At NEWT, we have designed magnetic composite nanoadsorbents (nanoparticles that can trap contaminants) with high affinity towards arsenic species that have proved to remove arsenic below EPA limits (2.78 ppb) from drinking water.
2021 Recipients of NEWT’s inaugural D&I Culture of Inclusion Awards. We appreciate all of the work our members are doing to ensure NEWT has a culture of inclusion and is making strides to recruit and retain members of underrepresented groups. Many thanks to all of you for your support of NEWT’s diversity and inclusion initiatives.
NEWT mentorships through the pandemic
Leslie Arrazolo and Kianna Broadman are two friends and undergraduate students who have had the opportunity to get involved with NEWT while studying at Rice University…
Blog post submitted by Christian Conrad A recent NEWT review highlights opportunities for modular, off-grid technologies Hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) is the cornerstone of domestic oil and gas production – … Continue reading Oil and Gas Wastewater is a Proving Ground for Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment
Partnership primed to introduce game-changing technologies to address global needs HOUSTON – (Oct. 15, 2020) – The Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment Center (NEWT), a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center (ERC) with its … Continue reading NSF renews Rice-based NEWT Center for water treatment
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