Individual Projects and Participants 2014


Carolyn Coffey, Biosystems Engineering
Clemson University
"Energy Potential of Municipal Solid Waste: Impact of Waste Age and Management Strategies"


Joshua Core, Civil Engineering
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
"Economic Benefits of Preloading Municipal Solid Waste"


Devon Dowd, Environmental Engineering and Chemistry
Lehigh University
"Phytovolatilization Potential of Baccharis salicifolia, Baccharis pilularis, and Nassella pulchra during Phytoremediation of Contaminated Soil"


Sam Kaufman-Martin, Mechanical Engineering
Yale University
"Strategies for Optimizing Energy Use via Underground Construction"


Emily Kelsey, Civil and Envirionmental Engineering
University of Maine
"Feasibility Study: Phytoremediation of a Former Tank Farm Site via Reclaimed Water Use"


Marissa Liccese, Environmental Engineering
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
"Lipid Extraction and Anaerobic Digestion for Recycle of Algal Biomass"


Ryne Mettler, Civil Engineering
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
"Impact of Physical Chemical Properties of Nanomaterials on the Geotechnical Behavior of Soil"


Noelle Patterson, Biological Systems Engineering
University of California, Davis
"Exploring Methods of Algae Bioflocculation in High Rate Ponds"


Felix Pinto, Chemical Engineering
University of Oklahoma
"Nutrient Limitation in Waste Water Algal Cultures"


Emma Yee, Chemical Engineering
Columbia University
"Heat Generation in Mining and Municipal Solid Waste"