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Screw Fossil Fuels, Avery Ingegneri, Hannah Mikkila, Stephanie Salerno, Markus Zimmerman Jan 2017

Screw Fossil Fuels, Avery Ingegneri, Hannah Mikkila, Stephanie Salerno, Markus Zimmerman

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Poster Presentation, Judge’s Winner (2017)


Microgrids: Electrical Independence For Wpi, Guy Katz, Ethan Merrill, Eric Solorzano, Ilana Zeldin Jan 2017

Microgrids: Electrical Independence For Wpi, Guy Katz, Ethan Merrill, Eric Solorzano, Ilana Zeldin

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Poster Presentation, Judge’s Winner (2017)


Pla Effectiveness In Wpi Calculus Courses: Can A Weekly Meeting Help?, Julia Gavelek, Nikki Goldman, Julia Rivelli, Alexis Varada Jan 2017

Pla Effectiveness In Wpi Calculus Courses: Can A Weekly Meeting Help?, Julia Gavelek, Nikki Goldman, Julia Rivelli, Alexis Varada

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Providing Potable Water To Peruvian Informal Settlements, Julien Ataya, Gregory Kashmanian, Jeremy Koen, Gavin Sabol, Joseph Yuen Jan 2016

Providing Potable Water To Peruvian Informal Settlements, Julien Ataya, Gregory Kashmanian, Jeremy Koen, Gavin Sabol, Joseph Yuen

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Fuel Poverty In Lawrence, Ma, Jessica D'Agostino, Eve George, Toni Joy, Jessica Locke Jan 2016

Fuel Poverty In Lawrence, Ma, Jessica D'Agostino, Eve George, Toni Joy, Jessica Locke

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Too Much Brown In Puget Sound, Kristen Chan, Jessica Hatt, Maricella Ramirez Jan 2016

Too Much Brown In Puget Sound, Kristen Chan, Jessica Hatt, Maricella Ramirez

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Perish To Profit: Processing Tomatoes To Generate An Income Stream For A Paraguayan Food Bank, Michael Defrancesco, Sinead Flanagan, Olivia Gibbs, Emily Schneider Jan 2016

Perish To Profit: Processing Tomatoes To Generate An Income Stream For A Paraguayan Food Bank, Michael Defrancesco, Sinead Flanagan, Olivia Gibbs, Emily Schneider

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Implementing Mobile Testing Units To Combat Hiv In Zimbabwe, Alexa Itsines, Katie Long, Trinity Tedsten, Carly Whittle, Kristen Southan Jan 2016

Implementing Mobile Testing Units To Combat Hiv In Zimbabwe, Alexa Itsines, Katie Long, Trinity Tedsten, Carly Whittle, Kristen Southan

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Educating Youth About Sexual Health, Amanda Boehm, Aleye Momodu, Huyen Nguyen, Rosa Reynoso Jan 2016

Educating Youth About Sexual Health, Amanda Boehm, Aleye Momodu, Huyen Nguyen, Rosa Reynoso

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Poster Presentation, People's Choice Winner (2016)


Group Effort: Study Group Matching Service, Austin Hartshorn, Nicoli Liedtke, Joseph Petitti, Julian Pinzer Jan 2016

Group Effort: Study Group Matching Service, Austin Hartshorn, Nicoli Liedtke, Joseph Petitti, Julian Pinzer

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Poster Presentation, Judge's Winner (2016)


Innovative Sanitation Solution For Informal Settlements In Quibdó, Colombia, Nicolas Riart, Veronica Soto-Belloso, Valentina Zapata Jan 2016

Innovative Sanitation Solution For Informal Settlements In Quibdó, Colombia, Nicolas Riart, Veronica Soto-Belloso, Valentina Zapata

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Poster Presentation, Judge's Winner (2016)


River Of Mercury: Solutions For Tomorrow, Adam Collins, Zach Huaman, Marylouise Ross, Branden St.Jacques Jan 2016

