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Collaborative group works on sustainability topics

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Collaborative group works on sustainability topics

Students from Michigan Tech University and Southern University - Baton Rouge have been working in multi-disciplinary collaborative groups on specific sustainability-related topics. Specific topics investigated were i) role of nanotechnology in sustainable manufacturing, ii) biofuels technologies in the United States, iii) systems thinking and water resource management, and iv) the impacts of e-waste recovery in developing countries. As a result of these collaborations, four papers were produced and were published in the conference proceedings of the Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing in Busan, South Korea. The papers were presented by IGERT trainees Michael Brodeur-Campbell, Meredith Ballard and Julio Rivera.