Sustainable Development in the Extractive Industries
Project Goals and Description:
The goal of the project is to quantify to what extent the extractive industries are contributing or have the potential to contribute to sustainable development in and around the communities where they operate. This project is interesting because it includes interdisciplinary research with mining engineers, data scientists, and social scientists. The student will be part of a larger project; however, will conduct their own research that contributes to this project.
Weekly meetings with faculty and graduate students; mentoring from both faculty and graduate students.
Grand Challenge: Not applicable.
Nicole Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org Sebnem Duzgun, email@example.com
Quantitative data analysis (basic stats); GIS; eagerness to apply diverse disciplinary perspectives.
TIME COMMITMENT (HRS/WK)
Experience conducting data collection and analysis; experience with the scientific method; engagement with interdisciplinary investigations and researchers.
Weekly meetings with research group, including faculty and graduate students; periodic deliverables with regular mentoring from research team.
Preferred Student Status