Life Support and Sustainable Living (LSSL) Program - 2009

Interested in helping premature infants?

Did you ever want to work on projects with NASA?

How can you protect families during natural disasters?

Learn essential professional skills such as team building, project planning and project management and earn up to $750 through the Winter Intersession of the Life Support and Sustainable Living (LSSL) Program. The Winter Intersession Program will be held at the University of Hartford from 9:00 A.M. through 5:00 P.M. daily from January 5, 2009 through January 21, 2009. Continue thereafter on a project of choice (part-time) through the Spring semester and earn up to another $1000. Strengthen your resume with your work on projects sponsored by organizations such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administratin (NASA), the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Kaman Aerospace, Hamilton Sundstrand and the United States Coast Guard.

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The Life Support and Sustainable Living (LSSL) Program is funded in part by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Connecticut Space Grant College Consortium. The projects address real-life challenges and are categorized based on the discipline or combination of one or more areas of interest. Click on the individual links below to see details about each project.

"Bio-Medical Projects"

Apnea Response System

Detection and Analysis of Bowel Sounds in Neonates

Support of Homeland Security with Helicopter-based Systems

System to Measure Elasticity of the Skin on the Feet of Patients with Diabetes

Chin Support for a 21-year-old with Cerebral Palsy

Comparison Between Predicted and Measured Power and a Series of Photovoltaic Array

Design and Testing of Passive Coolant Devices for Photovoltaic Cells

"Aeronautical, Environmental  and Mechanical Projects"

Breathing Cup Analysis to Capture Water Vapor and CO2 Inside a Space-suit

CFD Analysis of Airflow in Node 1 of the ISS

Low-Profile Breathing Device for Improved Pre-breathe Procedures

Measurement of Shoulder/Space-suit Clearances During Activity

Sorbent Development for CO2 and Water Vapor Removal from the Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV)

Apnea Response System

To download PDF version of the projects Click Here.