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Sustainability-Related Courses

Sustainability-related courses incorporate sustainability as a distinct course component or module, or concentrate on a single sustainability principle or issue.

 
AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
AAS 403/ANT 403 Race and Medicine Rouse, Carolyn
 
AFRICAN STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
AFS 200 Introduction to African Studies Rubenstein, Daniel
AFS 303 Social Structure in Africa: Responses to Socio-Political and Economic Forces Since Independence Agawu, Christina
AFS 374 African Development and Globalization Sagna, Mahamadou L.
 
ANTHROPOLOGY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
EAS 320/ANT 230/ENV 230 Culture and Environment in East Asia Takahashi, Satsuki
ANT 335 Medical Anthropology Biehl, Joao
AAS 403/ANT 403 Race and Medicine Rouse, Carolyn
ANT 431 Biomedical Anthropology Mann, Alan
 
ARCHITECTURE
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ARC 304 The Historical Development of Urban Form (HA) Boyer, M. Christine
ARC 401 Theories of Housing and Urbanism Laing, A.
ARC 404 Advanced Studio Design Andraos, Amale and Wood, Daniel
ARC 406/ENV 406 Energy and Form Brown, Hillary
ARC 514 The Environmental Engineering of Buildings Raman, Mahadev
ARC 515 The Environmental Engineering of Buildings, Part II Raman, Mahadev
ARC 560 Topics in Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism - Politics of the Building Envelope Zaera-Polo, Alejandro
ARC 586 Materials Ecology Harrison, Jane C.
 
ASTROPHYSICAL SCIENCES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
AST 358 Seminar in Plasma Physics Fisch, Nathaniel J. and Reiman, Allan H.
AST 551/MAE 525 General Plasma Physics I Fisch, Nathaniel and Qin, Hong
AST 555 Fusion Plasmas and Plasma Diagnostics Efthimion, Philip and Majeski, Richard
MAE 522/AST 564 Applications of Quantum Mechanics to Spectroscopy and Lasers Suckewer, Szymon
 
ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC SCIENCES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
AOS 523 Water in the Atmosphere Fueglistaler, Stephen
AOS 527 / GEO 527 Atmospheric Radiative Transfer Ramaswamy, Venkatachalam
AOS 537/GEO 537 Atmospheric Chemistry Horowitz, Larry W.
AOS 547 Thermodynamics and Convection Leo Donner
AOS 571 Introduction to Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Garner, Stephen
AOS 572 Atmospheric and Oceanic Wave Dynamics Legg, Sonya A.; Orlanski, Isidoro; Vallis, Geoffrey K.
AOS 575 Numerical Prediction of the Atmosphere and Ocean Hallberg, Robert W.
AOS/GEO 578 Chemical Oceanography Sarmiento, Jorge
CEE 593/ AOS 593 Aerosol Observations and Modeling Ginoux, Paul and Zondlo, Mark
 
CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
CBE 440 The Physical Basis of Human Disease Nelson, Celeste
CBE 503 Advanced Thermodynamics Debenedetti, Pablo
CBE 546 Aerosol Physics and Chemistry Russell, Lynne
 
CHEMISTRY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
CHE 245 Intro to Chemical Engineering Principles Loo, Wood
CHE 246 Thermodynamics (STX) Panadiotopoulos, Athanassios Z.
CHE 341 Mass, Momentum, and Energy Transport Sundaresan, Sankaran
CHE 346 Chemical Engineering Laboratory Benziger, Jay B.; Sundaresan, Shankaran; Wood, David W.
GEO 418/CHM 418 Environment Aqueous Geochemistry Morel, Francois
CHE 421/CHM 421 Catalytic Chemistry Benziger, Jay
WWS 327/CHM 443 Pharmaceutical Research and Health Policy Schutt, Clarence
CHE 505 Advanced Heat and Mass Transfer Prud'homme, Robert K.
CHM 306 Physical Chemistry: Chemical Thermodynamics and Kinetics Kelly, Michael T.
GEO 364/CHM 364 Earth Chemistry: The Major Realms of the Planet Bender, Michael and Sigman, Daniel
CHM 440 Drug Discovery in the Genomics Era Reider, Paul
CHM 544/ENV 544 Metals in Biology Groves, J.
 
CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
CEE 102A/EGR 102A/MAE 102A Engineering in the Modern World Billington, David and Littman, Michael
GEO 235/CEE 235 The Physical Earth (ST) McQuarrie, Nadine
CEE 305/GEO 375 Environmental Fluid Mechanics Bou-Zeid, Elie
CEE 306 Hydrology Muneepeerakul, Rachata
CEE 306 Hydrology Smith, James A.
MAE 223/CEE 323 Modern Solid Mechanics Haataja, Mikko
GEO 417/CEE 417/EEB 419 Environmental Microbiology Ward, Bess B.
ELE 455/CEE 455/MAE 455 Mid-Infrared Technologies for Health and the Environment Gmachl, Claire
CEE 460 Risk Assessment and Management Vanmarcke, Erik
CEE 472 Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing Smith, James A.
CEE 501 Environmental Engineering Fundamentals I: Atmospheric and Surface Processes Bou-Zeid, Elie and Zondlo, Mark
CEE 502 Environmental Engineering Fundamentals II: Surface and Subsurface Processes Celia, Michael, Caylor, Kelly and Peters, Catherine
GEO 523/CEE 572 Geomicrobiology Onstott, Tullis C.
MSE 501/MAE 561/CEE 561 Introduction to Materials Scherer, George
CEE 591 Radar Hydrometeorology Smith, James A.
CEE 593/ AOS 593 Aerosol Observations and Modeling Ginoux, Paul and Zondlo, Mark
CEE 599 Special Topics in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources: Analysis and Synthesis of Hydrolic Processes Ginoux, Paul, Smith, James, and Zondlo, Mark
CEE 599 Special Topics in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources: Analysis and Synthesis of Hydrolic Processes Rodriguez-Iturbe, I.
 
COMPUTER SCIENCE
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ELE 462/COS 462 Design of Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) Systems Verma, Naveen
 
EAST ASIAN STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
EAS 320/ANT 230/ENV 230 Culture and Environment in East Asia Takahashi, Satsuki
ECO 379/EAS 346 The Chinese Economy Chow, Gregory
 
ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
EEB 321 Intro to Population and Community Ecology Horn, Henry
EEB 327 / MOL 327 Immune Systems: From Molecules to Populations Graham, Andrea
EEB 328/WWS 490 Ecology and Epidemiology of Parasites and Infectious Diseases Dobson, Andrew and Grenfell, Bryan
EEB 332/LAS 350 Pre-Columbian Peoples of Tropical American and Their Environments (Panama) Cooke, R. and Piperno, D.
EEB 346 Biology of Coral Reefs (Panama) (ST) Pacala, Stephen
EEB 352 Restoration Ecology Kahumbu, Paula
EEB 404 Natural History of Mammals (Africa) (ST) Rubenstein, Daniel
GEO 417/CEE 417/EEB 419 Environmental Microbiology Ward, Bess B.
 
ECONOMICS
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ECO 351 Economics of Development Shiue, Carol
WWS 307/ECO 349 Economics and Public Policy Bogan, E.
ECO 379/EAS 346 The Chinese Economy Chow, Gregory
 
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ELE 203 Electronic Circuits (ST) Pruncal, Paul
ELE 208 Semiconductor Devices, IC's, and Micro-Fabrication Chou, Stephen and Silvestre, Conrad
ELE 341 Solid State Devices Kahn, Antoine
ELE 441 Solid State Physics I Lyon, Stephen
ELE 455/CEE 455/MAE 455 Mid-Infrared Technologies for Health and the Environment Gmachl, Claire
ELE 462/COS 462 Design of Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) Systems Verma, Naveen
ELE 541/ MSE 510 Electronic Materials Sturm, James C. and Wagner, Sigurd
ELE 545 Electronic Devices Chou, Stephen Y.
ELE 555 Selected Topics in Optics and Optical Electronics Wysocki, Gerard
ELE 577 Low Power IC and System Design Jha, Niraj K.
ELE 580A Advanced Topics in Computer Engineering - Green Information Technology Martonosi, Margaret
 
ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
CEE 102A/EGR 102A/MAE 102A Engineering in the Modern World Billington, David and Littman, Michael
EGR 194/MAT 194/PHY 194 An Introduction to Engineering, Mathematics & Physics (ST) Littman, Michael G. and Rexford, Jennifer L.
EGR 277/HIS 277/SOC 277 Technology and Society Gordin, Michael
EGR 495 Special Topics in Entrepreneurship: Ventures to Address Global
Challenges
Staff
 
ENGLISH
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ENG 386/ENV 386 Literature and Environment Gleason, William
 
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
EAS 320/ANT 230/ENV 230 Culture and Environment in East Asia Takahashi, Satsuki
ENV 305 Topics in Environmental Studies: Environmental Science Writing Matthews, Anne M.
ENV 309 Historic American Gardens and Designed Landscapes: Art Meets
Environmentalism
Maynard, W. Barksdale
ENG 386/ENV 386 Literature and Environment Gleason, William
ARC 406/ENV 406 Energy and Form Brown, Hillary
 
FRESHMAN SEMINARS
Course Number Course Name Faculty
FRS 120 Life on Mars--Or Maybe Not (SA) Lemonick, Michael D. and Turner, Edwin Lewis
FRS 120 Art and Science of Motorcycle Design Littman, Michael
FRS 162 Writing on the Environment and the Heirs of Thoreau Strebeigh, F.
 
