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Jun 19, 2007
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Most of the harbors in America are in trouble. The culprit is pollution. These seaports have been described as the largest and most poorly regulated sources of urban pollution in the country.

One of the primary obstacles to correcting this problem is a lack of accurate and cost- effective ways to measure the pollution that is present to determine if clean-up is needed.

“The clean-up costs for these harbors and large rivers can be staggering, costing tens to hundreds of millions...

Dec 15, 2006

IDCAST, the Institute for Development and Commercialization of Advanced Sensor Technology, was awarded a $28 million Third Frontier Wright Center of Innovation grant by the Ohio Board Of Regents. The team, led by University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI), includes a team from the Physics Department as a partner. The physics team consists of Dr. Doug Petkie, with projects on terahertz applications, and Dr. Lok C. Lew Yan Voon with plans on setting up a computational lab for product...

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