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CEE 592 - Sustainable Urban Systems

Last offered Spring 2023

Official Description

Fundamental concepts of sustainability and resilience in urban systems, including the complex interactions among human, engineered, and natural systems. Project-based format, focusing on real-world problems solicited from government agencies, industry, and non-governmental organizations in one or more partnering cities. Students work in multidisciplinary teams with faculty advisors from multiple departments and colleges. Course Information: Same as NRES 592 and UP 576. Prerequisite: One of ATMS 421, CEE 491, NRES 439, UP 456, UP 480, or equivalent course related to sustainable urban systems; and one of NRES 454, UP 418, GEOG 480, or equivalent course related to geographic information systems (GIS).

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Subject Area

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Description

The course covers the fundamental concepts of sustainability and resilience in urban systems, including the complex interactions among human, engineered, and natural systems. Project-based format, focusing on real-world problems solicited from government agencies, industry, and non-governmental organizations in one or more partnering cities. Students work in multidisciplinary teams with faculty advisors from multiple departments and colleges.

Credit Hours

4 hours

Prerequisites

An undergraduate degree and one of ATMS 421, CEE 491, NRES 439, UP 456, UP 480, or equivalent course related to sustainable urban systems; and one of NRES 454, UP 418, GEOG 480, or equivalent course related to geographic information systems (GIS).

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Sustainable Urban SystemsD61987LCD41100 - 1220 T R  1311 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg Lei Zhao
Xinchang Li
Sustainable Urban SystemsONL62641ONL4 -    Lei Zhao
Xinchang Li