Engineering for Sustainable Development
We use fundamental science to protect the health of the environment and its inhabitants.
More and more engineers are needed to help find solutions to global problems of poverty, inequality, and social and environmental dislocation. The minor in Engineering for Sustainable Development exposes you to key issues related to development, methods of information-gathering in diverse and difficult settings, and working effectively with non-engineers on complex problems.
CLASSES YOU MIGHT TAKE
Introduction to Engineering for Sustainable Development
This course introduces major debates about development, and explores cases of engineering interventions in developing countries to identify factors that shape success in achieving project goals and avoiding undesirable outcomes.
Public Health Biostatistics
Using problem-based learning and focusing on public health topics, you’ll learn to describe and summarize data, make inferences regarding population parameters, and test hypotheses.
Fundamentals of Epidemiology
This is a practical introduction to epidemiology, focusing on the principles and methods of examining the distribution and determinants of disease morbidity and mortality in human populations.
PROF. PAUL FERRARO
Professor, Department of Environmental Health and Engineering, Carey Business School, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Human Behavior and Public Policy
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- Design, Build, Fly at Johns Hopkins University
- Engineers Without Borders (EWB)
- Hopkins Student Wind Energy Team
- National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
- Out in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (oSTEM)
- Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
- Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
- Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society) (TBP)
- Theta Tau (Professional Engineering Fraternity)