Dylan Robert Beck
Hometown: Houston, Texas, United States
Graduation date: Spring 2020
FURI | Spring 2020
Flexible MOF based Ammonia Sensor
The research question for this FURI project is to determine the effectiveness of an ammonia detecting sensor through usage of metal-organic frameworks. The metal-organic frameworks used in this project change structure when ammonia is adsorbed into the pores of the material. This change in structure causes a shift in electrical conductivity and is the method in which ammonia detection can be transduced into an observable signal. This project creates a more cost-effective and sustainable method of ammonia detection in industry.
Mentor: Bin Mu