FINALISTS

The Carbon Slam Finalists (individuals or teams) from each of the 10 University of California campuses, in presentation order:

Climate Impact Pitch Finalists

Joseph Stewart

 

 

Joseph Stewart
Wildlife and Plant Conservation in an Era of Rapid Climate Change
Santa Cruz

 

 

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Brandi McKuin
U.S. Tuna Fisheries: A Trifecta of Sustainable Practices at Odds with Climate Mitigation
Merced

 

 

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Jessica Perkins
Life Cycle Assessment: There's More to the Story
Santa Barbara

 

 

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Robert Arlen
Airborne Remote Sensing System for Environmental Monitoring
Davis

 

 

Marla Schwartz, Rose Tseng, and Brian Langenbrunner of UCLA

 

Marla Schwartz, Rose Tseng, Baird Langenbrunner
Black Carbon: Its Role In Exacerbating Climate Change Impacts
Los Angeles

 

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Ellen Esch
Altered Precipitation and Carbon Storage
San Diego

 

 

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Chao Wang
A Network that Loops Everyone in to Contribute
Riverside

 

 

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Alexis Shusterman
BEACO2N: High-Resolution Carbon Monitoring
Berkeley

 

 

Alanya den Boer

 

 

Alanya den Boer
Talking About Climate Change and Health with Your Physician
San Francisco

 

 

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Mallory Hinks
The Puzzling Colors of Climate Change
Irvine

 

Climate Solutions Pitch Finalists

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Benjamin Sommerkorn
The Water-Energy Relationship at UCR: Managing Our Consumption
Riverside

 

Eric Walters
Fungal-Bacterial Coculture for Biofuel Production
Davis

 

Alex Schrobenhauser-Clonan

 

Alex Schrobenhauser-Clonan
EARTHEALTH1: The Health Professions' Climate Communication Apollo Project
San Francisco

 

 

Tim O'Connor

 

 

Timothy O'Connor
Stretchable and Ultra-Flexible Solar Cells: Printable and Wearable Solar Cells
San Diego

 

 

 

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Lakshana Huddar
How to Build an Advanced Nuclear Reactor in a University Laboratory
Berkeley

 

 

 

Tianyu Liu
Enhancing the Performance of Supercapacitors Through Facilitation of Ion Diffusion
Santa Cruz

 

 

 

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Shannon Walker, Heather Hochrein, Erin Williamson, and Kelsey Johnson
EV Match Team
Santa Barbara

 

 

Johannes Rebelein

 

 


Johannes Rebelein
Novel Biofuel Formation by Nitrogenase
Irvine

 

 

 

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Gabriel Falzone, Bu Wang, Cheng-Wei Lin
Carbon Upcycling: Turning CO2 into Concrete
Los Angeles

 

 

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Andrew Zumkehr
Land Use, Energy, Water and Solar Canals
Merced

 

 

Poster Finalists

Drew Story
Connecting Graduate Students to Sustainability
Riverside

 

Alyssa DeVincentis
Trade-offs Between Cover Crops and Soil Water Depletion
Davis

 

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Melissa Ward and Brady O'Donnell
Seagrasses as a Climate Change Solution: Integrating Science with Policy
Davis

 

 

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James Stinecipher
Carbon Sequestration in Tropical Forests: A Solution Under Climate Change?
Merced

 

 

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The Dark Side of the Carbon Cycle: Simulating Changing Environmental Conditions Using Natural Gradients and Mesocosms to Study Their Effects on Marine Respiration
Merced

 

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Caitlin Looby
The Invisible Climate Changers
Irvine

 

 

Jill Pestana
How Do Batteries Age?
Irvine

 

Joseph Palazzo

 

Joseph Palazzo
Consequential Life Cycle Assessment of Automotive Material Substitution
Santa Barbara

 

 

Allegra Mayer

 

Allegra Mayer
The soil solution: Climate Change Mitigation Potential Through Land Management
Berkeley

 

 

Zeke Hausfather
Assessing Recent Global Temperatures Using Homogenous Instrumentation
Berkeley

 

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Ali Adabi, Olexiy Burov, Ramin Ebrahimi, Ian Lofgren, Colin Peter, Nikita Sokolnikov
Smart Energy Analytic Disaggregation Systems
Santa Cruz

 

Christian Blanco CS Finalist

 

Christian Blanco
How Do You Pay Your Electricity Bill? Payment Methods and Energy Conservation
Los Angeles

 

 

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Peggy Ip
Thermal Energy Storage Systems for Renewable Technologies
Los Angeles

 

 

 

Yi-Che Lee, Stephen Lo, Marissa Tessman
Algae-based Polyurethane Surfboards
San Diego

 

Henry Bart, Brandon Kaysen, Melissa Maggass, HyeMin Park, Owen Watson
Achieving Carbon Neutrality at UCSB by 2025—A Critical Analysis of Technological and Financial Strategies
Santa Barbara

 

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Hannah Campi
Strategies for Carbon Neutrality
Riverside

 

Brett Carpenter

 

Brett Carpenter
Behavioral Science and Big Data: California's Drought Solution
Santa Barbara

 

 

Cameron Braun, Shivam Dave, Nikhil Jain
Smart Tiny Home Power System
Santa Cruz

 

Benjamin Bocanegra, Armando Casillas, Sagir Kadiwala
Water Circulation System for Almond Pasteurization
Merced