Tag: research brief

Rob Goodier

Research Brief: Trends and Recommendations for Engineers in Sustainable Development

June 15, 2023

Using questionnaires and focus groups, we gathered data from practitioners describing where they believe our field is going and...

Rob Goodier

Research: Induction Stoves Improve Indoor Air Quality in New York

March 10, 2023

Sustainable development practitioners have long known of the link between stove design and indoor air quality. Creating healthy living...

Rob Goodier

Research Brief: The Circular Economy in Housing

January 17, 2023

Construction and the built environment represent a large target for cutting pollution and increasing sustainability. The sector consumes 40...

Claudia Alemañy Castilla

Calcium May Make a Better Battery than Lithium

October 14, 2022

In about 20 years, more than half of all light-duty vehicles sold worldwide are expected to be electric. The...

The Conversation

Does Turning the Air Conditioning Off When You’re not Home Actually Save Energy? Three Engineers Run the Numbers

August 25, 2022

Hot summer days can mean high electricity bills. People want to stay comfortable without wasting energy and money. Maybe...

Rob Goodier

Video | Interdisciplinary Investigation in Mining: The Case of La Toma, Colombia (2016-2021)

February 11, 2022

The La Toma community and others in southeast Colombia have mined gold by hand for hundreds of years, artisanal...

Rob Goodier

Interested in Humanitarian Engineering? Take This NSF-Granted Survey!

November 3, 2021

Have  you worked in humanitarian engineering, or are you interested in working in that field some day? If so,...

Rob Goodier

Research Brief: A Microbial Fuel Cell That Can Filter Water

August 6, 2021

Researchers have developed a method for filtering the wastewater that powers a microbial electrochemical system, effectively adding water treatment...

Rob Goodier

How to Make a Low-Cost Air Purifier to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission Indoors

May 28, 2021

A box fan, air filters and the box in which they come are the raw materials for a simple...

Behirah Hartranft

As Amphibians Die Off, Research May Prevent Mass Extinction

April 8, 2021

Amphibian populations around the world have been declining at a rapid pace, and engineers and scientists are in a...


Latest Comments

by engineers.
for everyone.

E4C Membership is a curated experience! When you become a member, we will tailor a unique user profile for you based on the way you engage with our content over time. Your actions and preferences will allow us to serve you content that is most relevant to you. In addition, becoming an E4C member grants you access to exclusive engagement opportunities and the E4C newsletter.

Join E4C and become a part of a global community that believes engineering can change the world!

Become a Member