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adamfishman

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

I'm a professional Software Engineer in Cleveland, and Downtown resident. I'd like to get involved to help improve the lake's health and public access. I can bring solid technical skills for development and data crunching, as well as mentor younger members.

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awsmith

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Product Design

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adrian

City: Windsor

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Soil Science

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

Adrian Menzi Founder of H&F Foods www.hffoods.ca

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asen52

City: Buffalo

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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aishanib

City: Buffalo

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Product Design, Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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akhiltr

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

Student at UA

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amorganti

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Ecological Psychology, Energy and Environment, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Hydrology, Life Cycle Assessment, Soil Science, Toxicology, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

When I'm not inside enjoying my computer I'm outside enjoying nature.

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aliasadi84

City: Detroit

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Environmental Impact Assessment, Life Cycle Assessment

Skills: Business Management, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

I received my undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Shahid Rajaee University with specialization in Production and Manufacturing. I pursued my Master’s degrees in the Industrial and System’s engineering and Computer Science at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. I am focusing on data analysis and machine learning where my research mainly includes analytical aspects of energy usage. I enjoyed employing my skills in GM R&D , VA , DTE and Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) to make them greener. I joined Wayne state university’s Industrial Engineering PhD program with focus in Data Analytic at 2014 and where I can follow my interest in energy consumption analysis, electrical vehicle energy consumption, smart meter analysis, water treatment energy consumption and healthcare engineering.

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alinavisan

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: None

Hello Everyone, My name is Alina Visan and I am a Computer Science major. I will be taking my first Computer Science classes this summer so it is safe to say that I may not have a lot of experience as of today. I wanted to express that right away so that many of you do not get the wrong idea about where I stand in my studies. I do however have a passion when it comes to fixing problems of any kind. I know myself well enough to say that when someone lays a problem before me , my immediate reaction is to do whatever it takes to fix it. In my eyes there is always a way . I also would like to stress that I enjoy working with a group . The way I look at it , the more ideas, the better. During our first meeting I believe that I came up with a great idea to keep Lake Erie clean . Not just any idea but a possible winning idea, I would love to see if anyone else agrees or disagrees with it. I would love to be in a group . Let's make this happen , for Lake Erie and for ourselves. Thank you

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alvaro

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Hydrology

Skills: Business Management

Hydrogeologist with large simulation experience

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alvbb

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Impact Assessment, Hydrology

Skills: Systems Engineering

Geoscientist with hydrology and geostatistics knowledge

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alkygoffard

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Hydrology

Skills: Civil Engineering, Software Engineering, User Experience Design

I'm a recent graduate in the field of water resources engineering.

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arshamaa

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Policy

Skills: Business Management, Web Design

Graduate of the University at Buffalo with a BS in Business Administration

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gamer456148

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Hydrology, Life Cycle Assessment

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

Andrew Kamal is a startup Advisor and Computer Engineer who has built technology for 21 startups and done IT contracting as well as freelancing for small publications, studios, and Fortune 500 companies. His skills are Data Analysis, Design Simulation, Backend Development, Meta Quotes 4, Simulink, and PVC Design.

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andrewthornborough

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Web Design

I am a Computer Engineer.

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amamitof7

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

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hojnacki

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design

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areonbe

City: Windsor

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Systems Engineering

love computer

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art326

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology, Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, User Experience Design, Web Design

I have always had a passion in web development, and I think that work on this project would be very fun to work on! I've had a strong interest in finding a way to clean and maintain Lake Erie water.

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ayush

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management

Management and Computer Science Student.

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babak

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Systems Engineering

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bana

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

I am a second year PhD student in Biomimicry in university of Akron. My background is in Computer sciences and my passion is study of nature with the aim of learning fascinating solutions to our current problems. I believe in fixing what is right in-front of us. Currently working on bringing biomimcry thinking into schools and FabLabs, and my PhD work is on understanding Lake Erie where am hoping to mix CS and biomimicry.

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b-draou

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Hydrology, Other

Skills: Civil Engineering, Software Engineering

I studied water engineering and hydroinformatics.

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bdraou

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Hydrology

Skills: Civil Engineering, Graphic Design

Given today's approach to water management, technology encourages the world to employ data processing machines with the aid of artificial intelligence for the aim of innovative, solid decision making. My part involves getting in touch with a wide range of hydroinformatics software packages that can be utilized to analyze the given data of an aquatic environment and landscape in order to minimize the potential calamity and manage the water resources in a respective region. From water sustainability to flood management, all efforts are made to provide expert advice by drawing on and integrating hydraulics, hydrology, informatics, environmental engineering and other disciplines.

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beccarice

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management

Past developer turned project and IT Manager

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brseibol

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

I am a Computer Science Student at UB.

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810h2oworks

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Web Design

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bobhersch

City: Erie

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Energy and Environment, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design

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bobherschgmail-com

City: Erie

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

The Water Innovations Alliance Foundation The Water Innovations Alliance Foundation is focused on educating the public and key stakeholders as to new developments in fresh and waste water technologies. The Foundation works to gather data, develop reports, standards, economic analysis, and model training programs for advancing the development and deployment of new water technologies.

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bbrown

City: Toledo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Impact Assessment, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Product Design

I'm a mechanical engineer who is very interested in renewable energy and environmental sustainability. I think this is a great opportunity to use my skills to try and create some good for this world. I know i will not be able to do this alone, and I don't want to with your help we can change the world for the better. I am willing to find a time to meet with people before the competition to do research and fully understand our objective before diving into this 3 day experience.

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brendan-barrington

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Ecological Economics, Energy and Environment, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Life Cycle Assessment, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Entrepreneurship

I have worked environmental due diligence for five years. I have an MA in environmental studies. Internships with nonprofits and USEPA. Extensive regulatory experience

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ckashnier

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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carolcaruso

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: None

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chadgainor

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Energy and Environment, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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chance-martin

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

Hi. My name is Chance Martin and I'm a software engineer for GE Grid Solutions in Redmond, WA. I saw the posting for the hackathon on the Predix Developer Network newsletter and was immediately interested in joining. I was born and raised in Painesville, Oh and have enjoyed all that Lake Erie has to offer since I was a child. I've also learned over the years about the many issues it faces including pollution, introduction of foreign species and harmful algae blooms. I've been with GE for over 2 years now so I have a good understanding of the Predix platform and how to utilize its services.

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chandru

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering

UMich 2017

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chaz

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management

Manufacturing and Logistics

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csontipda21

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering, Web Design

Hello; My background is in electrical engineering, but an environmentalist at heart. I am so ready to solve the world problems and love to use new technologies to improve sustainable and renewable energy. Go green !!!

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cbudzynski

City: Toledo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Policy, Other

Skills: None

Cheri A. Budzynski is a partner in the Toledo, Ohio office. Cheri is admitted to practice in Ohio, Florida, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the United States District Court of Ohio, Northern District; and the United States District Court of Ohio, Southern District. Since joining Shumaker, she has been involved in a range of environmental regulatory, permitting, and compliance issues that affect the Utility Industry, the Steel/Coke Industry, the Pharmaceutical Industry, and the Ethanol Industry. Cheri has also worked on environmental litigation at both the State and Federal level. A substantial amount of her work is following regulations on both the State and Federal level and preparing comments for various trade organizations. She has submitted extensive comments to Ohio EPA, U.S. EPA, and the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission. She has also appealed various regulations to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and Ohio’s Environmental Review Appeals Commission. Cheri has also prepared an overview of the major environmental regulations in the United States and European Union, which was presented to the Ministry of Environmental Protection for the People’s Republic of China to aid in the development of glass industry regulations in China. Cheri has been part of the legal team involved in the application process for a New Source Review/Prevention of Significant Deterioration permit-to-install for a heat recovery coke facility in Ohio. She has also assisted in permitting Pharmaceutical Facilities and Electric Utility Facilities. Cheri received her law degree from the University of Toledo in 2007, where she also served as Executive Editor of the Law Review and Vice President of the Women Law Students’ Association. Cheri’s comment was published in the Fall 2006 edition of The University of Toledo Law Review. Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Cheri received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology with emphasis in Behavioral Neuroscience. She worked as a professor at Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio where she also served as the Chair for the Department of Psychology. Cheri has nine peer reviewed articles that have been published in psychological and biological journals. These journals include American Psychologist, The Journal of Experimental Biology, European Journal of Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, and Behavioral Brain Research. Cheri has also presented her research at several international conferences. Honors Ohio Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2014 - 2017 Professional and Community Affiliations Toledo Bar Association Toledo Women's Bar Association Ohio Bar Association Social Media Vice Chair for the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Air Quality Committee President, Toledo Women's Bar Association

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cderosa27

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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chriseischen

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design

Worked in the printing industry for 12 years before taking a job at GM. Out of a passion for parenting Chris joined a group of Dads with a similar passion. After launching Kick Ass Dad Podcast

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christiane

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Ecological Psychology, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Environmental Organizing, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Web Design

Christian is founder and owner/operator of SUP Erie Adventures, a multi-sport guide service specializing in paddling opportunities serving all of WNY's waterways and trails. SUP Erie Adventures is based out of Sunset Bay in Irving, NY and is heading into its third year of operations. Christian is also a professional stand-up paddleboard athlete sponsored by major companies such as Pau Hana Surf Supply, Kialoa Paddles, and Kokatat. Christian's passion is connecting people and especially youth to the natural environment while facilitating learning experiences that contribute to personal growth and foster a sense of environmental stewardship.

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csilea

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Psychology, Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Hydrology, Soil Science, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Graphic Design

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conyskiw

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Hydrology, Soil Science

Skills: Civil Engineering

I am a senior Environmental Engineering student at UT. My co-ops and future full time employment are with a water and wastewater consulting firm in Toledo. My work has focused on underground water and sewer mains, along with water quality, odor and corrosion control, and construction based work.

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chrisvidell23

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: None

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corey

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Graphic Design

HELLO!, I'm currently a student at the university of Akron pursuing a bachelors in graphic design.

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ctrares

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management

I have lived in the area for almost all of my life, and I feel somewhat that I have taken for granted what an amazing resource Lake Erie is. Although not proficient in any way, shape or form, I have a huge interest in technology and also believe that it is the number one asset for solving problems now and heading into the future. I love meeting people, working with them, talking to various types of people, and solving problems with them. This is a tremendously important issue and something I would very much love to be a part of. I'm willing to help in any way that I can, even if that means going on coffee runs and telling jokes to keep people awake. This project is too important for any ego on my end. Let's win this thing Toledo.

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lvwiseguy

City: Erie

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Product Design, Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

Daniel Nick was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History at Gannon University. He completed a Master of Arts Degree in Ethics and Policy Studies specializing in Cyber Terrorism and Information Warfare at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. His thesis titled “The Creation of a National Information Policy Combating Cyber Terrorism” looks at establishing a national information policy to combat a cyber terrorist attack on the infrastructures within the United States. Mr. Nick is fluent in six programming languages. He was a Program Analyst from 2001 to 2014 with the Department of Veterans Affairs working on their Electronic Medical Records System known as VistA. He created two web applications for the Veterans Affairs that have been acknowledged as a “National Best Practice”, the Red White and Blue Report and the On-Line Peer Review System. He moved back to Erie in 2014 and founded Fingers Crossed Erie; a web and mobile development, web design, and electronic health records company.

