- EBM related education was limited to electives
- EBM related education is part of core curriculum at many universities, butagain mostly restricted to students taking a few courses in the area.
Integration into core subjects still lacking.
- Some European universities realize this problem, but falling enrollmentshas shifted their attention at the moment.
- The broadness of EBM does not help - teaching from a systems perspective isdifficult.
The US lags Europe, but not too far, given the many initiatives at the K-12level.
- However, arguably the average US student lags his/her European and Japanesecounterparts in the level of education in general when entering enteringuniversity.
Published July 13, 2000; WTEC Workshop on Environmentally Benign Manufacturing (EBM) Technologies