IDEAS home Printed from
   My bibliography  Save this article

Contending with a Development Disaster: SONO Filters Remove Arsenic from Well Water in Bangladesh (Innovations Case Discussion: SONO Filters)


  • Abul Hussam

    (Abul Hussam is a Professor of Chemistry at George Mason University and the inventor of the SONO filter. In 2007 Hussam was presented with the Grainger Challenge Gold Award of US$ 1 million for the SONO filter, and was named one of Time Magazine's Heroes of the Environment. In 2008 Hussam, originally from Bangladesh, received an "Outstanding American by Choice" certificate from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS); this certificate is awarded to naturalized US citizens who have made significant contributions to their community and the United States as a whole.)


No abstract is available for this item.

Suggested Citation

  • Abul Hussam, 2009. "Contending with a Development Disaster: SONO Filters Remove Arsenic from Well Water in Bangladesh (Innovations Case Discussion: SONO Filters)," Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, MIT Press, vol. 4(3), pages 89-102, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:tpr:inntgg:v:4:y:2009:i:3:p:89-102

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL:
    File Function: link to full text
    Download Restriction: Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to search for a different version of it.


    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.

    Cited by:

    1. repec:gam:jsusta:v:9:y:2017:i:7:p:1224-:d:104425 is not listed on IDEAS

    More about this item


    Access and download statistics


    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:tpr:inntgg:v:4:y:2009:i:3:p:89-102. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Kristin Waites). General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.