Competitions

Competitions

The Sustainability Committee holds a number of annual competitions to promote the principles of sustainability and to encourage sustainable behavior on the UALR campus. Click on the links on the sidebar to the left for more information, deadlines, and applications.

Past Awards

2013-2014

$2500 Research Grant Winner
Anindya Grosh, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
Catalytic conversion of wasted carbon dioxide into fuel or chemical.

$2500 Research Grant Winner
Jerry Darsey, Professor, Department of Chemistry
Sustainable biofuels from agricultural waste materials.

2012-13

Teaching
Krista Lewis, Anthropology & Sociology, project: Campus Garden Rainwater Catchment and Irrigation System Installation

Research
Amin Akhnoukh, EIT Construction Management, project: Improving Air Quality using Photo-catalysis Reaction induced by Smog-Eating Concrete

2011-12

Teaching
Kamran Iqbal, Systems Engineering
Trakenya Dobbins, Undergraduate Academic Advising

Research
Amin Akhnoukh, EIT Construction Management
Keith Bush, Computer Science
Department/Unit
Kathleen Becker, Disability Resource Center

2010-11

Teaching
Wei Shi, Construction Management
Xian Liu, Systems Engineering

Research
Keith Bush, Computer Science
James Parrish, Management Information Systems
Haiyan Xie, Construction Management

Department/Unit
Denise LeGrand, MAC 1 Lab
Kevin Hinkson, ASC Collegiate Success Program Lab
Ernesto Velazquez, ASC Collegiate Success Program Lab
Patrick Pearce, EAST Lab

2009-10

Teaching
Logan Hampton and Stephanie Kennedy, University College

Research
Wei Zhao, Chemistry
Amy Robinson, Earth Sciences
Leslie Coop, Chemistry

Department/Unit
N/A