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Master of Science in Sustainable Engineering (MSSE)

Answering a demand for professional programs that help students find sustainable solutions to regional and global engineering issues, the University of Pittsburgh launched a new Master of Science in Sustainable Engineering (MSSE) program. The major and professional degree will utilize a systems-based approach to help students identify and address complex environmental and socioeconomic problems. Housed within the University’s Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (MCSI) with the degree granted from the Swanson School of Engineering, the 30-credit MSSE integrates with nine current masters’ degree programs in engineering, and provides students the opportunity to complete two M.S. degree programs with a limited time increase. The MSSE curriculum combines an engineering technical formation with the study of sustainability from multiple perspectives such as business, policy...

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STEP Into the Sun: Solar Training for Design Professionals

Feb 22, 2018

This training is specially designed for architects and engineers by the Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP) and the Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Sunshot Initiative. Demand for solar photovoltaic (PV) energy is at an all-time high. As more individuals and businesses decide to go solar, a new national training course is helping architects and engineers grab their market share of this increasingly demanded technology. Earn 6.5 AIA LU/HSW hours, 0.65 ICC Preferred Provider CEUs, and 6.5 GBCI CEUs​. Register today.  Doors open and registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Learning Objectives Act in a leadership capacity to increase solar PV deployment in your community and in your practice Use the applicable codes and standards required to design safe solar...

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