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Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources

We train the next generation to help solve critical environmental and sustainability challenges.

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Winter 2021

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View Students' Capstone Project presentations using the password ViaOrtega.

NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this quarter's projects were presented in an online and remote format.


David Aitoro, Joint MS-MBA


Opportunities for Energy Efficiency Resources in North American Capacity Markets


Paul-Miki Akpablie, Joint MS-MBACleantechTowards Affordable, Clean and Reliable Electricity in Africa: A Simple Optimization Model for an Energy "Router"Linkedin

Arnab Chatterjee, Joint MS-MBA

Kyle Mills, Joint MS-MBA



Lowering Perceived Barriers of Ethanol Production Utilizing Captured CO2



Nicholas Wallace, Joint MS-JDEnergyOffshore Wind in the Great Lakes: Fostering Development Through State PolicyLinkedin
Ian Field, Joint MS-MBAEnergySustainable Search Funds: Using Entrepreneurship through Acquisition to Drive Impact for our PlanetLinkedin

Sawyer Clark, Joint MS-MBA

Land Use and Agriculture

The Economic Case for Low-Water Pistachios


Nasa Sinnott-Armstrong, Dual MS/PhD Genetics

Global Community and Environmental Health

Learning Air Pollution 


Will Ross, Joint MS-MBA

Climate and AtmosphereBeing the Fire: An Actor-Critic Reinforcement Learning Method to "Learn" How Fires Behave Beyond the Limits of Traditional Physical ModelsLinkedin

Amanda Zerbe, Joint MS-JD

(In collaboration with Erica Bower, PhD)

Climate and AtmosphereAnalyzing International ClimateChange Claims in VanuatuLinkedin
Cam Clevidence, Joint MS-JDFreshwaterLeft Outstanding: Reviving an Underutilized Clean Water Act RegulationLinkedin
Joseph Ingrao, Joint MS-JDLand Use and AgricultureCultural Easements: Restoring Indigenous Sovereignty and Declining Ecosystems on Private LandLinkedin
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