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
Experimental Study of Drying of Paper with Ultrasound Mechanism
|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
|2021||Munevver Elif Asar Sarikaya||Winner||Graduate||Sustainability||
Reducing Carbon Footprint of Energy-Intensive Industrial Drying by Smart Dryers
|2021||Gabriel Espinosa; Alexander Wadsworth; Jack Hanlon||Winner||Undergraduate||Sustainability||
Small Scale Carbon Capture Implementation and Utilization at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Massachusetts Climate Resilience Policy, Planning, and the Needs of People with Disabilities: Paths to Improvement
|2022||Munevver Elif Asar Sarikaya||Winner||Graduate||Sustainability||
Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Energy_intensive Industrial Drying by Novel Drying Methods
|2022||Nick Tomasetti, Nico Alvarado, Ben Mason, Anonymous||Winner||Undergraduate||Sustainability||
Using Media to Influence Agricultural Perceptions on Climate Change