The NSF-Targeted Infusion Project: STEM-Business Focused Logistics and International Trade (LIT) Analytics is a collaborative project between the School of Business and Public Administration (SBPA) and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS).

​NSF Funded

STEM Business Focused

Sustainable Financial Technology- Clean Technology (Sustainable Fintech-CleanTech) Certificate Program


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Sustainable FinTech-CleanTech CERTIFICATE Program

SBPA Students

Total of 3 courses needed – Open to all majors across all UDC schools and colleges


 Fintech Stream 1:                                                                                            

  • FINA 350- Financial Models & Analytics (Required)


Sustainable CleanTech Stream 2: (Select any two):

  • BGMT 313- Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • MKTG 404 – Marketing Research
  • BGMT 395 – Study Abroad in United Kingdom (Nottingham Trent University)
  • CVEN 465- Introduction to Risk & Resiliency in Engineering

Summer study abroad (Open to both LIT Concentration + Sustainable Fintech-Cleantech Certificate

Nottingham, United Kingdom – JULY 2023 – Talk to us –

Visit multinational, local businesses, and universities. Study at Nottingham Trent University, NOTTINGHAM,UK to learn more about the global challenges relating to sustainable development goals within leading industries.

The world today can be characterized by constant change – Globalization

Today, many firms are realizing the need for a more strategic and international focus and the LIT concentration is an excellent way to accomplish this!  Firms are looking for qualified students with the right business understanding, especially in logistics and international trade, therefore the demand for this major continues to increase.

What is FinTech-CleanTech?

This is an awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant. It is a catalyst project that supports Historically Black Colleges and University’s work towards establishing the research capacity of faculty to strengthen science, technology, engineering and mathematics undergraduate education and research.

The overarching goal of the STEM-Business Focused Sustainable FinTech-CleanTech project at the UDC is to introduce and provide Business and Engineering undergraduate students at UDC with an innovative and interdisciplinary “Sustainable FinTech-CleanTech” certificate program available to both Business as well as Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) majors. Other specific objectives of the project are:

  • to develop an innovative and interdisciplinary Sustainable FinTech-CleanTech certificate program and strengthen STEM-Business education and research partnerships at UDC,
  • to enrich and enhance undergraduate student and faculty research capacity, and
  • to collaborate with broader DC community including government, industry and institutions and DC Public schools.


  1. Sustainability
  2. Financial Technology (FinTech)
  3. Clean Technology (CleanTech)
  4. Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  5. Social Media, Technology & Management
  6. International Business & Trade
  7. Artificial Intelligence, Social Robotics, and Human-Robot Interaction (HRI)
  8. Entrepreneurship
  9. Marketing & Advertising
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For more information, contact:

Anshu Arora, PhD, PMP
(Director – LIT Analytics Center) (

Amit Arora, PhD, SCOR® certified
Alex Tan, PhD
Pradeep Behera, PhD, PE
Feng Xu, PhD
Julius Anyu, PhD
Sergey Ivanov, PhD

Office Hours

Monday through Thursday
LIT Analytics Center – Room 219
Building 38

Contact Us

4200 Connecticut Ave NW
Room 219,Bldg.38
Washington, DC 20008

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