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 implementing sustainable technologies in developing countries.
Sustainable Technology Program News
The Nexus research group with help from students in the Biofuels Technology course have installed a unique small-scale biodigester to convert organic ...
Landon Williams, Senior Public Engagement Specialist at Duke EnergyDuke Energy: Utility Initiatives for a Low Carbon FutureMonday, November 26 | 4:00 ...
Boone, NC - Local restauranteur, Tina Houston, operates a successful food truck, Betty's Biscuits. Until this past sunny, late fall Sunday, she powere...