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Title: Development of Masters Programs in Sustainable Engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology PDF
Url: http://search.asee.org/search/fetch?url=file%3A%2F%2Flocalhost%2FE%3A...
Creator: Carrano, Andres
Thorn, Brian
Publisher: Rochester Institute of Technology
Description: During the 2006-2007 academic year, a team of faculty from the Kate Gleason College of Engineering developed a proposal for a pair of Masters programs (a Master of Science program and a Master of Engineering proposal) in the field of Sustainable Engineering. Sustainable Engineering has been described as engineering for human development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs [3]. Both programs are multidisciplinary in nature and include coursework from the disciplines of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, and Public Policy. The programs offer students the flexibility to develop tracks in their program of study which would permit deeper immersion in domains such as renewable energy systems, systems modeling and analysis, product design, etc. Student interest in the programs has been very favorable. This paper describes the context at RIT from which the idea for these programs arose, the program development process that was followed, and the structure of the two programs.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Environment (General and human). Human ecology -- Other special topics, A-Z -- Environmental engineering
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Mechanics of engineering. Applied mechanics -- Study and teaching
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Study and teaching
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Vocational Education -- Trade and industrial
Key Concept: Ecology -- Sustainability
Mechanical engineering
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
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Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
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Language: English
Rights: American Society of Engineering Education
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-09-11 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-06-19 22:15:59 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: National Center for Manufacturing Education
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