Master's Project: Adding Pollinator Habitat to Solar Farms
From Minnesota to Maryland, solar developers and farmers are seeing the agricultural and financial benefits of developing solar farms that use pollinator-friendly vegetation. Olivia Eskew (MEM’18) focused on creating a guide to assist the solar industry with developing these habits.
Master's Project: Helping Kids With Asthma Breathe Easier
Gina Daniel’s Master’s Project studied the effects of a high-efficiency indoor air filtration on peak expiratory flow (PEF) with asthmatic children in Shanghai.
Master's Project: San Francisco 2030 District
Eleanor collected and analyzed data on urban energy use for the San Francisco 2030 District. Her findings could help the district reach its 50% reduction goal. They also helped her land a post-graduation job as a program manager for the district.
Past Master's Projects
The 2021 Master's Project Symposium was held virtually, and all presentation recordings are available to view online. Reference the full schedule of presentations to find a topic of interest, then locate the session on the playlist using the corresponding presentation date and block number from the schedule.
For Current Students
MP Process, Timeline & Resources
Current Master of Environmental Management (MEM), Master of Forestry (MF), and Duke Environmental Leadership Master of Environmental Management (DEL-MEM) students should consult the Master's Projects Handbook website for complete Master’s Project (MP) guidelines and resources.