2016 Projects

B16 Team photoIn B term 2016, Professor Scott Jiusto and Professor Fred Looft advised six student teams conducting projects with the Nantucket Commission on Disabilities, the Nantucket Cultural District, the Nantucket Energy Office, the Nantucket Fire Department, the Nantucket Town Manager’s Office, and Sustainable Nantucket.  NCTV18 kindly recorded the final presentations which may be viewed here.

We would like to thank all our project sponsors for making these collaborative research opportunities available to our students. We would also like to thank the following:

  • Harvey Young of Young’s Bicycle Shop for generously providing the advisors and students with bicycles for the duration of their stay.
  • David Gagnon and his staff at the Maria Mitchell Association for providing student accommodation.
  • Melissa Philbrick, Rachel Hobart, and Virna Gonzalez and ReMain Nantucket for allowing us to use the Greenhound Building for student workspace and for underwriting the Nantucket treasure hunt.
  • Melanie Hajjar for hosting the treasure hunt.
  • Lisa Lazarus for providing us with a special tour of the Shipwreck and Lifesaving Museum.
  • Marjan Shirzad and the Nantucket Historical Association for providing us with passes to the Whaling Museum.
  • Lisa Getter and the staff at Nantucket Community Television.
  • Pamela and Eric Goddard and Janie Hobson-Dupont for hosting the student chili night.