Case Based Teaching for Environmental Sustainability

Jeremiah Johnson

University of Michigan

Jeremiah Johnson is currently faculty at the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources & Environment.  This fall, he will be joining the faculty of North Carolina State's Department of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering.  His work focuses on assessing the environmental impacts of changes to the power system, including integration of variable renewables and energy storage.  He has also developed numerous interdisciplinary teaching cases on sustainability.  Prof. Johnson earned his BS in Chemical Engineering at Clarkson University and his MS and PhD in Environmental Engineering at Yale University.  Following graduate school, he spent several years as an energy consultant, advising electric utilities on renewable energy strategy.


Research has demonstrated that traditional lecture-based instruction in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) leads to inferior student performance and increased failure rates when compared to active... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Jeremiah Johnson (University of Michigan)

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• Education in sustainability science


WS-21 » Education in sustainability science (15:30 - Wednesday, 28th June, Room F)

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