WPI students have submitted sustainability-themed projects in one of three categories: first-year, undergraduate, and graduate. These sustainability-themed projects each address a present societal need without compromising our ability to meet the needs of future generations. Projects address environmental, social, and/or economic themes that relate to sustainability.
Judges for the competition include WPI staff and faculty as well as regional sustainability experts.
Browse Sustainability Project Competition awardees
|2021||Gabriel Espinosa; Alexander Wadsworth; Jack Hanlon||Winner||Undergraduate||Sustainability||
Small Scale Carbon Capture Implementation and Utilization at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
|2021||Emilia Perez; Chase Gaudino; Lauren Kaija; Hannah Schulz; Trisha Worthington||Winner||Undergraduate||Sustainability||
Preparing for the Rise: A Study of Boston’s Sea Level & Designs for Coastal Resiliency
|2022||Nick Tomasetti, Nico Alvarado, Ben Mason, Anonymous||Winner||Undergraduate||Sustainability||
Using Media to Influence Agricultural Perceptions on Climate Change
Massachusetts Climate Resilience Policy, Planning, and the Needs of People with Disabilities: Paths to Improvement
Experimental Study of Drying of Paper with Ultrasound Mechanism
|2021||Munevver Elif Asar Sarikaya||Winner||Graduate||Sustainability||
Reducing Carbon Footprint of Energy-Intensive Industrial Drying by Smart Dryers
|2022||Munevver Elif Asar Sarikaya||Winner||Graduate||Sustainability||
Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Energy_intensive Industrial Drying by Novel Drying Methods