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Solar & Alternative Energy

New York State OKs RIT sustainability Ph.D.

Rochester Institute of Technology has received New York state approval for its doctoral degree in sustainability, the program first of its kind in the world.

The Ph.D. program focuses on sustainable production and seeks to advance research and education in alternative energy development, sustainable design, green product development, industrial ecology and pollution prevention. It is being offered through RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability, an academic, research and technology transfer center devoted to enhancing the development of sustainable systems in all aspects of society.

Full story from Rochester Business Journal.