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Disaster Relief and Resilience (Puerto Rico) Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates

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Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Students will work together on a team-authored publication as well as conduct research on their individual project and write a paper. The six projects planned for summer are: Stochastic Analysis of Approaches for Rainwater Collection and Reuse, Approaches for Water Filtration and Purification of Reclaimed Rainwaters, Nursery Irrigation Systems Using Reclaimed Rainwater, Microgrids for Disaster Resilience, Weather and Natural Resource Monitoring Equipment for Buildings, and Supply Chain Analysis for Communities Vulnerable to Disaster. Most of the summer experience will take place in Puerto Rico.
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Application Deadline: 2/7/2023
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Program Dates: 5/15/2023 - 8/1/2023

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Lead)
Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayag├╝ez (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Agricultural Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Materials Science & Engineering
Natural Resources
STEM Fields

Alternative Energy
Biological Systems Engineering
Collaborative Research
Community & Regional Development
Disaster Recovery
Environmental Risk Assessment
Solar Energy
Water Quality
Water Quantity
Weather Extremes

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This program is funded by:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)

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