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Boring down on boron

Boring down on boron

Boring down on boron

Prof. Noreddine Ghaffour and his group explored the effects of two thermal-based desalination methods with respect to its boron removal capacity. The Air-gap membrane distillation (AGMD), an emerging technology being developed at WDRC has proven its high potential in the production of safe, innovative and cost-effective drinking water that would meet the stringent standards of boron concentration set by Saudi Arabia and the GCC in its water distribution systems. Learn more about boron and its volatile behavior in this latest article. Read more >>> Read more

Solar energy tapped for clean water

Solar energy tapped for clean water

Solar energy tapped for clean water

Associate Professor Peng Wang and his group developed a 3D-photothermal structure that achieved near 100% efficiency in producing clean fresh water using energy from sunlight. Read more >>> Read more

Mimicking a sweet solution to mop up pollution

Mimicking a sweet solution to mop up pollution

Mimicking a sweet solution to mop up pollution

A fast and safe method to prepare a 3D porous material that mimics the shape of a honeycomb could have broad applications from catalysis to drug delivery or for filtering air to remove pollutants or viruses. Read more >>> Read more