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The latest version of the USF-invented NEWgenerator is on its way to South Africa to begin the process of entering mass production. The solar-powered machine generates nutrients, energy and water by safely recovering them from human wastewater – a technology built to address global sanitation concerns.
September 15, 2021Research and Innovation
Agreements coincide with USF civil and environmental engineering Professor Daniel Yeh’s team being named a winner of the 2020 Patents for Humanity Award from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Created by a team of USF engineers led by Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Daniel Yeh, human wastewater converter NEWgenerator will be recognized as a winner of the 2020 Patents for Humanity award by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
August 28, 2020Research and Innovation
A technology created at USF could help enable the establishment of a permanent presence on the moon. Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Daniel Yeh has been collaborating with NASA to develop a system that converts human waste into fertilizer and water, which would allow astronauts to grow fresh vegetables in space in a more sustainable way.
August 10, 2020Research and Innovation