Post Editor, Srishti Gupta
Category: Research Collaboration
Magnetic nano-adsorbents for the removal of arsenic in drinking water
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.
Oil and Gas Wastewater is a Proving Ground for Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment
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
NSF renews Rice-based NEWT Center for 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
How do we make electrochemical water treatment a reality?
Blog post submitted by Ana S. Fajardo
Could Pervaporation Be Used to Treat Highly Concentrated Wastewater Streams?
Blog post submitted by Elisabeth R. Thomas