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Global and Ecological Health Engineering Certificate

  • Northwestern University (IL)

Global and ecological health engineering knows no geographical boundaries. Appropriate health solutions to new and emerging challenges depend upon competent design and ecologically sustainable integration into local community, national, and ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Benchmarking Sustainable Engineering Education: Final Report

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

The primary objectives of this project were to: (1) identify accredited engineering programs at US institutions that incorporate sustainability concepts into engineering curricula and within these programs characterize the design ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Power Dialog Webinar Discussion Templates - Engineering

  • Bard College (NY)

Bard College's Solve Climate By 2030 Power Dialog Webinar offers discussion templates for teachers. This template is for engineering.

  • Posted July 9, 2020
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Sustainable Engineering Cognitive Outcomes: Examining Different Approaches for Curriculum Integration

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Colorado School of Mines (CO)
  • The Citadel (SC)
  • University of Pittsburgh (PA)

As continued globalization of the world’s economic, environmental, and societal interactions strains the planet to meet anthropogenic demands, universities are striving to integrate sustainability education into engineering curricula intended ...


Sustainable engineering master module – insights from three cohorts of European engineering team

  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Polytechnic University of Milan
  • Technische Universität Berlin (Berlin)
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology (Berlin)
  • Warsaw University of Technology

Mobility and transnational migration are current social developments among the population of the European Union. These developments in both society-at-large and companies, linked to the challenges of sustainability, lead to ...


A Design-Based Learning Approach for Fostering Sustainability Competency in Engineering Education

  • Hunan City University (Hunan)

This paper provides and illustrates a design-based learning (DBL) approach for fostering individual sustainability competency in engineering education. We performed two studies with engineering students in typical educational activities. The ...


Incorporating the sustainable development goals in engineering education

  • Tecnológico de Monterrey (Nuevo Leon)

This paper aims to open the discussion on the incorporation of sustainable development goals (SDG) in the curricular plans of engineering programs. The United Nation has recognized the development SDG ...


Application of the Modified College Impact Model to Understand Chinese Engineering Undergraduates’ Sustainability Consciousness

  • Beihang University
  • University of Science and Technology Beijing
  • Beijing University of Technology

The college impact model provides a valuable framework for explaining various college student learning outcomes. However, few quantitative studies have examined the effectiveness of college impact model in explaining engineering ...


Engineers Changing the World: Education for Sustainability in Romanian Technical Universities—An Empirical Web-Based Content Analysis

  • Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
  • Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi (Iași)
  • University Politehnica of Bucharest
  • Universitatea Tehnică din Cluj-Napoca (Cluj)

Without a doubt, we are living in interesting times, characterized by both continuous economic development and improved standard of living, but also uncertainty, increased pollution, and environmental degradation, which means ...


Engineering Education for Sustainable Development: The European Project Semester Approach

  • Polytechnic University of Valencia (Valencia)
  • Polytechnic University of Catalonia
  • Instituto Politécnico do Porto (Porto)

Contribution: An analysis of the extent to which sustainability is present in the syllabi, project briefs, report templates, and student final reports of the three Iberian European project semester (EPS ...


Energy engineering curricula for sustainable development, considering underserved areas

  • Carlos III University of Madrid

This paper focuses on the need for sustainable energy engineering degrees and the problems found in establishing appropriate curricula contents. Proposals are made for developing adapted energy engineering degrees. Relevant ...

  • Posted April 17, 2020
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Sustainability awareness in engineering curriculum through a proposed teaching and assessment framework

  • King Abdulaziz University

Engineers play a vital role in enabling the sustainable development of their societies. Thus, it is necessary to teach sustainability in universities, especially for engineering students, for a more sustainable ...

  • Posted April 17, 2020
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A Methodology to Analyze the Presence of Sustainability in Engineering Curricula. Case of Study: Ten Spanish Engineering Degree Curricula

  • Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (Madrid)
  • Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
  • University of Cadiz
  • Universidad de Córdoba

This paper presents a methodology to analyze the sustainability presence level in the curriculum of an engineering degree. The methodology is applied to ten engineering degrees of the Spanish university ...

