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P3 Student Design Competition

2015/2016 P3 Grant Recipients

Phase I | Phase II

2015/2016 P3 Grant Recipients - Phase I: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity, and the Planet

Institution EPA Grant Number Project Title
Lamar University SU835991 Sustainable Anticorrosive Self-Healing Smart Coatings for Metal Protection
California State University - Chico SU835992 Evaluating Biofiltration in Small Urban Areas: Chico, California Case Study
Washington State University SU835993 TrashWalls: Ultra Low-Cost Energy Retrofits (ULCER)
New Jersey Institute of Technology SU835994 A Low Cost Family Water Filter for Developing Countries
University of California - Santa Cruz SU835995 Evaluating Reactive Barrier Technology to Enhance Microbially -Mediated Denitrification during Managed Aquifer Recharge
Lewis University SU835996 Design of a Solar Powered Water Purification System Utilizing Biomimetic Photocatalytic Nanocomposite Materials
North Central State College SU835997 Designing lighter weight, energy efficient cookstoves with materials available in Malawi, Africa
University of Dayton SU835998 Solar-Thermal Adsorption Refrigerator (STAR)
University of Toledo SU835999 "Greenbox" - A Novel Community-Based Food Waste-to-Energy Collection System
University of Kentucky SU836115 A Green Chemistry Approach for Producing Non-Synthetic Pesticide in Under-Developed Regions
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill SU836116 Direct One-step Culture Detection of Vibrio cholera in Drinking Water in Low-Resource and Disaster Settings
Cornell University SU836117 Novel reactor design for enhanced removal of fluoride using a modified Nalgonda method
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale SU836118 An integrated platform for producing biofuels from sweet sorghum bagasse
Manhattan College SU836119 Using hazardous byproduct of mining industry as a corrosion inhibitor
University of California - Davis SU836120 Sustainable Bio-Fertilizer from Anaerobically Digested Animal Manure
University of Maryland - Eastern Shore SU836121 Development of aromatic dehalogenases as a tool to remediate halogenated aromatic pollutants
Auburn University SU836122 Development of 3D-printed surfaces for ultra-high surface area trickling biofilters for water pollution remediation
James Madison University SU836123 Developing a Wearable Air Quality Sensor for Understanding Community Air Quality
University of Missouri - Columbia SU836124 Water quality monitoring at hydraulic fracturing sites using molecularly imprinted porous hydrogels
Gonzaga University SU836125 Design Support for Green Building in the Wildland-Urban Interface to Enhance Sustainability and Fire Resistance
University of California - Riverside SU836126 Rice Husk: A Sustainable Building Material for the Philippines
Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University SU836127 Improving Efficiency of Building-integrated Photovoltaic Panels Using Phase Change Materials
Georgia Institute of Technology SU836128 Sustainable aquaponic systems to end hunger and homelessness and provide employment in the inner cities of America
Antioch College SU836129 Xylem Filtration: The Next Generation Approach to Accessing Clean Drinking Water
Mississippi State University SU836130 Low cost desalination process for rural and coastal communities
Purdue University SU836131 Development of Distributed Off-grid Wind Energy System for Rural African Communities
University of Central Florida SU836132 Algae Biofuel Osmosis Dewatering (ABODE): A novel process for biofuel feedstock generation and advances in microalgae separation using forward osmosis
Texas Southern University SU836133 Automated Hydroponic Green Roof with Rainwater Recycling Infrastructure for Residential and Commercial Buildings
University of Kansas SU836134 Harvesting the Otherwise Wasted Heat of LED Lights in Green Buildings
University of Cincinnati SU836164 Sensible Home: Micro-environmental control through wearable personal sensors
Kansas State University SU836136 Net Zero Energy Air Filtration: Innovative Filter Media Applications for Improved Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficiency
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville SU836137 Biosensor design for infectious, water-borne agents
California State University - Monterey Bay SU836138 Advanced Bioreactor
University of Hawaii at Manoa SU836139 Control of pathogens and pharmaceutical compounds by biochar-supported photocatalysts under solar light irradiation
California State University - Sacramento SU836140 A Multi-Trophic Sustainable Food Production System Integrating Aquaponics and Bio-Waste Recycling
Southern Methodist University SU836141 Synthesis of Graphene Oxide/Magnesium Oxide Nanoparticles and Its Application for Removal of Emerging Contaminants in Drinking Water
University of California - Riverside SU836142 Sustain-A-Drain: A Novel Indicative Hydrocarbon Filtration System
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale SU836143 Recovery of Rare Earth and other Strategic Materials from Coal Ash

2015/2016 P3 Grant Recipients - Phase II: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity, and the Planet

Institution EPA Grant Number Project Title
Appalachian State University SU835939 Biomass Greenhouse-heating Systems to Extend Growing Seasons for Resource-limited Farmers
Case Western Reserve University SU835936 An Ultra-Affordable Pedal Generator for Low Load Applications
Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University SU835980 Diesel Emissions Test Stand to Improve Selective Catalytic Reduction
Michigan State University SU835941 Integrating Water and Energy Engineering with Ecotourism in a Costa Rican Aboriginal Community
The State University of New York at Albany SU835937 Developing a Vacuum Distillation - Acid Absorption System for Recovery of Ammonia from Dairy Manure
University of Massachusetts - Lowell SU835938 Green Nanosolder Paste for Next Generation Electronics Assembly and Manufacturing
University of Tulsa SU835935 Developing a Wireless Device for Monitoring Water Usage for Hotel Showers
Western Washington University SU835940 Smart Solar Windows – A Step Towards Carbon Neutral Buildings