Angela Hojnacki

Massachusetts Insitute of Technology

Angela Hojnacki is a mechanical engineering student at MIT, focusing on energy and environmental issues. Through her involvement with Biodiesel@MIT, a student-run initiative to recycle waste vegetable oil into biodiesel for campus use, she helped form the Green Grease Project with the support of the Community Innovators Lab and the IDEAS Competition. She is currently taking a year off from school to further develop waste-to-energy projects, including waste vegetable oil as a fuel in Boston and Sao Paulo, Brazil, and biodigesters in Nicaragua and India.