Sustainable Design: Brazil

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Sustainable Design in Brazil

Coming July 2019


Seattle University Summer Programs presents “Sustainable Design” in partnership with the EMGE School of Engineering.

This hybrid course will begin with online instruction late June. Topics will include an introduction to solar array design, wind turbine design, energy storage systems, net-zero building design, sustainable materials and ground source heat pumps. There is a prerequisite of one year of college physics. Students and faculty will meet on Sunday, July 15th in Belo Horizonte, Brazil where they will be joined by EMGE students for a two-week course of study presented by professionals from Brazil and the US. Students will also design and build a greenhouse-scale aquaponics system at EMGE’s Campus #2.

Tuition and fees: Tuition for this 5-credit course is $3775. An additional $1600 program fee which includes room, board and ground transportation in due by April 2019. Airfare is not included.

Registration: Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. To be considered for this course, send a letter of interest, and the names and contact information for three references to: Dr. Phillip Thompson,




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