Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Biowall Commercialization "

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Spring 2014 - DURI
Research area(s):
manufacturing
Project Description:
The biowall is evaluating the ability of plants to remove contaminants from indoor air. The project is part of a student competition sponsored by the EPA.
Expected Student Contributions:
The biowall so far is a research prototype. Research is needed to optimize the materials, methods, controls, and processes for building a commercially viable biowall.
Related Website(s):
https://tech.purdue.edu/facilities/applied-energy-laboratory
Desired Qualifications:
sophomore level standing, GPA > 3.0, coursework in manufacturing/MET
Estimated Weekly Hours:
8
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 3 credit hours

Professor in Charge

Name:
Hutzel, William
Deptartment/College:
mechanical engineering technology

Student Supervisor

Name:
Dan Newkirk
Title:
Graduate student

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
Ming Qu
Deptartment/College:
Archtitectural Engineering