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Student Poster Contest

Thank you for voting for your favorite student posters.

The People's Choice Award was presented to:
Matt DeHaan and Matthew R.T. Williams of the University of Utah for their poster Electrified Multifamily Building Energy Modeling & Optimization.

The Student Poster Contest was a part of the Eco Expo, where our community met with emerging leaders, and explored the next generation of sustainability professional's research, projects, and programs.



Sustainability Research (Undergraduate)

Category Winner:
Ian Nuttall, Weber State University

Urban Park Cooling Island in Ogden, Utah

Celina Patino and Korynn Martinez, Weber State University
Biogeochemical Cycling of Trace and Heavy Metals in Soil, Water, and Common Garden Vegetables

Tara Tankersley, Weber State University
Does Bike-Ability and Air Quality Favor Certain Demographics and Locations in Salt Lake City, Utah?

Elora Bevacqua, Arizona State University
Growing Farm to School Program Success in Arizona

Kaylee Anderson, Weber State University
Weber State University Waste Diversion


Sustainability in Action and Education

Category Winner:
Ella Leonelli and Emmy Noel, Utah State University

Pedaling into Action: Building a Community Centered Around Sustainable Transportation

Kate Markman, Utah State University
Community Gleaning Programs; Highlighting USU Harvest Rescue

Jacob Anderson, Utah State University
Empowering Refugee Students: A Pathway to Sustainable Communities

Jazmyne Olson, Weber State University
Mushrooming Markets: An Analysis of Fungal Symbolism In Capitalist Structures and the Climate Crisis


Sustainability Research (Graduate) 

Category Winner:
Maliea Holden, Brigham Young University

Fueling Our Future through Feces

Prakriti Nepal and Daniel T. Drost, Utah State University
Efficacy of Plant Biostimulants on Seedling Emergence and Growth of Onion in Greenhouse Conditions

Matt DeHaan and Matthew R.T. Williams, University of Utah
Electrified Multifamily Building Energy Modeling & Optimization

Kundan Kumar and Ming-Hsun Cheng, University of Idaho
Evaluation of Bioenergy Production from Advanced Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC)-Fermentation Technology

Aishwarya Korkode and Amy Reid, Utah State University
Urban Heat Mitigation and Linear Park Typology


Green Design

Category Winner:
Kaylee Anderson, Kyle Bancroft, Annemarie Brown, Christy Cottrell, Charles Leech, Silas Robison, Alyssa Schaaf, Riley Shaw, Xenia Trujillo, and Shaelynn Wood, Weber State University

Ogden Residential Infill Study

Tori Abbott and Lucas Arsenith, Boise State University
Portable Water Filtration System



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Thank you to GSBS Architects for sponsoring the Student Poster Contest!