Postgraduate Course on Technology and Sustainable Development

Innovative and Integrated Approaches in Emerging Countries


Organism: Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Institute: Environmental & Water Resources Engg. Division
Department: Department of Civil Engineering
Address: Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai 600 036, India
Phone: 0091 44 – 445 82 96 / 445 83 21
Fax: 0091 44 – 235 05 09 / 235 25 45
Direction: Prof. S. Mohan


Institute: Postgraduate Course on Technology ans Sustainable Development
Institute of Soil and Water Management (ISTE / HYDRAM)
Faculty: School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC)
Address: Ecublens
1015 Lausanne – Switzerland
Phone: +41 21 – 693 37 35 / 693 55 63
Fax: +41 21 – 693 37 39
Direction: Prof. André Musy


EPFL and the Indian Institute of Technology of Madras (IITM), one of the foremost institutes in Asia in higher technological education, have jointly organised an interdisciplinary, multicultural innovative and high level postgraduate course on the role of technology and its integration in the context of an emerging country, the interactions technology has or could have with sustainable development.
The course has been conducted for 15 weeks from January to April 2002 in Madras and has permanently linked theory and practice.
The Course, although primarily aimed at engineers and architects is also open to professionals from other disciplines (economists, sociologists, lawyers,…).

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