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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
(Ming Sum) Rosie Ma

Policies and Strategies for stimulating renewable energy and energy efficiency

Alexandre Head

Intermittency considerations and sustainability analysis of renewable energy in the UK

Charlie Dalrymple

Performance measurement of engineering projects in the humanitarian aid sector

Chris Hicks

Sustainable procurement of civil engineering works by the MOD

Daniel Kong

Sustainable Engineering Design for Public Housing

Davide Stonati

Corporate sustainability: A Tool to Progress Sustainable Development

Ehimhen Ejemhen Okoh

A whole life cost analysis of a process for recycling scrap tyres as road pavement

Irene Darku

The utilisation of agro-waste as alternative fuel sources to meet local energy needs in Ghana

Jan Adamowski

Weekly water demand forecasting using simple Artificial Neural Networks

Jason Harriman

Knowledge Management as a mechanism to embed Sustainable Development

Jenny Alarcon

UK Strategies for Sustainable Cities

Kangjing He

Sustainable transport in urbanisation

Mark Biagi

An appraisal of emerging European environmental product policy in ICT and consumer electronics

Maureen Ntege

An evaluation of the pollutant removal efficiency of small wastewater treatment systems in the UK

Olivia Thorne

A case based reasoning approach for appraising the asset condition and performance of water industry

Palas Atenea Policroniades-Borraz

Evaluating the Potential of Localised Production for More Sustainable Supply Chains

Panagiotis Dimitrakopoulos

Design and application of a horizontal-axis tidal stream turbine

Roger Middleton

Opportunities for the integrated provision of sustainable infrastructure in London Gateway development

Rohan Gulrajani

Enhancing firm competitiveness under the European Union

Tessa Parnell

Facilities Management guidelines for Sustainable Mixed Use Developments

Theerawat Runguphan

Effect of contaminants in recycled aggregate on concrete strength performance

Timothy Wan

Assessment of ISO14000 families effect on the progress of sustainable development in engineering

Yulia Timoshkina

A systems dynamics approach for evaluating the sustainability of asset management in the UK water industry

Course Overview


The need to engage in better problem definition through careful dialogue with all stakeholder groups and a proper recognition of context.


An ability to work with specialists from other disciplines and professional groups acknowledging that technical innovation and business skills also must be understood, nurtured and combined as precursors to the successful implementation of sustainable solutions.


An understanding of mechanisms for managing change in organisations so future engineers are equipped to play a leadership role.


An awareness of a range of assessment frameworks, sustainability metrics and methodologies such as Life Cycle Analysis, Systems Dynamics, Multi-Criteria Decision making and Impact Assessment.