CMC Microsystems Response to COVID-19

Lowering Barriers to Technology Adoption

Lowering Barriers to Technology Adoption: CAD FAB LAB

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Success Stories

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Advancing nanopore research into the mainstream

Scientists are often asked about their ‘eureka moment’ — the flash of insight that led to a discovery. But sometimes those moments are made possible by a much more prosaic reality: having the right tool or method at hand to spark those unexpected ideas, and enable their exploration. So what

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Breaking the ice with microwave sensors

Sophisticated sensors have become embedded in virtually every aspect of our daily environment. Yet today, airplane pilots and wind turbine technicians still largely rely on visual inspection to assess ice buildup, a potentially catastrophic condition.

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On the Road to Success

Prof. Ebrahim Ghafar-Zadeh and his team are on the cusp of changing how we test for COVID-19. They are using cutting edge technologies in machine learning and microsystems to develop the simplest, most efficient test possible.

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Meet the winners of the 2021 TEXPO Graduate Student Competition.

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