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Institution
EPA Grant Number
Project Title Project Description Team Photo Award Photo
University of Arizona Development of Sustainable Integrated Aquaculture Systems With Assessment of Environmental, Social, and Economic Implications University of Arizona students are designing and testing a recirculating aquaculture production system. [Read More] University of Arizona University of Arizona
Columbia University
Multifunction Energy Platform (MFP) Pilot Columbia University students are installing and monitoring a multifunction platform (MFP) in a farming cooperative network in Soroti, Uganda. [Read More] Columbia University Columbia University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology A Novel Solar Thermal Combined Cycle with Bio-Methane Carbon Capture for Distributed Power Generation Massachusetts Institute of Technology students are developing and demonstrating a modular renewable energy cogeneration system that can use solar and organic resources. [Read More] Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Drexel University Syntactic Selective Near Infrared Scattering Architectural Coatings Drexel University students are studying architectural coatings capable of scattering and reflecting UV, Visible, and NIR radiation from the sun to reduce solar gain on the exterior of a building. Read More] Drexel University Drexel University
University of Tennessee - Knoxville The New Norris House: A Sustainable Home for the 21st Century University of Tennessee-Knoxville students are designing a sustainable home based on the original Norris House concept, homes originally built by TVA in 1933 a part of Norris - a New Deal model community. [Read More] University of Tennessee - Knoxville University of Tennessee - Knoxville
University of South Florida Water Awareness, Research and Education in East Tampa (WARE East Tampa): A pilot collaboration involving USF, Young Magnet Middle School and the East Tampa Community University of South Florida students are studying community education and awareness, as a way of reducing local pollutant inputs to storm water retention ponds. [Read More] University of South Florida University of South Florida

2009 P3 Honorable Mentions

Institution
EPA Grant Number
Project Title Project Description Team Photo Award Photo
Appalachian State University Closing the Carbon Loop: Growing Algae Using Sustainable CO2 from Bio-waste Appalachian State University students are designing and building a sustainable algaculture facility for producing biofuels. [Read More] Appalachian State University Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University Fair Trade Ethanol: Fuel Production from Coffee Wastes Appalachian State University students are designing and developing a coffee wastewater treatment system to improve the sustainability of coffee production. [Read More] Appalachian State University Appalachian State University
Gonzaga University Green Energy for a Dormitory in Kitale, Kenya Gonzaga University students are studying the utility of water filtration technologies, biomass utilization and alternative energies for use in a proposed new dormitory. [Read More] Gonzaga University Gonzaga University
Johns Hopkins University Development of an Economical and Sustainable Irrigation Ram Pump for Community Gardening in South Africa Johns Hopkins University students are studying ways to improve and promote a locally designed (Alcock) ram pump as a solution to problems of irrigation in community vegetable gardens in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. [Read More] Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University
Lafayette College Using CODE-PSI to Promote Integrated Sustainable Water and Economic Systems in Yoro, Honduras Lafayette College students are creating a sustainable development framework (CODE-PSI) as a conceptual design for rural potable water infrastructure projects in developing countries. [Read More] Lafayette College Lafayette College
Missouri University of Science and Technology Residential Building Adaptive Energy Management System (R-BAEMS) Design Missouri University of Science and Technology students are measuring the environmental impact of automated energy management systems for residential structures. [Read More] Missouri University of Science and Technology Missouri University of Science and Technology
University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Production of Butanol from Biomass using Novel Membrane Reactor University of Arkansas-Fayetteville students are exploring the use of a novel membrane reactor for the production of butanol from biomass-derived sugars as a sustainable and greener energy alternative biofuel. [Read More] University of Arkansas at Fayetteville University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
University of California - Davis Implementation of Green Roof Sustainability in Arid Conditions University of California, Davis students are developing methods to determine the efficacy of green roofs in dry, hot, climate zones such inland California and other regions of the Western U.S. [Read More] University of California - Davis University of California - Davis
University of California - Los Angeles Eco-Friendly Solid State Photodecarbonylation for the Synthesis of Biologically Active Natural Products University of California - Los Angeles students are studying the synthesis of biologically active pharmaceuticals using a solid state reaction as the key step. [Read More] University of California - Los Angeles University of California - Los Angeles
University of Pittsburgh - Main Campus Removal of Arsenic from Groundwater Using Naturally Occurring Iron Oxides in Rural Regions of Inner Mongolia (China) University of Pittsburgh students are designing a low-cost process for effective removal of arsenic from groundwater. [Read More] University of Pittsburgh - Main Campus University of Pittsburgh - Main Campus
University of Tennessee - Knoxville Advancing the Production and Use of Biodiesel Through the Micro-refining of Waste Glycerol University of Tennessee Knoxville students are developing a system for the small scale refining and recovery of glycerol, a byproduct of biodiesel production, produced locally by micro-manufacturers. [Read More] University of Tennessee - Knoxville University of Tennessee - Knoxville

2009 P3 Other Awards

Award Institution EPA Grant Number Project Title Project Descriptions Team Photo
American Society of Civil Engineers and Engineers without Borders Johns Hopkins University Development of an Economical and Sustainable Irrigation Ram Pump for Community Gardening in South Africa Johns Hopkins University students are studying ways to improve and promote a locally designed (“Alcock”) ram pump as a solution to problems of irrigation in community vegetable gardens in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. [Read More] Johns Hopkins University
YCOSST University of Pittsburgh - Main Campus Removal of Arsenic from Groundwater Using Naturally Occurring Iron Oxides in Rural Regions of Inner Mongolia (China) University of Pittsburgh students are designing a low-cost process for effective removal of arsenic from groundwater. [Read More] University of Pittsburgh - Main Campus

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