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May 27, 2013
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Fiber Optic Hybrid LED Lighting >>> SUNN

My masters thesis focused on the development of a Hybrid Fiber Optic LED lighting system. Now that I’ve graduated, we’re spinning that research out into a startup – SUNN. Continue reading

GreenBuild Bus Tour

December 2, 2012
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National Bus Tour Debrief

I recently completed an epic, once-in-a-lifetime cross-country bus trip from Ithaca, NY to San Francisco, CA. We stopped at six schools along the way to pick up other college students, and we led educational workshops for K-12 schools at each stop to teach students about various aspects of sustainability. The tour ended in San Francisco where I attended the GreenBuild Conference and Expo. Continue reading

CUSD Students get Ready to Depart

November 6, 2012
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I’m Travelling Across the Country. On a Bus!

Cornell University Sustainable Design and the US Green Building Council have partnered up to organize a cross-country bus tour. The tour started at Cornell University and will end at the International GreenBuild Conference and Expo in San Francisco, California. Along the way, I, along with other CUSD members and college students from around the country will be teaching K-12 students about the importance of sustainable design. Continue reading

Speaking at the White House Young America Series

May 5, 2012
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Speaking at the White House Young America Series

Recently, I had the privilege to speak at Syracuse University as part of a speaker series for young Americans promoting social change. In this White House-sponsored event, I spoke about the work I did to develop Cornell University Sustainable Design, and how we’ve used interdisciplinary collaboration to further our goals. Continue reading

CUSD and Rick Fedrizzi

April 8, 2012
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CUSD Pulls in Some Major Grants and Meets with Rick Fedrizzi (President/CEO of the US Green Building Council)

My fellow Cornell Sustainable Design team leaders and I recently met with Rick Fedrizzi, President of the US Green Building Council. We also won a $10,000 geothermal research grant, and a $1000 grant from Cornell’s Engineering Alumni Association. Continue reading

Potato Battery Exhibit at the USS Intrepid

March 5, 2012
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Teaching about Electricity & Chemistry at the USS Intrepid Museum in NYC

This weekend, other members of Cornell University Sustainable Design and I, were invited to the USS Intrepid museum to teach kids about electricity using potato batteries, and molecular chemistry using gumdrop-and-toothpick models. Continue reading

SRF Rendering

February 23, 2012
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CUSD’s Sustainability Research Facility Renderings

Cornell University Sustainable Design has recently completed renders of our proposed on-campus interdisciplinary sustainability research facility. Now, we’re working hard to make these renders into reality! Continue reading

Planting at the Brooklyn Children's Museum

November 14, 2011
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Return to the Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Last weekend, I returned to NY City again to visit the Brooklyn Children’s Museum with some other volunteers from Cornell University Sustainable Design (CUSD). This was our second time visiting the museum; I last visited in April to teach kids about … Continue reading

November 2, 2011
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Interdisciplinary Sustainability Student Summit

This event was featured in the Cornell Chronicle on 11/01/2011 This past weekend was the first annual Interdisciplinary Sustainability Student Summit (ISSS). I organized the event along with my fellow Cornell University Sustainable Design team leaders. The summit, held at … Continue reading