Grainger Challenge Prize for Sustainability

Interview with Grainger Challenge Prize Gold Award Winner

Abul HussamAbul Hussam, an associate professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at George Mason University, Fairfax, Va., received the Grainger Challenge Gold Award of $1 million on February 20, 2007 in Washington, D.C.  His SONO filter, a household water treatment system, is a point-of-use method for removing arsenic from drinking water. 

Listen to an Interview with Grainger Challenge Prize Gold Winner Abul Hussam. This interview was conducted by selection committee chair, Charles R. O'Melia, NAE Member and Abel Wolman Professor of Environmental Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. (20minutes, 18MB, MP3)

Read more about Abul Hussam and the other 2007 Grainger Challenge Prize Winners