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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Robert Kunzmann

Robert Kunzmann

Frugal innovation with a focus on prosumers: How companies can use prosumers to become more sustainable

Read more at: Upeshika Heenetigala

Upeshika Heenetigala

Building resilience in water supply infrastructure in the southern hemisphere in the face of future uncertainties

Read more at: Alex Hazelgrove-Planel

Alex Hazelgrove-Planel

Sustainability of water services: A review of international development programme approaches to rural water access in Nepal

Read more at: Lukas Gast

Lukas Gast

Material flows in the circular economy: Assessing the potentials of and limitations to the circularity of onshore wind turbines

Read more at: Alejandro Antonio Fiocco

Alejandro Antonio Fiocco

Sustainability in the Peruvian mining industry: Nature and value of sustainability-related production disruption in the operational phase of a mine’s life

Read more at: Zhou Fang

Zhou Fang

Houses or apartments? The transport impacts of different built form typologies in a fast-growing UK region

Read more at: Kaustav Dutta

Kaustav Dutta

Accurate prediction of wind turbine component failure using predictive data analytics: Investigating methods for determining wind turbine health

Read more at: Ramit Debnath

Ramit Debnath

Comfort, energy use and well-being in informal settlements: Investigating the rebound phenomenon in the slum rehabilitation housing of Mumbai using a backcasting approach

Read more at: Cara Bea Davidson

Cara Bea Davidson

Scalability of a novel food waste conversion technology

Read more at: Scott Davids

Scott Davids

Understanding the role of supply chains in humanitarian response


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.