Sustainable Futures Institute



  SFI Courses

ENG 5510 - Sustainable Futures I

Covers introductory and intermediate concepts of Sustainable Development. Explores methods/tools for assessing sustainability from economic, environmental, societal perspectives for current and emerging industrial technologies. Life cycle assessment is the major tool for evaluating sustainability. Explores applications of LCA in the public policy arena and also in the private sector. Industrial applications of sustainable development is further explored through case studies and guest lectures.

ENG 5520 - Sustainable Futures II  

Covers sustainability in developed and developing countries. Topics include policy analysis, regulatory impact & cost benefit analyses, trade & markets, laws & regulations, international disasters, GIS applications, green manufacturing, and evolution of environmental policy in U.S. and other countries


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