Professor Birgit Penzenstadler’s visit in Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland

Professor Birgit Penzenstadler from PERCCOM partner CSULB – California State Universityimg_20160329_101612130_hdr Long Beach visited Lappeenranta 28.3 – 8.4.2016 and held a special course « Software Engineering for Sustainability » for the students. Course consisted of four daily contact lessons and a project executed in sm14536899_10210653877847280_1952814661_oaller teams during the course and finally a reflective essay after the course. The main aim of the course was to provide a solid stepping stone for the students to understand the concept of sustainability and how it relates to application domains of computer scientists. In the end 5 groups finished their projects (19 students altogether) and the course connected PERCCOM students to other sustainability oriented students at LUT.