News & Events

App Students Needed for Multi-Disciplinary Solar District Cup Team
Oct 18, 2022

We are soliciting applications of Appalachian State University students from different departments for a mutidisciplinary team to develop a project fo...

Solar-Ops technicians Calian Micallef, Jack Lundie, and Caroline Piephoff. Both Jack (STBE) and Caroline (Physics) are App State alumni.

Solar-Ops and App State Partner on Wind and New EV Charging Station Monitor
Oct 13, 2022

Solar Operations Solutions (Solar-Ops), in collaboration with Appalachian State University's Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Envi...

Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment gets Zero Energy Design Designation

Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment Receives Key Designation From the DOE
Sep 28, 2022

Two programs in the Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment earned the first-ever Zero Energy Design Designation from th...

Assistant Professor Ram Poudel Presents at 2022 NAWEA WindTech Conference
Sep 22, 2022

Our instructors remain active in their industries through attending and presenting at conferences.  On September 20-22, 2022,  Assistan...

STBE students

STBE Student Clubs Are Active and Engaged with the Community
Sep 20, 2022

The SBA/PCEA/ABC student clubs have actively participated in several activities since the Fall 2022 semester started. These activities include present...

Dr. Arezou Sadoughi Presents at National Modular Conference: Industrialized Design and Construction, the New Trend
Sep 19, 2022

Industrialized Design and Construction, the New Trend   Dr. Arezou Sadoughi represented Appalachian State University as one of the feat...

The Solar Team shows off their ASC trophy.

App State Solar Vehicle Team Places 2nd in the American Solar Challenge 2022
Jul 26, 2022

Appalachian State University and our department are so proud that our Solar Vehicle Team recently finished with ROSE in  2nd place in the 2022 Am...

Appstate Today Article Regarding Students Winning National Solar Competition
Jul 6, 2022

Appstate Today has published an article about our students winning in a national solar competition.https://today.appstate.edu/2022/06/29/solar?fbclid=...

FedEx Research Project Competition Finalist Win for Instructors Sohad Abu-Elzait and Ram Poudel
Jun 15, 2022

Congratulations to our department instructors Sohad Abu-Elzait and Ram Poudel for recently leading STBE at App State as a finalist in  Round 1 of...

Honors Student Denise Renteria with Dr. Yu and Dr. Shirzad

Three Honors Students Successfully Defend Their Honors Thesis
Jun 3, 2022

Reflecting back on Spring 2022 semester's end, we'd like to announce that three of our undergraduate students in the Honors program defended their Dep...