Engineers trained in this major will go on to optimize or rethink energy production methods, in particular by integrating renewable energies into the energy mix, reducing the environmental impact of human activity, and contributing to sustainable urban development. Engineers will have a systemic and transversal perspective that will enable them to offer solutions integrating innovation, performance, environmental relevance and social ownership.
There are three main dimensions to this major: Energy and renewable materials, Sustainable cities and buildings, Energy engineering
Opportunities and possible careers
Design and project engineer: designing an energy conversion plant or processing method; carrying out technical and economic feasibility studies (new markets or projects, diagnosing and improving existing projects); defining an environmental and sustainable development policy...
Operating engineer, production: managing and optimizing the operation of a process or a tertiary or industrial building, on technical, regulatory, financial and human levels...
Business engineer: putting together commercial offers in response to customer expectations....
Mediation engineer, consultant, audit: advising, guiding choices in terms of environmental policy, safety, quality on sites; inspecting classified installations, industrial sites
- Energy production, conversion and transport, ranging from fossil to renewable resources
- Eco-industries for water management, waste management and recovery
- Consulting and service companies in construction or waste management
- Public or private organizations and laboratories
- Territorial or state civil service