Recent Submissions

  • "Got Water?" - Water Sanitation Project 

    Gliga, Vera; Hallworth, Julia B. (Virginia Tech, 2021-12-10)
    Local waterways in Northern Virginia are at risk of significant loss of quality due to contamination of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which have proven to be cancer causing. Fairfax Water stated that the most ...
  • Recycling Non-Biodegradable Plastics for 3D Printing Filament for Virginia Tech Dining 

    Shaikh, Taha; Subzwari, Rida (2021-12-10)
    This project aims to address the waste caused by non-biodegradable plastics used for Virginia Tech Dining Services. These plastics create a huge carbon footprint and comprise a majority of Virginia Tech's material waste. ...
  • Affordable Housing In Washington D.C. 

    Singhal, Pradyumann; Stahl, Dexter (Virginia tech, 2021-12-08)
    There is an affordable housing issue in our capital, Washington D.C. There needs to be intervention to create affordable housing to those that live under the poverty lines. In this we explain tools, technology and action ...
  • The Plight of the American Chestnut: Will it ever reestablish within its native range? 

    DiGiacomo, Paul (2021-05-09)
    The goal of this project was to launch an in-depth evaluation of Castanea dentata, the American chestnut, in order to develop a well-justified outlook into whether or not the species is likely to regain the capability to ...
  • A Proposed Analysis of the Prevalence Rates of Comorbidity Between Schizophrenia and Individual Personality Disorder Clusters 

    Waters, Shelby; Hoffer, Loralee; Ploof, Hayley; Abu-Izz, Judy (2021-05-05)
    This study seeks to identify the comorbidities between schizophrenia and personality disorders in order to discover which DSM-5 cluster is most prevalent in those with schizophrenia. Cluster A (odd, eccentric thinking ...
  • Artificial Intelligence Powered Facial Recognition in the Public Eye 

    Orr, Jack; Waite, Lucy; Taylor, TJ; Ulmishek-Anderson, Phineas (2021-05-05)
    Artificial Intelligence’s use in facial recognition has led to improvements in efficiency for many different groups, including law enforcement, however its use in society has been met with controversy due to the general ...
  • Air Pollution in Urban Areas 

    Skelley, Caroline; Luttazi, Sydney; Dennis, Kennedy; Frederick, Julia; Greene, Gershwin (2021-05-05)
    The goal of this project was to explore the impact of air pollution in urban areas by relaying information in the format of an Instagram page in order to reach, educate, and inspire the audience of young urban populations ...
  • Children’s Book: Life Before the GND 

    Rouse, Maddie; Bernstein, Anna; Smith, Caroline; Thomas, Teresa; Maestrello, Savannah (2021-05-05)
    The benefits of the Green New Deal (GND), proposed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, need to be spread equally, with the most historically marginalized groups being the main beneficiaries. For too long, vulnerable communities ...
  • Green Energy Transition in West Virginia 

    Frazier, Elizabeth; Jiang, Leon; Ogle, William; Taylor, Kristen (2021-05-05)
    Historically, West Virginia has had a large dependency on coal, both for energy and wealth generation (West Virginia State Profile and Energy Estimates, 2020). Rural communities in the area often rely on coal industries ...
  • Autonomous Search and Rescue Drone Video Presentation 

    Asper, Garrett; Kaplan, Ryan; Mahesh, Rohith; Porter, Daniel (2020-12-09)
    We researched the benefits of using autonomous search and rescue (SAR) drones during and after wildfires to aid in victim recovery. In this video presentation, we discuss the benefits to your search and rescue firm or ...
  • Drones in Agriculture: New Solution for Crop-Dusting 

    Bain, Celeste; Trang, Matthew; Balov-Madrid, Gregory (2020-12-09)
    We hope to inform farmers through our website and brochure about drone technology in crop dusting and other farming techniques along with their environmental impacts, and educational and training opportunities to implement ...
  • Tracking Pollution in Waterways 

    McCarthy, Emily; Lord, Margaret; Kingry, Elise; Koby, Ben (2020-12-09)
    We created a website about tracking plastic pollution in our oceans. We go in-depth on observation methods, impacts on water quality, and waste collection and management. With a goal of informing the public on how we can ...
  • A study of urban agriculture and its impact on food deserts 

    Green, Jackson; Maunder, Lauren; Gulczewski, Kristina (2020-12-09)
    Our project features group research about the use of urban agriculture as a tool in revitalizing urban food deserts via the use of a website. On this website are definitions, explanations, and examples of both food deserts ...
  • Municipal Waste Sites in Baltimore, MD - A Case Study 

    Carpenter, Camden; Garrity, Sierra; Wells, Jordan; Janowsky, Sandrine (2020-12-09)
    The project researches the connections between livability aspects, such as socioeconomic status, pollution, and negative health outcomes, found within communities surrounding municipal waste management sites. Baltimore ...
  • Universal Health Care 

    Khan, Saad; Cummings, Emily; Kumi, Chelsea; Kinder, Regan (2020-12-09)
    This online interactive infographic addresses issues with the current healthcare system in the United States and we specifically looked at the effects that the implementation of a universal healthcare system under the Green ...
  • Prison Labor and the Green New Deal 

    Waldron, Trinity; Williams, Amariah; Rivas, Alexa; Mukai, Jessica; Serrani, Kat (2020-12-08)
    This is a Prezi with supplemental text about the prison labor system in the United States and potential for reform through the Green New Deal. URL: https://prezi.com/view/ERoMJqsnSOjFgcU5eopJ/ This product is a learning ...
  • Drone Technology and University Public Safety Program Proposal 

    Hower, Madeline; Makwana, Sunny; Kerrick, Cason (2020-12-08)
    This report is an initial program proposal for drone technology use for university public safety. Three different areas of focus are addressed in this report by the research team. The three focuses will include an extensive ...
  • Gabrielle and the Green New Deal 

    Lavoie, Maddie; Boyle, Natalie; Hasan, Mariam; Flanary, Trevor; Harral, William (2020-12-08)
    The goal of this project was to educate the youth on the U.S. healthcare system and Green New Deal and encourage them to feel empowered to make a change. This was achieved through the creation of a children's novel that ...
  • Climate Crisis Barbies 

    Lyon, Karson; Tracy, Julia; Ragan, Katelyn; Wikiera, Amy (2020-12-08)
    The goal of our project was to research ways that we could effectively educate the public on environmental concerns through art. We brainstormed different final products demonstrating the techniques that we learned from ...

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