Sustainable Technology

Photovoltaics II Class Spring 2019 applied their knowledge by designing and installing an off-grid solar electric system for a real world client.

Photovoltaics II class designs and installs off-grid solar electric system
Jun 20, 2019

The Sustainable Technology program has a new relatively new Photovoltaics II class.  The focus is on battery-based, off-grid solar electric s

General Interest, Sustainable Technology
Appalachian State University Campus

AppState Featured as a Top School for Renewable Energy Programs
May 1, 2019

Prestigious universities like Stanford, Duke, Boston University and MIT have renowned alternative energy programs with cutting-edge technology... Building Science, Sustainable Technology, Graduate Program, General Interest

Senior Lecturer Jack Martin in Ludhiana, India with a Neelam Electric Rickshaw. Photo courtesy of Jack Martin

Appalachian professor works with Light Electric Vehicle Association to offer campus classes, training abroad
Apr 25, 2019

Jack Martin, senior lecturer in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment at Appalachian State University, has partnered... Sustainable Technology, General Interest

Lena Burkett Masters 2015

Lena Burkett (Class of 2015) uses research results to solve industry issues at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Mar 21, 2019

On a Post-It note stuck to the wall of her office, Lena Burkett has written one of her aims in life: “Cut every American’s utility bil

Graduate Program, General Interest, Sustainable Technology
Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Maria Kingery

Solar Coaster... Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Maria Kingery
Mar 19, 2019

Maria's lecture will be about her life on the "solar coaster." She will talk about starting early in the solar industry to evolving into a place... Sustainable Technology, Graduate Program, General Interest

Ryan Gillespie 2017 Sustainable Technology

Sustainable Technology alumnus finds niche in sustainable transportation
Feb 6, 2019

Ryan Gillespie ’17 has always been passionate about what he calls “responsible transportation.” During his time as a student in

Sustainable Technology, General Interest