The Shiley School of Engineering has received three Katherine Bisbee II Fund OCF Grants of $15,000 each to support undergraduate conservation research projects. Heather Dillon, Jordan Farina, and Cara Poor will use the grants to support the following undergraduate conservation research projects:
- Solar Thermal Energy Production Undergraduate Student Research Collaboration (University of Portland, George Fox University, & Portland General Electric)
- Novel Natural Gas Compressor: Investigation & Evaluation (University of Portland, George Fox University, & NW Natural)
- How sustainable are ecoroofs? An evaluation of the cooling effect, water retention, and water quality from ecoroofs in the Portland Area (University of Portland, Lewis & Clark College, & the City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services).
The Katherine Bisbee II Fund creative conservation research project has been funded by a direct grant to The Alliance from the Oregon Community Foundation.
For more information contact the Shiley School of Engineering at 7292 or firstname.lastname@example.org.