window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-29484371-30');
Thursday , April 9 2020
Spring Training 728
Amy’s Ambassadorship
ENTERPRISE 728
Mountains 728
Covid-19 Fund 728
EPCON_2020 728
Utep Football Generic 728
West Texas Test Drive 728
BTU2020 728
Home | News | UTEP hosting 2019 Engineers for a Sustainable World Conference
Photo courtesy eswon.com

UTEP hosting 2019 Engineers for a Sustainable World Conference

The University of Texas at El Paso will host more than 250 professors, researchers, students and other enthusiasts of environmental sustainability from throughout the world this week during the 2019 Engineers for a Sustainable World Conference.

“We are very excited to host this summit of world-changing people, and we look forward to a wonderful conference,” said Shane Walker, Ph.D., associate professor of civil engineering in UTEP’s College of Engineering, and director of UTEP’s Center for Inland Desalination Systems.

Engineers for a Sustainable World is a nonprofit network of more than 1,750 college students and professionals throughout 50 university and professional chapters. The organization’s 2019 conference offers an opportunity to showcase work on technical sustainability projects, engage in design competitions with like-minded peers, and network with sustainability experts and leaders.

This year’s theme is “borderless sustainability” and will examine how the sustainability and design can adapt to differences between cultures.

Attendees will hear from a slew of speakers, including several UTEP professors, as well as keynote speakers Anthony Guerrero, director of facilities and sustainability for the Natural Resources Defense Council; Octaviana Valenzuela Trujillo, Ph.D., professor of applied indigenous studies at Northern Arizona University; and Michelle Rucker, director of the Mars Integration Group for NASA’s Exploration Integration and Science Directorate.

The 14th annual conference will take place at multiple sites on campus from Thursday, April 4, to Sunday, April 7, 2019.

About UT El Paso

While the initial information was provided by either UTEP or UTEP Athletics, it has been reviewed and copy-checked by a Herald-Post editor. In some cases, the text has been reformatted for better readability.

Check Also

Five Members from UTEP Rifle team secure CRCA Scholastic All-American Honors

Five different members of the UTEP rifle team have earned placement on the Collegiate Rifle …

BTU2020 728
EPCON_2020 728
Covid-19 Fund 728
Amy’s Ambassadorship
Utep Football Generic 728
West Texas Test Drive 728
ENTERPRISE 728
Get Shift Done 728
Mountains 728
Spring Training 728