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

  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010)
    Information about the competition, including requirements, sponsors, and other information about the competition.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    Information about the competition, including requirements, sponsors, and other information about the competition.

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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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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)

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  • Ferguson, Elizabeth I.; Heyen, Eric J.; Sotor, Katherine B.; Grouev,Lubomir G. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    We propose a method to provide people of low income in developing countries access to sufficiently current personal computing luxuries.

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  • BioGrow 
    (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010)
    Second place winner in the Technical / Geek category. Team was from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    This design brings together reused speaker components, discarded plastic bottles and LED lights to create portable, rugged, waterproof, illuminated audio systems. The jurors felt that although it was entered in the Prevention ...

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  • Winter, Steven; Howard, Joshua; Younger, Jeff (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    A project focusing on reusing outdated personal computers, to provide the campus environment with limited internet access and media resources.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    This project involved an electrocardiograph (ECG) device composed of components found in e-waste. From the project description: “Our plan is to acquire smart phones through donation programs and re-purpose them to become ...

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  • Johnston, Sam (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Cellscreen is concept for a large scale display system made from old phone displays. Sam Johnston is a student at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. The project received Silver recognition in the ...

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  • Centuria 
    Weick, Brian; Henklels, Drew; Moormann, Joesph (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    The project in essence is to take any given number of old computers, fix them up to working condition, and connect them in a setup called a "cluster"--which basically means the computers distribute certain programs amongst ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    This is a proposed industrial recycling machine that incorporates the use of nanotechnology to break chemical bonds in toxic molecules such as flame retardants, to render them inert and to reclaim rare earth metals. This ...

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  • Ero-Phillips, Samuel B.; Johnson, Christina; Higgins, Signe; Maves, Erma (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    We intend to recycle LCD monitors coupled with overhead projectors to project movies for communities of developing countries and their schools.

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  • Attig, David; Carmona, Daniel; Eddy, Zach; Miller, Mark; Phillips, Brett (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    Take your average coffee table, add a couple of screens, a CPU, speakers, and lighting, and you would have the CompuTable. And the lights aren’t the only thing green about the CompuTable; it’s built from salvaged and ...

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  • Cade, Amy; Carrillo, Victor; Chavez, David; Winans, Suzanna (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    Our concept takes old computer components and revamps them to create a completely new product that will attach to any bicycle. The wasted energy gathered can be to recharge your phone or other electronic device on the way ...

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  • Sommer, Libby (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2012-08)
    Update on EPA's Design for the Environment (DfE) program.

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  • Farnik, Tamara; Ferguson, Beth; Rosenblatt, Rebecca (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    We intend to recycle LCD monitors coupled with overhead projectors to project movies for communities of developing countries and their schools.

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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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  • Dismantle 
    (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    By replacing screws with “drafted embossed fasteners” and employing a “master-lock” pin to hold the circuit board in place, this team has developed a laptop with can be fully disassembled in about 90 seconds. This compares ...

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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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