Equity Innovation Ledes Sustainable City

Carnegie Mellon University Prepares Engineers for Impact of Climate Change on Cities and Towns

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The Carnegie Mellon University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, led by Department Head David Dzombak, has developed a master’s program that allows students to learn and develop methods to face the changing needs of climate-threatened cities and towns. The master’s concentration in Climate Change Adaptation for Infrastructure is designed to prepare CMU engineering students to be leaders in making communities more resilient in the face of changing climate, rising sea levels and other factors that impact infrastructure, roads, buildings and bridges.

Read more at: https://engineering.cmu.edu/media/feature/2016/09_01_climate_change_buildings.html

 

Media contact: Adam Dove | Communications Manager | College of Engineering Dean’s Office | Carnegie Mellon University | 412-268-6796 |  amdove@andrew.cmu.edu