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

Brian Bednar Speaking on Solar Electricity Development in the Southeast

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series welcomes Brian Bednar, speaking on Solar Electricity Development in the Southeast: Process and Prospects for the Fut...

CareerFest Fall 2017

CareerFest Provides Overwhelming Opportunities for Students

Of the 130 employers filling Holmes Convocation Center for CareerFest on September 26, more than 40 offered positions in support of Department of Sust...

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Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

The Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment is once again partnering with the Appalachian Energy Center to host the Sust...