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P3 Student Design Competition

2017/2018 P3 Grant Recipients

Phase I Phase II

2017/2018 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
University of Central Florida SU839263 A Novel 2D MoS2 Sponge Oil-Water Separator (MDSOS)
University of Maryland - Baltimore County SU839264 Sustainable Nutrient Recovery from Urine
Mercer University SU839265 Gray Water Treatment System: For Sustainable Home Irrigation
Old Dominion University SU839266 Low-cost Household Biochar Water Filter for Lead Removal
Cornell University SU839268 Climate & Community Friendly Wastewater Treatment
University of Delaware SU839272 Development of mushroom mycelium based biocomposites for fashion products
Georgia Institute of Technology SU839273 Saving Water Using a Stages of Change Model with Smart Technology
University of Southern California SU839276 Human-Building Integration: Occupant Eye Pupil Size-Driven Lighting Control As a Sustainable Indoor Environmental Control Strategy in a Built Environment
The University of Texas at Arlington SU839277 Sustainability Assessment Decision Optimization
University of California - Davis SU839283 Beetle larvae as biodegraders of styrofoam and organic waste
Loyola University of Chicago SU839284 Anaerobic digestion for a zero waste urban campus
University of Kentucky - Lexington SU839285 Harnessing wind energy to improve grain safety from aflatoxin contamination
University of Alabama SU839286 GIS Enabled Green Infrastructure Design Tool
Purdue University SU839287 Development of An Economic Grain Storage System for Rain Season Harvest in Rural Africa
University of Alabama SU839288 Novel septic system design to prevent failure
University of Michigan SU839289 DME for Green House Gas and Soot Emissions Reduction
Kennesaw State University SU839290 Semitransparent Thin Film Solar Cells using Cu-doped Bi2(S,Se)3 Nanocrystals for Building-Integrated Photovoltaics
University of Washington SU839291 Online Sensor for Wastewater Phosphorus Recovery
University of Oklahoma SU839292 An Innovative Design of Downhole In-Situ Power Generation: A Sustainable Manner of Geothermal Energy Utilization
University of Miami SU839293 Water purification using a graphene bead filter
Case Western Reserve University SU839294 Ultra-Low-Cost Reusable Solar Disinfection Sensor
Wayne State University SU839295 Stratified Multilayer Algal-biofilm Reclamation Technology (SMART)
Montana State University - Bozeman SU839296 An Evaluation of the Actual Energy and Indoor Environmental Quality Performance of On-Campus Buildings Designed in Accordance with LEED V4 Rating Criteria for New Construction
The Sage Colleges SU839297 Biosynthesis and Application of Nanostructured Composites for Purification of Drinking Water: A Modification of the Solar Disinfection(SODIS)Technique
Utah State University SU839298 Sustainable remediation of petroleum wastewater
Michigan Technological University SU839299 Separation and Recovery of Individual Components from the End-of-Life Lithium-ion Batteries
University of Massachusetts - Lowell SU839300 Green Fertilizers from Crustacean Shell Waste
University of California - Riverside SU839310 PanCeria NOx Reducing Device: Selective Catalytic Reduction System for Emission Control of Small Off-Road Engines
Kansas State University SU839320 Fully utilizing biomass for biofuels and chemicals
Okahoma State University SU839330 Decreasing the Energy Use in Wastewater Treatment
North Dakota State University SU839340 A Novel Dual Purpose Solar Collector Design

2017/2018 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 California - Riverside SV839356 Step Scrubber for Ammonia Removal
Butte College SV839370 Conversion of Agricultural and Forestry Biomass Residues to Biochar for Carbon Sequestration and Soils Improvement Applications
Texas Woman's University SV839357 Developing Sustainable Pollinator Gardens for Habitat, Water Conservation, and Education
California State University - Chico SV839351 Reusable Biodegradable Solvents from Biodiesel
Kennesaw State University SV839353 Reduce Carbon Emissions By Wireless Power Transfer
Clarkson University SV839352 Ammonia Removal During Solid Waste Anaerobic Digestion Increasing Energy Generation and Reactive Nitrogen Recovery
University of Cincinnati - Main Campus SV839354 Beneficial reuse of PCBs (poly-chlorinated biphenyls) as new materials through a low cost process
Montclair State University SV839355 Toward Sustainable Urban Stormwater Management with New, Green, Low-Cost Sorbent-Coated Wood Mulch