Engineering

If it gets built, there's an engineer involved somewhere. Check out some ideas on engineering the things we use everyday to be cleaner and more efficient.

Hydropower turbines have become increasingly more fish-friendly as wildlife impacts have grown. This brief history highlights some fish preservation strategies and concludes with a promising fish-friendly turbine model by the Alden laboratories.... Read More
What role does DC (direct current) power played in our society today compared to the initial years of electricity distribution? Energy Technology & Policy Spring 2013, Dr. Michael Webber, UT Austin.
This video gives an overview of the costs and benefits of bottled water. Energy Technology & Policy Spring 2013, Dr. Michael Webber, UT Austin.
The tension between environmental impact, population and technology led scientist Paul Ehrlich, John Holdren and Barry Commoner to formulate an equation that describes the relationship between these forces, which came to be known as the IPAT... Read More
Biogenic Reagents is a producer of high-performance carbon products made from renewable resources and produced with renewable energy.  Biogenic Reagents’ specialty products include activated carbons that are used to purify air, water, food and... Read More
How can recycling glass help improve our community and it's future? This video explains how the recycling/re-use of glass can help improve our safety on the roads in our community as well as reduce the heat island effect that is common in most urban... Read More
Kaua'i Community College has partnered with the local county government to develop an entirely new form of sustainable living center.
For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea.
Public health is inextricably linked to the health of the planet. The University of Massachusetts Medical School is committed bettering human health through education and research into the causes and potential cures of diseases afflicting the globe...
Large particles of slow moving mass in the forms of ships and vessels rise and fall every day with the incoming and outgoing tide. The rising tide literally lifts all boats. Attaching these vessels to a stationary platform and a gearing system can... Read More

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