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danwickham

City: Detroit

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Policy, Hydrology, Life Cycle Assessment, Soil Science, Toxicology

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Systems Engineering

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downsj

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Dredged Sediment Reuse

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Energy and Environment, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance

Skills: Business Management

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drome

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Software Engineering, Web Design

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danny-kilkenny

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure

Areas of Expertise: Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design

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djhagel

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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landsfinest1

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering

I am a student working on healing the world

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dwiggins64

City: Toledo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Policy

Skills: Business Management

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dtgenna

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Chemistry

Skills: None

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boxofrocks

City: Toledo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Environmental Policy, Hydrology, Soil Science, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: None

I've lived in Toledo for a little over 2 1/2 years now. I got my B.S. in Geology and Environmental Science from Miami University where I studied groundwater and surface water interactions. I work for a local environmental consulting firm performing compliance monitoring and environmental services. My experience is primarily in groundwater monitoring, as well as surface water sampling, soil sampling and gas monitoring. I have also been involved in the Western Lake Erie Basin Nutrient Source Inventory, performing data mining, entry, and QA/QC. My 'hacking' interests are in helping to identify current data gaps and areas of potential improvement for future surface water monitoring and nutrient load modeling in the Western Lake Erie Basin. I think there are ways in which the data that we collect could be more targeted and better serve the goals of stakeholders. I would like to investigate any and all ideas/improvements for future stream monitoring methods, possible efficiency improvements for data collection and QA/QC, and ideas for correlation and modeling of surface water parameters. If anyone has novel ideas relating to nutrient monitoring and/or addressing potential causes of harmful algal blooms, I would like to get involved and assist wherever I can.

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duyvo

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Web Design

A Junior in the School of Management at UB. Hungry and passionate about creating ventures to serve the community.

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eabair

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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edmacall

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

I'm am an entry level programmer who is fresh out of some bootcamps for Java and .Net and would like to find a project that I could help out on. I used to work in building automation and installed a JACE and some Spyders at the Wendy Island Water Processing Plant. I also used to work in engineering at Nesbitt Industries, where I drew the electrical schematics for the rooftop air conditioners that we built, as well as performed the unit testing and building automation programming for the machines that we provided the controls for.

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eduardocesar93

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

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elijah-rydzewskigmail-com

City: Erie

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

Currently a Software Engineering Major at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

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omega

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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wineslab

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

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cataclysm1987

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Web Design

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karrfalt

City: Erie

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Ethics

Skills: Product Design

Eric Karrfalt, Ph.D., Renewergy Corporation, is a very versatile scientist and an intuitive engineer. He brings an exceptional and powerful set of problem solving skills to this work from his previous diverse experience. He has a very sharp eye for economy and efficiency and is continually finding ways to make the Aeroponic system simpler and more productive. He is very widely conversant with materials properties and fabrication techniques and can seamlessly bridge the gap between scientific theory and practical implementation. These abilities are extremely useful in developing the many novel solutions necessary for accommodating the biological complexity of the algae within an efficient, economical industrial system.

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robotmissions

City: Windsor

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

Robot Missions is helping our planet with robots. We have developed a prototype 3d printed robot (about the size of a poodle) that collects tiny trash debris from shorelines. With a group of collaborators in Summer 2016, we embarked on 11 Field Tests around Toronto and Ottawa - including one with a NASA scientist in Pasadena, CA. In total, we collected 2.75kg of tiny trash debris, and engaging 188 participants. For more info: http://robotmissions.org

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ees37

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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spiriman

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Psychology, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Organizing, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Entrepreneurship

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francineh

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology, Toxicology

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Software Engineering, Web Design

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fglorie

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

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wetest

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Environmental Chemistry, Hydrology, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship, User Experience Design

Gaspard Durieux Co-Founder, WeTest Gaspard is a knowledge builder creating value at the interface between sciences and society. He is an entrepreneur and researcher in the field of water management and adaptation to Climate Change. After he graduated in master’s in hydrology in Quebec he started up WeTest with his Canadian colleague Oliver-Saint-Jean Rondeau. WeTest is a collaborative platform to make every citizen a plain actor of water management, thanks to electrochemical sensors and a mobile real time data storage and analysis solution developed under contract with Polytechnic School of Sao Paulo. WeTest ambition is to make every citizen a plain actor of water management. Gaspard has experience in community engagement and applications of the Participatory Rules Appraisal methodology to address water quality issues. Gaspard is a permaculture designer and has experience of on designing local solutions to address water quality and waste water issues. His conviction is that addressing water issues require collaboration and that simple technology can empower local communities to adapt water issues and share local knowledge on how to cultivate water.

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gsklivanitis

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

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george-temple

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: None

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enfotek

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

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gerrig

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Web Design

A proud native of Cleveland OH, who has sounded the horn at every opportunity about how great this city is. I am presently enrolled in the Tri-C Coding Bootcamp Cleveland Codes III I have a BS in Business Administration and a MPA in Public Administration I have worked in the Travel and Tourism business for many years. I am also a licensed Realtor. So far in my studies I have learned to work with, HTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, JSON, CSHARP, MVC, SQL. It's thrilling to know that I can make a contribution to help preserve one of our city's most prized treasures Lake Erie,

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giordanbennett

City: Windsor

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, User Experience Design, Web Design

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grccle

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: None

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guillengap

City: Erie

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering

Skills: Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

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ronin30

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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hamid2016

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

I got my Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University. My research interests lie in the filed of robotics, image processing and programming.

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hghassemi

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Chemistry

Skills: Product Design

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avcikral

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

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indigo

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Chemistry

Skills: User Experience Design

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s00484196acad-tri-c-edu

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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el8550

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Energy and Environment, Hydrology, Soil Science

Skills: Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship

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jacondel

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering

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jacobgqc-com

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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jmahanta

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Product Design, Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

Software developer. I care for the environment. I work with C#, Tsql, javascript and javascript frameworks.

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james_vw

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Mechanical Engineering

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james_vw

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Mechanical Engineering

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jane

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Graphic Design, User Experience Design, Web Design

UX Designer at GM Master of Design graduate, Carnegie Mellon University Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Philippines '10-'12) Cares deeply about the environment and sustainable living

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jbryant

City: Erie

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Systems Engineering

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jason-lindy

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design

Masters of Urban Planning Wayne State Student with a certificate in economic development and a a community food systems planning fellow.

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jness

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

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aquahackjr

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Impact Assessment, Hydrology, Life Cycle Assessment

Skills: Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship

I am Javad Roostaei a doctoral candidate and Graduate Teaching Assistant at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Currently, I am working in Sustainable Water-Energy-Environmental Technologies Laboratory (SWEET Lab). The area of my research is Data Mining, Prediction Models, Optimization, Spatial Analysis, Sustainability, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Data Visualization, and Algae Wastewater Treatment Process. More information on my homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/javadroostaeienvironment/home

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jayoonlee

City: Toledo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Ethics, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Graphic Design, Product Design, Web Design

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aquahack

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Environmental Organizing, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

Focused, fluid, functional and fair. WS7 is where lo-tech, hi-tech, old school and innovation collide and resolve. WS7 is where the Jolly Green Giant, Booker T. Washington and McGyver collide. We are not just competing…we are sustainably collaborating to make the world a better place.

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balljl3

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, User Experience Design

Miami University Marketing graduate, experience in marketing start-ups and CPGs.

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jcarg

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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jfeng

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

I am a research scientist at the University of Akron. My background is in Mechanical Engineering. I am passionate about developing open-source technologies for citizen science, education, and engineering. I am especially interesting in open hardware that incorporates the Arduino platform. I am currently working on building open-source systems for environmental sensing, data logging, and wireless communication.

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helloworld

City: Buffalo

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Web Design

Hello World! I am a Computer Science student at the University of buffalo. I aim to become a Software Developer and Web Developer. I enjoy creating awesome and efficient solusions to make world a little different, easier and better.

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mbhguyatt-net

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Systems Engineering

I have been in electronics for 25 years. My area of focus is IOT. I have an electrical engineering undergrad degree as well as an MBA. I make things that are not only feasible but cost effective.

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jpaximadis

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

More than 20 years of R&D and product development experience. Varied software and system engineering work, including software design and coding, system architecture, and modeling and simulation. Applications span aerospace and defense to medical imaging and industrial control. Experience in multiple roles, including software engineer, data scientist, system architect, and engineering/operations management. https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-m-paximadis/

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jkruszyn

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Product Design, User Experience Design

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thenomemac

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

Data Scientist and python super-fan.

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jac244

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship

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kstammler

City: Windsor

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology

Skills: None

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keckard

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Ecological Engineering, Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Hydrology, Other, Soil Science, Toxicology

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design

Ten years ago I had a dream to develop a positive impact for the world. From this dream derived my mission to discover our most significant global issues and explore their impact over the next decade. This discovery encompassed the impact of over-utilization of natural resources, and more importantly—water—in terms of both an environmental perspective and the need for sustaining human life and utility. Through intense academic pursuits, I developed into an Internationalist and Agricultural Economist where much of my research abroad explored water technologies and natural resource allocation around the globe. I earned a B.S. from Miami University in Agricultural Economics with special emphases in Agriculture and Business, and minors in International Business and Chinese. I have also served as a guest lecturer at Miami University, Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati. My research and vocation abroad include regions in China, Southeast Asia, Middle East/Israel and extensive remote research with counterparts in Australia. My life and career pursuits have developed me into a well-rounded engineer in the following arenas: Environmental, Software, Hydraulics, Water Resources, Systems (specifically wastewater treatment) and Fluid Mechanics. By late 2015, this dream had materialized into a green platform business model for my company—WEL Enterprise, with a primary focus on water and energy solutions as well as productive green space structures (Water, Energy, Land). Developing the method and platform for the first closed loop industrial water reclamation system has been one of my greatest achievements and formed the foundation of WEL Enterprise. I hold provisional (process and system) and non-provisional patents in wastewater management and reclamation and currently completing the development of several more patentable, industry-specific processes and systems for wastewater management. Today, I have an incredible team of mentors, engineers and experts working together with a common vision for progressive impact and true sustainability. My goal to create winning solutions for the environment, humanity, and mutual sustainability has materialized into this business model. Through service on the council for Covington Kentucky’s Westside Coalition, the Green Infrastructure Group and Hamilton Mill’s Cleantech/Water Technology Group, and working very closely with the Environmental Protection Agency, I have gained invaluable experience and demonstrated success in municipal development, particularly regarding natural resource management. Furthermore, reputation and credibility acquired from years of extensive domestic and international research and development in environmental sustainability, with key advancements in environmental engineering & technologies, suggest this is only the beginning for what is ahead.

