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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.70
Liaison Jean-François Desgroseilliers
Submission Date May 31, 2016
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STARS v2.1

Polytechnique Montreal
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Jean-François Desgroseilliers
Sustainable Development Advisor
Sustainable Development Office
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students (I.e. an interdisciplinary academic program that concentrates on sustainability as an integrated concept)?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused graduate-level degree program:
Master in Chemical Engineering, Energy and Sustainable Development

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:

The Energy and Sustainable Development option available for the modular Master in Chemical Engineering is for candidates wishing to complete their training in analysis, selection, design, installation and maintenance of energy systems in a context of sustainable development.
The program aims to deepen knowledge about the characteristics of different sources of energy, selection, sizing, socio-economic analysis and maintenance of energy systems by type of installation.


The website URL for the graduate-level degree program:
Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
Master in Mechanical Engineering, Sustainable Design and Manufacturing

A brief description of the graduate degree program (2nd program):

The sustainable design and manufacturing option available for the modular Master in Mechanical Engineering is for candidates wishing to complete their training in the activities of design and manufacturing of products and buildings that incorporate sustainable development concepts. This consists in creating products and buildings by developing a "life cycle" systemic approach which aims to reduce pressures on resources and the environment that products and processes generate throughout their life cycle.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (3rd program):
Master in Energy Engineering, Renewable Energy

A brief description of the graduate degree program (3rd program):

The program aims to deepen the technological and scientific knowledge of students on renewable energy. This area includes solar, wind, geothermal, hydro, thermo, energy from biomass and waste, energy storage, energy efficiency, electric vehicles.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused graduate-level degree programs:

There is also a Master in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering.
Full list available here : http://www.polymtl.ca/etudes/cs/index.php#env


Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
Yes

Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate:
D.E.S.S (specialized graduate diploma) in Sustainable Development

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:

A 30 credits program designed to provide a solid training about the basic concepts and tools that integrate the concepts of sustainable development issues related to engineering. It also involves the acquisition of specific knowledge in certain areas of engineering where the concepts of sustainable development are strongly implemented.

The program comprises six options:
-Energy and Sustainable Development
-Processes and Environment
-Environmental Engineering
-Organisational Resilience
-Sustainable Design and Manufacturing
-Circular Economy


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