UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Engineering in Developing Communities (970), established in 2012 at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
Sustainable engineering in developing communities.
The specific objectives of this Chair are to:
- develop undergraduate and graduate teaching programmes in engineering for developing communities, in cooperation with partners;
- carry out research on engineering for developing communities and disseminate results widely;
- design, test and apply, jointly with partners, ground-level projects to test and further refine the concept of sustainable engineering; and,
- provide short-term theoretical and practical training, as well as facilitate visiting professorships.
UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network
Contact: Professor Mark Talesnick, UNESCO Chairholder
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
E-mail : talesnik(at)technion.ac.il