The Seed Guys – Saving the World, One Seed at a Time


 The Seed Guys was originally posted on the wH20journal blog on August 6, 2015.

The Seed Guys
Saving the World One Seed at a Time

Can A Seed Save the World? Matt Lisle and Adrian Lievano are betting it just might. Matt and Adrian — let’s call them The Seed Guys — have just graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S.E. and a course of study in mechanical engineering. Most young adults in their position would be looking for, or starting a job in their chosen field. Instead, The Seed Guys have spent the last six months studying the Moringa oleifera seed and its application in the field of water treatment. As recipients of one of the President’s Engagement Prizes created by Penn President, Amy Gutman, Matt and Adrian received a $100,000 grant provided by Penn as a means of engaging students to find solutions to pressing societal issues. By giving this ambitious duo the time and space to turn their creativity loose without the worry of paying rent, we may all turn out to be winners.  Read more here…

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4 Responses to The Seed Guys – Saving the World, One Seed at a Time

  1. That’s really cool, I hadn’t heard of them before! Google time!


  2. GMB says:

    Fascinating. The kids are alright.


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