Radio Cade

Handheld Water-Quality Sensor

May 08, 2019 Season 1 Episode 31
Radio Cade
Handheld Water-Quality Sensor
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Radio Cade
Handheld Water-Quality Sensor
May 08, 2019 Season 1 Episode 31
Safa Amiri

With an aging infrastructure, the United States faces more scenarios like Flint, Michigan, where high lead levels became a threat to safety. Safa Amiri, a chemistry professor at the University of Florida, has developed a handheld water-quality sensor that detects contaminants with just a few drops of water. Learning to play the violin as a child, Safa says, helped him learn how to persevere. His model was his father, a successful entrepreneur in Iran.  

Show Notes

With an aging infrastructure, the United States faces more scenarios like Flint, Michigan, where high lead levels became a threat to safety. Safa Amiri, a chemistry professor at the University of Florida, has developed a handheld water-quality sensor that detects contaminants with just a few drops of water. Learning to play the violin as a child, Safa says, helped him learn how to persevere. His model was his father, a successful entrepreneur in Iran.  

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