This course discusses how to make a “system” – a community, a region, a supply chain, a company – more sustainable, both environmentally (lower CO2 emissions, better water quality, etc.) and socially (more equitable, more prosperous, etc.). We will explore sustainabi
The course addresses the engineering of energy systems from a process engineering perspective and therefore requires energy equity literacy and design solution skills. Energy is one of the key drivers of social and economic development.
This course has a GT designation so student in any major can count it towards free electives, and it is additionally cross-listed with Management, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and Industrial & Systems Engineering.
We will explore sustainability from a systems perspective, including physical/resource balances, ecological/carbon cycle processes, economic/financial practices, political/policy processes and public participation as they relate to communities in Atlanta and around the world.