Undegraduate Research


Teaching Material

System Design of a Solar Powered Water Pump

During the Winter and Spring of 2012, a group of students working under the umbrella of One World Environment and Engineers Without Borders designed a system that combines photovoltaic panels and batteries to provide a reliable source of clean water to a school in Haiti. The team consisted of:

  • Kaiwen Sun
  • Justin Bonnell
  • Taylor VanderKley
  • Hani Mahmoud
  • Darcy Akers
  • Monica Huang

Click here to download a copy of their report, which describes how they designed this system. You can also download a spreadsheet that can be used to modify this design by clicking here. A French translation of this spreadsheet can be obtained by clicking here.