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2015 Master's Project Defenses
Second Round

Friday, March 6
9:00 a.m. - 3:55 p.m.
Bren Hall 1414

Members of the Bren community and the public are invited to be on hand as 2nd-year Bren School MESM students present their Master’s Project Defenses. Each Group Project and Eco-Entrepreneurship Project team will present a defense of their project and then take questions from faculty reviewers.

The defenses are being held on two non-consecutive dates; the first group of student teams presented on Friday, February 27. See more about first round of master's project defenses.

Read more about the current Group Projects and Eco-E Projects.

Time Group Title Faculty Advisor Project Team
9:00 - 9:40
Down the Drain, Preparing for the Future of the Colorado River: An Evaluation and analysis of physical, economic and policy implications of extreme drought at Lake Mead
Naomi Tague
Ning Jiang, Season Martin, Julia Morton, Skyler Murphy
9:45 - 10:25
University of California, Santa Barbara - Operational Effectiveness: Energy management initiative
Sarah Anderson
Lisa Campbell, Ian Creelman, Stephanie Harris, Brett Olson
10:30 - 11:10
City of Santa Barbara Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment
James Frew
Sara Denka, Alyssa Hall, Laura Nicholson
11:15 - 11:55
San Joaquin Valley Landscape-Scale Planning for Solar Energy and Conservation
Mark Buntaine
Jane Cowan, Andrew Gwin, Dustin Pearce, Graham Wesolowski, Samuel Young
12:00 - 1:00
1:00 - 1:40
Investigation of the Feasibility of Greenhouse Gas Offset Projects in Santa Barbara County
Sangwon Suh
Alex Brotman, Lily Brown, Cassandra Squiers
1:45 - 2:25
Life Cycle Assessment of Two Hollywood Films
Roland Geyer
Eric Cerretani, Claire Dooley, Erin Fabris, Spencer Middleton, Diana Rosenberg
2:30 - 3:10
Safer Consumer Products Alternatives Analysis Development
Arturo Keller
Jordan Chamberlain, Kristen Magnuson, Britta Meier, Yu Yu
3:15 - 3:55
Morro Bay Watershed Conservation Plan
Ben Halpern
Heather Dennis, Stephanie Falzone, Hilary Walecka, Kari Zajac, Ashley Zavagno


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