Safe drinking water is essential to health, survival, growth, and development. Over 884 million people worldwide do not currently have access to clean drinking water.
- To engage students of all disciplines in service learning experiences that provide support to NGOs engaged in developing sustainable local businesses that manufacture low-cost ceramic water filters in poor communities around the world.
- When investigating water filters as physical systems we are concerned with manufacturing and its effect on internal structure and properties.
This research is sponsored by a grant from the National Science Foundation
Award Number: DMR1043137
University of Pittsburgh - Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation