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Amanda Farthing

Challenge: Making Solar Energy Economical

Research: Independent research aiming to analyze the potential for utility-scale solar PV in the state of South Carolina, engaging in research within Industrial Engineering Department using supply chain and logistics approaches to improve the process of vehicle fleet electrification

Interdisciplinary Curriculum: Sustainability minor, Dixon Global Policy Scholar, courses of philosophy and economics, International Engineering and Science Minor

Entrepreneurship: Initiated the development of a Green Revolving Fund at Clemson

Global Dimension: Study Abroad at Stellenbosch University in South Africa, Dixon Global Policy Scholar, Travelled to Haiti with CEDC to perform site assessments for potential wind turbine implementation, travelled through Ireland and Northern Ireland with National Scholars Program, Study Abroad in Spain

Service Learning: Active member of Engineers without Borders and CEDC, plan to extend service involvement to local actions to improve sustainability and healthy living within the Clemson Community through groups such as Students for Environmental Action