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kellerific

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Life Cycle Assessment, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management

I'm a PhD student in Biomimicry at the University of Akron working on resilience of complex adaptive systems and looking to incorporate biomimetic innovations to bolster system-wide resilience.

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kenseyjoy

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Organizing, Hydrology

Skills: Civil Engineering, Systems Engineering

Kensey Daly Water Resource Engineer, CH2M Hill Education M.S., Civil & Environmental Engineering - Hydrology and Hydrodynamics, University of Washington, Expected 2018 B.S., Environmental Engineering, San Diego State University, 2014 Professional Registrations Engineer in Training: California (#155066, 2015) Distinguishing Qualifications • Proficient in numerical modeling software such as HEC-RAS 1-D and 2-D and other HEC products, Goldsim, EPA SWMM, CE-QUAL and SMS including CMS • Document lead on technical reports and memorandums • Contributing author for watershed modeling studies, riverine modeling studies, a climate adaptation plan, and a sales forecast model Relevant Experience Ms. Daly is a water resource engineer in CH2M’s Seattle office. She has experience in numerical modeling and technical studies for a variety of different clients and projects. Ms. Daly has practiced preparing modeling tools for clients for the use of integrated water resource management, climate change studies, flood control protection planning, storm water & watershed management and water sales forecasting. She has been a primary author for Integrated Water Resource Management plans, climate change studies, watershed basin hydrologic evaluations, and floodplain management studies. Ms. Daly also has experience with data analysis in ArcGIS, building tools in Excel, field work, and project management.

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sir_ac

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering

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kevincul

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, User Experience Design, Web Design

WNY Prosperity Fellow at SUNY Buffalo graduating in June 2017 with a Master's in Urban and Regional Planning. Kevin, with his wife Christian, own and operate SUP Erie Adventures LLC, a multi-sport regional outdoor guide service specializing in water based activities and Adventure Sports Development LLC, a urban and regional planning firm specializing in the development of adventure sport business opportunities from concept through implementation. The pair are also professional stand-up paddle board athletes sponsored by Pau Hana Surf Supply, Kialoa Paddles, and Kokatat.

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kcp5

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Product Design

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ktountasub

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

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ktountas

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

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lmarsha5

City: Toledo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Mechanical Engineering

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lilolapin

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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lohendira

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Hydrology

Skills: Civil Engineering

-NAME= LOHENDIRA -QUALIFICATION= B.TECH CIVIL MS CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL(STUDYING) -ALWAYS CREATIVE IN GIVING SOLUTION TO WATER POLLUTION. -ALSO INTERESTED IN HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES. -RIVER ANALYSIS AND FLUID MECHANICS IS ALSO MY AREA OF INTEREST. -DONE PROJECT ON OFFSHORE RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE. -HAVE EXPERIENCE OF PROJECT IN FLIGHT HANGAR CONSTRUCTION. -HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF DRINKING WATER TREATMENT PLANT AND CONSTRUCTION. -ENVIRONMENT HAS GIVEN A LOT, NOW ITS OUR TURN TO HEAL IT AND GIVE BACK.

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lonjohnson

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design

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lorena

City: Erie

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

I am a senior at Nichols School looking to provide a solution for Lake Erie's invasive species through a business stand point.

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llane1145

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design

bio will be updated at a later date.

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lpasoz

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse

Areas of Expertise: Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design

For the past 20 years I have dedicated my life to ridding our oceans and harbors of debris pollution by developing equipment that remove debris in a responsible manner or Working on the waste water treatment field or family business dedicated to ocean pollution clean up. I have been surfing for over 35 years and could not help to feel a responsible sense to help rid our oceans from debris after surfing on debris infested waters or traveling to beautiful places like Hawaii and see the beaches littered with debris I am thankful for the many people, cities, county's trying to make a difference in our world. Thank you Louis Pasoz 714-588-7887

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lucas-mcconnell

City: Erie

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Energy and Environment, Life Cycle Assessment

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design

I am an inventor and entrepreneur. I have developed a system called aeroponic algal culture (AAC). AAC is an efficient means to cultivate algae from nutrient rich wastewater streams; both point source and nonpoint source alike. Our system cultivates algae on a substrate under a fine mist rather than in a body of water. By removing the majority of the water usage we are able to provide the algae with everything it needs grow in an energy efficient manner. The algae is grown in a concentrated fashion allowing for greater control of the environment and easier harvesting. We are looking for potential partners with access to a methane digestion system or other steady and consistent nutrient rich streams. Potential funders and/or research partners are also always welcome to contact us as well.

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mariteball

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

Marie T. (Marité) Ball has 20+ years of business experience in Europe and the US. She has held Marketing leadership positions with several Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries. After moving to Cleveland in 2005, she was hired as Director of Business Development for a leading automotive aftermarket company. She took the company international, opening markets in Europe, Latin America, India, China and the Middle East. She also created an eco-superior brand currently selling on eCommerce platforms in China. Marité's passion and dedication to the Environment has led her to start her own company, Blue & Green Planet, to help accelerate Sustainability solutions. Her focus is Blue technologies (Water) and Green technologies (Waste-to-Energy, Renewable energy, Bio-materials, and Circular Economy initiatives). Marité has a wide network of connections globally and believes in the urgency, necessity, and power of "Super Collaboration".

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mdrabic14gmail-com

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Energy and Environment, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing, Hydrology, Soil Science, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Web Design

Environemntal Scientist. Photographer and GIS/CAD designer.

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mmoha

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Mechanical Engineering

Interested in improving the data collection within the lake Erie Basin, particularly involving low cost sensor systems, citizen science, or autonomous systems to collect this data. Most of my expertise is in controls engineering, especially electronics, but I am a relatively competent programmer and hope to expand on these skills during the competition.

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akhshik

City: Windsor

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Impact Assessment, Life Cycle Assessment, Toxicology

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Web Design

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grazian2

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: None

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mattk

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering

Mechanical Engineering consultant with a broad background which includes consumer and commercial product testing for evaluation and reliability, competitive product analysis for intellectual property litigation, production wiring of electrical control systems, sheetmetal design, and rapid prototyping. Regular visitor of the Cleveland Metroparks and Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

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msochor

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering

Data scientist at Progressive and I have a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biophysics. Interested in making lead testing dead simple and making lead testing results widely available and easy to consume.

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itski

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering

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mkulina

City: Toledo

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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matthewstolfer

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Other

Skills: Mechanical Engineering

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memetzgz

City: Toledo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: None

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maxherzog2

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Energy and Environment

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering

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mdrafsan

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design

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mdrafsan2

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering

Someone with boundless curiosity, optimism, and entrepreneurial blood, hustling everyday until I make it big.

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melissagqc-com

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Software Engineering

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menelikjames

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Environmental Chemistry, Hydrology, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design

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mpbrown15

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering

I'm currently a sophomore at the University at Buffalo studying Computer Science, Political Science, and Environmental Design. By working with local non-profits in Buffalo, I discovered the field of civic technology as a way to create tools and solutions to local community challenges.

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mpbrown

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Software Engineering

I'm currently a sophomore at the University at Buffalo studying Computer Science, Political Science, and Environmental Design. By working with local non-profits in Buffalo, I discovered the field of civic technology as a way to create tools and solutions to local community challenges.

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mikehoppe

City: Windsor

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, User Experience Design, Web Design

3DFX is a virtual and augmented reality company based in Windsor, Ontario. Our team is focused on the development of sharing ideas and information using new technologies and power of social media platforms.

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mklaene

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

I am an IT consultant with Sogeti, a preferred vendor with GE. I have worked on Predix for the past few years and am a Predix Certified Developer. I am an outdoor enthusiast as well so the problems being addressed are of great interest to me. In addition to Predix knowledge, I am a capable team leader. I can provide help with the software solution and team leadership. I am based in Cincinnati, OH so would have to perform most, if not all of my work, remotely, but I can commit to a team, regardless of location (e.g. Toledo, Cleveland, Detroit). Thanks!

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michaeldaniel

City: Toledo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

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mikestratton

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

I am a professional web developer who specializes in the development of websites and web applications within the LAMP stack. My experience and education qualify me as a full stack engineer and the core of my experience is in the realm of CSS & JavaScript, PHP and MySql. My educational background is in computer science and mathematics

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mikelwade

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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m-a-p

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Hydrology, Other

Skills: None

Michele is a Northern Michigan University graduate with a background in Ecology, Aquatic Biology and specializes in water quality assessments. She is also a graduate of Walden University with a MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership. As the Head of the Freshwater Forum at Cranbrook Institute of Science, Michele oversees all aspects of Forum’s activities including fund development, grant writing, educational programs, teacher professional development, exhibitions, and research and stakeholder engagement. Michele has developed numerous educational and lesson plan materials about watersheds and water resources. She is former president of the state of Michigan environmental education organization Michigan Alliance for Environmental and Outdoor Education, and the past co-chair of the No Child Left inside Coalition. As an expert in her field Michele has presented at many conferences, local, national and international, including: Sustaining the Blue Planet Global Water Education Conference Big Sky MT , Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative Annual Place Based Education Conference Grand Rapids Mi, and River Rally St. Louis MO. In 2014, Michele was recognized by the Michigan Alliance for Environmental and Outdoor Education for excellence in her field and in 2013 was awarded the Michigan Water Environment Association Educational Professional of the Year award, and in 2012 was named the Chevy Green Educator of the year. Michele likes to spend her spare time in and on the water, volunteering on the Lake Orion Parks and Recreation Committee, as a Board Member for Friends of Bowers Farm and is the Vice Chair of the Oakland County MSU Extension Leadership Council.

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mpower16

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Dredged Sediment Reuse

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Product Design

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mohkil

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Systems Engineering

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mohamme4

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

Myself Mohammed Mubeen Raoof grad student from Kent State University with digital science as major.

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hamsandwich

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

CS major at UB.

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yitzhaknan

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Systems Engineering

I am Nan Zhang from Nano~optics & Biophotonics Laboratory in EE Department. My research focuses on Nano-photonics, Optoelectronics and Bio-photonics for integrated devices/systems.

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n8walke

City: Toledo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Web Design

I love adventure and experimenting with new things. I'm kind of a serial entrepreneur. I started as a graphic designer and morphed into more of a web developer utilizing Wordpress. I've started several businesses including a printing franchise (Hotcards Toledo/Chicago) , residential property investment and management, a full service advertising agency (Futuristic), and founder of Code City (tech/entrepreneur start up in Toledo). I love helping people better understand themselves and discover how they can find a purpose or best make an impact in the world.

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nbreitsch

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

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nealdev

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Energy and Environment, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Policy

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience Design

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ngunner

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Environmental Biology, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

I'm a digital storyteller... which means I use code, data, and multimedia to make important information as accessible as possible. I have a passion for digital maps and have spent years developing methods for managing geographic multimedia content. This work led me to found Orbitist LLC, a company geared toward geospatial cloud technology and spatial content management.

