Editors: Heriberto Cabezas, Urmila Diwekar

Sustainability: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-1-60805-429-9 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-103-8 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2012
DOI: 10.2174/97816080510381120101

Introduction

The concept of sustainability is inherently multi-disciplinary because it concerns a complex system having economic, technological, ecological, political, and other perspectives. Consequently, any effort in the area of sustainability involves concepts, principles, and methods from engineering, the social sciences including economics and social psychology, the biological sciences including ecology, and the physical sciences. Sustainability: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives discusses multidisciplinary aspects of the salient concepts, principles, and methods relevant to sustainability in a coherent and comprehensive manner. Topics covered range from green engineering and sustainability metrics to infrastructure and environmental policy.

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Contributors

Editor(s):
Heriberto Cabezas
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development, Cincinnati
Ohio
USA


Urmila Diwekar
Vishwamitra Research Institute, Chicago
Illinois
USA




Contributor(s):
Jessica Beck
Büro für Energiewirtschaft und technische Planung GmbH
Aachen
Germany


Beth Beloff
Beth Beloff & Associates; President, Bridges to Sustainability Institute
3501Nottingham St
Houston
TX , 77005
USA


Bhavik Bakshi
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Ohio State University
335 A KOFFOLT, 140 W Ninteenth Avenue
Columbus
OH , 43210
USA


Heriberto Cabezas
Office of Research and Development
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development
26 West Martin Luther King Drive
Cincinnati
OH , 45268
USA


John Crittenden
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
Georgia
USA


Urmila Diwekar
Vishwamitra Research Institute, Center for Uncertain Systems: Tools for Optimization and Management
CUSTOM 368 56-th Street, Clarendon Hills,
Illinois
IL , 60514
USA


Joshua Farley
Community Development and Applied Economics, University of Vermont
Main St. Rm 617
Burlington
VT , 05405
USA


Harindra Joseph Fernando
Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame
Indiana
USA


Steven P. French
Center for Geographic Information Systems
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
Georgia
USA


Ahjond Garmestrani
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development
26 West Martin Luther King Drive
Cincinnati
OH , 45268
USA


Michael E. Gorman
Department of Science, Technology & Society
University of Virginia
PO BOX 400744, 351 McCormick Rd. Thornton Hall, Rm. A217



Subhrajit Guhathakurta
School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning, Arizona State University
Tempe
AZ
USA


Matthew T. Heberling
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development
26 West Martin Luther King Drive
Cincinnati
OH , 45268
USA


Matthew E. Hopton
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development
26 West Martin Luther King Drive
Cincinnati
OH , 45268
USA


Hyunju Jeong
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
Georgia
USA


Lekelia D. Jenkins
David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellows, Research Associate
University of Washington, School of Marine Affairs
3707 Brooklyn Avenue NE
Seattle
WA , 98105
USA


Ruud Kempener
3Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
26 West Martin Luther King Drive
Cambridge
MA
USA


Ke Li
Faculty of Engineering
University of Georgia
Georgia
USA


Audrey Meyer
USchool of Forest Resource & Environmental Science
Michigan Technological University
209 Academic Office Bldg. 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton
Michigan , 49931
USA


Arka Pandit
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
Georgia
USA


Jim
School of Chemical and Bio-molecular Engineering
University of Sydney
NSW 2006
Australia
/
University of Cape Town
Rondebsoch South, 7700
Africa


Raina K. Plowright
David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellow, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park
Georgia
PA , 16802
USA


Ming Xu
School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor
Michigan
USA




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