Initiatives

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...

Education

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...

Underrepresented Population in STEM Careers: Why Is Progress So Slow?

Speakers: Clara Piloto, Director of Global Programs and Director of Digital Plus Programs, MIT Professional Education Sonia Garcia, Senior Director Access and Inclusion, Dwight Look College...

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...

Active Practice

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...

Underrepresented Population in STEM Careers: Why Is Progress So Slow?

Speakers: Clara Piloto, Director of Global Programs and Director of Digital Plus Programs, MIT Professional Education Sonia Garcia, Senior Director Access and Inclusion, Dwight Look College...

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.