MIT is offering a short program on "Energy, Sustainability, and Life 
Cycle Assessment" on June 15-17, 2015, 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-editors of, 
"Thermodynamics and the Destruction of Resources" 

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

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