Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Biowall Building Integration"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Spring 2015 - DURI
Research area(s):
Energy/Buildings
Project Description:
A multidisciplinary team of students is deveveloping a botanical filter called the Biowall for improving indoor air quality in buildings. Research is needed to integrate the biowall with the HVAC system of an existing building.
Expected Student Contributions:
An intern with a knowledge of building systems, construction, and CAD will determine the optimal way of integrating a Biowall with the HVAC system of an existing home.
Related Website(s):
https://www.purdue.edu/biowall/ https://www.purdue.edu/inhome/ https://tech.purdue.edu/facilities/applied-energy-laboratory
Desired Qualifications:
GPA > 3.0 Major in Interior Design, Building Construction Management, on Construction Graphics Knowlege of CAD software used in the contstruction industry, such as REVIT
Estimated Weekly Hours:
6
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 3 credit hours

Professor in Charge

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

Student Supervisor

Name:
Bhargav Rajkhowa
Title:
Graduate Research Assistant

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
Eckhard Groll
Deptartment/College:
ME/Engineering