REU students to present posters on sensor applications

Published: Jul 30, 2008 9:50:28 AM
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Students participating in the Interdisciplinary Studies for Sensor and Biosensor Development summer program will make their final poster presentations on Thursday, July 31, from 9-11 a.m. in the Shelby Center's Lowe Grand Foyer.

Posters will describe research on sensors for a variety of applications. Examples include sensors to measure contamination in food products, such as salmonella and other pathogenic bacteria, and chemical sensors for monitoring environmental conditions in offices or improving the performance of fuel cells.

Students have worked on research projects under the direction of mentors from the Materials Research and Education Center and the departments of Poultry Science, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Polymer and Fiber Engineering. This program is sponsored by the Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) Site Program of the National Science Foundation, a collaboration with the Department of Defense through the Awards to Stimulate and Support Undergraduate Research Experiences (ASSURE) program.

This presentation is open to the Auburn University community. For more information, contact Omar Oyarzabal (844-2608; oyarzoa@auburn.ed) or Jeff Fergus (844-3405; jwfergus@eng.auburn.edu).