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Large Area environmental monitoring made possible!

posted May 19, 2017, 1:59 AM by Khaled salama   [ updated May 19, 2017, 2:20 AM ]
Large area environmental monitoring can play a crucial role in dealing with crisis situations. However, it is challenging as implementing a fixed sensor network infrastructure over large remote area is economically unfeasible. A strong collaboration between our lab and Prof. Atif Shamim's lab resulted in a disposable, compact, dispersible 3D-printed wireless sensor nodes with integrated microelectronics which can be dispersed in the environment and work in conjunction with few fixed nodes for large area monitoring applications. As a proof of concept, the wireless sensing of temperature, humidity, and H
2S levels are shown which are important for two critical environmental conditions namely forest fires and industrial leaks.  More details can be found in:
Muhammad Fahad Farooqui Muhammad Akram Karimi, Khaled Nabil Salama and Atif Shamim, 3D-Printed Disposable Wireless Sensors with Integrated Microelectronics for Large Area Environmental Monitoring, Advanced Materials Technologies, 2017 DOI: 10.1002/admt.201700051
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