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A methodology to introduce sustainability into the Final Year Project to foster sustainable engineering projects

Author
Lopez, D.; Sanchez, F.; Vidal, E.; Pegueroles, J.; Alier, M.; Cabre, J.; Garcia, J.; García, H.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
44th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference
Date of publication
2014
Presentation's date
2014-10-24
Book of congress proceedings
Frontiers in Education Conference: opening innovations and internationalization in engineering education: october 22-25, 2014, Madrid-Spain: proceedings
First page
2360
Last page
2366
Publisher
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/25100 Open in new window
Abstract
The introduction of sustainability skills into higher education curricula is a natural effect of the increasing importance of sustainability in our daily lives. Topics like green computing, sustainable design or environmental engineering have become part of the knowledge required by today’s engineers. Furthermore, we strongly believe that the introduction of this skill will eventually enable future engineers to develop sustainable products, services and projects. The Final Year Project is the ...
Citation
López, D. [et al.]. A methodology to introduce sustainability into the Final Year Project to foster sustainable engineering projects. A: Annual Frontiers in Education Conference. "Frontiers in Education Conference: opening innovations and internationalization in engineering education: october 22-25, 2014, Madrid-Spain: proceedings". Madrid: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014, p. 2360-2366.
Keywords
Engineering projects, Final year project, Sustainability
Group of research
CAP - High Performace Computing Group
EPIC - Energy Processing and Integrated Circuits
ISG - Information Security Group
PERC-UPC - Power Electronics Research Centre
SUSHITOS - Services for Ubiquitous, Social and Humanistic Information Technologies and Open Source

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