26 Apr '12, 7pm

Students Vie for EPA Award with Lifesaving Solar-Powered Water Purifier: The system is designed to provide cle...

A portable solar-powered water purifier designed for use by disaster responders has put a team of student engineers from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in the running for a national award sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The group, led by Embry-Riddle engineering professors Marc Compere, Mark Fugler and Yan Tang, was one of 45 teams selected by the agency from among 150 applicants around the country and given funding to continue with development of their design. The Embry-Riddle team brought their purifier to Washington, D.C., April 21-23 for final judging in EPA's People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) competition. In Washington, they also demonstrated it at the National Sustainable Design Expo for a possible grant of $90,000 to take their innovation further. The Embry-Riddle water purifier is a portable unit powered by foldable solar panels t...

Full article: http://www.edcmag.com/articles/94389-students-vie-for-epa...

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