Sustainable Technology: Sound Solutions to Real Problems
Do you have concern about the environmental and social impacts of energy and 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 wastewater 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
Dr. Baker Perry, National Geographic Explorer and professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, returned to...
Solar Operations Solutions (Solar-Ops), in collaboration with Appalachian State University's Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Envi...
The NEXUS research team has received a North Carolina Department of Agriculture Bioenergy Research Initiative grant for $76,396. This two-year p...