Ken Pickar
Visiting Professor of Mechanical Engineering

California Institute of Technology
208 Gates-Thomas, Mail Code 104-44
Pasadena, CA 91125
(626) 395-4185


E/MedE/ME 105

Background Materials

E/ME 103

Useful Links




E/ME 105: Product Design for the Developing World

Background Materials

Sustainable Engineering

  • Carmichael, C. (2003). A Primer On Sustainable Technology And Development, Institute For Sustainable Technology and Development, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta: Georgia. See also: The Science and Engineering of Sustainability: A Primer Prepared by Dr. Annie R. Pearce, Director, Sustainable Facilities & Infrastructure Program Georgia Tech Research Institute, 1999.

  • Hoonhout, H. C. M. 2007. Setting the stage for developing innovative product concepts: people and climate, CoDesign|CoDesign, Voume: 19-34.