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Applications of Blockchain for Social & Environmental Impact

The Hunt Institute will transform into a conversational hub for computer science, blockchain and social impact during the Hunt Institute Seminar Series on Thursday, February 22 nd. Xiaochen Zhang, president and founder of FinTech4Good, will discuss the social impact of blockchain. Anna Carroll, a graduate student in the Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security in [...]

2018-02-27T21:59:54+00:00 February 21st, 2018|

Meet Alejandro Alejandro Dominguez Garcia '20 Solar Energy Project Lead SMU Class of '20 Mechanical Engineer major Business Administration and French minor Engineering intern at Quantum Utility Generation SMU Multicultural Award of Excellence Honor Roll Second Century Scholar National Society of Collegiate Scholars Hilltop Scholar President of National Society of Hispanic Engineers Desired role [...]

2018-01-26T20:41:57+00:00 January 26th, 2018|

Hunt Institute Seminar Series: Just Change

November 8, 2017 Anna Clark, co-founder of the Inclusive Economy Consortium and Fellow of the Hunt Institute, facilitated an interactive Q&A with Boyea-Robinson. Hunt Institute Seminar Series was proud to host Tynesia Boyea-Robinson, author of JUST CHANGE: HOW TO COLLABORATE FOR LASTING IMPACT, this week during our Seminar Series. In her book, Just Change: [...]

2018-01-26T19:51:17+00:00 January 26th, 2018|

Evie Phase II: Cooling Optimization

September 27, 2017 Senior Design Team 2017-2018. Left to right: Abdulaziz, Adrienn, Rabin, ME TA, and Osama Evie Phase II: Cooling Optimization Absorption Refrigeration Cycle The team was out at the State Fair Grounds working on Evie today installing sensors to read temperature and humidity, as well as to measure electricity use for the air conditioner. [...]

2018-01-26T19:42:37+00:00 January 26th, 2018|

Who is Evie?

"Evie" is an evolution of our Greenhouse for Good research project that began in 2016. When we found her, she was an old Shasta, forgotten and in disrepair. Evie was reborn on March 31, 2017 as a completely retrofitted mobile greenhouse. ​Now, Evie joins the Hunt Institute and Lyle School of Engineering as the embodiment [...]

2018-01-26T19:40:07+00:00 January 26th, 2018|

Introducing Tynesia Boyea-Robinson, Hunt Institute Fellow

  Tynesia Boyea-RobinsonPresident and CEO, Reliance MethodsTwitter: @tyboyea It is with pleasure we announce Tynesia Boyea-Robinson as a newly appointed Hunt Institute Fellow. The Hunt Institute Fellows are appointed for their expertise and demonstrated excellence in their fields. During their two-year tenure, they will collaborate on projects and contribute to the endeavors of the [...]

2018-10-25T20:58:01+00:00 January 26th, 2018|

Biopolymer Compound Fertilizer Research

In 2015, the Hunt Institute awarded Dr. Sevinc Sengor a seed grant to pursue research of a biopolymer compound, produced from Rhizobium tropici sp. In 2016, after Dr. Sengor was able to produce substantial evidence supporting its importance, she was awarded an EPA grant to further this research. Dr. Sengor's fertilizer is being used in Evie on a select [...]

2018-01-26T19:24:07+00:00 January 26th, 2018|

The Challenge

The challenge was to prototype a sustainable, low-cost, mobile greenhouse. Most importantly, we wanted to value energy independence, water conservation, and space efficiency to grow plants. ​The proposed design must be environmentally friendly, economically viable, and address social issues. Our creative team came up with a concept: an educational, mobile greenhouse made from a reclaimed [...]

2018-01-26T19:05:25+00:00 January 26th, 2018|

Meet Ali Alissa Llort '19 Creative Team Lead Advertising major with a focus on Strategic Brand Management Pschology minor SMU Class of '19 Multicultural Academic Award of Excellence Tau Sigma Transfers Honor Award Marketing and Advertising Specialist The Hunt Institute Creative Team Lead     “I love working in The Hunt Institute because I [...]

2018-01-09T22:02:54+00:00 January 9th, 2018|