Kristin is in her fourth year of mechanical engineering at Northwestern University. Besides participating in the Walter P. Murphy Cooperative Education Program, she has also studied abroad at the University of Sydney and is pursuing the Segal Design Institute’s Certificate in Engineering Design. She enjoys many forms of writing, including poetry, and loves the outdoors. As part of her efforts to help others become more environmentally aware, Kristin is a member of the Northwestern solar car team.
Content by Kristin Landry
Well, maybe not the whisky itself, that would be a waste. However, researchers at Edinburgh Napier University are developing a process to use the byproducts that are usually considered waste to ma
MIT has developed an autonomous robot that uses a conveyor belt of a nano-fabric to soak up surface oil. These self-navigating robots could operate 24/7 for weeks without human intervention.
Not all countries have their own carbon-fuel sources to rely on, but some European countries are finding ways to become less reliant on importing oil and gas by tapping into their own renewable res