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MIT is offering a short program on “Energy, Sustainability, and Life Cycle
Assessment” on June 17-19, 2013, in Cambridge, MA. The instructors are
Bhavik Bakshi of The Ohio State University, Tim Gutowski of MIT, and Dusan
Sekulic of the University of Kentucky, who are co-authors of,
“Thermodynamics and the Destruction of Resources”
(http://www.cambridge.org/9780521884556).

This class addresses three aspects of sustainability from an engineering
perspective: 1) energy resource analysis, 2) material resource analysis
(including carbon, water, and nitrogen), and 3) life cycle assessment.
Examples will be taken from diverse areas with special attention to current
and emerging chemical and manufacturing processes, exergy analysis, and
product analysis.

For more information:
http://web.mit.edu/professional/short-programs/courses/energy_sustainability_life_cycle.html