News & Events

Department Proudly Graduates Seven Students with M.S. in Technology
May 27, 2022

Our department congratulates the seven graduate students who graduated in May, 2022 with an M.S. in Technology. These outstanding and award-winning st...

App State team won second place in a division in the Solar District Cup 2021-2022
Apr 27, 2022

App State team won second place in a division in the Solar District Cup 2021-2022 organized by the U.S. Department of Energy.Congratulations to t...

Leni Sinke

Graduate Student Spotlight: Leni Sinke
Mar 27, 2022

Leni Sinke is a graduate student in the Appropriate Technology program within the Department⁠ of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environme...

App State team DOE Solar District Cup
Mar 25, 2022

App State team has been selected as a finalist. The team is now competing against the other finalist teams within their assigned divisions to cre...

NEXUS Project NCDA grant

NEXUS Project NCDA grant
Feb 1, 2022

The NEXUS research team has received a North Carolina Department of Agriculture Bioenergy Research Initiative grant for $76,396.  This two-year p...

adaptable solar shades used in a research project

Adaptable Solar Shades Installed
Jan 27, 2022

Graduate students Jackson Sloan and Dani Stockman constructed adaptable solar shades for one of Dr. Foroughi's research projects. The aim is to study ...

Mikayla Posey

Mikayla Posey
Nov 22, 2021

Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment Endowed Scholarship(developed by the STBE Advisory Council)Mikayla Posey"This scholarship has allowed...

3rd place trophy for the Suburban Single Family Division of the 2021 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge

Appalachian Students Place 3rd in Their Division at the 2021 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge
Jun 23, 2021

Building Science students were selected as finalists in the 2021 U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Design Challenge April. Undertaking thi...

Anisha Sharma

ST Student Anisha Sharma chosen for WRISE Wind Power Fellow
May 26, 2021

Brooklyn, NY —WRISE (Women of Renewable industries and Sustainable Energy) has selected six 2021 Rudd Mayer Memorial Fellows and two 2021 Wind at Ou...

Tyree Wilmoth

Graduate Student Looks For Ways To Help Others Access Clean Water
May 24, 2021

A brief moment observing two young Rwandan boys gathering water from a rural pond influenced Tyree Wilmoth’s decision to dedicate her future toward ...