Green Engineering and Sustainability

Host University

University of Virginia


Fall 2022

Course Number

CE 6030


Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering


Lisa Peterson

Course Information

An introductory to sustainability metrics and the engineering tools of industrial ecology, most notably life cycle assessment (LCA). Case studies from various engineering disciplines will be explored. Students will undertake an open-ended LCA project related to their thesis research or improving the sustainability of UVA operations. Prerequisite: SEAS 4th-year or Grad standing.