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ninaignaczak

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Policy, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management

write and edit stories about all aspects of people and place: development, entrepreneurship, transportation, education, energy, policy, tech, the sharing economy, local food and agriculture, and the environment. Also love telling (and visualizing) the stories behind the data.

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nirulmasurkar

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Systems Engineering

Wayne State University PhD candidate

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king2k23

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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simisan

City: Windsor

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Environmental Chemistry, Hydrology, Other, Soil Science

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, User Experience Design

Olivier is a young Canadian physicist and geograph involved in water protection and monitoring of the environment. While completing a Master degree in Geomatics and Remote Sensing of the Environment at the Université de Sherbrooke, he started a water quality start-up project since the beginning of 2016, developing a holistic approach to participative science. This project aims to develop a user-friendly interface to engage the public in monitoring water and to be a powerful tool for science education and environmental awareness. This project brought him to develop partnerships with researchers on open-source water quality technology in Canada, Brasil and India.

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omkarneogi

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering

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firmotis

City: Windsor

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Ecological Economics, Ecological Engineering, Ecological Psychology, Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Ethics, Soil Science

Skills: Product Design, Software Engineering, User Experience Design

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pat_lorch

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology

Skills: None

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pranithar559

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

interested in developing a mobile app to help increase social awareness on lake pollution and advising people on harmful conditions.

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clevelandrachel

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

Ripple Effect is a hacking community for the blue economy. The team is led by Rachel Wilkins Patel an ex-Google search web application developer, digital marketing strategist and founder @herideas, @makerduet, and @bridgeandswitch. She's developing Ripple Effect to connect communities to the value of water by empowering teachers, parents and DIY makers to experiment and hack problem-based environmental challenges for both ecological and economic impact. Ripple Effect aims to raise awareness through an online platform for experimentation and learning. It allows anyone in the world to ticker and become more aware of the ecological and social impacts in their own environment with respect to water and the value of water.

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rahul

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering

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ravindra

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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revdchorner

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Organizing

Skills: User Experience Design

We are a network of people in our northwest side of Cleveland neighborhood that are pushing for environmental justice. That means education and advocacy for the care of creation in all forms. This is one great tangible way to carry our message. Our youth and adults would love to help in any way possible with implementing your plans, taking this activity to the next level.

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rob216

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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rdasika

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Energy and Environment, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Policy, Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering, Web Design

UMich 2018

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hroyce47

City: Detroit

Challenge: Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design

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ruberth

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

I'm a Master's candidate at PUC-Rio. My main expertise is in Machine Learning, Data Analysis and Visualization.

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rushilbakhshi

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Psychology, Environmental Biology, Environmental Finance

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design

I am a student studying Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan.

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envirodrone

City: Windsor

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Ecological Economics, Ecological Engineering, Ecological Psychology, Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Hydrology, Life Cycle Assessment, Other, Soil Science, Toxicology

Skills: Business Management, Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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pathan-sakibgmail-com

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Life Cycle Assessment, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Web Design

Hello ALL, I am a graduate student at University of Toledo, Toledo-OH in Civil/Environmental Engineering. My background involves 1) Working on Air pollution software AERMOD, regulatory software of USEPA during my MS more than ten years back. 2) I have worked on designing/pilot testing for Arsenic treatment facilities (ATF) used for processing carcinogenic arsenic.This involved reducing Arsenic concentration from approx 50 to 25ppb (parts per billion) down to less than 100 ppb, as mandated by the then USEPA regulations, from groundwater before distribution for regular consumption. Treatment methods involved ferric chloride and adsorption vessels. 3) Have had opportunities to work with Public transportation specifically in Railroads. Understanding the engineering and safety aspects of railroads in general. 4) For a brief period worked on SAP which is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) business processing software. Primarily, I worked on customization with respect to the business requirements. 5) Currently working on thesis that tries to deal with effects of nano particles used in electronic consumer items on human health. The processes involves Life Cycle Analysis of the various processes from material sourcing, manufacturing, usage to end of life disposal phase. 6) Above and beyond the technical skills I am also interested in general knowledge/political affairs and as and when possible tried to write an article or two on such topics. I would like to believe that I have a diverse set of skills that could be used in various capacities for this challenge. Looking forward to be a part of a team wherein I can contribute and encourage the rest of the team to provide their optimum output. I am trying to lookout for individuals/team likewise if anyone finds me good enough to be approached to form a team, I greatly look up to it. Thanks and a have a great time. Sakib Pathan.

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blueteak

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

Sam Mathew - Management Randy Redmer - Technology

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sameetraj

City: Toledo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Mechanical Engineering

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saran

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

2nd year PhD candidate in EE, University at Buffalo.

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seanhogg

City: Detroit

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, User Experience Design, Web Design

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smac51

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

I am currently a computer science major at Lakeland Community College and Kent State University.

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shawwwday

City: Windsor

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: None

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sdmcgee12

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Hydrology, Other, Soil Science, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Civil Engineering

Shawn is a Senior Project Manager and Geotechncial Engineering Practice Leader with Hull & Associates, Inc. He has over 17 years of experience in Environmental, Infrastructure, and Energy Projects. Shawn specializes in geoenvironmental engineering, which includes traditional geotechnical and slope stability analyses. He has performed numerous geotechnical explorations and forensic investigations across the Midwest and along the Lake Erie shoreline, planned comprehensive subsurface investigations, and performed a diverse variety of slope stability and subsurface analyses. He is experienced with a wide range of construction projects, including stream restoration, landslide stabilization/remediation, brownfield redevelopment projects, residual waste and municipal landfills, dams/levees, reservoirs, road and bridge rehabilitation/construction, and multi-story structures. He obtained both his BSCE and MSCE (Civil Engineering) from the University of Toledo. He is a licensed professional engineer in Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Shawn is also the manager of Hull’s AASHTO Accredited Geotechnical/Materials Testing Laboratory in our Cleveland office.

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mahnous

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: None

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sherry

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Web Design

We are a team from Cleveland Code Tri-C!

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swhuangbuf

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

Hi I am Song-Wen Huang, third-year PhD student in State University of New York at Buffalo. Research interests focus: underwater acoustic communication, signal processing, chirp spread spectrum, and software development.

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ssgoldwater

City: Erie

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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scraig

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Chemistry

Skills: Product Design

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smylroie

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Hydrology

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Web Design

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sudhirgqc-com

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Energy and Environment, Environmental Impact Assessment, Hydrology, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

“Dr. Sudhir Kshirsagar is the president of Global Quality Corp., a Covington, KY based company. After getting his Ph.D. from University of Illinois, he has spent more than 30 years in environmental modeling and consulting. He has led the development of HydroTrek product line for real-time modeling of water and wastewater systems, for web-based modeling of stormwater run-off controls, and for river spill modeling. He also develops hardware for environmental sensing. He loves to swim and paint.

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tmd60

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Product Design, Software Engineering

I'm an electrical engineer

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tbamba

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Hydrology, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Graphic Design

My formal training is in aquatic ecology, and my work experiences are varied -- spanning academic and government research programs on the Great Lakes, to climate change, to sustainability. Interests include water conservation, impacts of climate change on aquatic ecosystems, harmful algal blooms, and renewable energy in underdeveloped countries.

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te_nalian

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

I am in the process of launching my start-up 10 Research Group, LLC. 10 Research Group, LLC is an independent research group that creates turn-key solutions for complex issues through technological innovations. Participating and winning the Aquahack feels like a perfect way to network and launch my start-up. I am a very successful marketing and advertising consultant, who won multiple CEO top sales awards. I have been in advertising and marketing for the past 10 years with one of the largest and oldest marketing and advertising companies in the world, but plan on leaving once I fully launch my start-up. I went to school for psychology and have used my degree every day to understand people, businesses, and what they both want and need to be successful. I have an idea for an app already that I want to bring to life with some developers. I would really like to implement the app idea I have with a team of people who better understand the water issue than myself this way the commercialization of the app will be working on the front end to bring knowledge to the community but also is serving as a secondary purpose to prevent future issues.

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tfassett

City: Detroit

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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tomashton

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design

Tom Ashton is President and CEO of Quantum Manufactured Systems (QMS), which he founded in 1993 in Strongsville, OH. He is also a veteran of several ambitious business ventures. In 1975 he founded and served as president and CEO of TechniChem Maintenance Supply Company, principally a chemical sales company, where he engaged in all aspects of sales management, designed and manufactured automated chemical treatment monitoring and feed systems, and created chemical formulations for industrial and institutional customers. Mr. Ashton has special expertise in fluid treatment technology, including an extensive background in chemicals, equipment design, and fabrication. He has also conducted extensive research (Pennsylvania grant), on the effects of magnetic fields on fluid in motion. With results from this research he has developed, designed, and patented a wide range of highly successful proprietary non-chemical fluid treatment and scale control systems and equipment for commercial, industrial, and specialty applications. One such application for building HVAC systems features an economical and highly effective control for algae, bacteria (especially Legionella), and other bio-mass. Mr. Ashton has directed a wide range of business development and marketing activities for QMS since 1995, and has secured government recognition and endorsement of QMS’ technology. He is an active member of several engineering organizations, and his work has been cited in trade journals and magazines.

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tommyl208

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: None

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tonya

City: Windsor

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Life Cycle Assessment

Skills: None

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trayvone

City: Toledo

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Systems Engineering

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uday-praveen

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design

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unnitmetaliya

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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vcorsi

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: None

BIO:

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vishalkr123

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Hydrology

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Systems Engineering

I HAVE DONE A PROJECT IN EUTROPHICATION IN MY SCHOOL, I HAVE THE BASE FOR JOINING THIS COMPETITION.

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mw44106

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

I'm an economist turned programmer turned entrepreneur. I'm happy to help any teams in any way I can. I'm good at SQL and web applications.

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wdong

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Soil Science

Skills: None

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wdong2

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Impact Assessment, Other

Skills: None

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millenniumbrain

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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taomijoe

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Chemistry, Soil Science, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: None

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yicao

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

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zachalberd

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Systems Engineering

Zachary worked for several years as a US Air Force technician in satellite and wideband communications as well as long range telemetry. As a civilian, Zachary moved into the film and television industry as a digital imaging expert and storyteller. His work has taken him around the world from the Amazon rain forest to the Arctic providing imagery and consulting to clients ranging from National Geographic, History Channel, Ford, and the U.S Army. Now a commercial UAV pilot / pioneer, Zachary is utilizing his diverse set of skills to offer clients an elevated perspective using revolutionary aerial imaging technology.

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zuper

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Psychology, Environmental Ethics, Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Web Design

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zzj0402gmail-com

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering

https://www.linkedin.com/in/zijing-zhang-7a453b49/

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adamfishman

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

I'm a professional Software Engineer in Cleveland, and Downtown resident. I'd like to get involved to help improve the lake's health and public access. I can bring solid technical skills for development and data crunching, as well as mentor younger members.

