Chemical engineers take a step toward generating ammonia with small-scale, electrochemical reactors.
May 4, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: energy agriculture research school-of-engineering national-science-foundation-nsf developing-countries mit-energy-initiative chemical-engineering j-wafs
Whisk-shaped device absorbs trace contaminants, preserves them in dry state that can be shipped to labs for analysis.
Feb. 25, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: health environment pollution water india research sensors mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering sloan-school-of-management national-science-foundation-nsf tata-center j-wafs
Voigt Lab's work could eventually replace cereal crops’ need for nitrogen from chemical fertilizers.
Jan. 10, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: bacteria water plants genetic-engineering research school-of-engineering biological-engineering j-wafs
J-WAFS zeroes in on food security as agricultural impacts of the climate crisis become more apparent
The Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab presents a new report on climate, agriculture, water, and food security — with plans for more research.
Oct. 30, 2019 • ~8 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change agriculture food water research j-wafs
At the sixth annual Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition, graduate students and postdocs sharpen their communication and presentation skills.
Oct. 29, 2019 • ~9 min
Tags: education teaching agriculture graduate research invention community students mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering alumniae special-events-and-guest-speakers biological-engineering academics desalination postdoctoral j-wafs
An affordable, easy-to-use handheld sensor, soon to enter the market, can indicate the presence of bacterial contaminants in food in seconds.
April 9, 2019 • ~8 min
Tags: chemistry sustainability bacteria startups agriculture food supply-chains research invention mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering school-of-science innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie technology-and-society collaboration biological-engineering j-wafs
Process developed at MIT could turn concentrated brine into useful chemicals, making desalination more efficient.
Feb. 13, 2019 • ~6 min
Tags: sustainability energy water research mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering chemical-engineering desalination efficiency j-wafs
J-WAFS-funded MIT research team shows a new method of fertilizer production can better suit the needs of farms in Africa and around the globe.
Feb. 12, 2019 • ~9 min
Tags: africa sustainability climate-change environment pollution agriculture food water research school-of-engineering technology-and-society developing-countries materials-science-and-engineering dmse j-wafs
High-temperature steam might be used in remote regions to cook, clean, or sterilize medical equipment.
Dec. 11, 2018 • ~7 min
Tags: sustainability energy solar water research mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering department-of-energy-doe desalination j-wafs
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