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ASEM Webinar | Harnessing Engineering Management for Sustainable Development

  • 07 Dec 2022
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
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The American Society for Engineering Management presents the next webinar in the Academic Partnership Series...


Harnessing Engineering Management for Sustainable Development


Presenter: Prof. Simon P. Philbin, PhD MBA

London South Bank University, United Kingdom


Wednesday, 07 December 2022

11 am - 12 pm ET

Sustainable development rests on the delivery of outcomes according to environmental, social and economic factors. Across the world there are many challenges for realizing sustainability and therefore the questions arises: How can we harness engineering management on the path towards sustainable development? This webinar will explore the concept of sustainable development and present the findings from two research studies that draw on different elements of engineering management. The first project investigated the measurement of the sustainable development goals for infrastructure projects, and the second project adopted techno-economic analysis to assess the viability of renewable energy sources.

About the Speaker

Simon P. Philbin is Director of the Nathu Puri Institute for Engineering and Enterprise, and Professor of Engineering Management in the School of Engineering at London South Bank University (LSBU) in the United Kingdom. He joined LSBU in 2018 and previously worked in various senior management roles at Imperial College London for 15 years. Prior to joining Imperial in 2003, he was at the Ministry of Defence for 9 years and originally worked in the field of energetic materials. He holds a BSc and PhD both in chemistry as well as an MBA. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Management, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and Distinguished Faculty of the Society of Research Administrators International. His research interests include project management, innovation, environmental management, renewable energy technologies and digital transformation. He was previously Visiting Fellow at Birkbeck University of London and Visiting Fellow at Imperial College Business School. He has published more than 100 papers across different areas. He previously served as the 2019/20 President of ASEM, and currently serves as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Engineering Management Journal.

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