Tata Fellow uses his affinity for mathematics to research ways to reuse contaminated water from textile mills in India.
System designed by Tata Center and MIT Mechanical Engineering researchers brings clean water to off-grid communities.
Researchers in the Tata Center for Technology and Design and collaborator Jain Irrigation Systems have developed a solar-powered electrodialysis desalination system that could significantly increase the groundwater available for drinking in Indian villages.
Wright’s system for desalinating water using solar power is set for a pilot demonstration in India.
The Boston Globe profiles Prof. Amos Winter and Tata Fellow Natasha Wright, who are building a solar desalination system to bring clean water to villages in India.
While conventional desalination systems in India use reverse-osmosis, Tata Center researchers are exploring a different option — one that may finally work at village-scale.