Silvia Hostettler

EPFL RHO DURABILITE
BS 101 (Bâtiment BS)
Station 4
CH-1015 Lausanne

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Administrative data

Fields of expertise

Sustainable development
Development Engineering
Disaster risk reduction



Professional course

Effective Teaching in Higher Education

CAPE

EPFL

June 2018


Education

PhD

ENAC

EPFL

2004-2007

Postgraduate Diploma

Development Studies

EPFL

1998-1999

BSc Honours

Environmental Science

University of Aberdeen

1993-1996

Publications

Infoscience publications

Selected publications

Research

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Humanities and Social Sciences Program

Environmental Sciences and Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Architecture and Sciences of the City

Past PhD Students

Fritz Livia Bianca ,

Courses

Development engineering

This course teaches the fundamentals of technologies for development (Development Engineering) to design, pilot, and evaluate appropriate, affordable and robust technologies to address sustainable development challenges (e.g. poverty, environmental degradation) in emerging and developing countries.

Cooperation and development

This course will examine the main challenges faced by countries in the Global South. Students will work in interdisciplinary groups on real-world case studies provided by Medair, Swiss Red Cross etc. aiming at poverty reduction and sustainable development through innovative technologies.