3D Printing and Nanotechnology for Innovative Water Treatment Technology

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Explore the use of nanotechnology to remove environmental pollution and treat polluted water to achieve clean and safer drinking water.

Project description

Nanotechnology has revolutionized our life by providing smart phones and high efficiency solar cells. We can also use nanotechnology to remove environmental pollution and treat polluted water to achieve clean and safer drinking water. 3D printing is also changing how we design new devices. In this project we use nanotechnology and/or 3D printing to create innovative devices for water treatment.

Project outcome

Students will be able to submit posters in the Celebration of Academic Excellence in Undergraduate Research. Depending on the research performance, students will also be presenting posters at regional conferences on environmental engineering and/or national conferences including 'Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization Conference'.

Project details

Timing, eligibility and other details
Length of commitment Year-long
Start time Fall (August/September)
Level of collaboration Small group project (2-3 students)
Benefits Academic credit
Who is eligible Students who have taken physical chemistry
Support Funding is available after the completion of the preparation badge. See below.
Udall and Goldwater Scholarships

Students participating in this project might be interested in and eligible for the Udall Scholarship and the Goldwater Scholarship. Connect with the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships to learn more.

Project mentor

Nirupam Aich

Assistant Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Phone: (716) 645-0977

Email: nirupama@buffalo.edu

Preparation

To engage with this project, you will work through a series of Project-Based Collaboration digital badges to guide your experience. 

To get started, contact the project mentor using the contact information above to discuss availability and after you’ve received approval, you can start the Project Preparation Digital Badge. Here are helpful tips on how to contact a project mentor

Preparation guidance

The specific preparation activities for this project are being finalized by the project mentor. Once they are finalized, this section will be updated. In the meantime, please reach out to the project mentor to confirm what specific preparation activities you should complete for the Project Preparation Digital Badge.