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Sensors to detect explosives, monitor food being developed at UH
Date:2/16/2011

will allow, in principle, the development of hand-held scanners for bomb detection or nerve agent detection in airports," Advincula said. "This means accurate answers in a rapid manner without loss of time or use of complicated instruments. We can achieve very high sensitivity and selectivity in sensing. The design of our molecules and their fabrication methods have been developed in a simple, yet effective, manner."

The culmination of a year's work, the research being published simultaneously in three journals is a record for Advincula's group. These publications Macromolecules, Applied Materials & Intefaces, and Biosensors & Bioelectronics are among some of the most prestigious and highly cited in this area of study.

Macromolecules is the most-cited journal on polymer science, and Applied Materials & Intefaces is an upcoming international forum for applied materials science and engineering. Both are put out by the American Chemical Society (ACS), which provides a comprehensive collection of well-cited, peer-reviewed journals in the chemical sciences. Biosensors & Bioelectronics is the principal international journal devoted to research, design, development and application of such devices and is published by Elsevier, one of the world's leading publishers of science and health information.

In the coming year, the researchers hope to expand the work to many other types of dangerous chemicals and also to proteins given off by pathogens. Ultimately, they plan to create portable hand-held devices for detection that will be made commercially available to the general public, as well as being of interest to the military. Advincula plans to seek additional funding and collaborators to reach these goals. Advincula currently has funding from the National Science Foundation and also works in collaboration with some companies.

Student success is another key element that Advincula emphasizes. In addition to becoming an AC
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Contact: Lisa Merkl
lkmerkl@uh.edu
713-743-8192
University of Houston
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