Study finds potential in brackish groundwater desalination | MIT News

Water-starved areas could find new sources by desalinating water that’s much less salty than seawater.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
July 4, 2018 ~8 min

 environment  water  research  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  national-science-foundation-nsf  desalination  abdul-latif-jameel-world-water-and-food-security-lab-j-wafs

J-WAFS awards over $1.3 million in fourth round of seed grant funding | MIT News

Eleven principal investigators from six MIT departments will receive grants totaling over $1.3 million, overhead free, for research on food and water challenges.

Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab • mit
May 25, 2018 ~12 min

 sustainability  environment  pollution  funding  agriculture  food  water  research  sensors  invention  design  school-of-engineering  school-of-science  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  idss  civil-and-environmental-engineering  developing-countries  materials-science-and-engineering  dmse  chemical-engineering  grants  eaps  desalination  abdul-latif-jameel-world-water-and-food-security-lab-j-wafs

Workshop explores intertwined future of food production, water, and climate | MIT News

Choices by consumers and farmers can help limit global warming, but climate change may also curtail those choices in the future.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
May 11, 2018 ~6 min

 sustainability  climate-change  environment  climate  agriculture  food  water  global-warming  emissions  research  technology-and-society  developing-countries  desalination  abdul-latif-jameel-world-water-and-food-security-lab-j-wafs

3Q: Hazel Sive on MIT-Africa | MIT News

Faculty director discusses the future of the initiative and Africa’s position as a global priority for the Institute.

Sarah McDonnell | MIT News Office • mit
May 7, 2018 ~7 min

 africa  biology  research  school-of-science  global  education-teaching-academics  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  technology-and-society  international-initiatives  3-questions  whitehead-institute  misti  abdul-latif-jameel-world-education-lab-j-wel  international-relations  d-lab  abdul-latif-jameel-poverty-action-lab-j-pal  mitx  abdul-latif-jameel-world-water-and-food-security-lab-j-wafs  esi

Simple, low-cost E. coli test wins MIT Water Innovation Prize | MIT News

Nine student teams pitched solutions to global water issues at annual event.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
April 6, 2018 ~8 min

 sustainability  bacteria  startups  water  disease  india  students  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  global  sloan-school-of-management  contests-and-academic-competitions  abdul-latif-jameel-world-water-and-food-security-lab-j-wafs

MIT’s growing global leadership in water achieves industry recognition | MIT News

Water industry publication recognizes J-WAFS director John Lienhard and other influential water sector leaders with strong connections to MIT, in 2018 Top 25 list.

Andrea Sutton | Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab • mit
Feb. 21, 2018 ~7 min

 environment  industry  water  awards-honors-and-fellowships  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  faculty  civil-and-environmental-engineering  desalination  abdul-latif-jameel-world-water-and-food-security-lab-j-wafs

Deshpande Center and J-WAFS announce fall 2017 research grants | MIT News

Twenty-two research teams receive $1,443,000 to develop new technological innovations.

School of Engineering • mit
Oct. 17, 2017 ~13 min

 funding  research  school-of-engineering  grants  deshpande-center  abdul-latif-jameel-world-water-and-food-security-lab-j-wafs

Toward efficient high-pressure desalination | MIT News

Surprisingly, pressurization isn’t to blame for fouling of membranes, study finds.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 15, 2017 ~7 min

 sustainability  climate-change  energy  water  global-warming  emissions  research  school-of-engineering  national-science-foundation-nsf  alternative-energy  desalination  abdul-latif-jameel-world-water-and-food-security-lab-j-wafs

Why researchers should step out of the lab | MIT News

Project reveals benefits of communicating with industry when conducting research.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 4, 2017 ~8 min

 industry  research  school-of-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  business-and-management  national-science-foundation-nsf  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology  materials-science-and-engineering  dmse  desalination  abdul-latif-jameel-world-water-and-food-security-lab-j-wafs  the-engine

Projects make inroads on global food and water challenges | MIT News

MIT researchers supported by J-WAFS present results of their work on food and water security.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 21, 2017 ~7 min

 chemistry  africa  sustainability  climate-change  environment  solar  pollution  funding  global-warming  supply-chains  research  design  mechanical-engineering  school-of-architecture-and-planning  school-of-engineering  school-of-science  urban-studies-and-planning  sloan-school-of-management  technology-and-society  business-and-management  developing-countries  materials-science-and-engineering  dmse  biological-engineering  chemical-engineering  grants  desalination  abdul-latif-jameel-world-water-and-food-security-lab-j-wafs

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