Environmental Science Senior Practicum Presentations

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

La Kretz Hall, Room 110

UCLA students, faculty, and staff welcome. Please also join us for the final presentations and reception on Wednesday, June 4.

4:15 p.m.

Evaluating Certified Wildlife Habitats and the minds behind them

Yuxin Jin, Gina Zheng, Jennifer Chan, Nicole Tachiki, Megan Vyenielo, Sara Vetter, and Terry Chen

Client: National Wildlife Federation

Advisor: Travis Longcore, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

4:30 p.m.

Estimating VOC pollutants in the West Coast Los Angeles Groundwater Basin

Soseh Baboumian, Maya Bruguera, Albert Lu, Emilio Ronquillo, Evan Tang, Ziqi Wan, and Shihao Zhu

Client: Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board

Advisor: Travis Brooks and Travis Longcore, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

4:45 p.m.

Rethinking Water at UCLA UNICAMP

Hunter Connell, Charlie Falconer, Daniel Fong, Kyle Graycar, Diana Nguyen, Emily Parker, and Nate Tsang

Client: UNICAMP

Advisor: Michael McGuire, Civil and Environmental Engineering

5:00 p.m.

With Great (Solar) Power Comes Great Responsibility

Taylor Briglio, Jessica Galvan, Kelsey Ivan, David Mun, Brandon Pullen, Liz Schneider, and Ashley Verhines

Client: The Adept Group

Advisor: Matthew Kahn, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

5:15 p.m.

EPA Toxics Release Inventory University Challenge

Ha Hyun Chung,Carmen Ehlinger, Fannie Hsieh, Leanna Huynh, Larry Lai, Amy Tat, and Audrey Vinant-Tang

Client: Environmental Protection Agency

Advisor: Magali Delmas Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

5:30 p.m.

Tuning the White Light spectrum of residential lamps for reducing nocturnal insect attraction

Hannah Aldern, John Eggers, Steve Flores, Lesly Franco, Eric Hirshfield-Yamanishi, Laina Petrinic, and Wilson Yan

Client: Philips Research Laboratories

Advisor: Travis Longcore, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability