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2013 Design Contest a Success

WERC’s Environmental Design Contest is a unique event that brings together industry, government and academia in the search for improved environmental solutions. The event was successfully carried out for the 23rd time in 2013. During this competition, students were given the opportunity to choose a challenge from four different tasks related to different environmental issues….
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2013 Graduating Students, Staff

IEE students worked hard to accomplish their goals after May 2013 graduation. Baraka Lwoya graduated from chemical engineering with a minor in chemistry. He plans to pursue his PhD at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Lwoya was named outstanding graduate student by the International & Border Program, received a Fellowship from the IEE/WERC, where…
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Algal operations at the Institute

Since early October, Institute for Energy & the Environment (IEE) researchers have been transitioning from algae operations in the IEE water and energy lab to the Algae Test Bed Facility located at ‘A’ Mountain. They have been building up to the desired algae content in 10- and 100-liter bags, preparing to inoculate the facility’s indoor…
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University of Idaho students provide solution to Listeria outbreak

University of Idaho students may have already provided a partial solution to the listeria outbreak being traced to cantaloupe from Colorado. Intan Karina, Jo Scholkowfsky, Sarah Reichman, and Keith Christopher designed a device for the 2011 International Environmental Design Contest and are back in the news following the Colorado Listeria outbreak. Listeria is a potentially…
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