Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Biowall Market Research"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Spring 2016 - DURI
Research area(s):
Energy & Builidngs
Project Description:
The Biowall is a plant-based filter for improving IAQ in buildings. The device is being tested in a laboratory now and will be moved to a residence soon for further testing and commercialization.
Expected Student Contributions:
Market Research is needed to determine what specific features and layout will be most important for commercialization. This involves evaluating the current biowall to identify specific claims for a patent. It also involves collecting consumer feedback on the appearance/functionality of the current biowall.
Related Website(s):
www.purdue.edu/biowall
Desired Qualifications:
MET student with GPA > 3.0
Estimated Weekly Hours:
8
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 1 credit hours

Professor in Charge

Name:
Hutzel, William
Deptartment/College:
school of engineering technology

Student Supervisor

Name:
Bill Hutzel
Title:
Professor

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
Brandon Boor
Deptartment/College:
Civil/Engineering