Clark School Home UMD
ECE

ECE News Story

FOX 45 TV Features Ghodssi's Crab Nano-Sensor Technology

FOX 45 TV Features Ghodssi's Crab Nano-Sensor Technology


Baltimore's FOX 45 TV offered in-depth, "cover story" treatment of a feature on crab nano-sensor technology currently being developed at the University of Maryland. Chitosan, a substance found in crab shells, is the key component in a nanoscale sensor system developed by Associate Professor Reza Ghodssi (ECE/ISR/NanoCenter) and graduate students Nathan Siwak, Sephan Koev, Jonathan McGee and Mike Fan in the MEMS Sensors and Actuators Lab. The sensor can detect minute quantities of explosives, bioagents, chemicals, and other dangerous materials in air and water, potentially leading to security and safety innovations for airports, hospitals, and other public locations.

View the Fox 45 TV video clip in Windows Media Player format

View the FOX 45-TV video clip in Real Player format

Read the original news story about the crab nano-sensor

November 9, 2006


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Watch the Clark School's Total Eclipse Live Stream at 2:40 p.m.

Clark School Participates in Solar Eclipse

QUEST Students Tackle Brisbane Ferry Challenge

Team of Researchers from UMD, Duke, and Stanford Awarded $2 Million Dollar EFRI Grant to Study Quantum Communication Networks

Ramirez Recognized as Provost’s Professional Academic Advisor of the Year

Researchers part of two NSF Neural & Cognitive Systems grants worth more than $1.2 million

FPE Professor Peter Sunderland Designated PI on Upcoming NIST and NSF Projects

Intern Spotlight: Vishnu Chandrasenan

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts