Engineering Systems and Environment Briefs

Welcome to Engineering Systems and Environment Briefs, a place to find quick notes and posts from our department faculty, students, staff and alumni.

    VESTlab in the news!

    June 02, 2009

    Climate change and high gas prices have made the public very interested in our biofuel efforts using algae. Lisa and Andres were recently interviewed by two TV stations (WCAV19WSET13) ,by National Public Radio, click to see clips and featured in UVA Today. Andres was also interviewed for a longer radio documentary on biofuels on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s science program Quirks & Quarks

    Mark Defends MS Thesis

    May 11, 2009

    His thesis work was focused on a life cycle assessment of coal fly ash reuse technologies. Congratulations Mark!!


    Algal biofuel project wins UVA seed funding.

    May 11, 2008

    As part of the University’s new Energy Research at Virginia program, a competitive proposal process identified the most promising energy related technologies being developed at UVA and VESTlab received a large piece of the $120,000 grant.