‘Smart bandage’ can detect infection

April 1st, 2021

University of Rhode Island (URI) assistant professor Daniel Roxbury (left) and former URI graduate student Mohammad Moein Safaee (right) have created a continuous, noninvasive way to detect and monitor an infection in a wound by embedding nanosensors in a “smart bandage.” Single-walled carbon nanotubes within the bandage identify an infection in a wound by detecting […]

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University of Rhode Island announces innovation center

October 31st, 2019

Rhode Island’s governor joined the University of Rhode Island’s (URI) president to announce $1 million in funding for the creation of the 401 Tech Bridge, the Rhode Island Materials Innovation Center. The center will provide opportunities and resources to galvanize technology commercialization efforts to meet changing demands for national defense, infrastructure and health care. 401 […]

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