Waste Reduction and Treatment in DoD Operations

SERDP and ESTCP projects are addressing hazardous and solid waste issues associated with military operations or use of weapons systems and platforms.

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Project Title Start Date

Closed Loop Recycling of Composite Waste Streams into High Performance Aligned Short Fiber Composites

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1483
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dirk Heider, University of Delaware
SERDP Oct 2019

Recycling of Composites and Prepregs by Oxidative Catalysis

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Project ID: WP20-1491
Principal Investigator: Dr. Steven Nutt, University of Southern California
SERDP Oct 2019

Methods to Understand, Monitor, and Extend Prepreg Storage Time

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Project ID: WP20-1490
Principal Investigator: Dr. Steven Nutt, University of Southern California
SERDP Sep 2019

New Methodology to Assess Health and Environmental Impact of Flame Resistant (FR) Textiles

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1040
Principal Investigator: Dr. Timothy Lawton, US Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC)
SERDP May 2019

A Simple Surface Functionalization Method for Multifunctional Textiles With Flame and Vector Protection

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Project ID: WP19-1050
Principal Investigator: Dr. Ravi Mosurkal, US Army Natick Soldier, Research, Development, & Engineering Center
SERDP Apr 2019

Insect Resistant Textiles for Disease Vector Protection

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Project ID: WP19-1096
Principal Investigator: Dr. Bryan Koene, Luna Innovations Incorporated
SERDP Jan 2019

Total Resource Utilization (TRU) Habitat

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Project ID: WP19-5211
Principal Investigator: Ms. Tami Relph, NAVFAC EXWC
ESTCP Jan 2019

Electrospun Multifunctional Composite Fibers for Improved Warfighter Insect Protection

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Project ID: WP19-1187
Principal Investigator: Mr. Jeffrey Lundin, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2019

Deployable Waste to Energy Convertor (DWECX) for Expeditionary Contingency Bases with Thermal Energy to Electrical Power System (TEEPS)

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-5149
Principal Investigator: Jean Lucas, Enercon Systems Inc.
ESTCP Mar 2018

Fluorine Free Aqueous Film Forming Foams Based on Functional Siloxanes

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Project ID: WP18-1638
Principal Investigator: Kris Rangan, Materials Modification Inc
SERDP Mar 2018

Innovative Nano-Encapsulated Ionic Liquid Based Surfactants for Fluorine-Free Fire Extinguishing Foams

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1597
Principal Investigator: Jaspreet Dhau, Molekule Inc
SERDP Mar 2018

Surfactants with Organosilicate Nanostructures for Use as Fire-Fighting Foams (F3)

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Project ID: WP18-1519
Principal Investigator: Dr. Matthew Davis, NAWCWD China Lake
SERDP Mar 2018

Understanding Shipboard Oil/Water Emulsions Using Macro- and Micro-scale Flows

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Project ID: WP18-1031
Principal Investigator: Cari Dutcher, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
SERDP Jan 2018

Development of an Agile, Novel Expeditionary Battlefield Manufacturing Plant using Recycled and Reclaimed Thermoplastic Materials

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Project ID: WP18-1047
Principal Investigator: Prabhat Krishnaswamy, Engineering Mechanics Corporation of Columbus (Emc2)
SERDP Jan 2018

Emulsion Characterization Study for Improved Bilgewater Treatment and Management

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1114
Principal Investigator: Ms. Danielle Paynter, Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division
SERDP Jan 2018

Recycling and Reuse of Metal Alloys by a Single Solid-State Additive Manufacturing and Repair Process

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1323
Principal Investigator: Paul Allison, University of Alabama
SERDP Jan 2018

Formation of Detergent Stabilized Oil-Water Emulsion in Bilge Water and a Method to Thwart the Same

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Project ID: WP18-1074
Principal Investigator: Manoj Chaudhury, Lehigh University
SERDP Jan 2018

Preferential Surfactant Biodegradation for De-Emulsifying Bilge Water

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Project ID: WP18-1408
Principal Investigator: Josh Kogot, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division
SERDP Jan 2018

Glass-reinforced, Recycled PET as Additive Manufacturing Feedstock

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Project ID: WP18-1291
Principal Investigator: Moby Ahmed, Ambercycle, Inc.
SERDP Oct 2017

Fluorine-Free Aqueous Film Forming Foam

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2738
Principal Investigator: John Payne, National Foam
SERDP Jan 2017

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