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Industrial Ecology and Sustainable Manufacturing Technology


Proposals may cover technologies that take a system approach to green engineering for industrial, residential, and commercial infrastructure, industrial manufacturing infrastructure design innovations; technologies that present new process and system design paradigms enhancing environmental sustainability with reductions in carbon footprint and ways of enhancing the sourcing, use, and recycle of materials and energy streams; novel tools for the real-time analysis of system performance and the dynamic global optimization of system performance; innovations in technologies for the improved efficiency, control, and dynamic optimization of complex industrial manufacturing processes; new technologies (involving materials, sensors, devices, and control systems) that support smart infrastructures to ensure efficient and sustainable energy transmission, distribution, monitoring, and management.

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