Here are some ideas to get you thinking about projects related to Wildland Fire problems. This list is by no means exhaustive; these ideas are examples of problems identified by some of our faculty and industry mentors. Teams are encouraged to either pursue one of these sample problems or one related to their own interests and ideas.
How can competing disasters be managed?
What predicts success or failure of ballot measures?
Facilitating whole home air filtering
Tracking WIldfire Donations
Improve early detection of wildfires using wildfire tracking cameras
What jobs are most impacted by wildfires?
CALFIRE needs help developing real time evacuation tools
What is the best investment for protecting your home at the WUI?
We need improved ways to process accumulated fuels, preferably without fire.
Balancing goals for recreation, forestry, grazing, and mining
Develop a system to track health impacts
What kind of public support is there for wildland fire policies?
Improve tracking of wildfires from satellite images
Developing new technologies and uses for harvested materials
Can you empower vulnerable populations?