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Four Research Projects, One “Green” Theme
ASEE National Conference, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Edmond P. Saliklis, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
Publication Date
6-22-2008
Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to suggest ways that faculty can motivate students to do research through the timely and important issue of sustainable or “green” materials in architectural engineering. This paper will briefly describe four research projects undertaken by seniors in our architectural engineering department. Following these descriptions will be a series of pros and cons that the author has detected while mentoring these projects. Suggestions for best practices will then be presented as well as a discussion of how we assessed these projects. Finally, one of the research projects will be highlighted, with the goal of demonstrating how the student was motivated, and how the project was guided.

Number of Pages
8
Publisher statement
Published by ASEE.
Citation Information
Edmond P. Saliklis. "Four Research Projects, One “Green” Theme" ASEE National Conference, Pittsburgh, PA (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/esalikli/2/