Crowded 2016 TCAM Poster Pitch Contest

Faculty fellow Howard Chong's presentation on home energy conservation retrofits was awarded first place in in the Atkinson Center's 2016 Trustee Council pitch and poster contest 

ACSF Blog - TCAM 2016 Poster Pitch Competition

November 4, 2016

Crowded 2016 TCAM Poster Pitch Contest

Faculty fellow Howard Chong's presentation on home energy conservation retrofits was awarded first place in in the Atkinson Center's 2016 Trustee Council pitch and poster contest, held on October 28. Trustee Council members and other attendees judged 16 researcher groups' 50-second pitches and posters on topics from water management, to renewable energy, oyster beds, to drones for forest observations. Todd Glass '88, chair of the Council Interest Group for Sustainability emceed the competition with ACSF director David Lodge.

The following projects won awards:

First Place - Real Savings from Home Retrofits

Faculty: Howard Chong (Hotel School)

Howard Chong discusses his 2016 TCAM poster

 

Second Place - Detecting Toxic Chemicals in Fracking Water

Faculty: Damian Helbling (Civil & Environmental Engineering)
Other: Marika Nell (MS, Civil & Environmental Engineering)

Damian Helbling discusses his 2016 TCAM Poster

 

Third Place - Ecological Calendars for Climate Change

Faculty: Karim-Aly Kassam (Natural Resources)
Other: (left to right) Tamar Law ('17, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology), Kayla Scheimreif (MS, Natural Resources),  Abraham Francis ('14, Microbiology), Talia Chorover (MS, Natural Resources)

Karim-Aly Kassam and team pose with their 2016 TCAM poster

 

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