Unique interdisciplinary course designed for both graduate and undergraduate students focuses on what it takes to develop innovative clean tech solutions to our most pressing environmental challenges and creating exciting new business opportunities along the way. Weekly speakers include top national, international and local experts in natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, business, entrepreneurial finance, policy and law. Topics include alternative energy and energy efficiencies, green building, and transportation. Students will form teams, identify an environmental problem and possible opportunity to solve it. Interested teams are invited to enter the Spring UW Environmental Innovation Challenge.
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General method of instruction
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Class assignments and grading