne State University, College of Engineering
DEGREE OFFERED: Alternative Energy Technology Master of Science Degree Program (MS AET)
DESCRIPTION: The MS AET Program officially started Fall 2005. Requirements in this program include at least twenty-four credits in Alternative Energy Technology courses and at least eight credits of 7000-level course work. Program outcomes include:
-Comprehend the engineering fundamentals of various types of fuel cell systems, hydrogen reforming and storage strategy, system design and integration issues, and system evaluation and economic analysis.
-Apply the energy system fundamentals and analyses to address the key issues in design and integration of various AET systems, in particular solar heating and photovoltaic, wind turbine, biomass conversion, and fuel cells.
-Gain knowledge and skill to apply systematic and structured methodology to economically implement AE systems.
-To equip students with knowledge and skills enabling them to provide engineering services in planning, designing, and constructing hydrogen infrastructure components and systems.
WEBSITE: http://www.eng.wayne.edu/page.php?id=1505
CONTACT: Alternative Energy Technology Program
College of Engineering
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202
aet@wayne.edu

 

 
 
 
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