1. Sustainability in Engineering

    "Sustainability in Engineering" is presented by Steven J. Skerlos, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair of Graduate Education at the University of Michigan College of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering. In this video, Skerlos discusses designing technologies today that serve human needs while advancing the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. This introductory overview of sustainability presents the challenges posed by technology for sustainability in the domains of climate, air pollution, water pollution and materials/energy. Technology is presented as an instigator of challenges, along with a discussion of the social considerations and the pathway forward to move the economy towards a more sustainable future.

     
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