Activities & Resources

Infusing Sustainability Into the Curriculum

The Engineering Unleashed Fellowship is comprised of faculty who were selected by their peers for their contribution to entrepreneurial engineering education. The activities and resources below are from faculty who participated in the Engineering Unleashed Faculty Development National Workshop Program, specifically in the Infusing Sustainability Into the Curriculum workshop. This workshop is designed to help faculty integrate key sustainability concepts, tools, and frameworks into existing engineering curricula.

Infusing Sustainability Into the Curriculum

Design for Sustainability Exercise for a Medical Device Design Course, by Donna Ebenstein

Design for Sustainability Exercise for a Medical Device Design Course, by Donna Ebenstein

This card presents a medical device evaluation activity where students work in teams to (1) create a whole systems map of their assigned medical device, and (2) brainstorm and evaluate potential improvements to their device from a sustainability perspective, considering environmental, economic, and social sustainability priorities.