New Methods of Treating Contaminated Water

Senior Associate Dean for Research and Global University Campus Akram Alshawabkeh was awarded a patent for a “Robust flow-through platform for organic contaminants removal.”

Abstract Source: USPTO

Disclosed is an electro-Fenton-like (EFL) platform wherein an electrochemically produced acidic environment supports heterogeneous Fenton-like reaction for high throughput water treatment. The platform enables the treatment of contaminated water.

Related Faculty: Akram N. Alshawabkeh

Related Departments:Civil & Environmental Engineering