Life Support and Sustainable Living (LSSL) Program - 2010

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 3, 2011 through January 19, 2011. 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.

"Group I"

Characterization of Bowel Sounds in Premature Infants

Greenhouse Gas Capture

Ground Source Heat Pump Utilizing Solar Energy

Hydrogen Refueling Station Infrastructure in Connecticut

Ion Flow

Lunar Habitats


"Group II"

Heat Transfer for NASA Space-suit and Orion Capsule

Solo-Transfer Wheelchair - Solo-Transfer Patient Mover

Portable Life Support System

Sustainable Traffic Control Systems

Wind Power for Herat, Afghanistan

To download PDF format of the projects click here.