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
Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Bill Pfleger - The New Energy Landscape: Trends Facilitating Microgrids & Future Directions
Bill Pfleger, Solutions Architect ManagerMicrogrid Competency Center at Schneider ElectricThe New Energy Landscape: Trends Facilitating Microgrids &am...
The Sustainable Technology program welcomes Dr. Jaewon Oh as its newest assistant professor this fall. Dr. Oh holds a master’s degree in Alternative...
In June 2018, 14 Appalachian State University students packed their bags and boarded a plane to Peru to spend almost three weeks studying and implemen...