Monday, 31 October 2005: 8:00 AM-10:30 AM
202 (Cincinnati Convention Center)

Topical E - Sustainable Engineering. (TE)

#35 - Plenary Session I : Sustainability: Multidisciplinary Research Topics (TE001)
The objective of the session is to explore the multidisciplinary complexity of sustainability in the context of chemical engineering. Hence, there are four invited speakers broadly addressing sustainability and material systems, sustainability and economics, sustainability and ecology, and sustainability and engineering. It is hoped that the session will stimulated multidisciplinary research in sustainability.
CoChair:Urmila Diwekar
Chair:Heriberto Cabezas
8:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:05 AMDesigning Material Systems in the Anthropocene
Braden R. Allenby
8:40 AMUnderstanding and Communicating Sustainability: Global Versus Regional
Alexey A. Voinov
9:15 AMGetting to Sustainability: Life Cycle Analysis and Incentives
Lester B. Lave
9:50 AMEngineering Sustainability: a Multidisciplinary Approach
Adisa Azapagic
10:25 AMConcluding Remarks
Sponsor:Topical E - Sustainable Engineering

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