This course focuses on various definitions of sustainability, quantitative assessment of sustainability through descriptors, indices, and frameworks, and an overview of renewable energy technologies. Course overview for Fall 2018 can be found here.
Students in the class team up and work on a course project centered around sustainable decision making. As part of the project, students created a series of Youtube videos to describe their work to a general audience.
Fall 2018 Videos
Sustainability of Hydroponics
Next-Generation Solar Cells
Sweden & Sustainable Energy
Are Hydrogen-Powered Fuel Cells Sustainable?
Sustainability of Bio-Ethanol