Polish-Indian team of researchers to detect pesticides quickly and cheaply

Politechnika Gdańska

Researchers from the Gdansk University of Technology (PG) and Shiv Nadar University in India want to jointly manufacture low-cost, flexible diamond sensors for detecting pesticides for agriculture and the food industry.

A research team from the Gdansk University’s Department of Metrology and Optoelectronics visited Shiv Nadar University in Uttar Pradesh in November, one of India’s leading private universities, with which Gdansk University of Technology recently signed a letter of intent. Under the supervision of Prof Susanta Roy, the scientists studied diamond samples and discussed the results of research on sensors to detect toxic pesticides.

“We have established a collaboration and will now seek further funding to carry out further research. Prof Roy’s group is working on pesticide detection and sensors in the area of electrochemistry. We, on the other hand, specialise in the manufacture of electrodes, a key component for pesticide detection”, says the head of the PG research team, Dr Robert Bogdanowicz.

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