River Of Mercury: Solutions For Tomorrow, Adam Collins, Zach Huaman, Marylouise Ross, Branden St.Jacques

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Poster Presentation, Judge’s Winner (2016)


Domestic Water Usage And Conservation, Hui-Xin Emily Chen, Irina Lavryonova, Ryan Lee, Nicole Petilli Jan 2016

Domestic Water Usage And Conservation, Hui-Xin Emily Chen, Irina Lavryonova, Ryan Lee, Nicole Petilli

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Worcester is in a Stage 3 drought, and needs to save water. We believe educating people about water awareness is the solution. We used pamphlets, interviews, surveys, and research to accomplish this task, and our results show pamphlets are a cheap and effective tool to educate people.


Reconsider Litter: Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Reeducate., Rachel Aston, Jillian Comeau, Madison Cunniff, Caroline Murphy Jan 2016

Reconsider Litter: Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Reeducate., Rachel Aston, Jillian Comeau, Madison Cunniff, Caroline Murphy

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The solution to the low recycling rates and the litter on the street, is to educate people on how, when, and what to recycle. In order to accomplish this, we intend to educate people through the creation of lesson plans for elementary, middle, and high school students. By creating the lesson plans and teaching the students more about the harms of plastic litter, recycling rates in Worcester could rise and reduce the amounts of improperly disposed of trash on the streets.


Improving Literacy By Increasing Reading Interest, Kyra Bresnahan, Kirsten Doyle, Noah Van Stralen Jan 2016

Improving Literacy By Increasing Reading Interest, Kyra Bresnahan, Kirsten Doyle, Noah Van Stralen

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No abstract provided.


A Comparison Of Flywheels And Batteries As A Solution For Energy Instability, Michael Ambrose, Justin Harris, Evan Kelly, Ian Sun Jan 2016

A Comparison Of Flywheels And Batteries As A Solution For Energy Instability, Michael Ambrose, Justin Harris, Evan Kelly, Ian Sun

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Electrical instability is one of the main issues that the modern electrical grid faces today. This instability affects a number of different sectors that rely on constant uninterruptable power to function. The current solution to this problem is the use of batteries which have a number of disadvantages that could be improved upon with the use of alternative energy storage systems. This project will advocate for the use of flywheels over batteries as a better solution to the problem of energy instability.


Back To Roots, Carly Campbell, Anqi Shen, Dylan Snay, Michelle Zhang Jan 2016

Back To Roots, Carly Campbell, Anqi Shen, Dylan Snay, Michelle Zhang

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Farmers continue to use synthetic fertilizer because they result in a higher yield and, therefore, higher profit. However, the effects of these chemicals are causing soil quality on farmlands to decrease.


Switch To Save, Lucas Acaba, Dan Bara, Carley Dykstra, Ana Restrepo Jan 2015

Switch To Save, Lucas Acaba, Dan Bara, Carley Dykstra, Ana Restrepo

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Massachusetts’ suburban homes are energy inefficient which creates a high demand for energy from fossil fuel power plants. These plants emit carbon dioxide, resulting in rises in surface and ocean temperatures and ocean acidification . Our goal is to inform homeowners of energy efficient practices and systems that can be incorporated into their daily lives to decrease carbon dioxide emissions and provide an economic benefit.


Art And Order: Promoting Public Interaction With Art, Luke Brown, Laurel Hingham, Kelly O'Shea Jan 2015

Art And Order: Promoting Public Interaction With Art, Luke Brown, Laurel Hingham, Kelly O'Shea

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Downsizing The Dump, Laura Auerbach, Jane Lockery, Victoria Lusk, Karina Naras, Karen Noble Jan 2015

Downsizing The Dump, Laura Auerbach, Jane Lockery, Victoria Lusk, Karina Naras, Karen Noble

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Thirty-four million tons of food are thrown away in the United States every year. Wasted food that could be feeding the millions of hungry people worldwide is instead harming the environment.