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awsmith

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Product Design

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adrian

City: Windsor

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Soil Science

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

Adrian Menzi Founder of H&F Foods www.hffoods.ca

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asen52

City: Buffalo

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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aishanib

City: Buffalo

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Product Design, Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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akhiltr

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

Student at UA

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amorganti

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Ecological Psychology, Energy and Environment, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Hydrology, Life Cycle Assessment, Soil Science, Toxicology, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

When I'm not inside enjoying my computer I'm outside enjoying nature.

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aliasadi84

City: Detroit

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Environmental Impact Assessment, Life Cycle Assessment

Skills: Business Management, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

I received my undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Shahid Rajaee University with specialization in Production and Manufacturing. I pursued my Master’s degrees in the Industrial and System’s engineering and Computer Science at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. I am focusing on data analysis and machine learning where my research mainly includes analytical aspects of energy usage. I enjoyed employing my skills in GM R&D , VA , DTE and Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) to make them greener. I joined Wayne state university’s Industrial Engineering PhD program with focus in Data Analytic at 2014 and where I can follow my interest in energy consumption analysis, electrical vehicle energy consumption, smart meter analysis, water treatment energy consumption and healthcare engineering.

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alinavisan

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: None

Hello Everyone, My name is Alina Visan and I am a Computer Science major. I will be taking my first Computer Science classes this summer so it is safe to say that I may not have a lot of experience as of today. I wanted to express that right away so that many of you do not get the wrong idea about where I stand in my studies. I do however have a passion when it comes to fixing problems of any kind. I know myself well enough to say that when someone lays a problem before me , my immediate reaction is to do whatever it takes to fix it. In my eyes there is always a way . I also would like to stress that I enjoy working with a group . The way I look at it , the more ideas, the better. During our first meeting I believe that I came up with a great idea to keep Lake Erie clean . Not just any idea but a possible winning idea, I would love to see if anyone else agrees or disagrees with it. I would love to be in a group . Let's make this happen , for Lake Erie and for ourselves. Thank you

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alvaro

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Hydrology

Skills: Business Management

Hydrogeologist with large simulation experience

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alvbb

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Impact Assessment, Hydrology

Skills: Systems Engineering

Geoscientist with hydrology and geostatistics knowledge

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alkygoffard

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Hydrology

Skills: Civil Engineering, Software Engineering, User Experience Design

I'm a recent graduate in the field of water resources engineering.

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arshamaa

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Policy

Skills: Business Management, Web Design

Graduate of the University at Buffalo with a BS in Business Administration

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gamer456148

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Hydrology, Life Cycle Assessment

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

Andrew Kamal is a startup Advisor and Computer Engineer who has built technology for 21 startups and done IT contracting as well as freelancing for small publications, studios, and Fortune 500 companies. His skills are Data Analysis, Design Simulation, Backend Development, Meta Quotes 4, Simulink, and PVC Design.

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andrewthornborough

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Web Design

I am a Computer Engineer.

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amamitof7

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

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hojnacki

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design

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areonbe

City: Windsor

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Systems Engineering

love computer

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art326

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology, Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, User Experience Design, Web Design

I have always had a passion in web development, and I think that work on this project would be very fun to work on! I've had a strong interest in finding a way to clean and maintain Lake Erie water.

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ayush

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management

Management and Computer Science Student.

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babak

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Systems Engineering

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bana

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

I am a second year PhD student in Biomimicry in university of Akron. My background is in Computer sciences and my passion is study of nature with the aim of learning fascinating solutions to our current problems. I believe in fixing what is right in-front of us. Currently working on bringing biomimcry thinking into schools and FabLabs, and my PhD work is on understanding Lake Erie where am hoping to mix CS and biomimicry.

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b-draou

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Hydrology, Other

Skills: Civil Engineering, Software Engineering

I studied water engineering and hydroinformatics.

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bdraou

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Hydrology

Skills: Civil Engineering, Graphic Design

Given today's approach to water management, technology encourages the world to employ data processing machines with the aid of artificial intelligence for the aim of innovative, solid decision making. My part involves getting in touch with a wide range of hydroinformatics software packages that can be utilized to analyze the given data of an aquatic environment and landscape in order to minimize the potential calamity and manage the water resources in a respective region. From water sustainability to flood management, all efforts are made to provide expert advice by drawing on and integrating hydraulics, hydrology, informatics, environmental engineering and other disciplines.

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beccarice

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management

Past developer turned project and IT Manager

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brseibol

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

I am a Computer Science Student at UB.

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810h2oworks

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Web Design

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bobhersch

City: Erie

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Energy and Environment, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design

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bobherschgmail-com

City: Erie

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

The Water Innovations Alliance Foundation The Water Innovations Alliance Foundation is focused on educating the public and key stakeholders as to new developments in fresh and waste water technologies. The Foundation works to gather data, develop reports, standards, economic analysis, and model training programs for advancing the development and deployment of new water technologies.

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bbrown

City: Toledo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Impact Assessment, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Product Design

I'm a mechanical engineer who is very interested in renewable energy and environmental sustainability. I think this is a great opportunity to use my skills to try and create some good for this world. I know i will not be able to do this alone, and I don't want to with your help we can change the world for the better. I am willing to find a time to meet with people before the competition to do research and fully understand our objective before diving into this 3 day experience.

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brendan-barrington

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Ecological Economics, Energy and Environment, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Life Cycle Assessment, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Entrepreneurship

I have worked environmental due diligence for five years. I have an MA in environmental studies. Internships with nonprofits and USEPA. Extensive regulatory experience

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ckashnier

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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carolcaruso

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: None

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chadgainor

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Energy and Environment, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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chance-martin

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

Hi. My name is Chance Martin and I'm a software engineer for GE Grid Solutions in Redmond, WA. I saw the posting for the hackathon on the Predix Developer Network newsletter and was immediately interested in joining. I was born and raised in Painesville, Oh and have enjoyed all that Lake Erie has to offer since I was a child. I've also learned over the years about the many issues it faces including pollution, introduction of foreign species and harmful algae blooms. I've been with GE for over 2 years now so I have a good understanding of the Predix platform and how to utilize its services.

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chandru

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering

UMich 2017

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chaz

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management

Manufacturing and Logistics

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csontipda21

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering, Web Design

Hello; My background is in electrical engineering, but an environmentalist at heart. I am so ready to solve the world problems and love to use new technologies to improve sustainable and renewable energy. Go green !!!

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cbudzynski

City: Toledo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Policy, Other

Skills: None

Cheri A. Budzynski is a partner in the Toledo, Ohio office. Cheri is admitted to practice in Ohio, Florida, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the United States District Court of Ohio, Northern District; and the United States District Court of Ohio, Southern District. Since joining Shumaker, she has been involved in a range of environmental regulatory, permitting, and compliance issues that affect the Utility Industry, the Steel/Coke Industry, the Pharmaceutical Industry, and the Ethanol Industry. Cheri has also worked on environmental litigation at both the State and Federal level. A substantial amount of her work is following regulations on both the State and Federal level and preparing comments for various trade organizations. She has submitted extensive comments to Ohio EPA, U.S. EPA, and the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission. She has also appealed various regulations to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and Ohio’s Environmental Review Appeals Commission. Cheri has also prepared an overview of the major environmental regulations in the United States and European Union, which was presented to the Ministry of Environmental Protection for the People’s Republic of China to aid in the development of glass industry regulations in China. Cheri has been part of the legal team involved in the application process for a New Source Review/Prevention of Significant Deterioration permit-to-install for a heat recovery coke facility in Ohio. She has also assisted in permitting Pharmaceutical Facilities and Electric Utility Facilities. Cheri received her law degree from the University of Toledo in 2007, where she also served as Executive Editor of the Law Review and Vice President of the Women Law Students’ Association. Cheri’s comment was published in the Fall 2006 edition of The University of Toledo Law Review. Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Cheri received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology with emphasis in Behavioral Neuroscience. She worked as a professor at Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio where she also served as the Chair for the Department of Psychology. Cheri has nine peer reviewed articles that have been published in psychological and biological journals. These journals include American Psychologist, The Journal of Experimental Biology, European Journal of Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, and Behavioral Brain Research. Cheri has also presented her research at several international conferences. Honors Ohio Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2014 - 2017 Professional and Community Affiliations Toledo Bar Association Toledo Women's Bar Association Ohio Bar Association Social Media Vice Chair for the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Air Quality Committee President, Toledo Women's Bar Association

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cderosa27

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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chriseischen

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design

Worked in the printing industry for 12 years before taking a job at GM. Out of a passion for parenting Chris joined a group of Dads with a similar passion. After launching Kick Ass Dad Podcast

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christiane

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Ecological Psychology, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Environmental Organizing, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Web Design

Christian is founder and owner/operator of SUP Erie Adventures, a multi-sport guide service specializing in paddling opportunities serving all of WNY's waterways and trails. SUP Erie Adventures is based out of Sunset Bay in Irving, NY and is heading into its third year of operations. Christian is also a professional stand-up paddleboard athlete sponsored by major companies such as Pau Hana Surf Supply, Kialoa Paddles, and Kokatat. Christian's passion is connecting people and especially youth to the natural environment while facilitating learning experiences that contribute to personal growth and foster a sense of environmental stewardship.

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csilea

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Psychology, Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Hydrology, Soil Science, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Graphic Design

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conyskiw

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Hydrology, Soil Science

Skills: Civil Engineering

I am a senior Environmental Engineering student at UT. My co-ops and future full time employment are with a water and wastewater consulting firm in Toledo. My work has focused on underground water and sewer mains, along with water quality, odor and corrosion control, and construction based work.

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chrisvidell23

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: None

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corey

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Graphic Design

HELLO!, I'm currently a student at the university of Akron pursuing a bachelors in graphic design.

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ctrares

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management

I have lived in the area for almost all of my life, and I feel somewhat that I have taken for granted what an amazing resource Lake Erie is. Although not proficient in any way, shape or form, I have a huge interest in technology and also believe that it is the number one asset for solving problems now and heading into the future. I love meeting people, working with them, talking to various types of people, and solving problems with them. This is a tremendously important issue and something I would very much love to be a part of. I'm willing to help in any way that I can, even if that means going on coffee runs and telling jokes to keep people awake. This project is too important for any ego on my end. Let's win this thing Toledo.

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lvwiseguy

City: Erie

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Product Design, Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

Daniel Nick was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History at Gannon University. He completed a Master of Arts Degree in Ethics and Policy Studies specializing in Cyber Terrorism and Information Warfare at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. His thesis titled “The Creation of a National Information Policy Combating Cyber Terrorism” looks at establishing a national information policy to combat a cyber terrorist attack on the infrastructures within the United States. Mr. Nick is fluent in six programming languages. He was a Program Analyst from 2001 to 2014 with the Department of Veterans Affairs working on their Electronic Medical Records System known as VistA. He created two web applications for the Veterans Affairs that have been acknowledged as a “National Best Practice”, the Red White and Blue Report and the On-Line Peer Review System. He moved back to Erie in 2014 and founded Fingers Crossed Erie; a web and mobile development, web design, and electronic health records company.

