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Patrick Eagan

Patrick Eagan

Conceives, plans, conducts, evaluates professional education programs and conducts research on industrial/municipal environmental engineering, design, management and water resources

Professor, engineering professional development, Fellow Office of sustainability,Chair Environment and Resources Program College of Engineering Work: 608-263-7429 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Sustainability, sustainable development and institutional change
  • Professional education
  • Design for the environment/ecodesign
  • Water resources management
  • Climate change strategy


  • Conference co-chair, Electronics Goes Green (IEEE), Berlin 2008, 2004, 2000; Tokyo 2007, 2005; Boston 2003
  • Developed ecodesign tools that bring environmental attributes into product development cycles with global educational rollouts for several multinational companies
  • Helped promote industrial ecology society
  • Developed continuing education curricula for wastewater management, stormwater management, GIS, environmental management systems, fish passage