Integrating sustainability into the Engineering curriculum

Overview

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Engineering, architecture, and urban planning work around the world is changing rapidly - instructors and students need to keep up with the changes and see how their work can be applied to make our society more sustainable. On May 14, 2014, Dr. Cliff Davidson presented the 'why' and 'how' of engineers' re-education on new local and global environmental concerns.

Presentation

Engineering_education: A paradigm shift into high gear.[pdf]

About this speaker

Cliff Davidson is the Director of the Center for Sustainable Engineering, a partnership among Syracuse University, Arizona State University, and the Georgia Institute of Technology. Since the 1990s, Dr. Davidson has studied the role of engineers in sustainable development as well as public perception of technology and public understanding of the environmental impact of daily activities. He is currently researching urban redevelopment for sustainability, considering the role of green infrastructure in helping to solve air and water management issues.