University of Pittsburgh

Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovations

About Us

The University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering has been a pioneer in the field of sustainability since the establishment of its cutting-edge green construction program in 1999.  Today, the School’s research and education programs in sustainability are spearheaded by the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (MCSI), a center of excellence in sustainable engineering focusing on the design of sustainable neighborhoods. 

The Mascaro Center’s mission is to create innovations that positively impact the environment and improve quality of life while helping to educate and inspire young people to be the next generation of leaders in this important national and international area. 

Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
University of Pittsburgh
Swanson School of Engineering
153 Benedum Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

mcsi@pitt.edu

Events

2012 Heinz Distinguished Lecture
Dr. Paul Anastas
Former EPA Assistant Administrator
Director, Center for Green Chemistry & Green Engineering
Teresa & H. John Heinz III Professor at Yale University
November 27 @ 4pm View the Invitation>
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MCSI Facility

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