Andrew Foote

Vecellio inducted into College of Engineering Hall of Fame, Sanivation wins inaugural Impact Award

Alumnus Leo Vecellio speaks after his induction into the Georgia Tech College of Engineering Hall of Fame April 21. (Photo: Gary Meek)

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering alumnus Leo Vecellio Jr. is among the newest members of the Georgia Tech College of Engineering Hall of Fame.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Alumnus’ National Geographic blog: Using biomass to revolutionize cooking in East Africa

Cleaner-burning biomass fuel briquettes produced by Sanivation to replace firewood or charcoal for cooking.

How can biomass fuel improve lives in Kenya? Environmental engineering alumnus Andrew Foote says using briquettes made from biomass in cooking — rather than charcoal or firewood — will reduce deaths from indoor air pollution and help stop deforestation. Foote published a guest blog on National Geographic’s website Nov. 18 highlighting the potential of biomass briquettes to reshape cooking in Kenya.

Friday, November 20, 2015
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