  • Posted March 6, 2020
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Analysis of sustainability presence in Spanish higher education

  • Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
  • University of Cadiz

This paper aims to analyze the presence of sustainability in 16 Spanish higher education curricula in the fields of education and engineering.

  • Posted March 6, 2020
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LCA and ecodesign teaching via university-industry cooperation

  • Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná

The purpose of this paper is to report on a life cycle assessment (LCA)-based ecodesign teaching practice via university-industry collaboration in an industrial engineering undergraduate course.

  • Posted March 4, 2020
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Analysis of the perception of engineering students regarding sustainability

  • Université de Sherbrooke (QC)
  • University of Campinas
  • Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
  • Universidade Federal Fluminense
  • Universidad Libre (Valle del Cauca)

This research aims to evaluate the engineering students' perception regarding sustainability. For this, a survey was developed based on sustainability parameters from a detailed analysis of the Global Reporting Initiative ...

  • Posted March 4, 2020
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Engineering for One Planet: Join a growing interdisciplinary community to define and foster environmentally responsible engineering

  • The Lemelson Foundation (OR)
  • VentureWell (MA)

Hosted by The Lemelson Foundation and VentureWell, this panel will provide attendees with an opportunity to learn about and join a multi-disciplinary, multi-sector initiative to co-create a framework to integrate ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Environmental and Engineering Geology Concentration, Geology (BS)

  • James Madison University (VA)

The Geology major offers specialized study focusing on earth materials, internal and external earth processes, analysis of earth history and appreciation of geology to environmental and engineering issues. The program ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Biological and Ecological Engineering (PhD)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The graduate program in Biological & Ecological Engineering deals with diverse issues in the design and analysis of a wide range of biological and hydrologic systems. Focus areas are in ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Biological and Ecological Engineering (MEng)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The graduate program in Biological & Ecological Engineering deals with diverse issues in the design and analysis of a wide range of biological and hydrologic systems. Focus areas are in ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Biological and Ecological Engineering (MS)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The graduate program in Biological & Ecological Engineering deals with diverse issues in the design and analysis of a wide range of biological and hydrologic systems. Focus areas are in ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Peace Engineering Minor

  • University of St. Thomas (MN)

The purpose of the peace engineering program is to engage and teach students to collaborate with and empower those experiencing injustices to develop innovative and sustainable solutions from a service ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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A decade of Finnish engineering education for sustainable development

  • Tampere University of Applied Sciences

Purpose The paper aims to examine the current status and development of sustainable development in Finnish engineering education.

Design/methodology/approach The study consists of interviews with key stakeholders supplemented ...

  • Posted April 30, 2019
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Master of Engineering - Energy Engineering (ME EnE)

  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (CO)

The Master of Engineering - Energy Engineering (ME EnE) is a practical graduate degree program that focuses on commercial buildings and manufacturing processes and the energy they consume. Graduates become consultants ...

  • Posted July 5, 2018
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A systematic review of the literature on integrating sustainability into engineering curricula

  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville (TN)
  • Lancaster University
  • Jinan University (Guangdong)
  • University of Belgrade

Higher education plays an important role in furthering the sustainability agenda, as reflected in a growing body of literature. While there have been several recent reviews of this work, these ...


Transdisciplinarity in higher education for sustainability: How discourses are approached in engineering education

  • Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya

There exists a general agreement on the need to reform scientific expertise by developing new ways of knowledge production and decision-making able to cope with the challenges sustainability poses. In ...


Teaching sustainable entrepreneurship to engineering students: the case of Delft University of Technology

  • Technische Universiteit Delft

This article outlines the increasing importance of the education of engineering students on sustainability, social aspects of technology and entrepreneurship. The authors demonstrate how sustainability education is possible and outlines ...


UC Merced Engineers for a Sustainable World

  • University of California, Merced (CA)

UC Merced's Engineer's for a Sustainable World talk to students, staff and faculty about current projects including aquaponics.

  • Posted April 23, 2018
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Beyond problem solving: Engineering and the public good in the 21st century

  • University of Sydney (NSW)

Problem solving is upheld as a defining feature of engineering identity, and the ability to solve problems is built into engineering curricula as a learning outcome and a graduate attribute ...