Energy Technologies

Meeting the world’s energy needs while preserving the environment is one of engineering’s paramount challenges in the 21st century. It is such an important global societal, business and technology arena that engineers with specialized knowledge are in high demand in government and private industry. Rapid advancements in these technologies are poised to make a difference in the lives of people around the world.

What Does BU Offer?

We offer a Concentration in Energy Technologies for undergraduates majoring in any field of engineering (mechanical, computer, electrical or biomedical), giving them dual expertise without adding extra courses to their curriculum.

In addition, we offer a graduate-level Certificate in Energy & Sustainability designed to develop graduate-level expertise in:

  • Solar energy
  • Sustainable power systems
  • Green manufacturing
  • And more

The certificate program combines key engineering skills with access to interrelated disciplines in management, policy, environmental science and economics. And it can be completed fully online through the Distance Learning Program.