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Sensors Based on Organic Electrochemical Transistors

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Subsea Systems Institute, University of Houston, Rice University


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The U.S. Department of Treasury

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The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program


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Oil System Safety Research

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Pipeline networks are the most efficient method to transport oil, gas, and other liquids, but leaks are common and oftentimes go undetected. To address this, we will develop a precise and sensitive amperometric sensor platform based on molecular-level re


Stephanie Coates
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Leaks can result in billions of dollars of property damage, represent significant losses of revenue, and present significant safety challenges. These failures include large leaks, especially for complex pipeline networks with multiple entry points.

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