GEOSCIENCES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
GEO 103 Natual Disasters Rubin, Allan M.
GEO 202 Ocean, Atmosphere, and Climate Sarmiento, Jorge
GEO 202A/202B (ST) Oceanography: An Introduction to the World's Oceans Sarmiento, Jorge and Schmitt, Danielle M.
GEO 206 A/B History of the Earth Bender, Michael
GEO 235/CEE 235 The Physical Earth (ST) McQuarrie, Nadine
GEO 364/CHM 364 Earth Chemistry: The Major Realms of the Planet Bender, Michael and Sigman, Daniel
CEE 305/GEO 375 Environmental Fluid Mechanics Bou-Zeid, Elie
GEO 417/CEE 417/EEB 419 Environmental Microbiology Ward, Bess B.
GEO 418/CHM 418 Environment Aqueous Geochemistry Morel, Francois
GEO 419/PHY 419 The Earth as a Physical System Duffy, Thomas
GEO 420 Topics in Earth Sciences - Introduction to Atmospheric Sciences Fueglistaler, Stephen
GEO 423 Introduction to Atmospheric Science: Dynamic Meteorology Medvigy, David
GEO 424 Introduction to Seismology Tromp, Jeroen
GEO 425/MAE 425 Intro to Physical Oceanography Gnanadeskian, Anand
GEO 428 Biological Oceanography Ward, Bess B.
GEO 499 Investigating Natural Hazards van der Vink, Gregory
GEO 523/CEE 572 Geomicrobiology Onstott, Tullis C.
AOS 527 / GEO 527 Atmospheric Radiative Transfer Ramaswamy, Venkatachalam
AOS 537/GEO 537 Atmospheric Chemistry Horowitz, Larry W.
GEO 538 Paleoclimatology Bender, Michael and Vallis, Geoffrey
GEO 559 Topics in Earth History - A Tropical Perspective on Ice Ages Philander, George
AOS/GEO 578 Chemical Oceanography Sarmiento, Jorge
 
GLOBAL HEALTH AND HEALTH POLICY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
GHP 351 Critical Perspectives on Global Health and Health Policy Singer, Burton; Paxson, Christina; Lieberman, Evan
GHP 400/MOL 499 Seminar in Global Health and Health Policy Mahmoud, Adel and Shenk, Thomas
 
HISTORY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
NES 201/HIS 223 Introduction to the Middle East (HA) Cook, Michael
EGR 277/HIS 277/SOC 277 Technology and Society Gordin, Michael
HIS 293 Science in a Global Context: 15th to 20th Century Burnett, D. Graham
HIS 394 The Rise of Modern Biomedicine: Global Trends in Health and
Healing, 1500-2000
Tilley, Helen
HIS 395 History of Medicine and the Body Guenther, Katja
NES 433/HIS 433 Imperialism & Reform in the Middle East and in the Balkans (HA) Hanioglu, M. Sukru
HOS 594/HIS 594 History of Medicine: Medicine and the Making of the Modern Self Guenther, Katja
 
HISTORY OF SCIENCE
Course Number Course Name Faculty
HOS 594/HIS 594 History of Medicine: Medicine and the Making of the Modern Self Guenther, Katja
 
JOURNALISM
Course Number Course Name Faculty
JRN 447 Politics and the Media-Linking Science Journalism to Politics and Economics (SA) Rosenthal, Elisabeth
 
LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
EEB 332/LAS 350 Pre-Columbian Peoples of Tropical American and Their Environments (Panama) Cooke, R. and Piperno, D.
 
MATERIALS SCIENCE/ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
MSE 501/MAE 561/CEE 561 Introduction to Materials Scherer, George
ELE 541/ MSE 510 Electronic Materials Sturm, James C. and Wagner, Sigurd
 
MATHEMATICS
Course Number Course Name Faculty
EGR 194/MAT 194/PHY 194 An Introduction to Engineering, Mathematics & Physics (ST) Littman, Michael G. and Rexford, Jennifer L.
 
MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
CEE 102A/EGR 102A/MAE 102A Engineering in the Modern World Billington, David and Littman, Michael
MAE 221 Thermodynamics Nosenchuck, Daniel
MAE 223/CEE 323 Modern Solid Mechanics Haataja, Mikko
MAE 324 Structure and Properties of Materials Arnold, Craig B.
MAE 332 Aircraft Design Martinelli, Luigi
MAE 335 Fluid Dynamics Martinelli, Luigi
MAE 344 Introduction to Bioengineering and Medical Devices Soboyejo, Winston
MSE 501/MAE 561/CEE 561 Introduction to Materials Scherer, George
MAE 423 Heat Transfer Dryer, Frederick
GEO 425/MAE 425 Intro to Physical Oceanography Gnanadeskian, Anand
MAE 426 Rocket and Air-Breathing Propulsion Technology Ju, Yiguang
ELE 455/CEE 455/MAE 455 Mid-Infrared Technologies for Health and the Environment Gmachl, Claire
MAE 522/AST 564 Applications of Quantum Mechanics to Spectroscopy and Lasers Suckewer, Szymon
AST 551/MAE 525 General Plasma Physics I Fisch, Nathaniel and Qin, Hong
MAE 527 Physics of Gases Suckewer, Szymon
MAE 531 Combustion Law, Chung
MAE 532 Combustion Theory Law, Chung
MAE 598 Graduate Seminar in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Choueiri, Edgar Y.
 
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
MOL 205 Genes, Health, and Society Rosenberg, Leon E.
WWS 320/MOL 320 Human Genetics, Reproduction, and Public Policy Silver, Lee
EEB 327 / MOL 327 Immune Systems: From Molecules to Populations Graham, Andrea
MOL 328/WWS 399 U.S. Medical Research and Researchers: Health, Hope, Hubris Mahmoud, Adel and Rosenberg, Leon
MOL 340 Molecular and Cellular Immunology Snyder, Aleksandra
MOL 380 A & B Modern Microbiology and Disease Snyder, Aleksandra
GHP 400/MOL 499 Seminar in Global Health and Health Policy Mahmoud, Adel and Shenk, Thomas
MOL 559 Viruses: Strategy and Tactics Enquist, Lynn
 
NEAR EASTERN STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
NES 201/HIS 223 Introduction to the Middle East (HA) Cook, Michael
NES 283 People and Societies in the Modern Middle East Schayegh, Cyrus
NES 433/HIS 433 Imperialism & Reform in the Middle East and in the Balkans (HA) Hanioglu, M. Sukru

OPERATIONAL RESEARCH AND FINANCIAL ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ORF 474 Special Topics in Operations Research and Financial Engineering: Stochastic Methods for Quantitative Finance van Handel, Ramon
 
PHYSICS
Course Number Course Name Faculty
PHY 115A/115B Future Physics (QR/ST) Steinhardt, Paul J.
EGR 194/MAT 194/PHY 194 An Introduction to Engineering, Mathematics & Physics (ST) Littman, Michael G. and Rexford, Jennifer L.
PHY 301 Thermal Physics Page, Lyman
PHY 320 Theories of Psychotherapy Comer, Ronald
PHY 406 Modern Physics II: Nuclear & Elementary Particle Physics Halyo, Valerie
GEO 419/PHY 419 The Earth as a Physical System Duffy, Thomas
PHY 511 Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory and Statistical Mechanics Sondhi, Shivaji
 
POLITICS
Course Number Course Name Faculty
POL 313 Global Justice Beitz, Charles
POL 430 Seminar in Comparative Politics: Political Economy of Africa Roberts, Tyson
WWS 598/POL 508 Epidemiology Goldman, Noreen; Fisman, David; Singer, Burton
 
SOCIOLOGY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
URB 201/SOC 203 Introduction to Urban Studies Boyer, M. Christine
EGR 277/HIS 277/SOC 277 Technology and Society Gordin, Michael
 
SPANISH
SPA 108 Advanced Spanish ("Medical" section) Souto-Portas, Maria Jose
SPA 207 Advanced Spanish ("Medical" section) Moro, Alberto Bruzos
 
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL
Course Number Course Name Faculty
STC 349 Science Journalism (SA) Lemonick, Michael
 
URBAN STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
URB 201/SOC 203 Introduction to Urban Studies Boyer, M. Christine
 
WOODROW WILSON SCHOOL
Course Number Course Name Faculty
WWS 307/ECO 349 Economics and Public Policy Bogan, E.
WWS 315 Bioethics and Public Policy Shapiro, Harold
WWS 316 Health and the Environment Singer, Burton
WWS 320/MOL 320 Human Genetics, Reproduction, and Public Policy Silver, Lee
MOL 328/WWS 399 U.S. Medical Research and Researchers: Health, Hope, Hubris Mahmoud, Adel and Rosenberg, Leon
WWS 327/CHM 443 Pharmaceutical Research and Health Policy Schutt, Clarence
EEB 328/WWS 490 Ecology and Epidemiology of Parasites and Infectious Diseases Dobson, Andrew and Grenfell, Bryan
WWS 528B Topics in Domestic Policy Analysis - Applied Federalism in an Age of Limits: Case of NJ Corzine, Jon and Zeitz, Joshua
WWS 555 Topics in International Relations: U.S. Public Policy & the Middle
East
Bodine, Barbara
WWS 598/POL 508 Epidemiology Goldman, Noreen; Fisman, David; Singer, Burton