Research

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...

How have you responded as an engineer to this call of over a year ago???? Let us know by posting below.

"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...

Five projects will explore sustainability using the Princeton campus as a laboratory

Adding renewables to the electrical gridBuilding without wasteField-testing solar-powered smart windows Building better compostFarming on campus lands The five projects will be conducted with the...

What an awesome whole university approach to Sustainability Education, Research and Active Practice!

“By engaging in sustainability-focused research and education, as well as reducing the university’s own environmental impact, we can create a healthier environment now and for generations to...

Recent research into possible new and safer nuclear reactors that might help stop climate change.

"As of early 2018 there were 75 separate advanced fission projects trying to answer that question in North America alone, according to the think tank Third Way....