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Skills Requirements for Engineering Graduates: Industry Perspective

O. P. Shukla, Suresh Garg
2016 IOSR Journal of Business and Management  
In this context, this paper presents the results of the survey of industry executives visiting campuses for placement to find out the skills required by the industry so that the curriculum can be revised  ...  One of the important reasons for that is the lack of necessary skills in them.  ...  Having social awareness, cultural, global and environmental responsibilities and ethics of a professional engineer and the need for sustainable development. l.  ... 
doi:10.9790/487x-1810040110 fatcat:unbvbfujnjghxeanqqvti2ot4e

Computing education for sustainability

Samuel Mann
2016 Interactions  
The paper concludes with a proposal for an agenda for computing education (both teaching and research) that incorporates sustainability at all levels.  ...  Computing plays a critical role in sustainability. This paper examines the status of education for sustainability in computing.  ...  University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (ULSF, 2001) provide an assessment framework to promote consideration of sustainability.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3001912 fatcat:flslt4bccze6po2rkrgoodjh4q

Computing education for sustainability

Samuel Mann, Lesley Smith, Logan Muller
2008 ACM SIGCSE Bulletin  
The paper concludes with a proposal for an agenda for computing education (both teaching and research) that incorporates sustainability at all levels.  ...  Computing plays a critical role in sustainability. This paper examines the status of education for sustainability in computing.  ...  University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (ULSF, 2001) provide an assessment framework to promote consideration of sustainability.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1473195.1473241 fatcat:yqip3wtvb5ct7glodi7cais3wu

Curricula For A Sustainable Future: A proposal for integrating environmental concepts into our curricula

Linda Vanasupa, Frank G. Splitt
2004 Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings  
Although there are a number of independent efforts to fold environmental issues in existing undergraduate curricula, no Generate ideas by which engineers can improve human welfare by applying their knowledge  ...  In the National Science Board's report Environmental Science and Engineering for the 21 st Century, the National Science Foundation was urged to promote "Environmental research, education, and scientific  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank Deanna Richards, Katherine Chen, and Julie Zimmerman for helpful discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1557/proc-827-bb4.5 fatcat:6migljpmybbe5h33pu4z5tc6xi

Classifying the measures of software sustainability according to the current perceptions

Shola Oyedeji, Ahmed Seffah, Birgit Penzenstadler
2018 International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement  
Energy efficiency is one of the very few measures widely used for evaluating green and sustainable software systems.  ...  This paper investigates the current measures of software sustainability from the four different software  ...  This approach is useful for a process engineer who instantiates this approach for a software development company or requirements engineer who instantiates it for a specific system under development.  ... 
dblp:conf/esem/OyedejiSP18 fatcat:shswgxddfjcu3pel4uz662a7qa

Where attention goes, energy flows

Birgit Penzenstadler
2020 Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on ICT for Sustainability  
On a meta level, if the developers of the systems that run most of our world do not develop individual sustainability with a balanced pace of life, that imbalance propagates into the systems we develop  ...  Generally offered solutions are reducing screen time and spending more time outdoors, both of which are hard to do within the work of a software engineer.  ...  The courses were Bachelor's as well as Master's level courses in Software Engineering, Requirements Engineering, and ICT for Sustainability.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3401335.3401684 dblp:conf/ict4s/Penzenstadler20 fatcat:bra4p5v72fhilfs53wxmd6qb2q

Preface to the requirements engineering special issue on selected papers from RE'19

Kelly Blincoe, Daniela Damian, Anna Perini
2020 Requirements Engineering  
We also thank the Requirements Engineering journal and the Editor-in-Chief, Peri Loucopoulos, for their support of this special issue.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the authors for submitting high-quality manuscripts and thank the reviewers for this special issue for their time and constructive feedback, which helped to shape the articles  ...  The third article, "Requirements Engineering for Sustainability: An Awareness Framework for Designing Software Systems for a Better Tomorrow" by Leticia Duboc, Birgit Penzenstadler, Jari Porras, Sedef  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00766-020-00340-2 fatcat:kwnkxkrgvffizccymdzqodry2u

Analyzing Sustainability Awareness among Higher Education Faculty Members: A Case Study in Saudi Arabia

Bandar Alkhayyal, Wafa Labib, Talal Alsulaiman, Abdelhakim Abdelhadi
2019 Sustainability  
Findings: A survey was conducted among the faculty members to investigate their awareness on this topic.  ...  It also provides an opportunity to reflect and put forward suggestions on what it means to have sustainability as a core value and strategic priority.  ...  Sustainability research group.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11236837 fatcat:zuakbbkqezbqjo6ynrfmtynldu

Preparing Sustainable Engineers: A Project-Based Learning Experience in Logistics with Refugee Camps

