Research

Engineering for Sustainable Development: Guiding Principles

‘Humanity has the ability to make developmentsustainable – to ensure that it meets the needsof the present without compromising the abilityof future generations to meet their own...

Deep Decarbonization: A Way Forward on Climate Change

"Global emissions have soared by two-thirds in the three decades since international climate talks began. To make the reductions required, what’s needed is a new approach that...

ENGINEERING VIA THE USE OF SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS

The University of Florida (UF) has a sustainable materials management group in the Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences. "A combination of field and...

What is “Sustainable Engineering”

"Sustainable engineering is the process of designing or operating systems such that they use energy and resources sustainably, in other words, at a...

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...

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...

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"At the recent United Nations Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland, diplomats delivered a “rulebook” to guide all countries in combating global warming. When world leaders convene...

You are invited to contribute to the 17th IACEE World conference 26-29 May 2020

The main theme for the 17th IACEE World conference 26-29 May 2020 is “The future of work and learning”. Please submit papers within the...

Scientists turn plant waste into biodegradable plastic

"Deakin textile and fibre scientists have discovered how to turn plant waste into a biodegradable material that could replace environmentally-damaging plastics such as those used for packaging...