Browse 2012 International E-Waste Design Competition by Issue Date

  • Cheong, Tai Ka (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2012)
    This concept was proposed by a recent graduate in industrial and product design from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. It received an honorable mention.

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  • Coughlan, Damian (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2012)
    Made entirely from recycled materials, this combination notebook/tablet computer would be upgradable and easy to repair, its designer says. The core computing module, containing the processor, memory and storage, is ...

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  • Lee, John; Bae, Soyoung; Sauceda, Sam (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2012)
    E3 is a home monitoring energy system designed to help homeowners lower energy bills and prolong the life of their appliances. By installing a home meter and specialized outlets made of recycled plastic and electronic ...

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  • Gallegos, Dustin; Hislop, Lillian; Xi, ZhanHo (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2012)
    Fluorescence microscopy is a technique widely used in medical practice and research to detect proteins and cell cultures, allowing doctors to diagnose malaria, skin cancer and other diseases, the students said. Biological ...

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  • EverCloud 
    Kennedy, Sean; Talbert, Christi; Piper-Kaiser, Dylan; Caudle, Sarah; Piquero, Daniel (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2012)
    The project team designed a modular phone platform based on cloud computing that could be personalized and easily updated so that phones wouldn't become outmoded so quickly. The modular design would make it easier to replace ...

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  • Kopren, Danny; Wellskopf, Sam; TeRonde, Lennon (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2012)
    This "smart clock" concept features an alarm clock made almost entirely of old cell phone parts, clocks and plastic from recycled e-waste, and a web interface that tracks a user's wake-up times using software on a reused ...

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  • digitizer 
    Catudio, J. Makai; Barnes, Ryan (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2012)
    This is a design concept for a digitizer that would turn a film-based camera into a digital camera using the latest image-sensor technology. It would replace the film capsule in the camera with a digitizer made from ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2012)
    Information about the competition, including requirements, sponsors, and other information about the competition.

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