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danwickham

City: Detroit

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Policy, Hydrology, Life Cycle Assessment, Soil Science, Toxicology

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Systems Engineering

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downsj

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Dredged Sediment Reuse

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Energy and Environment, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance

Skills: Business Management

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drome

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Software Engineering, Web Design

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danny-kilkenny

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure

Areas of Expertise: Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design

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djhagel

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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landsfinest1

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering

I am a student working on healing the world

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dwiggins64

City: Toledo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Policy

Skills: Business Management

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dtgenna

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Chemistry

Skills: None

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boxofrocks

City: Toledo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Environmental Policy, Hydrology, Soil Science, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: None

I've lived in Toledo for a little over 2 1/2 years now. I got my B.S. in Geology and Environmental Science from Miami University where I studied groundwater and surface water interactions. I work for a local environmental consulting firm performing compliance monitoring and environmental services. My experience is primarily in groundwater monitoring, as well as surface water sampling, soil sampling and gas monitoring. I have also been involved in the Western Lake Erie Basin Nutrient Source Inventory, performing data mining, entry, and QA/QC. My 'hacking' interests are in helping to identify current data gaps and areas of potential improvement for future surface water monitoring and nutrient load modeling in the Western Lake Erie Basin. I think there are ways in which the data that we collect could be more targeted and better serve the goals of stakeholders. I would like to investigate any and all ideas/improvements for future stream monitoring methods, possible efficiency improvements for data collection and QA/QC, and ideas for correlation and modeling of surface water parameters. If anyone has novel ideas relating to nutrient monitoring and/or addressing potential causes of harmful algal blooms, I would like to get involved and assist wherever I can.

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duyvo

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Web Design

A Junior in the School of Management at UB. Hungry and passionate about creating ventures to serve the community.

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eabair

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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edmacall

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

I'm am an entry level programmer who is fresh out of some bootcamps for Java and .Net and would like to find a project that I could help out on. I used to work in building automation and installed a JACE and some Spyders at the Wendy Island Water Processing Plant. I also used to work in engineering at Nesbitt Industries, where I drew the electrical schematics for the rooftop air conditioners that we built, as well as performed the unit testing and building automation programming for the machines that we provided the controls for.

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eduardocesar93

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

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elijah-rydzewskigmail-com

City: Erie

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

Currently a Software Engineering Major at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

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omega

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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wineslab

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

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cataclysm1987

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Web Design

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karrfalt

City: Erie

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Ethics

Skills: Product Design

Eric Karrfalt, Ph.D., Renewergy Corporation, is a very versatile scientist and an intuitive engineer. He brings an exceptional and powerful set of problem solving skills to this work from his previous diverse experience. He has a very sharp eye for economy and efficiency and is continually finding ways to make the Aeroponic system simpler and more productive. He is very widely conversant with materials properties and fabrication techniques and can seamlessly bridge the gap between scientific theory and practical implementation. These abilities are extremely useful in developing the many novel solutions necessary for accommodating the biological complexity of the algae within an efficient, economical industrial system.

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robotmissions

City: Windsor

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

Robot Missions is helping our planet with robots. We have developed a prototype 3d printed robot (about the size of a poodle) that collects tiny trash debris from shorelines. With a group of collaborators in Summer 2016, we embarked on 11 Field Tests around Toronto and Ottawa - including one with a NASA scientist in Pasadena, CA. In total, we collected 2.75kg of tiny trash debris, and engaging 188 participants. For more info: http://robotmissions.org

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ees37

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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spiriman

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Psychology, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Organizing, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Entrepreneurship

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francineh

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology, Toxicology

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Software Engineering, Web Design

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fglorie

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

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wetest

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Environmental Chemistry, Hydrology, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship, User Experience Design

Gaspard Durieux Co-Founder, WeTest Gaspard is a knowledge builder creating value at the interface between sciences and society. He is an entrepreneur and researcher in the field of water management and adaptation to Climate Change. After he graduated in master’s in hydrology in Quebec he started up WeTest with his Canadian colleague Oliver-Saint-Jean Rondeau. WeTest is a collaborative platform to make every citizen a plain actor of water management, thanks to electrochemical sensors and a mobile real time data storage and analysis solution developed under contract with Polytechnic School of Sao Paulo. WeTest ambition is to make every citizen a plain actor of water management. Gaspard has experience in community engagement and applications of the Participatory Rules Appraisal methodology to address water quality issues. Gaspard is a permaculture designer and has experience of on designing local solutions to address water quality and waste water issues. His conviction is that addressing water issues require collaboration and that simple technology can empower local communities to adapt water issues and share local knowledge on how to cultivate water.

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gsklivanitis

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

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george-temple

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: None

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enfotek

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

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gerrig

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Web Design

A proud native of Cleveland OH, who has sounded the horn at every opportunity about how great this city is. I am presently enrolled in the Tri-C Coding Bootcamp Cleveland Codes III I have a BS in Business Administration and a MPA in Public Administration I have worked in the Travel and Tourism business for many years. I am also a licensed Realtor. So far in my studies I have learned to work with, HTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, JSON, CSHARP, MVC, SQL. It's thrilling to know that I can make a contribution to help preserve one of our city's most prized treasures Lake Erie,

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giordanbennett

City: Windsor

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, User Experience Design, Web Design

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grccle

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: None

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guillengap

City: Erie

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering

Skills: Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

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ronin30

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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hamid2016

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

I got my Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University. My research interests lie in the filed of robotics, image processing and programming.

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hghassemi

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Chemistry

Skills: Product Design

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avcikral

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

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indigo

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Chemistry

Skills: User Experience Design

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s00484196acad-tri-c-edu

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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el8550

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Energy and Environment, Hydrology, Soil Science

Skills: Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship

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jacondel

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering

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jacobgqc-com

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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jmahanta

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Product Design, Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

Software developer. I care for the environment. I work with C#, Tsql, javascript and javascript frameworks.

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james_vw

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Mechanical Engineering

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james_vw

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Mechanical Engineering

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jane

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Graphic Design, User Experience Design, Web Design

UX Designer at GM Master of Design graduate, Carnegie Mellon University Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Philippines '10-'12) Cares deeply about the environment and sustainable living

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jbryant

City: Erie

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Systems Engineering

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jason-lindy

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design

Masters of Urban Planning Wayne State Student with a certificate in economic development and a a community food systems planning fellow.

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jness

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

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aquahackjr

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Impact Assessment, Hydrology, Life Cycle Assessment

Skills: Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship

I am Javad Roostaei a doctoral candidate and Graduate Teaching Assistant at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Currently, I am working in Sustainable Water-Energy-Environmental Technologies Laboratory (SWEET Lab). The area of my research is Data Mining, Prediction Models, Optimization, Spatial Analysis, Sustainability, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Data Visualization, and Algae Wastewater Treatment Process. More information on my homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/javadroostaeienvironment/home

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jayoonlee

City: Toledo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Ethics, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Graphic Design, Product Design, Web Design

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aquahack

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Environmental Organizing, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

Focused, fluid, functional and fair. WS7 is where lo-tech, hi-tech, old school and innovation collide and resolve. WS7 is where the Jolly Green Giant, Booker T. Washington and McGyver collide. We are not just competing…we are sustainably collaborating to make the world a better place.

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balljl3

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, User Experience Design

Miami University Marketing graduate, experience in marketing start-ups and CPGs.

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jcarg

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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jfeng

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

I am a research scientist at the University of Akron. My background is in Mechanical Engineering. I am passionate about developing open-source technologies for citizen science, education, and engineering. I am especially interesting in open hardware that incorporates the Arduino platform. I am currently working on building open-source systems for environmental sensing, data logging, and wireless communication.

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helloworld

City: Buffalo

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Web Design

Hello World! I am a Computer Science student at the University of buffalo. I aim to become a Software Developer and Web Developer. I enjoy creating awesome and efficient solusions to make world a little different, easier and better.

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mbhguyatt-net

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Systems Engineering

I have been in electronics for 25 years. My area of focus is IOT. I have an electrical engineering undergrad degree as well as an MBA. I make things that are not only feasible but cost effective.

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jpaximadis

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

More than 20 years of R&D and product development experience. Varied software and system engineering work, including software design and coding, system architecture, and modeling and simulation. Applications span aerospace and defense to medical imaging and industrial control. Experience in multiple roles, including software engineer, data scientist, system architect, and engineering/operations management. https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-m-paximadis/

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jkruszyn

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Product Design, User Experience Design

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thenomemac

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

Data Scientist and python super-fan.

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jac244

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship

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kstammler

City: Windsor

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology

Skills: None

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keckard

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Ecological Engineering, Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Hydrology, Other, Soil Science, Toxicology

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design

Ten years ago I had a dream to develop a positive impact for the world. From this dream derived my mission to discover our most significant global issues and explore their impact over the next decade. This discovery encompassed the impact of over-utilization of natural resources, and more importantly—water—in terms of both an environmental perspective and the need for sustaining human life and utility. Through intense academic pursuits, I developed into an Internationalist and Agricultural Economist where much of my research abroad explored water technologies and natural resource allocation around the globe. I earned a B.S. from Miami University in Agricultural Economics with special emphases in Agriculture and Business, and minors in International Business and Chinese. I have also served as a guest lecturer at Miami University, Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati. My research and vocation abroad include regions in China, Southeast Asia, Middle East/Israel and extensive remote research with counterparts in Australia. My life and career pursuits have developed me into a well-rounded engineer in the following arenas: Environmental, Software, Hydraulics, Water Resources, Systems (specifically wastewater treatment) and Fluid Mechanics. By late 2015, this dream had materialized into a green platform business model for my company—WEL Enterprise, with a primary focus on water and energy solutions as well as productive green space structures (Water, Energy, Land). Developing the method and platform for the first closed loop industrial water reclamation system has been one of my greatest achievements and formed the foundation of WEL Enterprise. I hold provisional (process and system) and non-provisional patents in wastewater management and reclamation and currently completing the development of several more patentable, industry-specific processes and systems for wastewater management. Today, I have an incredible team of mentors, engineers and experts working together with a common vision for progressive impact and true sustainability. My goal to create winning solutions for the environment, humanity, and mutual sustainability has materialized into this business model. Through service on the council for Covington Kentucky’s Westside Coalition, the Green Infrastructure Group and Hamilton Mill’s Cleantech/Water Technology Group, and working very closely with the Environmental Protection Agency, I have gained invaluable experience and demonstrated success in municipal development, particularly regarding natural resource management. Furthermore, reputation and credibility acquired from years of extensive domestic and international research and development in environmental sustainability, with key advancements in environmental engineering & technologies, suggest this is only the beginning for what is ahead.

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kellerific

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Life Cycle Assessment, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management

I'm a PhD student in Biomimicry at the University of Akron working on resilience of complex adaptive systems and looking to incorporate biomimetic innovations to bolster system-wide resilience.

