Celebrate Our Graduates!

Celebrate Our Graduates!

Congratulations to our graduating majors! They’ve worked very hard and we’re proud of their accomplishments. We expect that they’ll accomplish great things. Although Covid-19 prevents public celebration, we would like to take this opportunity to recognize their accomplishment.

See our majors graduating in May or August.

Welcome to the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment!

       Building Solutions. Developing Leaders.

Our department features an integrated array of programs spanning the fields of sustainable design and technology. We have developed a reputation for innovative research and sustainable development in the areas of construction and building science, renewable energy, and other sustainable technologies. Our mission is to foster a strong and vibrant culture of inquiry, discovery, and innovation that integrates theory with application, problem seeking with problem-solving, local issues with global perspectives, and technological progress with environmental stewardship. More specifically, our department endeavors to:

  • Provide exemplary teaching that inspires and challenges students through experiential learning, synergistic curricula, and community engagement.
  • Conduct and disseminate scholarly work that focuses on sustainable solutions to important challenges in the design, creation, and management of technological systems.
  • Serve as a resource and a catalyst for local and global communities through projects, partnerships, and outreach.

We encourage you to become part of our innovative team! Please spend some time on our site learning more about our programs, our students, and our faculty.

News

Lauren Halford and Jacob Wibbens, IDEXlab Students

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Appalachian State University

IDEXlab Team among the recipients for the 2020 Chancellor's Innovation Scholars Program

BOONE, N.C. — Five winning entries by Appalachian State University faculty and staff have been announced for the 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation...

Sustainable Technology Students at Beech Mountain, NC

Continued opportunity for Sustainable Technology program students to test turbines at premier wind research center

 Students in the Sustainable Techology program in Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment at Applachian State Univers...

Graduate student Aaron Bradshaw

College Graduate Student Commencement Speaker Aaron Bradshaw

My name is Aaron Bradshaw and I grew up in Greenville, North Carolina. As a kid, I enjoyed spending my time in the treehouse behind my grandparents' h...

Building Science at Appalachian State University

Building Science Program Awards

The Building Science Faculty are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Building Science Program Awards: Most Outstanding Student in...

Appalachian Graduation

Help us celebrate our graduates!

Congratulations to our graduating undergraduate and graduate degree students! They’ve worked very hard and we’re proud of their accomplishments an...