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Brandon Lucia: Energy Harvesting Computers: Extracting Energy from the Environment

Brandon Lucia: Energy Harvesting Computers: Extracting Energy from the Environment

In my lab, we’re developing the basic technology to support what are called “energy harvesting computers.” These are devices that can perform computations, sense their environments, and communicate using energy that they extract from their environments. We can make devices harvest radio waves or use solar energy. By powering these devices with energy extracted from …

Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering has a significant impact on society from the local community to the global community. All aspects of our daily life are influenced by environmental engineering from the water and energy that we use everyday and the wastes we produce. Environmental engineers seek innovative and sustainable approaches to benefit society.

Global Environment: Critical Issues 1999 – R.Holt E.Moniz S.Begley H. Reese MIT Kendall Symposium/4

Global Environment: Critical Issues 1999 – R.Holt  E.Moniz S.Begley H. Reese MIT Kendall Symposium/4

[MUSIC PLAYING] FRANCIS: The next issue is the role of science and scientists in public policy. There is a panel discussion moderated by Howard Reese. Howard is the executive director of the Union of Concerned Scientists. And Howard will introduce his panel. HOWARD REESE: Thank you, Francis. While everybody’s sitting down, I’ve been asked to …

Centennial College: Environmental Technology

Centennial College: Environmental Technology

♫♪ MUSIC ♪♫ Ashley Sandoval – Student: I chose this program because after completing my degree at university I found that I really lacked the practical skills needed to excel in the professional environment. I knew that Centennial offered a great program for environmental technology after doing my research. Chantel McKie – Stucent: I saw …

What is Engineering?

What is Engineering?

Let’s take a moment to think about your morning The alarm on your phone goes off at 7:03 you drag yourself to the shower and blast yourself with perfectly warm water in an attempt to wake up. You smear your toothbrush with too much toothpaste and scrub yourself into a foamy mess of minty freshness. …

How Can Blockchain Help Solve Environmental Issues?

How Can Blockchain Help Solve Environmental Issues?

I think the most pressing environmental issue today that we’re facing is the waste of natural resources, the way that we deal with plastics, consumption – people’s consumption. Humans need to start caring a little bit more about the earth and what they’re doing to it for future generations. Blockchain has the potential to be …