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As overpopulation and lack of rainfall fuel a crisis-level need in rural India for affordable drinking water, PhD candidate Natasha Wright and Assistant Professor Amos Winter work to design a low-cost desalination system, guided by insight from their extensive in-the-field research.
Using light to imprint features onto polymer or plastic, Associate Professor Nick Fang's research led his team to disprove the established diffraction limit.
Professor Gareth McKinley, working with colleagues at the Pontificial University of Chile, are harvesting potable water from the coastal fog that forms along one of the driest regions on earth.
A new drip irrigation design from Amos Winter's team cuts costs in half, making the system more affordable for farmers in developing regions of the world.
Recent graduates Second Lieutenant John Graham and Ensign Colleen McCoy receive commissions in the U.S. military.
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