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MIT is offering a short program on "Energy, Sustainability, and Life 
Cycle Assessment" on June 13-15, 2016, 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" 
(http://www.cambridge.org/9780521884556).

This class addresses four aspects of sustainability from an engineering 
perspective: 1) energy resource analysis, 2) material resource analysis, 
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.

For more information:
http://professional.mit.edu/programs/short-programs/energy-sustainability-life-cycle-assessment