Science Dimensions of Climate and Energy/Business Plan Competition

What: The Spring 2016 Energy and Environment class will be hosting a session on April 30. The first half will be a business plan competition, where students will be presenting their ideas about recycling, LED lights, solar energy, and recycling.  Anyone is welcome to attend!

When: Saturday, April 30, 9:00am-12:00pm

Where: Brockman Hall Room 103, Rice University

Map of Rice University – Building 12 on map



9:00 – 10:30am – Business Plan Competition

  • Greener Electrical Storage Solutions – Youssef Machkhas and Maddy Tadros
  • LED Lights for McMurtry College – Ethan Agrawal, Quazi Rasool, and Amanda San Miguel
  • LED Lights for Rice Parking – Kentrell Owens and Tae Hyun Yun
  • Improving Recycling in Athletics – Emmanuel Ellerbee, Sophia Erhard, Ansley Jones, Ryan Saathoff

10:30am – 12:00pm – Science Dimensions of Climate and Energy

  • The Science of Emissions Monitoring in Texas Petrochemical Plants – Maddy Tadros
  • Sustainable Building Material: The Life Cycle of Hempcrete – Ansley Jones
  • Environmental Impacts of Trawling for Fish – Ryan Saathoff
  • Solar Panels and Solar Power – Ethan Agrawal
  • How do we know humans are impacting the climate? – Amanda San Miguel
  • LEED Certified Stadiums – Emmanuel Ellerbee
  • LID Impact Development – Sophia Erhard
  • Biomass’ multiple use in energy and beyond it – Quazi Rasool