Research

Bio Sensors

Biosensors are a combination of chemical sensors with physiological features that aid multiple industries. The MEMS group at FIU specializes in studying biosensors and hopes to use their research to make a difference in the world.   The Importance of Bio-Sensors Biosensors can be used in the food industry for quality control Detection of oxygen […]

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Lab on a Chip

The MEMS group at FIU has lead researchers, like Burton and Bourguignon, that are focused and determined to make changes in the world.   What is Lab on a Chip ? A lab-on-a-chip is a device that integrates one or several laboratory functions on a single integrated circuit of only millimeters to a few square […]

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Microfluidics

Microfluidics is researched for the development of DNA chips, lab-on-a-chip operations and micro-thermal technologies. Leading the research on Microfluidics is Vivek Kamat and Natalia Bourguignon. Kamat and Bourguignon’s current research is an example of the type of work performed at the MEMS group, here at FIU.   Microfluidic devices for the assessment and screening of […]

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Nano Materials

While activity trackers monitor your steps, this innovative sensor, developed by Dr. Mubarak Mujawar and Yogeswaran Umasankar, aims to measure blood alcohol levels.¬†Worn like a watch, the sensor detects vapors from the skin and sends the data to a server. The sensor is connected to an app that will notify a users loved ones when […]

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Patent to improve lives of Lymphedema patients

From FIU News Story By Dominique Kent Medical issues such as lymphedema, edema and lymphatic obstruction are painful and difficult to diagnose. These diseases consist of fluid build-up and occlusion, or blockage, of blood flow, usually in an appendage such as an arm or a leg. Often caused by cancer treatment, there is no cure […]

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