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P3 Student Design Competition

2016/2017 P3 Grant Recipients

Phase I | Phase II

2016/2017 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
California State University - Chico SU836761 Reusable Biodegradable Solvents from Biodiesel
University of Texas - Austin SU836762 Nano-Silver and Zeolite for Ceramic Water Filters
Hamline University SU836763 Snow Removal for Northern Solar Panel Operation
University of California - Berkeley SU836764 Electrochemical Nitrate Remediation of Rural Water
Fashion Institute of Technology SU836765 Threading the Needle: Composting to Colorants
Clarkson University SU836766 NH4 Removal and Reactive Nitrogen Recovery
Michigan State University SU836767 Nanochromatography Monitoring of Urine Fertilizers
Appalachian State University SU836768 Advanced Oxidation Processing (AOP) for EDC Removal
Miami University - Oxford SU836769 Keratin-based Adsorbent for Drinking Water Filtration
University of California - Riverside SU836770 NiTreat: Nitrate Removal from Drinking Water
University of Rhode Island SU836771 Nanocellulose from Invasive Plants for H20 Filters
Cornell University SU836772 High Rate Sedimentation Tank for Hydraulic H20 Treatment
Montclair State University SU836773 Low-Cost Active Coating Mulch for Urban Runoff
Texas Woman's University SU836774 Sustainable Pollinator Gardens for Habitat and Education
University of Alabama SU836775 Straight Pipe and Septic Impacts on Rural Streams
Colorado School of Mines SU836776 Reducing Mercury Pollution in Small-Scale Mining
Vanderbilt University SU836777 Solar Desalination with Capacitive Deionization
West Chester University SU836778 Wind-Actuated Vibrating Electrochem (WAVE) Digester
University of California - Riverside SU836779 Three-Phase Ammonia Air Scrubber Recycles Water
University of Massachusetts - Lowell SU836780 Safer and Effective Solvents for Paint Stripping
University of Cincinnati SU836782 Beneficial Reuse of PCBs
Case Western Reserve University SU836783 Electrical Incinerator for HMW Disposal
University of Delaware SU836784 Optimizing Apparel Development to Reduce Waste
Purdue University SU836785 Recovering Rare Earth Permanent Magnets for Reuse
Washington State University SU836787 Recycling for Value-Added Regenerated Cotton Fiber
Georgia Southern University SU836788 Accelerated Insulation Recycling System (AIRS)
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University SU836789 Multi-Layer Phase-Change Material Insulation
Butte College SU836790 Energy Generation through Gasification of Optimized Rice Hull Biomass
Western Michigan University SU836791 Net Positive Outdoor Sustainability Learning Center
Southern Methodist University SU836792 Biopolymers for Sustainable Agricultural Solutions
Kennesaw State University SU836793 Reduce Carbon Emissions by Wireless Power Transfer
University of Texas - San Antonio SU836794 Web-Based Tool to Reduce GHG Emissions from Coal
John Brown University SU836795 Shock-Resistant Biogas Digester for Cookstove Fuel
Iowa State University SU836796 Sustainable & Smart Solar Power-Controlled Apparel
Rochester Institute of Technology SU836810 Larvae for Managing Food Waste in Northern Cities

2016/2017 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
University of Cincinnati SU836940 Sensible Home: Micro-environmental control through wearable personal sensors
California State University - Chico SV836930  Evaluating Biofiltration in Small Urban Areas: Chico, California Case Study
Cornell University SV836950 Novel Reactor Design for Enhanced Removal of Fluoride Using a Modified Nalgonda Method
Auburn University SV836951 Development of 3D-printed Surfaces for Ultra-high Surface Area Biofilters for Water 
University of California - Riverside SV836952 Husk-to-Home: A Sustainable Building Material for the Philippines
North Central State College SV836955 Designing lighter weight, energy efficient cook stoves with materials available in Malawi, Africa
University of Dayton SV838800 STAR: Solar Thermal Absorptive Refrigeration