María-José Terrón-López, Paloma J. Velasco-Quintana, Silvia Lavado-Anguera, María del Carmen Espinosa-Elvira
2020 Sustainability  
Students had to cooperatively develop a sustainable proposal for the NGO with a global mindset.  ...  The project-based design involved two subjects in the second year of an Industrial engineering degree.  ...  Therefore, different approaches to Engineering Education for Sustainable Development (EESD) have been carried out focused on the UN SDGs while training students to find solutions within a sustainable framework  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12124817 fatcat:3nrvqv4wongqdmad2gtjsujuym

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development

José Ramos Pires Manso, Niaz Bashiri Behmiri
2020 Estudios de Economía Aplicada  
This article develops the renewable energy and sustainable development theme, a topic that is much and much important since the problems that face the fossil fuels related to reserves exhaustions, the  ...  Among the aims and objectives of this paper we discuss the renewal energies' adoption or investments and their implications on sustainable development.  ...  advanced software system tool for RES information recording and communication, experimental research based on demonstrative applications.  ... 
doi:10.25115/eea.v31i1.3259 fatcat:fvkajvwt7bflpmpspo3a3quw3m

The Sustainability Narrative in Contemporary Architecture: Falling Short of Building a Sustainable Future

Igor Martek, M. Hosseini, Asheem Shrestha, Edmundas Zavadskas, Stewart Seaton
2018 Sustainability  
Yet for all the effort, and indeed for all the progress made, fundamental issues resistant to the structural change that is essential for genuine sustainability remain.  ...  the quality of the built environment through a green lens.  ...  However, it is also fair to say that sustainability has provided a platform by which architects can explore their passion for bequeathing us all a better built tomorrow.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10040981 fatcat:fsw2rteg25fkljzruojxjh5gxm

Rethinking Sustainable Sanitation for the Urban Domain

Christoph Lüthi, Jennifer McConville, Anna Norström, Arne Panesar, Rahul Ingle, Darren Saywell, Thorsten Schütze
2010 Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation  
This paper gives an initial overview of the current state of urban sanitation with a North-South perspective, followed by a discussion of the new role of sustainable sanitation systems in future eco-cities  ...  properties) allow for considerable cost and resource savings and are thereby increasing sustainable.  ...  Whether these examples are seen as dreams or as more pragmatic approaches, they all claim to allow for a better tomorrow and are based on the logic of the definition of "sustainable development" (Brundtland  ... 
doi:10.2175/193864710798285363 fatcat:yhvlqryjuzhxtoajwgyk3q63xe

A Review of Sustainability Assessment and Sustainability/Environmental Rating Systems and Credit Weighting Tools

Cesar A Poveda, Michael Lipsett
2011 Journal of Sustainable Development  
Developing a new assessment tool in the area of sustainable development requires a strategic methodology for a cohesive and logical framework incorporating relevant theory and practical experience, building  ...  The present paper discusses a range of fundamental approaches, as well as specific and integrated strategies for sustainability assessment, as the foundation of a new rating system being developed for  ...  checklist for evaluating the sustainability of individual communities (Global Ecovillage Network, undated); [m] the Hong Kong Sustainable Development Unit designs an assessment system for integrated consideration  ... 
doi:10.5539/jsd.v4n6p36 fatcat:74dcqlfe6vgllkywxdpkqizqcq

BIM-Enabled Virtual Reality (VR) for Sustainability Life Cycle and Cost Assessment

Aliakbar Kamari, Ashwin Paari, Henrik Øien Torvund
2020 Sustainability  
users who have a relevant background in building/construction engineering (i.e., architect engineers and civil engineers), and those who have not (i.e., owners and clients).  ...  The research study focused on evaluating design alternatives using Building Information Modeling (BIM)-enabled VR technology integrated with cost and sustainability life cycle assessment (LCA) software  ...  Data Availability Statement: Data available in a publicly accessible repository. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13010249 fatcat:fj2i3e3rfzhprpdmd2gtmbkbla

Sustainable Construction for Urban Infill Development Using Engineered Massive Wood Panel Systems

Steffen Lehmann
2012 Sustainability  
The potential of prefabricated engineered solid wood panel systems, such as CLT, as a sustainable building material and system is only just being realised around the globe.  ...  The author is part of a research team that aims to study two problems: first models of urban infill; then focus on how the use of the CLT systems can play an important role in facilitating a more livable  ...  Acknowledgements This paper draws on the work of the author at the Zero Waste Centre for Sustainable Design and Behaviour (sd+b Centre), at the University of South Australia, and the UNESCO Chair in Sustainable  ... 
doi:10.3390/su4102707 fatcat:gggoixl2bjharbthtdi5r2hf6q
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