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ALPHA & OMEGA ENGINEERING

 
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ALPHA & OMEGA ENGINEERING

About Our Team

     A & Ω Engineering was introduced to the composting feasibility study in the fall of 2018. The team is comprised of three graduating Auburn University (AU) biosystems engineering students. The goal of A & Ω Eng. is to assess the feasibility of the given composting project, and to design a system that works within the constraints given by AU and Tiger Dining Services.

 

OUR EXPERIENCE

Introduction & Background

Austin Brown

SENIOR, BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Austin is a senior at Auburn University majoring in Biosystems Engineering with a minor in Agricultural Leadership. Austin has completed courses pertaining to the precision of agriculture, as well as, its impact on community sociology and will graduate in May of 2019. His resume can be found here.

Rosia Rowe

SENIOR, BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING & SPANISH

Rowe is a Florida native, and a senior at Auburn University graduating with concurrent bachelor's degrees in biosystems engineering and Spanish in May of 2019. Her resume can be found here

Aubrey Sharp

SENIOR, BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Aubrey Sharp is currently a senior at Auburn University and is graduating in May of 2019 with a degree in Biosystems Engineering. He is from Canton, Georgia, a small town north of Atlanta. He comes from a traditional family where he grew up attending church quite frequently, and also has a sister who also attends Auburn University. He has always been an active, involved student in various organizations. His resume can be found here

 

DESIGN PROFESSORS

 

Associate Professor

DR. M DOUGHERTY

The lead professor for the composting feasibility study. Directing Alpha & Omega on matters pertaining to the project.

Associate Professor & Associate Director NPTC

DR. J DAVIS

The lead senior design professor. Coordinating the senior-level students with final design projects.

Lecturer

MR. J DAVIS

Professor assisting with the senior-level design class. Lead professor for Biggio Stream Restoration design project.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY DINING SERVICES

The Client:Tiger Dining

Auburn University Dining Services accommodates hundreds of thousands of students, faculty, staff, and visitors daily in on-campus dining halls and restaurants. Tiger Dining has made a mission to implement sustainable practices in order to optimize the way that Auburn University feeds its students. Bringing a fully-operational composting program to Auburn University is the next project that Tiger Dining wants to implement in order to remove pre-consumer waste from campus in a cleaner manor while providing quality compost to the stakeholders who need it. 
To see some of the initiatives that are already being implemented on the Auburn University campus, keep reading the information below.

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SOURCING RESPONSIBLY

Auburn Foods

Tiger Dining actively sources food grown locally to serve to students on campus. Various restaurants and facilities on campus have an active Farm to Table mission. Food venues boasting the Auburn Foods logo can be sure that the food served in that dining facility is locally sourced. 

CONSERVATION

Energy & Water

Tiger Dining makes it their mission to collaborate with their clients to support the initiative to conserve water and energy to create a more sustainable operation.

MANAGING WASTE

Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

Tiger Dining has been actively trying reduce waste for environmental and economic purposes. Managing waste coming on and off campus not only helps reduce the amount of waste Dining Services produces, but also lowers haul-away costs.

TRANSPORTATION

Fuel & Emissions

Tiger Dining is constantly developing and analyzing delivery practices to optimize fresh delivery while minding the emissions that those transportation services create.

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"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."

Steve Jobs

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