The report Critical Issues in Environmental Technology: Creating Dynamic Links between Research Education and Business and Industry is the result of a forum sponsored by ATEEC and MIT
ATEEC and MIT partnered to integrate environmental technology research into the classroom and community. One of the first steps in this partnership was to convene a group of research scientists community college environmental technology instructors and administrators environmental practitioners and business leaders to discuss and recommend strategies for improving the information exchange among these diverse areas. The forum participants examined the needs of each group and focused on formulating solutions to overcome the existing barriers that have hampered the transition of information between research and the classroom. This report is the result of that effort and outlines needs current barriers proposed strategies and current trends in the environmental technology field.