Permeable Paving, Luke Gardner, Corey O'Malley, Kendra O'Malley, Connor O'Neill Jan 2015

Permeable Paving, Luke Gardner, Corey O'Malley, Kendra O'Malley, Connor O'Neill

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No abstract provided.


Illuminating Bishop Kodji, Nigeria, Arial Goldner, Travis Roth, Gunnar Tornberg, Alexandra Wheeler, Jackson Whitehouse Jan 2015

Illuminating Bishop Kodji, Nigeria, Arial Goldner, Travis Roth, Gunnar Tornberg, Alexandra Wheeler, Jackson Whitehouse

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Poster Presentation, Judge's Winner (2015)


Taking The Higher Ground: Growing Cleaner On Boston's Rooftop Farm, Ginger Adams, Melissa Galgano, Kylie Juarez, Mercedes Mcdermott Jan 2015

Taking The Higher Ground: Growing Cleaner On Boston's Rooftop Farm, Ginger Adams, Melissa Galgano, Kylie Juarez, Mercedes Mcdermott

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Rain Gardens In Worcester, Patrick Meehan, Ty Moquin, Zachary Weiland, Qindong Zhang Jan 2015

Rain Gardens In Worcester, Patrick Meehan, Ty Moquin, Zachary Weiland, Qindong Zhang

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Rooftop Rainwater Collection System On Foisie Innovation Studio, Nolan Bell, Dylan Felty, Chenggu Wang, Katherine Williamson Jan 2015

Rooftop Rainwater Collection System On Foisie Innovation Studio, Nolan Bell, Dylan Felty, Chenggu Wang, Katherine Williamson

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Poster Presentation, Judge's Winner (2015)


Livemicro, Colin Claus, Nico Fabbrini, Nick Lewis, Lakin Moser, Mary Sheehan Jan 2015

Livemicro, Colin Claus, Nico Fabbrini, Nick Lewis, Lakin Moser, Mary Sheehan

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No abstract provided.


Modular Rooftop Green Technologies, Theresa Bender, Peter Carosa, Tyler Kornacki, Zachary Rellstab, Zachary Zolotarevsky Jan 2015

Modular Rooftop Green Technologies, Theresa Bender, Peter Carosa, Tyler Kornacki, Zachary Rellstab, Zachary Zolotarevsky

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No abstract provided.


Nodebase: Portable Tech Centers, Marc Printz, Nathan Rodgers, Nathan Rosenburg Jan 2015

Nodebase: Portable Tech Centers, Marc Printz, Nathan Rodgers, Nathan Rosenburg

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No abstract provided.


Yes We Trash Can, Alex Czurchra, Alisa Da Silba, Claire Dickenson-Burke, Ngan Huynh, Sarah Sanchez Jan 2015

Yes We Trash Can, Alex Czurchra, Alisa Da Silba, Claire Dickenson-Burke, Ngan Huynh, Sarah Sanchez

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The city of Worcester is undergoing a substantial problem with illegal dumping. This issue affects the whole community because it is detrimental to the environment, negatively impacts health, and is a financial burden to the city. These effects are caused by the expensive Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) garbage removal program and a lack of information/resources available to the public.


Bean Town To Green Town, Cole Godzinski, Liana Nguyen, Alana Sher, Tyler Wilson Jan 2015

Bean Town To Green Town, Cole Godzinski, Liana Nguyen, Alana Sher, Tyler Wilson

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Temperatures in cities are higher than surrounding areas. This is known as the urban heat island effect (UHI). UHI poses a threat to the environment, human health, and biodiversity. We looked at strategies to reduce the UHI effect for the city of Boston by looking at data from previous studies, conducting interviews, and performing cost analyses. These address economic, environmental, social and political aspects to find the optimal solution.

Poster Presentation, Judge's Winner (2015)