As part of the showcase, graduate and undergraduate students in all majors were invited to submit their research related to the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals as a poster for a general audience.
Two Pigman College of Engineering students were named among the finalists, and each won second place in their respective categories.
Undergraduate: McKenna Clinch, a senior, majoring in chemical engineering
Graduate: Donovin Lewis, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical Engineering
Second place winners were awarded a cash prize of $150.
Judges with relevant experience reviewed posters for originality, clarity, motivation and relevance to sustainability as well as the validity, scope and depth of the project or investigation.
The competition was held in conjunction with the annual UK Sustainability Showcase in the atrium of the Healthy Kentucky Research Building on Sept. 27.
More information about the competition is available here.