Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Energy and Environment"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Fall 2013 - DURI
Research area(s):
Comaprison of coal and nuclear energy technologies on environment
Project Description:
Many people are afraid of nuclear energy technology due to several reasons, including the lack of both awareness about the latest developments in nuclear technology and lack of safe storage of used uranium. However, coal is also dangerous with 100,000 or more prople dead so far in the mining and more sufferering its after effects, many people are not worried about coal and its devastating impact on the environment. In this project, a comparative study will be made to shed light on these two commonly used enery technologies.
Expected Student Contributions:
Do literature survey collect data analyze data and prepare reports publish/present a conference paper
Related Website(s):
None
Desired Qualifications:
3.5 and above GPA Senior/Junior willing to learn, and work independently
Estimated Weekly Hours:
10
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
No

Professor in Charge

Name:
Sundararajan, Rajeswari
Deptartment/College:
Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology

Student Supervisor

Name:
Raji Sundararajan
Title:
Professor

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
Gore
Deptartment/College:
ME