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kenseyjoy

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Organizing, Hydrology

Skills: Civil Engineering, Systems Engineering

Kensey Daly Water Resource Engineer, CH2M Hill Education M.S., Civil & Environmental Engineering - Hydrology and Hydrodynamics, University of Washington, Expected 2018 B.S., Environmental Engineering, San Diego State University, 2014 Professional Registrations Engineer in Training: California (#155066, 2015) Distinguishing Qualifications • Proficient in numerical modeling software such as HEC-RAS 1-D and 2-D and other HEC products, Goldsim, EPA SWMM, CE-QUAL and SMS including CMS • Document lead on technical reports and memorandums • Contributing author for watershed modeling studies, riverine modeling studies, a climate adaptation plan, and a sales forecast model Relevant Experience Ms. Daly is a water resource engineer in CH2M’s Seattle office. She has experience in numerical modeling and technical studies for a variety of different clients and projects. Ms. Daly has practiced preparing modeling tools for clients for the use of integrated water resource management, climate change studies, flood control protection planning, storm water & watershed management and water sales forecasting. She has been a primary author for Integrated Water Resource Management plans, climate change studies, watershed basin hydrologic evaluations, and floodplain management studies. Ms. Daly also has experience with data analysis in ArcGIS, building tools in Excel, field work, and project management.

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sir_ac

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering

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kevincul

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, User Experience Design, Web Design

WNY Prosperity Fellow at SUNY Buffalo graduating in June 2017 with a Master's in Urban and Regional Planning. Kevin, with his wife Christian, own and operate SUP Erie Adventures LLC, a multi-sport regional outdoor guide service specializing in water based activities and Adventure Sports Development LLC, a urban and regional planning firm specializing in the development of adventure sport business opportunities from concept through implementation. The pair are also professional stand-up paddle board athletes sponsored by Pau Hana Surf Supply, Kialoa Paddles, and Kokatat.

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kcp5

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Product Design

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ktountasub

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

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ktountas

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

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lmarsha5

City: Toledo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Mechanical Engineering

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lilolapin

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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lohendira

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Hydrology

Skills: Civil Engineering

-NAME= LOHENDIRA -QUALIFICATION= B.TECH CIVIL MS CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL(STUDYING) -ALWAYS CREATIVE IN GIVING SOLUTION TO WATER POLLUTION. -ALSO INTERESTED IN HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES. -RIVER ANALYSIS AND FLUID MECHANICS IS ALSO MY AREA OF INTEREST. -DONE PROJECT ON OFFSHORE RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE. -HAVE EXPERIENCE OF PROJECT IN FLIGHT HANGAR CONSTRUCTION. -HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF DRINKING WATER TREATMENT PLANT AND CONSTRUCTION. -ENVIRONMENT HAS GIVEN A LOT, NOW ITS OUR TURN TO HEAL IT AND GIVE BACK.

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lonjohnson

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design

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lorena

City: Erie

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

I am a senior at Nichols School looking to provide a solution for Lake Erie's invasive species through a business stand point.

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llane1145

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design

bio will be updated at a later date.

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lpasoz

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse

Areas of Expertise: Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design

For the past 20 years I have dedicated my life to ridding our oceans and harbors of debris pollution by developing equipment that remove debris in a responsible manner or Working on the waste water treatment field or family business dedicated to ocean pollution clean up. I have been surfing for over 35 years and could not help to feel a responsible sense to help rid our oceans from debris after surfing on debris infested waters or traveling to beautiful places like Hawaii and see the beaches littered with debris I am thankful for the many people, cities, county's trying to make a difference in our world. Thank you Louis Pasoz 714-588-7887

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lucas-mcconnell

City: Erie

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Energy and Environment, Life Cycle Assessment

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design

I am an inventor and entrepreneur. I have developed a system called aeroponic algal culture (AAC). AAC is an efficient means to cultivate algae from nutrient rich wastewater streams; both point source and nonpoint source alike. Our system cultivates algae on a substrate under a fine mist rather than in a body of water. By removing the majority of the water usage we are able to provide the algae with everything it needs grow in an energy efficient manner. The algae is grown in a concentrated fashion allowing for greater control of the environment and easier harvesting. We are looking for potential partners with access to a methane digestion system or other steady and consistent nutrient rich streams. Potential funders and/or research partners are also always welcome to contact us as well.

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mariteball

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

Marie T. (Marité) Ball has 20+ years of business experience in Europe and the US. She has held Marketing leadership positions with several Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries. After moving to Cleveland in 2005, she was hired as Director of Business Development for a leading automotive aftermarket company. She took the company international, opening markets in Europe, Latin America, India, China and the Middle East. She also created an eco-superior brand currently selling on eCommerce platforms in China. Marité's passion and dedication to the Environment has led her to start her own company, Blue & Green Planet, to help accelerate Sustainability solutions. Her focus is Blue technologies (Water) and Green technologies (Waste-to-Energy, Renewable energy, Bio-materials, and Circular Economy initiatives). Marité has a wide network of connections globally and believes in the urgency, necessity, and power of "Super Collaboration".

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mdrabic14gmail-com

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Energy and Environment, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing, Hydrology, Soil Science, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Web Design

Environemntal Scientist. Photographer and GIS/CAD designer.

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mmoha

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Mechanical Engineering

Interested in improving the data collection within the lake Erie Basin, particularly involving low cost sensor systems, citizen science, or autonomous systems to collect this data. Most of my expertise is in controls engineering, especially electronics, but I am a relatively competent programmer and hope to expand on these skills during the competition.

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akhshik

City: Windsor

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Impact Assessment, Life Cycle Assessment, Toxicology

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Web Design

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grazian2

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: None

go team!

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mattk

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering

Mechanical Engineering consultant with a broad background which includes consumer and commercial product testing for evaluation and reliability, competitive product analysis for intellectual property litigation, production wiring of electrical control systems, sheetmetal design, and rapid prototyping. Regular visitor of the Cleveland Metroparks and Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

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msochor

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering

Data scientist at Progressive and I have a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biophysics. Interested in making lead testing dead simple and making lead testing results widely available and easy to consume.

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itski

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering

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mkulina

City: Toledo

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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matthewstolfer

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Other

Skills: Mechanical Engineering

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memetzgz

City: Toledo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: None

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maxherzog2

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Energy and Environment

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering

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mdrafsan

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design

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mdrafsan2

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering

Someone with boundless curiosity, optimism, and entrepreneurial blood, hustling everyday until I make it big.

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melissagqc-com

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Software Engineering

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menelikjames

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Environmental Chemistry, Hydrology, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design

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mpbrown15

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering

I'm currently a sophomore at the University at Buffalo studying Computer Science, Political Science, and Environmental Design. By working with local non-profits in Buffalo, I discovered the field of civic technology as a way to create tools and solutions to local community challenges.

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mpbrown

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Software Engineering

I'm currently a sophomore at the University at Buffalo studying Computer Science, Political Science, and Environmental Design. By working with local non-profits in Buffalo, I discovered the field of civic technology as a way to create tools and solutions to local community challenges.

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mikehoppe

City: Windsor

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, User Experience Design, Web Design

3DFX is a virtual and augmented reality company based in Windsor, Ontario. Our team is focused on the development of sharing ideas and information using new technologies and power of social media platforms.

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mklaene

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

I am an IT consultant with Sogeti, a preferred vendor with GE. I have worked on Predix for the past few years and am a Predix Certified Developer. I am an outdoor enthusiast as well so the problems being addressed are of great interest to me. In addition to Predix knowledge, I am a capable team leader. I can provide help with the software solution and team leadership. I am based in Cincinnati, OH so would have to perform most, if not all of my work, remotely, but I can commit to a team, regardless of location (e.g. Toledo, Cleveland, Detroit). Thanks!

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michaeldaniel

City: Toledo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

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mikestratton

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

I am a professional web developer who specializes in the development of websites and web applications within the LAMP stack. My experience and education qualify me as a full stack engineer and the core of my experience is in the realm of CSS & JavaScript, PHP and MySql. My educational background is in computer science and mathematics

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mikelwade

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

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m-a-p

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Hydrology, Other

Skills: None

Michele is a Northern Michigan University graduate with a background in Ecology, Aquatic Biology and specializes in water quality assessments. She is also a graduate of Walden University with a MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership. As the Head of the Freshwater Forum at Cranbrook Institute of Science, Michele oversees all aspects of Forum’s activities including fund development, grant writing, educational programs, teacher professional development, exhibitions, and research and stakeholder engagement. Michele has developed numerous educational and lesson plan materials about watersheds and water resources. She is former president of the state of Michigan environmental education organization Michigan Alliance for Environmental and Outdoor Education, and the past co-chair of the No Child Left inside Coalition. As an expert in her field Michele has presented at many conferences, local, national and international, including: Sustaining the Blue Planet Global Water Education Conference Big Sky MT , Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative Annual Place Based Education Conference Grand Rapids Mi, and River Rally St. Louis MO. In 2014, Michele was recognized by the Michigan Alliance for Environmental and Outdoor Education for excellence in her field and in 2013 was awarded the Michigan Water Environment Association Educational Professional of the Year award, and in 2012 was named the Chevy Green Educator of the year. Michele likes to spend her spare time in and on the water, volunteering on the Lake Orion Parks and Recreation Committee, as a Board Member for Friends of Bowers Farm and is the Vice Chair of the Oakland County MSU Extension Leadership Council.

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mpower16

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Dredged Sediment Reuse

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Product Design

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mohkil

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Systems Engineering

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mohamme4

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

Myself Mohammed Mubeen Raoof grad student from Kent State University with digital science as major.

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hamsandwich

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Web Design

CS major at UB.

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yitzhaknan

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Systems Engineering

I am Nan Zhang from Nano~optics & Biophotonics Laboratory in EE Department. My research focuses on Nano-photonics, Optoelectronics and Bio-photonics for integrated devices/systems.

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n8walke

City: Toledo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Web Design

I love adventure and experimenting with new things. I'm kind of a serial entrepreneur. I started as a graphic designer and morphed into more of a web developer utilizing Wordpress. I've started several businesses including a printing franchise (Hotcards Toledo/Chicago) , residential property investment and management, a full service advertising agency (Futuristic), and founder of Code City (tech/entrepreneur start up in Toledo). I love helping people better understand themselves and discover how they can find a purpose or best make an impact in the world.

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nbreitsch

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

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nealdev

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Energy and Environment, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Policy

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience Design

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ngunner

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Environmental Biology, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

I'm a digital storyteller... which means I use code, data, and multimedia to make important information as accessible as possible. I have a passion for digital maps and have spent years developing methods for managing geographic multimedia content. This work led me to found Orbitist LLC, a company geared toward geospatial cloud technology and spatial content management.

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ninaignaczak

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Policy, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management

write and edit stories about all aspects of people and place: development, entrepreneurship, transportation, education, energy, policy, tech, the sharing economy, local food and agriculture, and the environment. Also love telling (and visualizing) the stories behind the data.

