Archive for the ECAR & ARUBA Press Category

USEPA P3 Phase II Award (April 2008) ECAR

The ECAR team was awarded a 2008 P3 Phase II Award: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity, and the Planet […]

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Team Member wins the Daniel Cubicciotti Award (April 2008) ECAR

A member of the ECAR team was honored with the 2008 Daniel Cubicciotti award granted by The Electrochemical Society. The award was granted in large […]

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ECAR on YouTube! (April 2008) ECAR

The student ECAR team (named BEAR, for Berkeley Electrochemical Arsenic Remediation) has been featured in a YouTube Video along with Prof Ashok Gadgil. Check it […]

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NCIIA Advanced Innovation to Venture Workshop (March 2008) ARUBA

Four team members travelled to Boston to participate in the Northeast AI2V Workshop sponsored by NCIIA and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center.

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NCIIA Advanced E-Team Grant Award (March 2008) ARUBA

We have been awarded our second NCIIA Advanced E-Team Grant!

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Safe Water and Sanitation Initiative Workshop (February 2008) ECAR

The ECAR team gave a presentation (PDF, 832 KB) at a one-day intensive workshop sponsored by the UC Berkeley Safe Water and Sanitation Initiative.

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ECAR Team Partners with UC Berkeley Graduate Class (January 2008) ECAR

The ECAR team has partnered with a UC Berkeley Graduate class titled Design for Sustainable Communities, taught by Prof Ashok Gadgil. A team of four […]

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UC Berkeley Blum Center – Poverty Action Awards (December 2007) ARUBA

The ECAR team has been awarded an Innovation grant from the UC Berkeley Blum Center for Developing Economies. The grant is for “initial product/system design […]

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Global Development in Action Symposium Presentation (September 2007) ARUBA

The ARUBA team presented research as part of the UC Berkeley Blum Center for Developing Economies Student Symposium on Global Development in Action (PDF, 168 […]

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USEPA P3 Phase I Award (September 2007) ECAR

The ECAR team was awarded a 2007 P3 Award: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity, and the Planet by the […]

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Second Bangladesh Visit (July 2007) ARUBA

At the beginning of July two team members traveled to Bangladesh for two weeks. Our goal was to perform experiments to improve the efficiency of […]

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UC Berkeley Bears Breaking Boundaries Contest – 1st Prize (May 2007) ARUBA

The ARUBA team has won first prize in the annual Bears Breaking Boundaries Contest for our white paper (PDF, 427 KB) submitted to the Global […]

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UC Berkeley Blum Center – Safe Water and Sanitation Initative Grant (March 2007) ARUBA

The ARUBA team has been awarded a grant for summer travel to Bangladesh by the UC Berkeley Blum Center for Developing Economies.

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Initial Bangladesh Visit (March – April 2007) ARUBA, ECAR

We sent two team members on an initial site visit to Bangladesh’s Jessore District during March and April 2007. Our goals for this trip included […]

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NCIIA March Madness Conference (March 2007) ARUBA

Our team was selected to participate in the 11th Annual NCIIA March Madness E-Team Exhibition (PDF, 2.9 MB). This year’s conference was held in Tampa, […]

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Innovators for underserved communities – Engineers start new DeCal course in community service

Innovators for underserved communities - Engineers start new DeCal course in community service

While some DeCal classes teach the culture of the TV show “South Park” or the anthropology of surfing, CEE 98/198 teaches problem solving in developing […]

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In Bangladesh, arsenic-free water set to flow from cheap new filter

In Bangladesh, arsenic-free water set to flow from cheap new filter

New technology uses waste products from Indian power plants. Sacks of coal ash, a widely available waste product, promise to make arsenic-contaminated water safe to […]

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Water Filter Could Help Millions of Bangladeshis

Water Filter Could Help Millions of Bangladeshis

Innovative technology could also help California comply with tighter U.S. EPA standards for arsenic in drinking water Contact: Dan Krotz, (510) 486-4019, dakrotz@lbl.gov BERKELEY, CA […]

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NCIIA Advanced E-Team Grant Award (2004) ARUBA

We were awarded an NCIIA Advanced E-Team Grant.

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