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Responsible Sustainability Challenge (1)

Pilot edtion 2022-2023

4TU.Responsible Sustainbility Challenge (2022-2023)

The 4TU.Responsible Sustainability Challenge is an initiative of the 4TU.Centres High-Tech Materials, Energy and Ethics & Technology. It is a 15 ECTS project for Master Honours students (or students on a similar track). This challenge started as a pilot in 2022-2023, with Master Honours students from TU Delft, UTwente and TU Eindhoven. Industrial stakeholders were ProRail and KLM.

The Kick-off of the second track of this course is on 16 November 2023. If you are interested, please contact us via 4TU.HTM, and check the general information.

Video by Bas Schollaardt, De Verbeelding Videoproducties

“We focused on the disposal program of end-of-life vehicles at KLM”
Aarezo Sha
MSc student, UTwente | Participated in the 4TU.RSC 2022-2023
“My group partnered together with ProRail and we worked on a case about partial electrification.”
Sylvie Wigmans
MSc student, TU Delft | Participated in the 4TU.RSC 2022-2023

Live events 4TU.RSC 2022-2023

Kick-off event, UTwente
The announced pilot of this 4TU.Responsible Sustainability Challenge had its official kick-off on the 19th of November 2022, at the University of Twente. Read the news item about the kick-off!

Live event at Delft University of Technology on Sustainability, and Ethics & Technology
On the 11th of February the 4TU.Responsible Sustainability Challenge had a second live event at Delft University of Technology about Ethics, Sustainability and Technology.

Live event at Eindhoven University of Technology on Entrepreneurship
On the 13th of May, the third live event of the 4TU.Responsible Sustainability Challenge took place at the campus of TU Eindhoven, a workshop on sustainable energy and entrepreneurship.

Professor David Smeulders (TU/e) delivered a keynote presentation on 'The challenge of sustainability'.


Final event 4TU.Responsible Sustainability Challenge (2022-2023) at ProRail, Utrecht
On the 22nd of June 2023, the talented master students participating in the 4TU.Responsible Sustainability Challenge (2022-2023) got their certificates, after presenting their project results. Congratulations!

Core team

Dr. ir. Shoshan Abrahami
Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, TU Delft
Dr. ir. Maja Rücker
Mechanical Engineering, Energy Technology, TU Eindhoven Mina Shahi
Engineering Technology, Thermal Engineering, UTwente