Infrastructure and Entrepreneurism

Last Friday, I was fortunate enough to attend a lecture by Professor Mark Van Loosdrecht of Delft University of Technology. The title of his talk, “Innovations in Wastewater Treatment,” immediately caught my attention when I first heard it, as I am always on the lookout for radical changes in infrastructure systems and processes. According to … Continue reading Infrastructure and Entrepreneurism

Societal Behavior and/or Technological Innovations

One of the greatest (and worst) things about university life is the fact that there is always something going on. Every other room is occupied by a group of people at almost any point in the day, the problem is finding out about the events that you are interested. I make it a little habit … Continue reading Societal Behavior and/or Technological Innovations

Interdisciplinary Sustainability Student Summit

Last weekend I attended the first annual Interdisciplinary Sustainability Student Summit (or ISSS for short) in New York City. I had visited NYC once before with my family, but it didn't really leave a huge impression on me. Knowing that I now would only be five hours away in Ithaca meant that I could visit … Continue reading Interdisciplinary Sustainability Student Summit