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Greening Of Education: Ecological Education In Engineering

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2006 Annual Conference & Exposition


Chicago, Illinois

Publication Date

June 18, 2006

Start Date

June 18, 2006

End Date

June 21, 2006



Conference Session

Sustainable Engineering

Tagged Division

Environmental Engineering

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Page Numbers

11.673.1 - 11.673.8



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Deanna Matthews Carnegie Mellon University

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Deanna H. Matthews is Research Associate in both Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence at Carnegie Mellon University. As a researcher in the Green Design Institute, her research focuses on environmental performance of firms, life cycle assessment of products and services, and advancing environmental literacy in higher education and in informal settings. At the Eberly Center, she assists in programs for graduate students and in research related to project course development and working with students on group projects. She received her BSE in Civil Engineering from Duke University and her MS and PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Carnegie Mellon.

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Robert Heard Carnegie Mellon University

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Robert Heard is Associate Teaching Professor in Material Science and Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Teaching activities include integrating aspects of disciplines such as business, public policy, environmental engineering, and others into the Materials Science and Engineering curriculum. Responsibilities include the coordination of undergraduate lab facilities, and the co-op program; and teaching Professional Development Topics, the laboratory portion of the Materials for the 21st Century course, Materials Characterization , Selection and Design of Materials, and the senior Capstone Design course. Dr. Heard received his Ph.D. in Metallurgy and Materials Science from the University of Toronto, Canada in 1987, and returned to academia after 17 years in industry.

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Matthews, D., & Heard, R. (2006, June), Greening Of Education: Ecological Education In Engineering Paper presented at 2006 Annual Conference & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois. 10.18260/1-2--553

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