Professor Jari Porras (Lappeenranta University of Technology) spent 14 days in Los Angeles, Long Beach at California State University Long Beach (CSULB). He was awarded a Scholar Scholarship delivered by the European Commission. Prof. Porras was hosted by Professor Birgit Penzenstadler, a well-known researcher at the sustainable software field. The objective of this visit was to learn from the vast experience of Prof. Penzenstadler and to work together on future collaboration plans. Prof. Penzenstadler is an important connecting factor to the ICT for sustainability community and this research visit opens doors towards that society.