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A Showcase of the Program and Students

April 19, 2012

Presented by:
Faculty and Students in the Biosystems Engineering Program
College of Engineering
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48840


Program (Advanced tickets or reservations required for Luncheon and Dinner)
(**New Location) The Union at Michigan State University (**New Location)

Gold B

  • 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Luncheon (Room will open at 12:00 p.m., Luncheon will start promptly at 12:30 p.m.)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Briefing of Industry Participants on Program Assessment
  • 2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Break

Parlor A & B

  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Senior Student Design Presentations (scheduled at 15 minute increments - see teams below)
    • Eutrophic Pond Restoration and Toxic Cyanobacteria Mitigation
    • Automated Aquaculture Feeding System for Yellow Perch
    • Beneficial Utilization of Apple Pomace by Means of Extrusion and Tray Drying Methods
    • Water Purification System for a Developing Country
    • Tank Cleaning System Optimization
    • Model of Torrefaction Bioenergy System and Supply Chain
    • Integrated Solar Heated Anaerobic Digester and Treatment Wetland
       

Parlor A & B

  • 4:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Break

Parlor A & B

  • 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Concurrent Project Review Panels

Parlor C

  • 5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Reception/Student-Industry Interaction and BE 230 Poster Presentation

Ballroom

  • 6:45 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Dinner

Biosystems Engineering 2011-2012 Capstone Design Projects, Sponsors, Teams, Faculty Advisors and Faculty Evaluation Board
 

Project: Eutrophic Pond Restoration and Toxic Cyanobacteria Mitigation
Sponsor: FBI Assistance Dogs
Team: Emily Campbell, Jeff Crandell, Joe Horbatch, Bill Stieber
Gretchen Merkel
Advisor: Dr. Reinhold
Co-Advisor: Dr. Safferman
Faculty Evaluation Board: Dr. Harrigan, Dr. Nejadhashemi, Dr. Alocilia, Dr. Loudon, graduate students*

Project: Automated Aquaculture Feeding System for Yellow Perch
Sponsor: Tecumseh Industries
Team: Andrew Franco, Tara Sliwinski, Kevin Swahn
Advisor: Dr. Liu
Co-Advisor: Mr. Marquie
Faculty Evaluation Board: Dr. Harrigan, Dr. Reese, Dr. Kirk, Dr. Reinhold, graduate students*

Project: Beneficial Utilization of Apple Pomace by Means of Extrusion and Tray Drying MethodsSponsor: Quaker Oats
Team: Juliana Henriques, Pawel Kargol, Phil LaMothe, Claire Schuurmans
Advisor: Dr. Dolan
Co-Advisor: Dr. Marks
Faculty Evaluation Board: Dr. Hodge, Dr. Renfo Lu, Dr. Steffe, Dr. Jeong, graduate students*

Project: Water Purification System for a Developing CountrySponsor: Aqua Clara International
Team: Sarah Fink, Lindsey Reynolds, Megan Robb
Advisor: Dr. Loudon
Co-Advisor: Dr. Liao
Faculty Evaluation Board: Dr. Dolan, Dr. Marks, Dr. Alocilia, Dr. Srivastava, graduate students*

Project: Tank Cleaning System Optimization
Sponsor: Perrigo
Team: Dylan Comer, Ian Hildebrandt, Michael Huarng, Michael Zanotti
Advisor: Dr. Steffe
Co-Advisor: Dr. Dolan
Faculty Evaluation Board: Dr. Guyer, Dr. Jeong, Dr. Reese, graduate students*

Project: Model of Torrefaction Bioenergy System and Supply Chain
Sponsor: MSU Extension
Team: Lara Ejups, Jessica Emery, Kevin Messing, Corey Scheffler
Advisor: Dr. Saffron
Faculty Evaluation Board: Dr. Liu, Dr. Pan, Dr. Liao, Dr. Srivastava, graduate students*

Project: Integrated Solar Heated Anaerobic Digester and Treatment WetlandSponsor: Department of State
Team: Katie Balaze, Lauren Deitz, Dave Hochhalter, Miranda Sperry, Eric Werner
Advisor: Dr. Liao
Co-Advisor: Dr. Reinhold
Faculty Evaluation Board: Dr. Guyer, Dr. Hodge, Dr. Surbrook, Dr. Kirk, graduate students*

Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, 216 Farrall Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824-1323, phone 517/355-4720, fax 517/432-2892, e-mail delong24@msu.edu.