COINS research is aimed at inspiring and realizing applications directed towards sensing of environmental conditions using nanotechnology, integrated with suitable societal implications studies and educational, outreach, and knowledge transfer programs.  Specifically, the technical focus of COINS is to develop the means for realizing its technology applications – personal, community and mobile monitoring. COINS is engaged in fundamental and applied research in the areas of sensing, energy, electronics & wireless and mobility, as well as integrating research findings in these areas into functioning detection systems. The fundamental knowledge gained and the technology borne out of this knowledge is essential to enabling self-powered sensing systems capable of real-time environmental monitoring.

Sensing
Energy
Electronics & Wireless
Mobility
Integration
Societal Implications