Student working on a research project.

Empowered Sustainable Water Treatment

Empowered Sustainable Water Treatment (EmSWaT) is a group of projects aimed at developing methods to empower people in the developing world to treat their own water. Sample projects include ceramic water filters, fabric filtration, plant-based coagulation, solar thermal disinfection, and slow sand filtration.

Research Project Information

Disciplines: Environmental engineering, other engineering, environmental geoscience, other science
Student Skill-Set Needed: Ability to commit 3-5 hours per week, interest in laboratory-based research, basic understanding of chemistry and mathematics
Compensation: Academic Credit, Volunteer, Work Study
Available: Fall, Spring, Summer


For further information on this opportunity, or to apply, contact:

Faculty Member: James N. Jensen
Title: Professor
Department: Civil, Structural And Environmental Engineering
Office: 207 Jarvis Hall