Online Course: Water-Energy-Food Nexus, Toward Sustainable Resource Management

Date: 
15 May 2016
Location: 
College Station, Texas
United States
US
Event type: 
Training
Community Type: 
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Instructor: Rabi H. Mohtar
, Texas A&M University
 
Study: Principles and application of the Water-Energy-Food nexus to state, national and international Water-Energy-Food securities and the interlinkages between them.

 
Explore: Quantitative frameworks to develop and assess sustainable tradeoffs of resources.

 
Hands on: Follow subject matter fundamentals, by working on relevant, real world projects or case studies.
 
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
 

  • Describe the global risks and the how the nexus can drive sustainability of the resources management and allocation.
  • Quantify the inter-linkages of the Water, Energy, Food systems
Identify nexus hot spots for a specific condition
.
  • Apply the Nexus  Tool to simulate and conduct tradeoff analysis for a scenario of interest.
  • Identify how engineering and analytics interface with economics, policy and supply chain at local and global scale. Devise nexus friendly solutions for a specific case study towards a more sustainable resource nexus.

 
Sign Up for the Online Nexus Course:
Continuing Education (CE) Students will register at: https://tamuengr.catalog.instructure.com/browse/baen/courses/baen689.  CE students will complete the course online and will receive additional course information after registration. TAMU-College Station students seeking academic credit will register at: https://howdy.tamu.edu/cp/home/displaylogin.  Section 601 will attend on-campus & section 701 will complete the course online via eCampus.
 
For more information, email: [email protected] or call +1-979-458-9886.