Archive for the ECAR & ARUBA Press Category

Ashok Gadgil gave a talk at Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies

Ashok Gadgil was asked by the Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies(ISAS) at UC Berkeley to deliver a lecture on […]

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Engineering water research opportunity in India for Spring 2016

  Spend six months working towards arsenic-safe drinking water in rural India Over 100 million people in rural South Asia have only arsenic-contaminated  water to […]

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ECAR team at Indo-US Science and Technology Form (IUSSTF) Tech Expo meeting at Greater Noida in India

L-R: Professor Ashok Gadgil, Dr Susan Amrose, Professor Joyashree Roy, Mr Raja Mohanty ( 18th Nov 2014)    

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ECAR licensed by Luminous Water Technologies

ECAR has been licensed exclusively for India and Bangladesh by Luminuous Water Technologies. Please read more in the LBNL press release here.

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2 videos about ECAR!

Check out our 2 videos about ECAR, the arsenic remediation technology designed and developed by the Water Group! Presentation of ECAR 600 L prototype:   […]

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Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge second place winner – Gadgil Lab, UC Berkeley

Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge second place winner – Gadgil Lab, UC Berkeley

          The long-awaited list of winners of the prestigious Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge has been announced September 3rd in Stockholm during […]

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DIL-Explore grant awarded to Caroline Delaire and Katyayani Cherukumilli

DIL-Explore grant awarded to Caroline Delaire and Katyayani Cherukumilli

The DIL-Explore grant is a 5k travel grant provided by the Development Impact Lab (DIL) to support early-stage research in the field of development engineering. It especially […]

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Caroline Delaire receives a Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award

Graduate student Caroline Delaire, a member of the ECAR team, has been selected as the 2012 Runner-Up for the Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award […]

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ECAR team wins the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water!

  We are happy to report that five members of the ECAR team – Ashok Gadgil, Susan Addy, Joyashree Roy, Robert Kostecki, and Case van […]

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600L ECAR prototype arrives in Kolkata for field trials

A 600 liter ECAR prototype has been fully fabricated and initial tests are very positive. It is being shipped to Kolkata where it will stay […]

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Chris and Siva leave for Mumbai

Chris and Siva have left for Mumbai to fabricate a 500 liter ECAR prototype. In a few months, the completed prototype will be ready for […]

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Two visiting scholars arrive to design and construct a 500L ECAR prototype

We are very happy to welcome two recently graduated students – Christopher Orr of the University of Toronto and Siva Rama Satyam Bandaru of the […]

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ECAR team present at 35th annual WEDC conference in Loughborough, UK

July 2011: Susan Addy presented a paper on ECAR at the 35th annual WEDC conference at Loughborough University. Conference proceedings can be found at:  S.E.A. […]

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2010 ECAR Field Trial in West Bengal is a success

In Nov – Dec 2010, the ECAR team transported a 100 Liter ECAR prototype to West Bengal and conducted a successful 6-week field trial (2 […]

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One in five deaths in Bangladesh cause by arsenic (June 2010)

One in five deaths in Bangladesh cause by arsenic (June 2010)

A 10 year study entitled “Arsenic exposure from drinking water, and all-cause and chronic-disease mortalities in Bangladesh (HEALS): a prospective cohort study” details the harsh […]

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ECAR presents at annual EPA P3 Expo in Washington, DC (April 2010)

Having been awarded the prestigious EPA P3 award in 2008, ECAR attended the 6th Annual National Sustainability Design Expo on the National Mall in Washington, […]

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ECAR highlighted at LAUNCH: Water 2010 (March 2010)

LAUNCH – a consortium started by NASA, Nike, and USAID – chose ECAR as one of the top 10 water projects from around the world […]

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ECAR waste safely disposed in concrete (Spring 2010)

A group of 5 graduate and undergraduate students join our team for one semester as part of the graduate course “Design for Sustainable Communities”. The […]

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Undergrauate research on ECAR published (2009)

One of our undergraduate students, Kristin Kowolik (currently a grad student at UC Davis) published her research on the prototype tests of the ECAR system […]

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ECAR presents at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting (Dec 2009)

Case van Genuchten, one of the primary graduate student researchers on the ECAR team, presents a poster of ECAR’s recent scientific findings to members of […]

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