2012 Winners

Sustainable Paper Insulation for Kambashus in Informal Settlements of Namibia

 
The goal of the project was to develop sustainable paper insulation to improve thermal regulation in shacks. The team conducted testing on fire safety, effective insulating materials, and production techniques, using waste paper as the raw material.

This year, 44 students submitted entries. The following projects were selected as finalists, listed in no particular order.

Sustainable Paper Insulation for Kambashus in Informal Settlements of Namibia

Students: Jonathan Cline, BIO, Emily Domingue, CH, Emily Fournier, ChE, Marco Villar, CE
Advisors: Svetlana Nikitina and Thomas Robertson

Supporting Urban Beekeeping Livelihood Strategies in Cape Town

Students: Adam Cadwallader, EV, Victoria Hewey, ME, Evren Simsek, IE, Santiago Isaza, ME
Advisors: Scott Jiusto and Steve Taylor

Heat Impacts on Occupational Health: A Comparison Between Agricultural and Industrial Settings in the Time of Climate Change

Students: Sarah Bober, MA, Devin Harrison, BC, Rachel Hickcox, BIO, Chelsea Miller, BIO. Collaborating Thai students: Gun Charoensiri, Suthamma Sa-nguankulchai, Piyada Sutthanusorn
Advisors: Ingrid Shockey, and Bland Addison

Designing a Water Quality Monitoring Plan for El Yunque National Forest

Students: Kassondra Hickey, BE, Xavier Miller, CM, Richard Valdes, CM, Frank Bruton, ME
Advisors: Aarti Madan and Creighton Peet

Lights on the Horizon: A Socioeconomic Impact Evaluation of Rural Electrification in Tsumkwe, Namibia

Students: Donal Boyd, CM, Brennan Ashton, ECE, Lauren Bisacky, ME, Jessica Lopez, BIO
Advisors: Svetlana Nikitina and Thomas Robertson

 

 
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