Covestro Circular Economy Graduate Program


OUR PROGRAM

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

  • Enable students at the University of Pittsburgh to become experts in circular economy principles, informed by Covestro LLC's successes in this area, and ultimately create circular, sustainable products and service solutions.
  • Embed circular design principles into the graduate curriculum through an innovative training program.

DEPTH OF LEARNING

  • Embark on a novel, cohort-based training program that integrates existing campus resources with new courses focusing on circular economy design.
  • Conduct convergent circular economy research that addresses pressing societal needs.
  • Experience a diverse and inclusive training environment that builds upon and extends our networks, ultimately establishing a diverse and inclusive academic environment for our program.
  • Prepare for multiple career pathways with internships that strengthen students' understanding of various career opportunities.

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Dr. Melissa Bilec
William Kepler Whiteford Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Co-Director of the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation

Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
412-648-8075
mbilec@pitt.edu

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Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
Swanson School of Engineering
153 Benedum Hall
3700 O’Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
mcsi@pitt.edu

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Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
University of Pittsburgh
Swanson School of Engineering
153 Benedum Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

mcsi@pitt.edu

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