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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
 
Read more at: Francisco Castellano Ruz

Francisco Castellano Ruz

Electrical Energy Storage Business Models: Anaysis and Comparison of the Market and Regulatory Framework in California, the UK, Germany and Spain.


Read more at: Francisco Cabadas Rodriguez

Francisco Cabadas Rodriguez

Exploring Business Models in New Markets for Decentralized Solar Photovoltaic Energy in Emerging Countries: Drawing Business Model Trajectories for Solar Decentralized Infrastructure in Emerging Markets


Read more at: Giuseppe Bugatti

Giuseppe Bugatti

Transmitting Sustainability at School: How to formulate an effective science teaching strategy for the Italian high school in the context of education for sustainable development.


Read more at: Ashley Brooks

Ashley Brooks

Rethinking Urban Transport for Inner-City Travel in Cambridge


Read more at: David Bowly

David Bowly

Pay As You Go Solar Home Systems in developing countries: Using Data Mining to Improve Financial Sustainablity


Read more at: Nafisa Bhikhoo

Nafisa Bhikhoo

Energy Efficiency in Low Income Tropical Housing: A Study into Improving Thermal Comfort in Low Income Housing Designs in Thailand through the Effective Incorporation of Passive Design Strategies


Read more at: Sandra Asgrimsdottir

Sandra Asgrimsdottir

The Role of Interconnectors in Challenging the UK's Carbon Footprint: Contribution of Interconnectors to Decarbonistion of Future Energy Scenarios


Read more at: Taskeen Adam

Taskeen Adam

Educational Technologies in Rwanda: Visions for the Sustainable Implementation of the One Laptop per Child Project


 

Course Overview

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.