UCF P3 STUDENT TEAM RECEIVED AN SUSTAINABLE ENERGY AWARD AT THE NATIONAL EXPO

 

The UCF's first EPA P3 student team exhibited Algae Biofuel Osmosis DEwatering (ABODE) system: A novel process for biofuel feedstock generation and microalgae separation using forward osmosis (FO) at the 4th USA Science & Engineering Festival in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C. on April 16-17, 2016, the largest and only national science festival, featuring nationwide contests and school programs. The UCF team received an honorable mentions award in sustainable energy. More details about the ABODE can be found in the UCF’s P3 website (http://www.cece.ucf.edu/people/Lee/EPA_P3.html)  

EPA's P3 – People, Prosperity and the Planet—Program (https://www.epa.gov/P3) is a unique college competition for designing solutions for a sustainable future. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific principle in creating innovative projects focused on sustainability. The P3 Award program was developed to foster progress toward sustainability by achieving the mutual goals of improved quality of life, economic prosperity and protection of the planet - people, prosperity, and the planet.

UCF’s P3 student team: (From Left to right)
Nicholas Maier, Rebecca McLean, Jared Church, Dr. Jae-Hoon Hwang, and Dr. Woo Hyoung Lee, P.E. (PI).