Learning Outcomes: Energy Systems Concentration
Learning Outcomes for the degree of Master of Engineering in Engineering, Energy Systems Concentration
- Develop an ability to analyze energy systems at a holistic level and perform lifecycle assessment.
- Obtain an understanding (at the graduate level) of fundamental limits to energy production, transmission, storage and consumption due to physics and chemistry constraints.
- Understand the concepts of engineering and economic optimization, and learn their application.
- Develop an interdisciplinary breadth of understanding of the variety of approaches to development, deployment and sustainability of global energy resources.
- Develop an understanding of the broader policy and decision-making context in which development of and deployment of energy systems takes place.
- Complete a study of a particular problem relevant to energy systems in a manner analogous to a professional career assignment.