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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions

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Paper published by Ramit Debnath ESD 17-18

last modified Jan 15, 2018 04:07 PM
"Investigating the association of healthcare-seeking behavior with the freshness of indoor spaces in low-income tenement housing in Mumbai."
Paper published by Ramit Debnath ESD 17-18

Photo Credit: Debnath

Current student Ramit Debnath has recently had a paper published in the journal Habitat International titled "Investigating the association of healthcare-seeking behavior with the freshness of indoor spaces in low-income tenement housing in Mumbai."

Congratulations Ramit!

For full paper see link below:

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0197397517309487

Key Themes of the Course

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Context

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

Perspectives

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

Change

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

Tools

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.