ALTERNATE AND RENEWABLE ENERGY TRACK

As we transition to the use of renewable energy, multiple opportunities for new technologies will materialize for corporations and entrepreneurs. The purpose of the Alternative and Renewable Energy track is to prepare sustainable engineers to work in all aspects of this transition to a renewable future.

Key knowledge, skills and capabilities include:

  • Band gap understanding
  • Semiconductor properties
  • Biomass/thermal conversion
  • Electrochemical
  • Battery science
  • Thermal/electrical storage

Top research areas:

  • Renewable energy
  • Energy conversion
  • Energy storage

Key courses include:

 

 

Bill Lorenz
Sustainable Engineering Program Director and Professor of Practice

610-519-6195 | william.lorenz@villanova.edu

Anna Salvati
Assistant Director, Sustainable Engineering

610-519-6631 | anna.salvati@villanova.edu