Sustainable Technology: Sound Solutions to Real Problems
Do you have concern about environmental and social impacts of technology? Are you ready to critically examine a wide variety of problems? Are you committed to making the world a better place? Discover...
- Energy conversion systems such as solar, wind, hydro, biofuels
- Waste and water management
- Community and Shelter Design
- E-bike and E-vehicle design
- Technology assessment
- Small-scale production systems
- Technology transfer
Sustainable Technology reflects an approach to technological development, characterized by creative and sound engineering, that recognizes the social, environmental, political, economic, and technical aspects of a proposed technological solution to a problem facing a society.
Pursue many careers with a Sustainable Technology background. Renewable energy; energy management; design, build and/or maintain renewable energy equipment; solid waste or recycling industry; design and build sustainable buildings; sell ST products; utility companies or government research labs; and/or sustainable development work in developing countries.
Sustainable Technology Program News
Purpose and Vision: The NEXUS at Appalachian State University is a multidisciplinary team of faculty and students housed in the Department of Su...
This February, the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment sent the MOBILab - an energy self-sufficient mobile classroom and re...
Atlanta native Ryan Gillespie earned the top spot and $1,000 at the 2017 Big IDEA Competition for his made-in-America electric bike idea.The event, he...