Earth Resources Engineer

  • Try This: Clean an Oil Spill
    Using household objects, Design and construct floating boom that will prevent an oil spill from reaching the beach and absorb as much oil as possible from a spill.
  • The World in a Bottle

    added Tuesday, May 1, 2018 AT 11:57 AM

    added by Kate GramlingKate Gramling

    The Landscape Evolution Observatory (LEO) is the world’s largest laboratory experiment in the earth sciences.
  • added Thursday, March 8, 2018 AT 3:48 PM

    added by Mary  MathiasMary Mathias

    Day in the Life
    I wake up with second-day hair, sleep-reading my emails and the Google news bulletin. My home-at-home is a 700 square-foot box suspended above 6th Street in Austin. I'm occasionally traveling, but today, I lay in bed, holding my popsocket trying not to drop my phone on my face. It's raining outside which is a perfectly ironic setting for my presentation on drought resiliency.
  • Building Glaciers on top of the World

    added Monday, October 5, 2015 AT 10:33 AM

    added by Matt CichowiczMatt Cichowicz

    Their freshman conference paper turned into a high altitude, earth-changing project.
  • Engineers Without Borders

    added Wednesday, August 22, 2012 AT 10:21 AM

    added by Egirl   TeamEgirl Team

    With Engineers Without Borders (EWB), you can travel and impact people's lives around the world! This page describes and EWB project that was completed in 2007 in San Bernardino, Nicaragua with professional engineers from New Orleans along with students from Rice University in Houston.
  • Alaskan Pipeline

    added Tuesday, March 27, 2012 AT 6:56 AM

    added by Egirl   TeamEgirl Team

    The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System is 800 miles long and has a diameter of four feet.
  • Big Brutus

    added Tuesday, March 27, 2012 AT 6:49 AM

    added by Egirl   TeamEgirl Team

    Big Brutus is the second largest electric shovel in the world.
  • Presidential Engineers

    added Tuesday, March 27, 2012 AT 4:59 AM

    added by Egirl   TeamEgirl Team

    Herbert Hoover and Jimmy Carter, both U.S. Presidents, had engineering backgrounds.