Undergraduate Research

Life activities of microorganisms and their interactions with their surroundings are investigated in research projects designed and conducted by students. Emphasis is placed on applied research projects to solve current technological and environmental issues faced by our society, such as biofuels production and coral reef restoration. Utilizes bioscience laboratory, analytical, and communications skills.

accnews-thumb133x167-stemACC STEM students to present water disinfection system to EPA
“The future depends on sustainable products,” says Ben Jeffries, ACC STEM student. “We applied last year for an EPA grant to help us research and design a product that would help us find ways to reuse greywater. Amazingly, the EPA liked our idea.” Read more…



EPA Water Disinfection ProjectACC students receive EPA award for innovative water disinfection project
A team of 26 Austin Community College (ACC) students was awarded honorable mention for their solar-powered water disinfection system at the National Sustainable Design Expo in Alexandria, Virginia April 11 – 12. Read more…


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