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Institution EPA Grant Number Project Title Project Descriptions Team Photo Award Photo
Appalachian State University SU833170 The Affordable Bioshelters Project: Testing Technologies for Affordable Bioshelters Appalachian State University students will design and build affordable greenhouses that are powered renewably to conserve energy and, therefore, reduce the demand for fossil fuels, and allow more food to be grown locally at lower economic and ecological cost. [Read More]

Phase 2 Project

Appalachian State University Appalachian State University
Lehigh University SU833178 Containment of Highly Concentrated Arsenic-laden Spent Regenerant on the Indian Subcontinent Lehigh University students will aim to find a way to safely dispose of sludge that is high in toxic arsenic. [Read More]

Phase 2 Project

Lehigh University Lehigh University
Northwestern University SU833172 Solar Photovoltaic System Design for a Remote Community in Panama Northwestern University students will design and help implement cost-effective, solar power systems that will meet the electrical needs of Santo Domingo, Panama, in a culturally sensitive manner. [Read More]

Phase 2 Project

Northwestern University Northwestern University
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign SU833147 An Innovative System for Bioremediation of Agricultural Chemicals for Environmental Sustainability This University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign team is working to find an efficient way to reduce chemical leaching from agricultural fields, using a design that requires no maintenance, can be easily installed, and makes use of naturally available materials. [Read More]

Phase 2 Project

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Virginia SU833195 The Learning Barge: Environmental + Cultural Ecologies on the Elizabeth River The University of Virginia team, in collaboration with community partners, is designing and fabricating an off-the-grid, floating field station. [Read More]

Phase 2 Project

University of Virginia University of Virginia
Western Washington University SU833169 Bio-Methane for Transportation Western Washington University students will process biogas retrieved from local dairy farms and use it in a high-efficiency, hybrid engine that is powered by natural gas. [Read More]

Phase 2 Project

Western Washington Team Western Washington Team

2007 P3 Honorable Mentions

Institution EPA Grant Number Project Title Project Descriptions Team Photo
California State Polytechnic University - Pomona SU833187 GREEN KIT: A Modular, Variable Application System for Sustainable Cooling The California State Polytechnic University - Pomona team will develop the "Green Kit" that can help individual homeowners achieve thermal comfort at lower costs than traditional heating and air conditioning systems. [Read More] California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Columbia University SU833183 Development Plan of a Sustainable Water Management Plan for a Rapidly Urbanizing Ghanaian Village The Columbia University team is developing a sustainable water management plan for Sakyikrom, Ghana, which currently has limited access to clean water and will be growing at an astounding rate with the construction of a new major highway through the community.[Read More] Columbia University
Cornell University SU833179 AguaClara: Clean Water for Small Communities The Cornell University - AguaClara project is improving drinking water quality in the Global South through innovative research, knowledge transfer, open source engineering, and design of sustainable, replicable water treatment systems. [Read More] Cornell University
Duke University SU833149 TA Brown Mechanical Aerator Duke University students are working with Serasih Indonesia to develop a prototype aerator from locally available materials that can be used by local aquaculture farmers to oxygenate their shrimp hatcheries and increase the economic yield of their harvests in and around Banda Aceh, Indonesia.[Read More] Duke University
Gonzaga University SU833175 Decentralized Waste Treatment and Energy Recovery in Rwanda The Gonzaga University team has designed and tested methods to provide energy efficient water and wastewater treatment for a low-income area of Kigali, Rwanda. [Read More] Gonzaga University
Stevens Institute of Technology SU833157 Harnessing Ocean Wave Energy to Generate Electricity: A Scalable Model Designed to Harness a Large Range of Surface Waves on the Ocean The Stevens Institute of Technology team will develop a device to harness ocean wave energy to produce electricity.[Read More] Stevens Institute of Technology
University of Florida SU833173 QnD – Designing a Participatory Scenario Modeling Tool to Integrate Technology, Ecology, and Sociology in Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve and Beyond University of Florida students will develop a new and innovative breed of models that promote sustainable policies in complex social-ecological systems. [Read More] University of Florida
University of Florida SU833152 Sustainable Design and Implementation of a Solid Waste Management System in Kratovo, Macedonia: A Learning Partnership between University of Florida and Macedonia through Engineers without Borders University of Florida students will expand a project to design a long-term, sustainable solid waste management program in Kratovo, Macedonia, where solid waste is currently disposed of in the streets, the river, and an illegal landfill.[Read More] University of Florida
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign SU833155 Solar LED Lanterns for the Replacement of Kerosene in the Developing World This University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign team will demonstrate to large investors the viability of light emitting diode (LED) lanterns by designing and creating simple, rugged, and low-cost solar LED lanterns.[Read More] University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of New Hampshire SU833148 A Sustainable Method of Water Extraction for School-Community Gardens in Niger, West Africa The University of New Hampshire - Main Campus team developed a sustainable low-technology rope-and-washer pumping system to provide the daily water needed to irrigate school-community gardens in Niger, the poorest country in the world.[Read More] University of New Hampshire

2007 P3 Other Awards

Award Institution EPA Grant Number Project Title Project Descriptions Team Photo Award Photo
EcoMedia California State Polytechnic University - Pomona SU833187 GREEN KIT: A Modular, Variable Application System for Sustainable Cooling The California State Polytechnic University - Pomona team will develop the "Green Kit" that can help individual homeowners achieve thermal comfort at lower costs than traditional heating and air conditioning systems. [Read More] California State Polytechnic University - Pomona California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Green Building Institute Ball State University SU833188 Enhanced Sustainability through Straw-Bale Construction: Education-Research Building Demonstrating How to Live Sustainably in the Midwest The Ball State University team is designing a straw-bale building as part of an integrated water-wastewater-energy-building-landscape-education system that demonstrates how to live sustainably in the Midwest.[Read More]   Ball State University
YCOSST University of Virginia SU833195 The Learning Barge: Environmental & Cultural Ecologies on the Elizabeth River The University of Virginia team, in collaboration with community partners, is designing and fabricating an off-the-grid, floating field station. [Read More] University of Virginia University of Virginia

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