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nirulmasurkar

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Systems Engineering

Wayne State University PhD candidate

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king2k23

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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simisan

City: Windsor

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Environmental Chemistry, Hydrology, Other, Soil Science

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, User Experience Design

Olivier is a young Canadian physicist and geograph involved in water protection and monitoring of the environment. While completing a Master degree in Geomatics and Remote Sensing of the Environment at the Université de Sherbrooke, he started a water quality start-up project since the beginning of 2016, developing a holistic approach to participative science. This project aims to develop a user-friendly interface to engage the public in monitoring water and to be a powerful tool for science education and environmental awareness. This project brought him to develop partnerships with researchers on open-source water quality technology in Canada, Brasil and India.

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omkarneogi

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering

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firmotis

City: Windsor

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Ecological Economics, Ecological Engineering, Ecological Psychology, Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Ethics, Soil Science

Skills: Product Design, Software Engineering, User Experience Design

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pat_lorch

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology

Skills: None

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pranithar559

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

interested in developing a mobile app to help increase social awareness on lake pollution and advising people on harmful conditions.

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clevelandrachel

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

Ripple Effect is a hacking community for the blue economy. The team is led by Rachel Wilkins Patel an ex-Google search web application developer, digital marketing strategist and founder @herideas, @makerduet, and @bridgeandswitch. She's developing Ripple Effect to connect communities to the value of water by empowering teachers, parents and DIY makers to experiment and hack problem-based environmental challenges for both ecological and economic impact. Ripple Effect aims to raise awareness through an online platform for experimentation and learning. It allows anyone in the world to ticker and become more aware of the ecological and social impacts in their own environment with respect to water and the value of water.

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rahul

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering

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ravindra

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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revdchorner

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Organizing

Skills: User Experience Design

We are a network of people in our northwest side of Cleveland neighborhood that are pushing for environmental justice. That means education and advocacy for the care of creation in all forms. This is one great tangible way to carry our message. Our youth and adults would love to help in any way possible with implementing your plans, taking this activity to the next level.

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rob216

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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rdasika

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Economics, Energy and Environment, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Policy, Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Software Engineering, Web Design

UMich 2018

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hroyce47

City: Detroit

Challenge: Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design

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ruberth

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

I'm a Master's candidate at PUC-Rio. My main expertise is in Machine Learning, Data Analysis and Visualization.

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rushilbakhshi

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Psychology, Environmental Biology, Environmental Finance

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design

I am a student studying Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan.

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envirodrone

City: Windsor

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Climatology, Ecological Economics, Ecological Engineering, Ecological Psychology, Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Finance, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Organizing, Environmental Policy, Hydrology, Life Cycle Assessment, Other, Soil Science, Toxicology

Skills: Business Management, Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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pathan-sakibgmail-com

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Life Cycle Assessment, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Web Design

Hello ALL, I am a graduate student at University of Toledo, Toledo-OH in Civil/Environmental Engineering. My background involves 1) Working on Air pollution software AERMOD, regulatory software of USEPA during my MS more than ten years back. 2) I have worked on designing/pilot testing for Arsenic treatment facilities (ATF) used for processing carcinogenic arsenic.This involved reducing Arsenic concentration from approx 50 to 25ppb (parts per billion) down to less than 100 ppb, as mandated by the then USEPA regulations, from groundwater before distribution for regular consumption. Treatment methods involved ferric chloride and adsorption vessels. 3) Have had opportunities to work with Public transportation specifically in Railroads. Understanding the engineering and safety aspects of railroads in general. 4) For a brief period worked on SAP which is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) business processing software. Primarily, I worked on customization with respect to the business requirements. 5) Currently working on thesis that tries to deal with effects of nano particles used in electronic consumer items on human health. The processes involves Life Cycle Analysis of the various processes from material sourcing, manufacturing, usage to end of life disposal phase. 6) Above and beyond the technical skills I am also interested in general knowledge/political affairs and as and when possible tried to write an article or two on such topics. I would like to believe that I have a diverse set of skills that could be used in various capacities for this challenge. Looking forward to be a part of a team wherein I can contribute and encourage the rest of the team to provide their optimum output. I am trying to lookout for individuals/team likewise if anyone finds me good enough to be approached to form a team, I greatly look up to it. Thanks and a have a great time. Sakib Pathan.

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blueteak

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

Sam Mathew - Management Randy Redmer - Technology

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sameetraj

City: Toledo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Mechanical Engineering

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saran

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

2nd year PhD candidate in EE, University at Buffalo.

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seanhogg

City: Detroit

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Entrepreneurship, User Experience Design, Web Design

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smac51

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

I am currently a computer science major at Lakeland Community College and Kent State University.

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shawwwday

City: Windsor

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: None

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sdmcgee12

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Hydrology, Other, Soil Science, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Civil Engineering

Shawn is a Senior Project Manager and Geotechncial Engineering Practice Leader with Hull & Associates, Inc. He has over 17 years of experience in Environmental, Infrastructure, and Energy Projects. Shawn specializes in geoenvironmental engineering, which includes traditional geotechnical and slope stability analyses. He has performed numerous geotechnical explorations and forensic investigations across the Midwest and along the Lake Erie shoreline, planned comprehensive subsurface investigations, and performed a diverse variety of slope stability and subsurface analyses. He is experienced with a wide range of construction projects, including stream restoration, landslide stabilization/remediation, brownfield redevelopment projects, residual waste and municipal landfills, dams/levees, reservoirs, road and bridge rehabilitation/construction, and multi-story structures. He obtained both his BSCE and MSCE (Civil Engineering) from the University of Toledo. He is a licensed professional engineer in Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Shawn is also the manager of Hull’s AASHTO Accredited Geotechnical/Materials Testing Laboratory in our Cleveland office.

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mahnous

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: None

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sherry

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Web Design

We are a team from Cleveland Code Tri-C!

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swhuangbuf

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

Hi I am Song-Wen Huang, third-year PhD student in State University of New York at Buffalo. Research interests focus: underwater acoustic communication, signal processing, chirp spread spectrum, and software development.

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ssgoldwater

City: Erie

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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scraig

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Chemistry

Skills: Product Design

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smylroie

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Hydrology

Skills: Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Web Design

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sudhirgqc-com

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Engineering, Energy and Environment, Environmental Impact Assessment, Hydrology, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Business Management, Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

“Dr. Sudhir Kshirsagar is the president of Global Quality Corp., a Covington, KY based company. After getting his Ph.D. from University of Illinois, he has spent more than 30 years in environmental modeling and consulting. He has led the development of HydroTrek product line for real-time modeling of water and wastewater systems, for web-based modeling of stormwater run-off controls, and for river spill modeling. He also develops hardware for environmental sensing. He loves to swim and paint.

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tmd60

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Product Design, Software Engineering

I'm an electrical engineer

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tbamba

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Hydrology, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Graphic Design

My formal training is in aquatic ecology, and my work experiences are varied -- spanning academic and government research programs on the Great Lakes, to climate change, to sustainability. Interests include water conservation, impacts of climate change on aquatic ecosystems, harmful algal blooms, and renewable energy in underdeveloped countries.

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te_nalian

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship

I am in the process of launching my start-up 10 Research Group, LLC. 10 Research Group, LLC is an independent research group that creates turn-key solutions for complex issues through technological innovations. Participating and winning the Aquahack feels like a perfect way to network and launch my start-up. I am a very successful marketing and advertising consultant, who won multiple CEO top sales awards. I have been in advertising and marketing for the past 10 years with one of the largest and oldest marketing and advertising companies in the world, but plan on leaving once I fully launch my start-up. I went to school for psychology and have used my degree every day to understand people, businesses, and what they both want and need to be successful. I have an idea for an app already that I want to bring to life with some developers. I would really like to implement the app idea I have with a team of people who better understand the water issue than myself this way the commercialization of the app will be working on the front end to bring knowledge to the community but also is serving as a secondary purpose to prevent future issues.

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tfassett

City: Detroit

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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tomashton

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Product Design

Tom Ashton is President and CEO of Quantum Manufactured Systems (QMS), which he founded in 1993 in Strongsville, OH. He is also a veteran of several ambitious business ventures. In 1975 he founded and served as president and CEO of TechniChem Maintenance Supply Company, principally a chemical sales company, where he engaged in all aspects of sales management, designed and manufactured automated chemical treatment monitoring and feed systems, and created chemical formulations for industrial and institutional customers. Mr. Ashton has special expertise in fluid treatment technology, including an extensive background in chemicals, equipment design, and fabrication. He has also conducted extensive research (Pennsylvania grant), on the effects of magnetic fields on fluid in motion. With results from this research he has developed, designed, and patented a wide range of highly successful proprietary non-chemical fluid treatment and scale control systems and equipment for commercial, industrial, and specialty applications. One such application for building HVAC systems features an economical and highly effective control for algae, bacteria (especially Legionella), and other bio-mass. Mr. Ashton has directed a wide range of business development and marketing activities for QMS since 1995, and has secured government recognition and endorsement of QMS’ technology. He is an active member of several engineering organizations, and his work has been cited in trade journals and magazines.

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tommyl208

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: None

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tonya

City: Windsor

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Environmental Impact Assessment, Life Cycle Assessment

Skills: None

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trayvone

City: Toledo

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Systems Engineering

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uday-praveen

City: Detroit

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design

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unnitmetaliya

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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vcorsi

City: Cleveland

Challenge: None

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: None

BIO:

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vishalkr123

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Energy and Environment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Hydrology

Skills: Entrepreneurship, Systems Engineering

I HAVE DONE A PROJECT IN EUTROPHICATION IN MY SCHOOL, I HAVE THE BASE FOR JOINING THIS COMPETITION.

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mw44106

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

I'm an economist turned programmer turned entrepreneur. I'm happy to help any teams in any way I can. I'm good at SQL and web applications.

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wdong

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Soil Science

Skills: None

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wdong2

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Impact Assessment, Other

Skills: None

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millenniumbrain

City: Toledo

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering, User Experience Design, Web Design

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taomijoe

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Chemistry, Soil Science, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: None

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yicao

City: Buffalo

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Other

Skills: Software Engineering

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zachalberd

City: Detroit

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: Other, Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Skills: Systems Engineering

Zachary worked for several years as a US Air Force technician in satellite and wideband communications as well as long range telemetry. As a civilian, Zachary moved into the film and television industry as a digital imaging expert and storyteller. His work has taken him around the world from the Amazon rain forest to the Arctic providing imagery and consulting to clients ranging from National Geographic, History Channel, Ford, and the U.S Army. Now a commercial UAV pilot / pioneer, Zachary is utilizing his diverse set of skills to offer clients an elevated perspective using revolutionary aerial imaging technology.

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zuper

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Connecting Communities to the Value of Water

Areas of Expertise: Ecological Psychology, Environmental Ethics, Other

Skills: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Product Design, Web Design

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zzj0402gmail-com

City: Cleveland

Challenge: Aging Infrastructure, Connecting Communities to the Value of Water, Dredged Sediment Reuse, Harmful Algal Blooms, Legacy Pollution

Areas of Expertise: None

Skills: Software Engineering

https://www.linkedin.com/in/zijing-zhang-7a453b49/

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