SERINA is an online portal dedicated to the support and promotion of engineering education and research that best demonstrate or seek to demonstrate active practices of sustainability and engagement within the communities that the initiatives aspire to serve.

SERINA is a global engineering education initiative of the International Association for Continuing Engineering Education (IACEE) that stems from the organisation’s Porto Declaration in May 2016, being a pledge by members to seek solutions to 21st Century Grand Challenges threatening survival.

Latest Initiatives

Turbines in City Water Pipes To Create Free Electricity

What an awesome project!!!! "If you live in Portland, Oregon, your lights are now powered in part by the water flowing through your pipes.

WEC 2019: “We can’t build a better world without a better construction industry”

Matt Gough’s keynote at the World Engineers Convention focused on how and why the construction industry must move to be more sustainable. "Gough is...

Batteries made with sulfur could be cheaper, greener and hold more energy

"Lithium-ion batteries have changed the world. Without the ability to store meaningful amounts of energy in a rechargeable, portable format we would have no smartphones or other...

A New Push to the Poverty-Alleviation Efforts in Nujiang

"On May 30, 2019, an online learning platform was built for the professionals and technicians in Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture. All the courses are offered free of...

Mother River Protection, China!

"We face a very grim ecological environment and suffer from serious soil erosion with an infected area of 1.794 million square kilometres, accounting for 18.7 per cent...

Sustainable Development Goals and Civil Engineering

"Some business leaders are as yet uncertain of the use of the Sustainable Development Goals, and how they could benefit their sector. From an...

Engineers play a vital role in meeting the challenges laid out by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Engineers "...skills, and those of engineering technologists and built environment professionals, are critical for water management (goal 6), access to energy (goal 7) and the creation of...

OUTSTANDING RESEARCH BY OUTSTANDING WOMEN.

"Women in Data Science (WiDS) and Stanford Earth hosted a symposium to highlight the research done by women who use data science to assess a range of...

HOW A WASTE TREATMENT PLAN CAN IMPROVE YOUR BOTTOM LINE

"Although waste is unavoidable in industrial processes, many companies are turning toward business strategies that seek to treat waste with minimal environmental impact — or even better,...

What an awesome active practice project!!!!

"non-governmental organization ‘Givepower’ has built its first solar water farm in Kenya, turning the region’s saltwater into clean and sustainable drinking water. the farm uses a filtrating...

LEVEL(S): RELEASING THE POTENTIAL OF OUR BUILDINGS

"The commitment of global leaders to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement have demonstrated their resolve to tackle issues such as climate...

Forum addresses the future of civil and environmental engineering education

"Battling climate change and adapting communities to be ready for its effects on the world. Ensuring food and water security for an exploding population. Navigating ever-more congested...