Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Subject "Sustainable design"

  • Ahn, Chang Woo; Tsai, Chang-Ting; Lu, Teddy; Hinz, Cory A. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    We are going to develop a system to collect e-waste from individuals on every day basis.

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  • Fabianski, Adam; Sagen, Joe; Platt, Greg; Cade, Paul (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    Our project for this year’s e-waste design competition is to construct a functioning hydroponics system that can be used in a vertical farm or that can be marketed for home use by using old computers and other e-waste.

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  • Hinz, Cory; Venshtain, Simon; Burgess, Michael; Grosse, Kyle (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    The proposed design involves utilizing locally available e-waste to operate an ATM-sized stand that can be used indoors or outdoors to perform various services. The capabilities of an individual kiosk will depend on the ...

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  • Van Dord, Michael (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Product Category Platinum winner for smart phones remanufactured as cow collars to monitor the health and location of the animal. The farmer would be able to tell when the animal is fed and if it is sick. Michael Van Dord ...

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  • Coyne, Terry; Spiewak, Chris; Pulos, Nick; Krzeczowski, Jake (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    The E-Wave is a recyclable solution designed to provide the Internet on a global scale.

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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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  • Young, Lindsey; Weng, Timothy; Emmons, Zoe; Braun, Josh (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    Designed to fit the needs and wants of classes in elementary schools, our product aims to provide an interactive and engaging system through which they can learn about different ecosystems in a fun and highly educational way.

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  • Edentify 
    (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    This is a smart phone app used to scan the barcodes of electronic products and present the user with information on various aspects of product life cycle, from the manufacturing to post consumer phases. Recycling information ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010)
    Second place winner in the Artist / Designer category. Team was from California State University at Long Beach.

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  • eMotion 
    (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010)
    Third place winner in the Artist / Designer category. Team was from California State University, Long Beach.

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  • Vázquez, Stephanie; Baños, Pedro (Champaign, IL, 2013)
    ENERGENCIA is an educational program based on a children’s game kit encouraging the use of recycled materials and renewable energy concepts. The project team consisted of students at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios ...

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  • Bergstein, Joe (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2005-08-26)
    Describes U.S. EPA's efforts to combat the problem of electronic waste (e-waste).

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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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  • 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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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    This group of students has formed a company with a business model using lease-based sales for new and used laptops and a goal of zero waste. They have proposed a laptop designed around modularity with a durable, lightweight ...

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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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  • Mion 
    Tansley, Mikenna; Li, Jiayi; Mah, Fren; Davidson, Russell; Vachhar, Kapil (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Mion is a multi-purpose dynamo lighting system. It received Gold honors in the Product category. The project team was from the University of Alberta, Canada.

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  • Hyun, Kyung Hoon; Hong, Yong Seok; Kim, Yun Jin (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    The Mobile Phone Digital Lock (MPDL) is a lock that is fixed on the public or educational locker.

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  • Tsai, Chang-Ting; Villafuerte, Francisco; Hyun, Kyung Hoon; Herbert, Tom (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    Our group has decided to create a modular chair that has a sculptural element to it.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010)
    Honorable mention in the Artist / Designer category. Team was from California State University, Long Beach.

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