Chapter 2. The Role of the Professional Engineer and Scientist in Sustainable Development

  1. Adisa Azapagic Professor of Sustainable Engineering Member of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) UNESCO/TWAS/ICSU Visiting Scientist, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM),
  2. Slobodan Perdan Philosopher Freelance Consultant and
  3. Roland Clift Professor in Environmental Technology Director, Centre for Environmental Strategy Member, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution Visiting Professor, Environmental System Analysis at Chalmers University
  1. Cynthia A. Mitchell Senior Research Fellow1,
  2. Anna L. Carew PhD student2 and
  3. Roland Clift Professor in Environmental Technology Director, Centre for Environmental Strategy Member, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution Visiting Professor, Environmental System Analysis at Chalmers University3

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470014202.ch2

Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists

Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists

How to Cite

Mitchell, C. A., Carew, A. L. and Clift, R. (2004) The Role of the Professional Engineer and Scientist in Sustainable Development, in Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists (eds A. Azapagic, S. Perdan and R. Clift), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470014202.ch2

Editor Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

  2. 2

    Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Sydney, Australia

  3. 3

    University of Surrey, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 26 MAY 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470856086

Online ISBN: 9780470014202

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Keywords:

  • Honest Broker;
  • life cycle assessment (LCA);
  • decision processes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The New Model of Teaching, Learning and Practice

  • The New Model Expert

  • Implications for Practice, Teaching and Learning

  • The Honest Broker in Practice: Back to the Future