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E-IPER Autumn Joint MS Capstone Symposium

Thursday, Dec 5, 2019 12:00 PM
Y2E2 299
Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends
Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment & Resources

Joint MS Capstone Symposium

December 5, 2019

Y2E2 Building, Room 299

E-IPER Joint MS Student Capstone Project Presentations

Session 1 -  12:00 p.m. - 1:05 p.m. 

Batteries are the New Pancakes: A Comparative Analysis of Value Streams from Batteries in California, Kenya, and Uganda

Annie Baldwin, Joint MS-MBA

The Shareability Potential of Energy Access Solutions in Urban Slums around Harare, Zimbabwe  

Caroline Jo, Joint MS-JD

A Green Opportunity: Encouraging New State and Local Policies to Encourage Clean Energy Investments in Opportunity Zones

Cody Evans, Joint MS-MBA

Shades of Green: Assessing the Environmental Impacts of China's Belt and Road Initiative

Ida Hempel, Joint MS-MBA, Nate Nunta, Joint MS-MBA, and Valerie Shen, Joint MS-MBA

Session 2 -  1:20 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

The Grass is Greener: The Role of Payments for Ecosystem Services in Protecting California's Rangelands and Promoting Grassfed Beef  

Jayce Hafner, Joint MS-MBA 

Low Hanging Fruit: VC Investable Trends in Food Waste

Abhay Jain, Joint MS-MBA, and Nico Guillen Barrail, Joint MS-MBA

Designing a Forced Air Static Composting System for Small Scale Farms  

Rachel Reed, Dual MS-PhD Mechanical Engineering 

Incentive Driven Sustainability in Large Scale US Farming  

Luis Lascurain, Joint MS-MBA, and Johannes Olejnik, Joint MS-MBA

Session 3 -  2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Comparative Study on Pistachio Markets in Turkey and California 

Ezgi Sonmez, Joint MS-MBA

Evaluating the Cost-Performance Frontier in Methane Leak Detection 

Adhokshaj Bellurkar, Joint MS-MBA 

SRIs as a Vehicle for Growth in Developing Economies  

George Amirdzhanyan, Joint MS-MBA, and Jim Yu, Joint MS-MBA

We look forward to seeing you! 

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