Rachel Major

Rachel Major

Aug 12, 2018

Group 6 Copy 158
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Microbial fuel cells are a new technology with the dual function of treating wastewater and producing electricity. Microbes in soil constantly oxidize organic matter and make electricity that we can harvest.

    By including a plant and symbiotic soil microbes, we will create a plant-microbial fuel cell (PMFC) that performs better than standard microbial fuel cells. Our design uses wetlands soil as well as new materials and processes that will improve efficiency.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    How Do Wolves and Beavers Interact in Boreal Ecosystems?

    Beavers can be the primary prey of wolves in boreal ecosystems. However, little research has been done to understand...

    Where are all the Diamondback terrapins on Cumberland Island?

    There is no previous population study that exists on the Diamondback terrapins of Cumberland Island, Georgia...

    Identifying Snow Leopards, Tigers and other Endangered Species by developing a low-cost DNA field test kit

    Endangered species, like snow leopards and tigers, are hard to identify and track using the time consuming and...

    Backer Badge Funded