The Battelle Engineering, Technology and Human Affairs (BETHA) Endowment annual grant competition supports projects that examine the complex relationship between science and technology on society and cultural issues. Thirty-two proposals were submitted during this year’s competition, and the endowment has selected four for funding in 2014.
Student-developed Sustainable Housing Solutions in Central America will engage Ohio State senior capstone students with university partners and residents in Honduras to develop a sustainable, replicable housing solution for the rural poor. Howard Greene, systems engineering manager and director, K‐12 Education Outreach, College of Engineering, is the principal investigator on the project.
Co-investigators are: Mac Ware, lecturer, Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering & Judy Tansky, senior lecturer, Fisher College of Business