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May 17th, 2010

UM Center Celebrates 10 Years of Developing Wireless Devices

Abstract:
A smart, hand-held, electronic nose can sniff out explosives and also detect markers in a person's breath that would indicate tuberculosis. A solar-powered, implantable eye pressure sensor could improve the treatment of glaucoma patients. A cochlear implant built using microchip technology promises to dramatically improve the hearing that these devices offer the deaf.

"Our superb faculty and staff coupled with our leading-edge facilities give us capabilities in nanotechnology and wireless integrated microsystems that are unmatched anywhere," said David Munson, the Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering. "The Lurie lab and the WIMS center are regional, national and global resources."

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