Sustainability Showcase - Friday


The Sustainability Showcase is part of SDG Week. Join us in the Atlantic Theater of the John Lewis Student Center for a morning lightning talk student session, followed a panel led by EVPR, Chaouki Abdallah.

8:45 – 10:30 AM | Lightning Talks Session III
These are 6-minute “lightning” talks by Georgia Tech researchers, staff, and partners on their sustainability research and projects. Please join us for as much of the session as possible and enjoy getting to know colleagues with like interests. (see PDF for current schedule)

10:30 – 11:30 AM | Innovation, R&D, and Sustainability

  • Chaouki Abdallah, Executive Vice President for Research, Georgia Tech (moderator)
  • Michael Chanin, CEO, Cherry Street Energy
  • Larissa Fenn, Director New Products R&D, Rayonier Advanced Materials 
  • Josh Raglin, Chief Sustainability Officer, Norfolk Southern Corporation
  • Suzanne Lindsay-Walker, Vice President, Sustainability, Novelis
March 7 & 8 - Posters and Art on Display

Outside of Atlantic Theater, John Lewis Student Center, 351 Ferst Dr. NW

  • Locally Enhanced Electric Field Treatment (LEEFT) for Next-Generation Water Disinfection (Xing Xie)
  • Energy Sharing Boundaries for Buildings and Vehicles (Daniel Castro and Soowon Chang)
  • Indoor Air Quality in the Kendeda Building (Jennifer Kaiser)
  • Environmental Influences on Sleep Quality in African Americans with Mild Cognitive Impairment (Eunhwa Yang and Ibrahim Bilau)
  • Freshman Engineering Students See Value in Sustainability-themed Project-based Learning (Raghu Pucha)
  • Sustainability Programming and Curricular Resources in K-12 Education (Sabrina Grossman)
  • Expanding Climate Data and Flood Risk Through Embroidered Bike Paths Down the Mississippi (Heidi Biggs)
  • Creative Reuse of Discarded Plastic Bags (HyunJoo Oh)
  • Altera (Elizabeth Marmo, Madeleine Tran, Kavya Jade, and Angie Bai)

More info on the Sustainability Showcase here.
More info on SDG Week here.