Engineering Sustainable Environments in ScandinaviaSemester Course

Week-Long Study Tour
Finland (Fall) or Iceland (Spring)
Core Course Week Study Tour
Major Discipline(s)
Engineering, Environmental Science
Core Course
Fall/Spring semester

This engineering course explores the development of tools and technologies to protect and restore environmental systems sustainably, using contemporary Scandinavian case studies. We assess local environmental impacts of human activities relating to water consumption, waste production, transportation, energy, air quality, heat, and urban ecosystems, applying methods, techniques and modeling to describe, quantify, and solve environmental problems through collaborative engineering solutions. The course is problem-based and experiential, with course-integrated travel throughout the region, and hands-on projects with real-world applications.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Chemistry / Biochemistry, Physics / Biophysics


Amari Claudia Enzi

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

MSc./graduate engineer, Energy and Environmental Engineering, FH Pinkafeld, 2012 and MSc. Environmental System Science with focus on Business Administration, University of Graz, 2013 Senior Sustainability Specialist, Sandvik Coromant, 2022-present. Director Subject Matter Expert Sustainability, Prime Weber Shandwick, 2022. Nordic Sustainabilty & Corporate Affairs Manager, Samsung Electronics, 2017-2022. Senior Consultant for Climate Change & Sustainability Services, EY, 2013-2016. With DIS since 2023

Asterios Papageorgiou

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

Ph.D. student, Department of Sustainable Development, Environmental Sciences and Engineering (SEED), KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), Stockholm, Sweden (2018-present). Licentiate, Industrial Ecology, KTH (2021). MSc, Sustainable Technology, KTH (2018). MSc, Sustainable Waste Management, School of Civil Engineering, Leeds University, UK (2006). BSc, Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2005). Environmental researcher, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2008-2009). Physics tutor, Epikentro tuition centre (2008-2012). Physics Tutor and co-owner, Aristeia tuition centre (2012-2016). With DIS since 2021.