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IGERT: Global Traineeship in Sustainable Electronics

Purdue University


This Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) award establishes a new integrative model for graduate research and education to enable meaningful and measurable improvements in the global sustainability of electronic products. Through a partnership between Purdue University and Tuskegee University the Sustainable Electronics-IGERT will be carried out in… more »


Project members' contributions to the library and showcase are listed here.
Title Category Type Posted At
New course explores sustainability of electronics Showcase Achievement 12/03/13
New sustainable polymer-based nanocomposites Showcase Achievement 12/03/13
Natural fibers as replacements for synthetic petroleum-based polymer composites Showcase Achievement 12/03/13
Trainee delivers lectures on unit processes Showcase Achievement 12/03/13
Trainee researches tung oil based polyester resin Showcase Achievement 12/03/13
Project X challenges trainees to apply sustainability concepts to electronic products Showcase Achievement 12/03/13
Trainees develop Unit Processing Life Cycle Inventories Showcase Achievement 12/03/13
New course examines issues related to sustainable electronics, materials, manufacture, and life cycle Showcase Achievement 12/03/13
Trainees integrate life cycle assessment tools into research Showcase Achievement 12/03/13
Sustainable Electronics: Tackling Tomorrow's E-Waste through Design NSF IGERT 2013 Video & Poster Competition Video & Poster 05/20/13