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P3 Student Design Competition

2019/2020 P3 Grant Recipients

Phase I Phase II

2019/2020 P3 Grant Recipients: 16th Annual Phase I: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity, and the Planet

Institution EPA Grant Number Project Title
North Carolina State University


An Electroactive Point-of-Use Filter for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Contaminant Removal
University of Alabama in Huntsville SU839810 Low-cost Household Water Filter for PFAS Removal
University of Cincinnati - Main Campus SU839820 Practical PFAS Treatment with Sawdust
Michigan State University SU839830 Planet-friendly and scalable approach towards 100% recyclable water- and oil-resistant paper
University of New Mexico
Cool and Sustainable Sidewalks
University of California - Riverside SU839850 Conversion of crop waste into construction material
Howard University SU839870 Wetland and peroxide treated harmful algal blooms
Fort Lewis College SU839880 A Field-Deployable Droplet Digital PCR System for the Rapid Detection of Waterborne Bacterial Pathogens
Elizabethtown College SU839890 Simple and Inexpensive Paper-Based Assay for Lead
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley SU839900 Biochar-Geomedia Water Filter for the Colonias, South Texas
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University SU839910 Portable Desalination Using Ocean and Solar Energy
University of California - Berkeley SU839960 Solving the Arsenic Problem in Rural California
University of North Carolina at Charlotte SU839961 Green & Sustainable Water Purification Membranes
Missouri University of Science and Technology SU839962 Biofilters to Effectively Remove Toxins
Tarleton State University SU839963 Removal of Cyanotoxins by Multifunctional Biochars
St Mary's University SU839964 Capturing Solar Energy with Quantum Dots
The University of Texas at Dallas SU839965 Machine Learning Calibrated Low-Cost Sensing (MLCS)
University of South Carolina at Columbia SU839966 Green plasma technology for siloxane removal and landfill gas upgrade

2019/2020 P3 Grant Recipients - Phase II: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity, and the Planet