Originally from New York City, New York, William Scally is a junior at FIU seeking a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering and a Certificate in Agroecology. As an FCCAgE student, he conducted the experiment: "Capturing methane gas from agricultural waste to power a one-cylinder combustion engine." He also interned at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University working on the project: "Quantifying urban storm-water flow" under Dr. Walter McDonald and Dr. Vinod Lohani. William is currently a START NOW scholar working on a research project with Dr. Kateel Shetty, Dr. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran, and Dr. Arvind Agarwal focusing on biomaterials. In the future, he aspires to contribute towards research on methods to minimize waste pollutants in agricultural sites.