We live on a blue planet where most of the surface is water. Yet it is sobering to know that only 3 percent is fresh water. Of that 3 percent, … Continue reading NEWT: Trailblazing solutions to the global water crisis
Holly Rudel travels from Yale University (working in Julie Zimmerman’s Green Chemistry & Engineering lab) to Arizona State University to work with NEWT researchers, Dr. Srishti Gupta (Christopher Muhich’s lab) and Emily Briese (Paul Westerhoff’s lab) over drinking water research.
Students are supported by the NEWT Students PostDocs Leadership Council Travel Grant to connect across NEWT campuses and build collaborations.
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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.
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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