Sustainable Technology

Sustainable Technology: Sound Solutions to Real Problems

Do you have concern about environmental and social impacts of technology? Are you ready to critically examine a wide variety of problems? Are you committed to making the world a better place? Discover...

  • Energy conversion systems such as solar, wind, hydro, biofuels
  • Waste and water management
  • Community and Shelter Design
  • E-bike and E-vehicle design
  • Technology assessment
  • Small-scale production systems
  • Technology transfer

Sustainable Technology reflects an approach to technological development, characterized by creative and sound engineering, that recognizes the social, environmental, political, economic, and technical aspects of a proposed technological solution to a problem facing a society.

Pursue many careers with a Sustainable Technology background. Renewable energy; energy management; design, build and/or maintain renewable energy equipment; solid waste or recycling industry; design and build sustainable buildings; sell ST products; utility companies or government research labs; and/or sustainable development work in developing countries.

Sustainable Technology Program 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...