Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame

2013 Slatt Scholars



Project Title

Kendra Harding Environmental Engineering Aimee Buccellato
School of Architecture
"GreenScale Research Project (GSRP)"
Sophie Manley
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Robert Nerenberg
College of Engineering
"Energy-Efficient Wastewater Treatment Hollow-Fiber Membrane Biofilm Reactors"
Patrick McFarlane
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Fabio Semperlotti
College of Engineering
"Energy Harvesting for Thermal Energy Mechanisms and Applications"
Alex Oloriz
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
William Phillip
College of Engineering
"Analyzing the Potential Benefits of Coupled Transport Membranes for Nitrate Removal Applications Using Life Cycle Analysis"
Clarissa Rogg
Civil Engineering
David Go
College of Engineering
"Environmentally Opportunistic Computing: Creating a Computer Model for Utilizing Data Center Waste Heat"
Timothy Siegler
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Prashant Kamat
College of Science
"Graphene-Based Enhancements in Counter Electrode Materials for Lithium Ion Storage Batteries"
Joy Tao
Science Pre-professional
Franklin Tao
College of Science
"The Effect of Manganese Oxide Doped with Various Metals on the Selectivity of Nitrogen Oxide"
Christopher Walker
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Ruilan Guo
 College of Engineering
"Synthesis and Characterization of UV Curable Aromatic Polyimide Membranes for High Performance Gas Separation Application "
Alexander Wentzel
Electrical Engineering
Mark Wistey
College of Engineering
"Simulation of Core-Shell Upconverting  Nanostructures in Semiconductor Material "

Non-Notre Dame Slatt Scholars, Atlanta University Consortium

Hamim Nigena
Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, Dual Degree Engineering Program, Morehouse College

Jason Hicks
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, College of Engineering

"Selective Deoxygenation of Biomass to Fuels"

  • Hamim received the Most Outstanding Presenter Award for his presentation on the research he conducted at Notre Dame
Julian Pilate-Hutcherson
Applied Physics, Dual Degree Engineering Program, Morehouse College
Prashant Kamat
Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Science
"Size Dependent Plasmonic Properties of Metal Nanoparticles in Photocatalysis"

Slatt Scholars presented their research at the Undergraduate Research Symposium or another conference held throughout the year.  A copy of their abstracts or final reports are provided here.