Udaykumar Makes a Big Impact on the Environment

As part of the SSTP experience, students have a weekly arts and humanities symposium after a day of doing research. In the past, we have had H.S. Udaykumar, a professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, speak. In 2015, he spent time in an Indian village determined to find a way to decrease the amount of firewood used for daily cooking by women living in that village. On a larger scale, Udaykumar’s goal was to help prevent deforestation in developing countries. During his investigation, he discovered two additional benefits of decreased wood consumption. Click here to read more!

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